Australia's Best Cities

Best of Australia: Melbourne, Cairns & Sydney

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9 Nights
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Stress-free vacation in Australia

Prepare for an exhilarating journey into the heart of Australia's diverse beauty while embarking  on a vacation through Melbourne, Cairns, and Sydney. Each of these cities offers a unique blend of experiences that will leave you captivated and eager for more; from the artsy streets of Melbourne to the natural beauty of Cairns and the cosmopolitan charm of Sydney. With flights between each destination, private transfers, comfortable hotels, and more included, this is the best way to take a multi-city vacation in Australia.

What's Included
  • Roundtrip economy class airfare into Melbourne (MEL), out of Sydney (SYD)
  • Private airport transfers
  • 3 nights in Melbourne at the Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Southbank, or similar
  • One-way economy class flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Cairns (CNS)
  • 3 nights in Cairns at the Pacific Hotel Cairns, or similar
  • One-way economy class flight from Cairns (CNS) to Sydney (SYD)
  • 3 nights in Sydney at the Vibe Hotel Sydney, or similar
  • Sydney Opera House 1 Hour Guided Tour

Great Ways to Explore
  • Explore your artistic side at The National Gallery in Melbourne.

  • Experience the crystal-clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Visit Kuranda, a charming mountain village near Cairns.

  • Gain insider knowledge with a guided tour of the Sydney Opera House.

  • Relax on any of Sydney's pristine beaches, including Bondi Beach.

Package Overview

Your journey begins in Melbourne, often referred to as Australia's cultural capital that thrives on artistic expression, culinary delights, and historical charm. Here you can explore vibrant lanes adorned with street art, savor exquisite cuisine at world-renowned restaurants, and explore nearby natural wonders like the Great Ocean Road and Dandenong Ranges.

Next is Cairns, a tropical paradise known for its stunning natural wonders. Dive into the crystal-clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef, wander through lush rainforests, and shop for goods at the lively Cairns Night Markets.

Conclude your vacation in Sydney, perhaps the most iconic city in Australia. Explore the impressive Sydney Opera House with an included tour, then use your free time to marvel at the city's other wonders including the golden sands of Bondi Beach and the unique animals at Taronga Zoo.

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Please note that some recommendations in the following suggested itinerary may not be included in your package. Check What's Included above for full details on inclusions.

Upgrade & Include Even More!

Enhance your vacation with:

  • Full Day Great Ocean Road Tour (from Melbourne)
  • Great Barrier Reef Cruise (from Cairns)
  • Full Day Blue Mountains Tour (from Sydney)
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Advertised vacation package prices are per person based on two people traveling together, unless otherwise noted. Advertised package rates are based on select departures as noted on the booking calendar above, were available via the Great Value Vacations website and may not represent current prices.

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Escorted vacation packages are per person based on two travelers (unless otherwise specified), and typically include hotel accommodations; transportation with professional driver/guide; sightseeing as listed, some meals, local taxes, hotel service charges and porterage of one (1) suitcase per person, due to limited capacity on motor coaches. Space is limited and prices may be restricted to certain travel dates, length of stay or room type. Driver and guide gratuities are not included, and are at the discretion of the traveler. Terms and conditions apply. Minimum child ages and handicapped traveler restrictions may apply on escorted tours; please call for details.

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