Best of Australia

19 days

Australia promises exemplary cityscapes, iconic road trips and a stellar wildlife. Beautiful is, but, a mere understatement for this land of colourful palettes that ranges from the red of the outback sands, golden of the deserts and the vividity of the coral reefs. To add to the pleasures of natural beauty, the city thrives with sophisticated cities while still hosting some wonderful indigenous communities. 

Best of Australia takes you through the popular destinations in Australia.

Cities in Australia are picturesque beauty. Sydney is a paragon with the widely famous Opera House, Harbour Bridge and wide stretched surf beaches and street cafes. Melbourne is all about art, alleyways, food and coffee. Brisbane is a subtropical town, Adelaide boasts a festive charm and Canberra is a cultural treasure box.

Food and wine is another area Australia excels at. With finely made local wines Australia has people flocking in to cater to their thirsty needs. Again, the multicultural environment in Australia plates a variety of food options from all over the world – if you are a food enthusiast, you just have to be present with your taste buds. 

Drive through the famous Great Ocean Road in Melbourne, cross the Harbour Bridge at Sydney, enjoy the festive and pubby poise of Adelaide, and walk on wide open spaces, and tree-lined avenues in Canberra. With the Best of Australia package, you will enjoy the best Australia has to offer and that in a reasonable price and a cool itinerary designed to align with all your interests in mind.

Surely, Australia will make you crave for more. Travel with us and we will make sure you have a wonderful time.

Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre

  • Experienced Driver Guides
  • Quality accommodations
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Water bottle to hold 3 litres
  • Camera
  • Jacket in the cooler months
  • Swimwear & towel if swimming

Day 1: Welcome to Melbourne

On arrival at Melbourne Airport you will be transferred to your hotel. Free day for you to explore.

Day 2: Great Ocean Road

View the popular coastal townships of Torquay and Lorne. See fern filled gullies and river inlets along the way. Travel the length of the Great Ocean Road passing towering limestone cliffs, sweeping white beaches and stunning forest scenery. See the amazing Twelve Apostles. These limestone stacks rise dramatically from the Southern Ocean. Enjoy the scenery from various viewing platforms along the boardwalk. See Loch Ard Gorge and be swept away by the romantic and tragic story of love and lives lost aboard the Loch Ard. Discover the tragic history of over 50 ships wrecked along this rugged coastline before continuing beyond Port Campbell to the remnants of London Bridge.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Melbourne – Adelaide

Discover the charm of Melbourne. See Cook’s Cottage, Queen Victoria Market, Fitzroy Gardens and Albert Park, home to the Australian Grand Prix. Stroll through the Royal Botanic Gardens; see the Royal Exhibition Buildings and Federation Square. Visit the Shrine of Remembrance and see the Southbank waterfront precinct. See some of the city’s architecture including St. Paul’s Cathedral and the Princess and Regent Theatres. This afternoon fly to Adelaide.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Adelaide – Kangaroo Island

Enjoy a scenic drive to Cape Jervis to board the ferry to Kangaroo Island. First stop is Clifford’s Honey Farm, followed by a walk among the nation’s most accessible colony of Australian sea lions at Seal Bay Conservation Park with a local guide. Witness the Birds of Prey freeflight show and see the pelicans being fed at Kingscote.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5: Kangaroo Island – Adelaide

Visit Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery and later Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, where you can feed kangaroos. At Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary explore the nocturnal world of koalas, echidnas, bats and possums. In Flinders Chase National Park marvel at the Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch and observe a colony of New Zealand fur seals. Return to Adelaide late evening.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6: Adelaide – Alice Springs

This morning you’ll fly to Alice Springs^. Tour the sights of ‘the Alice’ including the historic Telegraph Station and the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Stop at the Alice Springs Reptile Centre where you can see unique central Australian reptiles. Stop for a panoramic view of Alice Springs from Anzac Hill.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: West MacDonnell Ranges

Travel through outback scenery and experience the grandeur of the West MacDonnell Ranges. First stop is Angkerle (Standley Chasm), where you can walk along the stony watercourse and admire the rich plant and birdlife. Witness the amazing geology at Ellery Creek Big Hole. Explore the Ochre Pits and learn about ochre’s importance, having been used for thousands of years by Aboriginal people for medicinal and magical purposes. Visit Ormiston Gorge, then sip on a glass of wine and enjoy a Ploughman’s lunch at Glen Helen Homestead Lodge with time to visit Glen Helen Gorge. Top off the day with a visit to incredible Simpsons Gap. Walk through the Gap to the waterhole, keeping an eye out for the elusive black-footed rock wallaby. Enjoy the late afternoon sun reflecting on the MacDonnell Ranges as you return to Alice Springs.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 8: Alice Springs – Ayers Rock

Journey south through the MacDonnell and James Ranges to Ayers Rock Resort. This afternoon travel around the base of Uluru with a local Driver Guide. Learn about the native flora, fauna and intriguing cultural traditions of traditional owners, the Anangu, and discover an array of fascinating sacred sites. Join your Driver Guide for a walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole. You’ll explore a number of caves and view Aboriginal rock paintings as your Guide interprets their meaning and significance. Later visit Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre where there is time to purchase some locally made Aboriginal art and learn more about the Western Desert region. Travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area and enjoy sparkling wine as the sun sets over the western horizon. Continue to our exclusive venue for an Aussie barbecue dinner. There is time for stargazing (weather permitting).

Included Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 9: Kings Canyon

Drive through sandhill country into Watarrka National Park. Now get ready for spectacular sightseeing. You’re off on a 6km rim walk exploration of Kings Canyon, which will reward you with marvellous views of Watarrka National Park. You’ll be able to see as far as the horizon and get a real feel for the grand scale of this natural wonder. An easier walk along the boulder-strewn canyon creek bed is also available.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Ayers Rock – Darwin

Travel to the sunrise viewing area at Uluru and watch the first rays of sunlight creep across the desert plains. Afterwards, you’ll fly to Darwin, where the rest of your day is free for you to do as you choose.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Darwin – Kakadu National Park

Travel via the meandering Adelaide River and Marrakai Plains deep into Kakadu National Park to board a cruise on the Yellow Water Billabong with our local guide to spot crocodiles and prolific bird life. This afternoon you’ll stop at Nourlangie to view its Aboriginal rock art.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 12: Kakadu National Park – Darwin

Travel to Ubirr for a guided walk to see Aboriginal rock art and later, visit the Bowali Visitor Centre. Then join the Guluyambi Cruise along the East Alligator River in search of saltwater crocodiles.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 13: Darwin – Cairns

Transfer to Darwin Airport for your flight to Cairns. On arrival at Cairns Airport you will be transferred to your hotel.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 14: Great Barrier Reef

Board a high speed catamaran and cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef for an unforgettable day. See a myriad of coral and tropical fish from an underwater observatory or from the air-conditioned semi-submersible. There’s the opportunity to go snorkelling and view this natural living wonder up close (equipment provided). Enjoy a hot & cold buffet lunch before returning to Cairns.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 15: Tjapukai – Skyrail – Kuranda

Visit the award-winning Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, where the legends of the Dreamtime are brought to life in a rainforest setting. Learn about this ancient culture through theatres, shows and dance demonstrations. Travel on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway high above the canopy of the rainforest to the picturesque village of Kuranda, where you’ll have free time to stroll through the Kuranda Heritage Markets. Board the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway for a breathtaking rail journey over the Barron Gorge, through the coastal sugarcane fields to Freshwater Station

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 16: Cairns – Sydney

Transfer to Cairns Airport for your flight to spectacular Sydney. This evening is free for you to relax or explore.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 17: Sydney

This morning cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge and stop at Milsons Point to photograph fabulous views of the city skyline. Visit Manly surf beach and return to the city for a Sydney Harbour cruise including a delicious buffet lunch. Later, see the Sydney Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair and Kings Cross. Top off the day with a visit to famous Bondi Beach, where you can wander along the shoreline and dip your toes in the cool ocean before returning to the city.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 18: Sydney ‘Free Time’

Today is free for you to explore Sydney or perhaps shop for last minute souvenirs in the historic Rocks district.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 19: Farewell from Sydney

Your holiday concludes this morning after breakfast. You will be transferred to Sydney Airport to connect with your onward flight.

Included Meals: Breakfast

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Trip Fact

  • Trip Style: Tour
  • Level of difficulty: Easy
  • Holidays: Australia

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