60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Coffs Harbour
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 11 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Yulara
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 30​min
5
Laverton
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Kalgoorlie-Boulder
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
7
Wyndham
— 1 day
Fly:  10​h 30​min
8
Port Douglas
— 8 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
9
Cairns
— 9 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
10
Winton
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
11
Boulia
— 1 day
Drive:  9​h 30​min
12
Charleville
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 45​min
13
Tenterfield
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
14
Coffs Harbour
— 7 nights
End: Coffs Harbour

8
nights
Sydney

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Katoomba (Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains, & more). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sydney route planner.

Coffs Harbour to Sydney is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. April in Sydney sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Katoomba
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 5:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

11
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 11th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in May, things will get slightly colder in Melbourne: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay May 5 — 16:
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
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, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and get great views at Anzac Hill.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Alice Springs holiday builder website .

Getting from Melbourne to Alice Springs by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in May, expect nights in Alice Springs to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yulara.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Walking tours
Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge

1
night
Yulara

Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
On the 20th (Mon), explore and take pictures at Uluru, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yulara online vacation planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Yulara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Laverton.

Things to do in Yulara

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
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Helicopter Tours
Uluru ©
Uluru
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

1
day
Laverton

Laverton
Laverton, originally known as British Flag, is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, and the centre of administration for the Shire of Laverton. To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Laverton online itinerary planner .

Getting from Yulara to Laverton by car takes about 17 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Yulara to Laverton is minus 1 hour. You will leave for Kalgoorlie-Boulder on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Laverton

Museums
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:

2
nights
Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Kalgoorlie-Boulder ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): walk around Goongarrie National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Heartwalk and then get outside with Gold Prospecting Kalgoorlie.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalgoorlie-Boulder road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Laverton to Kalgoorlie-Boulder takes 4 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Kalgoorlie-Boulder can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Wyndham.

Things to do in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay May 21 — 23:
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Gold Prospecting Kalgoorlie ©
Gold Prospecting Kalgoorlie

1
day
Wyndham

Wyndham
Wyndham is the oldest and northernmost town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, located on the Great Northern Highway, 2210km northeast of Perth. For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Wyndham route planner.

Explore your travel options from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Wyndham with the Route module. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Kalgoorlie-Boulder in May: highs in Wyndham hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 20°C. You'll set off for Port Douglas on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Wyndham

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 24 — 25:

8
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Douglas: Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan), Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, Myall Beach, & more) and Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach). Spend the 25th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 26th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, stop by With Sugar, explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Wyndham to Port Douglas with the Route module. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Wyndham to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wyndham in May, expect nights in Port Douglas to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Wonga Beach, Mossman Gorge
Find places to stay May 25 — Jun 2:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

9
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Spas, Palm Cove Beach, & more). Spend the 3rd (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 5th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, make a trip to Green Island, and have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns trip website .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Cairns are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Winton.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Macalister Brewing Company, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 11:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
day
Winton

Winton
Winton is a town and locality in the Shire of Winton in Central West Queensland, Australia. To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Winton trip itinerary website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cairns to Winton. You'll set off for Boulia on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Winton

Museums Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 13:

1
day
Boulia

Boulia
Boulia is a remote outback town and locality in the Shire of Boulia in Central West Queensland, Australia. To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Boulia online route maker .

Traveling by car from Winton to Boulia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll set off for Charleville on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Boulia

Nightlife Museums
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 14:

1
day
Charleville

Charleville
Charleville is a town and locality in the Shire of Murweh, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Outback Native Timber Walk.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleville road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Boulia to Charleville in 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tenterfield.

Things to do in Charleville

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 14:

3
nights
Tenterfield

Tenterfield ©
Tenterfield is a town in New South Wales, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tenterfield: Girraween National Park (in Ballandean) and Gibraltar Range National Park (in Australia Plains). Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Bald Rock National Park. Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Boonoo Boonoo National Park.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tenterfield online attractions planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Charleville to Tenterfield. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Tenterfield

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Gibraltar Range National Park, Girraween National Park
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:
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Bald Rock National Park ©
Bald Rock National Park
Girraween National Park ©
Girraween National Park
Boonoo Boonoo National Park ©
Boonoo Boonoo National Park

7
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Explore Coffs Harbour's surroundings by going to Dorrigo (Dorrigo National Park & New England National Park), Scotts Head Beach (in Scotts Head) and Nambucca Heads Beach (in Nambucca Heads). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along The Boardwalk, kick back and relax at Diggers Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Turners Beach, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Coffs Harbour travel planner .

Drive from Tenterfield to Coffs Harbour in 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Dorrigo, Nambucca Heads Beach, Scotts Head Beach, The Boardwalk, Horsehoe Bay Beach
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 25:
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Park Beach ©
Park Beach
Dorrigo National Park ©
Dorrigo National Park
The Boardwalk ©
The Boardwalk

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