About The Tour
Heading to Sydney from Adelaide? Our four-day Adelaide to Sydney overland tour is the best way travel, while taking in the awesome scenery along the way. Join us as we cover heaps of iconic sights on the road from Adelaide to Sydney, including the Grampians National Park, Great Ocean Road, the Victorian Alps and Canberra. Visit Parliament House, admire the stunning 12 Apostles, take in spectacular views from lookouts dotted en-route and more.
Our Adelaide to Sydney tour offers you the best flexibility for your next adventure. This tour is separated into two bite-sized journeys, giving you the flexibility to spend more or little time in Melbourne in between tours. This means you can discover a new place to relax for a couple of days or head straight to on to Sydney. Just select the days of departure that suits you when making the booking. Accommodation is included on each part of the journey, but we do leave the accommodation in between up to you, so you can decide to where to stay in Melbourne. Find a fancy hotel, crash at a mate’s place or make new friends at a sociable hostel – the choice is yours!
Adelaide to Melbourne Tour
Operates: Wednesday and Saturday (Saturday departure November to April only)
Departs Adelaide: 6:30am
Arrives Melbourne: Approximately 8:00pm
Melbourne to Sydney Tour
Departs Melbourne: 8:30am
Arrives Sydney: 8:00pm at YHA Central (Sydney)
Minimum age for this tour is 8 years old.
If you are traveling with a child under the age of 18 years old, you will need to upgrade to a private room and to call us prior to making the booking to check for availability.
This tour requires a moderate level of fitness.
Luggage restriction is 7kgs, please notify us if you are bringing over 7kgs luggage with you.
Please make us aware of any dietary requirements when you make the booking.
What to Bring
Comfortable walking shoes, 1 liter water bottle, insect repellent, sunscreen, weather appropriate clothing (including a rain jacket and a long sleeve cotton shirt), swimmers, camera and extra money to purchase souvenirs and snacks.
Start in Adelaide and end in Sydney, with our Adelaide to Sydney Overland Tour. Discover the world famous coastline of the Great Ocean Road, the majestic Grampians National Park, Australia’s capital city of Canberra, and other breathtaking Australian scenery. Get a taste of the high country of Australia by uncovering the unique landscapes of the Murray River and Victorian Alps. Enjoy the chance to spot some Australian wildlife along your journey.
This Adelaide to Sydney tour includes our 2 Day Adelaide to Melbourne tour and 2 Day Melbourne to Sydney Tour. Combining the very best tours to offer you a great package deal including accommodation and meals!
- Fantastic great photo opportunity over the 12 Apostles
- A chance to learn about the history of behind the Loch Ard Gorge
- Get close and personal with Australian wildlife
- See the rugged mountains of the Grampians National Park
- Parliament House in Canberra
- Visit to the Australian War Memorial and National Museum of Australia
Day 1: Adelaide to Grampians National Park
We start our journey from Adelaide to Sydney following the unique terrain of the Murray River, Australia’s longest river. We head to the Grampians National Park, stopping at Tolmer Creek, to enjoy a cup of tea on the way. We’ll explore the historic town of Hosham and grab a bite to eat for lunch.
In the afternoon, we will spend time exploring the unique landscape of the Grampians National Park. We’ll admire the scenery from spectacular lookouts, explore the area with a bushwalk and marvel at the awesome waterfalls. Our day concludes with an overnight stay in Halls Gap, situated in the heart of the Grampians National Park. At Halls Gap, tuck in to a mouth-watering dinner, while spotting native Eastern Grey Kangaroos.
Accommodation: Dormitory accommodation
Accommodation upgrade: Hostel upgrade – twin/double/single (shared facilities) – $100 per room. Motel upgrade – twin/double/single (private ensuite) – $175 per room
Meals included: Dinner
Day 2: Great Ocean Road to Melbourne
Wake up refreshed as we kick start the day with our journey towards the Great Ocean Road. Our first stop is Tower Hill, a 30,000-year-old extinct volcano. From there we travel along the famous Great Ocean Road taking in the dramatic coastal scenery along the way. For eager photographers, stops at the Bay of Martyrs, London Bridge, Loch Ard Gorge and the 12 Apostles offer fantastic photo opportunities.
Enjoy a guided bushwalk through the iconic Otway Rainforest, lunch at Apollo Bay, a stop by to view the famous native koalas and a further photo at Memorial Arch. Our second day concludes in Melbourne, where the second stage of our journey awaits.
Accommodation: Not included. Please arrange your own accommodation in Melbourne
While stopping by in Melbourne, join our day tours from Melbourne to see amazing places like the Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island, Yarra Valley and the Grampians.
Optional activity: Helicopter Ride: take a helicopter ride over the 12 Apostles – $145 per person.
Meals included: Breakfast
Day 3: Melbourne to Canberra
On day three of the Adelaide to Sydney tour, we depart Melbourne and head straight to Australia’s little-known capital city, Canberra. After meeting the coach at 8:30am, you’ll pass through country Victoria to arrive in Canberra at 5:00pm. From there it’s just a short walk to your accommodation and Canberra’s nightlife.
Accommodation: Dormitory accommodation
Accommodation upgrade: Hostel upgrade
- Twin or double room shared facilities $65 per room
- Twin or double room private bathroom $85 per room
- Sole traveller shared facilities $115 per room.
Day 4: Canberra to Sydney
Enjoy a sleep in on the last day and meet the tour after breakfast at around 11:00am. We’ll then spend the day exploring Canberra including a guided tour of Parliament House and some free time at the Australian War Memorial and National Museum of Australia. We’ll then continue our journey north to Sydney, arriving at Central Station in the evening.
The Adelaide to Sydney tour is a fantastic way to explore iconic sights on the cross-country journey from west to east. Book your Sydney to Adelaide tour with us today!
Your Adelaide to Sydney tour doesn’t end here, check out some of the amazing Sydney day tours we offer to Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley, Canberra and Port Stephens.
Meals included: Breakfast
Adelaide to Melbourne Pickup List
|Adelaide Central YHA
||135 Waymouth Street, Adelaide
|Adelaide Travellers Inn
||220 Hutt Street, Adelaide
||109 Carrington Street, Adelaide
|Mantra Hindmarsh Hotel
||55 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide
Melbourne to Sydney Pickup List
|Bunyip Tours Office
||570 Flinders Street, Melbourne
||167 Franklin Street, Melbourne
||196 A’Beckett Street, Melbourne
|St Paul’s Cathedral
||Cnr. Flinders & Swanston Street, Melbourne
|YHA Melbourne Metro
||78 Howard Street, North Melbourne