60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Perth
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h 15 min
2
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h
3
Katoomba
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Brisbane
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  7 h 15 min
7
Fraser Island
— 5 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
8
Cairns
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Cape Tribulation
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 45 min
11
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  9 h 15 min
12
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
When in Perth, make a side trip to see Fremantle Prison in Fremantle, approximately Fremantle away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and explore the activities along Swan River.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Perth sightseeing planner.

Mumbai, India to Perth is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Perth, you'll lose 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: high temperatures in Perth hover around 25°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Perth to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in May, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

5
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Explore Katoomba's surroundings by going to Mayfield Garden (in Oberon), Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, explore and take pictures at The National Pass, admire the natural beauty at Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, and take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Katoomba trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Katoomba in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: highs in Katoomba hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Blackheath, Leura, The National Pass, Mayfield Garden, Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Mayfield Garden ©
Mayfield Garden

6
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, visit The Rocks, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip app.

Getting from Katoomba to Sydney by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Katoomba in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 14°C in Sydney. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): hike 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. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Ned's Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Lord Howe Island due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Maleny (McCarthy's Lookout, Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, &more) and Mooloolaba (Mooloolaba Beach, SunJet Simulations, &more). Next up on the itinerary: walk around South Bank Parklands, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brisbane tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Lord Howe Island to Brisbane by flight takes about 3.5 hours. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Lord Howe Island to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

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

5
nights
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 McKenzie, enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, stroll through Eli Creek, and enjoy the sea views from Sandy Cape Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Fraser Island travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from Brisbane to Fraser Island in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Fraser Island Great Walk ©
Fraser Island Great Walk
Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen

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.
Step out of Cairns to go to Palm Cove and see Palm Cove Beach, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the masterpieces at Samurai Gallery Australia, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight from Fraser Island to Cairns in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Traveling from Fraser Island in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Cairns: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Palm Cove Beach, Ellis Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

5
nights
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cape Tribulation: Cow Bay (Cow Bay Beach & Walu Wugirriga Lookout) and Bloomfield Waterfall (in Bloomfield). And it doesn't end there: experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm, tour the pleasant surroundings at Myall Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach, and hike along Dubuji Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Cape Tribulation takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Cape Tribulation sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Mount Sorrow Ridge Trail, Bloomfield Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Cape Trib Farm ©
Cape Trib Farm
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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 Daintree (Daintree Tea & Elizas Gallery). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get engrossed in the history at Port Douglas Court House Museum, identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas road trip website.

Traveling by car from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2 hours. In June in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Daintree, Mossman Gorge Centre, Wonga Beach, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

3
nights
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: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, explore the striking landscape at Uluru, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 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 slightly colder days and colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

5
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock, get great views at Anbangbang Rock Shelter, admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Wetlands.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Highlights from your plan
Motor Car Falls ©
Motor Car Falls
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site

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