Our selection of iconic itineraries reflect the flavor and diversity of Australia to match differing tastes and budgets for the first time journey to Australia. The itineraries are intended as once in a lifetime snapshot of Australia. You may find an itinerary that fits perfectly or you may want us to customize an itinerary. An Aspire Down Under consultant can answer all of your questions and work with you to create the perfect Australian vacation.

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Essential Australia: Sydney & Great Barrier Reef from $2,699 per person

11 Days/8 Nights: If you like to be where the action is, you can't beat Sydney. A modern, vibrant city with something for everyone: climb to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge for spectacular views, swim at a famous beach or take yourself on an exciting shopping expedition. Cairns is the colorful capital of Tropical North Queensland and the major gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. The city is a gateway to an amazing selection of touring options encompassing the Reef, the Outback and the Rainforest. More..

Cosmopolitan Australia: Sydney & Melbourne from $2,699 per person

11 Days/8 Nights: Sydney is a modern, vibrant city with something for everyone: climb to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge for spectacular views, swim at a famous beach or take yourself on an exciting shopping expedition. Melbourne's beautiful parks and gardens, mixed with fine Victorian architecture, elegant tree lined boulevards, modern skyscrapers and diverse shopping and cuisine make for an unforgettable stay. Outside Melbourne, you'll find a host of regional attractions, from the little penguins on Phillip Island to the spectacular Great Ocean Road. More...

Best of Australia: Sydney, Great Barrier Reef & Melbourne from $3,199 per person

15 Days/12 Nights: Enjoy the best of Australia with twelve nights in Sydney, Port Douglas - the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef & Melbourne. If you like to be where the action is, you can't beat Sydney and Melbourne. Vibrant cities with something for everyone: adventure, shopping, beaches each with it's own distinct character. Fly to Cairns and journey an hour north to Port Douglas, the gateway to an amazing selection of touring options encompassing the Reef, the Outback and the Rainforest. More..

Sydney, Byron Bay & Brisbane from $3,199 per person

14 days/11 nights: If you like to be where the action is, you can't beat Sydney. A modern, vibrant city with something for everyone: climb to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge for spectacular views, swim at a famous beach or take yourself on an exciting shopping expedition. Byron Bay offers humpback whales cruising past the headland; rainbows on the mountains across the bay and hang-gliders coasting above the lighthouse. Sweeping surf beaches, trademark lighthouse, lush rainforests and colourful mix of people. Last stop the vibrant city of Brisbane located on the banks of the Brisbane River with it's year round subtropical climate.

Tasmanian Wilderness, Launceston to Hobart from $3,199 per person

10 days/7 nights: Take to the open road on Australia's Island state - Our Launceston to Hobart itinerary brings the Tasmanian Wilderness to the fore. Tasmania is a living ark of rare and amazing native animals, many found nowhere else. The outdoor adventures are beyond compare: bushwalking, rafting, diving and mountaineering will take your breath away. More...

Sydney, Ayers Rock & Great Barrier Reef from $3,199 per person

13 Days/10 Nights: See the diverse yet equally breathtaking cities and natural wonders that Australia has to offer with cosmopolitan Sydney, the red center at Uluru & then onto Cairns and journey an hour north to Port Douglas, the gateway to an amazing selection of touring options encompassing the Reef, the Outback and the Rainforest. More..

Sydney, Hamilton Island & Cairns from $3,599 per person

15 Days/12 Nights: Combine stunning Sydney with the Great Barrier Reef at Hamilton Island and end your stay in the tropical north Queensland city of Cairns. Explore Sydney, the city, harbor, beaches and surrounds. Hamilton Island, glorious warm weather, azure waters, brilliant white beaches, awe-inspiring coral reefs, fascinating flora and fauna, 20km of bushwalking trails, fine food and wines, laid back luxury, unpretentious service. Cairns with activities almost too numerous to mention or relax. More..

Sydney, Cairns, Tangalooma & Brisbane from $3,699 per person

15 Days/12 Nights: A Sydney & Queensland adventure - enjoy the city life of Sydney and it's many attractions. Fly up to far North Queensland and Cairns, gateway to the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest. Last stop the vibrant city of Brisbane located on the banks of the Brisbane River with it's year round subtropical climate. Take a day tour to Tangalooma and hand feed wild dolphins as they gather at the shore or watch from the jetty, either way the experience is unforgettable! More..

Sydney, Sunshine Coast, Australia Zoo & Gold Coast from $3,699 per person

13 Days/10 Nights: Happy kids mean happy parents. Delight in discovering Sydney, take a family surf lesson or see the koalas en route to the blue mountains. Fly to Maroochydore and relax on the sunshine coast with it's vast sandy beaches and authentic Australian holiday vibe, visit iconic Australia Zoo and a short drive takes you back to the Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise. Famed for its long sandy beaches, surfing and elaborate system of inland canals and waterways. It's also home to the Dreamworld, Sea World and Wet&Wild theme parks. Inland, hiking trails crisscross Lamington National Park's mountain ridges and valleys, home to rare birds and rainforest. More..

Sydney, Tasmania & Melbourne from $3,999 per person

15 days/12 nights: Sydney with the white-sailed Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge are the pride and joy. Tasmania is a living ark of rare and amazing native animals, many found nowhere else. Outdoor adventures beyond compare: bushwalking, rafting, diving and mountaineering will take your breath away. Melbourne boasts great festivals and shopping, a passion for food and wine, fabulous arts and a host of regional attractions, from the Little Penguins to the spectacular Great Ocean Road. More..

Sydney, Melbourne & Outback Camping adventure from $4,399 per person

14 days/11 nights: An outback camping experience sandwiched between the delights of city life. If you like to be where the action is, you can't beat Sydney and Melbourne, perhaps see Sydney from a different perspective and take a bike tour or a "understanding the Real Melbourne" walking tour. In between journey outback style from Uluru to Alice Springs with a 4 day camping Safari, see Uluru, Kata Tjuta, Kings Canyon whilst sleeping under the desert stars and sampling traditional Aussie outback meals. More..

Sydney, Rainforest, Noosa, Fraser Island & Brisbane from $4,899 per person

14 days/11 nights: City, rainforest, beach and island - a little of everything. Starting in Sydney, explore the city and it's surrounds, the Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley. Fly to Brisbane and explore the city, Lamington National Park with it's subtropical rainforest in Australia, pectacular scenery and birdlife. An overnight stopover in Noosa then onto Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world, a place of exceptional beauty, with its long uninterrupted white beaches flanked by strikingly coloured sand cliffs, its majestic tall rainforests and numerous freshwater lakes of crystal clear waters. More..

Islands of Australia - Hamilton Island, Kangaroo Island, Adelaide & Sydney from $5,999

16 Days/13 Nights: Combine stunning Sydney, the Great Barrier Reef at Hamilton Island with it's glorious warm weather, azure waters, awe-inspiring coral reefs and end your stay in Adelaide and Kangaroo Island - the best opportunity to observe and interact with Australian native wildlife. The island offers onlookers the chance to see sea lions sunbathing on the white beaches, koalas sleeping in eucalypts trees, pelicans flying overhead, and so many other wildlife encounters. More..

Indian Pacific Rail Adventure - Perth, Adelaide & Sydney from $6,399 per person

16 Days/13 Nights: The Indian Pacific is one of the greatest train journeys in the world. Traveling from Perth to Sydney, it takes you across the entire southern part of the continent with stunning Outback views, plenty of opportunities to stopover at major city locations en route (Melbourne, Adelaide) and divine service. Combine the Indian Pacific with time in Perth, Adelaide and Sydney with boutique touring in Perth, Kangaroo Island, Sydney harbour cruise and the Blue Mountains.

Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, "The Ghan" train, Red Centre, Top End, Great Barrier Reef & Sydney from $6,999 per person

21 days/18 nights: For a great Aussie welcome, head straight for Adelaide, friendly people, art, culture and wine. It's just a quick hop to Kangaroo Island, wildlife and scenery. Next a legendary journey on The Ghan train to the red center and on to the top end. At Uluru learn of the Aboriginal dreamtime and witness arguably Australia's best sunset. In Darwin venture to Kakadu national park, its scenery and wildlife are spectacular. Explore Cairns and the famous Great Barrier Reef - you don't even have to get wet! Round off your vacation in Sydney, one of the world's most vibrant cities. More..