60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Hobart
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Adelaide
— 8 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Perth
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Broome
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Darwin
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  12​h 45​min
8
Noosa
— 7 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Sydney

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Popular historic sites such as Justice & Police Museum and Olympia Milk Bar are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Bondi Beach, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Dee Why Beach, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Jenolan Caves, Shelly Beach
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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 Tahune Forest AirWalk and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Hobart Convict Penitentiary are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna), Port Arthur (Cape Raoul & Lime Bay State Reserve) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). On the 6th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, and get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hobart trip app .

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. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Hobart reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Russell Falls, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Richmond Bridge, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

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.
Popular historic sites such as Shrine of Remembrance and St Paul's Cathedral are in your itinerary. We've included these beaches for you: Eastern Beach Reserve and St. Kilda Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Ballarat (Ballarat Wildlife Park & Art Gallery of Ballarat), Maddens Rise (in Coldstream) and Daylesford (Spas & Wellness & Lake Daylesford). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and steep yourself in history at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planner .

Fly from Hobart to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in December, you will find days in Melbourne are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Daylesford, Ballarat, Eastern Beach Reserve, Healesville Sanctuary, St. Kilda Beach
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Spas & Wellness
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

8
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Blowhole Beach and Morgan Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Horseshoe Bay and Deep Creek Conservation Park. Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to McLaren Vale (Kay Brothers Amery Vineyards & Shingleback Wine Cellar Door), Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga) and Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, stroll through Henley Beach, kick back and relax at Second Valley Beach, and get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide road trip site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Port Elliot, McLaren Vale, Delamere, Morgan Beach, Henley Beach
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 25:
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Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach

8
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Shipwreck Galleries and The Bell Tower. Get in touch with nature at Cottesloe Beach and Mandurah Cruises. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Mandurah War Memorial (in Mandurah), Fremantle (St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle & The Fremantle Round House) and Tyler's Vineyard (in Millendon). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, stroll through Sorrento Beach, meet the residents at Perth Zoo, and look for all kinds of wild species at Matilda Bay Reserve.

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Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Perth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Adelaide, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Scarborough Beach, Matilda Bay Reserve, Tyler's Vineyard
Find places to stay Dec 25 — Jan 2:
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Mandurah Cruises ©
Mandurah Cruises
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

7
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Japanese Cemetery and Catholic Diocese of Broome. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Broome Town Beach and Roebuck Bay. Spend the 4th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral, get outside with Staircase To The Moon, and kick back and relax at Reddell Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Broome trip app .

You can fly from Perth to Broome in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Perth in January, Broome is a bit warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

6
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Defence of Darwin Experience and St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral. Step off the beaten path and head to Litchfield National Park and Berry Springs Nature Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Darwin: Territory Wildlife Park (in Berry Springs) and Litchfield National Park (Florence Falls & Buley Rockhole). Spend the 11th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, learn about all things military at Darwin Aviation Museum, get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and take a leisurely stroll along Darwin Wharf Precinct.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Darwin tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Broome to Darwin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Broome to Darwin due to the time zone difference. In January in Darwin, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Darwin

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Litchfield National Park, Territory Wildlife Park
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Litchfield National Park ©
Litchfield National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park

7
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Relax by the water at Kings Beach and Maroochydore Beach. Get outdoors at Mooloolaba Beach and Peregian Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Noosa: Mount Ninderry (in Yandina), Rainbow Beach (Poona Lake & Carlo Sand Blow) and Bulcock Beach (in Caloundra). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, view the masterpieces at Artisans Gallery, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Noosa travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Darwin to Noosa takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Noosa

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Rainbow Beach, Mooloolaba, Kondalilla Falls, Maroochydore Beach
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 24:
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Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Maroochydore Beach ©
Maroochydore Beach

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