59 days in Australia Itinerary

59 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
2
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
3
Port Fairy
— 4 nights
4
Halls Gap
— 4 nights
5
Ballarat
— 1 night
6
Melbourne
— 2 nights
7
Lakes Entrance
— 4 nights
8
Bright
— 1 night
9
Albury
— 1 night
10
Thredbo Village
— 4 nights
11
Canberra
— 1 night
12
Sydney
— 3 nights
13
Blue Mountains National Park
— 4 nights
14
Coffs Harbour
— 3 nights
15
Byron Bay
— 4 nights
16
Lamington National Park
— 2 nights
17
Noosa
— 9 nights
18
Brisbane
— 5 nights

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 9th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, thenadmire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll through St. Kilda Beach, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip maker website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 9 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in February, with highs in Melbourne at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 11:
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): make a trip to Cape Otway Lightstation, thenstop by Karmic Goat Soapworks, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Great Ocean Walk, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mait's Rest. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Lorne Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay road trip app.

Getting from Melbourne to Apollo Bay by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lorne Beach, Cape Otway Lightstation
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 12:
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

4
nights
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Get in touch with nature at Umpherston Sinkhole and Lower Glenelg National Park. Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island and Cape Nelson lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Port Fairy with an excursion to Petrified Forest and Blowholes in Cape Bridgewater--about 1h 15 min away. There's more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Whale Bone Studio Arts and look for gifts at Blarney Books and Art.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Fairy route planner.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Port Fairy takes 3 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sun) before leaving for Halls Gap.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cape Nelson lighthouse, Umpherston Sinkhole, Petrified Forest and Blowholes, Lower Glenelg National Park
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 16:
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Lower Glenelg National Park ©
Lower Glenelg National Park
Cape Nelson lighthouse ©
Cape Nelson lighthouse
Blarney Books and Art ©
Blarney Books and Art

4
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Visiting The Pinnacle and Chatauqua Peak will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Grampians National Park, take in the exciting artwork at Steve Morvell Wildlife Art, take in the dramatic scenery at Burrong Falls, and hike along Venus Baths Loop.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Halls Gap holiday builder.

You can drive from Port Fairy to Halls Gap in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Grampians National Park
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 20:
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Halls Gap Zoo ©
Halls Gap Zoo
Grampians National Park ©
Grampians National Park
The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle

1
night
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park, get engrossed in the history at The Gold Museum, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Red Duck Micro-Brewery, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Ballarat Botanical Gardens, and finally explore the activities along Lake Wendouree.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ballarat trip planner.

Getting from Halls Gap to Ballarat by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Ballarat are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 21:
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Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
The Gold Museum ©
The Gold Museum

2
nights
Melbourne

Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne travel route planner.

You can drive from Ballarat to Melbourne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 23:
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Balloon Rides
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

4
nights
Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Raymond Island and Buchan Caves. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St Mary's Catholic Church and Gippsland Vehicle Collection. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Tambo Winery, kick back and relax at Lakes Entrance Beach, explore the activities along Gippsland Lakes, and take in the exciting artwork at Norm Neilson Fine Art Photography.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lakes Entrance trip planner.

You can drive from Melbourne to Lakes Entrance in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daytime highs in Lakes Entrance are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bright.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

St Mary's Catholic Church, Buchan Caves, Raymond Island, Gippsland Vehicle Collection, Tambo Winery
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 27:
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Buchan Caves ©
Buchan Caves
Gippsland Vehicle Collection ©
Gippsland Vehicle Collection
St Mary's Catholic Church ©
St Mary's Catholic Church

1
night
Bright

Bright ©
Bright is a town in northeastern Victoria, Australia, 319 metres above sea level at the southeastern end of the Ovens Valley. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get great views at Huggins Lookout, thentake in the exciting artwork at Sew Bright Alpine Quilting, and then take in breathtaking views at Canyon Walk.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bright online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lakes Entrance to Bright takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Lakes Entrance in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Bright, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Albury.

Things to do in Bright

Nature Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 27 — 28:
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Canyon Walk ©
Canyon Walk
Sew Bright Alpine Quilting ©
Sew Bright Alpine Quilting

1
night
Albury

Albury ©
Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. On the 28th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Bonegilla Migrant Experience, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hume, thenpause for some photo ops at Monument Hill, and finally admire the natural beauty at Albury Botanic Garden.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Albury tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bright to Albury takes 1.5 hours. In February in Albury, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Thredbo Village.

Things to do in Albury

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Bonegilla Migrant Experience
Find places to stay Feb 28 — 29:
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Albury Botanic Garden ©
Albury Botanic Garden
Bonegilla Migrant Experience ©
Bonegilla Migrant Experience
Monument Hill ©
Monument Hill

4
nights
Thredbo Village

Thredbo Village ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Corrective Services NSW Museum and Tintaldra Store and Tea Rooms. Get outdoors at River Walk and Lake Jindabyne. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thredbo Village: Bombala Platypus Reserve (in Bombala), Nugget's Crossing Shopping Centre (in Jindabyne) and Lake Eucumbene (in Adaminaby).

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Thredbo Village tour itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Albury to Thredbo Village in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Albury in February, things will get a bit cooler in Thredbo Village: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Thredbo Village

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bombala, Jindabyne, Tintaldra Store and Tea Rooms, Corrective Services NSW Museum, Lake Eucumbene
Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 4:
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Kosciuszko National Park ©
Kosciuszko National Park
Bombala Platypus Reserve ©
Bombala Platypus Reserve
River Walk ©
River Walk

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin, and then get to know the fascinating history of Canberra Rotary Peace Bell.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Canberra route planner.

Drive from Thredbo Village to Canberra in 3 hours. While traveling from Thredbo Village, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Canberra, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Nature Parks Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Canberra Rotary Peace Bell ©
Canberra Rotary Peace Bell
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin

3
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.
Australian National Maritime Museum and Hyde Park Barracks will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. There's still lots to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Getting from Canberra to Sydney by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around °C. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Blue Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

4
nights
Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
Step out of the city life by going to The National Pass and Grand Canyon track. Go for a jaunt from Blue Mountains National Park to Glen Davis to see Glen Davis Ruins about 1h 30 min away.

Start your trip to Blue Mountains National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Sydney to Blue Mountains National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Sydney in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Blue Mountains National Park, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Mt Wilson, Glen Davis Ruins, South Lawson Waterfall Circuit
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 12:
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Grand Canyon track ©
Grand Canyon track
Lincoln's Rock ©
Lincoln's Rock

3
nights
Coffs Harbour

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Get outdoors at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, appreciate the history behind The Big Banana Fun Park, take some stellar pictures from Forest Sky Pier, and make a trip to The Clog Barn.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Coffs Harbour online road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Blue Mountains National Park to Coffs Harbour. In March, daytime highs in Coffs Harbour are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House

4
nights
Byron Bay

Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Escape the urban bustle at Cape Byron Walking Track and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Museum-lovers will get to explore Jules Hunt Studio Gallery and Lone Goat Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Wategos Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Belongil Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In March in Byron Bay, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lamington National Park.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 19:
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track

2
nights
Lamington National Park

Lamington National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): experience rural life at Mountview Alpaca Farm and then explore the striking landscape of Lamington National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get impressive views of Mount Warning, explore the striking landscape of O'Reillys Birds of Prey, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Lamington National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Byron Bay to Lamington National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Lamington National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lamington National Park, Mount Warning, Mountview Alpaca Farm
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 21:
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Lamington National Park ©
Lamington National Park
Mount Warning ©
Mount Warning
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk ©
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk

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nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Everglades and Mapleton Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Chenrezig Institute and Sunshine Castle will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve (in Maleny), Caloundra (Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, Queensland Air Museum, &more) and Caloundra Lighthouses (in Kings Beach). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Peregian Beach, and explore the activities along Noosa River.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Noosa road trip planning app.

You can drive from Lamington National Park to Noosa in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Caloundra, Eumundi, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith, Noosa Museum
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 30:
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
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.
Boggo Road Gaol (Jail) and Spring Bluff will appeal to history buffs. Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, stroll around South Bank Parklands, contemplate the long history of Newstead House, and admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip builder app.

You can drive from Noosa to Brisbane in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Spring Bluff
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 4:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

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