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These are popular itineraries that cover locations in Australia that our clients have enjoyed.  Use them as a base to get ideas. Each clients itinerary is different, we work to your budget, travel requirements and take advantage of current specials in the marketplace for your time of travel. Don't forget that Australia is as big as the USA, you can't see it all on one visit.

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Sydney Opera House


Australia Highlights & Wildlife


Begin your Australian adventure in Sydney.  Enjoy a visit to the famous Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour and Taronga Zoo where you can get your first wildlife experience. 

Then you’re off to Adelaide and Kangaroo Island for more wildlife and stunning scenic and coastal landscapes. You get to explore Kangaroo Island on a 4WD tour and Flinders Chase National Park.  

Following your wildlife activities, you have a day of wine tasting, Adelaide Hills and a visit to Hahndorf. Next stop is Cairns where you will snorkel the breath-taking Great Barrier Reef.  You’re in the tropical north so a visit to the rainforest is a must on the Kuranda Scenic Railway including Rainforestation. With so many wildlife and scenic experiences on your itinerary there will be no shortage of great photo opportunities. 



Australian Family Adventure


Australia is a great place for a family adventure.  Starting in Melbourne tour the city, laneways and markets enjoying the relaxed vibe of cafes, arcades, galleries and gardens.  Kayak on the Yarra and feast on a locals favorite dish fish and chips. Take your time discovering one of the world’s most liveable cities.  Head off to the Tropical North and explore the Great Barrier Reef snorkeling this amazing reef system before discovering the beauty of the Daintree Rainforest.  Learn about Aboriginal culture and try your hand at traditional fishing techniques before making your own bush tucker.  Discover Sydney even heading backstage at the Sydney Opera House, climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge at dusk and taking a surfing lesson at Bondi Beach.  Walk the beautiful Sydney coastal tracks taking you from beach to beach.  Visit the Blue Mountains and visit Featherdale Wildlife Park. There’s something for everyone on this fantastic adventure.

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Relaxation, Adventure

Wine and food platter


The Gourmet's Delight Tour


Begin your gourmet Australian tour in Melbourne, passing through the Barossa Valley, Kangaroo Island and finishing in Sydney. 

You’ll get to experience these amazing food and wine areas of Australia.  Interspersed with all the food and wine tastings you add a touch of adventure with a hot air balloon ride over the Yarra Valley, 4WD back roads tour of the Barossa Valley, a scenic flight to Kangaroo Island and a Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb.  You’ll see stunning scenery, Australian native animals in their natural environment, even having breakfast with kangaroos and holding a koala if you wish. 

This tour may be all about the food, but you also get to experience some of the best of Australia on your trip. 

You can return home knowing you have eaten and drunk some of the best wine and food on offer in Australia.

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Adventure, Relaxation



Australia Off The Beaten Path


Begin your Australian adventure in vibrant Sydney.  Check out the city, get behind the scenes at the Sydney Opera House and enjoy sailing around Sydney Harbour eating a barbeque lunch and sipping wine.  Next you’re off to Perth to enjoy their well known amazing weather, blue skies and perfect beaches.  Tour the twin cities Perth and Fremantle before cruising to Rottnest Island for a day tour.  Get ready for a photo with a quokka!  Visit the Margaret River region known for its wine, beaches and adventure.  Spend your visit exploring the region and indulging in amazing food and wine. Finishing your adventure by exploring Broome including a sunset camel ride on Cable Beach and a memorable visit to Horizontal Falls which includes a seaplane tour, jet boat ride and cruise on the Falls.  Return home having experienced an off the beaten path itinerary you won’t forget.

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Relaxation, Adventure

Whitehaven Beach


Cities, Beaches and Wine


Melbourne known for its combination of fine dining, art galleries, fashion and sports is a great place to start your Australian adventure.  Orientate yourself on a city tour and river cruise then spend the afternoon at leisure wandering through Melbourne’s iconic laneways and arcades.  Next you’re off to the Yarra Valley for a gourmet food and wine tour before flying to Hamilton Island for your island experience in paradise.  Spend your days cruising the beautiful waters enjoying a sunset cruise, snorkeling, swimming and relaxing on the stunning beaches the area is famous for.  After your beach break you’re off to Sydney the last leg of your Australian trip.  Start with a city tour to learn all about Sydney before touring the iconic Sydney Opera House. Explore the city before sailing off on a sunset Sydney Harbour dinner cruise.  Finish your trip with a visit to the Hunter Valley for a lovely day  sipping wine, tasting cheese and eating chocolate before heading back home.

  • Scenery, Food and Wine, Relaxation

Sydney Harbour


Gems of Australia


Begin your Australia highlights adventure in Sydney.  Explore Sydney with a Sydney Opera House tour, Sydney Harbour Cruise and a City Sights Tour to discover Sydney’s best spots.  Leave the city behind and visit the beautiful and scenic Blue Mountains.  See the famous Three Sisters rock formation.  Next you’re off to Uluru (Ayres Rock) where you can view the spectacular scenery, sunsets and sunrises, learn about Aboriginal culture and enjoy award winning activities such as the Sounds of Silence Dinner.  It's time for your Great Barrier Reef experience out of Port Douglas. Snorkel the stunning reef and experience the abundant marine life and reef formations.   Tours to the Daintree Rainforest, spectacular beaches, and the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park make a great day out and a wonderful end to your trip.

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife

Coral reef fish


Classic Australia Trip


This itinerary is packed with culture, scenery and wildlife, mixing cities with outback wonders.  Starting in Sydney you get a feel for this vibrant harborside city visiting key landmarks and exploring areas of interest.  Tour the city itself and then explore beautiful Sydney Harbour.  Next you’re off to Uluru (Ayres Rock) and Kings Canyon for an outback and cultural experience with stunning landscapes and the opportunity to learn the importance of the area to the Anangu, the local Aboriginal people. Explore Kakadu National Park and the local ecology with your Aboriginal guide. For a complete change of scenery head to Cairns to snorkel the Great Barrier Reef and explore the tropical north rainforest. Finish your trip in Melbourne, known for its shopping, arts, restaurants and foodie scene.  Head to Phillip Island where you get up close with native wildlife and spend your evening watching the famous penguin parade.  

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife

Seals on the beach


South Australia Wildlife Wonders Tour


This tour is for anyone who loves wildlife.  Head straight to South Australia and start your adventure in Adelaide before flying off to Port Lincoln, a seafood paradise, for your first wildlife adventure either swimming with sea lions or with great white sharks in a cage dive (or underwater sub if you prefer).  Head back to Adelaide for time to explore the city and close by wine regions.  Now you’re off to Kangaroo Island one of the best places in Australia to see native wildlife up close.  You’ll tour the island to see many iconic Australian animals in their natural habitat including colonies of sea lions at Seal Bay and 10 000 fur seals at Flinders Chase National Park.  Have your camera ready for the Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. You can return home knowing you have experienced the best Australian wildlife opportunities with this itinerary.

  • Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Adventure

Bay of Fires


Iconic Tasmania Luxury Tour


This luxury tour incorporates the best of Tasmania in only 10 days.  Known for its rugged wilderness, rich culture, fantastic local produce, galleries and boutiques, Tasmania is a very special place to explore. Combine these attractions with luxurious accommodations and local hospitality and you have a fantastic holiday opportunity.  Discover Tasmanian icons such as the UNESCO world heritage listed Cradle Mountain, the ancient rainforest along the Gordon River, famous Wineglass Bay, meet the infamous Tasmanian Devil, tour through the convict ruins of Port Arthur and shop at the Salamanca Market in Hobart.  In Launceston relax on a spa day, hike along the famous spectacularly beautiful Bay of Fires walk and take part in a fabulous day behind the scenes at the Josef Chromy winery and learn how traditional method Sparkling wine is made.

  • Culture, Scenery,  Wildlife, Food and Wine, Relaxation, Adventure

Lizard Island Great Barrier Reef


Ultimate Australian Escape


Hit the ground running in Sydney with a tour of historic sights and landmarks, the perfect way to orientate yourself to the beautiful city and harbor.  Tour the iconic Sydney Opera House, go behind the scenes and learn about its fascinating history.  Head out of the city and discover the Blue Mountains where you also visit an Aboriginal Cultural Center and wander through a wildlife park for an Australian native wildlife encounter.  Head to the Red Center for a memorable stay at Uluru.  Enjoy dinner under the stars and a tour of the stunning rock formations and Uluru.  For a complete change of scenery you’re off to Lizard Island, a private luxury lodge in the Great Barrier Reef.  The resort is right on the Great Barrier Reef one of the greatest natural wonders of the world and yours to explore.  From the Great Barrier Reef, you move to the rainforest to stay at Silky Oaks Lodge the perfect place to explore the world heritage listed Daintree Rainforest.  

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Relaxation



Introduction to Australia


This itinerary provides the perfect introduction to Australia with a combination of vibrant cosmopolitan cities and spectacular Australian landscapes.  Start your adventure in Sydney exploring the city, iconic architecture and harbor.  Then move onto The Red Center with extraordinary landscapes of deserts, mountain ranges, rocky gorges and some of most sacred Aboriginal sites including Uluru and Kata Tjuta.  Watch the world's most famous rock change colors at dawn and dusk it’s a sight to behold. Marvel at the Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest coral reef system and discover the wonders of the tropical north’s rainforests.   Finish your tour in Melbourne. Wander through the laneways and enjoy the cities best bars, eaters and boutique shops.  Tour Phillip Island and enjoy and evening watching the famous penguin parade on Phillip Island.

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife

Cradle Mountain


Australian Wine and Wildlife Escape


You get to experience the best of Australia on this itinerary focused on wildlife and gourmet food and wine experiences.  Begin your Australian Escape in vibrant Sydney.  Explore the city and beautiful Sydney harbor before heading off to the Hunter Valley a premier wine region for a gourmet wine and tasting adventure.  Adelaide is up next, from here you visit the beautiful and historic Barossa Valley another famous wine region.  Kangaroo Island is only a 45-minute ferry cruise from Adelaide.  Stay and visit the islands stunning scenery and view wildlife in its natural environment.  Kangaroo Island is also famous for it's local produce.  Embark on a day of meeting local artisan food producers.  Learn about production processes and sample the produce.  Finish your trip with a visit to Melbourne.  Tour the city inside and out including a day to Phillip Island and an evening penguin parade.  Return home with wine, shopping and plenty of photos.   

  • Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Relaxation

King George River Gorge Kimberleys


Australia At Its Finest


This trip is all about luxury accommodation and fantastic experiences that showcase the best of Australia.  Begin your adventure in Perth known for stunning beaches bars, restaurants and street art.  Enjoy a day in Margaret River, Australia’s premium wine region.  Explore Broome before departing on your luxury 7 night Kimberley Wilderness Cruise in North Western Australia. Next, you’re off to Bamurru Plains a luxury safari lodge set in 300 km² of floodplains and savanna woodland for a wildlife immersion.  Visit Uluru and stay at Longitude 131 the luxury desert basecamp at Uluru-Kata Tjuta. The perfect location to view Uluru. Head to Adelaide and the nearby Barossa Valley, Australia’s most prestigious wine region.  Another luxury wilderness experience awaits you at Kangaroo Island’s Southern Ocean Lodge.  Finish your epic Australian tour in Melbourne.

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Relaxation, Adventure

Barossa Valley


Sydney, Wine and Wildlife


This itinerary is perfect for those who want to see Sydney, one of the most beautiful cites in the world, taste great wine and see Australian animals in their own habitat.  This trip allows you to enjoy different environments from cities, national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, to wineries and vineyards.  You’ll explore Sydney, Adelaide, Kangaroo Island and several of Australia’s best wine regions. 

The combination of tours and time to do you own thing enables you to see and experience the best on offer during the tours and then spend your own time revisiting areas of interest of exploring on your own at your own pace.  

With plenty of stunning scenery, native wildlife, fantastic food and wines you can return home after 13 days relaxed and energized from your Australian visit.

  • Scenery,  Wildlife, Food and Wine, Relaxation

Outback rail adventure


Outback Adventures in Australia


If you’re looking for a different Australian experience, then this is it!  Explore the Australian outback in style.  Starting in Darwin discover the city and beaches before taking off on an outback floatplane, airboat and cruise adventure with wildlife encounters, fishing and wetlands exploration.  Your outback adventure continues at Bullo River Station a half a million-acre working station near Kununurra.  Here you can get involved in the day to day activities on the station or enjoy hiking, fishing, and other activities on the property.  Boarding The Ghan Expedition for a luxury train journey you’ll travel from Darwin to Adelaide stopping at Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy for off train excursions over a 4 day, 3 night trip. From Adelaide explore the Barossa Valley one of Australia’s premier wine regions and Kangaroo island famous for both its stunning scenery and wildlife opportunities, and gourmet food and wine. 

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Relaxation, Adventure

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Sydney City Stay


There’s plenty to do in Sydney and this itinerary manages to hit the key areas in 5 days.  Tour the city in a small group tour to orientate yourself to the city.  Visit the Sydney Opera House with behind the scenes access to this iconic building.  Cruise on beautiful Sydney Harbour for dinner as the sunsets on the city enjoying stunning views and the city from the water.  Head off to the Hunter Valley for a day trip and wine tour in one of Australia’s premier wine regions.  Taste award winning wines, tour wineries and learn about the wine making process. Just one hour from Sydney is the Blue Mountains.  Here you can explore the mountain views and rock formations, visit an Aboriginal cultural center and wildlife park for a hands on wildlife encounter before taking a river cruise back to Sydney. 



Cairns City Stay


Cairns is the gateway to Queensland’s tropical north. Start your adventure with an evening sunset dinner cruise.  Next you’re off travelling on the Daintree River through the Daintree Forest to Cape Tribulation.  Visit Mossman Gorge on the way and soak in the beauty of the rainforest.  Explore the Great Barrier Reef from an activity platform. You can view the reef from the underwater observatory in a semi-submersible, and you can snorkel, dive or Oceanwalk.  Travel from Cairns to Kuranda on the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway passing spectacular waterfalls into the stunning Barron Gorge.  Visit Rainforestation a nature park amidst the Kuranda rainforest, board and amphibious vehicle for a rainforest tour and spend time in the Koala and Wildlife Park.  Finish your day riding the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway a 7.5 km scenic cableway running above the Barron Gorge National Park.

Melbourne tram


Melbourne City Stay


Melbourne, Victoria’s capital city has been repeatedly named as one of the world’s most liveable cities and you can see why.  There’s a great combination of world-class dining, art galleries, boutique shopping and a busy sports calendar that draws visitors from everywhere.  Arrive in Melbourne and orientate yourself with a city sights tour seeing all the highlights, iconic Melbourne spots and views of the city from Eureka Tower.  Wander through Melbourne’s famous laneways and back streets discovering all the best shops, cafes, street art and architecture.  Visit the Yarra Valley starting the day with a sunrise hot air balloon ride followed by a wine tour of the region. Head off to explore Phillip Island to tour the sites and visit a wildlife sanctuary finishing your day with a very cute penguin parade. All the best of Melbourne in 5 days.

Tangalooma Shipwrecks


Brisbane City Stay


Start your visit to Brisbane with an introductory sightseeing tour where you will cover all the main sights. This is the perfect way to explore Brisbane on your first day.  Enjoy an interactive Aboriginal live theatre show and dinner where you will experience storytelling, songs and dances as you journey back from Dreamtime to Australia in the 1800s.  Discover over 1200 animals at Australia Zoo a 1000 acre zoo made popular by the late Steve Irwin “The Crocodile Hunter”.  The zoo is a good place to see the iconic wildlife of Australia and a popular destination for visitors.  Spend the day at Moreton Island, one of Australia’s largest sand islands and right on Brisbane’s doorstep.  Your adventure includes a 4WD drive, sand boarding the sand hills, snorkeling and kayaking the Tangalooma Shipwrecks to view the abundant marine life living around the wrecks.  

Barossa Valley


Adelaide City Stay


You’ll find Adelaide full of culture, food, wine, festivals and events.  It is the gateway to some of Australia’s best vineyards and wildlife experiences which you will get to experience on this 5 day city stay.  Explore the city and learn about its history while viewing historic buildings, botanical gardens and other points of interest before heading to Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest German settlement.  Visit the Barossa Valley for a day of food and wine in this world famous wine region. Head off to Kangaroo Island for a day spotting native Australian animals in their natural environment.  Look out for echidnas, wallabies, seals, koalas and kangaroos to name a few. Spend your last day touring Kangaroo Islands food and produce trail meeting local producers and sampling local delicacies the island is known for.

Kata Tjuta


Uluru City Stay


You get to explore the ancient and unique rock formation of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and surrounding areas during this stay.  Begin your visit with an evening exploring the renowned Field of Light art installation. 50000 glass spheres glow as the sun goes down creating a stunning scene.  Early next morning catch the sunrise as it comes up over the Kata Tjuta, learn about the geological development of the area and enjoy a walk through the Valley of the Winds.  Try your hand at traditional dot painting in the afternoon before enjoying another stunning sunset at the renowned Sounds of Silence dinner where you watch the sun set in a blaze of reds and oranges, then dine under the stars on Australian delicacies and fine wines. Finish your Red Center adventure by exploring Kings Canyon and enjoying views of Watarrka National Park from the canyon edge.   

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Great Barrier Reef


Best of Australia and New Zealand

15 DAYS  

Discover the best of Australia and New Zealand on this compact but comprehensive itinerary.  Begin your adventure exploring Sydney both on the water and land, tour the iconic Sydney Opera House before heading to the Hunter Valley for a relaxing tour in this famous wine region.  Head to the tropical north where you discover the beauty of the Daintree Rainforest and experience the stunning Great Barrier Reef both from the air and water.  Melbourne is next on your agenda where you discover the highlights on a city tour and spend the evening wandering the famous arcades and laneways on a progressive degustation walking tour.  Get your wildlife fix on Phillip Island where you see native Australian animals including the famous penguin parade.  Head to New Zealand for adventures in Queenstown where you fly into Milford Sound for a nature cruise in the stunning fiord and enjoy a great day out on a scenic wine tour.  Finish your adventure in Auckland with a city tour and day relaxing on beautiful Waiheke Island.

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Adventure, Relaxation

Port Douglas Beach


Great Australia & New Zealand Escape

21 DAYS   

Enjoy a visit to Australia and New Zealand that gives you a taste of everything.  Start your adventure in Sydney with a city tour of all the highlights.  Head to the stunning Blue Mountains, see the Three Sisters and visit a wildlife park.  Visit breathtaking Uluru, take in Kata Tjuta, stunning sunsets, sunrises and a wonderful night dining under the stars. Explore Cape Tribulation, the Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef on your tropical north stay in Port Douglas.  Finish your Australian adventure in Melbourne famous for its boutique shopping, laneways and multicultural lifestyle.  Fly to Queenstown, explore stunning Milford Sound and spend a day enjoying fantastic scenery and wineries before moving to Wellington for a scenic tour and gourmet food expedition.  Visit Rotorua for a geothermal and cultural experience then head to Auckland stopping at Hobbiton the movie set on the way.  See Auckland’s on a highlights tour then spend an evening on Waiheke Island sipping on New Zealand wines and dining.

  • Culture, Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Adventure, Relaxation

Moorea sunset


Relax in Australia and Moorea

14 DAYS  

Combine cities, national parks and wildlife sanctuaries with wineries, vineyards and tropical islands.  Start your adventure in Sydney, explore the city, iconic Sydney Opera House then head to the famous Hunter Valley for a day exploring the boutique wineries and wine tasting.  Moving to Adelaide you get to discover the McLaren Vale wine region before flying to Kangaroo Island for your wildlife experiences.  Explore the island in search of wildlife in its natural habitat.  Discover Flinders Chase National Park home to a wide variety of wildlife including kangaroos, wallabies, possums, echidnas, koalas, platypus and a myriad of bird species. Visit a fur seal colony before eating lunch in the bush.  Now it’s time for your island escape.  Head to stunning Moorea to explore the tropical plants and mountainous landscapes on a 4WD tour, soak up the sun on the beaches, snorkel in the crystal-clear waters and enjoy a picnic on a sandy islet.  Relax by the pool, enjoy water sports, hit the spa and chill before heading back home.

  • Scenery, Wildlife, Food and Wine, Relaxation

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