60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Exmouth
— 1 day
Fly:  10​h
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Canberra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Katoomba
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Brisbane
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
8
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
9
Cairns
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Cape Tribulation
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
12
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
13
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 8 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​h
End: London

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 11th (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, then appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Swan River and then steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth trip planner .

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Perth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, Perth is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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

1
day
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Reef and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Exmouth route planner .

Fly from Perth to Exmouth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Perth in June: high temperatures in Exmouth hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Melbourne online holiday maker .

You can fly from Exmouth to Melbourne in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Exmouth to Melbourne. Traveling from Exmouth in June, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin, and then engage your brain at Questacon. On the next day, ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, and then pause for some photo ops at Changi Chapel.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Canberra online trip maker .

You can fly from Melbourne to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Canberra, with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

5
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Katoomba: Bilpin (Hillbilly Cider & Bilpin Cider Company). On the 25th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, hike along The Giant Stairway, explore and take pictures at The National Pass, and get great views at Govetts Leap.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Katoomba trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Canberra to Katoomba by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: 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 June; daily highs in Katoomba reach 20°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Blackheath, Leura, Megalong Valley, Bilpin, The National Pass
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 25:
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Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

Find out how to plan Sydney trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Katoomba in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

5
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), Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and SunJet Simulations (in Mooloolaba). There's much more to do: enjoy some diversion at South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Brisbane route builder site .

Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gold Coast, SunJet Simulations
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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, make a trip to K'gari, kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, and hike along Fraser Island Great Walk.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fraser Island travel route planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Brisbane to Fraser Island in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In July, daytime highs in Fraser Island are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
K'gari ©
K'gari
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 12th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 14th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, enjoy some diversion at Muddy's Playground, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Cairns travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Cairns takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Fraser Island in July, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 16:
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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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Tribulation: Daintree (Daintree Tea & Floravilla Ice Cream Factory), Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay) and Bloomfield Waterfall (in Bloomfield). Spend the 19th (Fri) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's lots more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, learn more about the world around you at Daintree Entomological museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Tribulation Beach, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation road trip tool .

Getting from Cairns to Cape Tribulation by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Daintree, Bloomfield Waterfall, Daintree Discovery Centre
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Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Photography Tours in Daintree (about 48 minutes away). Spend the 22nd (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 24th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip maker site .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Photography Tours
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, and hike along Kuniya Walk.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Port Douglas in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are colder with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

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nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. Spend the 4th (Sun) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Ubirr, see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, and take in the dramatic scenery at Motor Car Falls.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) 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 Jul 29 — Aug 7:
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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