60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Foot + Fly:  26 h
1
Melbourne
— 14 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Sydney
— 12 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Brisbane
— 14 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 15 min
4
Cairns
— 17 nights
Fly + Foot:  26 h
End: Birmingham

14
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kitty Miller Bay (in Ventnor), Tyabb Packing House Antiques (in Tyabb) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne attractions planner.

Birmingham, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Melbourne is 10 hours. Traveling from Birmingham in March, things will get much warmer in Melbourne: highs are around 30°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Kitty Miller Bay, The Nobbies Centre, Werribee Open Range Zoo, National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Landcox Park
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

12
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 Sydney's surroundings by going to Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls), Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura) and Katoomba (Blue Mountains & Cahill's Lookout). There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, wander the streets of The Rocks, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Blackheath, Katoomba, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Bilpin Cider Company, Narrabeen Lagoon State Park
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

14
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Caloundra (MaisyMoo, SunJet Simulations, &more), Buderim Lions Park (in Buderim) and Mooloolaba (SunJet Simulations, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more). The adventure continues: stroll around South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, and examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane day trip planning site .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Caloundra, Mooloolaba, Montville, Maleny, A2submarine Replica
Highlights from your plan
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

17
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Port Douglas (Flagstaff Hill Lookout, Safaris, &more), Mulgrave Settlers Museum (in Gordonvale) and Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Palm Cove Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre, and explore and take pictures at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip maker app .

Fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in April, things will get a bit warmer in Cairns: highs are around 34°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Elizas Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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