60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

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

8
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. You'll explore and learn at National Gallery of Victoria and Immigration Museum. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Ballarat to see Sovereign Hill about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: shop like a local with Melbourne Central, get into the urban bustle at Federation Square, browse the eclectic array of goods at South Melbourne Market, and see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in July, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 15°C and lows about 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Jewish Holocaust Centre, Sovereign Hill
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Balloon Rides
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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 Uluru and Valley of the Winds. You'll explore and learn at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and go for a walk through Lungkata Walk.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planning website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Walkatjara Art ©
Walkatjara Art
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

6
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Ubirr and Maguk Gorge. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gunlom Waterfall Creek and Anbangbang Billabong. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, admire the sheer force of Twin Falls, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kakadu National park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planner .

You can 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 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

7
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Studio 49 Artisan Gallery and Port Douglas Court House Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Four Mile Beach and Wonga Beach. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the vivid underwater world at Agincourt Reef, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and explore the striking landscape of Mowbray National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas road trip planner .

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 August, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Mossman, Wonga Beach, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 8:
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Daintree Entomological museum and Floravilla Ice Cream Factory. Escape the urban bustle at Daintree Discovery Centre and Thornton Beach. Go for a jaunt from Cape Tribulation to Daintree to see Photography Tours about 58 minutes away. Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. The adventure continues: hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, kick back and relax at Myall Beach, and go for a walk through Marrdja Botanical Walk.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cape Tribulation tour builder .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. 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

Side Trips

Daintree, Daintree Discovery Centre
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Daintree Entomological museum ©
Daintree Entomological museum
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park

8
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.
Visit Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and River Rafting & Tubing. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Village Gallery & Spas) and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda). And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Green Arrow Walk, take in the exciting artwork at Underart Gallery, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cairns online attractions planner .

Drive from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Cairns, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Tanks Arts Centre, Cattana Wetlands
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 20:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

5
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Eli Creek. Step out of the city life by going to Lake McKenzie and Fraser Island Great Walk.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Fraser Island travel itinerary planner .

You can 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. Traveling from Cairns in August, things will get a bit cooler in Fraser Island: highs are around 27°C and lows about 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
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head

4
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 some cultural insight at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum. Lost Bear Gallery and Falls Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, get great views at Pulpit Rock Lookout, grab your bike and head to Narrow Neck Trail, and view the masterpieces at Gallery One88.

To find where to stay and tourist information, read Wentworth Falls trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fraser Island to Wentworth Falls. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Fraser Island in August; daily highs in Wentworth Falls reach 22°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Wentworth Falls

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blue Mountains National Park, Leura, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 31:
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Perry's Lookdown ©
Perry's Lookdown

10
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.
For shopping fun, head to Brett Whiteley Studio or Sydney Fish Market. Get some cultural insight at Sydney Opera House and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, admire the masterpieces at White Rabbit Gallery, and stroll through Bondi Beach.

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Drive from Wentworth Falls to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Wentworth Falls in August, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Sydney Harbour National Park, Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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