Highlights of Australia

Small Group Holiday



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Visit Down Under on this highlights trip of Australia. Start in Sydney, taking in views of the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge, before flying to Cairns to explore the Daintree Rainforest and scuba dive or snorkel the Great Barrier Reef. Then it is off to the Red Centre to explore Uluru (formerly Ayer's Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and learn about their significance to Aboriginal peoples. The trip ends in Melbourne, Australia's cultural capital, for an exploration of the Great Ocean Road and the local food scene.

Activity / Theme


Culture, Nature & Wildlife


Comfort Level

Physical Rating


Leisurely / Moderate


Private vehicle, plane, boat, walking



Months of Operation

January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Adventure Coordinators Insider Tip:

Mid-winter (June/July) can get crowded around Uluru.  I went in May instead, when the weather was pleasant and fewer people visit


DAY 1 Start Sydney
DAY 2 Tour The Rocks, sunset cruise Sydney Harbour
DAY 3 Fly Cairns, to Daintree Rainforest, indigenous interpretive walk
DAY 4 At leisure in Port Douglas
DAY 5 To Cairns, visit research aquarium
DAY 6 Optional activities in Cairns - dive or snorkel Great Barrier Reef or Scenic Railway
DAY 7 Fly Uluru, visit Cultural Centre, sunset over Uluru
DAY 8 Sunrise over Uluru & guided walk, explore Kata Tjuta,
DAY 9 Fly Melbourne
DAY 10 Optional activities Melbourne - Great Ocean Road, wineries or free time
DAY 11 Melbourne foodie walk
DAY 12 End Melbourne


11 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
The Rocks Indigenous Dreaming and Welcome Tour, Sydney
James Cook University Research Aquarium, Cairns
Melbourne Foodie Walk
Sydney Harbour cruise.
Indigenous dreamtime walk through the Daintree Rainforest at Mossman Gorge
Sunrise interpretive walk at Uluru
Walk through Walpa Gorge in Kata Tjuta
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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