Best Australia Vacations
From Sydney to Adelaide, Cairns to Brisbane, and everything in between, Australia has so much to offer travellers of all ages! If you're on the hunt for your perfect Australia vacation deal, use TourRadar to search, compare and book your next escape.
Popular Vacations for Australia
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Uluru, a massive sandstone rock formation, can be found in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National park. While travellers are no longer permitted to climb the rock in an effort to preserve this sacred Indigenous site, it's well worth the trip to see this breathtaking formation in person.
Location: Northern Territory
Highlight: Sunrise and sunset
Best for: Nature, history
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Great Barrier Reef
Stretching over 2,000 kilometres across the coast of Queensland, the Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven wonders of the natural world, and visitors will never forget exploring this incredible area by snorkelling, diving, or cruising in a glass-bottom boat.
Location: Off the coast of Queensland
Highlight: Coral Reefs
Best for: Nature, water sports
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One of many UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Australia, Cradle Mountain is one of the gems of Tasmania. Travellers can hike through this wild area, spotting pademelons, wombats, and even Tasmanian devils along the way.
Highlight: Trekking routes
Best for: Nature
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Great Ocean Road
Looking for the ultimate road trip? You'll find it in Australia. Great Ocean Road is an Australian National Heritage-listed road stretching 243 kilometres along the country's south-eastern coast. Beginning in Torquay and ending in Allansford, the drive will take travellers through Great Otway National Park, in case you needed another excuse.
Highlight: Loch Ard Gorge
Best for: Scenic drive
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Kimberly is a sparsely-settled region of Australia, and one of the most beautiful places in the world. Here, travellers will be transfixed by rugged ranges, dramatic gorges, limestone cliffs, and pools home to freshwater crocodiles.
Location: Western Australia
Highlight: Purnululu National Park
Best for: Nature, wildlife
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Kakadu National Park
Kakadu National Park has been home to Australia's Indigenous people for over 65,000 years, making it one of the country's most sacred and beautiful destinations. Catch sight of art up to 20,000 years old, trek to the top of rugged escarpments, and swim through waterfalls here.
Location: Northern Territory
Highlight: Jim Jim Falls, Ubirr
Best for: Nature, wildlife
Packages Recommended by Our Travel Experts
- Melbourne to Adelaide Tour 3 DAYS. This 3-day tour, operated by Wildlife Tours Australia, takes travellers to 7 destinations, starting from just US $244.
- Great Ocean Road Adventure ex Melbourne (Original). This 3-day tour with Intrepid Travel is tiny but mightly! Travellers will visit 18 destinations, from US $499.
- Down South & Outback (Ex. Melbourne) 2019-20. Looking to spend more time in Australia? This 14-day Topdeck tour visits 16 destinations, from US $2,349.
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Find the Perfect Australia Vacation Package on TourRadar
Australia is a bucket-list destination for nearly every traveller - who wouldn't want to spend their vacation exploring pristine nature, relaxing on expansive beaches, and discovering fascinating cities? Australia has something for everybody, which is why it's so important to find the best vacation package for you! When you use TourRadar to find your next adventure, you can rest assured that you're finding the best tours available - and our Travel Experts will be standing by 24/7 to make sure that happens.
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CampingGet out and explore the great outdoors! A camping vacation in Australia is a great way to discover those off-the-beaten-path destinations and get to know the country on a more personal level.View Packages
SurfingAustralia is famous around the world for its surf culture - it would almost be a waste to visit without giving it a go! For travellers looking to gain new skills or sharpen existing ones, a surf tour in Australia is an unforgettable experience.View Packages
TrainAustralia's rail system is a great way to see the country - not only is it a sustainable way to travel, it's the perfect way to sit back, relax, and take in Australia's incredible scenery.View Packages
IndependentSee Australia your own way! On an independent tour of Australia, you can explore the country exactly the way you want to, stopping at the landmarks, cultural experiences, and natural sites that are most important to you.View Packages
OverlandGetting out and exploring Australia can sometimes mean exploring with a little heavy machinery! On an overland truck tour, explore the Australian scenery from the safety and comfort of your vehicle.View Packages
CruiseWhile Australia is known for its massive land size, there are also plenty of opportunities for cruising along the coast and its surrounding islands!View Packages
Your Australia Bucket List
Scuba dive the Great Barrier Reef
One of the most famous natural sites in the world, the Great Barrier Reef is a must-see destination in Australia! Choose to go diving and see it up close, or take in the view from a glass-bottom boat. View Packages
Surf, swim or sunbathe at Bondi Beach
Bondi Beach, one of Australia's most famous and glamorous beaches, is the perfect place to relax in the sun, try surfing, or even spot celebrities! View Packages
View the Twelve Apostles
The Twelve Apostles, a collection of limestone stacks jutting out of the sea in Port Campbell National Park, is are just one incredible example of the type of natural beauty you'll discover in Australia. View Packages
Explore the wineries in Barossa Valley
All that exploration can make you thirsty! Thankfully, the Barossa Valley is a premier wine region in Australia. One of the oldest in Australia, travellers can enjoy winery tours, and, of course, tastings! View Packages
Hike up Cradle Mountain
Cradle Mountain is one of Australia's many UNESCO World Heritage Sites - once you’ve hiked until the sun goes down, spend time getting familiar with the gourmet, locally produced Tasmanian cuisine. View Packages
See the Sydney Opera House
Possibly Australia's most iconic structure, the Sydney Opera House sits proudly in the Sydney Harbour. Lucky travellers can take a tour of the building, or even catch a show! View Packages
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CouplesIf you and your significant other's idea of a perfect vacation is adventure, culture, and excitement, you'll be in luck in Australia! From tandem bungee jumping to days spent in romantic restaurants, Australia is a great destination for couples.View Packages
SeniorsThe adventure is just getting started! Seniors will find plenty to do in Australia regardless of age or ability. Relaxing beach vacations, invigorating hikes, and amazing cultural experiences are all possible.View Packages
SinglesAustralia is well-known for its welcoming spirit and fun-loving culture, making it an ideal destination for single travellers. Whether you're looking to meet someone special or just trying to enjoy your own company, you'll never be lonely in Australia!View Packages
Young adultsThat fun-loving culture comes out in full force when young adults travel to Australia! An ever-popular gap-year destination, young adult travellers will never run out of places to visit, people to meet, and life-changing experiences to discover!View Packages
FamiliesWhether your family prefers to lounge by the beach, discover new cities, or get out there and explore the wild, everyone will be happy in Australia.View Packages
People Also Ask
How much does an average Australia vacation cost?
On average, travellers should expect to spend approximately $128 USD per day during their trip to Australia. However, there are always budget tips travellers can follow to decrease this! If budget is a concern, one major tip is to join a group tour, during which many expenses, such as accommodation, meals, and admission to significant sites, are included.
What is the cheapest month for a vacation in Australia?
Travellers looking to save on their vacation to Australia should aim to travel during the low season, which is from June to August. As this is winter in Australia, travellers should note that visiting the south of the country will mean much cooler temperatures, but also big savings on hotels and flights. To learn more about budgeting for your trip, check out 2 Weeks in Australia for Every Budget.
What is the ideal Australia itinerary for 7 days?
Because Australia is so large, the ideal itinerary will depend on what you're looking to see and do! Travellers looking for nature, for example, should consider visiting Alice Springs, Tasmania, and the Great Barrier Reef, to name a few options.
What is the ideal itinerary for 14 days?
When you have a little longer to spend in Australia, you're able to hit more of the main attractions, such as Sydney's beaches, Tasmania's natural beauty, and everything in between! If you still aren't sure about where you'd like to go in Australia, here are a few of our top 14-day vacations.
What is the best tour company for Australia?
Our top tour operators for Australia are INTRO Travel, Cosmos, and Intrepid Travel, but there are so many other operators just waiting to give you the experience of your life! To view all of our operators, check out our list of the best Australia tour companies.
How can I book an Australia vacation on TourRadar?
Simply use our filters to find the tours that go to your must-see cities and will allow you to travel in your preferred travel style, and book directly online. Need an extra hand? Our Travel Experts are available 24/7 to help you every step of the way.
Do people speak in English in Australia?
Australia has no official language, but it is generally agreed-upon that English is the most widely-spoken language in the country. Travellers should have no difficulty communicating with locals in English!
Is Australia safe to visit?
Of course! Visitors must always use common sense when travelling in Australia by being aware of their surroundings, being on the lookout for pickpockets and other petty crime, and travelling in groups where possible. However, it is generally safe and pretty amazing for solo travellers, families, and small or large groups to explore.
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