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Got plans in May 2020? Well, you’re going to want to cancel them! You’re officially invited to our first-ever LIVE program of virtual events, launching on our Facebook page at 7am AEST on Saturday, 16 May 2020.

This is where a different Australian travel experience will be live-streamed by Tourism Australia every hour, on the hour. Time to start planning that post-iso trips once Australia opens up to Asia?

With international and domestic travel largely off the cards for the time being, Tourism Australia wants to bring some of the country’s best travel experiences into your lounge room right here in Asia.

For the entire weekend, Tourism Australia will give you exclusive access to some of the most spectacular travel experiences Australia has to offer, with something new every hour.

Tune in throughout the weekend for an epic program of entertainment, hosted by some of Australia’s most adored and iconic personalities. Think morning workouts with Chris Hemsworth's team in Byron Bay, croc encounters with Matt Wright and dance parties with The Wiggles.

Take a break in Phillip Island and enjoy front row seats at the Penguin Parade, be captivated by the underwater world on a virtual tour of the Great Barrier Reef, learn the best-kept secrets behind the ultimate Aussie BBQ from Hayden Quinn and soak up the serenity of an Uluru sunset, all from the comfort of your couch.

For the full list of live experiences and special-guest hosts, check out the schedule here

So what are you waiting for? RSVP now to ignite your wanderlust - #seeaustralia from your couch and start planning your next Aussie adventure!

On Saturday and Sunday May 16 and 17, 2020 dozens of experiences will be live-streamed on Tourism Australia’s Facebook page and Youtube channel – every hour, on the hour. Think iconic landscapes, world-class food and wine, native wildlife and more.

On Saturday May 16 you can learn about Indigenous ingredients with Masterchef judge Jock Zonfrillo, join a disco-fuelled dance party with The Wiggles, hone your cheesemaking skills with Oakridge Wines head chefs Jo Barrett and Matt Stone, dive into Australia’s wine history with SA winery Unico Zelo, or try your luck at virtual pub trivia.

On Sunday May 17, there’s sunrise yoga in Byron Bay, a coffee masterclass with the experts from Ona, “The Great Aussie Brunch” at Three Blue Ducks, a wine-and-art pairing at McLaren Vale’s mind-bending d’Arenberg Cube, and a tour of Kangaroo Island.

From 7am AEST (5am Singapore, Malaysia) on Saturday 16 May 2020 to 10pm AEST (8pm Singapore, Malaysia) on Sunday 17 May 2020

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Sunday, 17 May 2020 Travel Itinerary at a Glance 06:00 Sunrise Yoga with Elements of Byron Bay 07:00 Coffee Masterclass with ONA Coffee, LIVE from Canberra 08:00 Aussie wildlife with Zookeeper Chad & Laura Brown, LIVE from Featherdale Wildlife Park & New York City 09:00 Mud Crabbing on Walkabout with Juan Walker, LIVE from Cooya Beach 10:00 The Great Aussie Brunch with Three Blue Ducks, LIVE from Sydney, Byron Bay & Melbourne 11:00 Sunday Funday Great Walks, with Matthew Evans, LIVE from the Bay of Fires, Tasmania 12:00 Crocodile Encounter with Matt Wright, LIVE from Darwin 13:00 Sunday BBQ Lunch with Hayden Quinn, LIVE from Sydney 14:00 Kimberley Snapshot with Scott Connell, LIVE from the Kimberley 15:00 Wine & Art Pairing with Chester Osborn at the d’Arenberg Cube, LIVE from McLaren Vale 16:00 Kangaroo Feeding with Chris ‘Brolga’ Barns, LIVE from Alice Springs 17:00 Kangaroo Island Tour with Craig Wickham from Exceptional Kangaroo Island 18:00 Penguin Parade Bedtime Stories with Wippa, from Phillip Island 19:00 Dreamtime Stories with Darren ‘Capes’ Capewell, LIVE from Shark Bay 20:00 A Night at the Sydney Opera House 21:00 Sunday Session with Sounds Australia - Artists to be announced
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Saturday 16 May 2020 Travel Itinerary at a glance 07:00 Welcome to Country with Clarence Slockee, LIVE from Sydney's South Coast 08:00 Workout with Chris Hemsworth’s trainers, Luke Zocchi & Dan Churchill from Centr, LIVE from Byron Bay and New York City 09:00 Bondi Brekkie Bowls with Guy Turland 10:00 Kids Club: Sing and Dance with The Wiggles, LIVE from Sydney 11:00 Indigenous Ingredients with Jock Zonfrillo, LIVE from Melbourne 12:00 Koala-ty Time with Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary & Candice Dixon, LIVE from the Gold Coast 13:00 Cheesemaking with Jo Barrett & Matt Stone, LIVE from Yarra Valley 14:00 Putt Like a Pro: Great Golf Courses of Australia Masterclass, LIVE from Barnbougle 15:00 Questacon: Behind the Scenes, LIVE from Canberra 16:00 Underwater Reef Tour with Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef 17:00 Wine For The People: Australia Uncorked, with Unico Zelo, LIVE from the Adelaide Hills 18:00 Uluru Sunset Session with First Nations music curated by Sounds Australia 19:00 Mate Date Dinner Party with Matt Moran, LIVE from Sydney 20:00 An epic Aussie pub trivia night, LIVE from Sydney 21:00 Tassie Whisky Waffle with Bill Lark and Chris Thomson, LIVE from Hobart 22:00 Mona 'spectra' Light and Sound Artwork, LIVE from Hobart
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