60 days in Oceania Itinerary

60 days in Oceania Itinerary

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Darwin, Australia
— 4 nights
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Port Douglas, Australia
— 4 nights
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Cairns, Australia
— 6 nights
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Noosa, Australia
— 4 nights
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Gold Coast, Australia
— 5 nights
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Rotorua, New Zealand
— 5 nights
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Queenstown, New Zealand
— 6 nights
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Hobart, Australia
— 5 nights
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Port Campbell, Australia
— 4 nights
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Kangaroo Island, Australia
— 5 nights
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Albany, Australia
— 4 nights
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Margaret River, Australia
— 5 nights

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Darwin, Australia

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.
Get outdoors at Speed Boats Tours and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility and Defence of Darwin Experience. There's still lots to do: cool off at Wave Lagoon and look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Darwin vacation maker app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Darwin is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Darwin, you'll lose 7.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Darwin: highs are around 39°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Darwin

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Speed Boats Tours
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Port Douglas, Australia

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 Opal Reef and Sunday Market Port Douglas. Escape the urban bustle at Agincourt Reef and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Step out of Port Douglas to go to Cape Tribulation and see Daintree National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre.

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

You can fly from Darwin to Port Douglas in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. When traveling from Darwin in November, plan for little chillier days in Port Douglas, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

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Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Spas

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Cairns, Australia

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Atherton Tablelands and The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Babinda Boulders and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas) and Paronella Park (in Mena Creek). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cairns trip planner.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands
Babinda Boulders ©
Babinda Boulders
The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum ©
The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum

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Noosa, Australia

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Noosa River and Maroochydore Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Noosa National Park and Mooloolaba Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Noosa: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mooloolaba) and Kings Beach (in Caloundra). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Noosa tour itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Cairns to Noosa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Noosa River ©
Noosa River
Maroochydore Beach ©
Maroochydore Beach
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park

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Gold Coast, Australia

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.
Visit Burleigh Head National Park and Kurrawa Beach for some beach relaxation. Discover out-of-the-way places like Robina Town Centre and Kayaking & Canoeing. Change things up with a short trip to Cape Byron Walking Track in Byron Bay (about 1h 20 min away). Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Natural Bridge. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolangatta Beach.

To find maps and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Noosa to Gold Coast in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a shuttle. November in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

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Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua ©

Sulphur City

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Government Gardens and Eat Street. Visiting Waikite Valley Thermal Pools and Redwoods Treewalk will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Rotorua: Mount Maunganui (Mount Maunganui Summit Track & Mt Maunganui Main Beach). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Fancy Meow Cat Cafe, identify plant and animal life at Orakei Korako Geothermal Park & Cave, get impressive views of Waimangu Volcanic Valley, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rotorua holiday builder app.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Rotorua in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Gold Coast to Rotorua, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gold Coast in November, things will get slightly colder in Rotorua: highs are around 23°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Mt Maunganui Main Beach ©
Mt Maunganui Main Beach
Eat Street ©
Eat Street
Redwoods Treewalk ©
Redwoods Treewalk

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Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Get a sense of the local culture at Arrowtown Chinese Settlement and Amisfield Winery. Take a break from the city and head to Ben Lomond Track and Wanaka. When in Queenstown, make a side trip to see Mount Iron Track in Wanaka, approximately Wanaka away. On the 5th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of The Remarkables Ski Area. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Arrowtown Village, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Queenstown Hill, and admire all the interesting features of Glenorchy-Queenstown Road.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Queenstown trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rotorua to Queenstown in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

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Arrowtown Chinese Settlement ©
Arrowtown Chinese Settlement
Ben Lomond Track ©
Ben Lomond Track
Wanaka ©
Wanaka

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Hobart, Australia

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.
Richmond Gaol and Hobart Convict Penitentiary are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Russell Falls and Constitution Dock. Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hobart visit site.

Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Hobart takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Queenstown to Hobart, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Hobart are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock

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Port Campbell, Australia

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Get outdoors at Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge. Get out of town with these interesting Port Campbell side-trips: Lorne (Teddy's Lookout & Erskine Falls). Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Twelve Apostles.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Port Campbell attractions site.

You can do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Hobart to Port Campbell in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

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Kangaroo Island, Australia

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 Raptor Domain. Get in touch with nature at Kelly Hill Caves and Flinders Chase National Park. The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits, identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, look for gifts at Emu Ridge Eucalyptus, and meet the residents at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours
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Kelly Hill Caves ©
Kelly Hill Caves
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch
Kangaroo Island Spirits ©
Kangaroo Island Spirits

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Albany, Australia

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Farm, Strawberry Hill and Albany's Historic Whaling Station. Step out of the city life by going to Little Beach and Greens Pool. When in Albany, make a side trip to see Tree Top Walk in Walpole, approximately Walpole away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Emu Point, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Albany visit planning website.

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Albany in 10.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Kangaroo Island to Albany. In December, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Beaches

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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Little Beach
Little Beach
Old Farm, Strawberry Hill ©
Old Farm, Strawberry Hill

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Margaret River, Australia

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: Meelup Beach and Hamelin Bay. Get in touch with nature at Caves Road and Kayaking & Canoeing. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup), Dunsborough (Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse & St George's Anglican Parish of Dunsborough) and Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Hamelin Bay Jetty, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Margaret River online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Hamelin Bay Jetty ©
Hamelin Bay Jetty

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