60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  22​h
1
Mandurah
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Esperance
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  13​h 30​min
5
Jervis Bay
— 4 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  9​h
6
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
10
Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Port Campbell
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
12
Victor Harbor
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  27​h
End: London

4
nights
Mandurah

Mandurah ©
Mandurah is a coastal city in Western Australia, situated approximately 72km south of the state capital, Perth. Get outdoors at Scarborough Beach and Penguin Island. Discover out-of-the-way places like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Warnbro Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Perth Zoo (in South Perth), Cottesloe Beach (in Cottesloe) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Harbour Beach and tour the water at your own pace with Mandurah Cruises.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Mandurah journey builder site .

London, UK to Mandurah is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from London in January; daily highs in Mandurah reach 38°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Mandurah

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach, Secret Harbour Beach, Penguin Island, Warnbro Beach
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 11:
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Penguin Island ©
Penguin Island
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Warnbro Beach ©
Warnbro Beach

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yallingup Beach and Hamelin Bay. You'll get in some beach time at Meelup Beach and Surfers Point. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Sensei Pots Art Gallery Yallingup (in Quedjinup), Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse) and Yallingup (Canal Rocks & Ngilgi Cave). There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Margaret River Mouth Beach, do a tasting at McLeod Creek Wines, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Margaret River trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Mandurah to Margaret River takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Yallingup, Augusta, McLeod Creek Wines, Meelup Beach, Cowaramup Bay
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 16:
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Ngilgi Cave ©
Ngilgi Cave

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Anvil Beach and Cosy Corner Beach. Rising Star Winery and The Church of Saint John the Evangelist are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park), Denmark (Lights Beach, Ocean Beach, & more) and Lowlands Beach (in Lowlands). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Little Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nanarup Beach, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and explore the activities along Cable Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Albany tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In January in Albany, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Cosy Corner Beach, Nanarup Beach, Cheynes Beach, Lowlands Beach
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Cosy Corner Beach ©
Cosy Corner Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Cheynes Beach ©
Cheynes Beach

5
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 Lucky Bay. Visiting Cape Le Grand National Park and Salmon Beach will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Thistle Cove, stroll through Blue Haven Beach, and cruise along Great Ocean Drive.

To plan Esperance vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Albany to Esperance in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Esperance can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Esperance

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 26:
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

4
nights
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
Escape the urban bustle at Hyams Beach and Blenheim Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bendalong Beach and Murrays Beach. Spend the 31st (Thu) exploring nature at Seven Mile Beach National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Callala Beach and kick back and relax at Cabbage Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Jervis Bay holiday planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Esperance to Jervis Bay takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In January in Jervis Bay, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Shoalhaven, Cabbage Beach, Bendalong Beach, Callala Beach
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 31:
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Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach
Blenheim Beach ©
Blenheim Beach
Greenfield Beach ©
Greenfield Beach

2
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Burleigh Head National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Kirra Beach and Burleigh Heads Beach. Go for a jaunt from Gold Coast to Byron Bay to see Cape Byron Walking Track about 1h 30 min away. It doesn't end there: stroll through Coolangatta Beach and meet the residents at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast trip maker .

You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Jervis Bay to Gold Coast in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Traveling from Jervis Bay in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Gold Coast. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Byron Bay
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 3:
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

4
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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Opossum Bay Beach and Kingston Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tahune Forest AirWalk and Okines Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park, kick back and relax at Nutgrove Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Tinderbox Marine Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Hobart trip maker app .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Hobart in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Gold Coast in February, expect Hobart to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Tasmania, Opossum Bay Beach, Roches Beach, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Okines Beach
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 8:
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Gala Estate Vineyard. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and East Coast Natureworld. The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm, stroll through Coles Bay Jetty, enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay Lookout, and identify plant and animal life at Friendly Beaches.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Hobart to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Freycinet, Bicheno, Gala Estate Vineyard, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 11:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches

4
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Visiting Franklin River Nature Trail and Coles Beach will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake St. Clair and Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to The Truffledore (in Barrington), Westmorland Falls (in Mole Creek) and Preston Falls (in Ulverstone). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

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

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Franklin River Nature Trail, Westmorland Falls, Preston Falls, The Truffledore, Coles Beach
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Westmorland Falls ©
Westmorland Falls

3
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Penley Estate and Parker Coonawarra Estate. Get in touch with nature at Robe Beach and Umpherston Sinkhole. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mount Gambier: Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte), Beachport Surf Beach (in Beachport) and Millicent (Lake McIntyre & Millicent National Trust Museum). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Gardens and explore the activities along The Blue Lake.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Gambier online journey planner .

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mount Gambier by combination of car and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In February in Mount Gambier, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Millicent, Beachport Surf Beach, Naracoorte Caves National Park, Robe Beach
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 19:
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Beachport Surf Beach ©
Beachport Surf Beach
Cave Gardens ©
Cave Gardens

5
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mait's Rest and London Bridge. Escape the urban bustle at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures. Get out of town with these interesting Port Campbell side-trips: Johanna Beach (in Johanna) and Carisbrook Waterfall (in Wongarra). Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, revel in the low prices at Apostle Whey Cheese, make a trip to Gibsons Steps, and explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Mount Gambier to Port Campbell takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Twelve Apostles, Johanna Beach, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Mait's Rest, Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 24:
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Otway Fly Treetop Adventures ©
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

4
nights
Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor ©
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Visiting Granite Island and Morgan Beach will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Blowhole Beach and Waitpinga Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Victor Harbor: Second Valley Beach (in Second Valley), Deep Creek Conservation Park (in Delamere) and Cleland Wildlife Park (in Crafers). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Horseshoe Bay and stroll through Boomer Beach.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Victor Harbor trip builder site .

Getting from Port Campbell to Victor Harbor by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. February in Victor Harbor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Elliot, Delamere, Second Valley Beach, Morgan Beach, Goolwa Beach
Find places to stay Feb 24 — Mar 1:
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Get outdoors at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and Admirals Arch. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Raptor Domain and Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail. Spend the 3rd (Sun) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

Plan trip to Kangaroo Island with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 5:
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch

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