57 days in Australia Itinerary

57 days in Australia Itinerary

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57 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Chisinau
Fly:  34​h
1
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Wentworth Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Mooloolaba
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + Ferry + Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
8
Cairns
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  9​h 15​min
12
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Chisinau

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. You'll get in some beach time at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area and Wobiri Beach. Get outdoors at Shark Diving and Ningaloo Reef. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the stunning scenery at Shothole Canyon, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Exmouth trip planner.

Chisinau, Moldova to Exmouth is an approximately 34-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Chisinau to Exmouth due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Escape the urban bustle at Balloon Rides and St. Kilda Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sovereign Hill and Old Melbourne Gaol. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc., and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo.

To find traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Exmouth to Melbourne takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Exmouth to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Exmouth in June, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Wentworth Falls.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sovereign Hill, St. Kilda Beach
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

3
nights
Wentworth Falls

Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls is a town in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, situated approximately west of the Sydney central business district, and about east of Katoomba, Australia on the Great Western Highway, with a Wentworth Falls railway station on the Main Western line. Take a break from the city and head to Wentworth Falls and Perry's Lookdown. You'll explore and learn at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Bilpin Cider Company in Bilpin (about 1h 05 min away). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, see the interesting displays at Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum, and make a trip to Gallery Blackheath.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Wentworth Falls trip itinerary maker tool .

Explore your travel options from Melbourne to Wentworth Falls with the Route module. When traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Wentworth Falls: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Wentworth Falls

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park, Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

6
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Australian National Maritime Museum and Justice & Police Museum. Get in touch with nature at Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Walk. Venture out of the city with trips to Albion Park Rail (Historical Aircraft Restoration Society & HARS Aviation Museum). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, learn more about the world around you at Australian Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner.

You can drive from Wentworth Falls to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Wentworth Falls in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Shellharbour, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then hike along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails.

To find more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Lord Howe Island visit planning tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

5
nights
Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
Let the collections at Mapleton Observatory and Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith capture your imagination. Escape the urban bustle at Mooloolaba Beach and Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mooloolaba: Kondalilla Falls (in Montville), Chenrezig Institute (in Eudlo) and Discover Eumundi Heritage & Visitor Centre (in Eumundi). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Ngungun, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sunshine Coast Brewery, and kick back and relax at Marcoola Beach.

To find photos and other tourist information, read our Mooloolaba online trip builder .

Fly from Lord Howe Island to Mooloolaba in 6 hours. In June, daytime highs in Mooloolaba are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Montville, Buderim, Marcoola Beach, Sunshine Coast Brewery, Mount Ngungun
Highlights from your plan
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
We've included these beaches for you: Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Indian Head. Take a break from the city and head to Lake McKenzie and K'gari.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fraser Island trip builder.

Getting from Mooloolaba to Fraser Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, ferry, and car; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Palm Cove Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum and KickArts Contemporary Arts. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Spas in Palm Cove, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, identify plant and animal life at Atherton Tablelands, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cairns online vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Cairns takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Fraser Island in July: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Trinity Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity 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.
Visiting Thornton Beach and Dubuji Boardwalk will get you outdoors. Daintree Discovery Centre and Daintree Entomological museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Tribulation: Photography Tours (in Daintree), Cow Bay Beach (in Cow Bay) and Bloomfield Waterfall (in Bloomfield). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Myall Beach, stroll through Cape Tribulation Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Cape Tribulation takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Cape Tribulation sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Daintree, Cow Bay, Bloomfield Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation Beach

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery and Ngarru Gallery. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Four Mile Beach and Wonga Beach. There's lots more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip planning tool .

Drive from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Wonga Beach, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Mossman Gorge Centre
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

3
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 and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art. And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and don't miss a visit to Field of Light.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary site .

Getting from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in July, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be much colder, around 4°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

6
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Ubirr and Gunlom Waterfall Creek. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Maguk Gorge and Jim Jim Falls. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, identify plant and animal life at Cahills Crossing, admire the sheer force of Twin Falls, and explore the striking landscape of Kakadu National park.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online travel route planner .

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 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

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