60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  20​h
1
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Canberra
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  9​h 30​min
4
Fraser Island
— 5 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Sydney
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Leura
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  6​h
7
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Cairns
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Port Douglas
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
11
Kakadu National Park
— 6 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: London

4
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.
Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle), Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm (in Henley Brook) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, have some family-friendly fun at Rollerzone, and do a tasting at Fig Tree Estate.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth vacation planner.

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Perth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Perth, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Millendon, Fremantle, Malaga, Bells Rapids Park, Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Werribee to see Werribee Open Range Zoo about 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 15th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online travel planner .

Fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Perth in June: highs in Melbourne hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

2
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
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.
On the 20th (Wed), ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia, then delve into the lush surroundings at Gondwana Rainforest, and then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Canberra trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Canberra when traveling from Melbourne in June, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Canberra

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Gondwana Rainforest
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia

5
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, beaches, outdoors, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest, enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Eli Creek.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Fraser Island trip maker tool .

Getting from Canberra to Fraser Island by combination of flight, ferry, and car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry. When traveling from Canberra in June, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Fraser Island: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
K'gari ©
K'gari
Lake Allom ©
Lake Allom

8
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.
Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Sydney Opera House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, stroll through Manly Beach, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip planning tool .

Do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Sydney in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. When traveling from Fraser Island in June, plan for little chillier days in Sydney, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Leura.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trip

Nielsen Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

5
nights
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Leura: Katoomba (The Three Sisters & The Giant Stairway), Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Hillbilly Cider (in Bilpin). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, stroll through Grand Canyon track, get great views at Mount Blackheat Lookout, and take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Leura trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Sydney to Leura by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Leura when traveling from Sydney in July, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Leura

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Blackheath, Katoomba, Blue Mountains National Park, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Hillbilly Cider
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Uluru.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Leura to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

6
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Palm Cove Beach, & more). Spend the 12th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: do some two-wheel cruising with Trail Bike Adventures, get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and get outside with Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cairns driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, expect nights in Cairns to be much warmer, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 17:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

7
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.
Take a break from Port Douglas with a short trip to Elizas Gallery in Daintree, about 48 minutes away. Spend the 18th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 19th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, tee off at Port Douglas Golf Tours, do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

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

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Elizas Gallery, Shaolin Junk Cruises, Mossman Gorge, Wonga Beach
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 24:
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Shaolin Junk Cruises ©
Shaolin Junk Cruises
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

4
nights
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Spend the 24th (Tue) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Myall Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Cow Bay Beach, take in the pleasant sights at Marrdja Botanical Walk, and delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Kakadu National Park.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Cow Bay Beach
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

6
nights
Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park ©
Spend the 1st (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kakadu National Park itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Cape Tribulation to Kakadu National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kakadu National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 3:
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Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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