60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + bus:  26​h
1
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Clare
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Port Campbell
— 4 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  10​h
5
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Canberra
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
9
Alice Springs
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Cairns
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
11
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 15​min
12
Darwin
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
13
Broome
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lake Cave and Jewel Cave. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Wine Tours & Tastings. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup), Hamelin Bay Jetty (in Hamelin Bay) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Busselton). There's much more to do: stroll through Cowaramup Bay, kick back and relax at Surfers Point, explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and learn about winemaking at Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Margaret River tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Margaret River is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Margaret River, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Boranup, Augusta, Hamelin Bay Jetty, Meelup Beach, Ngilgi Cave
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Anzac Centre and Point King Lighthouse. Discover out-of-the-way places like Greens Pool and The Gap and Natural Bridge. Step out of Albany to go to Cheynes and see Waychinicup National Park, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Spend the 7th (Sun) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ellen Cove Boardwalk, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cable Beach, and kick back and relax at Middleton Beach.

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You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Clare.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Waychinicup National Park, Greens Pool
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National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©

4
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Your inner history buff will appreciate Martindale Hall Heritage Museum and St Aloysius Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Port Pirie RSL Museum and Peterborough Printing Works. Explore Clare's surroundings by going to Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre (in Peterborough), Bowman Park (in Crystal Brook) and Burra Town Hall (in Burra). There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, do a tasting at Greg Cooley Wines, admire the verdant scenery at Clare Valley, and get engrossed in the history at Moonta Mines Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Clare tour planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Albany to Clare. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albany to Clare. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Clare

Museums Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Peterborough, Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, Paulett Wines, The Farm Shed Museum and VIC, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage
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Port Pirie RSL Museum ©
Port Pirie RSL Museum
The Farm Shed Museum and VIC ©
The Farm Shed Museum and VIC
Bowman Park ©
Bowman Park

4
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Port Campbell National Park and Johanna Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Twelve Apostles and Mait's Rest. Get out of town with these interesting Port Campbell side-trips: Little Aire Falls (in Beech Forest), Lorne Beach (in Lorne) and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge and take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Port Campbell online route planner .

Getting from Clare to Port Campbell by car takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Twelve Apostles, Lorne Beach, Little Aire Falls, Mait's Rest, Johanna Beach
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

3
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Port Arthur (Port Arthur Historic Site & Australian Convict Sites). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and explore the galleries of Art Mob.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Hobart takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. July in Hobart sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Richmond Bridge, Kingston Beach, Claremont House
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum

4
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Questacon and National Museum of Australia. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery of Australia and Bungendore Wood Works Gallery. When in Canberra, make a side trip to see X Gallery in Bungendore, approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, take in the exciting artwork at Strathnairn Gallery, and explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Canberra trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Canberra takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Canberra, with lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bungendore, Mugga-Mugga Cottage
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National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Old Parliament House ©
Old Parliament House
National Museum of Australia ©
National Museum of Australia

4
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.
Australian National Maritime Museum and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Blue Mountains (in Katoomba). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, Sydney is a bit warmer than Canberra - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Blue Mountains, Jenolan Caves, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kata Tjuta and Uluru. Get outdoors at Valley of the Winds and Lungkata Walk. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Kuniya Walk, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker website .

Getting from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in July since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Alice Springs Desert Park and Alice Springs Reptile Centre. You'll explore and learn at Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre and Talapi. Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Owen Springs Reserve. Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Emily Gap, and look for all kinds of wild species at Ewaninga Rock Carvings Conservation Reserve.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Alice Springs trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Alice Springs sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

5
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Village Herberton and Botanical Gardens. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to The Crystal Caves (in Atherton), Jaques Coffee Plantation (in Mareeba) and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda). Spend the 11th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 9th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tablelands, relax in the rural setting at Gallo DairyLand, and take an in-depth tour of Spy & Camera Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cairns holiday builder site .

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Alice Springs, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Herberton, The Crystal Caves, Jaques Coffee Plantation, Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Agincourt Reef and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Get in touch with nature at Daintree National Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. Change things up with a short trip to Bloomfield Waterfall in Bloomfield (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge, do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

Discover how to plan a Port Douglas trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Bloomfield Waterfall, Daintree National Park, Mossman Gorge
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 17:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef

5
nights
Darwin

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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Territory Wildlife Park will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Litchfield National Park and Berry Springs Nature Park. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, look for all kinds of wild species at East Point Reserve, take in the exciting artwork at Nomad Art Gallery, and learn about all things military at Darwin Aviation Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Darwin day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Darwin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Port Douglas, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Darwin, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Territory Wildlife Park, Litchfield National Park
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East Point Reserve ©
East Point Reserve
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park

3
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Broome Historical Museum and SSJG Heritage Centre. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Broome planning website .

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Broome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Darwin in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Broome, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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