60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Eden
— 7 nights
2
Batemans Bay
— 6 nights
3
Dubbo
— 7 nights
4
Tamworth
— 7 nights
5
Toowoomba
— 7 nights
6
Cairns
— 10 nights
7
Port Douglas
— 9 nights
8
Mackay
— 6 nights

7
nights
Eden

Eden ©
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eden: Bombala (River Walk, Bombala Platypus Reserve, &more), On the Perch Bird Park (in Kalaru) and Tathra (Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk & Tathra Beach). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Killer Whale Museum, head off the coast to Gabo Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Camel Rock, and take a leisurely stroll along Aslings Beach Boardwalk.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Eden trip itinerary planning app.

Melbourne to Eden is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May in Eden, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Batemans Bay.

Things to do in Eden

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bombala, Merimbula, Mallacoota, Tathra, Pambula
Highlights from your plan
Tathra Beach ©
Tathra Beach
Killer Whale Museum ©
Killer Whale Museum
The Merimbula Boardwalk ©
The Merimbula Boardwalk

6
nights
Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay ©
A happy mix of seaside village and cosmopolitan town, Batemans Bay has an easy and relaxed charm that reminds you life is to be enjoyed.
Explore Batemans Bay's surroundings by going to The Spires Nursery (in Tilba Tilba), Feeding Wild Rainbow Lorrikeets (in Burrill Lake) and Narooma (Mill Bay Boardwalk, Dolphin & Whale Watching, &more). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Mogo Zoo, head outdoors with Total Eco Adventures, get engrossed in the history at Moruya Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Batemans Bay route maker tool.

Getting from Eden to Batemans Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May in Batemans Bay, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Jervis Bay, Narooma, Mogo, Broulee, Moruya
Highlights from your plan
Mogo Zoo ©
Mogo Zoo
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Batemans Bay Mini Golf ©
Batemans Bay Mini Golf

7
nights
Dubbo

Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Orange (Brangayne Wines Pty Ltd, Cook Park, &more), Parkes (Sir Henry Parkes Statue, War Memorial, &more) and Mudgee (Mudgee Honey Haven, Distillery Tours, &more). Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, steep yourself in history at Old Dubbo Gaol, get lost in a book at Macquarie Regional Library, and admire the natural beauty at Shoyoen Japanese Garden.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Dubbo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Batemans Bay to Dubbo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Batemans Bay in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Dubbo, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Tamworth.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mudgee, Parkes, Orange, Gulgong Gold Experience
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol

7
nights
Tamworth

Tamworth ©
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Tamworth side-trips: First Fleet Memorial Gardens (in Wallabadah), Murrurundi (Eye of the Needle Walk & Haydon Hall) and Walcha (Walcha's Open Air Gallery of sculptures and artworks & Tia Falls). There's much more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Tamworth Regional Playground, examine the collection at Gunnedah Rural Museum, appreciate the history behind Truck Drivers Memorial, and explore and take pictures at Waterfall Way.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tamworth trip planning app.

You can drive from Dubbo to Tamworth in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May in Tamworth, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Toowoomba.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Armidale, Gunnedah, Murrurundi, Walcha, First Fleet Memorial Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Tamworth Marsupial Park ©
Tamworth Marsupial Park
Tamworth Regional Playground ©
Tamworth Regional Playground
Oxley Scenic Lookout ©
Oxley Scenic Lookout

7
nights
Toowoomba

Toowoomba ©
Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. Venture out of the city with trips to Ipswich (Ipswich Nature Centre, Queens Park, &more), Dalby (Dalby Library & Dalby Pioneer Park Museum) and Laidley (Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum & Laidley). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Gardens USQ QLD, see the interesting displays at DownsSteam Tourist Railway & Museum, learn about all things military at Milne Bay Military Museum, and make a trip to Picnic Point Lookout and Parkland.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Toowoomba day trip planning site.

Getting from Tamworth to Toowoomba by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Toowoomba

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Ipswich, Crows Nest, Dalby, Laidley, Highfields Falls
Highlights from your plan
Cobb+Co Museum ©
Cobb+Co Museum
Japanese Gardens USQ QLD ©
Japanese Gardens USQ QLD
Picnic Point Lookout and Parkland ©
Picnic Point Lookout and Parkland

10
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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach), Australian Sugar Industry Museum (in Mourilyan) and Paronella Park (in Mena Creek). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Cairns Aquarium, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cairns online itinerary planner.

Fly from Toowoomba to Cairns in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Toowoomba in June, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Cairns: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Australian Sugar Industry Museum, Crystal Cascades
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

9
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Port Douglas side-trips: Cow Bay (Walu Wugirriga Lookout & Daintree Discovery Centre), Diwan (Alexandra Bay Waterfall & Daintree Entomological museum) and Cape Tribulation (Cape Tribulation Beach, Myall Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas itinerary maker.

Getting from Cairns to Port Douglas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Mackay.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Cow Bay, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Wonga Beach, Mossman Gorge Centre
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

6
nights
Mackay

Mackay ©
Mackay is a city and its centre suburb in the Mackay Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mackay: Eungella (Broken River & Eungella National Park), Cape Hillsborough National Park (in Cape Hillsborough) and Finch Hatton (Finch Hatton Gorge & Forest Flying). Next up on the itinerary: make a splash at Mackay Aqua Park, take an in-depth tour of Greenmount Homestead, make a trip to The Leichhardt Tree, and admire the natural beauty at Orchid Display House.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mackay road trip tool.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Mackay in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Port Douglas in June; daily highs in Mackay reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackay

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Eungella, Finch Hatton, Melba House, Cape Hillsborough National Park
Highlights from your plan
Broken River ©
Broken River
Mackay Aqua Park ©
Mackay Aqua Park
Lamberts Beach Lookout ©
Lamberts Beach Lookout

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