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AUSTRALIA

Walking Australia: From Tasmania to the Great Ocean Road

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Program #20755RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
The rainforests, coastlines and islands of Australia are home to some of the country’s most valuable treasures — and there’s no better way to experience them than on foot! Join local experts for a walking exploration along some of Australia’s most notable national parks and iconic coastal paths. Walk in the footsteps of indigenous peoples, learn about early penal colonies and explore the natural habitats of animals such as the koala and platypus.


Highlights

• Experience Tasmania’s pristine wilderness during walks through Mole Creek Karst, Cradle Mountain and Freycinet National Parks.
• Marvel in Victoria’s coastline as you explore the Great Ocean Walk in the Great Otway and Port Campbell National Parks.
• Get a first-hand look at Australia’s indigenous creatures, including wallabies, platypus, wombats and more.

Activity Notes

Walking and standing up to four hours per day; some stairs. Elevations of 3,500 feet.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Launceston, 1 night; coach to Cradle Mountain National Park, 2 nights; coach to Strahan, 1 night; coach to Hobart, 2 nights; coach to Freycinet National Park, 2 nights; fly to Melbourne, coach to Apollo Bay on the Great Ocean Road, 3 nights; coach to Port Campbell on the Great Ocean Road, 1 night; coach to Melbourne, 1 night; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
13 nights of accommodations
35 meals: 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 10 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
26 Field trips
2 Flights during the program
Visas: 1(out of 1 required)

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5
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