60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly
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Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly to Darwin, Bus to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
Bus to Charles Eaton Drive, Fly to Cairns
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Port Douglas
— 7 nights
Drive
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Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cairns
— 8 nights
+2
Fly to Hervey Bay, Ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Drive to Fraser Island
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Fraser Island
— 5 nights
+2
Drive to Hervey Bay Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, Drive to Wentworth Falls
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Wentworth Falls
— 4 nights
Drive
9
Sydney
— 10 nights

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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Head to Melbourne Central and Lightning Ridge Opal Minesfor plenty of shopping. Get in touch with nature at Balloon Rides and Nature & Wildlife Tours. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Sovereign Hill in Ballarat, approximately Ballarat away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, deepen your understanding at Museum of Chinese Australian History, examine the collection at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Melbourne road trip app.

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, Melbourne is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Side Trips

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Melbourne Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Melbourne Museum
4.5
Sovereign Hill ©
Historic Site
Sovereign Hill
4.4

3
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Walkatjara Art Uluru and Uluru. Escape the urban bustle at Uluru Hiking Path and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
Highlights from your trip
Uluru ©
World heritage site
Uluru
4.6
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
World heritage site
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
4.7

6
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ubirr and Maguk Gorge. Visiting Anbangbang Billabong and Motor Car Falls will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Gunlom Waterfall Creek, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kakadu National park, look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Billabong, and take in the dramatic natural features at Anbangbang Rock Shelter.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 31:
Highlights from your trip
Ubirr ©
Must see
Ubirr
4.8
Maguk Gorge ©
Must see
Maguk Gorge
4.8
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Wildlife Area
Anbangbang Billabong
4.2

7
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Ngarru Gallery and Port Douglas Court House Museum. Visit Four Mile Beach and Wonga Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get outside with The Bump Track, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre, and explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef.

Plan my day in Port Douglas using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of bus and 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 to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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©
Safari
Safaris
4.9

4
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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.
Let the collections at Daintree Discovery Centre and Floravilla Ice Cream Factory capture your imagination. Step out of the city life by going to Photography Tours and Daintree Entomological museum. Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Thornton Beach, stroll through Myall Beach, hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cape Tribulation online holiday planner.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. In August in Cape Tribulation, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
Daintree Entomological museum ©
Natural History Museum
Daintree Entomological museum
3.9
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Science Museum
Daintree Discovery Centre
3.8
©
Photography Tour
Photography Tours
4.7

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Cairns

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Head to Village Gallery and Tanks Arts Centrefor some retail therapy. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Spas (in Palm Cove) and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, hike along The Blue Arrow Circuit, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip builder tool.

You can drive from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Cairns sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 20:
Highlights from your trip

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Fraser Island

We've included these beaches for you: Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Indian Head. Get outdoors at Eli Creek and Central Station Rainforest.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fraser Island tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Cairns to Fraser Island takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in August: high temperatures in Fraser Island hover around 27°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Wentworth Falls.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Lake McKenzie ©
World heritage site
Lake McKenzie
4.9
Indian Head ©
Water Body
Indian Head
4.8

4
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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 a sense of the local culture at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Lost Bear Gallery. Head to Falls Gallery and Moontreefor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls Lookout, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, browse the exhibits of Gallery One88, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Narrow Neck Trail.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Wentworth Falls day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fraser Island to Wentworth Falls. Traveling from Fraser Island in August, expect Wentworth Falls to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Wentworth Falls

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 31:
Highlights from your trip
The National Pass ©
Historic Walking Area
The National Pass
4.7

10
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Sydney

The Harbour City

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Bondi to Coogee Walk and Manly Beach. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks, and visit Darling Harbour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner.

You can drive from Wentworth Falls to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Wentworth Falls in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 10:
Highlights from your trip
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Hiking Trail
Bondi to Coogee Walk
4.8
Bondi Beach ©
Beach
Bondi Beach
4.2

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