60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Byron Bay
— 5 nights
2
Brisbane
— 6 nights
3
Mooloolaba
— 2 nights
4
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
5
Whitsunday Island
— 1 night
6
Cairns
— 6 nights
7
Darwin
— 3 nights
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 5 nights
9
Adelaide
— 5 nights
10
Melbourne
— 10 nights
11
Sydney
— 9 nights

5
nights
Byron Bay

Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Byron Bay is known for adventure, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, push the limits with an extreme tour, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Byron Bay travel itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Byron Bay is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Byron Bay. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in February: high temperatures in Byron Bay hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Broken Head Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

6
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.
When in Brisbane, make a side trip to see Moffat Beach in Caloundra, approximately Caloundra away. And it doesn't end there: walk around South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane day trip planner.

You can drive from Byron Bay to Brisbane in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Brisbane are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

2
nights
Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets, thenhave some family-friendly fun at SunJet Simulations, and then stroll through Mooloolaba Beach. On the next day, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast and then admire the natural beauty at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mooloolaba journey builder.

You can drive from Brisbane to Mooloolaba in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daytime highs in Mooloolaba are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, The Original Eumundi Markets
Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 2:
Highlights from your plan
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 3rd (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest and then take a tour of Maheno Wreck.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Fraser Island day trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Mooloolaba to Fraser Island takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Central Station Rainforest ©
Central Station Rainforest
Maheno Wreck ©
Maheno Wreck

1
night
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
On the 6th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Whitsunday Islands National Park, thenkick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hill Inlet.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Whitsunday Island day trip planner.

You can fly from Fraser Island to Whitsunday Island in 11 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Port Douglas (Safaris, Four Mile Beach, &more), Wangetti (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Rex Lookout) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cairns itinerary planner.

You can fly from Whitsunday Island to Cairns in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Cairns, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Wangetti, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Palm Cove Beach
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

3
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.
Step out of Darwin to go to Batchelor and see Litchfield National Park, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, make a splash at Wave Lagoon, take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct.

Find out how to plan Darwin trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Darwin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Darwin due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility

5
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: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, stroll through Kuniya Walk, and appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park when traveling from Darwin in March, with lows around °C. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Yulara
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

5
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Change things up with a short trip to The Cedars in Hahndorf (about 30 minutes away). There's much more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, and contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Adelaide trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Adelaide takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March, expect Adelaide to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Port Adelaide Uniting Church, The Cedars
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
Migration Museum
Migration Museum

10
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You've now added Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) to your itinerary. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Melbourne online tour planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Melbourne is 0.5 hours. In March in Melbourne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Sydney on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Mar 27 — Apr 6:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

9
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Katoomba (Blue Mountains & The Three Sisters) and Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Katoomba, Wentworth Falls, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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