60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 6 nights
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Canberra
— 2 nights
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Melbourne
— 7 nights
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Noosa
— 4 nights
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Lord Howe Island
— 3 nights
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Sydney
— 8 nights
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Blue Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
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Fraser Island
— 5 nights
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Whitsunday Island
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 6 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 5 nights
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Kakadu National Park
— 6 nights

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Fremantle Prison and Illusionary Art will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at The Perth Mint and Motor Museum of Western Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Rockingham Beach (in Rockingham), Tyler's Vineyard (in Millendon) and The Escape Hunt Experience Perth (in South Fremantle). There's much more to do: walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, tour the pleasant surroundings at City Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Perth tour itinerary planning app.

Nottingham, UK to Perth is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Nottingham to Perth, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nottingham in August, plan for little chillier nights in Perth, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Whiteman, Fremantle, Scarborough Beach, Cottesloe Beach, City Beach
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

2
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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.
On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, then engage your brain at Questacon, and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Canberra travel planner.

You can fly from Perth to Canberra in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Perth in August, expect Canberra to be slightly colder, temps between 15°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get in touch with nature at Melbourne Boat Hire and St. Kilda Beach. Popular historic sites such as Old Melbourne Gaol and Scots Church are in your itinerary. Spend the 29th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, take a stroll through Melbourne Central, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Melbourne, with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Scienceworks, St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

4
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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Queensland Air Museum and Hastings Street. Step out of the city life by going to Noosa Main Beach and Marcoola Beach. Explore Noosa's surroundings by going to Maroochydore Beach (in Maroochydore), Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba) and Caloundra (Bulcock Beach & Kings Beach). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Peregian Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Noosa trip planning app.

You can fly from Melbourne to Noosa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Caloundra, Maroochydore Beach, Marcoola Beach, Mooloolaba Beach
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 4:
Highlights from your plan
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Peregian Beach ©
Peregian Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

3
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Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Escape the urban bustle at Lagoon Beach and Mt Gower. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Ned's Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lord Howe Island trip planner.

You can fly from Noosa to Lord Howe Island in 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Noosa to Lord Howe Island. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

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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.
Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Australian National Maritime Museum and Sydney Opera House. Change things up with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly (about 36 minutes away). Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take an in-depth tour of Hyde Park Barracks, wander the streets of The Rocks, and admire the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Lord Howe Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Blue Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sydney Harbour National Park, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Shelly Beach
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, then admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, and finally admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): trek along Fortress Rock, then make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, then get great views at The Three Sisters, and finally examine the collection at Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Blue Mountains National Park visit planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sydney to Blue Mountains National Park. Traveling from Sydney in September, Blue Mountains National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Leura, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, The Three Sisters, Gallery Blackheath, Wentworth Falls
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Get outdoors at Lake McKenzie and Sandy Cape Lighthouse. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Indian Head.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Blue Mountains National Park to Fraser Island with the Route module. You will leave for Whitsunday Island on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head

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Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the activities along Hill Inlet and then enjoy the sand and surf at Whitehaven Beach.

To find photos and more tourist information, go to the Whitsunday Island online tour builder.

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Whitsunday Island in 11 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. September in Whitsunday Island sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet

6
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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.
Relax by the water at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery and St Monica's Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Wangetti) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Four Mile Beach). Spend the 25th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 1st (Sun) exploring nature at Barron Gorge National Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, see Trail Bike Adventures, explore the world behind art at Samurai Gallery Australia, and kick back and relax at Yorkeys Knob Beach.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Whitsunday Island to Cairns in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Whitsunday Island in September, Cairns is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach
Find places to stay Sep 25 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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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 and Walpa Gorge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip app.

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Traveling from Cairns in October, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be little chillier, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll travel to Kakadu National Park.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Maguk Gorge and Jim Jim Falls. Escape the urban bustle at Twin Falls and Koolpin Gorge.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kakadu National Park online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Kakadu National Park takes 12 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kakadu National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek

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