60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Hobart
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
St Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Launceston
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Stanley
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
King Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
10
Perth
— 11 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Brussels

7
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Jenolan Caves and Kiama Blowhole. Nan Tien Temple and St. Mary's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Werri Beach (in Gerringong), Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). Dedicate the 21st (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Featherdale Wildlife Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, stroll through Redhead Beach, and hike along Manly Scenic Walkway.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney travel itinerary planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Sydney is 9 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Brussels in November, with highs in Sydney at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Shelly Beach, Palm Beach, Kiama Blowhole, Werri Beach
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole
Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park

6
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.
Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Cascade Brewery will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Tahune Forest AirWalk. Step out of Hobart to go to Taranna and see Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. On the 29th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, kick back and relax at Cooks Beach, take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kingston Beach.

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

You can fly from Sydney to Hobart in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in November, things will get a bit cooler in Hobart: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond Bridge, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Bellerive Beach, Kingston Beach, Tahune Forest AirWalk
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 29:
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Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

5
nights
Coles Bay

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.
Visiting East Coast Natureworld and Friendly Beaches will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Gala Estate Vineyard and Spiky Bridge. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: Melshell Oysters (in Swansea) and Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook). Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stroll through Wineglass Bay Lookout, enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay, and relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay day trip website .

Getting from Hobart to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Swansea, Freycinet, Bicheno
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Melshell Oysters ©
Melshell Oysters
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches

2
nights
St Helens

St Helens ©
On the 5th (Wed), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush, then learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, and finally kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours, then view the masterpieces at Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery, then look for gifts at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, and finally examine the collection at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the St Helens trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In December in St Helens, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

St Marys, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery ©
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Tamar Valley and Entally Estate. Popular historic sites such as Woolmers Estate and Brickendon Colonial Farm Village are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Holm Oak Vineyards (in Rowella) and Wines for Joanie (in Sidmouth). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through City Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, and do a tasting at The Pinot Shop.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Launceston trip planning website .

Getting from St Helens to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December in Launceston, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Wineries

Side Trips

Longford, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Marion's Vineyard, Delamere Vineyards, Wines for Joanie
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The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Entally Estate ©
Entally Estate

4
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Devils @ Cradle and Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Get in touch with nature at Dove Lake Circuit and Westmorland Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park: Wilmot Country Store (in Wilmot), Sheffield (The Working Art Space and Gallery & ONTRAK Gallery) and "Wee Georgie Wood" (in Tullah). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Lobster Falls.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Stanley.

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

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Sheffield, Mole Creek, Wilmot Country Store, "Wee Georgie Wood"
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 16:
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Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Westmorland Falls ©
Westmorland Falls

4
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Your inner history buff will appreciate Highfield Historic Site and Table Cape Lighthouse Experience. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Nut State Reserve and Rocky Cape Lighthouse. Explore Stanley's surroundings by going to Hellyer Gorge (in Parrawe), Cormorant Bay Recreational Reserve (in Somerset) and Wynyard (Boat Harbour Beach & Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Dip River Forest Reserve, view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, stop by The Angel's Share, and identify plant and animal life at Lobster Ponds.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Stanley visit planner.

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. In December, daytime highs in Stanley are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to King Island.

Things to do in Stanley

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Wynyard, Cormorant Bay Recreational Reserve, Hellyer Gorge, Dip River Forest Reserve, Lobster Ponds
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 20:
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Hellyer Gorge ©
Hellyer Gorge

3
nights
King Island

King Island ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Cape Wickham Links and King Island Rambles. Cape Wickham Lighthouse and King Island Cultural Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our King Island trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Stanley to King Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in King Island

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
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King Island Trail Rides ©
King Island Trail Rides
King Island Rambles ©
King Island Rambles
Cape Wickham Lighthouse ©
Cape Wickham Lighthouse

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Visiting Eastern Beach Reserve and Bells Beach will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spas & Wellness and Healesville Sanctuary. Venture out of the city with trips to Ballarat (Art Gallery of Ballarat & Ballarat Wildlife Park), The Rip (in Queenscliff) and Stony Creek Gallery (in Daylesford). Spend the 31st (Mon) exploring nature at Point Nepean National Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, meet the residents at Werribee Open Range Zoo, do a tasting at Maddens Rise, and take a stroll through Degraves Street.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne day trip website .

Explore your travel options from King Island to Melbourne with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Ballarat, Daylesford, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Maddens Rise, Eastern Beach Reserve
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 31:
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

11
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Visit The Fremantle Round House and Old Blythewood for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Shipwreck Galleries and Corrigin Dog Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Mandurah Cruises (in Mandurah), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Tyler's Vineyard (in Millendon). Dedicate the 7th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: stroll through Cottesloe Beach, meet the residents at Perth Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at Warnbro Beach, and explore the gorgeous colors at Lancelin Island.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Perth trip planning website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Perth is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Perth, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Lancelin, Rockingham, Perth Zoo, Binningup Beach
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 11:
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Mandurah Cruises ©
Mandurah Cruises
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

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