60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Blackheath
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+4
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
7
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Cape Tribulation
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Cairns
— 7 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h
10
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

2
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River and then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Perth day trip planning tool .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Perth is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth is 8 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Historic Sites

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 the striking landscape at Uluru, get outside with Walpa Gorge, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

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Traveling by flight from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in August, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be slightly colder, around 6°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to 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
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

7
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 12th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

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Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Melbourne, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne 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.
Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market, wander the streets of The Rocks, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

7
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Blackheath: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), The Three Sisters (in Katoomba) and Blue Mountains National Park (Lincoln's Rock & Windyridge Garden). Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Kanangra-Boyd National Park. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, get outside with Evans Lookout, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fortress Rock, and don't miss a visit to Echo Point Lookout.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Blackheath trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Sydney to Blackheath by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Blackheath, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blue Mountains National Park, Leura, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 30:
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Grand Canyon track ©
Grand Canyon track

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: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest, make a trip to K'gari, and enjoy the sea views from Sandy Cape Lighthouse.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Fraser Island trip maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Blackheath to Fraser Island. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Blackheath in August: high temperatures in Fraser Island hover around 27°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough 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
Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen

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.
Spend the 5th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 7th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, identify plant and animal life at Opal Reef, explore the striking landscape of Mowbray National Park, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas holiday 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. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Golf Club
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 11:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

5
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.
Explore Cape Tribulation's surroundings by going to Floravilla Ice Cream Factory (in Daintree), Cow Bay (Daintree Discovery Centre & Cow Bay Beach) and Bloomfield Waterfall (in Bloomfield). Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, get a new perspective on nature at Daintree Entomological museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Myall Beach, and hike along Dubuji Boardwalk.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cape Tribulation route planner.

Getting from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Cape Tribulation sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, Bloomfield Waterfall
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Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk
Cape Trib Farm ©
Cape Trib Farm
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

7
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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach, Spas & Wellness, & more). Spend the 17th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Barron Gorge National Park. There's much more to do: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, have fun at Muddy's Playground, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner.

Take a bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Cairns, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Barron Gorge National Park, Shaolin Junk Cruises, Cattana Wetlands
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 23:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Shaolin Junk Cruises ©
Shaolin Junk Cruises
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

4
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 28th (Sat) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Ubirr, admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, and examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Cairns to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 28:
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls

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