58 days in Australia Itinerary

58 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia tour itinerary planner

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Brisbane
— 5 nights
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Brisbane
— 18 nights
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Brisbane
— 7 nights
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Noosa
— 3 nights
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Gold Coast
— 9 nights
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Fly to Hervey Bay, Ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Drive to Fraser Island
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Fraser Island
— 2 nights
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Drive to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Ferry to River Heads, Fly to Sydney
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Sydney
— 5 nights
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Cairns
— 5 nights
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Brisbane

— 5 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Queensland Art Gallery and Newstead House. Popular historic sites such as Wolston Farmhouse and Victoria Bridge Abutment are in your itinerary. Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Caloundra (Dicky Beach & Moffat Beach). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, browse the eclectic array of goods at Eat Street Northshore, and admire the landmark architecture of Customs House.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip planner.

London, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Brisbane, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

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Brisbane

— 18 nights

Australia's New World City

Opal Museum and Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel) and St. John's Anglican Cathedral for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Ted's Corner (in Capalaba), Sirromet Wines (in Mount Cotton) and Daisy Hill Conservation Park and Koala Centre (in Daisy Hill). Spend the 4th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Main Range National Park. Enjoy Brisbane some more: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, make a trip to Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), stop by Brisbane Arcade, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Brisbane

Tours · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Brisbane

— 7 nights

Australia's New World City

Popular historic sites such as Fort Lytton National Park and St Marys Catholic Church are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Conondale National Park and Venman Bushland National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Rosewood Railway Museum (in Rosewood), Barb's Gift Shop (in Minden) and Anaconda Adventure Store (in Slacks Creek). Enjoy Brisbane some more: stroll around South Bank Parklands, get great views at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, take a leisurely stroll along Eagle Street Pier, and admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Brisbane online travel route planner.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Noosa

— 3 nights
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Step out of the city life by going to Noosa Main Beach and Noosa National Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Queensland Air Museum and Hastings Street. Step out of Noosa with an excursion to Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve in Maleny--about 58 minutes away. There's more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at The Original Eumundi Markets.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Noosa day trip app.

You can drive from Brisbane to Noosa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Gold Coast

— 9 nights
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 explore and learn at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise. Cape Byron Lighthouse and Fingal Head Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Tropical Fruit World in Duranbah (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, and explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast road trip planner.

Drive from Noosa to Gold Coast in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

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Fraser Island

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fraser Island tour builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Gold Coast to Fraser Island takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Fraser Island are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Sydney

— 5 nights

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Visiting Bondi to Coogee Walk and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, stop by Volle Jewellery, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sydney tour builder app.

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Sydney takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Traveling from Fraser Island in August, you will find days in Sydney are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

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Cairns

— 5 nights

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Palm Cove Beach and Four Mile Beach. Head to Sunday Market Port Douglas and Bones and Jonesfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Wangetti), Safaris (in Port Douglas) and Historic Village Herberton (in Herberton). Spend the 16th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre and stop by Australian Leather Company.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cairns online itinerary builder.

Fly from Sydney to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 31°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.