60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Train to London Euston, Fly to Perth
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Perth
— 14 nights
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Melbourne
— 13 nights
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Sydney
— 12 nights
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Cairns
— 17 nights
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Perth — 14 nights

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Old Blythewood (in Pinjarra), Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets) and Mandurah (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Waterskiing & Jetskiing). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, get your game on at The Nostalgia Box Museum, and steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint.

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

Manchester, UK to Perth is an approximately 23-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Perth is 8 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Manchester in January: high temperatures in Perth hover around 90°F and lows are around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 13 nights

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee), Lara Heritage and Historical Museum (in Lara) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get your game on at Zero Latency, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in January, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 81°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to fly to Sydney.
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Sydney — 12 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath), Dryridge Estate (in Megalong Valley) and Katoomba (The Three Sisters & The Giant Stairway). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 68°F in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to fly to Cairns.
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Cairns — 17 nights

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: Port Douglas (Safaris, Flagstaff Hill Lookout, &more), Mulgrave Settlers Museum (in Gordonvale) and Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman). There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach, stroll through Trinity Beach, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns journey app.

You can fly from Sydney to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in February, with highs in Cairns at 88°F and lows at 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Australia travel guide

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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.
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