60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Santander
Fly + Drive:  33 h
1
Noosa
— 12 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Brisbane
— 15 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Sydney
— 14 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Melbourne
— 15 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Santander

12
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Get out of town with these interesting Noosa side-trips: Buderim (Whites Lookout and Park, Buderim Lions Park, &more), Mooloolaba (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Mooloolaba Beach, &more) and Kawana Shoppingworld (in Buddina). Spend the 15th (Tue) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, go for a walk through Caloundra Coastal Walk, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Noosa trip itinerary tool.

Santander, Spain to Noosa is an approximately 33- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Santander to Noosa. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Buderim, Mooloolaba, Caloundra, Maleny, Eumundi
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SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports

15
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach), Surfers Paradise (Infinity Attraction, Surfers Paradise Beach, &more) and Labrador (Pelican Feeding & Harley Park). And it doesn't end there: walk around South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Brisbane sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Noosa to Brisbane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Glass House Mountains, Watersports Guru, Australia Zoo, A2submarine Replica
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

14
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 find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Leura (Gordon Falls Lookout & Everglades Historic House and Gardens), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Wentworth Falls (Wentworth Falls & Wentworth Falls Lake). There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Sydney are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Leura, Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath, Wentworth Falls, The Three Sisters
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

15
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Baluk Arts (in Mornington), The Briars Park (in Mt Martha) and Rahona Valley Vineyard (in Red Hill). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, get interesting insight from Tours, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

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Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 9°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

The Mystery Rooms Melbourne, Baluk Arts, Pyramid Rock, Forrest Caves, Pier 10
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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