60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Orlando
Fly:  25 h
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Port Macquarie
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Hobart
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Launceston
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
8
Fremantle
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
10
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
11
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
12
Cairns
— 6 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Orlando

6
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 get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park and Wentworth Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame (in Bowral), Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama) and Katoomba (The Three Sisters & Blue Mountains). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

Find out how to plan Sydney trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Orlando, USA to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll lose 15 hours traveling from Orlando to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in January, things will get a bit warmer in Sydney: highs are around 82°F and lows about 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Wentworth Falls, Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 9:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

4
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Koala Hospital and Trial Bay Gaol. Appreciate the collections at Roto House and Whitewashed Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Port Macquarie side-trips: Un4gettable4evermore (in Gladstone) and Smoky Cape Lighthouse (in South West Rocks). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, trek along Coastal walk, and make a trip to Breakwall Waking Path.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Port Macquarie online route planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Port Macquarie in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in January: highs in Port Macquarie hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Whitewashed Gallery, Un4gettable4evermore
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 13:
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
For shopping fun, head to Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre or Harbour Town Premium Outlets. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Burleigh Heads Beach and Kurrawa Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Cape Byron Walking Track in Byron Bay (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Kirra Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolangatta Beach, and browse the different shops at Robina Town Centre.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast planner.

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Gold Coast in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Port Macquarie in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Gold Coast, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Cape Byron Walking Track
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

6
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
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.
Appreciate the collections at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Richmond Gaol. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Constitution Dock. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: The Neck (in Bruny Island), Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (in Taranna) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, admire the sheer force of Russell Falls, and contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Hobart takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Gold Coast in January; daily highs in Hobart reach 73°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Wildlife Tours Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, The Neck, Russell Falls, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Devil's Corner Cellar Door are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery and Yarns Artwork in Silk. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: St Columba Waterfall (in St Helens), Platypus House (in Beauty Point) and House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate (in Latrobe). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, and identify plant and animal life at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston day trip website.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Launceston, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Mole Creek, St Columba Waterfall, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Yarns Artwork in Silk, Platypus House
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
National Automobile Museum of Tasmania ©
National Automobile Museum of Tasmania
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Art Gallery of Ballarat and Federation Square. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at St. Kilda Beach and Lorne Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Spas (in Daylesford), Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong) and Bendigo Art Gallery (in Bendigo). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Ballarat Wildlife Park, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

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

You can fly from Launceston to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Launceston in January, with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Ballarat, Lorne Beach, Spas, St. Kilda Beach, Eastern Beach Reserve
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 3:
Highlights from your plan
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery

5
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Visiting Seal Bay Conservation Park and Raptor Domain will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Flinders Chase National Park and Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary. There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Kangaroo Island Spirits, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, identify plant and animal life at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Melbourne to Kangaroo Island in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fremantle.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

4
nights
Fremantle

Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Caversham Wildlife Park and WA Maritime Museum. Popular historic sites such as The Fremantle Round House and Fremantle Prison are in your itinerary. Explore Fremantle's surroundings by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Rockingham Beach (in Rockingham). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, stroll through Scarborough Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Fremantle journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Fremantle takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Kangaroo Island to Fremantle, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. February in Fremantle sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Fremantle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Cottesloe Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Scarborough Beach, Rockingham Beach
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach

4
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Meelup Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Jewel Cave and Hamelin Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Yallingup (Ngilgi Cave & Yallingup Beach). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Gnarabup Beach, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and Head underground at Mammoth Cave.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Fremantle to Margaret River in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Yallingup, Augusta, Meelup Beach
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay

3
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Gap and Natural Bridge and Greens Pool. Step out of the city life by going to Little Beach and Middleton Beach. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station, and pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Albany sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In February, daytime highs in Albany are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Greens Pool
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Appreciate the collections at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art. Get outdoors at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Kuniya Walk. There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park journey planner.

You can fly from Albany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 11 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is 1.5 hours. When traveling from Albany in February, plan for warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 98°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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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 some cultural insight at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum and Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns. We've included these beaches for you: Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Port Douglas (Spas & Agincourt Reef), Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda) and Village Gallery (in Palm Cove). There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Cairns fast, fun, and easy.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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