60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 12 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Adelaide
— 11 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Perth
— 10 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Derby
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Broome
— 7 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Kununurra
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Purnululu National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Mitchell Plateau
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  8​h
9
Darwin
— 10 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee), The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Churchill National Park (in Ferntree Gully). Dedicate the 12th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Shrine of Remembrance, tour the water at your own pace with Melbourne Boat Hire, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

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Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in January since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road, Churchill National Park
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

11
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: The Cedars (in Hahndorf), Murray Street Vineyards (in Greenock) and Langmeil Winery (in Tanunda). Dedicate the 20th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

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

Getting from Melbourne to Adelaide by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In January in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, St George's Anglican Church, Glenelg Pier, Oaklands Wetland, Allusion Wines
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

10
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle (The Shipwreck Galleries, Fremantle Prison, & more), Pinnaroo Point Beach (in Hillarys) and Mandurah (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Dolphin & Whale Watching). Pack the 3rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Adventure World Perth Australia. Dedicate the 4th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth sightseeing website .

You can fly from Adelaide to Perth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Adelaide, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Derby.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Hillarys, South Perth, Lake Claremont
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

1
day
Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Galvans Gorge and then explore the world behind art at Norval Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Derby trip builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Perth to Derby. Traveling from Perth in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Derby, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Derby

Nature Parks Museums
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Norval Gallery ©
Norval Gallery

7
nights
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.
On the 12th (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Spend the 13th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Cable Beach, stroll through Reddell Beach, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and identify plant and animal life at Broome Bird Observatory.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Broome trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Derby to Broome in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 30°C. On the 17th (Sun), you're off toKununurra.

Things to do in Broome

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Walking tours
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park

5
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
When in Kununurra, make a side trip to see Marlgu Billabong in Wyndham, approximately 1h 15 min away. On the 18th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Spend the 19th (Tue) exploring nature at Mitchell River National Park. There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, sample the fine beverages at Hoochery Distillery, explore the galleries of Birdland Functional Art, and make a trip to Ivanhoe Crossing.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kununurra trip planning tool .

Getting from Broome to Kununurra by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Marlgu Billabong
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Marlgu Billabong ©
Marlgu Billabong
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts ©
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery ©
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery

1
night
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Purnululu National Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungle Range, and then explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungles Range.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Purnululu National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kununurra to Purnululu National Park in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mitchell Plateau.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

1
day
Mitchell Plateau

Mitchell Plateau ©
On the 24th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Mitchell Plateau and then contemplate the waterfront views at Mitchell Falls.

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Getting from Purnululu National Park to Mitchell Plateau by car takes about 24 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Mitchell Plateau

Nature Parks
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Mitchell Plateau ©
Mitchell Plateau

10
nights
Darwin

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Darwin: Helicopter Tours (in Litchfield National Park) and Litchfield National Park (in Batchelor). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 4th (Mon) at Darwin Waterfront. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, stroll through Mindil Beach, tour the water at your own pace with Offshore Boats, and make a splash at Wave Lagoon.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Darwin trip builder site .

You can drive from Mitchell Plateau to Darwin in 29 hours. Another option is to fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mitchell Plateau to Darwin due to the time zone difference. In February in Darwin, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Helicopter Tours, Litchfield National Park
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Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility

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