59 days in Australia Itinerary

59 days in Australia Itinerary

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59 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ankara
bus + Fly:  20​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
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 30​min
5
Katoomba
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Lord Howe Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Brisbane
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
9
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+4
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
10
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
11
Cairns
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h
12
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Ankara

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of The Nostalgia Box Museum, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and then explore the activities along Swan River.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Perth using our trip planner.

Ankara, Turkey to Perth is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Ankara to Perth, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ankara in February, expect Perth to be warmer, temps between 38°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and 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: explore and take pictures at Uluru, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Perth in February, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 43°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

4
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 11th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 32°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Three Capes Track (in Port Arthur) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). Spend a day of island exploring on the 13th (Wed) at Maria Island National Park. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Macquarie Island, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in February, expect nights in Hobart to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tasmania, Museum of Old and New Art, Three Capes Track, Kingston Beach, Richmond Bridge
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 16:
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

4
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Explore Katoomba's surroundings by going to Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook (in Glenbrook) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). On the 21st (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, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, and take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Katoomba road trip tool .

Do a combination of flight and train from Hobart to Katoomba in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hobart in February: high temperatures in Katoomba hover around 33°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Blackheath, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, The National Pass, Megalong Creek Estate, Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 21:
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath

6
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: make a trip to Sydney Opera House, get interesting insight from Tours, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney journey planner.

You can drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In February in Sydney, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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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, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ned's Beach, hike along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Ball's Pyramid.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lord Howe Island day trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can 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
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). Next up on the itinerary: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane holiday builder .

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Brisbane takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

4
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: explore the activities along Lake McKenzie, enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, step off the mainland to explore Waddy Point, and make a trip to K'gari.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island day trip planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Fraser Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In March in Fraser Island, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Indian Head ©
Indian Head

4
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 12th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 13th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, view the masterpieces at Des Spencer Galleries, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and look for gifts at With Sugar.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip 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, train, and bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. March in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 16:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

5
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.
Step out of Cairns to go to Palm Cove and see Palm Cove Beach, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 19th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, get all the equipment you need at Boab Boat Cairns, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Port Douglas to Cairns by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 21:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

8
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Motor Car Falls, make a trip to Bardedjilidji Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Koolpin Gorge, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Billabong.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Cairns to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 30:
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Motor Car Falls ©
Motor Car Falls
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge ©
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls

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