60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia route maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ostrava
Fly:  36​h
1
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Mackay
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
5
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
6
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Katoomba
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
11
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  14​h 30​min
12
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 7 nights
Fly:  36​h
End: Ostrava

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.
Grassy Hill and Daintree Discovery Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Cape Trib Farm. Step out of Cape Tribulation with an excursion to Finch Bay in Cooktown--about 1h 35 min away. Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Myall Beach, hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, stroll through Cow Bay Beach, and explore and take pictures at Marrdja Botanical Walk.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cape Tribulation online tour itinerary planner .

Ostrava, Czech Republic to Cape Tribulation is an approximately 36-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Ostrava in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cape Tribulation, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Cooktown
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation Beach

6
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Palm Cove Beach and Wonga Beach. Do your shopping at Coffee Works and Sunday Market Port Douglas. Spend the 10th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 12th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mowbray National Park, and kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas route builder tool .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Mossman Gorge, Wonga Beach
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Shaolin Junk Cruises will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Tanks Arts Centre and Australian Leather Company. Spend the 19th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, stroll through Yorkeys Knob Beach, pause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Rusty's Market.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cairns online travel route planner .

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 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mackay.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Tanks Arts Centre, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob Beach
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

1
night
Mackay

Mackay ©
Mackay is a city and its centre suburb in the Mackay Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): stop by Let the Children Play Toyshop, buy something for everyone on your list at Caneland Central Shopping Centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Illawong Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Town Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mackay trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cairns to Mackay. In July, Mackay is a bit cooler than Cairns - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Mackay

Outdoors Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Illawong Beach ©
Illawong Beach
Town Beach ©
Town Beach
Caneland Central Shopping Centre ©
Caneland Central Shopping Centre

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Indian Head and Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Lake McKenzie and Wanggoolba Creek.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Fraser Island trip itinerary planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mackay to Fraser Island. Traveling from Mackay in July, Fraser Island is little chillier at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Escape the urban bustle at Ned's Beach and Lagoon Beach. The adventure continues: hike along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, take in the dramatic natural features at Ball's Pyramid, get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lord Howe Island trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Lord Howe Island takes 9.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

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.
Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Bouddi National Park. For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Carriageworks Farmers Market. Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, stroll through Coogee Beach, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sydney itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sydney Harbour National Park, Bouddi National Park
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 5:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

5
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Head to Glenbrook Rotary Farmers Markets and Blue Mountains Cultural Centrefor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Falls Gallery and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Katoomba: Hartley Historic Village (in Little Hartley) and Hillbilly Cider (in Bilpin). On the 8th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. Next up on the itinerary: stop by The Nook, don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, learn about winemaking at Megalong Creek Estate, and take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Katoomba road trip planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 5°C in Katoomba. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Canberra.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Leura, Megalong Valley, Blackheath, Glenbrook Rotary Farmers Markets
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Perry's Lookdown ©
Perry's Lookdown

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire the striking features of Albert Hall, then hunt for treasures at Fyshwick Fresh Food Market, then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John the Baptist Church. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wee Jasper Reserves.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Canberra online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Katoomba to Canberra by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Katoomba in August: high temperatures in Canberra hover around 15°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wee Jasper Reserves
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Wee Jasper Reserves ©
Wee Jasper Reserves
St John the Baptist Church ©
St John the Baptist Church

7
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Central and Chapel Street. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Degraves Street and Collins St/Swanston St. And it doesn't end there: stop by Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, explore the wide array of goods at David Jones, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Canberra in August since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 19:
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.
Get some cultural insight at Kuniya Walk and Uluru Hiking Path. Step out of the city life by going to Uluru and Mutitjulu Waterhole. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, make a trip to Field of Light, and take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park itinerary maker site .

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in August, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

7
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get in touch with nature at Ubirr and Gunlom Waterfall Creek. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Maguk Gorge and Jim Jim Falls. Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, take in the dramatic scenery at Twin Falls, and examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online day trip planner .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by combination of flight and bus takes about 14.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) 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 Aug 23 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water

Similar Plans

12 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, teens, kids, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 5 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Melbourne & Gold Coast BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Melbourne & Sydney BY A USER FROM CHINA December, kids, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Sydney & Melbourne BY A USER FROM HONG KONG November, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in Sydney & Melbourne BY A USER FROM GERMANY January, teens, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Sydney, Tasmania & Melbourne BY A USER FROM VIETNAM November, kids, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, teens, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM SEYCHELLES November, kids, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM THAILAND December, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans
Find a travel specialist
TRAVEL AGENT