60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Belfast
bus + Fly:  28​h
1
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 30​min
3
Port Campbell
— 4 nights
+4
bus + train + bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
8
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
10
Esperance
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
11
Albany
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Margaret River
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  32​h
End: Belfast

4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get in touch with nature at Cleland Wildlife Park and Carrickalinga Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Art Gallery of South Australia and Adelaide Oval. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Second Valley Beach (in Second Valley), Morgan Beach (in Cape Jervis) and Blowhole Beach (in Delamere). There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Granite Island, stroll through Waitpinga Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Semaphore Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Adelaide trip builder app .

Belfast, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 28-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Belfast to Adelaide is 9 hours. Traveling from Belfast in December, expect nights in Adelaide to be somewhat warmer, around 17°C, while days are much warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Port Elliot, Victor Harbor, Blowhole Beach, Carrickalinga Beach, Second Valley Beach
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

5
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Explore hidden gems such as Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and Raptor Domain. Visiting Admirals Arch and Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail will get you outdoors. Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Kelly Hill Caves, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Little Sahara.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 26:
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

4
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Great Ocean Walk and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures. Get in touch with nature at Mait's Rest and Loch Ard Gorge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Campbell: Little Aire Falls (in Beech Forest), Stevensons Falls (in Barramunga) and Johanna Beach (in Johanna). Spend the 28th (Sat) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twelve Apostles, and identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell trip planning site .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Port Campbell in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Little Aire Falls, Twelve Apostles, Johanna Beach
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 31:
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London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

4
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Devils @ Cradle and Hogarth Falls. Get outdoors at Lake St. Clair and Westmorland Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park side-trips: Hellyer Gorge (in Parrawe) and Strahan (Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Ocean Beach, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit and take in the awesome beauty at Barn Bluff.

Plan a trip to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Do a combination of bus, train, flight, and car from Port Campbell to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

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

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Strahan, Westmorland Falls, Hellyer Gorge
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 5:
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Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Hellyer Gorge ©
Hellyer Gorge

4
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Freycinet National Park and East Coast Natureworld. Visit Wineglass Bay Lookout and Friendly Beaches for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and kick back and relax at Coles Bay Jetty.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay tour planning app .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Coles Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Gala Estate Vineyard, Coles Bay Jetty
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 9:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Pelverata Falls Track (in Huonville) and Duck Hole Lake Walk (in Dover). On the 12th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, examine the collection at Richmond Gaol, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planning app .

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. January in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, Duck Hole Lake Walk, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Pelverata Falls Track, Fern Tree
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Get in touch with nature at Blue Mountains and Featherdale Wildlife Park. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & Bridal Veil Falls) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sydney road trip website .

Getting from Hobart to Sydney by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Hobart in January, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Jenolan Caves
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 19:
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Agincourt Reef and Scuba & Snorkeling. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Trinity Beach and Daintree National Park. Step out of Port Douglas to go to Palm Cove and see Palm Cove Beach, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and explore the galleries of Des Spencer Galleries.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in January: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 37°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Daintree National Park, Mossman Gorge Centre, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Valley of the Winds and Uluru. Get some cultural insight at Kata Tjuta and Kuniya Walk. There's lots more to do: get outside with Walpa Gorge, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in January, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are a bit warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

4
nights
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Step off the beaten path and head to Twilight Bay and Cape Le Grand National Park. Get in touch with nature at Lucky Bay and Thistle Cove. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Blue Haven Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Cindy Poole Glass Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Salmon Beach.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Esperance travel planning app .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Esperance in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1 hour. In January, Esperance is a bit cooler than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Jan 27 — Feb 1:
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

5
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.
Visiting Little Beach and Cheynes Beach will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Greens Pool and Nanarup Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Waychinicup National Park (in Cheynes), Walpole (Mandalay Beach & Tree Top Walk) and Lowlands Beach (in Lowlands). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cosy Corner Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Anvil Beach, and examine the collection at National Anzac Centre.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Albany tour planner .

Traveling by car from Esperance to Albany takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Walpole, Denmark, Lowlands Beach, Nanarup Beach, Cheynes Beach
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 6:
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Tree Top Walk ©
Tree Top Walk

5
nights
Margaret River

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.
Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Meelup Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Mammoth Cave and Jewel Cave. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse (in Augusta), Hamelin Bay Jetty (in Hamelin Bay) and Yallingup (Canal Rocks & Ngilgi Cave). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, do a tasting at McLeod Creek Wines, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point, and stroll through Cowaramup Bay.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Margaret River online travel planner .

Drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Boranup, Yallingup, Augusta, Wise Wine, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 11:
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Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

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