Heron IslandThe Resort
Ride the Wheel of Brisbane while on your tourSouth Bank, Brisbane, Australia
Brisbane - Kangaroo PointCredit: Brisbane.com
Brisbane - New Farm ParkTourism Queensland
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Brisbane Story BridgeCredit: Brisbane.com
Gold Coast BeachQueensland, AU Credit: Tourism Australia
Gold Coast BeachNatural Bridge
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O'Reilly's Rainforest RetreatCredit: O'Reilly's Rainforest Facebook
O'Reilly's Rainforest WildlifeCredit: O'Reilly's Rainforest Facebook
O'Reilly's SunsetCredit: O'Reilly's Rainforest Facebook
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- Accommodation - Sydney (3 Nights), Heron Island (3), Brisbane (2), Outback Farmstay (2), Rainforest Retreat (2), Gold Coast (2)
- International Flights - Los Angeles to Sydney, Brisbane to Los Angeles (Not Included in pricing)
- USA Domestic Flights (Not Included in pricing) - Please enquire for flight pricing to be included.
- Australian Domestic Flights - Sydney to Gladstone, Gladstone to Brisbane
- Day Tours - Sydney: Sydney Opera House Tour; Brisbane: Australia Zoo
- Shuttle Transfers - Sydney Airport to Accommodation (Return), Brisbane Airport to Accommodation, Rainforest Retreat to Gold Coast Accommodation, Gold Coast Accommodation to Brisbane Airport
- Private Transfers - Brisbane Accommodation to Farmstay; Farmstay Accommodation to Rainforest
- Ferry Transfers - Gladstone to Heron Island (Return)
- All Taxes and Fuel Levies (Except where noted)
- All Other Day Tours are Optional and not included
- Itinerary is flexible and can be tailored to suit your needs.
- Visa Issuance for entry into Australia (US$15.00 per person)
- F.I.T. (Free & Independent Travel, i.e. Not an Organized Group Tour)
16 Days / 14 Nights
Sydney, Great Barrier Reef Island, Brisbane, Outback Farmstay, Rainforest Retreat, Gold Coast
Sydney is Australia’s oldest city, the economic powerhouse of the nation and the country’s capital in everything but name. It’s blessed with sun-drenched natural attractions, dizzy skyscrapers, delicious and daring restaurants, superb shopping and friendly folk. Choose from the many optional tours that are available.
A true coral cay right on the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef. Here you can swim straight off the beach to an endless garden of coral where the waters are literally teeming with beautifully coloured fish and marine life. It’s what you don’t see around the island that makes the resort so special. You won’t see any buildings above the tree line. And you won’t bump into any daytrippers either.
Brisbane has shucked its reputation as a backwater and emerged as one of the country’s most progressive centres. It has several interesting districts, a good street cafe scene, a great riverside park, a busy cultural calendar and a thriving nightlife.
Situated on a 10,000 acre working cattle station in the Scenic Rim of South East Queensland country just an hour’s drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast, the farmstay offers an exclusive Outback Australian accommodation getaway. The Outback Farmstay is a complete accommodation getaway with everything from bushwalks, orienteering and abseiling, to massage and beauty treatments and fine dining
The Rainforest Retreat is 930 metres (3,000 feet) above sea level and enjoys cool mountain air (for cooler days and nights in summer) and has spectacular views which go forever. Lamington National Park is home to a vast array of unique flora and fauna. A bird lover’s paradise.
The Gold Coast is a dynamic city with about 290 sunny days annually. The City is located in picturesque south-east Queensland, Australia, and includes rural hinterland dense with sub-tropical vegetation and more than 57 kilometres of beaches.
Travel to Australia on your vacation. After departing from Los Angeles you will be provided with an evening meal. You can relax, have a drink, watch a movie, review your itinerary or just rest. You will be given Breakfast before landing in Sydney, Australia. (You lose one day crossing the International Date Line but don’t worry you catch it up again on your return flight to the USA)
Please confirm with the airlines at Check-in that they have all your Frequent Flyer information on record.
Travel by shuttle transfer from the Airport to your vacation accommodation in Sydney, Australia.
Travel to your accommodation in Sydney, Australia, where you will be staying whilst on vacation for 3 nights in your studio room apartment.
Just 30 minutes from Sydney Airport, your accommodation is conveniently located between Darling Harbour and the Sydney CBD.
The friendly staff at your accommodation can attend to your every need with 24 hour guest reception. Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast at their signature restaurant.
Relax in a stylish and comfortable haven whilst being in close proximity to shopping at Westfield’s Pitt St Mall and Darling Harbour. Don’t forget to take a stroll down Pitt St towards Circular Quay to take in more of Sydney’s world famous sites- like the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
On your vacation, participate in an inspiring tour of the Sydney Opera House.
This one hour tour outlines the intricate and controversial history of the Sydney Opera House along with details of the unique design of this architectural masterpiece. You will visit a number of the six performance venues, including the magnificent wood paneled Concert Hall and the Opera Theatre as well as the new Utzon room. You will also visit the glass enclosed northern foyer areas which boast spectacular views of Sydney Harbour – a perfect photo opportunity.
Upgrade to Opera House Tour & Tasting Plate Available
The Sydney Explorer is a Hop On, Hop Off, sightseeing bus that takes in 27 key landmarks of the inner city (Opera House, Darling Harbour) and eastern beaches (Coogee and Bondi).
Experience all the excitement of Australia’s famous harbour city aboard the Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Beach, double decker buses. Both tours are included in the one flexible sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off ticket. The Sydney tour is the perfect introduction to this dynamic city, showcasing the iconic landmarks including the impressive arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the glorious Sydney Opera House and the sparkling waters of Sydney and Darling Harbour.
The tour passes bustling shops, restaurants and attractions set amongst Colonial, Victorian and postmodern architecture. To complement the Sydney tour, the Bondi Beach tour is a great introduction to Australia’s beach culture. On the way to this famous beach the tour passes by cosmopolitan shopping and dining precincts plus Centennial parklands, one of Australia’s most picturesque parks.
Includes: 1 Ticket, 2 routes: Sydney and Bondi Beach Routes; 1 day validity
Up to 33 stops to Hop-on and Hop-off; Digital commentary in a choice of 8 languages; Free Wi-Fi onboard
For additional information, please visit: https://www.bigbustours.com/en/sydney/sydney-bus-tours/
With Sydney at your fingertips, take the chance to explore the Darling Harbour area at your leisure, which is a modern collection of Shopping Malls, Parkland, Restaurants and Harbour Front activities.
Walk to Circular Quay and catch a ferry to our wonderful harbour-side Taronga Park Zoo, or take the 30 minute ferry ride to Manly Beach, Sydney’s premier beach resort. Here you can enjoy the laid back beach culture as well as many festivals and events. If you prefer to stay closer to downtown Sydney, Bondi Beach is approximately a 10 minute train ride and is one of Australia’s most famous and iconic beaches. Save some time to take a beach walk from Bondi Beach to Bronte Beach, it’s known to be a true highlight. If visiting on a weekend then go to the Rocks Market and shop for local Arts, Crafts & unique Australian Souvenirs.
Reach new heights and climb the famous Harbour Bridge in Sydney!
Achieve exhilaration and personal satisfaction as you climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge. For approximately 3.5 hours you and 11 other eager climbers will join a climb guide and weave through catwalks, climb up ladders and then arrive at the most spectacular point of all – the upper arch climb. The steady incline to the upper arch leaves you free to focus your attention on your Sydney experience, with opportunities for 360 degree views of Sydney, including east to the ocean, west to the mountains and the harbor city surrounds.
It is at this point that you not only have a bird’s eye view of the beautiful Sydney Harbour and the city, but have the exhilarating and rewarding experience of reaching the top of the iconic Harbour Bridge.
When you reach the top you will have a sense of achievement you’ll remember forever – you’ve conquered an Australian icon recognized the world over! No other Sydney tourist attraction can give you this feeling of standing at the top of the world, with the harbor spread before you.
All climbers will be issued a complimentary photograph of your climb group.
Operates: Daily, in all weather conditions (except in cases of extreme weather conditions like electrical storms or high winds).
Need to Know: Wear comfortable, enclosed rubber-soled shoes and comfortable clothing; Secure lockers will be provided to store your personal belongings; No cameras, phones, GoPros or other video and mobile devices are allowed on the climb; Children ages 8 – 15 must be accompanied by an adult. Children younger than 8 are not permitted on the climb; Maximum of 14 people per group.
Times: The climb lasts approximately 3.5 hours. Climbs are available at dawn (limited departures), day, twilight or night.
Inclusions: BridgeClimb cap; Certificate of Achievement; A complimentary Climb Group photo.
Photo Credit: BridgeClimb Sydney
Altmann & Cherny is a family owned jewellery business in Sydney with an international reputation for excellence in opals and is one of the World’s foremost Australian Opal authorities.
Australia is known as the country of origin for this splendid stone with 95% of the world’s precious gem opal found exclusively in Australia. The Australian opal displays all the colors of the rainbow; holding a spectrum of colors found in nature. It is these contrasts that make opals a truly fascinating and unique gemstone, with no two opals appearing exactly the same. In the Middle Ages the Romans considered opal a stone that could provide great luck, as it was believed to possess all the virtues of Emeralds, Sapphires and Rubies.
Established in 1948 in hopes of sharing this unique gemstone with the world, they have built a reputation of providing the highest level of quality, service and value for three generations. Their mantra has always been and will continue to be – “Excellence in service, quality and value.” So come share in this unique experience to learn more about Australian Opals at Altmann & Cherny!
Altman + Cherny
18 Pitt St., Sydney, NSW 2000 / Ph: 61 (02) 9251 9477
Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:30am – 5:30pm / Saturday & Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Explore the fertile Hunter Valley and taste delicious food and awardwinning wines. Enjoy private vineyard inspections and learn of the winemaking process. Spend time strolling in the vineyards, purchase some wine or simply enjoy the beautiful Australian countryside.
Admire the magnificent views of the Hawkesbury River on your drive through the Central Coast. The Hunter Valley is home to Australia’s oldest wine-producing region and owes its fame to world-class viticulturists and fertile soils. Enjoy a private wine tasting experience at Leogate Estate Wines, which produces trophy-winning wines such as Chardonnay, Semillon and Shiraz, and learn of local wine-making techniques. Visit Hunter Valley Resort, where you can walk among the vines and learn about the wine-making process and the key role the resort plays in this region. Enjoy lunch made with local produce, while you sample some of the area’s best wines. You’ll also have the chance to purchase a beer tasting paddle from the on-site brewery. The McGuigan family are respected pioneers of the industry and at their cellar door you’ll be greeted warmly and welcomed to a tasting of their fine wines. Finish the day at Roche Estate, where you’ll have free time to explore the shops offering Australian cheeses at the Smelly Cheese Shop and gourmet delights plus coffee, gelato, craft beer and cellar doors (own expense).
Operates Sundays, Tuesdays, Fridays; Sydney CBD hotel Pick-up 7:00 – 7:55am & Return 6:30pm (approximate times)
Inclusions 3 Wine Tastings; Lunch; Experienced Driver Guide; Comprehensive commentary; Travel in an air-conditioned coach
Upgrades Available Upgrade to a Small Group Luxury Tour
Today enjoy a tour to the Jenolan Caves and the Blue Mountains.
Enjoy discovering the beauty of World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park (near Katoomba), taking in views over stunning eucalyptus forests and age-old rock formations and the unusual Blue Lake. Also visit the western spur and see Australia’s largest and best known underground limestone caves called Jenolan Caves. Explore this extensive network of caves, tucked away inside a sleepy valley. Enjoy a fully guided tour of the Lucas, Imperial or Chifley caves and discover the deep chamber of intricate limestone formations. Learn about the folklore of the settlers and bushrangers of this region. Overnight tour available.
Operates Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
Photo Credit: Jenolan Caves
Travel by shuttle from your vacation accommodation in Sydney, Australia, to the Airport.
Travel within Australia by domestic air from Sydney to Gladstone (morning flight).
This flight takes you across the border from the state of New South Wales to Gladstone, a coastal town in Queensland, north of Brisbane.
Travel to your accommodation on a Great Barrier Reef Island, Australia, where you will be staying whilst on vacation for 3 nights.
This luxury vacation resort is set amongst a dazzling parade of aquamarine waters, shimmering white sand beaches and colour-splashed reef teeming with life. It’s what you don’t see around the island that makes the resort so special. You won’t see any buildings above the tree line. And you won’t bump into any day trippers either. The reef vacation experience is exclusively for guests, a unique experience few other resorts in the world can offer. There’s a relaxed island lifestyle that sets the island apart, a sophisticated yet casual resort atmosphere. Here the emphasis is on exploring and discovering the natural attractions that have made Heron famous around the world. The vacation resort rooms are equipped with either balcony or terrace, as well as tea and coffee making facilities, refrigerators, hairdryers, and many more. In order to help guests leave the outside world behind, televisions and telephones, while available on the island, are not found in guest rooms. Breakfast Included. Upgrade to Beachside Suite available (pricing upon request).
Travel within Australia by domestic air from Gladstone to Brisbane.
Travel by shuttle from the Airport to your vacation accommodation in Brisbane, Australia.
Luggage is limited to 2 suitcases per person. Excess luggage, surfboards & bicycles will be carried at a rate of $10.00 AUD per item. All luggage must be clearly labelled by the passenger, including name and full address.
Travel to your accommodation in Brisbane, Australia, where you will be staying whilst on vacation for 2 nights.
Your 4 1/2 Star vacation accommodation is within walking distance to the city centre and shopping precinct. All rooms are spacious offering a view across Brisbane and are equipped with free coffee/tea making facilities, hair dryer in room, mini bar, and air conditioning. The hotel has a restaurant, bar, cafe, pool, gym, and sauna.
Brisbane, Australia, is a vibrant city offering many vacation activities and sights to enjoy all within walking distance. Enjoy the shops and festivities at Southbank Parklands (World Expo 1988 was held here). See Kodak Beach, one of Australia’s large man-made inland beach/pool, surrounded by real beach sand, ferns and palm trees. Explore and experience a living rainforest complete with wildlife in the Southbank Wildlife Sanctuary. Wander the board-walks that follow the river through the city, walk past Kangaroo Point cliffs (watch people rock climb). Ride on a ferry (River Cat) and tour the city from the river (day or night). Cross the river to Brisbane Mall and shop till you drop. Or perhaps rest from your travel through the city and enjoy a coffee in a sidewalk cafe as you watch the world go by.
Travel along the Glasshouse Mountains scenic route 2 hours North of Brisbane to the Wildlife Park of the famous Crocodile Hunter (Steve Irwin) at the Australia Zoo.
You will be taken directly to and from the Wildlife Park and have nearly 6 hours to experience the best of the zoo. Take in the many daily shows and demonstrations where you can see exciting snakes, birds and crocodiles in action! The “Call of the Wild” experience leads you to Steve’s home and over 550 animals that you would only expect to see in the wilds of Australia. Experience a truly remarkable day as you watch a demonstration featuring wild crocodiles.
Meet Amelia, the Wedged-Tailed Eagle and other birds of prey. Watch the small clawed otters frolic and Harriet, the world’s oldest giant Galapagos land tortoise, as they feed. Encounter cuddly Koalas close up and join in the feeding of the kangaroos and wallabies. This is a day to experience the pleasures of the wild and watch very experienced professional handlers get close to extremely dangerous creatures. Don’t miss the opportunity to take a photo with a snake at the Croc Hunter Museum or see the wild caught croc demo. Keep your eyes out for handlers walking through the park with the animals so you can get “up close and personal”. With many more shows including foxes, camels, otters, koalas and birds you’re sure to have a wild time!
Operation Days: Daily (Except Christmas Day); Estimated Times: Departure: 8:45am; Return: 5:30pm
Includes: Entry to Australia Zoo
Upgrades Available: Hire a Caddie Tour, Safari Guided Tour & Private Guided Tour or Behind the Scenes Wildlife Hospital Tour
Spoil yourself with an upgrade to your Australia Zoo experience with a caddie chauffer for 5 hours!
Be a VIP with your own private caddie chauffeur and a golf buggy at your disposal to take you on a mind blowing journey around Australia Zoo. You’ll never forget this “insider tour” discovering the knowledge, joy and history of the zoo and its hundreds of inhabitants whilst enjoying five-star service.
Be the envy of everyone as you explore the exciting exhibits and receive exclusive reserved seating in the Crocoseum Stadium for the Wildlife Show. Your guide will ensure you have comfort, refreshments and the flexibility to create a tour that suits your needs.
This tour allows you to experience the Zoo at your own pace and take home some wonderful memories of this amazing adventure park.
Includes Five star service being chauffeured around Australia Zoo in your very own private buggy; Exclusive reserved seating in the Crocoseum Stadium for the Wildlife Warriors Show; Cold water; Flexibility to create a tour just for you so you can experience the Zoo at your own pace
Need to Know Tour Duration 5 Hours; Max Number of people 5; This is an upgrade, Zoo Entry and Transportation to Zoo to be booked separately
Discover Australia as you travel by rental car for five days.
As part of your vacation self-drive Australia and explore our stunning landscapes, coastlines, regional towns and wildlife. Stop and meet the locals, maybe enjoy a counter meal at a local Aussie pub, or relax on the beach while sampling some takeaway fish & chips from the local deli or servo. During one of your rest stops try to spot a kangaroo, emu or even a Koala in the wild.
Please bring a valid American drivers license with you and be aware that the Australians drives on the left hand side of the road.
Base rate only paid by About Australia. GPS, Insurance, Premium Location Surcharge, Fuel and Fees to driver’s credit card.
Enjoy your scenic self drive from Brisbane to your Outback Farmstay vacation accommodation.
Travel to your accommodation at an Australia Outback Farmstay, where you will be staying whilst on vacation
for 2 nights.
Your vacation Outback Farmstay is situated on a 10,000 acre working cattle station in Queensland, Australia. The boutique hotel accommodation is centered around the historic homestead and each room offers panoramic views of the surrounding picturesque mountains and valleys from large verandahs. Experience an escape on our 4WD and horseriding tours, bushwalks, orienteering and abseiling, to massage and beauty treatments and fine dining. You can camp out and gaze at the stars with an overnight stay in one of our cabins. Experience a muster at the Australia Outback Farmstay with an experienced guide, the properties stockman and trained cattle dogs. You will treasure your vacation memories and want to tell a ‘yarn’ or two about it. Accommodation: Valley Room (maximum of three people per room) with buffet breakfasts, or upgrade to the Junior Heritage Suite for Spa bath and private veranda.
Enjoy your scenic self drive from your Outback Farmstay accommodation to your Rainforest Retreat vacation accommodation.
Travel to your accommodation at the Rainforest Retreat, Australia, where you will be staying whilst on vacation for 2 nights.
Your vacation Rainforest Retreat is located in one of Australia’s most enchanted rainforests. You will enjoy the spectacular mountain view on your drive to this eighty year old hideaway. The Rainforest Retreat offers a range of guestrooms to cater to all tastes, from the grandeur of the luxurious Canopy Suites through the most popular Mountain View Rooms to the simple yet comfortable Garden View (subject to availability). Most rooms also take advantage of the magnificent mountain views. Enjoy the birds and wildlife in their natural habitat. Or relax from your travel and ponder the beauty of life as you sit on a rock amongst the ferns and greenery and admire waterfalls, creeks and other pleasures of nature.
This Rainforest Discovery Pass can be used to participate in many activities while in the Rainforest.
Your pass is good for 6 activities and can be shared between individuals in your group, throughout your stay. The available activities include Morning, Afternoon and Evening Activities such as Guided Rainforest walks, 4WD Bus Excursions, Flying Fox, Adventure Activities, Spotlighting Walk, and Glow Worm Tour. There is an adult pass as well as a children’s pass (ages 4-15).
Activity Pass also available for 8 activities.
Enjoy your scenic self drive from your Rainforest Retreat vacation accommodation to the Gold Coast.
Travel to your accommodation on the Gold Coast, Australia, where you will be staying whilst on vacation for 2 nights.
Your 4 1/2 Star vacation accommodation brings a new level of comfort and style to the heart of the boutique destination of Broadbeach, Australia. Just one block from patrolled surf beaches overlooking Victoria Park and directly opposite the casino and Gold Coast Convention Centre, the vacation property perfectly embodies the Mantra philosophy of providing unforgettable holidays in prime positions. Offering a range of first class facilities for guests to tailor their vacation and enhance their resort experience, the accommodation features spacious one, two and three bedroom apartments, a heated pool, 25 metre lap pool, fully equipped gymnasium, steam room, sauna & spa, barbecue area, conference facilities, games room and more.
With so much to see and do take the day to explore the many unforgettable moments of the Gold Coast!
You have your pick from action and adventure, pampering at a spa or follow your hunger on the Food & Wine Trail. Go ahead and dance til the sun comes up at Surfer’s Paradise, venture out to the deserted South Stradbroke Island or head to the lush rainforests of Lamington National Park. With easy access to Mount Tamborine, Byron Bay and the Natural Arch it makes this area the perfect spot to explore the many natural wonders. Don’t hesistate to check out the many beaches each with their own unique flavor!
Cosmopolitan, alternative and charming, the culture and lifestyle offered by Byron Bay is welcoming and easy to fall in love with. From the crystal clear Pacific Ocean surf breaks and swimming beaches to sub-tropical hinterland there is a ton to explore in this coastal paradise in the water or on the land – Shop, swim, surf, relax, dine, explore.
Byron Bay Lighthouse: Standing on a bald rocky cliff, this working lighthouse marks the eastern most point of the Australian continent. Built in 1901 visitors can walk on the headland, get their bearings and spot wildlife. The lighthouse is situated nearly 2 miles (3km) northeast of the township of Byron Bay.
Byron Bay Township: This trendy town has an international charm offering unique shopping, pristine beaches, market stalls, fun activities for every budget, a beachside Aussie pub and quality dining choices to suit every nationality. Stroll on the beach or put your feet up at a chic cafe.
Enjoy 4.5 hours of free time to explore Byron Bay.
Operates: Daily from Approximately 8:00am – 4:30pm; Tour does not operate Anzac Day, Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Easter holiday, first and last day of Byron Bay Blues Festival.
Includes: Return coach transfers (selected hotels); Cape Byron Lighthouse (1 hour); Approximately 4.5 hours (dependent on weather and road conditions) in Byron Bay township to surf, shop, swim, snorkel, hike before departure at 3.30pm.
Image Credit: Destination New South Wales
Visit and enjoy the Gold Coast Nightlife and experience a once in a lifetime chance to feel the Australian beat.
Venture into the glitz and glam of the Gold Coast neon lights. If you are into the slow beats or want to jam out to the Aussie club scene, get your groove on at the centre of Surfer’s Paradise. The Gold Coast has everything you need to enjoy a memorable and fun time under the moon. We have some great recommendations for you to take pleasure in what will be one of your biggest highlights which no other place but Queensland can give you.
Gold Coast Night Clubs:
Gold Coast Pubs:
The Gold Coast is well known for its sensational shopping and the weekly markets in and around the region provide shoppers with an opportunity to purchase handmade local arts and crafts, a wide variety of fresh produce and delicious food.
Carrara Markets: Every Sat & Sun – Nerang Broadbeach Rd.
International Market Place: Every Sat & Sun – Trade Centre Sth Port
Broadbeach Markets: 1st & 3rd Sun of the month – Kurrawa Park
Surfers Paradise Beachfront Market: Every Wed & Fri Night – The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise
Tamborine Mountain Country Markets: 2nd Sun of the month – Showgrounds
Coolangatta Markets: 2nd Sun of the month – Marine Parade (also 4th Sun in 5 wk months)
Burleigh Heads Markets: 4th Sun of the month – Beachfront (also 5th Sun in 5 wk months)
Mudgeeraba Farmers Market: 2nd & 4th Sat of the month – Showgrounds
Photo Credit: Surfers Paradise Alliance
Take a walk through the rainforest and gaze at the stars before heading to the caves to gaze and the worms who glow just the same!
An experienced guide will take you on a short walk through the rainforests of Springbrook Plateau into the Natural Arch. There is also the opportunity for some star gazing in the unpolluted night sky. In the cool dark environment of the Natural Arch Cave, millions of glow worms make their home. These tiny creatures invisible to the eye during daylight create a spectacular display at night. See the city highrise lights of the Gold Coast and enjoy coffee and cake in the forest before returning to the Gold Coast. Note: Wear walking shoes, bring warm clothing
Includes: Rainforest walk, National Park Fees, coffee and cake in the forest, torch and equipment (as required)
Operation Days: Daily
Estimated Times: Departure: 7:00pm Return: 10:00pm
Take a short vacation on an island paradise. Cruise with us across glistening Moreton Bay and spend a few divine hours soaking up the ambience of Tangalooma Island Resort. The island is one of the few sand islands in the world and delights with plant, animal and marine life.
Why not escape for the day? Take advantage of a relaxing 75-minute cruise across glistening Moreton Bay to spend a few hours soaking up the tropical lifestyle at Tangalooma Island Resort. Spend the day on the world’s third largest sand island where there are over 80 activities offered, and more than 40 are FREE! Try archery, boules, tennis or swim in the beautiful waters of the bay. Optional tours include snorkelling at the wrecks, Segway tours, ATV quad bikes and many more.
Includes: Cruise across Moreton Bay to Tangalooma Resort, Use of Resort Facilities,$20AUD per adult/$15AUD per child lunch voucher provided. Valid at any open resort food outlet.
Operation: Daily; Estimated Times: Departure: 7:30am & Return: 6:30pm
Important Note: Does not operate on Christmas Day
Dreamworld is Australia’s premier theme park, an action packed adventure the whole family will enjoy.
Dreamworld Adventure Park offers a large variety of entertainment and attractions for the family including: Big Brother, Tiger Island, Australian Wildlife Experience, Waterpark, Gold Rush Country, Helicopter Rides, Imax Theatre, Meet Kenny & Friends, and have fun with all the Dreamworld Characters.
Travel by shuttle from your Gold Coast vacation accommodation to the Airport in Brisbane, Australia. (Estimated travel time 1.5 hours)
Luggage is limited to 2 suitcases per person. Excess luggage, surfboards & bicycles will be carried at a rate of $10.00 AUD per item. All luggage must be clearly labelled by the passenger, including name and full address. Valuable items (e.g. jewellery, expensive equipment, cash etc) should be carried by the passenger on their person. Passengers are strongly advised to take out appropriate travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances.
Mid-day Departure from Brisbane, In-flight Dinner and Movie with arrival in the USA. Note: You will be traveling back across the International Date line so you will gain a day. You actually arrive in the USA on the same day you leave Australia.
|Approximate Pricing||Double Occupancy||Sole Occupancy||Permitted USA Departure Dates & Fare Rules|
|Land Content Only||$3,180||$5,285||International return flights from the USA are not included. Please see detailed itinerary (above) for more information on inclusions. Itinerary can commence any day (subject to availability).|
|Special (Economy Class)||$4,113||$6,218||
Jan 22 2020 - Jun 28 2020
USA Departures: 22JAN-09APR, 27APR-28JUN. Expires 19 DEC
International Return Flights from the USA (Los Angeles) are included. Non-Refundable, Non-Changeable. Other Dates may also apply. For details phone Toll-Free: (888)359 2877
|Basic (Economy Class)||$5,115||$7,221||Basic: 24JUL-21SEP 2019 and 1MAY-8JUN 2020. International Return Flights from the USA (Los Angeles) are included. Non-Refundable. Changeable (Fees Apply). Subject to Availability.|
|Shoulder (Economy Class)||$5,322||$7,428||Shoulder: 9JUN-23JUL 2019, 22SEP-8DEC 2019 and 1FEB-30APR 2020. International Return Flights from the USA (Los Angeles) are included. Non-Refundable. Changeable (Fees Apply). Subject to Availability.|
|Peak (Economy Class)||$5,840||$7,945||Peak: 9DEC 2019 - 31JAN 2020. International Return Flights from the USA (Los Angeles) are included. Non-Refundable. Changeable (Fees Apply. Subject to Availability.|
|Premium (Economy Class)||$8,092||$10,197||Premium Economy Class International Return Flights from the USA (Los Angeles) are included. Change and Cancellation Fees Apply. Subject to Availability.|
|Business Class||$9,700||$11,806||Business Class International Return Flights from the USA (Los Angeles) are included. Subject to Availability.|
- a) All prices are USD$/person (including all Taxes). Subject to availability and seasonality. Other Conditions Apply (see Terms and Conditions).
- b) Land Content Only represents the pricing for the full itinerary as detailed, except the International Flights from the USA (and return) are NOT included.
- c) An Infant (Lapchild) must be less than 2 years old on the date of departure. Infant must travel with at least one adult. An infant with a seat pays the price of a Child.
- d) A Child must be aged between 2-11 years on the date of departure. Child must travel with at least one adult.