60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Accra
Fly + Drive:  30​h
1
Jervis Bay
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
2
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
Norfolk Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
9
Esperance
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
10
Albany
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Margaret River
— 11 nights
Drive + Fly:  32​h
End: Accra

4
nights
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Hyams Beach and Bendalong Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Callala Beach and Nelson Beach. Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Seven Mile Beach National Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Blenheim Beach, stroll through Greenfield Beach, and enjoy the sea views from Cape St George Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Jervis Bay tour itinerary tool .

Accra, Ghana to Jervis Bay is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Accra to Jervis Bay, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Accra in December, expect Jervis Bay to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Callala Beach, Seven Mile Beach National Park, Cabbage Beach, Bendalong Beach
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 29:
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Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach
Greenfield Beach ©
Greenfield Beach

4
nights
Coles Bay

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.
Let the collections at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers and Madd=Mudd Studio Gallery capture your imagination. You'll get in some beach time at Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: St Columba Waterfall (in St Helens), Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery (in St Marys) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty, and learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay online tour itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Jervis Bay to Coles Bay with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Freycinet, Bicheno, St Marys, St Columba Waterfall, Gala Estate Vineyard
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 3:
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Appreciate the collections at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Step off the beaten path and head to Hobart Convict Penitentiary and Constitution Dock. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Shene Tasmania (in Pontville) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). On the 7th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: savor the flavors at Cascade Brewery, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, and take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planner .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Norfolk Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Shene Tasmania
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 8:
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Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum

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.
Visit Emily Bay and Point Ross for some beach relaxation. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Barnabas Chapel and Norfolk Island Cemetery. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama, steep yourself in history at The Barracks, pause for some photo ops at Captain Cook's Monument, and snap pictures at Bloody Bridge.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Norfolk Island attractions planner .

You can fly from Hobart to Norfolk Island in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST) to Norfolk Time (NFT) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Hobart in January since evenings lows in Norfolk Island dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 12:
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Captain Cook's Monument ©
Captain Cook's Monument
Emily Bay ©
Emily Bay
Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery

2
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Palm Beach and Terrigal Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Shelly Beach and Congwong Beach. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown--about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, take in nature's colorful creations at Chinese Garden of Friendship, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Camp Cove.

For more things to do and tourist information, go to the Sydney road trip app .

You can fly from Norfolk Island to Sydney in 5.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Norfolk Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Norfolk Island in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sydney, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Palm Beach, Shelly Beach, Terrigal Beach, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Congwong Beach
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach

4
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 get in some beach time at Eastern Beach Reserve and Mount Martha Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Point Leo Beach and 13th Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Daylesford (Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens & Spas & Wellness). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach and examine the collection at Federation Square.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Melbourne day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in January, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, St. Kilda Beach, Mount Martha Beach, 13th Beach, Point Leo Beach
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 19:
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens ©
Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens
Point Leo Beach ©
Point Leo Beach

5
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Stokes Beach and Island Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Raptor Domain and Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation. Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, learn about winemaking at The Islander Estate Vineyards, and explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island vacation builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Melbourne to Kangaroo Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

5
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Relax by the water at Blowhole Beach and Horseshoe Bay. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cleland Wildlife Park and Aldinga Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Boomer Beach (in Port Elliot) and Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Carrick Hill, catch a live event at Adelaide Oval, hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide travel route builder website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. January in Adelaide sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Elliot, Aldinga Beach, Carrickalinga Beach, Blowhole Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 29:
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Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach

4
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. Explore hidden gems such as Twilight Bay and Salmon Beach. Visit Cape Le Grand National Park and Blue Haven Beach for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Thistle Cove, stroll through Ten Mile Lagoon, and steep yourself in history at Esperance Stonehenge.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Esperance trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Adelaide to Esperance in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Esperance is minus 1 hour. In January in Esperance, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 3:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

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.
Albany's Historic Whaling Station and National Anzac Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Little Beach and Cheynes Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Lowlands Beach (in Lowlands), Denmark (Shelley Beach, Anvil Beach, & more) and Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Nanarup Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and steep yourself in history at The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Albany trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Esperance to Albany takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February in Albany, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Cheynes Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Nanarup Beach, Lowlands Beach
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 8:
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Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

11
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Meelup Beach and Food Tours. Popular historic sites such as Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Hamelin Bay Jetty are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Augusta (Water wheel & Jewel Cave), Wise Wine (in Eagle Bay) and Sensei Pots Art Gallery Yallingup (in Quedjinup). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cowaramup Bay, and contemplate the waterfront views at Bunker Bay.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Margaret River visit planner .

Drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Dunsborough, Augusta, Boranup, Yallingup
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 19:
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Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach

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