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Sydney • Blue Mountains • Uluru Ayers Rock • Great Barrier Reef • Melbourne The Aussie experience you won't forget

Experience Australia’s most famous icons with our 12 day Melbourne, Sydney, The Reef and Uluru Tour including the ever-vibrant Melbourne and the Great Ocean Road, stunning Sydney, it’s harbour, Opera House and bridge, Uluru Ayers Rock in central Australia and the Great Barrier Reef.
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Experience Australia’s most famous icons with our 12 day Melbourne, Sydney, The Reef and The Rock Tour including the ever-vibrant Melbourne and the Great Ocean Road, stunning Sydney, it’s harbour, Opera House and bridge, Uluru Ayers Rock in central Australia and the Great Barrier Reef.

What's included

Destination
Australia , New South Wales , Northern Territory , Queensland , Victoria
Departure Location
Start in Sydney
Return Location
Depart from Melbourne
Tour Start Date & Time
Everyday
Price includes
  • Accommodation in twin share or double room
  • Beautifully illustrated souvenir map
  • Drinks & Meals on Tours
  • Entry to museums and activities as part of the itinerary
  • Expert guided tours of important places and activities
  • First class or best available hotels in the area
  • Professionally guided tour
  • Transport to & from hotel
Price does not include
  • Current Hotel Taxes and Service Charges
  • Departure Taxes or Visa handling fees
  • Internal flights within Australia
  • Medical insurance and emergency insurance
  • Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
  • Tips to guide and driver
Ayers Rock, Uluru
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Tour Highlights

Sydney Harbour • Sydney Bridge Climb • Blue Mountains Day Trip • Kangaroo & Koala visit at Wildlife Park • Sunset & Sounds of Silence Dinner Uluru & Kata Tjuta Touring • Kuranda Steam Train & Skyrail Experience • Great Barrier Reef Trip – Snorkel & Dive • Daintree Rainforest Adventure


Melbourne, Sydney, The Reef and The Rock Inclusions

    • 11 nights Accommodation (Choose from 3 star, 4 star and 5 star luxury)
    • 3 Nights Sydney – 2 Nights Uluru Ayers – 4 Nights Barrier Reef – 2 Nights Melbourne
    • Sydney in a Day Tour
    • Uluru & Kings Canyon Explorer
    • Cape Tribulation, Daintree & Mossman Gorge
    • Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Tour
    • Great Ocean Road & Twelve Apostles Melbourne Morning Tour
    • Blue Mountains & Australian Wildlife
    • Hotel and Airport Transfers
    • Internal flights within Australia
    • Premium Day Activities handpicked for you
    • 24/7 support while you are on tour
Destination Highlights

Melbourne

Located in Australia’s southern state of Victoria, Melbourne is Australia’s second largest city with a growing population of more than 4 million people. It’s a vibrant city with just the right architectural mix of colonial heritage and contemporary design; from the European grandeur of Flinders Street Station to the brave innovation of Federation Square.

Melbourne is a food lover’s paradise. You can dine in some of the finest three hatted restaurants in the country or enjoy some rustic fare in the authentic Italian restaurants of Lygon Street – the Little Italy of Melbourne. There’s nothing nicer than a hearty meal to keep you going while travelling around a new city.

Sydney

Sydney has a feel to it like no other city – light reflected on water, buildings and bushland fringing the bright blue of the Harbour, ferries zipping around, seagulls squealing, excitement in the air. Local Sydney-siders from all walks of life and visitors from all over the World rub shoulders in a good natured lifestyle. Life is good at Travel Destination Sydney. Sydney is a great city in which to spend time wandering, while discovering the historic nooks and crannies that make it so interesting. The Rocks Historic Precinct has been well preserved, Circular Quay is a focal point for Sydney Ferries, and the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge dominate its centre.

Uluru is one of the Worlds Greatest Wonders

Nothing has quite prepared you for the contrast between the red sand stretching to the horizon in every direction and the monolith of red rock jutting upwards like the toe of a sleeping giant sticking up through the desert.

Uluru (Ayers Rock) is a mystical place, one to be savoured as the sun rises and the rock changes colour to meet the new day, or at sunset as the last rays beam across the flat of the desert and highlight the crevices and fissures of Uluru as it settles in for the night. It is almost as if this Australian icon has a personality of its own.

The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest feature made up of living organisms.  Stretching  2,600 kilometres (1,600 miles) down the north east coast of Queensland, Australia, the Great Barrier Reef can be seen clearly from outer space.

Consisting of more than 900 islands and 2,900 individual reefs, it cannot be experienced by strapping on a mask, snorkel and fins and taking a casual swim from the beach.  A great deal of thought has to be given to the style of Great Barrier Reef trip you wish to take.

Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains are a part of the Great Australia Dividing Range. This runs up the east coast of Australia from Melbourne in the south to past Cairns in the far north. They are about 1 and 1/2 hours drive from Sydney City and the 3 Sisters look out and sky rail should be at the top of your bucket list. From here you have stunning expansive views, and can smell the Australian bush and see wildlife in their natural environment, while exploring the many walking and hiking trails.

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  • Day 12
Day 1

Arrive In Sydney

Arrive at Sydney Airport and be transferred into the city in either a shared or private vehicle. Spend this afternoon exploring Sydney at leisure.

Sydney Accommodation plus Breakfast (Choose from 3 star to 5 star)

 

Day 2

Sydney Harbour

Travel north over the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Milsons Point and then turn around to experience the panoramic view of the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and city skyline. Spend time discovering the relaxed vibe of one of Sydney’s famed surfing and holiday destinations and take in sweeping views on your harbour lunch cruise. Top off this highlight day getting close to sea life and native Australian animals.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Sydney Accommodation plus Breakfast (Choose from 3 star to 5 star)

Day 3

Blue Mountains Day Trip

Day Tour to Blue Mountains – Walk or Skyrail to experience the Famous 3 Sisters at Echo Point in the Blue Mountains – Pat a Koala and Feed a Kangaroo at a Wildlife Park

Explore the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains today! Stretching over one million hectares, the Blue Mountains is an inspiring mix of rainforest, canyons, tall forests and heathlands; truly one of Australia’s natural wonders. Discover this wonderland of sandstone outcrops, deep ravines, pristine bushland and dramatic cliffs. Then, get up-close to Australian animals, including kangaroos and koalas, at a wildlife park.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Sydney Accommodation plus Breakfast (Choose from 3 star to 5 star)

Day 4

 Uluru Ayers Rock

Airport Transfer from Sydney accommodation to Sydney Airport – Flight to Uluru Ayers Rock – Transfer to Resort – Afternoon at Leisure – Sunset at Uluru 

Be transferred to the airport for your Flight to Ayers Rock.

Arrive at Ayers Rock Airport, you’ll be transferred to the resort to start exploring the Red Centre! Visit the Uluru–Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre to learn more about the Western Desert region, then tour the sacred sites around the base of Uluru (Ayers Rock) with a local Driver Guide, learning about the customs of the traditional owners. Walk to sacred Mutitjulu Waterhole, and view ancient Aboriginal rock art while your guide explains its significance. Later, relax with sparkling wine as the sun sets over Uluru, bringing out the myriad shades of colour for which the world’s largest monolith is renowned.

Resort Accommodation plus Breakfast (Choose from 3 star to 5 star)

Day 5

Kings Canyon

Rise early to drive through sandhill country to Kings Canyon. Make the steep rocky climb to the rim of the canyon for spectacular views of Watarrka National Park. If you wish to take an easier, shorter walk instead, you will explore the boulder-strewn canyon floor, getting up-close to the native plants and birdlife that call this part of the world home. Return to Ayers Rock Resort.

Resort Accommodation plus Breakfast (Choose from 3 star to 5 star)

Day 6

Kata Tjuta, Cairns and Port Douglas

Rise early this morning to witness the first rays of the sun setting Uluru aglow. Then travel to the mystical domes of Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). On the way, enjoy panoramic views of the southern side of Kata Tjuta from the dune viewing platform. On arrival. take a shady walk through Walpa Gorge, which follows the natural creek bed between two of the tallest of the soaring red-rock domes of Kata Tjuta. This afternoon you’ll be transferred to Ayers Rock Airport for your flight to Cairns. Arrive in Cairns and be transferred to Port Douglas.

Resort Accommodation plus Breakfast (Choose from 3 star to 5 star)

Day 7

Cruise on the Daintree River

Cruise on the Daintree River, home to the estuarine crocodile, where you’ll spot local wildlife and unique plants. Wind through the rainforest of the Alexandra Range and enjoy views over the Daintree River estuary and beyond to the Coral Sea. Enjoy a tropical lunch set amongst the rainforest. Stroll on Cape Tribulation Beach then visit the Mossman Gorge Gateway Centre for an indigenous presentation by the traditional owners. Journey into the lush rainforest on your driver guided walk, and experience the wonders of the Daintree Rainforest. Light morning refreshment and afternoon tea included. Learn about the secrets of one of the world’s oldest rainforests.

Port Douglas Resort Accommodation plus Breakfast (Choose from 3 star to 5 star)

Day 8

Great Barrier Reef

Explore the wondrous spectacle that is the Great Barrier Reef. A diversity of marine life and corals inhabit the Great Barrier Reef and can be viewed from the surface or by plunging below.

Snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef is an adventure. Exploring the coral gardens in search for weird and wonderful marine creatures at Opal Reef and Agincourt Reef will keep you busy for hours. Three sites are visited in one day, providing an insight into this large, unique and extraordinary living organism that is the Great Barrier Reef.

Port Douglas Resort Accommodation plus Breakfast (Choose from 3 star to 5 star)

Day 9

Cairns – Melbourne

Be transferred to Cairns Airport for your flight to Melbourne. Arrive to Melbourne and be transferred into the city to start exploring at leisure!

Melbourne Accommodation plus Breakfast (Choose from 3 star to 5 star)

Day 10

The Great Ocean Road

Take a day tour along the Great Ocean Road, one of the world’s great coastal drives. Photo stop at the Memorial Arch. Take a break at seaside Apollo Bay. View the amazing Twelve Apostles and marvel at beautiful Loch Ard Gorge. See the remnants of London Bridge. Take a break in Port Campbell to wander through the shops & galleries. Today’s tour is packed with great locations, incredible views and natural wonders. So, sit back and relax while your Driver Guide provides expert commentary on all the key landmarks along the way.

Day 11

Melbourne City

This morning’s tour is packed with city sights and historical landmarks. Take a seat and enjoy the bustle of Melbourne’s city as your driver guide keeps you posted on what to look out for along the way. Hear about Melbourne’s wonderful history, its famous buildings, and sensational shopping. Explore Fitzroy Gardens, including Cook’s Cottage, the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Shrine of Remembrance. Travel over the Westgate Bridge, drive along the Grand Prix Track and see the Melbourne Cricket Ground, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Arts Centre, Crown Casino and Port Phillip Bay.

Day 12

Depart Melbourne

Be transferred to Melbourne Airport for your departure flight. We hope you enjoyed your holiday in Australia!

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Valid from 01 APRIL 2019 to 31 MARCH 2020

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  • Rates include 10% GST (Goods and Services Tax) and are quoted in Australian Dollars (AUD).
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  • Rates may increase without notice due to changes in, or imposition of government charges, taxes or levies.
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Child Policy:

  • Child: 3-11 years inclusive - child rates apply.

Cancellation Policy:

  • A fee of 50% of the total cost will be charged for bookings cancelled 7 days or less prior to travel.

Voucher:

  • Vouchers are included in this package at no additional cost.
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Melbourne, Sydney, The Reef and Uluru – 12 Days

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12 Days
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