60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 14 nights
Drive:  20 h 30 min
2
Birdsville
— 15 nights
Drive:  21 h 15 min
3
Port Douglas
— 14 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Darwin
— 16 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Melbourne

14
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.
Step out of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to go to Alice Springs and see Curtin Springs, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Uluru, take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, and browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park journey website.

Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also 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 June: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 7°C. You will leave for Birdsville on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Yulara, Curtin Springs
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 14:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

15
nights
Birdsville

Birdsville ©
Birdsville is a small town and locality in the Shire of Diamantina, Queensland, Australia. Birdsville is known for nature and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating landscape at Big Red Sand Dune and head outdoors with Birdsville Races.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Birdsville trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Birdsville takes 18 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Birdsville, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 8°C in Birdsville. You'll set off for Port Douglas on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Birdsville

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 29:
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Birdsville Races ©
Birdsville Races

14
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Port Douglas side-trips: Cow Bay (Daintree Discovery Centre & Walu Wugirriga Lookout), Cape Tribulation (Daintree National Park, Horseback Riding Tours, &more) and Daintree (Elizas Gallery, Tranquility Falls, &more). Spend the 10th (Mon) on the water with a fishing tour. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, and get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Birdsville to Port Douglas in 18 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, Port Douglas is a bit warmer than Birdsville - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Daintree, Kuranda, Cow Bay, Palm Cove
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 12:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

16
nights
Darwin

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Darwin: Batchelor (Litchfield National Park, Coomalie Cultural Centre, &more), Litchfield National Park (Tolmer Falls, Magnetic Termite Mounds, &more) and Adelaide River War Cemetery (in Adelaide River). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, make a splash at Darwin Waterfront, examine the collection at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and join the crowd at Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Darwin tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Darwin in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Douglas to Darwin is minus 0.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Douglas in August: highs in Darwin hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Batchelor, Litchfield National Park, Marlow Lagoon Recreation Area, Territory Wildlife Park, Adelaide River War Cemetery
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 28:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

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