60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Leura
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  6​h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Cairns
— 6 nights
+3
bus + Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h
5
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
+4
shuttle + Fly + bus + foot + bus:  11​h 15​min
7
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
8
Herne Hill
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
9
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
10
Noosa
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
12
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Bring the kids along to Coogee Beach and Clovelly. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Shelly Beach in Manly, approximately 36 minutes away. Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, see a show at Sydney Opera House, look for gifts at Belle Fleur Fine Chocolates, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip planning site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. In June, daytime highs in Sydney are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Leura.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Shopping, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Bridget Kennedy Project Space, Shelly Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

4
nights
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Get in touch with nature at Pulpit Rock Lookout and The National Pass. Shop till you drop at The Nook and The Candy Store Leura. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, look for gifts at Rick Rutherford's Country, browse for treasures at Victory Theatre Antique Centre, and stroll through Grand Canyon track.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Leura attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Leura takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Sydney in June, Leura is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Leura

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Rick Rutherford's Country
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 12:
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Evans Lookout ©
Evans Lookout
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout

1
night
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
On the 13th (Thu), hike along Uluru Hiking Path, then don't miss a visit to Uluru, and then trek along Kuniya Walk. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and finally head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Leura to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

6
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.
Relax by the water at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Esplanade Boardwalk. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Palm Cove, approximately 44 minutes away. Spend the 19th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, look for gifts at Cairns Central Shopping Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Yorkeys Knob Beach, and get outside with Aquatica.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns online holiday maker .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Trinity Beach, Tanks Arts Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Myall Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Cape Tribulation Beach and Cow Bay Beach. Take a break from Cape Tribulation with a short trip to Daintree Discovery Centre in Cow Bay, about 30 minutes away. Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall, experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm, and trek along Dubuji Boardwalk.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, car, and ferry; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Cape Tribulation can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Cow Bay
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk
Cape Trib Farm ©
Cape Trib Farm

6
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Do your shopping at Coffee Works and With Sugar. Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Mowbray National Park. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, kick back and relax at Wonga Beach, and look for gifts at Whileaway.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2 hours. In June in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Mossman Gorge, Wonga Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

5
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kids will appreciate attractions like Yellow Water and Anbangbang Billabong. Escape the urban bustle at Maguk Gorge and Gunlom Waterfall Creek. Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Twin Falls, explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site, explore the activities along Jim Jim Falls, and identify plant and animal life at Mamukala Billabong.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) itinerary tool .

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Port Douglas to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Herne Hill.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls

1
night
Herne Hill

Herne Hill ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): do a tasting at Talijancich Wines, stop by The House of Honey, then stop by Entopia Wines, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Bells Rapids Park, stop by Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Herne Hill route planner .

Explore your travel options from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Herne Hill with the Route module. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Herne Hill

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Shopping

Side Trips

Kings Park & Botanic Garden, Caversham Wildlife Park, Entopia Wines, Bells Rapids Park, Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Bells Rapids Park ©
Bells Rapids Park

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Indian Head and Eli Creek. Get in touch with nature at Lake McKenzie and Waddy Point.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fraser Island trip itinerary planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Herne Hill to Fraser Island with the Route module. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Herne Hill to Fraser Island due to the time zone difference. In July, Fraser Island is somewhat warmer than Herne Hill - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

5
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Noosa Main Beach and Mooloolaba Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Original Eumundi Markets and Belmondos Organic Market. Explore Noosa's surroundings by going to Montville (Kondalilla National Park & Chocolate Country), Caloundra (MaisyMoo & Kings Beach) and Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza (in Maroochydore). There's lots more to do: stop by The Real McCaul, browse the different shops at Kawana Shoppingworld, get great views at Laguna Lookout, and hunt for treasures at Noosa Farmers Market.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Noosa day trip planner .

Getting from Fraser Island to Noosa by combination of car and ferry takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Noosa

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

Side Trips

Montville, Eumundi, Caloundra, Elanda Point Education Centre & Adventure Park, Kawana Shoppingworld
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 19:
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Noosa National Park
Noosa National Park
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

3
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Do your shopping at Robina Town Shopping Centre and Marina Mirage. Family-friendly places like Burleigh Heads Beach and Sea World Theme Park will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirra Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Burleigh Head National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast vacation planner.

You can drive from Noosa to Gold Coast in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Bring the kids along to Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach. Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and Lightning Ridge Opal Mines. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, about 42 minutes away. Spend the 29th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: stop by Readings Book Shop, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Collins St/Swanston St, and hunt for treasures at Degraves Street.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online trip maker .

Getting from Gold Coast to Melbourne by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in July, things will get slightly colder in Melbourne: highs are around 15°C and lows about 6°C. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Shopping, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 30:
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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