60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Brisbane
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Alice Springs
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Adelaide
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Melbourne
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Canberra
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Sydney
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Brisbane — 10 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.
Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach), Surfers Paradise Beach (in Surfers Paradise) and Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford). Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. Spend the 16th (Thu) exploring nature at Conondale National Park. The adventure continues: walk around South Bank Parklands, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, get great views at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, and admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane holiday planner.

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. March in Brisbane sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Alice Springs.
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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 wildlife, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and get great views at Anzac Hill.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs travel route planning tool.

Getting from Brisbane to Alice Springs by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Alice Springs is minus 0.5 hours. While traveling from Brisbane, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Alice Springs, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Adelaide.
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Adelaide — 9 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to Heysen The Cedars (in Hahndorf), Encounter Bikeway (in Victor Harbor) and Horseshoe Bay (in Port Elliot). Dedicate the 22nd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, and gain insight at National Wine Centre of Australia.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip builder.

Fly from Alice Springs to Adelaide in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in March, expect Adelaide to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to fly to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 12 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay), Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). Dedicate the 5th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Melbourne Boat Hire, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and stroll through Royal Exhibition Building.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip site.

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Melbourne is 0.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can fly to Canberra.
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Canberra — 8 nights

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 find plenty of places to visit near Canberra: Tumut River (in Tumut) and Wee Jasper Reserves (in Wee Jasper). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin, admire the natural beauty at National Arboretum Canberra, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Canberra travel planning site.

You can fly from Melbourne to Canberra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in April, Canberra is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Sydney.
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Sydney — 15 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Katoomba (The Three Sisters & Echo Point Lookout), Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath) and Everglades House & Gardens (in Leura). Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Sydney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Canberra in April, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Australia travel guide

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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.
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