Why Contiki's the bomb!

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    More bang for your buck
    With our inclusive tours, you can see more sights, do more activities and never have to track your budget.

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    You have total freedom
    Offering the perfect amount of free time while on tour, Contiki gives you the freedom to travel the way you want.

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    Your personalised on-road guidebook
    A Contiki tour manager is your walking, talking, engergetic guidebook that will make your trip an epic journey.

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    You'll experience things exclusively
    With experiences you can't get anywhere else, enjoy the benefits of our only Contiki inclusions or create your own adventure.

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    It's all about you
    From hostels to hotels, castles to cruising and over 200* itineries - we have a trip with your name on it!

Contiki Tours for 18-35's

The greatest journey starts with a single step & end up as legendary stories. Start yours with us.

We’re the original travel company for 18-35’s and have been travelling the world with people like you since ’62.

Seeing the world with Contiki is more than just travelling. We understand that travelling isn’t just about uploading photos and status updates. With Contiki you’ll get amongst the art, music, food, and fashion scene in every destination. It’s your journey, a journey you’ll sharewith people who have the same youthful and cultured curiosity as you. People from all around the world who are determined to get the most out of every minute.

No matter which way you like to travel or the kind of adventure you’re seeking, our philosophy is simple - you’ll enjoy unbeatable trips that show you the best.

Whether you’re a seasoned explorer or a first timer, going with a group or flying solo, one thing’s for certain, you’ll experience so much more with Contiki.

Contiki has over 200 itineraries across Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia, New Zealand & Australia. See the world with Contiki, realise the benefits and experience those unforgettable moments which will all come together to create your unique story. One that will live with you forever.

Your journey starts here…

Trip Styles

Timeout
Sleep easy & stay in comfortable, well located hotels with excellent facilities. Plus there’s two ways to travel - Multi-Country or In-Depth Regional tours -So you get to experience Europe the way you want with itineraries from 4 days to 33 days.

Camping
Sleep under the stars & stretch your holiday budget, the way Contiki first started. Camping Contiki-style is all about getting back to basics and getting a whole lot more for your money.

Concept
Our concept trips are all about mixing it up. Stay in everything from hotels & hostels to our own Contiki Village cabins & our exclusive Special Stopovers like a 16th Century chateau or a Swiss Chalet. Choose from over 19 different itineraries ranging from 10 to 45 days.

Small group tours
Enjoy your Contiki trip in South America & Asia with a perfect group size of around 30 people. It’s an intimate experience that’s still large enough to be a blast!

Cool ways to Cruise
Explore unspoilt islands & coastal villages of Croatia, cruise the Aegean & Mediterranean on a classic liner. Contiki gives you more choice and helps you experience these beautiful destinations all around the world with a variety of itineraries to choose from.

Festivals & Events
From St Patties in Ireland to full moon parties in Phuket, experience festivals with Contiki all around the world. We’re festival fanatics like you wouldn’t believe!

  • <strong>WAS</strong> $599*, <strong>NOW</strong> $526*, <strong>SAVE</strong> $73*

    Turkish Sailing, 8 Days, SAVE $73*

    from $526*

    • 8 day tour departing Istanbul.
    • 7 nights accommodation on a traditional Turkish Gullet (private ensuites).
    • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 7 dinners.
    • Services of a dedicated captain & crew.
    • Sightseeing and inclusions as per itinerary.
    • Port taxes and gratuities.
    HIGHLIGHTS: Bodrum - Cokertme - Orak Island - Cokertim - Karacasogut - Ballisu - Pabucburnu - Kisebuku - Kargili

    Get ready for one of the most relaxing weeks of your life. Channel your inner Sailor as you explore the stunning turquoise coast on a traditional gullet. Swin snorkel & work on your tan on deck in-between delicious home-cooked treats. Bliss.

    Day 1: Start Bodrum
    On arrival at Bodrum, make your way to the port & board our traditional Turkish Gulet & let the good times begin. With the harbour as your backdrop get to know your group over a dinner as you relax & watch the sunset. Bodrum's nightlife goes off, so if you're up for some group bonding then head out & explore the city by night.

    Day 2: Bodrum to Cokertme via Orak Island
    All aboard Set sail for quiet Orak Island for a swim in the crystal-blue waters, complete with a tasty lunch on-board. It's all about taking in the incredible coast as we sail to Cokertme. This little fishing town is perfect for exploring or meeting some locals before dinner overlooking the bay.

    Day 3: Cokertime to English Harbour via Seven Islands
    Check out the sunrise en route to Seven Islands, famous for its dotted island landscape. After breakfast, stop for swims at Kufre Bay & Uzun Liman (Long Port), head on land for a stroll through the forest, play some boardgames on deck with your fellow sailors or sit back in the sun Later we cruise to English Harbour for the night.

    Day 4: English Harbour to Karacasogut
    Explorers could opt to visit Turtle Beach on Dalyan for a day trip to experience one of the famous mud-baths, try & spot some turtles, or just relax in paradise. After a swimming or snorkelling fix it's onto Karacasogut, where you could head to the beach town of Marmaris & take in this cool village vibe by night.

    Day 5: Karacasogut to Ballisu via Cleopatra Island
    Next up: Cleopatra Island. This slice of paradise with its small beach, white sand, legendary stories & clear water is like an open-air museum. Afterwards it's more fun in the sun at Ballisu - do some swimming or a stroll through the pine forests before a relaxing dinner & another incredible sunset.

    Day 6: Ballisu to Pabucburnu via Kisebuku & Kargili
    Another relaxing morning Catch the rays on deck before we reach Kargili Bay for morning swimming. Later, it's time to get a culture fix as you explore & learn about the ancient Byzantine ruins of Kisebuku. Tonight take a welldeserved swim, sunbake & chill times.

    Day 7: Pabucburnu to Bodrum via Yaliciftlik
    Discover Pabucburnu & Yaliciftlik Bay, or head on land & experience the vibrant local life in the village on an optional guided tour. This afternoon capture the last of the Turkish coastline views as we cruise back to Bodrum for our last night out with the group.

    Day 8: Bodrum
    The trip ends after breakfast when it's time to swap email addresses & say goodbye to your travel buddies.

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  • <strong>WAS</strong> $915*, <strong>NOW</strong> $777*, <strong>SAVE</strong> $138*

    Spotlight on Greece, 4 Days, SAVE $138*

    from $777*

    • 4 day tour departing Athens.
    • 3 nights accommodation in 3-star hotels.
    • 3 continental breakfasts and 2 three-course dinners.
    • Welcome to Greece information pack.
    • Visit 4 World Heritage Sites.
    • Sightseeing and inclusions as per itinerary Your Backstage pass includes.
    • Learn about the birthplace of modern society on a locally guided tour of Athens & the Acropolis.
    • Step 3,500 years back in time on a guided walking tour of Mycenae & the Palace of Agamemnon.
    • Discover the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games with a guided tour of Olympia.
    • Learn about the Greek gods & the oracle on our guided tour of Delphi.
    • Services of an experienced Contiki local guide.
    • Transport.
    HIGHLIGHTS: Athens - Olympia - Delphi - Athens

    Discover Athens, Olympia and Delphi in more depth with this 4 day Spotlight on Greece tour. Visit the Acropolis and Parthenon in Athens, the first Olympic stadium in Olympia and the Temples of Hera and Zeus in Delphi, all with your local Greek guide. A great add-on to the beginning or end of your Contiki adventure.

    Day 1: Arrive Athens
    Check-in to your hotel & spend the afternoon getting a sneak peek of mythological Athens. This evening meet your Tour Manager & fellow Contiki travellers.

    Day 2: Athens to Olympia
    Sightsee ancient Athens & feel the gritty urban soul of this bustling city before crisscrossing the beautiful, historic Peloponnese region en route to Olympia.

    Day 3: Olympia to Delphi
    On your mark, get set, go. A local guide shows off the site of the first Olympic Games. This afternoon, cross the Corinthian Gulf & arrive in Delphi, the centre of the universe in Ancient Greek times.

    Day 4: Delphi to Athens
    Be swept away by Delphi's history, spectacular ruins & museum, as well as its beautiful location on the slopes of Mount Parnassus. Return to Athens where it's time to swap Facebook & email addresses & say farewell to your new friends, as the trip ends in the afternoon.

    Please note: Day 1 has been designed to allow you to start the trip without needing an extra night of accommodation.

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  • <strong>WAS</strong> $1159*, <strong>NOW</strong> $985*, <strong>SAVE</strong> $174*

    Vienna & Budapest, 5 Days, SAVE $174*

    from $985*

    • 5 day tour departing Vienna.
    • 4 nights accommodation in 3-star hotels.
    • 4 continental breakfasts and 2 three-course dinners.
    • Visit 3 World Heritage Sites.
    • Sightseeing and inclusions as per itinerary.
    • Services of an experienced Contiki Tour Manager & Driver Team.
    • Transport in a modern, air conditioned coach with power points for charging.
    HIGHLIGHTS: Vienna = Budapest

    Take in the atmosphere of cosmopolitan Vienna and surprisingly beautiful Budapest on this tour with two nights in each city. City tours in both capitals as well as a plenty of info on the best museums, shopping and places to eat all come as part of the package. Why not extend your tour by starting in Berlin and spending a few nights in Prague as well by joining our Berlin to Budapest tour?

    Day 1: Arrive Vienna
    Check-in to your hotel after 2:00pm & the afternoon is yours to explore. At 6:00pm, meet your Trip Manager & fellow Contiki travellers for dinner.

    Day 2: Vienna
    Viennese culture waltzes right up to you as you wander through this picture book city. Experience its music, cafes, parks, architecture & of course, strudel You can opt for a taste of the city's legendary music scene at a Mozart & Strauss concert.

    Day 3: Vienna to Budapest.
    Hit up three capital cities today From Vienna to Bratislava, Slovakia & then on to Budapest, experience the lively arts, cafe & music scene of the "Paris of the East."

    Day 4: Budapest
    Explore this fascinating city, split in two by the Danube River into hilltop Buda & bustling Pest. Tonight enjoy a dinner of local specialities & a scenic river cruise.

    Day 5: Depart Budapest.
    Time to say goodbye to your new-found friends as your trip ends after breakfast.

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  • <strong>WAS</strong> $1185*, <strong>NOW</strong> $1027*, <strong>SAVE</strong> $158*

    Croatian Island Cruising, 8 Days, SAVE $158*

    from $1,027*

    • 8 day tour departing Split.
    • 7 nights accommodation on a sailing cruise ship in below deck cabin.
    • 7 continental breakfasts, 5 lunches and 2 dinner.
    • Visit 2 World Heritage Sites.
    • Port & visitors taxes.
    • Sightseeing and inclusions as per itinerary.
    HIGHLIGHTS: Split - Hvar - Korcula - Dubrovnik - Trstenik - Makarska - Split

    Cruise the stunning Croatian Islands on an exclusive Contiki comfortable and modern boat with large decks and sun lounges. Enjoy spacious air-conditioned twin rooms with private facilities, breakfast and lunch daily and explore the nights in port for dinner. See the timeless islands of Hvar, Korcula, Zuljana and the picturesque port cities of Dubrovnik, Makarska and Split over 8 days of unforgettable cruising.

    Day 1: Split to Hvar
    All aboard Jump onboard our exclusive boat, meet your Contiki Rep, captain & crew & settle into your cabin as we cruise to Hvar. Check out the town's stunning square,16th century theatre & hill-top fortress for amazing views over the gorgeous harbour. Tonight, get to know your fellow travellers over dinner before hitting the town.

    Day 2: Hvar to Korcula
    Start the day with a swimming stop before a long lunch on deck as we head to Korcula, home of the famous adventurer, Marco Polo. Get a feel for its buildings, fascinating architecture & stone streets. Tonight, try some locally produced white wines & discover the own's nightlife.

    Day 3: Korcula to Dubrovnik
    Today we'll head to stunning Dubrovnik, known as the "Pearl of the Adriatic". Tonight, hit the pedestrian district of the Old Town & spend your evening exploring the town's hot spots.

    Day 4: Dubrovnik
    Dubrovnik has so much to see & do, so head back to the city or sun worship on amazing beaches. Opt for a kayaking excursion around the old city walls for a different view of the city - you can jump out & stop for swims when you like. You could venture further a field on the cable car above Dubrovnik for breathtaking views.

    Day 5: Dubrovnik to Trstenik
    Today we'll sail past the Elaphite Islands, known for palms, olive trees, citrus plantations & colourful reefs. Tonight, we'll dock in the unspoilt village of Trstenik, with its views across the Adriatic Sea.

    Day 6: Trstenik to Makarska
    A day's sailing means time to relax & work on your tan. We'll dock at Makarska with its long sandy beach & promenade. For a bit of local action, head to the main square & check out the fruit & flower markets. Tonight is yours, so head to a local restaurant & try some grilled fish or a mixed seafood platter.

    Day 7: Makarska to Split
    After drifting past the windsurfer's paradise of Brac,we'll cruise to Split. Wanderthrough the domain of Diocletian's Palace for a piece of Roman heritage, complete with 220 buildings & a huge cathedral. For your last night, soak up Split's Mediterranean vibes & make your way to one of the fantastic waterfront bars. Later, head back into the maze of streets within the palace walls & discover cool cafes & pumping clubs.

    Day 8: Split
    The trip ends after breakfast & it's time to say farewell to your new friends.

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