60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Hervey Bay
— 4 nights
2
Bundaberg
— 5 nights
3
Rockhampton
— 5 nights
4
Townsville
— 5 nights
5
Cairns
— 8 nights
6
Ravenshoe
— 2 nights
7
Mareeba
— 4 nights
8
Port Douglas
— 8 nights
9
Litchfield National Park
— 3 nights
10
Mataranka
— 1 night
11
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 7 nights
12
Darwin
— 7 nights

4
nights
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hervey Bay: Fraser Island (Wanggoolba Creek, Central Station Rainforest, &more), Snakes Downunder Reptile Park (in Childers) and Bamboo Land Nursery & Parklands (in Torbanlea). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, walk around Queens Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade, and pause for some photo ops at Duncan Chapman Statue.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hervey Bay sightseeing planner.

Brisbane to Hervey Bay is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Hervey Bay can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Fraser Island, Maryborough, Snakes Downunder Reptile Park, Bamboo Land Nursery & Parklands
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Central Station Rainforest ©
Central Station Rainforest
Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek

5
nights
Bundaberg

Bundaberg ©
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Bundaberg: Lions Park (in Miriam Vale) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Seventeen Seventy). There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Bundaberg Rum Distillery, do a tasting at Ohana Cider House & Tropical Winery, sample the fine beverages at Kalki Moon Distilling & Brewing Company, and experience rural life at Tinaberries.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bundaberg trip planner.

You can drive from Hervey Bay to Bundaberg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daily temperatures in Bundaberg can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Lions Park, Fishing Charters & Tours, Barolin Rocks
Highlights from your plan
Kalki Moon Distilling & Brewing Company ©
Kalki Moon Distilling & Brewing Company
Bundaberg Rum Distillery ©
Bundaberg Rum Distillery
Hinkler Hall of Aviation ©
Hinkler Hall of Aviation

5
nights
Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rockhampton: Gladstone (Spinnaker Park, East Shores Water Park, &more), Yeppoon (Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail, Spring Head Lookout, &more) and Capricorn Caves (in The Caves). Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, walk around Millennium Esplanade and Tannum Sands Beach, get engrossed in the history at Rockhampton Heritage Village, and make a trip to Singing Ship.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rockhampton vacation maker.

Traveling by train from Bundaberg to Rockhampton takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rockhampton can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Gladstone, Yeppoon, Emu Park, Tannum Sands, Capricorn Caves
Highlights from your plan
Capricorn Caves ©
Capricorn Caves
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens ©
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens
Rockhampton Heritage Village ©
Rockhampton Heritage Village

5
nights
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ingham (Mercer Lane Mosaic & Broadwater National Park). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at The Strand, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bowling Green Bay National Park, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Tropical Queensland.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Townsville attractions planner.

You can fly from Rockhampton to Townsville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rockhampton in August, Townsville is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ingham, Bowling Green Bay National Park, Gondwana Rainforest
Highlights from your plan
The Strand ©
The Strand
Scuba & Snorkeling
Castle Hill
Castle Hill

8
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach), Paronella Park (in Mena Creek) and Mulgrave Settlers Museum (in Gordonvale). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground, don't miss a visit to Green Island, and see Off-Road Tours.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cairns attractions planner.

You can fly from Townsville to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ravenshoe.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Paronella Park, Mulgrave Settlers Museum, Trinity Beach, Barron Gorge National Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

2
nights
Ravenshoe

Ravenshoe ©
Ravenshoe is a town and locality in the Tablelands Region, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Windy Hill Wind Farm Viewing Area, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wooroonooran National Park, then experience rural life at Rainforest Heart, and finally take some stellar pictures from Millaa Millaa Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Millstream Falls National Park and then admire the sheer force of Millaa Millaa Falls.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ravenshoe road trip planner.

Getting from Cairns to Ravenshoe by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Mareeba.

Things to do in Ravenshoe

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Millaa Millaa, Wooroonooran National Park
Highlights from your plan
Millstream Falls National Park ©
Millstream Falls National Park
Millaa Millaa Lookout ©
Millaa Millaa Lookout
Windy Hill Wind Farm Viewing Area ©
Windy Hill Wind Farm Viewing Area

4
nights
Mareeba

Mareeba ©
Mareeba is a town on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Mareeba: Mudpark Australia (in Biboohra) and Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park (in Chillagoe). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre, relax in the rural setting at Jaques Coffee Plantation, identify plant and animal life at Granite Gorge Nature Park, and do a tasting at Golden Drop Mango Winery.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mareeba itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ravenshoe to Mareeba in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mareeba can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Mareeba

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Biboohra, Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park
Highlights from your plan
Granite Gorge Nature Park ©
Granite Gorge Nature Park
Jaques Coffee Plantation ©
Jaques Coffee Plantation

8
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 Rex Lookout (in Wangetti), Cape Tribulation (Daintree National Park, Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, &more) and Daintree (Daintree Tea & Tranquility Falls). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and get outside with The Bump Track.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mareeba to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Litchfield National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Wangetti, Daintree, Cow Bay, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

3
nights
Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park ©
Change things up with a short trip to Adelaide River War Cemetery in Adelaide River (about 36 minutes away).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Litchfield National Park online route planner.

Explore your travel options from Port Douglas to Litchfield National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Port Douglas to Litchfield National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Port Douglas in September; daily highs in Litchfield National Park reach 38°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Mataranka.

Things to do in Litchfield National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Adelaide River War Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls
Magnetic Termite Mounds ©
Magnetic Termite Mounds
Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls

1
night
Mataranka

Mataranka ©
Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. On the 14th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Elsey National Park, explore the striking landscape at Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Bitter Springs.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mataranka trip builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Litchfield National Park to Mataranka. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Mataranka

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bitter Springs ©
Bitter Springs
Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs ©
Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs
Elsey National Park ©
Elsey National Park

7
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Ubirr, contemplate the waterfront views at Jim Jim Falls, admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, and explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip builder site.

Getting from Mataranka to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by car takes about 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Highlights from your plan
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek

7
nights
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Take a break from Darwin with a short trip to Litchfield National Park in Batchelor, about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, explore the striking landscape at Berry Springs Nature Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Darwin online trip maker.

Drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

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