60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Hobart
— 3 nights
2
Cowes
— 5 nights
3
Melbourne
— 7 nights
4
Perth
— 5 nights
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
6
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
7
Cairns
— 6 nights
8
Fraser Island
— 6 nights
9
Noosa
— 5 nights
10
Brisbane
— 4 nights
11
Sydney
— 6 nights
12
Katoomba
— 5 nights

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Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Three Capes Track (in Port Arthur). There's lots more to do: paddle through the water with Roaring 40s Kayaking, go for a charming ride with Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, gain interesting insight with Hobart Walking Tours, and contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hobart online trip maker.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get little chillier in Hobart: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cowes.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Three Capes Track
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 18:
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Roaring 40s Kayaking ©
Roaring 40s Kayaking
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

5
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Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Cowes is known for wildlife, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, kick back and relax at YCW Beach, head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, and learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cowes day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Hobart to Cowes takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In March, daytime highs in Cowes are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Ventnor, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Summerlands, Pinnacles Lookout
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 23:
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Phillip Island Helicopters ©
Phillip Island Helicopters
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Kitty Miller Bay ©
Kitty Miller Bay

7
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Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 26th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 24th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and don't miss a visit to Royal Exhibition Building.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip planning site.

Drive from Cowes to Melbourne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Wineries
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 30:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Top Gun Tours (in West Swan) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, stroll through Cottesloe Beach, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Perth online travel planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Top Gun Tours, Fremantle Prison, Realmz Escape Game
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 4:
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Top Gun Tours ©
Top Gun Tours
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River

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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: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. April in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

4
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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.
Spend the 8th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, and see the world from above with GBR Helicopters -Tours.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas travel route website.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Port Douglas, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 11:
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GBR Helicopters -Tours ©
GBR Helicopters -Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

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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.
Step out of Cairns to go to Palm Cove and see Palm Cove Beach, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 14th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, have fun at Muddy's Playground, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip builder website.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. April in Cairns sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove Beach
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Birrabeen, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Australian Sunset Safaris Day Tours, step off the mainland to explore Waddy Point, and kick back and relax at Eli Creek.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fraser Island travel route planner.

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, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 23:
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Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Champagne Pools ©
Champagne Pools

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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Noosa: Caloundra (Kings Beach, Bulcock Beach, &more), Maroochydore Rotary Park (in Maroochydore) and Sunshine Coast Craft Beer Tours (in Mooloolaba). Spend the 24th (Sat) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Noosa River, look for gifts at Watermelon Red, enjoy the sand and surf at Peregian Beach, and stroll through Noosa Main Beach.

Find out how to plan Noosa trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Noosa takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Caloundra, Maroochydore Rotary Park, Sunshine Coast Craft Beer Tours, Lows Lookout
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 28:
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Caloundra Jet Ski ©
Caloundra Jet Ski
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa River ©
Noosa River

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Sea World Theme Park in Main Beach (about 1h 5 min away). There's still lots to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Noosa to Brisbane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Brisbane are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sea World Theme Park
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

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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: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Sydney are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay May 2 — 8:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Change things up with a short trip to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum in Faulconbridge (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, get great views at Pulpit Rock Lookout, get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, and hike along Coachwood Glen Nature Trail.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Katoomba online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Katoomba when traveling from Sydney in May, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Leura, Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, South Lawson Waterfall Circuit
Find places to stay May 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

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