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Surf the breaks at one of the thousands of fabulous beaches, enjoy unique wildlife and stunning scenery or sample some of the great wines produced in Australia’s renowned vineyards. The cities offer a taste of the laidback Aussie lifestyle, with lively pavement cafes, great food and shopping, whereas out in the regions there's intriguing history and Aboriginal heritage just waiting to be explored.
What Trailfinders do better than anyone else is create tailormade Australia holidays. With us, in every part of Australia, you can pick and choose how you’d like to get around, where you’d like to stay and how you’d like to experience the attractions.
Trailfinders is the UK and Ireland's No.1 to Australia and one in six of all visitors from here travel with us. Almost all of our travel consultants have travelled extensively here, often returning time and time again.
HOW TO GET AROUND AUSTRALIA
As you’d expect from a country that encompasses a whole continent there’s a wonderful choice of ways to enjoy holidays in Australia with Trailfinders.
Excellent roads and scenic drives mean Australia is beautifully suited to fly drive holidays either by car or motorhome. If you’d rather not drive how about joining a sociable escorted coach tour up the dazzling east coast from Sydney to the Great Barrier Reef, or a fun small group tour in the Red Centre?
Two iconic rail journeys bisect Australia - the Ghan and the Indian Pacific - and both would make a fabulous centrepiece to an amazing holiday. There are also some wonderful cruise options from grand circumnavigations of the continent to smaller expedition style voyages off the coasts of Queensland and Western Australia.
OUR HOLIDAYS TO AUSTRALIA
Whether you are looking for a grand exploration of the whole country - or at least as much of it as you have time for - or want to really delve into every nook and cranny of just one state, we have the holiday to fit. Click on the individual state links to see what's on offer, or simply call our expert Travel Consultants to start planning your own tailormade holiday.
Here's a snapshot of some our most popular holidays in Australia.
Sydney, Rock & Reef
Unique & Boutique Australia
Wonders Of The Coast From West To East
Treasures of Australia
Australia's Great Outdoors
WHERE TO GO IN AUSTRALIA
Each state of Australia boasts is own unique attractions and it’s no exaggeration to say that each merits a holiday in its own right.It would be just as easy to spend all your time exploring the stunning mountains, vineyards and beaches of New South Wales as it would to use it discovering the deserts, canyons, billabongs and waterfalls of the Northern Territory. Click on the links below to discover further or give us a call if you are looking for some inspiration.
New South Wales
Revel in the magnificent harbourside attractions of Sydney, explore the the spectacular panoramas of the World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains and the famous vineyards of the Hunter Valley or just relax on the glorious beaches of Port Stephens.
Further afield the quirky beach community of Byron Bay to the north and the glorious beaches of the platinum coast to the south make extended touring hugely popular. More >>
The northern reaches of the ‘Sunshine State’ are renowned for their outstanding beauty ranging from the lush tropical Daintree Rainforest to the magnificent Great Barrier Reef, whilst the south of the state boasts the vast dunes of Fraser Island, whale watching in Hervey Bay and the paradise islands of the Whitsundays.
The state has an abundance of beautiful beaches and offshore there’s a host of island resorts to suit every budget and taste. More >>
Enjoy beautiful beaches, arresting architecture, fashion and fine dining in buzzy Melbourne, the state capital. Further south, the Mornington Peninsula is a little slice of the Mediterranean jutting out into the Bass Strait.
Further afield lie the scenic delights of the Great Ocean Road, picturesque Phillip Island with its famous Penguin Parade, the fine wines of the Yarra Valley and the rugged beauty of the Grampians National Park. More >>
Perth enjoys an enviable riverside setting and numerous beach suburbs, whilst inland you’ll find scenic vineyards, majestic karri trees scenery carpeted with wildflowers and pretty country towns, full of history.
Head north from Perth and you'll encounter eerie deserts, magical wildlife encounters and one of Australia’s best kept secrets, Ningaloo Reef. More >>
The Red Centre hosts the majestic giant red bulk of Uluru/Ayers Rock and Kata Tjuta some of the most beautiful starry night skies imaginable. The tropical north by contrast is a green wonderland of flood plains, billabongs, spectacular rock escarpments and waterfalls. More >>
More surprising still you’ll also find moving history, cosmopolitan cities and some of the finest dining on the continent. More >>
Adelaide, South Australia’s charming capital city is spacious and green, cultured and exciting. Explore museums and galleries, vibrant markets and cafés, along with gorgeous ocean beaches.
Treat your taste buds to world class wines and fabulous ‘slow food’ in the Barossa Valley, and discover amazing wildlife on Kangaroo Island, Australia’s answer to the Galapagos. Beyond lies the distant horizons and aching silence of the Outback. More >>
OUR RECOMMENDED HOTELS IN AUSTRALIA
We feature a great range of accommodation in Australia, with something to suit all budgets.
Maybe you’re looking for a beachside apartment in Sydney or a boutique winery in Margaret River? Or perhaps it’s an eco-lodge on the Great Ocean Road, an island hideaway in Queensland or luxury tented camp in the Red Centre. We can help you with hotels, motels, lodges, cabins, bungalows, guesthouses and apartments all over Australia.
What you won’t find here are thousands upon thousands of hotels where you have to wade through endless reviews of questionable origin to find the best one. We have done the hard work for you and selected the best places to stay so you don’t have to, and our travel consultants are on hand to help, often with first-hand experience.
Shangri-La Hotel Sydney
Hamilton Island Resort
Longitude 131˚ - 3 Day Package
Rawnsley Park Station, Flinders Ranges
WHAT TO DO IN AUSTRALIA
As well as some wonderful sights, Australia is also home to some unforgettable experiences from immersive tours with aboriginal guides to unforgettable encounters with the unique wildlife.
One day you might be swimming with the world’s largest fish on Ningaloo Reef, the next catching a seaplane to soar over Sydney Harbour. Experiences can be as serene as watching the sunset on Uluru or as thrilling as swooping over the Twelve Apostles by helicopter.
Our collection of unmissable experiences will really help bring your holiday to Australia to life.
BridgeClimb Sydney - Twilight Climb
Outer Barrier Reef Cruise
Sounds of Silence Dinner
Phillip Island Penguins Plus
Swim with Whale Sharks
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Top Tips From Our Experts
Think South Australia for wine! This beautiful and diverse state is responsible for over half of the country's wine production with big name producers and small boutiques all within easy reach of its buzzing state capital, Adelaide.
If heading to Victoria, make sure you experience the breathtaking natural scenery that surrounds Melbourne. Think Mornington Peninsula for stunning valley views, gourmet food, wine hot spots and idyllic beaches.
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Australia Fast Facts
+8 to +10 hours
Flight Time to Australia
17 to 21 hours
£20 Off your visa service charge if you have booked your holiday with Trailfinders.
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