Koala in the Blue Mountains of Australia.

Incredible Australian Family Vacation

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Sydney, Hobart, Kingscote, Adelaide...

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Suggested Duration

16 Days

From Far North Queensland to New South Wales and from the sands of the Outback to the crystalline waters of the Great Barrier Reef, your 16-day family Australia tour will immerse you in the marvelous adventures of land and sea. Indulge in intimate encounters with Australia’s unique wildlife, partake in a luxury camping experience, explore the Great Barrier Reef, and learn to surf at Bondi Beach. Whether you spend a day at a wildlife sanctuary or bask in an evening under the stars, you will experience...

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Trip Highlights

  • Be a Keeper for a Day at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, where you will have a behind-the-scenes glimpse at some of the most unforgettable Australian wildlife
  • Explore the Great Barrier Reef, which is an awe-inspiring monument to the magnificent might of nature, for an entire day
  • Revel in the wildlife at Kangaroo Island, from the cute and cuddly koalas to kangaroos that graze in the wide fields
  • Go glamping in the Outback at Kangaluna, where you will sleep under the stars, enjoy an authentic bush dinner, and witness the Australian Outback wildlife
  • Spend time in the sea with bottlenose dolphins and Australian sea lions in Baird Bay
  • Volunteer at the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre in Cairns, where you will learn about the turtles’ struggles and those who are dedicated to helping the turtles survive
  • Indulge in an in-depth look at the city with a bicycle tour and learn to surf at world-famous Bondi Beach
  • Cruise the coast of the Tasman Peninsula, where you will witness stunning scenery and diverse wildlife, before touring Port Arthur penal colony
  • Revel in the otherworldly grandeur of Lake Gairdner National Park, which is full of vibrant colors and incredible scenery
  • Stop in Adelaide, where the carefully planned streets provide a perfect contrast to the sprawling expanse of nature

Detailed Description

There is simply no country on Earth like Australia, and, during your 16-day Australia family tour, you will experience authentic Australia. From sophisticated cities like Sydney, Cairns, and Adelaide to the marvels of nature on land and sea, your trip to Australia will reveal once-in-a-lifetime experiences. With signature tours led by specialist guides, your trip will be designed to deliver an authentic Australian experience and to provide travelers with special access to Australia’s finest attractions and natural wonders. For 16 days, you will live as you have never imagined, touring splendid streets and engaging with wildlife in a way that is both memorable and meaningful.

We have carefully selected five premium activities that are sure to delight your senses and stir your passions. These activities will bring you closer to authentic Australian life as well as the world around us. You will begin with three days in Sydney, where you will explore the city with a knowledgeable guide and learn to surf at one of Australia’s most famous beaches. In Tasmania, you will have three days in Hobart, and you can serve as an honorary Keeper for a Day at the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Tasmania. You will cruise the Tasman Peninsula and view the tallest sea cliffs in Australia.

You will then travel to South Australia for three nights between Kingscote and Adelaide. Here, you can get a first-hand look at some of Australia’s most famous residents at Kangaroo Island and visit a eucalyptus distillery. You can also enjoy two days in the Outback during a “glamping” experience at a luxurious campsite in addition to swimming with sea lions at Baird Bay. Once in Queensland, you can revel in the tropical climate for three nights. Here, you will help save sick and injured sea turtles at the groundbreaking Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Center and enjoy a daylong exploration of the legendary Great Barrier Reef.

An entrancing country of ebullient people and insatiable charm is waiting for your family to make their memories here. You will laugh and learn together, discover new places and new people, and embark on journeys that will last a lifetime. If you have been looking for the perfect family vacation that you will talk about at the dinner table for years to come, look no further because it can all be found in Australia.

Starting Price

$5,195 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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