31 days in Melbourne, South Australia & Sydney Itinerary

31 days in Melbourne, South Australia & Sydney Itinerary

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31 days in Melbourne, South Australia & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  9​h
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
train:  10​h 15​min
2
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Victor Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Adelaide
— 9 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Adelaide
— 5 nights
train:  10​h 15​min
7
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Bangkok

1
night
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne online attractions planner .

Bangkok, Thailand to Melbourne is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Bangkok in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Wine Tours & Tastings

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hahndorf (Beerenberg Farm, The Cedars, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, and hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Adelaide sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Hahndorf
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

2
nights
Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor ©
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Urimbirra Wildlife Park, then do a tasting at Fox Creek Wines, then do a tasting at Wirra Wirra Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Alpha Box & Dice.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Victor Harbor trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Adelaide to Victor Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Adelaide.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Aldinga Beach
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate
Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines

9
nights
Adelaide

Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Greenock (Kalleske Wines & Murray Street Vineyards), Seppeltsfield (Gardner Knives & Seppeltsfield) and Langmeil Winery (in Tanunda). Dedicate the 29th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. See some other sides of Adelaide: explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, do a tasting at National Wine Centre of Australia, enjoy the sand and surf at Glenelg Beach, and cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide holiday planner .

You can drive from Victor Harbor to Adelaide in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Glenelg, Seppeltsfield, Greenock, Langmeil Winery, River Torrens Linear Park Trail
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 7:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines

4
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, see a show at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and stroll through Bondi Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay May 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

5
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Venture out of the city with trips to National Motor Museum (in Birdwood), Monarto Zoo (in Monarto) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek). See some other sides of Adelaide: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, look for gifts at Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, don't miss a visit to Chinatown, and do a tasting at Chateau Tanunda.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Adelaide takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours

Side Trips

Tanunda, National Motor Museum, Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, Gorge Wildlife Park, Mount Lofty Summit
Find places to stay May 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Monarto Zoo ©
Monarto Zoo
Wine Tours & Tastings
Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
See some other sides of Melbourne: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the striking features of Shrine of Remembrance, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary maker .

Fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Adelaide in May since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Food Tours

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