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Great Barrier Reef Tours and Vacations

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Spanning over 1,400 vibrantly colorful miles, the Great Barrier Reef is the only living entity that can be seen from outer space. As one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the reef is home to an astonishing diversity of marine life. Don a snorkeling mask and fins, and dive into a wondrous underwater world bursting with radiant corals, laidback sea turtles, and kaleidoscopic fish.

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Red sands around Uluru in the rays of the setting sun

Natural Wonders of Australia Tour: Uluru to Great Barrier Reef

12 Day Custom Tour

From $2,995

Modern luxury and natural majesty will meet during your 12-day Australia nature tour. The magnetism of the lush Daintree Rainforest will brush against the edges of the Great Barrier Reef. The red sands around Uluru will glow in the desert sunlight while the mythology of the diverse landscape inspires endless marvels. You will explore and experience exotic wonder during your custom-tailored tour of Australia’s endless natural grandeur.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Champagne pool at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland in Rotorua, New Zealand

Natural Wonders of Australia & New Zealand Tour: Snowcapped Alps to Coral Reef

15 Day Custom Tour

From $3,745

The dreamlike landscape of the red sands in the Australian Outback contrasts the vast glaciers of New Zealand’s South Island, highlighting two distinct but simultaneously immersive natural beauties. Bask in the enticing aroma of the Pacific and indulge in luxurious accommodations. Wander beneath the oldest rainforest canopy in the world and enjoy the magnificence of Uluru. Your custom tailored tour of Australia and New Zealand engages the enchanting life along the Great Barrier Reef and explosive waters of the geysers in the Waikato Region, each accentuated by impressive views of white sand beaches and reflective freshwater lakes, magnificent waterfalls and shimmering seas speckled with passing sailboats.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Aerial view of Daintree River in Daintree National Park, Queensland, Australia

Adventurous Queensland Tour: Exploring Australia’s Northeast

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,495

Experience the ultimate Australian expedition through the tropical landscape of northeast Queensland. Your custom tailored tour embodies the beauty and excitement of rainforest canopies hiding elusive avifauna and the ocean floor decorated with stunning coral formations along the Great Barrier Reef. Search hidden riverbanks for lounging saltwater crocodiles. Indulge in relaxation during a vintage scenic train ride. Find artifacts of the first European arrival on the continent. From magnificent lava tubes to decadent sunrises, opulent beaches to ancient Aboriginal rock art, your time in Queensland embodies the spirit of adventure and the comforts of contemporary luxury.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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vineyards of the Barossa Valley  Church in the middle of the vineyards of the Barossa Valley, Australia

Luscious Wines, Rainbow Coral & Red Sands: Exclusive Australia Tour

15 Day Custom Tour

From $8,995

Experience unique Australia on an exclusive customizable tour immersing you in spectacular and unique landscapes stretching from the Red Desert to the Great Barrier Reef, the shores of Sydney to the vineyards of the Barossa Valley. Dig your toes into the powdery sand of a secluded tropical island. Traverse marvelous rocks shaped by the wind over thousands of years. Wander through prehistoric caves and learn about timeless traditions beneath the ancient canopy of the northeastern rainforest. Lounge in unforgettable luxury and discover the combination of culture and scenery to find an ambiance of distinction and comfort during your Australian journey.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Maori Haka performers at Tamaki Maori Village

Natural and Cultural Richness of Australia & New Zealand Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,495

From the dramatic cries of Maori warriors to intricate Aboriginal rock paintings accentuated by red hues of desert sand, the rainbow coral along the Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to emerald vineyards on New Zealand islands, this tour immerses you in culture, indulging in life in Oceana as it is and was. The endless hum of the didgeridoo echoes across the starlit sky. Tramcars crisscross Victorian Melbourne and geysers erupt across Rotorua. The wonders of your customizable cultural tour of New Zealand and Australia are endless, allowing you to relish luxury and adventure, exploration and enchantment of the past and present.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Surfer at sunset on the beach in Bondi, Australia

Private Australia Tour for Families with Teenagers

12 Day Custom Tour

From $9,595

Legend gives way to enchantment during your 12-day family-friendly tour of Australia, taking you through the waters of Sydney Harbour, along the sands of the Red Centre, between the dense rainforest at Daintree, and onto the remarkable white sand beaches of the Whitsunday Islands. Whether on a surfboard in Bondi, a camel overlooking the desert or on a riverboat in search of crocodiles, the kids will marvel at the natural splendor of the landscape and listen intently to the myths of Dreamtime. Explore unforgettable Australia, enhanced by the charm of sharing the experience with your family.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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palm tree silhouette against a beautiful sunset on the fijian coast

A Perfect Romantic Getaway to Fiji & Australia

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,745

Sit in the lap of luxury and romance during your amorous escape to Fiji and Australia. Your custom tailored tour embraces passion and seclusion, offering you and your partner picturesque scenery and captivating culture, island life, and succulent cuisine. Relish a gourmet picnic on a private sandbar. Share in the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef, finding clownfish hiding in shimmering anemones. Enjoy a seaside stroll between at Bondi Beach and sip refreshing chardonnay as you overlook an emerald sea of vineyards. Fiji and Australia’s endless majesty provides an unforgettable romance you will want to relive over again.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Great Barrier Reef, Australia, the world's largest coral reef located in the Pacific Ocean

Secluded Island of Australia Tour: Lizard Island, Cairns & More

8 Day Custom Tour

From $1,995

Indulge while in near seclusion to find beaches gilded with rainforest and iridescent waters that hide coral jungles during your custom tailored tour of the islands on the Great Barrier Reef. Opulent white sand decorates the beaches and kangaroos bounce across the plains as clownfish hide in vibrant anemones and monitor lizards lounge on granite rocks to soak up the sun. Your journey will celebrate the picturesque scenery and unforgettable luxury found on the remote islands that dot Australia’s east coast. From snorkeling excursions to sailing expeditions, calm seas to memorable wildlife, you will treasure your immersive trip to this tropical splendor.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Start your journey in a city of adventure and discovery, Sydney, Australia

Family-Friendly Vacation Tour of Australia

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,495

Australia is a land of adventure and discovery, where the family can share the marvels of the Mars-like landscape of the Red Centre and the rainbow colors of the Great Barrier Reef. Ride a camel across the desert landscape at sunrise, as the colors of Uluru change. Search the clear waters of the Coral Sea for sea turtles and dolphins. Listen to the thrilling sound of the didgeridoo and learn how to properly throw a boomerang from the native Aborigines. Your customizable tour immerses the family in culture and exploration for unforgettable experiences bound to bring you closer to one another.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Enjoy the beauty of Whitsunday Island, Australia

Best of Australia’s Eastern Coast: Whitsunday Islands to the Great Barrier Reef Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,495

From the welcoming powdery-white sand of secluded islands to the iridescent hues of anemones waving in the ocean current, you deserve only the best during your journey through the majesty of Australia’s east coast. The stories of Dreamtime offer insight into the distinctive mountains, rainforest, and beaches of the northeast. Passing boats raise their sails and glide across the indigo waters. The cascades spill down smooth precipices, embellishing hints of tropical paradise. Your customizable tour offers adventure and discovery, culture and luxury, for an immersive experience along the Great Barrier Reef, Whitsunday Islands, and Daintree Rainforest.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Enjoy the wildlife of Kangaroo Island, Australia

Wildlife & Elegance: Touring the Great Barrier Reef, Red Centre & South Australia

12 Day Custom Tour

From $2,995

Indulge in the ultimate Australian luxury tour combining diverse landscapes, vibrant wildlife, welcoming culture, and unforgettable legends for a custom-tailored adventure bordering on the divine. Dive into the Coral Sea to swim with rainbow-colored fish. Witness the glowing sands of the Red Centre at dawn. Sip seductive wines at a seaside winery and watch kangaroos bounce across the plains. From the beachside cafes of Sydney to the white sand shores of a private island resort, you will find the true meaning of comfort and the excitement of discovery along the Great Barrier Reef and beyond.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Enjoy the sunrise at Palm Cove, a suburb of Cairns

Adventures in Cairns Tour: Discovering Daintree & The Great Barrier Reef

7 Day Custom Tour

From $1,745

The adventurous spirit of Australia thrives around the Queensland seaside city of Cairns. Your custom tour will put the natural wonders of Australia first to immerse you in the emerald canopy of the northeast rainforest and then submerse you in the crystalline turquoise waters of the Pacific Ocean as you view the Great Barrier Reef. Listen to the tales of the Earth’s creation during Dreamtime, and watch the colors of sunrise expand across the sky as you sit inside a drifting hot air balloon. Indulge in luxurious exploration and unforgettable adventure during your time of discovering Queensland’s true beauty.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Discover Australia Tour for Active Travelers: Amazing Culture, Wildlife & Landscapes

10 Day Custom Tour

From$2,495

Turn your Australian vacation into a tale of legend during an active adventure of land and sea. Your custom tailored tour will take you into the majesty of dense rainforest and the unique underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef. Discover crocodiles lounging amongst mangrove trees and dig your toes into the powdery white sand of a secluded beach that shimmers with kaleidoscope colors. Traverse trails to find captivating waterfalls and witness gorgeous shades of orange as the sun rises over the Pacific Ocean. The splendors of Australia are tangible and indelible during your active getaway to explore the magnificent east coast.

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Splendors of Sydney & The Great Barrier Reef Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From$2,495

Let the iconic images of the Great Barrier Reef and the Sydney Opera House wash over your eyes as you savor your perfect journey in the Land Down Under. Dig your toes into the powder-white sand of the secluded islands that are surrounded by coral reefs. Relish the thunderous hum of the didgeridoo and enjoy the panorama of a veil-like waterfall careening over sandstone cliffs. Your custom tailored tour will immerse you in the natural splendor of Australia’s east coast, from the discovery of the Aboriginal culture to the lingering flavors of the Hunter Valley wines and the beaches of New South Wales to the tropical rainforest of northern Queensland.

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Best of the Great Barrier Reef Tour

7 Day Custom Tour

From$1,745

Step into the extraordinary to explore the lavish subaquatic world of the Great Barrier Reef and the captivating, ancient tales of Aboriginal Dreamtime. The great stories explain the beginning of existence, leading the way to the harlequin green trees and the indigo hues of the Coral Sea. White sand beaches brush against forests of towering palm trees, and coral reefs glow in crystalline waters. Your custom tailored tour will take you into the sky and beneath the sea to provide unparalleled views of tropical fish and exotic birds, the forest canopy and hidden beaches to embody natural splendor and the enchanting culture.

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Australian Coast Tour: Discovering The Great Barrier Reef, Sydney & Melbourne

10 Day Custom Tour

From$2,495

Australia brings daydreams of glistening beaches and bouncing kangaroos, but once you are there, you will find a wealth of beauty on the land and in the sea. During your 10-day trip to Melbourne, Cairns, and Sydney you will marvel at the rainbow hues that ascend from the ocean. Witness seals as they bask on rugged rocks near an island rich with koalas and penguins. Linger in European-style cafes and relax in an abundance of sunlight as it spreads over turquoise waters. Delight in the chic style, relaxed ambiance, urban culture, and captivating wilderness for an exciting and unforgettable journey.

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Highlights of the Great Barrier Reef & Australia’s East Coast Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From$2,495

The dreamlike landscape of Australia encompasses iridescent waters and emerald rainforest, an opera house of elegant sails and beaches with soft sand that crushes beneath your feet. Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef to discover schools of glowing butterfly fish, and then lounge on the famous Bondi Beach in view of surfers as they catch the curling waves. Indulge in a tranquil view of sandstone pillars that soar above the Jamison Valley and then bask in luxury at a resort that overlooks the shores of Hamilton Island. Your custom tailored tour will highlight the wonders of the East coast as you are immersed in the Aboriginal culture and the welcoming warmth of the Coral Sea.

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Wonders of Sydney, Ayers Rock & The Great Barrier Reef Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From$2,495

Diverse landscape and culture in Australia share an alluring mystique that is cast by the shimmering waters, the bright coral, the shining red desert sand, and the elegant architecture. Your custom tailored tour will immerse you in the majesty of traditions as framed by the land and the sea. Surfers carve the waves of Bondi Beach beneath rising coastal cliffs as Aboriginal art adorns the ancient walls of Uluru, adding to the glorious colors of the rocky surface as clownfish hide between the swaying tendrils of a dazzling anemone. From desert plains to the Great Dividing Range, you will find comfort and inspiration in the welcoming wonders of Australia.

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A Unique Tropical Getaway Vacation to Australia

7 Day Custom Tour

From$1,745

Tropical jungle flows into the iridescent sea on this custom tailored tour through the far reaches of northeast Queensland and Bali. From hidden hot springs to the bright coral of the Great Barrier Reef, isolated white beaches to the cliff-top temples, the lush trees and fascinating streets abound with limitless possibility. Dancers use their movement to tell Hindu epics, and hot air balloons provide secluded panoramas of the sunrise. Handcrafted statues crown ancient temples and rice terraces soar above valley floors. Whether in the charms of Port Douglas or the caldera of Mount Batur, you will uncover the tropical delight of Australia and Bali.

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Private Romantic Getaway to Australia: Scenic Beauties to Intimate Settings

12 Day Custom Tour

From$9,595

Experience the perfect intimate getaway as you indulge in Australia’s secluded luxuries. Romance emanates from the star-studded sky that hovers above your private dinner amidst the desert landscape. Wake up to a view of a coral reef outside your window and share in the ancient stories of Dreamtime that explain the creation of the world as per Aboriginal tradition. Discover the old cobblestone streets of one of Sydney’s oldest neighborhoods. Your custom-tailored tour will embody the passion and romance found in the desert sands, the sun-drenched beaches, and in the thrilling adventures you and your partner can share in Australia.

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Photography Tour of Australia & New Zealand’s South Island

10 Day Custom Tour

From$2,495

Capture the best of the Southern Hemisphere with your photography adventure of New Zealand and Australia immortalized in the memories you make and the photos you take. Your customized tour will take you along the trails of an ancient rainforest in search of historical tribal traditions and then bring incredible views around the sapphire water of the Coral Sea as sea turtles and clown fish graze on the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy the sunrise coming over the coastal plains as it spreads across snowcapped peaks as your tour matches the splendors of fiords and glaciers with the wonderment of rainbow-colored reefs and white-sand beaches.

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Enchanting Australia Tour: From Great Barrier Reef to Historical Red Centre

12 Day Custom Tour

From$9,595

Australia embodies luxury from the emerald-like rainforest draping northeast Queensland to the crowning jewel of New South Wales at the Sydney Opera House. Your custom-tailored luxury tour will immerse you in the charm and wonderment in highlighting the undeniable pleasures found in the confluence of cultures. Dive deep into the shallow waters of the Coral Sea to discover the iridescence of the Great Barrier Reef and then wander the walkways of Phillip Island to find waddling Little Penguins returning to shore. From secluded island resorts to a private view of the expansive Red Desert, beauty and unforgettable adventure are yours as you embark on this journey.

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Australia Adventure Tour: Melbourne, Sydney, & Great Barrier Reef

11 Day Custom Tour

From$2,745

Stem the tide of tourist protocol rather than follow a generic postcard holiday, embark on something entirely different. This 11-day tour will show you Australia in a way most tourists never get a chance to see it. Take a scenic flight over the 12 Apostles, see kangaroos in the wild, try your hand at “fossicking” for gems, explore prehistoric lava tunnels, hike the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains and explore unique Great Barrier Reef sites in a true adventure that’ll stimulate the senses.

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Best of Australia Tour: Sydney, Great Barrier Reef, Melbourne

12 Day Custom Tour

From$9,595

Follow kangaroos hopping across island plains and soak in turquoise waters lapping at powdery white sands during your 12-day best of Australia tour. Your customizable excursions will explore Sydney, the Great Barrier Reef, and Melbourne for a dynamic experience in Australia's contemporary culture and celebrated natural beauty. You will cruise around pristine Islands, witness lounging koalas, and wander historic cobbled alleys lined with cafes to discover Australia’s captivating diversity.

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