12 days in Sydney, Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

12 days in Sydney, Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 3 nights
2
Adelaide
— 4 nights
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights

3
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sydney Opera House and St. Mary's Cathedral. We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Bronte Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Palm Beach (in Palm Beach). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, take a stroll through The Rocks, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney online trip builder.

Brasilia, Brazil to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Brasilia to Sydney, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. February in Sydney sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Bronte Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Shelly Beach, Palm Beach, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Palm Beach ©
Palm 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cleland Wildlife Park and Henley Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Langmeil Winery and Rockford Winery. Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek), Two Hands Wines Cellar Door (in Marananga) and McLaren Vale (Oliver’s Taranga Vineyards Cellar Door and Winery, Primo Estate, &more). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Waterfall Gully, pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Cathedral, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, and learn about winemaking at Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Adelaide in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in February since evenings lows in Adelaide dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Tanunda, Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door, Gorge Wildlife Park, Cleland Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery

2
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then take a stroll through Degraves Street, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Melbourne. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Adelaide in February, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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