7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Summerlands
— 1 night
+4
Drive + train + bus + Fly + taxi:  7​h
3
Kangaroo Island
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Sydney


1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 17th (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of 16°C in Melbourne. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Summerlands.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

1
night
Summerlands

Summerlands ©
Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
On the 19th (Tue), meet the residents at The Nobbies Centre, head off the coast to Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre, then find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, then learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and finally head off the coast to Churchill Island.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Summerlands holiday planner.

Drive from Melbourne to Summerlands in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Summerlands

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cowes, Churchill Island, National Vietnam Veterans Museum
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
Churchill Island ©
Churchill Island

1
night
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the 20th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, sample the fine beverages at Kangaroo Island Spirits, and then identify plant and animal life at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch and then head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of car, train, flight, and taxi from Summerlands to Kangaroo Island takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch
Remarkable Rocks ©
Remarkable Rocks

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, and then take a leisurely stroll along Glenelg Pier. Keep things going the next day: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In February, daytime highs in Adelaide are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Glenelg Pier, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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