If you've got limited time to tackle the vast Australian continent, this may be the itinerary for you. You'll start in cosmopolitan Sydney under the eaves of the famous Opera House, then fly out to the Red Centre to experience the dramatic rock formations of Uluru. Top it off with a visit to Cairns to explore the natural beauty of the Great Barrier Reef, with plenty of free days in between to add your own twist.
Australia 9-Day Tours & Itineraries
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Explore the natural beauty and diverse wildlife of the northern half of Australia, making your way from tropical Cairns to lively Perth on this nine-day trip. You'll see the Great Barrier Reef, cruise through the wetlands of Kakadu National Park, and fly over the magnificent Horizontal Falls. Along the way, you'll learn about First Nations culture, explore the dramatic Katherine Gorge, and end your journey with a sunrise camel tour on the beach as you gaze out over the Indian Ocean.
Discover Australia's east coast with three of its most glowing cities. Start in Brisbane with a visit to the Australia Zoo, which houses over 1,200 wildlife species. Head to Cairns, a tropical paradise with sparkling waters and white sandy beaches. Snorkel in a sheltered lagoon near the Great Barrier Reef, followed by viewing this natural wonder from up close in a glass-bottomed boat. Next is Sydney, where you'll visit the most iconic sites of this dynamic, multicultural metropolis.
Feel the freedom of the open road as you wind your way along Australia's most iconic coastal drive. This nine-day Aussie itinerary gives you three days on the Great Ocean Road, soaking up views of the famous Twelve Apostles and more. The journey begins and ends in Melbourne, stopping by the Grampians mountain range and the historic gold rush town of Ballarat. Buckle up for a memorable Australian adventure.
See the best of Australia in just nine days with this itinerary that ticks off nature, wine tasting, Sydney's icons, and the Great Barrier Reef. Start in the big city, venture out to the lush and otherworldly Blue Mountains, continue to Australia's oldest wine region, and finish in tropical Palm Cove at the edge of the world-famous reef.
In nine days, you can hit the highlights of Australia, from the cities to the outback to the rainforests of the northern tropics. Start the journey in style with the city sights and culture of Sydney before embarking on the nearby Blue Mountains for nature hikes around this Grand Canyon of the south. Then, jet off to Northern Territory for spiritual stargazing near the iconic Uluru (Ayers Rock) before finishing the trip on the Great Barrier Reef and in the rainforests of tropical Queensland.
Get set for a fantastic nine-day adventure across Australia. Start in Melbourne, rent a car, and hit the Great Ocean Road, one of Australia's most iconic drives. Fly north to tropical Queensland to see the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef. Witness the magnificent Whitehaven Beach, famous for its pristine white silica sand, and go snorkeling. Drive south to Rockhampton, Australia's Beef Capital, then fly to beautiful Brisbane.
This nine-day Australia itinerary combines iconic sights and breathtaking destinations. Start in Sydney, ticking off the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach, and more. Then swap the coast for a real outback adventure. Drive the rustic Mereenie Loop, hike around Kings Canyon, see Kata Tjuta, and marvel at the magnificent Uluru monolith. Expect nine days of unforgettable experiences, natural beauty, and cultural immersion.