28 Day/27 Night TopDeck Ultimate Aussie Adventure from  Melbourne

Adults from $4895

The biggest, baddest trip of Australia on the planet!

​From scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef to flying over the epic Uluru in the Outback.

Join this 28 day tour & see and do everything Australia has to offer. Starting from your accommodation in Melbourne, this trip will lead you up through the heart of Australia before heading south down the picturesque coastline all the way to Sydney.

If you’re looking to REALLY see Australia, look no further!

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​Not suitable for children.

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This tour features a large array of optional extras & activities. Enquire for details on availability.


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Ultimate Aussie Adventure Varies Varies 28 Days


  • Courtesy Pick-up from Accommodation
  • National Park Fees
  • 28 x Breakfast
  • 7 x Lunch
  • 14 x Dinner
  • Experienced Tour Guide
  • Guided Walk
  • 27 x Nights Accommodation: 24 x Dorm, 1 x Underground Accommodation, 1 x Swag, 1 x Sailing



Group Size: 36 ppl max

  • Air-conditioned Vehicles

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The below itinerary can change due to cultural reasons, seasonal changes, operational logistics and accessibility.

Day 1

Pick Up from Melbourne Accommodation

Melbourne to Port Campbell

Welcome to your Topdeck trip - meet your travel buddies and hit the road. If you've ever seen a car commercial, chances are you've seenthe Great Ocean Road. With mere metres between road and water, hairpin bends and epic views out every window - today you'll join thelist of five million people to do this road-of-passage each year. Before putting rubber on the Great Ocean Road, we'll tick off the spiritualhome of surfing, spot koalas in the wild and lunch in a seaside village. This afternoon is all about the Twelve Apostles, aka theStonehenge of Australia. Tonight chill out and get to know who you're travelling with.

Fraser Island to Gold Coast

Next stop: BrisVegas (aka Brisbane). Don't let its namesake fool you - there are no late-night wedding chapels in the sunshine statecapital. Get your bearings on a walking tour of the city centre, before burning down the highway to the golden sandy beaches of Surfers Paradise. Welcome to the Gold Coast.

Gold Coast to Byron Bay

Leave the Gold Coast glitz behind you as we head to Springbrook National Park and its major draw card, Natural Bridge. Next, swap thenational park for surf vibes in Byron - where you can burn incense, sip chai, become a yoga teacher and win cash for being a CheekyMonkey all in one day.

Byron Bay

Anti-McDonald's and anti-anything mass produced (but pro juice bars, beer gardens and beards), Byron is glitzy on the outside but small town-hearted underneath. Hit the shops, test out those newly acquired surfing skills, paddle a sea kayak, or watch whales breach from the Lighthouse in winter. This is the town where peace and tranquillity go to relax. You should too. Or jump out of a plane. Byron doesn't care as long as you're happy.

Byron Bay to Crescent Head

Let the wave chasing begin as we cruise down the coast to the surfing mecca of Crescent Head. Grab some BBQ lunch before we hit thebeach for a private surf lesson on one of the best surfers in the world. Here's your chance to become a bona fide surf master. KellySlater, who?

Crescent Head to Sydney

Try a barrel of a different kind and dip your toes into an oak barrel (literally) in the Hunter Valley today. Swill some vino and taste someof the best grapes in the country before we roll onto the beachside hustle and bustle of Sydney.

Drop Off Sydney

Day 2


Port Campbell to Halls Gap

From one natural wonder to another, we'll explore the 167,000 hectares of The Grampians - a mecca for hikers and rock climbers. Morethan just a place to get geology goosebumps, you'll be standing on sacred ground, with 80% of Victoria's Aboriginal rock art on show.Meet the traditional land owners, whose ancestors were scratching and dabbing their Dreamtime stories onto rock long before thePyramids of Egypt were conceived, then paint your own story onto a boomerang. Dinner with the crew tonight.

Day 3


Halls Gap to Mt Gambier

By the time we reach Adelaide you'll have nailed a trifecta of the highest, largest and longest landforms across two states. Next up:McKenzie Falls, the largest waterfall in Victoria. It's no Niagara, but flowing water is guaranteed year-round - a rare promise in a countrythat's 40% desert. Then, the Northern Grampians for one last panorama shot where #natureporn trends with views to Mt Williams, thehighest peak in the park and third-highest mountain in Victoria. To complete the trilogy: the Murray River - a bronze medallist to the Nileand Amazon, stretching 2520 kilometres and spanning three states. How's that for a form guide?

Day 4


Mt Gambier to Adelaide

Stroll through the Valley Lake conservation area and learn about the pre-human flora and fauna existence. Snap madly away on thecamera as you spot a Skippy - hot tip: don’t go to hug one. Before kicking on to Adelaide, check out the Blue Lake (depending on whattime of the year you visit, you may have your own dilemma of “the dress” kind on your hands - the lake changes colour) and theUmpherston Sinkhole - Australia’s own version of the Sacred Valley of the Inca Trail. Because no South Australian voyage is completewithout wine, we get to concoct our own potion as we stop at Wynn’s Coonawarra vineyard. Chin chin!

Day 5



"You've made it to one of the world's coolest cities (according to Lonely Planet). Today's a free day for the adventurous to head out tospot seals, kangaroos and penguins on Australia's answer to the Galapagos: Kangaroo Island. Learn about some of the 46 endemicspecies. Spend the day slurping noodles in the Adelaide Central Market, or take a tram to the seaside village of Glenelg.

Day 6


Adelaide to Parachilna

There are more wineries around here than flies on a sheep. On our way to the Clare Valley, we'll stop at the Barossa ReservoirWhispering Wall - there's a time and a place for confessions. This isn't it. There is a classic Aussie pub at the end of the road today

Day 7


Parachilna to Quorn

Flinders Ranges National Park is a spoiled brat, it has everything. From mountains to gorges and creeks to rivers, you're lucky you get toplay in it today. Take a hike to Wilpena Pound - a natural amphitheatre about three times the size of Uluru. Then to rock art site ArkarooRock, and the Kanyaka Ruins a lesson in hard yakka at Kanyaka Station - an abandoned sheep and cattle farm.

Day 8


Quorn to Coober Pedy

After a #saltlakeselfie stop, we roll into the next gem on our list to check out where 75% of the world's opals come from. Then: time tomeet the orphans of the kangaroo world and learn more about how abandoned joeys are nurtured back into the wild.

Day 9


Coober Pedy to Alice Springs

It's time to cross the gemstone littered and soft grounds of the Moon Plain up the middle of Australia. Then, check out the world'slongest Dingo Fence (good thing there's a gate) and truck on past some very remote roadhouses before crossing the border into theNorthern Territory. That resort pool is just what the doctor ordered.

Day 10


Alice Springs to Uluru

We're hitting the red ground running as we pull into Yulara. It's off to the breathtaking Uluru in the afternoon for a guided tour, and aglass of bubbles as the glow of sunset morphs through 50 shades of red, providing a rockin' live show. Tonight hone your Aussie BBQskills and cook your own steak (or vege burger). Welcome to the outback, mate.

Day 11



Start your day with a big bowl of 'oh my god' thanks to a breathtaking sunrise back at Uluru. Follow in the footsteps of the traditionalowners of this sacred World Heritage site with a full base walk, where you can escape the crowds and check out hidden waterholes. Keepwatch for wedge-tailed eagles, spinifex hopping mice and thorny devils. Or splurge on a Harley ride or scenic flight and see the originalTop of the Rock. Later, join a meditative dot painting class in the Aboriginal Art Markets and give yourself a free astrology lesson,stargazing at the endless Southern night sky.

Day 12


Uluru to Kings Canyon

Get ready for some soul searching as we venture into the heart of sacred Kata-Tjuta (The Olgas) and walk amongst the 36 red sandstonegiants through the Valley of the Winds. After a Dreamtime archeology lesson, and a drive into Watarrka National Park, live the life of ajolly swagman as we sleep under the stars in custom swags. Cue campfire stories and marshmallows tonight.Please be aware that in winter months (May-Sept), nighttime temperatures can drop to near 0 degrees, warmer clothing will be requiredfor the night sleeping in the swag.

Day 13


Kings Canyon to Alice Springs

If you would walk 500 miles (steps), then you'll make it through the toughest part of the Rim Walk - Heart Attack Hill. The Kings CanyonRim Walk is the real deal and the most famous canyon in Oz. Think age-old cycads, eroded dome shapes, a visit to The Lost City - andthat's not even the best part. The sheltered valley and waterhole of the Garden of Eden makes today bloody bonza (translation:awesome).

Day 14



Make your own way and take to the skies heading North East to meet up with your east coast crew in Cairns.

Day 15



Just like a double-shot macchiato in the morning, two days in Cairns will get your heart started. Meet and greet the crew in the afternoonand start planning tomorrow's adventures.

Day 16



Like the thought of spending a whole day exploring the only place in the world nestled between two World Heritage areas? Go on then.Ramp up the adventure with hot air ballooning, horse riding, bungy jumping, rafting and all those things on your tick list. Save time for asnorkelling or scuba trip to the Great Barrier Reef and take home that elusive selfie with a photobombing fish.

Day 17


Cairns to The Whitsundays

***We ask that you have packed a small overnight bag to take onboard with you as space is limited. Pack items like swimmers, beachtowel, chargers, hat, sunscreen, camera, jacket, toiletries, sandals/flip flops and casual clothes for 3 days.***Feeling like you need more air in your hair? Leave the bus and board your own private yacht for our overnight sailing trip in the beautifulWhitsunday Islands. Normally a toy for the rich and famous, today it's all yours to learn the ropes while sailing in paradise. More of aland-lover? Take the diva option and let the crew do the work whilst you feast, swim and snorkel.

Day 18


The Whitsundays to Daydream Island

Keep those sunglasses on as the blinding white sands of Whitehaven stretch before you like a 7km sea of diamonds and swim with theresident Maori Wrasse at Blue Pearl Bay. Back on board, keep adrift of your seafaring skills by helping to set the sails or steer at the helmas we set course for land and two nights at Daydream Island Resort.

Day 19


Daydream Island

Did someone say buffet breakfast? (Over) indulge, recharge and relax with water sports, beach volleyball and fish feeding right off thejetty. Appropriately named, Daydream Island has walking tracks, palm trees and secluded beaches. In keeping with tradition, a looong listof activities has been provided ranging from watersports to mini golf and tennis. Grab a cocktail from the swim up pool bar then make adate with a hammock and get in your happy place overlooking the pools.

Day 20


Daydream Island to Emu Park

Get out of the hammock and follow in the footsteps of Captain Cook as we head south to Emu Park. Then spread out on the sand, cracka ""cold one""(beer) and confuse yourself with the rules of beach cricket with your mates. Enjoy the Aboriginal experience where you getto learn about totems and artefacts, see some traditional dancing, try your hand at boomerang throwing and make some artwork to takehome all before dinner.

Day 21


Emu Park to Myella Farm

Trade the beach for the bush via Rockhampton, the beef capital of Australia. Take a selfie as you pass by the Tropic of Capricorn. Thisafternoon enjoy an authentic outback experience at a 2,500-acre cattle station. Embrace your inner cowboy and prepare yourself for anadventure-packed afternoon of horse riding, motor biking and cow milking. Or go walkabout on a real Aussie farm to find that right spotfor the perfect outback sunset. Enjoy a hearty home cooked farm style dinner before you take to whip cracking and lassoing.

Day 22


Myella Farm to Fraser Island

Wake up and smell the coffee. Kick off your day with a farm breakfast before burning down the highway to catch a ferry bound for theworld's largest sand island, with the longest beach in Queensland - all 75 Miles (120kms) of it.

Day 23


Fraser Island

Fraser is literally one huge pile of sand - as if someone dropped the Sahara Desert into the Pacific Ocean and scattered it with dingoesand rainforests. Four-wheel-drive along the beach highway to mingle with the Pinnacles Coloured Sands (considered a place of good luckfor the Indigenous Butchulla women), Eli Creek and the Maheno Shipwreck before testing out your stand up paddling skills on the crystalclear waters of Lake McKenzie.

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