60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Hobart
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Launceston
— 5 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Train + Bus:  10 h
3
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  10 h 30 min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  11 h 45 min
5
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
7
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Cairns
— 7 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
9
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  6 h
10
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Fly + Bus:  5 h 30 min
11
Port Macquarie
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 30 min
12
Sydney
— 6 nights
End: Sydney

7
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Russell Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: The Neck (in Bruny Island) and Shene Distillery (in Pontville). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard, and view the masterpieces at Salamanca Arts Centre.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planning website.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get slightly colder in Hobart: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, The Neck, Shene Distillery, Kingston Beach
Highlights from your plan
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Let the collections at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery. Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House), Mole Creek (Mole Creek Caves & Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary) and Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea). There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and walk around City Park.

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

Getting from Hobart to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Launceston are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Mole Creek, St Helens, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Highlights from your plan
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Twelve Apostles and Mait's Rest. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Loch Ard Gorge and Gibsons Steps. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Campbell: Great Ocean Walk (in Apollo Bay) and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at London Bridge and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park.

Plan a trip to Port Campbell easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Launceston to Port Campbell takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

5
nights
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 Seal Bay Conservation Park and Admirals Arch. Get in touch with nature at Flinders Chase National Park and Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary. see Off-Road Tours. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain, enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach, make a trip to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island route planning tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

2
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.
Get outdoors at Lake Cave and Ngilgi Cave. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Meelup Beach. Step out of Margaret River with an excursion to Jewel Cave in Augusta--about 32 minutes away. It doesn't end there: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Kangaroo Island to Margaret River in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Augusta, Ngilgi Cave, Meelup Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Anzac Centre and Albany's Historic Whaling Station. Escape the urban bustle at Greens Pool and Little Beach. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Middleton Beach, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and kick back and relax at Emu Point.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Greens Pool
Highlights from your plan
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Valley of the Winds and Field of Light. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Walpa Gorge and Walkatjara Art. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Uluru, get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planning site.

You can fly from Albany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Albany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Albany in March, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are warmer (41°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Yulara
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

7
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.
The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum and Samurai Gallery Australia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Kuranda (Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Barron Falls, &more) and Mission Beach (Skydiving & Mission Beach). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, step off the mainland to explore Michaelmas Cay, stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

You can plan Cairns trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April since evenings lows in Cairns dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Kuranda, Mission Beach, Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mossman Gorge Centre and Photography Tours. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach), Daintree Entomological museum (in Diwan) and Myall Beach (in Cape Tribulation). And it doesn't end there: see the vivid underwater world at Agincourt Reef, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at Ngarru Gallery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas holiday planner.

You can take a bus from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Mossman Gorge Centre, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef

5
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Burleigh Heads Beach and Coolangatta Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Cape Byron Walking Track and Kurrawa Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Byron Bay) and Brisbane (Museum of Brisbane & Gallery of Modern Art). Spend the 19th (Sun) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Burleigh Head National Park, stroll through Kirra Beach, and browse the different shops at Robina Town Centre.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Gold Coast takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Port Douglas in April: high temperatures in Gold Coast hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Brisbane
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

4
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Explore hidden gems such as Koala Hospital and Smoky Cape Lighthouse. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tacking Point Lighthouse and Trial Bay Gaol. Change things up with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in South West Rocks (about 1h 05 min away). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coastal walk, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and don't miss a visit to Breakwall Waking Path.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Port Macquarie tour planner.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Gold Coast, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

South West Rocks
Highlights from your plan
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Trial Bay Gaol ©
Trial Bay Gaol

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and Hyde Park Barracks. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Shelly Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Blue Mountains (in Katoomba) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through The Rocks, visit Darling Harbour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Sydney fast, fun, and easy.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Port Macquarie to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Port Macquarie in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Blue Mountains, Shelly Beach, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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