Aussie Coast, Wildlife & Bush

Melbourne • Adelaide • Fleurieu Peninsula • Kangaroo Island • Sydney • Blue Mountains

About This Journey

10 Days Starting from $2235 AUD

per person based on 2 people
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Jump on a tram or explore Melbourne by foot. Look out for kangaroos and koalas amongst he coastline and rainforest of the Great Ocean Road. Adelaide is your gateway to the untouched beauty of Kangaroo Island. Experience the eucalyptus forests, wildlife and escarpments of the majestic Blue Mountains National Park. Don't forget Sydney!

Domestic airfare prices are subject to variables. Contact us for a tour quote including current domestic airfares.

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  • 9 nights 3.5 Star - 4 Star accommodation
  • Personal Meet, Greet and Private Transfer
  • Great Ocean Road Day Tour
  • Kangaroo Island 2 Day Tour
  • Blue Mountains Day Tour
  • 24/7 In-Country Support
  • Highly detailed and comprehensive travel pack
  • Selection of maps, brochures and guide books
Not Included: International flights, Meals & drinks (unless stated), Petrol/gas, Personal travel insurance, Suggested activities
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Day 1
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Welcome to Australia

Personal Meet, Greet and Private Transfer
G’day Melbourne

A private transfer will meet you from your flight, provide you with your travel pack and drive you to your accommodation.

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    Accommodation    Punthill Little Bourke
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    Melbourne – Punthill Little Bourke

    Features:

    Check in: 2:00pm; Check out: 10:00am

    Walking distance to local shops/restaurants

    Parking: Fee applicable onsite parking

    Internet facilities: Fee applicable WiFi

    Breakfast service available

    Tea/coffee facilities in room

    Kitchen/kitchenette in room

    Laundry facilities in room

    All rooms non smoking

    Local Supermarket: IGA X-press, 35-41 Lonsdale St, Melbourne; Open Mon,Wed,Sun 7am-10pm, Sat 6am-11pm, Tue,Thu,Fri 6am-10pm


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      Personal Meet, Greet and Private Transfer
Day 2
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Free Time Melbourne

Explore Melbourne

Step aboard the free City Circle tram to explore the Queen Victoria Markets, Melbourne Aquarium or Old Melbourne Gaol. Walk around the city’s hub Federation Square, home to the Ian Potter Centre exhibiting Australian art. Jump on a tram to explore beachside St Kilda and Luna Park. Travel up Eureka Skydeck for amazing panoramic views. Step aboard a river cruise or stroll amongst the Royal Botanic Gardens. Sports fans will enjoy the Melbourne Cricket Ground, National Sports Museum and Rod Laver Arena. Discover unique bars, cafes and restaurants along the city’s laneways or Southbank Promenade.

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    Accommodation    Punthill Little Bourke
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    Melbourne – Punthill Little Bourke

    Features:

    Check in: 2:00pm; Check out: 10:00am

    Walking distance to local shops/restaurants

    Parking: Fee applicable onsite parking

    Internet facilities: Fee applicable WiFi

    Breakfast service available

    Tea/coffee facilities in room

    Kitchen/kitchenette in room

    Laundry facilities in room

    All rooms non smoking

    Local Supermarket: IGA X-press, 35-41 Lonsdale St, Melbourne; Open Mon,Wed,Sun 7am-10pm, Sat 6am-11pm, Tue,Thu,Fri 6am-10pm


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Suggested Activites:

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    Puffing Billy & Dandenong Ranges Morning Tour
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    Puffing Billy & Dandenong Ranges Morning Tour

    Experience an authentic Aussie style Bush Billy Tea with lamingtons, Vegemite and crackers, plus meet cheeky crimson rosellas and king parrots at Grants Picnic Ground in Sherbrooke Forest. Follow a short bushwalk amongst the stunning Dandenong Ranges National Park surrounds, then step aboard the famous Puffing Billy steam train.

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    Phillip Island Afternoon Tour
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    Phillip Island Afternoon Tour

    Meet kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and colourful birds and reptiles at Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park. Depending on the time of year visit beautiful Woolamai Beach. Enjoy magnificent views of Bass Strait and the Nobbies, home to Australia’s largest colony of fur seals. At sunset watch the little penguins waddle ashore to their burrows from intimate penguins plus viewing area.

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    Yarra Valley Wineries Day Tour
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    Yarra Valley Wineries Day Tour

    Sit back, relax and travel through picturesque country, stopping to visit at least four cellar doors, with some exciting new emerging grape varietals on offer. Sample some of Australia’s finest cool climate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wines which the region is famous for. Enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the Yarra Valley’s gourmet winery restaurants.

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Great Ocean Road

Great Ocean Road Day Tour

Stroll along the wild beaches and take in the awe-inspiring scenery at Split Point Lighthouse. Stop for lunch(own expense) at seaside town Apollo Bay set amongst rolling hills. Gain exclusive access to an ancient Eucalyptus Forest for close encounters with koalas, kangaroos and native birds. Cap off the day at the ancient rock formations the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge.

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    Accommodation    Punthill Little Bourke
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    Melbourne – Punthill Little Bourke

    Features:

    Check in: 2:00pm; Check out: 10:00am

    Walking distance to local shops/restaurants

    Parking: Fee applicable onsite parking

    Internet facilities: Fee applicable WiFi

    Breakfast service available

    Tea/coffee facilities in room

    Kitchen/kitchenette in room

    Laundry facilities in room

    All rooms non smoking

    Local Supermarket: IGA X-press, 35-41 Lonsdale St, Melbourne; Open Mon,Wed,Sun 7am-10pm, Sat 6am-11pm, Tue,Thu,Fri 6am-10pm


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      Great Ocean Road Day Tour
Day 4
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Fly to Adelaide

Melbourne to Adelaide

Farewell Melbourne and make your own way to Melbourne Airport and catch your flight to Adelaide. Upon arrival at Adelaide Airport make your own way to your accommodation.

Cruise along the River Torrens aboard the iconic Popeye. Feed kangaroos or hold a koala at Cleland Wildlife Park. Enjoy a walk or bike ride amongst native plants and historical buildings in Adelaide Botanic Garden. Uncover Adelaide Gaol’s convict history and ghosts. View Aboriginal artefacts at the South Australian Museum along cultural hub North Terrace. Foodies will love the Adelaide Central Market. Taste great Australian wines at the National Wine Centre of Australia. Jump on a tram from the city to seaside suburb Glenelg. Enjoy the eclectic choice of restaurants in Gouger Street and Rundle Street.

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    Accommodation    Adabco Boutique Hotel
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    Adelaide – Adabco Boutique Hotel

    Features:

    Check in: 2:00pm; Check out: 10:00am

    Walking distance to local shops/restaurants

    Parking: Fee applicable street parking

    Internet facilities: Free in room WiFi

    24-hour reception

    Tea/coffee facilities in room

    Kitchen/kitchenette: On site (communal)

    Laundry facilities: On site

    All rooms non smoking

    Local Supermarket: Coles, Adelaide Central Market, 21-39 Grote St, Adelaide; Open Mon-Fri 12am-9pm, Sat 12am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm


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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island 2 Day Tour

Travel along the Fleurieu Peninsula to Cape Jervis to take the 45 minute ferry crossing to Kangaroo Island. First stop is the uniquely Australian Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery. Continue on to Vivonne Bay Bistro located on a large bush property. Visit Seal Bay Conservation Park to get up close to wild Australian sea lions. Watch the Birds of Prey flight demonstration, then feed kangaroos and have a photograph with a koala.

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    Accommodation    Aurora Ozone Hotel
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    Kangaroo Island – Aurora Ozone Hotel

    Features:

    Check in: 2:00pm; Check out: 10:00am

    Walking distance to local shops/restaurants

    Parking: Free onsite parking

    Internet facilities: Free in room WiFi

    Restaurant onsite: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

    Tea/coffee facilities in room

    Kitchen facilities: in apartments

    Laundry facilities: onsite

    All rooms non smoking

    Local Supermarket: Foodland, Commercial St, Kingscote; Open Mon-Fri 8am-7pm, Sat 8am-5pm, Sun 9am-5pm


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      Kangaroo Island 2 Day Tour
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Kangaroo Island - Return to Adelaide

Kangaroo Island 2 Day Tour

Visit Clifford’s Honey Farm to try some homemade honey ice-cream. Look for Koala’s nestled in eucalypts at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Enjoy lunch in an Australian bush setting, then walk around Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch in Flinders Chase National Park, truly breathtaking coastal views. Follow the boardwalk down to the rocks at Admirals Arch to view playful New Zealand fur seals. Return to Cape Jervis aboard the ferry, then it’s back to Adelaide.

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    Accommodation    Adabco Boutique Hotel
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    Adelaide – Adabco Boutique Hotel

    Features:

    Check in: 2:00pm; Check out: 10:00am

    Walking distance to local shops/restaurants

    Parking: Fee applicable street parking

    Internet facilities: Free in room WiFi

    24-hour reception

    Tea/coffee facilities in room

    Kitchen/kitchenette: On site (communal)

    Laundry facilities: On site

    All rooms non smoking

    Local Supermarket: Coles, Adelaide Central Market, 21-39 Grote St, Adelaide; Open Mon-Fri 12am-9pm, Sat 12am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm


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Fly to Sydney

Adelaide to Sydney

Farewell Adelaide today and make your own way to Adelaide Airport and catch your flight to Sydney. Upon arrival at Sydney Airport make your own way to your accommodation.

No trip is complete without exploring the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. If you’re game, take on the BridgeClimb or Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck. Stroll amongst museums, markets, cafes, bars and restaurants in The Rocks historical precinct. Catch a ferry to Manly Beach or Taronga Zoo and a bus to vibrant Bondi Beach. Sydney Aquarium and the Australian National Maritime Museum are located in popular Darling Harbour. Stroll amongst the Royal Botanic Gardens and Mrs Macquarie’s Chair on the edge of Sydney Harbour. Uncover the city’s past at the Museum of Sydney.

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    Accommodation    Travelodge Hotel Martin Place
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    Sydney – Travelodge Hotel Martin Place

    Features:

    Check in: 2:00pm; Check out: 11:00am

    Walking distance to local shops/restaurants

    Parking: Fee applicable offsite parking

    Internet facilities: Free in room WiFi

    24-hour reception

    Breakfast service available

    Tea/coffee facilities in room

    Kitchen facilities: bar fridge, microwave

    Laundry facilities: on site

    All rooms non smoking

    Local supermarket: Coles Central, 388 George St, Sydney; Open Mon-Fri 6am-12am; Sat-Sun 8am-10pm


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Suggested Activites:

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    Sydney Sights Afternoon Tour
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    Sydney Sights Afternoon Tour

    Begin this afternoons 3 1/2 hour adventure at the historic Rocks precinct, including magnificent views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Visit Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, Kings Cross, Double Bay and Sydney’s best panoramic view at Dover Heights, then its onto famous Bondi Beach. Return to city via the beach coast line, Centennial Park, Paddington, Oxford Street then onto Darling Harbour.

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Free Time Sydney

Explore Sydney

No trip is complete without exploring the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. If you’re game, take on the BridgeClimb or Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck. Stroll amongst museums, markets, cafes, bars and restaurants in The Rocks historical precinct. Catch a ferry to Manly Beach or Taronga Zoo and a bus to vibrant Bondi Beach. Sydney Aquarium and the Australian National Maritime Museum are located in popular Darling Harbour. Stroll amongst the Royal Botanic Gardens and Mrs Macquarie’s Chair on the edge of Sydney Harbour. Uncover the city’s past at the Museum of Sydney.

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    Accommodation    Travelodge Hotel Martin Place
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    Sydney – Travelodge Hotel Martin Place

    Features:

    Check in: 2:00pm; Check out: 11:00am

    Walking distance to local shops/restaurants

    Parking: Fee applicable offsite parking

    Internet facilities: Free in room WiFi

    24-hour reception

    Breakfast service available

    Tea/coffee facilities in room

    Kitchen facilities: bar fridge, microwave

    Laundry facilities: on site

    All rooms non smoking

    Local supermarket: Coles Central, 388 George St, Sydney; Open Mon-Fri 6am-12am; Sat-Sun 8am-10pm


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Suggested Activites:

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    Sydney Convict Colony Walking Tour
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    Sydney Convict Colony Walking Tour

    Fascinating history, delivered with energy and insight on a 2 hour walking exploration of Sydney’s original European settlement; The Rocks. Uncover the scallywag stories of convicts, soldiers, rum and rebellions.

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    Tea At Sea Morning Cruise
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    Tea At Sea Morning Cruise

    Begin your day with a unique Sydney Harbour highlights 2 hour cruise experience. Enjoy the company of a small group aboard a 52 foot motor yacht. Your captain and host will share the rich history of Sydney Harbour and its foreshore as you take in the sites of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and beautiful bays and coves.

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    Sydney Opera House Tour
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    Sydney Opera House Tour

    Step inside the Sydney Opera House and discover the history and stories on a 1 hour guided tour. Visit off limits areas, capture photographs from rare vantage points, sit in the theatres custom-made timber chairs, touch the famous shell tiles and marvel at the vaulted ceilings of one of the biggest pillar free chambers in the world.

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Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains Day Tour

View the Jamison Valley from a cliff lookout. Ride the Scenic Rail, Cableway, Skyway and walk amongst ancient rainforest at Scenic World. View the famous Three Sisters. After lunch admire the Blue Mountains beauty from a remote lookout. Meet koalas and kangaroos at Featherdale Wildlife Park. Return aboard a leisurely river cruise into Sydney Harbour.

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    Accommodation    Travelodge Hotel Martin Place
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    Sydney – Travelodge Hotel Martin Place

    Features:

    Check in: 2:00pm; Check out: 11:00am

    Walking distance to local shops/restaurants

    Parking: Fee applicable offsite parking

    Internet facilities: Free in room WiFi

    24-hour reception

    Breakfast service available

    Tea/coffee facilities in room

    Kitchen facilities: bar fridge, microwave

    Laundry facilities: on site

    All rooms non smoking

    Local supermarket: Coles Central, 388 George St, Sydney; Open Mon-Fri 6am-12am; Sat-Sun 8am-10pm


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      Blue Mountains Day Tour
Day 10
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Farewell Australia

Depart Sydney

Farewell Sydney and make your own way to Sydney Airport and continue your onward journey.

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