60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 7 nights
+3
Fly + bus + train + bus:  10​h
4
Port Campbell
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
7
Fremantle
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Albany
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
10
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  7​h 15​min
11
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
12
Sydney
— 8 nights
End: Sydney

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre. Museum-lovers will get to explore Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and Yarns Artwork in Silk. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Mole Creek (Mole Creek Caves & Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary), St Columba Waterfall (in St Helens) and Platypus House (in Beauty Point). Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, stroll around City Park, steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, and browse the exhibits of Design Centre Tasmania.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston visit planner.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Sydney in January, things will get little chillier in Launceston: highs are around 28°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Mole Creek, St Columba Waterfall, Tasmanian Glassblowers, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Yarns Artwork in Silk
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 7:
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, and then do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bicheno road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Launceston to Bicheno takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Coles Bay, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

7
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kayaking & Canoeing and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get in touch with nature at The Neck and Russell Falls. Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Taranna to see Tasmanian Devil Unzoo about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, and learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Tasmania.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Bicheno to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Richmond, The Neck, Russell Falls, Kingston Beach, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 16:
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Neck ©
The Neck

4
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Lorne Beach and Mait's Rest. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at London Bridge and Port Campbell National Park. Step out of Port Campbell with an excursion to Otway Fly Treetop Adventures in Weeaproinah--about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, revel in the low prices at Apostle Whey Cheese, and identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Port Campbell itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Hobart to Port Campbell takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lorne Beach, Mait's Rest, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Twelve Apostles
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 21:
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Patrick's Cathedral and St Paul's Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Eastern Beach Reserve and Lake Wendouree. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Spas (in Daylesford), Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden (in Marysville) and Ballarat (Art Gallery of Ballarat & Ballarat Wildlife Park). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, explore the world behind art at Craft Victoria, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Melbourne day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballarat, St. Kilda Beach, Eastern Beach Reserve, Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden, Spas
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

5
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation and Admirals Arch. Escape the urban bustle at Kelly Hill Caves and Flinders Chase National Park. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain and take in nature's colorful creations at Kangaroo Island Spirits.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Kangaroo Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Fremantle.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 2:
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

3
nights
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Relax by the water at Rockingham Beach and Cottesloe Beach. Visiting Scarborough Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Shipwreck Galleries, contemplate the long history of The Fremantle Round House, and take an in-depth tour of Fremantle Prison.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Fremantle trip site .

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Fremantle by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1 hour. In February in Fremantle, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Fremantle

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Rockingham Beach, Scarborough Beach
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 5:
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Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Gnarabup Beach and Yallingup Beach. Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough), Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Yallingup (Canal Rocks & Ngilgi Cave). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hamelin Bay, Head underground at Lake Cave, stop by Margaret River Chocolate Company, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm.

Make your Margaret River itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Fremantle to Margaret River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Boranup, Dunsborough, Augusta, Margaret River Chocolate Company
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Middleton Beach and Little Beach. You'll explore and learn at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and National Anzac Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Greens Pool (in Denmark) and Tree Top Walk (in Walpole). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cosy Corner Beach, make a trip to Albany Wind Farm, and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

You can plan Albany trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Margaret River to Albany by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In February, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tree Top Walk, Cosy Corner Beach, Greens Pool
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station

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 Valley of the Winds and Uluru. Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip website .

You can fly from Albany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Albany in February, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are much hotter (43°C), and nights are a bit warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

5
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.
Get outdoors at Burleigh Head National Park and Kirra Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Gallery of Modern Art. Venture out of the city with trips to Byron Bay (Cape Byron Walking Track, Spas, & more). Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, revel in the low prices at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre, browse the different shops at Robina Town Shopping Centre, and take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Climb.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Gold Coast in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February: highs in Gold Coast hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Gallery of Modern Art, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

8
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sydney Fish Market and Brett Whiteley Studio. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama), Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & Blue Mountains) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). There's lots more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sydney day trip planner.

Fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February in Sydney, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Kiama Blowhole, Jenolan Caves, Shelly Beach, Palm Beach
Find places to stay Feb 23 — Mar 2:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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