60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Margaret River
— 3 nights
2
Albany
— 4 nights
3
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
5
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
6
Hobart
— 5 nights
7
Canberra
— 4 nights
8
Newcastle
— 4 nights
9
Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
10
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
11
Cairns
— 5 nights
12
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
13
Darwin
— 5 nights
14
Broome
— 5 nights

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Caves Road and Ngilgi Cave. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Augusta (Jewel Cave, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, &more) and St George's Anglican Parish of Dunsborough (in Dunsborough). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay, take in the exciting artwork at Glenellie Art Studio, explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Margaret River itinerary maker app.

Mumbai, India to Margaret River is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Augusta, St George's Anglican Parish of Dunsborough, Ngilgi Cave
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Ngilgi Cave ©
Ngilgi Cave

4
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Little Beach and Boat Tours & Water Sports. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm, take an in-depth tour of Albany's Historic Whaling Station, and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

Start your trip to Albany by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

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 June in Albany, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ©
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Admirals Arch and Emu Ridge Eucalyptus. There's still lots to do: get outside with Remarkable Rocks, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island attractions planning site.

Getting from Albany to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, ferry, and taxi. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch
Remarkable Rocks ©
Remarkable Rocks

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Daylesford and Lake Wendouree. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Spas (in Daylesford), Bendigo (Bendigo Art Gallery & Central Deborah Gold Mine) and Ballarat (Ballarat Botanical Gardens & Ballarat Wildlife Park). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, make a trip to Southbank, browse the collection at State Library Victoria, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planning website.

Fly from Kangaroo Island to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Kangaroo Island to Melbourne. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Ballarat, Daylesford, Bendigo
Highlights from your plan
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Lake Daylesford ©
Lake Daylesford
Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Gibsons Steps, thenget great views at Loch Ard Gorge, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Twelve Apostles, explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, and then don't miss a visit to The Grotto.

To see maps and tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Port Campbell takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Cobden
Highlights from your plan
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
The Grotto ©
The Grotto
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

5
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mount Nelson Lookout and Constitution Dock. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Tasmania, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip builder tool.

You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Hobart in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In June in Hobart, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Mount Nelson Lookout ©
Mount Nelson Lookout
Maritime Museum of Tasmania ©
Maritime Museum of Tasmania

4
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to National Library of Australia and ANZAC Parade Walk. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, find something for the whole family at Cockington Green, admire the striking features of National Museum of Australia, and observe the fascinating underwater world at National Zoo and Aquarium.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Canberra trip maker tool.

Getting from Hobart to Canberra by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Hobart in June, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Canberra. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Newcastle.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin
National Library of Australia ©
National Library of Australia
ANZAC Parade Walk
ANZAC Parade Walk

4
nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Explore hidden gems such as Tomaree Head and Blackbutt Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Nelson Bay (Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve, Gan Gan Lookout, &more) and Pokolbin (Ivanhoe Wines, Scarborough Wine Co, &more). Next up on the itinerary: expand your understanding of the military at Fort Scratchley, enjoy the sand and surf at Nobbys Beach, go for a walk through Newcastle Memorial Walk, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Newcastle online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Canberra to Newcastle by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Canberra in June, things will get a bit warmer in Newcastle: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Newcastle

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pokolbin, Nelson Bay, Tomaree Head, Off-Road Tours
Highlights from your plan
Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Fort Scratchley ©
Fort Scratchley
Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve ©

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Smoky Cape Lighthouse and Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie. Go for a jaunt from Port Macquarie to South West Rocks to see Trial Bay Gaol about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Roto House, identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll through Coastal walk.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Port Macquarie trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Newcastle to Port Macquarie takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Newcastle in July, plan for little chillier days in Port Macquarie, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

South West Rocks
Highlights from your plan
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie ©

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Robina Town Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gold Coast: Cape Byron Walking Track (in Byron Bay) and Brisbane (Roma Street Parkland, Gallery of Modern Art, &more). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolangatta Beach.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Gold Coast holiday builder website.

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Gold Coast in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Port Macquarie in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Gold Coast, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Brisbane, Byron Bay
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

5
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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Paronella Park (in Mena Creek), Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas) and Babinda Boulders (in Babinda). There's still lots to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cairns visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Cairns takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Cairns is a bit warmer than Gold Coast - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Paronella Park, Babinda Boulders, Trinity Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Babinda Boulders ©
Babinda Boulders
Muddy's Playground ©
Muddy's Playground

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St Mary’s by The Sea chapel and Daintree Station. Get out of town with these interesting Port Douglas side-trips: Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation) and Photography Tours (in Daintree). And it doesn't end there: explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for all kinds of wild species at Agincourt Reef, and meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip app.

Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Daintree National Park, Daintree Station, Photography Tours, Mossman Gorge Centre
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
St Mary’s by The Sea chapel ©
St Mary’s by The Sea chapel
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef

5
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to East Point Reserve and RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Darwin: Territory Wildlife Park (in Berry Springs) and Batchelor (Batchelor Butterfly Farm and Pet Garden & Litchfield National Park). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Parliament House, admire the natural beauty at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Darwin Aviation Museum, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Port Douglas to Darwin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Douglas in July: highs in Darwin hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Batchelor, Territory Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
East Point Reserve ©
East Point Reserve
Parliament House ©
Parliament House

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Catholic Diocese of Broome. The adventure continues: stroll through Broome Town Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aqua Broome, get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Broome day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Broome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Traveling from Darwin in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Broome, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach

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