60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wisemans Ferry
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Katoomba
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Oberon
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Adelaide
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Perth
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Alice Springs
— 7 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  7​h
9
Gold Coast
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

8
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, shopping, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Sydney. In November, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Wisemans Ferry.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

6
nights
Wisemans Ferry

Wisemans Ferry ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wisemans Ferry: Norah Head Lighthouse (in Norah Head), Windsor (Hawkesbury Regional Museum, Windsor Mall Sunday Market, & more) and Newcastle (Newcastle Memorial Walk & Watt Street Wharf).

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Wisemans Ferry trip planning tool .

You can drive from Sydney to Wisemans Ferry in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Wisemans Ferry

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Windsor, Terrigal, Newcastle, Scheyville National Park, Planet X Entertainment
Highlights from your plan
Convict Trail ©
Convict Trail
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Planet X Entertainment ©
Planet X Entertainment

7
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Katoomba: Dryridge Estate (in Megalong Valley), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, take in the awesome beauty at Perry's Lookdown, and make a trip to Echo Point Lookout.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Katoomba vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Wisemans Ferry to Katoomba in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Katoomba are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Oberon.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Blackheath, Megalong Valley, Leura, Kanangra-Boyd National Park, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

1
night
Oberon

Oberon ©
Oberon is a town and local government area (see Oberon Shire) in the central tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. On the 22nd (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Mayfield Garden, then let little ones run wild at The Oberon Common, and then browse for treasures at Coopers Antiques.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Oberon journey builder tool .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Oberon takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Oberon

Parks Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mayfield Garden ©
Mayfield Garden
The Oberon Common ©
The Oberon Common

9
nights
Melbourne

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 Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Oberon to Melbourne. December in Melbourne sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, Jewish Holocaust Centre, The Great Ocean Road
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

7
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Cedars (in Hahndorf), Greenock (Kalleske Wines & Murray Street Vineyards) and Langmeil Winery (in Tanunda). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, learn about winemaking at Fox Creek Wines, and get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Greenock, The Cedars, Oaklands Wetland, Carrickalinga Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Warnbro Beach (in Warnbro). And it doesn't end there: walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, examine the collection at The Nostalgia Box Museum, and appreciate the history behind State War Memorial.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Perth tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Perth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Perth is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Adelaide, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Warnbro Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Kent Street Weir, Lake Claremont
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

7
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, get great views at Anzac Hill, walk around Trephina Gorge Nature Park, and examine the collection at Adelaide House Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Alice Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Perth to Alice Springs, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Perth in January: high temperatures in Alice Springs hover around 41°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Red Centre
Highlights from your plan
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Brisbane (Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer, South Bank Parklands, & more) and Watersports Guru (in Kingscliff). Pack the 21st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck, and get outside with Pelican Feeding.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip itinerary website .

Getting from Alice Springs to Gold Coast by combination of flight and train takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Alice Springs in January, you will find days in Gold Coast are a bit cooler (33°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Brisbane, Watersports Guru
Highlights from your plan
Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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