60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  32​h
1
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Noosa
— 5 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Katoomba
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
10
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 45​min
11
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
12
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
13
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Toronto

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Get in touch with nature at Lake McKenzie and Indian Head. We've included these beaches for you: Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Eli Creek.

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Toronto, Canada to Fraser Island is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight, ferry, and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 15 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in February; daily highs in Fraser Island reach 35°C and lows reach 24°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Indian Head ©
Indian Head

5
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Noosa Main Beach and Kings Beach. Get in touch with nature at Noosa National Park and Peregian Beach. Explore Noosa's surroundings by going to Mooloolaba (Mooloolaba Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling), Caloundra (Caloundra Regional Art Gallery & Bulcock Beach) and Caloundra Lighthouses (in Kings Beach). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Glass House Mountains National Park, take an in-depth tour of Discover Eumundi Heritage & Visitor Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marcoola Beach, and view the masterpieces at Tina Cooper Gallery.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Noosa online attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Noosa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Eumundi, Mooloolaba, Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith, Marcoola Beach
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Peregian Beach ©
Peregian Beach

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ned's Beach and Lagoon Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Mt Gower. There's much more to do: hike along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lord Howe Island driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Noosa to Lord Howe Island takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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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 Clovelly Beach. Visit The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum for their historical value. The adventure continues: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, make a trip to Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Sydney are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

4
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Let the collections at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum capture your imagination. Get outdoors at The National Pass and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum (in Lithgow) and Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook (in Glenbrook). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, take in the exciting artwork at Lost Bear Gallery, take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Perry's Lookdown.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Katoomba online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum, Perry's Lookdown, The National Pass, Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook, Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Perry's Lookdown ©
Perry's Lookdown
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

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 27th (Thu): explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and then engage your brain at Questacon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Old Parliament House, take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Canberra road trip app .

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. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Canberra when traveling from Katoomba in February, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Tours
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

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.
Port Arthur Historic Site and Museum of Old and New Art will appeal to museum buffs. Visiting Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Mount Wellington will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Three Capes Track (in Port Arthur) and Shene Tasmania (in Pontville). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach, and head off the coast to Maria Island National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Hobart takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Canberra in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Hobart, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Museum of Old and New Art, Kingston Beach, Maria Island National Park, Shene Tasmania
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Escape the urban bustle at The Great Ocean Road and Balloon Rides. Step out of Melbourne to go to Ballarat and see Sovereign Hill, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc., see the interesting displays at HMAS Castlemaine, and explore the world behind art at ArtVo.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online day trip planner .

You can fly from Hobart to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Hobart in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill
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Balloon Rides
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Uluru and Valley of the Winds. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, don't miss a visit to Uluru, get outside with Walpa Gorge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker site .

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: highs are around 41°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

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
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock. Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site, take some stellar pictures from Anbangbang Rock Shelter, and identify plant and animal life at Mamukala Wetlands.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip site .

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 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge ©
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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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 explore and learn at Ngarru Gallery and Port Douglas Court House Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Four Mile Beach and Wonga Beach. Spend the 19th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, explore and take pictures at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, and get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas road trip site .

Getting from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre, Wonga Beach
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 23:
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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.
Relax by the water at Thornton Beach and Myall Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Daintree Entomological museum and Floravilla Ice Cream Factory. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Tribulation: Cow Bay (Daintree Discovery Centre & Cow Bay Beach). Spend the 25th (Wed) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Cape Tribulation Beach, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cape Tribulation attractions app .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Floravilla Ice Cream Factory
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 27:
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Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and River Rafting & Tubing. Step out of Cairns to go to Palm Cove and see Palm Cove Beach, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, and hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cairns trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Cape Tribulation to Cairns takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 31st (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 31:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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