There’s only one bad thing about an Australia adventure in March: choosing where to go!

There’s no ‘best’ time to visit a country as big and diverse as Australia, but March is up there. March marks the arrival of autumn, which means temperatures start cooling down the Outback, waterfalls flow at full force in the Top End and turtle hatchlings scuttle their way to the ocean along the East Coast. Traverse the sunbaked landscapes of the Red Centre and tick off bucket list highlights like Uluru and Kings Canyon. Get lost (not literally) in the untamed beauty of Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain National Park. Or discover beaches, rainforests and First Nations culture in the Daintree and Cape Tribulation.

Top 10 Australia tours in March 2024

Departing Days From ZAR
9 Mar 2024
Highlights of Tasmania
6 27455
10 Mar 2024
Tasmanian Explorer
9 64905
10 Mar 2024
Tasmania's Tarkine & Cradle Mountain Explorer
5 36245
14 Mar 2024
Kangaroo Island Short Break Adventure
2 17135
15 Mar 2024
Queensland Daintree Explorer
5 34465
15 Mar 2024
Hobart & Southern Tasmania Explorer
4 27635
16 Mar 2024
East Coast Encompassed
18 169120
16 Mar 2024
West Coast & Karijini Overland Adventure
10 38855
16 Mar 2024
Sydney to Brisbane Adventure
7 49740
16 Mar 2024
Sydney to Cairns Adventure
14 125535
18 Mar 2024
Hike Western Australia's Cape to Cape Track
8 29795
22 Mar 2024
Brisbane to the Daintree Discovery
12 113115
22 Mar 2024
Brisbane to Cairns Adventure
8 62130
24 Mar 2024
Kangaroo Island Adventure
5 24575
25 Mar 2024
Trek the Cradle Mountain Overland Track
6 34925
29 Mar 2024
Walk the Grampians Peaks Trail
6 36115

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From 1 January 2023, Intrepid will no longer require travellers to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (excluding all Polar trips and select adventure cruises).

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If you live in Australia, you’ll be well aware that you need more than a pair of thongs, bathers and sunscreen when you go on an adventure. Australia is a huge country and the landscapes are extremely diverse, ranging from tropical beaches and arid deserts to humid rainforests. No matter what type of trip you’re going on, there are a few essential items you should bring including:

  • Reusable water bottle
  • Daysack
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses (with UV protection)
  • Warm layers
  • Insect repellent
  • Portable power bank
  • Camera
  • Torch
  • Bathers
  • Comfortable, sturdy footwear
  • Thongs
  • Lightweight towel

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Both states have an abundance of natural beauty including jaw-dropping national parks and endless sandy beaches so settling the debate of the Northern Territory vs Western Australia is a hard one. Both bursting with Aboriginal culture, vibrant and multicultural cities, and more wildlife than you'll be able to spot, each region is breathtaking in its own way. 

Intrepid is committed to making travel widely accessible, regardless of ability or disability. That’s why we do our best to help as many people see the world as possible, regardless of any physical or mental limitations they might have. However, we’re always happy to talk to travellers with disabilities and see if we can help guide them towards the most suitable itinerary for their needs and where possible, make reasonable adjustments to our itineraries.

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