STAR COLLECTOR: AT THE OUTBACK’S EDGE: COMPREHENSIVE AUSTRALIA

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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia

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3.5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

culture

dining

beach

essentials
Port Douglas, Coastal Aboriginal and Cultural Experience
Tour with a Kuku Yalanji guide (local Indigenous tribe) who will introduce you to the traditional fishing and gathering techniques including spear throwing and handling as it is still practiced today. With spear in hand, join one of the Kubirri warra brothers Linc or Brandon Walker who will guide you for an informative walk along the white sandy beach and waters of Cooya Beach through coastal mudflats and mangrove habitat teeming with aquatic life, in search of mud-crabs, mussels and small fish. Cooya Beach is a unique coastal place which has three diverse ecosystems - beach, mangrove, and coastal reef - that are connected to each other by the ever-changing mudflats and tidal lagoons. Along the way your guide will highlight some of the coastal and mangrove plants which have long been used for medicinal purposes and food by the Kuku Yalanji people. Return with the guides to see Kuku Yalanji artifacts and share rare stories from their traditional land while they prepare their daily food for their families. Then return to Port Douglas.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothing.  Bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, water and photo identification.


price $349
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7.5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

culture

refreshments

beach

boating
Port Douglas, Daintree Delights
Uncover the very best of North Queensland's Daintree region and Mossman Gorge. Travelling north through lush sugar cane country flanked by World Heritage Listed Rainforest and mountainous valleys you will arrive at the banks of the mighty Daintree River. Here you will experience a multitude of landscapes from towering rainforest peaks to thick mangrove riverbanks with the opportunity to spot crocs, tree snakes, birdlife, and other river dwelling wildlife as you cruise the river for an hour on board an eco-certified boat tour. Try the locally grown Daintree tea as you sit down for some light refreshments and discover the village and maybe meet some of the friendly local characters.  Then on to High Falls Farm, the perfect place to relax and enjoy some lunch on the rainforest fringed deck. Tropical fruit tasting and information session is a must for those not familiar with the incredible bounties of the forest. Move on to the famous Mossman Gorge, home of the Kuku Yalanji and discover the rainforest on a gentle boardwalk leading to viewing platforms nestled in among the trees. Here you will see the true beauty of the Rainforest as the crystal clear waters of the Mossman River cascades down the rocks. (river height permitting) a swim in these tranquil waters is the perfect end to a truly magical day.

Please note: Wear comfortable closed-toe walking shoes and clothing.  Bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, water, and photo identification. Bring swimwear and towel for optional swim at Mossman Gorge (time permitting)


price $199
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Port Douglas, Half Day Private Car & Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 1-2 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $769
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Port Douglas, Half Day Private Van & Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own van. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 3 - 6 guests. Private vans are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private van, driver and guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $899
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7 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

dining

outdoors

essentials
Port Douglas, Jungle Zip Line Adventure
Travel north, crossing the Daintree River via ferry, into the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest. Take in the views over the Coral Sea from the Alexandra Range Lookout. Then get high on the views and exhilaration that comes from flying between six rainforest canopy platforms of a thrilling Zip Line adventure. Nothing compares to seeing the world’s oldest rainforest from this unique angle; and there’s nothing like being strung up 66 feet (20 meters) in the air to give you a new perspective on life! Friendly guides will help every step of the way and leave you wanting more. No doubt you will have worked up and appetite so for lunch you'll visit Heritage Lodge, hidden deep in the rainforest, where you can enjoy a casual lunch surrounded by lush rainforest. If time permits jump in for quick cool down with an optional swim in the turquoise creek below before heading back to the pier.

Please note: Wear comfortable closed-toe walking shoes and long short or pants (skirts and dresses are not suitable).  Bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, water, a strap to secure glasses, and photo identification. Bring swimwear and towel for optional swim at Heritage Lodge (time permitting)


price $299
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8 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

snorkeling

refreshments

wildlife

essentials
Port Douglas, Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef
Snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef is one of the most incredible experiences a person can enjoy. With much of the reef’s color and marine life visible within a couple of feet of the water’s surface, snorkeling offers all swimmers, regardless of their skill level, the opportunity to see this diverse eco-system up close. Float effortlessly over rich, colorful coral gardens teeming with life from the cute and playful clownfish to the graceful beauty of the green turtle. Giant clams, stingrays, maori wrasse, cod, and colorful parrotfish, are just some of the hundreds of species you may encounter during your visit to Opal Reef.  Your vessel will offers spacious decks and a professional experienced crew ensuring a unique and personalized Great Barrier Reef experience for you. The crew provides professional supervision with a comprehensive snorkeling safety brief and guided snorkel tour.  Flotation devices such as noodles or life jackets and in water assistance are provided, catering to first time snorkelers. All snorkeling equipment is provided.  Tick this one off your bucket list! Sit back and enjoy a glass of wine or cold beer on your cruise back to the pier in the late afternoon. 

Please note: Wear a swimsuit under your clothes and bring a towel from the ship. Bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, water, and photo identification. Bring a change of dry clothes and light jacket as the return journey may be cool in the afternoon. Optional Introductory or certified scuba diving activities can be arranged direct with the vessel on the day at an additional charge. Minimum age to scuba is 12.


price $339
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Airlie Beach, Australia



5 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

dining

essentials
Airlie Beach, Airlie Beach in a Day
See the best that Airlie Beach has to offer! Start your day at the local markets with a chance to grab a coffee and buy some local souvenirs. Back on board your coach will take a trip through the township where you'll see the sights and hear the history from a friendly local guide. Make your way to a scenic beach to take a photo of the ship in harbor. Enjoy a gourmet sausage barbecue lunch before heading to the Conway National Park for a coral beach walk. Hear about the early culture and development of the region and take in further spectacular views from the Shute Harbour Lookout.

Please note: Wear comfortable clothing, and bring bottled water, camera and local currency.


price $139
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Airlie Beach, Half Day Private Car with Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own. 

Please note:  Capacity: 1-2 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $699
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Airlie Beach, Half Day Private Van with Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own van. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 3 - 6 guests. Private vans are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private van, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $699
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3.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

boating

wildlife

sightseeing

essentials
Airlie Beach, Jet Ski Safari
Zip your way through the warm Whitsunday waters. Discover natural and manmade wonderlands on the latest Sea-Doos during this exciting tour. Jet ski for approximately 30 kilometers (about 1.5 fun-filled hours) with informative and entertaining guided commentary. You may meet local sea turtles, dugongs or sea birds.  All riding and safety gear (including briefing and demonstration) will be provided. Jet skis take up to two passengers. Price is detailed on a per person basis for a tandem ride. If you wish to have your own jet ski please purchase 2 tickets.

Please note:  Wear your swimsuit under your clothes, bring along a towel, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, and local currency.


price $149
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4 HRS

Moderate

boating

snorkeling

dining

beach

essentials
Airlie Beach, Ocean Rafting Marine Safari
Discover the highlights of the region by water as you explore the Whitsunday Islands onboard a high-speed semi-rigid inflatable vessel. Take a thrilling ride as you cruise the natural beauty of the Whitsunday Passage to Black or Hook Island. With fun, adventure and education thrown in by your skipper and eco host, you’ll hear the reef’s marine life over a hydrophone and turtle watch and snorkel along a pristine reef. There’s free time to snorkel or swim in the turquoise water, relax on a white-sand beach or explore the island. A light lunch is served before the return journey.

Please note:  Wear your swimsuit under your clothes, bring along a towel, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, warm jacket and small change for purchases on board. Snorkeling equipment will be provided.


price $239
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2.5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

unesco

essentials
Airlie Beach, Reef & Island Scenic Flight
Discover the Whitsundays during a 60-minute signature scenic flight to uncover an amazing view of the Whitsunday Islands & Great Barrier Reef. The Whitsundays are known for beautiful national parks, fringing coral reefs, and aqua-blue water. As you travel around the Islands, highlights of the flight include world-famous Whitehaven Beach, and the swirling sands of Hill Inlet. Past the Whitsundays Islands, you’ll find the Great Barrier Reef, one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World. The pattern and colors of the reef are best appreciated from above, including the iconic ‘Heart Reef,’ which is only visible from the air, and only in the Whitsundays. Truly a great way to see this region.

Please note: Wear comfortable clothing, and bring bottled water, camera and local currency.


price $249
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3.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

boating

wildlife

sightseeing

essentials
Airlie Beach, Sea Kayaking
After a short transfer to the departure point join a guided kayak trip, which can be appreciated by both experienced paddlers and beginners, with the emphasis on fun and enjoyment. Departing from Shute Harbour, kayak to explore nearby tropical islands. These turquoise waters and islands are home to an amazing diversity of marine and bird-life. Stopping off at one of the unique close-by beaches or islands, there will be an opportunity to swim and explore. Some people prefer to kick back and relax, while the guides share their local knowledge. A quick refreshment is offered before heading back to shore.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and shoes (suitable for getting wet), hat, sunglasses, water, change of clothes, bring a towel. Guests willing to swim should wear your swimsuit under your clothes.


price $149
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5.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

boating

dining

beach

watersports

essentials
Airlie Beach, Whitehaven Beach Day
Take a high-speed Catamaran cruise to beautiful Whitehaven Beach. Pure white pristine silica sand and crystal-clear waters make this a perfect Whitsundays destination. There’s approximately 2 hours to relax, swim, stroll and enjoy the sunshine on one of the world’s best beaches on this beautiful unspoiled island. A delicious lunch will be served as you cruise back.

Please note:  Bring local currency, wear comfortable clothing and shoes, bring your camera, hat, sunglasses, and water.  Guests willing to swim should wear your swimsuit under your clothes.


price $189
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Fraser Island, Australia



2 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

unesco

wildlife

essentials
Fraser Island, Bush Tucker Food Walk & Cooking Demo
Take a guided walking tour to discover how the Butchulla people survived and thrived on the island. You'll uncover all sorts of native bush tucker in the natural environment and discover how to heal yourself in the bush on this gentle and interesting guided stroll. Learn about the native plants found in the area that were used by the Butchulla tribe and now used in the resort restaurant kitchen. Following the walk, join the award-winning Chefs and knowledgeable Rangers as they take your taste buds on a ride from the Kimberley to Kingfisher.  Sample rich bush tomatoes from the desert, quandongs from South Australia, Kakadu plums and some native flavors found right on Fraser Island.  Enjoy freshly cooked crocodile, kangaroo, and emu and pick up a few handy tips so you can create your own bush tucker at home with friends, not to mention some traditional bush remedies. It’s an exciting Aussie experience for all the senses - one you won’t want to miss.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat soled closed-toe walking shoes, and bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, and water.


price $119
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4 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

sightseeing

unesco

essentials
Fraser Island, Fraser Island Explorer
Experience the beauty of World Heritage Listed Fraser Island aboard a purpose-built, air-conditioned 4WD coach. Learn about the natural and cultural history of Fraser Island from your expert tour guide while exploring some of the most well-known sites including Lake McKenzie and the historic central station. Swim in the clear fresh waters of Lake McKenzie or walk along the pure white silica sands of this beautiful lake. At the historic Central Station in the heart of the island take a walk along the banks of Wanggoolba Creek and immerse yourself in the peacefulness as it flows silently through the rainforest. Morning tea will be served before your return journey back to the ship.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat soled closed-toe walking shoes, and bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, and water. Guests wanting to swim should prepare with a swimsuit under their clothes, a towel and a change of dry clothes.


price $199
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1 hour

Moderate

sightseeing

unesco

wildlife

essentials
Fraser Island, Tanger Guided Great Sandy Straights Walk
Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of World Heritage-listed Fraser Island and join your guide for a relaxed pace walk from the resort to a spectacular 180 degree view Lookout over the Great Sandy Strait. Walk through Eucalyptus woodland and spot the Butchulla Scar tree. Enroute keep an eye out for bandicoot small holes and echidna diggings. When you reach the lookout you may spot shorebirds and marine life including dugong and stingrays. This tour is all walking therefore you must be able to walk for the duration of the tour. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. An uphill walk is required to reach the lookout point.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat soled closed-toe walking shoes, and bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, and water.


price $55
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Mooloolaba, Australia



6 HRS

Moderately
easy

wildlife

walking

essentials
Mooloolaba, Australian Zoo: Home of the Crocodile Hunter
There is no other zoo like Australia Zoo! It is home to more than 1,200 animals with many opportunities to get up close and personal. Watch the spectacular power of the crocodiles at the Croc Show and wander around the enclosures to see the mammals, birds and reptiles. You’ll have plenty of time to venture at your leisure, hand feed the Aussie Kangaroos, check out the amazing saltwater crocs, touch some of the roving wildlife like snakes and lizards, view the tiger temple and explore the plains of the African Savannah. You will have approximately 4 hours at the zoo during which time you can purchase snacks, lunch and/or refreshments. Do not forget to take local currency and a sense of adventure!

Please note: Be sure to prepare for the tour with flat soled shoes, light clothing, sunscreen, a hat, local currency, bottled water and photo identification.


price $179
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7 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

walking

essentials
Mooloolaba, Brisbane City Seeker
Start your tour leaving Mooloolaba behind as you make your way to Brisbane City. Tour historic Brisbane, Queensland’s capitol city. By motorcoach you'll pass some of the historic buildings such as the Parliament House, the Treasury Building, City Hall and the Old Customs House. Watch for the city’s Cultural Centre which combines the Art Gallery, the Performing Arts Complex,The Museum and Public Library-all landmark properties. Southbank is an oasis in the city featuring a beach style swimming pool surrounded by chic cafe's and waterfront restaurants. It’s a favorite spot for city siders to pause for coffee or lunch and watch the popular city cats cruise past while soaking up the sunshine. After your orientation you will be dropped in the city to explore Brisbane on your own. Make your way back to the coach at the pre-arranged meeting time for the return transfer back to the pier.  

Please note: Be sure to prepare for the tour with flat soled shoes, light clothing, sunscreen, a hat, local currency, bottled water and photo identification.


price $179
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5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

wildlife

walking

essentials
Mooloolaba, Mountain Gardens with Avairy Experience
Discover hidden gems of the Sunshine Coast on this 5-hour tour. Travel into lush hinterland and make your way to the Maleny Botanic Gardens and Birdworld. Maleny Botanic Gardens is a unique, privately owned garden, consisting of nearly 18 acres of gardens, overlooking a backdrop of the iconic Glass House Mountains and surrounded by magnificent rainforest. Layered and terraced gardens interspersed with a multitude of stunning waterfalls and lakes only add to the majestic nature of this unique attraction that sits high on the escarpment. Wonder around thousands of different plants, ranging from roses, azaleas, and orchids placed through the Gardens, to some of the rarest cycads in the world. Join a guided Aviary Tour and get up close and personal with the birds. Experienced birdkeepers will introduce you to our wide variety of birds and provide you with a fascinating education into what makes them truly unique. Next, drive to Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, comprising 55 hectares of subtropical rainforest overlooking the Glass House Mountains National Landscape. Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve is a living museum of plant and animal life. This subtropical rainforest is a remnant of the rainforests that once covered the Blackall Range and will delight you with its tranquility and beauty. Enjoy an easy relaxed walk through rainforest track loops for about a mile (1.7 km) and a range of interactive and multi-sensory experiences in the Rainforest Discovery Centre.

Please note: Be sure to prepare for the tour with flat soled shoes, light clothing, sunscreen, a hat, local currency, bottled water and photo identification.


price $159
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5 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

walking

essentials
Mooloolaba, Noosa and Surrounds
Visit Noosa with its impeccable looks and incredible charm and discover why Noosa is one of the most popular beachside holiday destinations in Australia. You will start your tour as you drive into the Hinterland and make your way to the famous Buderim Ginger Factory, one of the world's largest suppliers of ginger products. Have a coffee break at the café (at own expense) or browse through the extensive selection of Buderim Ginger products at the Ginger shop or wander around the pretty onsite gardens. If ginger isn’t your taste then head across the road to visit Nutworks for free tastings of local macadamias and delicious chocolate. Reboard your coach and travel to beautiful Noosa, the jewel in the crown of the Sunshine Coast. Here you will have time at leisure to explore or relax as you please. During your free time you may want to soak up the sun on the beach, take a dip in the water or shop along the main street, Hastings Street. The main street is home to gourmet cafes and restaurants and a range of high-end boutiques and signature local designers. Enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine (at own expense) at one of many cute bars and open-air cafes and restaurants.

Please note: Be sure to prepare for the tour with flat soled shoes, light clothing, sunscreen, a hat, local currency, bottled water and photo identification.


price $159
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Melbourne, Australia



3 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

essentials
Melbourne, Concierge Collection: Melbourne Orientation Tour with Airport Transfer
Departing from the airport make your way through the scenic highlights of Melbourne--the Bay suburbs, the beautiful Princess Theatre, the Arts & Cultural Center, Melbourne Cricket Grounds, and Melbourne Park on a narrated panoramic drive through the city.  Pass by the art-filled laneways and marvel at the historic buildings that give Melbourne its unmistakable character and charm. Pass by Southbank filled with lush parklands, swanky eateries and a hub of culture and entertainment. Pass by the Shrine of Remembrance. Victoria’s largest and most visited war memorial, the Shrine of Remembrance was designed so a ray of sunlight falls on the Rock of Remembrance at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month—the exact moment of the armistice that ended World War I. The tour will end with a drop off at the Windstar hotel.

Please note: Be sure to prepare for the heat and the walk with flat soled shoes, light clothing, sunscreen, a hat, local currency, bottled water and photo identification.


price $149
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8 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Melbourne, Full Day Private Car with Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 1-2 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 8 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $1499
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8 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Melbourne, Full Day Private Van with Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own van. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own. 

Please note:  Capacity: 3 - 6 guests. Private vans are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private van, driver and guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 8 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $1599
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Melbourne, Half Day Private Car with Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 1-2 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $699
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Melbourne, Half Day Private Van with Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own van. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 3 - 6 guests. Private vans are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private van, driver and guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $799
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Adelaide, Australia



3 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

essentials
Adelaide, Adelaide Riverbank on Segway
Join a Segway tour of the most iconic sights of Adelaide’s Riverbank Precinct. Enjoy panoramic views across the river and surrounding park lands. You will pass Adelaide major attractions including Adelaide Oval, Adelaide Convention Centre, the Riverbank Bridge, Adelaide Festival Centre, and Adelaide Zoo. After a Segway tour you will have free time in this cosmopolitan city center to explore on your own before you head back to the pier.

Please note: Bring local currency, wear comfortable clothing and appropriate flat, close-toed shoes, and bring your camera, hat, sunglasses, and water. Tours are over earth trails and uneven surfaces, some slippery ground and steps may be encountered. Avoid long skirts, dresses that could become tangled in the wheels. Shorts or pants are recommended.

price $199
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4 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

dining

wine

biking

sightseeing

concierge
Adelaide, Concierge Collection: Sea to Wine Biking Tour
See the best of Adelaide on a half-day tour that will take you on an easy bicycle ride from gorgeous Henley Beach along the River Torrens right into the heart of Adelaide! Start your tour with a coach transfer to the trail starting point, from where you will continue on a bike. See all the sights including the famous West End Brewery, the Adelaide Oval SkyCity Casino, and Riverbank Precinct. A trip to South Australia wouldn’t be complete without a wine-tasting experience, so you will jump off the bikes at the National Wine Centre and proceed with a private session of wine tasting.  Choose from a myriad of South Australian wines and ask a sommelier for the best choice of your favorite varietal. A favorite element of the day is always the brief tour of the Centre itself, including their interactive grape and wine exhibit. Once you've tasted your fill, stroll through the breathtaking Botanic Gardens and soak in the richness of the surroundings, out of the Friends Gate and across to the gourmet picnic in the park! After a delicious lunch you will be transported back to the ship.

Please note: Bring local currency, wear comfortable clothing and appropriate flat, close-toed shoes, and bring your camera, hat, sunglasses, and water. Tours are over earth trails and uneven surfaces, some slippery ground and steps may be encountered. This tour is not suitable for wheelchairs. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcohol. Order of sites visited may vary.


price $179
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8 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Adelaide, Full Day Private Car with Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own. 

Please note:  Capacity: 1-2 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 8 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $999
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8 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Adelaide, Full Day Private Van with Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own van. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 3 - 6 guests. Private vans are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private van, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 8 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $1299
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4 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

essentials
Adelaide, Gardens & Museums
Get introduced to Adelaide’s historic architecture and colorful flora as you travel the city’s grid pattern of wide streets and spacious squares surrounded by park land. Briefly stop at Light’s Vision lookout on Montefiore Hill. Created in 1938, the lookout was built as a stage for its centerpiece, the life-size bronze statue of Adelaide's founding father, Colonel William Light. Continue into the city center, passing the Festival Centre, the Adelaide Casino and many elegant mansions. Visit the Bicentennial Conservatory at the Adelaide Botanic Garden. Built in celebration of Australia’s 1988 Bicentenary, it is the largest single span conservatory in the Southern Hemisphere. It houses an amazing world of full-size rainforest trees. Discover a lush world of lowland rainforest plants from northern Australia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and the nearby Pacific Islands, many of which are at risk or endangered in their natural habitats. Visit the Palm House, established in 1875—the pre-cursor to the Conservatory. It was fully restored in 1992 and is believed to be the only one still in existence today. Before heading back to the ship enjoy a guided tour of the South Australian Museum to view the extensive gallery dedicated to the history of Aboriginal culture. The museum features six floors of exhibits that reveal fascinating stories and reflect the museum’s Australian Aboriginal and Pacific Collections.

Please note: Bring local currency, wear comfortable clothing and appropriate flat, close-toed shoes, and bring your camera, hat, sunglasses, and water. Tours are over earth trails and uneven surfaces, some slippery ground and steps may be encountered. This tour is not suitable for wheelchairs.


price $179
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Adelaide, Half Day Private Car with Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own. 

Please note:  Capacity: 1-2 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $599
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Adelaide, Half Day Private Van with Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own van. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 3 - 6 guests. Private vans are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private van, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $699
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8 HRS

Moderate

dining

wine

sightseeing

essentials
Adelaide, The Barossa Valley
South Australia’s best-known wine region, the Barossa Valley is home to many of Australia’s major producers. This tour will take you into the heart of Australia’s single most important wine producing region for a day of structured wine appreciation tastings, gourmet food, and delightful surroundings. Explore the valley on a scenic drive and visit 3 famed Barossa Valley wineries. Learn the region history and discover the wine making process on the winery tour, followed by barrel tasting of award-winning premium wines on your first stop. Drive past picturesque villages and vineyards and next, enjoy more of the fruits of the vine with a second visit to a local winery for a tasting session of single vineyard premium wines of Barossa. Conclude your tour of this wine region with a Past, Present and Future wine tasting, where you will delve into back, current and yet to be released, future vintages of the winery. Tour the vineyard and walk through the unique cork trees. Complete your experience with a 4-course degustation lunch, accompanied by matching wines.

Please note: Bring local currency, wear comfortable clothing and appropriate hiking shoes, and bring your camera, hat, sunglasses, and water. Winery tours are over earth trails and uneven surfaces, some slippery ground and steps may be encountered. This tour is not suitable for wheelchairs. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcohol. Order of sites visited may vary.


price $399
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5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

hiking

sightseeing

wildlife

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Adelaide, Waterfall Gully Hike
Start your tour as you drive up to Mount Lofty Summit, the majestic peak of the Mount Lofty Ranges in the Adelaide Hills which rises more than 2,329 feed (710 meters) above sea level. Enjoy spectacular panoramic views across Adelaide’s city skyline to the coast, take some pictures and follow the hike down to Waterfall Gully. Climb through the park’s steep hills, pass waterfalls and enjoy native vegetation and the stringybark forest. Immerse yourself in the environment listening to the sounds of the native birdlife. Keep a keen eye out for sleepy koalas high in the gum trees, small lizards or even a kangaroo grazing in the bush. Upon completion of your hiking adventure you will be rewarded with a picturesque 59-foot (18 meter) waterfall. You will also have some free time to take some pictures or enjoy a cup of coffee or a snack at a local cafe. (at your own expense). 

Please note: Cafe at Waterfall Gully is closed on Monday and Tuesday. Guests can spend extra time at the cafe at Mount Lofty Lookout. Bring local currency, wear comfortable clothing and appropriate hiking shoes, and bring your camera, hat, sunglasses, and water.


price $179
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5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

wildlife

outdoors

essentials
Adelaide, Wildlife and Heritage
To start your tour drive up to the rolling hills of Adelaide's Mount Lofty Ranges and visit the award-winning Cleland Wildlife Park, one of South Australia's must-see attractions. Located in a beautiful natural bush land setting, Cleland offers visitor's many memorable opportunities to discover a large number of Australia's captivating wildlife. Many animals are free-roaming in the 35-hectare park, creating wonderful impromptu opportunities to touch and interact with Australia’s native wildlife. After a short drive you will have some free time in town of Hahndorf, the oldest German settlement. Walk around architecturally fascinating buildings, browse heritage shops and taste local produce, sip wines at the vineyard cellar doors, and visit historic homesteads and museums. Your tour will return to Adelaide with wonderful views over the gulf waters, the city and the Adelaide Plains.

Please note: Bring local currency, wear comfortable clothing and appropriate walking shoes, and bring your camera, hat, sunglasses, and water. Tours are over earth trails and uneven surfaces, some slippery ground and steps may be encountered. This tour is not suitable for wheelchairs. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcohol. Order of sites visited may vary.


price $179
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Kangaroo Island, Australia



3 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

wine

essentials
Kangarroo Island, Cape Willoughby & Wines
Travelling with a small group you'll venture out in the rugged Kangaroo Island countryside to uncover some of the most scenic places the Island has to offer. Leaving from the pier you'll take a scenic drive to Cape Willoughby. Rich in maritime history, Cape Willoughby Conservation Park is home to South Australia's first lighthouse. Discover more about the area’s early role in coastal shipping, colonial trading and passenger transport. Afterwards enjoy a stop at one of the local cellar doors for a wine tasting before driving through Antechamber Bay and Chapman River to get a feel for the local community. You may even get the chance to spot some of the local kangaroos along the way. Head back to Penneshaw for the all-important photo opportunity at the lookout before heading back to the pier.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat walking shoes. Bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, and water.


price $129
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1.5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

wildlife

boating

essentials
Kangarroo Island, Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari
Enjoy a brief town tour followed by an awesome 60-minute coastal and wildlife tour aboard an RIB Vessel. The Ocean Safari Waverider is the perfect way to discover the unspoiled beauty of the coastline of Kangaroo Island as you visit places like Dolphin Cove, Cuttlefish Bay, Kangaroo Head and Snapper Point. Begin with a brief vehicle transfer and photo stop from the pier to the departure point to board the open sided RIB vessel to begin your wildlife safari cruise. During the cruise it’s quite likely you’ll encounter pods of Bottle Nose and Common Dolphins, playing happily in their natural environment or swimming up alongside the boat. Colonies of New Zealand Fur Seals and Australian Sea Lions inhabit the coast that surrounds Kangaroo Island - these seals gather along the rocks enjoying the warm sun, resting after fishing for days on end and showing off their agile swimming ability right before your eyes. Keep your eyes out for the varying varieties of sea birds including the unforgettable mighty Sea Eagles, Osprey and Wedge Tailed Eagles.  A quick transfer will return you to the pier after your adventure.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat walking shoes. Bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, and water.


price $99
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4 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

essentials
Kangarroo Island, Kangaroo Island Sights
Depart the pier and head through the countryside toward Kingscote, the largest township on Kangaroo Island, home to about 1,800 locals on the beautiful shores of the Nepean Bay.  As you journey you'll see how vast and rural the island is.  In Kingscote visit the township for a quick overview and visit Reeves Point the site of the first official European settlement in South Australia.  During the day discover the amazing Pennington Bay located near the friendly fishing village of American River. This impressive stretch of coastline is a favorite among the local surfers and a popular spot for fishing. In the right weather conditions, giant waves crash against the shore and towering cliffs above. Pause for photo stops along the way.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat walking shoes. Bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, and water.


price $149
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2 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

wildlife

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Kangarroo Island, Nocturnal Kangaroo Island
Australia is famous for its exotic wildlife and Kangaroo Island is a great place to encounter many of Australia's famous native animals. Kangaroo Island’s natural and unspoiled environment was listed as one of Australia’s National Landscapes in recognition of the accessibility to viewing iconic Australian wildlife in the wild. Wombats, kangaroos, and koalas are among the 1,500 different animals who live in the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park in the middle of the island. On this 2-hour tour you will have a unique opportunity to explore Kangaroo Island with a local experienced guide and see wonderful creatures who only come out at night. During the tour witness an abundance of wildlife which may include kangaroos, wallabies, possums, and more. Every night is different so make sure you have your camera ready to capture the moment. Last, but not least, when the sun is down, don't forget to look up and observe the Southern Australian sky at its best.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat walking shoes. Bring local currency, camera, and water.


price $89
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4.25

Moderate

sightseeing

wildlife

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Kangarroo Island, Seal Bay Beach Walk & Sealion Encounter
Encounter a wild seal colony at Kangaroo Island’s Bay Conservation Park for an up close beach experience with rare and endangered sea lions. Walk along the coastal boardwalk with a specialist guide and make your way down a flight of steps onto the beach close to the members of the third largest and most accessible colony of Australian Sea Lions. You can't help but fall in love with these adorable animals with their playful nature and big brown “puppy dog" eyes. Watch in delight as members of this protected breeding colony fish, dive, or play on the beach, socializing with their fellow sea lions. A favorite pastime is basking in the sun, barking, and catching a few "zzzz's." Whatever the case, sea lions can charm you just by doing what comes naturally. The photo opportunities are plentiful as you wander down on to the sand close, but a safe distance away from these inquisitive creatures so be sure to carry your camera. After your visit to Seal Bay, continue to Pennington Bay where you'll be absolutely dazzled by the breathtaking beauty and the crashing waves.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat, closed-toe walking shoes. Bring local currency, camera, and water.


price $179
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6 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

wildlife

dining

essentials
Kangarroo Island, Wildlife Discovery
Tour through several differing island habitats and see wildlife in its natural environment.  Kangaroo Island is a haven for Australian wildlife, which exists in its natural habitat without the threat of introduced predators.  Listen to the distinct sounds of the native birdlife as they chorus from the tall eucalyptus trees.  See the unique Kangaroo Island kangaroos leave the safety of the bush to begin their day grazing on the open pastures.  At the spectacular Seal Bay your guide will escort you on a memorable walk along the beach.  This bay is home to a healthy Australian sea lion colony.  Walk among the sea lions as they bask on the beach or among the sand dunes after their extensive fishing expedition.  With your guide you are able to stand a safe distance from these wonderful endangered creatures.  This is truly an unforgettable experience – one you will treasure forever. Visit an exclusive Heritage-listed natural bush property to enjoy a delicious gourmet picnic lunch served with local wine.  Follow your lunch with a pleasant bushwalk to try to spot some koalas snoozing overhead.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat, closed-toe walking shoes. Bring local currency, camera, and water.

price $369
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Portland, Australia



7 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

sightseeing

essentials
Portland, Budj Bim Cultural Landscape Immersion
Today you will visit Budj Bim National Park, placed around an extinct volcano. Beginning about 30,000 years ago, volcanic eruptions opened the earth's crust and poured out thousands of tons of molten lava, forming Budj Bim (previously known as Mount Eccles) and the surrounding landscape. Geological features to be seen are extensive lava flows, lava caves, scoria cones, and crater lakes. Buj Bim is also the traditional homeland of the Gunditjmara people, unique in the world’s history of human society. They are a settled indigenous community who engineered a stone aquaculture system to farm eels and fish for food. Evidence of this society including stone houses and fish traps can be seen in the landscape today. Take a trip to a variety of Gunditjmara sites and experience the indigenous history, landscape, and food of the Gunditjmara.

Please note: Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.  Bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, water, and photo identification. Afternoon tea is included.


price $219
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4.5 HRS

Strenuous

hiking

sightseeing

wildlife

essentials
Portland, Cape Nelson Lighthouse Hike
Join your professional hiking guide for a 5.5- mile (9 km) hike, part of the Great South West Walk. Set off from the historic Cape Nelson Lighthouse, following the edge of the limestone cliffs through coastal scrub, past several secluded bays and spectacular viewing points. Descend into the canopy of rare Moonah trees that create the Enchanted Forest. Look for the wildflowers and the amazing native vegetation that changes as you descend into the forest. Enjoy the peace with just the sound of the timeless sea on the rocks below, and enjoy the dramatic views along the coast from several advantage points. Keep your eyes opened for echidnas, wallabies and birds that are frequent visitors to this area. Your hike will conclude at Yellow Rock, a popular local surfing spot, where you will re-board your coach and return back to the pier.

Please note:  Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.  Bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, water, and photo identification. Wildlife sightings not guaranteed.


price $169
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Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia



3.5 HRS

Moderate

boating

wildlife

sightseeing

essentials
Port Arthur, Award Winning Tasman Island Eco Adventure
This award winning wilderness cruise will take you along the spectacular coastline between Eaglehawk Neck and Port Arthur for an adventure cruise on the Tasman Sea. Witness the abundant animal and bird life and the amazing coastline and caves of the Tasmanian Peninsula. Visit the highest sea cliffs in the Southern Hemisphere at Cape Pillar. Enter deep sea caves and join the search for abundant sea and coastal wildlife such as seals, dolphins, and birds of prey. The custom-built boats are ideal for viewing the spectacular coastline and wildlife. Covered open-air seating will provide an excellent all round view and close up connection with the surrounding environment. The local seafaring crew love sharing the splendor and stories of this pristine environment and you'll come to know first-hand just why this region is so special. Your journey is bound to leave you in awe of the sheer power and majesty of nature’s creations!

Please note: Be sure to dress warmly as this region can be particularly windy and cold even on fine days! Gloves, scarves and warm jackets are recommended if available.  Bring sunscreen, water, camera, and photo identification.


price $249
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2.5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

walking

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Port Arthur, Guards & Gaolers Walking Tours
Join a site guide on a walking tour and journey with a small group to the most iconic buildings that housed the Administrators of the settlement and visiting dignitaries. While life for the prisoners at Port Arthur was unimaginably tough there is another side to the story.  Port Arthur was of course home to many "free men" who ran the daily operations of the site. You will have an opportunity to witness what life was like from their perspective in comparison to the conditions of the convicts they guarded.  Your specialty guide will take you on a walking tour to uncover this unique tale.  Venture into the Commandant’s House, the Visiting Magistrate’s House and the Junior Medical Officer’s House. Hear about some of the notable figures from Port Arthur’s past, and get an insight into what life was like for the free men and women who lived at Port Arthur.

Please note: Wear comfortable clothing, flat-soled walking shoes, sunscreen and a hat. Bring your camera, sunglasses, photo identification and water.


price $99
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1.5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

essentials
Port Arthur, Pillar & Port Arthur scenic Heli Flight
Take a short vehicle transfer to the departure point, just north of the Historic Site. After a quick safety briefing you'll board the Heli and take off on a 20-minute scenic helicopter flight. Undoubtedly this is the best way to view the vast beauty and sheer unspoiled wilderness of rugged Tasmania. The journey will head south for a fly past the Historic Site and over the cruise ship anchored in Long Bay. Following the sea cliffs of Cape Pillar, travel toward the Blade and infamous Tasman Island sitting solid in the Southern Ocean. Atop the island view the historic lighthouse and homestead built in the early 1900’s. The rugged beauty of the region is spectacular below and you will gain insight into the powerful natural elements that have combined to create such a unique yet harsh coastline.  On the return journey pass some of the spectacular beaches of the Tasman Peninsula and glimpse some huts of the Three Capes Track.

Please note: Wear comfortable warm clothing, and flat-soled walking shoes. Bring your camera, photo identification and local currency.


price $249
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2.5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

walking

essentials
Port Arthur, Port Arthur Behind the Scenes
Join a conservation and education walking tour of the Port Arthur Historic Site, one of Australia’s Convict World Heritage Sites to hear about the sites restoration from ruin to repair. See the magnificent Government Gardens, gain insight into how archaeology, science, and horticulture have assisted in recreating the magnificent 19th century pleasure garden. From there, move to the collection processing laboratory and see objects rediscovered by archaeologists after having spent over a century buried among the ruins of the site. Walk to the famous Separate Prison, one of the more recent and large scale conservation projects, where you will enjoy a talk with heritage experts involved in bringing this ruined building back to life and hear about the many processes that are involved in such a large and important restoration. You will also be able to see where convicts were locked in single cells for 23 hours each day. Here they ate, slept, and worked with just one hour a day allowed for exercise, alone, in a high walled yard. After the structured tour, enjoy time to visit any of the 30 historic buildings and ruins, comb through the Site’s unique Gift Shop for souvenirs, or just wander and explore this unique World Heritage Site at your leisure.

Please note: Bring local Currency, wear comfortable clothing and shoes, camera, hat, sunglasses, water, photo identification. Sturdy footwear is essential.  (No high heels.)  Wet weather clothing is required if the weather is inclement (ponchos are sold at the counter).


price $115
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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia



8 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

wildlife

dining

culture

essentials
Hobart, Best of Hobart
Sample Tasmania's history, wildlife, and culture. A 30-minute drive will take you to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, where you will observe some of Australia’s most famous native animals, such as the cuddly koalas, Tasmanian devils, wombats, kangaroos, and wallabies. Animals roam free in their natural habitats and you’ll get a chance to interact with kangaroos as you walk and feed them. The wildlife keepers are on hand to give you information about their important conservation efforts and you might even get a photo op so be sure to bring your camera.  Visit the historic village of Richmond, home to Australia’s oldest convict jail. Built in 1825, 5 years before the well-known Port Arthur site, it is still in its original condition. You'll have time for a quick wander around to get a feel for the incredible conditions of the convict era. You'll also have the chance to see the lovely Richmond Bridge and take a short walk around the cobblestone streets and shops of the village. In stark contrast is the Shene Estate a pastoral holding built in 1810. The stables and homestead reflect the grandeur and early colonialist Gamaliel Butler’s wealth and position in the colony. Explore the heritage component of a still working 4,500-acre Black Angus cattle and sheep farm including access to the homesteads surrounds, original 1850s Gothic stables, barn and distillery. Pause for a refreshing light snack of sandwiches and traditional homemade cakes with tea before heading into the 1846 convict-built barn.  Shene Estate is also now a producer of award-winning gin and you can share in the story of their signature gin with a tasting session. Learn about the process of making gin and the botanicals that create a distinct and unique flavor.  Return to the pier having discovered the best that Hobart has to offer.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat walking shoes. Bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, water, a light jacket, and photo identification.


price $289
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4 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

boating

essentials
Hobart, Fly to the End of the World
Explore one of the world’s last wilderness frontiers, South West National Park. Comprising over 1,737 square miles (4,500 square kilometers) of pristine wilderness, no roads, no civilization, you’ll see just pure wilderness. Board a small plane to fly over Derwent River and past Bruny Island entering the Heritage area at South East Cape to view the southernmost point of Tasmania from the air. Then travel west where the aircraft will land in the remote wilderness at Melaleuca: in the Southern Tasmanian World Heritage area. Travel via small vessel on the calm water into Bathurst Harbour, Celery Top Islands. Pause to take in the vast wilderness and uncover the history of the region. If unspoiled, breathtaking, and tranquil scenery is what you are looking for then this day is sure to deliver.   Returning by water to Melaleuca  you will participate in the Needwonne Walk, an award winning Aboriginal Interpretive experience with sculptural installations interpreting some of the story of the Aboriginal people of the Melaleuca/Cox Bight region in the remote southwest. Fly back to Hobart taking in the stunning panoramic views.  

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat walking shoes. Bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, water, a light jacket, and photo identification.


price $499
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8 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Hobart, Full Day Private Car with Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own. 

Please note:  Capacity: 1-2 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 8 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $1499
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8 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Hobart, Full Day Private Van with Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own van. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 3 - 6 guests. Private vans are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private van, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 8 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $1799
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Hobart, Half Day Private Car with Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own. 

Please note:  Capacity: 1-2 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $799
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Hobart, Half Day Private Van with Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own van. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 3 - 6 guests. Private vans are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private van, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $999
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1 hour

Moderate

sightseeing

outdoors

essentials
Hobart, Hobart by Horse Drawn Carriage
See the best of Hobart from a classic horse-drawn carriage. Starting your tour from the Cruise Ship Terminal you will pass through Hobart's historic Waterfront, the site of Hobart's first settlement in 1804.  Through Constitution Dock, the famous finish point of the Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race and with a backdrop of impressive Mt. Wellington and the bustling fishing boats, you then will head to the iconic Salamanca Place.  Fronted with perfectly preserved Georgian warehouses, this precinct has barely changed since the mid-1800's.  Now home to art galleries, specialty craft stores selling Tasmanian wares and eateries showcasing Tasmanian produce, this street is a picture postcard.  From here, you will travel to a highlight of your tour - Battery Point.  Battery Point contains some of the oldest residences still standing in Australia.  Originally home to a gun battery which was to defend the colony, Battery Point was settled by Hobart’s merchants and farmers with their grand sandstone manors. Learn some of the fascinating history of this remarkable area as you wind your way through the narrow streets and easily imagine yourself back in the 1800's. As you leave Battery Point, you will pass by Parliament House and its grand oak trees, and get a further glimpse of the Hobart Waterfront before returning to your cruise ship.

Please note: Bring local currency, wear comfortable clothing and shoes, bring a camera, hat, sunglasses, and water. The carriage is not enclosed and therefore open to the elements, guests should prepare accordingly with clothing.


price $219
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4 HRS

Moderate

wine

sightseeing

essentials
Hobart, Mona & Moorilla
Wine and art. A match made in the proverbial. The Museum of Old and New Art (MONA; formerly the Moorilla Museum of Antiquities), owned by collector and philanthropist David Walsh, is Australia's largest privately owned museum, and is a gallery of international significance. It houses the permanent 'Monanism' evolving exhibition in addition to a range of changing exhibitions. Explore the subterranean galleries at your leisure (entry is included). After your art fix, continue on the vineyard and winery tour and wine tasting. Follow the trail of grapes as they are handpicked, crushed, pressed, fermented, and matured. Witness how new and old artisan winemaking techniques are used to craft fragrant, elegant, and classical wines. Learn the history of the region and winery, as well as information on the winemaking process and different grape varieties grown on site. Your experience will be finished as you’ll be treated to a tasting of elegant and fragrant Moorilla wines.

Please note:  Bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, water, and photo identification. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Not suitable for guests with mobility issues. Steps are encountered and a moderate walk is expected over a variety of surfaces such as natural earth trails, gravel with some steps to manage. Some exhibits in MONA may be considered offensive. Guests should be forewarned accordingly. Wine tasting not suitable for guests under the age of 21 years.


price $249
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4 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

essentials
Hobart, Mt Wellington & Royal Botanic Gardens
On this tour you will have an opportunity to visit two Hobart main attractions: Mt. Wellington and Royal Botanic Gardens. Start your tour as you drive up to the summit of Mt. Wellington, the highest point around Hobart. Once on the top you will be rewarded with spectacular views of Hobart (on a clear day).  The inlets, bays and hills of this beautiful city make a stunning panorama. Next, drive down the mountain to Royal Botanic Gardens, Australia's premier cool climate Garden. On a guided tour learn historical and botanical stories of the Gardens and explore unique plant collections, both native and exotic. Those who prefer just to pause and take in the peaceful surrounds and wander through the Visitor Centre are welcome to do so.

Please note: Bring local currency, wear comfortable clothing and shoes, bring a camera, hat, sunglasses, and water.


price $139
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3.5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

wildlife

essentials
Hobart, Nocturnal Bonorong
At dusk head to Bonorong Wildlife Park where the animals become active as the sun goes down. Many of the park's animals are nocturnal or crepuscular, meaning that they are most active at dusk and dawn. The park will be closed to the general public and you will enjoy an extremely personal experience as you tour the park and have the opportunity to get up close to the animals. Absorb in-depth information from your park guide about the inhabitants, including the Tasmania devil, quolls, wombats, koalas, and friendly free-roaming kangaroos and wallabies. Take advantage of the many photo and feeding opportunities that simply are not available during the day.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat walking shoes. Bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, water, a light jacket, and photo identification.


price $199
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7 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

boating

dining

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Hobart, Taste of Bruny Island
Hobart is the gateway to beautiful Bruny Island and today will be your chance to explore and let your tastebuds join in on the discovery.  Transfer to Kettering -- an atmospheric harbor full of yachts and fishing vessels -- to board the ferry for the scenic 15-minute crossing to Bruny Island. Located off the southeastern coast of Tasmania, Bruny has been described as a pocket-sized version of Tasmania and has become a gourmet destination with flourishing food and wine industries.  Your first stop will be the Neck Lookout to enjoy the views of the narrow isthmus stretching in graceful curves.  The picturesque isthmus of Bruny Island Neck connects the northern and southern parts of the island. Make your way up the timber stairs to the Neck Lookout, which offers stunning 360-degree views of the sea and sand, with a stroll along the deserted white-sand beach and local sightseeing afterwards. Delights for your taste buds await at the brand new Bruny Island Cruises Seafood restaurant. This will be a chance to savor the freshest of locally sourced oysters. Start with a taste of freshly shucked local oyster then enjoy a casual lunch of fresh fish, served with a crisp salad and chips alongside a glass of local wine, artisan beer or cider. Dessert will be a taste of delicately handcrafted local fudge and a nip of Tasmanian whisky or gin. You’ll also have time to shop for local arts, crafts, gift ware or perhaps a bottle of the local Whisky or Gin at the Visitor Center.  The afternoon rounds out at an enjoyable pace. Those wanting a light walk on the beach may stroll the shores at Adventure Bay or those feeling a little more energetic can wander the slightly longer trail, one of Tasmania’s great Short Walks to Grassy Point with views of the famous fluted Cape. 

Please note: Guests under the age of 18 are welcome to participate in the tour however will not be able to participate in whisky tasting. Venues and tastings are subject to change on the day due to availability. Tour may be extended during peak times due to ferry crossing times. Wear comfortable clothing and flat walking shoes. Bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, water, a light jacket, and photo identification.


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4 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

refreshments

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Hobart, Tempting Taste of Tasmania
Indulge your taste buds as you discover Tasmania and sample the best of Tasmania’s finest produce during your travels.  Fresh air, water and fertile soil make Tasmania one of the best producing regions of Australia. Uncover the local tastes starting at a local Abalone and Oyster farm. At Tas Live Abalone you’ll learn about the Premium wild Abalone industry and take a tour through the working factory. Next taste a sample of high quality whisky at a local distillery before making your way to Coal River Farm. Bask in the sweeping rural views before tasting local cheese and chocolate hand made on site by passionate producers.  You'll also take in the historic locations of Salamanca, Battery Point, and Sandy Bay. Best of all you'll be travelling in a small group with a friendly local to show you around this sensational destination.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes. Bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, water, and photo identification.


price $189
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Launceston, Tasmania



4 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

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Beauty Point, Beaconsfield History and Heritage
Start your day with a visit to the Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre, a place where you can lose yourself in history. Here you'll find a collection of experiences that allow you to enjoy and appreciate the history of Beaconsfield and the Tamar Valley. Discover a long, rich and dramatic history of gold mining on the site and deep beneath the township of Beaconsfield. Through a guided tour you'll learn about the extraordinary worlds of past and present gold mining, ambitious engineering feats, industrial and social heritage and the momentous events of the 2006 Anzac Day Rock-fall and Mine Rescue. After your visit  board your coach and  make your way to Australia's third oldest  city - George Town, located  at the mouth of the Tamar River peninsula. Surrounded by vineyards, orchards, berry and lavender farms, George Town has a long maritime history and many stories to tell. Learn about the history of the town, its heritage buildings, including the 1805-built pilot building and the 1843-built town gaol. Stop at Mount George Lookout, an historic semaphore site and the best photo opportunity of the valley and surrounding districts. Before you return to the ship your last stop will be at Low Head, featuring vast unspoiled beaches where you'll find the Low Head Lighthouse. Enjoy the beautiful sea views from the headland and find out about unique piece of Tasmania's maritime history, The Low Head Foghorn.

Please note: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, sunglasses and a hat and bring bottled water, camera and local currency. 


price $119
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5.5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

boating

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Beauty Point, Cataract Gorge & Cruise
On this tour you will have an opportunity to see the spectacular Cataract Gorge, a unique natural formation and Australia's most alluring urban reserve, from the ground and from the water on a river cruise. Board your coach and travel into the heart of Launceston to embark on a 50-minute Tamar River cruise that will take you through historical Kings Wharf, Seaport and Launceston's delightful riverfront precinct. The highlight of the experience is cruising in a traditional 1890's styler heritage vessel into the heart of Tamar and view magnificent Cataract Gorge from the perspective of the water. View the sheer cliffs and enjoy the commentary on the history of this fascinating area. Please be aware that the cruise is not an exclusive departure and outside guests may also be present aboard the vessel. After the cruise transfer to the Cataract Gorge Reserve & First Basin where you have time to explore further at your leisure. Here you will find panoramic lookouts, walking trails, an interpretation center, the world's longest single span chairlift, beautiful Victorian gardens, a suspension bridge, cafe and  a restaurant to relax and have a drink (at your own expense).  Re-board the coach and learn more about the culture and history of Launceston as you drive through the city. Pass by City Park, early Colonial and Victorian buildings, the Old Post Office, the strongly neo-classical Town Hall. On your way back to the pier stop for a quick photo opportunity at Brady's Lookout (time permitting).  Hear the interesting tale about Tasmanian bushranger Matthew Brady and his battles with government troops and private settlers.

Please note: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, sunglasses and a hat and bring bottled water, camera and local currency. 


price $169
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5 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

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Beauty Point, Launceston On Your Own
Take an opportunity to explore beautiful Launceston at your own pace with return coach transfer. 
Launceston is Tasmania's second major city and a vibrant hub for food and wine, culture and nature. One of Australia's oldest cities, Launceston has one of the best-preserved early cityscapes in Australia with its elegant Colonial and Victorian architecture and century-old parks. There's also plenty of culture on offer at art galleries, museums, and design studios. The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery is the largest regional gallery in Australia. Just a short walk from the city center, Cataract Gorge is a slice of wilderness right in the heart of town and Launceston's star natural attraction. Everything you need to have an amazing Tasmanian experience is on Launceston’s doorstep. Your time in Launceston is unguided and at leisure so you can do as much or as little as you like.  Meet your coach at the designated point for the return transfer to pier.  All local attractions, meals, refreshment are at guest’s expense on the day.

Please note: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, sunglasses and a hat and bring bottled water, camera and local currency. 


price $119
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3.75 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

wine

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Beauty Point, Meet the Maker
Take a short drive to a boutique family owned winery located in the picturesque Tamar Valley. Tasmania's first 100% solar powered winery, it showcases star wine varieties of the cool climate Tamar Valley: Sparkling, Riesling, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir.  On the walking tour of the winery and vineyard you will learn about the region, its vineyards and wine making process. Enjoy the wine tasting guided by the winemaker. Indulge your taste buds further with a guided tasting of Tasmanian produce. Sample Tasmanian cheeses and relish along with smoked fish, mussel pate and pickled octopus (or similar), accompanied by a glass of wine. As you leave, a parting gift, take home a bottle of Moore's Hill Signature Riesling to remember your visit. Take a scenic drive through the countryside crossing over the Tamar River towards the Eastern Peninsula. Pass through George Town, the third oldest Australian settlement after Sydney and Hobart which is steeped in maritime history and surrounded by vineyards, orchards, berry, and lavender farms.  Enjoy beautiful sea views from the headland and find out about unique piece of Tasmania's maritime history, The Low Head Foghorn.

Please note: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, sunglasses and a hat and bring bottled water, camera and local currency. Tour is not suitable for wheelchairs.


price $239
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5.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

wildlife

walking

sightseeing

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Beauty Point, Narawntapu Wilderness Hike
This is your opportunity to hike among the birds and animals that call the Narawntupu National Park home. A local nature guide will take you on a leisurely hike through the wilderness. Your first stop will be the bird hide where an abundance of birdlife can be seen. Native ducks, Hooded Plovers and the home of Wedge Tailed Eagles can be seen here. Along the way keep your eyes open for the Eastern Grey Kangaroo, Bennett’s Wallaby and Tasmanian Pademelon and Echidnas. The pristine Bakers Beach will be your next stop where you will be able to watch the sea birds, or look for some beautiful seashells. If you feel adventurous an optional extra for this tour is to climb Archers Knob for views of the spectacular Tasmanian coastline. Then you will make your way back to the Visitors Centre via beautiful Bakers Beach or around the lake, where you may see kangaroos play and then you’ll head back to the pier.

Please note: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, sunglasses and a hat and bring bottled water, camera and local currency.


price $269
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Eden, Australia



5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

walking

sightseeing

wildlife

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Eden, Ben Boyd National Park Coastal Walk
To start your tour travel south to Boyd’s Tower, constructed as a lighthouse in 1847 by an early British entrepreneur Benjamin Boyd. Enjoy spectacular views over Twofold Bay before you start a 2.9 mile (4.6 km) moderate paced coastal walk to Leatherjacket Bay. The coastline is rugged and beautiful with cliffs formed 360 million years ago featuring undulating red rocks and colorful banded sections. An experienced walking guide will be pointing out the interesting flora along the way and you also may see iconic Australian animals such as the swamp wallaby, goanna and wombat. At the end of your hike get rewarded with a morning tea and snacks. Depart Leatherjacket Bay for a short drive on a 4WD track before returning back to the ship. Some short steep sections will be encountered along the way.  

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat soled closed-toe walking shoes, and bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, and water. Layers of clothing are recommended such as light jacket that can be removed.


price $249
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4 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

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Eden, Green Cape Lighthouse Discovery Tour
Discover some of the Wilderness Coast best kept secrets. Travel south through Ben Boyd National Park in the purpose-built all-terrain vehicle. You will travel through lush native forest before making your way into the sandy heathland with low lying grevillea shrubs and heathland grasses. On arrival to Green Cape learn the history and interesting facts about the Lighthouse on a guided tour. You will also have an opportunity to visit Ly-ee-Moon Cemetery, the final resting place of those who were lost in the wreck of the Ly-ee-Moon, a steamer bound from Melbourne to Sydney. You will have a brief stop at the Disaster Bay lookout to enjoy spectacular views of the coastline before continuing through to Bittangabee Bay. During your free time you may explore this safe little bay, visit the old supplies store ruins and the tram line that once ran from here to Green Cape Lighthouse, or take a quick swim in the crystal-clear waters of the bay. After a morning tea re-board your coach and return back to Eden.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat soled closed-toe walking shoes, and bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, and water. Guests wanting to swim should prepare with a swimsuit under their clothes, a towel and a change of dry clothes.


price $179
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4 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

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Eden, Historic Whaling Station & Boyds Tower
Start your tour with a short sightseeing drive around the coastal town of Eden, then head to Loch Garra, the home of George Davidson and his family and the site of the Davidson Whaling Station. Discover how killer whales helped the Davidson family, check out the historic try-works, where blubber was processed, and learn all about the whaling operation. After a short break for a morning tea re-board the coach for a short drive to Boyd’s Tower, a 75-foot (23-meter)-high lighthouse built in the 1840’s of sandstone shipped from Sydney. Learn about the eccentric entrepreneur Benjamin Boyd, who built Boyd’s Tower. Take a good look at the historic tower to see a missing section displaced by lightning. You can also see Boyd’s name inscribed at the crest. You then will make your way back to the port of Eden, and time permitting you will visit Boyd Town and the Seahorse Inn, the center piece of Benjamin Boyd’s empire, where you can stroll along the foreshore or enjoy a cold beverage (at own expense).

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat soled closed-toe walking shoes, and bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, and water.


price $99
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3 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

wine

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Eden, Oyster Farm Tour and Tasting
Start your tour with a brief photo stop at Eden Lookout to enjoy panoramic views over the bay. Next, travel to an oyster farm. Discover the complete Sapphire Coast oyster story on the farm tour. From humble beginnings in 1927, to becoming a national name synonymous with the highest quality oysters, Wheeler's Oyster Farm is a cornerstone in the history of aquaculture on the Sapphire Coast. Learn the history of the Wheeler’s family, meet the farmers and get insider access to their state-of-the-art factory, followed by tasting of prized fresh Sydney Rock Oysters from pristine waters of Merimbula Lake accompanied by free-flowing sparkling wine.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat soled closed-toe walking shoes, and bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, and water.


price $149
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4 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

wildlife

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Eden, Wildlife & Killer Whale Museum
Start your tour at Potoroo Palace, a delightful and friendly non-profit wildlife sanctuary, that showcases many of Australia’s most iconic and threatened wildlife species amidst a peaceful and natural bushland setting. You may choose to navigate through the park on the Potoroo Train. Meet and get up close to potoroos, kangaroos, wombats and koalas, echidnas and many more of Australian favorites. After a morning tea re-board your coach and drive to Killer Whale Museum, where you will get a chance to discover the intriguing story of the unique working relationship between the whalers and killer whales of Twofold Bay. The skeleton of “Old Tom,” the most famous of the killer whales is on display as are artifacts of the shore-based whaling industry which operated in Eden from the early 1800’s through to the 1930’s. After exploring the exhibitions at your own pace your coach will take you on a short journey back to the ship.

Please note:  Wear comfortable clothing and flat soled closed-toe walking shoes, and bring local currency, camera, hat, sunglasses, and water.


price $179
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