59 days in Australia Itinerary

59 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairns
— 9 nights
2
St Kilda
— 4 nights
3
Sydney
— 29 nights
4
Tamborine Mountain
— 5 nights
5
North Stradbroke Island
— 1 night
6
Brisbane
— 8 nights

9
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Palm Cove Beach and Atherton Tablelands. The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum and Michael Seebeck Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Village Gallery). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Underart Gallery, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Cairns Aquarium.

Before you visit Cairns, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Cairns is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Luxembourg City to Cairns due to the time zone difference. In October, Cairns is much hotter than Luxembourg City - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to St Kilda.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Smithfield Shopping Centre, Tanks Arts Centre, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

4
nights
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park and Jewish Holocaust Centre. Explore hidden gems such as Brighton Beach and St. Kilda Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Kilda: Beaconsfield Flora & Fauna Reserve (in Beaconsfield), Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne (in Cranbourne) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee).

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

Getting from Cairns to St Kilda by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and tram. While traveling from Cairns, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in St Kilda, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Carnegie, Jewish Holocaust Centre, Beaconsfield Flora & Fauna Reserve, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 27:
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Chadstone - The Fashion Capital ©
Chadstone - The Fashion Capital

29
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.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Mary's Cathedral and Chinese Garden of Friendship. Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Shelly Beach. The adventure continues: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Hyde Park Barracks.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney travel route website.

You can fly from St Kilda to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of tram and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from St Kilda in October; daily highs in Sydney reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Tamborine Mountain.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Manly, Bondi
Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 25:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

5
nights
Tamborine Mountain

Tamborine Mountain ©
Witches Falls Winery and CapanArt Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Barb's Gift Shop and Beaudesert Community Arts and Information Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Tamborine Mountain: Brisbane Antique Centre (in Loganholme), Darlington Park (in Darlington) and Grandchester (Hidden Vale Adventure Park & Grandchester Railway Station).

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tamborine Mountain online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Tamborine Mountain takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November in Tamborine Mountain, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Tamborine Mountain

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Ipswich, Canungra War Memorial, Brisbane Antique Centre, Beenleigh Artisan Distillery, Darlington Park
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 30:
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Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens ©
Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens
Darlington Park ©
Darlington Park
Grandchester Railway Station ©
Grandchester Railway Station

1
night
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): kick back and relax at Cylinder Beach, thentake a leisurely stroll along North Gorge Walk, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Frenchman's Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read North Stradbroke Island day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tamborine Mountain to North Stradbroke Island takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach
North Gorge Walk
North Gorge Walk

8
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St Helena Island National Park and Boggo Road Gaol (Jail). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Queensland Maritime Museum and City Hall. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Queen Street Mall, explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art, see the interesting displays at Museum of Brisbane, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Eat Street Northshore.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane itinerary tool.

Drive from North Stradbroke Island to Brisbane in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

St Helena Island National Park
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 9:
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Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland
Gallery of Modern Art ©
Gallery of Modern Art
State Library Of Queensland ©
State Library Of Queensland

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