Cover the rugged terrain and sweeping desert landscape of the Australian Outback on this epic self-drive excursion through Victoria, South Australia, and Northern Territory. Begin your 18-day tour in trendy Melbourne and fly to arty Adelaide where you'll pick up your rental car and drive on your schedule to Darwin on the opposite coast. You'll explore four major national parks, spot endemic wildlife in their natural habitat, visit rural towns, and discover ancient Aboriginal art.
Australia 18-Day Tours & Itineraries
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Get ready for the Australian adventure of a lifetime. Over 18 days, you'll take in the dazzling sights of Sydney and witness the magnificent Uluru at sunrise and sunset. Move on to Cairns to snorkel the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and trek the ancient Daintree Rainforest. Then it's time for a road trip as you set out along the beautiful east coast of Australia from Brisbane to Sydney, soaking up laid-back vibes of the Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Coffs Harbour, and more.
Embark on an epic 18-day adventure through some of Australia and New Zealand's most iconic landmarks and astonishing landscapes. See Sydney's famous sights before heading into the outback to witness Uluru set aglow at sunset. Spend a night on the Great Barrier Reef, then fly over the ditch to Auckland, where you'll set off to discover Rotorua's geothermal activity, immerse yourself in Maori culture, cruise across Milford Sound / Piopiotahi, and take a heli-hike up Franz Josef / Waiau Glacier.
Hit the highlights of Australia's east and west coasts on this glorious 18-day adventure. Start in Sydney, where you'll cruise its famous harbor and scale the heights of its iconic bridge. Head north to Port Douglas to snorkel through coral reefs and trek into the rainforest, then experience Melbourne with a food tour and hot-air balloon flight. Fly to the west coast to discover Perth and its stunning beaches, then finish your journey swimming with whale sharks in Exmouth and wine tasting in Margaret River.
See and do a little bit of everything on this fun and far-reaching 18-day tour of Australia. Start in Melbourne to explore its historic laneways by bike and take a day trip along the Great Ocean Road. Continue to Adelaide and Kangaroo Island before heading to the Red Centre to check out Uluru, Kata Tjuta, and other magnificent outback monoliths. Fly next to tropical northern Queensland for some time at the Great Barrier Reef, and end down in Sydney, Australia's largest city.
Australia is a vast country with a lot of show-stopping attractions, but if you prefer under-the-radar natural beauty and historic sites, this diverse 18-day itinerary is for you. Start with a week in Sydney to enjoy coastal walks, Indigenous cultural tours, and more. Fly to Tasmania and drive yourself to dramatic national parks and UNESCO-listed heritage sites. Then fly back to the mainland to explore southern Queensland, exploring beautiful Brisbane and the otherworldly Glass House Mountains.