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  • All trips to Australia should include a visit to the arid landscape of the Australian outback.
  • Abandoned burnt out cars are common in outback
  • Australian kangaroos silhouetted at sunset
  • Outback kangaroo sign
  • A stockman and his horse on an Aussie station (farm)
  • The Australia Outback claims the worlds long straight stetch of road
  • Rural fencing in the outback

What is the Outback exactly? A good definition might be a vast remote area with wide open spaces where urban areas don’t exist and something totally unique on an Australia vacation. This covers a large portion of Australia obviously.

The Outback covers a huge amount of Australia and is basically the countryside and remote areas located hours away from big city life. However, there are many cities that are close by and make good starting points for interesting areas of the Outback on trips to Australia.

It is not by any means all desert although this does take up a certain amount of territory but even in the desert, one will come across vegetation and waterholes. And wildlife has adapted to the more remote parts. Kangaroos, dingoes, emus, wild horses and wild camels can frequently be seen.

What does the Outback offer the traveller on Australian tours? The ability to explore of course and this can be done either on a self-drive arrangement or on an organized tour. A few of the better known areas which constitute a part of a the Outback are Alice Springs, Kakadu National Park and Ayers Rock in the Northern Territories, Broken Hill in New South Wales, Broome in Western Australia and Flinders Range in Queensland which give you an idea geographically just what is the Australian Outback.

And in a country as large as Australia there is much to discover, and what better way to do this then on one of our Outback tours. C’mon say G’day Downunder. Book one of our Australia vacations today and start exploring!

 


 

Australia Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Australia vacations. 

Learn about the history and culture of Australia, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Australia's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Australia for yourself. Start exploring...book one of our Australia vacations today!

 

Extend Your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your Australia vacation at one of Goway's South Pacific destinations. You can choose from  our selection of New Zealand vacation packagesTahiti vacation packages or stay at one of our Fiji resorts or perhaps take a Cook Island vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Australia.

 

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    Get to know the true Downunder by experiencing the best of both Australia and New Zealand. Visit Australia's iconic sites and cities before commencing a journey through New Zealand’s incredible islands.
    Duration:
    19 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,658
    Trip Type:
    Classic Itineraries
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  • Classic Downunder: Auckland to Melbourne

    Get to know the true Downunder by experiencing the best of both Australia and New Zealand. Journey through New Zealand’s incredible islands before embarking on a tour of Australia.
    Duration:
    19 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,615
    Trip Type:
    Classic Itineraries
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  • 4WD Eco Adventure Hotel Safari

    Starting and finishing in Alice Springs, this 4WD Eco Adventure Hotel Safari is a perfect option for those seeking adventure but who prefer the comforts of hotel accommodation. Take an opportunity to enjoy the Red Centre in comfort.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,397
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous
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  • Adelaide to Alice Springs: Epic Trip for 18 to 39 year olds

    Take the chance to get off the beaten track by spending seven days exploring the iconic highlights of South Australia and the Northern Territory, combining camping and budget accommodation.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,051
    Trip Type:
    18 to 30 Somethings, Active & Adventurous, Motorcoach Tours
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  • Alice Springs & Ayers Rock

    Alice Springs is Australia’s most famous Outback town and Uluru/Ayers Rock is Australia’s most recognisable natural icon. Take time to explore these incredibly unique parts of the country.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 638
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
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  • Alice Springs to Adelaide: Epic Trip for 18 to 39 year olds

    Take the chance to get off the beaten track by spending seven days exploring the iconic highlights of South Australia and the Northern Territory, combining camping and budget accommodation.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,051
    Trip Type:
    18 to 30 Somethings, Active & Adventurous, Independent Travel Modules
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  • Ayers Rock, Kings Canyon, Olgas & Alice Springs

    Discover the best of Australia’s Red Centre. See the sun set and rise over Ayers Rock, visit the 36 rock domes of the Olgas, and travel to spectacular Kings Canyon then visit Alice Springs.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 849
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Best of the Outback: Adelaide to Darwin

    Recreate one of Australia’s great outback journeys from culture-loving Adelaide to historic Darwin.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,125
    Trip Type:
    Motorcoach Tours
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  • Best of the Outback: Ayers Rock to Darwin

    Get to the heart of Australia’s red centre, the Northern Territory.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,794
    Trip Type:
    Motorcoach Tours
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Classic Aussie Rail On Sale

    Ride the rails to explore the icons of Australia like Uluru and Kangaroo Island while enjoying the comforts of premium train travel. This sale offers the best prices for a classic Australian tour and is perfect for first-time visitors to Australia.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,159
    Trip Type:
    Rail Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Classic Aussie Rail Spectacular

    Explore the Australian outback aboard a luxury train, then round off your journey at the Great Barrier Reef.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Classic Itineraries, Rail Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Cultural Explorer

    Immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of Australia’s Red Centre by visiting and learning about two of the country’s most iconic areas, Uluru/Ayers Rock and Alice Springs.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 818
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Davidson's Arnhemland Safari

    Immerse yourself in Aboriginal heritage and sacred sites of Arnhemland.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,294
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Locally Escorted Tours, Lodges & Beach Stays
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Explore the Outback by Rail

    Ride the legendary Ghan as you travel between South Australia and the Northern Territory. Visit some of Australia’s best museums and art galleries in Adelaide before getting a taste for the Outback in Alice Springs and marveling at the iconic Uluru or Ayers Rock.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,999
    Trip Type:
    Rail Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Flinders Ranges & Outback

    Follow in the footsteps of South Australia’s early explorers on this outback adventure.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 987
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Locally Escorted Tours, Small Group Tours
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Goanna Dreaming 4WD Camping Safari

    Enjoying an opportunity to veer off the beaten track and experience the real desert – private bush camps, quality campfire cooked food and sleeping under the clear southern stars.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 660
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Small Group Tours
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Grand Aussie: Epic Trip from Sydney to Darwin for 18 to 39 year olds

    Travel from Sydney to Darwin via Australia’s Red Centre – that’s a lot of territory to cover with heaps of awesome sights thrown in. You’ll come away with memories that last a lifetime.
    Duration:
    27 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,661
    Trip Type:
    18 to 30 Somethings, Active & Adventurous, Motorcoach Tours
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Icons of Australia

    The Icons of Australia’ is an all-inclusive, fully escorted, premium air journey from Melbourne through the Red Centre of Australia to Cairns. Travel by 50 seater private aircraft and experience the wildlife and spectacular scenery on Kangaroo Island. Stay at Coober Pedy, the fascination mining town. Visit the Outback and the mysterious Ayers Rock followed by a stay in Alice Springs. Finally stay in Cairns and visit the Great Barrier Reef and the Rainforest.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,288
    Trip Type:
    Fully Escorted Touring, Small Group Tours
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Kakadu & Arnhemland Explorer

    Australia’s Northern Territory offers an outback experience like no other.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 833
    Trip Type:
    Locally Escorted Tours, Motorcoach Tours
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Kakadu's Ancient Secrets

    Learn about ancient traditions and explore lush national parks on this journey through Australia’s Top End. Cruise alongside crocodiles and exotic birds along the Corroboree Billabong, gaze upon millennia-old rock paintings at Nourlangie in Kakadu National Park, and try your hand at traditional painting in Katherine while enjoying luxury accommodations in idyllic settings.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,276
    Trip Type:
    Motorcoach Tours, Small Group Tours
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Kimberley Snapshot Luxury Adventure Cruise (from Broome)

    Come aboard the True North for a luxury cruise exploring the waterways of the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Watch manta rays, dugongs and reef sharks feed at the stunning Montgomery Reef, examine the Bradshaw cave paintings that are over 20,000 years old and cruise to the base of one of the world’s premier waterfalls, the King George Falls.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 10,739
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, VIP Luxury Touring
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Kimberley Waterfalls Luxury Adventure Cruise

    Come aboard the True North for a west Australian cruise like no other. Explore the waterfalls of the Kimberley region such as the magnificent King George Falls, examine extraordinary rock art from tens of thousands of years ago, and experience the majestic end of Kimberley’s wet season with its summer storms, spectacular light shows and swollen billabongs.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 14,214
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
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  • Longitude 131: Stay of Distinction

    Australia’s red centre is one of the world’s harshest natural environments, but on this luxury stay, you might not even notice.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,222
    Trip Type:
    Lodges & Beach Stays, Stays of Distinction, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Murray River Cruise (from Adelaide: 8 days)

    A picturesque journey along Australia’s longest river takes you to some of the country’s most historic sights.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,695
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
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  • Northern Territory Plus

    Get to know the Australian Outback on a getaway to the Northern Territory. Stand in awe as the sandstone monolith of Uluru turns from red to purple at dawn, learn about the region’s history at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory in Darwin, and track saltwater crocodiles like Crocodile Dundee in Kakadu National Park.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,429
    Trip Type:
    Air & Land Inclusive Getaways
    Australia See Trip Details
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