13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Manchester

4
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, shopping, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online day trip planner .

Manchester, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 10 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in January; daily highs in Sydney reach 82°F and lows reach 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

3
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, nightlife, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne vacation builder tool .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in January, Melbourne is a bit cooler at night with lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

2
nights
Adelaide

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 11th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Jet Flight Simulator Adelaide. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at The Cedars, take in the pleasant sights at Anzac Centenary Memorial Walk, then get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, and finally hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Adelaide tour planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. January in Adelaide sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

The Cedars
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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