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Australia: Melbourne, Adelaide, Alice Springs, Uluru, Great Barrier Reef, Palm Cove, Sydney

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17 Days from only $6245 including international airfare

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Sydney

Follow along with Rudy Maxa as he sails to scenic beaches, treks into the Blue Mountains, and samples the cuisine of Sydney

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Dingo’s Got My Baby: Trial by Media

Discover the dark story behind the famous Australian phrase, “dingo’s got my baby.”

Courtesy of Credit: Siyamalan Subramanian
Auckland- A Tranquil City

Watch this time lapse film for a glimpse of the subtle grace and beauty of Auckland, New Zealand.

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Going Local: Sydney

Join correspondent Carmen Roberts as she explores Sydney.

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Graffiti

See Melbournes’s streets come alive with art from some of the region's talented graffiti artists.

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Find the Adventure That’s Right for You

Our Activity Level rating system ranks adventures on a scale of 1 to 5 to help you determine if a trip is right for you. See the descriptions below for more information about the physical requirements associated with each rating.

Activity Level 1:

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Easy

Travelers should be able to climb 25 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 1-2 miles over some uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last at least 1-2 hours at a time. Altitude can range from zero to 5,000 feet.

Activity Level 2:

1 2 3 4 5

Moderately Easy

Travelers should be able to climb 40 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 2-3 miles over some uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for at least 2-3 hours at a time. Altitude can range from zero to 5,000 feet.

Activity Level 3:

1 2 3 4 5

Moderate

Travelers should be able to climb 60 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 3 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 3 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 5,000 to 7,000 feet.

Activity Level 4:

1 2 3 4 5

Moderately Strenuous

Travelers should be able to climb 80 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 4 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 4 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 7,000 to 9,000 feet.

Activity Level 5:

1 2 3 4 5

Strenuous

Travelers should be able to climb 100 or more stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 8 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 4 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 10,000 feet or more.

Trip Leaders

No matter where you venture with O.A.T., you'll be accompanied by a local Trip Leader. Each of these individuals is fluent in English and possesses the skills, certification, and experience necessary to ensure an enriching adventure. What's more, our Trip Leaders will help connect you with the local people and provide the kind of firsthand knowledge and insight that make local history, culture, and traditions come alive. Check out a couple of our Trip Leaders who lead this adventure below—and get a glimpse into their lives.

Mike Buchanan

Wairoa, New Zealand

Born and raised in New Zealand, now living in Australia, I have a great love of both countries. I spent the first eleven years of my life in the small town of Minginui, New Zealand, which at the ti ...

Get To Know Mike

Maree Price

Newcastle, Australia

From a young age, I learned to appreciate the natural environment around me. I owe this mostly to my childhood home in a small country village, where I had a very relaxed lifestyle. There, the grea ...

Get To Know Maree

Matthew Bracher

Mornington, Australia

I loved my Australian childhood, growing up in a small country town of 500 people. My memories are filled with playing sports, fishing, and walking a mile to school every weekday. My mother’s hot-w ...

Get To Know Matthew

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