60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary planner

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Fly
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Cairns
— 6 nights
Drive
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Port Douglas
— 6 nights
+2
Fly to Hervey Bay, Ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Drive to Fraser Island
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Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Ferry to River Heads, Fly to Sydney
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Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly
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Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
+2
Drive to Penneshaw Ferry Pier, Ferry to Cape Jervis Ferry Pier, Drive to Port Campbell
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Port Campbell
— 4 nights
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Bus to Warrnambool, Train to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Fly to Ayers Rock
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to Darwin, Bus to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
Drive
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Darwin
— 5 nights
Fly
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Broome
— 3 nights
Fly
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Denham
— 3 nights
Drive
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Exmouth
— 3 nights
Fly to Perth, Bus to Margaret River
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Margaret River
— 5 nights
Bus to Perth, Fly to Berlin Tegel

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Cairns

— 6 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.
Get in touch with nature at Palm Cove Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Trinity Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Kuranda (Birdworld Kuranda, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, &more), Paronella Park (in Mena Creek) and Babinda Boulders (in Babinda). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, head off the coast to Michaelmas Cay, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns road trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Cairns is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Berlin to Cairns due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas

— 6 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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Opal Reef will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mossman Gorge Centre and Spas. When in Port Douglas, make a side trip to see Daintree National Park in Cape Tribulation, approximately Cape Tribulation away. There's lots more to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Agincourt Reef, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and take some stellar pictures from Flagstaff Hill Lookout.

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You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Fraser Island

— 3 nights
We've included these beaches for you: Seventy-Five Mile Beach and Eli Creek. Step out of the city life by going to Lake McKenzie and Central Station Rainforest.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Fraser Island holiday builder website.

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Port Douglas to Fraser Island takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Traveling from Port Douglas in June, expect Fraser Island to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Get a sense of the local culture at Sydney Opera House and Chinese Garden of Friendship. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Shelly Beach (in Manly), Katoomba (Blue Mountains & The Three Sisters) and Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, stroll through Bondi to Coogee Walk, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney day trip planning website.

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. While traveling from Fraser Island, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kangaroo Island

— 4 nights
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Step out of the city life by going to Seal Bay Conservation Park and Raptor Domain. Step off the beaten path and head to Flinders Chase National Park and Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, sample the fine beverages at Kangaroo Island Spirits, and get a taste of the local shopping with Emu Ridge Eucalyptus.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Kangaroo Island travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Kangaroo Island in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Port Campbell

— 4 nights
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Port Campbell National Park and Mait's Rest. Step out of Port Campbell to go to Cape Otway and see Cape Otway Lightstation, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Childer's Cove, and don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Port Campbell day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Port Campbell takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mala Walk and Uluru. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

— 6 nights
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get a sense of the local culture at Yellow Water Cruises and Nourlangie Rock. Get outdoors at Ubirr and Mirray Lookout. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Gunlom Waterfall Creek, identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong, explore the striking landscape at Anbangbang Rock Shelter, and see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary app.

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 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Darwin

— 5 nights

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Step off the beaten path and head to Crocosaurus Cove and RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Territory Wildlife Park will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Darwin side-trips: Litchfield National Park (Florence Falls & Magnetic Termite Mounds). And it doesn't end there: cast your line with a fishing tour, explore the striking landscape at Berry Springs Nature Park, cool off at Darwin Waterfront, and kick back and relax at Mindil Beach.

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You can drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Darwin can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Broome

— 3 nights

Yawuru Country

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Broome Historical Museum and The Courthouse Collection. Escape the urban bustle at Cable Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Broome trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Broome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1.5 hours. Traveling from Darwin in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Broome, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Denham.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Denham

— 3 nights
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Shell Beach and Shark Bay. Step out of the city life by going to Perfect Nature Cruises and Off-Road Tours. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Hamelin Pool Stromatolites and meet the residents at Ocean Park Aquarium.

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Fly from Broome to Denham in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Denham

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Exmouth

— 3 nights
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area, then enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay, and then explore the activities along Yardie Creek.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Exmouth tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Denham to Exmouth by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Exmouth can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Margaret River

— 5 nights
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Visit Yallingup Beach and Hamelin Bay for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Lake Cave and Jewel Cave. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse (in Augusta), Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup) and Sugarloaf Rock (in Cape Naturaliste). On the 27th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, learn about winemaking at Cape Grace Wines, look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm, and take a memorable drive along Caves Road.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Margaret River online road trip planner.

Getting from Exmouth to Margaret River by combination of flight and bus takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.