60 days in Oceania Itinerary

60 days in Oceania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oceania journey planner

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Drive to Bathurst Airport, Fly to Bora Bora
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Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— 6 nights
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Ferry to Bora Bora, Fly to Auckland, Bus to Rotorua
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Rotorua, New Zealand
— 4 nights
Drive
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Taupo, New Zealand
— 4 nights
Fly
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Paihia, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Fly to Queenstown, Bus to Te Anau
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Te Anau, New Zealand
— 5 nights
Drive
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Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
— 3 nights
Drive
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Queenstown, New Zealand
— 3 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, Australia
— 5 nights
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Drive to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Ferry to River Heads, Fly to Sydney
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Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly
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Melbourne, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia
— 4 nights
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Drive to Alice Springs, Fly to Darwin, Drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), Australia
— 6 nights
Drive to Darwin, Fly to Port Douglas
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Port Douglas, Australia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cairns, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly to Bathurst Airport, Drive to Miramichi

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Bora Bora, French Polynesia

— 6 nights
There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Bora Bora is known for wildlife, shopping, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Reef Discovery Bora Bora, get impressive views of Mount Otemanu, see Off-Road Tours, and stop by Sibani Perles.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bora Bora driving holiday planner.

Miramichi, Canada to Bora Bora is an approximately 30-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Tahiti Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Rotorua, New Zealand

— 4 nights

Sulphur City

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Rotorua is known for nature, adventure, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, steep yourself in history at Te Puia, delve into the lush surroundings at Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rotorua trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Bora Bora to Rotorua in 16.5 hours. Traveling from Bora Bora to Rotorua, you'll lose 22 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Taupo.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
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Taupo, New Zealand

— 4 nights

Great Cloak of Tia

The resort town of Taupo lies on the banks of Lake Taupo, the largest body of water in the whole of Australasia.
Taupo is known for nature, adventure, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Huka Falls Walkway, make a trip to Maori Rock Carvings, explore the striking landscape at Craters of the Moon, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Taupo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rotorua to Taupo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Paihia.

Things to do in Taupo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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Paihia, New Zealand

— 2 nights
The main tourist town in the Bay of Islands area, Paihia gives visitors a good range of accommodations, a convenient town center, long sandy beaches, and interesting architecture.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stroll through The Parrot Place, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then discover the deep blue sea with She's a Lady Sailing Adventures. Keep things going the next day: grab your bike and head to Waitangi Mountain Bike Park and then admire the natural beauty at Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Paihia trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Taupo to Paihia takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Te Anau.

Things to do in Paihia

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Te Anau, New Zealand

— 5 nights
Set among the picturesque peaks and glacially carved fiords of Fiordland National Park, Te Anau offers those wishing to explore the park a great place to stay and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of a small town in an enviable location.
Spend the 22nd (Wed) exploring at Doubtful Sound. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Milford Sound, relax and rejuvenate at Fiordland Massage Clinic, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and Head underground at Te Anau Glowworm Caves.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Te Anau driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Paihia to Te Anau takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu).

Things to do in Te Anau

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Venture out of the city with trips to Fox Glacier (Fox Glacier South Side Walk & Helicopter Tours).

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Te Anau to Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu)

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Queenstown, New Zealand

— 3 nights

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): push the limits with an extreme tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown. On the next day, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wakatipu, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Queenstown online tour builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) to Queenstown. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Wed) before leaving for Fraser Island.

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Fun & Games
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Fraser Island, Australia

— 5 nights
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake McKenzie, head off the coast to Waddy Point, stroll through Seventy-Five Mile Beach, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at Australian Sunset Safaris Day Tours.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island attractions planning tool.

Do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Queenstown to Fraser Island in 13.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Queenstown to Fraser Island is minus 2 hours. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Sydney, Australia

— 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls) and The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, visit The Rocks, take in panoramic vistas at Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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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 June, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Side Trips

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Melbourne, Australia

— 3 nights

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Melbourne tour itinerary builder website.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia

— 4 nights
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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge, trek along Kuniya Walk, and admire all the interesting features of Uluru.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park route planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 7°C. You'll set off for Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park), Australia

— 6 nights
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 20th (Thu) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Ubirr, take in the dramatic natural features at Nanguluwur Art Site, get a dose of the wild on Yellow Water Cruises, and hike along Bardedjilidji Walk.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Port Douglas, Australia

— 4 nights
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 trip includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, and stroll through Mossman Gorge Centre.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas sightseeing tool.

Getting from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas by combination of car and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Cairns, Australia

— 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Spas (in Palm Cove) and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda). Spend the 26th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 28th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

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Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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