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Australia Bucket List Travel Ideas


  • An Australia vacation  should be at the top of anyone's bucket list.

Why is Australia considered a top bucket list destination?

Australia is a large country that offers many different experiences for all ages and in one trip it's possible to combine a cosmopolitan city stay with wildlife, nature, sightseeing, culinary experiences, culture, sport, and amazing beaches.  Australia's weather is comfortable all year round and it is safe and affordable with a wide range of accommodation for all budgets, and just as many touring styles to choose from.   See a wealth of Aboriginal culture, nature and wildlife, and camp under the stars or in luxury tents.  Australia offers endless walking and cycling trails, also 4WD safari experiences and private tours. Australia is perfect for relaxing, take your time and enjoy the atmosphere but also perfect for non stop action and activities.

What are the top bucket list activities on an Australia vacation?

Experience the Great Barrier Reef!  Take a day cruise with activities like snorkeling, diving or just watching the corals in a glass bottom boat and watch the beautiful sea without getting wet.  On the coast, visit the famous rainforests, ride the historic Kuranda Rail and skim over the rainforest on Kuranda Scenic Cablecar. In Brisbane viisit Australia zoo and feed wild dolphins by hand at Tangalooma Island Resort. Experience wine tasting and tour  the vineyards around Sydney, Adelaide and South Australia. The Outback should not be missed. A visit to the  Red Center and Uluru will leave you breathless. Take a Sunrise Camel ride in the outback, see the sun rise over this amazing monolith,  camp under the stars. Visit Uluru and Kata Tjuta and experience the Field of Light with a sunset bush bbq dinner. . 

 

 

Bucket List Travel Ideas

  • Classic Golden Triangle: Melbourne, Cairns, Sydney

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Visit the Classic Golden Triangle of Melbourne, Cairns and Sydney. See the penguins of Phillip Island, swim in the Great Barrier Reef then get to know the historic side of Sydney.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,800
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Ultimate Downunder: Auckland, Queenstown, Sydney, Great Barrier Reef

    DELUXE | PRIVATE GUIDED: On this incredible voyage exploring New Zealand and Australia, relax as you fly to breathtaking Milford Sound, sail iconic Sydney Harbour and unwind in the paradise that is Hayman Island, all while overnighting in world-class accommodations.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,514
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Luxury and Beyond, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Private Experiences, Stays of Distinction, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Waltzing Matilda: Holiday of a Lifetime

    FIRST-CLASS | ESCORTED COACH TOUR: Embark on an unforgettable journey across Australia and New Zealand with the Waltzing Matilda Holiday of a Lifetime. As one of Goway’s premier tours, Waltzing Matilda showcases the icons of two remarkable nations, taking you from the twin harbours of Auckland to the Outback and Uluru/Ayers Rock to the Great Barrier Reef and finally to cosmopolitan Sydney.
    Duration:
    20 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 9,199
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Escorted Coach Touring, Holidays of a Lifetime, Multi Country Vacation Ideas
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  • Sydney and Melbourne Explorer

    This Australia vacation showcases the beauty and glamour of the nation’s top two cities. Taking in Sydney and Melbourne, you’ll see incredible sights like the Sydney Opera House, enjoy world-class food and culture, and have the chance to enjoy iconic experiences like the Little Penguin Parade on Phillip Island.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,399
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Australia and New Zealand Combo

    Explore the two most popular cities of Australia and New Zealand on this air-land combo tour. Start in Sydney, where you'll tour the Sydney Opera House, cruise across the famous harbour, and see koalas and kangaroos at Taronga Zoo. Then head on to Auckland where you'll explore the twin harbours, learn about Maori traditions, and enjoy unbeatable views of the landscape.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,979
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Best of Australia: Holiday of a Lifetime

    See the highlights of Australia in under two weeks on our fully-escort Best of Australia Holiday of a Lifetime. On this unforgettable tour, you’ll see Australia’s major urban centres like Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide, view unforgettable icons like the Sydney Opera House, get into the heart of the Outback with visits to Uluru/Ayers Rock and Alice Springs, and enjoy the natural beauty of the Great Barrier Reef.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,999
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Escorted Coach Touring, Holidays of a Lifetime, Single Friendly
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  • North of Sydney Long Stay (Central Coast)

    FIRST-CLASS | LONG STAY: Enjoy a winter break on the beach, a short journey from Sydney, 
Australia. Sunshine, swimming, dining and fresh air are some of the excellent ingredients included in this Goway Snowbird vacation package.
    Duration:
    31 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,989
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Snowbird Long Stays
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  • Reef, Rail & Cruise: Brisbane to Cairns

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: This fabulous tour features a journey onboard the Spirit of Queensland train, in an innovative RailBed seat, an eco-cruise through Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, and a rainforest and Aboriginal experience.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,646
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Cruises & Sailing, Rail Travel Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Sunshine Coast Long Stay

    MODERATE | LONG STAY: The Sunshine Coast is a many-flavoured region of beautiful beaches, shining waterways and restful mountains. It gives you room to breathe; its natural beauty is still largely unspoilt and carefully protected; and it offers you an unsurpassed choice of attractions and activities (or non-activities if you've a mind to just laze around).
    Duration:
    31 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,679
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Snowbird Long Stays
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  • The Ghan Expedition

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: You don’t have to rough it to experience the ultimate Outback adventure. Climb aboard The Ghan, one of Australia’s most iconic rail journeys and follow the trail of the country’s earliest explorers from Darwin to Adelaide.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,499
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Rail Travel Ideas, Single Friendly
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  • The Gold Coast Long Stay

    FIRST-CLASS | LONG STAY: The Gold Coast dares you to try everything it offers. Mingle with dolphins and polar bears at world-class theme parks, dig your toes into fine white sand, ride sparkling waves, visit an island and explore the lush, subtropical hinterland.
    Duration:
    31 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,699
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Snowbird Long Stays
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  • Value Grand Australia: Escorted Vacation: Sydney to Cairns

    Australia’s east coast offers some of the country’s most favourite spots. This escorted trip takes you to discover beautiful islands, tropical rainforests, and unique wildlife as you travel from Sydney to Cairns, taking in highlights including Fraser Island, Hamilton Island, and the Great Barrier Reef.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,606
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Escorted Coach Touring, Single Friendly, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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