60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cardiff
Train + Fly:  25 h
1
Broome
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Darwin
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Cairns
— 7 nights
Fly:  7 h
6
Port Macquarie
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Canberra
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
9
Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Launceston
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
11
Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h
12
Albany
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  26 h
End: Cardiff

3
nights
Broome

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Chinese Cemetery. Museum-lovers will get to explore Broome Historical Museum and Short St Gallery. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, and see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Broome planner.

Cardiff, UK to Broome is an approximately 27-hour combination of train and flight. Traveling from Cardiff to Broome, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cardiff in June, expect nights in Broome to be a bit warmer, around 19°C, while days are warmer, around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 5:
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Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Darwin

Darwin ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Litchfield National Park and Territory Wildlife Park. You'll explore and learn at Darwin Aviation Museum and RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility. The adventure continues: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, and explore the striking landscape at Berry Springs Nature Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Darwin road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Broome to Darwin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Broome to Darwin, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Broome in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Darwin, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Territory Wildlife Park, Litchfield National Park
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility
Darwin Aviation Museum ©
Darwin Aviation Museum
Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park

2
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.
On the 12th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, thensteep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and then identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Hartley Street School Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flynn Memorial Uniting Church, thenidentify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and finally examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Alice Springs tour builder website.

You can fly from Darwin to Alice Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Alice Springs is cooler than Darwin - with highs of 23°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre
Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum ©
Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum

5
nights
Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Agincourt Reef and St Mary’s by The Sea chapel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Douglas: Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation), Photography Tours (in Daintree) and Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay). And it doesn't end there: explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre, and hunt for treasures at Sunday Market Port Douglas.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Port Douglas visit planning site.

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Port Douglas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Alice Springs to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Alice Springs in June, expect nights in Port Douglas to be warmer, around 21°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Daintree National Park, Mossman Gorge Centre, Photography Tours, Daintree Discovery Centre
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park

7
nights
Cairns

Cairns ©
A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Let the collections at The Crystal Caves and The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Birdworld Kuranda and Atherton Tablelands. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Kuranda (Australian Butterfly Sanctuary & Barron Falls), Paronella Park (in Mena Creek) and Jaques Coffee Plantation (in Mareeba). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Michaelmas Cay, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. June in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Kuranda, Paronella Park, The Crystal Caves, Trinity Beach, Jaques Coffee Plantation
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
The Crystal Caves ©
The Crystal Caves
Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands
The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum ©
The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum

4
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Get some historical perspective at Tacking Point Lighthouse and Port Macquarie Historic Court House. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Trial Bay Gaol and Smoky Cape Lighthouse. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Roto House, hike along Coastal walk, look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, and make a trip to Breakwall Waking Path.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Port Macquarie holiday builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Port Macquarie takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in June, you will find days in Port Macquarie are cooler (15°C), and nights are slightly colder (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

South West Rocks
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
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.
Visit Wollongong Head Lighthouse and Chinese Garden of Friendship for their historical value. Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame and St. Mary's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Newcastle (Newcastle Museum & Newcastle Memorial Walk), Katoomba (Blue Mountains & Echo Point Lookout) and Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Hyde Park Barracks, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, stroll around Hyde Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park.

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

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in June: highs in Sydney hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Newcastle, Katoomba, Wollongong, Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 5:
Highlights from your plan
Wollongong Head Lighthouse ©
Wollongong Head Lighthouse
Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple

5
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex and Australian National Botanic Gardens. Get some cultural insight at National Portrait Gallery and Old Parliament House. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Zoo and Aquarium, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Canberra trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Canberra reach 13°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin
Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex ©
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Richmond Gaol. Constitution Dock and Hobart Convict Penitentiary are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to The Neck (in Bruny Island), Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). The adventure continues: make a trip to May Queen, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart tour itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Canberra to Hobart in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Canberra in July, Hobart is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Richmond, The Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol

5
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 Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate. Museum-lovers will get to explore Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and Tamar Valley Art Shack. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary (in Mole Creek), Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World) and Devil's Corner Cellar Door (in Apslawn). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience, stroll around City Park, and appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Launceston route maker app.

Getting from Hobart to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Beauty Point, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, Tamar Valley Art Shack, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

5
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Step off the beaten path and head to Raptor Domain and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Islander Estate Vineyards and Australian Red Gum Gallery. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, don't miss a visit to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Launceston to Kangaroo Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Launceston to Kangaroo Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and National Anzac Centre. Discover out-of-the-way places like Desert Mounted Corps Memorial and Tree Top Walk. Step out of Albany to go to Denmark and see Greens Pool, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, steep yourself in history at Old Farm, Strawberry Hill, and learn about winemaking at Wignalls Winery Cellar Door & Gourmet Gifts.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Albany trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Kangaroo Island to Albany in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1.5 hours. In July in Albany, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Greens Pool, Tree Top Walk
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Dolphin & Whale Watching
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

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