60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  11​h 15​min
4
Fraser Island
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Lord Howe Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Katoomba
— 6 nights
train + Fly:  6​h
9
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
11
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  11​h 45​min
12
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: London

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). Spend the 14th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 16th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns trip builder tool .

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from London in March; daily highs in Cairns reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 18:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Daintree (Daintree Tea & Floravilla Ice Cream Factory) and Cow Bay (Walu Wugirriga Lookout & Cow Bay Beach). Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Myall Beach, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Tribulation Beach, and admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cape Tribulation trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Cape Tribulation takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Daintree, Cow Bay
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 22:
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Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation 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.
Spend the 23rd (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 24th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, get great views at Trinity Bay Lookout, look for gifts at With Sugar, and enjoy the sand and surf at Wonga Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas tour builder .

Traveling by car from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mossman Gorge Centre, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Wonga Beach
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 27:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

5
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, don't miss a visit to K'gari, kick back and relax at Indian Head, and stroll through Eli Creek.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fraser Island online attractions planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, ferry, and car from Port Douglas to Fraser Island in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Port Douglas in March since evenings lows in Fraser Island dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 2:
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen

3
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 30 min away). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands, walk around Roma Street Parkland, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Brisbane trip itinerary builder site .

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. In April in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sea World Theme Park
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
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, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ned's Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tee off at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lord Howe Island holiday planner .

You can fly from Brisbane to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 9:
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Sydney in 3.5 hours. April in Sydney sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 15:
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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

6
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Katoomba: Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves), Bilpin (Hillbilly Cider & Bilpin Cider Company) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). Spend the 19th (Sun) exploring nature at Kanangra-Boyd National Park. On the 20th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, stroll through Prince Henry Cliff Walk, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Katoomba travel route app .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Sydney in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Katoomba, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Blackheath, Bilpin, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Hargraves Lookout, Jenolan Caves
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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.
Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay--about 1h 40 min away. Dedicate the 26th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: make a trip to Royal Botanic Gardens, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip maker .

Getting from Katoomba to Melbourne by combination of train and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Katoomba in April, you will find days in Melbourne are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
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, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

Before you visit Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in April: high temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 34°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

5
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 2nd (Sat) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water, explore the striking landscape at Koolpin Gorge, and don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 6:
Highlights from your plan
Motor Car Falls ©
Motor Car Falls
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge ©
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls

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.
Step out of Perth to go to Fremantle and see Fremantle Prison, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, get engrossed in the history at The Nostalgia Box Museum, and let the kids burn off some steam at Kent Street Weir.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Perth day trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Perth in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Perth due to the time zone difference. May in Perth sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 10th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kent Street Weir, Fremantle Prison
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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