The Big Walkabout (Start Sydney) (Start Sydney, end Darwin)

About Darwin, Australia


Highlights


Sydney

  • Day trip out to the stunning Blue Mountains
  • See the famous Three Sisters rock formation
  • Hike along the ridge overlooking Jamison Valley
  • Cook your own BBQ dinner

Sydney

  • Take a tour of Kings Cross, Chinatown, Darling Harbour, Mrs Macquarie's Chair Lookout & The Rocks
  • Cruise across Sydney Harbour on a ferry to Manly

Sydney to Coffs Harbour

  • Stop in the seaside resort town of Port Macquarie
  • See the famous 'Big Banana' & banana plantations

Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay

  • Visit Australia's most eastern point & Cape Byron lighthouse
  • Get into Byron's organic lifestyle & cool nightlife
  • Learn to surf the waves at our beachside surf camp

Surfers Paradise

  • See the dry Todd River which hosts the annual Henley-on-Todd Regatta

Surfers Paradise to Noosa

  • See the Brisbane River, South Bank & visit Queen Street Mall
  • See the Glass House Mountains
  • Visit the picturesque seaside town & beach of Noosa

Noosa

  • Take a locally guided 4WD trip across Fraser Island & indulge in a delicious lunch
  • Stay on the world's largest sand island, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Drive along Australia's only sand highway
  • Stay in an eco-village & enjoy the resort facilities
  • Dine beachside at Noosa Surf Club

Noosa to Farmstay

  • Stop in Childers, a small country town, known for its heritage & farming history
  • Check out the farm & animals on a hay wagon ride, then try whip cracking!
  • Meet the cattle station owners
  • Aussie Outback experience: The Old Station Special Stopover

Farmstay to the Whitsundays

  • Visit & cross the Tropic of Capricorn
  • Visit the main region of Australia's sugar cane industry
  • Visit the vibrant seaside town of Airlie Beach

The Whitsundays to Cairns

  • Townsville city orientation
  • See Magnetic Island
  • Pass Hinchinbrook Island - Australia's largest island national park
  • Pass through Tully, home to Australia's best whitewater rafting

Cairns

  • Cairns city orientation

Cairns to Alice Springs

  • Flight between Cairns and Alice Springs
  • See the MacDonnell Ranges from ANZAC Hill
  • Visit West MacDonnell National Park & see the stunning Aboriginal site of Simpsons Gap
  • Alice Springs Reptile Centre experience
  • See the dry Todd River which hosts the annual Henley-on-Todd Regatta

Alice Springs to Kings Creek Station

  • Aboriginal Dreamtime 'Bushtucker' tour in Alice Springs
  • Hike to the 'Garden of Eden' waterhole and the 'Lost City'
  • Stay at a cattle & camel station
  • See the desert night sky & stars
  • Sleep in a traditional Aussie 'swag' at an outback bush camp

Kings Creek Station to Uluru

  • Wake up to a bacon & egg breakfast
  • See the 700 million year old Mt. Conner & Lake Amadeus
  • Hike through Kata Tjuṯa (The Olgas)

Uluru

  • Visit Uluru Cultural Centre
  • See Uluṟu at sunrise
  • Toast Uluṟu at sunset with drinks & nibbles

Uluru to Alice Springs

  • Indulge in a BBQ 'Big Brekkie'
  • Visit a traditional Outback Roadhouse

Alice Springs to Tennant Creek

  • Visit the unique rock formation known as Karlu Karlu
  • Visit the site of Australia's last gold rush
  • Visit Australia's UFO capital, Wycliffe Well

Tennant Creek to Katherine

  • Visit the historic Daly Waters pub
  • Swim at the Mataranka thermal pools
  • Visit Elsey, the historic "We of the Never Never" homestead

Katherine to Kakadu National Park

  • Visit Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge & see the sheer rock walls and wildlife
  • Cool off in Edith Falls
  • Stay near Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park

  • Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre
  • Hike to see the Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie Rock and Ubirr

Kakadu National Park to Darwin

  • See the termite mounds
  • Enjoy a swim at Florence Falls

Darwin

  • Visit the Darwin Museum & see the Cyclone Tracy display
  • See the harbour & East Point Military Reserve
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