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Let the adventure begin in Australia

Great Australian holidays are about making the right choice, having the freedom to do what you want and enjoying the adventure. Australia is a vast country, but one which is surprisingly easy to see if you choose to travel with an escorted tour by rail or coach.

The wonderful world of Oz is filled with varied landscapes, and makes it on to everyone’s ‘must visit’ list. There’s certainly a lot to see, but it’s not just about seeing, it’s also about experiencing.

See Australia with AAT Kings

There’s no better way than with AAT Kings who provide an exciting range of luxury coach tours, they ensure that you experience the very best of Australia from the iconic beauty, to the unique wildlife and one of the oldest and most fascinating cultures in the world.

Day 1 – Visit Port Maquarie on your way to Coffs Harbour

Day 2 – Stop off at Byron Bay to experience its laid-back bohemian vibe

Day 3 – Take a trip to Australia Zoo – made famous by the crocodile hunter, Steve Irwin

Day 4 – Enjoy a day at leisure exploring Noosa

Day 5 – Discover World Heritage Listed Fraser Island on a four-wheel-drive tour

Day 6 – Sample afternoon tea at the homestead – a restored ‘Queenslander’ house

East Coast Islands & Rainforest Escorted Tour

Experience the East Coast Islands & Rainforest tour with and AAT Kings from Sydney to Cairns.

Includes one night stay in Sydney at the 3 star Cambridge Hotel, 12 night tour, accommodation and return flights.

Day 7 – Venture to Airlie Beach, the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands

Day 8 – Spend the day exploring Hamilton Island

Day 9 – Stop off in Townsville, overlooking Magnetic Island

Day 10 – Explore and cruise on the Lake Barrine

Day 11 – Join a high-speed catamaran and cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef

Day 12 – Enjoy a day at leisure to explore Cairns, where your tour concludes.

Australian Highlights – 13 day tour

AAT Kings’ fully escorted 13 day Highlights of Australia includes the city sights of Melbourne, Sydney and Cairns with visits to the Barrier Reef, Alice Springs and Ayers Rock.

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Sydney & the Blue Mountains

Discover the sights of Sydney and its surrounds. Tick the must-see city sights off your list as you view the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach plus more.

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The Ghan Expedition rail tour

If you’re looking for a holiday that will provide you with unsurpassed views of the panoramic plains of Oz, then give some thought to travelling by rail. Travelling on board the world-famous Ghan from north to south over four unforgettable days, this spectacular train boasts fantastic views of Australia. This is definitely a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will certainly be remembered long after the wheels stop turning.

Day 1

Set off from Darwin and travel to the northern town of Katherine. Enjoy and Off Train Excursion to spiritual Nitmiluk – also known as Katherine Gorge. Cruise along the idyllic Katherine River whilst uncovering the intriguing aboriginal history

Day 2

Venture to the famed Red Centre – one of Australia’s must see gems. This legendary train journey then takes you to Alice Springs where you’ll visit more intriguing landmarks

Gold Service

Travel in style with the Gold Service – the most popular level of service available aboard The Ghan. You’ll enjoy private cabin accommodation with all-inclusive dining ranging from a hearty full cooked breakfast to a delicious three-course dinner, beverages and a selection of fascinating Off Train Excursions.

The Ghan Expedition rail tour
3 nights/4 days all-inclusive Gold Service.

Day 3

Hop back on board and head to Manguri, where the Off Train Excursion takes you to Coober Pedy – a town where more than half of the residents live underground

Day 4

Travel south through the fertile countryside to Adelaide where this unforgettable journey comes to an end

Fly to Australia with the World’s Best Airline

Qatar Airways flies to over 150 destinations worldwide, with nine daily flights between the UK and its hub in Doha. Plus from 30th March 2016, Qatar Airways will launch direct services from Birmingham to Doha and beyond.

Winner of 2015 Airline of the Year and Best Airline Business Class Seat, Qatar Airways provides everything you need for a truly unforgettable travel experience.

Discover the latest addition to the Qatar Airways network, Sydney, Australia’s famous harbour city. Immerse in the city culture with the infamous setting of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House or travel beyond the city to soak up the sun and surf of Bondi Beach. With national parks, the rugged Blue Mountains and rainforests close by, you’ll discover there’s more to South East Australia than you realised.

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