This perfect 12-day introduction to Australia pairs cosmopolitan cities with natural wonders including Ayers Rock and The Great Barrier Reef, along with the chance to get up close and personal with the native wildlife.
Australia’s cultural capital, Melbourne offers world class shopping, a thriving arts scene, beautiful urban parks and endless restaurant options, which combine to seduce culture vultures, foodies, and casual visitors alike. Early arrivals can catch a ride on its famous trams, or for a uniquely Melbourne experience, book a table at the Tramcar Restaurant. Your second day includes a city tour, plus an evening tour to Phillip Island to see the world renowned ‘Little Penguin Parade’.
Tropical Cairns offers a dazzling array of wildlife amid lush forest surrounds. You’ll visit the Great Barrier Reef for a close encounter with the abundant sea life of the world’s largest coral reef system. Then climb aboard an amphibious army duck for a trip into Kuranda’s scenic rainforest, where an authentic taste of Aboriginal culture, including a ‘Dreamtime’ walk and the chance to throw a boomerang await.
|Inclusions:||Accommodation for 11 nights, airport – hotel round trip transfers, sightseeing as listed in itinerary|
|Destinations:||Sydney, Ayers Rock, Alice Springs, Kings Canyon, Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Melbourne|