Australia

Australia offers the traveller many unforgettable experiences. Highlights include:

Queensland: Snorkel or dive the spectacular Great Barrier Reef; sail the Whitsundays; relax on the sands of Whitehaven Beach and hike through the ancient tropical rainforests of Daintree National Park.

Western Australia: Swim with whale sharks in Ningaloo; see wild dolphins at Monkey Mia; enjoy gourmet food and wine in the Margaret River region and travel by 4WD into the vast Outback scenery of the Kimberley.

South Australia: explore the cosmopolitan city of Adelaide; see kangaroos, koalas, penguins and seals on Kangaroo Island; visit Barossa Valley renowned for its wines and take a bush walk in Flinders Ranges National Park.

Victoria: take a self drive tour along the Great Ocean Road enjoying spectacular coastlines; visit the state capital of Melbourne; enjoy the wildlife of Phillip Island and see the Little Penguins make their way ashore at dusk.

New South Wales: Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge and view the iconic Opera House; see the blue haze over the Blue Mountains National Park; sample wines in the Hunter Valley vineyards and chill out on Byron Bay.

Northern Territory: See the sunrise, sunset and changing colours over Uluru and Kata Tjuta; learn of ancient Aboriginal traditions; fly over Katherine Gorge; camp under the stars and take a wetlands billabong cruise in Kakadu National Park.

Tasmania: walk or kayak around Freycinet National Park; cruise on the Gordon River; explore craggy Cradle Mountain perfect for hiking and visit Salamanca Place market in Hobart.

 

How you wish to experience Australia is up to you; choose from self drive tours with a pre-planned route, rail journeys, escorted tours, travel by motor home or cruise around the coastline of Australia and New Zealand. A wide range of accommodation is available from boutique hideaways, lodges, working cattle stations, under canvas to private island retreats.
Detailed below are some examples of tours available which may be booked or we can tailor the trips to meet your requirements. If you would like to know more we are here to help; send us an email and one of our experts will get back to you as soon as possible.

 

 

Best of Australia

An independent tour providing you with a different Driver Guide each day and different group of travellers with a range of accommodation standards to choose from. The highlights of this trip include: the Great Ocean Road, Melbourne, Kangaroo Island, Seal Bay, Uluru sunset and BBQ dinner, hike to Kings Canyon, Kakadu National Park, wildlife on the Yellow Water Billabong, Great Barrier Reef, Kuranda Scenic Railway and Sydney.

19 days land content guide price from £2679pp excludes international flights and any internal flights

 

East Coast Beaches & Reef

Group tour commencing with a trip to the Great Barrier Reef,  snorkel over the reef or view from a semi submersible craft. Visit the tropical Atherton Tablelands, cruise on Lake Barrine and visit Millaa Falls. Relax on the Whitsunday Islands. Spend time at a cattle station, head to Fraser Island, explore on a 4WD tour visiting Lake McKenzie. Journey to the Gold Coast enjoy a city tour of Brisbane and on through coastal towns  to Sydney.

13 days 4* accommodation from £2675pp exclusive of international flights

 

An Indian Pacific Odyssey

Arrive in Adelaide before flying to Kangaroo Island and experiencing the wonderful wildlife: kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and seals. Visit the vineyards of the Barossa Valley. Take the iconic Indian Pacific train across the Australian wilderness and Nullarbor Plain before arriving in Perth.

9 days includes 6 nights hotel accommodation & 2 nights Gold Service on the Indian Pacific from £2393pp in standard hotel and excludes international flights.

 

The Kimberley Coast

Sail from Darwin to Broome aboard the luxury Silversea Silver Discoverer. Discover Kimberley’s ancient rock art, head out on Zodiac vessels to search for eagles and ospreys in the mangroves, witness the spectacular tidal change at Montgomery Reef, view the breathtaking Bungle Bungle mountain range and consider an optional helicopter flight to see the Mitchell Falls from Naturalist Island.

11 days from £6050pp cruise only

 

 

Tasmanian Self Drive Tour

Over 10 days take in the highlights of Tasmania at your own pace. Cruise along the spectacular Gordon River with its lush scenery before heading to Cradle Mountain. Explore Launceston and visit the dramatic Cataract Gorge. Spend time in Freycinet National Park, go hiking or kayaking. Visit the infamous Port Arthur convict settlement before heading back to Hobart.

10 days 3* accommodation & a group B car hire from £697pp – exclusive of international flights. 4* & boutique accommodation available.

 

To book or make further enquiries about our Pacific holidays or for our free Australia detailed fact sheet please call our travel consultants on 023 807 330 73 or Contact Us
For details of current travel and visa advice please consult the UK Foreign Office

 

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