60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 33 nights
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Melbourne
— 9 nights
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Cowes
— 6 nights
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Torquay
— 11 nights
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Sydney

— 33 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Faulconbridge (Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum & Faulconbridge Cemetery), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum (in Valley Heights). Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Sydney. In May, daytime highs in Sydney are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Melbourne

— 9 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ballarat (Chinese Open Monument & Sovereign Hill). Dedicate the 14th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 17th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

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

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Cowes

— 6 nights
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Cowes is known for wildlife, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with Wildlife Coast Cruises, indulge in some personalized pampering at Island Healing, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Cowes Bazaar and Gallery, and identify plant and animal life at Koala Conservation Centre.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cowes holiday planning app.

You can drive from Melbourne to Cowes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Cowes can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Torquay

— 11 nights
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Change things up with these side-trips from Torquay: Castle Cove (in Glenaire), Cape Otway Lightstation (in Cape Otway) and Lorne (Great Ocean Road Story & Lorne Beach). Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Point Addis Marine National Park. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road, delve into the lush surroundings at The Redwoods, take in the dramatic scenery at Hopetoun Falls, and get great views at Point Danger Lookout.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Torquay itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cowes to Torquay takes 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

4.7
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.

Phillip Island travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Islands · Zoos
A rocky outcrop set against the charming backdrop of the Westernport Bay, Phillip Island boasts sandy beaches and scenic hillsides. Important preservation areas exist on the island, serving as home to a variety of species, such as wallabies, kangaroos, and seals. Surfing is a popular activity, with the area’s waves and breakers being renowned as among the most reliable in the country.