City Trips and Tours
Australia is a country, and continent, surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is a land of savage beauty with big gifts of adventure and even bigger horizons. The aesthetic synchronization of art, history and culture has given birth to incredible heritage. Australia has been the island dream of almost every traveller! Explore beaches, rainforests and major cities– Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide – are coastal, but its capital, Canberra, is inland and nicknamed the "Bush Capital." surf-bashed coastlines of the west and at least 50,000 years of Aboriginal culture, all under the Australia tour packages This land is a unique combination of beautiful coastal towns, amazing amusement parks and some very unique and exotic animals on the planet like Kangaroos, Koalas and crocodiles. The country is known for its Sydney Opera House, Great Barrier Reef, the vast Outback (interior desert wilderness).
Arrive at Brisbane Airport and transfer to Gold Coast's. Arrive at the hotel and Check-in. Later visit SkyPoint (formerly QDeck), Australia's only beachside observation deck is an iconic, Gold Coast tourist attraction and a truly once-in-a lifetime experience. Located in Surfers Paradise on Australia's Gold Coast, SkyPoint provides breathtaking 360 degree views from the surf to the hinterland and beyond. Your journey begins with an inside look at the construction of the Q1 landmark before boarding one of the world's fastest express lifts which transports you from ground to Level 77 in less than 43 seconds. Once at the top you'll be amazed by spectacular views which reach on a clear day from Brisbane to Byron Bay. On Level 77, relax and soak up the views from the ultra modern, fully licensed SkyPoint Bar, indulge in a coffee and cake during the day or a cheese and antipasto tasting platter in the evening at your own expense. SkyPoint is an all weather, day and night experience and provides high powered, coin operated binoculars (own expense). Overnight stay in Gold Coast Hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel this morning you will enjoy a visit to one of the Gold Coast's prime attractions offering something for everyone with a mixture of rides, shows and animal exhibits. For the thrill-seeker there are a variety of rides available including the Corkscrew rollercoaster, the Bermuda Triangle, Vikings Revenge, Jet rescue coaster and the Seaworld Waterpark with a range of waterslides. Visitors to Seaworld can also enjoy close up encounters with such marine animals such as polar bears, dolphins, seals, rays and even sharks. At the Shark Bay exhibit, the world's largest man-made lagoon system for sharks, is a highlight and offers visitors the unsurpassed viewing and interaction with these awe inspiring animals. The theme park also offers its guests a number of spectacular shows such as the Dolphin show, "Pirates unleashed" featuring impressive acts of physical endurance, acrobatics, precision cutlas play and the famous seal show. Overnight stay in Gold Coast Hotel
After American breakfast at the Hotel Today, we will take you to Currumbin wildlife Sanctuary With hundreds of native Australian animals on display in natural bushland and rainforest settings, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary provides a rare opportunity to get closer to our amazing native wildlife. A place where you can enjoy exciting, interactive displays, presentations and dining experiences. Nestled within 27 hectares of lush eucalyptus 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. The 'must see' attractions include: Kangaroo Feeding, Totally Wild Show, Snakes Alive Show, Free Flight Bird Show, Crocodile Presentation and Lorikeet Feeding.
Later, we proceed to 'WhiteWater World', Enjoy the ultimate rush at WhiteWater World, the Gold Coast's newest theme water park. Brought to you by Dreamworld, WhiteWater World is no ordinary water park - it's a water ride park. From the most extreme waterslides on the planet to family friendly attractions, WhiteWater World uses cutting edge technology to deliver thrills for all ages. WhiteWater World is where the fun is; where surf, sand and sea converge. Paying homage to everything Australian, WhiteWater World is like nothing you've experienced before. Water World is packed with Australian firsts and the only park where you can experience all four of the hottest waterslides on the planet! Splash and play at Wiggle Bay, get your fix of Nick at Nickelodeon's Pipeline Plunge and experience Australia's first water based rollercoaster ride. Overnight stay in Gold Coast Hotel
After breakfast at the hotel proceed for a transfer to Brisbane airport for your flight to Cairns. Arrive in Cairns and transfer by seat in coach to the city centre hotel in Cairns. Evening is free at leisure for shopping at one of the malls in Cairns. Overnight stay in Cairns.
After breakfast at the Hotel. Our cruise from Cairns takes us out to a pontoon on the Outer Reef. The pontoon features undercover seating and tables where you will experience a sumptuous hot and cold buffet lunch. Also for your pleasure there is a sundeck, full bar facilities, an underwater observatory, a semi-submersible coral viewing tour, a swimming enclosure for children, changing rooms with freshwater showers and scuba diving facilties with a semi-submerged dive platform. You will be able to snorkel or dive (own expenses) among the Reef's spectacular coral gardens and beautiful marine life. Morning and afternoon tea and coffee is also provided. Overnight stay in Cairns
After breakfast Your Driver will meet you at your accommodation and check you in for your tour using the Kuranda Boarding Pass. The pass includes a detailed itinerary in your selected language, pre-allocated preferential Kuranda Scenic Railway seating, map of Kuranda, and discounted entry into selected attractions. You are then transferred to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. On arrival, meet your Indigenous guide who will show you through the remainder of the Park, including bush food demonstrations, didgeridoo demonstrations, movie theatres, fire making demonstrations and the famous Tjapukai Dance Troupe. Enjoy a buffet lunch in the Boomerang Restaurant. A short distance from Tjapukai is the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Proceed directly to the boarding line , there is no need to queue as your Skyrail tickets are already on your Boarding Pass. Once aboard, 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. Upon arrival in Kuranda, you have free time to do your own exploring , why not take advantage of the exclusive Kuranda discounts on your Kuranda Boarding Pass! At the scheduled time, avoid the ticketing lines using your Kuranda Boarding pass and board the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Your journey winds through hand-hewn tunnels, across bridges and around curves, all the time appreciating what an amazing engineering feat it is. Upon arrival at Freshwater Station, join your coach for the transfer to your accommodation.Overnight stay in Cairns
Today, we drive to the airport for our flight to Sydney. On arrival we check into the hotel (check in time is after 1400 hrs). In the evening get ready to Enjoy superb views as you cruise Sydney Harbour on a deluxe cruising vessel. Included in the cruise is a 2 course 'a la carte' menu with an emphasis on contemporary Australian cuisine as well as sparkling and still wines, beer and soft drinks. The menu features Australia's finest fresh seafood, tender prime meat and quality market fresh fruits and vegetables. The sunset dinner is an ideal pre-theatre venue, with a relaxed atmosphere, superb views and international dining, or simply a luxurious way to complete your Sydney sightseeing. Overnight at the hotel in Sydney
After breakfast today, This tour is the ideal introduction to Sydney, it includes major highlights and a guided tour of Australia's most iconic building , the Sydney Opera House. Your tour highlights all the city's major landmarks - Darling Harbour, Chinatown, Sydney Opera House, The Rocks, Sydney's birthplace, Parliament House, Hyde Park, St Mary's Cathedral, Art Gallery of NSW and the Domain. You will visit the famous Mrs. Macquarie's Chair for superb views of the harbour and city skyline before heading out of the city through Sydney's red light district Kings Cross. You will travel through the exclusive Eastern suburbs of Double Bay and Vaucluse to The Gap for stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the Heads before arriving at the famous Bondi Beach, one of Australia's favourite beaches. Finally you will return to the city via the historic and trendy suburb of Paddington to the Opera House where you will join a comprehensive guided tour of this famous building. Overnight stay in Sydney.
Today, after breakfast your 'Highlights of Australia' 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.