Australia's Best Short Breaks

Must-see highlights you can experience in a day View conditions

AAT Kings offers a wide range of full day and half day sightseeing tours across Australia. Experience the highlights with an Australian day tour as our Driver Guides share their expert local knowledge and stories to give you a truly memorable experience. 

Full Day and Half Day tours across Australia

AAT Kings offers full day and half day sightseeing tours across Australia including Sydney, Melbourne, Darwin, Uluru, Alice Springs, Perth, Adelaide, and Cairns.

Experienced Driver Guides

No matter which region your Australian day tour is exploring, our guides will teach you all about the local history, culture and fun facts to keep things interesting.

Free Hotel pickups

We also offer free pick-ups from selected hotels so all you need to do to experience an incredible Australian day tour is jump on board!


Day Tours can easily be added to your own independent itinerary, or even another one of our tours to extend your holiday into the ultimate journey. Most Short Breaks can be extended with a Day Tour to ensure you see the exact destinations you’d like to experience. Just ask our friendly AAT Kings team how to best combine your Short Break with a Day Tour of your choice.

Day Tours

Sydney in a Day!

Full Day Tour $195*pp Sydney Return

  • Travel north over the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Milsons Point
  • Enjoy an unhindered view of the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and City Skyline
  • Visit Manly Beach
  • Spend the rest of your afternoon at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
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Uluru Sunrise & Kata Tjuta

Half Day Tour $145*pp Uluru (Ayers Rock) Return

  • Experience the two major landmarks in Uluru–Kata Tjuta National Park.
  • Start with an amazing sunrise at Talinguru Nyakunytaku, the Uluru sunrise viewing area.
  • Afterwards, your Driver Guide will provide you with an historical overview of the National Park. 
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Daintree Dreaming

Full Day Tour $259*pp Cairns Return

  • Learn the traditional fishing and gathering techniques of the Kubirri Warra clan 
  • Experience a traditional smoking ceremony and lunch at the Mossman Gorge Centre.
  • Explore the World Heritage listed Daintree National Park.
  • Swim in the clear waters of Mossman Gorge.
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Magnificent Melbourne

Half Day Tour $55*pp Melbourne Return

  • See Cook’s Cottage, Queen Victoria Market, Fitzroy Gardens and Albert Park.
  • See the Royal Botanic Gardens, Royal Exhibition Buildings, Parliament House and Federation Square.
  • Visit the Shrine of Remembrance and see the Southbank waterfront precinct.
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Katherine Gorge Cruise & Edith Falls

Full Day Tour $269*pp Darwin Return

• Visit the Adelaide River War Cemetery
• Enter Nitmiluk National Park, with its rugged landscapes and diverse flora and fauna
• Visit Edith Falls
• Enjoy 2 hour cruise through the sandstone walls of Katherine Gorge

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Barossa & Hahndorf Highlights

Full Day Tour $145*pp Adelaide Return

• Enjoy morning tea and tastings at the Jacob’s Creek Visitor Centre.
• Cellar door tastings and learn about the ‘Saltram Story’ at Saltram Wine Estate, Angaston.
• Explore the tree-lined main street of historic Hahndorf.

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Discover Rottnest

Full Day Tour $184*pp Perth Return

  • Cruise along the Swan River to Fremantle before heading to Rottnest Island.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive coach tour and full tour of the island with commentary.
  • Stop at some of Rottnest’s most spectacular locations, including the Wadjemup Lighthouse and the majestic lookout point at the rugged West End.
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Kakadu National Park Explorer

Full Day Tour $265*pp Darwin Return

• Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre, where you’ll be introduced to the way of life of the Bininj people.
• Join your local guide for a cruise on Yellow Water Billabong.
• See crocodiles basking in the shallows and on the sandy banks.
• Travel to the Nourlangie rock art site and see many different forms of Aboriginal rock art.

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*Terms and Conditions

*Prices are per person twin share and based on low season departures. Travel itinerary prices are land only and are subject to availability at time of booking. Further conditions apply for more details visit Booking Conditions.