12 days tour

Discover Australia National Geographic Journeys

This tour includes:


CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.


11 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner


Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Melbourne Foodie Walk, Melbourne Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Private Tour of the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Exclusive Indigenous experience at Cooya Beach, Port Douglas. Sydney Harbour cruise. Indigenous dreamtime walk through the Daintree Rainforest at Mossman Gorge. Sunrise interpretive walk at Uluru. Walk through Walpa Gorge in Kata Tjuta. Full day excursion snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Private vehicle, plane, boat, walking.


Hotels (11 nts).


As of October 1, 2021 G Adventures' Vaccinated Tours Policy applies:  All travelers must meet the G Adventures requirements for joining their tours. The majority of tours require travelers to be fully vaccinated and the full/final COVID-19 vaccination must be at least 14 days before the first day of the tour. There are some tours and departures that are only ‘Travel-Ready’ which means all travelers must be fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours before the first day of the tour. Please, double check with the G Adventures Support Team about the requirements of your tour and departure date.

Not included:


Melbourne - 12 Apostles, Otways & Great Ocean Road - Yarra Valley Wine Tour (175-200AUD per person) Uluru - Outback Astronomy Tour (60-70AUD per person)


Flights are not included


Other activities and services are not included


Insurance is not included

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Itinerary of your trip Discover Australia National Geographic Journeys

  • Day 1 Day 1: Melbourne
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 1: Melbourne

      Arrive at any time.Make your way to the hotel to check in. There are no planned activities during the day, so enjoy some time to explore the city before joining our CEO for a welcome briefing at 8pm. Accommodation: - Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne (or similar). Included Activities: - Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Additional Notes: Please note that while day 1 is an arrival day with no major activities planned there will still be a welcome meeting at 8pm. We recommend arriving a few hours before to ensure you have enough time to make it from the airport to the starting hotel where the welcome meeting will take place.

  • Day 2 Day 2: Melbourne (1B, 1L)
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 2: Melbourne (1B, 1L)

      Embark on a food tour of Melbourne with a local author and culinary storyteller. Home to many thriving immigrant communities, Melbourne has long been considered one of Australia’s gastronomic hubs. On this foodie walk through the city’s famed laneways, we’ll experience a range of flavors and cuisines over lunch at three popular venues. Start with an Asian entree with wine; move on to an Italian restaurant for a main dish accompanied with more wine, and finish off the tour with a gelato dessert at our third stop. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Accommodation: - Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne (or similar). Meals Included: - Breakfast - Lunch Included Activities: - Melbourne Foodie Walk Additional Notes: Occasionally Monique Bayer may not be available for the Melbourne Foodie Walk. In the event this happens, an equally qualified guide will lead the walk.

  • Day 3 Day 3: Melbourne (1B)
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 3: Melbourne (1B)

      Spend the day exploring vibrant Melbourne. Set out on an optional excursion on the Great Ocean Road, following spectacular sea cliffs along the windswept Southern Ocean. Visit some of the region’s top wineries or wander the city’s narrow cobbled lanes and alleys, discovering quirky cafés and colorful murals. Accommodation: - Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne (or similar). Meals Included: - Breakfast Optional Extras to chose from: - 12 Apostles, Otways & Great Ocean Road Additional Notes: Due to exceptional demand, if you are interested in participating in the 12 Apostles, Otways & Great Ocean Road optional activity, it must be pre-booked in order to secure a spot during your tour.


Tour leaving from Melbourne

Melbourne is a vibrant city in Australia, known for its laneways and arcades, its arts and cultural scene, its delicious food, and its beautiful botanical gardens. It also offers the opportunity to explore the surroundings, such as the famous Great Ocean Road.

Experience Style

Experience Style


There will be challenging activities such as hiking, biking, canyoning and trekking, but you’re also going to have other means of transportation and relaxed moments to just chill.

Accomodation level

Accomodation level


This accommodation includes essential services like a hot shower, electricity, and a nice and comfy bed.

Experience Type

Experience Type

Small Group

You’ll be accompanied by a small group of travelers just like you.

Physical Rating

Physical Rating


Almost everyone is fit for these activities. Every hike or physical exercise last less than 30 minutes, such as paragliding and horseback riding. Please ask about specific conditions.

Age range

Age range

Min: 12 / Max: 99

Age range allowed for this experience.

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