60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Cape Tribulation
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  11​h 15​min
4
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Lord Howe Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Blackheath
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
9
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  14​h 30​min
11
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Wellness & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 1st (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 3rd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns vacation planner .

Ahmedabad, India to Cairns is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 4 hours. When traveling from Ahmedabad in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Cairns, with highs around 37°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Shaolin Junk Cruises
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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 Bloomfield Waterfall (in Bloomfield) and Daintree (Elizas Gallery & Tranquility Falls). Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Farm, take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall, and stroll through Thornton Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation trip planner .

You can take a bus from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In January, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Daintree, Cow Bay, Bloomfield Waterfall
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Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree 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 12th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 13th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, choose your vessel at Port Douglas Boat Hire, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wonga Beach.

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Do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Mossman Gorge Centre, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Wonga Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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, enjoy the sea views from Sandy Cape Lighthouse, stroll through Eli Creek, and enjoy the sand and surf at Indian Head.

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

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, car, and ferry from Port Douglas to Fraser Island in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Traveling from Port Douglas in January, Fraser Island is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Eli Creek ©
Eli 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Sea World Theme Park in Main Beach (about 1h 35 min away). Next up on the itinerary: have fun at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, kick back and relax at Moffat Beach, and explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Brisbane takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. January in Brisbane sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Sea World Theme Park
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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
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: kick back and relax at Ned's Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower, stroll through Lagoon Beach, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lord Howe Island trip planning tool .

Fly from Brisbane to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

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.
Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find photos and more tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip planning app .

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

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Venture out of the city with trips to Katoomba (Blue Mountains & The Three Sisters) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Kanangra-Boyd National Park. On the 11th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, learn about winemaking at Megalong Creek Estate, get interesting insight from Tours, and don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Blackheath journey planning site .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Blackheath takes 2 hours. February in Blackheath sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, The National Pass, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Kanangra-Boyd National Park
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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 16th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, choose your vessel at Melbourne Boat Hire, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Blackheath to Melbourne. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Blackheath in February since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

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.
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, stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planning site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in February; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach 43°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

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

5
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 26th (Tue) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Twin Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water, explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site, and don't miss a visit to Ubirr.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 14.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 27:
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Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge ©
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge
Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site

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