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
— 4 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
— 6 nights
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Cairns
— 4 nights
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Cape Tribulation
— 5 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 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Maguk Gorge. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water Cruises, take some stellar pictures from Mirray Lookout, explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site, and get interesting insight from Arnhemlander 4WD Cultural Tour.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary builder website.

Barcelona, Spain to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Barcelona to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), you'll lose 8.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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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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Waterfall
Motor Car Falls
5.0

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: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, hike along Kuniya Walk, take in the pleasant sights at Mala Walk, and explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 11 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, test your team's savvy at EscapeXperience, stroll around Fitzroy Gardens, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

Discover how to plan a Melbourne trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, expect nights in Melbourne to be slightly colder, around 9°C, while days are much colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

3
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): get interesting insight from Wildlife Coast Cruises, then enjoy the sand and surf at YCW Beach, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Forrest Caves. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Koala Conservation Centre, get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, see the world from above with Phillip Island Helicopters, then step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cowes vacation maker tool.

You can drive from Melbourne to Cowes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Cowes can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) 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

4
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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: Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls Lookout, get great views at The Three Sisters, hike along Prince Henry Cliff Walk, and admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens.

Before you visit Katoomba, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and train from Cowes to Katoomba in 10 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cowes in November; daily highs in Katoomba reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time 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, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, stop by Darling Harbour, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip planner.

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 up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can 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

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 12th (Thu), learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, then play a few rounds at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island day trip tool.

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Brisbane (Photography Tours & South Bank Parklands). Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. There's still lots to do: race across the water with GC Jet Boating & Parasailing, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, test your problem-solving skills at Padlockd Escape Rooms, and try out the rides at Infinity Attraction.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip planner.

Fly from Lord Howe Island to Gold Coast in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Lord Howe Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. In November in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mooloolaba (Point Cartwright & Mooloolaba Beach), Caloundra (MaisyMoo & Moffat Beach) and Golden Beach Hire (in Golden Beach). Spend the 18th (Wed) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. And it doesn't end there: push the limits with Noosa Quad Bike Tours, cool off at Aqua Fun Park, take some stellar pictures from Lows Lookout, and indulge in some personalized pampering at The Noosa Spa.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Noosa online trip planner.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Noosa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to 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

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: kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, explore the activities along Lake Birrabeen, head off the coast to Waddy Point, and stroll through Eli Creek.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Noosa to Fraser Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Fraser Island are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) 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

4
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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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 28th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 29th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach, take an exotic tour of Billy Tea Safaris, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cairns road trip tool.

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. Traveling from Fraser Island in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cairns, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.7

5
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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.
Step out of Cape Tribulation with an excursion to Daintree Discovery Centre in Cow Bay--about 42 minutes away. Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. There's lots more to do: relax and float downstream with Ocean Safari, take in nature's colorful creations at Marrdja Botanical Walk, kick your exploration up a notch at Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours, and enjoy the sand and surf at Myall Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation sightseeing planning website.

Drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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River Rafting / Tubing
Ocean Safari
4.9
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Science Museum
Daintree Discovery Centre
3.8

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: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the gorgeous colors at Agincourt Reef, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip builder.

Drive from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2 hours. In December in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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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