60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  32​h
1
Kakadu National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
2
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  9​h 30​min
9
Fraser Island
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
10
Mooloolaba
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
12
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Brussels

5
nights
Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park ©
Escape the urban bustle at Yellow Water and Motor Car Falls.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kakadu National Park journey builder website .

Brussels, Belgium to Kakadu National Park is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Kakadu National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Cahills Crossing ©
Cahills Crossing
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls

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.
Visiting Daintree National Park and Cow Bay Beach will get you outdoors. Visit Myall Beach and Cape Tribulation Beach for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm, and take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cape Tribulation online journey planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kakadu National Park to Cape Tribulation. In February, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Cow Bay Beach
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park

6
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Four Mile Beach and Wonga Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Mowbray National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, stop by Coffee Works, take in the exciting artwork at Des Spencer Galleries, and get interesting insight from Shaolin Junk Cruises.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Port Douglas fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Wonga Beach, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Shaolin Junk Cruises, Mossman Gorge
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Shaolin Junk Cruises ©
Shaolin Junk Cruises
Scuba & Snorkeling
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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Esplanade Boardwalk. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Palm Cove Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Spas & Wellness). Spend the 19th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral, and head outdoors with Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cairns driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In February, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Cairns Kart Hire Track
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 19:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): hike along Kuniya Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, then browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, and finally trek along Uluru Hiking Path. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Walpa Gorge and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Cairns in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 42°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 22:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at St. Kilda Beach and Sandridge Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Boat Hire. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee--about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire all the interesting features of Royal Exhibition Building, enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Bay, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne holiday maker .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 28:
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Get in touch with nature at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Coogee Beach and Newport Beach. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Shelly Beach in Manly--about 36 minutes away. Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, push the limits with an extreme tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Freshwater Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel planning app .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in February since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to 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
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 9th (Sat), stroll through Lagoon Beach and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lord Howe Island sightseeing planning app .

Fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

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

5
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
We've included these beaches for you: Indian Head and Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Visiting Lake McKenzie and Eli Creek will get you outdoors.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Fraser Island road trip site .

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Lord Howe Island to Fraser Island in 9.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Fraser Island

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

4
nights
Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
Take a break from the city and head to Noosa Main Beach and Kings Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mooloolaba Beach and Bulcock Beach. Next up on the itinerary: tour the water at your own pace with Top Catch Charters, don't miss a visit to HMAS Brisbane, get great views at Lows Lookout, and enjoy the sea views from Caloundra Lighthouses.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mooloolaba road trip planning site .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Mooloolaba in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In March in Mooloolaba, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Caloundra, Caloundra Lighthouses, Lows Lookout, Noosa Main Beach, HMAS Brisbane Lookout
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 19:
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

4
nights
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Burleigh Heads Beach and Surfer's Paradise Beach. Visiting Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Kirra Beach will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolangatta Beach, identify plant and animal life at David Fleay Wildlife Park, visit a coastal fixture at Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, and kick back and relax at Burleigh Head National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mooloolaba to Gold Coast takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

3
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.
Get outdoors at Caversham Wildlife Park and Cottesloe Beach. Relax by the water at Scarborough Beach and Trigg Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and explore the activities along Swan River.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Perth day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Perth takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gold Coast in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 19°C in Perth. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Caversham Wildlife Park, Scarborough Beach, Cottesloe Beach, Trigg Beach
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 26:
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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