Short Breaks

Short Breaks

Experience iconic destinations your way with AAT Kings Short Breaks! Travelling independently gives you flexibility with dates, destinations, hotels and dining options. You choose where you’d like to go and when, and we’ll book your accommodation, sightseeing and transfers. When travelling in Australia, we can even book the flights you need to complement your Short Break.

Take your pick from the rugged outback, stunning coastlines or the fascinating urban, rural and Indigenous cultures of Australia. Book a Short Break on its own or combine them to create your very own itinerary. Alternatively, enhance any Guided Vacation to create a truly unique experience by adding one before or after your trip. With a new Driver Guide and fellow travellers each day, savour each moment as your adventure unfolds.

For more information or to book, please  call ☎ 1-866-240-1659

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Australian Short Breaks

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Uluru Sunset Viewing Area

Kings Canyon & Uluru Explorer

3 Day Short Break | Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock) | Tour Code: AK40

Nothing can compare to seeing the Red Centre with your own eyes. Be amazed by the breathtaking Uluru sunrise and sunset, take in the majesty of Kings Canyon, Uluru and Kata Tjuta.

Kangaroo Island - Seal Bay

Kangaroo Island Discovery

2 Day Short Break | Adelaide Return | Tour Code: ZZ22

Be captivated by the natural wonders of Kangaroo Island. Walk among sea lions at Seal Bay Conservation Park. See kangaroos, koalas and native birdlife.

Snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef

4 Day Short Break | Cairns Return | Tour Code: CC11

Enter a tropical paradise at Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef. Discover the vibrant reef and explore the spectacular coral and stunning underwater world.

Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road

Melbourne & the Great Ocean Road

4 Day Short Break | Melbourne Return | Tour Code: MM11

Take in the sights of Melbourne and its surrounds. Experience the magical Penguin Parade at Phillip Island and travel along the scenic Great Ocean Road to the Twelve Apostles.

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney & the Blue Mountains

4 Day Short Break | Sydney Return | Tour Code: SS11

Tick the must-see city sights off your list as you view the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach plus more. Explore the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains and see the Three Sisters.

Rottnest Island, Western Australia

Perth & Rottnest Island

4 Day Short Break | Perth Return | Tour Code: PP11

Discover the sub-tropical island of Rottnest and be treated to a guided tour of the island. Visit Fremantle, Swan Valley, Kings Park and get up close with native Aussie animals at Caversham Wildlife Park.

Guluyambi Cruise

Kakadu & Litchfield National Parks

3 Day Short Break | Darwin Return | Tour Code: DK48

Marvel at ancient rock art at Nourlangie and Ubirr. Search for crocs on the Yellow Water Billabong and Guluyambi Cultural cruise and view the cascades of Florence, Wangi and Tolmer Falls at Litchfield.


Outback Wanderer

4 Day Short Break | Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock) | Tour Code: YK48

Discover the wonders of Uluru and enjoy a sunrise and sunset. Traverse the domes of Kata Tjuta on the Valley of the Winds walk and discover the glory of Kings Canyon.


New Zealand Short Breaks

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Milford Sound Cruise

Fiordland Experience

5 Day Short Break | Queenstown Return | Tour Code: ZFE5

Escape to the picturesque Queenstown and journey into the pristine fiord of Doubtful Sound. Cruise through the fiordland absorbing stunning scenery, relax on an overnight cruise on Milford Sound plus much more.

Te Puia geothermal geysers

Rotorua Discovery

4 Day Short Break | Auckland Return | Tour Code: ZR5

Discover the highlights of Rotorua. Explore the world-famous Waitomo Glow Worm Caves and Glow Worm Grotto. Experience the impressive geysers at Te Puia and enjoy a unique Maori Hangi dinner.

Franz Josef Glacier

Queenstown, West Coast & TranzAlpine

5 Day Short Break | Queenstown to Christchurch | Tour Code: ZWC5

Enjoy a free day in Queenstown, cruise on the TSS Earnslaw and have dinner at a sheep station. Explore Franz Josef Glacier before boarding the TranzAlpine train journey with spectacular patchwork countryside views.


For more information or to book, please  call ☎ 1-866-240-1659