60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  29 h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
2
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
4
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
5
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Katoomba
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
9
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
10
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
11
Perth
— 7 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: London

6
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Ubirr, take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock, admire the sheer force of Twin Falls, and trek along Bardedjilidji Walk.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip planner.

London, UK to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9.5 hours traveling from London to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 8:
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge ©
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge

5
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.
Explore Port Douglas' surroundings by going to Daintree (Daintree Tea & Tranquility Falls), Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan) and Cape Tribulation (Myall Beach, Dubuji Boardwalk, &more). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. In June in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Walu Wugirriga Lookout, Mossman Gorge Centre, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 14:
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get interesting insight from Tours, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 19:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
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, kick back and relax at Indian Head, enjoy the sea views from Sandy Cape Lighthouse, and trek along Fraser Island Great Walk.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Fraser Island vacation planning site.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Fraser Island takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In June, Fraser Island is a bit cooler than Cairns - with highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 24:
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

4
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.
Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to SunJet Simulations (in Caloundra), Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World (in Maleny) and Clock Shop (in Montville). There's lots more to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Australia Zoo, admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Fraser Island to Brisbane takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. In June, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

SunJet Simulations, SunJet Simulations, Australia Zoo, Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, Clock Shop
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 30th (Tue), stroll through Lagoon Beach, thenkick back and relax at Ned's Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, tee off at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, thenstroll through Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lord Howe Island route maker website.

You can fly from Brisbane to Lord Howe Island in 4 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Brisbane to Lord Howe Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach

7
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, take a stroll through The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner.

Getting from Lord Howe Island to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Lord Howe Island to Sydney. July in Sydney sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Sydney Harbour National Park
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

5
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Katoomba: Trees Adventure Grose River Park (in Richmond), Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, get great views at The Three Sisters, explore the stunning scenery at Lincoln's Rock, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Katoomba road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Sydney in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Katoomba, with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Leura, Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath, Wentworth Falls, Trees Adventure Grose River Park
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

6
nights
Melbourne

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 to go to Torquay and see The Great Ocean Road, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Melbourne road trip planning website.

You can fly from Katoomba to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Katoomba in July, you will find days in Melbourne are slightly colder (15°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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, make a trip to Field of Light, hike along Kuniya Walk, and explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole.

Plan a trip to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and appreciate the history behind State War Memorial.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Perth travel planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth is minus 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July since evenings lows in Perth dip to 8°C. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach, Perth Zoo, The Railway Museum
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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