60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
bus + Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
3
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 45​min
4
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Cape Tribulation
— 5 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
6
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Brisbane
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
9
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
10
Blackheath
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

5
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 to go to Werribee and see Werribee Open Range Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 9th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary app .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Melbourne. In November, Melbourne is slightly colder than Sao Paulo - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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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: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art, and head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in November: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (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 ©
Kata Tjuta
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 19th (Tue) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Ubirr, admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water, and take in the dramatic natural features at Maguk Gorge.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip planning website .

You can 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 20:
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Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water

4
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 21st (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 23rd (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, stop by Coffee Works Port Douglas, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and take in the exciting artwork at Des Spencer Galleries.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In November in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Mossman Gorge, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Wonga Beach
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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 Cow Bay (Daintree Discovery Centre & Cow Bay Beach) and Floravilla Ice Cream Factory (in Daintree). Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. And it doesn't end there: delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, get a new perspective on nature at Daintree Entomological museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Tribulation Beach, and hike along Dubuji Boardwalk.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Cape Tribulation sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Floravilla Ice Cream Factory
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach

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 (Kayaking & Canoeing, Palm Cove Beach, & more). Spend the 1st (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 3rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

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Traveling by bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 5:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
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, examine the collection at Lord Howe Island Museum, kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Lord Howe Island takes 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

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

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.
Go for a jaunt from Brisbane to Main Beach to see Sea World Theme Park about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: walk around South Bank Parklands, explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brisbane online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Brisbane takes 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Caloundra, Sea World Theme Park
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 13:
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

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, don't miss a visit to K'gari, enjoy the sand and surf at Eli Creek, and head off the coast to Waddy Point.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fraser Island attractions planner .

You can 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. December in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Blackheath.

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
Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen

4
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Change things up with these side-trips from Blackheath: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Megalong Creek Estate (in Megalong Valley) and Katoomba (Blue Mountains & The Three Sisters). Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Kanangra-Boyd National Park. On the 23rd (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, don't miss a visit to Echo Point Lookout, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Blackheath trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fraser Island to Blackheath. Traveling from Fraser Island in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Blackheath, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, The National Pass, Megalong Creek Estate, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

10
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 28th (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Sydney Opera House, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner .

Traveling by car from Blackheath to Sydney takes 2 hours. December in Sydney sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 23 — Jan 2:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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