Australia & the Pacific Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Australia & the Pacific activity »
  1. 1 CHARTER@ Password Reset CONTACT ☎ 1:800:681:7208 Tech $UPP0RT CARE
  2. 2 2 days in Auckland
  3. 3 Haast Village stay advice needed
  4. 4 7-8 days in Australia, where do we go?
  5. 5 New Zealand rough itinerary (wheelchair accessible)
  6. 6 Surprises in Australia
  7. 7 Help me understand how going through customs works!
  8. 8 Planning a 12-day trip to NZ in November
  9. 9 Would love your feedback on possible N.Z. itinerary
  10. 10 Need help on planning 14-15 days trip to Australia
  11. 11 GBR - help me plan a perfect trip!
  12. 12 "Aerial New Zealand"
  13. 13 2 Nights in Blue moutain End June
  14. 14 South Australia in 2 weeks
  15. 15 5 nights in Sydney
  16. 16 New Zealand Itinerary Questions
  17. 17 Trip Report Best places to travel in Australia
  18. 18 Auckland Airport to Auckland City
  19. 19 Trip Report Blue Mountains - Travel Report
  20. 20 Trip Report 16 Days on the South Island
  21. 21 Cook Islands for families
  22. 22 B&B in NZ
  23. 23 New Zealand 3 week itinerary
  24. 24 Suggestions needed for Australia itinerary
  25. 25 12 day Trip to NZ in Nov 2017
View next 25 » Back to the top

Melbourne, Adelaide, Tasmania in which order?

Jump to last reply

We are planning a 3 week trip to Australia: Melbourne and area, Adelaide and area and Tasmania -- one week in each location.
We originally thought of starting in Melbourne, spending 2-3 days in the city, driving to Yarra Valley, taking the GOR from Geelong to Port Fairy and loop back to Melbourne - then fly to Adelaide and explore the city and environs incl Barrossa Valley and one night on KI then back to Adelaide. Then fly to Hobart.
But I discovered that it is quite easy to drive from Melbourne to Adelaide so we are considering it. Con: car drop off fee, no direct flights from Adelaide to Hobart.
OR start in Adelaide, tour around, do KI and drive to Melbourne via GOR pro: may be able to find a car relocation offer since it seems that most people drive east to west on the GOR the advantage being that you drive on the more scenic side of the road. Also direct flights from Melbourne to Hobart.
Also, any suggestions on breaking up the stay in Tasmania - is it a good idea to have 4 days in Hobart and 3 days in Launceston?

10 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement