ExpiredExperience Australia 2020


  |   March 5th - 18th, 2020

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This adventure is sold out.  Please call our office if you are interested in joining the wait list for any cancellations.

IVS is heading back to Australia again in 2020. Our aim is to provide you with an experience that you will remember for the rest of your life. We will travel to four different areas in Australia so as to give you a glimpse of life downunder.  Melbourne, Uluru and Alice Springs, the tropical far north (including the great barrier reef) and Sydney.

This will be a trip of a lifetime-  check out the itinerary here

Some of the tour highlights:

  • Visit Healesville Sanctuary and meet the veterinary staff
  • Wine tasting in the Yarra Valley
  • Experience the nightly arrival of the “Little Penguins” on Phillip Island
  • Tour of the famous lanes and arcades of Melbourne
  • Come “face to face” with Koalas
  • Experience the outback- of course with a BBQ.
  • Experience and feel the beauty of Uluru- in the center of Australia
  • Head out to the Great Barrier Reef for a day of snorkeling and optional diving
  • Enjoy a traditional Aboriginal Corroboree
  • Experience Australia’s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforest 
  • Tour the Opera House and cruise the Sydney Harbor
  • Visit Taronga Zoo and meet the veterinary staff
  • Take an optional tour to the Blue Mountains
  • Maybe you want to climb the Sydney Harbor Bridge?
  • Dine out and enjoy Australia’s really fresh seafood 


For this adventure: we ask that you call our office at 800-487-5650 for trip reservations and seminar registration. Everyone is welcome to join us on the trip but only veterinarians need to register for the CE. 

Please note that the adventure begins on March 5 in Australia. 

Group pricing includes flights within Australia : US$7450.00 pp/based on dbl occupancy includes Melbourne to Alice Springs/Ayers Rock, Ayers Rock to Cairns and Cairns to Sydney. Does not include international airfare to and from Australia.

Seminar registration for veterinarians is US$795.00 for 18 CE hours.

Deposits: $650.00 pp at the time of booking. Non-refundable. Final Payment due 10/31/2019.

Seminar Topics:

When not enjoying all that Australia has to offer, Dr. Oswald will provide a very practical discussion of how he manages common medical problems in his practice today. Topics will include endocrine, renal, cardiac, gastrointestinal and respiratory problems. The seminars will be an presented in an informal environment.
Seminar registration is US$795.00 for 18 RACE approved CE hours.

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Seminar Speakers

  • Gary Oswald D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Tampa Bay Veterinary Consultants Oldsmar, FL

CE Hours

Along the way, Dr. Gary Oswald will provide 18 CE hours on “practical management of common medical problems”.

Seminar registration fee is US$795.00 for 18 CE hours

Accommodation Registration

Reserving Rooms

We reserve rooms starting the day prior to the seminar and ending on the last seminar day.  However, if you need additional days, we will work with the hotel to accommodate your request based on availability.

Getting Confirmation

After you submit this hotel request form, you will receive an e-mail confirmation of your request for the hotel accommodations.  Please note that this does not confirm your hotel accommodations.

After processing the request, our office will e-mail you an actual hotel confirmation letter which will confirm your stay with the hotel.   You are not confirmed until you receive this hotel confirmation. Please check the details when you receive this confirmation.

Please note: At this time, we are not able to accept credit card details online. As all hotels require a valid credit card to guarantee your room, after submitting the hotel request form, please call our office at 1 (800) 487-5650 Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm (pacific) to provide the card number.  Your Hotel Confirmation will be emailed to you after your room is guaranteed.


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Please note: At this time, we are not able to accept credit card details online. As all hotels require a valid credit card to guarantee your room, after submitting the hotel request form, please call our office at 1 (800) 487-5650 to provide the card number.


Please call the IVS travel group at 1 (800) 487-5650 for assistance.

Passport Information

For International Travel

Passport requirements for international travel

Please note that all passengers traveling by air to or from the United States will be required to hold a valid passport. This requirement applies to all passengers, including U.S. citizens, traveling to and from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.

When planning international travel, please be sure that you are in possession of all required documents for both outbound and return flights. Remember to allow ample time for acquiring official travel documents.

For complete information on the U.S. Department of State’s New Travel Initiative Requirements, please visit travel.state.gov.