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Mix it up with the best bars in Sydney

After a busy day exploring Sydney, a relaxing evening complete with a cool beverage is a wonderful way to wind down. But how would you like to relax in a fabulous Australian bar, promising glamourous themes, authentic cocktails and spectacular views, all in the heart of Australia’s most popular city? Well, when heading on an escorted group tour of Australia you'll have plenty of opportunities to d..

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Three of the best hot air balloon experiences in Australia

Australia – the only country that’s also a continent – is one of the most remarkable places on earth. It’s not just the incredible contrast in landscapes, from stunning tropical beaches to verdant rainforest to the supremely desolate Outback, but the sheer unrivalled scale that makes it the ultimate travel destination. And how better to survey these lofty landscapes than from a hot air balloon, dr..

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Species of Kangaroo you can find whilst touring Australia

One of the main reasons people dream of visiting Australia is to see the wildlife, which is like no other country on the planet – with its kangaroos being one of the main draws. So before you head on an escorted holiday to Australia, why not make sure you are all clued up on the three main types of kangaroo in Australia. Read on to find out more about these fascinating creatures… (more…)..

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7 Wetlands in Australia for nature lovers!

Wetlands are a crucial part of Australia’s unique ecosystem. They protect the country’s stunning shores from waves, reduce the impact of floods, absorb pollution and enhance water quality. Equally important, they provide a habitat for countless exotic animals and plants, supporting an incredible diversity of life that can be found nowhere else. Australia has 66 wetlands of International importance..

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Top 3 Unmissable Wine Tours in Australia

Australia – the only country that’s also a continent – is a unique destination. Its sheer scope and scale, and its distinctive flora and fauna, much of which cannot be found anywhere else on earth, make it a remarkable experience, and its unimaginably vast and desolate outback, cosmopolitan cities and beautiful beaches have rightly become world-renowned. It has also become famous for its superb wi..

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4 of Melbourne’s biggest events

Melbourne is one of Australia’s most thriving and lively cities, bursting with exciting attractions and events with something for everyone to enjoy. Many city-wide, national and international events fill the calendar each year, meaning that during your time in the city it’s highly likely that you’ll be able to experience one of these incredible events for yourself. Take a look below for the top ev..

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Four experiences to enjoy in and around Alice Springs

Located almost in the geographic centre of Australia sits the small town of Alice Springs, with a population of only around 29,000 people. This might not be a bustling city, but you certainly won’t be short of things to do here. With this fascinating town situated in the heart of Australia’s Red Centre, it offers up some of the most unique and unforgettable experiences you will ever encounter. Luc..

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6 animals you can spot on Kangaroo Island

Part of the appeal of visiting Australia is getting the chance to see some truly extraordinary wildlife in their natural habitats that we would never get the chance to see in the UK. With one of Distant Journeys’ Australian tours, you’ll have several opportunities to meet the diverse array of wildlife that call Australia their home, with Kangaroo Island being just one of the places you’ll be lucky..

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Cool rooftop bars in Sydney to get the best views

Sydney is arguably the most exciting city in the Southern Hemisphere and certainly the most cosmopolitan. According to the 2011 census, more than 250 different languages are spoken here and more than a third of the population was born overseas, making Sydney a unique melting pot of different cultures and traditions. The city is as famous for its distinctive skyline – particularly the iconic Sydney..

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Discover Fraser Island with these 7 things to do

Fraser Island is one of the most remarkable destinations on earth. In fact, it’s the only place in the world where tall rainforests grow on sand dunes, and it’s home to 72 different colours of sand – mostly vivid reds and yellows. 76 miles long and nearly 14 miles wide, it’s the largest sand island on the planet and a World Heritage Site in its own right, placing it on an equal footing with more f..

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  • ‘From the very first phone call we made they have delivered excellent service – friendly, reassuring, professional and nothing was too much for them to do’
    Mr & Mrs Payne, West Yorkshire

    Mr & Mrs Payne, Wonders of Australia
  • ‘Great holiday, we had the freedom to do our own thing when it suited as well as a range of excursions when we needed them. The Ghan train and the Great Barrier Reef experiences were first class’ Mr & Mrs Parry, Cheshire

    Mr & Mrs Parry, Wonders of Australia

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Australia & New Zealand
2019 / 2020

Australia & New Zealand 2019 / 2020

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India 2019 / 2020

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South Africa 2019 / 2020

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Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & India 2018 / 2019

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