16 Days: Sydney, Outback, Reef & Fiji Package [ST-965]
Starting at
$6,293
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Highlights & Inclusions
  • Accommodation - Sydney (3 Nights), Ayers Rock (2), Cairns (3), Brisbane (2), Nadi (4)
  • International Flights - Los Angeles to Sydney, Brisbane to Nadi, Nadi to Los Angeles
  • Australian Domestic Flights - Sydney to Ayers Rock, Ayers Rock to Cairns, Cairns to Brisbane
  • Shuttle Transfers - Sydney Airport to Accommodation (Return), Ayers Rock Airport to Accommodation (Return), Cairns Airport to Accommodation (Return), Brisbane Airport to Accommodation (Return), Nadi Airport to Accommodation (Return)
  • Day Tours - Sydney: Opera House Tour, Harbour Cruise Express; Ayers Rock: Uluru National Park Entry Pass, Sounds of Silence Dinner, Small Group Tour of Uluru and Kata Tjuta, Sunset Camel; Cairns: Diving the Great Barrier Reef; Brisbane: Australia Zoo with Personalized Caddie Tour
  • All other Day Tours listed are Optional (Not Included)
  • Visa Issuance for entry into Australia (US$15.00 per person)
  • F.I.T. (Free & Independent Travel, i.e. this is not an Organised Group Tour)
  • All Taxes and Fuel Levies (Except where noted)
  • Itinerary is flexible and can be tailored to suit your needs.
Itinerary Details
(Day 1) - International Flight, Los Angeles to Sydney

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.

(Day 2) - Shuttle Transfer, Sydney Airport to Accommodation

Travel by shuttle from the Airport to your vacation accommodation in Sydney, Australia.

Travel via shuttle to your vacation accommodation in Sydney, Australia.

(Days 2 to 5) - 3 Nights Accommodation in Downtown Sydney

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.

(Day 2) - Day Tour, Sydney Opera House Tour (1 Hour)

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 Theater 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.

Operates
Daily, Hourly 9am to 5pm
Does not operate Good Friday, Christmas, New Year’s Eve or Valentine’s Day 2024

Includes
One hour guided experience.

Need to Know
This tour has 300+ stairs – Low Impact. It is strongly encouraged that you leave bags at your hotel and avoid bringing any large items to the Opera House (anything larger than an 8×10″ sheet of paper). No luggage or large bags accepted. Videoing is not allowed. There are plenty of photo opportunities — your tour guide will advise you if photos are not to be taken at any point.

Upgrades
-Add a lunch, dinner or performance to your tour.
-Upgrade your experience with a private, backstage, or architectural tour.

Insider's Tip: Hop on the Sydney Explorer bus to explore the city (own expense)

Experience all the excitement of Sydney, Australia’s famous harbour city, and the capital of NSW with the Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Explorer – Sydney’s only Hop-On Hop-Off tourist bus service.

The Sydney and Bondi Tours are included with this pass. The Sydney tour features 23 stops and the Bondi tour features 11 stops.

As well as Sydney’s glorious harbour and stunning beaches the city offers a multi cultural lifestyle, exuberant festivals and events, a dynamic food scene and a striking cityscape of modern and colonial architecture.

Don’t miss a thing aboard this open-top double-decker bus tours with 34 stops in Sydney and Bondi Beach. Plan your own itinerary and visit the landmarks and attractions at your own pace. Buses run frequently so rejoining the tour is easy! Plus, you’ll receive a booklet with travel information, detailed maps, discount vouchers and much more!

Be sure to bring your camera to capture all the excitement!

Operates
Daily
9:00am to 4:00pm

Includes
– Hop on Hop off tour
– Sydney & Bondi Beach routes
– 1-day validity
– Up to 34 stops
– Digital commentary
– Free earphones onboard
– Free wifi

Need to Know
Fully flexible tour. Please bring money for lunch.

Upgrades
2-Day Explorer w/Cruise

(Days 3 & 4) - Free Days to Explore Sydney

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.

Optional Day Tour (Not Included)- Sydney Harbour Bridgeclimb - ½ Day

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.

Insiders Tip: Sydney Harbour Pylon Museum and Lookout - Brideclimb Alternative

See the fantastic views of the city, the harbour and the world famous icon – the Sydney Harbour Bridge! This is a wonderful alternative if you do not wish to climb the bridge.

Access is via the pedestrian pathway on the Eastern side of the Bridge from the city side (use the Bridge Stairs in Cumberland Street, The Rocks). There are 200 stairs to the Lookout, but on the way up there are 3 levels of exhibits where you will discover the history and construction of the Bridge, the men who built it, and the vision of JJC Bradfield, chief engineer

At the end of (or even before) your visit to the Museum, enjoy the scenery and walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The walk to the North side of Sydney will take approximately 15-20 minutes from the Pylon.

Costs are (AUD) $15.00 ages over 13, $8.50 ages 5-12 and under 4 Free. Open Daily 10-5 (Closed Christmas)

Insider's Tip: Sydney Harbour Taronga Zoo

Taronga Zoo is the nation’s leading zoological garden, featuring Australia’s finest collection of native animals and a diverse collection of exotic species.

What makes Taronga something special is its location. It is situated on elevated land along the waterfront, in one of the most beautiful vantage points on Sydney Harbour overlooking Sydney Cove, the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. Taronga Zoo is approximately 12 minutes by ferry from Circular Quay and the city center. Ferries depart Circular Quay, every quarter past and quarter to the hour and can be purchased at your own expense.

As you zigzag your way along the paths among the animal enclosures, you can enjoy magnificent harbor views. The Taronga Zoo has its own jetty, and you are able to step off the boat and walk directly into the zoo. It is always best to start your tour of the Zoo from the top entrance. That way you’ll be walking downhill facing the harbor. You’ll then be continually surprised as you turn a corner and catch a different vista of the horizon.

Operates
Daily
Winter Hours (1 June – 31 August): 9:30am – 4:30pm
Summer Hours (1 September – 31 May): 9:30am – 5:00pm

Includes
– Zoo Entry

Need to Know
Taronga is a cashless zoo, please bring your debit/credit card. Parking is available at the Zoo. Entry to the car park is from Bradleys Head Road. Parking onsite is subject to availability and at own expense.

Upgrades
Wild Australian Experience or Private Tour

Optional Day Tour (Not Included)- Surfing Lesson on Bondi Beach - ½ Day

On your vacation plunge into the Pacific Ocean and try surfing at Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia.

Enjoy the thrill of surfing beautiful Bondi Beach with your own personal instructor. There is no better way to advance your surfing skills. Private lessons are tailored specifically to meet all your needs.

Includes
-Surfboard
-Wetsuit
-Rash vest
-Sunscreen
-Zinc

Need to Know
-Please bring swimsuit and towel.
-One on one attention needed for children under 7. -May incur surcharge if booked on a Queensland Public Holiday.
-Can be booked for 1 – 5 people.

Insider's Tip: The Rocks

Located on the Harbour just a stroll away from the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge is the place where Sydney itself began, The Rocks!



Amidst the hustle and bustle of the Business District, this unique village features a centre with more than 70 shops, boutiques and galleries with everything from hand-made puppets, vintage clothing and accessories, antiques, art supplies, jewelry and some of Australia’s finest arts and crafts.




If hunger takes over there are a myriad of places to eat, from some of the finest restaurants to quaint cafes and casual eateries with many offering stunning views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. If quenching a thirst is what you’re after don’t forget to stop off at one of the 13 Heritage pubs serving local wines and beers!

On Saturdays and Sundays, be sure to check out the market held at the northern end of George Street. Perfect for gifts and souvenir shopping, it has more than 150 stalls selling quality crafts, home wares, jewelry and Australian-designed goods, all under a unique sail-like canopy.

With the transport to The Rocks serviced by the Explorer and just a five minute walk from the Circle Quay it is easy to get here. The Sydney Visitors Centre on the corner of Argyle & Playfair Streets at The Rocks: open 9.30am – 5.30pm every day of the year (except Christmas Day and Good Friday). Opening hours may vary on some public holidays.

Photo Credit: Tourism New South Wales

Optional Day Tour (Not Included)- Hunter Valley Wine Tour - Full Day

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

Daily

Times

Sydney CBD hotel Pick-up 7:45 – 8:00am & Return 6:30pm (approximate times)
 
Inclusions

– 3 Wine Tastings
– Lunch
– Experienced Driver Guide
– Comprehensive commentary
– Travel in an air-conditioned coach

Upgrades

Upgrade to a Small Group Luxury Tour

Insider Tip: Blu Horizon Bar in the Shangri La Hotel

Blu Bar 36 is located high above the city on level 36 of the Shangri-La Hotel.




A New York inspired design the Blu Bar 36 is located high above the city on level 36 of the Shangri-La. The Blu Horizon Bar boasts the best views in Sydney incorporating stunning Blue Mountain sunsets, Opera House, harbour bridge, northern suburbs and of course the harbour.




Sleek, sophisticated and sexy summarises the Blu Horizon Bar with bragging rights guaranteed. Be sure and notice the $10,000.00 drink on the menu.

Dress Code: Smart casual

Optional Day Tour (Not Included)- Sydney Opera House Performance

Enjoy a Spectacular performance at the Sydney Opera House.

The Showcase package allows visitors to see a performance of choice and enjoy a drink during the interval under the sails of the Sydney Opera House.

This package also includes a voucher for a guided tour of Sydney Opera House which can be redeemed at any point during your stay.

Inclusions:
Priority access to best available performance tickets via the Tourism Reservations team, Personal meet and greet at SOH Information Desk by a member of the Tourism team, Voucher for a Guided Tour of Sydney Opera House, Drink at Interval (includes soft drinks, premium Australian wine and beer, as well as spirits and cocktails) and Exclusive Sydney Opera House value-add gift.

(Day 2) - Day Tour, Hop-On Hop-Off Sydney Harbour Cruise - 2 Day Pass

Enjoy this 2 day unlimited ferry pass to explore the beautiful Sydney Harbour and the magnificent attractions that surround it!

Discover Sydney the local way with this 2 day unlimited ferry pass to travel the harbor. Stops along the way include Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Watson’s Bay, Manly, Taronga Zoo, Clifton Gardens, and Shark Island. Enjoy the flexibility of exploring while you travel at your leisure soaking in the harbor air on your way to your next destination!

Hop off to enjoy these harbor attractions:
Circular Quay: Bounded by the Sydney Harbour Bridge and historic Rocks district to the west, and the Sydney Opera House and Botanic Gardens to the east, Circular Quay is a bustling ferry hub.
Taronga Zoo: Over 4,000 animals, including Australian native wildlife. Free daily seal and bird shows. Purchase the Zoo and Explorer combo and save.
Shark Island: It would be hard to find a more spectacular picnic spot. Stunning, 360-degree views of Sydney Harbour and a delightfully deserted national park for your own private getaway.
Watsons Bay: Local must-do `Watto’ is famous for its seafood, waterfront pubs, picnic spots, swimming beaches and spectacular headlands walks overlooking the Harbour and the Pacific Ocean.
Manly Beach: You don’t have to swim at this iconic beach to soak up the atmosphere. Shop at the Corso, dine at waterfront cafés, find your favorite gelato flavor or take a nature walk.
Darling Harbour: Start or finish your day at Darling Harbour, surrounded by restaurants, nightclubs and hotels at King Street Wharf, Barangaroo and Cockle Bay.
Clifton Gardens: Clifton Gardens is a beachside oasis in the affluent Harbour suburb of Mosman. The netted beach, long jetty and gentle waves makes it perfect for picnics, swimming and snorkeling.

Operates
Daily
Hours: Sunday & Thursday 12:00pm-7:30pm, Friday & Saturday 12:00pm-10:00pm, Monday – Wednesday (Select dates & times)
Does not operate on Christmas, December 26 – 27, New Year’s Day, January 26, April 25, June 12, and October 2.

Includes
2 Day unlimited ferry pass to travel Sydney Harbour

Need to Know
– Guided commentary is available through smart phone app. Download the app through your smartphone prior to boarding. Must use your own headphones.
– Additional cost to enter Fort Dension, Taronga Zoo, and Shark Island (closed February 10, 2023 and February 22, 2023)
– Please bring sunscreen, a water bottle, and wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes.

Upgrades
Premium sightseeing tours, Whale watching tours, Zoo Entry with Safari Cable Car

(Day 5) - Shuttle Transfer, Sydney Accommodation to Airport

Travel by shuttle from your vacation accommodation in Sydney, Australia, to the Airport.

(Day 5) - Australian Domestic Flight, Sydney to Ayers Rock

Travel within Australia by domestic air from Sydney to Ayers Rock, the Red Centre of the country.

(Days 5 to 7) - 2 Nights Accommodation in Ayers Rock

Travel to your accommodation in the heart of Australia, the Red Centre, where you will be staying whilst on vacation for 2 nights.

Your 4 1/2 Star vacation accommodation is centrally located to all resorts and Australia touring facilities and offers a range of stylish accommodations, from shaded poolside rooms to the magnificent deluxe rooms overlooking the desert. You can relax from your travel in the comfort of your own private balcony or courtyard, or unwind in the hotel’s refreshing pool, sipping cocktails. It’s only a short stroll to the resorts numerous lookouts, where you can view what is arguably Australia’s best sunset. Its spectacular display of colours across the face of Uluru and the surrounding desert turns your vacation into a memorable event.

Airport shuttle transfers included.

Uluru National Park Entry Pass

A national park fee is required to enter Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. This fee has been included in your itinerary cost. This Park Entry Pass is valid for 3 Days.

Uluru and Kata Tjuta National Park Entry Fee valid for 3 consecutive days

(Day 5) - Day Tour - Sounds of Silence Dinner

This dining experience offers the best of the Red Centre distilled into four magical hours under the sparkling outback sky.

You will begin with canapes and chilled sparkling wine upon a dune-top overlooking the Ulutu-Kata Tjuta National Park. As the sun sets and darkness falls, listen to the sound of a didgeridoo and join your table of fellow travelers for an unforgettable dining experience.

Your attentive staff will offer a selection of Australian wine and beer while the first course is served at your table. As the night sky twinkles to life, you will be welcomed to an interactive chef’s station where you will be served your choice from a freshly prepared, bush tucker inspired menu incorporating native bush ingredients.

Settle back and listen to the resident star-talker decode the southern night sky. Locate the Southern Cross, the signs of the zodiac, the Milky Way, as well as planets and galaxies that are visible due to the exceptional clarity of the atmosphere.

The tour finishes with a relaxing ride back to your accommodation.

Operates
Daily
Departs 1 hour prior to sunset, Returns 4.5 hours later (approx.)
Tour operates Christmas Day for an additional cost

Includes
– Return transfers to Ayers Rock accommodation
– Outback style canapes
– A three-course bush tucker inspired buffet
– Didgeridoo performance
– Guided tour of the night sky

Need to Know
– Children 9 and under are not permitted
– Very limited wheelchair accessibility. Assistance available on request
– Child strollers are not allowed
– Please wear long pants and toe-covered shoes
– Tour may be changed or cancelled due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances
– This experience can be catered to your dietary needs. Please advise of any special dietary requirements when completing your Traveler Information Form.

Upgrades
Field of Light Dinner

(Day 6) - Day Tour, Small Group Tour of Uluru and Kata Tjuta

Explore the fascinating surroundings of Australia’s Red Centre with two must-do tours in one day.


Morning Tour:

Revel in the early morning serenity of a truly spiritual place as the sunrise colors change on Uluru or Kata Tjuta. Departing the resort, travel through the desert landscape to the mighty rock formations of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. On arrival at the viewing area, walk to the best vantage point for an uninterrupted view of the sun’s morning glow as the desert comes alive. Enjoy an outback picnic breakfast at either location.
If choosing to visit Uluru, walk the 12-kilometer trail around the base to embrace the culture, geology and environment that is the essence of this amazing monolith with time out to listen to the variety of desert noises
If choosing to visit Kata Tjuta, take a stroll between the mighty conglomerate rock walls as your guide explains how the environment and the geology evolved over millions of years.

Evening Tour
Travel through Outback landscape to the entrance of Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park to the mighty rock formation Kata Tjuta, 650 feet higher than Uluru.
An often-understated facet of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park when compared with its famous neighbor, The Olgas are thought to have been one huge piece of rock, much like Uluru, that has weathered over millions of years. Your guide will reveal the many attributes of this diverse environment and describe the cultural significance of Kata Tjuta as a sacred Aboriginal men’s ceremonial site.
Arriving at Walpa Gorge you will walk between the mighty conglomerate domes and hear how these domes have evolved over millions of years.
Take time to listen to the wind (Walpa) far above and view the scale of the rock walls that surround you. The spirituality of this amazing location embraces everyone who ventures here.
Your guide will return you to your hotel in time for those joining any of the resort’s evening dining experiences such as Sounds of Silence, Field of Light Dinner or Tali Wiru.

 Operates:
Daily except Christmas Day
Morning tour departs between 4:30am-6:00am (subject to time of year)
Afternoon tour departs between 2:00pm-3:00pm (subject to time of year)

Includes:
– Two five hour fully guided tours
– Return transfers from Ayers Rock Resort
– Outback picnic breakfast and water bottle with refills

Need to Know
National Park Pass to be purchased separately. Please wear comfortable outdoor clothing. Tour is not recommended for children under 5 years of age. Infants aged from 0-4 years travel free of charge but are subject to a AUD$60.00 fee for a car seat to be supplied and fitted by SEIT Outback Australia. Children aged from 0-7 years are required by NT Government Regulations to travel in a car seat. Car seats are included in the child touring rate for children aged 5-7 years. This experience can be catered to your dietary needs. Please advise of any special dietary requirements when completing your Traveler Information Form. Tour is subject to change.

(Day 6) - Day Tour - Camel Sunset

Take an unforgettable journey into the outback sunset on a camel riding adventure.

In this incredible experience, come face to face with a friendly ‘Outback’ Australian camel as you ride away from the crowds and ride through the red sand dunes to Uluru. Learn about the local flora and fauna as your skilled guide shares insights into the landscape around you. Take in spectacular views of the everchanging reds and oranges of Uluru as the sun begins to set.

This sunset ride departs in the fading afternoon light, arriving at Uluru to watch its color changes. You will return to the Camel Depot for a glass of champagne, soft drinks and some tasty snacks. While you’re there don’t forget to grab some souvenirs from the Camel Shop!

Operates
Daily (excluding Christmas and New Year’s Day)
Departs 1.5 hours prior to sunset, Returns 2.5 hours later (approx.)

Includes
– Hotel transfers
– 1-hour camel ride
– Sparkling wine, beer, soft drinks, and snacks
– Time in camel museum and shop

Need to Know
Children under 5 are not allowed. Children 5 and older are at the adult rate. Passenger weights are needed at the time of booking. Passengers must be able to mount the camels unaided. Guests with medication (such as inhalers, adrenalin, insulin etc.) will be placed close to the lead camel and all medication will be carried in the saddlebag. Please wear comfortable riding clothes, terrain-appropriate shoes, a hat, and sunglasses. Please bring sunscreen and money for souvenirs. This experience can be catered to your dietary needs. Please advise of any special dietary requirements when completing your Traveler Information Form.

(Day 7) - Australian Domestic Flight, Ayers Rock to Cairns

Travel within Australia by domestic air from the Red Centre at Ayers Rock to Cairns.

(Day 7) - Shuttle Transfer, Cairns Airport to Accommodation

Travel by shuttle from the Cairns Airport to your vacation accommodation in Cairns, Australia.

Need to Know
Luggage Restrictions: 1 checked bag and 1 hand luggage is free of charge per person in the shuttle. Additional luggage is 10$ each. Strollers are free. Bikes need to be in a bike bag. Fishing rods need to be broken down and in a container.

(Days 7 to 10) - 3 Nights Accommodation in Beautiful Cairns

Enjoy 3 nights at your 4-Star CAIRNS accommodation.

Nestled in the tropical paradise of Cairns, this remarkable hotel captivates guests with its warm hospitality, exceptional service, and breathtaking views. The accommodations offer a harmonious blend of comfort and style, complemented by the hotel’s prime location near dining, shopping, and cultural attractions. From the inviting restaurant to the attentive staff, every aspect ensures an unforgettable stay. Discover a tranquil oasis in Cairns that promises cherished memories for discerning travelers.
 
Hotel Amenities
Free Wi-Fi, Swimming Pool, 24-hr Reception, Luggage Storage, Bar, Restaurant, Paid Parking, Room Service  
 
Preferred Room
Standard Room – 1 King or 2 Singles – Room Features: Mini Fridge ; Private Balcony ; Air Conditioning ; Shower Amenities ; Hairdryer ; Safe ; Smart TV.
 
Room Upgrades
Past T12-15 (Other Upgraded Room Types)
– Executive Room – 1 King or 2 Singles – Room Features: Mini Fridge ; Private Balcony ; Air Conditioning ; Shower Amenities ; Hairdryer ; Safe ; Esplanade, Trinity Inlet, or Ocean Views ; Flat Screen TV.
– Deluxe – 1 King or 2 Singles – Room Features: Mini Fridge ; Private Balcony ; Air Conditioning ; Shower Amenities ; Hairdryer ; Safe ; Flat Screen TV.
– Tropical Luxe – 1 King or 2 Singles – Room Features: Mini Fridge ; Same level as the pool deck ; Air Conditioning ; Shower Amenities ; Hairdryer ; Safe ; Pod coffee machine ; 42-inch Flat Screen TV.
– Tropical Luxe Premium – 1 King or 2 Singles – Room Features: Mini Fridge ; Pod Coffee Machine ; Air Conditioning ; Shower Amenities ; Luxury skincare & Hairdryer ; Safe ; Located on Levels 2 & 3 ; Washer & Dryer ; 50-inch Flat Screen TV ; Two-person bath.
 
Need to know
Hotel subject to availability. If this hotel is not available, a similar hotel will be substituted. Room booked will be preferred unless otherwise listed on your quote.

Insider's Tip: The Esplanade

Experience the leisurely atmosphere at the playground for locals and tourists alike at The Esplanade in Cairns!

With so many activities available The Esplanade has always been a focal point for this city. This is a place that literally has everything! Take a stroll and do some bird watching on the boardwalk but as you enjoy the views don’t forget to stop off at Foreshore Promenade for a bite to eat at the many available restaurants. Access to The Lagoon is easy here which is set overlooking the Barrier Reef and Trinity inlet and features all year free swimming where you can take a dip in this filtered saltwater lagoon. Let the kids can play in the sandy edges and in the shallow waters while you lounge on the semi-shaded timber decks. For the kids, don’t miss out on the Trinity Bay foreshore playground “Muddy” with equipment for all ages. For the older kids, stop off at the Skate Park to see some skaters and BMXers in action! Whether you decide to take a morning jog, fly a kite or just relax in the large grassy areas for some lunch you will surely enjoy the tropical lifestyle!

If you happen to be in Cairns on a Saturday be sure to check out the Weekend Markets which feature only locally made arts and crafts, clothing and much more. While you’re there listen out for the live music and fun street characters. The market gets into full swing on the promenade (just by the lagoon) every Saturday between 8am – 4pm.

Lagoon Hours: All Year, 6am-9pm
Closed Wednesdays until midday for maintenance

(Day 8) - Day Tour, Snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef

Indulge in an all-inclusive snorkeling and diving tour for a day on the outer reef.

Enjoy a delightful 90-minute voyage to the outer reef, where you can savor a scrumptious breakfast and receive a comprehensive briefing on the day’s activities. Following the morning’s exhilarating diving and snorkeling adventure, you have the option to unwind on the sundeck or actively participate in the Citizen Science project, contributing to vital research aimed at preserving the reef’s ecosystem.

Lunchtime brings a delectable tropical feast crafted by the talented in-house chefs, featuring seasonal ingredients sourced from local suppliers. While you bask in the leisurely lunch experience, your skipper will navigate the vessel to a new reef location, getting ready for the afternoon’s diving and snorkeling sessions. Wrap up your day by inputting your remarkable sightings into the photo database, all while savoring a well-deserved beverage accompanied by a platter of exquisite cheese and cold cuts.

Operates
Wednesday – Sunday, Except Christmas and New Year’s Day
Departs 7:30am, Returns 4:00pm (approx.)

Includes
– Transfers to and from Cairns city accommodation
– Delicious chef-prepared meals
– All snorkelling and scuba diving – open deck (Introductory or Certified Dive included)
– Waterproof, bone conducting headsets for underwater commentary
– Take home drink bottle
– All food and beverages, including alcoholic drinks on return journey
– Tea, coffee, and water fountain always available for self-service
– Environmentally friendly plant-based wetsuits and all dive/snorkel equipment
– Taxes & Marine Park Levy

Need to Know
Must be at least 12 years old to participate. Please bring swimwear, a hat, easy slip on shoes, sunscreen, and cash for souvenirs. For guests over the age of 65, a dive medical is requested. Certified divers with medical conditions may need to provide a dive medical as well. This experience can be catered to your dietary needs. Please advise of any special dietary requirements when completing your Traveler Information Form.

(Day 10) - Shuttle Transfer, Cairns Accommodation to Airport

Travel by shuttle from your Cairns vacation accommodation to the Airport in Cairns, Australia.

Need to Know
Luggage Restrictions: 1 checked bag and 1 hand luggage is free of charge per person in the shuttle. Additional luggage is 10$ each. Strollers are free. Bikes need to be in a bike bag. Fishing rods need to be broken down and in a container.

(Day 10) - Australian Domestic Flight, Cairns to Brisbane

Travel within Australia by domestic air from Cairns to Brisbane.

(Day 10) - Shuttle Transfer, Brisbane Airport to Accommodation

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.

(Days 10 to 12) - 2 Nights Accommodation in Brisbane

Travel to your accommodation in Brisbane, Australia, where you will be staying whilst on vacation for 2 nights.

Set in Spring Hill on the doorstep of Brisbane’s vibrant CBD, this stylish hotel takes its design cues from celebrated Australian abstract artist, Michael Johnson.

Your luxury boutique hotel hosts a myriad of features including 97 self-contained, open-plan suites and two elegant penthouses, a large pool with a sundeck and gymnasium. The guest experience is further complimented with onsite restaurant and bar, artworks, in-house art libraries and a dedicated art channel.

Set in Spring Hill, less than a mile from the CBD, you’ll have access to the best galleries, restaurants, cafes, bars and shopping in Spring Hill, the city center and entertainment hot-spot, Fortitude Valley. For those wanting to adventure a little further afield, Smart Cars and Bicycles are available for rent.

For a day out on the water, try kayaking on the river or catch the City Hopper Ferry to various riverside attractions including the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane Art Gallery, Maritime Museum and South Bank Brisbane’s very own inner city beach with swimming lagoons that you can enjoy perfect for the whole family and a way to cool off from the Queensland heat during the warmer months.

To get out into nature, the Brisbane Botanical Gardens and Roma Street Parklands offer lots of wide green open spaces, with grassy areas to sit and enjoy a picnic, walking tracks and wildlife including native lizards, birds and insect species. Soak in a panoramic vista of Brisbane City from the Wheel of Brisbane, or for those who are a little more adventurous the Story Bridge Climb will take you 262m feet above sea level for the ultimate view.

When it comes to shopping Brisbane offers a number of options including the Queen Street Mall and Fortitude Valley, with an extensive assortment of retail and entertainment stores. Treasury Casino is not far from the hotel, with some great shows and restaurants.

Discover the Eagle Street Pier with its collection of restaurants, bars and cafés, is a great place to eat and enjoy the scenery. Home also to the Riverside Craft Markets, held each Sunday, you can meet up with friends to share a meal before taking a walk along the pier and browsing the local crafts on showcase.

(Day 11) - Day Tour, Australia Zoo

Today you’ll visit the world-renowned Australia Zoo, made famous by Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin. You’ll travel in style and comfort with a small group in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle that will pick you up and drop you off right at your hotel.

Australia Zoo on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, Queensland, is nestled on over 70 acres of natural Australian bushland. Steve and Terri Irwin’s vision has always been to make Australia Zoo the biggest and best wildlife conservation facility in the entire world, and there is no other zoo like Australia Zoo. The friendly and experienced zookeepers will expand your knowledge and passion, and the animals love to get up close and personal with everyone! There is always something new to see or do! This isn’t like many zoos you’ve encountered. The love and dedication to our planet’s wildlife is palpable in every corner of this seventy acres facility. In fact, many who “normally wouldn’t like zoos” have reported loving their experience at Steve Irwin’s Croc Zoo! There are stacks of wildlife action every day and plenty of exciting wildlife shows. Get your adrenaline pumping when you watch a massive Saltwater Crocodile launch a strike in the 5,000 seat Crocoseum and catch the thrilling free flight birds as they fly right over your head in this amazing stadium.
 
Operates
Daily – except Christmas Day
Departs 8:00am and returns 5:00pm (approx.)
 
Includes
– Pick up & drop off from your Noosa Hotel
– Day Admission into Australia Zoo
– At Least 6 hours to Explore Australia Zoo
 
Need to Know
Water is available on transport and snacks are available for purchase. Please wear comfortable, closed toe walking shoes. Bring insect repellent, sunscreen, hat and a camera! You may also bring swimwear and a towel for use at the waterpark.

(Day 11) - Upgrade, Personalized Caddie Tour of Australia Zoo

Get the VIP treatment on board this caddie tour! A passionate and knowledgeable tour guide will be your chauffeur, taking you on a customized journey around one of the world’s greatest zoos.

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 and the flexibility to create a tour that suits your needs. You will learn all about Australia’s gorgeous animals, the history of Steve Irwin, and his vision for the Australia Zoo, as well as the zoo’s international conservation efforts and amazing wildlife hospital. This tour is the perfect way to explore the Zoo at your own pace. All you have to do is sit back and relax!

Operates
Daily on request, starts at 9:00am
Tour can be up to 5 hours (approximately)

Includes
– Five-star service in a chauffeured private buggy
– Exclusive reserved seating in the Crocoseum Stadium for wildlife shows
– Flexibility to customize tour to suit you
– Entry to wildlife show with reserved seating
– Free WiFi in areas of the zoo

Need to Know
Max number of passengers is five per caddie. Bring water, snacks, insect repellent, and wear comfortable walking shoes. Must be booked in conjunction with zoo entry.

Upgrades
Multiple wildlife encounters are available at the Australia Zoo (Koala Cuddle, Binturongs, Wombats, Echidnas and more). Availability is limited, please book in advance. Contact your Destination Specialist for details. Children under 15 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Lunch can be preordered prior to arrival (fee applies).

(Day 12) - Shuttle Transfer, Brisbane Accommodation to Airport

Travel by shuttle from your vacation accommodation in Brisbane, Australia, to the Airport.

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.

(Day 12) - International Flight - Brisbane, Australia to Nadi, Fiji

Your International flight will take you from Brisbane to Nadi, Fiji.

(Day 12) - Shuttle Transfer, Fiji Airport to Accommodation

Travel from the airport to your Denarau accommodation.

(Days 12 to 16) - 4 Nights Accommodation in Fiji

Begin your rest and relaxation on the Island of Fiji. Your accommodation is right on the beach. Only a short distance from the airport so you will not waste precious time.

The five star vacation resort is ideally located on 2.5 km of beach on Denarau Island. Discover a paradise of sun, sea and sand at this relaxing resort. Indulge in a massage by the sea or choose from an array of treatments at the award-winning spa. Every guest room offers a private terrace or balcony, and suites provide even more space and luxury.

(Day 16) - Shuttle Transfer, Fiji Accommodation to Airport

Travel from your Denarau Accommodation to the Nadi Airport.

(Day 16) - International Flight, Nadi, Fiji to Los Angeles

Depart Fiji from the International Airport and fly to Los Angeles. 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 Fiji.

 
Detailed Pricing
Approximate Pricing Double Occupancy Sole Occupancy Permitted USA Departure Dates & Fare Rules
Land Content Only $6,961 $9,334 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) $8,439 $10,812 2024-04-01 00:00:00 - 2024-12-25 00:00:00
USA Departures: 11 JUN - 13 JUL, 24 JUL - 5 DEC, 23 DEC - 25 DEC. Expires 19 JUN 2024
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) $8,896 $11,269 Basic: May 1 - Jun 8 & Jul 24 - Sep 21, 2022. International Return Flights from the USA (Los Angeles) are included. Non-Refundable. Changeable (Fees Apply). Subject to Availability.
Shoulder (Economy Class) $9,103 $11,476 Shoulder: Feb 1 - Apr 30, Jun 9 - Jul 23 & Sep 22 - Dec 8, 2022. International Return Flights from the USA (Los Angeles) are included. Non-Refundable. Changeable (Fees Apply). Subject to Availability.
Peak (Economy Class) $9,621 $11,994 Peak: Dec 9, 2022 - Jan 31, 2023. International Return Flights from the USA (Los Angeles) are included. Non-Refundable. Changeable (Fees Apply. Subject to Availability.
Business Class $13,481 $15,854 Business Class International Return Flights from the USA (Los Angeles) are included. Subject to Availability.
  • a) All prices are USD$/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.