60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly
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Darwin
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 7 nights
Drive to Darwin, Fly to Port Douglas
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Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Drive
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Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly to Hamilton Island, Ferry to Airlie Beach
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Airlie Beach
— 1 night
Ferry to Hamilton Island Marina, Fly to Noosa
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Noosa
— 5 nights
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Drive to River Heads, Ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Drive to Fraser Island
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Fraser Island
— 5 nights
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Drive to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Ferry to River Heads, Fly to Sydney
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Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive
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Katoomba
— 5 nights
Train to Sydney, Fly to Melbourne
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Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Exmouth
— 3 nights
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Darwin — 3 nights

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.
Spend the 10th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crocosaurus Cove, and bet on your favorite at Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin visit planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Darwin is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8.5 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Darwin. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in June; daily highs in Darwin reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 7 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an exotic tour of Animal Tracks Safari, get great views at Anbangbang Rock Shelter, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maguk Gorge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Anbangbang Billabong.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) journey planning app.

You can drive from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.
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Port Douglas — 5 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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and center your mind and body at The Deep Retreat Port Douglas.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas tour itinerary planning app.

Do a combination of car and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. June in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Tribulation.
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Cape Tribulation — 4 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cape Tribulation: Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay) and Daintree (Photography Tours & Floravilla Ice Cream Factory). There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Gondwana Rainforest, relax in the rural setting at Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Tribulation tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cairns.
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Cairns — 5 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: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). Spend the 29th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 30th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, observe the fascinating underwater world at Cairns Aquarium, and take an exotic tour of Billy Tea Safaris.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planner.

Drive from Cape Tribulation to Cairns in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Airlie Beach.
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Airlie Beach — 1 night

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): race across the water with a speed boat tour.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Airlie Beach fast, fun, and easy.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Cairns to Airlie Beach in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns in July, you will find days in Airlie Beach are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Noosa.
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Noosa — 5 nights

Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Noosa: Island Gondola (in Bribie Island), Kondalilla Falls (in Montville) and Marcoola Beach (in Marcoola). Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach, get great views at Lows Lookout, experience the excitement of SunJet Simulations, and enjoy breathtaking views from Mount Tinbeerwah.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Noosa trip website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Airlie Beach to Noosa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Fraser Island.
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Fraser Island — 5 nights

Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at Fraser Island Day Spa, explore the activities along Wanggoolba Creek, and look for all kinds of wild species at Australian Sunset Safaris Day Tours.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Fraser Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Noosa to Fraser Island in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. July in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.
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Sydney — 5 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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary maker tool.

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 slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Katoomba.
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Katoomba — 5 nights

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Katoomba: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Treetops Adventure Yarramundi (in Richmond). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, explore the activities along Wentworth Falls Lake, and take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades House & Gardens.

You can plan Katoomba trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Katoomba, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 5 nights

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to National Vietnam Veterans Museum (in Newhaven) and Wildlife Coast Cruises (in Cowes). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne tour itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Katoomba to Melbourne in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Katoomba in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Uluru, hike along Kuniya Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and go for a walk through Lungkata Walk.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour planning website.

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 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. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Exmouth.
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Exmouth — 3 nights

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Exmouth is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, take in breathtaking views at Shothole Canyon, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yardie Creek.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Exmouth road trip planning app.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Exmouth in 18.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Exmouth is minus 1.5 hours. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, expect Exmouth to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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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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