60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
2
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Canberra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Katoomba
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Brisbane
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + Ferry + Drive:  7 h 15 min
8
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + Ferry + Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
9
Cairns
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
10
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 45 min
11
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  9 h 15 min
12
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h
End: Mumbai

4
nights
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 much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Western Australia.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Perth online tour itinerary builder.

Mumbai, India to Perth is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Perth. Traveling from Mumbai in April, expect Perth to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Tours Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremantle, Bold Park
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, make a trip to Block Arcade, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

Start your trip to Melbourne by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Perth to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Perth in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Balloon Rides

3
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Canberra is known for museums, childrens museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, have some family-friendly fun at Axxe, don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout, and identify plant and animal life at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Canberra trip maker.

Fly from Melbourne to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Canberra when traveling from Melbourne in April, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Mount Ainslie Lookout ©
Mount Ainslie Lookout
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia

6
nights
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), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Hassan's Wall (in Lithgow). And it doesn't end there: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, explore and take pictures at The National Pass, take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap, and trek along Coachwood Glen Nature Trail.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Katoomba route planner.

You can drive from Canberra to Katoomba in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Canberra in April: high temperatures in Katoomba hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Blackheath, Leura, The National Pass, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Kanangra-Boyd National Park
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath

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: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and visit Darling Harbour.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

2
nights
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 29th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach, then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower, tee off at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lord Howe Island Walking Trails.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Sydney to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST) is 0.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

4
nights
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Maleny (McCarthy's Lookout, Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, &more). Next up on the itinerary: walk around South Bank Parklands, see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, explore and take pictures at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, and admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Brisbane holiday website.

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Brisbane takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Lord Howe Island to Brisbane, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Brisbane are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Maleny
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Champagne Pools, enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Indian Head, and step off the mainland to explore Waddy Point.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island trip maker tool.

You can 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, ferry, and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Champagne Pools ©
Champagne Pools
Indian Head ©
Indian Head

5
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Spas & Palm Cove Beach). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, don't miss a visit to Green Island, and browse the exhibits of Village Gallery.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cairns trip planner.

Getting from Fraser Island to Cairns by combination of car, ferry, and flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In May in Cairns, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Cairns Kart Hire Track, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Helicopter Tours

6
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Douglas: Cape Tribulation (Cape Trib Farm & Myall Beach), Daintree (Tranquility Falls & Elizas Gallery) and Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, kick back and relax at Thornton Beach, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas driving holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre, Walu Wugirriga Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

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: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, go for a walk through Field of Light, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Port Douglas in May, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

5
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Motor Car Falls, explore the striking landscape at Koolpin Gorge, hike along Yurmikmik Walks, and admire all the interesting features of Anbangbang Rock Shelter.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip maker tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Highlights from your plan
Motor Car Falls ©
Motor Car Falls
Kakadu National park ©
Kakadu National park
Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site

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