7 days in Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

7 days in Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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7 days in Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Eastern Beach Reserve and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Visit Shrine of Remembrance and Trinity College Chapel for their historical value. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, ponder the world of politics at Parliament House of Victoria, admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne sightseeing planning website .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In April, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Eastern Beach Reserve
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Carrick Hill and Aldinga Beach. Visit North Terrace and St Francis Xavier Cathedral for their historical value. Step out of Adelaide to go to Victor Harbor and see Granite Island, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Henley Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Adelaide, and don't miss a visit to Old Gum Tree Reserve.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Adelaide by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Henley Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park, ISKCON Adelaide, Old Gum Tree Reserve, Aldinga Beach
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
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Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach

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