Austravel is going Wild with Great Value Holidays to Australia

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Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist, is offering customers great value wildlife-themed trips down under.

Go wild in Australia with Austravel and its great value trips down under. Whether it’s encountering a Tasmanian devil, cuddling up to a Koala bear, catching a glimpse of Henry, the cute new polar bear cub who made his debut at Sea World Australia last month, or getting up close and personal with the penguins on Phillip Island, a trip to Australia isn’t complete without meeting some of the country’s creatures.

Renowned for its unique wildlife, Tasmania is of course the ideal place to experience a close encounter with the Tasmanian Devil. Tasmania has a huge and accessible area of wilderness and plenty of wildlife sanctuaries for the opportunity to spot the Australian native. Book a trip to Tasmania, the only place in the world where Tasmanian devils roam in the wild, with Austravel from £1,449 per person. Austravel’s Tasmanian 14 day trip includes 13 nights Apollo motorhome hire and return flights from London Heathrow with Qantas. Based on selected March 2014 departures.

Alternatively Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist, is offering a six day trip taking in Melbourne, Phillip Island and the Great Ocean Road from £1,049 per person. On a one day tour from Melbourne involving a visit to the Koala Conversation Centre where guests can see a protected koala colony, customers will head to Phillip Island at dusk to witness the penguins waddle up the beach to their homes. Phillip Island is home to the best of Victoria’s wildlife, most famously those Little Penguins. As well as the Phillip Island Penguin Tour, this holiday includes five nights at the three star Ibis in Melbourne, a Great Ocean Road Day Tour and return flights with Royal Brunei from London. Based on selected departures February 2014.

A must destination for nature lovers is South Australia’s Kangaroo Island. Travellers can enjoy outdoor living on the island and will see an abundance of kangaroos, koalas, wombats, seals and echidnas. Take advantage of Austravel’s six day Adelaide and Kangaroo Island holiday from £1,319 per person. This Adelaide holiday includes three nights at the three star Chifley on South Terrace in Adelaide, a three day Kangaroo Island self-drive with two nights accommodation and return flights from London with Qantas. Based on selected departures in March 2014.

For those looking to do a spot of whale watching, travel to Queensland and try and catch a glimpse of the humpback whales on their migration from Antarctica to the warmer waters. Enjoy this once in a lifetime experience with Austravel’s nine day Gold Coast and Tangalooma Island resort holiday from £1,289 per person. This Gold Coast trip includes a five night stay at The Vibe Hotel, a three night stay at the Tangolooma Island Resort, a whale watching cruise and return flights with Qantas. Based on departures in June 2014.

Visit lively Sydney, one of Australia’s famous cities and home to some of the world’s most renowned monuments, the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Visit Sydney and take a trip to Taronga Zoo which overlooks the famous harbour. The zoo is home to more than 2,500 exotic and native Australian animals including the much-loved Koalas, wallabies and wombats. Austravel is able to organise a ‘Behind the Scenes’ ticket for £58 per person.

Alternatively, you may want to visit another one of Australia’s great enclosed wildlife parks, including the late Steve Irwin’s Brisbane-based Australia Zoo. Austravel can organise a day ticket from £78 per person which includes crocodile feeding and snake handling. Why not take a trip to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane and combine it with a Mirimar River Cruise from £78 per person with Austravel.

For more information on Austravel and current offers, visit or call a travel expert on 0800 988 4834.

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