60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Noosa
— 6 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
4
Airlie Beach
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Cairns
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Darwin
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Katherine
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
10
Perth
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
11
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h 45 min
12
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 45 min
13
Broome
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Train + Bus:  11 h 15 min
14
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Flinders Chase National Park and Remarkable Rocks. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, make a trip to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus, get to know the resident critters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island planner.

Melbourne to Kangaroo Island is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Traveling from Melbourne to Kangaroo Island, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 10:
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Blue Mountains. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Katoomba (Odd Mountain & Echo Point Lookout). There's still lots to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Sydney by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. June in Sydney sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 16:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

6
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Noosa National Park and Kondalilla Falls. Explore Noosa's surroundings by going to Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith (in Montville), Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve (in Maleny) and Caloundra (Bulcock Beach & Kings Beach). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, explore the striking landscape at Mount Coolum, browse the eclectic array of goods at The Original Eumundi Markets, and get your game on at SunJet Simulations.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Noosa sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Noosa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Montville, Coolum Beach, Mooloolaba, Caloundra, The Original Eumundi Markets
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Carlo Sand Blow ©
Carlo Sand Blow

5
nights
Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach ©
Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Heart Reef and Catseye Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Airlie Beach: Bowen (Grays Bay & Horseshoe Bay), Gloucester Island National Park (in Hydeaway Bay) and Hamilton Island (Hamilton Island Golf Club, Hamilton Island Marina, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon, go for a walk through Bicentennial Walkway, tour the pleasant surroundings at Whitsunday Great Walk, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Airlie Beach trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Noosa to Airlie Beach in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hamilton Island, Bowen, Gloucester Island National Park
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Heart Reef ©
Heart Reef
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Boat Tours & Water Sports

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Babinda Boulders and Atherton Tablelands. Venture out of the city with trips to Paronella Park (in Mena Creek), Kuranda (Birdworld Kuranda, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, &more) and Palm Cove (Annie's at the Beach & Palm Cove Beach). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step off the mainland to explore Michaelmas Cay, learn more about the world around you at The Crystal Caves, and make a trip to Regency Jewellers Pty Ltd.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns travel website.

You can fly from Airlie Beach to Cairns in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Airlie Beach in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Cairns, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kuranda, Palm Cove, Paronella Park, Trinity Beach, The Crystal Caves
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 3:
Highlights from your plan
Babinda Boulders ©
Babinda Boulders
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

5
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mossman Gorge Centre and St Mary’s by The Sea chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Port Douglas side-trips: Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan) and Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas travel route planning site.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Litchfield National Park and Territory Wildlife Park. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Berry Springs Nature Park, take an in-depth tour of Darwin Aviation Museum, cool off at Wave Lagoon, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Port Douglas to Darwin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Port Douglas to Darwin, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Douglas in July: highs in Darwin hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Katherine.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Territory Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Berry Springs Nature Park ©
Berry Springs Nature Park
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove
Darwin Waterfront ©
Darwin Waterfront

3
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Explore hidden gems such as Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge and Nitmiluk National Park. The adventure continues: wander the wide-open spaces of Katherine Outback Experience, admire the sheer force of Edith Falls, take in the natural beauty of Katherine Hot Springs, and hike along Jatbula Trail.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Katherine online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Katherine takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in July, plan for little chillier nights in Katherine, with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge ©
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge
Nitmiluk National Park ©
Nitmiluk National Park
Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, go for a walk through Field of Light, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and hike along Kuniya Walk.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Katherine to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Katherine in July: high temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Caversham Wildlife Park and Scitech. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle (The Fremantle Round House & Fremantle Markets). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Swan River, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, go for a walk through Lotterywest Federation Walkway, and take in nature's colorful creations at Supreme Court Gardens.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Perth tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Perth, with lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Swan River ©
Swan River
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): Head underground at Mammoth Cave, thenHead underground at Lake Cave, thenHead underground at Jewel Cave, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.

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Drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Augusta, Ngilgi Cave
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On the 29th (Wed), enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef, thensee some colorful creatures with Turquoise Bay, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yardie Creek.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Exmouth trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Exmouth takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Exmouth are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 31st (Fri), you'll travel to Broome.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Yardie Creek ©
Yardie Creek
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, thenexplore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point, and then stroll through Cable Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Broome online holiday planner.

Getting from Exmouth to Broome by combination of car and flight takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Exmouth in July: high temperatures in Broome hover around 35°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 2:
Highlights from your plan
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Port Campbell National Park and Mait's Rest. Go for a jaunt from Port Campbell to Weeaproinah to see Otway Fly Treetop Adventures about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps, admire all the interesting features of Twelve Apostles, and explore the striking landscape at London Bridge.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Port Campbell route maker tool.

Getting from Broome to Port Campbell by combination of flight, train, and bus takes about 13 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Broome to Port Campbell is 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mait's Rest, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

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