58 days in Australia Itinerary

58 days in Australia Itinerary

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58 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Canberra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Katoomba
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Lord Howe Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Brisbane
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
10
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+4
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
11
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Cairns
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Chennai

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 24th (Sun), examine the collection at The Nostalgia Box Museum, then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, and then steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, then appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth day trip planning tool .

Chennai, India to Perth is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Chennai to Perth. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chennai in March: high temperatures in Perth hover around 34°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 25:
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole.

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Fly from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in March, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 41°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 2nd (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 31st (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

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You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March; daily highs in Melbourne reach 30°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

5
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Port Arthur (Three Capes Track & Port Arthur Historic Site). On the 9th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Getting from Melbourne to Hobart by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Museum of Old and New Art, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 9:
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
Canberra is known for museums, childrens museums, nature, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, ponder the world of politics at Royal Australian Mint, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Canberra online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Canberra takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. April in Canberra sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Nature
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 12:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

6
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Katoomba: Bilpin (Bilpin Cider Company & Hillbilly Cider) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Kanangra-Boyd National Park. On the 18th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and get great views at Govetts Leap.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Katoomba trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Canberra to Katoomba in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Canberra in April; daily highs in Katoomba reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Blackheath, Leura, Bilpin, Megalong Valley, The National Pass
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

7
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sydney journey planner .

Drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

3
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Lord Howe Island is known for beaches, trails, nature, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Ned's Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach, and learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lord Howe Island online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

4
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: SunJet Simulations (in Mooloolaba) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). Next up on the itinerary: have fun at South Bank Parklands, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Brisbane in 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Sea World Theme Park, SunJet Simulations
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, beaches, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake McKenzie, stroll through Indian Head, make a trip to K'gari, and hike along Fraser Island Great Walk.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Fraser Island trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Brisbane to Fraser Island takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Waddy Point ©
Waddy Point

5
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.
Explore Port Douglas' surroundings by going to Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan), Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness & Myall Beach) and Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay). Spend the 8th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 9th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Beach, get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout, and explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, flight, and shuttle from Fraser Island to Port Douglas takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. May in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
Find places to stay May 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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 out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Village Gallery, Spas, & more). Spend the 14th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 16th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, stroll around Munro Martin Parklands, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

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Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay May 13 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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