60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Port Campbell
— 4 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
2
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Margaret River
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
4
Exmouth
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
5
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Darwin
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Katherine
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
10
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h
11
Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
12
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
13
Canberra
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
14
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

4
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Port Campbell National Park and Great Ocean Walk. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Campbell: Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah), Erskine Falls (in Lorne) and Apollo Bay (Mariners Lookout & Mait's Rest). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Ard Gorge, make a trip to The Grotto, explore and take pictures at Gibsons Steps, and explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Port Campbell trip planning app .

Melbourne to Port Campbell is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Twelve Apostles, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Erskine Falls
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and National Anzac Centre. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Denmark (Greens Pool & Elephant Rocks) and Tree Top Walk (in Walpole). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, explore and take pictures at Replica of the Brig Amity, and stroll through Middleton Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Albany trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Albany in 13.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Port Campbell to Albany. In June, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Tree Top Walk
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Dolphin & Whale Watching
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and Lake Cave. Get out of town with these interesting Margaret River side-trips: Augusta (Jewel Cave, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, & more), Gloucester Tree (in Pemberton) and Yallingup (Canal Rocks & Ngilgi Cave). Spend the 13th (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's much more to do: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Grove Distillery & Brewery, admire all the interesting features of Caves Road, and indulge your taste buds at Margaret River Chocolate Company.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Margaret River trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Albany to Margaret River by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

Augusta, Yallingup, Boranup, Margaret River Chocolate Company, Gloucester Tree
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Food Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

1
night
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience and then take a memorable drive along Cape Range National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, then explore the activities along Yardie Creek, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay.

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

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Exmouth in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Cape Range National Park
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:
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Shark Diving
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse
Cape Range National Park ©
Cape Range National Park

2
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Gantheaume Point. Spend the 21st (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, and stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Broome travel route planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Exmouth to Broome in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Exmouth in June: high temperatures in Broome hover around 35°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

5
nights
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 hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Darwin Aviation Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Darwin: Litchfield National Park (in Batchelor) and Territory Wildlife Park (in Berry Springs). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 27th (Thu) at Darwin Waterfront. There's much more to do: race across the water with a speed boat tour, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, explore the striking landscape at Berry Springs Nature Park, and make a splash at Wave Lagoon.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Darwin trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Broome to Darwin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Broome to Darwin is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Broome in June since evenings lows in Darwin dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Katherine.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Territory Wildlife Park, Litchfield National Park
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 27:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Berry Springs Nature Park ©
Berry Springs Nature Park
Speed Boats Tours

3
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Katherine Outback Experience and Edith Falls. Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Nitmiluk National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Katherine Gorge, examine the collection at Katherine Museum, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Katherine trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Darwin to Katherine takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Darwin in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Katherine. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Katherine

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Nitmiluk National Park ©
Nitmiluk National Park

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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Kangaroo Sanctuary and Alice Springs Reptile Centre. Spend the 1st (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Olive Pink Botanic Garden, and get engrossed in the history at Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre.

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You can fly from Katherine to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Katherine in June; daily highs in Alice Springs reach 23°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and then take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light. On your second day here, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sightseeing website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Uluru ©
Uluru

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Photography Tours and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. Take a break from Port Douglas with a short trip to Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove, about 42 minutes away. Spend the 6th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 8th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Agincourt Reef, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, hunt for treasures at Sunday Market Port Douglas, and make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas planning website .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Port Douglas, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Mossman Gorge Centre, Photography Tours, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Palm Cove Beach
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 10:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Photography Tours
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Coastal walk and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore Port Macquarie's surroundings by going to The Slim Dusty Centre (in Kempsey) and South West Rocks (Smoky Cape Lighthouse & Trial Bay Gaol). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, don't miss a visit to Breakwall Waking Path, enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse, and explore and take pictures at Ricardoes Tomatoes and U-Pick Strawberry Farm.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Macquarie trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Port Douglas to Port Macquarie by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in July, you will find days in Port Macquarie are much colder (13°C), and nights are slightly colder (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

South West Rocks, The Slim Dusty Centre, Timbertown Wauchope
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

7
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Blue Mountains and Wentworth Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Govetts Leap (in Blackheath), Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, see the sky in a new way at Sydney Observatory, don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Sydney vacation planner .

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Port Macquarie, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Govetts Leap, Jenolan Caves
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 21:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as National Portrait Gallery and National Arboretum Canberra. Step out of Canberra with an excursion to Belmore Park in Goulburn--about 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, ponder the world of politics at High Court of Australia, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Australia, and observe the fascinating underwater world at National Zoo and Aquarium.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Canberra trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Canberra hover around 13°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Belmore Park
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 26:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin

5
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Richmond Bridge. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Remarkable Cave (in Port Arthur), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna). On the 30th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, make a trip to The Neck, and admire the landmark architecture of Richmond Gaol.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hobart trip planner .

Fly from Canberra to Hobart in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Canberra in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Hobart, with lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, The Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Moorilla Estate Winery, Remarkable Cave
Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 1:
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Food Tours
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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