Where to book virtual tours and experiences

See, taste and hear the world from the comfort of your home with these online experiences.

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Connecting with people and places is now easier than ever thanks to the power of technology.

With a few clicks of a button you can now sign up for everything from city tours with locals, cooking classes with master chefs and even comedy shows and painting sessions to experience from home.

It's a great way to travel when you can't and to be inspired for your next trip.

Check out the sites selling virtual tours and experiences that can whisk you away in a jiffy.

Top sites to book virtual tours and experiences

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1. RedBalloon

This experience gifts company has a dedicated Experiences At Home section where you can learn everything from cooking and painting to hula hooping and wine pairing.

  • Experiences for both kids and adults
  • Gift vouchers valid for three years
  • Private and group experiences available
Check out RedBalloon's online experiences

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2. Expedia

Travel booking site Expedia has a whole host of virtual tours in its Travel From Home series, letting you see and learn about the world without leaving your home.

  • Live, online tours and experiences with locals
  • Unique experiences, such as a Greek dance class
  • Free cancellations up until one day before the activity
Check out Expedia's online experiences
Colosseum and Gladiators Online Tour
Colosseum and Gladiators Online Tour

Expedia.com.au

 Online Experience: Cook like a Roman Grandma
Online Experience: Cook like a Roman Grandma

Expedia.com.au

Online Experience: Drive Around Berlin with Miha
Online Experience: Drive Around Berlin with Miha

Expedia.com.au


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3. Adrenaline

Stay active at home with Adrenaline's wide range of thrilling experiences you can do at home. There's everything from robotics programs and flight training lessons to animal encounters and virtual whiskey tastings.

  • Activities for both kids and adults
  • Gift vouchers available
  • Buy now, experience later
Check out Adrenaline's online experiences
Kids Online Minecraft Roller Coaster Engineers Lesson
Kids Online Minecraft Roller Coaster Engineers Lesson

Adrenaline


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4. Viator

Choose from online guided tours of world-famous cities and attractions to virtual cooking classes in kitchens from the other side of the world.

  • Tours are with a private, local host
  • One-hour long tours
  • Flexible times and dates to choose from
Check out Viator's online experiences
Vatican and Sistine Chapel Virtual Guided Tour
Vatican and Sistine Chapel Virtual Guided Tour

Viator


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5. Klook

Every weekend in June Klook is hosting free virtual tours to destinations across the globe. On the bill is a tour of Bali Safari, Madonna Winery Estate in California, Cebu Safari and Old Royal Naval College in London.

  • Tours are Saturdays at 9am EST on Facebook Live
  • Interactive tours that allow you to ask questions in real time
  • Like what you see? Each virtual tour has a ticketed tour you can book through Klook when you're ready to travel in real life
Check out Klook's online experiences

Experience deals and discounts

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Up to 48% off Australia experiences + an extra 10% off with code

Verified 2 days ago
Available on activities including hot air balloon flights, jet boat rides, scenic flights, whale watching cruises, day tours, painting classes and more. Must purchase 2 or more vouchers. Destinations include Gold Coast, Whitsundays, Cairns, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and more. T&Cs apply.
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Get $10 off activities with code

Available on experiences across Australia including Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Hobart, Sunshine Coast and more. Minimum spend of $300 required. Activities include hot air balloon flights, hop-on hop-off bus tours, whale watching cruises, skydives, high teas, quad biking experiences and more. T&Cs apply.
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Get $5 off activities with code

Available on experiences across Australia including Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth, Hobart and more. Minimum spend of $250 required. Activities include hot air balloon flights, hop-on hop-off bus tours, whale watching cruises, skydives, high teas, quad biking experiences and more. T&Cs apply.
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$15 off all Australian activities with code

Available on select travel dates when you spend a minimum of $100. Activities include hot air balloon flights, tandem skydives and attraction passes. Destinations include Sydney, Gold Coast, Cairns, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart and more. Exclusive for new members. T&Cs apply.
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Flights to NSW from $40 each way

Verified 4 days ago Expires 26 Oct 2021
Available on flights from October 2021 - May 2022. Destinations include Ballina, Newcastle, Coffs Harbour and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Sydney with Jetstar.
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Up to 50% off Australia experiences

Available on select travel dates for activities including skydiving, hot air balloon flights, quad biking, scuba diving, whale watching, bridge climbing, abseiling, high teas and more. Destinations include Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne and more.
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Victoria flights from $40 each way

Expires 31 Oct 2021
Available on flights from October 2021 - January 2022. Sample fare is Sydney-Melbourne with Jetstar. Other destinations include Bendigo, Tullamarine, Albury, Mildura, Mount Gambier and more.
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Up to 42% off activities for kids

Available on select dates, including school holidays, for activities like sandboarding, whale watching, jet boat rides, swimming, go karting, sightseeing tours, attraction passes and more. Destinations include Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, Canberra and more.
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Extra $10 off Australia getaway packages

Available on select travel dates when you spend a minimum of $300. Destinations include Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Blue Mountains, Cairns, Canberra and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 23% off flying experiences plus an extra $5 off with code

Available on select dates when you spend a minimum of $250. Activities include hot air ballooning, skydiving, helicopter scenic flights. Destinations include Whitsundays, Gold Coast, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Hunter Valley, Sydney and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to $10 off Adelaide activities with code

Available on select dates when you spend a minimum of $300. Activities include winery tours in Adelaide Hills, tandem skydives, kayak tours and more. Sample price is for River Torrens sightseeing cruise. T&Cs apply.
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$10 off hot air balloon experiences in Perth

Available on select travel dates when you spend a minimum of $300. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 42% off things to do in Sydney + Extra $5 off with code

Available on select dates when you spend a minimum of 250. Activities include hot air balloon flights, tandem skydives, whale watching cruises, dining, classes, high teas, spa treatments, getaways and attraction passes. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 48% off things to do in Gold Coast + Extra $5 off with code

Available on select dates when you spend a minimum of $250. Activities include indoor skydiving, sightseeing cruises, hot air ballooning, getaways, jet boat rides, spa treatments and more. T&Cs apply.
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Activities for kids from $17 + an extra $5 off with code

Available on select dates when you spend a minimum of $250. Activities include day tour cruises, zoo experiences, hop-on hop-off bus tours, attraction passes, zoo and animal interactions and more. Destinations include Gold Coast, Cairns, Melbourne, Adelaide and more. T&Cs apply.
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Extra $10 off Northern Territory activities with code

Available on select dates and activities include sightseeing tours, zoo and wildlife experience, spas, sailings, hot air balloon flights and scenic flights. Minimum spend of $300 required. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 25% off driving experiences + an extra $5 off with code

Available on select dates when you spend a minimum of $250. Activities include rally driving, go-karting, quad-biking and more. Destinations include Sunshine Coast, Newcastle, Perth, Melbourne, Hobart and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 40% off last-minute domestic escapes

Available on stays within the next 14 days. Destinations include Sydney, Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Canberra and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 35% off domestic stays + free cancellations

Available on select travel dates to Broome, Mackay, Launceston, Darwin, Perth, Cairns, Sydney, Gold Coast and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 15% off local activities

Available on select travel dates on activities including day tours, skydiving, hot air balloon flights, transfers, quad biking, attraction passes and cruise. Destinations include in Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Cairns, Canberra, Brisbane, Hobart and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 10% off car rentals in Australia

Expires 31 Dec 2021
Available until 31 December 2021 when you spend a minimum of $50. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Adelaide, Cairns, Hobart and more. Prepayment is required. T&Cs apply.
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Up to $10 off Hobart activities with code

Available on select dates when you spend a minimum of $300. Activities include winery tours, getaways, high teas, spas, sightseeing cruises, helicopter flights and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to $10 off Canberra hot air balloon flight experiences

Available on select travel dates when you spend a minimum of $300. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 60% off activities, experiences and things to do

Valid on select dates including holidays like Christmas, New Year's and more depending on the destination. Destinations include Hong Kong, Singapore, Osaka, Taipei, Dubai, Sydney, Melbourne, London, Paris, New York and more. T&Cs apply.
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Up to 10% off whale watching experiences

Verified Yesterday Expires 31 Oct 2021
Available on select dates until November 2021. Destinations include Sydney, Gold Coast, Hervey Bay, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and more.
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Up to 15% off Sydney scenic helicopter flight

Verified Yesterday Expires 31 Oct 2021
Available until 31 March 2022 for a 20 or 25-minute flight experience. Includes return transfers and drinks.
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Sydney Tower Infinity dining experience from $65

Verified Yesterday Expires 31 Oct 2021
Available on select dates until 31 March 2022 for a 2, 3, 5 or 6-course meal.
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Up to 18% off Sydney sunrise hot air balloon flight

Verified Yesterday Expires 31 Oct 2021
Available on select travel dates until March 2022 for a 1-hour flight experience in Camden Valley.
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Up to 19% off Australia experiences for 2

Verified 2 days ago Expires 31 Dec 2021
Plus an extra $5 off with code on select dates when you buy 2 or more vouchers. Experiences include tours, zoo and wildlife interactions, hot air balloon flights, skydives, high teas, bike tours and more. Destinations include Sydney, Hunter Valley, Melbourne, Brisbane, Hobart, Canberra and more. T&Cs apply.
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Australia-wide flights from $80 each way

Verified 4 days ago Expires 26 Oct 2021
Available on flights from November 2021 - February 2022 to Darwin, Hobart, Canberra, Adelaide, Cairns, Perth and more. Sample fare is Brisbane-Sydney with Jetstar.
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Up to 51% off NSW experiences

Verified 5 days ago Expires 31 Oct 2021
Available on activities including flight simulators, jet pack and board flights, whale watching cruises, skydives and hot air balloon flights. Destinations include Blue Mountains, Wollongong, Picton, Pokolbin, Sydney and more.
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Gold Coast escape room experience from $84

Expires 26 Oct 2021
Available until 31 March 2023 for a 90-minute session.
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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary entry in Gold Coast from $50

Expires 26 Oct 2021
Available on tickets until March 2023 for a full day pass.
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$139: Penguins Antarctic adventure experience at Sea World Gold Coast

Expires 19 Oct 2021
Available until 31 October 2021 for an approximately 45-minute experience.
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Gold Coast 7-day attraction pass from $159

Expires 19 Oct 2021
Available until March 2023 for an unlimited entry to Warner. Bros Movie World, Sea World and Wet'n'Wild for 7 consecutive days.
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Up to 42% off Sydney whale watching cruise

Expires 19 Oct 2021
Available on Saturdays and Sundays from May - August 2022.
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Sydney: Hot air balloon experience with breakfast from $279

Expires 19 Oct 2021
Available from October 2021 - March2023 for a 1-hour hot air balloon flight over Macarthur region.
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Sydney attractions combo pass from $85

Expires 19 Oct 2021
Available on select dates from October - December 2021 for 4 attractions including Sydney Aquarium, WILD LIFE Sydney, Sydney Tower Eye and Madame Tussauds.
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Sydney virtual reality escape room experience from $49

Expires 19 Oct 2021
Available from Tuesday to Fridays from September 2021 - February 2023.
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$46: WILD LIFE Sydney admission tickets

Expires 19 Oct 2021
Available for general admission on select dates in December 2021.

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