15 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

15 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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Adelaide

— 4 nights
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Adelaide is known for parks, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, and learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip itinerary maker.

Philadelphia, USA to Adelaide is an approximately 31-hour flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 14.5 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Adelaide. Traveling from Philadelphia in December, things will get much hotter in Adelaide: highs are around 79°F and lows about 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to fly to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

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Melbourne

— 4 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.
Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay--about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip planning site.

Getting from Adelaide to Melbourne by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Melbourne. In December, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Zoos & Aquariums

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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 65°F. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches

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