26 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Klarna Trips Australia tour itinerary maker
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly
2
Perth
— 6 nights
Fly
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly
4
Adelaide
— 6 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19

Melbourne — 6 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wine Tours & Tastings and National Gallery of Victoria. For shopping fun, head to Melbourne Central or Surfcoastimages Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Lethbridge Wines (in Lethbridge), The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, view the masterpieces at Federation Square, and explore the world behind art at Printmaker Gallery.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne tour planning website.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Melbourne is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Islamabad to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Islamabad in October; daily highs in Melbourne reach 24°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Perth.
more
Museums · Wineries · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 28:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Perth — 6 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fremantle Prison and Adam Monk Photography Gallery. Shop till you drop at Fremantle Markets and Japingka Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Penguin Island (in Rockingham) and Mandurah (Mandurah War Memorial & Dolphin & Whale Watching). Dedicate the 30th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, take in the exciting artwork at Red Umbrella Art Gallery, pause for some photo ops at The Bell Tower, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Trowbridge Gallery.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Perth road trip planning website.

Getting from Melbourne to Perth by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in October, you will find days in Perth are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Sydney.
more
Parks · Tours · Museums · Wineries
Side Trips
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 3:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Sydney — 5 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Bondi Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sydney Fish Market and Brett Whiteley Studio. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, admire the striking features of Queen Victoria Building, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Perth to Sydney by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Sydney. While traveling from Perth, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Adelaide.
more
Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Beaches
Side Trips
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 8:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Adelaide — 6 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Heysen The Cedars and Adelaide Oval. Visiting Cleland Wildlife Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek), Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach) and Australian Opal Company (in Hahndorf). Dedicate the 10th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, browse the different shops at The Parade Norwood, and get a taste of the local shopping with Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Adelaide takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Adelaide is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in November, Adelaide is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
more
Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping
Side Trips
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 14:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Australia travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
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.
more