9 days in Adelaide & Victoria Itinerary

9 days in Adelaide & Victoria Itinerary

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9 days in Adelaide & Victoria Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
2
Torquay
— 1 day
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
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.
Dedicate the 3rd (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, don't miss a visit to Adelaide Oval, and hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Adelaide online road trip planner .

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. May in Adelaide sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Adelaide

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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

1
day
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): let the kids burn off some steam at Torquay Foreshore Play Park and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

Plan a Torquay trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus from Adelaide to Torquay in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in May, Torquay is slightly colder at night with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

Scenic Drive Outdoors Fun & Games
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 9th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Torquay to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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