Australia’s Ultimate Wildlife Safari  

Australia is rightly famed for its abundant and unique wildlife and we have designed this itinerary around some of the best places to see and experience it. From Ningaloo in Western Australia – the world's largest fringing coral reef and home to spectacular marine species such as whale sharks and humpbacks – to Kangaroo Island in South Australia which is arguably the best wildlife spotting destination in Australia. See quokkas and the rest, and afterwards toast your wildlife-seeking successes in South Australia's famous Barossa Valley.

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12 nights
Perth, Cape Range National Park (Ningaloo Reef), Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Barossa Valley

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Days 1-3


Arrive into this beachside, nature city for a couple of days to orientate your body clock. Explore the botanical gardens and bushland in Kings Park at your leisure, and take the ferry across to Rottnest Island for a day exploring independently. Be sure to visit historic Fremantle on your way back. Stay 3 nights at QT Perth.

Days 4-6

Cape Range National Park

Fly to Learmonth airport, Exmouth and upon arrival transfer to remote Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef. Spend a few days relaxing in this eco glamping paradise where you can spot emus, black-footed wallabies and eagles and snorkel with turtles and rays from the beach. Be sure to take the optional whale shark experience (extra cost). Stay 3 nights at Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef.

Days 7-8


Fly from Learmonth to Adelaide (via Perth or Melbourne) and spend the next couple of days exploring this attractive and laid-back city. Stay 2 nights at The Playford Adelaide.

Days 9-10

Kangaroo Island

Pick up a rental car and drive down the scenic Fleurieu Peninsula before crossing over to Kangaroo Island. Spend the next couple of days exploring this island haven independently. Stay 2 nights at Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge.

Days 11-13

Barossa Valley

Cross back to the mainland and head to the famous Barossa Valley for a relaxed finish among the grape vines of Australia's most famed wine region. Stay 2 nights at Barossa Shiraz Estate.