60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  8​h
2
Broome
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
3
Margaret River
— 6 nights
+3
bus + Fly + shuttle + bus:  17​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  10​h 30​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Cairns
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Cape Tribulation
— 5 nights
+3
bus + taxi + Fly + bus:  9​h
8
Byron Bay
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
9
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Noosa
— 6 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  7​h 15​min
11
Port Macquarie
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
12
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Pune

4
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get some cultural insight at Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock. Family-friendly places like Yellow Water and Anbangbang Billabong will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Maguk Gorge, make a trip to Bardedjilidji Walk, admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jim Jim Falls.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) day trip app .

Pune, India to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Pune to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls

5
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Visit Cable Beach and Reddell Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Broome Bird Observatory, stroll through Broome Town Beach, and get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Broome trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Broome takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Broome. September in Broome sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 25 — Oct 1:
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Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park

6
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Surfers Point and Injidup Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Mammoth Cave and Lake Cave. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave), Sensei Pots Art Gallery Yallingup (in Quedjinup) and Dunsborough (Meelup Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Cowaramup Bay, take in the exciting artwork at Jahroc Galleries, stop by Margaret River Chocolate Company, and stroll through Margaret River Mouth Beach.

Start your trip to Margaret River by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Broome to Margaret River in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Augusta, Cowaramup, Boranup, Dunsborough
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

2
nights
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Take a break from the city and head to Wineglass Bay Lookout and Friendly Beaches. Attractions like Coles Bay Jetty and Honeymoon Bay make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Coles Bay side-trips: East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and St Marys (Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery & St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard and view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Coles Bay in 17.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bicheno, Freycinet, St Marys, Gala Estate Vineyard
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Coles Bay to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru ©
Uluru

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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 a sense of the local culture at Historic Village Herberton and Spy & Camera Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Trinity Beach and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach), Agincourt Reef (in Port Douglas) and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda). Spend the 14th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Wooroonooran National Park, choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, enjoy some diversion at Muddy's Playground, and take in the exciting artwork at Rainforest Gems Gallery & Studio.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Herberton, Rainforest Gems Gallery & Studio, Wooroonooran National Park
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 19:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Daintree National Park and Daintree Discovery Centre. Get in touch with nature at Mossman Gorge and Myall Beach. Explore Cape Tribulation's surroundings by going to Cooktown (Finch Bay, James Cook Museum, & more) and Wonga Beach (in Wonga Beach). The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and enjoy the sand and surf at Cow Bay Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cape Tribulation trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Do a combination of bus, car, and ferry from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, car, and ferry; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cooktown, Cow Bay, Wonga Beach, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 24:
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Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
James Cook Museum ©
James Cook Museum

4
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cape Byron Walking Track and Main Beach Yamba. Get in touch with nature at Broken Head Beach and Pippi Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Byron Bay side-trips: Spooky Beach (in Angourie), Lighthouse Beach (in Ballina) and Yamba (Turners Beach, Kitchen To Table Pty Ltd, & more). Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring nature at Arakwal National Park. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Wategos Beach, relax in the rural setting at The Farm Byron Bay, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and admire all the interesting features of Broken Head Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Byron Bay travel planning site .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Cape Tribulation to Byron Bay takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cape Tribulation in October: high temperatures in Byron Bay hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yamba, Broken Head, Lighthouse Beach, Spooky Beach
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Kayaking & Canoeing
Pippi Beach ©
Pippi Beach

4
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.
Relax by the water at Coolangatta Beach and Burleigh Heads Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and Burleigh Head National Park. Take a break from Gold Coast with a short trip to Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre in Murwillumbah, about 54 minutes away. Pack the 2nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Kirra Beach, browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, and see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast tour itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Byron Bay to Gold Coast by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:
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Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Original Eumundi Markets and Old Church Gallery Moore. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mooloolaba Beach and Noosa National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Kings Beach (in Caloundra) and Maroochydore Beach (in Maroochydore). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Noosa Main Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Peregian Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Noosa River, and don't miss a visit to Hastings Street.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Noosa trip website .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Noosa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eumundi, Coolum Beach, Kings Beach, Maroochydore Beach, Mooloolaba Beach
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 8:
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Maroochydore Beach ©
Maroochydore Beach
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Peregian Beach ©
Peregian Beach

5
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Coastal walk and Scotts Head Beach. For shopping fun, head to Whitewashed Gallery or Not A Cafe. Get out of town with these interesting Port Macquarie side-trips: Saltwater National Park (in Old Bar), Korogoro Walking Track (in Hat Head) and Forster (Burgess Beach, Forster & Seven Mile Beach). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, stroll through Elizabeth Beach, and enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Port Macquarie trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Noosa to Port Macquarie takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Port Macquarie can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Whitewashed Gallery, Korogoro Walking Track, Not A Cafe, Saltwater National Park
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 14:
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Let the collections at Brett Whiteley Studio and Justice & Police Museum capture your imagination. There's much more to do: stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take a stroll through The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly, and hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Port Macquarie in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sydney, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 18:
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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