Hit enter to search or ESC to close
Surfers on an Australian beach

Experiences

Australia’s Vibrant Cities and Charming Countryside

A land of great contrasts, southern Australia offers stunning coastlines, rolling vineyards, and rugged mountains. Brimming with wildlife, the region hosts bountiful marine life, kangaroos, koalas, and birds.

When to go:
September – May

Welcome to Sydney; one of the world’s most picturesque ocean-side cities with a lively, energetic and friendly reputation. Indulge in Australia’s finest produce and fresh seafood through its multi-cultural foodie scene. Exploring the city through your taste buds, you will try the best food market available on the weekday. Whether it’s beachside Bondi or Carriageworks’ edgy markets, you’re in for a treat. Continue on to the immense Sydney Fish Markets where you’ll receive an intriguing insight into the Australian waters and the species that locals enjoy daily. Sample the ocean’s delicacies before your private fish preparation masterclass at the famous Fish Butchery in Paddington.

For the ultimate Sydney experience, climb the Harbour Bridge for unrivalled 360-degree views. Conquering the summit places you 134 metres above the bustling city, overlooking the Sydney Opera House and beyond.

Inviting you away from the beaten tourist track, a trip to the charming North Shore provides pristine beaches, national parks and remarkable cuisine. Surrounded by native flora and fauna, the coastal walk offers opportunities to swim in natural rock pools and visit secluded beaches and waterfalls. End your day relaxing onboard a private yacht for a sunset sail around Sydney Harbour, soaking up the iconic monuments in the glow of the evening light.

Home to some of South Australia’s fantastic food, wine and scenery, the Adelaide Hills offer a leafy haven on the city’s outskirts. Explore one of the many lo-fi wineries before learning the fascinating craft from an expert winemaker. Take a short flight from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island for an authentic Australian wildlife experience. Travel the secluded bushland tracks by vehicle or quad bikes in search of wallabies, kangaroos and other native wildlife. On reaching Cygnet River, scan the trees for koalas, parrots and wonderful bush birds. Spend time with sea lions in Seal Bay and learn about their feeding and breeding behaviour. Taking to the ocean by speedboat, you will discover more of the marine environment as you search for dolphins and grab the opportunity to swim with these playful creatures.

Immerse yourself in the lively and creative cosmopolitan city of Melbourne. With first-class attractions and distinct enclaves, you’ll uncover hidden restaurants, music venues and historic laneways. Discover the city’s diversity through its food scene as you traverse its vibrant neighbourhoods in search of culinary delights. Indulge in seasonal produce and fresh seafood at the Queen Victoria Market and wander through 27 ethnic cuisines to seek out local flavours.