60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h 30​min
3
Jervis Bay
— 5 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Coles Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
9
Port Campbell
— 5 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
10
Esperance
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
11
Albany
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Margaret River
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Denpasar, Bali

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and Birdworld Kuranda. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Rex Lookout (in Wangetti). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Michaelmas Cay and admire the striking features of Freshwater Station.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary builder app .

Auckland, New Zealand to Cairns is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Auckland in March; daily highs in Cairns reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Birdworld Kuranda, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Rex Lookout
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Birdworld Kuranda ©
Birdworld Kuranda

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kata Tjuta and Valley of the Winds. Get outdoors at Uluru and Walkatjara Art. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, don't miss a visit to Field of Light, hike along Kuniya Walk, and stroll through Uluru Hiking Path.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online tour planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cairns in March: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

5
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bendalong Beach and Murrays Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Callala Beach and Nan Tien Temple. When in Jervis Bay, make a side trip to see Starfish Education Centre in Kiama, approximately 58 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Jervis Bay National Park. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Blenheim Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay, see the interesting displays at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, and explore the activities along Moona Moona Creek.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Jervis Bay route tool .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jervis Bay by combination of flight, taxi, and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In March, Jervis Bay is little chillier than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 29°C and lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Sydney.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Callala Beach, Pebbly Beach, Honeymoon Bay, Starfish Education Centre, Nan Tien Temple
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Callala Beach ©
Callala Beach
Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple
Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach

5
nights
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.
Let the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Art Gallery of New South Wales capture your imagination. Step out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, admire the masterpieces at Australian Centre for Photography, listen to music at Sydney Opera House, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip planner .

Traveling by train from Jervis Bay to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Jervis Bay in March, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Katoomba, Manly
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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.
Get some historical perspective at Port Arthur Historic Site and St. David's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site and Lady Franklin Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). Spend the 26th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: stroll through Seven Mile Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art, and make a trip to Constitution Dock.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hobart day trip planning tool .

Getting from Sydney to Hobart by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get little chillier in Hobart: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Museum of Old and New Art, Port Arthur Historic Site, Seven Mile Beach, Maria Island National Park
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

5
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.
Relax by the water at Wineglass Bay Lookout and Friendly Beaches. Tasmanian Wool Centre. and Spring Vale Wines are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Coles Bay side-trips: Spiky Bridge (in Swansea) and Ross Female Factory (in Ross). Spend the 31st (Sun) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and stroll through Wineglass Bay.

Plan my day in Coles Bay using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Freycinet, Ross, Spiky Bridge, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Waddamana Power Station Museum and Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill. Escape the urban bustle at Devils @ Cradle and Ocean Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park: Westmorland Falls (in Mole Creek), Henty Dunes (in Strahan) and Hellyer Gorge (in Parrawe). There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

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

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Strahan, Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site, Westmorland Falls, Hellyer Gorge
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

5
nights
Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Relax by the water at Reeeves Beach and Picnic Bay. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wilsons Promontory National Park and Alberton Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Wilsons Promontory National Park: Waratah Bay Foreshore Reserve (in Waratah Bay), Tarraville Church (in Port Albert) and Woodside Beach (in Woodside). Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Little Waterloo Bay. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Great Prom Walk, browse for treasures at Ride the Wild Goat Gallery and Workshop, and trek along Great Southern Rail Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Wilsons Promontory National Park journey builder website .

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 17 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Woodside, Ride the Wild Goat Gallery and Workshop, Waratah Bay Foreshore Reserve, Alberton Cemetery, Tarraville Church
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 9:
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Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Reeeves Beach ©
Reeeves Beach
Alberton Cemetery ©
Alberton Cemetery

5
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Port Campbell National Park and Childer's Cove. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Loch Ard Gorge and Great Otway National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Campbell: Red Rock Theatre and Gallery (in Cororooke), Beech Forest (Triplet Falls, Hopetoun Falls, & more) and Princetown Wetlands Boardwalk (in Princetown). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Port Campbell precinct and foreshore, look for all kinds of wild species at Gibsons Steps, head outdoors with The Arch, and make a trip to The Grotto.

Start your trip to Port Campbell by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Port Campbell in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Beech Forest, Great Otway National Park, Childer's Cove, Red Rock Theatre and Gallery, Princetown Wetlands Boardwalk
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Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

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. Get in touch with nature at Thistle Cove and Blue Haven Beach. Cindy Poole Glass Gallery and Esperance Stonehenge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Salmon Beach, make a trip to Ten Mile Lagoon Wind Farm, tour the pleasant surroundings at West Beach, and trek along Rotary Lookout.

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Getting from Port Campbell to Esperance by combination of bus, train, and flight takes about 14 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and Moombaki Wines. Get outdoors at Lowlands Beach and Nanarup Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup), Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park) and Denmark (Shelley Beach, Anvil Beach, & more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, kick back and relax at Little Beach, and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Albany day trip planning tool .

Drive from Esperance to Albany in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. April in Albany sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Lowlands Beach, Cheynes Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Nanarup Beach
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 24:
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Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

7
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hamelin Bay Jetty and Brookwood Estate. Get in touch with nature at Surfers Point and Injidup Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Wise Wine (in Eagle Bay), Happs Winery and Cellar Door (in Quindalup) and Cape Naturaliste (Cape Naturaliste Walking Trails, Sugarloaf Rock, & more). Spend the 28th (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, kick back and relax at Back Beach, learn about winemaking at Brown Hill Estate, and explore the fascinating underground world of Giants Cave.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip planner .

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Cowaramup, Wilyabrup, Happs Winery and Cellar Door, Back Beach
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Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Sugarloaf Rock ©
Sugarloaf Rock
Bunker Bay ©
Bunker Bay

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