9 days in Perth, Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Perth, Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

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9 days in Perth, Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Perth


2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): steep yourself in history at The Bell Tower, see the interesting displays at The Shipwreck Galleries, contemplate the long history of The Fremantle Round House, then see the interesting displays at Western Australian Maritime Museum, and finally make a trip to St Patrick's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rockingham Beach, pause for some photo ops at Elizabeth Quay, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Perth travel planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Perth. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Scarborough Beach, Rockingham Beach
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Cleland Wildlife Park and Brighton Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Granite Island and Chateau Tanunda. Venture out of the city with trips to Tanunda (Rockford Winery & Kabminye Winery). There's more to do: learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Adelaide trip itinerary app .

Fly from Perth to Adelaide in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Perth in July: highs in Adelaide hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Tanunda, Granite Island, Brighton Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Australian Centre for the Moving Image and St Paul's Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip planning site .

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Melbourne sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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