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.
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.
The site of over 130 executions since it opened in 1841, the Old Melbourne Gaol is one of the city’s most popular museums. Ensure entry even over busy periods, such as weekends, Easter, and the Australian summer vacation, by booking tickets in advance. Once you’re there, follow in the footsteps of notorious outlaw Ned Kelly and discover the tragic stories that brought criminals to their doom.
Experience the excitement of Australia's Gold Rush at Sovereign Hill, a recreated 1850s mining camp and town brought to life by costumed characters and 18 historically inspired activities. Try your luck with gold panning, catch a horse-drawn carriage ride, explore an underground mine, and watch town residents like blacksmiths and candlemakers ply their trades. The whole family will love time traveling back to the era of fortune seekers and wild frontiers.
Lose yourself in a sea of color at ArtVo, an interactive art space in The District Docklands, a short distance from the Melbourne CBD. As visitors explore more than 100 paintings across 11 themed zones, they are encouraged to touch and interact with the art. Take a selfie against angel wings or a backdrop of the Taj Mahal. Staff is on hand to help orient you and provide creative inspiration.
Meet your favorite celebrities and sports heroes from around the world at Madame Tussauds Sydney. Start with your red carpet entrance and feel like a star in the immersive experiences. Have your own Fashion Week experience and pose for your photo shoot and be on the cover of Cosmopolitan. Attend a party with Chris Hemsworth at the ultimate VIP party or see if you have what if takes for you to win an award at the MTV zone. Go into one of the recording booths and channel your dance moves in the augmented reality dance experience.
Sport holds an important place in Australian culture and you can get an insight into this national obsession on this guided walking tour. Visit Sydney's home of sport where sporting heroes play cricket, rugby, soccer, and Australian rules football, run down the tunnel, admire trophies, and learn all about its colorful history.
Visit the Sydney Jewish Museum to immerse yourself in the soundscapes, interactive media, audio-visuals and objects that make up the museums permanent, and temporary exhibitions. Tour the space on your own or with a guide and think about morality and social justice in both historical and contemporary contexts. Relax in the museum's kosher café and peruse the books and other offerings in the gift shop.
Purchase your ticket ahead of time for admission to the Darwin Aviation Museum, including access to the Aviation Heritage Centre. Guarantee your admission to this popular attraction, which features a massive B-52 bomber as well as wreckage of a Japanese Zero fighter among other aircraft and engines.
Explore the intersection of technology, engineering, science, and design at the Sydney Power House Museum. Learn about the ideas that have shaped the world we live in through interactive exhibits, and participate in experiments. See what it’s like to land on Mars in the Mars Yard exhibit, which simulates the Martian Landscape, and experience the luxury of a railway carriage from the 1860s.
Step back in time to millions of years ago at Canberra’s National Dinosaur Museum with this general admission ticket. Explore the museum’s exhibits, with over 50 lifelike models, interactive areas, dinosaur garden, and collections of fossils, minerals, and crystals. Learn about the natural history of our planet and the evolution of life since the dinosaurs. Enjoy a number of free activities including free guided tours during school holidays and weekends.
The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) provides primary and emergency medical services by plane to Australia’s most remote outback areas. On this tour, visit the RFDS tourist facility in Darwin to learn more about the work of the RFDS team, hear heroic rescue stories, and enjoy interactive exhibits including a Virtual Reality (VR) presentation and the chance to explore inside an RFDS aircraft.
The World in Wax - Time travel backwards to meet heroes and villains from the past. Stand before presidents and queens, statesmen, artists, musicians, generals, explorers, religious leaders and heretics, the famous and infamous. At the Gold Coast Wax Museum each emerge from history, life-size, life like, almost as if they could speak, to bring again their glory and tragedy.Chamber of Horrors - Is one of its kind in the world. A guided half hour tour provides a vivid image of this painful past. The tour of the chamber includes over 40 instruments of punishment from different parts of the World, from the tongue tearer to the guillotine. Each instrument of torture described in illustrative story telling glory with historical background information. The Tour Guide is thought provoking about torture and punishment in today's "civilised world.
Visit Sydney's top attractions and enjoy savings of up to 45% with the Sydney Explorer Pass. Browse the list of 25+ experiences and have your choice of three, four, five, or seven popular attractions, and tours to take in anytime within a 30-day period. Options include a tour of the Sydney Opera House, a Hop-On Hop-Off Sydney and Bondi Bus Tour, WILD LIFE Zoo, and admission to the Australian National Maritime Museum. Simply save your pass on your mobile device after purchase and enjoy direct entry to each attraction — no voucher redemption required.
Delve into the extensive natural history and anthropology collections of the Australian Museum, the first museum to be established in Australia. Your admission ticket takes you into the internationally heralded museum that preserves more than 18 million items inside a massive colonial building located across from Hyde Park. Walk through halls that contain indigenous artifacts, dinosaur skeletons, rare minerals and fossils, and megafauna such as giant wombats that once roamed the continent. Younger children can explore fun educational exhibits, making it a great excursion for all ages.
No trip to Melbourne is complete without a visit to the Shrine of Remembrance. This 75-minute guided tour takes you through the Sanctuary, Galleries, Balcony, and gardens of this sacred war memorial. Your guide will share fascinating stories about the design of the building and the lives of those it commemorates.
Visit the Bell Tower, one of the largest musical instruments in the world, located in the heart of Perth in vibrant Barrack Square. Also known as the Swan Bells, the bell tower contains twelve bells made in the 14th century for St Martin-in-the-Fields church in London's Trafalgar Square. Learn how the bells came to Australia, discover the art of bell ringing, and soak in panoramic views of the city, Swan River and Elizabeth Quay from the open-air Observation Deck.
Confirm your spot early and beat the crowds for this half-day Aboriginal cultural experience at Katherine’s Top Didj. Learn about the ancient traditions of the local Dalabon tribe and take the unique opportunity to engage with some of those traditions yourself. Learn how to light a fire the Dalabon way, throw a spear with an Aboriginal and try your hand at Top End Art. (Rarrk)Take what you’ve painted home with you as a reminder of the stories and histories of the Dalabon people.
Plan your trip ahead of time with an admission ticket to the National Anzac Centre. Learn about Albany's involvement in World War I through historical artifacts, interactive technology, and multimedia. Each visitor can assume the identity of a service man or woman and trace their journey through the Great War in an immersive learning experience. Entry ticket is valid any time during opening hours; access to all buildings within the Princess Royal fortress included.
Enjoy an introduction to the collections of the National Museum of Australia, located in the Australian capital of Canberra. Get the ultimate museum experience with a fascinating tour of the highlights of the museum, and a meal in the museum's cafe. Your meal is accompanied by one glass of wine, beer or a non-alcoholic beverage, and you can take in views of Lake Burley Griffin waterfront from the cafe. Afterward, feel free to browse the museum's exhibits on your own.
History lovers will enjoy visiting the Darwin Military Museum. Learn about the history of Darwin through several audio-visual exhibits, where you’ll hear the experiences of Darwin’s residents who lived through wartime in Australia. You can also enjoy walking through the tropical gardens, where military machinery and vehicles is on display. This is an interesting activity for travelers who want to learn more about Australian history.
Learn about James Cameron’s lifelong passion for uncovering more about the world underneath the ocean by visiting this special exhibition at Australian National Maritime Museum. You’ll save time waiting in long ticket lines by having entrance fees included. See a fleet of ships, special exhibitions, a 3D cinema, and immersive action stations. It’s a great choice for anyone interested in learning more about the mysteries of our oceans, as well as shipwrecks such as RMS Titanic.
Visit Albany's Historic Whaling Station to learn about a piece of Australian history through activities, short films, and other exhibits. You can take one of the 40-minute guided tours, if you wish, or follow trails that tell stories of the whaling industry. Stand inside converted whale-oil tanks, marvel at the skeleton of a blue whale, see marine animal art, and climb aboard the Cheynes IV ship.
Step into The Nostalgia Box to see the history of home video game consoles and play some classic games. The collection includes the first video console made for home use, the Magnavox Odyssey from 1972, and subsequent early consoles from Atari and Nintendo, in addition to newer models such as the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. You can play retro games including Super Mario Brothers, Space Invaders, Donkey Kong and Crash Bandicoot. Fun for all ages, whether you are reliving your youth or introducing the kids to the games.