60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  29​h
1
Exmouth
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  6​h
4
Katoomba
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Brisbane
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
7
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
8
Cairns
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
9
Cape Tribulation
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
12
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 8 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Berlin

1
night
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, then contemplate the waterfront views at Yardie Creek, and then kick back and relax at Turquoise Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and then explore the galleries of The Ningaloo Gallery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Exmouth trip itinerary builder .

Berlin, Germany to Exmouth is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Berlin to Exmouth. In November, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

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 5th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at The Bell Tower, pause for some photo ops at Elizabeth Quay, pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Fremantle Markets.

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Traveling by flight from Exmouth to Perth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Exmouth in November; daily highs in Perth reach 33°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Fremantle
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

5
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 12th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 11th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planner .

You can fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In November, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Perth - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

3
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 Cider Company (in Bilpin), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, get great views at The Three Sisters, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains, and make a trip to Gallery Blackheath.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Katoomba trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Katoomba in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in November; daily highs in Katoomba reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Blackheath, Leura, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Lincoln's Rock, Jenolan Caves
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Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath

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, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take a stroll through The Rocks, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sydney online route planner .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. While traveling from Katoomba, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pelican Feeding (in Labrador), Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). And it doesn't end there: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and don't miss a visit to Wheel of Brisbane.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Brisbane day trip website .

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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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

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, admire all the interesting features of Maheno Wreck, stroll through Indian Head, and kick back and relax at Eli Creek.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fraser Island trip planning tool .

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. November in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Indian Head ©
Indian Head

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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 3rd (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 4th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground, and have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cairns holiday builder website .

Do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Cairns in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) 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
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Tribulation: Floravilla Ice Cream Factory (in Daintree), Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay) and Cooktown (James Cook Museum & Grassy Hill). Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, kick back and relax at Myall Beach, get a new perspective on nature at Daintree Entomological museum, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation day trip planner.

You can take a bus from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cooktown, Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, Daintree Discovery Centre
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Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park

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 13th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 14th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 17:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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 great views at Uluru, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, and hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

Start your trip to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Port Douglas, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 42°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time 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 ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

8
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Wetlands, take in the dramatic natural features at Nanguluwur Art Site, and don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip 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 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Highlights from your plan
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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