Explore Australia

Luxury family volunteer vacations in Australia enable you to hike in the Blue Mountains, lay eyes on Uluru or marvel at the breathtaking underwater colors of the Great Barrier Reef. The cities are also well worth exploring.

Make your trip to Australia meaningful by helping conserve Australia’s iconic species, such as wallabies and kangaroos, in the Blue Mountains or Kangaroo Island.

luxury family volunteer vacations in Australia

Australian Highlights

Australia boasts amazing sights, from the stunning Sydney to the gorgeous Great Barrier Reef, with proud, friendly hosts, world-class cuisine and unbeatable red wines. Much bigger than you might think – multiple trips are essential.

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Australian Eco-Luxury

Australia has several amazing eco-luxury properties; some of our favorites are: One & Only Wolgan Valley in the Blue Mountains, Arkaba Station in the Flinders Ranges, Bamarru Plains in Kakadu, One Kangaroo Island, Daintree Ecolodge, Sal Salis near Ningaloo Reef, Longitude 131 near Uluru, Saffire Freycinet in Tasmania, and Lizard Island.

luxury family volunteer vacations in Australia

Make a Difference

Luxury family volunteer vacations in Australia enable you to make a difference conserving some of Australia’s most iconic wildlife in the Blue Mountains, such as helping with animal counting (Wombats, Kangaroos, and more), and helping with university research teams. Or head to Kangaroo Island and help wildlife there recover from devastating bushfires.

Suggested Australian Trip Itinerary

Example Price: US$18,890 per adult

This adventure not only enables you and your family to interact with and help conserve some of Australia’s most iconic wildlife, kangaroos, wallabies and wombats; you also get to be amazed at all that Sydney has to offer, be in awe of the majesty of the Blue Mountains, and be spellbound by the Great Barrier Reef… all in luxury.

Trip Highlights

  • Safeguarding the future of kangaroos, wallabies and wombats
  • Private guided tour of Sydney and her beaches
  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Relaxing on an island in the Great Barrier Reef
  • Snorkelling or diving

Price Includes

  • Luxury accommodation throughout
  • Private transfers
  • Expert local guides
  • Meals as specified
  • Volunteering costs
  • Flights within Australia
Note: Price excludes international flights

Sample Day by Day

Note: This is a sample itinerary only

Highlights of luxury family volunteer vacations in Australia

Australia boasts amazing sights, from the stunning Sydney to the gorgeous Great Barrier Reef, with proud, friendly hosts, world-class cuisine and unbeatable red wines. Much bigger than you might think – multiple trips are essential.

Hotels and lodges shown here are examples of what we call “eco-luxury”, meaning you minimize any environmental impact whilst retaining your creature comforts. With Hands Up Holidays you can enjoy the best eco-luxury accommodation available at your chosen destinations.

How to help on luxury family volunteer vacations in Australia

Caring for native wildlife is the main way you can help in Australia, and there are lots of ways you can protect birds and animals while you are there. Some of these animals will be very familiar, such as kangaroos and koalas, and others, such as the spotted quoll, are less well known, but equally fascinating and even more in need of your help.

Conserving wildlife in the Blue Mountains

You can make a difference conserving some of Australia’s most iconic wildlife in the Blue Mountains:
  • Helping with animal counting (Wombats, Kangaroos, Wallabies and Wallaroos)
  • Planting native trees
  • Weeding tree areas, irrigating and testing water quality for the animals to safely drink
  • Regenerating and rebuilding eroded areas along river beds
  • Helping with university research team

Note – this is a popular example of how you can help in this region, and we delight in crafting trips to your exact preferences.