18 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Adelaide Itinerary

18 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Adelaide Itinerary

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Melbourne

— 6 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.
Visiting St. Kilda Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Museum and Australian Sports Museum. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Werribee to see Werribee Open Range Zoo about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne tour itinerary planning tool.

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne. Traveling from New Delhi in June, expect Melbourne to be colder, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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Sydney

— 7 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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. Get in touch with nature at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Shelly Beach. Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art, make a trip to Sydney Opera House, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sydney route planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Melbourne, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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 14th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, then stop by Leathersmith and Bush Gallery, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Cedars. On the next day, walk around Botanic Park, look for gifts at Haigh's Chocolates Beehive Corner, then take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Adelaide day trip planning website.

You can fly from Sydney to Adelaide in 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. Traveling from Sydney in July, you will find days in Adelaide are a bit cooler (17°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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