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They take travellers aged 18-35 on tours around the globe for unforgettable experiences, lifelong memories and plenty of LOLs. All the stressful stuff, like accommodation and transport, is taken care of, leaving you and your new mates to discover the undiscovered. With over 350 tours across six continents led by expert trip managers and local guides, there’s something for every personality type. T&C's apply.

Why travel on a Contiki tour?

There's tons of reasons to travel on a tour with Contiki - but these are just a few of our favourites.
bali icon AUTHENTIC LOCAL EXPERIENCES
What you do is just as important as where you go. Contiki’s experiences include foodie odyssey's, cultural deep-dives and wellness activities.
hipster icon THE BEST TEAM
Trip Managers know the destination better than Google Maps, so they’ll help you dive deep into the local culture and avoid the tourist traps.
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Where you sleep is part of the Contiki adventure. Think floating riverside bungalows, traditional junk boats and a chic chateau.
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An aerial view of the coastal Great Ocean Road in Victoria

Great Ocean Road Trip

Melbourne, Apollo Bay, Warrnambool, Naracoorte, Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, 12 Apostles and more

Highlights: 
• Discover the hipster hangouts of Melbourne and be transported to the incomparable Great Ocean Road
• Check out the 12 Apostles and marvel at the geological wonders of Mt Gambier 
• Hop on a ferry and get up close to the native Australian wildlife in Kangaroo Island

 

8 days 
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Two men walk down wooden steps that lead to the entrance of a coastal beach in Byron Bay

Byron Bay and Breweries

Brisbane, Byron Bay, Gold Coast, Lamington National Park 


Highlights: 

• Craft beer tasting at the iconic Stone and Wood Brewery in Byron Bay
• Find your zen with morning yoga on the golden sands of Byron Bay
• Stay in a beautiful rainforest retreat at Lamington National Park and enjoy a picnic lunch

6 days
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A group of people swim in a swamp surrounded by rock formations in Kakadu

Kakadu Dreaming

Darwin, Kakadu National Park, Katherine, Litchfield National Park 

Highlights: 

• Hike to see thousands-of-years-old ancient Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie Rock
• Gain fascinating insights into Aboriginal culture at the Warradjan Cultural Centre
• Enjoy an evening sunset yellow waters cruise in Kakadu 

5 days
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Top Contiki worldwide tours

All Contiki tours outline what type of travel experience you can expect, so you can be confident you’re finding the tour that’s right for you. Choose from Food, Local, Cultural, Conscious Travel and Wellness and Active.
A woman stares out at vast mountains and natural scenery in Queenstown

"Sweet As" South

Lake Ohau, Te Anau, Queenstown, Franz Josef Glacier, Christchurch, Wellington
 

Highlights: 

• Heli ride over the Franz Josef Glacier 
• Get an adrenaline hit with a heart pounding bungy jump in Queenstown
• Cruise the stunning scenery of Milford Sounds

 

10 days
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A woman watches the cliff top limestone buildings in Santorini with her arms wide open

Greek Island Hopping

Mykonos, Santorini, Ios, Athens


Highlights: 

• Get a guided tour of the awe-inspiring Ancient Greek monuments, the Acropolis and Parthenon

• See the traditional Cycladic buildings of Mykonos town

• Feast on delicious Greek food from olive oil drenched feta to the heavenly scent of gyros

 

13 days
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a women wearing a backpack stands atop a rock as she looks out at Hollywood Hills

LA to the Bay

Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Bass Lake, San Francisco

Highlights: 

• Visit Los Angeles's most famous landmarks including Sunset Strip, Venice Beach and Hollywood

• Scenic drive through Cleveland National Forest, Anza Borrego Desert & Sonoran Desert

• Hike along the Canyon's South Rim

11 days
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Why book a Contiki tour with STA Travel?

Not to brag or anything, but we're what you call Contiki's 'Preferred Partners', meaning we can offer some exclusive perks and discounts on Contiki tours that other travel companies can't...
tick icon DEPOSIT YOUR FUN
We get that sometimes you won't always have the money to pay for your trip outright. So you can lock your Contiki trip in with a $200 deposit and pay off the rest one month before you go. T&C's apply.
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If you’ve travelled with Contiki before, you’ll get a 5% discount. Or if you want to book another trip, we’ll give you another 5% off. Got an ISIC card? This will also save you 5%. T&C's apply.
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We’re good at what we do so let us take care of it. We’ll match flights to your tours dates & arrange any other travel either side. We do the boring bits so you can focus on the fun stuff.

Contiki Cares

Want to turn your travel experience into an opportunity to give back? Through Contiki Cares, they are committed to sustainable travel, spreading awareness about the issues facing wildlife, the planet and the communities visited while empowering young travellers to step up and make a difference. Check out some of their top trips below or contact us to explore the full range.
A local Indian woman rummages through red orchards

ME to WE India

Dive deeper into India's vibrant culture and landscape on this sustainable international development project. Experience daily life in the local community and explore nature with morning yoga and walks. Leave more than a footprint behind, leave a positive impact. 
4 days
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a red parrot in a Ecuador jungle

The Lava Line

Head into the lush jungle and discover Ecuador in all its natural glory. Get local with an indigenous community, get up close and personal with a live volcano and make a splash in stunning waterfalls and hot springs. With one foot in each hemisphere, you will discover the true heart of this diverse country.
7 days
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Terms and Conditions

Tours are based on a per person rate in twin share or multi-share accommodation. Select tours are subject to age eligibility restrictions dependent on trip style. Prices do not include pre- or post tour accommodation, insurance, airfares not included in the itinerary, upgrades, extras, transfers or other in-country or on-board services. All Contiki tours are subject to Contiki full booking conditions which can be viewed at contiki.com/au/en/resources/booking-conditions. Additional terms and conditions apply. Ask instore for details. 

*5% repeat booking & student discount (“loyalty discount”): applicable to trips of 7 days or longer on selected departures and only on the land portion of tours. Excludes flight costs, taxes, any applicable food funds, optional activities or pre & post trip accommodation rates. The discount applies to prices available at time of booking only. If a multi-trip discount is being used and applied to the lower-priced trip/s, the loyalty discount will be applied to the other (higher priced) trip.  You must have completed a trip before you can redeem a repeat discount on a subsequent trip booking. Student discount is only valid with an ISIC card.

*5% multiple trip discount: Book 2 or more Contiki trips 7 days or longer at the same time & get 5% off the cost of the lowest price trip/s. This discount applies to the land portion of the lowest-priced trip (this excludes taxes, included flight costs, extra accommodation, any applicable food funds & optional activities). Subject to availability. Exclusions apply.

*Lay-by your Contiki trip: Lay-by for Contiki are starting from $200 at time of booking and the fee is securing a place on your dream trip. Your price will be guaranteed, and you can pay off the remaining balance 10 weeks before your scheduled departure. Your original deposit (excluding flights and any additional deposits) can be used as credit towards booking a new Contiki trip. Only one deposit amount can be credited per trip, they cannot be combined, however multiple trips can be booked using multiple FlexDeposits. Valid on all Contiki trips 7 days or longer until you turn 36. The deposit can also be gifted to family or friends within 5 years of the original booking. FlexDeposit has no cash value and is non-refundable. All other conditions not mentioned in this section continue to apply as described above. FlexDeposit: Your original deposit (excluding flights and any additional deposits) can be used as credit towards booking a new Contiki trip. Only one deposit amount can be credited per trip, they cannot be combined, however multiple trips can be booked using multiple FlexDeposits. Valid on all Contiki trips 7 days or longer until you turn 36. The deposit can also be gifted to family or friends within 5 years of the original booking. FlexDeposit has no cash value and is non-refundable.