Explore Australia

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  • No booking fees
  • COVID-19protected
  • Safari
  • Wildlife
  • Explorer
  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Group
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Sydney and NSW, Australia
  • Ends Melbourne, Australia
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Experience the Red Centre and witness the majesty of Uluru at sunrise.
  • Discover Melbourne's hidden laneways.
  • Tour the James Cook University Aquarium.
  • Enjoy an Indigenous experience in the heart of Sydney's waterfront.
The Explore Australia tour starts from Sydney and NSW and ends in Melbourne. It is a wildlife trip that takes 12 days taking you through Port Douglas, Sydney, Cairns and 3 other destinations in Australia. Explore Australia is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Experience the wonders of the land down under, journeying from sunny Sydney to the edge of the Great Barrier Reef and into the heart of the mystical Red Centre. Meet members of Australia’s indigenous community—the world’s oldest living culture—in Daintree Rainforest and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park; get up close to fascinating marine creatures at a research aquarium founded by a National Geographic grantee; and cap off your adventure in quirky, colourful Melbourne.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT G ADVENTURES
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 97 reviews
Review for another G Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From Dutch
  • On Aug 21 2017
“Physically not easy at times (quite a bit of hiking and walking around with your backpack in the heat, and comfort levels are quite low both in overnight trains and hotels) but definitely rewarding. Would definitely recommend it to others.”
Priscilla's review for another G Adventures tour
4 - Very Good
  • Priscilla
  • From Portuguese
  • On Apr 04 2018
“Very Good”
Review for another G Adventures tour
4 - Very Good
  • Anonymous
  • From Belgian
  • On Jul 31 2018
“I really enjoyed my trip to Sri Lanka. The trip showed us most of the Sri Lankan highlights. The guide was really helpful and we had a great group!”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Sydney
  • Day 2: Sydney
  • Day 3: Sydney/Port Douglas
  • Day 4: Port Douglas
  • Day 5: Port Douglas/Cairns
  • Day 6: Cairns
  • Day 7: Cairns/Uluru
  • Day 8: Uluru
  • Day 9: Uluru/Melbourne
  • Day 10: Melbourne
  • Day 11: Melbourne
  • Day 12: Melbourne
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (11 nts).
Meals
  • 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
    Note: Allow USD605-790 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private vehicle, plane, boat, walking.
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: The Rocks Indigenous Dreaming and Welcome Tour, Sydney
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: James Cook University Research Aquarium, Cairns
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Melbourne Foodie Walk, Melbourne
  • Your Discover Moment: Cairns
  • 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
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Sydney and NSW and from Melbourne are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Explore Australia tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
Why Book with Bookmundi
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Explore Australia tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 21 June 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 21 June 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Explore Australia tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Explore Australia tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : National Geographic JourneysGreater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
  • 2. Service Level : UpgradedQuality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 2 - LightLight walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • This tour has been limited to a group size of 12 participants to protect against COVID-19. The tour will furthermore adhere to any local government restrictions on group sizes to ensure that everybody are kept safe.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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