60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia holiday planner

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Mildura
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Broken Hill
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Tibooburra
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Birdsville
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Boulia
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Mount Isa
— 3 nights
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Tennant Creek
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Daly Waters
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Darwin
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Litchfield National Park
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Kununurra
— 5 nights
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Fitzroy Crossing
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Broome
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Port Hedland
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Karratha
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Coral Bay
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Exmouth
— 5 nights
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Carnarvon
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Monkey Mia
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Kalbarri
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Geraldton
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Mildura

— 1 night
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mildura travel planning site.

Melbourne to Mildura is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect nights in Mildura to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. On the 13th (Tue), you're off to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Mildura

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 13:

Broken Hill

— 2 nights
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
On the 13th (Tue), take in the architecture and design of School of the Air, then see the interesting displays at Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum (Geocentre), and then see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Silverton Gaol Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Pro Hart Gallery.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Broken Hill road trip planning app.

Getting from Mildura to Broken Hill by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mildura in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Broken Hill, with lows around 19°C. On the 15th (Thu), you're off to Tibooburra.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:

Tibooburra

— 1 night
Tibooburra is a town in the far northwest of New South Wales, Australia, located 1187km from the state capital, Sydney. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Sturt National Park.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tibooburra trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Broken Hill to Tibooburra takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Birdsville.

Things to do in Tibooburra

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 16:
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Birdsville

— 2 nights
Birdsville is a small town and locality in the Shire of Diamantina, Queensland, Australia. To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Birdsville route maker.

You can drive from Tibooburra to Birdsville in 11 hours. In April in Birdsville, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Boulia.

Things to do in Birdsville

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
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Boulia

— 1 night
Boulia is a remote outback town and locality in the Shire of Boulia in Central West Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): examine the collection at Stonehouse Museum.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Boulia trip maker.

You can drive from Birdsville to Boulia in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Mount Isa.

Things to do in Boulia

Museums
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:
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Mount Isa

— 3 nights
Mount Isa is a city in the Gulf Country region of Queensland, Australia. Mount Isa is known for museums, outdoors, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Lake Moondarra, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hard Times Mine, don't miss a visit to Mary Kathleen, and see the interesting displays at Outback at Isa.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mount Isa trip planner.

Getting from Boulia to Mount Isa by car takes about 3.5 hours. In April in Mount Isa, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. You will leave for Tennant Creek on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Mount Isa

Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:

Tennant Creek

— 3 nights
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Tennant Creek is known for nature and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the wide-open spaces of Kelly's Ranch.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tennant Creek online trip builder.

You can drive from Mount Isa to Tennant Creek in 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Mount Isa to Tennant Creek is minus 0.5 hours. April in Tennant Creek sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. You'll set off for Daly Waters on the 25th (Sun).
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:

Daly Waters

Daly Waters is a small town in the Northern Territory in Australia, about 620 kilometres south of Darwin at the intersection of the Savannah Way and the Stuart Highway.The area's traditional owners, the Jingili people, believe the Dreaming tracks of the Emu and the Sun travelled through here on their way to the southern parts of the Northern Territory.HistoryThe name Daly Waters was given to a series of natural springs by John McDouall Stuart during his third attempt to cross Australia from south to north, in 1861-2. On the 25th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Daly Waters Aviation Complex.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Daly Waters trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Tennant Creek to Daly Waters takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Daly Waters

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

— 5 nights
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock, get great views at Mirray Lookout, explore the striking landscape of Kakadu National park, and see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planner.

Traveling by car from Daly Waters to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. On the 30th (Fri), you're off to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 30:

Darwin

— 4 nights

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

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.
Darwin is known for museums, wildlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, walk around Howard Springs Nature Park, make a splash at Wave Lagoon, and take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Darwin holiday planner.

Drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin in 3 hours. April in Darwin sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 4th (Tue), you're off to Litchfield National Park.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 4:

Litchfield National Park

— 2 nights
On the 4th (Tue), examine the collection at Adelaide River Railway Museum and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Adelaide River War Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: trek along Walker Creek, take in the dramatic scenery at Wangi Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Tolmer Falls, admire all the interesting features of Magnetic Termite Mounds, then take in the dramatic scenery at Florence Falls, and finally admire the sheer force of Buley Rockhole.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Litchfield National Park itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Darwin to Litchfield National Park with the Route module. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 6th (Thu), you're off to Kununurra.

Things to do in Litchfield National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 4 — 6:

Kununurra

— 5 nights
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Venture out of the city with trips to ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND (in Baines) and Wyndham (Five Rivers Lookout & Wyndham Port and Jetty). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Emma Gorge, sample the fine beverages at Hoochery Distillery, explore the striking landscape of Mirima National Park, and make a trip to Ivanhoe Crossing.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kununurra road trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Litchfield National Park to Kununurra. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Litchfield National Park to Kununurra due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Kununurra when traveling from Litchfield National Park in May, with lows around 20°C. You will leave for Fitzroy Crossing on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Kununurra

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 6 — 11:

Fitzroy Crossing

— 2 nights
Fitzroy Crossing is a small town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, east of Broome and west of Halls Creek. To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Fitzroy Crossing sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kununurra to Fitzroy Crossing in 7 hours. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Broome.

Things to do in Fitzroy Crossing

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 11 — 13:
Highlights from your trip

Broome

— 7 nights

Yawuru Country

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.
Broome is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre Broome, take in the waterfront at Broome port Jetty, and get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Broome online route planner.

You can drive from Fitzroy Crossing to Broome in 4 hours. Another option is to fly. In May in Broome, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll set off for Port Hedland on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Broome

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay May 13 — 20:

Port Hedland

— 2 nights
Port Hedland is the second largest town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with an estimated urban population of 15,191, including the satellite town of South Hedland, 18 km away. To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Hedland trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Broome to Port Hedland takes 6 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Port Hedland can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You will leave for Karratha on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Port Hedland

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 20 — 22:

Karratha

— 1 night
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the waterfront at Dampier Port and then take some stellar pictures from Staircase To The Moon.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Karratha trip planner.

You can drive from Port Hedland to Karratha in 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Coral Bay on the 23rd (Sun).
Find places to stay May 22 — 23:

Coral Bay

— 1 night
Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. On the 23rd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay Beach.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Coral Bay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Karratha to Coral Bay takes 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 23 — 24:

Exmouth

— 5 nights
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Spend the 25th (Tue) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. And it doesn't end there: see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, kick back and relax at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area, browse the exhibits of The Ningaloo Gallery, and look and learn at The Mobile Observatory - Exmouth.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Exmouth attractions planning tool.

Traveling by car from Coral Bay to Exmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 29th (Sat), you're off to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 24 — 29:

Carnarvon

— 2 nights
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. On the 29th (Sat), make a trip to One Mile Jetty and then make a trip to Carnarvon Blowholes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): take in the waterfront at The Fascine and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Francois Peron National Park.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Carnarvon trip planner.

You can drive from Exmouth to Carnarvon in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May in Carnarvon, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 31st (Mon), you're off to Monkey Mia.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 29 — 31:

Monkey Mia

— 2 nights
Monkey Mia is a popular tourist destination located about 900 km north of Perth, Western Australia. Monkey Mia is known for wildlife, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey Mia Reserve.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Monkey Mia trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Carnarvon to Monkey Mia in 4 hours. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Monkey Mia

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your trip

Kalbarri

— 5 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hutt Lagoon, Nature’s Window and Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs. Step out of Kalbarri to go to Geraldton and see Waminda Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from The Loop and Z Bend Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding, enjoy the sand and surf at Chinaman's Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Eagle Gorge.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kalbarri vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Monkey Mia to Kalbarri takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Geraldton.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 2 — 7:

Geraldton

— 3 nights
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. Step out of Geraldton with an excursion to Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground in Northampton--about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at HMAS Sydney II Memorial, make a trip to Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre, take in the waterfront at The Esplanade, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Geraldton.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Geraldton day trip tool.

You can drive from Kalbarri to Geraldton in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You'll set off for Perth on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Geraldton

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 10:

Perth

— 1 day

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, stroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, pause for some photo ops at The Bell Tower, get engrossed in the history at WA Shipwrecks Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind State War Memorial.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Perth road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Geraldton to Perth takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 11:

Australia travel guide

4.7
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.

Kakadu National Park travel guide

4.3
World heritage site · Nature & Wildlife Tours · Geologic Formations
In Australia's biggest national park you'll find rugged escarpments, lush rainforest and rock art galleries up to 20,000 years old. Learn about Aboriginal culture from traditional owners the Bininj/Mungguy people, take in thundering waterfalls and witness millions of migratory birds among the wetlands. Experience Kakadu's magic in six dramatically different seasons. International flights arrive directly into Darwin from many global hubs. From the airport it's about a three hour drive by car to Kakadu National Park. Follow the Nature's Way route from Darwin for a longer adventure through the Top End.

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