5 days in Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

5 days in Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h 15 min
2
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 31st (Tue), pick up some local products at Prahran Market, get interesting insight from Tours, then enjoy the sand and surf at Chelsea Beach, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Flagstaff Gardens, test your team's savvy at Escape Hunt Melbourne, buy something for everyone on your list at Royal Arcade, ponder the world of politics at Melbourne Town Hall, then admire all the interesting features of St Kilda Botanical Gardens, and finally get your game on at Zero Latency.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne route site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Melbourne. In March, daytime highs in Melbourne are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

St Kilda, Chelsea Beach
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Chelsea Beach ©
Chelsea Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Helicopter Tours

2
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Port Noarlunga Reef and Hallett Cove Conservation Park. Visiting Seacliff Beach and West Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Onkaparinga River National Park (in Port Noarlunga) and McLaren Vale III Associates (in McLaren Vale). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Xavier Cathedral, make a trip to Southern Flinders Ranges Experience with Lunch, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and go for a walk through Anzac Centenary Memorial Walk.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Noarlunga, Hallett Cove Conservation Park, McLaren Vale III Associates
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Seacliff Beach ©
Seacliff Beach
Onkaparinga River National Park ©
Onkaparinga River National Park
Port Noarlunga Reef ©
Port Noarlunga Reef

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