60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
2
Albany
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Margaret River
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
4
Esperance
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
5
Clare
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
McLaren Vale
— 6 nights
Drive:  8​h
7
Port Campbell
— 5 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  10​h
8
Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Coles Bay
— 6 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  11​h 15​min
10
Norfolk Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wentworth Falls and North Head Sanctuary. You'll get in some beach time at Manly Beach and Camp Cove. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Shelly Beach (in Manly), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and stroll through Clovelly Beach.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Sydney. In March in Sydney, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manly, Sydney Harbour National Park, Wentworth Falls, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Jenolan Caves
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 11:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
You'll explore and learn at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and National Anzac Centre. Get outdoors at Anvil Beach and Lowlands Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Denmark (Forest Hill Vineyard, Lights Beach, & more), Duke's Vineyard (in Porongurup) and Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Waterfall Beach, admire the masterpieces at Vancouver Arts Centre, and admire the striking features of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Albany driving holiday planning website .

You can fly from Sydney to Albany in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Albany. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get slightly colder in Albany: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Lowlands Beach, Cheynes Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Nanarup Beach
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 17:
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

7
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.
Get in touch with nature at Yallingup Beach and Hamelin Bay. Explore hidden gems such as Meelup Beach and Food Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave), Hamelin Bay Jetty (in Hamelin Bay) and Cape Naturaliste Walking Trails (in Cape Naturaliste). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, take a memorable drive along Caves Road, do a tasting at Stormflower Vineyard, and explore the striking landscape at Canal Rocks.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Margaret River holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Cowaramup, Yallingup, Boranup, Augusta
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 24:
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

5
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 Ten Mile Lagoon and Twilight Bay. Step off the beaten path and head to Salmon Beach and Blue Haven Beach. Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lucky Bay, examine the collection at Esperance Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Bandy Creek, and look for all kinds of wild species at Thistle Cove.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Esperance online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Margaret River to Esperance by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Clare.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 30:
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

5
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Step off the beaten path and head to Sevenhill Cellars and Port Pirie RSL Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bungaree Station and St Aloysius Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Clare: Wallaroo Heritage Trail 37 (in Wallaroo), Bowman Park (in Crystal Brook) and Burra (Burra Railway Station & Burra Town Hall). There's still lots to do: hike along Riesling Trail, learn about winemaking at Greg Cooley Wines, stop by Paulett Wines, and get engrossed in the history at The Farm Shed Museum and VIC.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Clare online trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Esperance to Clare with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Esperance to Clare. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to McLaren Vale.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sevenhill, Leasingham, Burra, Wallaroo Heritage Trail 37, Paulett Wines
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 5:
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Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars
Bowman Park ©
Bowman Park

6
nights
McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale ©
McLaren Vale is a small rural town in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine. Visit The Wellington Courthouse and Raukkan Church for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Fox Creek Wines and St Joseph's Catholic Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around McLaren Vale: Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga), Morgan Beach (in Cape Jervis) and Delamere (Blowhole Beach & Deep Creek Conservation Park). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseshoe Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Boomer Beach, head off the coast to Granite Island, and do a tasting at McLaren Vale III Associates.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our McLaren Vale trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Clare to McLaren Vale takes 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Victor Harbor, Delamere, Port Elliot, St Joseph's Catholic Church, Morgan Beach
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 11:
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Fox Creek Wines ©
Fox Creek Wines
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Deep Creek Conservation Park ©
Deep Creek Conservation Park

5
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Lorne Beach and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Great Ocean Walk and London Bridge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Campbell: Red Rock Theatre and Gallery (in Cororooke), Kennet River Koala Walk (in Kennett River) and Mait's Rest (in Apollo Bay). Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, explore the striking landscape at The Razorback, don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps, and kick back and relax at Johanna Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Port Campbell day trip planner .

You can drive from McLaren Vale to Port Campbell in 8 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Lorne Beach, Kennet River Koala Walk, Johanna Beach, Red Rock Theatre and Gallery
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 17:
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Fern Tree. Get some cultural insight at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Cascade Brewery. Venture out of the city with trips to Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site (in Eaglehawk Neck), Port Arthur (Port Arthur Historic Site, Cape Raoul, & more) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). On the 21st (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hobart sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Hobart takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Richmond Gaol, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Fern Tree, Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 23:
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Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol

6
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Freycinet National Park and St Columba Waterfall. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Friendly Beaches. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook), St Marys (St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, & more) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay route planner.

Drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Norfolk Island.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

St Marys, Cranbrook, Bicheno, Freycinet, St Columba Waterfall
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 29:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

5
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.
Get outdoors at Emily Bay and Mount Pitt. Get a sense of the local culture at Norfolk Island Cemetery and Norfolk Island Museum. Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Norfolk Island National Park & Botanic Garden. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Barnabas Chapel, explore the activities along Anson Bay, contemplate the long history of Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area, and make a trip to Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Norfolk Island trip builder site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Coles Bay to Norfolk Island in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Coles Bay to Norfolk Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 5:
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Emily Bay ©
Emily Bay
Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery
St. Barnabas Chapel ©
St. Barnabas Chapel

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