Day 1 Arrive Sydney
On Arrival in Sydney your driver will collect you for your trip to your Sydney Hotel downtown. After arrival maybe take a city walking tour visiting the Rocks area or even a Sydney Harbour Bridge climb. The Day is your to enjoy.
Day 2 Hunter Valley Wine Experience
This morning your tour will collect you for your Hunter Valley Wine Experience Tour.
* Lunch at Hunter Valley Resort
* Cellar door wine tastings
* Behind the scenes winery tour experience Australia’s oldest wine producing region, the picturesque
Hunter Valley. Travel over the Sydney Harbour Bridge before being
treated to magnificent views of the Hawkesbury River and Australian countryside. Visit the opulent surrounds of Leogate Estate as you taste
their award-winning varietals and take in the views of the
Brokenback Ranges. Next you will visit Hunter Valley Resort where you can walk amongst the vineyards and learn about the wine making process and the important role the Resort holds for this region. Enjoy a delicious lunch
made with local produce while you sample some of the areas best wines
and after lunch have the chance to purchase (own expense) a beer tasting
paddle from the onsite Brewery. Spend the afternoon at the award-winning
McGuigans Winery where you will take part in a private group tasting and visit the cellar door where you can purchase a bottle or two to take
home. Finish the day at Roche Estate where you will have free time to explore the local shops offering Australian cheeses with gourmet delights, coffee, gelato, craft beer and cellar doors.
Meals included: Lunch
The tour will take you back to your Hotel in Sydney.
This Morning its an early morning departure after breakfast for your Blue Mountains tour for the day.
Includes: Entry to Wildlife Park
* Scenic World rides
* Parramatta River Cruise
10.35 hours DEPARTS
Daily at 7:55am
Explore the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park with over one million hectares of dramatic cliffs, unspoiled bushland, deep
canyons and lush rainforest. See native animals up close and choose from the many options we have throughout the day.
Visit the famous Three Sisters rock formation up close from Echo Point
before arriving at Scenic World where you can witness the vastness of
the Blue Mountains and join the optional rides – Scenic
Cableway or Skyway. These rides are a great way to see the steep valleys and canyons and follow the boardwalk along the valley floor.
Leura village where you can pre- purchase lunch at a selected local caf or purchase on the day as you wander the quaint streets. Next, we enjoy
an afternoon encounter at a Wildlife Park where you can get up close to
a koala, see kangaroos, wombats and dingoes. Return to Sydney through
the suburb of Homebush, the venue of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games where
you will have the opportunity to catch a river cruise back to the city along the Parramatta River. If you do not wish to join the ferry, the
coach will travel back to Sydney arriving at approximately 6:30pm.
While at Scenic world, join the Blue Mountain rides – Scenic
Cableway & Skyway. Relax as you return to Sydney on board a river cruise and take in the surrounding harbourside suburbs before arriving at Darling Harbour or Circular Quay.
Meals included: Lunch
Once back in Sydney you will end back at your Hotel
Day 3 Sydney at your Leisure
Today explore Sydney with your Sydney Hop On Hop Off and Captain Cook Cruises
Hop On Hop Off 2-Day Harbour Explorer & 48-Hour Big Bus
* This is a hop on hop off 2 day ticket. Guests may choose to ride at their leisure
Combine the Harbour Explorer rocket ferries with a Big Bus
Ticket aboard open-top double-decker buses. Discover the best of Sydney at your own pace.
Hop On Hop Off Harbour Explorer
The easy way to explore Sydney over two calendar days visiting up to
eleven famous harbour precincts including Darling Harbour,
Barangaroo, Circular Quay, Taronga Zoo, Watsons Bay, Luna Park, Manly and Shark Island.
Big Bus Sydney 48-Hr Premium Ticket
Hop-on hop-off sightseeing City and Bondi tours on-board a double-decker
bus with commentary. Over 30 stops, including Opera House,
Gardens and famous beaches. Valid for 48 hours. The Premium Ticket also includes a free Walking Tour of The Rocks.
Day 4 Sydney to Cairns
This morning your transfer will collect you for you journey to Sydney airport to take your flight to Cairns.
Today you will arrive into Cairns and be transported to your resort Riley By Crystalbrook .
Also included is the Afternoon Tour to Kuranda via the Skyrail and Railway.
Riley is a destination in itself. Riley loves technology and all public and in-room areas are equipped with fast and free Wi-Fi. Each room features its own Apple iPad control centre complete with healthy living apps, Staycast by Google for video streaming, access to hundreds of complimentary movies and box sets and Nespresso machines (naturally with recyclable pods).
When it comes to restaurants and bars, Riley thinks differently. You’ll find engaging, social, vibrant spaces and a passion for innovation all day, every day. Pop into Greenfields for a freshly made cold-pressed juice or head to the theatrical Paper Crane for wok-fried seafood or the perfect steak.
For sweeping views and an atmosphere not to be missed, head to Rocco. Perfect for balmy nights, Rocco is perched 42 metres above sea level and offers share style food inspired by the Mediterranean along with a stellar Champagne menu, second to none.
Guests can also enjoy poolside beverages and snacks or stay refreshed with a 24-hour food and beverage in-room service.
The nearest airport is Cairns Airport, 5km from the property.
Oh, and the Wi-Fi is fast and free obviously!
Includes:- Hotel Pick-up
* Kuranda Boarding Pass
* Skyrail Rainforest Cableway 12:30pm
* Kuranda Skyrail has a multi-lingual Interpretive App andAudio Guide that is available for download that will enhance visitor experience. * Free time in Kuranda
* Heritage Markets
* Kuranda Scenic Rail 3:30pm
* Transfer to hotel 4:50pm
Check in: Our Driver will check you in at your accommodation using our
Kuranda Boarding Pass, offering pre-allocated seating on the
Scenic Rail and Skyrail, preferential seating on the Kuranda
Railway, a detailed map of Kuranda, and discounted entry into selected
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway: Transfer to Caravonica Lakes to board
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for your journey to Kuranda. Once aboard you
will be amazed as you glide silently over the rainforest. There are 2 stations enroute where you can alight and enjoy a walk through the rainforest to spectacular lookouts or visit the CSIRO Interpretive Centre.
Kuranda Village: Upon arrival in Kuranda, it’s time to explore this fascinating village. The Heritage Markets operate 7 days a week and are full of colourful and interesting arts and crafts. You might also like
to visit Bird world, the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary or
Gardens as our Kuranda Boarding Pass offers discounted entry.
Kuranda Scenic Rail: At the scheduled time, board the world famous
Kuranda Scenic Rail for your return journey to Cairns. Wind through
hand-hewn tunnels, across bridges and around curves, all the time appreciating what an amazing engineering feat it is. Upon arriving at
Freshwater Station, our coach will transfer you to your accommodation IMPORTANT INFORMATION FLEXI TIME:
The actual date of departure for this tour can be changed by contacting the operator direct on +61 7 4047 9066 up to 6:00pm the day prior to
original travel date (subject to availability)
Once you return to the resort enjoy the night at Cairns.
Day 5 A Full Day on The Outer Reef
Cairns Day on The Reef
Cairns is the gateway to The Great Barrier Reef.
* Transfers to and from Cairns accommodation
* Return wave-piercer cruise from Port Douglas
* Morning & afternoon tea onboard
* Reef presentation by a marine biologist
* Hot & cold tropical buffet lunch
* Snorkelling equipment
* Qualified snorkelling safety officers on hand
* Underwater observatory fish & coral viewing
* Coral viewing by semi-submersible vessels
* Fish feeding (conducted by crew)
Not Included:* Fuel surcharge
Daily at 10:00am from Port Douglas
Cruise in comfort aboard a sleek wave piercing catamaran to Quicksilver’s
unique and stunning outer reef destination – the renowned Agincourt Reef situated on the edge of Australia’s Continental Shelf. Here a spacious reef activity platform with semi-submersibles, underwater observatory, heli-tours and exciting in-water activities let
you fully enjoy the Outer Barrier Reef for your personal reef discovery
– whether you are a swimmer or non swimmer.
Take an optional extra 30 Minute Great Barrier Scenic Flight
This flight includes views of beautiful Green Island, Vlasoff Sand Cay and Upolu Sand Cay – three of the most striking sand islands on the Great Barrier Reef. Sightings of manta rays, turtles and other marine life are not uncommon on the reef scenic flight and if you’re flying with us in the winter months there is even a chance of spotting whales; however, as the marine life are wild animals, we can’t make any guarantees.
Duration: 30 minutes
Vlasoff Sand Cay
Upolu Sand Cay
This tour Includes Hotel pick up and return transfers .Overnight: Cairns
Day 6 Full Day Cape Tribulation and Daintree Tour
This morning join your tour for this unique experience.Full Day Cape Tribulation + Daintree Tour
The Cape Tribulation region in Northern Queensland is known for its picturesque scenery and year-round good weather. Because of this, it is a haven for travellers from around the world. Visitors flock to the region from all corners of the globe to enjoy the relaxed, laid-back atmosphere that the locals know and love.
Join Down Under Eco Tours for a day exploring the rainforest and amazing landscapes of the Daintree and Cape Tribulation National Parks
wilderness area. Your informative and knowledgeable driver/guide will
collect you from your accommodation and travel one of Australia’s great
scenic Highways. Visit Mossman Gorge Centre and enjoy morning tea before boarding the shuttle for your transfer to Mossman Gorge. Discover secrets of the world’s oldest rainforest as your driver takes you on a guided walk through the Gorge boardwalk.
Then hop aboard the Daintree River Cruise and reach an understanding of the intricate Daintree eco-system. Keep an eye out for wildlife including the elusive Saltwater Crocodile.
BBQ Lunch: Relax and enjoy the delicious food in the rainforest of Noah
Valley. This area is renowned for the existence of primitive flowering
plants. Cape Tribulation Beach: After lunch, we continue on to
Tribulation Beach while your driver explains the rich history of the area. Walk the beach or boardwalk and relax in this tranquil setting. We
then visit Daintree Ice Cream Company. Enjoy an afternoon refreshment
included at the Daintree Ice Cream Company. Try a delicious exotic fruit ice cream cup featuring four flavours (gluten free and dairy free options are available).
Alexandra Lookout: After winding through the rainforest, enjoy this
spectacular lookout over the Daintree River Estuary, Snapper Island and beyond the Coral Sea.
* Hotel pick-up from 7:00am ex Cairns
* Hotel pick-up from 7:45am ex Port Douglas
* Professional driver/guide
* GPS activated audio commentary
* Mossman Gorge Centre including driver guided walk and morning tea * Daintree River Cruise
* Lunch in rainforest setting
* Daintree Ice Cream Company
* Cape Tribulation Beach & boardwalk
* Alexandra Lookout
* Tour may operate in reverseOvernight: Cairns
Day 7 The option is yours to have an additional day in Cairns or Fly to Townsville for your Magnetic Island Experience
Today your transfer will take you to Cairns airport for your flight Cairns to Townsville and Transfer to Magnetic Island
After a transfer from your hotel to Cairns Airport , the flight to Townsville is approx 55 minutes. On arrival make your way to the ferry port for the transfer to Magnetic Island there transfers .
Come recharge the batteries and enjoy your own little part of paradise only 20 minutes from Townsville. We can’t imagine a better place to stay and play right on the beach with a vast range of accommodation at Peppers Blue or Similar Peppers Blue on Blue is a modern resort with luxurious and sophisticated rooms, an award-winning restaurant, and the largest free form pool in the southern hemisphere. The property also features extensive grounds, tropical gardens, marina access, and is just a leisurely stroll from the ferry terminal.
Overnight: magnetic island
Day 8 Magnetic Island At Leisure
Today the Island is yours to Explore
Overnight: magnetic island
DAY 9 – THE WHITSUNDAYS Daydream Island
Today transfer to Townsville for your trip to Airlie beach approximately four hours trip and transfer to Daydream Island
Daydream Island Resort has re-opened after AUD$140M redevelopment and has many new features including 276 refurbished rooms & suites along with expanded food & beverage offerings, a revitalised pool landscape. As the beating heart of the island, the Living Reef wraps throughout the central resort building, holding over 100 unique species of marine fish and 80 species of coral. With group tours, hands on experiences and resident marine biologists, the Living Reef also provides a strong educational program on the protection and conservation of the area’s native coral and marine life. Daydream Island, a perfect location for families and couples.
Day 10 White Haven Beach Day Cruise
Today enjoy your Whitehaven experience direct from Daydream Resort.
Board the Cruise Whitsundays Whitehaven Beach vessel and set off on your adventure-packed day while you cruise around some of the beautiful 74 Islands that the Whitsundays has to offer. Your friendly, experienced and Eco-Certified Skipper will give interesting commentary on the history of the area, whilst guiding you through the natural beauty around you.
Starting your day with views of the soaring Passage Peak and imposing Pentecost Island, you will be in awe of the Whitsunday Islands and their beautiful coastlines, where secluded bays are gently lapped by warm turquoise waters. You will cruise via Daydream Island and Hamilton Island and through the Solway Passage leading you to the beautiful Whitehaven Beach.
As you disembark the boat, you will be happily greeted by the dazzling azure waters and sparkling white sands of Whitehaven Beach, stretching for miles along stunning Whitsunday Island. Here you will enjoy the southern end of Whitehaven, known for its 7 km long beach, perfect for swimming, walking to one of the new lookouts, or enjoying beach activities as you soak up the wonder of this natural gem.
You will then board a smaller vessel which will take you to the northern end of Whitehaven Beach, where your eco-tour guide will take you up to Hill Inlet Lookout so you can get that perfect photo, providing the history of the flora and fauna as well as the indigenous culture of the Ngaro people.
Once back on board, you will be whisked away to Chalkies Beach where you will be able to snorkel right off the sand and over its beautiful fringing coral in this protected cove. After your snorkel, enjoy a beach barbecue with a gourmet burger, some more time to soak up the sun, and plenty of beach sport activities.
On return to the boat, you will be served afternoon tea, as you once again sit back and enjoy the comfortable cruise back to the mainland. Treat yourself to a beer or a wine as you breathe in the fresh sea air, marvel at the spectacular views that surround you, and appreciate your amazing full-day experience on Australia’s favourite beach.
Day 11 Enjoy a Day of Leisure at Daydream Island Resort
Day 12 Daydream Departure
This morning connect via Hamilton Island for your direct flight to Australian mainland capitals
No Airfares are included in the booking and some transfers as specified are excluded. No booking have been made and Itinerary subject to change until booked and paid. $A5040 Australian Dollars
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