Coronavirus - Covid-19 Pandemic

Firstly and most importantly, we hope you are and your family are all safe and well and we wish you all the best over these difficult times.

In view of the well documented implications of the unprecedented worldwide Coronavirus pandemic, we want to reassure you that that the safety and well-being of all of our touring groups is very important to us and that we are closely monitoring advice from the Government, Foreign & Commonwealth Office and ABTA.

We have been dealing with the repatriation of clients stuck in Spain and are supporting our staff who are in self isolation.

Our office is now in full lockdown and we have very limited email access but those who are able to work are working around the clock to ensure that we can assist our customers with the most urgent needs and our goal is to ensure that anyone due to travel in the next seven days has been updated on their tour and given a list of options available to them, we will not however have the resources to enter into conversations over these options at this stage.

We will continue to contact tour organisers whose travel plans have been effected.

Best wishes at what is a difficult time for us all and thanks for your understanding,

The Burleigh Travel Team

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Tours to Australia

Travel information and the destination at a glance

Tours to Australia

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Travel Information


Time Difference

GMT +9 hours – Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Cairns

GMT +7 hours - Perth

Tour Destinations


Travel Time

21 hours – Sydney
20 hours – Brisbane
20 ½ hours – Melbourne
17 ½ hours – Perth
18 ½ hours – Cairns

Useful Links

Travel Guide to Australia

Australia Tourism Website

Passport & Visa Advice


Australian Dollar Exchange Rate

Tour Destinations in Australia

Sydney is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city that combines glamorous shopping and alfresco dining with historic sights and golden beaches. The relaxed, outdoor lifestyle centres around one of the most stunning natural harbours in the world.  The magnificent Sydney Harbour Bridge is an impressive landmark, and those brave enough can climb this during their stay.

Melbourne is one of the world's most popular cities and has something to offer for everybody. You can dine at 1st class restaurants, shop in luxurious department stores or take a tour along scenic coast or green countryside. Melbourne prides itself as being Australia's sporting capital, hosting annual events such as the Australian Open, The Australian Formula One Grand Prix, the southern hemisphere's premier horse race - the Melbourne Cup, and their beloved Aussie Rules football.

Cairns is set against a magnificent backdrop of high mountain ranges covered with lush, tropical rainforest whose slopes reach almost to the sea.  This palm-fringed city is intimate, yet sophisticated with designer shops and gourmet restaurants; a perfect contrast to the natural paradise of the Great Barrier Reef.

Perth is blessed with sparkling beaches and a sunny climate and has a relaxed, easygoing lifestyle that makes it a superb city for the visitor.  Perth’s surfing beaches rank among the best in the world. Spend a day cycling around the picturesque Rottnest Island exploring the beautiful coves; what better way to experience Australia.

Brisbane is the capital of the sunshine state and despite a population of 1.3 million people has a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere. You’ll find shopping, world-class restaurants, riverside cafes and craft markets.  Brisbane is also the home of the Australia Zoo, Wet & Wild Water Park and Dream World Theme Park.


Destination Highlights

  1. The Great Barrier Reef
  2. Multi-destination trips
  3. Trip of a lifetime
  4. Sporting mad culture
  5. All the main British school sports played
  6. Warm welcome and excellent hospitality
  7. Outstanding sporting venues
  8. Vast range of trips and activities – something for everyone Beach and city break in one


No. 1. Destination Highlight: Snorkel at The Great Barrier Reef

Visit the Great Barrier Reef, and take a trip on a Catamaran where you can snorkel over the reef, use the underwater observatory, go out in the semi-submersible vehicle or even try your hand at scuba diving.  A tropical buffet lunch is served over the reef, making this a spectacular day out.

Turtle On The Great Barrier Reef

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