60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Metzingen
Drive + Fly:  25​h
1
Perth
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  11​h 30​min
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
3
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Leura
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  5​h
10
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + train:  5​h 15​min
11
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
12
Noosa
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
13
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  32​h
End: Metzingen

4
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), Bells Rapids Park (in Brigadoon) and Henley Brook (Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm & Oasis Supa Golf and Adventure Putt Miniature Golf). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, get your game on at Rollerzone, and take in the exciting artwork at The Sacred India Gallery.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Perth trip itinerary builder app .

Metzingen, Germany to Perth is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Metzingen to Perth is 7 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Perth when traveling from Metzingen in June, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Perth

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

Henley Brook, Malaga, Cottesloe Beach, The Sacred India Gallery, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

5
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Maguk Gorge, explore the activities along Jim Jim Falls, examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, and take in the dramatic scenery at Gunlom Waterfall Creek.

Planning Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Perth to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge ©
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge
Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site

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.
Spend the 13th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 14th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, see the vivid underwater world at Agincourt Reef, look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, and enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas travel route builder .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Wonga Beach, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 17:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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.
Spend the 19th (Wed) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, trek along Dubuji Boardwalk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Myall Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cape Tribulation day trip tool .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Cow Bay Beach
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Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 22nd (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 25th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, have some family-friendly fun at Cairns Kart Hire Track, stroll through Anzac Park, and kick back and relax at Trinity Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and shuttle; or drive. June in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Trinity Beach, Shaolin Junk Cruises
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 26:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): trek along Uluru Hiking Path, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then stroll through Kuniya Walk, and finally admire all the interesting features of Uluru.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour planner.

Fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in June: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee--about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, stroll through Melbourne Zoo, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Melbourne day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 3:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sydney route site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Leura.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

3
nights
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Step out of Leura with an excursion to Jenolan Caves in Jenolan Caves--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, delve into the lush surroundings at Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, and don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Leura online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Leura takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Sydney in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Leura, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Leura

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath, Katoomba, Jenolan Caves, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

1
night
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach. On your second day here, hike along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lord Howe Island trip planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Leura to Lord Howe Island in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Brisbane (South Bank Parklands & Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea World Theme Park, find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction, tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and make a splash at Dreamworld.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lord Howe Island to Gold Coast. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Brisbane
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

5
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Ninderry (in Yandina), Aqua Park Bli Bli (in Bli Bli) and Kondalilla National Park (in Montville). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park, stroll through Noosa Main Beach, have some family-friendly fun at Rockit Climbing Gym, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mooloolaba Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Noosa online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Noosa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mooloolaba Beach, Tanawha Valley Golf & Tennis, Kondalilla National Park, Aqua Park Bli Bli, Kings Beach
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 25:
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, beaches, outdoors, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake McKenzie, take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest, kick back and relax at Eli Creek, and stroll through Indian Head.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fraser Island trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Noosa to Fraser Island takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. July in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 29:
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

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