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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

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Up to $90 off things to do in Sydney

Available on select dates and experiences like hot air ballooning, indoor skydiving, cruises, dining, classes, spa treatments, virtual reality experiences and much more.

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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, ghost tours and more. Minimum spend of $80. T&Cs apply.

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2-for-1 experiences and activities

Buy one get one free on a range of experiences across Australia. Offers change regularly, but often include sightseeing cruises, abseiling, dining, hot air ballooning, quad biking, jet boating, scenic flights, helicopter rides, flying lessons, classic car hire, driving and rally car experiences and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to $195 off things to do in Melbourne

Available on select dates and experiences like driving experiences, cooking classes, overnight getaway, wine tours, spa treatments and much more.

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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 kayaking, rally driving, sports rafting, hot air balloon flight and more.

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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 39% off sightseeing cruises

Available on select 2020 dates. Activities include whale watching, dolphin watching, lunch cruise, sunset cruise in Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast and more. T&Cs apply.

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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Up to $25 off gift vouchers

Available on $250 vouchers. Gift voucher credit valid for 3 years after purchase. 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 54% off helicopter ride experience

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

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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 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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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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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 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

Ski and snowboarding experiences from $40

Available on select 2020 dates in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. T&Cs apply.

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Up to $30 off things to do in Cairns

Activities include diving, jet boat rides, skydiving, cruises, parasailing, bike tours and much more.

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Up to $143 off things to do in Perth

Activities include driving experience, bike tours, kayaking, art workshops, spa treatments, skydiving and much more.

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Wellington stays from $129 for 2 nights

Available on select travel dates. Sample rate is for Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers. T&Cs apply.

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Christchurch stays from $121 for 2 nights

Available on select travel dates. Sample rate is for YMCA Christchurch Hostel. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon

Up to $99 off things to do in the Gold Coast

Activities include indoor skydiving, jet boat rides, sailing, hot air balloon experience, spa treatments and much more.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon

Up to $100 off things to do in Brisbane

Available on select dates and experiences like bridge climbs, introductory flights with aerobatics, brewery tours, driving experiences, cooking classes, spa treatments and much more.

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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 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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Klook Klook

7% off Bali tours and attractions

Save on snorkelling tours, Waterbom entry, whitewater rafting, Mount Batur hiking tours especially on holidays like Christmas, New Year's and more. Sample discount is for a day tour in Bali. T&Cs apply.

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Sydney attractions passes from $185

Available for travel on select dates. Includes a visit to attractions like Taronga Zoo, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Sydney Tower Eye and more. T&Cs apply.

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Wildlife experiences in Sydney from $30

Available for travel on select dates. Includes general admission to Australian Walkabout Wildlife Park Admission. T&Cs apply.

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Up to $30 off sightseeing cruise experiences

Available on select travel dates in Melbourne, Sydney, Cairns, Gold Coast, Brisbane and more.

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Up to $40 off flying experiences

Available on select travel dates in Hunter Valley, Sydney, Byron Bay, Coffs Harbour, Newcastle and more. Activities include Hot air balloon flight, skydiving, helicopter flights and more.

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Up to $30 off Australia getaways

Available on select travel dates to Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Blue Mountains, Cairns, Canberra and more.

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Driving experiences from $30

Available on select dates on activities like rally driving, go karting, quad biking, and more. Destinations include Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns, Perth, Melbourne and more.

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Klook Klook

Up to 10% off Dreamworld tickets with Brisbane transfers

Available on select dates from October - November 2020. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 14% off Brisbane Story Bridge climb

Available on select dates from July 2020 - January 2021. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 16% off Croc Express to Australia Zoo from Brisbane

Available on select dates from October 2020 - March 2021. Includes hotel pick up and drop off, and Australia Zoo admission. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 42% off Sydney whale watching cruise by Captain Cook

Available on select dates until October 2020. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 35% off Camden Valley Sunrise balloon flight

Available on select dates until November 2020. T&Cs apply.

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Illawarra Fly Zipline tour from $67.50

Available on select dates until January 2021. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 20% off Featherdale Wildlife Park entry ticket

Available on select dates until November 2020. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 20% off WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo entry ticket

Available on select dates until December 2020. Plus get free unlimited digital photos. T&Cs apply.

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