13-Nights Across Australia By Train

From Sydney, Australia’s largest and most famous city, to Perth, Western Australia’s capital city, this tour through Australia is a once-in-a-lifetime vacation. You’ll spend three nights each in Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth; two nights in Adelaide; and two nights aboard the Indian Pacific train traveling across Australia.A highlight of this Australia tour is your train journey from Adelaide to Perth in Gold Service on the legendary Indian Pacific, one of the world’s few truly transcontinental trains. On the world?s longest straight stretch of railway track, sit back, relax, and marvel at the changing landscapes as you travel through the Nullarbor Plain, offering a glimpse into Australia’s remote region. Enjoy dinner under the stars at a remote and beautiful outpost that borders a “small” sheep station of 2.5 million acres-a special experience Globus had included to make sure your Australia vacation is unique.Other highlights of this Australia tour include an excursion to Kangaroo Island to see Australian sea lions, koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, and New Zealand fur seals in one of the world’s last unspoiled habitats. In Adelaide, wander among kangaroos, wallabies, emus, and water birds at Cleland Wildlife Park. Explore Melbourne on a walking tour through the city’s famous lanes and arcades-another unique experience Globus includes-and cruise on Sydney Harbour. This Australia tour also includes free time in each city, so you can explore on your own. Just be sure to bring your camera to capture all the memories you?re sure to create.Included Features:SYDNEY Welcome dinner at a waterfront restaurant; sightseeing; visit the Opera House, botanic gardens, and Bondi Beach; Sydney Harbour cruiseMELBOURNE [LF] Walking tour of Melbourne?s lanes and arcades; sightseeing, including Fitzroy GardensADELAIDE Sightseeing; [LF] tasting at Haigh?s Chocolates; visit to Cleland Wildlife Park; dinner at the National Wine CenterKANGAROO ISLAND Seal Bay Conservation Park; Remarkable Rocks; visit to Admirals ArchADELAIDE?PERTH Travel in Gold Service on the legendary Indian Pacific Train; [LF] dinner under stars at RawlinnaPERTH City sightseeing including visit to Fremantle; farewell dinner

9-Nights Sweet as South End Wellington Start Christchurch end Wellington

'sweet As' South (End Wellington) (Start Christchurch, End Wellington)
Experience the best of Southern New Zealand. From Lake Ohau to Queenstown to Christchurch – it's an adventure you won't want to end. Start off on an amazing scenic flight over Mt. Cook then get ready to hit Queenstown! You could choose to cruise past stunning waterfalls in Milford Sound, or back on land the action is endless (& the nightlife is not to be legendary!) Hike a glacier & swim in a hotpool before finishing up with some good times in funky Wellington!

Christchurch To Lake Ohau
Pick up a treat at NZ's famous Cookie Time factory See the historic Church of the Good Shephard See Mt. Cook across the beautiful blue glacial Lake Ohau Stop at Lake Pukaki, Lake Tekapo & Geraldine
 
Lake Ohau To Dunedin
Stop at Oamaru & Benmore Dam Visit the impressive Moeraki Boulders See Baldwin Street, the world's steepest street Tour & tasting at the iconic Speight's Brewery
 
Queenstown
Set your pulse racing with a hair-raising ride on the Shotover Jet Entry to one of Queenstown's hottest nightspots
 
Queenstown To Franz Josef Glacier
Explore tiny Arrowtown Drive through Haast Pass & see Thunder Creek Falls
 
Franz Josef Glacier To Christchurch
See a demonstration of traditional Maori greenstone carving Scenic drive across the Southern Alps
 
Christchurch To Wellington
Spectacular drive along the Kaikoura Coast & visit to a seal colony Drive through New Zealand's largest wine growing region
 

 

Accommodation

9 nights multi-share accommodation: 6 nights in hotels, 3 nights in lodges
Modern, air-conditioned coach with powerpoints for charging
Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges

 
Food

12 meals:
9 breakfasts
3 dinners

 
Staff

Experienced & Professional Trip Manager & Driver team
Sightseeing tours of all major cities

 

 

10-Nights Tastes of Southern Australia Summer 2018

Tastes Of Southern Australia Summer 2018
Buckle up for the ultimate Aussie road trip, skirting the magnificent Southern Ocean through the rolling vineyard-clad hills of the Barossa, sharing the Twelve Apostles' spectacular coastal views and exploring the tree-lined streets of Australia's oldest German settlement – tastes of Aussie BBQ, bush tucker, premium wines and sumptuous seafood are never far.

Sightseeing Highlights
City tour in Melbourne and Adelaide. See Australia's premier wine-making regions. View the Twelve Apostles on the Great Ocean Road, Sea-lions and Remarkable Rocks on Kangaroo Island. Visit Parliament House, a sheep farm, a marron (crayfish) farm and wineries in South Australia.
 

 

Dining Highlights

10 hot buffet breakfasts (including Be My Guest)
3 lunches
5 dinners

 
First class travel Highlights

Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most regions or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
Hand-picked Insider Experiences
Optional Experiences and free time
Porterage, local tips and charges
Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
An expert Travel Director and separate Driver, Driver Guide only on Mini-Stays
All hotel charges and local taxes
Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
VIP entry to many sights

 

24-Nights The Big Walkabout Start Sydney end Darwin

The Big Walkabout (Start Sydney) (Start Sydney, End Darwin)The incredible mix of landscapes, activities, friendly people & adventure is what makes Aussie so unique. If you?re wanting a taste of it all then this is the perfect way! Starting off Sydney-side, experience the endless landscapes of the Top End & the unmissable colours of the Red Centre icons like Kings Canyon, Uluru & the Olgas. Beach fun is on the cards too with loads of time on the East Coast. It?s all about fun & getting amongst the good times in one of the world?s most fascinating places.Sydney

Day trip out to the stunning Blue Mountains
See the famous Three Sisters rock formation
Hike along the ridge overlooking Jamison Valley
Cook your own BBQ dinner

Sydney

Take a tour of Kings Cross, Chinatown, Darling Harbour, Mrs Macquarie’s Chair Lookout & The Rocks
Cruise across Sydney Harbour on a ferry to Manly

Sydney to Coffs Harbour

Stop in the seaside resort town of Port Macquarie
See the famous ‘Big Banana’ & banana plantations

Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay

Learn to surf the waves or ride a kayak at our beachside surf camp
Visit Australia’s most eastern point & Cape Byron lighthouse
Get into Byron’s organic lifestyle & cool nightlife

Surfers Paradise to Noosa

See the Brisbane River, South Bank & visit Queen Street Mall
See the Glass House Mountains
Visit the picturesque seaside town & beach of Noosa

Noosa

Take a locally guided 4WD trip across Fraser Island & indulge in a delicious lunch
Stay on the world’s largest sand island, a UNESCO World Heritage site
Drive along Australia’s only sand highway
Stay in an eco-village & enjoy the resort facilities
Dine beachside at Noosa Surf Club & meet a lifesaver

Noosa to Farmstay

Stop in Childers, a small country town, known for its heritage & farming history
Check out the farm & animals on a hay wagon ride, then try whip cracking!
Meet the cattle station owners
Aussie Outback experience: Langmorn Station Special Stopover

Farmstay to the Whitsundays

Visit & cross the Tropic of Capricorn
Visit the main region of Australia’s sugar cane industry
Visit the vibrant seaside town of Airlie Beach

The Whitsundays to Cairns

Townsville city orientation
See Magnetic Island
Pass Hinchinbrook Island – Australia’s largest island national park
Pass through Tully, home to Australia’s best whitewater rafting

Cairns

Cairns city orientation

Cairns to Alice Springs

Flight between Cairns and Alice Springs
See the MacDonnell Ranges from ANZAC Hill
Visit West MacDonnell National Park & see the stunning Aboriginal site of Simpsons Gap
Alice Springs Reptile Centre experience
See the dry Todd River which hosts the annual Henley-on-Todd Regatta

Alice Springs to Kings Creek Station

Aboriginal Dreamtime ‘Bushtucker’ tour in Alice Springs
Hike to the ‘Garden of Eden’ waterhole and the ‘Lost City’
Stay at a cattle & camel station
See the desert night sky & stars
Sleep in a traditional Aussie ‘swag’ at an outback bush camp

Kings Creek Station to Uluru

Wake up to a bacon & egg breakfast
See the 700 million year old Mt. Conner & Lake Amadeus
Hike through Kata Tju?a (The Olgas)

Uluru

Visit Uluru Cultural Centre
See Ulu?u at sunrise
Toast Ulu?u at sunset with drinks & nibbles

Uluru to Alice Springs

Indulge in a BBQ ‘Big Brekkie’
Visit a traditional Outback Roadhouse

Alice Springs to Tennant Creek

Visit the unique rock formation known as Karlu Karlu
Visit the site of Australia’s last gold rush
Visit Australia’s UFO capital, Wycliffe Well

Tennant Creek to Katherine

Visit the historic Daly Waters pub
Swim at the Mataranka thermal pools
Visit Elsey, the historic “We of the Never Never” homestead

Katherine to Kakadu National Park

Visit Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge & see the sheer rock walls and wildlife
Cool off in Edith Falls
Stay near Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park

Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Hike to see the Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie Rock and Ubirr

Kakadu National Park to Darwin

See the termite mounds
Enjoy a swim at Florence Falls

Darwin

Visit the Darwin Museum & see the Cyclone Tracy display
See the harbour & East Point Military Reserve

Accommodation

24 nights multi-share accommodation: 17 nights in hotels & resorts, 2 nights in a lodge, 1 night in an eco-lodge, 1 night in a hostel, 1 night in a surf school village, 1 night in a cattle station lodge, 1 night in an outback bush camp in a comfy Aussie ‘swag’
Modern, air-conditioned coach with powerpoints for charging
Flight from Cairns to Alice Springs

Food

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11-Nights Sunsets and Surf with Sailing Start Sydney end Whitsundays

Sunsets And Surf With Sailing (Start Sydney) (Start Sydney, End Whitsundays)Don’t worry, you’ll get plenty of photo ops and visit places like Surfers Paradise for fun in the sun with your new buddies, your tour mates! En-route you’ll learn to surf with the pro?s in Coffs Harbour & spend the night in Byron Bay before crossing the Queensland border. Enjoy a good ‘ol aussie ‘knees-up’ at a farmstay and get friendly with koalas and kangaroos, finished up with island time in the Whitsunday Islands.SydneyDay trip out to the stunning Blue MountainsSee the famous Three Sisters rock formationHike along the ridge overlooking Jamison ValleyCook your own BBQ dinnerSydneyTake a tour of Kings Cross, Chinatown, Darling Harbour, Mrs Macquarie’s Chair Lookout & The RocksCruise across Sydney Harbour on a ferry to ManlyCook your own BBQ dinnerSydney to Coffs HarbourStop in the seaside resort town of Port MacquarieSee the famous ‘Big Banana’ & banana plantationsCoffs Harbour to Byron BayVisit Australia’s most eastern point & Cape Byron lighthouseGet into Byron’s organic lifestyle & cool nightlifeLearn to surf the waves at our beachside surf campSurfers ParadiseSee the dry Todd River which hosts the annual Henley-on-Todd RegattaSurfers Paradise to NoosaSee the Brisbane River, South Bank & visit Queen Street MallSee the Glass House MountainsVisit the picturesque seaside town & beach of NoosaNoosaTake a locally guided 4WD trip across Fraser Island & indulge in a delicious lunchStay on the world’s largest sand island, a UNESCO World Heritage siteDrive along Australia’s only sand highwayStay in an eco-village & enjoy the resort facilitiesDine beachside at Noosa Surf ClubNoosa to FarmstayStop in Childers, a small country town, known for its heritage & farming historyCheck out the farm & animals on a hay wagon ride, then try whip cracking!Meet the cattle station ownersAussie Outback experience: The Old Station Special StopoverFarmstay to Whitsundays SailingVisit the vibrant seaside town of Airlie BeachRelax on the famous white sands of Whitehaven BeachAccommodation11 nights multi-share accommodation: 5 nights in hotels & resorts, 2 nights on a yacht, 1 night in a hostel, 1 night in an eco-lodge, 1 night in a surf school village, 1 night at a cattle station lodgeModern, air-conditioned coach with powerpoints for chargingFood18 meals:10 breakfasts2 lunches6 dinnersStaffAn experienced and professional Trip Manager & Driver teamSightseeing tours of all major citiesNational Park fees, local taxes & service charges