Welcome to Melbourne - the most romantic city in Australia. Check into your hotel on your own. Later, we take you on a city tour of Melbourne. See the Town Hall, Bourke Street Mall, Parliament House, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Chinatown and the Princess Theatre. Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens. Enjoy lunch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the best known landmark of Melbourne and the Mecca of Australian cricket. (Visit to MCG from inside will not be available during events / matches). Overnight at your hotel in Melbourne.
Today morning embark on a breath-taking journey to the Great Ocean Road. Experience one of the most cherished drives of your life time. You will be spellbound by the sheer beauty of the Great Ocean Road, which hugs tightly to the coast and stretches along the Southeast coast of Australia between Geelong and Warrnambool. See the world famed ‘Twelve Apostles’. Its origin is about 10 - 20 million years ago when billions of tiny skeletal fragments created limestone formations. They were later exposed to violent seas and winds that carved out these remarkable features. From the most amazing stretch of cliff tops, sandy beaches, lush rainforest, spectacular waterfalls, and arguably, one of the most breathtaking views in Australia. Overnight at your hotel in Melbourne.
Today, the day is free to explore Melbourne on your OR we suggest you to take a half day excursion to Philip Island. Phillip Island is a treasure trove of Australian wildlife; seals, koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, birdlife and penguins! Visit Churchill Island where you can explore this working farm or simply enjoy ocean views from the cafe. At Koala Conservation Centre, look for koalas in their natural habitat and before sunset, we head to the Penguin Parade where you can wander through the “Penguin Experience” exhibit to learn more about them. Walk out to Summerland Beach and take your seat for the Penguin Parade. (Note: Passengers option for the Half Day Philip Island tour will have a packed dinner tonight) Overnight at your hotel in Melbourne
Today, we check out of the hotel and drive to the airport for our flight to Brisbane. On arrival at Brisbane International Airport, we drive to Holt St. Wharf to board the launch for Tangalooma Resort. Fringed on 3 sides by Moreton National Park, Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort is subtly nestled amongst landscaped gardens and natural bush land, off ering you a wide range of nature based and adventure activities. Enjoy a Marine Discovery Cruise as you journey along the coastline in search of dolphins, dugongs, green sea turtles, sea cucumbers, rays and more! You will enjoy unobstructed views of Moreton Bay’s intriguing marine life along with commentary provided by a qualified eco ranger from the Marine Education Centre. In the evening we take you for a unique experience of wild dolphin feeding. Dolphins swim right up to the beach, adjacent to the well-lit jetty, where they are hand fed fresh fish by Marine biologists, staff and Resort guests. Whether you are feeding Dolphins or simply watching from the jetty,the experience is unforgettable. Overnight at your hotel in Tangalooma
Today we check out and proceed to Gold Coast. On arrival we visit Australia’s favorite family theme park ‘Dreamworld’, home to Tiger Island, Nick Central, and The Australian Wildlife. Experience, Wiggles World, Big Brother, FlowRider and some of the tallest, fastest thrill rides in the world, Dreamworld is the ultimate place for family fun. Later we spend a delightful day at the ‘Movie World’, also called ‘Hollywood on the Gold Coast’. It is a fabulous extension of a fully operational movie studio. From out of this world and beyond the darkness enjoy Batwing Spaceshot, the latest thrill ride attraction. And for the ones who love speed - Superman Escape is an unprecedented Roller Coaster Ride experience which travels 0 - 100 km in just 2 seconds! Later, we transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel in Gold Coast
Today we take you to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary which provides a rare opportunity to see and experience our amazing native wildlife. A place where you can enjoy exciting, interactive displays, presentations and dining experiences. Nestled within 27 hectares of lush eucalypt and rainforest, each day brings visitors face to face with extraordinary wildlife in shows and encounters. Every day at Currumbin is a new adventure. Cuddle a koala, get up close to a crocodile, get amongst a mob of kangaroos or check out reptiles, birds and marsupials in amazing wildlife shows and displays next, we also visit Australia’s most spectacular marine theme park, Sea World. Visit Shark Bay in Sea World! Shark Bay comprises of three main zones all allowing for unsurpassed viewing and interaction, including a touch pool, a snorkel and dive lagoon and a shark lagoon housing the world’s most feared sharks. Visit Sea World’s famous attraction - the Polar Bear shores. Later, we visit SkyPoint, situated on Level 77 & Level 78 in the Q1 Building situated in the heart of Surfers Paradise. Enjoy a cup of tea / coffee / soft drink with unparalled and uninterrupted 3600 views over the Gold Coast beaches, hinterland and waterways. Overnight at your hotel in Gold Coast.
Today, we check out of the hotel and drive to the airport for our flight to Hamilton. On arrival into Hamilton airport you will be transferred by ferry to Daydream Island and check-in to Daydream Island resort. The resort is set in a luscious, exotic landscape, where visitors can snorkel or dive fringing reefs and enjoy activities including water sports, mini golf, movies at the open-air cinema or swimming in one of the resort pools. Unique to the island is a man-made outdoor aquarium, the Living Reef, and the award-winning Rejuvenation Spa offers a range of health and beauty treatments. Overnight at Daydream Island Resort
Today, an exciting day awaits you on the Great Barrier Reef, one of the natural wonder of the world. The expanse of 2000 km of Coral Reef, makes it the largest of its kind in the world. See the brilliant colors and fascinating life forms of the world heritage Great Barrier Reef as you glide in your SemiSubmersible. Spend the day enjoying the most spectacular marine life and corals. Enjoy a swim or snorkel to view the coral and marine life. You can also try scuba diving, undersea walk or a helicopter ride over the scenic Barrier Reef on your own at an additional charge. Later we return to your resort Overnight at Daydream Island Resort
Today, we take you to Hamilton airport for your flight to Sydney. On arrival we check into the hotel In the evening get ready for a unique attraction the Sydney Show Boat Cruise. Revel in the carnival atmosphere of Sydney Showboats’ unique live entertainment extravaganza a vibrant, fast-paced cabaret show reflecting the grandeur, of the original performance genre that began in the sidewalk cafes of 19th century France. Enjoy a veg / non-veg Indian dinner on board along with a spectacular cabaret show by the Sydney Show Boat Follies. Overnight at your hotel in Sydney
Today, we take you on a city tour of Sydney. We start the day with a private guided tour of the world famous uniquely designed Opera House. See inside the world’s most recognizable sails. Later, we drive to see the Harbour Bridge, the Rocks, Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair and Hyde Park. We stop at Darling Harbour, one of Australia’s major attractions. Visit the famous Sydney Tower, Sydney Wild Life World and Sydney Aquarium. Next, take you to visit the newest attraction in Sydney the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Experience a unique line-up of celebrities already featured at Madame Tussauds Sydney including Captain Cook, Sir Donald Bradman, Albert Einstein, Nicole Kidman and more.
Today, we take you on an unforgettable experience of a sea plane ride over the stunning city of Sydney. Enjoy a 15 minute scenic flight over Sydney’s beautiful Bondi Beach and the iconic city skyline taking in the world famous Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Taking off from Rose Bay, venture along the magnificent sandstone cliffs rising from the sea until you reach the world famous Bondi Beach. The pilot will manoeuvre the aircraft so that all on board have a great view. From Bondi, head back into the Harbour and circle the Harbour Bridge and Opera House - even seasoned locals find the vista truly stunning. On descent back to Rose Bay your pilot points out the beautiful houses of the rich and famous that punctuates the area, before gently splashing back down to earth. The rest of the afternoon is free to explore Sydney on your own Overnight at your hotel in Sydney
Today, after breakfast your ‘Australian Splendor’ tour ends as you check out of the hotel. Its time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your tour and any suggestions you may have for the future
|Adult in Twin||USD 2220|
|Child (2-11yrs) with no bed||USD 1665|
|Child (2-11yrs) with bed||USD 1998|
|Single Occupancy||USD 4440|
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