60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Brisbane
— 3 nights
2
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
3
Noosa
— 5 nights
4
Fraser Island
— 7 nights
5
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
6
Cairns
— 5 nights
7
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
9
Melbourne
— 6 nights
10
Hobart
— 5 nights
11
Katoomba
— 5 nights
12
Sydney
— 6 nights
13
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights

3
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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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, and contemplate the waterfront views at UQ Lakes.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane online day trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Brisbane. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Museums · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

5
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Step out of Gold Coast to go to Kingscliff and see Watersports Guru, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. Pack the 7th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. There's lots more to do: push the limits with Gold Coast Skydive, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at Touch Therapy Gold Coast, and test your problem-solving skills at Padlockd Escape Rooms.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Watersports Guru
Highlights from your plan
Gold Coast Skydive ©
Gold Coast Skydive
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru

5
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Noosa: Golden Beach Hire (in Golden Beach), Caloundra (Escape Room Oz & Bulcock Beach) and Buderim (Buderim Lions Park & Headland Golf Club). Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at Essential Bodywork, get a taste of the local shopping with Underground Surf, identify plant and animal life at Point Cartwright, and kick back and relax at Stumers Creek.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Noosa online trip maker.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Noosa in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Buderim, Mooloolaba, Aqua Park Bli Bli, Stumers Creek
Highlights from your plan
Golden Beach Hire ©
Golden Beach Hire
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Essential Bodywork ©
Essential Bodywork

7
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Champagne Pools, step off the mainland to explore Waddy Point, stroll through Indian Head, and make a short side trip with Australian Sunset Safaris Day Tours.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fraser Island itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Noosa to Fraser Island in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In January, daytime highs in Fraser Island are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Champagne Pools ©
Champagne Pools
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen

2
nights
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Coral Beach and the Beak, Conway National Park, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape CQ.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Airlie Beach trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Airlie Beach takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Airlie Beach when traveling from Fraser Island in January, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Coral Beach and the Beak, Conway National Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Helicopter Tours

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.
Spend the 24th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 25th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Cairns Aquarium.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cairns day trip planning app.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Airlie Beach to Cairns in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cow Bay Beach (in Cow Bay) and Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm (in Cape Tribulation). Spend the 29th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, and enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Cow Bay Beach, Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

3
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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-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, go for a walk through Mala Walk, and trek along Kuniya Walk.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip website.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. While traveling from Port Douglas, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 20 min away. Dedicate the 8th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online road trip planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne is 0.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 32°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, St. Kilda Beach, EscapeXperience
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

5
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Three Capes Track (in Port Arthur). On the 14th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Roaring 40s Kayaking, deepen your understanding of the past and present with Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip builder app.

Fly from Melbourne to Hobart in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Melbourne in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hobart: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Three Capes Track
Highlights from your plan
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Roaring 40s Kayaking ©
Roaring 40s Kayaking

5
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Katoomba is known for nature, trails, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, get great views at The Three Sisters, and get outside with Evans Lookout.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Katoomba trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Hobart to Katoomba takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Hobart in February; daily highs in Katoomba reach 33°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park, Fortress Rock, Wentworth Falls, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

6
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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, stop by Darling Harbour, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, play a few rounds at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lord Howe Island trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney to Lord Howe Island, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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

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