6 days in Australia Itinerary

6 days in Australia Itinerary

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6 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Beachport
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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Melbourne

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 (Tue): steep yourself in history at William Ricketts Sanctuary, then kick back and relax at Brighton Beach, then ponder the world of politics at Parliament House of Victoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88 and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne attractions planner .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Melbourne reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Brighton Beach, William Ricketts Sanctuary
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St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
William Ricketts Sanctuary ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Apollo Bay driving holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Apollo Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

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Portland

Portland ©
Portland is a city in Victoria, Australia, and is the oldest European settlement in the state. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Cape Nelson lighthouse.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip maker .

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Portland takes 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Beachport.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Historic Sites
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World War II Memorial Lookout ©
World War II Memorial Lookout
Cape Nelson lighthouse ©
Cape Nelson lighthouse

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Beachport

Beachport ©
Beachport is a small coastal town in South Australia, south-east of Adelaide, located at the northern end of Rivoli Bay, in the Wattle Range Council. On the 23rd (Fri), take in the waterfront at Beachport Jetty.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Beachport trip planning website .

You can drive from Portland to Beachport in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Beachport are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Adelaide.
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Beachport Jetty ©
Beachport Jetty

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Xavier Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Adelaide visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Beachport to Adelaide. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in August, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Henley Beach, Smith Brothers Walking Trail
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Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
St Francis Xavier Cathedral ©
St Francis Xavier Cathedral

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