60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
— 5 nights
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Cowes
— 3 nights
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Katoomba
— 5 nights
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Sydney
— 6 nights
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Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
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Gold Coast
— 3 nights
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Noosa
— 5 nights
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Fraser Island
— 5 nights
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Cairns
— 5 nights
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Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
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Port Douglas
— 5 nights

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 2nd (Mon) exploring nature at Maguk Gorge. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on Yellow Water Cruises, explore and take pictures at Anbangbang Rock Shelter, see Arnhemlander 4WD Cultural Tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Wetlands.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) driving holiday app.

Barcelona, Spain to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is 8.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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World heritage site
Maguk Gorge
4.8
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Yellow Water Cruises
4.5
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Hiking Trail
Bardedjilidji Walk
4.6

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: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and go for a walk through Mala Walk.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park visit planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. November in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

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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Hiking Trail
Kuniya Walk
4.8

5
nights
Melbourne

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne journey maker tool.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne is 0.5 hours. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

3
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Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
On the 16th (Mon), get up close to creatures of the deep with Wildlife Coast Cruises, then find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Forrest Caves. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at The Nobbies Centre, brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, then look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Conservation Centre, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cowes Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cowes trip planning tool.

Getting from Melbourne to Cowes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Cowes

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Wildlife Coast Cruises
4.7
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Theme Park
A Maze'N Things
4.3

5
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Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Katoomba: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls Lookout, don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, take a memorable tour with Tours, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Narrow Neck Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Katoomba route planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and train from Cowes to Katoomba takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, Katoomba is a bit warmer than Cowes - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

6
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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: trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sydney journey planning website.

Drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Katoomba in November, you will find days in Sydney are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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Hiking Trail
Bondi to Coogee Walk
4.8
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Beach
Bondi Beach
4.2

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Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 30th (Mon), get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, tee off at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Lord Howe Island online trip planner.

Getting from Sydney to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 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 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
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Must see
Lagoon Beach
4.9
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Must see
Ned's Beach
5.0

3
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gold Coast: Brisbane (Photography Tours & South Bank Parklands). Spend the 2nd (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. There's much more to do: fly like a bird with GC Jet Boating & Parasailing, get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, catch some excitement at Infinity Attraction, and test your team's savvy at Padlockd Escape Rooms.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast online journey planner.

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Gold Coast in 7 hours. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Lord Howe Island to Gold Coast due to the time zone difference. December in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Side Trip

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Room Escape Game
Padlockd Escape Rooms
4.9

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 (Seaview Art Gallery & Moffat Beach), Mooloolaba (Point Cartwright & Mooloolaba Beach) and Golden Beach Hire (in Golden Beach). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Noosa Quad Bike Tours, kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, cool off at BLAST Aqua Park Coolum, and trot along with Noosa Horses.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Noosa online day trip planner.

Drive from Gold Coast to Noosa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a shuttle. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
The Noosa Spa
4.7
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Golden Beach Hire
4.9
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National Park
Noosa National Park
4.8

5
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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: stroll through Seventy-Five Mile Beach, explore the activities along Wanggoolba Creek, enjoy the sand and surf at Eli Creek, and take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Fraser Island trip itinerary builder app.

You can 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 December in Fraser Island, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
4.7
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World heritage site
Lake McKenzie
4.9
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Water Body
Eli Creek
4.5

5
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 15th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 16th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Trinity Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Billy Tea Safaris, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Cairns in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In December in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.7

4
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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.
Spend the 22nd (Tue) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. And it doesn't end there: relax and float downstream with Ocean Safari, trek along Dubuji Boardwalk, admire the natural beauty at Marrdja Botanical Walk, and whizz through the canopy at Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation travel planner.

Drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Cape Tribulation, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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River Rafting / Tubing
Ocean Safari
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Dubuji Boardwalk
4.4

5
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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: get interesting insight from Tours, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre, kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, and explore the gorgeous colors at Agincourt Reef.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip maker site.

You can drive from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Safari
Safaris
4.9

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