8 days, 7 nights
May 30 - June 7
Sydney and Cairns, Australia
WHAT TO EXPECT
Three and four-star hotel accommodations with double occupancy.
Insider access to some of our local guides’ favorite spots in the city. Beyond simply showing you good places to go or eat, your private guide takes you there.
Premier cultural excursions, like catching a wave at Bondi Beach and snorkeling through the Great Barrier Reef.
An on-call customer experience team to handle all the details and ensure your every need is met.
DAY 1 & 2 HIGHLIGHT
Arrive in Australia
Any epic voyage begins with a travel day or two. The flight to Australia is a long one, but completely worth it.
DAY 4 HIGHLIGHT
There’s nothing quite like a morning walk along one of the world’s most spectacular urban coastlines. Sydney’s iconic eastern beachside communities are nestled between dramatic sandstone cliffs and stunning golden beaches. In the afternoon, you’ll hit Bondi Beach for a surf lesson and some beach time.
DAY 6 HIGHLIGHT
Northbound to Cairns
A morning flight will carry you to Cairns, the gateway to Queensland's tropical north. Cairns is a laid-back city best enjoyed al fresco. You’ll take an afternoon tour of downtown before a fun evening dinner.
DAY 8 & 9 HIGHLIGHT
Choose your adventure
It may be your free day, but there’s no shortage of ways to fill it. Relax by the resort pool, or if you’re craving more adventure, skydive, bungie jump, or hike your choice of rainforest. The group’s farewell dinner tonight will be hosted by a local indigenous community, where you’ll be treated to authentic cuisine and a dance performance. After that, you’ll hit the town for one last night of fun.
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Transportation to and from Sydney and Cairns airports, as well as all planned events and venues during the trip
Domestic flight from Sydney to Cairns
Admission to all scheduled events and tours, like:
Surfing lesson at Bondi Beach
Native animal meet-and-greet at a wildlife park
Guided hike in the Blue Mountains
Great Barrier Reef day trip and intro dive
Indigenous cuisine and dance performance
The majority of your meals, as well as any gratuities for covered meals
Airfare and transportation to and from Australia
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