60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Montreal
+2
Fly + foot + train:  25​h
1
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Port Macquarie
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Hobart
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Bicheno
— 2 nights
+4
bus + Fly + bus + train + bus:  13​h 30​min
6
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 30​min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
8
Perth
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Albany
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
11
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
12
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
13
Cairns
— 6 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Montreal

5
nights
Gold Coast

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Burleigh Heads Beach and Kirra Beach. Get outdoors at Cape Byron Walking Track and Burleigh Head National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah), Lennox Head Beach (in Lennox Head) and Byron Bay (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Spas). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Natural Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Climb.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast travel planning tool .

Montreal, Canada to Gold Coast is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 15 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Montreal in February, with highs in Gold Coast at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Brisbane, Lennox Head Beach, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 2:
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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.
Trial Bay Gaol and Roto House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Smoky Cape Lighthouse and Tacking Point Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Scuba & Snorkeling (in South West Rocks) and Scotts Head Beach (in Scotts Head). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, trek along Coastal walk, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and make a trip to Breakwall Waking Path.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Gold Coast in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Scotts Head Beach
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 6:
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Trial Bay Gaol ©
Trial Bay Gaol

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Featherdale Wildlife Park and Kiama Blowhole. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Shelly Beach (in Manly), Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong) and Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & Blue Mountains). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, contemplate the long history of Sydney Town Hall, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planning site .

Fly from Port Macquarie to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Port Macquarie in March, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Shelly Beach, Kiama Blowhole
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 12:
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo. Get some cultural insight at Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Mawson's Hut Replica Museum. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Russell Falls in Mount Field National Park, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: make a short side trip with Day Trips, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and kick back and relax at Kingston Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hobart trip builder site .

Fly from Sydney to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, Hobart is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Hobart

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Richmond, Kingston Beach, The Neck, Russell Falls, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 18:
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Neck ©
The Neck

2
nights
Bicheno

Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours and then look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bicheno tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Bicheno takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Bicheno sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Coles Bay, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Step off the beaten path and head to Port Campbell National Park and Mait's Rest. It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge and look for all kinds of wild species at Gibsons Steps.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell road trip planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Bicheno to Port Campbell in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Mait's Rest
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 23:
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

3
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 Seal Bay Conservation Park and Raptor Domain. Step out of the city life by going to Flinders Chase National Park and Admirals Arch. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Stokes Beach, and meet the residents at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island journey planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 27:
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

5
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Take a break from the city and head to Caversham Wildlife Park and Scarborough Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cottesloe Beach and The Shipwreck Galleries. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah), Fremantle (WA Maritime Museum, Fremantle Prison, & more) and Rockingham Beach (in Rockingham). There's lots more to do: stroll through City Beach, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Perth visit planner .

Fly from Kangaroo Island to Perth in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. March in Perth sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Scarborough Beach, Cottesloe Beach, City Beach
Find places to stay Mar 27 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach

3
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.
Visiting Lake Cave and Meelup Beach will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Jewel Cave. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Yallingup (Ngilgi Cave, Canal Rocks, & more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay, Head underground at Mammoth Cave, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm.

Plan my Margaret River trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Augusta, Meelup Beach
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

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.
Get outdoors at Greens Pool and Middleton Beach. Explore hidden gems such as National Anzac Centre and Tree Top Walk. Take a break from Albany with a short trip to Elephant Rocks in Denmark, about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: stroll through Emu Point, make a trip to Albany Wind Farm, enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, and pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Albany attractions planning website .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Tree Top Walk
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 8:
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Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Escape the urban bustle at Uluru and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Walpa Gorge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, and view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park holiday website .

Traveling by flight from Albany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Albany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Albany in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: highs are around 34°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 11:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Mossman Gorge Centre. Discover out-of-the-way places like Daintree National Park and Photography Tours. The adventure continues: see the vivid underwater world at Agincourt Reef, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

To find ratings and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip planning app .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Port Douglas, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Photography Tours, Daintree National Park, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef

6
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palm Cove Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Village Herberton and St Monica's Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Spas (in Palm Cove), Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda) and Mission Beach (in Mission Beach). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore and take pictures at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tablelands, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns online trip planner .

You can take a bus from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Mission Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Historic Village Herberton
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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