60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia vacation planner

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Port Augusta
— 4 nights
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Coober Pedy
— 3 nights
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Marree
— 1 night
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Birdsville
— 1 night
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Mount Isa
— 3 nights
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Alice Springs
— 5 nights
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Katherine
— 5 nights
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Darwin
— 6 nights
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Broome
— 5 nights
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Port Hedland
— 1 night
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Karratha
— 3 nights
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Carnarvon
— 3 nights
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Albany
— 6 nights
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Donnybrook
— 2 nights
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Margaret River
— 5 nights
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Perth
— 6 nights
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Port Augusta

— 4 nights
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Augusta: Quorn (Warren Gorge & Argadelles), Peterborough (Peterborough Printing Works, Bob the Railway Dog, &more) and Hawker (Flinders Ranges National Park, Jeff Morgan Gallery, &more). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, take in the exciting artwork at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, take some stellar pictures from Water Tower Lookout, and don't miss a visit to Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Port Augusta vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Adelaide to Port Augusta is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. When traveling from Adelaide in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Port Augusta, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:

Coober Pedy

— 3 nights
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Coober Pedy is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating landscape at Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park, stop by Opalios, explore the striking landscape at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Coober Pedy trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Marree.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:

Marree

— 1 night
Marree is a small town located in the north of South Australia. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Tom Kruse Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Marree trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Coober Pedy to Marree in 4.5 hours. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Birdsville.

Things to do in Marree

Museums
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

Birdsville

— 1 night
Birdsville is a small town and locality in the Shire of Diamantina, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire nature's extreme beauty at Big Red Sand Dune and then get outside with Birdsville Races.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Birdsville trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Marree to Birdsville in 9.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. In September in Birdsville, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Isa.

Things to do in Birdsville

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:
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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: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hard Times Mine, don't miss a visit to Mary Kathleen, see the interesting displays at Underground Hospital and Museum, and get answers to all your questions at Outback at Isa.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mount Isa day trip site.

You can drive from Birdsville to Mount Isa in 8 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Birdsville in September, you will find days in Mount Isa are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Mount Isa

Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:

Alice Springs

— 5 nights

The Heart of Central Australia

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, take an in-depth tour of Women's Museum of Australia & Old Gaol Alice Springs, grab your bike and head to Simpsons Gap Bicycle Path, and take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Alice Springs trip planner.

You can drive from Mount Isa to Alice Springs in 9 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. In September, Alice Springs is little chillier than Mount Isa - with highs of 32°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 18:

Katherine

— 5 nights
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Step out of Katherine with an excursion to Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)--about 1h 40 min away. Spend the 19th (Sun) exploring nature at Maguk Gorge. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, explore the galleries of Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Low Level Nature Reserve, and take in the dramatic scenery at Gunlom Waterfall Creek.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Katherine vacation website.

Fly from Alice Springs to Katherine in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Katherine is a bit warmer than Alice Springs - with highs of 42°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 23:

Darwin

— 6 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.
Step out of Darwin to go to Berry Springs and see Territory Wildlife Park, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Spend the 24th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Berry Springs Nature Park, see the interesting displays at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and make a splash at Darwin Waterfront.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Darwin trip planner.

Drive from Katherine to Darwin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Katherine in September, you will find days in Darwin are little chillier (38°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 29:

Broome

— 5 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: kick back and relax at Cable Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, get outside with Staircase To The Moon, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Broome tour itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Darwin to Broome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Darwin in September since evenings lows in Broome dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 4:

Port Hedland

— 1 night
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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): examine the collection at Dalgety House Museum, then stroll around Cemetery Beach Park, then make a trip to Koombana Lookout Port Hedland, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Pretty Pool.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Port Hedland trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Broome to Port Hedland. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Broome in October: highs in Port Hedland hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

Karratha

— 3 nights
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Step out of Karratha to go to Roebourne and see Cossack, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Staircase To The Moon, look for all kinds of wild species at Pilbara Dive and Tours, grab your bike and head to Yaburara Heritage Trail, and mingle with the ghosts of the past at Cossack Heritage Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Karratha route website.

Traveling by car from Port Hedland to Karratha takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Karratha

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:

Carnarvon

— 3 nights
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. When in Carnarvon, make a side trip to see Francois Peron National Park in Denham, approximately Denham away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, don't miss a visit to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, go for a stroll along the water at Carnarvon Yacht Club - Marina, and get some jogging in at The Fascine.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Carnarvon online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Karratha to Carnarvon by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly. In October in Carnarvon, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:

Albany

— 6 nights
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 find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Denmark (Harewood Forest, Greens Pool, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Kalgan River, browse the exhibits of Blush Retail Gallery, and walk around Albany Heritage Park.

Planning Albany trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Carnarvon to Albany with the Route module. Traveling from Carnarvon in October, expect Albany to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Donnybrook.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 17:

Donnybrook

— 2 nights
Donnybrook is a town situated between Boyanup and Kirup on the South Western Highway, 210km south of Perth, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Barrecas Winery, then contemplate the long history of Wonnerup, and then catch all the local highlights with All Sea Charters. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Jalbrook Estate Gardens, then do a tasting at Bonking Frog Wines, and then take an in-depth tour of South West Rail & Heritage Centre.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Donnybrook tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Albany to Donnybrook by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Donnybrook

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:

Margaret River

— 5 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Yallingup (Ngilgi Cave & Canal Rocks), Dunsborough (Geographe Bay & Climbing Naturaliste) and Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse). Spend the 20th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. On the 22nd (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with Busselton Jetty, kick back and relax at Surfers Point, explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and stop by Margaret River Winemakers.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Margaret River day trip app.

You can drive from Donnybrook to Margaret River in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours · Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 24:

Perth

— 6 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). Dedicate the 27th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Perth online attractions planner.

Drive from Margaret River to Perth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Perth sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 24 — 30:

Australia travel guide

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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.