60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cairns
— 5 nights
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Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Fly
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Hervey Bay
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mooloolaba
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gold Coast
— 5 nights
Drive
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Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
Fly
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Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly
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Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly
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Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 6 nights
Fly
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Adelaide
— 4 nights
Foot to Adelaide, Fly to Kingscote
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Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
Fly
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Albany
— 3 nights
Drive
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Margaret River
— 5 nights
Bus to Perth, Fly to Tel Aviv

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Cairns

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Michaelmas Cay and Historic Village Herberton. We've included these beaches for you: Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Kuranda (Australian Butterfly Sanctuary & Barron Falls). Spend the 5th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take an exotic tour of Billy Tea Safaris.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cairns route maker site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Cairns is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Cairns, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in February; daily highs in Cairns reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 2 — 7:

4
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Opal Reef and Daintree National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Agincourt Reef and Sunday Market Port Douglas. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas online trip builder.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 7 — 11:

4
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Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carlo Sand Blow and WetSide Water Park. Take a break from the city and head to Esplanade and Searys Creek. Venture out of the city with trips to Bundaberg (Bundaberg Rum Distillery & Mon Repos Turtle Encounter). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens, make a trip to The Pier, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Make your Hervey Bay itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Port Douglas to Hervey Bay in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Port Douglas in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Hervey Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 15:

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Mooloolaba

Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
Take a break from the city and head to Mount Coolum and Bulcock Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maroochydore Beach and Queensland Air Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve (in Maleny) and Kondalilla Falls (in Montville). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kings Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mooloolaba tour planner.

Getting from Hervey Bay to Mooloolaba by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Mooloolaba can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 15 — 18:

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Gold Coast

A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Escape the urban bustle at Kirra Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. We've included these beaches for you: Belongil Beach and Kurrawa Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah) and Cape Byron Walking Track (in Byron Bay). Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Robina Town Centre, stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, catch some excitement at Infinity Attraction, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Gold Coast online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Mooloolaba to Gold Coast takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 18 — 23:

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Port Macquarie

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Coastal walk. Get a sense of the local culture at Trial Bay Gaol and Tacking Point Lighthouse. Step out of Port Macquarie with an excursion to Smoky Cape Lighthouse in South West Rocks--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Breakwall Waking Path, hike along Googik heritage Trail, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Port Macquarie journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Gold Coast in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 23 — 26:

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Canberra

The Bush Capital

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Blundells Cottage, admire the landmark architecture of National Museum of Australia, and then get curious at Questacon. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Old Parliament House, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Canberra online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Port Macquarie to Canberra takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in February: highs in Canberra hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:

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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Escape the urban bustle at Ballarat Wildlife Park and Lake Wendouree. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Patrick's Cathedral and Old Melbourne Gaol. Venture out of the city with trips to National Vietnam Veterans Museum (in Newhaven), Wildlife Coast Cruises (in Cowes) and Bendigo (La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo Art Gallery, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at ArtVo, stroll through St. Kilda Beach, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, and admire all the interesting features of Fitzroy Gardens.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip maker website.

Getting from Canberra to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. February in Melbourne sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 5:

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Launceston

The Heart of Tasmania

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate. Escape the urban bustle at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and Platypus House. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Seahorse World (in Beauty Point) and Mole Creek Caves (in Mole Creek). And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, stroll around City Park, and appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Launceston trip maker website.

You can fly from Melbourne to Launceston in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, Launceston is a bit cooler than Melbourne - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 8:

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Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
You'll explore and learn at Richmond Gaol and Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur. Escape the urban bustle at The Neck and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton), Bruny Island Berry Farm (in Bruny Island) and Okines Beach (in Dodges Ferry). On the 14th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage, and contemplate the long history of May Queen.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart road trip planning app.

You can drive from Launceston to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 14:

4
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Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Glenelg Beach and Henley Beach. Visiting Gorge Wildlife Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding will get you outdoors. Step out of Adelaide with an excursion to National Motor Museum in Birdwood--about 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip planner.

You can fly from Hobart to Adelaide in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Hobart to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hobart in March, with highs in Adelaide at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 18:

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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 Admirals Arch and Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary. Step out of the city life by going to Flinders Chase National Park and Kelly Hill Caves. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks, see Off-Road Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and stroll through Penneshaw Beach.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 23:

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and National Anzac Centre. Get in touch with nature at Little Beach and Elephant Rocks. Go for a jaunt from Albany to Denmark to see Greens Pool about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Middleton Beach, kick back and relax at Emu Point, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Albany online itinerary maker.

You can 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 March, daytime highs in Albany are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 23 — 26:

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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.
Get outdoors at Hamelin Bay and Gnarabup Beach. Popular historic sites such as Water wheel and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Sugarloaf Rock (in Cape Naturaliste), Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Yallingup (Ngilgi Cave, Yallingup Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach, Head underground at Lake Cave, take a memorable drive along Caves Road, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 31:

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.