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Australia vacations 2020 & 2021

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A continent in its own right, Australia’s landscapes range from tropical rainforests to the red deserts of the Outback via vineyards, surf beaches and cosmopolitan cities. Thanks to an efficient network of internal flights, you can experience many of these places within the same trip.

We’ve found some of the biggest Australian myths to be true: this really is a land of easy-going attitudes where active, outdoor lifestyles are celebrated and natural wonders abound. We can recommend how to make the most out of your Australia vacation, whether you’re interested in snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef, heading out on a bushwalk with an Aboriginal guide, or simply looking for the best seafood in Perth.

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Suggested tours for Australia

These tours give you a starting point for what your trip to Australia could entail. They cover routes we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favorite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

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Travel Advice

Practical tips for traveling to Australia, from social protocols to guidance on money matters, with a link to the latest government travel advice.

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Our detailed brochures feature trip ideas and travel experiences recommended by our specialists.

Australia by region

If you’re planning to focus your time in Australia around a particular area, you can jump into the region you're most interested in to find detailed itinerary ideas together with accommodation choices and a taster of the experiences we can offer.

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Our expert guides to traveling in Australia

Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Australia. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Australia at its best.

  • Introducing Australia

    Introducing Australia

    Exploring the various landscapes of Australia, this video captures the variety of the country.

  • Sydney, Australia

    What to do in Australia: our highlights guide

    A country the size of Australia provides a vast and varied array of experiences. Country specialist, Amy, narrows down some of the key highlights for first-time visitors to the country, as well as a couple of lesser-explored options for your Australia vacation.

  • Sailing in the Whitsundays

    Cruises in Australia

    Explore the possibilities for small-ship cruises in Australia, including the best options for sailing the Great Barrier Reef and the remote Kimberley region. You can also find out about an excellent day cruise (with a theatrical twist) in Tasmania.

  • Catherdral Gorge, The Bungle Bungle Range, Purnululu National Park

    Australia's top 10 natural highlights

    Australia has more than its fair share of the world's natural wonders, and our specialists have picked 10 of the best. They range from rainforests to deserts, mountains to coral reefs, and all nurture their own unique flora and fauna.

  • Perth skyline, Australia

    Australia City Guide

    From loud, vivacious and cosmopolitan Sydney to laid back and unhurried Hobart, Australia’s forward-thinking cities are blessed with sun and are a springboard to Australia's countryside and coast. We've selected some of our favorite things to see and do in Australia's cities.

  • Hanging Rock, Blue Mountains

    Luxury vacations in Australia

    Open your hotel curtains to panoramic views of Sydney Opera House and the harbor. Lounge in an infinity pool gazing out at tropical beaches. Hideaway at a clifftop spa retreat. Whichever pieces of luxury you'd like on your trip to Australia, we can arrange them for you.

  • Clown Anenome Fish, Great Barrier Reef

    Family vacations in Australia

    Country specialist Jeanne explains why vacations in Australia are ideal for families. She shares her pick of where to go, from Sydney to national parks such as Kakadu, as well as suggestions for exploring Queensland’s rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Driving cattle at Bullo River Station

    Stay in an Australian Outback homestead

    Stay on a cattle station or homestead and experience life in the Outback for a few days as part of a tailor-made trip to Australia. We'll arrange for you to stay in a station, or farm, in comfort and beautiful surroundings while you sample life as a jackaroo, or farm hand.

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