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Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Dolphin Feeding, Tangalooma Resort
Quokka Selfie, Rottnest Island
Fitzroy Island
Penguin Parade, Phillip Island
Moore Reef, North Queensland

Wildlife Islands of Australia

19 day Holiday Idea - from £2345

With flights from £3165

Explore five of Australia’s most picturesque islands, home to some of its most unique wildlife, between city stays in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Highlights:

  • Take a selfie with the quokkas of Rottnest
  • Enjoy a day tour to Phillip Island to see the evening penguin parade
  • Explore the vast beauty of wildlife-laden Kangaroo Island
  • Meet the inquisitive dolphins of Moreton Island
  • Stay overnight on Fitzroy Island, in the heart of Great Barrier Reef

Your Holiday Includes:

  • 3 nights in Perth
  • 1 night on Rottnest Island
  • 2 nights in Adelaide
  • 3 day Kangaroo Island self drive
  • 3 nights Melbourne
  • Phillip Island Penguin Parade Tour
  • 2 nights Brisbane
  • 1 night Tangalooma Island
  • 3 nights Cairns
  • 1 night Fitzroy Island
  • Optional UK flights
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 to 2 - Perth

Arrive into the Western Australian capital of Perth, the world’s most isolated city. You can choose from our great range of places to stay in Perth, including a number of self catering apartment hotels.

Spend the next two days exploring at your leisure. We recommend venturing up to Kings Park for breathtaking views over the city and to see some fine examples of the unique flora and fauna found in Western Australia. You may also want to visit the historic port of Freemantle or Perth’s famous Cottesloe Beach.

Day 3 - Rottnest Island

Board the short high speed ferry service to Rottnest Island, a picture perfect island with crystal clear water bays and beaches, walking trails and historical significance. Most famously, it is the home to Western Australia’s cutest resident, the Quokka, a small marsupial who has gained famed for their willingness to indulge in a selfie with visitors!

Spend the night in a en suite luxury tent at Discovery Rottnest, with complimentary bicycle and snorkel hire included.

Day 4 - Perth

Enjoy a morning at leisure exploring Rottnest Island before boarding the ferry back to Perth for your final night in the city.

Day 5 - Adelaide

Fly to South Australia and check in at your choice of Adelaide accommodation. This pleasant city can easily be explored by foot, though make sure to also ride the historic tram to the seaside resort of Glenelg, just 30 minutes from the centre.

Day 6 - Kangaroo Island Self Drive

Pick up your hire car this morning for your three day Kangaroo Island Hopover self drive. With hand selected accommodation included, you’ll visit:

  • Flinders Chase National Park
  • Seal Bay Conservation Park
  • Penneshaw
  • Cape Jervis

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Day 9 to 11 - Melbourne

After another night in Adelaide, it is time to fly to Melbourne, the cosmopolitan and vibrant capital of Victoria. You can choose from our range of Melbourne accommodation, including city centre hotels and apartments.

A day tour to Phillip Island is included in your stay, to see the where the nightly display of fairy penguins waddling ashore, and to visit to a local koala sanctuary to meet Australia’s cuddliest icon.

Day 12 - Brisbane

Next it’s off to Brisbane for an exciting two night stay in Queensland’s capital. Wander along the lively city’s Southbank with waterparks, an eclectic art scene and some fine restaurants and museums. We recommend a visit to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary for another chance to interact with these adorable creatures and see other Australian animals. You’ll stay in your choice of Brisbane hotel.

Day 14 - Moreton Island

Today you will begin a two night adventure on Moreton Island staying at Tangalooma Island Resort, just 75 minutes by ferry from Brisbane.

Each night a pod of wild dolphins comes to shore, and you will have the chance to feed them by hand. You may also want to take a cruise to discover the variety of marine life within the island’s waters, snorkel amongst shallow wrecks just off the shore or explore the many walking trails around the island.

Day 15 - Cairns

Catch the morning ferry from Moreton Island back to Brisbane in time for your flight to tropical North Queensland for a two night stay at your choice of Cairns hotel.

North Queensland is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the natural wonders of the world. A day cruise to the Barrier Reef is a must, but you may also want to travel to the ancient Cape Tribulation rainforest teeming with unique fauna and flora or relax on Cairn’s nearby Northern Beaches.

Day 17 - Fitzroy Island

This morning board the 45 minute island ferry transfer to Fitzroy Island, an island paradise nestled amongst the Great Barrier Reef.

Your overnight stay at this beautiful resort will allow you time to snorkel amongst the island’s fringing reef, walk amongst the rainforest walking trails or learn about the conservation efforts being endorsed at the island’s Turtle Rehabilitation Centre.

Day 19 - Farewell from Cairns

Enjoy an additional night in Cairns following you island stay, then wave a fond farewell as you board the flight for your onward travels.

19 day Holiday Idea - from £2345

With flights from £3165

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HOLIDAY IDEAS – to inspire you

We hope this holiday idea will inspire you. We have combined:

  • Well location accommodation
  • A self drive adventure including:
    – comfortable pre-arranged hotels
    – air conditioned car hire
    – carefully planned routes
  • Optional day tours and excursions

You can book this holiday idea as it is or we can tailor it to suit what you want to do. Or ask our team to design a holiday just for you, anywhere in Australia.

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