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Australia Beach Holidays

Beach Holidays in Australia


With a coastline covering over 25,000 kilometres, it's no surprise that Australia is gifted with some of the best beaches in the world. Whether it's an iconic summer beach holiday, idyllic island getaway or wild sea adventure you seek, no luxury holiday is complete without dedicating time spent exploring the country's coast.

Arguably the country's most well-known attraction, the Great Barrier Reef conjures images of sparkling white sand, colourful coral reefs and clear blue seas. Nestled within the heart of this natural wonder sits the Whitsundays, 74 idyllic islands that create the perfect setting for a relaxing beach holiday. Popular destinations include Hayman, Hamilton and Daydream Islands.

Access the best beaches by car

While Sydney is home to the iconic Bondi Beach, a drive up the New South Wales coast towards Byron Bay will offer more attractive and secluded beach spots. Stop off along the way and visit towns such as Port Macquarie where you can head out on fishing trips and dine on the freshest seafood in local restaurants.

A self-drive along the Great Ocean Road in Victoria offers dramatic coastal cliff views and quaint beachside towns. Visit Torquay and Lorne to witness how Australia’s beaches play an important role in defining the character and culture of coastal communities.

South and Western Australia

South Australia and Tasmania offer picturesque National Parks that front onto secluded beaches and remote picnic spots. You'll be treated to wildlife, wilderness and undisturbed coastal views as far as the eye can see.

Western Australia offers 12,000kms of pristine beaches. Lucky Bay in Cape Le Grand National Park is considered Australia’s whitest beach and has kangaroos lazing on its shores. Broome’s Cable Beach offers breathtaking Indian Ocean sunsets and Monkey Mia in the Shark Bay World Heritage Area offers a chance to get up close and personal with wild dolphins.

Start planning your Australia beach holiday

Our tailor-made specialists can offer advice and recommendations based on your ideas, budget and needs. Wexas offers pre, post and in-trip guidance, so you can be confident you're in safe, experienced hands. Contact us today to discuss your next luxury Australia holiday.

Our top itineraries for Australia Beach Holidays

Port Douglas beach, Queensland, Australia

Australia and New Zealand Discoverer

21-day tailor-made journey from £4,460 pp incl. flights

This tailor-made holiday combines the best that Australia and New Zealand have to offer. You'll explore New Zealand's world-famous glaciers and remote fjords with a self-drive before discovering Australia's sacred Ayers Rock, stunning beaches and delightful waterside cities.

The Ghan

The Ghan Expedition: wilderness to wines

15-day tailor-made luxury rail journey from £5,770 pp

Either side of this all-inclusive rail journey through the Outback, you’ll sample the wines of the Barossa Valley and enjoy a luxury safari in the wilds of Australia's Top End.

Sydney aerial view

Australia’s East Coast: Sydney to Byron Bay

14-day tailor-made self-drive from £1,745 pp incl. flights

Free car hire

Be charmed by Sydney before discovering the stunning beaches, coastal towns and lush hinterland of New South Wales' East Coast as you wind your way north.

Sydney Opera House and Skyline, Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Beaches & The Blue Mountains

15-day tailor-made self-drive from £3,165 pp incl. flights

Free car hire

Take to the open road as you explore the Idyllic New South Wales coast and the spectacular Blue Mountains, between luxury stays in central Sydney and ultra-trendy Double Bay.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

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