60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Darwin
— 6 nights
2
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
3
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
5
Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
6
Sydney
— 6 nights
7
Hobart
— 5 nights
8
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
9
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
10
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
11
Margaret River
— 4 nights
12
Albany
— 4 nights
13
Broome
— 3 nights

6
nights
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Step off the beaten path and head to Litchfield National Park and East Point Reserve. Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Magnetic Termite Mounds. Get out of town with these interesting Darwin side-trips: Territory Wildlife Park (in Berry Springs) and Wangi Falls (in Litchfield National Park). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Darwin trip maker website.

Manchester, UK to Darwin is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9.5 hours traveling from Manchester to Darwin. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in May; daily highs in Darwin reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Litchfield National Park, Territory Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Darwin Aviation Museum ©
Darwin Aviation Museum
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility
Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park

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.
Visit Trinity Beach and Myall Beach for some beach relaxation. Museum-lovers will appreciate Daintree Entomological museum and Port Douglas Court House Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda), Photography Tours (in Daintree) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout, do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and explore the gorgeous colors at Agincourt Reef.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas driving holiday app.

Getting from Darwin to Port Douglas by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Darwin to Port Douglas. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Darwin in May: highs in Port Douglas hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Photography Tours, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Alice Springs Reptile Centre and Women's Museum of Australia & Old Gaol Alice Springs. Visiting The Kangaroo Sanctuary and Alice Springs Desert Park will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, get outside with Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre, take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, and examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs driving holiday tool.

Traveling by flight from Port Douglas to Alice Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Douglas to Alice Springs. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Port Douglas in June: highs in Alice Springs hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre
Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum ©
Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. Step out of the city life by going to Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Field of Light. Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online attractions planner.

Getting from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

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
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Tacking Point Lighthouse and Smoky Cape Lighthouse. Step off the beaten path and head to Coastal walk and Scuba & Snorkeling. Change things up with a short trip to Trial Bay Gaol in South West Rocks (about 1h 15 min away). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, examine the collection at Roto House, and look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Port Macquarie attractions tool.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Macquarie in 9 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Macquarie. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, plan for little chillier days in Port Macquarie, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

South West Rocks
Highlights from your plan
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Get in touch with nature at Wentworth Falls and Bondi Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Sydney Opera House. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath), Blue Mountains (in Katoomba) and Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in the dramatic natural features at Kiama Blowhole, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Port Macquarie to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Port Macquarie in June, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Logan Brae Orchard, Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls, Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

5
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.
Let the collections at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Richmond Gaol capture your imagination. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and The Neck. Venture out of the city with trips to Russell Falls (in Mount Field National Park) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, admire the landmark architecture of Constitution Dock, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart tour planning site.

Getting from Sydney to Hobart by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect Hobart to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Wildlife Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Russell Falls, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, The Neck, Richmond Gaol
Highlights from your plan
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

3
nights
Coles Bay

Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and East Coast Natureworld. Change things up with a short trip to Melshell Oyster Shack in Dolphin Sands (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip tool.

Drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Melshell Oyster Shack
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Port Campbell National Park and Gibsons Steps. Go for a jaunt from Port Campbell to Apollo Bay to see Mait's Rest about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Grotto and explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Port Campbell driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Coles Bay to Port Campbell in 13.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Mait's Rest
Highlights from your plan
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Step out of the city life by going to Flinders Chase National Park and Off-Road Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Raptor Domain and Stokes Beach. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation, don't miss a visit to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island by car takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

4
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.
Visit Yallingup Beach and Meelup Beach for some beach relaxation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Cape Grace Wines. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Sugarloaf Rock (in Cape Naturaliste), Yallingup (Ngilgi Cave & Canal Rocks) and Jewel Cave (in Augusta). There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and stroll through Gnarabup Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Margaret River holiday planning site.

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Margaret River by flight takes about 25 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kangaroo Island to Margaret River is minus 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yallingup, Augusta, Cape Grace Wines, Sugarloaf Rock, Meelup Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay

4
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.
Albany's Historic Whaling Station and National Anzac Centre will appeal to museum buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Little Beach and Mandalay Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Tree Top Walk (in Walpole) and Denmark (Elephant Rocks & Greens Pool). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Emu Point, stroll through Middleton Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Albany holiday website.

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Albany can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gantheaume Point and Broome Historical Museum. Get in touch with nature at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Staircase To The Moon, explore the different monuments and memorials at Japanese Cemetery, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and kick back and relax at Cable Beach.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Broome trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Albany to Broome takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Albany in July, you will find days in Broome are warmer (°C), and nights are a bit warmer (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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