60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Train to London Euston, Fly to Perth
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Perth
— 14 nights
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Melbourne
— 13 nights
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Sydney
— 12 nights
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Cairns
— 17 nights
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Perth

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Old Blythewood (in Pinjarra), Mandurah (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Waterskiing & Jetskiing) and Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). There's still lots to do: walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Western Australia, and identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth planner.

Manchester, UK to Perth is an approximately 23-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Western Standard Time is 8 hours. Traveling from Manchester in February, things will get warmer in Perth: highs are around 38°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Melbourne

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee), Lara Heritage and Historical Museum (in Lara) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne travel planner.

You can fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Melbourne. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Perth in February: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 32°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Sydney

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath), Dryridge Estate (in Megalong Valley) and Katoomba (The Three Sisters & The Giant Stairway). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney online itinerary planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Cairns

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Mulgrave Settlers Museum (in Gordonvale), Port Douglas (Safaris, Flagstaff Hill Lookout, &more) and Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns visit planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get a bit warmer in Cairns: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.