60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary planner

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Sydney
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Hobart
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Melbourne
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Adelaide
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Perth
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Broome
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Darwin
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Noosa
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Sydney

— 6 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.
Sydney Opera House and Justice & Police Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Bondi Beach. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Shelly Beach (in Manly), Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Rocks, contemplate the long history of Olympia Milk Bar, kick back and relax at Camp Cove, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

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

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Sydney. November in Sydney sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Find places to stay Nov 26 — Dec 2:

Hobart

— 7 nights

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hobart Convict Penitentiary and Cape Raoul. Venture out of the city with trips to Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna), Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). On the 6th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hobart sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, Hobart is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 2 — 9:

Melbourne

— 8 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.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and St. Kilda Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Eastern Beach Reserve and Sandridge Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Maddens Rise (in Coldstream), Healesville Sanctuary (in Healesville) and Ballarat (Ballarat Wildlife Park & Art Gallery of Ballarat). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Melbourne day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Hobart in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 17:

Adelaide

— 8 nights
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 get in some beach time at Henley Beach and Second Valley Beach. South Australian Museum and Kay Brothers Cellar Door & Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Delamere (Blowhole Beach & Deep Creek Conservation Park), Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach) and Port Elliot (Horseshoe Bay & Boomer Beach). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Morgan Beach, learn about winemaking at Shingleback Wine, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide day trip planning website.

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. In December in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 17 — 25:

Perth

— 8 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get some historical perspective at The Fremantle Round House and St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle. Visiting Caversham Wildlife Park and Warnbro Beach will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Mandurah (Mandurah Cruises & Mandurah War Memorial), Tyler's Vineyard (in Millendon) and Secret Harbour Beach (in Secret Harbour). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cottesloe Beach, kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Perth Zoo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Perth tour itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Adelaide to Perth in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in December: highs in Perth hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — Jan 2:

Broome

— 7 nights

Yawuru Country

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Step out of the city life by going to Gantheaume Point and Broome Town Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park and Reddell Beach. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, kick back and relax at Roebuck Bay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach.

Before you visit Broome, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Perth to Broome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Perth in January since evenings lows in Broome dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 9:

Darwin

— 6 nights

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Florence Falls. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Defence of Darwin Experience and RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility. Change things up with these side-trips from Darwin: Territory Wildlife Park (in Berry Springs) and Buley Rockhole (in Litchfield National Park). And it doesn't end there: race across the water with a speed boat tour, cool off at Wave Lagoon, explore the striking landscape at Berry Springs Nature Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Darwin planning site.

Traveling by flight from Broome to Darwin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Broome to Darwin due to the time zone difference. January in Darwin sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 9 — 16:

Noosa

— 7 nights
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Mooloolaba Beach and Kings Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve and Carlo Sand Blow. Explore Noosa's surroundings by going to Bulcock Beach (in Caloundra), Mount Ninderry (in Yandina) and Maroochydore Beach (in Maroochydore). There's lots more to do: stroll through Peregian Beach, explore the galleries of Artisans Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kondalilla Falls.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Noosa journey planner.

You can fly from Darwin to Noosa in 10.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Darwin to Noosa, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 17 — 24:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.