58 days in Australia Itinerary

58 days in Australia Itinerary

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58 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  6​h
1
Wagga Wagga
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
2
Coffs Harbour
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Gold Coast
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Noosa
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Mount Isa
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  6​h
6
Mission Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Darwin
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Katherine
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Alice Springs
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
11
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
12
Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
13
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
14
Geelong
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga ©
The town of Wagga Wagga has an abnormally high percentage of athletic success.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tumbarumba (Mountain Ash Trails & Courabyra Wines), Temora Aviation Museum (in Temora) and Lockhart Farm Art Sculpture Trail (in Lockhart). There's still lots to do: get your game on at Project Paintball Wagga, explore and take pictures at Wollundry Grove Olives, browse the eclectic array of goods at River & Wren Market, and do a tasting at Lillypilly Estate.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Wagga Wagga online driving holiday planner .

Melbourne to Wagga Wagga is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In June in Wagga Wagga, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Wagga Wagga

Wineries Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Tumbarumba, Lockhart Farm Art Sculpture Trail, Lillypilly Estate, Temora Aviation Museum
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River & Wren Market ©
River & Wren Market
Project Paintball Wagga ©
Project Paintball Wagga
Wollundry Grove Olives ©
Wollundry Grove Olives

3
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Venture out of the city with trips to Theblackhole (in Bellingen) and Dorrigo National Park (in Dorrigo). Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Ulidarra National Park. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along The Boardwalk, get great views at Forest Sky Pier, learn about winemaking at Two Tails Wines, and take a memorable drive along Sealy Lookout.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Coffs Harbour online trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wagga Wagga to Coffs Harbour. Traveling from Wagga Wagga in June, expect Coffs Harbour to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Boambee Creek Reserve, Two Tails Wines, Theblackhole, The Boardwalk, Parque Nacional de Dorrigo
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 28:
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Ulidarra National Park ©
Ulidarra National Park
The Boardwalk ©
The Boardwalk
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

6
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gold Coast: Brisbane (South Bank Parklands, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, & more). Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, head outdoors with Pelican Feeding, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, and take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast trip planner .

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Brisbane
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 4:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

6
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mapleton Observatory (in Mapleton), Mooloolaba (SunJet Simulations, Mooloolaba Beach, & more) and Maleny (Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World & Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve). Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Australia Zoo, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Ninderry, and don't miss a visit to Mount Tinbeerwah.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Noosa attractions site .

Getting from Gold Coast to Noosa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mount Isa.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Maleny, Eumundi, Mount Ngungun, Kondalilla Falls
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 10:
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SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach

1
day
Mount Isa

Mount Isa ©
On the 11th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Mount Isa City Lookout, head outdoors with Telstra Hill, and then head outdoors with Lake Moondarra.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mount Isa itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Noosa to Mount Isa. In July in Mount Isa, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mission Beach.

Things to do in Mount Isa

Outdoors
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Lake Moondarra ©
Lake Moondarra
Telstra Hill ©
Telstra Hill
Mount Isa City Lookout ©
Mount Isa City Lookout

3
nights
Mission Beach

Mission Beach ©
Gracing the coast along the Coral Sea, Mission Beach is a collection of villages that merged into one city.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mission Beach: Millaa Millaa Lookout (in Millaa Millaa), Historic Village Herberton (in Herberton) and Hinchinbrook Island (in Cardwell). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre, stop by The Pocket, walk around Paronella Park, and make a trip to The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mission Beach trip builder site .

Explore your travel options from Mount Isa to Mission Beach with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Mission Beach

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Atherton, The Pocket, Hinchinbrook Island, Paronella Park, Historic Village Herberton
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:
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Paronella Park ©
Paronella Park
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour ©
The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour

6
nights
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 find plenty of places to visit near Port Douglas: Bloomfield Waterfall (in Bloomfield), Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove) and Cape Tribulation (Marrdja Botanical Walk, Myall Beach, & more). Spend the 16th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 18th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas online journey planner .

Drive from Mission Beach to Port Douglas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Palm Cove, Walu Wugirriga Lookout, Bloomfield Waterfall
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 21:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

4
nights
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.
Take a break from Darwin with a short trip to Litchfield National Park in Batchelor, about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 22nd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach, take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Darwin trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Darwin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Port Douglas in July, expect nights in Darwin to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Katherine.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

3
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Nitmiluk National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Katherine Outback Experience, view the masterpieces at MiMi Aboriginal Art & Craft, admire the sheer force of Edith Falls, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Katherine trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Darwin to Katherine in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Darwin in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 16°C in Katherine. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:
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Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls

4
nights
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.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, and head outdoors with Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs travel app .

Fly from Katherine to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Katherine in July: high temperatures in Alice Springs hover around 24°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 1:
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

4
nights
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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

1
night
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 6th (Tue), admire nature's extreme beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park, look for gifts at Seven Stones Designer Jewellers, then examine the collection at Old Timers Mine, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church, admire all the interesting features of Tom's Working Opal Mine, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Coober Pedy travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Coober Pedy takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Coober Pedy, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Museums Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Seven Stones Designer Jewellers ©
Seven Stones Designer Jewellers

5
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: Langmeil Winery (in Tanunda), Seppeltsfield (Seppeltsfield & Gardner Knives) and The Cedars (in Hahndorf). Dedicate the 8th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, do a tasting at Kalleske Wines, get engrossed in the history at South Australian Museum, and get to know the resident critters at Adelaide Zoo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Adelaide tour itinerary planning website .

Getting from Coober Pedy to Adelaide by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Coober Pedy in August, expect nights in Adelaide to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Geelong.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Seppeltsfield, Greenock, Langmeil Winery, The Cedars
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 12:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

5
nights
Geelong

Geelong ©
Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. Explore Geelong's surroundings by going to Old Buninyong Library (in Buninyong), Point Danger Lookout (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). There's much more to do: cruise along The Great Ocean Road, enjoy some diversion at Poppy Kettle Playground, enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Geelong vacation builder website .

You can fly from Adelaide to Geelong in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in August, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Geelong

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Torquay, Cowes, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Old Buninyong Library, Hart's Farm
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 17:
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

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