Island & City Explorer

An exciting mix of city stays with a special stay on Kangaroo Island and the luxurious Hamilton Island in the heart of the Whitsunday’s.

Suggested itinerary includes:

  • 2 nights in Adelaide
  • 3 nights on Kangaroo Island
  • 6 nights winding along The Great Ocean Road
  • 2 nights in Melbourne
  • 5 nights touring Tasmania
  • 3 nights in Sydney
  • 5 nights on Hamilton Island
  • 1 night in Brisbane

Day 1 - Adelaide
Arrive into Adelaide on your scheduled flight from the UK. Discover Adelaide’s colonial elegance, streets and the museums. Take a day trip to the world-class wineries or shop till you drop in Rundle Mall.

Day 3 - Kangaroo Island
Head across to Kangaroo Island for a memorable three night stay. This nature lover’s island has plenty to see and do. Spot wallabies and Kangaroos, also keep a look out for koalas, platypuses, echidnas, penguins, sea lions and native birds.

Day 7  - Great Ocean Road
After a night in Adelaide you will begin your adventure along the Great Ocean Road. Winding through 300km of rugged scenery past the imposing Twelve Apostles rock formations and the rainforests, the drive is one of Australia's greatest touring routes. With endless photo opportunities and superb scenery around every corner, this is a must do for everyone. 

Day 13  - Melbourne
Arrive in the cosmopolitan hub of Melbourne after your Great Ocean Road self drive. Spend two nights exploring the streets and thriving café and art culture, cycle along the seashore or taste the delights as you wine and dine along bustling Southbank.

Day 15  - Touring Tasmania
Arrive into Tasmania for an exciting mix of stunning scenery and fascinating history. Journey from Launceston, discover the Tamar Valley, or visit Cataract Gorge. Drive onto Coles Bay via the beautiful lush Freycinet National Park, through forests and towering tree tops to Port Arthur. Finally head to Hobart to explore the markets, harbour and charming capital city of Tasmania.

Day 20  - Sydney
Fly to Sydney for a four night stay. Take a ferry ride to Taronga Zoo, take a peaceful walk through the serene Chinese Gardens of Darling Harbour or sample some of the city's suburb food and wine outlets on Darling Harbour or around Circular Quay.

Day 23 - Hamilton island
Fly onwards to Hamilton Island for an idyllic four night stay surrounded by the many islands of the Whitsundays and the great wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. Spend your days snorkeling, hiking, kayaking or simply relaxing on the island’s beautiful beach. Alternatively you could enjoy an optional day trip out to Whitehaven beach, renowned for its stunning beauty and pristine white sand.

Day 27 - Brisbane
Head back to the mainland and spend a night in the sunny city of Brisbane before you return to the UK. Take a picturesque river walk along the Southbank or buy your last minute souvenirs from the shops of Queen Street Mall.

Day 28 - Farewell
Spend your last day enjoying the warm Brisbane sunshine before making your way back to the UK.

28 day Island and City Explorer holiday from £2408

with flights from £3454

Be sure to enjoy:

  • Adelaide city centre
  • A special stay on Kangaroo Island
  • The Great Ocean Road and Twelve Apostles
  • Melbourne’s cosmopolitan culture
  • The great Yarra Valley
  • Phillip Island and the Penguin Parade
  • The Freycinet National Park
  • Hobart’s Harbour
  • Tamar Valley
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Whitsunday Island’s
  • A relaxing afternoon along the Brisbane River at South Bank.

You may also wish to add day tours and activities and a worldwide stopover

Guide prices shown are per person based on two sharing standard accommodation and include full ABTA/ ATOL protection. Prices vary according to season and standard of accommodation chosen. To plan your own holiday Downunder call Freedom Australia on 0333 234 2889.

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