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30 days from £6,899 per person

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Feeling the sand between our toes on the glorious beaches of Fraser Island.


Australians are renowned for their love of the outdoors, and you’ll quickly discover why on this all-encompassing trip of a lifetime. Soak up the sunshine in the country’s greatest cities, sample shiraz in its finest wine regions and meet the diverse wildlife as we delve into Outback, rainforest and parkland. We've devoted 30 days to these Australia escorted tours, so we’re able to see even more highlights, from the creeks of the ‘Top End’ to the bohemian beach town of Noosa.

Your holiday includes:

21 excursions and visits

  • Tours of Perth and Fremantle (including river cruise); Alice Springs; Darwin (including Military Museum); Brisbane (including koala sanctuary); Sydney; and Melbourne
  • Kakadu National Park
  • Yellow Water cruise
  • Nitmiluk Gorge cruise
  • Uluru sunset and sunrise viewing
  • Kata Tjuta
  • Great Barrier Reef cruise
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Kuranda Skyrail
  • Fraser Island
  • Pacific Coast drive (stopping at Gold Coast & Byron Bay)
  • Hunter Valley winery tour
  • Sydney harbour cruise
  • Yarra Valley wine tasting
  • Excursion to Dandenong Ranges and Puffing Billy train ride


  • 27 nights in hotels and 2 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • International and internal flights as detailed. Prices are based on return flights with Qantas from London Heathrow - inbound via Perth. Supplements may apply from other airports
  • 30 meals: 27 breakfasts (days 3-29) 3 lunches (days 14, 17 and 23)


  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Titan tour manager
  • Travel in destination by coach
  • Porterage

GAU map

  • VIP Outbound2

    Day 1 UK - In flight

    Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Perth.

    In flight

  • Perth day 2


    On arrival, the evening is at leisure.

    Pan Pacific Perth (4-star)

  • Fremantle day 3


    We start our day with a tour of Perth and then make our way towards the ocean to spend time in Fremantle - an eclectic, arty suburb that has retained an element of its historic, colonial precinct. We board a ferry to follow the weaving Swan River through Fremantle back to Perth, sailing past multi-million-dollar waterfront mansions.

    • Tour of Perth and Fremantle, including river cruise (morning)

    Pan Pacific Perth (4-star)

  • Kings Park day 4


    Today is free to explore Australia’s sunniest capital. Maybe follow a nature trail, take an Indigenous Heritage Tour in Kings Park, find adventure on the river or visit the Art Gallery WA to see one of the world’s finest collections of indigenous art.

    Alternatively, choose an optional excursion to Rottnest Island. It’s of great spiritual significance - known as Wadjemup to the Aboriginal people who have inhabited this island for more than 6,500 years. This car-free island has stunning beaches, incredible pink salt lakes and an abundance of wildlife including the adorably cheerful quokkas. Wadjemup Lighthouse, still operating today, offers fantastic views over Rottnest and the sapphire ocean.

    Kings Park is a wonderful spot to end your day, strolling through 400 hectares of beautiful gardens and protected bushland, before watching the sun set over the city.

    Pan Pacific Perth (4-star)

  • gau day 8


    Fly to Darwin, capital of the Northern Territory. We’ll stay close to the ocean and an easy walk from the city’s highlights.

    Novotel Darwin CBD (4-star)

  • Day 6


    We spend a full day touring Kakadu National Park, Australia’s largest national park and home to Aboriginal people for over 50,000 years. Look out for native wildlife and huge termite mounds along the roadside as we traverse stunning scenery and landscapes.

    • Kakadu National Park (all day)

    Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel (3-star)

  • Katherine day 10

    Kakadu - Katherine

    Cruise Kakadu’s wetlands, an ever-changing landscape. More than 10,000 saltwater crocodiles live in the park, as well as an uncountable number of bird species, including the whistling duck, jabiru and white-bellied sea eagle. Experienced guides will give fascinating insights into the region’s wildlife, Bininj people and survival through the seasons.

    Later, we travel to Katherine.

    • Yellow Water cruise (morning)

    Ibis Styles Katherine (3-star)

  • gau day 11

    Katherine - Darwin

    Nitmiluk National Park includes a breathtaking series of towering gorges along the Katherine River. This morning we’ll take a leisurely cruise on its tranquil waters, before returning to Darwin.

    • Nitmiluk Gorge cruise (morning)

    Novotel Darwin CBD (4-star)

  • Kakadu day 9


    This morning we take a tour of this tropical capital, including entrance to the Darwin Military Museum, which tells the story of Japan’s devastating air raids on 19 February 1942. They dropped more bombs here than on Pearl Harbor.

    The afternoon is at leisure. Maybe visit the wonderful markets or the superb Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.

    • Tour of Darwin, including Military Museum (morning)

    Novotel Darwin CBD (4-star)

  • Al Springss day 5

    Alice Springs

    Fly early to Alice Springs, where our tour includes a visit to the Royal Flying Doctors Service Base, founded to provide medical care for residents in over 1.5 million square kilometres of isolated bushland; and the Old Telegraph Station, built in the 1870s to relay messages between Darwin and Adelaide.

    • Tour of Alice Springs (morning)

    Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters (4-star)

  • Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) - Uluru

    Our journey continues to one of Australia’s natural highlights, Uluru. We head to the Olgas, a collection of rounded rocks known to Aborigines as Kata Tjuta (‘Many Heads’), and then continue closer to Uluru to enjoy a glass of wine at sunset.

    • Kata Tjuta (afternoon)
    • Uluru sunset viewing (evening)

    Desert Gardens Hotel, Uluru (3.5-star)

  • Kata Tjuta day 7

    Uluru - Cairns

    Early this morning we travel the short distance back to Uluru to watch this phenomenal rock change as the sun rises, before flying to Cairns.

    • Uluru sunrise viewing (morning)

    Bailey Hotel, Cairns (4-star)

  • Day 13


    Today is free to explore Cairns. The Esplanade lagoon or the Pier marina, are the places to head to if you want to spend time on the coast. Despite the lack of beach, this small town is still popular for boardshort-clad tourists, and for those looking to experience the great outdoors.

    Bailey Hotel, Cairns (4-star)

  • Great Barrier Reef day 14

    Great Barrier Reef

    Today we experience another of Australia’s incredible natural wonders - the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy an unforgettable cruise to Michaelmas Cay, a small sand island on the outer reef. You can choose to remain on deck, take a tour on a semi-submersible vessel, or experience the warmth of the water as you snorkel between the corals in search of tropical fish, giant clams and green sea turtles.

    • Great Barrier Reef cruise (all day)

    Bailey Hotel, Cairns (4-star)

  • Barron Falls day 15


    We board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a journey through some of the world’s oldest rainforest, with an incredibly vivid display of plants and some spectacular waterfalls, including Barron Falls, where we stop for photos. You’re free to explore the village of Kuranda, with several options to get closer to native wildlife.

    Our return to Cairns is on the spectacular Kuranda Skyrail, a sedate 7.5km gondola ride gliding just metres above the rainforest canopy, allowing a unique opportunity to see, hear and smell this beautiful area.

    • Kuranda Scenic Railway (morning)
    • Kuranda Skyrail (afternoon)

    Bailey Hotel, Cairns (4-star)

  • Brisbane day 16

    Cairns - Brisbane - Noosa

    Fly to Brisbane and transfer to Noosa - the rest of the afternoon is at leisure.

    The Sebel Noosa (4-star)

  • Fraser Island day 17

    Fraser Island

    Today we visit Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand island, and the only place on the planet where rainforest grows on sand. As your 4WD drive vehicle navigates the stunning east coast beach - the island’s main road - you’ll enjoy translucent freshwater lakes, and may catch sight of the wild dingos and native birds.

    • Fraser Island (all day)

    The Sebel Noosa (4-star)

  • Noosa day 18


    Spend your free day relaxing in the tropical town of Noosa. Maybe take to the expansive golden beaches or stroll to beautiful Noosa Heads for gorgeous views and a chance to spot koalas in the eucalyptus trees at Noosa National Park. You may find opportunities to sail down Noosa River or go whale watching.

    The Sebel Noosa (4-star)

  • Brisbaneeee day 19

    Noosa - Brisbane

    We drive to Brisbane for a tour of this booming city, including a visit to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. The world’s largest koala sanctuary has over 130 of these gentle marsupials, as well as kangaroos, possums and wombats.

    • Tour of Brisbane, including koala sanctuary (morning)

    Novotel Brisbane (4-star)

  • Botanic Gardens day 20


    Today is free to spend time in Brisbane’s historic precinct, the delightful Botanic Gardens or the world-class galleries along the South Bank.

    Alternatively, choose an optional excursion to Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island - a 75-minute cruise from the mainland. This protected island offers fabulous opportunities: hand feed wild bottlenose dolphins; or snorkel amongst wrecks which have become home to reef fish.

    Novotel Brisbane (4-star)

  • Byron Bay day 21

    Pacific Coast - Byron Bay - Coffs Harbour

    Board our coach after breakfast to enjoy the scenery as we head south along the legendary Pacific Coast. We stop to see the fun-filled Gold Coast, where a virtually unbroken 40km beach braces for the waves of renowned surf spots; and Byron Bay, a small hippy town at the end of a beautiful sweeping bay, at mainland Australia’s most easterly point.

    We continue to Coffs Harbour, where the Great Dividing Range meets the South Pacific Ocean.

    • Pacific Coast drive, stopping at Gold Coast & Byron Bay (all day)

    BreakFree Aanuka Beach Resort, Coffs Harbour (3.5-star)

  • Coffs Harbour day 22

    Hunter Valley

    Travel into New South Wales’ best-known wine region - Hunter Valley. Spend this afternoon on a winery tour and sample specialities such as semillon and shiraz.

    • Hunter Valley winery tour (afternoon)

    Mercure Resort Hunter Valley (3.5-star)

  • Day 23


    Board our coach to Sydney, where we take a tour to see the city’s highlights. Enjoy a seafood lunch on a harbour cruise while we witness iconic views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.

    • Tour of Sydney and harbour cruise (afternoon)

    Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney (4-star)

  • Day 24 25


    You have two free days to experience the delights of Sydney. There’s a vast choice of galleries and historical museums, the gorgeous Botanical Gardens and The Rocks - the fabulous heart of historic Sydney where Captain Arthur Phillip proclaimed the establishment of Australia’s first European settlement in 1788. Maybe see a performance at the Royal Opera House, climb the Harbour Bridge or ascend the Sydney Tower for impressive views.

    Although the city is walkable, there is a fantastic transport system which can also take you to more distant attractions such as Bondi Beach, North Head Sanctuary in Manly or Botany Bay.

    Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Sydney (4-star)

  • Cooks Cottage day 26

    Sydney - Melbourne

    After a flight to Melbourne, we take a tour of the city, including entrance to Cooks Cottage, which was built in Yorkshire by Captain James Cook’s parents, painstakingly disassembled, shipped to Australia and rebuilt in Fitzroy Gardens in 1934.

    • Tour of Melbourne (afternoon)

    Novotel Melbourne Central (4-star) or Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders (4-star)

  • Yarra Vally  day 27

    Dandenong - Yarra Valley

    Enjoy a day in Victoria’s beautiful countryside. As we drive through endless rows of vines in Yarra Valley, we break at a few fine wineries to compare their signature flavours.

    Then, we’ll continue to the Dandenong Ranges for a trip on Puffing Billy steam train. The view of the Dandenong Ranges can often be seen under a blue haze, created by the eucalyptus trees that cover much of the area.

    • Yarra Valley wine tasting (morning)
    • Excursion to Dandenong Ranges and Puffing Billy train ride (afternoon)

    Novotel Melbourne Central (4-star) or Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders (4-star)

  • Melbou day 28


    There’s plenty to see on a free day in Melbourne, including the beautiful Victorian façades of Flinders Street Station and Old Customs House, Queen Victoria Market and the Old Melbourne Gaol, now a museum dedicated to Melbourne’s most dangerous offenders, including Ned Kelly.

    Alternatively, join us for an optional excursion along the Great Ocean Road, a stunning coastal route that includes the Twelve Apostles; or travel to Phillip Island, best known for the enchanting parade of adorable little (fairy) penguins that waddle across the shores at dusk to nest.

    Novotel Melbourne Central (4-star) or Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders (4-star)

  • In Flight 3

    Day 29 Melbourne - In flight

    Enjoy a second free day in this exciting city before we transfer to the airport this evening for your return flight to the UK.

    In flight

  • VIP Inbound 2

    Day 30 UK

    Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

    Arrive Home

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Important information about your destination

Please note: • Due to flight schedules, the days of operation for excursions in Alice Springs are subject to change. • 14 November 2022 departure will stay at Voyages Sails in the Desert, Uluru (4.5-star) on day 11.


Grand Tour of Australia

30 days from £6,899 per person