22 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

22 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia itinerary planner

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Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly to Avalon, Shuttle to Melbourne
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Melbourne
— 9 nights
Drive
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Adelaide
— 5 nights
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Sydney

— 4 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Blue Mountains as well as Sydney Olympic Park. Relax by the water at Manly Beach and Clovelly Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and Macquarie Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Katoomba Cascades (in Katoomba) and Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls). And it doesn't end there: trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and visit Darling Harbour.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Copenhagen to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In February, Sydney is warmer than Copenhagen - with highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Melbourne

— 9 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Melbourne Gaol and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Visiting The Great Ocean Road and Koala Conservation Centre will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat), Cowes Beach (in Cowes) and Kitty Miller Bay (in Ventnor). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne online journey planner.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Melbourne, with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Adelaide

— 5 nights
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Langmeil Winery and St Paul's Anglican Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wine Tours & Tastings and Murray Street Vineyards. Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Semaphore Beach (in Semaphore), Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga) and Horseshoe Bay (in Port Elliot). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seacliff Beach, and get to know the resident critters at Adelaide Zoo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide tour builder site.

Getting from Melbourne to Adelaide by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Adelaide. In March in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Wineries · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips