The Best Historical Tours in Australia

Unveiling Australia's Rich History

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Calling all history enthusiasts and cultural explorers! Are you craving a holiday to Australia that goes beyond the ordinary? To help you plan your next trip, we have put together this carefully curated list of guided tours that offer an unforgettable experience filled with intrigue and discovery. With meticulous attention to detail, we've analyzed a variety of historical tours to Australia to ensure the perfect blend of price, comfort, guest ratings, service, and activities. With these key criteria, we have found the absolute best hisorical tours to Australia to help make your planning process much easier.


The Top 3:

  • 10 Days, $1816.37

  • 6 Days, $2415.00

  • 5 Days, $1950.00

What are the historical tour options in Australia?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 10 trip options analyzed
  • $368 average price per day (USD)
  • 5 to 13 days in length
  • 4.62 of 5 average rating
  • 38 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of historical tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.62 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 38 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 5 days, while the longest is 13 days. Looking at physical activity, the tours are easy and moderate, with the most as easy. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 10 historical tours, you can rest assured that Australia has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Historical Tours in Australia
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Australia and New Zealand Travel Company



10 Days Start/End in Perth 7 Destinations 45 People at Most Ages 8 to 90 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by Australia and New Zealand Travel Company has received a 5 out of 5 rating. On this 10-day voyage you can unwind while also making new memories. Uncover the beauty of 7 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as New Norcia, Fremantle, Rottnest Island, and Margaret River. Your adventure starts and ends in Perth. With a group size of 45 people, it's suitable for travelers aged 8 to 90 years old. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $182 per day.

  • Historical
  • Family
$1,816
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by AAT Kings



6 Days Hobart to Launceston 5 Destinations 50 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Check out this trip that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4.7 out of 5 rating. Traverse through 5 enchanting destinations, with Strahan, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, and Smithton among the must-see stops along the route. Hobart marks the starting point, while Launceston stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. And since the priority is on local culture and family-friendly activities, this tour is a great choice. Spanning across 6 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 50 participants, and it's great for travelers aged 5 or older. Brought to you by the renowned AAT Kings, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $352 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
  • Walking Tour
$2,109
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
by Intrepid Travel



5 Days Perth to Fremantle 6 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 15 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

This 5-day trip is ideal for travelers aged 15 or older. And priced at only $254 per day, it's a great value, too. This trip visits 6 destinations, including Margaret River, Yallingup, Fremantle, and Busselton along the way. Beginning in beautiful Perth, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Fremantle. It's offered by Intrepid Travel, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Historical
  • Beach
$1,268
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by AAT Kings



5 Days Sydney to Melbourne 3 Destinations 48 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $362 per day, this terrific 5-day journey is ideal for travelers aged 5 or older. Sydney will mark the start of your journey, while Melbourne will serve as its final destination. Organized by the reputable AAT Kings, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Historical
  • Family
$1,808
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
by Intrepid Travel



6 Days Melbourne to Adelaide 9 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 15 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible journey that has received a 4 out of 5 rating from previous guests. With a duration of 6 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 12 people, and is good for travelers aged 15 or older. Explore 9 incredible locations on this trip, including Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Warrnambool, and Grampians National Park. Melbourne marks the starting point, while Adelaide stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. This fantastic option, organized by Intrepid Travel, presents an unbeatable value at just $302 per day.

  • Historical
$1,810
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by AAT Kings



9 Days Start/End in Cairns 6 Destinations 24 People at Most Ages 5 to 90 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 9 days, this voyage has a maximum size of 24 individuals. Welcoming travelers aged 5 to 90 years old, it is organized by AAT Kings, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. Discover a journey that spans 6 destinations, with notable stops in Malanda, Georgetown, Karumba, and Normanton. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Cairns. Available at an unbeatable price of only $379 per day, this option also has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Historical
  • Family
$3,413
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by AAT Kings



5 Days Sydney to Melbourne 4 Destinations 48 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional trip that has garnered a 5 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 5 days, this jouney will have 48 participants, and it warmly welcomes travelers aged 5 or older. Expertly organized by AAT Kings, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $411 per day.

  • Historical
  • Family
$2,057
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by AAT Kings



11 Days Darwin to Broome 8 Destinations 50 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This memorable journey is offered by AAT Kings which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 5 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $557 per day. With 8 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Emma Gorge, El Questro, Halls Creek, and Fitzroy Crossing, and more. Darwin marks the starting point, while Broome stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. With an emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. The maximum group size is 50 people, welcoming travelers aged 5 or older.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$6,125
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by AAT Kings



13 Days Melbourne to Sydney 5 Destinations 48 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey that has been awarded a 5 out of 5 stars by previous guests. With a duration of 13 days, this journey offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 48 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers aged 5 or older. Along the way, this journey encompasses 5 destinations, including Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Cairns, and Great Barrier Reef. Beginning in beautiful Melbourne, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Sydney. Brought to you by AAT Kings, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $546 per day.

  • Historical
  • Family
$4,958
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
by Australia and New Zealand Travel Company



10 Days Start/End in Sydney 8 Destinations 45 People at Most Ages 8 to 85 Guest Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled journey for 10 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 45 participants at most. This itinerary covers 8 captivating destinations, with stops in Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park, Blue Mountains, and Alice Springs, among others. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Sydney. Australia and New Zealand Travel Company, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers aged 8 to 85 years old. Rest assured, this trip is all about wildlife and family-friendly activities, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $333 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Historical
  • Family
$3,327
TourRadar

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How much do historical tours in Australia cost?

Average Daily Price Historical Tours
$368

After analyzing 10 historical tours in Australia, we found the average price to be a remarkably economical $368 per day. Naturally, this region has many fantastic options for historical tours with a variety of prices. The individual costs will vary by the destinations, travel style, available dates, and other factors. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Australia.

And for more information on Australia, see Australia Travel Costs and Australia Hotel Costs.


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