60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Hobart
— 3 nights
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Cowes
— 5 nights
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Melbourne
— 7 nights
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Perth
— 5 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Port Douglas
— 4 nights
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Cairns
— 6 nights
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Fraser Island
— 6 nights
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Noosa
— 5 nights
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Brisbane
— 4 nights
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Sydney
— 6 nights
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Katoomba
— 5 nights

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Hobart

Hobart ©

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Three Capes Track (in Port Arthur). There's lots more to do: paddle through the water with Roaring 40s Kayaking, go for a charming ride with Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages, gain interesting insight with Hobart Walking Tours, and contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hobart online trip maker.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get little chillier in Hobart: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cowes.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

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Must see
Three Capes Track
4.9
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Roaring 40s Kayaking
5.0

5
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Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Cowes is known for wildlife, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, kick back and relax at YCW Beach, head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, and learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cowes day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Hobart to Cowes takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, train, and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Cowes are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Scenic Walking Area
Pinnacles Lookout
4.8

7
nights
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.
Dedicate the 26th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 24th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and don't miss a visit to Royal Exhibition Building.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip planning site.

Drive from Cowes to Melbourne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Melbourne Museum
4.5

5
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Perth

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Top Gun Tours (in West Swan) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, stroll through Cottesloe Beach, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Perth online travel planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Wineries

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Must see
Top Gun Tours
5.0
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Water Body
Swan River
4.7

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, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Perth to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. April in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Uluru
4.6
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World heritage site
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
4.7
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Water Body
Mutitjulu Waterhole
4.5

4
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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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Four Mile Beach, take an unforgettable tour with GBR Helicopters -Tours, and explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas travel route website.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Port Douglas, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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World heritage site
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.8
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Safari
Safaris
4.9

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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.
Step out of Cairns to go to Palm Cove and see Palm Cove Beach, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 14th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, have fun at Muddy's Playground, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip builder website.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. April in Cairns sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Hiking Trail
Esplanade Boardwalk
4.7
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.7

6
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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Birrabeen, tour the pleasant surroundings at Indian Head, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Australian Sunset Safaris Day Tours, and head off the coast to Waddy Point.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fraser Island travel route planner.

Getting from Cairns to Fraser Island by combination of flight, ferry, and car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your trip
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Water Body
Lake Birrabeen
4.8
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Water Body
Indian Head
4.8
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Water Body
Champagne Pools
4.5

5
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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Noosa: Caloundra (Kings Beach, Bulcock Beach, &more), Maroochydore Rotary Park (in Maroochydore) and Sunshine Coast Craft Beer Tours (in Mooloolaba). Spend the 24th (Sat) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at The Noosa Spa, look for gifts at Watermelon Red, enjoy the sand and surf at Peregian Beach, and explore the activities along Noosa River.

Find out how to plan Noosa trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Noosa takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Noosa Spa
4.7
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Waterskiing / Jetskiiing
Caloundra Jet Ski
4.8
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National Park
Noosa National Park
4.8

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©

Australia's New World City

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Sea World Theme Park in Main Beach (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Noosa to Brisbane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Brisbane are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Sydney

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Sydney are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

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Neighborhood
The Rocks
4.6
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Hiking Trail
Bondi to Coogee Walk
4.8

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Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
When in Katoomba, make a side trip to see Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum in Faulconbridge, approximately Faulconbridge away. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls Lookout, get great views at The Three Sisters, hike along Fortress Rock, and stroll through Coachwood Glen Nature Trail.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Katoomba online travel route planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in May since evenings lows in Katoomba dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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