Aerial view of Sydney Harbor in Australia
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Southeast Australia Tour

Discover the incredible natural beauty Australia has to offer along the Southeast Coast. Our Southeast Australia Tour will take you to breathtaking coastlines, pristine beaches, ancient national parks, historic towns and Australia’s bustling big cities. Learn about Australia’s history as you’re immersed in some of the most picturesque locations the country has to offer.

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SydneyBlue MountainsCanberraAlburyMelbourneWarrnamboolGrampiansNaracoorteKangaroo IslandAdelaide
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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Sydney
  • On the move Depart your school and head to Sydney
  • Check In Drop off your bags for the next 2 nights
  • Free Time Spend the rest of your day getting to know Sydney at your own leisure
Day 2 Sydney
  • The Rocks Take a self guided tour through the historic streets of The Rocks, nestled underneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Visit The Rocks Discovery Museum, a restored 1850s sandstone warehouse, and explore a range of images and artefacts
  • Captain Cook Cruises Embark on an hour long cruise of the Sydney Harbour from Circular Quay
  • Sydney Opera House Take a guided tour around one of the most famous buildings of the 20th century - The Sydney Opera House
  • Hyde Park Visit the ANZAC Memorial at Hyde Park and remember the Australians who served in the Great War of 1914 - 1918
Day 3 Sydney - Canberra
  • On the move After breakfast, board your coach and bid farewell to Sydney
  • Blue Mountains Enjoy unlimited use of the Scenic Cableway, taking you on a 545 meter ride into the World Heritage-listed rainforest of the Jamison Valley. Then take the steepest incline railway in the world to the Scenic Skyway, a glass floor cablecar travelling over ravines and clifftops
  • Soak in the view at the Mount York lookout which commemorate the first European crossing of the blue mountains
  • Head to Canberra Journey through Oberon and Goulburn until arriving Canberra
Day 4 Canberra - Albury
  • Embassy Drive Check out some of the eighty embassies in Canberra
  • Parliament House Take a tour around Australia's home of Parliament
  • National Capital Exhibition In this hour long program, students will come to understand the history of Canberra, our National Capital
  • Australian War Memorial Next up, visit Australia's highest rated landmark and learn about the Australian armed forces
  • take in the picturesque views of Canberra from Mt Ainsley Lookout
  • On the move Board your coach, farewell Canberra and head to Albury
Day 5 Melbourne
  • Queen Victoria Market Visit this historic Melbourne icon for a shopping experience like no other, browsing through exotic foods, clothing, souvenirs and more
  • Old Melbourne Gaol Take a guided tour of this historically rich site, which housed Melbourne's most dangerous criminals including the infamous Ned Kelly
  • Bike Tour Over the next three and a half hours, explore the vibrant city on wheels with Melbourne's no.1 bike tour
Day 6 Great Ocean Road
  • Great Ocean Road Take a journey down one of Australia's most beautiful drives, the Great Ocean Road. Stop to take in the stunning natural beauty in Torquay, Lorne, Apollo Bay and Port Campbell
  • Marvel at the enormous limestone pillars which form the 12 Apostles
  • Warrnambool Arrive at your accommodation for the night just in time for dinner
Day 7 Grampians
  • Tower Hill State Game Reserve Through this 2 hour educational program, learn about the artefacts, bush food, bush medicines and wildlife of the park
  • Mackenzie Falls Lookout Walk Follow a sealed track through the sheltered woodland to this lookout, where you'll be greeted by a sweeping view of Mackenzie Falls from high above the gorge
  • Reeds Lookout From this magnificent lookout you will receive breathtaking views over Victoria Valley, Victoria Range, Serra Range, Lake Wartook and the Mt Difficult Range
  • The Balconies The track climbs gently through rock outcrops and a stringybark forest to panoramic views over the Victoria Valley
Day 8 Naracoorte
  • Naracoorte Caves In this hour long guided tour, students will walk through magnificent speleothem chambers to eventually reach the Fossil Chamber
  • Victor Harbor Next we travel to Victor Harbor, situated in one of Australia's most remarkable coastlines
  • On the move Take the ferry across to the Penneshaw township on Kangaroo Island
  • Dinner Enjoy a pizza and drink for dinner
Day 9 Kangaroo Island
  • Flinders Chase National Park Marvel at the Cape de Couedic, Admirals Arch and the remarkable rocks at the Flinders Chase National Park
  • Kelly Hill Caves At the perfect temperature of around 16 degrees, tour the caves and admire the array of stalactite, stalagmite, shawl helictite and column formations
  • Sandboarding & Tobogganing Have a blast sandboarding & tobogganing on the spectacular white sand-dunes at Little Sahara
  • Seal Bay Conservation Park Journey into the heart of the seal colony on this guided tour, where you'll pass sea lions and enjoy breathtaking coastline views
  • Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Visit South Australia's first lighthouse, rich in maritime history. Although the lighthouse operated to prevent shipwrecks, a number of ships did sink off the coastline, the remnants of which can still be found in the area
  • On the move Make your way to Adelaide
Day 10 Adelaide
  • Meet your host families Enjoy a day of activities around Adelaide with your new host family
Day 11 Adelaide
  • Own arrangements with host family
Day 12 Adelaide
  • Own arrangements with host family
Day 13 Adelaide
  • Own arrangements with host family
Day 14 Adelaide
  • Own arrangements with host family
  • Overnight express Head to Sydney via an overnight express
Day 15 Sydney
  • Today students can spend the day exploring the city at their own leisure
Day 16 Sydney
  • Learn to Surf Enjoy 2 hours of pure fun learning to surf and learning about the beach
  • Coogee to Bondi Coastal Walk Walk along one of the world's most famous headlands
  • Enjoy lunch and an afternoon of relaxing and shopping at Bondi Beach
  • Darling Harbour Wander through the beautiful Darling Harbour at your leisure
Day 17 Journey Home
  • Free time in Sydney During the morning, students can continue to explore Sydney at their own leisure
  • Board your flight home

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