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									 Australian
 Sightseeing Day Tours




aatkings.com.au                           2011/12
• Sydney • Melbourne • Darwin • Alice Springs • Top End
• Uluru (Ayers Rock) • Adelaide • Perth • Brisbane • Cairns
       Australian Sightseeing
    Thank you for choosing AAT Kings, Australia’s premier coach tour
    operator with over 85 years experience. AAT Kings offer a unique
    range of touring experiences enjoyed by tens of thousands of people
    each year. The quality, value and reliability for which we are renowned
    will provide you with the best way to explore the wonders of Australia.
    Throughout this brochure, AAT Kings sightseeing options include all
    the major cities and Australia’s Outback Northern Territory. You may
    choose from half day to full day tours covering the ‘must see’ sights in
    each vibrant city and desired destinations Australia has to offer.
    With AAT Kings expertise and flexibility, your holiday in Australia is
    complete. With expert English-speaking Driver Guides and 5 star luxury
    coaches you will sit back and relax as AAT Kings enhances your stay in
    this diverse country – Australia.
    We look forward to having you travel with AAT Kings.
    Now, that’s how to see Australia.


    Contents
    SelectSightseeingPass                                                                                                                                                                              3
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    Sydney                                                                                                                                                                                            4-8
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    Melbourne                ....................................................................................................................................................................   9-12
    Uluru ......................................................................................................................................................................................    13-15
    AliceSprings                      ........................................................................................................................................................    16-17
    Darwin     . ..............................................................................................................................................................................    18-19
    Perth                                                                                                                                                                                              20
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    Adelaide                                                                                                                                                                                            21
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    Brisbane/GoldCoast                                                                                                                                                                                22
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    Cairns                                                                                                                                                                                             23
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    BookingConditions                                                                                                                                                                                 24
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    Meal Codes:Lunch L orDinner D whereincludedonitinerary.




“The AAT Kings Difference”
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  recliningseats,spaciouslegroomand
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    PAY IN ADVANCE – BOOK
    LATER – SAVE up to 56%
    Purchase any one of the SELECT
    Sightseeing Passes before you
    depart and book your touring when
    you arrive in Australia. It makes your
    Sightseeing easy and flexible as you
    travel through this great country.
    Howtobook:
    • SELECT the Pass that suits
      you best
    • Payment must be made prior                    SELEC
      to departure through your agent
                                                   SIGHTST
                                                         EEING
                                                 PASS
    • On arrival in Australia contact
      AAT Kings on 1300 556 100 or
      visit one of our day tour offices
      and book the tours you want
      to do (at least 24hrs in advance)



  SELECT 2 SightseeingPass                       Adult $229* Child $160
    No. of people          Sightseeing Pass                                 Code

                          2 tours & receive a FREE ½ day
                       =                                                    SSP2
           or
                           City Sights in Sydney or Melbourne

                     =   1 tour per person                               SSP12

  SELECT 3 SightseeingPass                        Adult $330* Child $231
    No. of people          Sightseeing Pass                                 Code

                          3 tours & receive a FREE ½ day
                       =                                                    SSP3
           or
                           City Sights in Sydney or Melbourne

                    =   1 tour per person                               SSP13

  SELECT 4 SightseeingPass                        Adult $419* Child $293
    No. of people          Sightseeing Pass                                 Code
                           4 tours & receive a FREE ½ day
                      =
                           City Sights in Sydney or Melbourne
                                                                           SSP4
           or

                     =   2 tours per person                              SSP22
           or

                   =   1 tour per person                               SSP14

 NOTE:        The above Select Sightseeing Passes are only applicable
                to tours that include this eagle symbol
* The Select Sightseeing Pass does not include National Park entry fees. The additional
  fee of $25 per adult per park is payable at time of booking confirmation of a tour
  within Uluru – Kata Tjuta or Kakadu National Parks. See Conditions for full details.
  Your FREE ½ Day Tour can be either in Sydney – (Morning Bondi J6) or in Melbourne
  – (Morning City Tour K1). Prices include FREE hotel picks-ups (conditions apply).
  Enquire about our Select Sightseeing Passes for families.
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Sydney
                                               BlueMountains
                                               withLunch&RiverCruise
                                               ULL DAY
                                              F                               Code:J15L

                                              Enjoy a delicious restaurant lunch
 The Three Sisters
                                              in Leura. Later, cruise along the
                                              Parramatta River finishing your tour
 BlueMountains                               at Circular Quay. L
 ULL DAY
F                                Code:J15
                                               Departs: DAILY 8.15am
Depart the city via Anzac Bridge. Pat a        Returns: 5.45pm approx.
cuddly koala at Featherdale. Working our
way up the mountain we stop at Govetts             Adult $175            Child $90
Leap lookout for a photo opportunity.
Visit the quaint village of Leura for lunch
(own expense), and then follow the Cliff
Drive with views over Jamison Valley,
Echo Point and the Three Sisters. Take
a ride on the world’s steepest railway         Scenic Railway
– Scenic Railway, Skyway or Cableway
(rides at own expense), before returning       BlueMountains
to the city via Sydney’s Olympic site.         withScenicWorld&Cruise
                                               ULL DAY
                                              F                               Code:J15S
 Departs: DAILY 8.15am
                                              Pre-purchase the Valley Return Scenic
 Returns: 5.45pm
                                              World pass on your day tour to the Blue
     Adult $139            Child $70          Mountains, allowing you to take a ride
                                              on the Scenic Railway, with its incline of
                                              52 degrees and the Scenic Cableway,
                                              for breathtaking views of the Jamison
                                              Valley. Followed by a cruise along the
                                              Parramatta River to Circular Quay.

                                               Departs: DAILY 8.15am
                                               Returns: 5.45pm approx.

                                                   Adult $155            Child $80


                                               BlueMountains,WildlifePark
                                               &Aquariumwithmeal
                                               ULL DAY
                                              F                                Code:J15Q
 Sydney Harbour
                                              Enjoy a delicious restaurant lunch in
 BlueMountains&RiverCruise                Leura and finish your day with a visit
                                              to Sydney Aquarium, where you will be
 ULL DAY
F                               Code:J15R
                                              dropped off and have the opportunity to
Top off your day tour to the Blue             travel ‘under the sea’ to view the wonders
Mountains with a relaxing cruise taking in    of Australia’s amazing marine life,
the sights that the Parramatta River has      including the Great Barrier Reef display.
to offer, on your return to Sydney Harbour.
                                               Departs: DAILY 8.15am
 Departs: DAILY 8.15am                         Returns: 5.45pm
 Returns: 5.45pm approx.                                (Aquarium at leisure)

     Adult $149            Child $75               Adult $185            Child $95


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                                                                                       Sydney Harbour



 DiscoverSydneywith                        SydneyHighlights&Bondi
 SydneySights&Beaches
                                               ALF DAY
                                              H                                            Code:J6
 ULL DAY
F                                Code:J63
                                              Enjoy fabulous harbour views as you
Discover all the highlights of this vibrant   pass through the historical Rocks area
city. See bustling cosmopolitan suburbs,      and Circular Quay. View the Opera
enjoy spectacular harbour views and           House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and
visit famous Bondi Beach. Visit Mrs.          visit Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair. Travel past
Macquarie’s Chair and the beautiful Royal     the Botanic Gardens, the Art Gallery
Botanic Gardens. Relax and enjoy morning      and Conservatorium of Music, and
and afternoon tea at Sydney’s world           through Chinatown, Darling Harbour,
famous surf beaches, Bondi and Manly          Kings Cross and Double Bay. Stop at
(own expense). Stop at some of Sydney’s       The Gap, the heads of the harbour,
most famous photo opportunities including     for photo opportunities. There is time
The Gap, the heads of the harbour,            to enjoy world famous Bondi Beach
Seaforth with views of middle harbour and     before returning to the city.
the Spit Bridge and Arabanoo lookout.
Drive around Milsons Point for an upclose
view of the Harbour Bridge and also            Departs: DAILY 8.15am
see the smiling face of ‘Luna Park’. See       Returns: 11.45am
Chinatown, Darling Harbour, Kings Cross,
                                                   Adult $69                     Child $35
Paddington and Double Bay.

 Departs: DAILY 8.15am                             OPTIONALLunchadd-on
 Returns: 5.30pm                               Enjoy a delicious lunch on a Captain Cook Cruise on
                                               Sydney Harbour from $76 per adult; from $50 per child.
     Adult $129           Child $65


                                               ManlySights&
                                               NorthernBeaches
                                               ALF DAY
                                              H                                           Code:J13
 Sydney Wildlife World
                                              Enjoy spectacular city and harbour views
                                              as you travel over the Sydney Harbour
 CitySights,HarbourLunch
                                              Bridge. Drive around Milsons Point for
 Cruise&WildlifeTour
                                              the best possible photo opportunity of the
 ULL DAY
F                                Code:J12    Sydney Opera House. View Middle Harbour
This morning see the Opera House,             and Spit Bridge from Seaforth Lookout.
Royal Botanic Gardens and Mrs.                Travel along Sydney’s northern coastline,
Macquarie’s Chair. Visit famous Bondi         past white sandy beaches, stopping for
Beach before boarding the Captain Cook        afternoon tea (own expense) at Manly
cruiser for a delicious lunch on Sydney       Beach. Explore bustling Manly Corso,
Harbour. Visit Darling Harbour and            browse the shops or relax on the beach.
journey through Sydney Aquarium. Take
a walk on the wild side at Sydney Wildlife     Departs: DAILY 1.45pm
World. Meet one of Australia’s national        Returns: 5.30pm
icons, the koala. See animals living in
their natural habitats and ecosystems              Adult $69                     Child $35
including the spectacular two storey
aviary and butterfly house. L
                                                    FREEFerryRide Code:J63B/J13B
 Departs: DAILY 8.15am                         Enjoy a FREE ride on the famous Manly Ferry.
 Returns: Open                                 After your tour of the Northern Beaches, spend extra
                                               time exploring Manly then take your FREE ride on
     Adult $179           Child $90            the Manly Ferry to Circular Quay at your leisure.



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Sydney

                                             Jenolan Caves


                                             BlueMountains&JenolanCaves
                                             ULL DAY
                                            F                               Code:J32

                                            Travel from the city to historic Katoomba
                                            in the Blue Mountains. See the Three
 Bondi Beach                                Sisters rock formation, Echo Point and
                                            Jamison Valley. Experience the thrill
 SydneyHighlights                        of the Scenic Railway, the Skyway and
 &BondiSurfRescue                        Cableway (own expense). Continue to
 ALF DAY
H                               Code:J6S   Jenolan Caves on the winding roadway
                                            reaching down into the deep valley,
Enjoy your City Sights and Bondi tour,      leading through an immense limestone
followed by a visit to the home of Surf     tunnel and the Grand Arch. Enjoy a
Lifesaving and the famous Bondi Surf        guided inspection at Jenolan Caves and
Lifesaver. Take an exclusive tour inside    have lunch at the beautiful Jenolan Caves
one of Australia’s surf lifesaving clubs.   House (own expense).
Enjoy an Aussie morning tea with
Anzac biscuits. Spend time with a true       Departs: Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat 8.00am
blue Aussie Surf Lifesaver. Learn about      Returns: 7.00pm
Bondi’s shark attacks and the infamous
Black Sunday. Have your photo taken             Adult $169            Child $85
wearing the red and yellow cap beside
a surf rescue board! A chance to feel
Bondi’s golden sand between your toes.
See a demonstration of a surf rescue.

 Departs: DAILY 8.15am
 Returns: 11.45am

     Adult $85            Child $45



                                                                       Adventure Caving


                                             BlueMountains,JenolanCaves
                                             &AdventureCaving
                                             ULL DAY
                                            F                               Code:J35

                                            Enjoy a guided inspection at Jenolan
                                            Caves then put on overalls, a hard hat
                                            and miner’s light and experience the
                                            thrill of crawling through unlit caves
                                            when you join the adventure caving
                                            option through the ‘Plughole’, as the
                                            original pioneers did.

                                             Departs: Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat 8.00am
                                             Returns: 7.00pm

 Bondi Lifesaver                                Adult $195           Child $100


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                                                         The Three Sisters and Cableway, Blue Mountains



 HunterValleyWineries                           DolphinWatching
 ULL DAY
F                                   Code:J14     &AustralianReptilePark
                                                  ULL DAY
                                                 F                                       Code:J86
Travel over the Harbour Bridge and
through the Hawkesbury River district,           Cruising Port Stephens harbour,
stopping in historic Wollombi for                you will discover pods of bottlenose
complimentary morning tea. Enjoy a               dolphins. Delight in the antics of these
private wine tasting at Lindemans Winery         inquisitive animals as they play before
then travel to the Hunter Resort for a           you in the wild. Travel north from
smorgasbord lunch including 2 glasses of         Sydney to the beautiful Central Coast.
wine. See a 20 minute film at the Hunter         Cross the Hawkesbury Ranges and
Wine Theatre where you’ll learn about            visit the Australian Reptile Park; either
the wine-making process. Travel to the           watch an alligator or platypus being
Hunter winery Oakvale, where you can             fed. Go to Spider World where you will
sample some boutique wines before                see the only Funnel Web spider venom
heading to the Hunter Valley Gardens             extraction show in the world. Travel past
village which includes a cellar door for         Williamstown Air Force base then board
tastings, chocolate & fudge shop and             a luxury dolphin watching boat with 3
souvenir shop. Return to Sydney. L               viewing decks. Enjoy a cruise, including
                                                 a buffet lunch, around the magnificent
 Departs: DAILY 8.00am                           Port Stephens region, home to pods
 Returns: 6.30pm                                 of bottlenose dolphins (99% success
                                                 rate of finding dolphins). Listen to
    Adult $179              Child $90            dolphins underwater with specially fitted
                                                 hydrophones. Take a thrilling ride on the
 HunterValleyGardens                           boom net – perhaps you might meet the
                                                 wildlife up close! L
 ULL DAY
F                                   Code:J16

Take a leisurely drive to the historic village    Departs: 8.00am
of Wollombi for a complimentary morning                    Wed, Sat (Apr – Sep)
tea. Our next stop is world-renowned                       Mon, Wed, Sat (Oct – Mar)
Lindemans Winery where you can taste              Returns: 7.30pm
a selection of red or white wines. You
                                                     Adult $179                  Child $90
will then be dropped off at the amazing
Hunter Valley Gardens for your included
two course lunch at the Gardens Café.             DolphinWatching
After lunch you will have free time to            &AustralianReptilePark
wander around the spectacular gardens             with4WD/Sandboarding
where the Roche family has invested
                                                  ULL DAY
                                                 F                                     Code:J86S
over $80 million dollars. You can walk
amongst the orchards and rest in the             After your cruise get set for thrills and
pagoda overlooking a 10 metre cascading          spills as you set off on your 4WD and
waterfall. See the tea garden, Japanese          sandboarding adventure. Try your hand
garden, storybook land and many more             at high speed sandboarding down the
splendors. Stroll back to the Hunter Valley      enormous dunes! The local guides will
Gardens village which includes Hunter            talk about the area and its history. Later
Valley Cellars, chocolate and fudge shop         join your driver and coach for the return
and other boutique delights. You will then       journey to Sydney. L
meet with your coach for your return
journey to Sydney. L                              Departs: 8.00am
                                                           Wed, Sat (Apr – Sep)
 Departs: DAILY 8.00am                                     Mon, Wed, Sat (Oct – Mar)
 Returns: 6.30pm                                  Returns: 7.30pm

    Adult $179              Child $90                Adult $195                 Child $100


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Sydney
                                                                      Tobruk Outback Experience



 Canberra–Australia’sCapital
 ULL DAY
F                                 Code:J11

Enjoy the highlights of Canberra on
this comprehensive tour. After leaving
Sydney travel south with a morning
tea stop (own expense) at the quaint
town of Berrima. You will get to see the
sandstone building of Berrima Jail. From
there you keep heading south travelling
through the spectacular Southern
Highlands. En route you’ll learn how           Tobruk Sheep Station
purpose-built Canberra was specifically
designed with its imposing architecture        TobrukSheepStation
and beautiful parks and gardens. On
                                              FULL DAY                             Code:J2
arrival you will enjoy a private guided
walk around Parliament House with the         Experience the beauty and history of the
opportunity to view the Upper and Lower       Australian outback at Tobruk, just an
Houses. Some of the other great sights        hour from Sydney. You’ll be greeted by
you will visit or see are the Australian      an Australian stockman then learn how to
War Memorial, Mt. Ainslie, the Prime          prepare Aussie damper (bread) and billy
Minister’s official residence the Lodge and   tea. Learn about the history of Tobruk;
the National Library. You will also take a    watch a live sheep muster and take
leisurely drive down the tree-lined streets   part in a sheep shearing demonstration.
and view the diplomatic houses and            There’s time to crack a whip and throw
embassies of many foreign ambassadors         a boomerang. Enjoy an authentic Aussie
before returning to Sydney with a short       lunch and browse the shop for the
dinner break en route (own expense).          opportunity to purchase souvenirs. L

 Departs: Mon, Wed, Fri 8.00am                 Departs: Thu, Fri, Sun 8.15am
 Returns: 9.00pm                               Returns: 2.45pm

    Adult $159             Child $80               Adult $129             Child $65


                                               Canberra’sFloriade
                                               ULL DAY
                                              F                                   Code:J11B

                                              Stop at Berrima for morning tea.
                                              Continue to Canberra where you will
                                              be dropped off at Commonwealth Park
                                              for your Floriade experience. Floriade is
                                              the largest flower festival in Australia,
                                              a spectacular celebration of spring. The
                                              breathtaking garden beds, made up of
                                              more than a million blooms, create large-
                                              scale floral pictures to reflect the annually
                                              changing theme. Your coach driver will
                                              advise you the pick-up time and collection
                                              point for your return journey to Sydney.

                                               Departs: Wed, Fri 8.00am
                                                        (21 Sep – 14 Oct)
                                               Returns: 9.00pm

 Canberra                                          Adult $99              Child $50


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Melbourne
                                                                                          Hunter Road
                                                                 The Twelve Apostles, Great OceanValley



 GreatOceanRoadDeluxe                          Penguins,CattleFarm,Kangaroos,
 &VisitBellsBeachExclusive                     KoalaswithDevonshireTea
 withDevonshireTea                                 FTERNOON / EVENING
                                                    A                                     Code:K10
 ULL DAY
F                                       Code:K4
                                                    Depart the city and travel to Warrook
Depart the city over the Westgate                   Cattle Farm to see sheep, kangaroos and
Bridge and travel through Geelong to                Australian birds. Enjoy Devonshire Tea
Torquay and the famous Bells Beach for              then head to the Koala Conservation
Devonshire Tea. As we join the Great                Centre to view koalas in their natural
Ocean Road, marvel at the golden sandy              habitat. Arrive at the world famous
beaches, sheer cliffs and amazing rock              Penguin Parade and watch the nightly
formations. Pass through the seaside                ritual of penguins marching up
towns of Anglesea and Lorne before                  the sand to their nesting places. Enjoy
stopping for lunch at Apollo Bay (own               time looking around the educational
expense). Travel inland through the                 centre and displays. Stop in Cowes for
inspiring Otway Ranges before returning             dinner (own expense) before heading
to the coastline to visit the Twelve                back to Melbourne.
Apostles, London Bridge and Loch Ard
Gorge. Visit Port Campbell for afternoon
                                                    Departs: DAILY 1.15pm
tea (own expense) before returning
                                                    Returns: 10.30 / 11.30pm
express to Melbourne.
                                                       Adult $145                Child $75
 Departs: DAILY 8.00am
 Returns: 7.30 / 8.00pm

     Adult $159                   Child $80


 PenguinsExpress
 FTERNOON / EVENING
A                                       Code:K11                                       Puffing Billy

Travel express from Melbourne to the                DeluxePenguinTour,
Penguin Parade and witness this amazing             PuffingBillywithDevonshireTea
nightly ritual. Watch penguins march up
the sand to their nesting places and enjoy           ULL DAY
                                                    F                                     Code:K81
time browsing through the educational               Travel to Grants Reserve in the
centre and souvenir shops. Café meals               Dandenong Ranges for Devonshire Tea.
available (own expense). Travel express             Board Puffing Billy for a ride through
back to Melbourne.                                  spectacular scenery. Visit Warrook,
                                                    a true Australian cattle farm, and
 Departs: DAILY 3.00pm (Apr – Sep)                  experience sheep shearing or milking a
          5.00pm (Oct – Mar)                        cow. Feed kangaroos, see working dogs,
 Returns: 10.30 / 11.30pm                           join a guided tractor ride and enjoy a
                                                    roast lunch with vegetables. Visit the
     Adult $115                   Child $60
                                                    Penguin Parade to watch little penguins
                                                    march up the sand to their nesting
                                                    places. Return to Melbourne via Cowes
                                                    for dinner (own expense). L

                                                    Departs: 8.10am
                                                             Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
                                                             (Apr – Sept)
                                                             DAILY (Oct – Mar)
                                                    Returns: 10.30 / 11.30pm

 Penguin Parade, Phillip Island                        Adult $219                Child $110


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Melbourne
 Healesville,Wildlife&                      PuffingBilly,Wineries
 PuffingBillywithLunch                       withLunch&WineTasting
 ULL DAY
F                                  Code:K15     ULL DAY
                                                F                                 Code:K35

Travel east of Melbourne to the beautiful       Travel east of Melbourne to the beautiful
Dandenong Ranges. Enjoy Billy Tea and           Dandenong Ranges. Enjoy Billy Tea and
home-made lamingtons at Grants Reserve          home-made lamingtons at Grants Reserve
where you can hand feed crimson rosellas.       where you can hand feed crimson
Ride through the spectacular forest aboard      rosellas. Take a ride through the forest
Australia’s oldest operating steam train,       aboard Australia’s oldest operating
Puffing Billy. Travel to Fergusson Winery       steam train, Puffing Billy. Travel to the
to enjoy a delicious spit roast lunch. Then     Yarra Valley and enjoy wine tasting and
it’s on to Healesville Sanctuary. Spend the     a delicious spit roast lunch at Fergusson
remainder of the afternoon wandering            Winery. Continue through the Valley
around one of Australia’s most famous           to three of Victoria’s premier wineries
wildlife parks, spotting koalas, kangaroos      including Domaine Chandon for tasting
and birds of prey. L                            and wine appreciation. L

 Departs: 8.20am                                Departs: 8.20am
          Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun                             Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
          (Apr – Sep)                                    (Apr – Sep)
          DAILY (Oct – Mar)                              DAILY (Oct – Mar)
 Returns: 5.30pm                                Returns: 5.30pm

     Adult $179            Child $90                Adult $179            Child $90

 HealesvilleWildlifewithLunch               YarraValleyWinerieswithLunch
 ULL DAY
F                                  Code:K75     ULL DAY
                                                F                                 Code:K65

Depart Melbourne and travel east to             Depart Melbourne and travel east to the
the Yarra Valley. Visit Fergusson Winery        Yarra Valley. Enjoy wine tasting and a
to enjoy a delicious lunch. Then it’s on        delicious spit roast lunch at Fergusson
to Healesville Sanctuary. Spend the             Winery. Continue through the Valley
remainder of the afternoon wandering            to some of Victoria’s premier wineries
around one of Australia’s most famous           including Domaine Chandon for tasting
wildlife parks. See the birds of prey           and wine appreciation. L
demonstration, koalas, kangaroos and
various other unique Australian wildlife. L

 Departs: 10.00am                               Departs: 10.00am
          Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun                             Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
          (Apr – Sep)                                    (Apr – Sep)
          DAILY (Oct – Mar)                              DAILY (Oct – Mar)
 Returns: 5.30pm                                Returns: 5.30pm

     Adult $169            Child $85               Adult $169             Child $85




                          Hand-feed kangaroos                           Yarra Valley Vineyards



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                                                                                  Puffing Billy



 SovereignHill                                SovereignHill,GoldFields
 withBallaratWildlifePark                    &BallaratCityTour
 ULL DAY
F                                 Code:K3      ULL DAY
                                               F                                  Code:K13

Travel to historic Ballarat and enjoy a        Travel to Ballarat and see the sights
guided tour of the Ballarat Wildlife Park.     of the city. Visit Sovereign Hill where
Hand feed kangaroos, see crocodiles and        you can learn about the history of the
emus and have the opportunity to touch         Gold Rush and life in the 1850’s. Pan
and photograph a koala. At Sovereign           for gold, take a stage coach ride, dress
Hill learn about the history of the Gold       up in period clothing and have costume
Rush and life in the 1850’s. Pan for           photos or join an underground mine tour.
gold, take a stage coach ride or join an       Enjoy unique period style shopping with
underground mine tour. See traditional         real life characters and entertainment
craftsmen shilling their trades and enjoy      that were part of the 1850’s gold rush.
unique style shopping with real life           Browse the many souvenir shops
characters that were part of the 1850’s        and enjoy a great choice of cafes and
gold rush.                                     restaurants for lunch (own expense).

 Departs: 8.20am                                Departs: 8.20am
          Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat                             Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
          (Apr – Sep)                                    (Apr – Sep)
          DAILY (Oct – Mar)                              DAILY (Oct – Mar)
 Returns: 5.30pm                                Returns: 5.30pm

    Adult $155             Child $80               Adult $145             Child $75

                                 Tobogganing                                   Snowboarding




 LakeMountainShowmetheSnow                 Mt.BullerSeriousSnow
 ULL DAY
F                                Code:K80      ULL DAY
                                               F                                 Code:K79

See Yarra Valley wineries, the country         Travel through charming country towns,
town of Healesville and glimpses of            picturesque scenery and spectacular
Maroondah Dam. Enjoy the drive through         mountain views, en route to Mt. Buller –
the Black Spur famous winding road             Victoria’s premier ski resort. Arrive on the
with its rainforest and Mountain Ash           mountain at 10.00am to enjoy a full day
trees. Travel through quaint towns and         of skiing, toboganning or simply building
on to the Lake Mountain Resort arriving        snowmen! Enjoy some time relaxing in the
at about 10.30am. With new facilities          many bars and restaurants in the Alpine
including café, bar, restaurant and            Village. Note: It is essential to wear warm
ski hire, it’s a great place to have fun in    clothes that provide insulation such as a
the snow or a day of cross country skiing.     woollen jumper, waterproof jacket and
Depart the mountain at 3.30pm for a            thick woollen gloves, hat and socks. Ski
relaxing drive back to Melbourne.              clothing and equipment can be hired on
                                               the mountain.
 Departs: Mon, Wed, Fri 8.00am
          (Jun – Sep)                           Departs: DAILY 6.45am (Jun – Sep)
 Returns: 6.00pm                                Returns: 8.30pm

    Adult $105             Child $55               Adult $149             Child $75


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Melbourne
                                                                         Federation Sqaure, Melbourne



 MelbourneCitySights                       MelbourneCitySights&Bay
 withRiverCruise                            HighlightswithRiverCruise
HALF DAY                        Code:K1C    HALFDAY                                Code:K7C

Finish your morning city sights tour          See the Arts Centre and Shrine of
with a River Cruise along the Yarra River     Remembrance. Drive along part of
on board the Princess Rivercruiser. This      the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit and
option is highly recommended.                 around Albert Park Lake. See bayside
                                              cosmopolitan Fitzroy Street and the
 Departs: DAILY 8.10am                        Esplanade. Then it’s down to the beach
 Returns: 11.45am                             past Luna Park to the St. Kilda foreshore.
                                              Cruise along Beach Road to see the
     Adult $95            Child $50           best bayside beaches and homes as you
                                              drive to Port Melbourne and Beacon
                                              Cove. Stop in Williamstown before
 MelbourneCitySights
                                              boarding your boat for the hour long
 ALF DAY
H                                  Code:K1   cruise back to Melbourne. En route see
On this tour you will experience the          the docklands, wharfs, casino, aquarium
beautiful sights of Melbourne. Hear about     and sensational city water views.
its wonderful history, famous buildings,
sensational shopping, great sporting           Departs: Daily 1.15pm
centres and universities. Stop and explore     Returns: 4.15pm
the Fitzroy Gardens, including a visit to
                                                    Adult $97                  Child $50
Captain Cook’s Cottage, the Royal Botanic
Gardens and the Shrine of Remembrance.
Travel over the Westgate Bridge, drive
along the Grand Prix track and see the
Melbourne Cricket Ground, St. Paul’s
Cathedral, the Arts Centre, Crown Casino
and Port Phillip Bay.


 Departs: DAILY 8.10am
 Returns: 11.45am

     Adult $69            Child $35


 PuffingBilly&Dandenong                    Yarra River Cruise
 RangeswithDevonshireTea
 ALF DAY
H                                 Code:K5

Travel east of Melbourne to the beautiful
Dandenong Ranges. Enjoy Devonshire Tea
at Grants Reserve where you can hand
feed crimson rosellas. Take a ride through
the spectacular forest aboard Australia’s
oldest operating steam train, Puffing
Billy. Browse the art and craft shops in
Sassafrass before returning to Melbourne.


 Departs: DAILY 8.10am
 Returns: 1.00pm

     Adult $89            Child $45            St. Patrick’s Cathedral



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Uluru
                                                                          Sunrise at Uluru (Ayers Rock)



 UluruSunrise,ClimborBaseTour            UluruSunrise&
HALF DAY                       Code:Y18     GuidedCulturalWalk
                                              ALF DAY
                                             H                                            Code:Y41
Rise early this morning to travel to the
Uluru sunrise viewing area. Watch the        Travel to the sunrise viewing area at
first rays of the sun set the Red Centre     Uluru and watch the first rays of the
alight while enjoying a warming cup of       sun set the Red Centre alight. Then
tea or coffee and biscuits. After sunrise    accompany your guide on the Kuniya
you will be transferred to the base of       Base Walk from Kuniya Piti. Walk to the
the Uluru Climb. If you choose not to        Mutitjulu Waterhole where your guide
climb Uluru you will join your AAT Kings     will indicate the natural features of the
Driver Guide for a tour around the base      landscape and relay traditional stories
of Uluru. Travel by coach to the Mutitjulu   relating to this special place. Continue
Walk where you will be escorted into the     your tour around the circumference of
Mutitjulu Waterhole (seasonal). Visit the    Uluru by coach. Walk with your guide
Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, where    along the Mala Walk. Continue to Kantju
you can learn about Aboriginal culture       Gorge then visit the Uluru – Kata Tjuta
and see Aboriginal arts and crafts.          Cultural Centre to learn more about
                                             Anangu beliefs and law.

 Departs: DAILY                               Departs: DAILY
          90 mins prior to sunrise                     90 mins prior to sunrise
 Returns: 11.00am                             Returns: 12.00pm

 Adult      $105 + $25*=$130                Adult          $139 + $25*=$164
 Child      $55                               Child          $70


 UluruSunrise&BaseTour
 ORNING
M                                Code:Y17

Rise early this morning and travel to
the Uluru sunrise viewing area to see
the Red Centre set alight by the first
rays of sun. Enjoy a warming cup of tea
or coffee and biscuits as the colours of
Uluru gradually change as the sun rises
on the horizon. Commence a base tour
of Uluru, including a guided walk into
Mutitjulu Waterhole. View Aboriginal rock
paintings and learn about the flora, fauna
and Aboriginal history from your Driver
Guide. Continue around the base of Uluru
by coach and see various sacred areas.
Visit the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural
Centre where there is time to read the
Tjukurpa (Aboriginal law) or purchase
some locally made Aboriginal art.

 Departs: DAILY
          90 mins prior to sunrise
 Returns: 10.30am

 Adult      $105 + $25*=$130
 Child      $55                               Mala Walk, Uluru (Ayers Rock)



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Uluru


 Walpa Gorge                                 Aussie Barbecue


 KataTjuta&UluruSunsetTour              UluruSunset&BarbecueDinner
 FTERNOON
A                               Code:Y13   EVENING                         Code:Y11B

Travel to the mystical 36 domes of          Enjoy nibbles and a glass of wine as
Kata Tjuta. On the way, stop at a lookout   the sun sinks over the western horizon
for a panoramic view of the southern        and the evening sky brings out the
side of Kata Tjuta. Continue to the         many shades of colour for which Uluru
base of Walpa Gorge. Spend some time        is famous. Occasionally, when it rains
exploring the gorge and the unusual         you may be lucky enough to see the
conglomerate rock formations. The           spectacular sight of water cascading
walking trail through Walpa Gorge           over the sides of Uluru. Travel to our
follows the natural creek between           exclusive Barbecue venue to enjoy a
two of the tallest domes of Kata Tjuta.     traditional Australian barbecue dinner
In the late afternoon we travel to the      consisting of steak, sausages, kangaroo
Uluru sunset viewing area. Witness and      meat, salads, bread and a complimentary
photograph the striking colour changes      glass of Australian sparkling wine.
of Uluru at sunset while enjoying nibbles   There is time for stargazing too
and a complimentary glass of wine.          (weather permitting). D

 Departs: DAILY
                                             Departs: DAILY
          2.30pm (Mar – Oct)
                                                      75 mins prior to sunset
          3.30pm (Nov – Feb)
                                             Returns: 2½ hours after sunset
 Returns: 20 mins after sunset

 Adult          $135 + $25*=$160           Adult         $149 + $25*=$174
 Child          $70                          Child         $75

                                             UluruSunriseTour
                                             ORNING
                                            M                                  Code:Y9

                                            Travel to the sunrise viewing area at
                                            Uluru and watch the first sunlight of
                                            the day creep across the desert plains.
                                            Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee as the
                                            morning sun slowly changes the colour
                                            of Uluru. In summer, watching sunrise
                                            at Uluru in the cool morning air is the
                                            perfect start to the day. In winter months,
                                            we recommend you wear a jacket.

                                             Departs: DAILY
                                                      90 mins prior to sunrise
                                             Returns: 75 mins after sunrise

                                             Adult         $65 + $25*=$90
 Uluru (Ayers Rock)                          Child         $35


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                                                          *National Park Entry Fee
                                                          YouonlyhavetopaytheNational
                                                          ParkEntryFeeoncewhenpurchasing
                                                          twoormoreUluru&KataTjuta
                                                          SightseeingToursasentryisvalid
                                                          for3consecutivedays.
                                Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)    See Conditions for full details.




 Sunset at Uluru (Ayers Rock)


 UluruHighlights                                        AyersRockResort
 FTERNOON
A                                        Code:Y8        toAliceSprings
                                                          ALF DAY
                                                         H                                   Code:Y6
Drive around the base of Uluru. Your
AAT Kings Driver Guide will take you on                  Travel through interesting desert
a walking tour of the Mutitjulu Waterhole                scenery between Ayers Rock Resort
where you can view Aboriginal rock                       and Alice Springs. Your Driver Guide
paintings. There is time to visit the Uluru              will provide comprehensive commentary
– Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, where you                  of your surrounds as you pass through
can learn about the culture and Tjukurpa                 the beautiful rugged scenery of the
(Aboriginal law) of the Anangu people.                   outback. View Atila (Mt. Conner) along
                                                         the way. Stop at Mt. Ebenezer Roadhouse
                                                         where there is the opportunity to
 Departs: DAILY 2.30pm                                   purchase afternoon tea and locally
 Returns: 4.30pm                                         made Aboriginal art (all at own expense).
                                                         Travel north along the Stuart Highway as
 Adult          $49 + $25*=$74
                                                         the sun begins to set in the west, before
 Child          $25
                                                         arriving at Alice Springs. You will be
                                                         dropped off at your Alice Springs hotel.
 UluruSunsetTour
EVENING                                 Code:Y11
                                                         Departs: DAILY 1.10pm
Enjoy nibbles and a glass of wine as                              from Ayers Rock Resort
the sun sinks over the western horizon                   Arrives: 6.30pm in Alice Springs
and the evening sky brings out the
many shades of colour for which Uluru                        Adult $155             Child $80
is famous. Occasionally, when it rains
you may be lucky enough to see the
spectacular sight of water cascading over
the sides of Uluru.


 Departs: DAILY
          75 mins prior to sunset
 Returns: 20 mins after sunset

 Adult          $55 + $25*=$80
 Child          $30                                      Luxury Coach Travel



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Alice Springs
 PalmValleySafariby4WD                    UluruAdventure
FULL DAY                         Code:A5    ULL DAY
                                             F                                       Code:A2

This one day 4 Wheel Drive Safari travels    Travel south from Alice Springs, passing
through the West MacDonnell Ranges to        through the West MacDonnell Ranges.
Hermannsburg, an Aboriginal community        Stop at the Sturt Camel Farm for breakfast
and historic precinct which is renowned      then later at the Atila (Mt. Conner) lookout
for its Aboriginal art collection and the    for morning tea. Travel on to Uluru – Kata
works of Albert Namatjira. Travel down       Tjuta National Park. Join a base tour
the bed of the Finke River, into Palm        of Uluru and guided walk to Mutitjulu
Valley. Morning or afternoon tea is          Waterhole where you can view Aboriginal
provided. See spectacular rock forms,        rock paintings. Visit the Uluru – Kata Tjuta
white sands and an oasis of rock pools       Cultural Centre. Visit Kata Tjuta, where
and palm trees. Visit the spectacular rock   you can take a walk between the massive
formation known as the Amphitheatre.         domes at Walpa Gorge. Travel back to the
Enjoy a picnic lunch within Finke Gorge      Uluru sunset viewing area to witness the
National Park. On the return journey to      changing colours of Uluru while sipping
Alice Springs watch the changing colours     complimentary sparkling wine, followed
of the magnificent West MacDonnell           by a picnic dinner. Return to Alice Springs.
Ranges in the afternoon sunlight. L          BD
                                             *National Park Entry Fee. See Conditions.
 Departs: DAILY 8.00am (Jun – Oct)
          Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun             Departs: DAILY 6.30am
          7.30am (Nov – May)                  Returns: 11.30pm
 Returns: 6.00pm
                                              Adult        $215 + $25*=$240
     Adult $169           Child $85           Child        $110


 ATownLikeAlice                           AliceSpringstoAyersRock
 FTERNOON
A                                 Code:A3   HALF DAY                              Code:A6

Tour the sights of ‘The Alice’. Stop         Travel south from Alice Springs through
at the historic Telegraph Station.           the MacDonnell and James Ranges. Your
Established in 1872 to relay messages        Driver Guide will provide comprehensive
between Darwin and Adelaide, the             commentary of your surrounds as you
Telegraph Station is the best preserved      pass through the beautiful rugged
of the 12 stations along the Overland        scenery of the outback. Visit a camel
Telegraph Line. Visit the Royal              farm where there is time to take a short
Flying Doctor Service. Learn how this        optional camel ride (own expense). Later
marvellous facility operates to provide      stop at Mt. Ebenezer Roadhouse where
a ‘mantle of safety’ to the people of the    there is the opportunity to purchase
outback. Later visit the School of the Air   morning tea and locally made Aboriginal
which provides an educational service        art (all at own expense). Pause to view
for children living in remote areas. Stop    majestic Atila (Mt. Conner) before
at the Alice Springs Reptile Centre where    arriving at Ayers Rock Resort.
you will see unique Central Australian
reptiles such as the Perentie Lizard and
Thorny Devil. Conclude with a panoramic
view of Alice Springs and the surrounding
ranges from the top of Anzac Hill.            Departs: DAILY 7.30am
                                                       from Alice Springs
 Departs: DAILY 2.00pm                        Arrives: 1.00pm
 Returns: 6.00pm                                       at Ayers Rock Resort

     Adult $79            Child $40              Adult $155                 Child $80


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                                                            Palm Valley, Finke Gorge National Park



 WestMacDonnellRanges                     WestMacDonnellRanges
 &DesertPark                                &Gorges
FULL DAY                       Code:A7D    FULL DAY                               Code:A9

Travel West from Alice Springs following     Travel west from Alice Springs following
the spectacular West MacDonnell              the spectacular West MacDonnell
Ranges. Pass the John Flynn Memorial         Ranges. Pass the John Flynn Memorial.
(founder of the Royal Flying Doctor          Stop at Simpsons Gap with its lovely red
Service). Our first stop is at Simpsons      gum scenery. Continue on to magical
Gap then continue to Angkerle                Angkerle (Standley Chasm). Walk into the
(Standley Chasm). Walk along the             chasm along the stony watercourse lined
stony watercourse lined with cycads,         with cycads, ghost gums, acacias and
ghost gums, cypress pines and acacias.       cypress pines. Travel to Ellery Creek Big
A light lunch will be provided before        Hole before arriving at Ormiston Gorge.
you depart for Alice Springs Desert          We travel on to Glen Helen Gorge, a semi
Park. Explore and discover many of the       permanent waterhole. Depending on the
secrets of the Central Australian deserts.   time of the year a refreshing swim may be
Visit the Nocturnal House and witness        possible at one of the waterholes visited.
free-flying birds of prey in the nature      At Glen Helen Homestead we include a
theatre at the Birds of Prey Presentation.   Ploughman’s lunch with fresh damper.
Afterwards you will be transferred back      You have the opportunity to take in the
to Alice Springs. L                          spectacular views by helicopter (own
                                             expense). Nearby is the Mt. Sonder
 Departs: DAILY 7.30am                       lookout. This beautiful mountain was the
 Returns: Open (last transfer 6.00pm)        subject of many paintings by the famed
                                             Aboriginal artist and Arnada tribesman,
    Adult $109            Child $55          the late Albert Namatjira. We travel past
                                             the famous twin ghost gums on our way
 WestMacDonnellRanges                    back into Alice Springs. L
 &TownTour
 ULL DAY
F                               Code:A13
                                              Departs: DAILY 7.30am
Travel West from Alice Springs following      Returns: 5.00pm
the West MacDonnell Ranges. Stop
at Simpsons Gap then onto Angkerle               Adult $129                Child $65
(Standley Chasm). Walk along the stony
watercourse lined with cycads, ghost          WestMacDonnellRanges
gums, cypress pines and acacias. A light
lunch will be provided before your return     ALF DAY
                                             H                                        Code:A7
to Alice Springs. Tour the sights of ‘The    Travel West from Alice Springs following
Alice’ including the historic Telegraph      the spectacular West MacDonnell
Station, Royal Flying Doctor Service         Ranges. Pass the John Flynn Memorial
and School of the Air. Stop at the Alice     (founder of the Royal Flying Doctor
Springs Reptile Centre where you will see    Service). Our first stop is at Simpsons
unique Central Australian reptiles such      Gap and then continue to Angkerle
as the Perentie Lizard and Thorny Devil.     (Standley Chasm). Walk along the stony
Conclude with a panoramic view of Alice      watercourse lined with cycads, ghost
Springs from the top of Anzac Hill. L        gums, cypress pines and acacias. A light
                                             lunch will be provided before you return
                                             to Alice Springs. L

 Departs: DAILY 7.30am                        Departs: DAILY 7.30am
 Returns: 6.00pm                              Returns: 12.00pm

    Adult $139            Child $70              Adult $75                 Child $40


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Darwin
 KakaduNationalPark                                LitchfieldNationalPark
FULL DAY                                Code:D4   FULL DAY                            Code:D5

Approximately 257km east of Darwin lies             We follow the Stuart Highway via the
one of Australia’s best known treasures,            township of Batchelor to Litchfield
Kakadu National Park. Leaving Darwin, we            National Park where we will visit the main
travel on the Arnhem Highway across the             falls. First stop is Florence Falls, where
Adelaide River and Marrakai Plains. Stop            you have the opportunity for a scenic
at Nourlangie Rock, where your Guide                and interpretive bush and monsoon vine
will lead a walk to view ancient Aboriginal         forest walk. There is also the chance for
rock art. After lunch we join our local             a swim by making your way down the
guide for a cruise on the famous Yellow             stairs to the plunge pool below. Travel
Water Billabong. Search for saltwater               on to Tolmer Falls for a magnificent
crocodiles and the colourful range of               view of the water cascading down to
birdlife for which this region is renowned.         the deep waterhole at the base of the
Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre and             falls. Finally we visit Wangi Falls, with its
view the informative displays depicting             large crystal clear pool, another relaxing
the traditions of the Aboriginal people             spot for a swim. A great day for taking
in Kakadu, before returning to Darwin. L            many fascinating photos, including the
*National Park Entry Fee. See Conditions.           amazing stand of termite mounds.
                                                    A picnic lunch is included today. L
 Departs: DAILY 6.30am
 Returns: 7.30pm                                     Departs: DAILY 7.15am
                                                     Returns: 6.00pm
 Adult        $215 + $25*=$240
 Child        $110                                      Adult $135              Child $70


 MorningTerritoryWildlifePark                    Afternoon
 &Cruise                                           JumpingCrocodileCruise
HALF DAY                               Code:D1H    ALF DAY
                                                    H                                    Code:D2

You will have 4 hours to explore the                This afternoon join the famous Adelaide
many exhibits in this award-winning                 River Jumping Crocodile Cruise. Your
park, including the nocturnal house, the            local guide will entice the crocodiles to
aquarium with viewing tunnel, aviaries,             leap out of the water. The cruise will
birds of prey display and more. Wander              enable you to see these prehistoric
around in your own time or accompany                creatures at close range. Continue to the
your guide for an informative overview              Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre
of the habitats and wildlife of the Top             for views over the Marrakai Plains and
End. Later, board the specially designed            then on to Fogg Dam Nature Reserve,
vessel ‘Snubfin’ for the 90 minute cruise           before returning to Darwin.
through Darwin Harbour to Stokes Hill
Wharf. Enjoy an exhilarating boat ride               Departs: DAILY 12.45pm
via the Blackmore River. Visit a crocodile           Returns: 6.30pm
trap, try your luck with a mud crab pot
and witness the majesty of any birds                    Adult $115              Child $60
and wildlife that may appear.
Add-on an Afternoon City Sights Tour.
Code D44: Adult $215 Child $145


 Departs: DAILY 7.30am
 Returns: 2.30pm

     Adult $155                Child $110                                        Crocodile Spotting



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                                                                             Katherine Gorge Cruise



 KatherineGorge&EdithFalls                  TiwiIslands
FULL DAY                          Code:D11    AboriginalCulturalExperience
                                               FULL DAY                             Code:DB01
We travel south through tropical country,
passing former WWII airstrips en route to      The Tiwi Islands are home to coastal island
Adelaide River. We make a short stop at        Aborigines with permanent smiles. A day
the Adelaide River War Cemetery, a site        tour will provide you with an insight into
dedicated to those killed in the air raids     the Tiwi people’s culture and lifestyle.
in Darwin in the 1940’s. Continue to Edith     Make your way to the General Aviation
Falls, where there is time for a refreshing    Terminal, Darwin Airport by 7.30am (own
swim in the waterhole beneath the falls        expense). Depart at 8.00am for the 30
(conditions permitting). After lunch           minute flight to Bathurst Island to join a
we join a 2 hour scenic cruise through         guided journey through the modern day
Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park,     Aboriginal community of Nguiu. Visit the
with a chance to see fresh water crocodiles    museum with its displays of traditional
sunning themselves on the banks of the         art and depictions of the Tiwi ‘Dreamtime’
river and many interesting species of bird     stories and the Early Mission Precinct
life. Our tour of the first two gorges takes   with its unique Tiwi style Catholic Church.
us past sheer rock walls and requires a        Visit the Art Centres for the opportunity
short walk to reach the second gorge.          to purchase Tiwi art at island prices. At
Enjoy a brief tour of Katherine, the third     morning tea spend time with our guides
largest town in the Territory and hub of       and Tiwi ladies enjoying billy tea and
the region’s cattle and farming industries.    damper. Witness traditional totem dances
Travel via Pine Creek, a historic gold         and hear about the meanings behind them.
mining town, before an evening stop is         Attend a smoking ceremony to bless the
made at Adelaide River where you may           visitors. Visit a Tiwi burial site and learn
purchase dinner (own expense) before           some of the complex rituals associated
returning to Darwin. You may like to           with the Pukamani Poles (burial poles). L
sample the famous ‘Barra and Chips’. L
                                                Departs: Mon – Fri
 Departs: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat                        7.30am (Feb – mid-Dec)
          6.30am (May – Oct)                    Returns: 5.15pm to Darwin
          Tue, Thu, Sat (Nov – Apr)                      General Aviation Airport
 Returns: 8.30pm
                                                   Adult $259                Child $209
   Adult $209              Child $105             + $239 flight             + $239 flight


 MorningTerritoryWildlifePark                AfternoonCitySightsTour
 ALF DAY
H                                  Code:D1     ALF DAY
                                               H                                      Code:D12

Visit the multi-award-winning Territory        Join a city sights tour this afternoon with
Wildlife Park. Discover some of the            expert commentary by a local guide. See
Northern Territory’s most elusive              the Chinese Temple and the lush Botanic
animals in the Nocturnal House. Enjoy          Gardens. Tour the historic sites of the city
spectacular views of barramundi and            including the East Point Military Precinct.
other fish from the underwater, walk-          See the Stokes Hill Wharf area, Mooring
through aquarium. Take the elevated            Basin and the Museum and Art Gallery
monsoon forest walk and see the exciting       of the Northern Territory.
‘Birds of Prey’ display.                       Add-on a Indigenous Sunset Dreaming Cruise.
                                               Code D12C: Adult $145 Child $80

 Departs: DAILY 7.30am                          Departs: DAILY 2.00pm
 Returns: 1.30pm                                Returns: 6.00pm

    Adult $85              Child $45                Adult $69                 Child $35


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Perth
                                                                                     The Pinnacles



                                                 PinnaclesDesert
                                                 with4x4Adventure
                                                FULL DAY                          Code:P654
                            Kings Park, Perth
                                                A great day to see the natural contrasts
                                                of beach and desert. Take a walk on the
 PerthHighlightswithRiverCruise             pristine Cervantes white sand beach
HALF DAY                       Code:P672      (where lunch is included) then see the
Tour the highlights of Perth then travel        dramatic Pinnacles Desert – arid, vast
to Fremantle, an historic seaside town of       seemingly lifeless yet inhabited by
                                                strange limestone pillars rising through
convict history, glorious alfresco outdoor
                                                the sand. The thrilling adventure of 4
dining, modern ocean racing yachts,
                                                wheel driving off-road at the Lancelin
terrace houses, museums and galleries,
                                                sand dunes, is an supreme way of
set between the Indian Ocean and the
                                                discovering this awesome environment.
Swan River. Highlights include The WACA
                                                Highlights include Namburg National Park,
– Western Australia Cricket Ground,
                                                Caversham Wildlife Park, 4 wheel driving
Kings Park, Cottesloe Beach, cruise from
                                                across and down the massive Lancelin
Fremantle to Perth, Perth Mint, the Swan
                                                sand dunes, sand boarding down the
Bell Tower and Barrack Street Jetty.
                                                dunes, guided walk through the Pinnacles
                                                desert limestone pillars. L

 Departs: DAILY 8.00am                           Departs: DAILY 8.00am
 Returns: 12.30pm                                Returns: 7.30pm

     Adult $107           Child $53                 Adult $217              Child $109




                                  Wave Rock                             Margaret River Vineyards


 WaveRock                                       MargaretRiver
FULL DAY                       Code:P686      FULL DAY                          Code:P688

Cross the Swan River Causeway and               Taste the wines and explore vast
pass Burswood Casino and Resort and             underground caves in a day of discovery
head east and follow the sun on to the          along this Indian Ocean coastline. Visit
Great Eastern Highway. Climb the Darling        Xanadu Winery, one of the region’s oldest
Ranges. Visit historic York, original and       and taste from a selection of fine Australian
untouched centre of the Avon Valley. See        wines. Enjoy a genuine Australian picnic
the town of Corrigin, noted for the ‘dog        style lunch. Enjoy a guided tour of
in the ute’ national record, Hyden – town       Mammoth Cave, one of the hundreds of
centre for Wave Rock, rock formations           spectacular limestone cave formations of
of Hippo’s Yawn. Enjoy a picnic lunch at        this cape region. View Cape Leeuwin Light
Wave Rock Wildflowers shop and take an          House, the dividing point between the
Aboriginal guided tour along the base and       Southern and Indian Oceans. Visit Busselton
over the top of Wave Rock. See marvellous       with its long wooden jetty on the shores of
views of Perth’s evening lights from the        Geographe Bay. A dinner stop will be made
Darling Ranges on your return to Perth. L       at the Busselton Jetty (own expense). L

 Departs: DAILY 8.00am                           Departs: DAILY 8.00am
 Returns: 8.30pm                                 Returns: 9.30pm

     Adult $217          Child $109                Adult $222                Child $110


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Adelaide
                                                                       Seal Bay, Kangaroo Island




 Barossa Valley Vineyards                       Remarkable Rocks


 ADayintheBarossaValley                    KangarooIslandHighlights
FULL DAY                        Code:AS2     FULL DAY                         Code:HTCC

The Barossa Valley is Australia’s largest      Your tour begins with a scenic coach trip
wine producing region, boasting over 100       down through the Fleurieu Peninsula to
vineyards. Savour world-class wine at four     Cape Jervis. You’ll then board SeaLink’s
of our hand-selected premium wineries;         fast ferry for the 45 minute crossing
take a walking tour of a historical vineyard   to Kangaroo Island. On arrival, settle
and learn about viticulture. Unearth the       back in the comfort of your coach and
acoustic secrets of the Whispering Wall.       view the scenery on your way to Seal
Morning tea and a delicious two-course         Bay where you will enjoy a beach walk
Barossa style lunch are included where         among a breeding colony of Australian
you can relax and enjoy views of some of       sea lions. After a two course lunch we
the most prestigious vineyards Australia       head to Flinders Chase National Park for
has to offer. L                                the rest of the afternoon. Walk along the
                                               rugged southern coastline on specially
 Departs: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 9.30am            constructed walkways to Remarkable
 Returns: 5.30pm                               Rocks and Admirals Arch. Admirals Arch
                                               boardwalk takes you down a rugged cliff
     Adult $135             Child $63          face to confront a spectacular rock arch
                                               and a nursery haven for fur seals. Your
 MorningAdelaideCityTour                    Kangaroo Island Highlights experience
                                               comes to a conclusion at ferry terminal
HALF DAY                        Code:AS14
                                               for your return journey to Adelaide. L
On your morning sightseeing tour see
the highlights of the city, Victoria Square,    Departs: DAILY 6.45am
Gouger Street, The grand boulevard of           Returns: 10.45pm
King William Street. The Terraces – north,
south, east and west that separate the city        Adult $248            Child $159
from the greenbelts. See parks, gardens,
River Torrens, Parliament House, State          RiverMurrayHighlightsCruise
Library, with the Bradman collection,
and the Trinity Church, Adelaide’s oldest      FULL DAY                        Code:AS23
church. Visit Haigh’s Chocolates* and          Relax while taking a luncheon cruise
enjoy complimentary tea or coffee              along the historic Murray River. Gain
accompanied by fine Haigh’s chocolates.        an insight into this unique river system
Visit Glenelg, Rundle Mall, Adelaide Oval,     with its magnificent landscapes and
one of Australia’s most notable cricket        spectacular cliffs. Then travel alongside
grounds and Colonel Light’s Lookout on         the Murray River in your coach with
Montefiore Hill, affording spectacular         expert commentary by local driver guide,
views over Adelaide.                           taking in spectacular views and stopping
*Not available Sunday.                         regularly for great photo opportunities. L

 Departs: DAILY 9.30am                          Departs: Mon, Fri 9.30am
 Returns: 12.15pm                               Returns: 5.30pm

     Adult $62              Child $31              Adult $142             Child $71


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Brisbane
& Gold Coast                                                                    Gold Coast



 O’Reilly’s&Mt.Tamborine                    CrocodileExpress
FULL DAY                   Code:B33/G33     FULL DAY                     Code:B7/G7

Take in the spectacular panoramic views       The Sunshine Coast, home of Australia
of the Gold Coast from Mt. Tamborine,         Zoo, has been a popular holiday
then on to O’Reilly’s were you will           playground for Australians and visitors
traverse old logging tracks and hear of       alike. This tour goes directly to and
the epic adventures of early settlers.        from Australia Zoo, made famous by
Walk through the treetops 16 metres           the antics of the late Steve Irwin (The
above the forest floor, before returning to   Crocodile Hunter) and Terri Irwin and
your hotel via Canungra Valley Vineyards.     their global documentaries. You will have
                                              time to experience the best of Australia
                                              Zoo. Spend almost 6 hours seeing
 Departs: DAILY 8.45am Brisbane               the many shows and demonstrations
          9.00am Gold Coast                   including crocodile feeding and snake
 Returns: 6.00pm Brisbane                     handling. The handlers even walk some
          4.30pm Gold Coast                   animals through the park so you can
     Adult $93             Child $57          get up close and personal. The Zoo
                                              has a team of over 500, who believe in
                                              conservation through exciting education,
 Brisbane’sBestTour                         who will ensure you have a wildlife
FULL DAY                   Code:B84/G84     experience you’ll never forget.

Tour by coach through the CBD past
prominent buildings and feel the               Departs: DAILY 8.45am Brisbane
heartbeat of Brisbane past and present.                 8.00am Gold Coast
You will tour past many historical and         Returns: 5.30pm Brisbane
significant architectural buildings,                    6.30pm Gold Coast
including City Hall, Parliament House,
St. John’s Cathedral, Treasury Casino             Adult $126            Child $82
and much more. Enjoy morning tea by
the river at the Breakfast Creek Hotel         SunshineCoast&Noosa
and explore the grounds of Newstead
                                              FULL DAY                    Code:B11/G11
House, Queensland’s oldest residence
with its wide colonial verandahs              The Sunshine Coast is the holiday
overlooking the river. Cruise up the river,   destination for many Australians. Its
past prestigious suburbs and historic         magnificent beaches and relaxed yet
buildings including the magnificent           sophisticated lifestyle has also made
sandstone buildings of Customs House.         it a magnet for international visitors.
Cruise under the Story Bridge and past        This tour showcases the diversity and
the Kangaroo Point Cliffs to South Bank.      beauty of the Sunshine Coast. You will
In the afternoon visit Lone Pine Koala        visit Noosa Heads and Hastings Street
Sanctuary where you will have the             before following the coast to Mooloolaba.
opportunity to ‘cuddle a koala’. On your      Mooloolaba is derived from the aboriginal
return to the city you will visit Mt. Coot-   word meaning ‘Schnapper Fish’ and has
tha Lookout and take in views spanning        its own attractions and atmosphere with
the Great Dividing Range to the west and      numerous sidewalk cafés, bars and of
Moreton Bay and Islands in the east.          course, Underwater World.


 Departs: DAILY 9.15am Brisbane                Departs: DAILY 8.45am Brisbane
          8.00am Gold Coast                             8.00am Gold Coast
 Returns: 4.15pm Brisbane                      Returns: 5.15pm Brisbane
          6.00pm Gold Coast                             6.30pm Gold Coast

     Adult $143            Child $90             Adult $109             Child $70


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Cairns
                                                                               Kuranda Scenic Railway



                                                      KurandaRail&Skyrail
                                                     FULL DAY                         Code:KQS

                                                     You will be transferred to Freshwater
 Snorkelling, Great Barrier Reef
                                                     Railway Station to board your train. This
                                                     journey will take you through hand-hewn
 OuterBarrierReefCruise
                                                     tunnels and across bridges with amazing
FULL DAY                             Code:CRMC     views. Stop at Barron Gorge to view the
Enjoy a day at Queensland’s amazing                  falls before arriving at beautiful Kuranda
Great Barrier Reef with 5 full hours                 station. The remainder of the day is
at Marine World on the Outer Barrier                 free for you to explore the Village in the
Reef. Relax on deck, enjoy diving,                   Rainforest. Visit the Heritage Markets,
snorkelling, semi-sub tours and                      which operate daily, or perhaps visit
underwater observatory including fish                the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary,
feeding display and listen to an onboard             Birdworld or the Kuranda Koala Gardens
briefing including Great Barrier Reef                (own expense). At the scheduled time,
presentation by our marine naturalist.               board Skyrail for the world’s most
Diving, guided snorkel tours and scenic              beautiful rainforest experience. Glide
helicopter flights available. A tropical             over the rainforest canopy and take
buffet lunch is included as well as                  advantage of the two stops en route to
morning and afternoon tea. L                         enjoy a walk through the rainforest or
                                                     visit the CSIRO Interpretive Centre.

 Departs: DAILY 9.00am from Wharf                     Departs: DAILY 7.00am
 Returns: 5.15pm to Wharf                             Returns: 3.30pm

     Adult $180                    Child $90             Adult $143             Child $75


 CapeTribulation,Daintree                         KurandaRail,Skyrail&Tjapukai
 &MossmanGorge                                     FULL DAY                        Code:KQST
FULL DAY                                Code:CTR
                                                     You will be transferred from your hotel
Travel along one of Australia’s great                to Freshwater Station, where you will
scenic highways before arriving at the               board the Kuranda Scenic Rail for a
Daintree River. Cross the Daintree River             breathtaking journey on one of the
and visit the Daintree Environmental                 world’s most scenic operational rail
Centre for morning tea. A guide will take            journeys. On arrival in Kuranda explore
you on a boardwalk and explain some                  the Village in the Rainforest and its many
of the fascinating secrets of one of the             attractions, including the Heritage Markets
world’s oldest rainforests. Continue on to           which operate daily. After enjoying
Cape Tribulation Beach then stop for lunch           the world’s most beautiful rainforest
in a rainforest setting. Join a calm water           experience, take a short walk to the
cruise on the Daintree River observing the           fascinating Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural
wildlife that inhabits the environment. You          Park. Upon arrival you will be greeted
may also see the elusive and fearsome                by your indigenous guide who will escort
estuarine saltwater crocodile! The cruise            you through the park as you discover
terminates in Daintree Village, where                this ancient culture through theatres,
you will board your coach for the return             stage shows and demonstrations before
journey to Cairns, stopping at Mossman               boarding your coach for the return to
Gorge en route. L                                    your accommodation.

 Departs: DAILY 7.00am                                Departs: DAILY 8.00am
 Returns: 6.00pm                                      Returns: 5.30pm

     Adult $176                    Child $116            Adult $178             Child $92


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CONDITIONS
Prices and Itineraries                                             otherwise, that may affect your enjoyment of the tour or
This brochure is effective from 01 April 2011 – 31 March 2012.     its enjoyment by others. Failure to do so may result in the
Prices shown are in Australian currency, include GST and           termination of your travel arrangements without any liability
supersede all prices previously advertised. The operator           on the part of AAT Kings.
reserves the right to cancel tours and amend prices,               AAT Kings reserves the right at its discretion to exclude from
itineraries and days of operation as required. All prices are      a tour, or to terminate the travel arrangements during the
valid subject to Government and fuel surcharges. Clients are       course of the tour without refund, of anyone who:
strongly advised to take out travel insurance. At times it may
be necessary to provide alternative transport. Refunds are not     • is unable to cope with the requirements of coach tour travel
available for wet weather or for changing weather conditions.        or who may need or require services or facilities that are
                                                                     not available
Select Sightseeing Pass
Prices are per Adult/Child. Pass must be booked and paid in        • fails to comply with the reasonable instructions of AAT Kings
full paid at time of booking prior to arrival into Australia or      personnel
commencement of the first tour. Pass is valid for 12 months        • engages in illegal or undesirable behaviour or interferes
from the time of purchase and any unused portions will be            with the enjoyment of or jeopardises the safety of other
deemed void after 12 months. Pass excludes Uluru – Kata              participants.
Tjuta and Kakadu National Park fees. Free Morning Bondi or         Anyone so excluded will be required to disembark at a safe
Melbourne City Tour is available to single pass holders only and   public location, transport from which will be wholly their
is subject to availability at time of booking. We recommend all    responsibility.
tour bookings be made at least 24 hours in advance especially
during peak season. No refunds will be issued on unused            You agree that AAT Kings is released from all liability for, and
portions of the Select Sightseeing Pass. AAT Kings reserves the    you agree not to hold AAT Kings responsible for termination
right to cancel tours within 24 hours prior to departure.          of your travel arrangements in accordance with the previous
                                                                   condition, or any decision made by AAT Kings or by any
National Park Entry Fees                                           service provider who refuses to provide you with special
This fee is included with tours that enter the National Park of    accommodation facilities or services that are not available
Uluru – Kata Tjuta (valid 3 consecutive days) and Kakadu (valid    or who refuses to carry you by reason of any disability or
14 consecutive days). The entry fee is $25 per adult, per park     medical condition.
and is an additional compulsory charge at time of booking.
This is a government charge and is subject to change without       Cancellations
notice. Children 15 years and under are not required to pay the    Cancellation fees will be levied relative to the
entry fee. You must carry your ticket with you every time you      amount of notice given: Under 6 days and over
enter the National Park or you will be required to purchase        24 hours notice – 50% plus your deposit, within 24 hours or
another ticket.                                                    where no notice is given – 100%.
Smoking                                                            Important
Government regulations prohibit smoking inside tourist             All cruises and non-coach movements are not operated by
coaches within Australia. Please restrict smoking to the           AAT Kings Tours, nor by persons or companies associated
stops en route.                                                    with AAT Kings Tours. Therefore we cannot and do not take
Overseas and Interstate Clients                                    any responsibility whatsoever for any injury or loss of
Please confirm your bookings at least 24 hours prior to the        any type arising in any manner, including whether as a result
date of travel.                                                    of negligence or otherwise.
Tour Participation, Exclusion and Release                          Selected tours in this brochure are not operated by AAT Kings.
Children 2-15 years of age travel at 50% off adult prices on       AAT Kings cannot be held responsible for services provided
some tours. Infants up to and including 1 year old are free        by these operators.
of charge. Clients with disabilities are welcome on AAT Kings      The information in this booklet was, to the best of our
tours provided they are accompanied by an able-bodied              knowledge, correct at the time of printing, but we cannot
companion and do not require special assistance from               be held responsible or liable for any subsequent changes
AAT Kings personnel. You must advise AAT Kings at the time         to the contents of it nor for any claims arising in relation to
of booking if you are affected by any condition, medical or        information supplied herein.                   Lic. No. 2TA4687


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