59 days in Australia Itinerary

59 days in Australia Itinerary

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59 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Bega
— 6 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Derwent Bridge
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Geeveston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hobart
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Port Arthur
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
South Bruny, Bruny Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Melbourne
— 12 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Broome
— 10 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney

6
nights
Bega

Bega ©
Bega is a town in the south-east of New South Wales, Australia in the Bega Valley Shire. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Blue Pool and South East Forests National Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Bega Valley Regional Gallery and Bega Cheese Heritage Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Bega: Mimosa Rocks National Park (in Tanja), Bermagui Fishermen's Wharf (in Bermagui) and Bombala (Bombala Railway Station, River Walk, & more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Tathra Beach, admire the sheer force of Mumbulla Falls, get to know the resident critters at On The Perch Bird Park, and admire the natural beauty at Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bega attractions planner.

Sydney to Bega is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Bega. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Bega

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Tathra, Bombala, Bermagui, Mimosa Rocks National Park, On the Perch
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 29:
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Blue Pool ©
Blue Pool
Tathra Beach ©
Tathra Beach
South East Forests National Park ©
South East Forests National Park

1
night
Derwent Bridge

Derwent Bridge ©
Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park and then pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Tarraleah Power Station Lookout and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Frenchmans Cap.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Derwent Bridge online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Bega to Derwent Bridge in 20.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Geeveston.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Tarraleah Power Station Lookout
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 1:
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Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout ©
Tarraleah Power Station Lookout

1
night
Geeveston

Geeveston ©
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
On the 2nd (Thu), hike along Tahune Forest AirWalk and then savor the flavors at Pagan Cider.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Geeveston day trip planner.

You can drive from Derwent Bridge to Geeveston in 3.5 hours. May in Geeveston sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Geeveston

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pagan Cider
Find places to stay May 1 — 2:
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Pagan Cider ©
Pagan Cider

12
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hobart Convict Penitentiary and Cascade Brewery. Venture out of the city with trips to Raptor Refuge (in Kettering), Shene Tasmania (in Pontville) and Duck Hole Lake Walk (in Dover). Spend the 5th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, stroll through Pelverata Falls Track, steep yourself in history at Salamanca Arts Centre, and take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

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Traveling by car from Geeveston to Hobart takes an hour. May in Hobart sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Richmond, Maydena, Shene Tasmania, Duck Hole Lake Walk, Pelverata Falls Track
Find places to stay May 2 — 14:
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

8
nights
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Tasman Arch. We've included these beaches for you: Lime Bay State Reserve and Stewarts Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Fossil Bay Lookout, Waterfall Bay, & more).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Port Arthur itinerary planner.

Drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to South Bruny.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay May 14 — 22:
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Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

2
nights
South Bruny, Bruny Island

South Bruny ©
On the 23rd (Thu), explore the striking landscape of South Bruny National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Cape Bruny Lighthouse, get a sense of history and politics at Bruny Island Quarantine Station, then look for gifts at Bruny Island Honey, and finally don't miss a visit to The Neck.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our South Bruny online trip builder .

You can drive from Port Arthur to South Bruny in 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in South Bruny are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in South Bruny

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bruny Island, Bruny Island Honey
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:
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South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse
Bruny Island Quarantine Station ©
Bruny Island Quarantine Station

12
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eastern Beach Reserve and Phillip Island Wildlife Park. Escape the urban bustle at Royal Botanic Gardens and Lake Wendouree. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Ballarat (Ballarat Botanical Gardens & Ballarat Wildlife Park), Split Point Lighthouse (in Aireys Inlet) and Sorrento Front Beach (in Sorrento). Spend the 2nd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from South Bruny to Melbourne. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballarat, Cowes, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, St. Kilda Beach, Sorrento Front Beach
Find places to stay May 24 — Jun 5:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

10
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Broome Historical Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Reddell Beach and Broome Town Beach. Spend the 7th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, explore the galleries of The Courthouse Collection, stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery, and head outdoors with Staircase To The Moon.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Broome travel route builder website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Broome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Broome is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Broome: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 15:
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Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Get in touch with nature at Valley of the Winds and Kata Tjuta. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uluru and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. The adventure continues: trek along Kuniya Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole.

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You can fly from Broome to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Broome in June; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach 22°C and lows reach 7°C. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 20:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

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