60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia planner

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Perth
— 3 nights
2
Melbourne
— 6 nights
3
Blackheath
— 5 nights
4
Sydney
— 7 nights
5
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
6
Brisbane
— 5 nights
7
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
8
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
9
Cairns
— 6 nights
10
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
11
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 8 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from Perth to Fremantle to see Fremantle Prison about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Perth travel planner.

Manchester, UK to Perth is an approximately 23-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Perth. Traveling from Manchester in August, plan for little chillier nights in Perth, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Yarra Glen to see Yileena Park about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get lost in a book at State Library Victoria, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Perth in August: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trip

Yileena Park
Find places to stay Aug 26 — Sep 2:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

5
nights
Blackheath

Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Get out of town with these interesting Blackheath side-trips: Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's still lots to do: get great views at The Three Sisters, take a memorable tour with Tours, head outdoors with Eagle Rock Adventures Pty Ltd, and admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Blackheath trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Melbourne to Blackheath with the Route module. When traveling from Melbourne in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Blackheath: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Blue Mountains National Park, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Wentworth Falls
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, stroll through Bondi Beach, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Blackheath to Sydney takes 2 hours. Traveling from Blackheath in September, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 15th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Lord Howe Island Museum, thenstroll through Ned's Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and finally tee off at Lord Howe Island Golf Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): cast your line with a fishing tour, thenhike along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lord Howe Island itinerary builder.

Getting from Sydney to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST) is 0.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mooloolaba (SunJet Simulations, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more), Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford). There's lots more to do: walk around South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip planner.

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Brisbane in 4 hours. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Lord Howe Island to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. September in Brisbane sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Gold Coast
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Douglas: Daintree (Tranquility Falls, Elizas Gallery, &more), Daintree Mangroves Wildlife Sanctuary (in Mossman) and Jindalba Boardwalk (in Cow Bay). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, head outdoors with The Bump Track, do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Brisbane to Port Douglas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in September: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Mossman, Daintree, Mossman Gorge Centre, Jindalba Boardwalk
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre

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.
When in Cape Tribulation, make a side trip to see Walu Wugirriga Lookout in Cow Bay, approximately Cow Bay away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Marrdja Botanical Walk, kick back and relax at Myall Beach, hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, and relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Farm.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Tribulation trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. In September in Cape Tribulation, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mount Sorrow Ridge Trail, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk
Walu Wugirriga Lookout ©
Walu Wugirriga Lookout
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.
Step out of Cairns to go to Palm Cove and see Palm Cove Beach, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, have fun at Muddy's Playground, and take a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cairns planning app.

You can drive from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Cairns are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Earl Hill, Palm Cove Beach
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, and stroll through Uluru Hiking Path.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online holiday maker.

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cairns in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

8
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Twin Falls, identify plant and animal life at Mamukala Wetlands, delve into the distant past at Ubirr, and explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip tool.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr

Similar Plans

34 days in Australia BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 30 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA April, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: April, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 11 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 29 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 30 days in Australia BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND July, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 27 days in Australia & Auckland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Australia BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 2 days in Australia BY A USER FROM NIGERIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 58 days in Australia BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS September, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 58 days in France & Australia BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS September, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 25 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans