60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia travel planner
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Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly to Sydney, Train to Katoomba
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Katoomba
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sydney
— 7 nights
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Fly to Hervey Bay, Ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Drive to Fraser Island
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Fraser Island
— 5 nights
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Drive to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Ferry to River Heads, Drive to Noosa
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Noosa
— 6 nights
Fly
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Cairns
— 6 nights
Drive
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Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive
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Port Douglas
— 6 nights
Fly
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 8 nights
Bus to Charles Eaton Drive, Fly to London

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 3 nights

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.
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, surround yourself with nature on Uluru Astro Tour, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and trek along Kuniya Walk.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip site.

London, UK to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll lose 9.5 hours traveling from London to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 7°C in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Melbourne.
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Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:

Melbourne — 6 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 12th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Australian Sports Museum, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Katoomba.
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Museums · Tours · Wineries · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 15:

Katoomba — 6 nights

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Katoomba side-trips: Dryridge Estate (in Megalong Valley) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, get great views at The Three Sisters, take in panoramic vistas at Cahill's Lookout, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Katoomba trip itinerary maker website.

Do a combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Katoomba in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Katoomba, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Sydney.
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Find places to stay Jun 15 — 21:

Sydney — 7 nights

The Harbour City

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, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, stroll through Bondi Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel app.

You can drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Katoomba in June, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Fraser Island.
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Find places to stay Jun 21 — 28:

Fraser Island — 5 nights

Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to K'gari, delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest, contemplate the waterfront views at Champagne Pools, and step off the mainland to explore Waddy Point.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island online travel route planner.

Getting from Sydney to Fraser Island by combination of flight, ferry, and car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect nights in Fraser Island to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Noosa.
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Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 3:

Noosa — 6 nights

Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Get out of town with these interesting Noosa side-trips: Chambers Island (in Maroochydore), Caloundra (Seaview Art Gallery & Caloundra RSL Military Display) and Mooloolaba (Point Cartwright, Creative Tours, &more). Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Day Spa Noosa, take in the dramatic scenery at Kondalilla Falls, take in panoramic vistas at Mount Tinbeerwah, and take in nature's colorful creations at Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden.

Plan my day in Noosa using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Noosa in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Cairns.
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Find places to stay Jul 3 — 9:

Cairns — 6 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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: Kuranda (Peter Jarver Gallery & Australian Butterfly Sanctuary) and Palm Cove (Village Gallery, Spas, &more). Spend the 11th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 14th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, learn about all things military at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, and enjoy some diversion at Muddy's Playground.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planning site.

Fly from Noosa to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cape Tribulation.
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Find places to stay Jul 9 — 15:

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Tribulation: Daintree (Photography Tours & Floravilla Ice Cream Factory) and Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Gondwana Rainforest, trek along Dubuji Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Myall Beach, and stroll through Cape Tribulation Beach.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Tribulation itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Cape Tribulation takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.
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Find places to stay Jul 15 — 19:

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 20th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas journey planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
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Find places to stay Jul 19 — 25:

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 8 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: look for all kinds of wild species at Maguk Gorge, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, take an exotic tour of Animal Tracks Safari, and trek along Bardedjilidji Walk.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Douglas to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Find places to stay Jul 25 — Aug 2:

Australia travel guide

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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.
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