60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Alexandra
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
3
Bermagui
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Sydney
— 8 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 45 min
5
Noosa
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Maleny
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h
8
Port Douglas
— 7 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 15 min
9
Darwin
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
10
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 7 nights
Drive:  4 h
11
Litchfield National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
12
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
13
Perth
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Melbourne

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Melbourne road trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in June, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Alexandra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Alexandra

Alexandra ©
Alexandra is a town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Alexandra Timber Tramway and Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Alexandra day trip planning app.

Getting from Melbourne to Alexandra by car takes about 2 hours. June in Alexandra sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Bermagui.

Things to do in Alexandra

Museums
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Alexandra Timber Tramway and Museum ©

1
night
Bermagui

Bermagui ©
Bermagui is a small and vibrant coastal town that offers boutique services and attractions, many unique to this area.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): look for gifts at Bermagui Fishermen's Wharf, admire the natural beauty at The Spires Nursery, and then stroll through Blue Pool.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bermagui day trip website.

You can drive from Alexandra to Bermagui in 8.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Bermagui

Parks Beaches Shopping

Side Trip

The Spires Nursery
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 9:
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Blue Pool ©
Blue Pool
Bermagui Fishermen's Wharf ©
Bermagui Fishermen's Wharf

8
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Blackheath (Hat Hill Gallery, Gallery Blackheath, &more), Warriewood Wetlands (in Warriewood) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and visit Darling Harbour.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Bermagui to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Bermagui in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 11°C in Sydney. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blackheath, Katoomba, Warriewood Wetlands, Shelly Beach, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 17:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

5
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Noosa: Off-Road Tours (in Fraser Island), Mooloolaba (Mooloolaba Beach, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more) and Buderim (Buderim Lions Park & Wirreanda Park). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park, explore the galleries of Tina Cooper Gallery, get your game on at Laserzone Sunshine Coast, and kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach.

For ratings and tourist information, go to the Noosa online vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Noosa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Maleny.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Buderim, Caloundra, Eumundi, Laserzone Sunshine Coast
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 22:
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SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Off-Road Tours

5
nights
Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
Get out of town with these interesting Maleny side-trips: Kenilworth (Charlie Moreland Camping Area & Kenilworth Dairies) and Glass House Mountains National Park (in Glass House Mountains). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, take in the exciting artwork at Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith, examine the collection at Mapleton Observatory, and explore the striking landscape of Conondale National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Maleny sightseeing planner.

Drive from Noosa to Maleny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Maleny are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Maleny

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kenilworth, Montville, Australia Zoo, Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden, Glass House Mountains National Park
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World
Conondale National Park ©
Conondale National Park
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo

6
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach), Pelican Feeding (in Labrador) and Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford). Next up on the itinerary: walk around South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and stroll through Surfers Paradise Beach.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Maleny to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Gold Coast
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 3:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Tribulation (Myall Beach & Dubuji Boardwalk), Daintree (Tranquility Falls, Elizas Gallery, &more) and Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall, enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Brisbane to Port Douglas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in July, with highs in Port Douglas at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Palm Cove, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 10:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Litchfield National Park in Batchelor (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Darwin online itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Darwin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Port Douglas in July: highs in Darwin hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Speed Boats Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

7
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Ubirr, take in the dramatic natural features at Anbangbang Rock Shelter, take in the dramatic scenery at Jim Jim Falls, and hike along Bardedjilidji Walk.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online trip maker.

You can drive from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Litchfield National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

1
night
Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park ©
On the 23rd (Thu), trek along Walker Creek, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Wangi Falls.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Litchfield National Park sightseeing app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Litchfield National Park. In July, daily temperatures in Litchfield National Park can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Litchfield National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:
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Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls
Helicopter Tours

2
nights
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.
On the 24th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point, kick back and relax at Cable Beach, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre Broome. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park, and then take some stellar pictures from The Roebuck Bay Lookout.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Broome itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Litchfield National Park to Broome with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Litchfield National Park to Broome. Traveling from Litchfield National Park in July, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Broome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Fremantle (Fremantle Markets & Fremantle Prison), Tyler's Vineyard (in Millendon) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, identify plant and animal life at Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park, and take in the views from Elizabeth Quay.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth road trip planning tool.

Fly from Broome to Perth in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Broome in July, plan for colder days in Perth, with highs around 21°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park, Tyler's Vineyard, The Railway Museum
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 30:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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