30 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

30 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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30 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Adelaide
— 9 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Munich

9
nights
Sydney

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath), Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & Echo Point Lookout) and Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura). Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, take a stroll through The Rocks, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney attractions website .

Munich, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Munich to Sydney, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Munich in December: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Gallery Blackheath, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Taronga Zoo
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The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 5th (Sat) 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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in Melbourne. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 8:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

9
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Seppeltsfield (in Seppeltsfield), The Cedars (in Hahndorf) and Greenock (Kalleske Wines & Murray Street Vineyards). Dedicate the 10th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, learn about winemaking at National Wine Centre of Australia, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, and get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Melbourne to Adelaide by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Glenelg, Greenock, Waitpinga Beach, Aldinga Beach, Fox Creek Wines
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
The Cedars ©
The Cedars

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