60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Port Hedland
— 2 nights
2
Karratha
— 2 nights
3
Ningaloo
— 1 night
4
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
5
Carnarvon
— 2 nights
6
Perth
— 29 nights
7
Kununurra
— 8 nights
8
West MacDonnell National Park
— 2 nights
9
Hermannsburg
— 1 night
10
Alice Springs
— 9 nights
11
Cloncurry
— 1 night

2
nights
Port Hedland

Port Hedland ©
Port Hedland is the second largest town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with an estimated urban population of 15,191, including the satellite town of South Hedland, 18 km away. Get a sense of the local culture at Dalgety House Museum and Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Spoil Bank and Pretty Pool. The adventure continues: stroll around Cemetery Beach Park, browse the different shops at Port Hedland Boulevard, don't miss a visit to Koombana Lookout Port Hedland, and enjoy breathtaking views from Redbank Bridge Lookout.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Port Hedland route planning tool.

Brisbane to Port Hedland is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Brisbane in October, plan for warmer days in Port Hedland, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cemetery Beach Park ©
Cemetery Beach Park
Dalgety House Museum ©
Dalgety House Museum
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery ©
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery

2
nights
Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. On the 4th (Sun), mingle with the ghosts of the past at Cossack Heritage Trail, thengrab your bike and head to Yaburara Heritage Trail, and then take a leisurely stroll along Dampier Port. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Murujuga National Park and then take some stellar pictures from Staircase To The Moon.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Karratha trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Port Hedland to Karratha takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ningaloo.

Things to do in Karratha

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Dampier
Highlights from your plan
Murujuga National Park ©
Murujuga National Park
Yaburara Heritage Trail ©
Yaburara Heritage Trail

1
night
Ningaloo

Ningaloo ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ningaloo trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Karratha to Ningaloo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Ningaloo

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): head outdoors with Aqua Rush, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park. On your second day here, stroll through The Coral Bay Shark Nursery.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Coral Bay journey planner.

Traveling by car from Ningaloo to Coral Bay takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park
The Coral Bay Shark Nursery ©
The Coral Bay Shark Nursery

2
nights
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): don't miss a visit to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, get engrossed in the history at Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, thenjoin the crowd at Carnarvon Speedway, and finally take in the waterfront at The Fascine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Carnarvon Heritage Precinct, make a trip to One Mile Jetty, thenmake a trip to Carnarvon Blowholes, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Carnarvon Yacht Club - Marina.

Plan trip to Carnarvon with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Coral Bay to Carnarvon in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Carnarvon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum
The Fascine ©
The Fascine
Carnarvon Heritage Precinct ©
Carnarvon Heritage Precinct

29
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.
Get some cultural insight at Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint. Take a break from the city and head to Cottesloe Beach and Caversham Wildlife Park. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Fremantle (Fremantle Markets, WA Maritime Museum, &more), Mandurah (Mandurah Community Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching, &more) and Darlington Gallery (in Darlington). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and step off the mainland to explore Penguin Island.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Perth day trip app.

Explore your travel options from Carnarvon to Perth with the Route module. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Carnarvon in October; daily highs in Perth reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremantle, Rockingham, Millendon, Claremont, Mandurah
Highlights from your plan
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

8
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Step out of the city life by going to Kangaroo Haven and Mirima National Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery and Waringarri Aboriginal Arts. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Ord River, explore the striking landscape of El Questro Wilderness Park, identify plant and animal life at Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve, and stroll around Prince Regent National Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kununurra tour itinerary builder app.

Fly from Perth to Kununurra in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Perth in November, expect Kununurra to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to West MacDonnell National Park.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ord River ©
Ord River
Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports

2
nights
West MacDonnell National Park

West MacDonnell National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Glen Helen Gorge and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ormiston Gorge. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Redbank Gorge and then take in the awesome beauty at West MacDonnell National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read West MacDonnell National Park planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kununurra to West MacDonnell National Park. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hermannsburg.

Things to do in West MacDonnell National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge
West MacDonnell National Park ©
West MacDonnell National Park
Glen Helen Gorge ©
Glen Helen Gorge

1
night
Hermannsburg

Hermannsburg ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Hermannsburg Historic Precinct.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hermannsburg online sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from West MacDonnell National Park to Hermannsburg. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Hermannsburg

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hermannsburg Historic Precinct ©
Hermannsburg Historic Precinct

9
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.
Visiting The Kangaroo Sanctuary and Alice Springs Reptile Centre will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve and Flynn Memorial Uniting Church. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, get great views at Anzac Hill, examine the collection at Road Transport Hallf of Fame, and admire the masterpieces at Tangentyere Artists.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs online itinerary planner.

Drive from Hermannsburg to Alice Springs in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Cloncurry.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

1
night
Cloncurry

Cloncurry ©
Cloncurry is a town and locality in the Shire of Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia. On the 29th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of John Flynn Place Museum & Fred McKay Art Gallery, thensee the interesting displays at Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum, thenbrowse the exhibits of Dr David Harvey-Sutton Gallery, and finally appreciate the history behind Burke&Wills Monument.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cloncurry day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Alice Springs to Cloncurry takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Traveling from Alice Springs in November, expect Cloncurry to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cloncurry

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum ©
Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum

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