60 days in Australia & London Itinerary

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Lord Howe Island, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sydney, Australia
— 6 nights
Drive
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Katoomba, Australia
— 5 nights
Train to Sydney, Fly to Melbourne
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Melbourne, Australia
— 6 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly
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London, United Kingdom
— 11 nights
Fly to Darwin, Bus to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), Australia
— 5 nights
Fly
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Cairns, Australia
— 5 nights
Drive
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Port Douglas, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Noosa, Australia
— 4 nights
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Drive to River Heads, Ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Drive to Fraser Island
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Fraser Island, Australia
— 5 nights
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Drive to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Ferry to River Heads, Fly to Brisbane

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Lord Howe Island, Australia — 2 nights

Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Lord Howe Island is known for beaches, wildlife, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Ned's Beach, play a few rounds at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, stroll through Blinky Beach, and trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island trip planner.

Brisbane to Lord Howe Island is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Sydney.
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Sydney, Australia — 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: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lord Howe Island to Sydney is minus 0.5 hours. May in Sydney sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Katoomba.
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Katoomba, Australia — 5 nights

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Katoomba: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Bilpin (Bilpin Cider Company & Hillbilly Cider) and Windyridge Garden (in Blue Mountains National Park). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Wentworth Falls Lookout, make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades House & Gardens, and get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Katoomba trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 8°C in Katoomba. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.
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Melbourne, Australia — 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.
Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee--about 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 17th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 19th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne route maker app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Katoomba to Melbourne in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Katoomba in May, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia — 3 nights

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, take in the pleasant sights at Mala Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 11 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Change things up with these side-trips from London: Hatfield House (Museum June-Sept) (in Hatfield), Imperial Bird of Prey Academy (in Billericay) and Salisbury (Mompesson House, Stonehenge, &more). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and examine the collection at The British Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the London travel route planning tool.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to London in 31 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 9.5 hours. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May, things will get little chillier in London: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), Australia — 5 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock, examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, trek along Bardedjilidji Walk, and take some stellar pictures from Anbangbang Rock Shelter.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) day trip website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from London to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 28.5 hours. Traveling from London to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), you'll lose 9.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Cairns.
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Cairns, Australia — 5 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 Cairns' surroundings by going to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda) and Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). Spend the 13th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 14th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cairns Aquarium, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner.

You can fly from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. In June in Cairns, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.
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Port Douglas, Australia — 4 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 17th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, and get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. June in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Noosa.
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Noosa, Australia — 4 nights

Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Explore Noosa's surroundings by going to Mooloolaba (Mooloolaba Beach & Sunshine Coast Craft Beer Tours) and SunJet Simulations (in Caloundra). Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Essential Bodywork, stop by Watermelon Red, explore the striking landscape of Tewantin National Park, and stroll through Noosa Main Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Noosa trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Port Douglas to Noosa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fraser Island.
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Fraser Island, Australia — 5 nights

Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, make a trip to K'gari, step off the mainland to explore Waddy Point, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Fraser Island Day Spa.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fraser Island online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Noosa to Fraser Island takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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Australia travel guide

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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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