20755
Australia
Walking Australia: From Tasmania to the Great Ocean Road
Walk through the beautiful and unique landscape of Australia, joining local experts to discover national parks, pristine coastlines, myriad wildlife and Colonial history.
Program No. 20755RJ
Length
16 days
Starts at
5,199
Flights start at
1,575
Getting There
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At a Glance

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.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Walking and standing up to four hours per day; some stairs. Elevations of 3,500 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • 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.
Featured Expert
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Jim Archibald
Jim Archibald is an enthusiastic member of the Sydney Walking Volunteers who help chart and publish information about the numerous historic and bush walks possible in the Sydney region. He has led a number of groups of North American visitors on Road Scholar programs throughout New Zealand and Australia. A former diplomat who specialized in trade issues, Jim also worked as a consultant in the education sector before retiring. In his free time, Jim enjoys playing the acoustic guitar, jazz and reading history books.
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Jim Archibald
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