18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia itinerary planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
Fly
1
Perth
— 6 nights
Fly
2
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Fly to Melbourne International Airport, Drive to Mornington
3
Mornington
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Sydney
— 1 night

S M T W T F S
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17

6
nights
Perth

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & WA Maritime Museum) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia, and appreciate the history behind State War Memorial.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Perth trip itinerary maker app.

Sydney to Perth is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Perth. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in September since evenings lows in Perth dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Tours · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to The Cedars in Hahndorf (about 30 minutes away). There's much more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, meet the residents at Adelaide Zoo, and get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Adelaide trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Adelaide takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Perth to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Adelaide are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Mornington.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

2
nights
Mornington

Mornington is a seaside town on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, located 57km south of Melbourne's central business district. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): make a trip to Main Street Mornington, then browse the exhibits of Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, make a trip to Baluk Arts, then admire the natural beauty at The Enchanted Adventure Garden, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mornington trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Adelaide to Mornington with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Mornington. When traveling from Adelaide in October, plan for little chillier days in Mornington, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Mornington

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

3
nights
Melbourne

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.
On the 8th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, then make a trip to Flinders Street Station, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online vacation planner.

Getting from Mornington to Melbourne by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Tours · Museums · Fun & Games

1
night
Sydney

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks. Keep things going the next day: trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk and then stroll through Bondi Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Sydney attractions planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in October, with highs in Sydney at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Australia travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.

South Australia travel guide

4.4
Wineries & Vineyards · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Largely arid or semi-arid in terms of its climate and geography, South Australia nevertheless boasts several picturesque mountain ranges and grasslands, particularly in its coastal region. Founded in 1836 as a planned colonial province rather than a penal settlement, South Australia has a slightly different modern history than Australia’s other states. Economically prosperous and culturally rich, South Australia boasts a confident, easygoing personality.

Mornington Peninsula travel guide

4.2
Turkish Baths · Beaches · Wine Tours & Tastings