60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 45​min
2
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Cairns
— 5 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 15​min
4
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + 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
train + 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


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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. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Ubirr, look for all kinds of wild species at Maguk Gorge, examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, and admire the sheer force of Twin Falls.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online trip maker .

London, UK to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is 9 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan), Daintree (Daintree Tea & Tranquility Falls) 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, relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, and enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip maker .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Walu Wugirriga Lookout, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Cairns holiday site .

Traveling by bus from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Cairns are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (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
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 19:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, beaches, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, hike along Fraser Island Great Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, and don't miss a visit to K'gari.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Fraser Island trip planning app .

Getting from Cairns to Fraser Island by combination of flight, ferry, and car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Traveling from Cairns in June, things will get slightly colder in Fraser Island: highs are around 26°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Fraser Island Great Walk ©
Fraser Island Great Walk
Indian Head ©
Indian Head

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 Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World (in Maleny), Clock Shop (in Montville) and SunJet Simulations (in Caloundra). Next up on the itinerary: walk around South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Australia Zoo, and have some family-friendly fun at SunJet Simulations.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Brisbane in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In June in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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), enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lord Howe Island online road trip planner .

Fly from Brisbane to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to 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
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower
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, trails, shopping, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sydney sightseeing planner .

Getting from Lord Howe Island to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

5
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Katoomba side-trips: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin) and Trees Adventure Grose River Park (in Richmond). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, get great views at The Three Sisters, and take a peaceful walk through Coachwood Glen Nature Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Katoomba online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in July since evenings lows in Katoomba dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Leura, Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath, Bilpin Cider Company, Wentworth Falls
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 13:
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Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Katoomba to Melbourne in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Katoomba in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time 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 Zoo ©
Melbourne 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, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Melbourne in July, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). The adventure continues: walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, take an in-depth tour of The Nostalgia Box Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Perth online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth. 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, Cottesloe Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, The Railway Museum, Perth Zoo
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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