60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Wellington
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Norfolk Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
2
Forster
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
5
Esperance
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Albany
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Margaret River
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
8
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Clare
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
10
Port Campbell
— 4 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  10​h
11
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Coles Bay
— 7 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Wellington

3
nights
Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island ©
Pine trees, rolling green hills, and dramatic cliffs typify Norfolk Island, an Australian offshore territory 1,412 km (877 mi) east of the mainland.
Explore hidden gems such as Mount Pitt and Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama. Get outdoors at Emily Bay and Point Ross. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Norfolk Island Cemetery, pause for some photo ops at Captain Cook's Monument, get engrossed in the history at Norfolk Island Museum, and contemplate the long history of Pitcairn Settlers Village.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Norfolk Island route maker tool .

Wellington, New Zealand to Norfolk Island is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Wellington to Norfolk Island, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, Norfolk Island is a bit warmer than Wellington - with highs of 26°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Forster.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:
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Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama ©
Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama
Emily Bay ©
Emily Bay
Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery

4
nights
Forster

Forster ©
Forster is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Mid-Coast Council LGA, about 308km north-north-east of Sydney. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Green Cathedral and Whitewashed Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tomaree Head and Cellito Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Forster: Hawks Nest (Bennetts Beach & Jimmy's Beach) and Saltwater National Park (in Old Bar). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elizabeth Beach, relax in the rural setting at Colin Wren Oysters, kick back and relax at Seal Rocks, and identify plant and animal life at Seven Mile Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Forster road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Norfolk Island to Forster with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Norfolk Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Norfolk Island in April since evenings lows in Forster dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Forster

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hawks Nest, Whitewashed Gallery, Tomaree Head, Saltwater National Park, Elizabeth Beach
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:
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Cellito Beach ©
Cellito Beach
Saltwater National Park ©
Saltwater National Park
Bennetts Beach ©
Bennetts Beach

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wentworth Falls and Shelly Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Manly Beach and Clovelly. Venture out of the city with trips to Blue Mountains (in Katoomba), Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, stroll through Bondi Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip planner.

Getting from Forster to Sydney by car takes about 4 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Shelly Beach, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Jenolan Caves
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Valley of the Winds and Kuniya Walk. Visiting Uluru and Uluru Hiking Path will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and go for a walk through Lungkata Walk.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in April: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

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. You'll get in some beach time at Twilight Bay and Lucky Bay. Step off the beaten path and head to Cape Le Grand National Park and Salmon Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Thistle Cove and stroll through Blue Haven Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Esperance travel route website .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Esperance takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Esperance due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Esperance: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Apr 26 — May 1:
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Middleton Beach and Albany's Historic Whaling Station. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Anzac Centre and The Church of Saint John the Evangelist. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Tree Top Walk (in Walpole), Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park) and Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beach, hike along Ellen Cove Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Lowlands Beach, and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Albany trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Esperance to Albany takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May in Albany, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Greens Pool, Cheynes Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Tree Top Walk, Lowlands Beach
Find places to stay May 1 — 6:
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Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Hamelin Bay Jetty and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Yallingup Beach and Hamelin Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough), Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup) and Jewel Cave (in Augusta). There's still lots to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, do a tasting at Redgate Wines, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and Head underground at Lake Cave.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Margaret River online route planner .

Drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, Yallingup, Redgate Wines, Surfers Point
Find places to stay May 6 — 11:
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Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Escape the urban bustle at Stokes Beach and Raptor Domain. Visit Browns Beach and Island Beach for some beach relaxation. Spend the 13th (Mon) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation, admire the natural beauty at Kangaroo Island Spirits, and get great views at Cape du Couedic Lighthouse.

To find ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Margaret River to Kangaroo Island takes 12 hours. Traveling from Margaret River to Kangaroo Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Clare.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach

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. Get a sense of the local culture at Sevenhill Cellars and Paulett Wines. Get out of town with these interesting Clare side-trips: Burra Town Hall (in Burra) and Bowman Park (in Crystal Brook). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riesling Trail, learn about winemaking at Sussex Squire Wines, browse the exhibits of Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, and contemplate the long history of Bungaree Station.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Clare online trip itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kangaroo Island to Clare. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sevenhill, Leasingham, Paulett Wines, Bowman Park, Burra Town Hall
Find places to stay May 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars
Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum

4
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lorne Beach and Erskine Falls. Visiting Mait's Rest and Port Campbell National Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Johanna Beach in Johanna (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps, and explore and take pictures at Twelve Apostles.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell tour itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Clare to Port Campbell in 9 hours. Another option is to fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lorne, Twelve Apostles, Johanna Beach, Mait's Rest
Find places to stay May 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

4
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 Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hobart Convict Penitentiary and Australian Convict Sites. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Cape Raoul (in Port Arthur), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and St John the Baptist Chuch (in Buckland). On the 31st (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Joseph's Catholic Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach, and steep yourself in history at Richmond Gaol.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hobart tour builder .

Getting from Port Campbell to Hobart by combination of bus, train, and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Hobart are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Port Arthur, St John the Baptist Chuch, Maria Island National Park, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay May 26 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

7
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Freycinet National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Spring Vale Wines. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: St Columba Waterfall (in St Helens), Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery (in St Marys) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, and stroll through Hazards Beach.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Cranbrook, Bicheno, Swansea, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 7:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

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