60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Nairobi
Fly:  22​h 15​min
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Faulconbridge
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 30​min
Noosa
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
Jabiru
— 7 nights
+4
bus + foot + bus + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + bus:  3​h
Cairns
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
Nairobi

7
days
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown, approximately 46 minutes away. Spend the 26th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through The Rocks, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and browse the exhibits of Justice & Police Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sydney route planner .

Nairobi, Kenya to Sydney is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Nairobi to Sydney. In June, Sydney is little chillier than Nairobi - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Faulconbridge.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

3
days
Faulconbridge

Faulconbridge ©
Faulconbridge is a village located in the Blue Mountains 77 km west of Sydney, New South Wales and is 450 metres above sea level. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and The National Pass. Head to The Nook and Rick Rutherford's Countryfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Faulconbridge: Leura (Teddy Sinclair, Leura Mall, & more), Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Pulpit Rock Lookout, stop by Cabin & Co, learn about winemaking at Dryridge Estate, and take some stellar pictures from Anvil Rock Lookout.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Faulconbridge online holiday planner .

You can drive from Sydney to Faulconbridge in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Faulconbridge when traveling from Sydney in June, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Faulconbridge

#Parks, #Shopping, #Nature

Side Trips

Leura, Blue Mountains National Park, Jenolan Caves, Dryridge Estate, Rick Rutherford's Country
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

4
days
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Step out of the city life by going to Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Central Station Rainforest.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Faulconbridge to Fraser Island. In July, Fraser Island is a bit warmer than Faulconbridge - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek

5
days
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Step out of the city life by going to Noosa Main Beach and Mooloolaba Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Art on Cairncross and Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage. Change things up with these side-trips from Noosa: Sunshine Castle (in Bli Bli), Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve (in Maleny) and Montville Art Gallery (in Montville). The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets, view the masterpieces at Artisans Gallery, examine the collection at Queensland Air Museum, and take a stroll through Hastings Street.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Noosa trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Noosa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Noosa

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Caloundra, Maleny, Mooloolaba, Eumundi, Sunshine Castle
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

4
days
Gold Coast

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Burleigh Heads Beach and Surfer's Paradise Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre. Change things up with a short trip to Cape Byron Lighthouse in Byron Bay (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, look for gifts at Miami Marketta, and get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Noosa to Gold Coast in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Parks, #Shopping, #Beaches

Side Trips

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Cape Byron Lighthouse
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

7
days
Jabiru

Jabiru ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Ubirr and Jim Jim Falls are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Maguk Gorge and Warradjan Cultural Centre. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site, look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Billabong, and admire the sheer force of Gunlom Waterfall Creek.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jabiru trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gold Coast to Jabiru. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water

6
days
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.
Do your shopping at Sunday Market Port Douglas and Coffee Works. Janbal Gallery and Des Spencer Galleries will appeal to museum buffs. Spend the 25th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 22nd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, stop by With Sugar, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas travel route planning site .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Jabiru to Port Douglas in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Mossman, Mossman Gorge, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

4
days
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.
Paddletrek Kayak Adventures has been added to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Daintree National Park and Myall Beach. Visit Cape Tribulation Beach and Cow Bay Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Cape Tribulation to go to Cow Bay and see Daintree Discovery Centre, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, view the masterpieces at Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, and hike along Dubuji Boardwalk.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cape Tribulation trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Floravilla Ice Cream Factory
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Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre
Paddletrek Kayak Adventures ©
Paddletrek Kayak Adventures
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park

7
days
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 outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Trinity Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Village Herberton and Cairns Art Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove (about 32 minutes away). Spend the 6th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail Bike Adventures, browse the eclectic array of goods at Rusty's Market, get into the urban bustle at Tanks Arts Centre, and view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns online holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and shuttle; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach, Tanks Arts Centre, Smithfield Shopping Centre, Historic Village Herberton
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

3
days
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.
Get in touch with nature at Walkatjara Art and Uluru. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kata Tjuta and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. There's still lots to do: trek along Kuniya Walk, identify plant and animal life at Red Desert Reptiles, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online holiday planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in August: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
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Walkatjara Art ©
Walkatjara Art
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

7
days
Melbourne

Melbourne
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You've now added Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Melbourne Zoo and The Great Ocean Road. Appreciate the collections at Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, approximately 42 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Melbourne Central, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Degraves Street.

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You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) ©
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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