60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Darwin
— 4 nights
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Port Douglas
— 5 nights
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Cairns
— 7 nights
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Airlie Beach
— 3 nights
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Noosa
— 6 nights
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Gold Coast
— 6 nights
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Sydney
— 7 nights
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Canberra
— 3 nights
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Hobart
— 6 nights
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Broome
— 2 nights
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Margaret River
— 5 nights
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Fremantle
— 3 nights
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Exmouth
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Darwin

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

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 Crocosaurus Cove and Speed Boats Tours. Get outdoors at Territory Wildlife Park and Berry Springs Nature Park. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, make a splash at Wave Lagoon, get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and brush up on your military savvy at Darwin Aviation Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Darwin trip planner.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Darwin is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Dhaka City to Darwin due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Darwin are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

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Speed Boats Tours
4.9

5
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Opal Reef. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mossman Gorge Centre and Agincourt Reef. Step out of Port Douglas with an excursion to Daintree National Park in Cape Tribulation--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Port Douglas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Darwin to Port Douglas is 0.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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7
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Cairns

Cairns ©

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Get outdoors at Palm Cove Beach and Billy Tea Safaris. Museum-lovers will get to explore Historic Village Herberton and Village Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Kuranda (Birdworld Kuranda, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, &more). Spend the 13th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach, have fun at Muddy's Playground, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns day trip planning site.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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Palm Cove Beach
4.5

3
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Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach ©

Gateway to the Whitsundays

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Airlie Beach Lagoon and Horseshoe Bay. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Helicopter Tours and Spas. Spend the 18th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Airlie Beach trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Cairns to Airlie Beach by combination of flight and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. January in Airlie Beach sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches

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Horseshoe Bay
4.7
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World heritage site
Scuba & Snorkeling
3.8

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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll get in some beach time at Noosa Main Beach and Kings Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Noosa National Park and Kondalilla Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Maroochydore Beach (in Maroochydore), Caloundra (Moffat Beach & Bulcock Beach) and Golden Beach Hire (in Golden Beach). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Peregian Beach, stroll through North Shore Dog Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at The Original Eumundi Markets, and identify plant and animal life at Mount Coolum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Noosa itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Airlie Beach to Noosa in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Peregian Beach
4.8
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Noosa Main Beach
4.7

6
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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.
Visiting Burleigh Heads Beach and Sundive Byron Bay will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Pacific Fair Shopping Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Cape Byron Walking Track (in Byron Bay) and Brisbane (Gallery of Modern Art & Roma Street Parkland). Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Harbour Town Premium Outlets, tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Paradise Beach, and explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Gold Coast journey planner.

You can drive from Noosa to Gold Coast in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a shuttle. In January, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Kirra Beach
4.8

7
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Sydney

Sydney ©

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park and St. Mary's Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Clareville Beach (in Avalon Beach), Palm Beach (in Palm Beach) and Bilgola Beach (in Bilgola). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, head outdoors with Watsons Bay, stroll through Shelly Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sydney itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Sydney sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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Bondi Beach
4.2
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Palm Beach
4.5

3
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Canberra

Canberra ©

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Questacon and Australian War Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Old Parliament House and National Museum of Australia. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, test your problem-solving skills at Riddle Room, make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout, and explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Canberra tour planning website.

You can fly from Sydney to Canberra in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Canberra. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature · Parks
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Questacon
4.5

6
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Hobart

Hobart ©

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Opossum Bay Beach and Kingston Beach. Let the collections at Richmond Gaol and Mawson's Hut Replica Museum capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and The Neck (in Bruny Island). On the 13th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and snap pictures at Richmond Bridge.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Hobart takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Canberra in February, expect nights in Hobart to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

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The Neck
4.8

2
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Broome

Broome ©

Yawuru Country

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum and then make a trip to Gantheaume Point.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Broome vacation maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Broome takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Hobart to Broome due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Hobart in February, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Broome: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.7

5
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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Hamelin Bay and Gnarabup Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Wine Tours & Tastings. Get out of town with these interesting Margaret River side-trips: Jewel Cave (in Augusta), Yallingup (Canal Rocks, Yallingup Beach, &more) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Lake Cave, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and take a memorable drive along Caves Road.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Margaret River trip maker site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Broome to Margaret River in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Fremantle.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

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Gnarabup Beach
4.6
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Meelup Beach
5.0

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Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Museum-lovers will appreciate WA Shipwrecks Museum and Fremantle Prison. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Perth Mint and The Fremantle Round House. When in Fremantle, make a side trip to see Caversham Wildlife Park in Whiteman, approximately Whiteman away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fremantle Markets, tour the pleasant surroundings at Scarborough Beach, and see the interesting displays at WA Maritime Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Fremantle trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Fremantle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Fremantle

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Scarborough Beach
4.4
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Cottesloe Beach
4.6

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Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, see some colorful creatures with Turquoise Bay, and then explore the activities along Yardie Creek.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Exmouth trip maker website.

Fly from Fremantle to Exmouth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Fremantle in February, with highs in Exmouth at 44°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Turquoise Bay
4.8
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Water Body
Yardie Creek
4.7

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