60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 10 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  6​h 15​min
2
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Kalbarri
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Geraldton
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Broome
— 9 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Talbot Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
Purnululu National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  10​h 15​min
8
Alice Springs
— 8 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Melbourne
— 12 nights
End: Melbourne

10
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.
Attractions like Cottesloe Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and Rockingham (Penguin Island & Rockingham Beach). Pack the 6th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Adventure World Perth Australia. Dedicate the 9th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Perth Zoo, and stroll through Mettam's Pool.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Perth sightseeing planner .

Melbourne to Perth is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: highs in Perth hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Rockingham, Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park, Perth Zoo, Adventure World Perth Australia
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Attractions like Coral Bay Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park, get outside with Aqua Rush, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Coral Bay road trip site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Perth to Coral Bay in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Coral Bay Beach ©
Coral Bay Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

4
nights
Kalbarri

Kalbarri ©
Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
Kids will enjoy Zuytdorp Cliffs and Blue Holes. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get great views at Island Rock & Natural Bridge, play a few rounds at Kalbarri Golf Club, and identify plant and animal life at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalbarri route planner .

Traveling by car from Coral Bay to Kalbarri takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Geraldton.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Murchison River ©
Murchison River
Kayaking & Canoeing
Ross Graham Lookout ©
Ross Graham Lookout

5
nights
Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. Kids will appreciate attractions like Back Beach and Coalseam Conservation Park. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at HMAS Sydney II Memorial, identify plant and animal life at Waminda Wildlife Sanctuary, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Geraldton, and kick back and relax at Tarcoola Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Geraldton trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Kalbarri to Geraldton in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Geraldton, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Geraldton

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Back Beach ©
Back Beach
Coalseam Conservation Park ©
Coalseam Conservation Park
Waminda Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Waminda Wildlife Sanctuary

9
nights
Broome

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Family-friendly places like Cable Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours will thrill your kids. On the 2nd (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, and stroll through Reddell Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Broome online itinerary maker .

You can fly from Geraldton to Broome in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Geraldton in June, things will get a bit warmer in Broome: highs are around 35°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Talbot Bay.

Things to do in Broome

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

1
night
Talbot Bay

Talbot Bay ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Horizontal Falls.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Talbot Bay online day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Broome to Talbot Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Talbot Bay

Nature Parks
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Horizontal Falls ©
Horizontal Falls

1
day
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
On the 5th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Purnululu National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungle Range.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Purnululu National Park trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Talbot Bay to Purnululu National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

8
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.
Attractions like The Kangaroo Sanctuary and Ormiston Gorge make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Owen Springs Reserve. There's lots more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, explore the striking landscape at Chambers Pillar, and identify plant and animal life at Trephina Gorge Nature Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Alice Springs road trip planner.

Getting from Purnululu National Park to Alice Springs by car takes about 25.5 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July in Alice Springs, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Red Centre
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 14:
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Owen Springs Reserve ©
Owen Springs Reserve

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Uluru, take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

12
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Venture out of the city with trips to The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay), Cowes (Koala Conservation Centre & Grumpys Crazy Golf) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). Dedicate the 26th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 29th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and meet the residents at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne journey planning app .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Cowes, St. Kilda Beach, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Sovereign Hill, The Nobbies Centre
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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