60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Albany
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Margaret River
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  10​h 45​min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Warrnambool
— 5 nights
+3
train + bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
6
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Launceston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
10
Canberra
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
12
Port Macquarie
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
13
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: London

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Greens Pool and National Anzac Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Denmark (Ocean Beach, Anvil Beach, & more) and Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, admire the striking features of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist, make a trip to Albany Wind Farm, and kick back and relax at Little Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Albany road trip planner.

London, UK to Albany is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Albany. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from London in February: high temperatures in Albany hover around 29°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Cheynes Beach
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 5:
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

5
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Food Tours. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Yallingup (Canal Rocks & Ngilgi Cave), Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough) and Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, look for gifts at Gabriel Chocolate, kick back and relax at Margaret River Mouth Beach, and do a tasting at Stella Bella Wines.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Margaret River day trip app .

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Yallingup, Augusta, Boranup, McLeod Creek Wines, Meelup Beach
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 10:
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Food Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Flinders Chase National Park and Raptor Domain. Venture out of the city with trips to Blowhole Beach (in Delamere) and Morgan Beach (in Cape Jervis). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch, and head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Margaret River to Kangaroo Island takes 11 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Margaret River to Kangaroo Island is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Morgan Beach, Blowhole Beach
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

5
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 Balloon Rides and State Library of Victoria. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Werribee to see Werribee Open Range Zoo about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, stroll through Sandridge Beach, don't miss a visit to Shrine of Remembrance, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne visit planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. In February in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 19:
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

5
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Explore hidden gems such as Twelve Apostles and London Bridge. Get out of town with these interesting Warrnambool side-trips: Great Ocean Walk (in Apollo Bay), Cape Otway Lightstation (in Cape Otway) and Port Campbell (Loch Ard Gorge & Port Campbell National Park). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, head off the coast to Griffiths Island, stroll through Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, and look for all kinds of wild species at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Warrnambool online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Twelve Apostles, Griffiths Island, Great Ocean Walk, Cape Otway Lightstation
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 24:
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Devils @ Cradle and The Overland Track. Change things up with these side-trips from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park: Preston Falls (in Ulverstone) and Westmorland Falls (in Mole Creek). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake St. Clair and hike along Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park attractions planner.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and car from Warrnambool to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Westmorland Falls, Preston Falls
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
The Overland Track ©
The Overland Track

4
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as City Park and The Tamar Valley. Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Glengarry Bush Maze (in Glengarry), Halls Falls (in Perth (Tasmania)) and St Columba Falls Reserve (in Pyengana). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston trip planner .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Halls Falls, Glengarry Bush Maze, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, St Columba Falls Reserve
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 3:
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City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Halls Falls ©
Halls Falls

4
nights
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wineglass Bay Lookout and St Columba Waterfall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: Fishing Charters & Tours (in St Helens), Eureka Farm (in Scamander) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty, make a trip to Mt Amos Climb, and enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bicheno, St Helens, Freycinet, Gala Estate Vineyard, Eureka Farm
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 7:
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

5
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. On the 9th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, get engrossed in the history at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and stroll through Long Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hobart day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daytime highs in Hobart are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Richmond, Kingston Beach, Bellerive Beach, Macquarie Island, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

4
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Gallery of Australia and Lake Burley Griffin. Step out of Canberra with an excursion to Macenmist Black Truffles & Wines in Bredbo--about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: engage your brain at Questacon, examine the collection at Old Parliament House, get a sense of history and politics at Royal Australian Mint, and take in nature's colorful creations at National Arboretum Canberra.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Canberra road trip planner .

Fly from Hobart to Canberra in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in March, you will find days in Canberra are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Macenmist Black Truffles & Wines
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

5
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sydney road trip planning app .

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Canberra in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 22:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

4
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Step off the beaten path and head to Koala Hospital and Tacking Point Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Port Macquarie side-trips: South West Rocks (Smoky Cape Lighthouse & Trial Bay Gaol), Scotts Head Beach (in Scotts Head) and Korogoro Walking Track (in Hat Head). There's much more to do: stroll through Coastal walk, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Anglican Church, explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park.

Make your Port Macquarie itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Sydney to Port Macquarie in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Sydney in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Korogoro Walking Track, Scotts Head Beach
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and Botanical Gardens. Step out of Cairns with an excursion to Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove--about 32 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge, let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Cairns road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Port Macquarie to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in March: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Mossman Gorge, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

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