60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  23 h 15 min
1
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Mount Gambier
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Train + Bus + Fly:  13 h 30 min
6
Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Hobart
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Katoomba
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
10
Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
11
Gold Coast
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h
12
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
13
Cairns
— 6 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Tel Aviv

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Albany's Historic Whaling Station and Elephant Rocks. Take a break from the city and head to Greens Pool and Middleton Beach. Step out of Albany to go to Denmark and see Harewood Forest, which is approximately 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and take a tour of Replica of the Brig Amity.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Albany trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Albany is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 6 hours. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Albany, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Denmark
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 12:
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Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hamelin Bay Jetty and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Take a break from the city and head to Mammoth Cave and Hamelin Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Dunsborough (Meelup Beach, St George's Anglican Parish of Dunsborough, &more), Yallingup (Canal Rocks, Ngilgi Cave, &more) and Jewel Cave (in Augusta). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a memorable drive along Caves Road, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Yallingup, Augusta, Hamelin Bay Jetty, Margaret River Chocolate Company
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 16:
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Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Step out of the city life by going to Flinders Chase National Park and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Raptor Domain and Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kelly Hill Caves, make a trip to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus, kick back and relax at Stokes Beach, and see Off-Road Tours.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Margaret River to Kangaroo Island takes 25 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, ferry, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 21:
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary

4
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Naracoorte Caves National Park and Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Cape Nelson lighthouse and Robe Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Mount Gambier: Griffiths Island (in Port Fairy) and Robe (Mahalia Coffee, Cape Dombey Obelisk, &more). It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole and contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mount Gambier trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Mount Gambier takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In January, daytime highs in Mount Gambier are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Robe, Griffiths Island, Cape Nelson lighthouse, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, Naracoorte Caves National Park
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 25:
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Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park ©
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Cape Nelson lighthouse ©
Cape Nelson lighthouse

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Loch Ard Gorge and Port Campbell National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Otway Fly Treetop Adventures and Twelve Apostles. When in Port Campbell, make a side trip to see Mait's Rest in Apollo Bay, approximately Apollo Bay away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Gibsons Steps, and don't miss a visit to The Grotto.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Port Campbell travel app.

Getting from Mount Gambier to Port Campbell by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Bicheno.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mait's Rest, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 28:
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Otway Fly Treetop Adventures ©
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

1
night
Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. On the 29th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, thenwalk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bicheno trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Bicheno takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Coles Bay
Find places to stay Jan 29 — 30:
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Tahune Forest AirWalk. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Richmond Gaol. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Government Farm (in Port Arthur), The Neck (in Bruny Island) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Russell Falls, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard, and sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Hobart trip simple and quick.

Drive from Bicheno to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Hobart are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Richmond, Government Farm, Tahune Forest AirWalk, The Neck, Russell Falls
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 5:
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Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Neck ©
The Neck

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nan Tien Temple and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Escape the urban bustle at Shelly Beach and Kiama Blowhole. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Wollongong (Wollongong Head Lighthouse & Grand Pacific Drive - Sydney to Wollongong and Beyond), Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park (in Blacktown) and Newcastle Memorial Walk (in Newcastle). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Cathedral, and look and learn at Sydney Observatory.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sydney journey planner.

You can fly from Hobart to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hobart in February, with highs in Sydney at 31°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wollongong, Palm Beach, Shelly Beach, Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple
Wollongong Head Lighthouse ©
Wollongong Head Lighthouse
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

5
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wentworth Falls and Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum. Get outdoors at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Blue Mountains. Get out of town with these interesting Katoomba side-trips: National Motor Racing Museum (in Bathurst) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). There's lots more to do: hike along The Giant Stairway, get great views at Echo Point Lookout, admire the sheer force of Fitzroy Falls, and make a trip to Leura Cascades.

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

Getting from Sydney to Katoomba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In February in Katoomba, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bathurst, Leura Cascades, Fitzroy Falls, Wentworth Falls, Govetts Leap
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie and Koala Hospital. Explore hidden gems such as Tacking Point Lighthouse and Roto House. Venture out of the city with trips to South West Rocks (Smoky Cape Lighthouse & Trial Bay Gaol). There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, hike along Coastal walk, identify plant and animal life at Googik heritage Trail, and make a trip to Breakwall Waking Path.

To plan Port Macquarie vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Port Macquarie takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Katoomba in February: highs in Port Macquarie hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

South West Rocks
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie ©
Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie
Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Gallery of Modern Art. Discover out-of-the-way places like Natural Bridge and Springbrook National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Byron Bay (Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Kayaking & Canoeing, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Kirra Beach, stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and don't miss a visit to Purling Brook Falls.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Port Macquarie to Gold Coast takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Port Macquarie in February, you will find days in Gold Coast are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Byron Bay, Gallery of Modern Art, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 25:
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge

4
nights
Port Douglas

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 hidden gems such as Daintree National Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. Visiting Agincourt Reef and Opal Reef will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Douglas: Photography Tours (in Daintree) and Cape Tribulation (Dubuji Boardwalk & Horseback Riding Tours).

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

Fly from Gold Coast to Port Douglas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Gold Coast in February, with highs in Port Douglas at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Photography Tours
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 29:
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Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef

6
nights
Cairns

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Barron Falls and Shark Diving. Take a break from the city and head to Trinity Beach and Birdworld Kuranda. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda), Jaques Coffee Plantation (in Mareeba) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Michaelmas Cay, get interesting insight from Tours, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and kick back and relax at Mission Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip planning website.

Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kuranda, Trinity Beach, Zillie Falls, Jaques Coffee Plantation, Palm Cove Beach
Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 6:
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Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Shark Diving
Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands

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