60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

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

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.
Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly, about 36 minutes away. Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To find reviews and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip builder site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

4
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Explore Blackheath's surroundings by going to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park) and The Three Sisters (in Katoomba). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, head outdoors with Evans Lookout, don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, and take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Blackheath day trip site .

Drive from Sydney to Blackheath in 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in August since evenings lows in Blackheath dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Blackheath

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Leura, Katoomba, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Evans Lookout ©
Evans Lookout
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

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, make a trip to K'gari, take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest, and stroll through Eli Creek.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Fraser Island holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Blackheath to Fraser Island. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Blackheath in August, with highs in Fraser Island at 27°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford), Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and Kondalilla National Park (in Montville). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brisbane trip planning website .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Brisbane in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Kondalilla National Park, Sea World Theme Park, Warner Bros. Movie World
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 30:
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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

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Millendon (Tyler's Vineyard, Fig Tree Estate, & more), Herne Hill (Illusionary Art & The House of Honey) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at The University of Western Australia, have fun at City Summit Indoor Rock Climbing, and do a tasting at Upper Reach Winery.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Perth trip simple and quick.

Fly from Brisbane to Perth in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Brisbane to Perth. In August, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Wineries, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Millendon, Herne Hill, Caversham Wildlife Park, Upper Reach Winery, City Summit Indoor Rock Climbing
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

6
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Ubirr, explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site, steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, and take in the dramatic scenery at Motor Car Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Jabiru tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Perth to Jabiru takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Jabiru due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Kakadu National park ©
Kakadu National park

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 11th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 12th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, play a few rounds at Mossman Golf Club, get outside with Eye to Eye Marine Encounters, and have fun at Port Douglas Tennis Club.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas day trip planning app .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Jabiru to Port Douglas in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. September in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Mossman
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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.
Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cow Bay Beach, trek along Dubuji Boardwalk, and explore and take pictures at Marrdja Botanical Walk.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cape Tribulation visit planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Cow Bay Beach
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Palm Cove Beach, & more). Spend the 22nd (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 26th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, let little ones run wild at Goomboora Park Adventure Playground, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Barron Gorge National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cairns route app .

Do a combination of car, ferry, and bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and shuttle; or drive. September in Cairns sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Barron Gorge National Park
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 28:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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 29th (Sat): get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Uluru Hiking Path, then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sightseeing app .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Cairns in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 12°C in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, about 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 4th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Melbourne day trip planning website .

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 October, plan for much colder days in Melbourne, with highs around 24°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 7:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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