18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Perth
— 6 nights
2
Adelaide
— 5 nights
3
Mornington
— 2 nights
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
5
Sydney
— 1 night

6
nights
Perth

Perth ©
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 °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Perth Zoo, Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts, Caversham Wildlife Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

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 take a train; or drive. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Perth to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Adelaide are °C, while nighttime lows are °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

Side Trips

The Cedars, Army Museum of South Australia
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Wine Tours & Tastings
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

2
nights
Mornington

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, thenbrowse 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, thenadmire 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 °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Mornington

Parks Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, The Enchanted Adventure Garden
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The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
Beer Tastings & Tours
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery ©
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

3
nights
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 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, thenmake 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, thenget 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 °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

1
night
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.
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, thentake 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 4 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 °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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