60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Drive + 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:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  6​h
4
Katoomba
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Mooloolaba
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+4
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
9
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Cape Tribulation
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Cairns
— 7 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: London

4
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Bring the kids along to Maguk Gorge and Anbangbang Billabong. Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Jim Jim Falls, don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, explore the striking landscape at Anbangbang Rock Shelter, and identify plant and animal life at Mamukala Billabong.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planner .

London, UK to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from London to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) 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
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 15:
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge ©
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge
Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, hike along Kuniya Walk, and go for a walk through Lungkata Walk.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In June in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kids will enjoy Royal Botanic Gardens and Melbourne Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). There's still lots to do: stroll through Melbourne Zoo, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, get your game on at Zero Latency, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, you will find days in Melbourne are little chillier (16°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 24:
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

4
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Attractions like Coachwood Glen Nature Trail and Pulpit Rock Lookout make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Katoomba's surroundings by going to Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook (in Glenbrook) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). On the 27th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, trek along Grand Canyon track, make a trip to Echo Point Lookout, and explore and take pictures at Lincoln's Rock.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Katoomba trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Katoomba takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Katoomba, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 29:
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Perry's Lookdown ©
Perry's Lookdown
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

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.
Bring the kids along to Bondi Beach and Powerhouse Museum. And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney route planning app .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Katoomba in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 5:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

5
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kids will enjoy Sea World Theme Park and Dreamworld. Venture out of the city with trips to Brisbane (South Bank Parklands, City Botanic Gardens, & more). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, get outside with Pelican Feeding, and enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gold Coast road trip tool .

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Brisbane
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 10:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

5
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.
Attractions like Australia Zoo and Scuba & Snorkeling make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: get your game on at SunJet Simulations, take a peaceful walk through Buderim Forest Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Mount Coolum, and identify plant and animal life at Point Cartwright.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mooloolaba travel route planner .

Drive from Gold Coast to Mooloolaba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Mooloolaba can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Warana, Mount Coolum, The Big Boing Indoor Trampoline Parks, Australia Zoo, Kings Beach
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 15:
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SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Eli Creek and Indian Head.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Mooloolaba to Fraser Island takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Get out of town with these interesting Port Douglas side-trips: Daintree (Tranquility Falls & Photography Tours). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, get outside with Horses in Port, make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas planner .

Getting from Fraser Island to Port Douglas by combination of car, ferry, flight, and shuttle takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fraser Island in July since evenings lows in Port Douglas dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Daintree, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 25:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Thornton Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Tribulation: Floravilla Ice Cream Factory (in Daintree), Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay) and Bloomfield Waterfall (in Bloomfield). Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's lots more to do: stroll through Dubuji Boardwalk, take in the pleasant sights at Marrdja Botanical Walk, kick back and relax at Myall Beach, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Cape Tribulation day trip app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Cape Tribulation, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bloomfield Waterfall, Daintree Discovery Centre, Floravilla Ice Cream Factory
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 30:
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Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach

7
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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Muddy's Playground. Step out of Cairns with an excursion to Palm Cove Beach in Palm Cove--about 32 minutes away. Spend the 2nd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, cast your line with a fishing tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Crystal Cascades, and take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner.

You can take a bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Palm Cove Beach, Crystal Cascades
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 6:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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