Australia - Aspire Recommends

Offering breathtaking landscapes of stunning and diverse natural beauty which include majestic and dramatic fjords, spectacular glaciers, rugged mountains, vast plains and farmland, long coastlines, wonderful sandy beaches and active geothermal regions plus so much more. Our iconic itineraries provide a selection of what New Zealand can offer, in partnership with an Aspire Down Under consultant customize an itinerary to fit your time, budget and interests. All our iconic New Zealand itineraries include car rental. If you do not want to self drive, no problem. Contact us and discuss coach schedules as well as shared and private transfers.


Contrasts of Australia - Melbourne, Great Barrier Reef, Sydney from $2,999 per person including international flights

14 Days/11 Nights: Experience cosmopolitan Melbourne, the Great Barrier Reef and the stunning harbor city of Sydney on this independent tour fully inclusive of flights, 4.5-5 star accommodations and small group touring. Itinerary customization available and Air Upgrade options for Premium & business class from $700.

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Fly free to the Outback from $3,149 per person - Sydney, Uluru, Kings Canyon, Alice Springs & Port Douglas

14 Days/11 Nights: See the diverse yet equally breathtaking cities and natural wonders that Australia has to offer with cosmopolitan Sydney, Alice Springs and the red center at Uluru & then onto Cairns and journey an hour north to Port Douglas, the gateway to an amazing selection of touring options encompassing the Reef, the Outback and the Rainforest.

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Australia Nature & Wildlife - Adelaide, Eyre Peninsula, Ayers Rock & Sydney from $3,999pp including international flights

13 Days/10 Nights: This two-week itinerary commences in the South Australia capital of Adelaide and takes you to the stunning Eyre Peninsula to experience kangaroos, wallabies & koalas up close. Continue to Uluru and the awe-inspiring Ayers Rock before ending in the harbor city of Sydney. Enjoy free hotel nights and special touring offers as we transport you around Australia with Qantas.

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Iconic Australia - Melbourne, Great Ocean Road, Reef & Sydney from $2,599 per person Including flights

17 Days/14 Nights: This 14 nights itinerary to Melbourne, Great Ocean Road, Great Barrier Reef, and Sydney highlights the many contrasts of Australia from cosmopolitan cities to breathtaking coastlines, World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest to the stunning beauty of Sydney harbor. Enjoy free hotel nights and special touring offers as we transport you around Australia.

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Australia Highlights Vacation Package from $2,599 per person including international flights

14 Days/11 Nights - The perfect first trip to Australia itinerary! Experience cosmopolitan Melbourne, the Great Barrier Reef and the stunning harbor city of Sydney on this independent tour fully inclusive of flights and premium 4.5-5 star accommodations.

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The Great Australia Road Trip from $2,699 per person including international flights

15 Days/12 Nights: Starting your Australian journey in multicultural Melbourne before setting out on the open road for a multi-day self-drive via the Great Ocean Road, Otway National Park and enjoy a night in the quaint seaside town of Robe. Cruise the Coorong and the thee Fleurieu Peninsula on your way to Kangaroo Island. Come face to face with wildlife such as kangaroos, koala, wallabies.

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Australia's Surf Beaches, Great Barrier Reef & Sydney from $2,199 Including international Flights

14 Days/ 11nights: Experience Australia's best beaches at the Gold Coast, the Great Barrier Reef beach town of Port Douglas and the stunning harbour city of Sydney in this 14 days/11 nights upscale package including discounted airfare & free hotel nights.

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Cosmopolitan Melbourne & the Great Barrier Reef from $2,249 per person including international flights

9 Days/6 Nights: Australia in a week? No worries! Start your adventure in Melbourne, you'll discover a microcosm of Australia, from wildlife to vineyards, and beaches to national parks. After your city fix, the Great Barrier Reef beckons, In Cairns explore the only place on earth where two World-Heritage areas meet, adventures are as diverse as gliding above the ancient rainforest one day.

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Australia family self drive vacation package from $3,399 including international flights

16 Days/13 nights: Starting your Australian journey in multicultural Melbourne, enjoy a few days in this marvelous city before setting out on the open road for a multi-day self-drive along the country's breathtaking southeast coastline. Spend two days on Kangaroo Island, Australia's zoo without fences, and come face to face with wildlife such as kangaroos, koala, wallabies, sea lions.

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Melbourne, Australian Tennis Open championship from $3,199 per person including international flights

10 days/7 nights: What better way to take in Australia and Melbourne than alternating between amazing touring experiences and fierce tennis matches. After traveling to Melbourne for the Australian Open, enjoy additional leisurely time to tour the region and experience what draws visitors to Melbourne time and time again.

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Sydney, Byron Bay & Brisbane from $3,199 per person including international flights

14 days/11 nights: If you like to be where the action is, you can't beat Sydney. A modern, vibrant city with something for everyone: climb to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge for spectacular views, swim at a famous beach or take yourself on an exciting shopping expedition. Byron Bay offers humpback whales cruising past the headland; rainbows on the mountains across the bay.

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Sydney, Rainforest, Noosa, Fraser Island & Brisbane from $4,899 per person including international flights

14 days/11 nights: City, rainforest, beach and island - a little of everything. Starting in Sydney, explore the city and it's surrounds, the Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley. Fly to Brisbane and explore the city, Lamington National Park with it's subtropical rainforest in Australia, pectacular scenery and birdlife. An overnight stopover in Noosa then onto Fraser Island.

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Tasmanian Wilderness, Launceston to Hobart from $3,199 per person including international flights

10 days/7 nights: Take to the open road on Australia's Island state - Our Launceston to Hobart itinerary brings the Tasmanian Wilderness to the fore. Tasmania is a living ark of rare and amazing native animals, many found nowhere else. The outdoor adventures are beyond compare: bushwalking, rafting, diving and mountaineering will take your breath away.

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Best of Australia - Melbourne, Great Ocean Road, Ayers Rock & Sydney from $3,899 per person including international flights

15 Days/12 Nights: This fifteen day itinerary to Melbourne, Great Ocean Road, Ayers Rock and Sydney highlights the many contrasts of Australia from cosmopolitan cities to breathtaking coastlines, red desert encompassing awe inspiring Ayers Rock to the stunning beauty of Sydney harbor. Enjoy free hotel nights and special touring offers as we transport you around Australia.

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Australia's Cities, Wildlife & Whitsunday Islands Great Barrier Reef from $2,999 including international flights

12 Days/9 nights: Enjoy an active Australia adventure with this 9 night package including the cosmopolitan cities of Brisbane & Sydney and the stunning Whitsunday Islands. Enjoy free hotel nights & special values as we transport you around Australia.

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Sydney & Heron Island from $4,999 per person including international flights

12 Days/9 Nights: The stunning harbour city of Sydney, you'll run out of time before you run out of things to see and do in Sydney. Followed by Heron Island, one of only two Islands located directly on the Grear Barrier Reef. Here you can swim straight off the beach to an endless garden of coral where the waters are literally teeming with beautifully colored fish and marine life.

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Sydney & Whitsunday Sailing Adventure from $3,699 per person including international flights

11 Days/8 nights: This eleven-day itinerary commences in the stunning harbour city of Sydney and travels to The Whitsundays and Hamilton Island Beach Club. To truly experience the Whitsunday Islands the way they are meant to be experienced, step off of land and spend two incredible days and nights sailing through this area of pristine beauty and azur water.

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Sydney, Alice Springs, Ayers Rock Great Barrier Reef & Melbourne from $3,999 per person including international flights

16 days/13 nights: This sixteen-day itinerary highlights the many contrasts of Australia including Sydney, Alice Springs, Ayers Rock, Port Douglas & Melbourne. From the stunning beauty of Sydney harbor journey to the heart of Australia, Alice Springs and experience Aboriginal Culture first hand before continuing to Uluru and the awe-inspiring Ayers Rock.

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One Week in Western Australia: Best of Perth & Surrounds from $1,949 per person including international flights

8 Days/5 nights: The thing that surprises most about Australia's sunniest capital city is the incredible variety of experiences you can enjoy under its clear blue skies. Here, where the cityscape and natural landscapes live side-by-side, it's possible to swim with wild dolphins, taste the fruits of WA's oldest vineyards and spend the evening hopping between the lively small bars of Perth.

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Australian Wildlife Safari - Kangaroos, Koalas, Emus to Quokkas from $4,999 including international flights

13 days/10 nights: This two-week itinerary commences in the South Australia capital of Adelaide and takes you into the Outback for a wildlife safari of Australia's native animals to see kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, emus up close. Swim with the Sealions and see dolphins before continuing to Western Australia & the capital city of Perth - From lush Kings Park to the charming port of Fremantle.

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Sydney, Tasmania & Perth from $3,699 including international flights

17 Days/14 Nights: Get off the beaten track from East to Western Australia in this exciting 14 night itinerary including the stunning harbor city of Sydney, the Island state of Tasmania before ending in Western Australia's capital city of Perth. This independent tour is chock full of experiences and fully inclusive of flights, 4-5 star accommodations and small group touring.

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From East to West Australia & swim with the whale sharks at Ningaloo Reef from $6,549 per person including international flights

16 Days/13 Nights: A true life changing experience, this package includes one of our most favorite activities in Australia, swimming alongside the whale sharks off of Australia's Ningaloo Coast. Just off of the coast, Australia's Ningaloo Reef is vastly different than the widely known Great Barrier Reef in the sense that it is located directly off the beach, so you're able to snorkel.

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Perth, Ningaloo Reef, Broome & El Questro Homestead from $10,299 per person including international flights

14 Days/11 Nights: The ultimate Western Australia honeymoon and romance package. Experience Australia's most remote locations as you visit Ningaloo Reef, Cable Beach and El Questro Homestead. Feel like you are on a safari spending your nights in luxury tented accommodations just steps away from the ocean, stroll along the beach while you ride a camel at Cable Beach.

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Indian Pacific Rail Adventure - Perth, Adelaide & Sydney from $9,999 per person including international flights

16 Days/13 Nights: The Indian Pacific is one of the greatest train journeys in the world. Traveling from Perth to Sydney, it takes you across the entire southern part of the continent with stunning Outback views, plenty of opportunities to stopover at major city locations en route (Melbourne, Adelaide) and divine service. Combine the Indian Pacific with time in Perth, Adelaide and Sydney.

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Melbourne, Great Ocean Road, Kangaroo Island, Ayers Rock & Sydney from $4,999 including International Flights

19 Days/16 nights: Drive the Great Ocean Road past iconic surf spots, the magnificent Twelve Apostles, waterfalls and lush forest in Otway National Park, seafaring history in Port Fairy and Portland, taste wine in Coonawarra, cruise the Coorong and explore the inviting beaches of the Fleurieu Peninsula on your way to Adelaide. Spend two days on Kangaroo Island and come face to face with wildlife.

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Kangaroo Island, Great Barrier Reef & Sydney from $4,999 Including International flights

15 Days/12 Nights: Roam through charming Adelaide, nestled right in South Australia's world famous wine region. Spend two days on Kangaroo Island, Australia's zoo without fences, and come face to face with wildlife in it's own habitat. Venture north to the rainforest and reef of Northern Queensland before finishing your Australian adventure in Cosmopolitan Sydney.

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Journey to the Red Center of Australia including Ayers Rock & Sydney from $2,499 per person including international flights

9 Days/6 Nights: This package takes you up front and personal with the diverse and breathtaking wonders that Australia has to offer. Journey to the Red Centre to see Uluru (Ayers Rock), hike the outer rim of Kings Canyon and then visit cosmopolitan Sydney. While at Uluru, take in the limited time only Field of Light art installation by internationally acclaimed artist Bruce Munro.

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Ultimate Cultural Australia from $3,799 per person including international flights

11 Days/8 nights: See the diverse ecosystems of Uluru, the Northern Territory and Sydney. Arrive into Uluru (Ayers Rock) at the center of Australia; the sheer size of Uluru/Ayers Rock, along with the strong sense of spirituality and culture found here, means a visit to Uluru is an encounter with the very heart of the Australia. Following Uluru, head north to the top end city of Darwin.

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Darwin & Kakadu Top End of Australia Adventure from $4,499 per person including international flights

12 days/9 nights: Experience the unexpected in Australia by starting in the top end. This journey starts in Darwin, the gem of a city in the Northern Territory. Then commence a small group tour of Kakadu National Park and Katherine Gorge. Travel in a more intimate group and go places off the beaten track whilst staying in unique outback accommodations, then this is the trip for you.

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Kangaroo Island, "The Ghan", Red Centre, Top End, Barrier Reef & Sydney from $6,999 per person including international flights

21 days/18 nights: For a great Aussie welcome, head straight for Adelaide, friendly people, art, culture and wine. It's just a quick hop to Kangaroo Island, wildlife and scenery. Next a legendary journey on The Ghan train to the red center and on to the top end. At Uluru learn of the Aboriginal dreamtime and witness arguably Australia's best sunset. In Darwin venture to Kakadu national park.

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