Delve into the history of Sydney and British Australia on a leisurely 90-minute walking tour in The Rocks district with an expert guide. Along with famous spots like the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, you’ll see historic buildings and colonial-era sites such as Cadman's Cottage and Garrison Church. Weave through old hidden alleyways, lanes and courtyards where the past comes alive as you hear fascinating stories of Sydney’s beginnings from your guide.
Travel with a small group from Ayers Rock to Cave Hill, the land of the Anangu located deep in the desert. Meet with an indigenous guide and hear Aboriginal creation stories of the Seven Sisters that have been handed down by elders over the generations. Be amazed by the ancient rock art of Cave Hill, one of Central Australia’s most significant Aboriginal rock-art sites. This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to glimpse the history and culture of Australia's indigenous people. Numbers are limited to 11 participants, ensuring an intimate experience with your guide.
This comprehensive tour of Sydney is perfect for first-time visitors or those short on time. Spend a half-day immersed in the history and culture of Sydney, learning through stops at landmarks such as Chinatown, Darling Harbour, and Australia’s largest urban development, Barangaroo. Your guide will follow a curated itinerary centered on the history of Sydney from 1788 to modern day, adding commentary to illuminate the details.
Experience Brisbane’s impressive nature and rich culture on this all-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, learn about Aboriginal history from a local elder and play a didgeridoo before heading to Sirromet Winery for a tasting and lunch (included in the tour price). Finish with a visit to an animal sanctuary and capture memorable photos of koalas, kangaroos, cockatoos, and other distinctive Australian wildlife.
Explore Port Arthur Historic Site, part of the World Heritage–listed Australian Convict Sites, on a day trip from Hobart. On a guided walking tour of the grounds, learn about the site’s history as a penal colony, check out ruins and restored buildings, and admire the coastal scenery that highlights the natural beauty of the Tasman Peninsula. Plus, take a cruise to Isle of the Dead for a walking tour of this prison cemetery.
Discover how the Cadigal people used local plant life to thrive on a tour of the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney. Lead by an Aboriginal guide, you receive insider information on the history, culture, and practices of the first people of present day Sydney. Depending on the season, you may get to try traditional Bush foods along the way.
Start your day with a 2-hour walking tour of Perth. See highlights such as the Perth Town Hall, the old theater district, top art galleries, and the State Buildings. Your guide provides informative commentary, along with a stop for coffee or tea, and chocolate tastings.
Immerse yourself in traditional Australian culture with a half- or full-day tour of the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park from Cairns. Get hands-on as you master boomerang or spear throwing, try basket weaving or take a didgeridoo lesson, then tuck into a delicious buffet lunch (not included). That’s not all: you’ll also get chance to learn about bush tucker and herbal medicines, hear Dreamtime stories from Aboriginal performers and be entertained with traditional art, dance and handicraft demonstrations.
Experience life in 19th century Australia on this full-day tour of the Sovereign Hill open-air museum, including hotel pick-up and round-trip transport from Melbourne. Get a feel for life in a gold-rush town as you peek into crafts workshops, watch blacksmith demonstrations, ride a stagecoach or try your hand panning for gold. That’s not all: head underground for a tour of the Red Hill Mine, learn about the great Australian gold rush at the Gold Museum, or upgrade to include lunch or entrance to the Ballarat Wildlife Park.
Experience the wondrous landscapes of the Top End on this 5-day camping tour from Darwin. With a knowledgeable guide, travel in a 4WD vehicle to three popular national parks: Kakadu, Nitmiluk and Litchfield. View Aboriginal rock art, take a crocodile cruise, visit Katherine Gorge and cool off in waterfalls including Twin Falls, Jim Jim Falls, Gunlom Falls and Buley Rockhole on this small-group tour, limited to 16 people. Enjoy campfire evenings, complete meals and sleeping at private campsites in a ‘swag’ (bedroll) or a permanent safari tent.
Note: This seasonal tour operates from June through October.
Make the most of your visit to Melbourne with a laneways walking tour led by an informative guide. Check out the laneways with a local to find tucked-away art galleries, vibrant street art, and interesting shops and cafes. You'll also stop for tastings of macarons and coffee, and learn about Melbourne’s history, architecture and cultural hotspots. Your small-group tour is limited to 10 people, which ensures a more customized experience.
Discover Sydney’s most infamous crime scenes and learn about its chilling past on this leisurely walking tour. The saying “Truth is stranger than fiction” plays out as you hear Sydney’s most terrifying tales, walk through its neighborhoods, and visit the sites of its true crimes. Your guide provides fascinating facts about the city’s dark history.
Combine sunset views of two of Australia's top natural landmarks—Uluru and Kata Tjuta—with appetizers and refreshments on this afternoon tour from Yulara. Walk through the Valley of the Winds or Walpa Gorge (depending on conditions) and visit both Uluru and Kata Tjuta with your guide to learn about the area's geology, history, and folklore through insightful commentary.
Visit gravity-defying Wave Rock during this full-day, guided, multi-stop sightseeing tour that includes lunch. Walk along the Avon River near the town of York and cross a swinging bridge and learn about the importance of dogs to farm life in Corrigan. Stand under the undulating Wave Rock, a formation believed to be billions of years old frozen in the shape of a cresting wave. Snap photos at Hippo’s Yawn Cave.
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Don't have all day or would like to sleep in? Now you can find yourself in the Swan Valley for the afternoon sipping on world class wines at delightful boutique wineries. Tantalising your senses with an overflowing platter lunch on the veranda overlooking a valley of vines at the picturesque Sittella Wines. Still to come is a cleansing beer and indulging on handmade chocolates. So much food...as with all our tours your dinner tonight will be optional!
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Spend an afternoon visiting Palm Beach, aka Summer Bay from the famous Australian TV show ‘Home and Away.’ Your expert guide shares the inside scoop on the people and places from the hit TV series, and you can snap photos at outdoor filming locations from the show. You may even get meet some of the cast and watch the filming in action. Visit the seaside town of Manly and see other renowned surfing beaches. Choose from four different tour options to suit your schedule and budget.
Marvel over the monuments and memorials of Canberra on this full-day tour from Sydney. Look out over the Australian capital from Mount Ainslie; walk through the historic halls of Parliament House and visit the poignant Australian War Memorial. Then, enjoy an independent visit of either the National Museum of Australia or the National Gallery; learn more about Canberra’s fasincating history at Yarralumla; and admire the city’s beautiful parks and lakes.
Explore Melbourne’s charming laneways and opulent arcades on a small-group walking tour. Uncovered tucked-away gems like specialty boutiques and local fashion designers, and savor Melbourne’s café culture with a stop for coffee or tea, a chocolate tasting and an optional lunch at a local eatery. Tour numbers are limited to eight people to ensure a personalized experience.
From natural landmarks to Aboriginal culture, this day trip from Perth through Western Australia’s wheat belt area introduces you the regional history and geological beauty that lie outside the city. Visit York, the oldest township in Avon Valley; Wave Rock and Hippo’s Yawn, unusual rock formations; Mulka's Cave, an ancient site sacred to Aboriginals; and make a stop for tea in a quaint country town. During the spring months, make plenty of stops to view wildflowers when they’re spotted during the tour.
Cairns may be a pretty face but its history is also rich and deep, going back at least 40,000 years. Explore beyond the rainforest and reef to the ancient and recent history, complete with stories and photographable architecture, art and landmarks.
We look at buildings of significance from the early colony, including architectural styles, as well as indigenous outdoor artworks. You will learn about the importance of the natural features of Cairns (reef and rain forest), the oldest living culture in the world and pre-colonial lifestyle. We talk about the challenges of colonisation, pirates and opium trade, and the early gold rush, farming, business, and the cultural melting pot that makes Cairns what it is today.
Historic buildings highlighted include: Cairns Museum, Cairns Art Gallery, Mulgrave Shire Office, Telegraph Office, Post Office, Chambers, Boland's Department Store, the Adelaide Steamship Company, Central Hotel, Chinatown, and Hides Hotel.
Learn about the history and practices of pearling on this half-day tour from Broome. Participate in a pearling master class to watch pearls being harvested, take a boat cruise on Willie Creek, and learn how to care for pearls. Morning or afternoon tour times available; tea and round-trip hotel transportation included.
This tour allows you to spend the day in the Dandenong Ranges and includes a visit to the William Rickets Sanctuary. See sculptures by the Aboriginal people and learn about their history on a walk through the serene forest, then sit down for wholesome lunch at a local restaurant. Group size is limited to three people to ensure personalized attention from your guide with an intimate experience. Round-trip transportation from a central Melbourne location provided.
This leisurely small-group walking tour explores the North Terrace area of Adelaide. Filled with cultural institutions and other public buildings, this mile-long avenue also boasts many historical buildings, including an 1838 church, the colonial-era Ayers House, and the Adelaide Casino in a restored 1920s railway station. Tour highlights include Parliament House, Adelaide University, the War Memorial, and more.
Escape the city and explore the Kiama Coast region, its bushland, forests, farmlands and coastal beaches on this full-day adventure. Travel from Sydney taking in panoramic views along the route including clifftop lookouts and multiple viewpoints. Look out for indigenous wildlife, walk across secluded beaches and discover aboriginal engravings before indulging in a freshly prepared BBQ lunch outdoors. Enjoy a more personal experience on this small-group tour led by a local guide.