60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Cairns
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
5
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Katoomba
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Canberra
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Ventnor
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
11
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
12
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
13
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

5
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get some cultural insight at Mamukala Wetlands and Nourlangie Rock. Spend the 7th (Sat) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Ubirr, examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, and admire the sheer force of Twin Falls.

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Amsterdam, Holland to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) is 8 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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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Mamukala Wetlands ©
Mamukala Wetlands
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art. Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, get great views at Uluru, and appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park route planning app .

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. In March in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairns.

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

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Village Herberton and St Monica's Cathedral. Village Gallery and Underart Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Herberton to see Spy & Camera Museum about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tablelands.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Cairns vacation builder app .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March: highs in Cairns hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Herberton, Village Gallery, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton

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.
Get some cultural insight at Daintree Entomological museum and Studio 49 Artisan Gallery. You'll explore and learn at Daintree Discovery Centre and Ngarru Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Daintree National Park in Cape Tribulation (about 46 minutes away). Spend the 19th (Thu) on the water with a fishing tour. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, explore the gorgeous colors at Agincourt Reef, and take an in-depth tour of Port Douglas Court House Museum.

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Traveling by bus from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre, Daintree Discovery Centre
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 20:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

4
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 Museum & Sciencentre and Queensland Air Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Queensland Art Gallery and Artisans Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Noosa Museum (in Pomona), Mapleton Observatory (in Mapleton) and Mooloolaba (Scuba & Snorkeling & SunJet Simulations). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, and examine the collection at Opal Museum.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane day trip planning app .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Brisbane in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in March, things will get a bit cooler in Brisbane: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Caloundra, Mooloolaba, Artisans Gallery, Mapleton Observatory, Noosa Museum
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 24:
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Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

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.
Let the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Justice & Police Museum capture your imagination. The Rocks and Art Gallery of New South Wales are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Sydney to go to Albion Park Rail and see Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, admire the masterpieces at White Rabbit Gallery, contemplate the long history of Vaucluse House, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney road trip planning website .

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March in Sydney, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

4
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
You'll explore and learn at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Lost Bear Gallery. Get some historical perspective at The National Pass and Blackfellows Hand Cave. Change things up with these side-trips from Katoomba: Old Wallerawang Station (in Wallerawang), Lithgow (Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum, Eskbank House and Museum, & more) and Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum (in Valley Heights). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery One88, get great views at The Three Sisters, and take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Katoomba trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Sydney in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Katoomba, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Katoomba

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Lithgow, Falls Gallery, Megalong Creek Estate, Gallery Blackheath, Saint Bonaventure's Church
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 3:
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Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

4
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Shoalhaven River Gorge and Mugga-Mugga Cottage are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Australian War Memorial and National Portrait Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Canberra: Riversdale Historic Homestead (in Goulburn) and Tootsie (in Yass). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, engage your brain at Questacon, admire the landmark architecture of National Museum of Australia, and identify plant and animal life at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Canberra road trip app .

You can drive from Katoomba to Canberra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, Canberra is slightly colder than Katoomba - with highs of 24°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mugga-Mugga Cottage, Riversdale Historic Homestead, Tootsie, Shoalhaven River Gorge
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 7:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shrine of Remembrance and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sovereign Hill and St Thomas Aquinas' Church. Step out of Melbourne to go to Torquay and see The Great Ocean Road, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, browse the exhibits of Old Treasury Building, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc., and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in April, Melbourne is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Ventnor.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Sovereign Hill, Scienceworks, The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

4
nights
Ventnor

Ventnor ©
Get some cultural insight at National Vietnam Veterans Museum and Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery. You'll explore and learn at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit and Museum of HMAS Cerberus. Change things up with a short trip to Cape Schanck Boardwalk in Flinders (about 38 minutes away).

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ventnor visit planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Ventnor by car takes about 2 hours. April in Ventnor sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cowes, Rhyll, Phillip Island, Newhaven, Museum of HMAS Cerberus
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum

4
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Port Arthur Historic Site and Museum of Old and New Art. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Cape Raoul. Venture out of the city with trips to Shene Tasmania (in Pontville), Three Capes Track (in Port Arthur) and Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site (in Waddamana). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Tasmania, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hobart road trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ventnor to Hobart. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Museum of Old and New Art, Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site, Shene Tasmania
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

3
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 Langmeil Winery. Museum-lovers will appreciate South Australian Museum and Art Gallery of South Australia. Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Primo Estate (in McLaren Vale), National Motor Museum (in Birdwood) and Greenock (Kalleske Wines & Murray Street Vineyards). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, make a trip to Adelaide Oval, and identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Hobart to Adelaide in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Hobart in April; daily highs in Adelaide reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Greenock, Hahndorf, Primo Estate, National Motor Museum, Cleland Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

4
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.
Fremantle Prison and The Nostalgia Box Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at The Railway Museum and The Shipwreck Galleries. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and WA Maritime Museum (in Fremantle). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, look for all kinds of wild species at Matilda Bay Reserve, and steep yourself in history at Fremantle History Walking Tour.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Perth route builder site .

You can fly from Adelaide to Perth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in April: highs in Perth hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Fremantle, Dolphin & Whale Watching, The Railway Museum, Caversham Wildlife Park, The Sacred India Gallery
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 28:
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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