If you really want to get Down Under and experience Australia's highlights without feeling rushed, you'll have to get off the big coaches.
Explore Melbourne before hitting the Great Ocean
Road and cutting through the Outback to the Red Centre. Here you'll experience the mysteries of Uluru and gain insight into Aboriginal culture.
When it comes time to bed down, shake things up with a variety of unique accommodation-swags to underground hostels and even a traditional sheep station.
Rainforest walk in Great Otway National Park
Visit to the 12 Apostles, an Aboriginal cultural centre, Tower Hill Reserve and Coorong National Park
Clare Valley wine tasting
Underground mine tour
Champagne sunset viewing of Uluru
Mala Walk around Uluru and cultural centre visit
Hikes at Grampians National Park, Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) and Kings Canyon
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
12 Breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners. (Allow AUD160-200 for meals that are not included.)
Private bus, walking.
G Adventures Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Small group experience; Max 20, average 16
Hostels (7 nights), camping in 'swag' or tent (4 nights), underground hostel (1 night). All night's multi-share.