60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Kingston, Norfolk Island
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Noosa
— 5 nights
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Gold Coast
— 6 nights
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Hobart
— 6 nights
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Coles Bay
— 4 nights
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Launceston
— 4 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Port Campbell
— 2 nights
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Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
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Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
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Margaret River
— 3 nights
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Albany
— 4 nights
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Esperance
— 2 nights
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Cairns
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Kingston, Norfolk Island

Kingston ©
Kingston is the capital of the Australian South Pacific Territory of Norfolk Island. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Kingston Pier and then enjoy the sand and surf at Emily Bay. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Norfolk Island Cemetery, snap pictures at Bloody Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Barnabas Chapel, then don't miss a visit to Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama, then get engrossed in the history at Bounty Folk Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kingston holiday planner.

Toronto, Canada to Kingston is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Norfolk Island Time, which is usually a 16 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in January; daily highs in Kingston reach 28°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Kingston

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

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Kingston Pier ©
Kingston Pier
Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery
Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area ©

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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kondalilla Falls and Maroochydore Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Noosa: Caloundra (Bulcock Beach & Kings Beach), Carlo Sand Blow (in Rainbow Beach) and Spas (in Maroochydore). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Peregian Beach, explore the activities along Noosa River, kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach, and hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Noosa trip itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kingston to Noosa. The time zone difference moving from Norfolk Island Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 11:
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Bulcock Beach ©
Bulcock Beach
Kondalilla Falls ©
Kondalilla Falls
Peregian Beach ©
Peregian Beach

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kirra Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Brisbane (City Botanic Gardens, Gallery of Modern Art, &more), Byron Bay (Spas, Cape Byron Walking Track, &more) and Lennox Head Beach (in Lennox Head). Spend the 17th (Sun) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Centre, enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Climb, enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, and stroll through Kurrawa Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast travel route planning app.

You can drive from Noosa to Gold Coast in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a shuttle. In January, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 11 — 17:
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Lennox Head Beach
Lennox Head Beach

6
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Hobart

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 the less-touristy side of things at Richmond Gaol and Russell Falls. Your inner history buff will appreciate Constitution Dock and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Venture out of the city with trips to Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston), Port Arthur (Government Farm & Remarkable Cave) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Tasmania, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and stop by The Wicked Cheese Co..

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Hobart in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Gold Coast in January, with highs in Hobart at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 17 — 23:
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Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

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Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Freycinet National Park and Freycinet Marine Farm. Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Spiky Bridge will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Pyengana Dairy (in Pyengana) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door

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Launceston

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery. Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World), Mathinna Falls (in Mathinna) and St Columba Waterfall (in St Helens). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Liffey Falls, walk around City Park, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Launceston trip planner.

Drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 27 — 31:
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St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair and then look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park tour itinerary builder.

You can take a bus from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit

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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Explore hidden gems such as Gibsons Steps and The Grotto. Step out of Port Campbell with an excursion to Mait's Rest in Apollo Bay--about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Loch Ard Gorge, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Port Campbell tour app.

Do a combination of car, flight, train, and bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Port Campbell in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, train, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 5:
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
The Grotto ©
The Grotto
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

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Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Popular historic sites such as Cape Nelson lighthouse and Whaler's Bluff Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Robe Beach and Bowen Estate Coonawarra. Change things up with these side-trips from Mount Gambier: Mahalia Coffee (in Robe) and Cape Banks Lighthouse (in Carpenter's Rocks). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Cave Gardens, explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, and contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mount Gambier trip maker tool.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Mount Gambier in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Nelson lighthouse ©
Cape Nelson lighthouse
Mahalia Coffee ©
Mahalia Coffee
Cape Banks Lighthouse ©
Cape Banks Lighthouse

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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Admirals Arch and Cape du Couedic Lighthouse. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Remarkable Rocks, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and visit a coastal fixture at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Mount Gambier to Kangaroo Island in 6.5 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 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch
Remarkable Rocks ©
Remarkable Rocks

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hamelin Bay and Gnarabup Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hamelin Bay Jetty and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup), Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough) and Jewel Cave (in Augusta). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Caves Road, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, Head underground at Lake Cave, and contemplate the waterfront views at Bunker Bay.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Margaret River travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Margaret River takes 25 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Kangaroo Island to Margaret River. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Bunker Bay ©
Bunker Bay
Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Little Beach and Emu Point. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Tree Top Walk (in Walpole) and Denmark (Greens Pool & Harewood Estate Winery). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, and take in the waterfront at Albany Waterfront Marina.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Albany road trip tool.

Drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Albany, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ©
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial

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Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): make a trip to Esperance Whale Tail and then explore the striking landscape of Cape Le Grand National Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, then kick back and relax at Lucky Bay, and then kick back and relax at Twilight Bay.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Esperance tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Albany to Esperance takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or take a bus. February in Esperance sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Esperance

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park

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Cairns

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Mission Beach and Jaques Coffee Plantation. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Historic Village Herberton and St Monica's Cathedral. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Kuranda (Australian Butterfly Sanctuary & Barron Falls), The Crystal Caves (in Atherton) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Babinda Boulders, have fun at Muddy's Playground, brush up on your military savvy at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, and experience rural life at Gallo DairyLand.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Cairns road trip app.

You can fly from Esperance to Cairns in 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Esperance to Cairns is 2 hours. Traveling from Esperance in February, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 23 — Mar 3:
Highlights from your plan
Babinda Boulders ©
Babinda Boulders
Mission Beach ©
Mission Beach
St Mary’s by The Sea chapel ©
St Mary’s by The Sea chapel

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