60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  25 h
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
3
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
4
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Cairns
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Airlie Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
8
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
Ferry + Drive:  6 h 45 min
9
Mooloolaba
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
10
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
11
Katoomba
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
12
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  23 h
End: Sao Paulo

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Museum and Melbourne Central. Take a break from the city and head to Panorama Garden Estate and St. Kilda Beach. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Cape Schanck Boardwalk in Flinders, about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 13 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo in September, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cape Schanck Boardwalk, Jewish Holocaust Centre, Panorama Garden Estate, St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 5:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Valley of the Winds. Get some cultural insight at Uluru and Kuniya Walk. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, go for a walk through Field of Light, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, and explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in October: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:
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Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

6
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Ubirr and Cahills Crossing. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Maguk Gorge and Jim Jim Falls. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Wetlands, take in the dramatic scenery at Gunlom Waterfall Creek, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bardedjilidji Walk, and take in the dramatic natural features at Anbangbang Rock Shelter.

Planning Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 11 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 15:
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Four Mile Beach. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, play a few rounds at Port Douglas Golf Tours, explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, and get outside with The Bump Track.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Mossman Gorge Centre, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
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.
Visit Thornton Beach and Myall Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Photography Tours and Daintree National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Cape Tribulation side-trips: Cow Bay (Walu Wugirriga Lookout & Cow Bay Beach). And it doesn't end there: get curious at Daintree Discovery Centre, stroll through Mount Sorrow Ridge Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Tribulation Beach, and trek along Dubuji Boardwalk.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Cape Tribulation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. In October in Cape Tribulation, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Daintree
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Photography Tours
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Spas in Palm Cove, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Barron Gorge National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Yorkeys Knob Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Earl Hill, and view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns online route maker.

You can drive from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Palm Cove, Cattana Wetlands, Barron Gorge National Park, Yorkeys Knob Beach
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity 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.
Relax by the water at Catseye Beach and Airlie Beach Lagoon. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Daydream Island Living Reef. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Airlie Beach: Hamilton Island (Jetryder & Hamilton Island Golf Club). It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Whitsunday Great Walk.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Airlie Beach road trip planning website.

You can fly from Cairns to Airlie Beach in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairns in October: highs in Airlie Beach hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hamilton Island, Daydream Island Living Reef
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 3:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Catseye Beach ©
Catseye Beach
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Escape the urban bustle at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Eli Creek.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fraser Island day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Airlie Beach to Fraser Island takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Traveling from Airlie Beach in November, Fraser Island is little chillier at night with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 8:
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head

5
nights
Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
Get a sense of the local culture at Caloundra Lighthouses and Seaview Art Gallery. Visiting Kings Beach and Mooloolaba Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mooloolaba: Kondalilla National Park (in Montville), Obi Boardwalk (in Maleny) and Glass House Mountains National Park (in Glass House Mountains). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Bulcock Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marcoola Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Buderim Forest Park.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mooloolaba trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Fraser Island to Mooloolaba in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry, car, train, and bus. In November, daytime highs in Mooloolaba are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Caloundra, Kondalilla National Park, Buderim Forest Park, Marcoola Beach, Maroochydore Beach
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Kondalilla National Park ©
Kondalilla National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Glass House Mountains National Park ©
Glass House Mountains National Park

1
night
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at Lord Howe Island Museum, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Ned's Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island attractions planning app.

Getting from Mooloolaba to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Mooloolaba to Lord Howe Island is 0.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

5
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon track and Wentworth Falls. The National Pass and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Katoomba, make a side trip to see Bilpin Cider Company in Bilpin, approximately Bilpin away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains, delve into the lush surroundings at Perry's Lookdown, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, and get great views at The Three Sisters.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Katoomba trip planning site.

Getting from Lord Howe Island to Katoomba by flight takes about 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lord Howe Island to Katoomba is minus 0.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park, Kanangra-Boyd National Park, Wentworth Falls, Bilpin Cider Company
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 20:
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Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and Mrs Macquarie's Chair. Get a sense of the local culture at Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, stroll through Bondi to Coogee Walk, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. While traveling from Katoomba, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 19°C. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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