13 Nights 14 Days
Destinations : Melbourne – Brisbane – Gold Coast – Currumbin – Hamilton Island – Great Barrier Reef – Sydney
Explore Down Under with our Australia holiday package itinerary. Includes Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, and other destinations.
Day 1: Arrival in Melbourne
Upon your arrival at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, you will be swiftly transferred to your hotel for check-in. The remainder of the day is graciously yours to enjoy at your leisure. You shall spend the night in the comforts of your Melbourne hotel.
Day 2: Melbourne - A Half-Day City Tour
In the morning, enjoy your breakfast and you will set off on a delightful half-day City Tour of Melbourne. Later in the day, you have the option to partake in a guided one-hour tour of the illustrious Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), which is available between 10:00 and 15:00 on non-event dates, or you may choose to embark on a serene one-hour Melbourne Yarra River Cruise, with the last departure scheduled between 15:00 and 15:30. At the conclusion of your chosen activity, you will return to your hotel at your own leisure. You shall spend the night in the comforts of your Melbourne hotel.
Day 3: Melbourne - Full Day Tour
On the third day of your itinerary, you have the option of embarking on a full day Shared in Coach (SIC) tour. You can select either the Morning Full Day Great Ocean Road Tour, commencing at 0800 hours and concluding after 2000 hours, or the Afternoon Full Day Phillip Island Penguins, Kangaroos & Koalas Tour, which departs at 1300 hours and returns after 2130 hours. You will spend the night at your Melbourne hotel.
Day 4: Melbourne - Brisbane/Gold Coast
In the morning, please check out and proceed to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport via Shared in Coach (SIC) transfer. It is essential to arrive at Brisbane or Gold Coast Domestic Airport by 10000 hours, where another SIC transfer will take you to your hotel. Later in the afternoon, you are free to independently partake in a 55-minute Jet Boating Adventure (no transfers included, though limited Courtesy SIC Transfers are available upon request from Surfers Paradise Hotels only). Early in the evening, you are encouraged to independently join a 1-hour Fire Truck Tour of the Gold Coast, commencing from 36 Caville Avenue, Surfers Paradise (no transfers included; infants below 1 year are exempted). You will be accommodated for the night at your Gold Coast hotel.
Day 5: Gold Coast - Dream World
Commence the day with a sumptuous breakfast, setting the tone for an entire day of enchantment at the renowned Dream World. As the day draws to a close, make your way back to the hotel, where you shall be accommodated for the night in the heart of Gold Coast's hospitality.
Day 6: Gold Coast - Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Begin your day with a delightful breakfast, an ideal prelude to a morning filled with an immersive experience at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary for half a day. In the afternoon, embark on a transfer for another half-day adventure, this time at the captivating Seaworld. Located on the Gold Coast, Seaworld offers a unique blend of a marine mammal park, an oceanarium, and a theme park. Here, one can relish exhilarating rides, observe captivating animal exhibits, and partake in various other attractions. What sets Seaworld apart is its steadfast commitment to the cause of conservation, achieved through education and the admirable rescue and rehabilitation of wildlife that is sick, injured, or orphaned. As the day comes to an end, return to your hotel for a peaceful evening of relaxation, where you will once again spend the night in the heart of Gold Coast's welcoming accommodations.
Day 7: Gold Coast - Movie World
Embark on an entire day of enchantment at Movie World, where you can immerse yourself in the captivating world of cinema. The park boasts an array of movie-themed rides and attractions, ranging from exhilarating motion simulators to heart-pounding roller coasters, as well as leisurely river rides. (Please note: The Combo Ticket is non-refundable in case of utilisation of only one park or loss of ticket.) Return to the hotel in the evening and spend the night in the luxurious comfort of your Gold Coast accommodation.
Day 8: Gold Coast - Brisbane - Hamilton Island
Bid farewell to your Gold Coast haven today as you check out from the hotel, preparing to embark on your journey to Brisbane Airport. From there, you'll take a flight to the picturesque Hamilton Island. Upon arrival at Hamilton Island Airport, a warm welcome and transfer to the resort awaits you. During your stay, take advantage of complimentary access to catamarans, paddle skis, windsurfers, and snorkelling equipment. Additionally, enjoy unlimited use of the convenient 'Island Shuttle' service, available daily from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm. As the day turns into night, find repose in the elegant surroundings of your Hamilton Island hotel.
Day 9: Hamilton Island to the Great Barrier Reef
Commence your day with a delightful breakfast. Embark on a full-day adventure as you set sail on the Cruise Whitsunday's Great Barrier Reef Tour, departing from the Marina and featuring a sumptuous buffet lunch. In the afternoon, you'll have the opportunity to experience the Half Day Cruise Whitsunday's Whitehaven Beach Tour, commencing at approximately 12:45 pm, with no transfer services included. Retire for the night at your accommodations on Hamilton Island.
Day 10: Hamilton Island to Whitsunday's Whitehaven Beach
Begin your day with a delectable breakfast, and thereafter, savour a half-day excursion aboard the Cruise Whitsunday's Whitehaven Beach Tour, either in the morning at approximately 8:15 am or in the afternoon around 12:45 pm, departing from the Marina. Your restful evening awaits at your chosen Hamilton Island hotel.
Day 11: Hamilton Island to Sydney
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast to start your day. As the morning unfolds, it is time to bid farewell to your Hamilton Island lodging. You will be transferred to Hamilton Airport to catch your flight to Sydney. Upon arriving at Sydney Airport, you will be seamlessly transported to your designated hotel for check-in. Your night's accommodation is in Sydney.
Day 12: Sydney – Half Day City Tour
Commence your day with a complimentary breakfast and set out for a morning half-day tour of the splendid city of Sydney. This tour will treat you to breathtaking views of the iconic Opera House and the majestic Harbour Bridge, along with a visit to the serene shores of Manly Beach, among other delights. Following this, venture to the Sea Life Aquarium at Darling Harbour, where you can redeem your Combo 2 Pass voucher for admission to both the Sea Life Aquarium and the Sydney Tower Eye, complete with a captivating 4D experience (please note that transfers to the Aquarium and the Tower are not included). In the evening, make your own way to King Street Wharf #5, Darling Harbour, where you will embark on the Sydney ShowBoat Indian Dinner Cruise, enjoying standard seating. Conclude your day with an overnight stay at your hotel in Sydney, accompanied by a delectable dinner.
Day 13: Sydney
Begin your day with a delightful breakfast and select one of the two captivating full day SIC tours on offer. Please be aware that there is limited hotel pickup available, with a total of only nine pickup points for all tours scheduled between 7-7:50 AM, depending on your hotel's location. Your first choice is the Full Day SIC Blue Mountains Tour, which includes a visit to a Wildlife Park and the opportunity to experience the scenic wonders of Scenic World. This tour departs at 8:00 AM daily and returns by 6:00 PM. Alternatively, opt for the Full Day SIC Blue Mountains Tour, which incorporates a visit to a Wildlife Park, a delectable lunch, and the chance to take part in the Scenic Rides. This tour follows the same schedule as the previous option. Enjoy another overnight stay at your Sydney hotel.
Day 14: Depart from Sydney
Savour a satisfying breakfast to commence your day. Subsequently, check out from your hotel in the morning and proceed to Sydney Airport for your onward flight to your next destination or your hometown. As you depart, carry with you a treasure trove of memories that will linger in your heart for a lifetime. Please note that the transfer service is available for departure flights after 7:00 AM for domestic flights or 8:00 AM for international flights. Should your departure fall before these times, an additional private surcharge will be applicable.
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