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Australia Vacation Deal | Brisbane, Great Barrier Reef & Melbourne Vacation

10 Day Brisbane, Great Barrier Reef & Melbourne Vacation

Highlights & Inclusions:

  • 10 Days/ 8 Nights, Australia
  • International Flights: To Brisbane, From Melbourne
  • Australia Domestic Flights: Brisbane to Whitsunday Coast, Whitsunday Coast to Melbourne
  • 4-Star Accommodation: Brisbane (3 Nights), Airlie Beach (2), Melbourne (3)
  • US Domestic Flights: Add-ons are available
  • Single Supplement: Add $520+
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Discounted Tour & Transfer Package!

Add $500+ to include:

  • Brisbane: City Essentials Walking Tour & Brisbane River Cruise to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
  • Airlie Beach: Great Barrier Reef Cruise and Snorkeling
  • Melbourne: Phillip Island Wildlife Tour with upgraded viewing platform (Small Group)
  • Return Shuttle Airport Transfers

Discounted Extended Stay & Beach Package!

Add $200+ to include:

  • 1 Additional Night in Great Barrier Reef
  • Whitehaven Beach tour


Add Both!

Add $650+ to include:

  • Discounted Tour & Transfer Package
  • Discounted Extended Stay & Beach Package

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

Permitted US Departure Dates: Select Dates March 1 – November 20, 2020

Lowest price can be found departing the US select dates: March 9 – June 27 & July 25 – November 11, 2020

Booking Code: ST-1DB1

Book By: March 2, 2020


Trip Details

A Once-In-A-Lifetime Trip to Australia that You Don’t Need to Lift a Finger to Plan

Your first trip to Australia should never be complicated.

The laid-back culture is renowned for its sun-kissed smiles and easy-going nature. Its boundless beaches, rugged coasts and raw wilderness emanate an overpowering sense of earthly wonder that jumps right out of the photographs.

So why is planning a trip to Australia so stressful?

The romance and inspiration quickly fades as you navigate through the flights to Australia. Not to mention the hotels, tours and even multiple flights once you’re there!

With our Brisbane, Great Barrier Reef and Melbourne vacation package, you’ll travel on a seamless journey through Australia where EVERY DETAIL is arranged for you.

We’ve created the perfect trip at a fantastic price that travels to Australia’s top destinations. From start to finish, we put the pieces together and put the wheels in motion – all you need to do is enjoy the ride.

Brisbane Story Bridge

Brisbane Story Bridge Credit: Brisbane Marketing


With stunning natural assets and clear blue skies all year round, Brisbane is your first stop on this Australia vacation

An adventurous urban metropolis with a relaxed and welcoming vibe, Australia’s third largest city is as friendly as an Australian “G’day, mate!”

Travelers can expect a pristine skyline, open-air dining, street markets and gorgeous parklands with the Brisbane River at its heart.

With world-class galleries and museums you can experience quiet culture as well as active urban adventures – from abseiling to kayaking and bridge climbing.

This new world city has a backdrop of mountain peaks, World Heritage rainforests, pristine bays and idyllic islands.

Embrace Brisbane’s enviable outdoor lifestyle.

You’ll spend 3 nights in Brisbane at an elegantly restored 4-star accommodation, set within a classically designed heritage-listed building. Modeled as an apartment-style hotel complete with a

Kayaking in Brisbane credit Brisbane Marketing

Kayaking in Brisbane. Photo: Brisbane Marketing

fully equipped kitchenette, your room is designed to accommodate everything you need to feel right at home. Its unbeatable location in the center of the city puts you within minutes of Brisbane’s most popular attractions, not to mention hundreds of restaurants and coffee shops.

Your days are free to explore Brisbane and get to know the city in your own way. With temperatures rarely dipping below the 70’s, Brisbane is primed for days outside:

  • Stroll to the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens (a local favorite just a ten minute walk from your hotel), with walking trails along the riverbanks, shady trees, ponds and garden beds.
  • Spend a day exploring the length of the Brisbane River, from Streets Beach in the South Bank Parklands (a beach in the middle of the city!) to the cliff walks, kayaking and incredible city views at Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park.
  • Looking for a great bar and dining scene? The Treasury Casino is right across your hotel, and a collection of the city’s best playhouses, theaters and museums are a lovely 15 minute stroll across the Victoria Bridge.

Incredible wildlife in Brisbane’s backyard:

Hug a Koala in Brisbane

With our Tours and Transfers Upgrade, you’ll discover Brisbane on a City Walking Tour, River Cruise and visit to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary – all in one package.

Learn the stories and secrets behind Brisbane’s top landmarks as you are guided through the city, and cruise down the Brisbane River to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary – the first koala sanctuary in the world! – to meet koalas, kangaroos and other Australian wildlife.

Our Tours upgrade ensures your stay in Brisbane includes its most iconic experiences yet gives you enough free time to explore on your own.

Then, board a flight to one of the world’s most remarkable natural wonders – the Great Barrier Reef.

With this vacation deal, you’ll stay right at the heart of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in a hidden tropical paradise.

Airlie Beach, The Whitsundays

The Great Barrier Reef is a whole world of its own, a collection of underwater marvels stretching over 1,400 miles beneath the ocean. No trip to Australia is complete without seeing it.

And we set where Australians go to see the reef, a seaside gem yet undiscovered by U.S. travelers.

Airlie Beach, in the heart of the Whitsundays is your next destination, the gateway to the Whitsundays. A collection of idyllic islands cradled by the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsundays are all about stunning beaches, coral cay islands and sailing adventures.

Your 2-night stay in Airlie Beach is at a top-rated 4-star hotel overlooking the sparkling ocean, capturing the beachside holiday vibes of the Whitsundays. Your days are free to explore Airlie Beach, a world of blue where sand meets the sea and sea meets the sky.

Reef Island Beaches credit Tourism Australia

Upgrade to our Tours and Transfers package to include a day trip of cruising, snorkeling and swimming at the Great Barrier Reef.

See bright tropical fish, sea turtles and giant clams mix with the mesmerizing colors of coral gardens.

This full day trip takes you into the heart of the Great Barrier Reef where you can snorkel, view the reef from behind the glass of an underwater observatory or take a semi-submarine tour.

Whether you’re ready to jump into the waters or want to stay dry, this Great Barrier Reef tour lets you see the reef your own way.

Aerial of Hill Inlet Whitehaven Beach

Upgrade to our Extended Stay and Beach Package to include an extra day in Airlie Beach and a trip to the famous Whitehaven Beach.

Spend more time in paradise and visit Australia’s incredible Whitehaven Beach. The seven-kilometer (4.3 mile) stretch of white silica sands and crystal-clear waters is pristine and untouched by development, so it’s no surprise the beach continues to come out on top of world’s best beach rankings!

Sink your feet into the soft cool sand and wade into the warm waves that gently lap the shore and you’ll soon realize why people come here from all over the world.

See bright tropical fish, sea turtles and giant clams mix with the mesmerizing colors of coral gardens.

But there is still more of Australia to see.


Melbourne Visit Victoria

Melbourne, Photo Credit: Visit Victoria

After your sun-kissed days in Airlie Beach, you’ll fly to your final destination – Melbourne. Known as Australia’s undisputed cool kid, Melbourne carries a distinct style and passion for food and wine, a vibrant arts scene and major events and festivals. And if you need a caffeinated wake-up call after your flight, Melbourne’s sensational coffee will dawn on the realization that you’ve never truly tasted coffee until now.

With high rises set against sumptuous parks on the banks of the Yarra River, a closer look into the city reveals a network of walkable cobbled lanes studded with hidden bars, restaurants and boutique shops, delightfully reminiscent of European laneways.

But Melbourne’s scene is on a class all its own.

You’ll spend 3 nights in Melbourne at a centrally located 4-star accommodation, the perfect base for exploring the city on your free days.

Phillip Island penguins

Phillip Island Penguins. Photo: Visit Victoria

With our Tours and Transfers package, experience Phillip Island:

Set out to Phillip Island for a jam packed day of quintessential Australia experiences. You’ll get up close and personal with Australia’s native wildlife, stroll along Phillip Island’s rocky coast as you take in the sounds of the ocean, and witness the famous Penguin Parade.

Phillip Island makes for a perfect break a whole world away from the hustle and bustle of Melbourne.

Get back to nature with native wildlife and unforgettable scenery.

The exciting energy pulsing through Melbourne will captivate the heart of any city lover. You’ll be dreaming of this dynamic city for days after your vacation comes to an end.


With all the legwork done for you, why travel any other way? From start to finish, your vacation should be effortless.

The best part? You didn’t have to stress out about your trip by planning a single thing.

Putting together all the parts of a trip to the other side of the world can be overwhelming. From booking flights and hotels to communicating with shuttle services and tours, making sure everything goes smoothly can be a full-job.

That doesn’t even begin to factor in the time and stress it takes you to plan out every detail.


What would a seamless trip to Australia like this mean to you?

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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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