Take a leisurely river cruise from Brisbane to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary to meet native Australian wildlife up close. This half-day tour departs from bustling Southbank and cruises along the Brisbane River with views of iconic landmarks on the way to Lone Pine. Upon arrival, enjoy ample time to meet the animals. Observe the platypus, and watch animal shows that feature sheepdogs and birds of prey. A great experience for animal lovers.
Take in panoramic views of top Sydney landmarks as you cruise through Sydney Harbour en route to Taronga Zoo. Your package includes round-trip cruise from Circular Quay to the zoo, and a ride on the Sky Safari Gondola, which whisks you uphill from the boat dock to the main entrance of Taronga Zoo. From the gondola, get an early peek at some of the zoo's inhabitants, such as giraffes, big apes, and native animals like kangaroos and koalas.
Enjoy an insider’s view of Taronga Zoo, a top attraction located on scenic Sydney Harbour. A zoo keeper gives you exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the animals and other amazing experiences that you won't get with regular admission. This small-group tour has a limit of eight participants, ensuring that you receive a personalized 2-hour experience with ample time to mingle with the kangaroos, take photos with koalas and wombats, and have close encounters with a variety of other Australian wildlife.
Save time and money with this convenient pass for admission to three of Australian Gold Coast's most popular theme parks: Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World, and Wet'n'Wild. Zoom around on roller coasters at Movie World; admire dolphins, seals, and sharks at Sea World; and ride the water rapids at Wet'n'Wild. This 3-day pass provides entry to each park three consecutive days. Upgrade to the 7-day or 14-day pass for unlimited entry to all three parks. The 14-day pass also includes entry to Paradise Country, an Aussie Farm Experience.
Observe amazing animals from Down Under and around the world at the famous Australia Zoo—Home of the Crocodile Hunter! The legacy of Steve Irwin and his family, this conservation center aims to educate visitors about wildlife and help preserve endangered species for the future. Ride to the zoo from your Brisbane or Gold Coast hotel in an air-conditioned Croc Express coach, and enjoy hours of free time to browse the fantastic mammal, bird, and reptile exhibits. Watch supervised educational demonstrations by animal handlers.
Get an exclusive experience of the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Sydney Opera House on a backstage tour of this world-famous center for the performing arts. Your expert guide shares stories about the real-life dramas behind the curtain and in the venue's storied history since it opened in 1973. Go behind the scenes to see parts of the opera house normally reserved for staff and performers, including the stage and dressing rooms. Wrap up this fascinating morning tour by sitting down with your small-group companions for a full Australian breakfast in the Green Room. Numbers are limited to 12 participants for a more intimate tour.
Visit the world’s largest koala sanctuary, which is located an easy 20-minute drive from downtown Brisbane. Home to more than 130 koalas as well as more than 100 other animal species, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary offers multiple ways to learn about native Australian wildlife. Enjoy experiences such as watching koalas and hand-feeding kangaroos and wild lorikeets under staff supervision. See platypus, sheepdogs, and birds of prey in action.
This tour of Melbourne's Cricket Ground (MCG) must-do for sports buffs who want to know more about Australia's sporting history. Combine the tour of the stadium's world-class facilities with optional admission to the National Sports Museum (reopens March 2020) to upgrade your experience.
Enjoy an in-depth experience of Sydney Taronga Zoo on a guided tour with a zoo guide who introduces you to Australian native animals including koalas and kangaroos. Go behind the scenes with the zoo guide to meet the zoo’s hand-raised native animals and have your photo taken with some furry friends. Learn more than you could on your own and gain access to areas that are normally off-limits to the public. This small-group tour is limited to six people and includes admission tickets to Taronga Zoo including Sky Safari.
Located on shoreline of Sydney Harbour, Sydney Taronga Zoo is home to thousands of fascinating animals, including Australian natives such as the koala, kangaroo, and platypus. With your admission ticket, you gain entrance to the zoo along with the Sky Safari cable car, which gives you the chance to look down into the animal enclosures and enjoy sweeping views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and the city skyline. Check the schedule for daily keeper presentations, or book an animal encounter or guided tour (own expense) for a more in-depth experience.
Soak up a spectacular aerial view of Melbourne with a visit to Eureka Skydeck 88 — the highest viewing platform in the Southern Hemisphere. Admire the watery expanse of Port Phillip Bay and the rolling Dandenong Ranges in the distance. Even the other skyscrapers of Melbourne’s business district will seem miniature from this incredible vantage point. Thrill-seekers can upgrade to experience ‘The Edge’— a moving, glass-bottomed cube that lets you hover over the city streets 88 floors below.
Combine panoramic views from the top of Mt Wellington with controversial art at one of Australia’s most interesting museums on this Hobart day tour. Travel to Mt Wellington’s summit to enjoy its alpine setting and views that can reach Bruny Island on a clear day. Then visit the MONA (Museum of Old and New Art) to see varying exhibits from Egyptian mummies to modern installations. Plus, take a ferry ride on the River Derwent, and see other Hobart sights like Cascade Valley, Battery Point and St David’s Park.
Animal lovers—this one’s for you. Enjoy a hassle-free day with hotel pickup, drop-off, and transfers included. If you’re traveling with littles ones, they’ll stay entertained on the journey as you’ll watch videos on board. Avoid long visitor lines with entrance tickets provided. Highlights include live wildlife shows, and seeing tigers, giraffes, rhinos, crocodiles, Tasmanian Devils, Kangaroos, and one of the world’s largest animal hospitals.
Experience a trio of top Phillip Island attractions and save with this flexible 3-park pass. See furry koalas and wallabies up-close in their native habitat at the Koala Conservation Centre, and watch sheep-shearing and herding demonstrations at the historic Churchill Island Heritage Farm. For an enchanted evening experience, watch tiny fairy penguins emerge from the ocean and waddle across the beach to their burrows during the world-famous Penguin Parade. Visit all three in one day, or spread out the fun over a 6-month period.
Spend the day at Moorilla Estate for a unique Tasmanian winery experience that includes world-class art. You’ll start with a ferry ride and admission to Mona (the Museum of Old and New Art), known as much for its underground labyrinth-like architecture as for its art collection. Then enjoy a seasonal lunch, followed by a tasting and behind-the-scenes tour at Moorilla Estate, which continues to make ‘best of’ lists since it opened in 2011.
Enjoy breathtaking views of Sydney and its surroundings from the tallest structure in the city, the Sydney Tower Eye. Standing on the Observation Deck, perched 250 meters (820 feet) above the ground, soak up 360-degree panoramic views across Sydney Harbour, the skyline and the Pacific Ocean. Complimentary use of high-powered binoculars and multilingual state-of-the-art touchscreens enhances your view with an interactive introduction to the city's top sights. Includes admission to the 4D Cinema, which takes you on a 4D journey over Sydney landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House.
Enjoy a close encounter with Australia's native animals at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, located on the Gold Coast. Your ticket includes admission to the park plus daily keeper presentations and animal shows. Admire critters such as the kangaroo, Tasmanian devil, koala, wombat, echidna and reptiles that live in natural-style bush and rainforest habitats. Walk through the stunning 5-acre forest of the Lost Valley and see unique flora and wildlife such as lemurs, red pandas, capybaras and other exotic reptiles.
Meet some of Australia’s most beloved native animals on this day trip from Adelaide to Cleland Wildlife Park in the Adelaide Hills. Learn about koalas, feed wallabies and kangaroos under staff supervision, be amused by wombats and emus, and observe dingos, Tasmanian devils and more. Then, visit the Mt Lofty Summit for panoramic views and photo ops.
Dive into the watery world of Australia’s native marine creatures at the SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. Get an up-close view of penguins, sharks, stingrays, seahorses and more as you explore 12 distinct ecosystems at the beautifully designed aquarium. Skip to the front of the line with your ticket, so you’ll have more time to watch playful penguins and marvel at jellyfish.
See snapping crocs in action on this half-day tour to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. Departing from Cairns or Palm Cove, explore the five different zones of this eco-park and working crocodile farm, including a narrated boat tour through a coastal lagoon. Stroll along elevated boardwalks to observe cassowaries, turtles, lizards, and koalas, and admire the mighty stars of the attraction at the thrilling Crocodile Attack Show.
Visit Dreamworld, Australia's largest theme park, with these admission ticket options. Featuring several theme areas, the park is a popular tourist attraction, especially for families, and includes water rides, roller coasters, a wildlife experience, and plenty of large-than-life characters. Choose between 1- and 3-day ticket packages. Plus, the park offers dining options fit for a range of diets, including gluten free, dairy free, and vegetarian.
One of Sydney’s most loved landmarks is the Sydney Opera House, and this tour is the ultimate way to appreciate it. You won’t have to wait in long visitor lines as an entrance ticket is included. Enjoy a guided tour around the building to learn about its history, secrets, and past performances. When you’ve worked up an appetite, you won’t have to worry about finding somewhere to eat as a delicious meal at the scenic Opera Bar is included.
Be amazed and take a journey of discovery through SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium’s themed zones including the Penguin Expedition. This the world's first ride-through experience that will transport to explore the sub-Antarctic to meet spectacular King and Gentoo penguins. Meet face-to-fin with over 13,000 animals from 700 different species including majestic dugongs, grey nurse sharks, jelly fish and array of tropical fish!
The Great Barrier Reef ECO-LOGIC Marine Experience is a memorable, full-day adventure suited for swimmers and non-swimmers of all ages. Start your day at Cairns Aquarium with a self-guided tour through 10 marine and freshwater zones, alongthe way learning about the fish and aquatic creaturesthat make the reef and surrounding ecosystems their home. The ideal pre-reef learning experience for those wanting a more in-depth understanding and interaction with the marine environment, prior to an adventure to the magical outer reef itself. Following your Cairns Aquarium visit, embark on an exciting outer-reef cruise with Great Adventures. Snorkel and dive amongst vibrant coral gardens and colourful marine life. If you prefer to stay dry, discover the reef through the underwater observatory andsemi-submersible tour.For the ultimate end to your day, upgrade to include dinner at Dundee’s at the Cairns Aquarium!