60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Caloundra
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Armidale
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Hobart
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Launceston
— 8 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Devonport
— 8 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Melbourne
— 9 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Beechworth
— 10 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

7
nights
Caloundra

Caloundra ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kings Beach and Peregian Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Caloundra: Hastings Street (in Noosa), Maroochydore Beach (in Maroochydore) and Eumundi (The Real McCaul & Discover Eumundi Heritage & Visitor Centre).

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Caloundra trip maker .

Brisbane to Caloundra is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Armidale.

Things to do in Caloundra

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Noosa, Yandina, Mooloolaba, Eumundi, Bee Gees Way
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 8:
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Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach
Maroochydore Beach ©
Maroochydore Beach

6
nights
Armidale

Armidale ©
Armidale is a city in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Dorrigo National Park and Waterfall Way. Venture out of the city with trips to Inverell (Spas & Wellness & The Dust Jacket), Tingha (Wing Hing Long Museum & Green Valley Farm) and Point Lookout (in Ebor). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Dangar Falls, do a tasting at Petersons Armidale Winery, explore the world behind art at Armidale Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place, and view the masterpieces at Gawura Gallery.

Before you visit Armidale, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Caloundra to Armidale. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Armidale

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Walcha, Dorrigo, Tingha, Glen Innes, The Dust Jacket
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 15:
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Dangar Falls ©
Dangar Falls
Green Valley Farm ©
Green Valley Farm
Wing Hing Long Museum ©
Wing Hing Long Museum

9
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tahune Forest AirWalk and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to The Neck (in Bruny Island), Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna) and Nonesuch Distillery (in Sorell). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Richmond Bridge, don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, kick back and relax at Opossum Bay Beach, and see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Armidale to Hobart with the Route module. In March, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Richmond, The Neck, Tinderbox Marine Reserve, Valhalla Ice Cream, Tahune Forest AirWalk
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 25:
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Cascade Brewery ©
Cascade Brewery

8
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Tamar Valley and St Columba Waterfall. Venture out of the city with trips to St Columba Falls Reserve (in Pyengana), Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings (in Legerwood) and Bridport (Barnbougle Dunes & Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, browse the exhibits of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Launceston trip maker tool .

You can drive from Hobart to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Bridport, St Columba Falls Reserve, Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings, Delamere Vineyards
Find places to stay Mar 25 — Apr 2:
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The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Barnbougle Dunes ©
Barnbougle Dunes
James Boag Brewery Experience ©
James Boag Brewery Experience

8
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cradle Mountain and Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary. Change things up with these side-trips from Devonport: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Dove Lake Circuit & Devils @ Cradle), Tamar Valley Art Shack (in Clarence Point) and Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach, explore the world behind art at Makers Workshop, relax in the rural setting at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, and explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Devonport trip planning site .

You can drive from Launceston to Devonport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Sheffield, Latrobe, Ulverstone, Mole Creek
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 10:
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Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch
Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach

9
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eastern Beach Reserve and Ballarat Wildlife Park. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to St George's Lake (in Creswick), Sorrento Front Beach (in Sorrento) and Gunnamatta Beach (in Fingal). There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Werribee Open Range Zoo, explore and take pictures at Rod Laver Arena, kick back and relax at 13th Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at McCrae Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Devonport to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Devonport in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Melbourne. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Beechworth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballarat, Ocean Beach, St George's Lake, The Enchanted Adventure Garden, Lake Daylesford
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 19:
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

10
nights
Beechworth

Beechworth ©
A town that appeared during the gold rush in the 1850s, Beechworth is a well-preserved example of Victorian expansionism.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Albury Botanic Garden and Brown Brothers Milawa Vineyard - Cellar Door, Wine Bar and Events. Get out of town with these interesting Beechworth side-trips: Gooramadda (Gooramadda Olives & Morris Wines), Cheshunt (Politini Wines & Chrismont) and Rutherglen (Warrabilla Wines, Andrew Buller Wines, & more). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Pfeiffer Wines, get engrossed in the history at Beechworth Historic Courthouse, explore the stunning scenery at Canyon Walk, and sample the fine beverages at Hurdle Creek Still.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Beechworth road trip app .

Getting from Melbourne to Beechworth by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Beechworth, with lows of 8°C. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beechworth

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rutherglen, Milawa, Cheshunt, King Valley, Albury
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 29:
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Chrismont ©
Chrismont
Pfeiffer Wines ©
Pfeiffer Wines
Politini Wines ©
Politini Wines

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