Taste of Australia

7 Days 6 Nights
Melbourne, Sydney

Day 1:    Arrive Melbourne

Arrive at Melbourne airport, make your way to the hotel and check in for your stay. Rest of the day at your leisure.

Accommodation: Crowne Plaza Hotel Melbourne or similar

Day 2:    Melbourne (B)

After breakfast, pick up from the hotel for a tour of the Great Ocean Road. Journey through the lush tree-fern gullies and towering mountain-ash rainforests. The imposing Twelve Apostles loom in the distance. Survey the grandeur of this iconic site from the cliff-top and stroll along the boardwalk. See Loch Ard Gorge and discover the romantic and tragic story of love and lives lost aboard the schooner Loch Ard in 1878. Explore Port Campbell National Park and delve into the tragic history of over 50 ships wrecked along this unforgiving coastline. Travel the length of the Great Ocean Road, built by returned soldiers between 1919 and 1932.

Day 3:    Melbourne (B)

Today, discover Melbourne’s famous laneways and arcades on a walking tour with a local guide. Visit Degraves Street, a popular pedestrian laneway. Explore the heritage Block Arcade and Royal Arcade. See vibrant Flinders Lane filled with boutique designers, trendy cafés and bars before arriving at Hosier Lane, famous for its graffiti-covered walls. This afternoon, travel to Phillip Island, home to an array of wildlife, including Australia’s largest fur seal colony and the endearing Little Penguins. Along the way, visit an animal park for up-close encounters with koalas, kangaroos, Tasmanian Devils and more. View spectacular coastal scenery at The Nobbies, two rocky outcrops abundant in marine life, and browse through the educational Visitor Information Centre. At sunset, watch the Little Penguins as they battle the surf and make their way to their dune burrows to feed their young.

Day 4:    Melbourne – Sydney (B)

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer yourself to the airport for your flight to Sydney. Upon arrival, make your way to the hotel and check in for your stay. Rest of the day at your leisure.

Accommodation: Hyatt Regency Darling Harbour or similar

Day 5:   Sydney (B/L)

After breakfast, pick up from the hotel for a city tour. Admire one of the iconic buildings of the 20th century during a guided tour of the Sydney Opera House. See the city sights before visiting the famous Bondi Beach. Back in the city board a lunch cruise on Sydney Harbour. Later, travel across the Harbour Bridge to Milsons Point for views of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Head east to La Perouse, a historical headland suburb with views across the bay to Captain Cook’s landing place at Kurnell in 1770. See the historical buildings and learn how the Aboriginal people were impacted. Wander cobbled laneways in the Rocks District on a walking tour and hear how the area has transformed from a British colony of convicts and sailors to a thriving entertainment precinct.

Day 6:    Sydney (B)

After breakfast, head west to the iconic Blue Mountains. View the famous Three Sisters rock formation from a perfect vantage point before arriving at Scenic World, where you’ll witness the vastness of the Blue Mountains and enjoy 360° views of the Jamison Valley. You can ride the Scenic Railway, Cableway, or Skyway, a great way to see the steep valleys and canyons and follow the boardwalk along the valley floor (own expense). Visit picturesque Leura, a delightful blend of quaint shops and groomed gardens. Enjoy an afternoon encounter at a wildlife park. Get up-close to koalas and see kangaroos, wombats and other native animals.

Day 7:    Sydney – Departure (B)

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer yourself to the airport to board your homebound flight.

B – Breakfast        L – Lunch

Tour Price per Person Double Occupancy – minimum 2 persons

Daily Departure Land Package From Single Supp.
April 2020 – March 2021 2800 1190

 

LAND ONLY price includes Domestic airfare within Australia.

HOTEL BLACKOUT DATES and SEASONAL SURCHARGE may apply.

~~ ALL PRICES ARE IN CANADIAN DOLLARS AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE ~~

Your Tour Package Includes:

  • Domestic airfare within Australia.
  • Superior 4-Star hotel accommodation with daily breakfast.
  • Sightseeing tours with admission and meals as per itinerary.
  • Professional English-speaking local guide service.

 

Your Tour Package Does NOT Include:

  • Airfare from Canada to Australia.
  • Transfer between airport and hotel.
  • Any applicable weekend and other surcharges imposed by airlines.
  • Any taxes, airport fees and fuel surcharge.
  • Travel insurance, travel visa and all personal expenses.
  • Tipping and gratuities to local guides, drivers and hotel staff.
  • Any items not specified as included.

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