60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Exeter
+2
train + Fly + shuttle:  28​h
1
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
3
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Mooloolaba
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Blackheath
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Lord Howe Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
11
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 9 nights
Fly:  35​h
End: Exeter

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. We've included these beaches for you: Four Mile Beach and Wonga Beach. Spend the 31st (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, get outside with Horses in Port, take in the exciting artwork at Ngarru Gallery, and play a few rounds at Port Douglas Golf Tours.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Douglas tour itinerary maker website .

Exeter, UK to Port Douglas is an approximately 28-hour combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Exeter to Port Douglas, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Wonga Beach
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 3:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

4
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Thornton Beach and Myall Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Daintree National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Tribulation: Cow Bay (Cow Bay Beach & Daintree Discovery Centre). There's much more to do: hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Tribulation Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cape Tribulation trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. Another option is to 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 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Cow Bay
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 7:
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Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Myall Beach ©
Myall 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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Esplanade Boardwalk. Change things up with a short trip to Kayaking & Canoeing in Palm Cove (about 34 minutes away). Spend the 9th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Barron Gorge National Park. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Earl Hill and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip planner .

Take a bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Palm Cove, Barron Gorge National Park
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 12:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

4
nights
Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
Visiting Noosa National Park and Peregian Beach will get you outdoors. Relax by the water at Marcoola Beach and Mooloolaba Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mooloolaba: Kondalilla National Park (in Montville) and Noosa Horses (in Noosa North Shore). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Kings Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Buderim Forest Park, visit a coastal fixture at Caloundra Lighthouses, and stroll through Maroochydore Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mooloolaba day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Mooloolaba takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairns in November, expect Mooloolaba to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Noosa, Caloundra, Maroochydore Beach, Buderim Forest Park, Kondalilla National Park
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Escape the urban bustle at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Lake McKenzie. You'll get in some beach time at Indian Head and Eli Creek.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Mooloolaba to Fraser Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 7 hours. Other options: 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

4
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Step out of the city life by going to The National Pass and Wentworth Falls. Get a sense of the local culture at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Hartley Historic Village. Venture out of the city with trips to Blue Mountains (in Katoomba) and Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park). Spend the 24th (Sun) exploring nature at Kanangra-Boyd National Park. On the 25th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, take some stellar pictures from Anvil Rock Lookout, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Canyon track, and see the interesting displays at Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Blackheath online tour planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fraser Island to Blackheath. Traveling from Fraser Island in November, Blackheath is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Katoomba, Kanangra-Boyd National Park, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Get in touch with nature at Sydney Harbour National Park and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take an in-depth tour of Justice & Police Museum, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Planning Sydney trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Blackheath to Sydney in 2 hours. While traveling from Blackheath, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 3:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ned's Beach and Lagoon Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Lord Howe Island Walking Trails and Mt Gower. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Ball's Pyramid, learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, and play a few rounds at Lord Howe Island Golf Club.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 6:
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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
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shrine of Remembrance and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Melbourne Zoo and The Great Ocean Road. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Sovereign Hill in Ballarat, about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Melbourne takes 6 hours. In December, daytime highs in Melbourne are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach, Sovereign Hill
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kata Tjuta and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Step out of the city life by going to Uluru and Mutitjulu Waterhole. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read 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. In December, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 42°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

9
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get outdoors at Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Maguk Gorge and Twin Falls. Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. Spend the 24th (Tue) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Gunlom Waterfall Creek, take in the dramatic natural features at Koolpin Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Mamukala Wetlands, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jim Jim Falls.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online tour itinerary maker .

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 25th (Wed) 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 Dec 15 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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