29 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

29 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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29 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Vaxjo
Fly:  33​h
1
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 10 nights
3
Adelaide
— 6 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Vaxjo

9
nights
Sydney

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sydney Fish Market and Brett Whiteley Studio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park), Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley) and Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath). Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

Vaxjo, Sweden to Sydney is an approximately 33-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vaxjo to Sydney. August in Sydney sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Pulpit Rock Lookout, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Logan Brae Orchard
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market
Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet ©
Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet

10
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and South Melbourne Market. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 40 min away. Spend the 15th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Dedicate the 20th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and identify plant and animal life at St Kilda beach.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines ©
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines

6
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
For shopping fun, head to Adelaide Central Market or JamFactory. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek), Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park (in Tanunda) and Hahndorf (Hahndorf Fruit and Veg Market & The Cedars). Dedicate the 25th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia.

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Getting from Melbourne to Adelaide by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. August in Adelaide sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Hahndorf, Cleland Wildlife Park, Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park, Hallett Cove Conservation Park, Softfoot
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market
Hallett Cove Conservation Park ©
Hallett Cove Conservation Park

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