38 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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Sydney
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Melbourne
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Adelaide
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Sydney — 13 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and Australian National Maritime Museum. Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and Government House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Manly (Sophie Tea Art & Shelly Beach), The Three Sisters (in Katoomba) and Gordon Falls Lookout (in Leura). Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at Kanangra-Boyd National Park. There's still lots to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney online trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Sydney is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Sydney. Traveling from Amsterdam in February, expect Sydney to be warmer, temps between 31°C and 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 12 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.
You'll get in some beach time at St. Kilda Beach and Mount Martha Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wine Compass and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: WaterMaarq (in Sorrento), Quealy Winemakers (in Balnarring) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, kick back and relax at Woolamai Beach, and stroll through YCW Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne online road trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in February since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 16°C. On the 6th (Mon), you'll travel to Adelaide.
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Adelaide — 10 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Visit Horseshoe Bay and Carrickalinga Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Aldinga Beach and Maslin Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Tscharke Wines (in Marananga), Seppeltsfield (Seppeltsfield & Gardner Knives) and Allusion Wines (in Yankalilla). Dedicate the 7th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, contemplate the long history of Langmeil Winery, gain insight at National Wine Centre of Australia, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Adelaide online road trip planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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