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Watch the Little Blue Penguins return to their burrows at sunset.
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  • Duration 12 days
    Group Size 10-12
    Land Cost $4,350 Details
    Single Supplement $800
    Lodging 3 stars-4 stars
    Grade I-II
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    Islands of Australia & The Great Ocean Road

    Phillip Island, Kangaroo Island, and the island state of Tasmania


    Koalas  •  Kangaroos  •  Kookaburas  •  Coast lines

    Wild scenery, Australian animals, and wonderful weather rule southern Australia from October to April. This trip is great for birders and wildlife photographers and anyone seeking authentic nature encounters on some of the most beautiful islands and along the most beautiful coastlines in Australia. Start from Melbourne and the first and smallest island of the itinerary, Phillip Island, with its world-famous evening penguin "parade." Enjoy a full day on the famed Great Ocean Road before continuing on to Kangaroo Island where the scenery, and the density and variety of wildlife is stunning, and definitley worth a three-night stay.  Continue on to Australia's smallest state, and largest island, Tasmania. Enjoy three days immersed in the views, trails and wildlife of Cradle Mountain, followed by Freycinet National Park and the charming state capital, Hobart.

    This itinerary is especially suitable for your customized exploration and can be adapted to meet the needs and interests of your party.


    Brief Itinerary

    Day 1Melbourne and Phillips Island Penguin Parade
    Day 2Great Ocean Road
    Day 3Melbourne / Adelaide / Kangaroo Island
    Day 4Kangaroo Island
    Day 5Flinders Chase National Park, K.I.
    Day 6Kangaroo Island / Cradle Mt., Tasmania
    Day 7-8Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
    Day 9Cradle Mt. to Freycinet National Park
    Day 10-11Hobart
    Day 12Tasmania / Onward

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