Australia's Best Short Breaks

2-7 day escapes packed with must-see destinations View conditions

An AAT Kings Short Break is the ideal way for more independent travellers to explore the vast, beautiful land of Australia. When you want to get straight into the action, to see and experience the iconic sights of Australia your way, then an AAT Kings Short Break is for you.

Shorter itineraries

Short Breaks offer the flexibility of a shorter, 2-7 day itinerary, with a focus on the very best sights and most unmissable experiences this unique country has to offer each day with the guidance of our attentive regional experts.

Must-see destinations

Get straight into the action and enjoy the highlights of your destination as our Driver Guides and local experts share their knowledge with you along the way. When you join a Short Break tour, you can expect to explore must-see destinations and iconic sights wherever you go.  

Flexible accomodation

We’ve hand-picked hotels in key destinations to suit every budget and to ensure you’re comfortable at every stop. Tailor your Short Break with your choice of accommodation – from a cost-effective Budget level, Standard, or Superior room.

Customised holidays

Short Breaks can easily be added to your own independent itinerary, or even another 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.

Short Break Holidays

Kakadu & Arnhem Land Explorer

3 days from $1,269*pp Darwin Return

  • Kakadu National Park
  • Aboriginal Rock Art
  • Yellow Water Billabong Cruise
  • Arnhem Land by 4WD
  • Cultural Cruise with Aboriginal Guide
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Uluru & Kata Tjuta Sights & Sounds

3 days from $935*pp Uluru (Ayers Rock) Return

  • Uluru Base Tour
  • Aboriginal Rock Art
  • Uluru Sunset
  • Kata Tjuta Sunrise
  • Valley of the Winds
  • Sounds of Silence Dinner
  • Field of Light
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Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef

4 Day Short Break $835*pp Cairns Return

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail
  • Kuranda Heritage Markets
  • World Heritage Rainforest
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Sydney's Food & Wine Discovery

4 days from $1015*pp Sydney Return

  • Indulge in Sydney’s delicious food and wine
  • Relax on a Captain Cook Lunch cruise on stunning Sydney Harbour and take in Sydney’s sights
  • Enjoy dinner at the Sydney Tower Restaurant
  • Taste award-winning wines in the picturesque Hunter Valley
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Kangaroo Island Discovery

2 days from $735*pp Adelaide Return

  • Eucalyptus Distillery
  • Seal Bay sea lions
  • Hand-feed kangaroos
  • Wildlife & Bird Park
  • Honey Farm
  • Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Admirals Arch & Remarkable Rocks
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Perth & Rottnest Island

4 days from $620*pp Perth Return

  • Kings Park Botanic Gardens
  • Swan River Cruise
  • Historic Fremantle
  • Rottnest Island
  • Sightseeing Coach Tour & Lunch
  • Cottesloe Beach
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Melbourne & the Great Ocean Road

4 days from $790*pp Darwin Return

  • Great Ocean Road 
  • The Twelve Apostles
  • Maru Koala & Animal Park
  • Little Penguins Phillip Island 
  • City Sights Tour
  • Otway & Port Campbell National Parks
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Red Centre Experience

3 days from $1060*pp Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock)

  • See the highlights of the Red Centre.
  • Explore Kata Tjuṯa and Uluṟu, enjoy an amazing Uluṟu sunrise and sunset.
  • Enjoy the award-winning Sounds of Silence Dinner under the stars.
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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.