Australia

Bold. Lively. Beautiful.

YOUR JOURNEY, YOUR WAY

Like an architect creating your one-of-a-kind home, our Asia Travel Experts craft your personalized journey from the ground up. Your preference of destinations, pace, budget, dates, activities and lodging are skillfully arranged, down to the finest detail. Begin planning your custom luxury travel to Asia or the Pacific today!

CUSTOM TRIPS TO AUSTRALIA

PRIVATE TRAVEL FOR YOU, YOUR FAMILY & FRIENDS

Custom isn't complicated: in fact over 70% of our travelers choose to travel on a Custom Journey. And here's the beauty-the trip departs on dates of your choosing and you travel only in the company of loved ones to destinations entirely up to you. You determine your Australia custom trip length and focus. The Australia hotels and accommodations are likewise up to you, as are included meals. All trips are accompanied by expert private local guides and drivers, all for about the price of a group departure (or if you choose, the sky is of course the limit).

To get started, view our Australia sample itinerary below or customize your Australia group travel to suit your travel dates.

Your Journey, Your Way

Contact an Australian Travel Expert or call 1-800-642-2742 to begin creating your unique Australia journey.

HERE ARE SOME IDEAS

  • Take a multi-day walk along the spectacular southern coast, staying at a different bed and breakfast each night
  • Savor a private tour of wine country vineyards with an expert sommelier in a vintage Daimler
  • Snorkel only the absolute best areas of the Great Barrier Reef, guided by a marine biologist
  • Revel in a day at "the cricket," or Australian-rules football, to see the riotous antics of the 100,000 fans who pack the Melbourne stadium
  • Stay at a working homesteader's ranch in the Outback
  • Take a private tour of the world-famous Sydney Opera House, then catch an incredible live performance in the evening
  • Enjoy chilled champagne for two, far from the crowds, as the sun sets at Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Sample itinerary

ICONIC AUSTRALIA | 14 DAYS

This is a sketch of what your Custom Journey to Australia might look like. Keep in mind these are merely suggestions. We can create a custom Australia tour package entirely from scratch, based on your available time, interests, budget and preferred pace.

Day 6

Cruise to the Great Barrier Reef, snorkel, explore the underwater world by semi-submersible and view the labyrinthine reef from above by helicopter.

Day 7

Fly to Darwin, explore historic WWII sites and enjoy a beer at a typical Aussie pub.

Day 8

Charter flight to Aboriginal managed Arnhem land. Stay at a tented safari camp and explore this magical landscape with tribal elders.

Day 9

Cast a line for barramundi and immerse yourself in "Dreamtime."

Day 10

Fly to Ayers Rock (Uluru) via Darwin. Enjoy the kaleidoscope of color that is Uluru at sunset.

What’s included

PERSONALIZED TRIP PLANNING

Tell us your vision. We'll pull together a dazzling, totally personalized itinerary that reflects all of your interests. We charge no upfront fees for this outstanding service.

BEYOND-THE-ORDINARY ACTIVITIES

We go beyond just preparing a day-by-day itinerary with watertight logistics. Our personal connections and in-depth knowledge mean the possibilities are endless and the experiences extraordinary. Is avant-garde art your passion? We can get you inside an artists' colony in Beijing, with a contemporary-art museum curator as your guide. Do you dream of seeing tigers in the wild? We can arrange for a private safari in search of the Bengal tiger with a biologist from the World Wildlife Fund in China.

THE FINE DETAILS

Custom Journeys also include internal airfare, daily activities and entry fees, ground transportation, private airport transfers and a customized Travel Guide, specific to your journey. We also provide comprehensive Emergency Evacuation and Emergency Medical travel insurance.

PRIVATE LOCAL GUIDES & DRIVERS

You will have your own private, local guide in each destination. Our guides are the best in the region–educated, friendly individuals who offer insights you can only get from a local. Your own private driver is also included for all tours and transfers.

ACCOMMODATIONS & CUISINE

Boutique and often very luxurious accommodations are included in a Custom Journey. From exquisite, restored maharajahs' palaces in China to a nomadic ger camp in Mongolia, we emphasize authentic local style–it's as much a door into a culture as any visit to a museum. Our dining picks likewise reflect our true-to-the-land obsession and appreciation of all things excellent.

Questions? Ready to start planning your trip?

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