13 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Adelaide Itinerary

13 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Adelaide Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia Trip Planner

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Melbourne

— 3 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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Lightning Ridge Opal Mines and Haigh's Chocolates Collins Street. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Werribee to see Werribee Open Range Zoo about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, stop by Lord Coconut, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 9 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Milan in May; daily highs in Melbourne reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Sydney

— 5 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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Do your shopping at Sydney Fish Market and Giulians. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly, about 36 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Rocks, stop by Darling Harbour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sydney holiday website.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in May, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 14°C. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Adelaide

— 2 nights
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 29th (Sun), stop by The Market Shed, pick up some local products at Adelaide Showground Farmers' Market, look for gifts at Haigh's Chocolates Beehive Corner, then look for gifts at Urban Cow Studio, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden. On your second day here, stop by Blackebys Old Sweet Shop, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Adelaide Zoo, and then look for gifts at O'Connell's Bookshop.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Adelaide online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Adelaide takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Adelaide. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Shopping · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums