7 days in Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

7 days in Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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7 days in Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Adelaide
— 4 nights
End: Adelaide

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88 and then enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne travel route planner .

Adelaide to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Aldinga Beach and Glenelg Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rockford Winery and Peter Lehmann Wines. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Tanunda (Langmeil Winery & Chateau Tanunda), Murray Street Vineyards (in Greenock) and Tscharke's Place (in Marananga). There's still lots to do: hike along River Torrens Linear Park Trail, do a tasting at Fox Creek Wines, and look for gifts at House of Serendipity.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide sightseeing website .

Fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tanunda, McLaren Vale, Glenelg, River Torrens Linear Park Trail, Tscharke's Place
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Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Chateau Tanunda ©
Chateau Tanunda

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