60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  27​h
1
Darwin
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Batchelor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Mary River National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Alice Springs
— 8 nights
5
Sydney
— 12 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Melbourne
— 11 nights
7
Adelaide
— 12 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

8
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Fishing Charters & Tours. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and Defence of Darwin Experience. Go for a jaunt from Darwin to Berry Springs to see Territory Wildlife Park about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Darwin travel planning tool .

Murcia, Spain to Darwin is an approximately 36-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Murcia to Darwin is 8 hours. In December, Darwin is much warmer than Murcia - with highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Batchelor.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Territory Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 30:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

2
nights
Batchelor

Batchelor ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Litchfield National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Batchelor Butterfly Farm and Pet Garden, then take in the dramatic scenery at Florence Falls, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Buley Rockhole.

To find out how to plan a trip to Batchelor, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Batchelor takes 1.5 hours. In December in Batchelor, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Mary River National Park.

Things to do in Batchelor

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
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Litchfield National Park ©
Litchfield National Park
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole
Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls

1
night
Mary River National Park

Mary River National Park ©
Mary River National Park is a national park about east and stretching to the southeast of Darwin in the Northern Territory, Australia. On the 2nd (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Mary River National Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mary River National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Batchelor to Mary River National Park takes 3 hours. In January in Mary River National Park, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Mary River National Park

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Mary River National Park ©
Mary River National Park

8
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 cultural insight at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve and Adelaide House Museum. Step out of the city life by going to The Kangaroo Sanctuary and Alice Springs Desert Park. Spend the 8th (Wed) exploring nature at Owen Springs Reserve. Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, look for all kinds of wild species at John Flynn's Grave Historical Reserve, don't miss a visit to Ormiston Gorge, and take in the exciting artwork at Yubu Napa Art Gallery.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs route maker .

Explore your travel options from Mary River National Park to Alice Springs with the Route module. While traveling from Mary River National Park, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Alice Springs, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

12
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. We've included these beaches for you: Manly Beach and Bouddi National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Katoomba), Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley) and Blue Mountains National Park (Pulpit Rock Lookout & Lincoln's Rock). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, identify plant and animal life at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney vacation maker app .

Fly from Alice Springs to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Alice Springs in January, plan for slightly colder days in Sydney, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Bouddi National Park, North Head Sanctuary, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 24:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

11
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Relax by the water at St. Kilda Beach and Sandridge Beach. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Melbourne Zoo. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Warrandyte State Park, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne holiday tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Melbourne, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Jan 24 — Feb 4:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

12
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Hallett Cove Conservation Park and Waterfall Gully. Adelaide Oval and Migration Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Aldinga Beach (Aldinga Scrub Conservation Park & Aldinga Beach). Dedicate the 9th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, let the kids burn off some steam at Oaklands Wetland, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seacliff Beach, and get to know the resident critters at Adelaide Zoo.

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

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Glenelg, Marion, Aldinga Beach, Henley Beach, Thorndon Park
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 16:
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Hallett Cove Conservation Park ©
Hallett Cove Conservation Park
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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