60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 12 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 11 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Macleay Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
North Stradbroke Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Bribie Island
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
6
Cape Tribulation
— 9 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Cairns
— 14 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Munich

12
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 Manly Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Clovelly and Wentworth Falls. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). Spend the 23rd (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Clontarf Beach, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip maker site .

Munich, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Munich in February, expect Sydney to be much hotter, temps between 31°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Sydney Harbour National Park, Wentworth Falls, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

11
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.
Relax by the water at King Island and Shorncliffe Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and The Brisbane River. Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to A2submarine Replica (in Kallangur), Lake Samsonvale (in Cashmere) and Daisy Hill Conservation Park (in Daisy Hill). Spend the 7th (Thu) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Spend the 8th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Eden, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and look for all kinds of wild species at Victoria Point Reserve.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. March in Brisbane sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Macleay Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Eden, A2submarine Replica, Daisy Hill Conservation Park, Woody Point Jetty, Victoria Point Reserve
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Macleay Island

Macleay Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the galleries of Kara-Mia's Mosaics, then view the masterpieces at Macleay Island Art Complex, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dalpura Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Macleay Island day trip planning app .

Getting from Brisbane to Macleay Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Macleay Island

Shopping Museums Beaches
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Macleay Island Art Complex ©
Macleay Island Art Complex
Kara-Mia's Mosaics ©
Kara-Mia's Mosaics

3
nights
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
Get outdoors at Amity Point Beach and Frenchman's Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our North Stradbroke Island trip planner .

You can drive from Macleay Island to North Stradbroke Island in 4 hours. In March, daytime highs in North Stradbroke Island are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bribie Island.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach
Brown Lake ©
Brown Lake
Myora Springs Conservation Area ©
Myora Springs Conservation Area

5
nights
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
Relax by the water at Sylvan Beach and Bongaree Beach. Visiting Woorim Beach and Bribie Island Butterfly House will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Bribie Island to Caboolture to see Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology about 42 minutes away.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Bribie Island trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from North Stradbroke Island to Bribie Island in 4.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Bribie Island are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Bribie Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology
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BBQ Boat Hire ©
BBQ Boat Hire
Bribie Island Butterfly House ©
Bribie Island Butterfly House
Bribie Island Golf Club ©
Bribie Island Golf Club

9
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 get in some beach time at Thornton Beach and Finch Bay. Get in touch with nature at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Daintree National Park. Explore Cape Tribulation's surroundings by going to Bloomfield Waterfall (in Bloomfield), Whyanbeel (Daintree Station & Whyanbeel Arboretum) and Daintree (Elizas Gallery, Daintree Naturals Artist Market, & more). Spend the 31st (Sun) exploring nature at Endeavour River National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Myall Beach, relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Farm, hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, and admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cape Tribulation visit planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bribie Island to Cape Tribulation. Traveling from Bribie Island in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cape Tribulation, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Daintree, Cooktown, Cow Bay, Whyanbeel, Bloomfield Waterfall
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Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach

14
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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Trinity Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Palm Cove Beach and Nudey Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Spas & Wellness, & more). Spend the 4th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Barron Gorge National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, choose your vessel at Boab Boat Cairns, enjoy the sand and surf at Yorkeys Knob Beach, and get a new perspective on things with Shaolin Junk Cruises.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cairns trip planner .

Take a bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Cairns Region, Cattana Wetlands, Crystal Cascades
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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