59 days in Australia Itinerary

59 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cairns
— 9 nights
2
St Kilda
— 4 nights
3
Sydney
— 29 nights
4
Tamborine Mountain
— 5 nights
5
North Stradbroke Island
— 1 night
6
Brisbane
— 8 nights

9
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Palm Cove Beach and Atherton Tablelands. The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum and Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Spas in Palm Cove, about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the exciting artwork at Michael Seebeck Gallery, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Cairns Aquarium.

Before you visit Cairns, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Cairns is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Luxembourg City to Cairns due to the time zone difference. In October, Cairns is much hotter than Luxembourg City - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to St Kilda.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Trinity Beach, Smithfield Shopping Centre
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

4
nights
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park and Linden New Art. Explore hidden gems such as Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne and Brighton Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Kilda: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Beaconsfield Flora & Fauna Reserve (in Beaconsfield).

Take the guesswork out of planning a St Kilda vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to St Kilda takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and tram. When traveling from Cairns in October, plan for little chillier days in St Kilda, with highs around 23°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Carnegie, Werribee Open Range Zoo, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Brighton Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne ©
Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne

29
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.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Mary's Cathedral and Australian National Maritime Museum. Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Manly to see Shelly Beach about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, look and learn at Sydney Observatory, wander the streets of The Rocks, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney travel route website.

You can fly from St Kilda to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of tram and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from St Kilda in October; daily highs in Sydney reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Tamborine Mountain.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Manly, Bondi
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

5
nights
Tamborine Mountain

Tamborine Mountain ©
Witches Falls Winery and Grandchester Railway Station are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Barb's Gift Shop and Brisbane Antique Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Tamborine Mountain: Darlington Park (in Darlington), Beaudesert Community Arts and Information Centre (in Beaudesert) and Hidden Vale Adventure Park (in Grandchester).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tamborine Mountain trip planner.

Fly from Sydney to Tamborine Mountain in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. November in Tamborine Mountain sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Tamborine Mountain

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Ipswich, Barb's Gift Shop, Darlington Park, Beaudesert Community Arts and Information Centre, Beenleigh Artisan Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens ©
Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens
Darlington Park ©
Darlington Park
Grandchester Railway Station ©
Grandchester Railway Station

1
night
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): kick back and relax at Cylinder Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along North Gorge Walk, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Frenchman's Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read North Stradbroke Island day trip planner.

Traveling by journey from Tamborine Mountain to North Stradbroke Island takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in November, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach
North Gorge Walk
North Gorge Walk

8
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St Helena Island National Park and Queensland Maritime Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Queen Street Mall and City Hall. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art, walk around Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, and admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane itinerary tool.

Travel from North Stradbroke Island to Brisbane in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

St Helena Island National Park
Highlights from your plan
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland
Gallery of Modern Art ©
Gallery of Modern Art
State Library Of Queensland ©
State Library Of Queensland

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