60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly to Perth, Bus to Margaret River
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Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive
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Albany
— 5 nights
Fly
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Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
— 5 nights
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Port Campbell
— 5 nights
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Bus to Warrnambool, Train to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Fly to Launceston, Bus to Coles Bay Iluka Tavern
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Coles Bay
— 4 nights
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Hobart
— 5 nights
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Canberra
— 3 nights
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Sydney
— 5 nights
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Port Macquarie
— 5 nights
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Norfolk Island
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 4 nights
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Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Turquoise Bay and Mauritius Beach. Attractions like Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and Spas make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Yardie Creek, pause for some photo ops at Potshot Memorial, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Exmouth travel planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Exmouth is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May, things will get slightly colder in Exmouth: highs are around 33°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Beaches
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Turquoise Bay
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Turquoise Bay
4.8
Yardie Creek ©
Water Body
Yardie Creek
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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.
Kids will enjoy Canal Rocks and Yallingup Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hamelin Bay and Jewel Cave. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup), Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough) and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse (in Augusta). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm, look for gifts at Whirlwind Olives and Oil, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point, and do a tasting at McHenry Hohnen Vintners.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Margaret River trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Exmouth to Margaret River in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Food Tours
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Meelup Beach ©
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Meelup Beach
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Greens Pool and National Anzac Centre. Kids will enjoy Little Beach and The Gap and Natural Bridge. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup), Walpole (Tree Top Walk & Mandalay Beach) and Forest Hill Winery (in Denmark). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach, don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm, appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and take an in-depth tour of Albany's Historic Whaling Station.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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Greens Pool ©
Must see
Greens Pool
4.9
Little Beach
Must see
Little Beach
4.9

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Kangaroo Island

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Admirals Arch and Flinders Chase National Park. Kids will appreciate attractions like Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary and George's 52,000 Castle Lights. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, admire the natural beauty at Kangaroo Island Spirits, kick back and relax at Stokes Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Albany to Kangaroo Island in 10.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, train, ferry, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Albany to Kangaroo Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
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Melbourne

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.
Kids will enjoy Eastern Beach Reserve and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ballarat Wildlife Park and Fitzroy Gardens. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Spas in Daylesford, about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, make a trip to Block Arcade, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online vacation maker.

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Melbourne Zoo ©
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Melbourne Zoo
4.2
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
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Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Port Campbell

Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Explore hidden gems such as Great Ocean Walk and Mait's Rest. Bring the kids along to Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Campbell: Johanna Beach (in Johanna), Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah) and Mariners Lookout (in Apollo Bay). Spend the 25th (Sat) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls, make a trip to Gibsons Steps, and explore the striking landscape at London Bridge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Port Campbell takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Twelve Apostles ©
Geologic Formation
Twelve Apostles
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Erskine Falls ©
Waterfall
Erskine Falls
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Coles Bay

Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Kids will enjoy Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to East Coast Natureworld and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: St Columba Waterfall (in St Helens) and Four Corners of Ross (in Ross). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Coles Bay in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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East Coast Natureworld ©
Wildlife Area
East Coast Natureworld
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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.
Attractions like Food Tours and Battery Point Sculpture Trail make great kid-friendly stops. Step off the beaten path and head to Richmond Bridge and Mount Nelson Lookout. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Opossum Bay Beach (in Opossum Bay) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, and shop like a local with Salamanca Arts Centre.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hobart using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Food Tour
Food Tours
4.7

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Canberra

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex and Old Parliament House. Bring the kids along to Lake Burley Griffin and National Zoo and Aquarium. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout, take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, get lost in a book at National Library of Australia, and explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Canberra road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Canberra takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Hobart in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Canberra, with lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

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Sydney

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Jenolan Caves and Chinese Garden of Friendship. Family-friendly places like Sydney Opera House and The Rocks will thrill your kids. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Blue Mountains (in Katoomba). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney sightseeing website.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Canberra in June; daily highs in Sydney reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Shelly Beach ©
Beach
Shelly Beach
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Port Macquarie

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park and Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tacking Point Lighthouse and Elizabeth Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Macquarie: The Coastal Brewing Co (in Forster), Harrington Breakwall (in Harrington) and Forster Tuncurry Golf Driving Range & Water Golf (in Tuncurry). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, sample the tasty concoctions at Moorebeer Brewing, enjoy the sand and surf at Cellito Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Anglican Church.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Port Macquarie trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Port Macquarie takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in June, you will find days in Port Macquarie are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Norfolk Island.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

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Koala Hospital ©
Wildlife Area
Koala Hospital
4.7

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Norfolk Island

Pine trees, rolling green hills, and dramatic cliffs typify Norfolk Island, an Australian offshore territory 1,412 km (877 mi) east of the mainland.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Barnabas Chapel and Emily Bay. Kids will enjoy Mount Pitt and Cemetery Bay. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Norfolk Island Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Norfolk Island Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Military Barracks, and take a leisurely stroll along Kingston Pier.

Plan trip to Norfolk Island with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Port Macquarie to Norfolk Island takes 9.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Macquarie to Norfolk Island is 1 hour. Traveling from Port Macquarie in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Norfolk Island: highs are around 22°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
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Emily Bay ©
Beach
Emily Bay
4.8

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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 Trinity Beach and Spas. Attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 27th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground and cool off at Sugarworld Waterpark.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Norfolk Island to Cairns in 10 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Norfolk Island to Cairns. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Norfolk Island in June: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

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