12 Nights & 13 Days Australia SIC
Day 1: Arrival in Sydney: Leisure
Upon landing in the Sydney you will be transferred to your hotel in the city centre, via sic coach. You will have rest of the evening at your leisure. Sydney, capital of New South Wales and one of Australia's largest cities, is best known for its harbour front Sydney Opera House, with a distinctive sail-like design. Massive Darling Harbour and the smaller Circular Quay port are hubs of waterside life, with the arched Harbour Bridge and esteemed Royal Botanic Garden nearby. Sydney Tower’s outdoor platform, the Skywalk, offers 360-degree views of the city and suburbs.
Day 2: Sydney: Sydney Sightseeing & Bondi Beach
Today after breakfast, join your coach at the selected pick up location to commence an afternoon Bondi Beach and Sydney Sights tour. Tour through the historic Rocks area and take in views of the Opera House, Hyde Park, St Mary's Cathedral, Parliament House and the Art Gallery. Stop at Mrs Macquarie's Chair for magnificent views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Visit The Gap to enjoy the stunning views then stop at the world famous Bondi Beach. Re-join the coach for the return journey to Sydney travelling through Paddington and the exclusive Eastern Suburbs.
Day 3: Sydney: Blue Mountain Tour with Australian Wildlife
Today after breakfast, commence a full day to the Blue Mountains.Explore the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park with over one million hectares of dramatic cliffs, unspoiled bushland, deep canyons and lush rainforest. Visit the famous Three Sisters rock formation up close from Echo Point before arriving at Scenic World where you can witness the vastness of the Blue Mountains and join the optional rides - Scenic Railway, Cableway or Skyway (own expense). These rides are a great way to see the steep valleys and canyons and follow the boardwalk along the valley floor. Explore the leafy village of Leura where you will have free time for lunch (own expense) at one of the local cafés with time to wander the picturesque streets. Next, immerse yourself in an Aussie Bush Safari at Sydney Zoo. See dingoes, koalas, wombats, Tasmanian devils and echidnas in a cage free environment in the Australian Precinct. Kangaroos, wallabies and emus roam free for guests to interact with along the level pathways that lead to the Bungarribee Dreaming Experience which is delivered by Aboriginal guides.
Day 4: Gold Coast: Leisure Day
Today after breakfast, you will check out from the hotel in Sydney and get a SIC transfer to the airport. Board the flight from Sydney to Gold Coast. On landing in Gold Coast, you will be transferred to your hotel in the city centre, via sic coach. You will have the rest of the evening at your leisure. Explore the Beautiful city Gold coast at your own pace also visit to famous restaurants in Gold Coast.
Day 5: Gold Coast: Sea World Entry
Today after breakfast, today you head out to Sea World. Make contact with marine life wonders and experience a whole world of amazing rides, shows and attractions at Sea World. The multi-award winning 25 hectare (61 acre) attraction combines the amazing world under the sea with a whole world of fun to provide a full day's exciting entertainment for people of all ages. Marine Attractions: Shark Bay: Get up close and personal at Shark Bay at Sea World! Shark Bay is the world's largest man-made lagoon system for sharks and houses some of the most awe-inspiring of the species in an innovative exhibit. Sea World's cutting edge 4-D presentation, Planet SOS, is an engaging animated adventure starring a selection of endearing and stunningly realistic animal heroes, as they cope with the changing conditions of their habitats: changes resulting from mankind's overuse of our planet's finite resources. Children will love the enchanting animal stars and the awesome, interactive 4-D effects specially designed to educate through entertainment.
Day 6: Gold Coast: Movie World Entry
Today after breakfast, you will visit the Warner Bros. Movie World on Australia's Gold Coast - where movie magic happens every day! As the only Australian movie related theme park, you will experience a fun-filled, Gold Coast theme park family adventure with all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. Meet your favourite stars and enjoy all the behind the scenes action, comedy stunts and exhilarating rides, shows and attractions! Batwing Spaceshot: Get ready to go ballistic with an extreme adrenalin rush that will leave you a bit batty! The awesome new Batwing Spaceshot is a rapid 4.5G vertical launch up a 60 metre tower, followed by a drop into a breathtaking negative descent - beyond freefall! Superman Escape: Warner Bros. Movie World's Superman Escape is an unprecedented roller coaster ride experience with an exciting pre-show adventure themed around the world's most popular Super Hero.
Day 7: Cairns: Leisure Day
Today after breakfast, you will check out from the hotel in Gold Coast and get a SIC transfer to the airport. Board the flight from Gold Coast to Cairns. On landing in Cairns, you will be transferred to your hotel in the city centre, via sic coach. You will have the day at your leisure.
Day 8: Cairns: Green Island Tour with Lunch & Semi Sub
After breakfast, today you head Green Island Tour, Cruise to Green Island in comfort aboard a modern air-conditioned catamaran. Tropical and enchanting Green Island is an idyllic coral cay on Australia's Great Barrier Reef where you spend 4 hours viewing the coral reef and fish life, relaxing on the white sandy beach and exploring the walking tracks that lead through the National Park. Enjoy the activities such as the choice of a glass bottom boat tour or snorkelling equipment for the day, Semi Submarine tour, self-guided island walks or simply relax on the white sandy beach. Enjoy lunch on board Big Cat in air conditioned comfort. A range of optional extras are available such as scuba diving, helmet diving, boat snorkel tours, or the hire of canoes and beach lounge chairs.
Day 9: Cairns: Kuranda, Scenic Rail &Skyrail - ex Cairns
After breakfast, today you will head out to commence a half day KurandaSkyrail, and Scenic Rail tour. Transfer to Smithfield Terminal to board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway at the scheduled time advised by the driver and glide above the rainforest canopy to Kuranda. There are two stations enroute where you can alight and enjoy a walk through the rainforest to spectacular lookouts or visit the CSIRO Interpretive Centre. Arrive at Kuranda to enjoy free time for approximately an hour and a half, and explore the 'Village in the Rainforest' and its many attractions including the Heritage Markets which operate daily. Enjoy lunch (own expense). Other Kuranda Village attractions you may wish to visit are Birdworld, The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary or Kuranda Koala Gardens (own expense). At 03:30pm board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for the journey to Cairns, and enjoy spectacular views as the train travels through 15 hand cut tunnels and past spectacular waterfalls.
Day 10: Melbourne: Leisure day
Today after breakfast, you will check out from the hotel in Sydney and get a SIC transfer to the airport. Board the flight from Gold Coast to Melbourne. On landing in Melbourne, you will be transferred to your hotel in the city centre, via sic coach.Melbourne is the coastal capital of the south eastern Australian state of Victoria. At the city's centre is the modern Federation Square development, with plazas, bars, and restaurants by the Yarra River. In the Southbank area, the Melbourne Arts Precinct is the site of Arts Centre Melbourne – a performing arts complex – and the National Gallery of Victoria, with Australian and indigenous art.
Day 11: Melbourne: Melbourne City Tour
Today after breakfast, a coach will pick you up for transfer to Federation Square East (corner of Flinders and Russell Street), the departure point of your tour. Join your coach to commence a morning Melbourne City Tour. Melbourne is known for its gardens, restaurants, cafes and markets, arcades and laneway, galleries, the arts and its relaxed elegant charm. It is also home to the Australian Open Tennis, Australian rules football and the Melbourne Cup horse race. Enjoy seeing the highlights of Melbourne city with a guided laneways walk, and time to explore the famous Queen Victoria
Day 12: Melbourne: Great Ocean Road Tour
Today, after a good night’s rest and a sumptuous breakfast, a coach will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to the corner of Flinders and Russell Street at Federation Square, the departure point of your tour. Join your coach to commence a full day tour) to the Great Ocean Road. View the popular coastal township of Lorne, a surfer's haven, and see many fern filled gullies and river inlets on your journey. Stop for lunch at Apollo Bay (own expense). Travel the length of the Great Ocean Road passing towering limestone cliffs, sweeping white beaches and stunning forest scenery. Witness a fabulous spectacle of massive natural erosion. View the amazing Twelve Apostles - limestone stacks rising dramatically from the Southern Ocean and visit the Information Centre. Walk along the boardwalk enjoying the scenery from various viewing platforms. See Loch Ard Gorge and be swept away by the romantic and tragic story of love and lives lost aboard the Loch Ard. Explore Port Campbell National Park and discover the tragic history of over 50 ships wrecked along the rugged coastline. Continue beyond Port Campbell to the remnants of London Bridge before commencing the return journey to Melbourne.
Day 13: Departure Day
As per your return tickets, an airport transfer will be organized, to drop you at the airport.Board your flight back to your home with sweet memories.
Hope you have an amazing journey.