8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h 45​min
2
Warrnambool
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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 17th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, and then stop by Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd. On the next day, stroll through Glenelg Beach and then kick back and relax at Aldinga Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Adelaide online trip planner .

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in April, plan for little chillier nights in Adelaide, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Aldinga Beach, Glenelg Beach
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Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Glenelg Beach ©
Glenelg Beach

1
day
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Childer's Cove, then stroll through Logan's Beach, then grab your bike and head to Foreshore Promenade, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool trip builder .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Adelaide to Warrnambool in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Childer's Cove
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Foreshore Promenade ©
Foreshore Promenade
Childer's Cove ©
Childer's Cove
Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve

2
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Lorne Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Ocean Walk, look for gifts at High on Heels, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Johanna Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Warrnambool to Apollo Bay in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Johanna Beach, Lorne Beach
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
High on Heels ©
High on Heels

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.
Get in touch with nature at St. Kilda Beach and Balloon Rides. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

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You can drive from Apollo Bay to Melbourne in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Melbourne are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Balloon Rides

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