60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + foot + train:  28​h
1
Noosa
— 4 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Canberra
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 6 nights
+3
Fly + bus + train + bus:  10​h
5
Port Campbell
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 30​min
6
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
7
Albany
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Margaret River
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
9
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Darwin
— 6 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
11
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
12
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Toronto

4
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mooloolaba Beach and Carlo Sand Blow. Venture out of the city with trips to Kondalilla Falls (in Montville), Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve (in Maleny) and Kings Beach (in Caloundra). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Peregian Beach, kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, and hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Noosa trip itinerary planning website .

Toronto, Canada to Noosa is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 15 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carlo Sand Blow, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, Kings Beach, Kondalilla Falls, The Original Eumundi Markets
Find places to stay May 15 — 19:
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Carlo Sand Blow ©
Carlo Sand Blow
Kondalilla Falls ©
Kondalilla Falls

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Coastal walk and Trial Bay Gaol. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Macquarie: Smoky Cape Lighthouse (in South West Rocks) and North Haven Gifts and Collectables (in North Haven). There's much more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to Breakwall Waking Path, explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and see the interesting displays at Roto House.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Port Macquarie trip itinerary website .

Getting from Noosa to Port Macquarie by combination of train and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

South West Rocks, North Haven Gifts and Collectables
Find places to stay May 19 — 23:
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse

5
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Portrait Gallery and Royal Australian Mint. Venture out of the city with trips to Mogo (Rosemont The Patchwork Shop & Mogo Zoo) and Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (in Paddys River). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at National Arboretum Canberra, get a sense of history and politics at National Library of Australia, make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout, and stroll through ANZAC Parade Walk.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Canberra trip tool .

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Canberra in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Port Macquarie in May since evenings lows in Canberra dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mogo, Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex
Find places to stay May 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
ANZAC Parade Walk
ANZAC Parade Walk
National Library of Australia ©
National Library of Australia

6
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Battery Point Sculpture Trail and The Neck. Change things up with a short trip to Russell Falls in Mount Field National Park (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, and explore the world behind art at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hobart itinerary planner.

Getting from Canberra to Hobart by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Canberra in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hobart, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, Russell Falls, Inverawe Native Gardens, The Neck
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 3:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
The Neck ©
The Neck
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls

4
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Port Campbell National Park and London Bridge. Get out of town with these interesting Port Campbell side-trips: Erskine Falls (in Lorne), Apollo Bay (Mariners Lookout & Mait's Rest) and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Loch Ard Gorge, don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps, explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, and admire the sheer force of Little Aire Falls.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell trip site .

Getting from Hobart to Port Campbell by combination of flight, train, and bus takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Little Aire Falls, Twelve Apostles, Erskine Falls, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 8:
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Explore hidden gems such as Flinders Chase National Park and Raptor Domain. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch, do a tasting at The Islander Estate Vineyards, take in the pleasant sights at George's 40,000 Castle Lights, and make a trip to Emu Ridge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch
Remarkable Rocks ©
Remarkable Rocks

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 the less-touristy side of things at Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks. Change things up with these side-trips from Albany: Tree Top Walk (in Walpole) and Denmark (Harewood Estate Winery & The Lake House Winery Denmark). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Little Beach, examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and stroll through Middleton Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Albany online journey builder .

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Albany takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kangaroo Island to Albany is minus 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Tree Top Walk
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 18:
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The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Lake Cave. Venture out of the city with trips to Hamelin Bay Jetty (in Hamelin Bay), Yallingup (Canal Rocks & Ngilgi Cave) and Augusta (Jewel Cave, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, & more). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Meelup Beach, Head underground at Mammoth Cave, take a memorable drive along Caves Road, and experience rural life at Nannup Lavender Farm.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River day trip app .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Augusta, Yallingup, Boranup, Wilyabrup, Hamelin Bay Jetty
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Canal Rocks ©
Canal Rocks

2
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Kangaroo Sanctuary and Anzac Hill. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flynn Memorial Uniting Church.

To find photos and more tourist information, read Alice Springs travel route planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Alice Springs in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Margaret River to Alice Springs. In June, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park ©

6
nights
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Fishing Charters & Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Batchelor (Batchelor Butterfly Farm and Pet Garden & Litchfield National Park). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, see the interesting displays at Road Masters House Museum, steep yourself in history at Star Village, and make a splash at Darwin Waterfront.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Darwin route maker site .

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Darwin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Alice Springs in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Darwin, with highs around 36°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Batchelor
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 2:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Helicopter Tours
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility

4
nights
Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Daintree National Park and Photography Tours. Take a break from Port Douglas with a short trip to Opalbar in Mount Molloy, about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas, look for all kinds of wild species at Agincourt Reef, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Darwin to Port Douglas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Darwin in July: highs in Port Douglas hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Opalbar, Photography Tours, Daintree National Park, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre
St Mary’s by The Sea chapel ©
St Mary’s by The Sea chapel
Sunday Market Port Douglas ©
Sunday Market Port Douglas

5
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Village Herberton and Trinity Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). The adventure continues: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and relax in the rural setting at Gallo DairyLand.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns travel route builder .

You can take a bus from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 11th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Historic Village Herberton, Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Gallo DairyLand ©
Gallo DairyLand

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