60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bern
Train + Fly:  22 h 15 min
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
2
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h
3
Katoomba
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Brisbane
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + Ferry + Drive:  7 h 15 min
7
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + Ferry + Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
8
Cairns
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Cape Tribulation
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Port Douglas
— 5 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)
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  31 h
End: Bern

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Take a break from Perth with a short trip to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and explore the activities along Swan River.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Perth travel planner.

Bern, Switzerland to Perth is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Bern in January, things will get warmer in Perth: highs are around 38°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 22:
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River

6
nights
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: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take a memorable tour with Tours, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Perth to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in January, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

Jewish Holocaust Centre
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 29:
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

4
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Katoomba side-trips: Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin), Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook (in Glenbrook) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, don't miss a visit to Leura Cascades, and get great views at The Three Sisters.

To find out how to plan a trip to Katoomba, use our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Katoomba in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Katoomba, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Leura, Blackheath, Bilpin Cider Company, Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 2:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
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, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip maker website.

Drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Sydney are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 8:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach, then get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower, then tee off at Lord Howe Island Golf Club, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lord Howe Island Walking Trails.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island trip website.

You can fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 10:
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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: Mooloolaba (Boat Tours & Water Sports, SunJet Simulations, &more) and Surfers Paradise Beach (in Surfers Paradise). There's much more to do: walk around South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Brisbane in 3.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Surfers Paradise Beach
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake McKenzie, step off the mainland to explore Waddy Point, kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Indian Head.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island trip tool.

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. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 19:
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Indian Head ©
Indian Head
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns route builder app.

You can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Cairns in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Sugarworld Waterpark, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

4
nights
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
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: Cow Bay (Walu Wugirriga Lookout & Cow Bay Beach) and Photography Tours (in Daintree). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Myall Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Daintree National Park, learn more about the world around you at Daintree Entomological museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Tribulation Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Tribulation trip planner.

You can drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Photography Tours
Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Cape Tribulation Beach ©
Cape Tribulation Beach

5
nights
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.
Step out of Port Douglas to go to Daintree and see Elizas Gallery, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Wonga Beach, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas takes 2 hours. March in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Elizas Gallery, Wonga Beach, Mossman Gorge Centre
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, hike along Kuniya Walk, and take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Port Douglas, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 9:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

7
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Motor Car Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bardedjilidji Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Koolpin Gorge, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Wetlands.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) tour itinerary planner.

You can 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 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Motor Car Falls ©
Motor Car Falls
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge ©
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls

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