60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Zurich
Fly:  25 h
1
Broome
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 45 min
2
Darwin
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Katherine
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Cairns
— 7 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h
8
Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Hobart
— 5 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Train + Bus:  10 h
11
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  10 h 30 min
12
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h
13
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Zurich

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Broome road trip site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Broome is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 7 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in June: high temperatures in Broome hover around 35°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:
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Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Defence of Darwin Experience and RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Litchfield National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Darwin: Territory Wildlife Park (in Berry Springs) and Litchfield National Park (Wangi Falls & Magnetic Termite Mounds). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Darwin Aviation Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at East Point Reserve, and make a splash at Wave Lagoon.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Darwin trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Broome to Darwin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Broome to Darwin, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Broome in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Darwin, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Litchfield National Park, Territory Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jun 25 — Jul 1:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

6
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Ubirr and Jim Jim Falls. Step off the beaten path and head to Nourlangie Rock and Gunlom Waterfall Creek. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Maguk Gorge, see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, hike along Bardedjilidji Walk, and explore the striking landscape at Anbangbang Rock Shelter.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) day trip planner.

You can drive from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Katherine.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 7:
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Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek

3
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Visiting Katherine Gorge and Edith Falls will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Nitmiluk National Park and Bitter Springs. There's more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs and stroll around Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Katherine journey builder site.

Getting from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Katherine by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. July in Katherine sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Katherine

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bitter Springs
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:
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Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls
Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Nitmiluk National Park ©
Nitmiluk National Park

3
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Explore hidden gems such as Alice Springs Desert Park and The Kangaroo Sanctuary. Let the collections at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum and Road Transport Hall of Fame capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, get great views at Anzac Hill, get engrossed in the history at Women's Museum of Australia & Old Alice Springs Gaol, and contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs online route planner.

You can fly from Katherine to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Katherine in July, expect Alice Springs to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

4
nights
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 Valley of the Winds. Museum-lovers will get to explore Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Wintjiri Arts + Museum. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, hike along Kuniya Walk, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Yulara
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

7
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Palm Cove Beach and Mission Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and River Rafting & Tubing. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Jaques Coffee Plantation (in Mareeba), Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman) and Port Douglas (Safaris, Horses in Port, &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Trinity Beach, identify plant and animal life at Atherton Tablelands, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and view the masterpieces at Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns holiday builder app.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns is 0.5 hours. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Jaques Coffee Plantation, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Palm Cove Beach
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Koala Hospital and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get some historical perspective at Smoky Cape Lighthouse and Tacking Point Lighthouse. Take a break from Port Macquarie with a short trip to Trial Bay Gaol in South West Rocks, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: trek along Coastal walk, examine the collection at Roto House, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and make a trip to Breakwall Waking Path.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Cairns to Port Macquarie takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cairns in July, expect nights in Port Macquarie to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are colder, around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

South West Rocks
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse

7
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Blue Mountains and Nan Tien Temple. Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Shelly Beach (in Manly), Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls) and Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, explore the striking landscape at Kiama Blowhole, take a stroll through The Rocks, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Port Macquarie to Sydney by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Port Macquarie, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Blue Mountains, Shelly Beach, Wentworth Falls, Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park

5
nights
Hobart

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Richmond Gaol. Explore hidden gems such as Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Russell Falls (in Mount Field National Park) and The Neck (in Bruny Island). categoryPhrases.sentence.Spend_the_day_observing_fascinating_marine_mammals_with a dolphin and whale watching tour. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart tour itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Sydney to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in August, with highs in Hobart at 15°C and lows at 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Russell Falls, The Neck, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Richmond Gaol
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Neck ©
The Neck

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Step out of the city life by going to Port Campbell National Park and Lorne Beach. When in Port Campbell, make a side trip to see Mait's Rest in Apollo Bay, approximately Apollo Bay away. There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge and make a trip to Gibsons Steps.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Hobart to Port Campbell in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mait's Rest, Lorne Beach
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

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 Seal Bay Conservation Park and Raptor Domain. Escape the urban bustle at Flinders Chase National Park and Admirals Arch. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary, make a trip to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus, enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach, and enjoy the sea views from Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island is minus 0.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Highlights from your plan
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Off-Road Tours

2
nights
Albany

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.
On the 18th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Greens Pool. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then examine the collection at National Anzac Centre.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Albany tour builder website.

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Albany takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kangaroo Island to Albany is minus 1.5 hours. August in Albany sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Greens Pool
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

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