7 days in Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

7 days in Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

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7 days in Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Riesling Trail and Cleland Wildlife Park. Step out of Adelaide to go to Mintaro and see Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, get advice or help at State Library of South Australia, and contemplate the long history of General Post Office.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide trip itinerary site .

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get slightly colder in Adelaide: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Riesling Trail, Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
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3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Panorama Garden Estate and Degraves Street. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Geelong Adventure Specialists in Geelong, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency, have fun and explore at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, take in panoramic vistas at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, and steep yourself in history at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne holiday website .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Melbourne, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Panorama Garden Estate, Geelong Adventure Specialists
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Geelong Adventure Specialists ©
Geelong Adventure Specialists
Australian Centre for the Moving Image ©
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street

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