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Au fishing aboriginal discoverpage detailed culture history
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Aus great barrier reef snorkeling view sea partner see and do active
Auz daintree wilderness lodge solo comfortable 3
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Top things to do in Australia for solo travellers

Are you an adventurous traveller, or do you prefer to take it easy? Choose from a wide range of great activities and excursions that will make your tour of Australia even more valuable. These are extraordinary and eco-friendly experiences provided by local family businesses.

Cool off at the mystical Mossman Gorge. Uncover the mystery of Ayers Rock and The Olga’s. Admire coral gardens and an abundance of tropical fish in pristine waters. Discover the secrets of Melbourne together with a local guide. Visit the Whitsunday Islands, a place where dolphins, turtles, rays and dugongs live.

Look inside our best easy-going activities for solo travellers

Immerse yourself in Indigenous culture

Port Douglas, Australia

Together with a local company, go on a cultural discovery that will take you to Mossman, Mossman Gorge, Daintree River and coastal habitats.

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Discover the Blue mountains with a local guide on your solo journey

Blue Mountains, Australia

Unlock the secrets and of the Blue Mountains and go to the most magical places together with a local guide on this award-winning tour.

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An authentic experience in the Top End of Australia

Litchfield, Australia

Travel with a small group to Litchfield National Park and learn about the oldest culture on earth.

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A hot air balloon ride over the Barossa Valley

Barossa Valley, Australia

Fly over vineyards, vast meadows and rolling hills as the sun rises together with a local company over the Barossa Valley.

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Experience an Indigenous welcome to Sydney

Sydney, Australia

Let yourself be fascinated by the lasting impressions of this ancient tradition of a "Welcome to Country" ceremony by an Aboriginal-run family business.

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Admire penguins in their natural habitat

North East Tasmania, Australia

Watch in awe as Bicheno’s resident population of blue penguins return after a day of fishing out at sea.

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Take a tour inside the Sydney Opera House

Sydney, Australia

Take a tour inside of one of the 20th century’s most distinctive and famous buildings, Sydney Opera House.

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Discover Melbourne’s culinary scene

Melbourne, Australia

Taste the coffee culture, try an Aussie-styled brunch or tickle your senses at the endless restaurants on offer in this Melbourne tour.

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Explore the spectacular Bay of Fires

Bay of Fires and St Helens, Australia

Sail to the northernmost point of the Bay of Fires to spot pearl-white beaches, turquoise water and marine animals.

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Solo: Take a tour through an ancient rainforest with a local guide

Lake Barrine, Australia

Discover the colours and diverse wildlife of an ancient rainforest together with a local guide.

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"I love exploring different regions with a local guide. You are given so much insight into the region, from a local's perspective."

Ilona, Travel specialist

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