58 days in Australia Itinerary

58 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary planner
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Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly
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Noosa
— 5 nights
Drive
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Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly
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Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive
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Katoomba
— 6 nights
Train to Sydney, Fly to Melbourne
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Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
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Drive to Alice Springs, Fly to Darwin, Drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 7 nights
Drive to Darwin, Fly to Port Douglas
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Port Douglas
— 6 nights
Drive
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Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive to Cairns International Airport, Fly to Valencia

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Cairns — 5 nights

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: Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda), Mulgrave Settlers Museum (in Gordonvale) and Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 20th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 22nd (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at Billy Tea Safaris.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip app.

Valencia, Spain to Cairns is an approximately 26.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Valencia to Cairns. While traveling from Valencia, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to fly to Noosa.
Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Find places to stay Jun 19 — 24:

Noosa — 5 nights

Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Noosa: Seaview Art Gallery (in Caloundra), Tanawha Valley Golf & Tennis (in Tanawha) and Mooloolaba (Point Cartwright, Mooloolaba Beach, &more). Spend the 26th (Sun) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Noosa Main Beach, trek along Mount Cooroora, shop like a local with Artisans Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Mapleton Observatory.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Noosa travel planner.

You can fly from Cairns to Noosa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Brisbane.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 29:

Brisbane — 5 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach), Yoga Rhythms (in Kippa-Ring) and Brisbane Whale Watching (in Redcliffe). There's lots more to do: walk around South Bank Parklands, stroll through Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, and admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Noosa to Brisbane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to fly to Sydney.
Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 4:

Sydney — 7 nights

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.
Step out of Sydney to go to Manly and see Shelly Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, visit Darling Harbour, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Sydney sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Katoomba.
Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 11:

Katoomba — 6 nights

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Katoomba: Treetops Adventure Yarramundi (in Richmond), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Dryridge Estate (in Megalong Valley). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, enjoy breathtaking views from Cahill's Lookout, admire the natural beauty at Everglades House & Gardens, and take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Katoomba road trip app.

Getting from Sydney to Katoomba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 3°C in Katoomba. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.
Outdoors · Tours · Wineries · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 17:

Melbourne — 6 nights

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 20th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 23rd (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Australian Sports Museum, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary website.

Getting from Katoomba to Melbourne by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Katoomba in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
Tours · Museums · Parks · Wineries
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 23:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 24°C. You will leave for Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) on the 27th (Wed).
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 7 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Animal Tracks Safari, explore and take pictures at Anbangbang Rock Shelter, take in the dramatic natural features at Nanguluwurr Art Site, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maguk Gorge.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 3:

Port Douglas — 6 nights

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 5th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, stroll through Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, get reinvigorated at The Deep Retreat Port Douglas, and meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas is 0.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Cape Tribulation.
Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 9:

Cape Tribulation — 4 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay) and Photography Tours (in Daintree). The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Gondwana Rainforest, admire all the interesting features of Marrdja Botanical Walk, trek along Dubuji Boardwalk, and relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Tribulation trip builder site.

Getting from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation by car takes about 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 13:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.