60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
3
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Devonport
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Launceston
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Bicheno
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Hobart
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Geeveston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Bruny Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
11
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
12
Cairns
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h
13
Alice Springs
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
14
Perth
— 5 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: London


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5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Cleland Wildlife Park and Horseshoe Bay. Appreciate the collections at Art Gallery of South Australia and Santos Museum of Economic Botany. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Victor Harbor (Granite Island & St Joan of Arc CAtholic Church), Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach) and Delamere (Blowhole Beach & Deep Creek Conservation Park). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Carrickalinga Beach, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, steep yourself in history at Carrick Hill, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Semaphore Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Adelaide trip planner .

London, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Adelaide, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Adelaide is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Victor Harbor, Delamere, Semaphore Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park, Aldinga Beach
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill

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.
Popular historic sites such as Shrine of Remembrance and St Patrick's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Melbourne Museum and Federation Square. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Spas & Wellness (in Daylesford), Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides (in Hepburn Springs) and Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip maker site .

Getting from Adelaide to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. April in Melbourne sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides, Ballarat Wildlife Park, Bells Beach
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 2:
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Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the waterfront at Boat Harbour Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lobster Ponds, then enjoy the sea views from Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, and finally enjoy the sea views from Rocky Cape Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve and then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Stanley road trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Melbourne to Stanley in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Melbourne in May, with highs in Stanley at 16°C and lows at 3°C. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Wynyard, Rocky Cape Lighthouse, Lobster Ponds
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Rocky Cape Lighthouse ©
Rocky Cape Lighthouse

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls and then contemplate the long history of Sarah Island Historic Site.

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Traveling by car from Stanley to Strahan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Devonport.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sarah Island Historic Site
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Sarah Island Historic Site ©
Sarah Island Historic Site

5
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mersey Bluff Lighthouse and Home Hill. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cradle Mountain and Platypus House. Venture out of the city with trips to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Dove Lake Circuit, Marion's Lookout Walk, & more), Mole Creek (Trowunna Wildlife Park & Westmorland Falls) and Preston Falls (in Ulverstone). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, learn about winemaking at Prickly Mo, examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, and view the masterpieces at Tamar Valley ART SHACK.

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Getting from Strahan to Devonport by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. May in Devonport sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Mole Creek, Wings Wildlife Park, Preston Falls, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
Find places to stay May 5 — 10:
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Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

5
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.
Appreciate the collections at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and National Automobile Museum of Tasmania. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Entally Estate and Queen Victoria Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Ben Lomond National Park (in Ben Lomond National Park), Rowella (Iron Pot Bay Vineyard & Holm Oak Vineyards) and Bridport Walking Track (in Bridport). And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, stroll through City Park, and contemplate the long history of Brickendon Estate.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston online journey planner .

Drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bicheno.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Longford, Rowella, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, Bridport Walking Track
Find places to stay May 10 — 15:
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Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©

4
nights
Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Get a sense of the local culture at Gone Rustic Studio + Gallery and Waubs Bay Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Wineglass Bay Lookout and Freycinet National Park. Explore Bicheno's surroundings by going to St Marys (Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery & St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers) and Eureka Farm (in Scamander). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld, enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Bay Jetty, tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay, and enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

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You can drive from Launceston to Bicheno in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bicheno can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Bicheno

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Freycinet, St Marys, Coles Bay, Eureka Farm
Find places to stay May 15 — 19:
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

6
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.
Port Arthur Historic Site and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Tessellated Pavement. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna), Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River) and Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site (in Eaglehawk Neck). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Battery Point, admire the striking features of Constitution Dock, explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Fern Tree.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart online trip planner .

You can drive from Bicheno to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Hobart are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Geeveston.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Fern Tree, Coal Mines Historic Site, Maria Island National Park
Find places to stay May 19 — 25:
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

2
nights
Geeveston

Geeveston ©
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at South Cape Bay Walk and Styx Valley. Visiting Tahune Forest AirWalk and Arve Falls will get you outdoors. Spend the 27th (Sun) exploring nature at Hartz Mountains National Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Geeveston journey maker .

You can drive from Hobart to Geeveston in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Geeveston can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Geeveston

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

South Cape Bay, Styx Valley, Hartz Mountains National Park
Find places to stay May 25 — 27:
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
South Cape Bay ©
South Cape Bay
Hartz Mountains National Park ©
Hartz Mountains National Park

3
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): make a trip to The Neck, view the masterpieces at Art at The Point Gallery, then trek along Cape Queen Elizabeth, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Forestvale Design Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of South Bruny National Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bruny Island trip itinerary app .

Drive from Geeveston to Bruny Island in 2.5 hours. May in Bruny Island sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Nature Trails
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The Neck ©
The Neck
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Australian National Maritime Museum and Justice & Police Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Lennox Bridge (in Blaxland), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). The adventure continues: take a stroll through The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and stroll through Clovelly.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bruny Island to Sydney. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bruny Island in May; daily highs in Sydney reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lennox Bridge, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 4:
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

6
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.
You'll explore and learn at Daintree Discovery Centre and Bones and Jones. Get some cultural insight at Historic Village Herberton and Studio 49 Artisan Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove), Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Horses in Port). Spend the 5th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 9th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge and stroll through Trinity Beach.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary website .

Fly from Sydney to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in June, with highs in Cairns at 30°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Historic Village Herberton, Daintree Discovery Centre, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 10:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve and Arltunga Historical Reserve. Get in touch with nature at Alice Springs Desert Park and The Kangaroo Sanctuary. Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Owen Springs Reserve. Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, appreciate the views at Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs tour planning website .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Alice Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cairns in June, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Alice Springs: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Red Centre
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 14:
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

5
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.
Visiting Cottesloe Beach and Swan River will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as The Perth Mint and Greek Orthodox Church of Evangelismos are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Western Australian Maritime Museum (in Fremantle), Warnbro Beach (in Warnbro) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). Next up on the itinerary: choose your vessel at Mandurah Cruises, pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Penguin Island.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Perth trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Alice Springs to Perth in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Alice Springs to Perth, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Alice Springs in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Perth, with lows of 9°C. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park, Penguin Island, Scarborough Beach, Perth Zoo
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 19:
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Mandurah Cruises ©
Mandurah Cruises

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