58 days in Australia Itinerary

58 days in Australia Itinerary

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58 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Adelaide
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Hobart
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Arthur
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Launceston
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
8
Melbourne
— 10 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Cairns
— 10 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
10
Wagin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Perth


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7
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Amy Gillett Bikeway (in Oakbank), Greenock (Murray Street Vineyards & Kalleske Wines) and McLaren Vale (Fox Creek Wines & Primo Estate). There's much more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, contemplate the long history of The Cedars, admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip itinerary site .

Perth to Adelaide is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Perth, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Adelaide, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries Parks Museums

Side Trips

Greenock, McLaren Vale, Seppeltsfield, Amy Gillett Bikeway, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

8
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.
Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Richmond (Pressing Matters & Tasting House - Coal River Valley Wine Tours), Shene Tasmania (in Pontville) and Snug Bushfire Memorial (in Snug). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, admire the masterpieces at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, trek along Cathedral Rock Wellington Park, and go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hobart online vacation planner .

Getting from Adelaide to Hobart by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Adelaide in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Hobart, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Richmond, Kingston Beach, Grote Reber Museum, Museum of Old and New Art, Pelverata Falls Track
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

5
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Waterfall Bay & Fossil Bay Lookout). Spend a day of island exploring on the 23rd (Tue) at Maria Island National Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

1
night
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. On the 26th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Darlington Vineyard, get great views at Three Thumbs Lookout, let the kids burn off some steam at Tasmanian Bushland Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Baptist Chuch, and finally experience rural life at Twamley Farm.

Before you visit Orford, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Orford takes 2 hours. July in Orford sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Orford

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Buckland
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Darlington Vineyard ©
Darlington Vineyard
Twamley Farm ©
Twamley Farm
Tasmanian Bushland Garden ©
Tasmanian Bushland Garden

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: Four Corners of Ross (in Ross), Dolphin Sands (Kings Fine Art Gallery & Melshell Oyster Shack) and Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Freycinet National Park, get your game on at Freycinet Paintball & Campground, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and make a trip to Mt Amos Climb.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay journey planner .

You can drive from Orford to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Dolphin Sands, Four Corners of Ross, Spiky Beach Conservation Area, Craigie Knowe Vineyard, Coles Bay Jetty
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

6
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Delamere Vineyards (in Pipers Brook), Llama Farma (in Elizabeth Town) and Ben Lomond Ski Resort (in Ben Lomond National Park). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, explore the galleries of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and learn about winemaking at Bell & Gong.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston travel route builder tool .

Drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In July in Launceston, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Llama Farma, Little Rivers Brewing Co, Glengarry Bush Maze, Bell & Gong, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Ben Lomond Ski Resort ©
Ben Lomond Ski Resort

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park: Frenchmans Cap (in Derwent Bridge) and Twelve Acre Wood (in Claude Road). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, trek along Crater Lake Circuit, and look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

For ratings and more tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip builder site .

You can drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

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

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Frenchmans Cap, Twelve Acre Wood
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap

10
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Melbourne are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill, The Sun Bookshop, Gleadell Street Market
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

10
nights
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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Spas, & more), Port Douglas (Scuba & Snorkeling, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more) and Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and take some stellar pictures from Earl Hill.

Planning Cairns trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Melbourne to Cairns by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get warmer in Cairns: highs are around 31°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Wagin.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 28:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

3
nights
Wagin

Wagin ©
Wagin is a town and shire in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, approximately 225 km south-east of Perth on the Great Southern Highway between Narrogin and Katanning. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Wagin Historical Village, then pause for some photo ops at Giant Ram Park, and then don't miss a visit to Bluebird Replica Dumbleyung.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Wagin vacation planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cairns to Wagin. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairns to Wagin is minus 2 hours. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Sat).

Things to do in Wagin

Parks Museums

Side Trip

Bluebird Replica Dumbleyung
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:
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Giant Ram Park ©
Giant Ram Park
Wagin Historical Village ©
Wagin Historical Village

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