Explore Your Own Backyard
Australia is indeed the “lucky country”. Now more than ever we can be grateful to live in this sunburnt land of marvellous contrasts with a diversity of landscapes to explore. Over the past 17 years the team at Epic have been fortunate to traverse to the far reaches of our island continent and seek out its treasures and interesting personalities. Our knowledge is unsurpassed.
The itineraries below are a sample of the myriad of offerings we can create. We welcome the opportunity to share our wealth of knowledge and passion for Australia with you.
Please reach out to Brad or Pedro to learn more.
Scroll down or click on the destination to view our sample itineraries for Tropical North Queensland, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia & Northern Territory, New South Wales, and Great Walks of Australia!
7 Nights Isolate In Nature
This itinerary highlights the natural beauty of the Great Barrier Reef flying over reefs and islands to beautiful Orpheus Island. Luxuriate in your tropical surrounds as one of only 28 guests on your island paradise. Snorkel the fringing coral gardens, SUP in the calm waters of the bay, fish the Outer Reef hike Hinchinbrook Island or simply relax.
Step back in time to pioneering days in the accessible Outback while enjoying the laid back luxury of Mt Mulligan Lodge. Head bush in your own ATV to explore the escarpment country, kayak on the lagoon to admire the native wildlife with the stunning ranges as your backdrop. Sit around a raging fire under a brilliant star lit sky with only a handful of other guests. Isolate in nature.
7 Nights Reef and Rainforest
The Daintree rainforest and Great Barrier Reef are the only two adjacent World Heritage Listed icons on the planet. The biodiversity of these terrestrial and marine ecosystems offers the inquisitive traveller a wealth of education and fabulous photographic opportunities. Cassowary and crocodiles are local residents which you will have opportunity to observe in their native habitat.
Lizard Island is a reef jewel with gin clear, warm waters ideal for snorkellers and divers alike. The fishing is world class and a hike to the island’s summit – Cook’s Look – offers a 360 degree panorama of rare beauty. Indulge in spa treatments or laze in the shade on a private beach. You will return home rejuvenated.
7 Nights Rainforest & Indigenous Culture (Self-Drive)
This itinerary offers a 4WD adventure into the wilderness of the tropical north traversing in the footsteps of early explorers. Visit the UNESCO listed Daintree rainforest keeping an eye out for the endangered cassowary and large estuarine crocodiles. Soak up early pioneering history with a visit to The Lions Den hotel and the Cooktown Museum to learn about the trials and tribulations of early settlement.
The journey is highlighted with a low level flight over the Coral Sea exploring Lizard Island for a day with opportunity to snorkel the coral bommies, hike to Cook’s Look and swim in the azure waters of the Blue Lagoon.
7 Night Maria Island Hike and Saffire
Maria Island National Park is situated off the east coast of Tasmania. It’s tranquillity combined with its natural beauty, rare wildlife and convict history makes for an interesting 4 day walk. The pristine beaches situated beneath Mt Maria and Bishop and Clerk peaks offer breathtaking views. Wander through 400 years old forests of magnificent blue and white gums. Step back in time and walk where convicts and explorers have walked before you.
Maria Island is renowned for its abundance of wildlife such as the Swift Parrot, Cape Barron Goose, wombats and the Tasmanian Devil.
9 Nights Tasmania- Self Drive
This itinerary offers an introduction to the convict history and beauty of Tasmania. Cruising to Bruny Island one will sample fresh from the ocean – crayfish, salmon, sea urchin, oysters and abalone – accompanied by Tassie’s finest wines. The museum at MONA has bought Hobart to the world with its stunning architecture and eclectic collection of old and new art.
7 Nights Wine and Wildlife
Kangaroo Island is Australia’s Galapagos, home to a microcosm of unique wildlife found amidst a variety of contrasting landscapes. Koalas abound as they have no predators, Euros, Grey Kangaroos and Tamar wallabies thrive in vast eucalypt forests. Fur Seal and Sea Lions dot the coastline in large colonies surfing the Southern Ocean swells back to untrammelled beaches. Swimming with dolphins at Emu Bay is a family favourite activity. Fresh locally grown produce, quality wines, boutique accommodations and wildlife in the wild make this a must visit destination.
Ensconced in the Adelaide Hills at Sequoia Luxury Lodge is the perfect way to finish this holiday as it provides access to the city, the Fleurieu Peninsula, Mc Laren Vale and Barossa Valley. These regions are home to some of Australia’s’ most recognised wineries.
Western Australia & Northern Territory
13 Nights Kimberley Luxury Cruising
The True North is the ultimate way to experience rugged mountains, spectacular gorges and majestic waterfalls and feel the remoteness of the Kimberley Coast.
It is purpose built with a shallow draft to allow her into estuaries deep within the escarpment country. The on-board helicopter provides access to remote aboriginal rock art sites and freshwater swimming holes. The activity-based itineraries include hiking, fishing, mud crabbing, picnics and natural history interpretation by specialist guides.
9 Nights The Top End – The Kimberley, Uluru and Kakadu
This is the ultimate way to explore the Top End, Outback and Kimberley. It offers incredibly contrasting geography, spectacular wildlife encounters, air boat rides on the floodplains into waterlily laden billabongs, classic NT sunsets and brilliant star drenched night skies. Learn about indigenous culture and hunter gathering techniques of traditional owners.
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Images By: Brad Horn, Pedro O’Connor, Tourism Australia and Tom Parker