Please note that these are tailor made itineraries and not escorted tours.
Australia is a land of incredible spectacles, with a range of fantastic experiences to engage and excite you on each and every day of your holiday. Discover an inspiring variety of richly coloured landscapes from golden sandy beaches and turquoise blue seas to the rich ochre hues of the outback. Enjoy the bright lights of modern cityscapes and the unspoilt wilderness of the rainforest wetlands. There really is something for everyone down under, chose your experience and prepare for a holiday of a lifetime!
New South Wales
New South Wales offers a wealth of exciting experiences and activities. Sydney, the capital is perched on a magnificent harbour and surrounded by beaches and is the gateway to The Hunter Valley Winelands, The Blue Mountains and a whole host of other New South Wales attractions.
Queensland boasts a wide variety of truly unique features and captures the essence of Australia in its variety of diverse experiences, from tropical rainforest wilderness to outback wonders, and everything in between. It is home to some of the best beaches in the world and there are numerous idyllic island retreats scattered off its coast from Brisbane to Cairns.
Discover an intriguing state filled with mystery and intrigue and home to two of Australia’s most renowned icons – Ayers Rock and The Olga’s. Experience the vastness of the outback and the remote wetlands of Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks, and glimpse the fascinating life of the rural community in Alice Springs. The Katherine region offers a variety of activity pursuits from bushwalking adventures and treks, to Aboriginal art and culture.
Victoria is famous for its modern sophistication and cosmopolitan pursuits. Spend a day or two exploring the world famous Yarra Valley wine region and sample their world-class produce. Victoria enjoys a reputation for delicious cuisine with an innovative and diverse range of cooking styles, which combine eastern, western and native influences. Enjoy the glitz of elegant Melbourne and the amazing natural sights on the famous Great Ocean Road.
Tasmania is an island state located 200km off the coast of mainland Australia, sitting in The Bass Strait. It is possible to fly or alternatively sail on The Spirit of Tasmania ship. Known as the 'Apple Isle', Tasmania is blessed with spectacular scenery and boasts stunning lakes, mountains, beaches, rivers and waterfalls. It is also rich in history and charm. It is possible to see the highlights of Tasmania in a few days, due to its compact size.
South Australia is known for its lush, fertile wine lands and its world famous fine wines. It is home to the Barossa Valley, Coonawarra, McLaren Vale and Clare Valley and these vineyards make up a rich wine heritage only a few hours away from Adelaide. It is also home to the legendary Flinders Ranges and remote outback towns it also boasts one of the world’s finest wildlife habitats - Kangaroo Island.
Home to a plethora of unspoilt natural wonders from the beauty of The Ningaloo Reef to the wild and remote Kimberley region, The Pinnacles and Rottnest Island, Broome’s Cable Beach and The Bungle Bungles. Perth and nearby Fremantle, enjoy great weather & fabulous beaches with top-class restaurants, superb local wineries and a range of top-class activities from cruising and swimming to artistic and cultural pursuits.
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- Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD)
- Glass of Coca Cola: €1.50 - €3
- Bottle of Beer: €3 - €7
- Bottle of Wine: from €8 - €16
- 3 Course meal: €18 - €40
- Time Difference is GMT: + 10 hours (no daylight saving time in 2012)
- Languages: English
- Climate: Varied region to region. North – Tropical climate. Southwest – Mediterranean climate. Southeast – Temperate climate.
- Voltage: 230V A/C, sockets outlets and sockets type I are used
- Visa (Irish citizens): Yes
- Passport: EU citizens travelling to Australia must have a valid up-to-date passport valid for travel three months beyond the date of return
- Vaccinations: Tetanus, Hepatitis B -please consult your GP.
- These prices are given as a guide only.