58 days in Australia Itinerary

58 days in Australia Itinerary

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58 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Thessaloniki
Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
1
Mandurah
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Esperance
— 7 nights
+3
Fly + bus + train + bus:  14​h
5
Port Campbell
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h
6
McLaren Vale
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  12​h
8
Fraser Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 30​min
9
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Newcastle
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Sydney
— 5 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
12
Jervis Bay
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: Thessaloniki

4
nights
Mandurah

Mandurah ©
Mandurah is a coastal city in Western Australia, situated approximately 72km south of the state capital, Perth. Escape the urban bustle at Scarborough Beach and Warnbro Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Binningup Beach and Halls Head Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Mandurah side-trips: Cottesloe Beach (in Cottesloe) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Secret Harbour Beach, tour the water at your own pace with Mandurah Cruises, and stroll through Silver Sands Beach.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mandurah trip itinerary planner .

Thessaloniki, Greece to Mandurah is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Thessaloniki to Mandurah due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Thessaloniki in December, with highs in Mandurah at 35°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Mandurah

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Caversham Wildlife Park, Warnbro Beach, Cottesloe Beach, Binningup Beach, Secret Harbour Beach
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:
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Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

5
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Yallingup Beach and Cowaramup Bay. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Meelup Beach and Jewel Cave. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Smiths Beach (in Yallingup) and Wise Wine (in Eagle Bay). And it doesn't end there: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, do a tasting at Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door, and explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Margaret River holiday website .

Drive from Mandurah to Margaret River in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Yallingup, Boranup, Jewel Cave, Wise Wine
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 8:
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at Anvil Beach and Little Beach. Relax by the water at Cheynes Beach and Cosy Corner Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Denmark (Rising Star Winery, Parry Beach, & more) and Lowlands Beach (in Lowlands). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Middleton Beach, pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Misery Beach, and explore the striking landscape of Cable Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Albany online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. January in Albany sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough 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 8 — 14:
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Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach

7
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. Get in touch with nature at Ten Mile Lagoon and Lucky Bay. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Thistle Cove and Salmon Beach. Spend the 15th (Tue) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Twilight Bay, kick back and relax at Blue Haven Beach, and take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Esperance trip itinerary 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 21:
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

4
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Visiting Bay of Islands and Port Campbell National Park will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Mait's Rest and Johanna Beach. Go for a jaunt from Port Campbell to Weeaproinah to see Otway Fly Treetop Adventures about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, admire all the interesting features of Gibsons Steps, get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Wreck Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Port Campbell trip planner .

Getting from Esperance to Port Campbell by combination of flight, train, and bus takes about 14 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to McLaren Vale.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wreck Beach, Mait's Rest, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Twelve Apostles, Bay of Islands
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

4
nights
McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale ©
McLaren Vale is a small rural town in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine. Escape the urban bustle at Blowhole Beach and Granite Island. Discover out-of-the-way places like Horseshoe Bay and Carrickalinga Beach. Explore McLaren Vale's surroundings by going to Second Valley Beach (in Second Valley), Cleland Wildlife Park (in Crafers) and Goolwa Beach (in Goolwa). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Morgan Beach, stroll through Boomer Beach, do a tasting at Shingleback Wine Cellar Door, and see the vivid underwater world at Port Noarlunga Reef.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our McLaren Vale trip planner .

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to McLaren Vale takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January in McLaren Vale, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Victor Harbor, Port Elliot, Cleland Wildlife Park, Second Valley Beach, Morgan Beach
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach
Carrickalinga Beach ©
Carrickalinga Beach

5
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and Admirals Arch. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Stokes Beach and Island Beach. Spend the 2nd (Sat) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, sample the fine beverages at Kangaroo Island Spirits, stroll through Browns Beach, and Head underground at Kelly Hill Caves.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip builder app .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from McLaren Vale to Kangaroo Island in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Newcastle.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 5:
Highlights from your plan
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

1
night
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 6th (Wed), explore the activities along Eli Creek and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake McKenzie.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Fraser Island trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, ferry, and car from Kangaroo Island to Fraser Island in 12 hours. In February in Fraser Island, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Newcastle.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 7:
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Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

2
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.
On the 8th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Natural Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): kick back and relax at Burleigh Head National Park, then kick back and relax at Kirra Beach, and then kick back and relax at Greenmount Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Gold Coast day trip planner .

Getting from Fraser Island to Gold Coast by combination of car and ferry takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Newcastle.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach

4
nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tomaree Head and Fingal Bay Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Jimmy's Beach and Catherine Hill Bay Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newcastle: Caves Beach (in Swansea), Mount View Estate Winery (in Mount View) and Bennetts Beach (in Hawks Nest). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Newcastle Beach, do a tasting at Mistletoe Wines, savor the flavors at Constable Estate Vineyards, and tee off at The Vintage Golf Club.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Newcastle day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Newcastle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Gold Coast in February since evenings lows in Newcastle dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pokolbin, Hawks Nest, Fingal Bay Beach, Catherine Hill Bay Beach, Tomaree Head
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Caves Beach ©
Caves Beach
Bennetts Beach ©
Bennetts Beach

5
nights
Sydney

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Relax by the water at Manly Beach and Shelly Beach. Visiting Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Palm Beach (in Palm Beach) and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Katoomba). There's much more to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach, and listen to music at Sydney Opera House.

Plan my day in Sydney using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Newcastle to Sydney in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Sydney are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Shelly Beach, Palm Beach, Bronte Beach
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Callala Beach and Greenfield Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Blenheim Beach and Nelson Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Jervis Bay side-trips: Kiama Coastal Walk (in Kiama) and Werri Beach (in Gerringong). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Murrays Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Abrahams Bosom Reserve.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Jervis Bay online day trip planner .

You can take a train from Sydney to Jervis Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Jervis Bay when traveling from Sydney in February, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Currarong, Callala Beach, Kiama Coastal Walk, Werri Beach
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Nelson Beach ©
Nelson Beach
Callala Beach ©
Callala Beach
Cabbage Beach ©
Cabbage Beach

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