Australia home to the world’s most over-the-top experience
With more than 100,000 bookable experiences, TripAdvisor® offers attractions from skip-the-line tickets to the world’s top destinations all the way to private yacht tours, and everything in between. Inspired by the luxury travel world, TripAdvisor has rounded up the 10 most expensive experiences around the globe travellers have booked on its site. From a yacht cruise of Sydney Harbour to a five-night polar bear adventure in Winnipeg, here are the world’s most over-the-top experiences that travellers are booking on TripAdvisor:
Enjoy the VIP treatment while in Sydney with a full-day tour by land and sea. Spend the morning sightseeing in a luxury SUV and hop out to explore The Rocks, watch the surfers at Bondi Beach and marvel over the views from The Gap. Then, hop aboard a glamorous yacht and glide past the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House, while enjoying a delicious lunch prepared by a personal chef. After soaking up the scenery, head out to sea for a swim at some of Sydney’s most beautiful beaches.
2. 75’ Lazzara LSX Boat Rental with Jet Ski in Miami – $7,360 per vessel
Time to take a day off, and relax on this beautiful 75′ Lazzara LSX. Choose between a 4-hour package or 8-hour package, which can be tailored specifically to your needs. Rejuvenate your mind and body with a peaceful charter or party until the sun goes down. Both packages come with a Captain, stewardess, jet ski, boat fuel for local cruising at idle speed, towels, water, sodas, and ice.
3. 5-Night Churchill Tour and Polar Bear Adventure from Winnipeg – $7,351 per person
Experience polar bears in their natural habitat on an incredible 5-night tour into the Canadian wild. Fly from Winnipeg to the remote town of Churchill, your Hudson Bay base. While here pay visit to the local Eskimo Museum, go dog-sledding and enjoy multiple polar bear-viewing adventures. Set out in a specially-designed tundra buggy to witness these magnificent creatures feed and frolic and to learn about their daily lives, as well as ways climate change is affecting them. Keep an eye out for foxes, ptarmigans and snowy owls as well.
4. Amalfi to Capri Private Boat Tour – $6,404 per boat
See the Amalfi Coast and the island of Capri on a private, 6-hour boat trip that can be customised to your group. Discover sheltered coves, colourful seaside villages, and soaring rock formations, with a local captain to lead the way. This 6-hour Amalfi Coast and Capri tour departs from a centrally-located pier in Amalfi, on a boat stocked with drinks and snorkelling equipment.
5. 8-Day Central Mexico Explorer from Mexico City – $6,261 per person
Visit some of Mexico’s most beautiful cities on an 8-day tour that explores ancient architecture, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and traditional culture. After arrival in Mexico City, you’ll begin in the colonial-era city of Puebla, travel to Cholula, Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Teotihuacan, and more, then finish the tour back in the country’s bustling capital. This 8-day tour includes accommodations in four-star hotels, private transport, entrance fees, and guided visits, with pickup and drop-off at the airport in Mexico City.
6. 14-Day Egypt Jordan Highlights Tour – $5,998 per person
Enjoy 14-days touring Egypt, Jordan, Cairo from Amman. Enjoy and choose from 5 and 4-star luxury accommodations and a 5-star cruise. Visit the Pyramids, Petra, Jerash, the Dead Sea and go to all the main attraction in Jordan with an international flight from Cairo, returning you back Amman.
Discover the best of Patagonia’s phenomenal beauty on an unforgettable 13-day tour. Set out from El Calafate to explore stunning natural landscapes in both Argentina and Chile: iconic places like Los Glaciares National Park, Torres del Paine and Tierra del Fuego. Embark on day-long guided tours and choose from a variety of activities such as glacier-climbing and mountain hikes. Marvel at Perito Moreno Glacier and its towering ice walls, canoe along the Lapataia River and enjoy ample free time. The tour concludes in Ushuaia and includes lodging throughout.
8. 14-Day Namibia Highlights from Windhoek – $5,382 per person
From the rugged terrain of Damaraland to the foggy Atlantic shore, Namibia is a land of extreme beauty. Travel with a guide through the country’s epic landscapes on this 14-day tour of the country, which includes stops at highlights like Etosha National Park. Your guide will provide all logistical services, meals, and lodging as per itinerary, so you can just enjoy your trip.
Cruise into the Galapagos Islands aboard the ‘Odyssey,’ a first-class motor yacht offering hotel- like amenities, on this 6-day cruise. Set voyage to Fernandina and Isabela, and visit Santiago, where Darwin spent much of his time. Catch sight of the flightless cormorant, considered a ‘holy grail of evolution,’ as well as penguins, sea lions, and fur seals. Tidal pools, rocky islets, beaches, and volcanoes are all part of this exploration — limited to just 16 passengers — into the UNESCO-listed archipelago.
This private tour exclusive to your group journeys to 5 UNESCO world heritage sites visiting some of the most impressive remains of Ancient, Classical & Byzantine Greece spanning almost 2000 years in the development of one of the world’s great civilizations.
From the Sanctuary of Asclepius & first healing centre, to the first widespread regional culture at Mycenae, to breathtaking Olympia, and the centre of the ancient world at Delphi. No less impressive is the natural beauty of the accompanying locations as you sit back & relax along the way in full leather comfort in one of our new Black Mercedes E Class, AudiA6 or Mercedes Minivans with Wi-Fi. With minimum 4-star hotels at the end of each day & designed with over 15 years of experience in Greece the program is also thoughtfully designed in the small details of flexibility, travel stops and guest experience. Perfect for couples, families & small groups our tour offers a real highlight of any trip to Greece.