60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
1
Byron Bay
— 7 nights
Drive:  15 h
2
Birdsville
— 1 night
Fly:  25 h
3
Exmouth
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 45 min
4
Broome
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Darwin
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Katherine
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Alice Springs
— 8 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Cairns
— 12 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Sydney

7
nights
Byron Bay

Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum. Visit Lennox Head Beach and Pippi Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Byron Bay's surroundings by going to Chris Cunningham Park (in Tweed Heads), Watersports Guru (in Kingscliff) and Minyon Falls (in Bangalow). Next up on the itinerary: find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get impressive views of Mount Warning, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

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Sydney to Byron Bay is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Byron Bay, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Birdsville.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lennox Head Beach, Bundjalung National Park, Broken Head Nature Reserve, Minyon Falls, Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Pippi Beach ©
Pippi Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Birdsville

Birdsville ©
Birdsville is a small town and locality in the Shire of Diamantina, Queensland, Australia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): admire nature's extreme beauty at Big Red Sand Dune and then get outside with Birdsville Races.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Birdsville trip builder website.

Drive from Byron Bay to Birdsville in 19 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Birdsville

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Birdsville Races ©
Birdsville Races

7
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and Ningaloo Reef. You'll get in some beach time at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area and Jurabi Point Beach. Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with a fishing tour, explore the activities along Yardie Creek, take a memorable drive along Cape Range National Park, and kick back and relax at Town Beach.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Exmouth day trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Birdsville to Exmouth. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Birdsville to Exmouth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Birdsville in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Exmouth. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Fishing Charters & Tours

6
nights
Broome

Broome ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Catholic Diocese of Broome and Chinese Cemetery. Get outdoors at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Roebuck Bay, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, see Off-Road Tours, and identify plant and animal life at Broome Bird Observatory.

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Do a combination of car and flight from Exmouth to Broome in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, Broome is a bit warmer than Exmouth - with highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours

7
nights
Darwin

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Darwin Aviation Museum and St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Adelaide River War Cemetery and Star Village. Change things up with these side-trips from Darwin: Batchelor (Litchfield National Park & Coomalie Cultural Centre), Litchfield National Park (Wangi Falls, Buley Rockhole, &more) and Territory Wildlife Park (in Berry Springs). Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with a fishing tour, examine the collection at Chinese Temple and Museum Chung Wah, walk around Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lameroo Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin vacation maker site.

Getting from Broome to Darwin by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Broome to Darwin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Broome in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Darwin. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Katherine.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Batchelor, Territory Wildlife Park, Adelaide River War Cemetery, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole

7
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Edith Falls and Gunlom Waterfall Creek. Get some cultural insight at Bukbukluk Lookout and Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Mataranka (Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs, Bitter Springs, &more) and Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge (in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)). Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring nature at Nitmiluk National Park. There's much more to do: walk around Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the natural beauty of Katherine Hot Springs, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jurassic Cycad Gardens.

To see ratings and tourist information, use the Katherine trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Darwin to Katherine in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Darwin in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Katherine, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mataranka, Kakadu National Park, Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls
Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek
Nitmiluk National Park ©
Nitmiluk National Park

8
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Get a sense of the local culture at Araluen Cultural Precinct and Yubu Napa Art Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Alice Springs Reptile Centre and Simpsons Gap. Go for a jaunt from Alice Springs to West MacDonnell National Park to see Standley Chasm Angkerle about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, get outside with Ellery Creek Big Hole, take an in-depth tour of Women's Museum of Australia & Old Alice Springs Gaol, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Katherine to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Katherine in July; daily highs in Alice Springs reach 24°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Red Centre, Standley Chasm Angkerle
Highlights from your plan
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Simpsons Gap ©
Simpsons Gap

12
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.
Get in touch with nature at Trinity Beach and Birdworld Kuranda. Get some cultural insight at St Monica's Cathedral and The Crystal Caves. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Etty Bay (in Innisfail), Millaa Millaa (Millaa Millaa Lookout & Millaa Millaa Falls) and Babinda Boulders (in Babinda). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Michaelmas Cay, take in the pleasant sights at Red Arrow Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Barrine, and identify plant and animal life at Atherton Tablelands.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Alice Springs to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Alice Springs in July, you will find days in Cairns are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are much warmer (20°C). On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kuranda, Port Douglas, Millaa Millaa, Yungaburra, Tolga Historical Society and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef

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