60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hamilton Island
— 3 nights
2
Whitsunday Island
— 2 nights
3
Brisbane
— 8 nights
4
Noosa
— 7 nights
5
Fraser Island
— 4 nights
6
Yamba
— 4 nights
7
Byron Bay
— 7 nights
8
Sydney
— 9 nights
9
Melbourne
— 11 nights

3
nights
Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Passage Peak. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Catseye Beach, bet on your favorite at Go-Kart Racing Track, head outdoors with Jetryder, and take in the exciting artwork at Hamilton Island Art Gallery.

Plan trip to Hamilton Island with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

London, UK to Hamilton Island is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 10 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in January, with highs in Hamilton Island at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 20:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Catseye Beach ©
Catseye Beach
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak

2
nights
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Whitehaven Beach and then explore the activities along Hill Inlet. On the next day, head off the coast to Whitsunday Islands National Park.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Whitsunday Island trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Hamilton Island to Whitsunday Island with the Route module. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 22:
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Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park

8
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Burleigh Heads Beach and Kirra Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Surfers Paradise Golf Club (in Clear Island Waters), Coolangatta (Snapper Rocks & Coolangatta Beach) and SkyPoint Climb (in Surfers Paradise). Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. Spend the 27th (Mon) with some fine spirits on a distillery tour. And it doesn't end there: walk around South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, have some family-friendly fun at Slideways - Go Karting Gold Coast, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brisbane trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Whitsunday Island to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Gold Coast
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 30:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Distillery Tours

7
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Step off the beaten path and head to Carlo Sand Blow and Noosa River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Noosa: Mount Coolum (in Coolum Beach), Caloundra (Kings Beach & Bulcock Beach) and Mooloolaba (Scuba & Snorkeling & SunJet Simulations). Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Maroochydore Beach, admire the sheer force of Kondalilla Falls, take in panoramic vistas at Mount Tinbeerwah, and browse the eclectic array of goods at The Original Eumundi Markets.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Noosa trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Noosa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eumundi, Caloundra, Maroochydore, Mooloolaba, Mount Coolum
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 6:
Highlights from your plan
Carlo Sand Blow ©
Carlo Sand Blow
Maroochydore Beach ©
Maroochydore Beach
Noosa River ©
Noosa River

4
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake McKenzie and Central Station Rainforest.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Noosa to Fraser Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In February, daytime highs in Fraser Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yamba.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 11:
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Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Lake Wabby ©
Lake Wabby

4
nights
Yamba

Yamba ©
Yamba is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia at the mouth of the Clarence River. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pippi Beach and Main Beach Yamba. Explore Yamba's surroundings by going to Evans Head (Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Museum, Razorback Lookout, &more) and Iguana Beachwear Gifts & Home Decor (in Iluka). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Turners Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Iluka, take in the pleasant sights at Angourie Walking Track, and contemplate the waterfront views at Clarence River.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yamba online itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Fraser Island to Yamba with the Route module. In February, daytime highs in Yamba are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Yamba

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Evans Head, Maclean, Iluka, Spooky Beach
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 16:
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Pippi Beach ©
Pippi Beach
Main Beach Yamba
Main Beach Yamba
Turners Beach ©
Turners Beach

7
nights
Byron Bay

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Watersports Guru and Belongil Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Lennox Head Boardwalk (in Lennox Head), Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah) and Lighthouse Beach (in Ballina). And it doesn't end there: trek along Cape Byron Walking Track, explore the activities along Lake Ainsworth, stroll through Tallow Beach, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Yamba to Byron Bay takes 2 hours. February in Byron Bay sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lennox Head, Broken Head, Watersports Guru, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Lighthouse Beach
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Belongil Beach ©
Belongil Beach

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Photography Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong). The adventure continues: take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, race across the water with a speed boat tour, get your game on at Flight Experience, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip website.

Fly from Byron Bay to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Sydney are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Kiama Blowhole, Shelly Beach, Nan Tien Temple, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Find places to stay Feb 23 — Mar 3:
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

11
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Balloon Rides and Ballarat Wildlife Park. Venture out of the city with trips to The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay), Spas (in Daylesford) and Geelong (The Food Purveyor & Eastern Beach Reserve). Dedicate the 10th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Melbourne itinerary planning website.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Melbourne. You will leave for home on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballarat, Geelong, The Great Ocean Road, Healesville Sanctuary, Spas
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

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