Australia Holidays: 6 Trips of a lifetime - Abbey Travel, Ireland

Australia: The Trip of a Lifetime with Etihad Airways

by Stephanie Rumalay

We have teamed up with one of the leading airlines of the world, Etihad Airways, to take you on the trip of a lifetime. Etihad flies from Dublin to Abu Dhabi twice a day with onward connections to Australia and New Zealand. We have come up with holiday itineraries that will make you want to pack your bags and leave for OZ.

1. Sydney to Brisbane


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Learn to surf and sip Australia’s best wines on the coast. For this 9 night trip, why not go for a wine tour in one of the best wine regions in the country in Hunter Valley? If you are a sand and sea lover, Byron Bay is your best bet with its beautiful beaches and surfing spots. Check out this holiday offer here.


2. Melbourne to Perth

This trip will start at the most liveable city of Melbourne. While you’re there, make sure to make your way to the 12 Apostles in Victoria which is about 275 km of Melbourne. This trip includes a trip to Perth where you go on a whale watching trip. Click here for the itinerary.

3. South Western Escape


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This trip includes trip to Perth, Kalgoorlie, Esperance, Albany and Fremantle. Make sure to visit Kings Park while in Perth. It is one of the largest inner city parks in the world with creative design influenced by European and Aboriginal history. If you are looking for something unusual, Lake Hillier aka the Pink Lake is a must see. Get to see the incredible rock formation that’s like a wave called the Wave Rock that was formed almost 3 million years ago. For more details of this trip, click here

4. Best of Australia


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Australia is such a huge country that a once off visit is not enough, so we created an itinerary where you will get to see the best of Oz! This holiday includes a sailing excursion in Whitsunday Islands and a visit to the Great Barrier Reef. Also included is a visit to the koala hospital in Port Macquarie where there are guided tours and visitors can see the koalas. For the full itinerary of this holiday, click here

5. Kings Great Ocean Road & Tasmanian Wonders


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Start your trip in Melbourne and take in all the beauty of this city. If you’re a sunset chaser, be sure to admire the sunset over the city’s skyline. This holiday includes domestic flights to Hobart in Tasmania. Be sure to always have your camera ready in this beautiful state. One of the highlights of your stay in Tasmania is the Bridestowe Lavender Estate. There are self-guided tours where guests could walk amongst the lavender and also guided tours where guests can get to learn more about the history of the estate. For more information about this trip’s itinerary, click here

6. Topdeck Beach to Bush Tour


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For those looking for an adventure, this 20-day tour is the right fit. Among the highlights of this tour is a visit to Daydream Island. Admire the scenery of Whitehaven Beach and test your seafaring skills. Another highlight is the hike in Kata-Tjuta (The Olgas) and walk amongst the red sandstone giants through the Valley of the Winds. For more information of this tour, click here.

So what are you waiting for?

All you have to do is choose one holiday to Australia from Dublin and you are guaranteed a holiday of a lifetime. Enquire about these holidays on 01 8047153 and our staff will be glad to assist.

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