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As outlined in the day-by-day itinerary and transfers to/from all intra-vacation flights (intra-vacation flights not included)
American breakfast daily; 2 lunches
Welcome to beautiful Sydney, Australia’s largest city. The remainder of the day is at your leisure for independent activities
Enjoy a morning guided sightseeing tour that includes an Opera House and Harbour Bridge photo stop. Visit stunning Bondi Beach, considered by many to be the most beautiful beach in Sydney. The afternoon is at your leisure Breakfast
Enjoy a full day at leisure in this beautiful city. Choose from our selection of optional excursions, including a cruise on Sydney Harbour and a climb to the top of Sydney Harbour Bridge Breakfast
Fly to Cairns, “Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.” Continue to Port Douglas, a beachside town surrounded by rainforest and the Coral Sea. Enjoy a 3-night stay in this tropical paradise Breakfast
Today, prepare for the experience of a lifetime when you board a catamaran and cruise to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Explore this underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of color and brilliance. Choose to snorkel, take a semi-submersible watercraft tour, or attend a presentation by a marine biologist. Return to Port Douglas, where the evening is at leisure BreakfastLunch
A full day at leisure. You may wish to take a trip into the Daintree Rainforest, the world’s oldest living rainforest, and to beautiful Cape Tribulation. Other activities include hiking, relaxing by your resort’s pool, or shopping at the unique boutiques and galleries in downtown Port Douglas, where you are sure to find a favorite souvenir Breakfast
Transfer to Cairns for your flight to Melbourne, the cosmopolitan heart of Australia. The remainder of the day is at your leisure Breakfast
Your morning guided sightseeing tour includes Federation Square, St. Patrick’s Park, Queen Victoria Market (when open), Albert Park Lake, the Shrine of Remembrance, and St. Kilda Beach. Your tour ends at the Eureka Skydeck for awe-inspiring views of Melbourne from the Southern Hemisphere’s highest viewing platform. The remainder of the day is at your leisure Breakfast
Enjoy a full day at leisure for independent activities. You may want to join an excursion to Phillip Island to watch the world-famous Penguin Parade, travel on the spectacular Great Ocean Road, or explore the lanes and arcades of the city Breakfast
Today, fly to Hobart, Tasmania, home of the famed Tasmanian devil. The remainder of the day is at your leisure in this charming town Breakfast
Today, travel through the scenic Tasman Peninsula, with stops to see the Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen coastal formations. Continue on to Port Arthur Historic Site, where you will enjoy a walking tour of the penal settlement. Afterward, cruise on Carnarvon Bay to the “Isle of the Dead” and enjoy a visit. Return to Hobart in the late afternoon. (B)
On Saturdays, sightseeing will consist of a walking tour of the Salamanca Market in Hobart followed by a visit to Port Arthur Historic Site Breakfast
A full free day to explore more of Hobart. Take the ferry to the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), try some of Hobart’s craft beer, wines and whiskey, or climb Mount Wellington for the best views of Hobart
Today, fly to Adelaide. The remainder of the day is at your leisure Breakfast
Early this morning, depart Adelaide and travel by motorcoach and ferry to Kangaroo Island, one of the world’s last unspoiled habitats. Visit Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery to learn more about this interesting plant. After lunch, visit Seal Bay with a national park ranger to see a colony of rare Australian sea lions. Next, spend time at Raptor Domain to learn about Australia’s amazing birds of prey. Then travel to Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park to get up close to koalas, kangaroos, and wallabies. Return to Adelaide late this evening BreakfastLunch
A full day at leisure to explore Adelaide. You may choose to join an optional excursion to Barossa Valley for wine tasting and lunch at a winery or explore the historic Adelaide Central Market Breakfast
Your stay in Adelaide ends with breakfast this morning.
7-9 York Street Sydney NSW Australia
The Travelodge Wynyard is ideally located adjacent to the Wynyard railway station and is a stones throw away from many major Sydney attractions including The Opera House, the Harbour Bridge and the historical The Rocks area. The hotel features a restaurant, lounge, room service, fitness center, concierge service, internet access, and coin-operated, self-service laundry.
Rydges World Square
389 Pitt Street Sydney NSW Australia
Feel right at home when checking into Rydges World Square and enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. After a great day of sightseeing, wine and dine in their Italian & Mediterranean-inspired Sphere Restaurant or relax while sipping a cocktail at the Cidery Bar and Kitchen with a great outside deck overlooking the World Square area. The hotel features coin-operated, self-service laundry.
Port Douglas Peninsula Boutique Hotel
9-13 The Esplanade Port Douglas QLD Australia
The Port Douglas Peninsula Boutique Hotel offers a boutique style hotel experience -- enjoying an unrivalled beachside location overlooking Four Mile Beach. Rooms enjoy stunning views with the comforts and facilities, friendliness and personal service that only a small property can provide. An oasis of tiered heated pools and Jacuzzi spa, offers a quiet tranquil setting while relaxing on the sun lounges or in your suite. Little things like fresh flowers, aromatherapy burners coupled with individual, personal service sets this Port Douglas Hotel apart from the rest. The hotel features coin-operated, self-service laundry. **The Peninsula Hotel in Port Douglas does not accept any children under 16 years of age.**
Causeway 353 Hotel
353 Little Collins St Melbourne VIC Australia
Ideally located on Little Collins Street, Causeway 353 Hotel features a fitness room, guest laundry and dry cleaning, luggage storage, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Please note that this hotel offers a continental breakfast only.
Majestic Roof Garden Hotel
55 Frome Street Adelaide SA Australia
Style and function are themes of the Majestic Roof Garden Hotel. As the Majestic's flagship, built in 2004, this award-winning hotel boasts simplicity, efficiency, and an eco-centric design. And as it sits just off of the lively Rundle Street, the convenience of bars, restaurants, shopping and museums is unparalleled. After a busy day of sightseeing and on-the-go activities, guests are welcomed back to comfortable accommodations and locally fresh cuisine in the hotel's restaurant - not to mention a great selection of wine! Follow it up with a view of the city from a relaxing garden roof-top, for which the hotel is aptly named.