Luxury Australia Vacation Deal | Aussie Coasts & Icons

Australia Vacation Deal | Luxury Aussie Coasts & Icons

11 Days Gold Coast, Hamilton Island & Sydney from $3,288*

Trip Overview: From the glimmering beaches Gold Coast to the tropical vibes of Hamilton Island and up to iconic sights of Sydney – this trip has something new and exciting around every corner. Relax in Gold Coast, a coastal paradise is famous for its stunning surf breaks and buzzing nightlife. Visit Hamilton Island, in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays. End your vacation in Sydney, famous for iconic landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

Highlights & Inclusions:

To Book: 888-359-2877 (M-F, 8:30am-5pm CT USA)

Booking Code: ST-TEQ11624C

Book by: March 13, 2024

Permitted US Departures: May 28 – December 9, 2024*

Black out: May 31, June 1 – 6 & 30, July 1-5 & 31, August 1-2, 11-16, September 25-27 & 30, and October 1-5, 13-25, 2024.

We’ll get the best deal possible! There may be other sale airfares available. Your Travel Advisor will find the best sale airfare for your selected travel dates.

Starting Price can be found departing the USA: Select Wednesdays – Sundays May 29 – September 29; Select Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays October 12 – December 4, 2024.

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Experience More & Save More with a Discounted Add-On Package!

    • Basic Travel Package

    • $3,288+

      • 4-Star Hotels
      • 4 Private Transfers
      • 2 Complimentary Transfers
      • International Flights
      • Australian Domestic Flights
      • Your Own Travel Specialist
      • Totaling 11 Days / 9 Nights
    • Add Tours Package

    • Add $488+

      • Everything in Basic Package plus:
      • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary with Koala Photo
      • Choice of Gold Coast Hinterland Tour
      • Great Barrier Reef Adventure
      • Sydney Opera House Tour
      • Totaling 11 Days / 9 Nights
    • Extended Package

    • Add $111+

      • Everything in Basic Package plus:
      • 1 Additional Night in Sydney
      • Totaling 12 Days / 10 Nights
    • Have it All Package

    • Add $555+

      • Everything in Basic Package plus:
      • Everything in Add Tours Package
      • Everything in Extended Package
      • Totaling 12 Days / 10 Nights
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Trip Details

Aerial of Broadbeach, Gold Coast
Gold Coast

Do you remember your last trip to the beach?

You planned ahead, took a days out of your busy schedule, booked your flight and made it to your destination ready to relax.

But your work didn’t end there.

Next, you stood in your hotel lobby, looking at the long shelf of endless brochures for tours, restaurants and things to do. You pored over each one, weighed the pros and cons of each activity, and not to mention figuring out how to even get there!

It all felt like a total shot in the dark.

That’s where we come in. We know where to send you and how to get you there, worry free. From start to finish, we put the pieces together and put the wheels in motion; all you are left to do is enjoy the ride.

This time, let your vacation actually be a vacation, no work required.

We’ve put together the perfect package for those who want their rest and relaxation stress-free in sunny Gold Coast, the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, and iconic Sydney.

Gold Coast

Gold Coast credit Tourism Australia
Photo: Tourism Australia

Your Australia vacation begins in Australia’s Gold Coast. Let comfortable 4-star accommodations be your home base from which you can venture out and experience a more cosmopolitan side to Australian paradise.

The Gold Coast is a perfect blend of the best of Australia. Urban metropolis sits side by side to some of the best beaches and beach culture Australia has to offer.

Here, you are never short on options for trying new, local cuisine, whether your tastes run to five-star tasting menus, or local pub-fare. Nearby, Gold Coast Food and Wine Trails offer step by step routes to whet your appetite and your thirst at the same time. We can help you hire a car or find a great tour to take you through Gold Coast’s burgeoning wine country.

Close-up of a koala looking at the camera
Photo: Destination Gold Coast

Meet some exciting locals!

Add-on our Discounted Tours Package to include a day trip to the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, a heritage-listed zoological garden home to one of the world’s largest collections of native Australian wildlife!

Getting up close and personal with wildlife has never been more intimate than this. Featuring over 1500 individual animals from over 200 species and entertaining, immersive shows, you’ll need a whole day to explore the sanctuary.

  • Get your picture taken while holding a koala – this experience is included in your tour!
  • Hand-feed dozens of rainbow lorikeets as they rest on your shoulder.
  • Meet an array of Australia’s reptiles.
  • Feel the stunning white coat of Marrok, a pure white alpine dingo and star of the Sanctuary.

Explore Gold Coast’s stunning hinterland!

When you upgrade to our Discounted Tours Package, we’ll also include a tour to discover the lush Gold Coast hinterland with your choice of:

Lamington National Park, O’Reilly’s & Vineyard Tour

  • Explore the gorgeous sub-tropical rainforest of the Gold Coast hinterland with treetop walks, wild bird feeding, and stunning lookouts.
  • Enjoy a guided tour with informative commentary about the history of the region.
  • Meet local alpacas and sip on a glass of bubbles with a stop at Canungra Valley Vineyard.


Nocturnal Rainforest & Glow Worm Tour

  • Join Australia’s only 4WD Rainforest and Glow Worm tour discovering the lush forests, secluded lookouts, and waterfalls of the hinterland.
  • Enjoy evening tea at a local restaurant set within the rainforest-clad mountains.
  • Spot nocturnal wildlife and view the twinkle of glow worms illuminating the dark rainforest.

Gold Coast is also known for its frequent and plentiful markets that pop up several times a week. Part craft fair, part farmer’s market, Gold Coast Central Markets are a must see during your stay. Browse vendor tents that feature everything from local crafts, food, drink and more.

Hamilton Island

After your stay in Gold Coast you’ll indulge in the ultimate tropical getaway as you step onto the pristine shores of Hamilton Island. Bask in the warm embrace of the sun, feel the soft sand between your toes, and let your worries drift away with the gentle sea breeze.

Situated in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island offers an unparalleled experience of natural beauty and unparalleled luxury.

Here you’ll spend three nights in a luxurious 4-star hotel, where opulence and comfort await. Wake up to breathtaking views of the Coral Sea, with the sound of gently crashing waves in the background. Recharge in lavish suites adorned with contemporary touches and enjoy every moment of tranquility and relaxation.

Take to the sea for an unforgettable Great Barrier Reef experience.

Great Barrier Reef
Photo: Tourism & Events Queensland

Upgrade to our Tours Package for an included Great Barrier Reef tour!

While you’ve no doubt heard about the Great Barrier Reef over the years, you’ll actually get to see first hand the coral ecosystem that supports thousands of different types of marine life. In this Great Barrier Reef experience you will:

  • Cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef on a luxury catamaran.
  • Snorkel and swim for an up close view of the largest living organism on the planet (it can even be seen from space!)
  • Bask in the crystal-clear waters of the Coral Sea and find yourself enchanted by the iridescent colors of tropical fish.
  • A multitude of other ways to spend your day on the pontoon, including viewing decks, air conditioned lounges and included lunch buffet.

The Great Barrier Reef is a site not to be missed.

Whether you’re kicking back in the sand or by the marina, Hamilton Island’s atmosphere is relaxing and picturesque, with beach views of the stunning Whitsunday islands dotting the water.


Spend your last few days in paradise in Sydney, where the magic of Australia is palpable. Here you’ll stay two nights in a central 4-star hotel. Sydney is never short on things to do and is home to many of Australia’s best museums, art galleries, and restaurants.

Take a day for yourself if you wish to just explore the city and let serendipity take over. You could end up finding yourself on a tour of Sydney’s wineries, checking out the local wildlife at the Sydney, or simply sitting back at one of many open air cafe’s and restaurants.

See Sydney’s Icon for yourself!

Upgrade to our Tours Package for an up close look at the famous Sydney Opera House.

Sydney Opera House

You’ve no doubt seen the quintessential picture of Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Opera House. This architectural marvel is famous the world over for its iconic design, but the inside is just as interesting. You’ll tour the Opera House, view some of its performance halls and see the glass-enclosed foyer that offers incredible views of the harbor. See up close the details that went in to the making of the Opera House while an expert guide gives you the inside scoop from the Opera House’s inception to final opening.

With all the legwork done for you, why travel any other way? From start to finish, your vacation should be effortless. Book your vacation now. Leave the work at work and the planning to us.

Want more iconic Aussie moments?

Couple on a cruise in Sydney

Every stop along your journey offers a gateway to bucket list Australian experiences.

But it’s hard to see it all in just one trip.

That’s why we’ve added EVEN MORE time and experiences to your trip with our Extended Stay Package. This package features one additional night Sydney!

Package inclusions:

  • 12 Days / 10 Nights Australia
  • 4-Star Accommodation – Gold Coast (4 Nights), Hamilton Island (3), Sydney (3)
  • International Flights – Los Angeles to Brisbane, Sydney to Los Angeles
  • Australian Domestic Flights – Gold Coast to Hamilton Island, Hamilton Island to Sydney
  • Private Transfers – Brisbane Airport to Gold Coast Accommodation, Gold Coast Accommodation to Airport, Sydney Airport to Accommodation (Return)
  • Complimentary Transfers – Hamilton Island Airport to Accommodation (Return)


We’re big fans of making sure you hit everything you want to see on your vacation.

Our Have It All package combines everything in the Tours AND Extended Stay Packages for the ultimate Australia vacation you’ll never forget!

Upgrade to our Have it all Package for the best value

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Package Includes:

  • 12 Days/ 10 Nights Australia
  • 4-Star Accommodation – Gold Coast (4 Nights), Hamilton Island (3), Sydney (3)
  • Day Tours – Gold Coast: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary & Koala Photo, Choice of: Lamington National Park, O’Reilly’s and Vineyard OR Nocturnal Rainforest & Glow Worms Tour; Hamilton Island: Great Barrier Reef Adventure; Sydney: Sydney Opera House Tour
  • International Flights – Los Angeles to Brisbane, Sydney to Los Angeles
  • Australian Domestic Flights – Gold Coast to Hamilton Island, Hamilton Island to Sydney
  • Private Transfers – Brisbane Airport to Gold Coast Accommodation, Gold Coast Accommodation to Airport, Sydney Airport to Accommodation (Return)
  • Complimentary Transfers – Hamilton Island Airport to Accommodation (Return)

It’s as simple as selecting your trip and traveling. We’ll take care of the rest. From flight bookings to accommodation, activities, transfers and more—you can simply enjoy your vacation.

Your Australia vacation shouldn’t be complicated. From booking connecting flights and hotels with your time and budget in mind, no one does it like an experienced travel professional.

As experts in Australian travel, we put trips like these together all day. From the moment you speak to our Destination Specialists to your plane touching down back home, we’ll make sure every aspect of your trip goes without a hitch.

Book your Australian vacation today!

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