Perth and Western Australia
Arrive in Perth the capital of Western Australia. This is a modern vibrant city with great bars and restaurants. This region is also home to some of the best beaches in the country where you can swim the Dolphins. Outside the city there are lots of interesting places to visit. You might want to drive up to Nambung National Park and see the Pinnacles. Or take a trip over to Rottnest and hire a bike to explore this car free island and nature reserve. You will be staying in a centrally located hotel or apartment of your choice. We we will include airport transfers or car hire. After your stay in Perth take your flight to Adelaide for the next adventure..
Adelaide and the Great Ocean Road
Spend a day or two relaxing in the friendly modern city that has more of a small town feel. Pick up your motorhome for a self drive adventure along the stunning ‘Great Ocean Road’. This is truly one of the World’s most scenic coastal drives. Choose from a range of motorhomes and campervans, some that offer a toilet and shower.Visit Bells beach made famous in the Hollywood movie ‘ Point Break’ and stop to admire the towering 12 Apostles before driving on to Melbourne..
Drop off your motorhome in the hip and trendy city of Melbourne. The city buzzes with a cool vibe, where small cafes and bars and 19th century buildings give it a faintly European feel. Melbourne is a city rich in the arts and culture and has some great galleries and regular festivals and events. Take a trip out of the city to Phillip Island and see a range of wildlife, most notably the huge colonies of penguins. Stay in a city centre hotel or serviced apartment or choose to stay in trendy St Kilda which has a great cafe scene and nice beach. After your stay in Melbourne take a flight direct to Ayers Rock..
Ayers Rock and the Outback
Known locally by the Aboriginal name Uluru this is surely the most famous sight in Australia. Watch the famous rock change colour as the sun sets. Take a helicopter or airplane flight over the rock and see a unique view only the lucky few get to see. You can also visit other strange rock formations like the Olgas or explore the beauty of Kings Canyon. You can explore on your own as we can include car hire, or join guided tours. Stay in unique hotels close to Ayers rock before taking your flight up to Cairns..
Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef
Stay in lively Cairns or upmarket Port Douglas. Both offer access to the largest living thing on the Planet, the Great Barrier Reef. Take a boat out to the outer reef and explore this underwater wonder on a snorkelling or scuba diving trip. Other boat trips are available to go dolphin and whale watching. Up the coast from Port Douglas is the Daintree National park a vast area of tropical rainforest. The region is home to plant and animal species found nowhere else on earth. If you prefer more adrenaline filled fun there are white water rafting, quad biking and bungy jumping experiences to be enjoyed. After your fun filled stay in and around Cairns take the next flight down to Sydney..
Australia’s most iconic city and one of the most beautiful cities in the World. Set around the beautiful harbour, the water is never far away. From the famous harbour Bridge and Opera House to the beautiful beaches of Bondi and Manly. Buy a cheap ferry ticket and explore the harbour for a few dollars, or book an evening dinner cruise for something a little more luxurious. Take a surf lesson on Manly beach or just soak up the sun on any of the numerous beaches that Sydney is famous for. The city also boasts a buzzing nightlife with cool bars, clubs and World class restaurants. Spend a day out of the city and visit the beautiful Blue Mountains, a rugged region of dramatic scenery. With steep cliffs, eucalyptus forests and waterfalls, there are some great bush walking possibilities. Echo Point affords views of the dramatic Three Sisters sandstone rock formation. Fly back home from Sydney. If you want to can add a stopover in the Far East. Depending on the airline you could visit Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore or Bangkok.
Experience all that this stunning country has to offer from the stark beauty of the outback to its gleaming cities and laid back beach life. Visit the iconic Opera house and Harbour bridge in Sydney. Take a flight over Ayers Rock and explore Kings Canyon in the middle of the outback. Explore the underwater World of the Great Barrier Reef, the largest living thing on Earth . These are just some of the amazing experiences that await you on this trip of a lifetime.
This is a completely flexible trip and we will help you build the itinerary that you want. So you get to see all those places you have always dreamt of. You can add or take out places from the itninerary listed, or do them in a different order. We recommend at least two weeks for an full Australian tour, ideally longer if you have the time.
All international and internal flights are included. You might want to add car hire and experience some of the best road trips in the World. The Great Ocean road is an iconic road trip, as is the endless open highways of the outback. What about a train trip? Relax in comfort on the iconic Ghan train that bisects the country from North to South, a truly memorable experience. the choice is yours.