60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
3
Blackheath
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  6​h
6
Caloundra
— 5 nights
+3
train + foot + Fly + shuttle:  8​h 15​min
7
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Cape Tribulation
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Cairns
— 7 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h
10
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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: admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Singapore in October since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

7
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 40 min away. Dedicate the 16th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 19:
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Balloon Rides
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

6
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Change things up with these side-trips from Blackheath: The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden (in Mount Tomah), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Katoomba (Blue Mountains & The Three Sisters). On the 22nd (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, wander the streets of Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia, and do a tasting at Megalong Creek Estate.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Blackheath tour itinerary maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Melbourne to Blackheath. Traveling from Melbourne in October, you will find days in Blackheath are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Megalong Valley, Leura, Blue Mountains National Park, Mayfield Garden
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 26:
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Everglades Historic House and Gardens ©
Dryridge Estate ©
Dryridge Estate
Hillbilly Cider ©
Hillbilly Cider

8
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Newport Beach. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Shelly Beach in Manly, approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, wander the streets of The Rocks, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Blackheath to Sydney takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Blackheath in October since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
Find places to stay Oct 26 — Nov 3:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

3
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. There's much more to do: trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, explore the striking landscape at Ball's Pyramid, get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, and tee off at Lord Howe Island Golf Club.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lord Howe Island trip planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Caloundra.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

5
nights
Caloundra

Caloundra ©
We've included these beaches for you: Peregian Beach and Kings Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Caloundra side-trips: Marcoola Beach (in Marcoola), Maroochydore Beach (in Maroochydore) and Lows Lookout (in Coolum Beach).

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Caloundra holiday planner .

Do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Lord Howe Island to Caloundra in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Caloundra can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Caloundra

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Noosa, Wirreanda Park, Maroochydore Beach, Sunshine Coast Brewery
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Peregian Beach ©
Peregian Beach
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

5
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.
Visit Four Mile Beach and Wonga Beach for some beach relaxation. Spend the 12th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 13th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas, get engrossed in the history at Port Douglas Court House Museum, and learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas online tour itinerary planner .

Do a combination of bus, train, flight, and shuttle from Caloundra to Port Douglas in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Caloundra in November, things will get a bit warmer in Port Douglas: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Mossman, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Wonga Beach
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Safaris

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Thornton Beach and Cow Bay Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Cape Tribulation side-trips: Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay) and Floravilla Ice Cream Factory (in Daintree). Spend the 21st (Thu) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Myall Beach, take a peaceful walk through Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Tribulation Beach, and hike along Dubuji Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Tribulation route planner.

Getting from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Floravilla Ice Cream Factory
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation 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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Trinity Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Spas & Wellness, Palm Cove Beach, & more). Spend the 23rd (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 27th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, enjoy the sand and surf at Nudey Beach, and have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Cairns route planner.

Traveling by bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. November in Cairns sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Macalister Brewing Company, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Ellis Beach
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

6
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Ubirr, identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water, contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, and explore the striking landscape at Maguk Gorge.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Cairns to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (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 Nov 29 — Dec 6:
Highlights from your plan
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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