Australia Family Adventure Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

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Places Visited

Sydney, Adelaide, Port Douglas, Cairns...

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Suggested Duration

12 Days

The allure of Australia’s landscape spans millions of years, and the magnetism of the culture encompasses 40,000 millennia uncovered during your customizable family-friendly tour of Australia. From the Great Barrier Reef to the otherworldly rock formations of Flinders Chase, the white-sand beaches of Sydney to the wildlife living on the plains of Kangaroo Island, immerse your family in the marvels along the coastline and the captivating stories of Dreamtime. Stroll among rocks carved by wind,...

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover the abundant wildlife on Kangaroo Island during a guided safari searching for kangaroos, koalas, echidnas, and more
  • Enjoy a family surf lesson from the iconic shores of Bondi Beach for the best insight into how to catch a wave and ride it back to shore
  • Explore the splendors of the Great Barrier Reef on a luxury cruise to the inner and outer reef for unforgettable views of the colorful marine life
  • Relish time at the Adelaide Zoo with immersive exhibits into the habitats of international wildlife as well as home to the only two pandas in Australia
  • Learn about the intriguing legends of Dreamtime and the traditions of the Kuku Yalanji nation on a tour of Daintree and the Daintree Discovery Centre
  • Try your surfing skills on land at the Little Sahara on Kangaroo Island with a sand dune surfing excursion or ride the sandy slopes on a toboggan
  • Experience the serenity of a panoramic view over the Atherton Tablelands on an optional hot air balloon ride from Port Douglas
  • Delight in the beauty of waterfalls, sandstone bluffs, and a eucalyptus forest on a guided excursion into Blue Mountains National Park
  • Venture to the top of Harbour Bridge for an unparalleled view of Sydney, the harbor, and the Opera House with a guided Bridge Walk

Detailed Description

The family comes closer together during your luxurious 12-day tour of Australia perfect for families with young children and teenagers. The blend of adventure, exciting excursions, and wildlife exploration offers everyone the chance to enjoy the marvels of the Land Down Under leading you from Sydney in New South Wales to Adelaide in South Australia and finally arriving in Port Douglas, Queensland. Your remarkable journey begins with your arrival in the famous city of Sydney, home to the Harbour Bridge and sensational Opera House. Four days in the bustling cityscape allows the entire family immersion into the cosmopolitan culture and fascinating features. Climb to the top of the bridge for a thrilling view of the city and explore the architectural splendor of the Opera House, cruise the waters of the harbor for exceptional views of the skyline and learn to surf at the break at Bondi Beach.

Wander into the eucalyptus forest at the Blue Mountains uncovering sandstone karsts and marvelous waterfalls before traveling to South Australia at Adelaide. The capital of the southern state has a rich colonial history separate from the infamous penal colony past. Enjoy two days experiencing the beauty of the gardens, museums, and the celebrated Adelaide Zoo, home to Australia’s only panda exhibit. Kangaroo Island is a quick, scenic flight from Adelaide. While on the island, the family will have the chance to enjoy a wildlife safari searching for kangaroos, echidnas, and sea lions populating the shores and plains. The kids will find the unique rock formations at Flinders Chase National Park breathtaking while learning how the wind, sea, and weather could shape the dramatic scenery.

Port Douglas is located on the northeastern seaboard of Queensland nestled between transparent turquoise water and emerald tropical rainforest. Four days in the comforts of your luxury accommodation provide incredible possibilities the entire family can experience from leaping into the waters of the Coral Sea viewing the Great Barrier Reef to traveling deep within the dense rainforest of Daintree National Park. Learn about the culture of the Kuku Yalanji Aboriginal nation and relax on the white sands of Four Mile Beach. Relish the chance to relax with time at leisure or travel into the skies with a hot air balloon ride over Atherton Tablelands for a marvelous view leading out to sea.

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Starting Price

$2,995 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

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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