60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  23​h
1
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  7​h 30​min
4
Katoomba
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 7 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 15​min
6
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Noosa
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
9
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Cairns
— 6 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  9​h
12
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Manchester

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Perth trip itinerary maker website .

Manchester, UK to Perth is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Perth due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Manchester in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Perth: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fremantle
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 8th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne itinerary app .

Getting from Perth to Melbourne by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Perth to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in October, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 10:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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, get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park planning tool .

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be a bit warmer, around 18°C, while days are much warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

3
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Step out of Katoomba to go to Bilpin and see Bilpin Springs Orchard, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, head outdoors with Evans Lookout, delve into the lush surroundings at Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, and admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Katoomba trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Katoomba in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, things will get slightly colder in Katoomba: highs are around 30°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath, Leura, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Bilpin Springs Orchard
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Evans Lookout ©
Evans Lookout
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

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 23rd (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sydney road trip planner.

Getting from Katoomba to Sydney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Katoomba in October since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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, visit a coastal fixture at Sandy Cape Lighthouse, take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Fraser Island day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Sydney to Fraser Island in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek

4
nights
Noosa

Noosa
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Explore Noosa's surroundings by going to Conondale National Park (in Kenilworth), Kings Beach (in Caloundra) and Kondalilla National Park (in Montville). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Mooloolaba Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maroochydore Beach, and don't miss a visit to HMAS Brisbane.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Noosa trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Noosa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Maroochydore Beach, Kondalilla National Park, Kings Beach, Conondale National Park
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 3:
Highlights from your plan
Noosa National Park
Noosa National Park
Conondale National Park ©
Conondale National Park
Kondalilla National Park ©
Kondalilla National Park

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands, admire all the interesting features of Captain Cook Highway, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Brisbane day trip website .

Traveling by car from Noosa to Brisbane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Brisbane are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Fun & Games

Side Trips

Sea World Theme Park, Warner Bros. Movie World, Captain Cook Highway
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 8:
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
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.
Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall, take in nature's colorful creations at Marrdja Botanical Walk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Tribulation Beach.

You can plan Cape Tribulation trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Brisbane to Cape Tribulation takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in November: high temperatures in Cape Tribulation hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Cow Bay
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk
Cape Trib Farm ©
Cape Trib Farm
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 (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 14th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, stroll through Four Mile Beach, and stop by With Sugar.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas journey maker app .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Mossman, Mossman Gorge
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

6
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 (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 18th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 22nd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cairns online road trip planner .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

4
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Ubirr, examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, and take in the dramatic scenery at Motor Car Falls.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Cairns to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) 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 Nov 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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