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The Big Walkabout (25 Days) - Contiki

The Big Walkabout (25 Days)

25 days
4.7
(5,241)
From Sydney to Uluru
Tour Operator:
Contiki
Max group size:
30
Age range:
18 to 35
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
223224
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Itinerary

Start in Sydney and end in Uluru! With the Explorer tour The Big Walkabout (25 Days), you have a 25 days tour package taking you through Sydney, Australia and 14 other destinations in Australia. The Big Walkabout (25 Days) includes accommodationin a hoteland hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Sydney
  2. Day 2: Sydney
  3. Day 3: Sydney
  4. Day 4: Sydney to Byron Bay
  5. Day 5: Byron Bay
  6. Day 6: Byron Bay to Noosa Everglades via Hosanna Farm
  7. Day 7: Noosa Everglades - K'gari (Fraser Island) Day Trip
  8. Day 8: Noosa Everglades to the Whitsundays
  9. Day 9: The Whitsundays
  10. Day 10: The Whitsundays
  11. Day 11: The Whitsundays to Magnetic Island via Townsville
  12. Day 12: Magnetic Island
  13. Day 13: Magnetic Island to Cairns via Townsville
  14. Day 14: Cairns
  15. Day 15: Cairns
  16. Day 16: Cairns
  17. Day 17: Cairns to Darwin
  18. Day 18: Darwin to Kakadu National Park
  19. Day 19: Kakadu National Park
  20. Day 20: Kakadu National Park to Katherine Gorge
  21. Day 21: Katherine Gorge to Darwin via Litchfield National Park
  22. Day 22: Darwin to Uluru via Alice Springs
  23. Day 23: Uluru
  24. Day 24: Uluru via Kings Canyon
  25. Day 25: Uluru
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hostel
Hotel
Berth / Cabin
Lodge

Customer Reviews

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  • The Big Walkabout (25 Days) reviewer 1
    · May 5th, 2018
    Had the best time of my life and would book another contiki trip again in a heartbeat
    Trip date: April 2018
  • E
    · April 14th, 2016
    Most amazing trip of my life! So much adventure!
    Trip date: January 2016
  • CS
    · April 12th, 2016
    This trip was the best thing I could have ever done! I'm so glad that I decided to travel with contiki and start in Darwin. I had no idea what to expect with the first half of the tour but can honestly say it exceeded all expectations. Australia, like... Show more
    Trip date: March 2016
  • CV
    · April 10th, 2016
    It was an amazing experience, far above what I could have imagined. To get to visit so many places and have the opportunity to take part in so many activities is something I won't forget. The tour manager helps make you feel at ease by being so... Show more
    Trip date: March 2016
  • JL
    · April 8th, 2016
    It was the Best time of my life. So many good experiences and a Lot of good memories and found better friend!
    Trip date: October 2015
  • NM
    · April 3rd, 2016
    It's definetely been a life changing trip. From nice places to stay, a very knowledgable tour guide, amazing activities, great countryside to the most awesome people you could possibly travel with!
    Trip date: July 2014
  • GS
    · April 2nd, 2016
    The best thing I have ever done! Lovely group of people with friends made for life. Very well organised and an amazing experience with all the choices of activities. It went above and beyond my expectations. Trys Eddy our tour guide was on point. SO... Show more
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    Trip date: September 2015
  • WS
    · April 2nd, 2016
    The trip was fantastically beautiful. Accommodation, food and transport flawless. Tour Director and Bus driver were very nice people.
    Trip date: September 2015
  • CR
    · April 2nd, 2016
    The trip was a once in a life time trip and was amazing!
    Trip date: May 2015
  • SJ
    · April 2nd, 2016
    It was absolutely amazing! We had the best tour "managers" (Trys and Paddy) and drivers (Benny and Gaz) I've ever had in my whole time of travelling. They are the funniest, nicest and most helpful guys I've met. Also the most accommodations were good... Show more
    Trip date: October 2014

Dates & Availability

25 days
The Big Walkabout (25 Days)
From Sydney to Uluru
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  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, South Africa you will need an adaptor for type I.

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    Australia
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Australia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Australia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before March 13th, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after March 13th, 2022, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Contiki. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 45 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Contiki will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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  • Accessibility
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