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For some, it’s the nature — kangaroos bounding through vineyards or hundred-strong shoals swarming around kaleidoscopic coral on the Great Barrier Reef. For others, it’s the big open spaces — vast outback, ruggedly ancient rock formations and long, empty white-sand beaches. Some may hone in on the coffee, food and wine, others the chance to see the world from a very different perspective with indigenous cultural experiences.

Diversity of landscape, adventure and a sense of freedom are Australia’s lures, but the infrastructure is strong, the stories are fascinating and indulgence is always an option. Big experiences with low stress are what Australia is all about.

12 days

Australia’s ultimate road trip

Barossa Valley, Eyre Peninsula and the Great Outback
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20 days

The real Gold Coast

The best the coast has to offer between Brisbane and Cairns
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11 days

Sydney to Melbourne inland

Mountain views, gold mining towns and a taste of outlaw life
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  • Victoria

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  • Melbourne

    Melbourne

    Australia’s self-proclaimed culture capital may not have the golden charms of its northerly cousin, but what it lacks in glam it makes up for in urban cool...
  • Beechworth

    Beechworth

    The legendary Ned Kelly is Australia’s most famous outlaw, best known for wearing a bulletproof suit in his final shootout with the police...
  • Ballarat

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  • Northern Territory

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  • Darwin

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  • Litchfield National Park

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  • Berry Springs

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  • Batchelor

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  • Kakadu National Park

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  • Mary River National Park

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  • Arnhem Land

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  • Cobourg Peninsula

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  • Sydney

    Sydney

    Famed for its golden beaches and magnificent harbour, Australia’s biggest city is as glossy as it is iconic, and a must-see for many tourists heading down-under for their next trip...
  • Whitsunday Islands

    Whitsunday Islands

    A sailing trip around the jaw-dropping Whitsunday Islands might be one of the most beautiful things you’ll ever do...
  • Brisbane

    Brisbane

    Smaller than its West coast sister cities but no less interesting, Queensland’s riverside capital is as cool as its climate is not...
  • Cairns

    Cairns

    While once people flocked to marshy, tropical Cairns in search of treasure in the Hodgekinson goldfields to the west, they now arrive in droves to sample the natural delights of Far Northern Queensland and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef...
  • Fraser Island

    Fraser Island

    Known by the local Butchulla people as K’gari, meaning “paradise,” the world’s largest sand island more than lives up to its nickname...
  • Canberra

    Canberra

    Since becoming Australia’s capital in 1927, Canberra has evolved from a relatively quiet, rural city into a fully cosmopolitan metropolis, with a food and cultural scene to match...
  • Whyalla

    Whyalla

    Originally named Hummocks Hill, Whyalla is known as Australia’s “steel city” due to its steelwork and shipbuilding heritage...
  • Baird Bay

    Baird Bay

    This small fishing village on the west coast of the Eyre Peninsula presents tourists with the unique opportunity to swim with the friendly Australian sea lions and bottlenose dolphins who call this bay home...
  • Head of Bight

    Head of Bight

    Search for whales from the clifftops at the Head of Bight, one of only two locations on Australia’s south coast where southern right whales visit for calving season during their winter migration...
  • Perth

    Perth

    Where the Swan River joins the southwest coast lies Western Australia's thriving capital city...
  • Mount Kosciuszko

    Mount Kosciuszko

    Standing 2,228m tall, Mount Kosciuszko in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales is 21km round walk if you choose to hike the entire Merrits Nature Track...
  • Barossa Valley

    Barossa Valley

    Australia offers several excellent places to go wine-tasting, but none surpass South Australia’s famous Barossa Valley...
  • Nullarbor

    Nullarbor

    What’s so exciting about a golf course? The defining factor of the Nullarbor Links course is its 1,365km length, spanning the Eyre Highway from Kalgoorlie in Western Australia to Ceduna in South Australia...
  • Mon Repos Conservation Park

    Mon Repos Conservation Park

    Head Bundaberg and the Mon Repos Conservation Park to see Loggerhead turtles laying eggs between November and January and hatching from January to March...
  • Kalgoorlie

    Kalgoorlie

    Explore Australia’s gold mining country in little Kalgoorlie, but don’t miss the giant super-pit where you can watch some of the planet’s heaviest diggers cut a deep hole into Australian earth in a never-ending search for gold...
  • Townsville

    Townsville

    Near Townsville is the SS Yongala, a 110m passenger ship that sank 1911 during a tropical cyclone...
  • Mission Beach

    Mission Beach

    Get your heart pumping by going white-water rafting on the world-class rapid of Tully River...
  • Adelaide

    Adelaide

    Spend a day exploring Adelaide's renowned natural history museum — the South Australian Museum — and the Art Gallery of South Australia, known for its expansive collection of indigenous artwork...
  • Noosa

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  • Eungella National Park

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  • Rockhampton

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  • Agnes Water

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  • Tasmania

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  • Hobart

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  • Freycinet National Park

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Australia Travel Specialists

Fun Tassie Tours

Guided tours of Tasmania
Destinations Tasmania
Tour Type Group tour
Activity Nature & Wildlife, Culture, Active, Solo Travel

Freycinet Experience Walk

Tasmania’s award winning guided walking tour
Destinations Freycinet National Park
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private tour
Activity Luxury, Beach, Nature & Wildlife, Active

Ethical Adventures

Responsible tours to the Top End
Destinations Litchfield National Park, Kakadu National Park
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Group tour, Private tour
Activity Safari, Nature & Wildlife, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, Responsible Travel, Volunteering, Conservation, Active

Echidna Walkabout

Unique wildlife & conservation experiences
Destinations Victoria, Northern Territory
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Group tour, Private tour
Activity Safari, Family, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, Responsible Travel, Conservation, Active

Venture North Safaris

Cultural and nature tours of Northern Australia
Destinations Northern Territory
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Group tour, Private tour
Activity Safari, Nature & Wildlife, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, Responsible Travel, Active

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