About The Tour
There is no greater way to discover the sights of Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne and everywhere in between, than by joining our Sydney to Adelaide Tour! The tour commences in Sydney, and is packed with 4 days of adventure, prior to arrival in Adelaide. We head south from Sydney, journeying to Canberra to check out the interesting architecture, monuments and museums of Australia’s capital city. Spend some time exploring Melbourne, Australia's cultural and sporting centre. Take in the spectacular coastal scenery of the Great Ocean Road and unique landscapes of the Grampians National Park before arriving in Adelaide. You’ll have the chance to spot unique Australian wildlife in their natural habitat and plenty of photo opportunities along the way.
This tour will offer you the greatest flexibility for your adventure from Sydney to Adelaide. Our Sydney to Adelaide Tour is separated into two bite-sized journeys, giving you the chance to spend a little or a lot of time in Melbourne end of the first leg. This means you can relax with extra couple of days in Melbourne, discover a new area out of the city or head straight on to Adelaide. It’s as easy as selecting the dates of the second leg when making the booking. Your accommodation is included on most parts of the journey, but we do leave the accommodation in Melbourne completely up to you. You can spend a couple of nights at a fancy hotel or enjoy a night camping – the choice is yours!
Sydney to Melbourne Tour
Departs Sydney: 7:00am
Arrives Melbourne: Approximately 5:00pm
Melbourne to Adelaide Tour
Operates: Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Departs Melbourne: 7:00am
Arrives Adelaide: Approximately 8:00pm
Minimum age of 8 years for this tour.
If you are traveling with a child under the age of 18 years old, you will need to upgrade to a private room. Please call us prior to making the booking to check for availability.
This tour requires a moderate level of fitness.
Luggage restriction is 7kgs. If you are traveling with more than 7kgs, please notify us immediately in order for us to make arrangements accordingly.
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.
Our Sydney to Adelaide Tour takes you over the ever-changing landscape of the Victorian Alps, the High Country and rugged region of the Grampians National Park. Driving along the famous coastal drive of the Great Ocean Road in Victoria be amazed by the striking surroundings of this beautiful region, prior to arriving in Adelaide.
Your journey through the spectacular Australian bush land combines our 2 Day Sydney to Melbourne and 2 Day Melbourne to Adelaide Tour. Including all your accommodation and meals while on tour, ready for you to jump on board!
- A chance to explore Parliament House
- Picturesque lookouts and bushwalk
- Spotting Australian Wildlife
- A visit to the quaint township of Apollo Bay
- View the great 12 Apostles
- Plenty of great photo opportunities
Day 1: Sydney to Canberra
Our tour departs Sydney early, as we venture towards Canberra, travelling through the picturesque Southern Highlands. Throughout the day, take the opportunity to uncover the sights of Australia’s Capital City including a guided tour of Parliament House and free time at the National Museum of Australia and the Australian War Memorial. After a drive through the picturesque suburb of Yarralumla, we’ll drop you at your accommodation for the night at the Canberra City YHA.
Accommodation: Dormitory accommodation
Accommodation upgrade: Hostel upgrade – twin or double (shared facilities) – $90 per room. Sole traveller – $130 per room.
Day 2: Canberra to Melbourne
Begin the second day of your journey with a complimentary breakfast, before making your way to meet the coach to Melbourne at Jolimont Centre. You’ll arrive at Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station at 5:00pm. You’ll be dropped in the centre of the city, where it’s easy to make your way to accommodation and public transport links.
Accommodation: Not included. Please arrange your own accommodation in Melbourne
Meal inclusion: Breakfast
While visiting Melbourne, check out some of our amazing day trips from Melbourne to the Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island, Yarra Valley and the Grampians.
Day 3: Great Ocean Road
On Day 3 of your Sydney to Adelaide overland tour, spend the morning enjoying the spectacular coastal drive along the Great Ocean Road. We visit plenty of iconic sights with heaps of photo opportunities including Memorial Arch, Gibson Steps and of course the famous 12 Apostles. Don’t miss out on the great opportunity to get up close and personal with friendly Aussie animals including parrots and koalas with a relaxing bush walk. For lunch, we will make a stop in Apollo Bay prior to a guided walk in the Otway Rainforest. In the afternoon we spend time at the 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge before traveling to the Grampians National Park. Keep your eyes peeled for kangaroos on the way before settling down for the night amongst the picturesque scenery of the Grampians National Park.
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
Optional activities: Helicopter ride over the 12 Apostles – $145 per person
Meal inclusion: Lunch
Day 4: Grampians National Park to Adelaide
If you were hoping for a second opportunity to witness some of Australia’s native animals, your guided tour of the Grampians National Park will hopefully offer the chance to view animals such as kangaroos, wallabies, emus, echidnas and koalas in their natural habitat. On the final day of your Sydney to Adelaide Tour, you will get the chance to hike through the heart of the Grampians National Park, visiting iconic sights such as Halls Gap and meet the abundance of native Australian wildlife animals. Enjoy unparalleled vistas of the Grampians and surrounding plains at lookouts that dot the region and explore McKenzie Falls or Silverband Falls. We finish the day crossing over the South Australia border and arriving in Adelaide in the evening.
Your journey to Adelaide doesn’t end here, join us on our day tours from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island and Barossa Valley.
Meal inclusion: Breakfast
Sydney to Melbourne Tour Pickup
|Holiday Inn Kings Cross
||203 Victoria Street, Kings Street
|Meriton Apartments Bondi Junction
||97 Grafton Street, Bondin Junction
|St Laurence Church
||812 George St, Sydney
|Sydney Harbour Marriott
||30 Pitt Street, Circular Quay
Melbourne to Adelaide Tour Pickup
||188 Collins Street
||17 Carlisle St, St Kilda
|Crown Promenade Hotel
||8 Whiteman Street, Southbank
|Holiday Inn Melbourne
||575 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
|Ibis on Therry Street
||15/21 Therry Street, Melbourne
||400 Flinders St, Melbourne
||206 A’Beckett St, Melbourne
|Pullman Albert Park
||65 Queens Road, Albert Park
||630 Little Collins Street
||380 Russel St, Melbourne
||111 Spring Street, Melbourne
|YHA Melbourne Metro
||78 Howard St, Melbourne