55 days in Australia Itinerary

55 days in Australia Itinerary

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55 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 45​min
4
Townsville
— 1 night
ferry:  30​min
5
Magnetic Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Cooktown
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
10
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
11
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
12
Broken Hill
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
13
Darwin
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
14
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  8​h
15
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
16
Margaret River
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h
17
Exmouth
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h
18
Old Bar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
19
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  9​h 15​min
20
Fraser Island
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 15​min
21
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Honolulu, Oahu

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Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Garroorigang Historic Home and St John the Baptist Church. Visiting ANZAC Parade Walk and Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Canberra: Surveyor's Hill Bed and Breakfast (in Wallaroo), Clonakilla (in Murrumbateman) and Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (in Paddys River). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Canberra Glassworks, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, steep yourself in history at Lanyon Homestead, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Presbyterian Church of St. Andrew.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Canberra trip planner .

Honolulu, USA to Canberra is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 20 hour difference. In June, Canberra is colder than Honolulu - with highs of 55°F and lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, Garroorigang Historic Home, Clonakilla, Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, Surveyor's Hill Bed and Breakfast
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 5:
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Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
ANZAC Parade Walk
ANZAC Parade Walk

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Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
You've now added Tumgun Lookout to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tumgun Lookout. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Greenmount Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, visit a coastal fixture at Fingal Head Lighthouse, then experience rural life at Tropical Fruit World, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast online trip builder .

You can fly from Canberra to Gold Coast in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Canberra in June, expect Gold Coast to be a bit warmer, temps between 69°F and 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tropical Fruit World, Fingal Head Lighthouse, New Govardhana Australia, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:
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Tumgun Lookout ©
Tumgun Lookout
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach

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Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach ©
Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the activities along Heart Reef, tour the water at your own pace with Cumberland Charter Yachts, and then examine the collection at Proserpine Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the water at your own pace with Charter Yachts Australia, enjoy the sand and surf at Whitehaven Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Art Whitsunday Gallery & Shop.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Airlie Beach online vacation planner .

Do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Gold Coast to Airlie Beach in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Airlie Beach, with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Townsville.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Proserpine Museum
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 9:
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Charter Yachts Australia ©
Charter Yachts Australia
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Heart Reef ©
Heart Reef

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Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of Townsville, then enjoy the sand and surf at The Strand, then take in nature's colorful creations at Queens Gardens Townsville, and finally contemplate the long history of National Trust Heritage Centre. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Townsville Palmetum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Little Crystal Creek, and finally view the masterpieces at The Drill Hall Studio.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Townsville trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by bus from Airlie Beach to Townsville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Airlie Beach in June, expect nights in Townsville to be a bit cooler, around 60°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Magnetic Island.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Wildlife Museums
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:
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The Strand ©
The Strand
Little Crystal Creek ©
Little Crystal Creek
The Drill Hall Studio ©
The Drill Hall Studio

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Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): head off the coast to Magnetic Island Forts Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Geoffrey Bay, then head off the coast to Magnetic Island National Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at Magnetic Island Museum. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the water at your own pace with Big Mama Sailing and then identify plant and animal life at Nelly Bay to Arcadia Trail.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Magnetic Island trip itinerary builder app .

Magnetic Island is very close to Townsville. In June, daily temperatures in Magnetic Island can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cooktown.

Things to do in Magnetic Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:
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Magnetic Island National Park ©
Magnetic Island National Park
Geoffrey Bay ©
Geoffrey Bay

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Cooktown

Cooktown ©
Cooktown is a small town and locality in the Shire of Cook, Queensland, Australia. Isabella Falls has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): kick back and relax at Finch Bay, then identify plant and animal life at Great Northern Tours, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Isabella Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Grassy Hill, explore and take pictures at Cooktown War Memorial, view the masterpieces at Eliabeth Guzsely Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Cooktown History Centre, then explore the striking landscape of Black Mountain National Park, and finally admire the sheer force of Trevethan Falls.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cooktown travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Magnetic Island to Cooktown. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cooktown

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Black Mountain National Park
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:
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Isabella Falls ©
Isabella Falls
Grassy Hill ©
Grassy Hill
Finch Bay ©
Finch Bay

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Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
You'll get in some beach time at Wonga Beach and Cow Bay Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Port Douglas Golf Tours. The adventure continues: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, stop by With Sugar, and get outside with Horses in Port.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas trip website .

Traveling by car from Cooktown to Port Douglas takes 3.5 hours. June in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cow Bay Beach, Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Wonga Beach
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Port Douglas Golf Tours ©
Port Douglas Golf Tours
Horseback Riding Tours
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery ©
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery

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Cairns

Cairns ©
A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Village Herberton and St Monica's Cathedral. Visiting Trinity Beach and Shark Diving will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Mareeba (Jaques Coffee Plantation & Granite Gorge Nature Park), Tolga Woodworks Gallery & Cafe (in Tolga) and The Crystal Caves (in Atherton). Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Gallo DairyLand and admire the sheer force of Josephine Falls.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mareeba, Historic Village Herberton, Tolga Woodworks Gallery & Cafe, The Crystal Caves, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Shark Diving

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
On the 22nd (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Red Desert Reptiles, then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and finally learn more about the world around you at Wintjiri Arts + Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Uluru, trek along Kuniya Walk, get a taste of the local shopping with Walkatjara Art, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip app .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairns in June, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are slightly colder (67°F), and nights are colder (44°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru ©
Uluru

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Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
On the 24th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, get engrossed in the history at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, take in the exciting artwork at Yubu Napa Art Gallery, then explore the striking landscape at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, and finally try your luck at Lasseters Casino. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Araluen Cultural Precinct, then contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then get outside with Ellery Creek Big Hole, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboriginal Australia Culture Centre.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Alice Springs trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Alice Springs sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums Outdoors Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 26:
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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Admirals Arch as well as Remarkable Rocks. On the 27th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at George's 40,000 Castle Lights, take in the exciting artwork at Shep's Studio, take in the exciting artwork at Fine Art Kangaroo Island, see the interesting displays at Hope Cottage, then learn about winemaking at The Islander Estate Vineyards, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kangaroo Island Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch, then get outside with Remarkable Rocks, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island journey planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Alice Springs to Kangaroo Island takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Outdoors Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:
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Remarkable Rocks ©
Remarkable Rocks
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch

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Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pro Hart Gallery. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Pro Hart Gallery, then stroll the grounds of Silverton Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Whites Minerals and Mining Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Mutawintji National Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Broken Hill journey builder app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Broken Hill in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in June, and nighttime lows around 49°F. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Darwin.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Silverton Cemetery
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your plan
Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery

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Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Get in touch with nature at Buley Rockhole and Mindil Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at 1934 Qantas Hangar and St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral. Explore Darwin's surroundings by going to Florence Falls (in Litchfield National Park) and Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve (in Humpty Doo). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Far Out Adventures, see the interesting displays at Chinese Temple and Museum Chung Wah, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Darwin day trip site .

You can fly from Broken Hill to Darwin in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Broken Hill in July, plan for warmer days in Darwin, with highs around 88°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Jabiru.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole
Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve ©
Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Ubirr and Nanguluwur Art Site. Get a sense of the local culture at Cahills Crossing and Anbangbang Billabong. Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Billabong.

To plan Jabiru vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Darwin to Jabiru in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Cahills Crossing ©
Cahills Crossing
Kakadu National park ©
Kakadu National park

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Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Visit Japanese Cemetery and Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Broome Town Beach and Roebuck Bay. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Broome Bird Observatory, view the masterpieces at Broome Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Diocese of Broome, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Broome road trip planning site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru to Broome in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jabiru to Broome due to the time zone difference. July in Broome sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 12:
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Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach

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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.
Hamelin Bay Jetty and Water wheel will appeal to history buffs. You'll get in some beach time at Surfers Point and Margaret River Mouth Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Margaret River side-trips: Busselton (Busselton Museum & Dolphin & Whale Watching). The adventure continues: stroll through Gnarabup Beach, do a tasting at Brookwood Estate, and look for gifts at Margaret River Venison Farm.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River trip itinerary planning site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Broome to Margaret River in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Busselton, Hamelin Bay Jetty, Surfers Point, Water wheel
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach
Hamelin Bay Jetty ©
Hamelin Bay Jetty
Brookwood Estate ©
Brookwood Estate

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Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. You've now added Shothole Canyon to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Shothole Canyon, then identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Reef, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Potshot Memorial, kick back and relax at Bundegi Beach, identify plant and animal life at Jurabi Turtle Centre, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Ningaloo Gallery.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Exmouth tour builder website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Exmouth in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. July in Exmouth sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Old Bar.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Jurabi Turtle Centre ©
Jurabi Turtle Centre

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Old Bar

Old Bar ©
Old Bar is a coastal town in New South Wales, Australia in Mid-Coast Council. You've now added Saltwater National Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Wingham Wharf and then take in the exciting artwork at Whitewashed Gallery.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Old Bar trip itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Exmouth to Old Bar. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Exmouth to Old Bar due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Exmouth in July, with highs in Old Bar at 65°F and lows at 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Old Bar

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Wingham Wharf, Whitewashed Gallery
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Saltwater National Park ©
Saltwater National Park

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Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Port Macquarie Astronomical Observatory, Port City Bowling Club and Koala Hospital. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, contemplate the waterfront views at Hastings River, then learn about winemaking at Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze, then sample the tasty concoctions at Black Duck Brewery, and finally look and learn at Port Macquarie Astronomical Observatory. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Port Macquarie Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Port Macquarie Historic Court House, then explore the world behind art at The Slim Dusty Centre, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Anglican Church, and finally perfect your strike at Port City Bowling Club.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Port Macquarie vacation builder .

You can drive from Old Bar to Port Macquarie in an hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Old Bar in July: highs in Port Macquarie hover around 52°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

The Slim Dusty Centre, Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
The Slim Dusty Centre ©
The Slim Dusty Centre
Hastings River ©
Hastings River

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 21st (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Wanggoolba Creek and then explore the activities along Lake Birrabeen.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Fraser Island visit website .

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Port Macquarie to Fraser Island in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Port Macquarie in July, expect nights in Fraser Island to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are much warmer, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen

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Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches, take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, do a tasting at Milton Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Spring Vale Wines, then do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, and finally kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay online trip maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fraser Island to Coles Bay. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Cranbrook, Milton Vineyard, Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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