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Australia Wildlife Holidays

Australia’s wildlife collection includes charming marsupials, spectacular marine life and fascinating reptiles. With guided and self-drive wildlife and nature holidays, short breaks and excursions available to include in or add onto your tailor made holiday, nature lovers will find plenty to enjoy in Australia.

Offshore encounters are unforgettable, with cetaceans, sharks and a myriad of tropical fish enchanting visitors. Where else can you swim with whale sharks, spot dugongs, come face to face with kangaroos and koalas and dive with a huge array of marine life on the world’s largest living organism – the Great Barrier Reef?

Take a Waddle on the Wild Side

If you’re passionate about penguins, a visit to Philip Island for its world-famous penguin parade is a must. Each night, masses of Little Blue penguins make their way along the beachfront, where guests have the opportunity to watch from distance. Find out more in this short video:

Discover the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef holds the world’s largest coral reef system with over 1,700 varieties. Here, you can dive amongst 22,000 species of fish as well as humpback and southern right whales, orca, dugong and numerous types of dolphin and sharks! Browse all Great Barrier Reef Adventures >

Marvellous Masupials

Australia is also home to 140 species of marsupials, including kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and wombats. Estimates of Australia’s kangaroo population are between 30-60 million and you can find them across most rural parts of the country.

Birds & Reptiles

Of the 828 species of bird in Australia, around half are found nowhere else on the planet. Australia is also home to more species of venomous snakes than any other continent, including 21 of the world’s 25 deadliest!

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Wildlife Holidays in Australia

Wildlife and Wine of South Australia

from £1,443
excluding flights
7 nights Year round
Explore the highlights of South Australia taking in the capital, Adelaide as well as the remarkable Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park and Kangaroo Island.
  • Wildlife
  • Self Drive
  • Food and Wine

Ningaloo and Shark Bay Discovery

from £1,234
excluding flights
7 nights Mar-Oct
This short self drive itinerary showcases the very best of Australia’s Coral Coast.
  • Wildlife
  • Self Drive

Western Reef Adventure

from £1,134
excluding flights
11 nights Year round
Explore Western Australia following a route from Perth along the sunset coast to Exmouth via Kalbarri National Park and Monkey Mia.
  • Wildlife
  • Self Drive
  • Classic Experiences

Whales and Wine of the South West

from £1,179
excluding flights
8 nights Year round
The lush green forests and fertile vineyards of Australia's South West provide the backdrop to this coastal adventure, whilst marine wildlife can be found in abundance off-shore.
  • Self Drive
  • Whale Watching
  • Food and Wine

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