60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kelowna
Fly:  28​h
1
Norfolk Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
2
Port Macquarie
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  14​h
3
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Albany
— 7 nights
5
Esperance
— 6 nights
+3
Fly + bus + train + bus:  13​h 45​min
6
Port Campbell
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
7
Clare
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
8
Coles Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Hobart
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Kelowna

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.
Norfolk Island Cemetery and St. Barnabas Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area and The Salthouse. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Emily Bay, get engrossed in the history at Norfolk Island Museum, contemplate the long history of The Crankmill, and identify plant and animal life at Hundred Acres Reserve.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Norfolk Island trip planner .

Kelowna, Canada to Norfolk Island is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 19 hours traveling from Kelowna to Norfolk Island. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Emily Bay ©
Emily Bay
Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery
St. Barnabas Chapel ©
St. Barnabas Chapel

5
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
You'll explore and learn at Whitewashed Gallery and Manning Regional Art Gallery. Explore hidden gems such as Trial Bay Gaol and Elizabeth Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Macquarie: The Green Cathedral (in Elizabeth Beach), Scotts Head Beach (in Scotts Head) and Maritime Museum South West Rocks (in South West Rocks). There's much more to do: enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Pilot Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Port Macquarie holiday website .

You can fly from Norfolk Island to Port Macquarie in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Norfolk Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a -1 hour difference. December in Port Macquarie sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Whitewashed Gallery, Elizabeth Beach, Scotts Head Beach, The Green Cathedral
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Trial Bay Gaol ©
Trial Bay Gaol
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Cellito Beach ©
Cellito 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.
Sensei Pots Art Gallery Yallingup and Cape Grace Wines are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hamelin Bay Jetty and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Jewel Cave (in Augusta), Yallingup (Ngilgi Cave & Yallingup Beach) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, learn about winemaking at Brown Hill Estate, shop like a local with JahRoc Galleries, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Margaret River route planning app .

Getting from Port Macquarie to Margaret River by combination of flight and bus takes about 14 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Port Macquarie to Margaret River due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, Yallingup, Meelup Beach, Redgate Wines
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay

7
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. Visit Lowlands Beach and Middleton Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Denmark (Lights Beach, Greens Pool, & more), Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park) and Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Misery Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Vancouver Arts Centre.

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

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Cosy Corner Beach, Nanarup Beach, Lowlands Beach, Cheynes Beach
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 25:
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Cheynes Beach ©
Cheynes Beach

6
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. Get in touch with nature at Ten Mile Lagoon and Blue Haven Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Salmon Beach and Thistle Cove. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Hellfire Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at West Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Cindy Poole Glass Gallery.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Esperance trip planner.

Drive from Albany to Esperance in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. December in Esperance sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Esperance

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

5
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Griffiths Island and Loch Ard Gorge. Visit Johanna Beach and Port Campbell precinct and foreshore for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Campbell: Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve (in Warrnambool), Carisbrook Waterfall (in Wongarra) and Mait's Rest (in Apollo Bay). Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, explore and take pictures at Twelve Apostles, and make a trip to Gibsons Steps.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell itinerary maker site .

Getting from Esperance to Port Campbell by combination of flight, train, and bus takes about 14 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Esperance to Port Campbell due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Clare.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Twelve Apostles, Griffiths Island, Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, Johanna Beach
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

5
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Head to Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage and Clare Valley Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will get to explore Port Pirie Regional Tourism & Arts Centre and Peterborough Printing Works. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Clare: Port Pirie RSL Museum (in Port Pirie), Burra Town Hall (in Burra) and Bowman Park (in Crystal Brook). And it doesn't end there: savor the flavors at Paulett Wines, do a tasting at Pikes Wines, steep yourself in history at Bungaree Station, and hike along Riesling Trail.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Clare online journey maker .

Drive from Port Campbell to Clare in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Sevenhill, Port Pirie, Bowman Park, Burra Town Hall, Peterborough Printing Works
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Paulett Wines ©
Paulett Wines
Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail

5
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.
Visit Wineglass Bay and Wineglass Bay Lookout for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Freycinet National Park and St Columba Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Melshell Oysters (in Swansea) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, do a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay, and view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Clare to Coles Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cranbrook, Honeymoon Bay, Melshell Oysters, St Columba Waterfall
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 18:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

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.
Hobart Convict Penitentiary and Port Arthur Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Art Mob capture your imagination. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. On the 22nd (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Opossum Bay Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Henry Jones Design Gallery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart travel planning app .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. January in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Port Arthur Historic Site, Richmond Gaol, Seven Mile Beach, Opossum Bay Beach, Fern Tree
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 24:
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Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Cascade Brewery ©
Cascade Brewery

5
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Manly Beach and Clovelly. Get outdoors at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. And it doesn't end there: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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