34 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
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Sydney
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Canberra
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Adelaide
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Melbourne — 8 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.
Kids will enjoy Werribee Open Range Zoo and Melbourne Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Ballarat (Ballarat Botanical Gardens & Sovereign Hill) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). On the 25th (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, see the interesting displays at Scienceworks, make a trip to Block Arcade, and take a stroll through Melbourne Central.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planner.

Hyderabad, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Hyderabad to Melbourne. Traveling from Hyderabad in April, expect Melbourne to be cooler, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to fly to Sydney.
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Sydney — 11 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bondi to Coogee Walk and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls) and Manly (Shelly Beach & Sophie Tea Art). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 24°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Canberra.
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Canberra — 6 nights

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Bring the kids along to Australian War Memorial and Questacon. There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, admire the natural beauty at National Arboretum Canberra, explore and take pictures at Shepherds Lookout, and admire the landmark architecture of Old Parliament House.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Canberra vacation app.

Getting from Sydney to Canberra by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in May, things will get little chillier in Canberra: highs are around 19°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Adelaide.
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Adelaide — 6 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Skydiving and Adelaide Zoo. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, enjoy the sand and surf at Glenelg Beach, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide planner.

Fly from Canberra to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Canberra to Adelaide. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Adelaide when traveling from Canberra in May, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 1 night

Australia's Garden City

On the 25th (Thu), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, then get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Adelaide in May, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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