60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 6 nights
2
Katoomba
— 6 nights
3
Canberra
— 2 nights
4
Melbourne
— 7 nights
5
Perth
— 3 nights
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
7
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
8
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
9
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
10
Cairns
— 6 nights
11
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
12
Brisbane
— 4 nights
13
Lord Howe Island
— 3 nights

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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and get your game on at Flight Experience.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney online trip maker.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Sydney. In July in Sydney, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 7:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

6
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Katoomba is known for nature, trails, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, get great views at Govetts Leap, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Katoomba trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Katoomba. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Blackheath, Leura, Wentworth Falls, Megalong Valley, The National Pass
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 13:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath

2
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout, take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and then engage your brain at Questacon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at Axxe, don't miss a visit to Parliament of Australia, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Canberra trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Katoomba to Canberra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Katoomba in July, things will get little chillier in Canberra: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

7
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get your game on at Zero Latency, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne visit planning site.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in July, Melbourne is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 22:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, stroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and then appreciate the history behind State War Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): explore the activities along Swan River and then get engrossed in the history at Fremantle Prison.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Perth driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect nights in Perth to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is 1.5 hours. Traveling from Perth in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
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. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Maguk Gorge, trek along Bardedjilidji Walk, explore the ancient world of Ubirr, and admire all the interesting features of Anbangbang Rock Shelter.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) travel route builder app.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 11 hours. Another option is to drive. You will leave for Port Douglas on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek
Ubirr ©
Ubirr

5
nights
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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas online travel route planner.

You can fly from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas in 12 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mossman Gorge Centre, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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 out of town with these interesting Cape Tribulation side-trips: Cow Bay (Walu Wugirriga Lookout & Cow Bay Beach) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Daintree). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Daintree Discovery Centre, relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Tribulation Beach.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. In August in Cape Tribulation, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Daintree
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre

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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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Annie's at the Beach, Palm Cove Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach, and pause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip builder site.

Drive from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Cairns sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Macalister Brewing Company, Trinity Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Spas

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to K'gari, step off the mainland to explore Waddy Point, explore the activities along Lake McKenzie, and visit a coastal fixture at Sandy Cape Lighthouse.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Fraser Island day trip planner.

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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in August, with highs in Fraser Island at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Fraser Island Great Walk ©
Fraser Island Great Walk
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach

4
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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.
Step out of Brisbane with an excursion to Sea World Theme Park in Main Beach--about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, admire all the interesting features of Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, and examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brisbane online itinerary builder.

You can fly from Fraser Island to Brisbane in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. In August in Brisbane, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sea World Theme Park
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

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nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, thenkick back and relax at Ned's Beach, and then tee off at Lord Howe Island Golf Club. Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the striking landscape at Ball's Pyramid, thenlearn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, and finally trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Lord Howe Island trip planning site.

You can fly from Brisbane to Lord Howe Island in 4 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Lord Howe Standard Time is 0.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

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