60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
2
Geelong
— 4 nights
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
4
Jindabyne
— 3 nights
5
Jervis Bay
— 3 nights
6
Wollongong
— 4 nights
7
Seal Rocks
— 2 nights
8
Coffs Harbour
— 4 nights
9
Byron Bay
— 4 nights
10
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
11
Brisbane
— 4 nights
12
Airlie Beach
— 5 nights
13
Perth
— 3 nights
14
Bunbury
— 4 nights
15
Broome
— 4 nights
16
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights

3
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Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Visit Henley Beach and Glenelg Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Cleland Wildlife Park and Aldinga Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek) and The Cedars (in Hahndorf). The adventure continues: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, hike along River Torrens Linear Park Trail, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and appreciate the history behind The Rundle Mall Pigs.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Adelaide trip itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Adelaide. In October, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Geelong.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Henley Beach, Aldinga Beach, Glenelg Beach, Gorge Wildlife Park, The Cedars
Highlights from your plan
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach

4
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Geelong

Geelong ©
Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Eastern Beach Reserve and Lorne Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Erskine Falls and Great Ocean Walk. Explore Geelong's surroundings by going to Mait's Rest (in Apollo Bay), Bells Beach (in Torquay) and Kennet River Koala Walk (in Kennett River). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Geelong takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Geelong, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Geelong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Lorne, Torquay, Kennet River Koala Walk
Highlights from your plan
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Relax by the water at Brighton Beach and Frankston Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Dandenong Ranges National Park and Point Nepean National Park. Spend the 16th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens and steep yourself in history at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Geelong to Melbourne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Melbourne are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jindabyne.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Brighton Beach, Frankston Beach, Point Nepean National Park
Highlights from your plan
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Point Nepean National Park ©
Point Nepean National Park
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

3
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Jindabyne

Jindabyne ©
Jindabyne is a town in south-east New South Wales, Australia that overlooks Lake Jindabyne near the Snowy Mountains, in Snowy Monaro Regional Council. Step off the beaten path and head to Lake Jindabyne and Snowy Mountains. Get outdoors at Kosciuszko National Park and Thredbo River Track. There's lots more to do: walk around Currango Homestead, browse the different shops at Nugget's Crossing Shopping Centre, and sample the tasty concoctions at Kosciuszko Brewery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Jindabyne trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Melbourne to Jindabyne. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Jindabyne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Jindabyne

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Thredbo Village, Snowy Mountains, Currango Homestead
Highlights from your plan
Kosciuszko National Park ©
Kosciuszko National Park
Lake Jindabyne ©
Lake Jindabyne
Snowy Mountains ©
Snowy Mountains

3
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Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
Get outdoors at Hyams Beach and Greenfield Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Blenheim Beach and Bendalong Beach. Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring nature at Booderee National Park. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Collingwood Beach and stroll through Murrays Beach.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Jervis Bay online trip builder.

Drive from Jindabyne to Jervis Bay in 5 hours. In October, Jervis Bay is a bit warmer than Jindabyne - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Wollongong.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bendalong Beach
Highlights from your plan
Booderee National Park ©
Booderee National Park
Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach

4
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Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Blue Mountains and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Escape the urban bustle at Cronulla Beach Walk and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Wollongong: Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park), Katoomba (Katoomba Cascades, The Giant Stairway, &more) and Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls). It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Kiama Blowhole and pause for some serene contemplation at St Francis Xavier's Cathedral.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Wollongong vacation planner.

Getting from Jervis Bay to Wollongong by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Wollongong are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Seal Rocks.

Things to do in Wollongong

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Katoomba, Lincoln's Rock, Cronulla Beach Walk, Kiama Blowhole, Wentworth Falls
Highlights from your plan
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway
Cronulla Beach Walk ©
Cronulla Beach Walk

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Seal Rocks

Seal Rocks ©
On the 28th (Mon), enjoy the sea views from Seal Rocks Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Sandbar Beach, and then stroll through Cellito Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Elizabeth Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Boomerang Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seal Rocks journey builder.

You can drive from Wollongong to Seal Rocks in 4.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Seal Rocks are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Seal Rocks

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Smiths Lake, Elizabeth Beach, Boomerang Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cellito Beach ©
Cellito Beach

4
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Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Get in touch with nature at Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island and Dangar Falls. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bongil Bongil National Park and Scotts Head Beach. When in Coffs Harbour, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in South West Rocks, approximately South West Rocks away. The adventure continues: stroll through Coffs Harbour Beach, get great views at Forest Sky Pier, identify plant and animal life at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, and take a peaceful walk through Korora Lookout.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour journey planner.

Traveling by car from Seal Rocks to Coffs Harbour takes 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Dangar Falls, Scotts Head Beach
Highlights from your plan
Coffs Harbour Beach ©
Coffs Harbour Beach
Dangar Falls ©
Dangar Falls
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
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Byron Bay

Byron Bay
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Get outdoors at Cape Byron Walking Track and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lennox Head Beach and Broken Head Beach. Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Arakwal National Park. And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for gifts at The Byron Bay Book Exchange, enjoy the sand and surf at Belongil Beach, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Byron Bay itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Coffs Harbour in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Byron Bay, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lennox Head Beach, Broken Head Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Burleigh Heads Beach and Zipline. Escape the urban bustle at Coolangatta Beach and Greenmount Beach. Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Springbrook National Park. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirra Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tamborine Mountain, and make a trip to Snapper Rocks.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast online trip maker.

Getting from Byron Bay to Gold Coast by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

4
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Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mooloolaba Beach and Maroochydore Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Kings Beach and Kedron Brook Bikeway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve (in Maleny), Buderim Forest Park (in Buderim) and SunJet Simulations (in Mooloolaba). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, explore the galleries of State Library Of Queensland, and go for a walk through New Farm River Walk.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Brisbane journey maker website.

Drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Brisbane sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Maroochydore Beach, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, Buderim Forest Park, Kings Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Maroochydore Beach ©
Maroochydore Beach

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Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach ©
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 discover tucked-away gems like Heart Reef and Bicentennial Walkway. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Step out of Airlie Beach with an excursion to Horseshoe Bay in Bowen--about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, stop by Grotty Yachty Clothing, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Airlie Beach trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Airlie Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Airlie Beach. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Horseshoe Bay
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cottesloe Beach and Scarborough Beach. Get outdoors at City Beach and Caversham Wildlife Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah), The Fremantle Round House (in Fremantle) and Rockingham (Point Peron & Rockingham Beach). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, get great views at Fraser Avenue Lookout, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jacob's Ladder.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Perth itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Airlie Beach to Perth in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Airlie Beach in November since evenings lows in Perth dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Bunbury.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rockingham, Dolphin & Whale Watching, The Fremantle Round House, Cottesloe Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
City Beach ©
City Beach

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Bunbury

Bunbury ©
Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Step out of the city life by going to Meelup Beach and Bunker Bay. Relax by the water at Yallingup Beach and Wyalup-Rocky Point. Explore Bunbury's surroundings by going to Yallingup (Mirravale Riding School, Canal Rocks, &more) and Sugarloaf Rock (in Cape Naturaliste). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Koombana Bay.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bunbury trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Perth to Bunbury takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Bunbury

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yallingup, Cape Naturaliste, Meelup Beach
Highlights from your plan
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach
Sugarloaf Rock ©
Sugarloaf Rock

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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.
Relax by the water at Roebuck Bay and Broome Town Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gantheaume Point and Dolphin & Whale Watching. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get outside with Staircase To The Moon, explore the different monuments and memorials at Japanese Cemetery, and get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Broome tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Bunbury to Broome takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. Explore hidden gems such as Valley of the Winds and Walpa Gorge. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, go for a walk through Field of Light, and explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Broome to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 15 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Traveling from Broome in December, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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