60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
1
Brisbane
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + Ferry + Drive:  7 h 15 min
2
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h
3
Blackheath
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Ventnor
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
8
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  9 h 15 min
10
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  10 h 30 min
11
Cairns
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
12
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
13
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  6 h
End: Brisbane

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World (in Maleny) and Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba). There's still lots to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane online trip itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Brisbane. In February, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Mooloolaba Beach, Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 25:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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, head off the coast to Waddy Point, kick back and relax at Eli Creek, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Fraser Island tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Brisbane to Fraser Island takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. In February, daytime highs in Fraser Island are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 1:
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

4
nights
Blackheath

Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Get out of town with these interesting Blackheath side-trips: Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin), Lake Wallace (in Wallerawang) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Perry's Lookdown, take some stellar pictures from Hassan's Wall, and don't miss a visit to Echo Point Lookout.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Blackheath day trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fraser Island to Blackheath. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Fraser Island in March; daily highs in Blackheath reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Lithgow, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Bilpin Cider Company
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath

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, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney holiday planner.

Drive from Blackheath to Sydney in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Sydney are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 13:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach, examine the collection at Lord Howe Island Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ned's Beach, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off 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.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lord Howe Island visit planner.

Getting from Sydney to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 15:
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

7
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, approximately Werribee away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner.

Getting from Lord Howe Island to Melbourne by flight takes about 6 hours. In March, daytime highs in Melbourne are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Ventnor.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

5
nights
Ventnor

Ventnor ©
Venture out of the city with trips to The Enchanted Adventure Garden (in Arthurs Seat) and Cape Schanck Boardwalk (in Flinders).

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ventnor trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Melbourne to Ventnor in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cowes, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Summerlands, Cape Schanck Boardwalk
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Kitty Miller Bay ©
Kitty Miller Bay
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Cowes Beach ©
Cowes Beach

2
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.
On the 28th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, then get engrossed in the history at The Nostalgia Box Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Perth road trip website .

Explore your travel options from Ventnor to Perth with the Route module. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Ventnor in March, expect nights in Perth to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

2
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 and take pictures at Uluru, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art, and head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Fly from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) is 1 hour. In March, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is somewhat warmer than Perth - with highs of 41°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

4
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, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, explore the striking landscape at Koolpin Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Mamukala Wetlands, and hike along Bilkbilkmi / Graveside Gorge.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) journey builder.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Motor Car Falls ©
Motor Car Falls
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site

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 (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Green Island, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Cairns trip simple and quick.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Cairns in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In April in Cairns, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Tribulation: Cow Bay (Cow Bay Beach, Walu Wugirriga Lookout, &more), Photography Tours (in Daintree) and Bloomfield Waterfall (in Bloomfield). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Myall Beach, stop by Daintree Entomological museum, experience rural life at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, and stroll through Thornton Beach.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cape Tribulation trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cairns to Cape Tribulation by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Bloomfield Waterfall, Photography Tours
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation Beach

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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 (Elizas Gallery & Tranquility Falls). Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, kick back and relax at Wonga Beach, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip app .

You can drive from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Daintree, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Wonga Beach, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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