8 days in Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

8 days in Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

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8 days in Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
foot + Fly:  26​h
1
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly + foot:  26​h
End: Birmingham


1
night
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.
On the 25th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Gorge Wildlife Park, relax in the rural setting at Beerenberg Farm, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Glenelg Beach, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, then get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at State Library of South Australia.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Adelaide itinerary builder site .

Birmingham, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) is 9 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Birmingham in July: high temperatures in Adelaide hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenelg Beach, Beerenberg Farm, Cleland Wildlife Park, Gorge Wildlife Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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 Paul's Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Melbourne are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Eastern Beach Reserve
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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