60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  10​h
1
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  9​h 15​min
4
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Shuttle:  11​h 45​min
5
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Cairns
— 6 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + Ferry + Drive:  10​h 15​min
7
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + Ferry + Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
8
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Wentworth Falls
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
12
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
13
Melbourne
— 7 nights
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience and then identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Reef. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Exmouth journey builder tool .

Melbourne to Exmouth is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in June; daily highs in Exmouth reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

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.
Step out of Perth to go to Fremantle and see Fremantle Prison, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Perth online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Exmouth to Perth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In June, Perth is slightly colder than Exmouth - with highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

2
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, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, get outside with Walpa Gorge, and hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip app .

Fly from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 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. In June, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

5
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Ubirr, admire the sheer force of Maguk Falls, identify plant and animal life at Maguk Gorge, and take in the dramatic natural features at Nanguluwur Art Site.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 15:
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Motor Car Falls ©
Motor Car Falls

5
nights
Port Douglas

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.
Explore Port Douglas' surroundings by going to Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach), Daintree (Photography Tours, Daintree Tea, & more) and Cape Tribulation (Marrdja Botanical Walk, Dubuji Boardwalk, & more). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout, stroll through Four Mile Beach, and explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 21:
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Port Douglas to Cairns by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Cairns are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, beaches, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, hike along Fraser Island Great Walk, kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, and visit a coastal fixture at Sandy Cape Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Fraser Island day trip tool .

Do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Cairns to Fraser Island in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cairns in June; daily highs in Fraser Island reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 2:
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Fraser Island Great Walk ©
Fraser Island Great Walk
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Caloundra Coastal Walk (in Kings Beach), Mooloolaba (SunJet Simulations & Mooloolaba Beach) and Mount Ninderry (in Yandina). The adventure continues: walk around South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Brisbane takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In July, daytime highs in Brisbane are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, Mount Ninderry, Caloundra Coastal Walk
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach, kick back and relax at Ned's Beach, and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the next day, play a few rounds at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lord Howe Island trip maker tool .

You can fly from Brisbane to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

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, trails, shopping, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Wentworth Falls.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Sydney Harbour National Park
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 16:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

5
nights
Wentworth Falls

Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls is a town in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, situated approximately west of the Sydney central business district, and about east of Katoomba, Australia on the Great Western Highway, with a Wentworth Falls railway station on the Main Western line. Get out of town with these interesting Wentworth Falls side-trips: Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin) and Trees Adventure Grose River Park (in Richmond). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lockleys Pylon Walking Track, grab your bike and head to Narrow Neck Trail, and head outdoors with Eagle Rock Adventures Pty Ltd.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Wentworth Falls trip planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Wentworth Falls in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 3°C in Wentworth Falls. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Wentworth Falls

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and then get curious at Questacon. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, and then take in nature's colorful creations at National Arboretum Canberra.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Canberra trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Wentworth Falls to Canberra in 4 hours. Traveling from Wentworth Falls in July, expect Canberra to be slightly colder, temps between 13°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

7
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 Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Canberra to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Canberra in July since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 6°C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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