59 days in Australia Itinerary

59 days in Australia Itinerary

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Brisbane
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Mildura
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Adelaide
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Alice Springs
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Darwin
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Broome
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Perth
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Melbourne
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Eden
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Brisbane

— 5 nights

Australia's New World City

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford), Surfers Paradise Beach (in Surfers Paradise) and Mooloolaba (Mooloolaba Beach & Boat Tours & Water Sports). Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. There's lots more to do: walk around South Bank Parklands, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre.

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Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Bathurst.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 6:

Bathurst

— 6 nights
Bathurst is a regional city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Bathurst: Leura (Everglades House & Gardens & Fortress Rock), Blackheath (Gallery Blackheath, Evans Lookout, &more) and Katoomba (The Three Sisters, Blue Mountains Biking Adventures, &more). There's still lots to do: trek along Coachwood Glen Nature Trail and stroll through Grand Canyon track.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bathurst trip builder tool.

You can fly from Brisbane to Bathurst in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brisbane in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bathurst, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Mildura.

Things to do in Bathurst

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 12:

Mildura

— 3 nights
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
When in Mildura, make a side trip to see Bert Dix Memorial Park in Paringa, approximately Paringa away. The adventure continues: stroll through Ned's Corner, learn about winemaking at Oak Valley Estate Winery, brush up on your military savvy at RAAF Memorial & Museum, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mildura journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Bathurst to Mildura takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bathurst in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Mildura, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Adelaide.

Things to do in Mildura

Parks · Wineries · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:

Adelaide

— 6 nights
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: McLaren Vale (Primo Estate, Wine Diva Tours, &more), Murray Street Vineyards (in Greenock) and Langmeil Winery (in Tanunda). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, make a trip to Southern Flinders Ranges Experience with Lunch, and admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Mildura to Adelaide takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mildura to Adelaide, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Mildura, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Adelaide, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to fly to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 15 — 21:

Alice Springs

— 4 nights

The Heart of Central Australia

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Alice Springs is known for parks, museums, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Simpsons Gap, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alice Springs Desert Park, examine the collection at Alice Springs School of the Air Experience, and take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Alice Springs online vacation builder.

You can fly from Adelaide to Alice Springs in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in January, expect Alice Springs to be a bit warmer, temps between 41°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can fly to Darwin.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 25:

Darwin

— 5 nights

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Territory Wildlife Park in Berry Springs (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, and cool off at Wave Lagoon.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Darwin itinerary planner.

Getting from Alice Springs to Darwin by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in January, expect nights in Darwin to be a bit warmer, around 29°C, while days are slightly colder, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to fly to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Theme Parks · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 25 — 30:

Broome

— 2 nights

Yawuru Country

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum and then get great views at The Roebuck Bay Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): look for gifts at Uniquely Broome, take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, and then get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours.

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Fly from Darwin to Broome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Darwin to Broome is minus 1.5 hours. In January in Broome, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to fly to Perth.

Things to do in Broome

Tours · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 1:

Perth

— 6 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Old Young's (in Henley Brook), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). Dedicate the 5th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, and go for a walk through Lotterywest Federation Walkway.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Broome to Perth by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Broome in February, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Perth. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 1 — 7:

Melbourne

— 8 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Dedicate the 12th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne travel planner.

You can fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Melbourne. Traveling from Perth in February, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Eden.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 7 — 15:

Eden

— 5 nights
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eden: Underwater Safaris (in Narooma), Tathra (Tathra Beach & Sapphire Spa) and The Spires Nursery (in Tilba Tilba). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk, experience rural life at Broadwater Oysters, stroll through Main Beach, and get outside with Imlay Oyster Producers.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Eden trip site.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Eden takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in February, expect nights in Eden to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Sydney.

Things to do in Eden

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 15 — 20:

Sydney

— 7 nights

The Harbour City

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: Shelly Beach (in Manly), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls). There's still lots to do: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney online journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Eden to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Eden in February since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 20 — 27:

Brisbane

— 1 night

Australia's New World City

On the 28th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, then stroll around Roma Street Parkland, and then contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip maker website.

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 27 — 28:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.