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- Tick off one of your bucket list musts with an incredible escape to Australia and 4 of its most amazing cities!
- From the cosmopolitan vibe of Sydney, the arts and culture of Melbourne, to the quintessential city of Adelaide and intriguing Perth - this journey will be one you cannot forget!
- Our members will be staying in hand-selected 4/5* hotels on a room only board basis along the way.
- This magical tour offers you the chance to add many exciting excursions including a full-day trip to the Great Ocean Road or Kangaroo Island.
Customer reviews —
Your Destinations —
Your Itinerary In Brief —
Day 1: Arrival into Sydney
Take a private transfer from Sydney Domestic Airport to your Sydney City accommodation. Overnight at Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Central.
Day 2-4: Sydney
The day at leisure to explore the city and take an optional excursion. Overnight at Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Central.
Day 5: Sydney - Melbourne
Take a shuttle car transfer from your Sydney City accommodation to the Sydney International Airport. Upon arrival into Melbourne, take a shuttle transfer from Melbourne Domestic Airport to your Melbourne City accommodation. Overnight at Clarion Suites Gateway.
Day 6-8: Melbourne
The day at leisure to explore the city and take an optional excursion. Overnight at Clarion Suites Gateway.
Day 9: Melbourne - Adelaide
Take a shuttle transfer from your Melbourne City accommodation to the Melbourne Domestic Airport. Upon arrival into Adelaide, take a private car transfer from Adelaide Domestic Airport to your Adelaide City accommodation. Overnight at Sage Hotel Adelaide.
Day 10 - 11: Adelaide
The day at leisure to explore the city and take an optional excursion. Overnight at Sage Hotel Adelaide.
Day 12: Adelaide - Perth
Take a private car transfer from your Adelaide City accommodation to Adelaide Airport. Upon arrival into Perth, take a shuttle car transfer from Perth International Airport to your Perth City accommodation. Overnight at Pan Pacific Perth.
Day 13 - 14: Perth
The day at leisure to explore the city and take an optional excursion. Overnight at Pan Pacific Perth.
Day 15: Perth - Departure
Take a private transfer from Perth City Hotel to Perth Airport, in time to board your flight back to the UK.
Your Hotels —
Our members will stay at the following accommodation with this offer (or similar).
Adina Apartment Hotel Central 4*, Sydney
Centrally located by Sydney's Central Station, this beautifully restored heritage landmark building is superbly positioned within walking distance to some of Sydney’s most iconic attractions. The Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Central offers 98 spacious serviced apartments and studio rooms, each warm and welcoming, boasting all the necessary comforts of home. Offering fully equipped kitchens, living areas and workspace, there is something for each traveller. After a day of visiting the city, make a splash in the heated swimming pool, work out in the gym, soak in the spa or relax in the sauna. This will be an ideal stay in Sydney.
Clarion Suites Gateway 4*, Melbourne
Settle into the Clarion Suites Gateway, a fantastic hotel situated on the banks of the Yarra River in the heart of Melbourne’s central business district. Offering a range of leisure and business facilities, our members will be able to relax in one of the 120 apartment-style suites boasting a full kitchen, laundry facilities, broadband Internet and other conveniences. Enjoy indulgent meals at the William’s Bar and Café, or take a dip in our indoor heated pool, then head out into the city to discover all Melbourne has to offer.
Sage Hotel 4*, Adelaide
Offering quintessential Australian hospitality, get comfy at the Sage Hotel Adelaide, a four-star property located on South Terrace directly opposite the south parklands. With cosy accommodation, grab and go dining options, and an outdoor pool, make use of this hotel's fantastic facilities after a day of exploring all of what Adelaide has to offer.
Pan Pacific 5*, Perth
End your trip with a luxury stay at the Pan Pacific in Perth. Close to the city’s main retail, dining and entertainment areas, you are conveniently located to a host of activities and things to do. With impressive city views, your Premier Room occupies the uppermost levels of the hotel featuring an elegant marble bathroom and modern comforts.
Enjoy a variety of dining options at the Pan Pacific including a traditional buffet at Montereys Brasserie to fun dining at their flagship restaurant, Uma Restaurant by Chef Alejandro Saravia. During your moments of rest, enjoy an invigorating workout a the state of the art gym or take a dip in the refreshing outdoor pool. What are you waiting for?
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You may choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process.
Excursions in Sydney
Sydney Scenic Tour
Visit the historic rocks and discover the history of the first convicts. Enjoy beautiful views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge as you journey through the remarkable city of Sydney. You will pass the Queen Victoria Building, Sydney Tower, Oxford Street, and Paddington before arriving at the Pacific Ocean. Admire the beautiful cliffs along Tamarama and Bronte. The tour then continues on the famous Bondi Beach where you can stop for a refreshing beverage along the promenade (drinks are not included in this tour). Return to Sydney via Double Bay, Kings Cross, and Mrs Macquarie's Point for a magical view of the harbour before returning downtown.
Blue Mountains Deluxe Day Tour
The Blue Mountains are set in the heart of a unique world heritage region. The first stop in the morning is Euroka Clearing, located at the foot of the Blue Mountains in the incredible World Heritage Zone 2. Here you will enjoy a morning tea before taking the road to the Blue Mountains via the highway. Visit one of the many amazing perspectives of the Jamison Valley which offers beautiful views without the crowds. The tour then continues to Eaglehawk Lookout to admire the famous Three Sisters rock formation and learn the legends behind it.
Enjoy a two-course lunch at the Hydro Majestic Hotel, a casual dining spot with stunning views of the surrounding landscape (drinks are not included). In the afternoon you will visit a selection of lookouts. The view of Govett's Leap is one of Australia's most famous lookouts with a magnificent 180-metre high waterfall at the base of the cliff. The final stop is the charming Mt Tomah Botanical Garden, where you can relax with sparkling wine or orange juice before returning to your hotel.
Sydney Cruise with Local Lunch
Board the Sensational Sydney Cruises at Campbell's Cove Pontoon, Circular Quay (floating dock located between the Overseas Passenger Terminal and Park Hyatt), to begin your lunchtime cruise.
Your host will share the rich history of Sydney Harbour and its foreshore as you journey past Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Sydney Opera House, and the bays and coves of Sydney Harbour. Enjoy, a range of group activities including swimming, kayaking, and fishing, or, simply sit back and admire the views from the comfort of a deckchair. A 3-course BBQ lunch with local beers and regional wines is included. The cruise ends at 16:30 at Campbell's Cove.
Excursions in Melbourne
Morning Lanes and Arcades Tour
Join this indulgent morning walk through Melbourne's beautiful back streets, and get orientated in the life of the city that locals love. Discover artisan and speciality retailers, and see quirky cafes, independent designers, street art, architecture and learn of historic tales in these walkways. Soak in the city through all your senses and engage with passionate artists. There is something for everyone. Morning tea is included.
Full Day Yarra Valley Wine Experience
Departures until 31st March: Commence the day with a visit to Punt Road Wines where the cellar door staff will share with you some of their award-winning wines. The winery has a rich history and is the ideal place to sample a selection of exciting wines that reflect the personality of the Yarra Valley. Travel to Balgownie Estate, one of the most stylish venues in the Yarra Valley with wines to match, and enjoy lunch with a glass of Balgownie Estate wine to compliment your meal. After lunch travel to Yering Farm Vineyards, a charming boutique winery. Experience wines made with traditional winemaking methods in their cellar door which showcases antique copper winemaking tools used by pioneer winemakers over a century ago - a fantastic environment to enjoy superb wines. Next, visit French Champagne company Moet and Chandon's Australian production house - Domaine Chandon. The perfect way to finish the day with a guided tour through the winery which shows how the wine is made, followed by a relaxing glass of Australia's best bubbly and a view that will leave you in awe.
Departures after 1st April: Commence the day with a visit to Steels Gate Winery, situated in a picturesque hillside setting at Dixons Creek. Their range of wines are all estate grown and estate made offering finesse and exceptional flavour. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere which makes this the perfect place to experience delicious wines while absorbing the serenity of the Yarra Valley. Travel to Balgownie Estate, one of the most stylish venues in the Yarra Valley with wines to match, and enjoy lunch with a glass of Balgownie Estate wine to compliment your meal. After lunch travel to Yering Farm Vineyards, a charming boutique winery. Experience wines made with traditional winemaking methods in their cellar door which showcases antique copper winemaking tools used by pioneer winemakers over a century ago - a fantastic environment to enjoy superb wines. Next, visit French Champagne company Moet and Chandon's Australian production house - Domaine Chandon. The perfect way to finish the day with a guided tour through the winery which shows how the wine is made, followed by a relaxing glass of Australia's best bubbly and a view that will leave you in awe. (Departure: Daily. Departure Time: Approximately 9:00am-9:30am. Duration: 7 hours.)
Great Ocean Road Full Day
Your vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a full day Great Ocean Road Tour. Commence the scenic drive south-west of Melbourne and onto spectacular views of the Southern Ocean known as the Surf Coast. Arrive at Split Point Lighthouse for a photo opportunity and coffee break (own expense). Wildlife in the area depending on the season may include whales, dolphins, kangaroos, echidnas and many different birds. Arrive at Apollo Bay for lunch (own expense), then see koalas and kangaroos up close on the Eucalyptus Forest. Walk at the renowned Great Ocean Road Ecolodge. Then visit the spectacular Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge, the site of the most famous 19th-century Australian shipwreck. Tour concludes at approximately 7.00pm, at which time hotel drop off will commence (Departs: Daily. Departure Time: 8:00 am. Duration: 11 hours.)
Phillip Island Full Day Tour
Your vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a full day Phillip Island Tour. Arrive at Nobbies to view spectacular coastal scenery and two rocky outcrops abundant in marine life. From the walkways, it may be possible to catch a glimpse of Australia's largest population of fur seals living amongst the coastline. During the summer months (November to March) you will have the opportunity to visit Cowes for a stroll along the pier or have dinner (own expense). Arrive at the Penguin Parade Visitors Centre and browse through the centre and learn about the little penguins and life on this island. Just before dusk watch as the Little Penguins battle the surf and make their way to their dune burrows after a day's fishing at sea. The elevated boardwalks and viewing stands allow you to enjoy all the penguin action without disturbing them. During winter months (April to October) dinner can be purchased at the cafeteria (own expense). Tour concludes at approximately 9.30pm (April to October) and 11.30pm (November to March) at which time hotel drop-offs will commence (Departs: Daily. Departure Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm - Departure times vary from season to season. Duration: 8-9 hours.)
Excursions in Adelaide
Morning Central Market Tour
Barossa Food & Wine Experience
On arrival at Lambert Estate at Angaston, you will enjoy a structured wine tasting whilst sampling local seasonal produce from gourmet platters. The main course will follow, and is a feast for the senses, with two signature dishes, salad and vegetables. You may wish to purchase a glass of wine from the impressive wine selection or enjoy a coffee accompanied by their popular Chocolatier (Chocolate Port). Leaving Lambert Estate, travel to Mengler Hill Lookout for sweeping views over the valley and then onto your final stop for the day will be Pindarie, a multi-tourism award-winning cellar door, which feels more like an Australian Homestead than a cellar door. The friendly staff don't just pour the wine; they share the stories behind the wines and Pindarie, a great way to finish off your Barossa Food and Wine Experience. Please note: Itinerary subject to change and some of the inclusions may be replaced temporarily without notice (Departure Time: 9:15 am. Duration: 8 hours. Operates Wednesday - Sunday only).
Day Kangaroo Island Experience
With an early morning pick up from your Adelaide hotel for a scenic coach trip to Cape Jervis to connect with SeaLink's ferry for the 45-minute crossing to Kangaroo Island. On arrival travel to Seal Bay for a walk on the beach amongst a colony of rare and wild Australian Sea Lions with an experienced guide. Head to Vivonne Bay for a two-course lunch, followed by a visit to Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Spend the afternoon at Flinders Chase National Park, renowned as a sanctuary for native Australian animals including kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and echidnas. See the rugged coastline from walks around Remarkable Rocks and Admiral's Arch. Remarkable Rocks provides great photographic opportunities, and the Admiral's Arch boardwalk takes you down a rugged cliff face to reveal this spectacular rock archway, a natural nursery and safe haven for playful New Zealand fur seals that can be seen resting, swimming and playing in the waves or on the rocks. Return to Kingscote Airport for the return journey to Adelaide. Tour concludes at approximately 7:05 pm, at which time hotel drop-offs will commence (Departure Time: 6:45 am. Duration: 12.5 hours).
Excursions in Perth
Swan Valley Gourmet Wine Cruise
On board enjoy a delicious morning tea followed by premium wine tasting with cheese and biscuits. An informative Captain's commentary about the river's history will enhance your morning's experience. Disembark at Sandalford Estate for an exclusive behind the scenes' winery tour and film presentation. This is followed by a tasting of 6 premium Sandalford wines. A 2-course lunch is served throughout the tasting allowing you to decide on your favourite wine to accompany your main course. Upon re-boarding complete your day with afternoon tea, complimentary wines and entertainment provided by our talented crew. Please note that this tour does not include hotel transfers (Departure Days: Jun-Aug: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday / Sep-May: Daily).
Eat, Drink Walk Tour
Enjoy an evening journey through Perth's burgeoning food and beverage scene. Go where the locals hang out. Walk a little, eat a little and drink a little as you discover the bars and restaurants in the city centre in heritage buildings, laneways and other out-of-the-way watering holes. You will visit three unique venues, spending about 40 minutes at each venue. This will give you plenty of time to enjoy the complimentary food or beverage on arrival at each venue and discover the stories of the buildings you're visiting.
During the time between venues, you will be guided through sections of the city and discover other venues, thriving street art, laneways and intriguing spaces. You'll also learn some of the fun histories of the city as you wind your way through downtown. The tour includes two drinks and grazing food, access to drink specials, plus a free Perth digital tour download (Departs Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday).
Experience Rottnest with Bike and Lodge Lunch
A Rottnest Express coach will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to Pier 2, Barrack Street Jetty, the departure point of your tour. At 8.45am depart by ferry to commence a full day Experience Rottnest tour (boarding closes at 8.30am). Cruise to Rottnest Island arriving at approximately 10.45am. Explore Rottnest Island by bike at your own pace and discover secluded beaches, snorkel among the reefs and meet the local wildlife. The island is 11 kilometres long by 4 kilometres wide and takes approximately 3.5 hours to ride around. Enjoy lunch at Rottnest (Karma) Lodge. Board the ferry to depart the island. (Please reconfirm departure time as ferry times may change depending on the season). Cruise back to Barrack Street Jetty Perth, arriving between 4.00pm and 5.00pm, at which time hotel drop-offs will commence.)
Your Journey —
Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.
The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Internal flights are included.
Transfers: Private and shuttle transfers are included as follows:
- Private car transfer from Sydney International Airport to your Sydney City Accommodation
- Shuttle transfer from Sydney City Accommodation to Sydney Domestic Airport
- Shuttle transfer from Melbourne Domestic Airport to your Melbourne City Accommodation
- Shuttle transfer from your Melbourne City Accommodation to the Melbourne Domestic Airport
- Private car transfer from your Adelaide Airport to Adelaide City Accommodation
- Private car transfer from your Adelaide City Accommodation to Adelaide Airport
- Shuttle transfer from Perth Domestic Airport to Perth City Accommodation
- Private car transfer from your Perth City Accommodation to the Perth International Airport