60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Mandurah
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Esperance
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
5
Apollo Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Hobart
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  9​h 30​min
9
Jervis Bay
— 4 nights
+3
bus + train + Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
10
Noosa
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Byron Bay
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
12
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Victor Harbor
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: London

4
nights
Mandurah

Mandurah ©
Mandurah is a coastal city in Western Australia, situated approximately 72km south of the state capital, Perth. Visiting Scarborough Beach and Binningup Beach will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Penguin Island and Silver Sands Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Mandurah: Swan River (in Perth) and Cottesloe Beach (in Cottesloe). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Warnbro Beach and choose your vessel at Mandurah Cruises.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mandurah day trip planning app .

London, UK to Mandurah is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from London to Mandurah, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in January, with highs in Mandurah at 38°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Mandurah

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Binningup Beach, Swan River, Penguin Island, Warnbro Beach
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 15:
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Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Penguin Island ©
Penguin Island
Binningup Beach ©
Binningup Beach

4
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Step off the beaten path and head to Meelup Beach and Jewel Cave. Visiting Ngilgi Cave and Yallingup Beach will get you outdoors. Step out of Margaret River to go to Yallingup and see Canal Rocks, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, kick back and relax at Cowaramup Bay, stroll through Surfers Point, and experience rural life at Margaret River Venison Farm.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Margaret River trip site .

Traveling by car from Mandurah to Margaret River takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Surfers Point, Cowaramup Bay, Meelup Beach, Jewel Cave
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 19:
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

5
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Step out of the city life by going to Parry Beach and Anvil Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Lowlands Beach and Little Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park), Denmark (Lights Beach, Ocean Beach, & more) and Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nanarup Beach, pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Cable Beach, and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Albany online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Margaret River to Albany by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January in Albany, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Nanarup Beach, Cheynes Beach, Lowlands Beach, Cosy Corner Beach
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 24:
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Anvil Beach ©
Anvil Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Lowlands Beach ©
Lowlands Beach

5
nights
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Twilight Bay and Blue Haven Beach. Relax by the water at Lucky Bay and Thistle Cove. Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ten Mile Lagoon, enjoy the sand and surf at Hellfire Bay, and admire all the interesting features of Great Ocean Drive.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Esperance route planner.

Traveling by car from Albany to Esperance takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Esperance

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 29:
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

3
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Get outdoors at Great Ocean Walk and Port Campbell National Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mait's Rest and London Bridge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Apollo Bay: Johanna Beach (in Johanna), Loch Ard Gorge (in Port Campbell) and Twelve Apostles (in Princetown).

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Apollo Bay day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Esperance to Apollo Bay in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Esperance to Apollo Bay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Johanna Beach, Twelve Apostles
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 2:
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

3
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Naracoorte Caves National Park and Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park. Take a break from the city and head to Umpherston Sinkhole and Cave Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Mount Gambier side-trips: Beachport (Beachport Surf Beach & Beachport Jetty). There's more to do: explore the activities along The Blue Lake and admire the verdant scenery at The Valley Lake.

Discover how to plan a Mount Gambier trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Mount Gambier takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In February in Mount Gambier, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Beachport, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, Naracoorte Caves National Park
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 5:
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Take a break from the city and head to Devils @ Cradle and Westmorland Falls. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coles Beach and Barn Bluff. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park: Tarraleah Power Station Lookout (in Tarraleah), Preston Falls (in Ulverstone) and The Truffledore (in Barrington).

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Mount Gambier to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Tarraleah Power Station Lookout, Westmorland Falls, Preston Falls, Coles Beach, Franklin River Nature Trail
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 9:
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Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach

4
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Escape the urban bustle at Tahune Forest AirWalk and Opossum Bay Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Russell Falls and Okines Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). On the 13th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, explore the activities along Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellerive Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart vacation planning website .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Hobart in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Richmond Bridge, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Kingston Beach, Roches Beach, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Opossum Bay Beach ©
Opossum Bay Beach

4
nights
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
We've included these beaches for you: Hyams Beach and Bendalong Beach. Visiting Mogo Zoo and Murrays Beach will get you outdoors.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jervis Bay online attractions planner .

Do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Hobart to Jervis Bay in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hobart in February: high temperatures in Jervis Bay hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Currarong, Callala Beach, Seven Mile Beach, Mogo Zoo, Bendalong Beach
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 19:
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Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach
Mogo Zoo ©
Mogo Zoo
Callala Beach ©
Callala Beach

4
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Step out of the city life by going to Kings Beach and Maroochydore Beach. Relax by the water at Peregian Beach and Bulcock Beach. Explore Noosa's surroundings by going to Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba) and Buderim Forest Park (in Buderim). Spend the 20th (Wed) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Noosa River, take a tour by water with Boardwalk Boat Hire, stroll through Noosa Main Beach, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tewantin National Park.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Noosa trip website .

You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Jervis Bay to Noosa in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Noosa

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Buderim Forest Park, Mooloolaba Beach, Maroochydore Beach
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 24:
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Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Bulcock Beach ©
Bulcock Beach
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach

5
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Coolangatta Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Visit Lennox Head Beach and Turners Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Byron Bay: Lighthouse Beach (in Ballina), Pippi Beach (in Yamba) and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (in Currumbin). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, trek along Cape Byron Walking Track, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Broken Head Nature Reserve.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Byron Bay road trip site .

Traveling by car from Noosa to Byron Bay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daytime highs in Byron Bay are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Byron Bay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Broken Head, Yamba, Burleigh Heads, Lennox Head Beach, Coolangatta Beach
Find places to stay Feb 24 — Mar 1:
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Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
The Farm Byron Bay ©
The Farm Byron Bay

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Raptor Domain and Kelly Hill Caves. Get outdoors at Admirals Arch and Stokes Beach. Spend the 3rd (Sun) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Island Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, relax in the rural setting at Clifford's Honey Farm, and kick back and relax at Browns Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island online visit planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Byron Bay to Kangaroo Island in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 6:
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch
Kelly Hill Caves ©
Kelly Hill Caves

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nights
Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor ©
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Get in touch with nature at Granite Island and Horseshoe Bay. Discover out-of-the-way places like Blowhole Beach and Carrickalinga Beach. When in Victor Harbor, make a side trip to see Morgan Beach in Cape Jervis, approximately 54 minutes away. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Waitpinga Beach and stroll through Boomer Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Victor Harbor trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Victor Harbor in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Elliot, Blowhole Beach, Morgan Beach, Carrickalinga Beach
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 9:
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay

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