Kakadu's Ancient Secrets, 5 Days
Day 1 Darwin to Mary River. Beginning in the tropical northern city of Darwin, meet your local Journey Director and board your bespoke 4WD vehicle. Your brush with Australia's natural treasures begins in Litchfield National Park. Hear how the local Aboriginal people's ancestral spirits have shape...
Travel Dates: 2 May - 3 October 2021
Community Million Dollar Challenge, Larapinta Challenge, 6 Days
Stay in stylish, comfortable semi-permanent campsites during your guided walk along Australia's most iconic desert trek. Enjoy hot showers, 3 course meals and professional wilderness guides on this rewarding adventure.Winner of the 2016 Ecotourism award in the Brolga NortherrnTerritory Tourism Aw...
Travel Dates: Only on 14 May 2021
Tasmanian Wonders, 10 Days
Day 1 Hobart. Your Tasmanian holiday begins with an afternoon tour of Hobart. You'll see historic Battery Point, Salamanca Place, the Botanic Gardens, Constitution Dock, the destination of yachts participating in the Sydney to Hobart race each year, and Mt. Nelson, which affords panoramic views o...
Travel Dates: 10 October 2020 - 24 March 2021
Western Wonderland, 15 Days
Day 1 Perth. Set off on a tour of the friendly Western Australian capital with your Travel Director. Visit Kings Park and explore its delightful Botanic Gardens on the broad expanse of the Swan River. This evening, enjoy the company of your travel companions at a Welcome Reception and dinner. Hot...
Travel Dates: 8 May - 23 October 2021
Untamed Kimberley, 11 Days
Day 1 Darwin. Life in cosmopolitan Darwin, Australia's only tropical capital, is vibrant but unhurried. Take an afternoon tour of the city, then enjoy a Welcome Reception and dinner this evening with your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a restaurant that affords spectacular waterfront vi...
Travel Dates: 11 May - 14 September 2021
Perfect Tasmania, 12 Days
Day 1 Hobart. Begin your exploration of the beautiful island of Tasmania with a city sights tour of its capital. Visit the Botanic Gardens, historic Battery Point, and Constitution Dock, then drive to Mt. Nelson for panoramic views over the city. Join your Travel Director tonight for a Welcome Re...
Travel Dates: 16 October 2020 and 26 March 2021
Australias seasons are the reverse of the Northern Hemisphere so Christmas here is in mid-summer and the coldest months are July and August. However Australia spans from the tropics (were winter is very pleasant and summer is hot and humid) to Tasmania which has a more temperate summer and cold winters.
Highlights of Australia
Most of Australia's capitals are port cities and our aquatic environments can be as varied as our terrestrial ecology. Cruising Australia's mighty oceans, harbours and inlets brings a whole new perspective to the 'sunburnt' country.
A few of the highlights of cruising Australia:
- Sailing amid the 74 islands of the Whitsundays on azure waters is a must-do for the highly strung. This is an aqua playground near the Great Barrier Reef and even if your ship doesn't stop here, admiring the miles of silica beaches fringing the region's tropical islands is still very relaxing. Coupled with the lull of waves on the bow, it's a little slice of home-grown heaven.
- Cruising under the Sydney Harbour Bridge at dusk just as the city lights are appearing, amid a festive onboard atmosphere, is a treat. Sydney's landmarks are familiar to many but getting out on the water to see them – and sailing through The Heads – is something different again. One of the other advantages of sailing into/out of Sydney is that you dock at Circular Quay or Darling Harbour, right in the CBD.
- A multicultural seaside town, Broome has a vibrant history and relaxed lifestyle, attracting artists, musicians and outdoor-lovers from all walks of life. Cruising into this town puts the Kimberley region within reach but even if you don't stray far from town, you might leave a little of your heart in Western Australia.