21942
Australia

Camping, Canoeing & Kangaroos: Australia With Your Grandchild

From koalas to kangaroos, discover amazing Australian wildlife with your grandchild as you camp under the stars, learn about local culture, snorkel the Great Barrier Reef and more!
Rating (5)
Program No. 21942RJ
Length
17 days
Starts at
7,949 / ADULT
5,999 / CHILD
Flights start at
1,250

At a Glance

Are you an animal lover? What about a water sports fan? Lucky for you and your grandchild, Australia has something for every type of adventurer. Together, dive right into “the Land Down Under” while snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef or spot crocs as you cruise through a swampy lagoon. Gather around the bush telly (fire) on a campout under the stars and learn the Aboriginal art form of dot painting with some awesome experts. Alongside your grandchild, experience two exciting weeks in one of the most amazing countries on Earth, filled with stunning red desert, tropical rainforests, colorful coral reefs, jumping kangaroos and a cool camel ride!
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Stepping in and out of a canoe.
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 ...

  • Grab your paddle for a canoe adventure through Sydney’s Royal National Park – the second oldest national park in the world.
  • Meet Aboriginal Australians and taste their traditional bush food before exploring Uluru (Ayers Rock).
  • See how many colorful fish you can spot as you snorkel the amazing Great Barrier Reef.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 10-14.
Featured Expert
All Experts
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David O'Brien
Originally from the island state of Tasmania, Dave O’Brien has lived in North Queensland for more than 30 years. Working as a biologist almost his entire career, Dave has been involved in reptile research, aquaculture, government organizations, private enterprise and owning his own business. Outside of work, Dave’s interests include birding, photography and long-distance running. He has been married since 1986 and has two adult children, presently living in Melbourne, Australia and Alberta, Canada.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Brian Clarke
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Robyn Kidd
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Rayleen Brown
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David O'Brien
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Martin Ludgate
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Michael Kidd
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Sue Grebenschikoff
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