60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
3
Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Robe
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
6
Werribee
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Cranbourne
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
9
Albury
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Canberra
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Campbelltown
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Mona Vale
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
13
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
14
Darwin
— 4 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Berlin

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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Mossman Gorge Centre and Palm Cove Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Malanda Falls (in Malanda), Opal Reef (in Port Douglas) and Historic Village Herberton (in Herberton). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Atherton Tablelands, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, learn about all things military at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, and admire the sheer force of Josephine Falls.

Start your trip to Cairns by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Berlin, Germany to Cairns is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Berlin to Cairns, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Historic Village Herberton, Opal Reef, Malanda Falls, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 27:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Wintjiri Arts + Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Valley of the Winds. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art, and take some stellar pictures from Uluru.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planning website .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Cairns in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 42°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

1
night
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Catacomb Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church, and then identify plant and animal life at Breakaways Conservation Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, examine the collection at Old Timers Mine & Museum, then see the interesting displays at Faye's Underground Home, and finally get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

For other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Coober Pedy online travel planner .

You can drive from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Coober Pedy in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December in Coober Pedy, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Langmeil Winery and Carrick Hill. Explore hidden gems such as Cleland Wildlife Park and Glenelg Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek), Murray Street Vineyards (in Greenock) and National Motor Museum (in Birdwood). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Aldinga Beach, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, and get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum Port Adelaide.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Coober Pedy to Adelaide in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, Adelaide is a bit cooler than Coober Pedy - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Robe.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

West Torrens, Glenelg, ISKCON Adelaide, Gorge Wildlife Park, Fox Creek Wines
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach

3
nights
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ralph Fowler Wines and Beachport Old Wool and Grain Store Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Robe Beach and The Granites. Take a break from Robe with a short trip to Kingston SE Beach in Kingston SE, about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stop by Mahalia Coffee, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Robe Town Brewery, learn about winemaking at Cape Jaffa Wines, and enjoy the sand and surf at Beachport Surf Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Robe online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Adelaide to Robe takes 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Werribee.

Things to do in Robe

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kingston SE, Beachport
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Beachport Surf Beach ©
Beachport Surf Beach
Mahalia Coffee ©
Mahalia Coffee
Cape Jaffa Wines ©
Cape Jaffa Wines

4
nights
Werribee

Werribee ©
Werribee is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 32 km south-west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Wyndham local government area. Relax by the water at Eastern Beach Reserve and Lorne Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Bells Beach and National Wool Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Werribee side-trips: Fairhaven Beach (in Fairhaven), Torquay (Spas & The Great Ocean Road) and Split Point Lighthouse (in Aireys Inlet).

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Werribee planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Robe to Werribee. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cranbourne.

Things to do in Werribee

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Torquay, Geelong, Fairhaven Beach, Split Point Lighthouse, Lorne Beach
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 13:
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Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse

4
nights
Cranbourne

Cranbourne ©
You'll get in some beach time at Frankston Beach and Tassells Cove. Visiting Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and Churchill Island will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cranbourne: Flinders Blowhole (in Flinders), Point Nepean National Park (in Portsea) and William Ricketts Sanctuary (in Mount Dandenong).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cranbourne journey planning website .

You can drive from Werribee to Cranbourne in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Cranbourne can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cranbourne

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trips

National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Frankston Beach, Point Nepean National Park, Churchill Island, Fossil Beach
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
William Ricketts Sanctuary ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary
Point Nepean National Park ©
Point Nepean National Park

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Patrick's Cathedral and Rosalind Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hanging Rock Reserve and Art Gallery of Ballarat. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Bendigo (Bendigo Art Gallery & Golden Dragon Museum) and Ballarat (Ballarat Botanical Gardens & Ballarat Wildlife Park). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at ArtVo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at Federation Square, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne day trip planner .

Getting from Cranbourne to Melbourne by car takes about an hour. January in Melbourne sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Albury.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballarat, Bendigo, Hanging Rock Reserve
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Hanging Rock Reserve ©
Hanging Rock Reserve
Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery
Golden Dragon Museum ©
Golden Dragon Museum

4
nights
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. Get in touch with nature at Canyon Walk and Falls Creek Alpine Resort. Beechworth Historic Courthouse and Bonegilla Migrant Experience will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albury: Pfeiffer Wines (in Wahgunyah), Brown Brothers (in Milawa) and Woolshed Waterfalls (in Beechworth). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Rich Glen Olive Estate, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hume, take in nature's colorful creations at Albury Botanic Garden, and appreciate the history behind Monument Hill.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Albury trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Albury in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in January, expect nights in Albury to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Albury

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Beechworth, Brown Brothers, Bonegilla Migrant Experience, Rich Glen Olive Estate, Yackandandah Museum
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Walk ©
Canyon Walk
Beechworth Historic Courthouse ©
Beechworth Historic Courthouse
Rich Glen Olive Estate ©
Rich Glen Olive Estate

5
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.
Get outdoors at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and ANZAC Parade Walk. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum of Australia and Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex. Change things up with a short trip to Bungonia National Park in Bungonia (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Old Parliament House, view the masterpieces at Strathnairn Gallery, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Australian National Botanic Gardens, and take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Canberra trip planner .

Drive from Albury to Canberra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Albury in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Canberra. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Campbelltown.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Bungonia National Park, Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Australia ©
National Museum of Australia
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial

4
nights
Campbelltown

Campbelltown ©
Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame and HARS Aviation Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Blue Mountains and The Giant Stairway. Get out of town with these interesting Campbelltown side-trips: Kiama (Kiama Blowhole & Boneyard Beach), Katoomba (The Three Sisters, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, & more) and Wollongong (Nan Tien Temple & Wollongong Head Lighthouse).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Campbelltown road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Canberra to Campbelltown takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Canberra in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Campbelltown. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Mona Vale.

Things to do in Campbelltown

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Kiama, Wollongong, HARS Aviation Museum, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 4:
Highlights from your plan
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

4
nights
Mona Vale

Mona Vale ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palm Beach and Newcastle Memorial Walk. Do some cultural sightseeing at Newcastle Museum and Norah Head Lighthouse. Explore Mona Vale's surroundings by going to The Entrance Pelican Feed (in The Entrance), Swansea (Caves Beach & Murrays Beach) and Terrigal Beach (in Terrigal).

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mona Vale trip planning website .

You can drive from Campbelltown to Mona Vale in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Campbelltown in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Mona Vale, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Mona Vale

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Newcastle, Swansea, Norah Head Lighthouse, Redhead Beach, Catherine Hill Bay Beach
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach
Norah Head Lighthouse ©
Norah Head Lighthouse

5
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.
You'll explore and learn at Art Gallery of New South Wales and Anzac Memorial. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Manly Scenic Walkway and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Sydney Jewish Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Mona Vale to Sydney in an hour. In February in Sydney, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 13:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

4
nights
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.
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility and Defence of Darwin Experience will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Litchfield National Park and East Point Reserve. Change things up with a short trip to Territory Wildlife Park in Berry Springs (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, cast your line with a fishing tour, kick back and relax at Lameroo Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Berry Springs Nature Park.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Darwin online travel route builder .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Darwin takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in February, with highs in Darwin at 37°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Territory Wildlife Park, Litchfield National Park
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility

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