Australia. A continent, an island, a country filled with unique places, incredible food, and natural landscapes. Australia is welcoming travelers from around the world to this one-of-a-kind destination. Together with Journese, these explorations celebrate the most exciting regions of the Lucky Country.
Sydney, Uluru & Cairns | ☾ 12 nights
City, Outback and Reef Exploration
One of the most exciting cities in the world, Sydney is Australia’s major gateway for international visitors and home to three of the most iconic Australian symbols to experience — the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Sydney Harbour. After a taste of city life, travelers move inland to Australia’s Red Center, often considered the spiritual heart of the country. Experience Aboriginal culture, desert adventures and the majesty of Uluru, Kings Canyon (Watarrka), Alice Springs, and the West MacDonnell Ranges. Finally, guests take a private transfer to Australia’s beautiful North Coast. Feel the vibrant tropical culture of Cairns, swim the Great Barrier Reef, visit the Wet Tropics rainforest, or explore the red-dirt outback towns.
Sydney, Melbourne & Tasmania | ☾ 10 nights
Australian Gourmet Delights
From the wonders of Sydney’s city center, this itinerary also introduces guests to the foodie city of Melbourne. Enjoy world-class restaurants, edgy street art, the Melbourne Street Eats experience as well as a Yarra Valley Wine and Gin tasting excursion. Traveling even further south, enjoy three nights on the heart shaped island of Tasmania, where pristine coastline, distinctive wildlife, a vibrant arts culture, and space to recharge amidst its untouched wilderness and mountains await. Plus, enjoy world-class food and drink and a tour of the Old Hobart Pub.
Melbourne, Adelaide & Kangaroo Island | ☾ 9 nights
In Southern Australia, explore diverse outback landscapes, learn from rich and thriving Indigenous cultures, uncover historic towns, spot wildlife, and sample wine from South Australia’s 18 world-class wine regions. Among other adventures, embark on a ranger-led Phillip Island Penguin Parade tour and Taste of Barossa Behind the Scenes. Not to be outdone, and just eight miles off the coast of South Australia, Kangaroo Island is home to spectacular wildlife, epic rock formations, and luxurious boutique hotels. A four-wheel drive tour of Kangaroo Island, beach walks with sea lions, and time spent at Flinders Chase National Park are just the beginning of this remarkable tour.
Brisbane & Hamilton Island | ☾ 10 nights
Stunning Beaches and Sunshine
The Sunshine State’s capital city, Brisbane, is packed with food, art, and culture. Dive into the River City’s eclectic arts scene, shop in hip inner city neighborhoods, or take a trip to the beautiful islands across the bay. An archipelago of 74 tropical islands, the Whitsundays, home to Hamilton Island, lay off the Queensland coast, in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Discover Daydream and Hayman Islands, both ideal for sailing, swimming, snorkeling and relaxing.