Bursting with contrasting landscapes, tantalising cuisine and a fascinating culture, Japan is the perfect stopover for your trip Down Under. The scenery varies from snowcapped mountains to sandy beaches, neon cities to tranquil gardens, and is rapidly growing in popularity with its easy to navigate public transport and friendly natives.
Take in the bright lights and city thrills of the world’s most populated city Tokyo, and immerse yourself in the high-tech, high fashion and sophisticated way of life. Visit some of the stunning temples and structures such as the Tokyo Tower and Imperial Palace before heading to the Tsukiji fish market to witness the buzz of giant tuna auctions and watching the local fisherman selling their catch of the day.
Known as the food capital of Japan, Osaka is home to over 100 Michelin-starred restaurants as well as numerous local cafes and street food offering a variety of tantalising delights. Explore the landscaped grounds of Osaka castle park, Sumiyoshi shrine and museums before enjoying an evening Bunraka puppet show in the entertainment quarter.
With direct flights from Tokyo and Osaka to Australia, New Zealand and Fiji there is nothing stopping you choosing to spend some time in this captivating country before you continue on your adventure Down Under.