60 days in Australian Alps Itinerary

60 days in Australian Alps Itinerary

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Fly to Melbourne International Airport, Drive to Mount Buller
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Mount Buller
— 2 nights
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Mount Buffalo National Park
— 3 nights
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Mount Hotham
— 2 nights
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Falls Creek
— 2 nights
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Beechworth
— 8 nights
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Tumbarumba
— 2 nights
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Canberra
— 32 nights
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Cooma
— 4 nights
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Perisher Valley
— 2 nights
Drive to Canberra International Airport, Fly to Skopje

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Mount Buller

— 2 nights
Mount Buller is a town located in the Shire of Mansfield in the Alpine region of the Australian state of Victoria. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at Breathtaker and then hit the slopes at Mt Buller. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Mount Stirling and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake William Hovell.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Buller trip planning tool.

Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia to Mount Buller is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Buffalo National Park.

Things to do in Mount Buller

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Spas

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Mount Buffalo National Park

— 3 nights
Explore Mount Buffalo National Park's surroundings by going to Alpine National Park (Lake Cobbler, Conglomerate Falls, &more).

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mount Buffalo National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Mount Buller to Mount Buffalo National Park takes 3.5 hours. October in Mount Buffalo National Park sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Mount Hotham.

Things to do in Mount Buffalo National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

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Mount Hotham

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): tee off at Mt Beauty Golf Club and then grab your bike and head to Mount Beauty Bike Tracks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Mount Beauty Pondage and then fly down the slopes at Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board.

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Traveling by car from Mount Buffalo National Park to Mount Hotham takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Falls Creek.

Things to do in Mount Hotham

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Golf

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Falls Creek

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): stroll through Falls Creek Cross Country and then stroll through Falls Creek Alpine Resort. Keep things going the next day: tour on your own time with Bright Electric Bikes and then admire the sheer force of Fainter Falls.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Falls Creek online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Mount Hotham to Falls Creek takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Beechworth.

Things to do in Falls Creek

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

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Beechworth

— 8 nights
A town that appeared during the gold rush in the 1850s, Beechworth is a well-preserved example of Victorian expansionism.
Change things up with these side-trips from Beechworth: Wangaratta (Murray to Mountains Rail Trail & King George V Gardens) and Bright (Cherry Walk Nature Trail, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). Spend a day outdoors on the 16th (Sat) with The Bike Hire Company. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Woolshed Waterfalls, explore the different monuments and memorials at Beechworth Public Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Old Beechworth Gaol, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bridge Road Brewers.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Beechworth trip planner.

Traveling by car from Falls Creek to Beechworth takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tumbarumba.

Things to do in Beechworth

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

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Tumbarumba

— 2 nights
Tumbarumba is a small town in New South Wales, Australia, about 480km southwest of the state capital, Sydney. On the 20th (Wed), get all the information you need at Tumbarumba Visitor Information Centre and then see the interesting displays at Pioneer Women’s Hut. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore by horseback at Mountain Ash Trails and then learn about winemaking at Courabyra Wines.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tumbarumba itinerary site.

You can drive from Beechworth to Tumbarumba in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Tumbarumba can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Tumbarumba

Museums · Outdoors · Wineries · Trails
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Canberra

— 32 nights

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Spend the 30th (Sat) exploring nature at Australian National Botanic Gardens. Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Namadgi National Park. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, get curious at Questacon, admire the striking features of National Museum of Australia, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Canberra online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Tumbarumba to Canberra takes 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Cooma.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors
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Cooma

— 4 nights
Cooma is a town in the south of New South Wales, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Cooma: Bombala (River Walk & Bombala Platypus Reserve) and Dalgety Historic Town and River Walk (in Dalgety). The adventure continues: make a trip to Cooma Court House, get a taste of local nightlife at Catcher & Co Distillery, do a tasting at Shut the Gate Wines, and take in the exciting artwork at Raglan Gallery & Cultural Centre.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cooma online attractions planner.

Getting from Canberra to Cooma by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Canberra in November, plan for little chillier days in Cooma, with highs around 25°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Perisher Valley.

Things to do in Cooma

Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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Perisher Valley

— 2 nights
Perisher Valley, commonly called Perisher, is a valley formed below Mount Perisher, a mountain that is located in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, Australia.Located in the Snowy Monaro Regional Council, the valley is the site of one of four resort bases of the Perisher Ski Resort, which also comprises Guthega, Blue Cow and Smiggin Holes. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): hike along Thredbo River Track and then trek along Summit Walk/Main Range Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Charlotte Pass, then take a leisurely stroll along Snow Gums Boardwalk, and then hit the slopes at Perisher Blue Ski Resort.

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You can drive from Cooma to Perisher Valley in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cooma in November since evenings lows in Perisher Valley dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perisher Valley

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

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