25 Day Itinerary
Discover Western Australia and Tasmania’s unique wildlife and enjoy thrilling experiences, from soaring helicopter rides, diving excursions and sunset cruises all amidst stunning landscapes.
From here, ultimate bush luxury and pure relaxation awaits you at Sal Salis, an exclusive beach safari camp overlooking the remarkable UNESCO World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef. As Australia’s largest fringing coral reef, Ningaloo is home to whale sharks, dolphins, dugongs, and manta rays. Rise to birdsong and enjoy the spectacle of breaching whales over breakfast. Spend your days swimming alongside whale sharks or snorkeling among shoals of colourful fish and unspoilt coral, and the camp can also arrange for you to admire the reef’s extraordinary environment and marine life from a seaplane. Fall asleep under the stars whilst waves crash onto the shore, just metres from your tent.
A small town with incredible white beaches on one side and lush green wine-growing countryside on the other.
Located at the heart of the Margaret River wine region, Cape Lodge is a charming boutique property set in tranquil grounds. Admire the pristine coastline as you walk a section of the famous Cape to Cape track, and catch a wave in one of the world’s top surfing destinations. Upgrade to a private helicopter tour to discover the best wineries in the region, where you’ll enjoy tasting some of Australia’s finest wines complemented by a gourmet lunch of local produce.
A waterfront city known for its cool, artistic scene and booming coffee culture, Melbourne is consistently voted the world’s most liveable city.
Fly to Melbourne and stay three nights at the opulent Crown Towers Hotel, centrally located on the banks of the Yarra River. Spend your days discovering Melbourne’s abundance of cultural, scenic and culinary delights. Weave your way around the graffiti lanes and live like a local whilst eating brunch at a quirky café. Known as a shopper’s paradise, head to Collins Street for designers and Fitzroy for more eclectic and vintage boutiques. For those wanting a break from the bustling city, enjoy a trip to The Great Ocean Road for a glimpse of the iconic 12 Apostles jutting out from the ocean.
The best destination for a true Australian wilderness experience, Cradle Mountain offers lake views and rugged Jurassic peaks.
Continue to Tasmania where you’ll spend three nights at Cradle Mountain lodge. Perched on the edge of the World Heritage listed National Park, Cradle Mountain Lodge is widely considered one of Australia’s iconic wilderness experiences, showcasing the best Cradle Mountain has to offer with warm hospitality, sensational local food and wine, and indulgent spa treatments overlooking breathtaking scenery. Visit a wildlife sanctuary dedicated to the preservation and research of the Tasmanian Devil or glide over Dove Lake on a guided canoe trip. Learn the delicate art of fly fishing or spot wildlife as you trek through the spectacular wilderness surroundings.
Much like the rest of Tasmania, Freycinet is made up of dramatic pink granite peaks, private bays, pristine beaches and indigenous birdlife.
perfect springboard to explore the magnificent surroundings of the Freycinet National Park and heavenly Wineglass Bay. Rise early to make the most of the countless unusual activities on offer; from wading out to a Pacific oyster farm and tasting the delicacy yourself, to kayaking amongst pelicans and private boat trips to the wondrous white sand beach of Wineglass Bay. Spend your afternoon relaxing in the luxury day spa, followed by an unforgettable culinary experience at the widely acclaimed Palate Restaurant.
An island city that manages to blend fashion and art with historical colonial-era architecture, Hobart is a fascinating place.
Head south to Hobart for a two night stay at Islington Hotel, beautifully decorated with fine art and tastefully furnished with antiques, its warming interior offers a home away from home. Saturdays are best spent strolling through Salamanca Market where you’ll navigate your way around the awe-inspiring exhibitions at world renowned MONA (Museum of Old and New Art). Enjoy a full day tour to Bruny Island for the ultimate foodie adventure where every delicious course on the menu is a stop along your journey.
A city that wows both visually and experientially, Sydney is not to be missed on any trip to Australia.
End your adventure in Sydney where you’ll spend your final mornings waking up to views of the iconic Sydney Opera House from the luxurious Park Hyatt. Located next to the charming cobbled laneways of Sydney’s oldest quarter, this is an ideal base to explore everything the vibrant city has to offer. Wander around the sprawling Royal Botanic Gardens, catch a ferry to Manly beach for a surfing lesson, and head to Bondi for the beautiful coastal walk to Bronte or Coogee. We can arrange for a seaplane to take you to Hawkesbury River for a spoiling lunch at Cottage Point Inn.
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