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From magical marine life to the depths of the Daintree Rainforest, explore some of the world’s breathtaking natural wonders on this sensational Australian tour adventure, paired with hotel stays in Cairns, Brisbane and Sydney.

Spend two nights in beautiful Brisbane, a cultured city noted in particular for its Queenslander architecture and vibrant outdoor dining practices. From here, you’ll then fly to Cairns, where you’ll have five-nights to explore the wonders of the city during a collection of immersive tours. Experience an enchanting rainforest rail journey on board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Immerse yourself in nature in the Rainforestation Nature Park, lose yourself in the magical surroundings of the Daintree National Park, one of the best biologically diverse rainforests in the world, and savour a boat ride to explore one of the planet’s most spectacular natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef.

Made up of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands, it’s also home to an abundance of marine life, from dolphins to turtles to stingrays, as well as the sea bed itself, carpeted in a dazzling array of colourful corals.

The next part of your holiday takes you to Sydney where you’ll savour a fantastic four-night hotel stay. A highlight of your stay includes a remarkable Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise.

Cruise Sydney for dinner with the best backdrop in town - Sydney's unforgettable harbour with highlights including the Sydney Opera House. During your cruise, enjoy an amazing array of seasonal and regionally sourced food and wine.

Your Route

Your 11 Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

14 Feb 2023

Fly to Brisbane and explore the Capital of the Sunshine State during a two-night hotel stay

Spend time exploring the beguiling city of Brisbane during a two-night hotel stay. The Capital of the Sunshine state, Brisbane boasts a vibrant café culture to match its classic relaxed Gold Coast vibe. While away the morning hours by meandering the city’s river banks which are lined with busy malls, riverfront plazas, outdoor man-made beaches, water parks, botanical gardens and wildlife parks.

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Day 2

15 Feb 2023

Relish a further day at leisure uncovering the delights of the vibrant city of Brisbane

The capital of Queensland, Brisbane is a vibrant city on the banks of the Brisbane River. Browse the many art galleries on the South Bank and the food stalls at Brisbane City Market. Join a free-guided tour of Brisbane City Hall. Visit the world’s oldest and largest koala sanctuary, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and for coffee, cocktails and independents stores, stop by Fortitude Valley.

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Day 3

16 Feb 2023

Fly to Cairns for your immersive five-day tour

The balmy air and the azure waters of Cairns will transport you into a tropical paradise. As the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns enjoys thriving tourism, but a leisurely pace of life prevails here. Take a stroll along the Cairns Esplanade, enjoy the ocean views in the beautiful evening light and try some of the Balinese-inspired cuisine in one of the harbour-front restaurants.

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Day 4

17 Feb 2023

Enjoy a day at leisure to explore Cairns’ captivating museums and fascinating cultural attractions

Originally home to the Yirrganydji and Yidinji peoples, Cairns offers a rich range of cultural attractions. Discover some of the incredible indigenous artwork at Cairns Art Gallery or delve into the town’s remarkable history at Cairns Museum. Continue your Marine life education with a visit to Cairns Aquarium. Renovated in 2017, the impressive displays and exhibits represent not only reef life but also rivers, estuaries and billabongs. Round off your Cairns discovery by sampling some of the fusion flavours with views over the harbour or simply enjoy the sun set with a cocktail.

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Day 5

18 Feb 2023

Venture into the wilderness for a full day tour of Kuranda and the Rainforestation Nature Park

Today you’ll witness spectacular views as you board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and glide above the rainforest canopy to Kuranda with stops along the way at Red Peak Station and Barron Falls Station. Upon arrival, explore the village, before you transfer to the Rainforestation Nature Park for lunch and a performance by the Pamagirri Aboriginal Dance Troupe. Next, you’ll tour through the tropical rainforest in an amphibious Army Duck and visit the Tropical Fruit Orchard. The final part of your trip takes you to the Koala and Wildlife Park where you could hand feed kangaroos.

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Day 6

19 Feb 2023

Be enthralled by the sights of the breathtaking Great Barrier Reef

No trip to Cairns is complete without visiting the Great Barrier Reef. You’ll embark a catamaran for morning refreshments before sailing out to Moore Reef to learn about the astonishing natural history of the Great Barrier Reef during a guided tour. Relish an escorted coral-viewing tour from a semi-submersible vessel and a glass-bottom boat, where you’ll take in the incredible sights of these astonishing coral formations. Enjoy buffet lunch and afternoon tea with incredible views of the outer reef before returning to shore, still in a state of awe at this vibrant, bustling underwater ecosystem.

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Day 7

20 Feb 2023

Discover The Most Extraordinary Place on Earth, during a visit to the Daintree Rainforest

A day of adventure awaits as you prepare for your final tour in Cairns. Step on board your private coach and sit back for your journey into the emerald canopies and weaving vines of the Daintree Rainforest, named by Sir David Attenborough as “the most extraordinary place on Earth.” Your first stop is a one-hour cruise along the mighty Daintree River. Learn about the intricate eco-system that coexists here between the unique flora and fauna that call this remarkable place their home. Once on the other side of the river, you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch in the rainforest before heading to Mossman Gorge for afternoon tea and guided walk. Discover more about the cultural significance of this ancient rainforest to the local Kuku Yalanji people. You’ll also get to wander the Marrdja Boardwalk, surrounded by towering trees and verdant mangrove swamps.

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Day 8

21 Feb 2023

Leaving Cairns behind, you’ll then fly to Sydney for a four-night city break to savour its sights

As you arrive in Sydney, the striking sights of the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge will welcome you with open arms. As Australia's most cosmopolitan city, you can expect breathtaking energy as you roam the bustling streets, exploring the sights of this spectacular destination. Admire the captivating works at the Museum of Contemporary Art, star gaze from the planetarium in Sydney's Observatory or amble through the beautiful greenery of The Royal Botanic Garden.

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Day 9

22 Feb 2023

Drink in the glorious sights of the city’s magnificent harbour during a cruise at sunset

As daylight begins to fade and the setting sun casts shades of pink, yellow and orange across the landscape, you’ll embark on a delightful harbour cruise and enjoy dinner with the best backdrop in town – admire spectacular highlights including the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. Enjoy a multi-course chef-designed all-inclusive menu featuring the best of New South Wales ingredients, all of which showcase the multicultural influences on the Sydney dining scene paired with wines from some of New South Wales’ most prestigious wine regions. 

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Days 10-11

23-24 Feb 2023

Enjoy two days at leisure in Sydney, discovering its hidden treasures

Savour two days at leisure in spectacular Sydney. Grab a picnic and head to Australia’s oldest park: Sydney Hyde Park. Drink in the sights of the Anzac Memorial and tranquil fountains before seeking shade under one of the towering trees. Embrace the city’s rich heritage and seek out the aboriginal rock carvings near Mackenzies Point or tour the Rocks and learn about Australia’s first European settlement.

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Day 12

25 Feb 2023

Fully rested, you’ll return home, filled with memories

Your epic adventure complete, today you’ll head to the airport for your flight back home.

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Your Hotel Stays

 

Mercure King George Square
★★★★

The four-star Mercure Brisbane King George Square is the ideal hotel for traveller looking for both local and authentic experiences. Enjoy ultimate comfort at this stunning accommodation, located within walking distance of the Queen Street Mall shopping precinct, and in close proximity to a wealth of the city’s spectacular attractions. Embark on a short walk to the botanic gardens and explore the City Hall. Discover it’s multitude of dazzling features including on-site restaurant, café, bar and fully equipped gym.

DoubleTree Cairns Hotel
★★★★

This astounding oceanfront hotel in Cairns is majestically surrounded by landscapes, tropical gardens and boasts magnificent view of the Coral Sea. Rooms are smart and minimal with modern amenities including tea and coffee facilities, satellite TV channels and Flat Panel LCD TV, and Wi-Fi. Perfectly located, you’re just moments away from the tropical Cairns Aquarium, Cairns Art Gallery, the Esplanade Lagoon and the city centre. Tuck into delicious Australian-inspired cuisine in the Atrium Restaurant & Bar, finish a day of exploring with a crisp glass of wine in The Vine Room and kick off each morning with a dip in the outdoor pool.

Rydges World Square
★★★★

Set in the heart of Sydney’s Central Business District, the award-winning Rydges World Square is a perfect choice for exploring the city’s attractions, including Hyde Park, the Australian Museum and Darling Harbour. Expect a warm and friendly welcome from the excellent staff as you wander into the chic lobby, which offers a taster of the décor you’ll find throughout the accommodation. Luxurious rooms boast a cosy Rydges Dream Bed with crisp, white linens and feature flat-screen TVs and free WI-FI. You won’t have to go far to experience some of Sydney’s famously outstanding food, with Amber restaurant and the Cidery Bar & Kitchen located at the hotel.

Your Holiday Summary

 

PRICES FROM

£3,499

PER PERSON | 14 FEBRUARY 2023 | 11 NIGHTS

Fully Escorted Tours

  • Sydney Harbour dinner cruise with three-course chef inspired menu paired with a selection of beers, wine and soft drinks
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway tour
  • Reef Magic Great Barrier Reef cruise
  • Full day tour of the Daintree Rainforest & Cape Tribulation

Hotel Stays

  • 2 night four-star hotel stay in Brisbane at the Mercure King George Square
  • 5 night four-star stay at the DoubleTree Cairns Hotel or similar
  • 4 night four-star hotel stay at the Rydges World Square Sydney
  • All hotel stays include breakfast

All flights & transfers included

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