60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  30​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
3
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 5 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 15​min
5
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Noosa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Maleny
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Tanunda
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Clare
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
12
Perth
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
13
Margaret River
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  27​h
End: Amsterdam

4
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock. Do some cultural sightseeing at Yellow Water and Maguk Gorge. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Cahills Crossing, take in the dramatic scenery at Twin Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Koolpin Gorge, and examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip website .

Amsterdam, Holland to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

2
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Valley of the Winds. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, hike along Kuniya Walk, stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, and take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Daintree Discovery Centre and Ngarru Gallery. You'll explore and learn at Daintree Entomological museum and Port Douglas Court House Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Douglas: Floravilla Ice Cream Factory (in Daintree), Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan) and Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay). Spend the 11th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 12th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and view the masterpieces at Studio 49 Artisan Gallery.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Port Douglas: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Cape Tribulation, Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 15:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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.
Let the collections at Historic Village Herberton and Bones and Jones capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Village Gallery and St Monica's Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre (in Atherton) and Herberton Mining Museum (in Herberton). Spend the 16th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 18th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, browse the exhibits of Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns, take in the exciting artwork at Michael Seebeck Gallery, and explore the world behind art at KickArts Contemporary Arts.

Start your trip to Cairns by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Herberton, The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre, Village Gallery
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 20:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton

3
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: visit a coastal fixture at Sandy Cape Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, make a trip to K'gari, and take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Fraser Island day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Cairns to Fraser Island in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Traveling from Cairns in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Fraser Island, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Sandy Cape Lighthouse ©
Sandy Cape Lighthouse
Indian Head ©
Indian Head

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nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Caloundra Lighthouses and Sunshine Castle. Queensland Air Museum and Noosa Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Noosa: Yandina (Mount Ninderry, Yandina Historic House, & more), Caloundra (Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, Seaview Art Gallery, & more) and Buderim (Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, Pioneer Cottage Buderim, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Artisans Gallery, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in panoramic vistas at Mount Tinbeerwah, and identify plant and animal life at Everglades.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Noosa trip planner.

Getting from Fraser Island to Noosa by combination of car and ferry takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Maleny.

Things to do in Noosa

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Caloundra, Eumundi, Buderim, Yandina, Pomona
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 28:
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Queensland Air Museum ©
Queensland Air Museum
Scuba & Snorkeling
Noosa Museum ©
Noosa Museum

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Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chenrezig Institute and Abbey Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mapleton Observatory and Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith. Venture out of the city with trips to Nambour (Dulong Lookout ( Kanyana Park ) & Podie Pie), Caboolture (Caboolture Warplane Museum & TAVAS Aviation Museum) and Roy Emmerson Museum (in Blackbutt). There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Art on Cairncross, admire the sheer force of Kondalilla Falls, browse the exhibits of Montville Art Gallery, and explore the activities along Gardners Falls.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Maleny trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Noosa to Maleny takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Maleny

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Montville, Caboolture, Nambour, Mapleton Observatory, Landsborough Museum
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 1:
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Mapleton Observatory ©
Mapleton Observatory
Chenrezig Institute ©
Chenrezig Institute
TAVAS Aviation Museum ©
TAVAS Aviation Museum

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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 some cultural insight at Queensland Art Gallery and Opal Museum. You'll explore and learn at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and Pine Rivers Heritage Museum. Spend the 4th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and explore the world behind art at The Henderson Gallery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brisbane trip planning website .

Getting from Maleny to Brisbane by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Brisbane

Wildlife Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 5:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

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nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at The Cedars and Johnston Oakbank Cellar Door. South Australian Museum and South Australian Maritime Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Willunga Courthouse Museum (in Willunga), Hans Heysen Art Studio (in Hahndorf) and McLaren Vale (Primo Estate & Fox Creek Wines). Dedicate the 8th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, steep yourself in history at Carrick Hill, make a trip to Adelaide Oval, and examine the collection at National Railway Museum Port Adelaide.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide vacation maker website .

Fly from Brisbane to Adelaide in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in February, expect little chillier with lows of 19°C in Adelaide. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Victor Harbor, Port Adelaide, McLaren Vale, Hahndorf, Oakbank
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 10:
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South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
Migration Museum
Migration Museum

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nights
Tanunda

Tanunda ©
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Motor Museum and Kapunda Historical Society Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Langmeil Winery and Town Walk of Tanunda. Venture out of the city with trips to Eudunda Heritage Walk (in Eudunda), Mannum Dock Museum (in Mannum) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Kalleske Wines and brush up on your military savvy at Greenock Aviation Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tanunda holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Adelaide to Tanunda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Clare.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Greenock, Nuriootpa, Eden Valley, Marananga, Kapunda Historical Society Museum
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
National Motor Museum ©
National Motor Museum

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Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Do some cultural sightseeing at Port Pirie RSL Museum and Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage. Appreciate the collections at Peterborough Printing Works and Moonta Mines Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Clare: Port Pirie (Port Pirie National Trust Museum & Port Pirie Regional Tourism & Arts Centre), Burra (Burra Railway Station & Burra Town Hall) and Wallaroo (Wallaroo Heritage Trail 37 & Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of The Farm Shed Museum and VIC, do a tasting at Annie's Lane, make a trip to St Aloysius Church, and contemplate the long history of Bungaree Station.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Clare trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Tanunda to Clare in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Clare

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Port Pirie, Peterborough, Burra, Wallaroo, Martindale Hall Heritage Museum
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Port Pirie RSL Museum ©
Port Pirie RSL Museum
Peterborough Printing Works ©
Peterborough Printing Works
The Farm Shed Museum and VIC ©
The Farm Shed Museum and VIC

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fremantle Prison and All Saints Anglican Church. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Nostalgia Box Museum and Aviation Heritage Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle (The Shipwreck Galleries & Western Australian Maritime Museum), Kalamunda History Village (in Kalamunda) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, examine the collection at Motor Museum of Western Australia, take in the exciting artwork at Adam Monk Photography Gallery, and get to know the fascinating history of Fremantle History Walking Tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Perth trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Clare to Perth. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. February in Perth sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham, The Railway Museum, All Saints Anglican Church, Kalamunda History Village
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
The Nostalgia Box Museum ©
The Nostalgia Box Museum

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Margaret River

A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Boyup Brook District Pioneers' Museum and Bellview Shell Collection will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Wonnerup. Venture out of the city with trips to Coalfields Museum and Historical Research Centre (in Collie), South West Rail & Heritage Centre (in Boyanup) and Featured Wood Gallery & Museum (in Australind). Spend the 26th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Brookwood Estate, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, browse the exhibits of The Studio Gallery, and admire the natural beauty at Swallows Welcome Art Studio.

Discover how to plan a Margaret River trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Perth to Margaret River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Witchcliffe, Coalfields Museum and Historical Research Centre, Boyup Brook District Pioneers' Museum, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Brookwood Estate
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Featured Wood Gallery & Museum ©
Featured Wood Gallery & Museum

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