Australian Extravagance

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Inclusions:

  • 03 nights stay in Melbourne
  • 03 nights stay in Gold Coast
  • 03 nights stay in Sydney
  • Daily breakfast
  • Return airport transfers on SIC basis
  • Half Day Melbourne Morning City Tour on SIC
  • Full Day Great Ocean Road & Twelve Apostles Tour on SIC
  • Admission to Movie World & Sea World with return transfers on SIC
  • Half Day Sydney City Tour, Bondi Beach & Rocks Walking Tour on SIC
  • Full Day Blue Mountain Wildlife Experience with cruise on SIC

Exclusions:

  • Any OPTIONAL SERVICES quoted separately above.
  • GST Tax 5%
  • City Tax, Hotel Check in Deposit if any
  • Pre-registration or late check-out of rooms.
  • Gratuities / Personal items.
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Day 1 Melbourne:

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Melbourne.

Day 2 Melbourne:

After breakfast, coach will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to the corner of Flinders and Russell Street at Federation Square, the departure point of your tour. Take a breath and enjoy a relaxed and unhindered view of The Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge all before lunch beating the traditional afternoon rush. En route let go on a journey inland, reaching Port Campbell National Park to marvel at the iconic limestone stack in the morning. Witness a fabulous spectacle of massive natural erosion and the contrasts between rugged coast and verdant rainforest living side by side. See the amazing Twelve Apostles – limestone stacks rising dramatically from the Southern Ocean and visit the Information Centre. Walk along the boardwalk and enjoy the scenery from various viewing platforms. See Loch Ard Gorge and be swept away by the romantic and tragic story of love and lives lost aboard the Loch Ard. Explore Port Campbell National Park then continue beyond Port Campbell to the remnants of London Bridge. Discover the tragic history of over 50 ships wrecked along this rugged coastline. View the popular coastal townships of Apollo Bay and Lorne – a surfer’s haven and retreat. See many fern filled gullies and river inlets on your journey. Travel the length of the Great Ocean Road passing towering limestone cliffs, sweeping white beaches and stunning rainforest scenery. The Great Ocean Road is truly one of the world’s greatest scenic coastal drives. See the spectacular night lights of Melbourne as you cross the West Gate Bridge on your way back to Melbourne. Overnight in Melbourne. (B)

Day 3 Melbourne:

After breakfast, coach will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to the corner of Flinders and Russell Street at Federation Square, the departure point of your tour. At 8.15am join your coach to commence a morning tour of Melbourne. View examples of Melbourne architectural splendour including St. Pauls Cathedral and the Princess and Regent Theatres. See the Royal Exhibition Buildings and Federation Square, and stroll around Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens. View the Fitzroy Gardens and see Captain Cook’s Cottage (entry at own expense). See the bustling Queen Victoria Market and Albert Park, home to the Australian Grand Prix, visit the Shrine of Remembrance and see the Southbank waterfront precinct. Cross the Bolte Bridge for great city views. Tour concludes at approximately 11.45am at Federation Square. Rest of the day is free to explore on your own. (B)

Day 4 Melbourne – Brisbane – Gold Coast:

After breakfast transfer to Melbourne Airport for your flight to Brisbane. From Brisbane transfer to your hotel in Gold Coast. Rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight in Gold Coast. (B)

Day 5 Gold Coast:

After breakfast, stroll down the Main Street of Warner Bros. Movie World and you will discover why they call it Hollywood on the Gold Coast. Hop on board one of the major thrill rides, wander through the Looney Tunes Village and see the exciting stage shows. The range of eats at this park will suit everyone with restaurants galore and concession stands dotted around the park selling cool drinks, popcorn and delicious churros. Also around the park is a number of stores so you can pick up a lasting memory of your time at Movie World. Later in the evening return back to hotel. Overnight in Gold Coast. (B)

Day 6 Gold Coast:

Enjoy your breakfast and enter the wonderful world of Sea World and be not only delighted by the magical animals which call this place home but also the thrilling rides and entertaining shows. Sea World is the only place in Australia where you can get up close and personal with a myriad of sea and land animals. Sea World offers it’s guests a wonderful experience which not only educates but also entertains them. Learn about our special ecosystems, watch dolphins play and maybe even kiss a seal! There’s lots of restaurants, food stalls and refreshment stands as well as shops so you can score yourself a souvenir of your day at Sea World. In the evening return back to hotel. Overnight in Gold Coast. (B)

Day 7 Gold Coast – Sydney:

After breakfast, transfer to Gold Coast/ Brisbane Airport for your flight to Sydney. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Sydney. (B)

Day 8 Sydney:

Enjoy your breakfast, later a coach will pick you up from your hotel for transfer to Wheat Road, Streetside behind Sydney Aquarium, Darling Harbour, the departure point of your tour. At 8.15am join your coach to commence a full day Blue Mountains tour. Travel over the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and head west towards the Blue Mountains. Visit the quaint village of Leura to purchase morning tea (own expense), then head to Scenic World and enjoy views of the Jamison Valley. You may choose to ride the Railway, Cableway or Skyway (own expense). Next stop is Echo Point to take in the spectacular views of the Megalong and Jamison Valleys across to the Three Sisters. Learn about the Aboriginal dreamtime legend of this rock formation. Stop at Waradah Aboriginal Centre (entry at own expense), then head to Featherdale Wildlife Park for the opportunity to get up close with our native wildlife. Hand feed kangaroos, wallabies, emus and enjoy a face to face encounter with a friendly koala. End the day with a relaxing cruise down the Parramatta River to Sydney Harbour, admiring the waterside suburbs and scenery along the way. Disembark at either Darling Harbour or Circular Quay. Tour concludes at approximately 6.00pm. Later return back to the hotel. Overnight in Sydney (B).

Day 9 Sydney:

After breakfast proceed for a brief walking tour of the Historic Rocks area – the birthplace of Sydney. Stop at Mrs Macquarie’s Chair great photo opportunity of the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House! See the famous Sydney Opera House, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Royal Botanic Gardens, Parliament House, Sydney Tower and exciting Darling Harbour. Lively Kings Cross and the affluent homes in the Eastern Suburbs. Also enjoy a visit to famous Bondi Beach, later tour Concludes at Kingstreet Wharf. Overnight in Sydney. (B)

Day 10 Sydney:

After breakfast, Check-out and transfer to the airport for your flight to next destination. (B)