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3 Epic Globus Tours That'll Have You Loving Australia Even More

Forget jetlag, customs lines, currency, language barriers and all the logistics of international travel. Has there ever been a more perfect time to explore the wonders in our own backyard? It’s time to seize the moment, enjoy epic experiences and support local tourism in the process.

Forget jetlag, customs lines, currency, language barriers and all the logistics of international travel. Has there ever been a more perfect time to explore the wonders in our own backyard? It’s time to seize the moment, enjoy epic experiences and support local tourism in the process.

With the pandemic closing international borders, Globus and Cosmos have nine new tours to showcase the best of Australia.

Oh wait, you’re not a tour person? No problem.

What you might not have considered is just how much value a small group tour offers and how easy they make it. Which means more time for you to sit back and enjoy the ride without worrying about details like “where will we eat tonight”.

Tried getting a reservation anywhere decent recently? Forget about it! Australia is jam packed full right now which is why heading off on a tour ensures all such details are taken care of.

Ready to tickle your touring fancy? Let’s go.

1. Rugged Tasmania

The Neck, Bruny Island. ©Adam Gibson
The Neck, Bruny Island. ©Adam Gibson

If there were two words to sum up this jampacked itinerary it would be nature and food.

This 9-day journey takes you clockwise through Australia’s island state.

Leap into Tassie’s diverse natural wonders such as the magnificent Cradle Mountain, post-card perfect Wineglass Bay, and Mount Field National Park. Reignite your tastebuds on a culinary adventure, sampling some of the state’s finest fare.

Spend the day at Bruny Island and enjoy local oysters, cheese, wine, and spirits. Dabble in some wine and nibbles at Launceston’s Josef Chromy vineyard. Round off your time in Tasmania with waterfront seafood dinner in Hobart!

2. Contrasts of the Kimberley

Kununurra. ©Tourism Australia
Kununurra. ©Tourism Australia

Take a wander out yonder to Australia’s fascinating north-west and discover some Kimberley magic. 

Explore the dramatic Katherine Gorge and take a cruise down one of Western Australia’s most scenic and significant waterways, the Ord River.

Stroll out to Emma Gorge and take a dip in the refreshing waterfall, enjoy dinner under the outback sky and glamp under the stars in safari-style cabins.

Heading towards Fitzroy Crossing you’ll cruise through Geikie Gorge and be in awe of its sheer white and grey walls. Your last port of call is the magical town of Broome. Perhaps you fancy a camel ride along Cable Beach or a thrilling boat ride through Horizontal Falls.

3. Gems of the Red Centre

Mutitjulu, Uluru

This 6-day itinerary in the heart of Australia will take you on a journey through our intricate ‘sunburnt’ history. Beginning in Alice Springs, immerse yourself in the local Aboriginal culture, witness show-stopping vistas and be amazed by the sheer grandeur of Uluru.

Visit the stunning Field of Light installation at night and rise early to experience the sun breach over Uluru.

Explore the 36 unique domes of Kata Tjuta and say farewell to central Australia with a beautiful Sounds of Silence experience and truly unforgettable star-lit dining.

Keeping it COVID safe

Bruny Island Cheese Company Cellar Door, Salamanca Arts Centre. ©Alastair Bett
Bruny Island Cheese Company Cellar Door, Salamanca Arts Centre. ©Alastair Bett

There’s no need to stress about being COVID safe with Globus, they have it all under control.

For starters, all trips have a maximum of 24 guests to allow for comfortable physical distancing. Their elevated hygiene protocols include pre-trip health screenings for staff and guests, daily disinfections, reduced luggage handling and pre-screening of accommodation, restaurants and activities to ensure its COVID safe – meaning you have more time to enjoy your trip.

Get in early – Book now and save

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The best part? You can save 10% on these Globus tours if you book and deposit before 31st January.

Plus you’ll receive FREE Safetynet Booking Protection, which gives you the flexibility and peace of mind needed for these uncertain times.

Take a look at these three tours in more detail plus many more online at globus.com.au or if you’re an agent, book a BDM session for an update on all things Australia.

Hero image: Emma Gorge, El Questro

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