19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Sydney

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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 7:
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 35 min away). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in December, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Wine Tours & Tastings

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Primo Estate (in McLaren Vale) and The Cedars (in Hahndorf). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Primo Estate, The Cedars
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

4
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Uluru, get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, and hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip site.

You can fly from Adelaide to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 7.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Adelaide in December, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 42°C and 24°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

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