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Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Perth, Western Australia
Rottnest Island, Western Australia
King's Park, Perth
Victoria Square, Adelaide, South Australia
Kangaroo Island, South Australia
d'Arenberg Cube, South Australia
Laneways, Melbourne
Southbank Parklands, Brisbane
Dolphin feeding, Tangalooma Resort
Daintree Rainforest, Queensland
Fitzroy Island, Queensland
Cairns Marina, Queensland

Wildlife Islands of Australia

19 day Holiday Idea – from £2345

With flights from £3945

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
  • Visit 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 Great Barrier Reef

Your Itinerary

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You can customise this itinerary by adding extra nights or destinations. Just let us know what you would like to do.

Perth, Western Australia

Day 1 & 2 – Perth

Arrive into the Western Australian capital of Perth, the world’s most isolated city. You can choose…

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.

Perth, Western Australia
Rottnest Island, Western Australia

Day 3 – Rottnest Island

Board the short high speed ferry service to Rottnest Island, a picture perfect island with crystal…

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.

Rottnest Island, Western Australia
King's Park, Perth

Day 4 – Perth

Enjoy a morning at leisure exploring Rottnest Island before boarding the ferry back to Perth for…

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

King's Park, Perth
Victoria Square, Adelaide, South Australia

Day 5 – Adelaide

Fly to South Australia and check in at your choice of Adelaide accommodation….

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.

Victoria Square, Adelaide, South Australia
Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Day 6 to 7 – Kangaroo Island

Pick up your hire car this morning and drive south from Adelaide through the  beautiful Fleurieu…

Pick up your hire car this morning and drive south from Adelaide through the  beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula to Cape Jarvis to catch the ferry to Kangaroo Island.

The largest island off the South Australian coast, Kangaroo Island offers a magical combination of sun, sea and native flora and fauna. The coastline of the island changes from the attractive curved beach at Emu Bay to the rugged cliffs and roaring surf of the south.

You have the best part of two days to explore this wildlife haven. Flinders Chase National Park is a must, where you’ll find the Remarkable Rocks, Weirs Cove and Admiral Arch, but you may also want to visit Kelly Hill Caves, “Koala Walk” and Seal Bay Conservation Park, where you can walk amongst sea lions.

    Adelaide > Kangaroo Island | 110 km
Kangaroo Island, South Australia
d'Arenberg Cube, South Australia

Day 8 – Fleurieu Peninsula

Depart Kangaroo Island, taking the ferry from Penneshaw to Cape Jervis and return to Adelaide at…

Depart Kangaroo Island, taking the ferry from Penneshaw to Cape Jervis and return to Adelaide at leisure.

Take the chance to explore the Fleurieu Peninsula en route; you will find a spectacular mix of coastal scenery, rolling farmland, ordered vineyards, fine dining experiences. You could visit the striking avant-garde d’Arenberg Cube within the award winning d’Arenberg vineyard or enjoy some cellar door visits to boutique family owned wineries such as Gentree Wines within the McLaren Vale.

    Kangaroo Island > Adelaide | 110 km
d'Arenberg Cube, South Australia
Laneways, Melbourne

Day 9 to 11 – Melbourne

After another night in Adelaide, it is time to fly to Melbourne, the cosmopolitan and vibrant…

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.

Laneways, Melbourne
Southbank Parklands, Brisbane

Day 12 & 13 – Brisbane

Next it’s off to Brisbane for an exciting two night stay in Queensland’s capital. Wander along…

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.

Southbank Parklands, Brisbane
Dolphin feeding, Tangalooma Resort

Day 14 – Moreton Island

Today you will begin a two night adventure on Moreton Island staying at

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.

Dolphin feeding, Tangalooma Resort
Daintree Rainforest, Queensland

Day 15 & 16 – Cairns

Catch the morning ferry from Moreton Island back to Brisbane in time for your flight to…

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.

Daintree Rainforest, Queensland
Fitzroy Island, Queensland

Day 17 & 18 – Fitzroy Island

This morning board the 45 minute island ferry transfer to Fitzroy Island, an…

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.

Fitzroy Island, Queensland
Cairns Marina, Queensland

Day 19 – Farewell from Cairns

Enjoy an additional night in Cairns following you island stay, then wave a fond farewell as…

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

Cairns Marina, Queensland

Your Itinerary

You can customise this itinerary by adding extra nights or destinations. Just let us know what you would like to do.

Day 1 & 2

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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.

Perth, Western Australia

Day 3

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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.

Rottnest Island, Western Australia

Day 4

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Perth

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

King's Park, Perth

Day 5

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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.

Victoria Square, Adelaide, South Australia

Day 6 to 7

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Kangaroo Island

Pick up your hire car this morning and drive south from Adelaide through the  beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula to Cape Jarvis to catch the ferry to Kangaroo Island.

The largest island off the South Australian coast, Kangaroo Island offers a magical combination of sun, sea and native flora and fauna. The coastline of the island changes from the attractive curved beach at Emu Bay to the rugged cliffs and roaring surf of the south.

You have the best part of two days to explore this wildlife haven. Flinders Chase National Park is a must, where you’ll find the Remarkable Rocks, Weirs Cove and Admiral Arch, but you may also want to visit Kelly Hill Caves, “Koala Walk” and Seal Bay Conservation Park, where you can walk amongst sea lions.

    Adelaide > Kangaroo Island | 110 km
Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Day 8

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Fleurieu Peninsula

Depart Kangaroo Island, taking the ferry from Penneshaw to Cape Jervis and return to Adelaide at leisure.

Take the chance to explore the Fleurieu Peninsula en route; you will find a spectacular mix of coastal scenery, rolling farmland, ordered vineyards, fine dining experiences. You could visit the striking avant-garde d’Arenberg Cube within the award winning d’Arenberg vineyard or enjoy some cellar door visits to boutique family owned wineries such as Gentree Wines within the McLaren Vale.

    Kangaroo Island > Adelaide | 110 km
d'Arenberg Cube, South Australia

Day 9 to 11

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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.

Laneways, Melbourne

Day 12 & 13

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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.

Southbank Parklands, Brisbane

Day 14

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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.

Dolphin feeding, Tangalooma Resort

Day 15 & 16

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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.

Daintree Rainforest, Queensland

Day 17 & 18

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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.

Fitzroy Island, Queensland

Day 19

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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.

Cairns Marina, Queensland

This Holiday Includes

18 nights hotel accommodation
3 days car hire with inclusive insurance
Return ferry rides to Rottnest, Kangaroo, Moreton and Fitzroy Islands
Complimentary snorkel and bicycle hire on Rottnest Island
Day tour to Phillip Island to see the Penguin Parade

Flights & More

Ask your FREEDOM Consultant to include Economy, Premium or Business Class flights for a complete ABTA and ATOL protected package.

They can also add extra nights and experiences in places you choose, to create the exact holiday you are looking for. Popular options include:

  • Extra nights in Perth, Cairns or any other location
  • A Sydney city stay between Melbourne and Brisbane
  • A stopover to Australia in Singapore, Dubai or another destination

Next Step

Please get in touch with our Australia Experts to start planning your holiday. You’ll have a single point of contact from your first enquiry through booking.

Wildlife Islands of Australia

19 day Holiday Idea – from £2345

With flights from £3945

Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a double or twin room. Flights, hotels and tours are subject to availability and seasonal variations may apply. Please call Freedom Destinations for details.

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