60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Darwin
— 6 nights
2
Port Douglas
— 9 nights
3
Hamilton Island
— 3 nights
4
Brisbane
— 8 nights
5
Sydney
— 9 nights
6
Melbourne
— 9 nights
7
Adelaide
— 7 nights
8
Perth
— 6 nights

6
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.
Step out of Darwin with an excursion to Litchfield National Park in Batchelor--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, cool off at Darwin Waterfront, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Darwin travel route app.

Bristol, UK to Darwin is an approximately 29-hour combination of train and flight. Traveling from Bristol to Darwin, you'll lose 9.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Darwin can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 17:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Speed Boats Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

9
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Douglas: Cape Tribulation (Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, Marrdja Botanical Walk, &more), Daintree (Tranquility Falls & Daintree Tea) and Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Port Douglas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Darwin to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Darwin in October, expect Port Douglas to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Palm Cove, Mossman, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

3
nights
Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Hamilton Island is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Passage Peak, get outside with Jetryder, and join the crowd at Go-Kart Racing Track.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hamilton Island holiday planner.

Getting from Port Douglas to Hamilton Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and ferry. While traveling from Port Douglas, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hamilton Island, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak
Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club

8
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Mooloolaba (SunJet Simulations & Mooloolaba Beach), MaisyMoo (in Caloundra) and Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World (in Maleny). Spend the 4th (Wed) exploring nature at Conondale National Park. Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Kondalilla National Park. And it doesn't end there: walk around South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip planner.

Fly from Hamilton Island to Brisbane in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Brisbane when traveling from Hamilton Island in October, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Caloundra, Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza, Kondalilla National Park, Conondale National Park
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 6:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

9
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Blue Mountains (in Katoomba), Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls) and Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura). There's much more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sydney holiday builder site.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

9
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Melbourne. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

7
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.
Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Langmeil Winery (in Tanunda), The Cedars (in Hahndorf) and Greenock (Kalleske Wines & Murray Street Vineyards). There's lots more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, learn about winemaking at Fox Creek Wines, take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Adelaide visit planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne to Adelaide, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries Parks Museums

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Greenock, Willunga Leadlight and Glass Studio, Langmeil Winery, Seppeltsfield
Find places to stay Nov 24 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Migration Museum
Migration Museum

6
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fishing Charters & Tours). And it doesn't end there: walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Perth trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Adelaide to Perth in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Traveling from Adelaide in December, you will find days in Perth are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Tours Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park, Lake Claremont, Pinnaroo Point Beach
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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