60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Eucla
— 5 nights
2
Ceduna
— 1 night
3
Port Lincoln
— 3 nights
4
Adelaide
— 4 nights
5
Broken Hill
— 3 nights
6
Melbourne
— 5 nights
7
Canberra
— 4 nights
8
Sydney
— 6 nights
9
Brisbane
— 5 nights
10
Bundaberg
— 2 nights
11
Rockhampton
— 1 night
12
Airlie Beach
— 8 nights
13
Cairns
— 5 nights
14
Mount Surprise
— 2 nights
15
Burketown
— 1 day
16
Katherine
— 1 day
17
Darwin
— 2 nights

5
nights
Eucla

Eucla ©
Eucla is the easternmost locality in Western Australia, located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia along the Eyre Highway, approximately 11km west of the South Australian border. Step off the beaten path and head to Eucla National Park and Old Telegraph Station. When in Eucla, make a side trip to see Nullarbor National Park in Nullarbor, approximately Nullarbor away. There's much more to do: tee off at Nullarbor Links, contemplate the long history of Eucla Jetty, and don't miss a visit to Bunda Cliffs.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Eucla trip maker website.

Esperance to Eucla is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You will leave for Ceduna on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Eucla

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nullarbor Links, Nullarbor National Park
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Nullarbor National Park ©
Nullarbor National Park
Bunda Cliffs ©
Bunda Cliffs
Old Telegraph Station ©
Old Telegraph Station

1
night
Ceduna

Ceduna ©
Ceduna is a town in South Australia located on the shores of Murat Bay on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Ceduna Jetty, explore the world behind art at Arts Ceduna, and then trek along Goog's Track.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ceduna trip planner.

Drive from Eucla to Ceduna in 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is 1.5 hours. June in Ceduna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Ceduna

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Arts Ceduna ©
Arts Ceduna

3
nights
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Step off the beaten path and head to Shark Diving and Parnkalla Walking Trail. Step out of Port Lincoln with an excursion to Food Tours in Coffin Bay--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Mill Cottage Museum, stop by Eyre Peninsula Book Bazaar, stroll around Glen-Forest Tourist Park & Vineyard, and make a trip to The Old Mill.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Lincoln online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Ceduna to Port Lincoln in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Food Tours
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:
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Food Tours
Shark Diving
Mill Cottage Museum ©
Mill Cottage Museum

4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Tours & Tastings and Adelaide Oval. The adventure continues: take the plunge with a skydiving experience, take in nature's colorful creations at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Adelaide Zoo, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Port Lincoln to Adelaide takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Museums Tours
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 15:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Skydiving
Waterfall Gully ©
Waterfall Gully

3
nights
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Explore hidden gems such as Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre and The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary. Change things up with a short trip to Mundi Mundi Lookout in Silverton (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at School of the Air, take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of the Outback, and admire the majestic nature at Living Desert State Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Broken Hill itinerary planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Broken Hill in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Broken Hill due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Broken Hill are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Mundi Mundi Lookout
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 18:
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Whites Minerals and Mining Museum ©
Whites Minerals and Mining Museum
Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Australian Centre for the Moving Image and Beer Tastings & Tours. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Royal Exhibition Building, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne online road trip planner.

Fly from Broken Hill to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Broken Hill in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Melbourne. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 23:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Australian Centre for the Moving Image ©
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

4
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Room Escape Games and ANZAC Parade Walk. Change things up with these side-trips from Canberra: Tumut River (in Tumut) and Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (in Paddys River). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, have fun and explore at National Capital Exhibition, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, and identify plant and animal life at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.

Discover how to plan a Canberra trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Melbourne to Canberra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Canberra when traveling from Melbourne in June, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tumut River, Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Room Escape Games
ANZAC Parade Walk
ANZAC Parade Walk

6
nights
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 Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Govetts Leap. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park), Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin) and Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (in Albion Park Rail). And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, race across the water with a speed boat tour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

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Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in June, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Govetts Leap, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Lincoln's Rock, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Bilpin Cider Company
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 3:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk ©
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Distillery Tours and Opal Museum. Spend the 4th (Sat) exploring nature at D'Aguilar National Park. And it doesn't end there: walk around South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel), and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brisbane day trip planning website.

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Tours Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 8:
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D'Aguilar National Park ©
D'Aguilar National Park
Distillery Tours
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands

2
nights
Bundaberg

Bundaberg ©
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. On the 9th (Thu), relax in the rural setting at Tinaberries, thenget great views at Hummock Lookout, and then explore the striking landscape of Burrum Coast National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Woodgate Beach, take an in-depth tour of Palace Backpackers Memorial, and then get lost in a book at Bundaberg Regional Libraries.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bundaberg trip maker website.

You can fly from Brisbane to Bundaberg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Palace Backpackers Memorial
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:
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Woodgate Beach ©
Woodgate Beach
Bundaberg Regional Libraries ©
Bundaberg Regional Libraries
Hummock Lookout ©
Hummock Lookout

1
night
Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
On the 11th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Capricorn Caves, pause for some photo ops at Rod Laver, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rockhampton Botanic Gardens.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rockhampton trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Bundaberg to Rockhampton in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rockhampton can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
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Rockhampton Botanic Gardens ©
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens
Capricorn Caves ©
Capricorn Caves

8
nights
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Heart Reef and Spas. Change things up with these side-trips from Airlie Beach: Hamilton Island (Wild life Hamilton Island, Passage Peak, &more), Bowen (Horseshoe Bay, Horseshoe Bay Rotary Lookout, &more) and Cape Hillsborough National Park (in Cape Hillsborough). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, go for a walk through Bicentennial Walkway, and stop by Grotty Yachty Clothing.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Airlie Beach trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rockhampton in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Airlie Beach. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Hamilton Island, Bowen, Daydream Island Living Reef, Cape Hillsborough National Park
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 20:
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Heart Reef ©
Heart Reef
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Opal Reef and The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Flagstaff Hill Lookout (in Port Douglas) and Jaques Coffee Plantation (in Mareeba). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, relax in the rural setting at Gallo DairyLand, and admire the striking features of Freshwater Station.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cairns trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Airlie Beach to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Airlie Beach in July, you will find days in Cairns are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Surprise.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Jaques Coffee Plantation
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 25:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Michaelmas Cay ©
Michaelmas Cay

2
nights
Mount Surprise

Mount Surprise ©
Mount Surprise is a town and locality in the Shire of Etheridge, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get outside with Mount Surprise Gems - The Gem Den.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Mount Surprise trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Mount Surprise takes 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Burketown.

Things to do in Mount Surprise

Outdoors
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Mount Surprise Gems - The Gem Den ©
Mount Surprise Gems - The Gem Den

1
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Burketown

Burketown
Burketown is an isolated town and locality in the far north-western Shire of Burke, Queensland, Australia. To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Burketown driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Mount Surprise to Burketown in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. You will leave for Katherine on the 27th (Mon).
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:

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Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): Head underground at Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, examine the collection at Katherine Museum, thentake in the exciting artwork at Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery, and finally identify plant and animal life at Low Level Nature Reserve.

To find maps and other tourist information, read our Katherine trip planner.

You can drive from Burketown to Katherine in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. July in Katherine sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Katherine

Museums Shopping Parks
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Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery ©
Katherine Museum ©
Katherine Museum
Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park ©
Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park

2
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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.
On the 29th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Parliament House, thenidentify plant and animal life at East Point Reserve, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Darwin Military Museum, make a trip to Nightcliff Jetty, thenbet on your favorite at Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin travel planner.

Getting from Katherine to Darwin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Katherine in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Darwin, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Parliament House ©
Parliament House
Darwin Military Museum ©
Darwin Military Museum

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