60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Canberra
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Sydney
— 7 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 15​min
6
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h
7
Caloundra
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Brisbane
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h
9
Airlie Beach
— 3 nights
+3
ferry + foot + Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
10
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Cairns
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Berlin


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3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fremantle Prison and Trowbridge Gallery. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Nostalgia Box Museum and Adam Monk Photography Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Secret Harbour Beach (in Secret Harbour) and Warnbro Beach (in Warnbro). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Kings Park & Botanic Garden, pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and look for gifts at Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Perth trip planner .

Berlin, Germany to Perth is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Western Standard Time is 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts, Warnbro Beach, Secret Harbour Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Walkatjara Art and Kata Tjuta. Visiting Uluru and Walpa Gorge will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, hike along Kuniya Walk, and make a trip to Uluru.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Perth in November; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach 41°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to 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

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Visit Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol for their historical value. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Melbourne Central and The City Gallery. Spend the 16th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, look for gifts at Ambiance Gifts, examine the collection at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect colder weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November: highs in Melbourne hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Balloon Rides
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Australian War Memorial and Strathnairn Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Australian National Botanic Gardens. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, get curious at Questacon, look for gifts at Vines & Wines, and make a trip to Mugga-Mugga Cottage.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Canberra road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Canberra can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mugga-Mugga Cottage
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

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.
Head to Brett Whiteley Studio and ATTY Galleryfor some retail therapy. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, and see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner .

Getting from Canberra to Sydney by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Sydney. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, The National Pass, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Indian Head. Escape the urban bustle at Lake McKenzie and Sandy Cape Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fraser Island online road trip planner .

Do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Sydney to Fraser Island in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Caloundra.

Things to do in Fraser Island

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

3
nights
Caloundra

Caloundra ©
Take a break from the city and head to Mooloolaba Beach and Kings Beach. Artisans Gallery and Tina Cooper Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Caloundra: Eumundi (Berkelouw Book Barn & The Original Eumundi Markets) and Marcoola Beach (in Marcoola).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Caloundra tour planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Caloundra in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Caloundra can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Caloundra

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Eumundi, Mooloolaba, Marcoola Beach
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Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Burleigh Heads Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Queensland Art Gallery and Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Surfers Paradise Beach (in Surfers Paradise) and Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre (in Biggera Waters). Next up on the itinerary: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, get your game on at Psychic Readings Twin Featherz, and explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane trip planner .

You can drive from Caloundra to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

3
nights
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. On the 17th (Tue), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon and look for gifts at Grotty Yachty Clothing.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Airlie Beach road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Airlie Beach when traveling from Brisbane in December, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Scuba & Snorkeling
Speed Boats Tours

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.
Get some cultural insight at Des Spencer Galleries and Ngarru Gallery. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Four Mile Beach and Wonga Beach. Spend the 20th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 19th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, look for gifts at With Sugar, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip website .

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and shuttle from Airlie Beach to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Wonga Beach, Mossman Gorge Centre, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Thornton Beach and Myall Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Alexandra Bay Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Tribulation: Cow Bay (Walu Wugirriga Lookout & Daintree Discovery Centre) and Daintree (Floravilla Ice Cream Factory & Photography Tours). Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubuji Boardwalk.

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You can do a combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Daintree
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Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach

6
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.
Let the collections at Village Gallery and Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns capture your imagination. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Palm Cove Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach. Step out of Cairns with an excursion to Spas in Palm Cove--about 30 minutes away. Spend the 29th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 30th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, stroll through Trinity Beach, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cairns online road trip planner .

You can take a bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 3:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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