Journeys: Discover Australia

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-39663
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Melbourne, Australia
  • Ends Cairns, Australia
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Experience the Red Centre and witness the majesty of Uluru at sunrise.
  • Discover Melbourne's hidden laneways.
  • Enjoy a private tour of the Sydney Opera House.
  • Set out on an Indigenous walking experience in the Daintree Rainforest.
Starting in Melbourne and ending in Cairns, the "Journeys: Discover Australia" trip is a guided explorer tour that takes 12 days. You will travel through Sydney, Port Douglas and Cairns in Australia. "Journeys: Discover Australia" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Experience the very best of the Land Down Under, journeying from quirky foodie-haven Melbourne to the heart of the Red Centre to tropical North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef. Kick things off by eating your way through Melbourne’s best restaurants before heading to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to explore its sacred rock formations. Next up is Sydney for a behind-the-scenes tour of the world-famous Opera House. Cruise the Great Barrier Reef aboard a catamaran, then continue your exploration of Queensland and meet members of the Kuku Yalanji: the world’s oldest living culture.
  • Day 1: Melbourne
  • Day 2: Melbourne
  • Day 3: Melbourne
  • Day 4: Melbourne/Uluru
  • Day 5: Uluru
  • Day 6: Uluru/Sydney
  • Day 7: Sydney
  • Day 8: Sydney
  • Day 9: Sydney/Port Douglas
  • Day 10: Port Douglas
  • Day 11: Port Douglas
  • Day 12: Port Douglas/Cairns
  • Hotels (11 nts).
  • 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
    Note: Allow USD585-760 for meals not included.
  • Private vehicle, plane, boat, walking.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Melbourne Foodie Walk, Melbourne
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Private Tour of the Sydney Opera House, Sydney
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Exclusive Indigenous experience at Cooya Beach, Port Douglas
  • 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
  • Full day excursion snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Any international flights to Melbourne and from Cairns 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 Journeys: Discover Australia tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Journeys: Discover 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.


For any tour departures within 13 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 13 September 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Journeys: Discover Australia tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Journeys: Discover 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

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

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Trip Type : Small Group Group 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.
  • 2. Physical Grading : 2 - Light Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 3. Travel Style : National Geographic Journeys Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
  • 4. Service Level : Upgraded Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
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