Highlights: Melbourne Tour, Philip Island Tour, Great Ocean Road Tour, Sydney Tour, Blue mountain tour, Sydney Luncheon Cruise, Big Cat Green Island Cruise, Cairn Tour, Gold Coast Tour
Destinations covered: Melbourne, Sydney, Cairns, Gold Coast, Brisbane.
Point of Departure: Melbourne (MEL)
Point of Departure: Brisbane (BNE)
Duration: 10 Nights & 11 Days
Day 1: Melbourne.
Melbourne is the city of the Central Activities district of Australia. Our Representative will meet you on arrival at Melbourne International Airport. Pick up from Airport and proceed to the Hotel in Melbourne. Ralax at the hotel and or take a walk through the surroundings of the hotel. Free Trams are available for city circled journeys. You may cover – Federation Square, Dock lands, Southern cross, Melbourne aquarium, Parliament free of cost on your own.
Day 2: Philip Island Tour.
Have the breakfast from the hotel. By noon, you have to proceed to Philip Island Tour. The tour heads through Churchill Island Westernport bay, noted for its mangroves and water birds. You may see the Kangaroos/Wallabies and colorful birds. Afterwards you will proceed to San Remo fishing village to spend the time with the township of Cowes. Visit the Koala Conservation centre and a stop at Seal Rocks where you will have time to walk on the boardwalk overlooking the Nobbys. Witness the world phenomenon of the Penguin Parade. Enjoy the little penguins return from the sea each evening at dusk after spending the day, a march on for a 100 Km off the shores. Walk through the “Penguin World” and learn of the life of the Little Penguin. (Please bring warm waterproof clothing to preserve your good health). Back to the Hotel by evening for your overnight stay.
Day 3: Great Ocean Road Tour.
Wake up early for the Great Ocean Road Tour. Be ready by 8 am after breakfast & get picked up from the hotel to view the Golden surf beaches and coastal cliffs which are some of the major attraction along the Great Ocean Road. We travel over the West Gate Bridge and enjoy impressive panoramas of Melbourne’s skyline and Port Philip Bay then continue on to Geelong, Victoria’s largest provincial city. Skirt Corio Bay and then to Torquay, start of the 300 Km Great oceans Road – One of the world’s most spectacular Coastlines. Enjoy Surf Coast !! Coastal cliffs and long golden surf beaches are major attractions whilst you drive.
A drive around the vast trail lets you relax and unwind. Port Campbell National Park with the Twelve Apostles: We will walk down Gibsons Steps to the beach and get a very different view from the water’s edge, looking up at the dramatic limestone cliffs and spectacular rock stacks! Marvel at the stark stone pillars of the ‘Twelve Apostles’, Razorback, Island arch and other twisted “stacks”. You will be able to descend into Loch Ard Gorge and have time to experience the magic of the Shipwreck Coast.
The seaside city of Lorne with a Mediterranean feel and charming scenery is magical. Enjoy a local favourite, a fish and chips lunch in Apollo bay (own expense) and sit by the beach or wander along the main street. Travel through the Otway National Park, a region of evergreen rainforest with tree ferns and tall eucalyptus. Proceed around Gibson’s steps to get a very different view of the dramatic limestone cliffs and spectacular rock stacks. Marvel at the stark stone pillars of the Twelve Apostles, Razorback, Island Arch and other twisted “stacks”. Shipwrecks, a tragic part of this rugged coast, the most notable being the “Loch Ard”. Descend into “Loch Ard” Gorge and have time to experience the magic of the shipwreck Coast. The dramatic scenery provides tremendous scope for photography. The day’s trip winds by 1:00pm. You may spend the remaining day at your own accord without exhausting yourself much.
Day 4: Sydney.
Following the breakfast proceed to Sydney by flight. Pick up from Airport, and drive to Hotel for check-in. Free & Leisure at Hotel. You may surf in the city for shopping, or get ready for a formal or informal lunch or dinner cruise. Many cruises are available to suit your budget and time-frame in the city harbour (try on your own).
Day 5: Blue mountain tour.
After the breakfast get ready for Blue mountain tour for high country experience. Australian Wildlife exotica to enjoy the many unique animals of the Australian Bush at Featherdale Wildlife park. Have your photo taken with cuddly Koalas, feed Kangaroos, encounter an Emu, See Tasmanian Devils, Possums, Wallabies, Bandicoots, Wombats and colorful parrots. Also a close looks at Australian reptiles – Crocodiles, echidnas and goannas.
The blue mountains and the three sisters are one of the world heritage listed area of immense natural beauty. Massive deep valleys, narrow canyons, rainforests, waterfalls, rugged sandstone escarpments and craggy cliffs offer breath taking vistas and experiences. To enjoy the High Country Experience, you may ride the Scenic Skyway high above Cox’s Crossing and the World’s steepest Scenic Railway or the new scenic Cable way (Own Expense). Leura is a charming mountain village and you’re sure to experience its relaxed nature while you’re in town.
Day 6: Sydney.
Be ready for the Harbour Luncheon by 2.00pm after lunch and get to be part of the Sydney Highlights. Sydney on the sparkling blue waters of Sydney Harbour, is one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Cross Sydney Harbour Bridge to the major business centre of North Sydney. A photo stop at Milsons Point will reveal fantastic panoramas of the Bridge and Sydney’s skyline then to Sea forth Lookout for magnificent views of the marinas and homes of Middle Head. Travel further on towards the Manly Beach where you can witness the unsurpassed views of the entrance to Sydney Harbour. You can walk along the beach, browse in the shops or stroll along…. Finally, enjoy the Harbour Luncheon Cruise on board the streamlined Captain Cook Cruises. We wind up by 5.30pm after which you’ve much time to relax and get some shuteye.
Day 7: Cairns
Be ready in the morning for pick up from hotel & drop to Sydney Airport. Board the flight to Cairns for a bout of enthralling days. Pick up from Cairns Airport to Cairns Hotel. Have a day off to see the local sites or travel around and get some relaxing time and get sufficient night rest to be up for the trip next day.
Day 8: Big Cat Green Island Cruise.
Be ready by 9:00 am for the Green Island on the Reef trip after breakfast. Get ready for the Big Cat Green Island Cruise, tea/coffee on boarding, snorkeling equipment, glass bottom boat, semi-submarine, buffet lunch. Keep a hat and sunscreen. Green Island is an idyllic coral cay in paradise. Snorkel off the beach over stunning coral reefs, ablaze with underwater colours and teeming with myriads of coloured exotic reef fish. Explore the island rainforest, walk around this tiny coral island or simply relax and take it all in.
The highlights includes; Courtesy hotel transfer from Cairns or Palm Cove to the Reef Fleet Terminal and board the “Big Cat”, Cruise to Green Island – you’ll have 5 hours on the island, On board briefing of the day’s activities and options, Green Island – vivid aqua waters, superb beaches, tropical rainforests and fun, Snorkel from the beach and swim in the warm, crystal clear reef waters, Witness the stunning spectacle of the marine world – get acquainted with tropical fish, clams and anemones!. View the coral reef and prolific tropical fish from the semi-submarine and glass bottom boats, perhaps visit Marineland Melanesia – a fascinating walk through a nautical museum featuring live crocodiles, tropical marine aquariums and melanesian artifacts (own expense), enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on board the “Big Cat”, spend time browsing the resort shops or just relax on the white sandy beach, optional activities include scuba or helmet diving, parasailing or canoeing (own expense). Wind up by 5.00pm. Get good rest for the night and be ready to fly back to Brisbane the next day.
Day 9: Gold Coast.
After breakfast of the day our representative will take you to Cairns Airport, to fly to Gold Coast. Pick up from Gold Coast Airport and transfer to hotel, check in and relax. Enjoy the Surfers Paradise with its local activities. Also you may experience the Fun with adventure- Aqua Duck tour in land and water, Paradise Jet Boating. q1 Tower – The world’s fifth tallest residential building.
Day 10: Gold Coast.
Be ready by 10.45am after breakfast for a quick city tour. You will be picked up and taken on a journey showcasing some of the Gold Coast’s icons and special landmarks. From the south at beautiful Burleigh Heads beach to north at your final stop at Harbour Town you will experience a 4½ hour diverse and fun snapshot of the Gold Coast. Join the coach captain as you are guided through the history and special points of interest culminating in some serious shopping ! The places include; Gold Coast Exhibition Centre, Conrad Jupiters, Pacific Fair Shopping centre, Photo opportunity at the Beautiful Burleigh Beach, Viewing the million dollar prestigious properties at Hedges and Albatross Avenues, A short light refreshment stop, Marvel at Q1, Experience the feel of being on the Indy track, Photo opportunity at Narrowneck home of the artifical reef (great surfing), Journey on north past the Southport Yacht Club to the newly refurbished Marina Mirage, Short break at Marina Mirage to wander through the fashion houses, stroll down to the wharf, or walk next door to Australia’s only Palazzo Versace Hotel, Sea World, Sheraton Mirage, Arrive at Harbour Town Brand and Direct Outlet Shopping Centre. You are given sufficient time to sleep and be fresh for the next day.
Day 11: Return Transfer
Pick up from Gold Coast Hotel to Brisbane Airport. Fly home safe with a bunch of exciting memories from Australia!
- Accommodations with in cities mentioned above,
- Daily breakfast,
- Sightseeing as per the above itinerary,
- All airport pick up & drop as per the itinerary,
- And all taxes & service charges.
Price as per the Request