60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Quorn
— 1 night
2
Melbourne
— 8 nights
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
4
Derby
— 1 night
5
Darwin
— 4 nights
6
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
7
Cairns
— 7 nights
8
Fraser Island
— 5 nights
9
Hervey Bay
— 2 nights
10
Brisbane
— 5 nights
11
Toowoomba
— 2 nights
12
Blackheath
— 6 nights
13
Sydney
— 6 nights

1
night
Quorn

Quorn ©
Quorn is a township and railhead in the Flinders Ranges in the north of South Australia, 39 km northeast of Port Augusta. For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Quorn online trip planner.

Sydney to Quorn is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney to Quorn, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Quorn are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Quorn

Parks Wildlife
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Dutchman's Stern Conservation Park ©
Dutchman's Stern Conservation Park

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and examine the collection at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Quorn to Melbourne. The time zone difference when traveling from Quorn to Melbourne is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Quorn in April, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 29:
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and stroll through Uluru Hiking Path.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in April: high temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Derby.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 2:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

1
night
Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): make a trip to Boab Canvas Print. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Galvans Gorge, browse the exhibits of Norval Gallery, thenponder the world of politics at Old Derby Goal, and finally take in the waterfront at Derby Jetty & Wharf.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Derby trip itinerary maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Derby. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May; daily highs in Derby reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Derby

Parks Nature Shopping
Find places to stay May 3 — 4:
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Norval Gallery ©
Norval Gallery

4
nights
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Go for a jaunt from Darwin to Batchelor to see Litchfield National Park about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, examine the collection at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Darwin online vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Derby to Darwin with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is 1.5 hours. Traveling from Derby in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Darwin, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
Find places to stay May 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility
Helicopter Tours

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Port Douglas: Cape Tribulation (Myall Beach & Cape Tribulation Beach), Daintree (Tranquility Falls & Daintree Tea) and Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Wonga Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas day trip tool.

Fly from Darwin to Port Douglas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. When traveling from Darwin in May, plan for slightly colder days in Port Douglas, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Mossman Gorge Centre, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay May 9 — 15:
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

7
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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Spas, Palm Cove Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns holiday planning app.

Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Cairns are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Macalister Brewing Company, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay May 15 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

5
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, don't miss a visit to K'gari, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Eli Creek.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Fraser Island travel planning tool.

You can fly from Cairns to Fraser Island in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay May 22 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen
Lake Wabby ©
Lake Wabby

2
nights
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Esplanade, take an in-depth tour of Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, and then look for gifts at Mary Ryan's. On your second day here, let the kids burn off some steam at Point Dayman Park, take in the exciting artwork at Elfotography Hervey Bay, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hervey Bay driving holiday website.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Fraser Island to Hervey Bay in 4.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum ©
Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum
Esplanade ©
Esplanade

5
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World (in Maleny), Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith (in Montville) and SunJet Simulations (in Mooloolaba). Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring nature at Conondale National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane travel route website.

Getting from Hervey Bay to Brisbane by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Toowoomba.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Conondale National Park, Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith, SunJet Simulations
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 4:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

2
nights
Toowoomba

Toowoomba ©
Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at First Coat Outdoor Gallery, and then admire the natural beauty at Harrow Homestead and Gardens. Keep things going the next day: walk around Queens Park Botanic Gardens, thenstop by Tosari Galleries, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Milne Bay Military Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Gardens USQ QLD.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Toowoomba online visit planner.

Drive from Brisbane to Toowoomba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Brisbane in June, plan for little chillier nights in Toowoomba, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Toowoomba

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Harrow Homestead and Gardens
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Harrow Homestead and Gardens ©
Harrow Homestead and Gardens
Spas
Japanese Gardens USQ QLD ©
Japanese Gardens USQ QLD

6
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Change things up with these side-trips from Blackheath: Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves), Bilpin (Bilpin Cider Company, Hillbilly Cider, &more) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, make a trip to Echo Point Lookout, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains, and take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Blackheath vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Toowoomba to Blackheath with the Route module. June in Blackheath sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Bilpin, Leura, Wentworth Falls, Jenolan Caves
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, stop by Darling Harbour, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Blackheath to Sydney takes 2 hours. Traveling from Blackheath in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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