The Best 3-Day (Weekend) Tours in Australia

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Looking for the perfect 3-day getaway to Australia with a fantastic guided tour? We've carefully analyzed all of the possible weekend tour options to Australia based on price, comfort, service, guest ratings, cuisine, and activities in order to find the absolute best multi-day organized tour options available. Whether you're seeking a relaxing getaway or an action-packed expedition, these guided tours offer the perfect length to indulge in the best of both worlds. From captivating excursions to tantalizing cuisine, get ready to experience the ultimate 3-day escape to Australia that will leave you with unforgettable memories and a renewed sense of wanderlust. So, check out our curated list of tours below to get started!


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Which 3-day tour options are available in Australia?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 13 trip options analyzed
  • $213 average price per day (USD)
  • 4.72 of 5 average rating
  • 20 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of tours lasting 3 days in Australia, as there is something for everyone. It's no wonder that visitors can't get enough of these tours, boasting an impressive average guest rating of 4.72 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 20 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. Regarding physical activity options, you'll find tours marked as moderate and easy, with the most being moderate. Looking at transportation, the tours are self drive and coach / bus, with the most as self drive. With our thorough analysis of 13 tours lasting 3 days, we've found the best. So rest assured that Australia has something to captivate every kind of traveler.

(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 3-Day Tours in Australia
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for tours lasting 3 days.
by Tours Tasmania



3 Days Launceston to Hobart 5 Destinations 18 People at Most Ages 8 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

This fantastic voyage has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars. Discover a journey that spans 5 destinations, with notable stops in Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Freycinet National Park, and Hobart. Your journey will begin in Launceston and end in Hobart. Lasting 3 days, the maximum group size is 18 people, and it's good for guests from 8 and up. Organized by Tours Tasmania, this is a great deal because it's only $106 per day.

  • Sightseeing
  • Historical
  • Family
$318
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  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for tours lasting 3 days.
by Tours Tasmania



3 Days Hobart to Launceston 7 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 8 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary journey is the perfect choice. This trip takes you on an adventure to 7 destinations, including Sheffield, Port Arthur, Freycinet National Park, and Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Begin your trip in Hobart and complete it with a memorable finale in Launceston. Spanning across 3 days, the journey accommodates 20 individuals, and is suitable for guests from 8 to 80 years old. Offered by Tours Tasmania, this remarkable journey is priced at just $106 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Sightseeing
  • Historical
  • Family
$318
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  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for tours lasting 3 days.
by Autopia Tours



3 Days Melbourne to Adelaide 11 Destinations 23 People at Most Ages 6 to 70 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by Autopia Tours has received a 4.5 out of 5 rating. On this 3-day trip you can unwind while also making new memories. With 11 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Great Otway National Park, Loch Ard Gorge, Twelve Apostles Marine National Park, and Warrnambool, and more. Your journey starts off in Melbourne and finishes in Adelaide. With a group size of 23 people, it's suitable for guests from 6 to 70 years old. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $170 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
  • Sightseeing
  • Family
$599 $509
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  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for tours lasting 3 days.
by Autopia Tours



3 Days Adelaide to Melbourne 10 Destinations 24 People at Most Ages 6 to 70 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. Along the way, this journey encompasses 10 destinations, including Lorne, Great Ocean Road, Geelong, and Grampians National Park. Your journey will begin in Adelaide and end in Melbourne. Spanning across 3 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 24 participants, and it's great for guests from 6 to 70 years old. Brought to you by the renowned Autopia Tours, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $170 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Sightseeing
  • Family
$599 $509
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  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Australian Natural Treasures Touring



3 Days Melbourne to Adelaide 14 Destinations 8 People at Most Ages 8 to 88 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This 3-day voyage is ideal for guests from 8 to 88 years old. And priced at only $445 per day, it's a great value, too. And since the priority is on local culture and family-friendly activities, this tour is a great choice. This itinerary covers 14 captivating destinations, with stops in Bordertown, Hahndorf, Geelong, and Torquay, among others. Begin your trip in Melbourne and complete it with a memorable finale in Adelaide. It's offered by Australian Natural Treasures Touring, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$1,335
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Australian Natural Treasures Touring



3 Days Start/End in Melbourne 11 Destinations 8 People at Most Ages 8 to 88 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $508 per day, this terrific 3-day journey is ideal for guests from 8 to 88 years old. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 11 destinations, featuring Port Campbell, Warrnambool, Dunkeld, and Halls Gap. Your adventure starts and ends in Melbourne. Organized by the reputable Australian Natural Treasures Touring, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$1,523
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for tours lasting 3 days.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Fraser Dingo 4WD Adventures



3 Days Start/End in Fraser Island 1 Destinations 29 People at Most Ages 23 to 35 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible journey that has received a 5 out of 5 rating from previous guests. This extraordinary adventure also revolves around local culture and beaches. With a duration of 3 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 29 people, and is good for guests from 23 to 35 years old. Fraser Island will be the beginning and end of your trip. This fantastic option, organized by Fraser Dingo 4WD Adventures, presents an unbeatable value at just $178 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Beach
  • Camping
  • Self Drive
$535
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for tours lasting 3 days.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Autopia Tours



3 Days Start/End in Darwin 5 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 8 to 70 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 3 days, this trip has a maximum size of 20 individuals. Welcoming guests from 8 to 70 years old, it is organized by Autopia Tours, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. Traverse through 5 enchanting destinations, with Mary River National Park, Jabiru, and Kakadu National Park among the must-see stops along the route. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Darwin. This terrific trip also highights family-friendly activities and safaris. Available at an unbeatable price of only $189 per day, this option also has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Family
  • Safari
$566
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for tours lasting 3 days.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Tour de Vines



3 Days Beechworth to Bright 3 Destinations 10 People at Most Ages 18 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional voyage that has garnered a 5 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 3 days, this jouney will have 10 participants, and it warmly welcomes guests from 18 and up. Expertly organized by Tour de Vines, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $167 per day.

  • Bicycle
$501
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  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for tours lasting 3 days.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Prosail Whitsundays



3 Days Start/End in Airlie Beach 4 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This memorable voyage is offered by Prosail Whitsundays 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 $138 per day. Experience a trip that takes you to 4 remarkable destinations, including Hayman Island and Hook Island. Airlie Beach kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. The maximum group size is 30 people, welcoming guests from 18 to 39 years old.

  • Sailing
$415
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How much do 3-day tours to Australia cost?

Average Daily Price 3-Day Tours
$213

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for tours lasting 3 days when planning a visit to Australia. The price of these specific trips can vary according to length, destinations, and travel style. The average price of tours lasting 3 days in Australia based on data from 13 options is an affordable $213 per day. 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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