22 days in Sydney, Victoria & Adelaide Itinerary

22 days in Sydney, Victoria & Adelaide Itinerary

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Sydney
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Melbourne
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Ballarat
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Adelaide
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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.
Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Katoomba (The Three Sisters & Blue Mountains), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, make a trip to Sydney Opera House, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Sydney. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Amsterdam in August: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Katoomba, Bondi, Shelly Beach, The National Pass
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You've now added Neighbours Tour to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee (about 42 minutes away). On the 23rd (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. In August, Melbourne is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Ballarat.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Walking tours
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

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Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Explore Ballarat's surroundings by going to Daylesford (Spas & Lake Daylesford). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Sovereign Hill, identify plant and animal life at Ballarat Wildlife Park, admire the natural beauty at Ballarat Botanical Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Ballarat Tramway Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ballarat travel route builder website.

Traveling by train from Melbourne to Ballarat takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August in Ballarat, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Daylesford
Highlights from your plan
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

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Adelaide

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 28th (Fri), take a stroll through Rundle Mall, then get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, and finally hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at The Cedars, then get to know the resident critters at Adelaide Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Adelaide tour planner.

You can fly from Ballarat to Adelaide in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. 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 August, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

The Cedars
Highlights from your plan
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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