60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 3 nights
2
Melbourne
— 6 nights
3
Sydney
— 6 nights
4
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
5
Brisbane
— 4 nights
6
Fraser Island
— 5 nights
7
Hervey Bay
— 4 nights
8
Cairns
— 5 nights
9
Cape Tribulation
— 5 nights
10
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
11
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
12
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 7 nights

3
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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Change things up with a short trip to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Western Australia.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Perth day trip site.

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in October: highs in Perth hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 12°C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Fremantle Prison, Cottesloe Beach
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Spacechameleon Adventure Co ©
Spacechameleon Adventure Co
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 10th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 6th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Fitzroy Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Melbourne online vacation builder.

Fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in October, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Wineries
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in October: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): examine the collection at Lord Howe Island Museum, stroll through 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): trek 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.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lord Howe Island travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Sydney to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 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 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

4
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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.
Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Golden Beach Hire (in Golden Beach), Caloundra (Oceanview Helicopters & Kings Beach) and Wirreanda Park (in Buderim). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, and admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brisbane day trip site.

Fly from Lord Howe Island to Brisbane in 4 hours. The time zone difference moving from Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is minus 0.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Brisbane are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Caloundra, Wirreanda Park
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Beach Hire ©
Golden Beach Hire
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: make a trip to K'gari, kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Boomanjin lake, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Eli Creek.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Brisbane to Fraser Island in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Fraser Island are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Waddy Point ©
Waddy Point

4
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Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Get out of town with these interesting Hervey Bay side-trips: Barolin Rocks (in Bargara) and Bundaberg (Bundaberg Rum Distillery & Kalki Moon Distilling & Brewing Company). There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens, take a leisurely stroll along The Pier, and make a splash at WetSide Water Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hervey Bay online itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Hervey Bay in 5 hours. In October in Hervey Bay, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bundaberg, Barolin Rocks
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kalki Moon Distilling & Brewing Company ©
Kalki Moon Distilling & Brewing Company
Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum ©
Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum

5
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas) and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda). Spend the 2nd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 4th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cairns using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hervey Bay to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cairns when traveling from Hervey Bay in November, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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.
Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with Ocean Safari, hike along Dubuji Boardwalk, see D'Arcy of Daintree 4WD Tours, and explore the galleries of Daintree Entomological museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cape Tribulation online route planner.

You can drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Safari ©
Ocean Safari
Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours ©
Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours
Marrdja Botanical Walk ©
Marrdja Botanical Walk

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Port Douglas

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.
Spend the 12th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 14th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with Brett's Outback Tasting Adventures. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and take an unforgettable tour with GBR Helicopters -Tours.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas day trip tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
The Deep Retreat & Deep Yoga Studio ©
The Deep Retreat & Deep Yoga Studio
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

4
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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: make a trip to Uluru, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip tool.

Traveling by 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 to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. When traveling from Port Douglas in November, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Maguk Gorge, take a tour by water with Guluyambi Cultural Cruise, admire the sheer force of Motor Car Falls, and identify plant and animal life at Cahills Crossing.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Animal Tracks Safari ©
Animal Tracks Safari
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr

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