60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
4
Blackheath
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Lord Howe Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Brisbane
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + Ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
8
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+4
Drive + Ferry + Drive + Fly + Shuttle:  11​h 15​min
9
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Cairns
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  9​h
12
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Perth

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Step out of Perth to go to Fremantle and see Fremantle Prison, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Dedicate the 4th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, see the interesting displays at The Nostalgia Box Museum, and contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Perth trip planner .

New Delhi, India to Perth is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in April, things will get slightly colder in Perth: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

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, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park holiday planning app .

Getting from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) is 1 hour. In April in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Dedicate the 11th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, tour the water at your own pace with Melbourne Boat Hire, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

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You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 14:
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

5
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Venture out of the city with trips to Katoomba (The Three Sisters & Blue Mountains), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Megalong Creek Estate (in Megalong Valley). Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Kanangra-Boyd National Park. On the 19th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, don't miss a visit to Leura Cascades, and get great views at Govetts Leap.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Blackheath attractions website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Melbourne to Blackheath. When traveling from Melbourne in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Blackheath: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Megalong Valley, The National Pass, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 20:
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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.
Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

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

Traveling by car from Blackheath to Sydney takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Sydney are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Sydney Harbour National Park
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

3
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Lord Howe Island is known for beaches, trails, nature, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach, trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Gower, and take in the dramatic natural features at Ball's Pyramid.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, admire all the interesting features of Suncorp Stadium, and get great views at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brisbane online holiday builder .

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Brisbane takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:
Highlights from your plan
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, beaches, outdoors, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, step off the mainland to explore Waddy Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Indian Head, and don't miss a visit to K'gari.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Brisbane to Fraser Island in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen

5
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.
Step out of Port Douglas with an excursion to Elizas Gallery in Daintree--about 46 minutes away. Spend the 9th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 11th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, take some stellar pictures from Trinity Bay Lookout, enjoy some diversion at Port Douglas Tennis Club, and see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, flight, and shuttle from Fraser Island to Port Douglas takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In May in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Wonga Beach, Elizas Gallery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay May 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
Go for a jaunt from Cape Tribulation to Cow Bay to see Cow Bay Beach about 42 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Farm, stroll through Thornton Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Tribulation Beach.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Cape Tribulation sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cow Bay Beach
Find places to stay May 14 — 18:
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Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation Beach

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Village Gallery, Palm Cove Beach, & more). Spend the 19th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 20th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, admire the striking features of Freshwater Station, admire all the interesting features of The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, and appreciate the history behind Cairns Cenotaph.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cairns trip builder site .

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Cairns by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Shaolin Port Douglas
Find places to stay May 18 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Motor Car Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock, make a trip to Bardedjilidji Walk, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Wetlands.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Cairns to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay May 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Motor Car Falls ©
Motor Car Falls
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge ©
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls

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