60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Port Campbell
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Clare
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
3
Esperance
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
4
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Albany
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h
6
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Norfolk Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
8
Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Coles Bay
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Launceston
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h
11
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

4
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. We've included these beaches for you: Johanna Beach and Wreck Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mait's Rest and London Bridge. Change things up with a short trip to Mariners Lookout in Apollo Bay (about 1h 15 min away). Spend the 2nd (Sat) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, explore the striking landscape at The Twelve Apostles, admire all the interesting features of Twelve Apostles, and don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell day trip app .

Melbourne to Port Campbell is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Clare.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Wreck Beach, Twelve Apostles, Johanna Beach
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 5:
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

5
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage and Burra Railway Station will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Paulett Wines and Port Pirie Regional Tourism & Arts Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Clare: Burra Town Hall (in Burra), Port Pirie RSL Museum (in Port Pirie) and Bowman Park (in Crystal Brook). There's still lots to do: trek along Riesling Trail, do a tasting at Sussex Squire Wines, steep yourself in history at Bungaree Station, and view the masterpieces at Clare Valley Art Gallery.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Clare online travel planner .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Clare in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Sevenhill, Port Pirie, Burra, Paulett Wines, Bowman Park
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Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Port Pirie RSL Museum ©
Port Pirie RSL Museum
Bowman Park ©
Bowman Park

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. Relax by the water at Ten Mile Lagoon and Blue Haven Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Salmon Beach and Lucky Bay. Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Thistle Cove, kick back and relax at Fourth Beach, stop by Mermaid Leather, and explore the galleries of Cindy Poole Glass Gallery.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Esperance driving holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Clare to Esperance. Traveling from Clare to Esperance, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Esperance

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

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.
Visit Yallingup Beach and Cowaramup Bay for some beach relaxation. Discover out-of-the-way places like Meelup Beach and Jewel Cave. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse (in Augusta) and Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup). The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, learn about winemaking at Brown Hill Estate, enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Point.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Esperance to Margaret River takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Boranup, Yallingup, Augusta, McLeod Creek Wines, Meelup Beach
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Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

6
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 discover tucked-away gems like Anvil Beach and Lowlands Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and National Anzac Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup), Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park) and Denmark (Lights Beach, Greens Pool, & more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Nanarup Beach, view the masterpieces at Torbay Glass Studio, tour the pleasant surroundings at Misery Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Vancouver Arts Centre.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Albany holiday planner .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March in Albany, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Nanarup Beach, Lowlands Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Cheynes Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Cheynes Beach ©
Cheynes 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.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Clovelly. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and view the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Sydney day trip planner.

Getting from Albany to Sydney by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Albany in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Norfolk Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Jenolan Caves
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 3:
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
Shop till you drop at Gallery Guava and Reflections of Norfolk Island. Get some historical perspective at Norfolk Island Cemetery and St. Barnabas Chapel. There's still lots to do: stroll through Emily Bay, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Pitt, enjoy the sand and surf at Point Ross, and don't miss a visit to Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Norfolk Island online attractions planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Norfolk Island in 5 hours. Traveling from Sydney to Norfolk Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, Norfolk Island is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Captain Cook's Monument ©
Captain Cook's Monument
Emily Bay ©
Emily Bay
Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery

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.
Do your shopping at Woodbridge Smokehouse and Henry Jones Design Gallery. Popular historic sites such as Hobart Convict Penitentiary and Battery Point Sculpture Trail are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Domaine A Stoney Vineyard (in Campania). On the 10th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Wild Island Tasmania, admire the landmark architecture of Richmond Gaol, and snap pictures at Richmond Bridge.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart online travel route planner .

You can fly from Norfolk Island to Hobart in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Norfolk Island to Hobart, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Norfolk Island in April: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Richmond, Kingston Beach, Opossum Bay Beach, Seven Mile Beach, Domaine A Stoney Vineyard
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 12:
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Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Craigie Knowe Vineyard. Explore hidden gems such as Spiky Beach Conservation Area and East Coast Natureworld. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: St Marys (Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery & Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery), Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Denison Beach (in Bicheno). Spend the 16th (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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay Lookout, do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Plan my trip to Coles Bay with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cranbrook, St Marys, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 18:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Tasmanian Glassblowers. Do your shopping at Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery and Deloraine Creative Studios. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate (in Latrobe), St Columba Falls Reserve (in Pyengana) and Halls Falls (in Perth (Tasmania)). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, learn about winemaking at Delamere Vineyards, cast your line with a fishing tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Launceston online vacation builder .

Drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Halls Falls, Tasmanian Glassblowers, Delamere Vineyards, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, Deloraine Creative Studios
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 24:
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House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

5
nights
Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
We've included these beaches for you: Squeaky Beach and Woodside Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wilsons Promontory National Park and Reeeves Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wilsons Promontory National Park: Alberton Cemetery (in Alberton) and Robertson Beach (in Port Albert). Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Little Waterloo Bay. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Picnic Bay and tour the pleasant surroundings at Norman Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Wilsons Promontory National Park vacation planner.

Drive from Launceston to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 15 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Woodside, Robertson Beach, Alberton Cemetery
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 29:
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Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach
Reeeves Beach ©
Reeeves Beach

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