57 days in Australia Itinerary

57 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip planner
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Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly to Sydney, Train to Leura
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Leura
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly
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Brisbane
— 5 nights
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Fly to Hervey Bay, Ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Drive to Fraser Island
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Fraser Island
— 5 nights
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Drive to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Ferry to River Heads, Drive to Noosa
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Noosa
— 6 nights
Fly
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 8 nights
Fly
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Cairns
— 6 nights
Drive
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Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
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Port Douglas
— 6 nights
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Melbourne — 6 nights

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.
Dedicate the 5th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 4th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, make a trip to Block Arcade, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

Plan trip to Melbourne with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Melbourne is 2 hours. Traveling from Singapore in August, things will get colder in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Leura.
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Leura — 4 nights

Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Explore Leura's surroundings by going to Blue Mountains (in Katoomba) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls Lookout, admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, get great views at The Three Sisters, and make a trip to Echo Point Lookout.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Leura day trip planning tool.

Getting from Melbourne to Leura by combination of flight and train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: highs in Leura hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sydney.
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Sydney — 6 nights

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, wander the streets of The Rocks, and visit Darling Harbour.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Leura to Sydney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Leura in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Brisbane.
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Find places to stay Aug 11 — 17:

Brisbane — 5 nights

Australia's New World City

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.
Step out of Brisbane to go to Main Beach and see Sea World Theme Park, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, and examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane itinerary maker site.

Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Brisbane are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.
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Fraser Island — 5 nights

Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to K'gari, head off the coast to Waddy Point, relax and rejuvenate at Fraser Island Day Spa, and contemplate the waterfront views at Champagne Pools.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Fraser Island tour builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Brisbane to Fraser Island takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In August in Fraser Island, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Noosa.
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Noosa — 6 nights

Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Noosa: Mooloolaba (Mooloolaba Beach & Boat Tours & Water Sports), Caloundra Regional Art Gallery (in Caloundra) and Foote Sanctuary of Buderim (in Buderim). Spend the 28th (Mon) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Essential Bodywork, explore the galleries of Artisans Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Noosa route maker site.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Noosa takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 8 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 4th (Mon) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Maguk Gorge, explore the ancient world of Ubirr, trek along Bardedjilidji Walk, and take in the dramatic scenery at Gunlom Waterfall Creek.

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

Getting from Noosa to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Noosa to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can fly to Cairns.
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Cairns — 6 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach) and Kuranda (Peter Jarver Gallery & Australian Butterfly Sanctuary). Spend the 11th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 15th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take an exotic tour of Billy Tea Safaris, see Off-Road Tours, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cairns road trip planner.

Fly from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in Cairns, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Tribulation.
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Cape Tribulation — 4 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay) and Daintree (Photography Tours & Floravilla Ice Cream Factory). Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Farm, go for a walk through Marrdja Botanical Walk, take a peaceful walk through Gondwana Rainforest, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Tribulation Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Tribulation driving holiday app.

Drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Cape Tribulation, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.
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Port Douglas — 6 nights

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.
Spend the 21st (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 25th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, go for a walk through Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail, and enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas road trip website.

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas by car takes about 2 hours. In September in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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