Australia in full

A varied journey of discovery Down Under culminating in the legendary Overland Trek

Australia in full

National Parks, World Cities and the Legendary Overland Trek

During this varied tour through Australiayou combine unique nature experiences in national parks and visits to the metropolises of Melbourne and Sydney . You will also go out by car in Tasmania and visitFreycinet NP with its beautiful Wineglass Bay and Port Arthur Historic Site . The highlight of the trip, however, is the Overland Trek ; a succession of intensive walking days through the most beautiful and untouched nature of Tasmania . Experience unforgettable days that you end each day in the comfort of a cabin. Where the world can't find you...

Tips & Tops of Australia in a nutshell:

  • The Overland Track is an intensive 40-mile hike through the beautiful scenery of Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park. This hike can be booked with accommodation in tents as well as in huts. You will be accompanied by an experienced guide during the trek
  • Pedal in Melbourne and Sydney along the city's highlights. Do you prefer a tailor-made private bicycle excursion? Ask for the possibilities!
  • Visit the famous Sydney Opera House in the early morning hours on a 'behind the scenes' tour; a special introduction to an iconic building
  • Get to know unique Australian marsupials like kangaroos and koalas on a guided wildlife tour with Echidna Walkabout
  • In Melbourne, use the free circle tram that runs a fixed route through the center of the city
  • During a cruise along the coast of Tasman NP you will see the highest sea cliffs in the southern hemisphere
  • In Hobart, be sure to visit MONA, the museum with its unique collection of modern art, and browse the Salamanca market on Saturdays in search of a unique souvenir
  • Meet the endangered Tasmanian Devil at the Tasmanian Devil Conservation Park in Taranna
  • Expand your trip with a visit to northern Queensland, known for tropical rainforest and the colorful Great Barrier Reef
  • Treat yourself to a stay at the Saffire Freycinet star hotel, one of the best boutique hotels in the world
  • In Port Arthur, visit the Historic Site; an infamous place where in the old days criminal Britons were brought and worked under appalling conditions. Read about it in Robert Hughes's The Fatal Coast
  • Break up the long flight to Australia with a few days in Singapore or Hong Kong
  • The best period for this trip is from November to March
  • If you are a golf enthusiast, a walk can be added to the trip in various places such as one of the iconic Barnbougle golf courses in Tasmania

YOUR TAILORMADE JOURNEY

Daily overview

1 Arrival Melbourne, transfer to hotel
2 Melbourne Bike Tour
3 Excursion in search of koalas and kangaroos in their natural environment
4 Transfer to Melbourne airport, fly to Launceston
5 Explore Launceston on your own
6-10 Guided multi-day Overland Trek with overnight stay in private cabins
11 End of trek – transfer back to hotel in Launceston
12 Pick up rental car – self drive to Freycinet NP

HIGHLIGTHS OF THIS TRIP

Tasmania

The most remote wasteland in the world

Marsupials

Kangaroo, koala and Tasmanian devil

Melbourne

A dynamic, cosmopolitan, sports-mad and artistic stronghold with a vibrant food scene

Sydney

A state-of-the-art city with a distinguished history and a laid back attitude

Australian National Parks

Landscapes ranging from rugged mountains, red deserts and tropical forests to colourful reefs

Saffire Freycinet

Star hotel on the Tasmanian East Coast

Lizard Island Resort

Elegant luxury on the Great Barrier Reef

Park Hyatt Sydney

Five star luxury in the heart of Sydney

MORE INFORMATION?

We are happy to help you put together your dream trip. Based on your wishes, our regional specialist will put together a tailor-made trip for you. A travel proposal with highlights you have chosen, the type of accommodation that suits you and the length of travel you wish for. Contact us without obligation. We are happy to advise you!

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