Destination Australia: Sydney, Melbourne & Cairns

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8 Nights
Limited Time Special Offer

The ultimate Aussie adventure

From the Sydney Opera House to the Great Barrier Reef, this once-in-a-lifetime vacation checks everything off your Australian bucket-list. With 3 nights in Sydney, 2 nights in Melbourne, and 3 nights in Cairns, you'll experience the country's most noteworthy cities and most impressive natural wonders. Enjoy tours to the Blue Mountains, Cape Tribulation, the Great Ocean Road, and Daintree Rainforest, as well as included snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef!

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What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare into Sydney (SYD), out of Cairns (CNS)
  • Private airport transfers
  • 3 nights in Sydney at the Vibe Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour or similar
  • Half-day private walking tour of Sydney
  • Sydney Opera House tour with lunch
  • Blue Mountains tour with lunch
  • One-way economy class flight from Sydney (SYD) to Melbourne (MEL)
  • 2 nights in Melbourne at the Rendezvous Hotel or similar
  • Great Ocean Road full-day tour with lunch
  • One-way economy class flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Cairns (CNS)
  • 3 nights in Cairns at the Pacific Hotel Cairns or similar
  • Catamaran cruise on the Great Barrier Reef to Michaelmas Cay - includes snorkeling and lunch
  • Cape Tribulation & Daintree tour with lunch
  • Breakfast daily
Great Ways to Explore
  • Get a peek at Melbourne's thriving music scene!

  • Meet koalas, kangaroos, and native birds as you explore Great Ocean Road.
  • Feel the wind in your hair during a catamaran cruise to Michaelmas Cay.

  • Cruise atop the Daintree River and keep your eyes peeled for crocodiles!

  • Discover the colorful art that lines the streets of Melbourne.

Package Overview

Grab your camera and get ready for the trip of a lifetime! Venture "down under" and explore Australia's unbeatable beauty. Start off strong in Sydney, where you'll enjoy a walking tour of the city, as well as an intricate tour of the world-famous Sydney Opera House. In addition, you'll embark on a fascinating tour of the incredible Blue Mountains! When exploring Sydney on your own, hang out with locals at The Rocks, a vibrant waterfront promenade filled with bustling restaurants and bars. Craving some sand and surf? Check out breathtaking Bondi Beach! 

Next, take a quick flight to Melbourne, Sydney's artsy little sister. Wander streets lined with colorful murals, unique shops, and cute cafes. During your stay in Melbourne, you'll venture to the coast for a full-day tour of the Great Ocean Road! Experience stunning landscapes (including the Twelve Apostles), cute wildlife, and quaint seaside towns! 

Last, but certainly not least, fly to Cairns, a spectacular city that's considered the gateway to Australia's Great Barrier Reef. This portion of your trip is pure paradise. Enjoy a catamaran cruise on the Great Barrier Reef and go snorkeling! Your dream of swimming among colorful fish and green sea turtles is about to come true. Keep exploring the natural beauty around Cairns with an unbelievable tour of Cape Tribulation and Daintree. Get up-close and personal with koalas and kangaroos, feast your eyes on white-sand beaches, and take a riverboat ride through the rainforest! Adventure is calling, Australia is answering. 

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Please note that some package inclusions may be restricted or unavailable at time of travel. We will substitute them with similar options of equivalent value, as available.

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