- Spectacular coral gardens
- A picturesque rail journey to Kuranda
- St Paul\'s Cathedral, Parliament House and the Shrine of Remembrance
- Central Business District
- Spectacular Blue Mountains
- Featherdale Wildlife Park
- Sydney Opera House
- Sydney Harbour Bridge
Day 1 & 2 : Cairns, Australia Day 3 : Cairns Day 4 : Cairns/ Kuranda Day 5 : Cairns / Melbourne Day 6 : Melbourne Day 7, 8, 9 : Melbourne Day 10, 11, 12 : Sydney
Day 1 & 2 : Cairns
Travel to Cairns, Australia.
Day 3 : Cairns
Great Barrier Reef Coach transfer to Port Douglas to board the MV Quicksilver for the cruise to the Outer Barrier Reef. View the exotic fish and magnificent coral by semi-submersible, swim and snorkel. Set like a jewel within acres of spectacular coral gardens growing right to the shore. Low Isles offers the visitor everything you can dream of in a tropical island paradise.
Day 4 : Cairns / Kuranda
A picturesque rail journey to Kuranda this morning. Tour the little township and then, take a fun ride aboard an Army Duck with your Rainforestation guide explaing the ecology of the area. After a barbecue lunch, delight in a performance by the Pamagirri Aboriginal Dancers depicting Dreamtime legends from a culture over 40,000 years old. Have your photo taken with a koala in their wildlife park and tour through the rainforest in an amphibious Army Duck
Day 5 : Cairns / Melbourne
You will be met on arrival at Melbourne Airport and transferred to your hotel by luxury coach. This evening enjoy a welcome drink and dinner with your Tour Director and traveling companions on board the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, an award-winning 1927 tram converted to a first class restaurant.
Day 6 : Melbourne
Enjoy a morning tour of Melbourne including St Paul\'s Cathedral, Parliament House and the Shrine of Remembrance. This afternoon the tour takes you through the Victorian countryside to Phillip Island
, home of the delightful Fairy Penguins. At dusk, these comical seabirds waddle ashore, performing their daily evening "parade" before amused observers. We will also visit the Koala Conservation Center and pay a visit to a Cattle Farm and Shear a Sheep.
Day 7, 8, 9 : Melbourne
(Australia Open Free Day)
Day 10 : Fly to Sydney
Transfer to your hotel (including a brief coach tour of this wonderful city), then at leisure or stroll around the hotel precinct at the CBD (Central Business District), the equivalent of downtown in the U.S.
Day 11 : Sydney
Visit the spectacular Blue Mountains. Stop at the Skyway and Scenic Railway, where there is the opportunity for an optional ride. Enjoy the views of the Three Sisters before visiting Featherdale Wildlife Park. In a true bushland setting, witness-close-at-hand-Australian birds and animals, including everyone\'s favorite, the Koala. Pass Homebush Bay, site of the 2000 Olympic Games on return to Sydney.
Day 12 : Sydney
Guided City Tour. Visit Opera House. Take a Ferry to Manly Beach at Circular Quay. Continue on to The Rocks and then Darling Harbor. Cross the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge and stop at Milson\'s Point to photograph the fabulous views of the Sydney skyline. Visit the well known surf beach of Manly and stroll along the beach. Experience a breath taking view of Sydney Harbour fro m Arabanoo Lookout.