60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  31​h
1
Kakadu National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Herne Hill
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Canberra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Katoomba
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  6​h 15​min
7
Eumundi
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 15​min
8
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+4
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly + shuttle:  11​h
9
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Cairns
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
12
Melbourne
— 9 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Manchester

4
nights
Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park ©
Step out of the city life by going to Yellow Water and Nourlangie Rock. Do some cultural sightseeing at Twin Falls and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, and don't miss a visit to Mirrai Lookout.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kakadu National Park online visit planner .

Manchester, UK to Kakadu National Park is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Herne Hill.

Things to do in Kakadu National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls

6
nights
Herne Hill

Herne Hill ©
Relax by the water at Cottesloe Beach and Trigg Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fremantle Prison and All Saints Anglican Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Herne Hill: Scarborough Beach (in Scarborough), St Patrick's Basilica (in Fremantle) and Perth (Swan River & Kings Park & Botanic Garden).

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Herne Hill attractions planning site .

Explore your travel options from Kakadu National Park to Herne Hill with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Kakadu National Park to Herne Hill is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Herne Hill

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Perth, Cottesloe Beach, Entopia Wines, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout, then browse the fresh offerings at Fyshwick Fresh Food Market, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Gondwana Rainforest, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, and then explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Canberra trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Herne Hill to Canberra. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Herne Hill to Canberra. Traveling from Herne Hill in February, expect Canberra to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Canberra

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Gondwana Rainforest
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin

3
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Get in touch with nature at The National Pass and Wentworth Falls. Head to Rick Rutherford's Country and Lost Bear Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Katoomba with an excursion to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum in Faulconbridge--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: stop by The Candy Store Leura, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Giant Stairway, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Victory Theatre Antique Centre.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Katoomba online trip planner .

Getting from Canberra to Katoomba by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Canberra in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Katoomba. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

#Shopping, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Leura, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, The National Pass, Rick Rutherford's Country, Victory Theatre Antique Centre
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Rick Rutherford's Country ©
Rick Rutherford's Country
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

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.
The Rocks and Darling Harbour are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Hyde Park Barracks Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Sydney to go to Manly and see Shelly Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, stroll through Manly Beach, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney driving holiday site .

Drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. February in Sydney sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): stroll through Lagoon Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Lord Howe Island online itinerary maker .

Getting from Sydney to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Eumundi.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach

3
nights
Eumundi

Eumundi ©
Eumundi is a small town and locality in the Sunshine Coast hinterland in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia, 21 km south-west of Noosa Heads and 118 km north of the state capital, Brisbane. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): view the masterpieces at Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage and then buy something for everyone on your list at Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at The Original Eumundi Markets, then stop by The Real McCaul, then kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, and finally take some stellar pictures from Laguna Lookout.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Eumundi road trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Lord Howe Island to Eumundi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Eumundi

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Noosa, Mooloolaba Beach, Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza, Kings Beach, Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Indian Head and Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Get in touch with nature at Lake McKenzie and K'gari. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Eli Creek, explore the activities along Wanggoolba Creek, and admire all the interesting features of Maheno Wreck.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Fraser Island day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Eumundi to Fraser Island takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In March, daily temperatures in Fraser Island can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek
K'gari ©
K'gari

6
nights
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.
Shop till you drop at Funstuff by Lynda and With Sugar. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Myall Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Douglas: Cow Bay Beach (in Cow Bay), Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation) and Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan). Spend the 10th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach and stroll through Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas tour planner .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, flight, and shuttle from Fraser Island to Port Douglas takes 11 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Cow Bay Beach, Alexandra Bay Waterfall, Wonga Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Safaris

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.
Relax by the water at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Tanks Arts Centre and Bones and Jones. Step out of Cairns with an excursion to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Palm Cove--about 44 minutes away. Spend the 15th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 20th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Yorkeys Knob Beach, get outside with Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and identify plant and animal life at Tablelands, Waterfalls, and Spanish Castle.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cairns online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. March in Cairns sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Smithfield Shopping Centre, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Tanks Arts Centre
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 20:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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 21st (Thu): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairns in March, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

9
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Relax by the water at St. Kilda Beach and Sandridge Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Central and Shrine of Remembrance. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, stop by Readings Book Shop, shop like a local with Collins St/Swanston St, and tour the water at your own pace with Melbourne Boat Hire.

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Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. In March, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Shopping, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 31:
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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