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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

Viator Viator
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10% off things to do in Australia

Available on select dates for activities including jet boat rides, sightseeing cruises, tours, wildlife and animal interactions and wine tastings. Destinations include Sydney, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Melbourne, Cairns, Adelaide and more. Discount will be applied at check-out. T&Cs apply.

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Klook Klook

$1 wine tastings in the Hunter Valley

Available on select dates in the Hunter Valley. T&Cs apply.

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Northern Territory activities from $36 + and extra $10 off off with code

Available on select dates and experiences like sightseeing tours, zoo and wildlife experience, spas, sailings, hot air balloon flights, scenic flights and much more. Minimum spend of $80 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Extra $10 off site-wide with code

Valid on all dates, including over Christmas, on activities like skydiving, quad biking, bridge climbing, canyoning, hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flights, abseiling, scuba diving, cruises, high tea and more. Destinations include Darwin, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and more. Minimum spend of $80 required. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 85% off domestic activities

Available on select dates for activities including skydiving, hot air balloon flights, quad biking, scuba diving, whale watching, bridge climbing, high tea and more. Destinations include Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne and more. T&Cs apply.

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Extra 10% off Australia activities with code

Valid on all dates on activities like skydiving, bridge climbing, canyoning, hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flights, abseiling, cruises, tours, high tea and more. Minimum spend of $100 applies. Destinations include Darwin, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and more. T&Cs apply.

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Klook Klook

Up to 10% off Hunter Valley activities

Available on select travel dates in 2020 and 2021. Activities include wine tasting tours, hot air balloon flights, getaways, bike hires and more. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon
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Up to 13% off domestic getaway packages + an extra 10% off with code

Available on select travel dates for stays in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Blue Mountains, Cairns, Canberra and more. Minimum spend of $100 required. T&Cs apply.

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Australia experiences for 2 from $38 + Extra $10 off with code

Available on select dates for experiences like tours, zoo and wildlife interactions, hot air balloon flights, skydiving and more. Destinations include Sydney, Hunter Valley, Melbourne, Brisbane and more. Minimum spend of $80 required. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 60% off Australia activities + an extra 10% off with code

Available on select dates and activities like hot air balloon flights, tandem skydiving, getaways, driving experiences and more. Destinations include Sydney, Gold Coast, Cairns and more. Minimum spend of $100 required. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 60% off Australia hotels

Available on select 2020 dates and hotels. Destinations include Perth, Sydney, Cairns, Brisbane, Newcastle, Port Stephens and more. T&Cs apply.

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Klook Klook

Up to 40% off local activities

Available on select dates in 2020 for activities including whale watching, hot air balloon flights, getaways, hop-on hop-off bus tours, attraction passes and more. Destinations include Sydney, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Melbourne and more. T&Cs apply.

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Klook Klook

Up to 60% off + get 1 free Sydney Tower Eye ticket

Available on select dates until 31 December 2020. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon
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Dining experiences at home from $40 + an extra $10 off with code

Available on select 2020 dates across Australia on experiences including wine tasting, cooking classes, cheese making, high tea, cocktail making and more. Minimum spend of $80 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Up to 40% off last-minute things to do across Australia

Available on select dates until December 2020 for activities including abseiling, hot air balloon flight, tour and more. Destinations include Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne and more.

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Up to 32% off Australia getaways

Available on select 2020 dates when you book your flights and accommodation together. Destinations include Perth, Adelaide, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Hobart and more. T&Cs apply.

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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Up to 57% off things to do in the Gold Coast

Available for activities like driving experiences, hot air balloon experience, helicopter flights, jet ski and boat rides, surfing, skydiving and more. T&Cs apply.

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Klook Klook

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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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Up to 30% off flying experiences

Valid on select dates and for experiences like hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flight, skydiving, flying lessons and more. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Hunter Valley, Great Ocean Road, Perth and more. T&Cs apply.

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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Up to 85% off things to do in Perth

Available for activities like driving, cruises, hot air balloon experiences, canoe and winery experience, kid's soccer training and more. T&Cs apply.

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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Up to 50% off things to do in Melbourne

Available for activities like driving experiences, helicopter flights, skydiving, hot air balloon rides, abseiling, water rafting, whale watching and more. T&Cs apply.

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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Up to 51% off things to do in Sydney

Available for activities like driving experiences, helicopter flights, jet boat rides, skydiving, kayaking, whale watching cruises and more. T&Cs apply.

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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Up to 54% off things to do in Brisbane

Available for activities like driving experiences, helicopter flights, jet boat rides, skydiving, kayaking, dinner cruises, cooking classes and more. T&Cs apply.

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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Up to 54% off helicopter ride experience

Valid on select dates. Destinations include Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, Canberra and more.

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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Up to 25% off things to do in Cairns

Available for activities like driving experiences, helmet diving, helicopter flights, bungy jumping, water rafting, suba diving, skydiving and more. T&Cs apply.

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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Up to 85% off things to do in Adelaide

Available for activities like virtual reality driving experiences, kayaking, helicopter flights, skydiving, abseiling, kid's soccer training and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 30% off land adventures

Valid on select dates and adventures like quad biking, sandboarding, bridge climbing, canyoning, horse riding, abseiling and more. Destinations include Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney and more. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon

$135: Cairns Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Scenic Railway

Available on select travel dates for a 3-hour experience. Includes hotel pick-up and drop-off. T&Cs apply.

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Australia Zoo day tour from $139 + Extra 10% off with code

Available for travel on select dates. Includes daily shows, Steve Irwin's iconic legacy and more. T&Cs apply.

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Australia Zoo entry with transfers from $149 + Extra 10% off with code

Available for travel on select dates. Includes stop at the Glass House Mountains Scenic Lookout and more. T&Cs apply.

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Klook Klook

Cairns: Up to 10% off Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Railway trip

Available on select dates from December 2020 - May 2021. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon
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Sydney: Up to 28% off things to do + Extra 10% off with code

Available on select dates and experiences including hot air balloon flights, tandem skydives, whale watching cruises, dining, classes, spa treatments, and attraction passes. Minimum spend of $100.

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Up to 19% off jet boat ride experience + Extra $10 off with code

Available on select travel dates in Surfers Paradise. Minimum spend of $80 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Up to $60 off Sydney shark dive experience + Extra 10% off with code

Available on select travel dates for a 2-hour and 30-minute experience at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Includes a professional photo and video of your dive. Minimum spend of $100 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 7% off Whitsundays full day tour + Extra 10% off with code

Available for travel until 10 June 2021. Includes 60-minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef, ocean rafting experience and more. Minimum spend of $100 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 6% off Gold Coast jet boat ride and indoor skydive experience

Available until 31 March 2021 for a 30-minute jet boat ride and 2 1-minute indoor skydive flights. Plus get extra 10% off with code when you spend a minimum of $100. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon
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Gold Coast: Up to 50% off things to do + Extra 10% off with code

Available on select dates and activities including indoor skydiving, sightseeing cruises, hot air ballooning, getaways, spa treatments and much more. Minimum spend of $100 applies. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon
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Kids activities at home from $15 + Extra $10 off with code

Available on activities such as online art classes, animal experiences, cooking classes and more. Minimum spend of $80 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Rottnest Island activities from $79 + Extra 10% off with code

Available on select dates and activities such as sightseeing cruises, scenic flights, getaways, tours and more. Minimum spend of $100 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 17% off Gold Coast hot air balloon experience

Available on select travel dates plus extra 10% off with code. Minimum spend of $100 applies. T&Cs apply.

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