60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  9​h
2
Yulara
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Hobart
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Melbourne
— 11 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 4 nights
7
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
8
Wyalkatchem
— 18 nights
Fly:  6​h
9
Esperance
— 2 nights
End: Perth

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Fremantle Prison and The Artisan Store Fremantle. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Mary's Cathedral and St. George's Cathedral. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Mullaloo Beach (in Mullaloo), Rockingham Beach (in Rockingham) and South Beach Recreation Reserve (in Fremantle). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trigg Beach, do a tasting at Vineyard 28, and see the interesting displays at Aviation Heritage Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth trip planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. In June, daytime highs in Perth are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Vineyard 28, Trigg Beach, Mullaloo Beach, Binningup Beach
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Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

3
nights
Yulara

Yulara ©
Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kata Tjuta and Red Desert Reptiles. Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Wintjiri Arts + Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Yulara: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (Valley of the Winds & Walpa Gorge). There's much more to do: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Perth to Yulara in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Yulara due to the time zone difference. June in Yulara sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Yulara

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Helicopter Tours

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Patrick's Cathedral and Degraves Street. There's much more to do: make a trip to Shrine of Remembrance, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Yulara to Melbourne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Yulara, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Port Arthur Historic Site. Visit Claremont House and Constitution Dock for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site (in Eaglehawk Neck), Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River) and Nonesuch Distillery (in Sorell). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, take a stroll through Sullivans Cove, explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery, and stroll through Seven Mile Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Museum of Old and New Art, St John the Baptist Chuch, Claremont House, Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

11
nights
Melbourne

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Art Gallery of Ballarat and Stony Creek Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shrine of Remembrance and St Paul's Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: St Augustine's Church (in Creswick), Ballarat (Lake Wendouree & Sovereign Hill) and Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong). Enjoy Melbourne some more: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and take a stroll through Melbourne Central.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne sightseeing planning app .

You can fly from Hobart to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ballarat, Daylesford, Cowes, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, St Augustine's Church
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Balloon Rides
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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.
The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sydney Opera House and White Rabbit Gallery. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Shelly Beach in Manly, approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Rocks Discovery Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sydney route planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

4
nights
Cairns

Cairns ©
A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Let the collections at Historic Village Herberton and Samurai Gallery Australia capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as The Crystal Caves and Atherton Tablelands. Venture out of the city with trips to Spy & Camera Museum (in Herberton), Cathedral Fig Tree (in Yungaburra) and Port Douglas (St Mary’s by The Sea chapel & Four Mile Beach). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, and meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Cairns is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Herberton, Port Douglas, Cathedral Fig Tree, The Crystal Caves
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Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Spy & Camera Museum ©
Spy & Camera Museum
The Crystal Caves ©
The Crystal Caves

18
nights
Wyalkatchem

Wyalkatchem ©
Wyalkatchem townsite is located in the central agricultural region, 192km east-north-east of Perth and 35km east of Dowerin. Get some cultural insight at Cunderdin Museum and Nungarin Heritage Machinery and Army Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wyalkatchem CBH Agricultural Museum and Kokerbin Rock. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wyalkatchem: Mangowine Homestead (in Nungarin), Bruce Rock (Shackleton Bank, Bruce Rock Mosaic Pathway, & more) and Beringbooding Rock (in Mukinbudin). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with West Moto Park, stroll through Koorda Shire Caravan Park, see the interesting displays at The Big Camera, and get great views at Mt O'Brien.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Wyalkatchem travel route site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cairns to Wyalkatchem. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cairns to Wyalkatchem. You'll set off for Esperance on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Wyalkatchem

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bruce Rock, Shire of Goomalling, Nungarin, Cunderdin Museum, Koorda Shire Caravan Park
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Beringbooding Rock ©
Beringbooding Rock
Cunderdin Museum ©
Cunderdin Museum
The Big Camera ©
The Big Camera

2
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. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Le Grand National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Twilight Bay, examine the collection at Esperance Museum, and then hike along Rotary Lookout.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Esperance travel planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wyalkatchem to Esperance. In July, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Esperance Museum ©
Esperance Museum

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