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Get ready for a truly unforgettable family trip to the 'Land Down Under'! This 11-day itinerary has been designed with both parents and kids in mind, incorporating the best of Australia's wildlife, cultural sites, and outdoor activities, all while minimizing the time between transfers to create the perfect balance between down time and adventure.Begin with the the discovery of Sydney before journe...

Get ready for a truly unforgettable family trip to the 'Land Down Under'! This 11-day itinerary has been designed with both parents and kids in mind, incorporating the best of Australia's wildlife, cultural sites, and outdoor activities, all while minimizing the time between transfers to create theperfect balance between down time and adventure.


Begin with the the discovery of Sydney before journeying to the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Continue your nature immersion with captivating eco adventures in Cairns and Uluru's stunning sunsets and sunrises. Come face to face with Koalas and Kangaroos in the wild and stroll down the beautiful narrow alleyways of Melbourne.

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  • City
    City
  • Local culture
    Local culture
  • Seaside
    Seaside
  • Nature observation
    Nature observation
  • Snorkeling and diving
    Snorkeling and diving

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Day 1: Welcome to Sydney!

Meet & greet on arrival in Sydney

• Enjoy a hassle free private transfers to your hotel

Visited:
Sydney
Accommodation
The Grace Sydney Hotel (Sydney)

Day 2: Sydney Opera House

• Set off on a guided tour of the iconic Opera House, the stunning performing arts centre

• Discover the magic of the building, the political intrigue and the real life dramas that go on behind the curtain

Visited:
SydneySydney Opera House
Accommodation
The Grace Sydney Hotel (Sydney)

Day 3: City sights, Bondi beach & Kings Cross

• Take in the history of Sydney, stunning architecture, spectacular Harbor views and the world famous Bondi beach

• Pass through the historical Rocks area and Circular Quay

• Enjoy great views of the Opera House and the Harbor Bridge from Mrs Macquarie's Chair

• Relax at the world famous Bondi beach and "The Gap"

• On the return journey to the city you'll see Double Bay, Paddington and Kings Cross

Visited:
Sydney
Accommodation
The Grace Sydney Hotel (Sydney)

Day 4: Hamilton Island

• Transfer to the airport and fly to Hamilton Island (flight not included)

• Perfectly situated in the Great Barrier Reef, amongst the 74 Whitsunday Islands, Hamilton Island offers an experience like no other

• Enjoy glorious weather, azure waters, brilliant beaches, awe-inspiring coral reefs, fascinating flora & fauna and fine food & wines

Visited:
SydneyHamilton Island
Accommodation
Night at Reef View Hotel (Hamilton Island)

Day 5: Great Barrier Reef cruise

Voyage to the heart of the Great Barrier Reef aboard in a comfortable air-conditioned high speed catamaran

• Your family will surely enjoy an adventure-packed dayat Reefworld

• Come face to face with tropical reef fish and coral formations. Explore snorkeling trails or simply relax on the sundeck (includes lunch)

Visited:
Hamilton IslandGreat Barrier Reef
Accommodation
Night at Reef View Hotel (Hamilton Island)

Day 6: Welcome to Cairns

Fly to Cairns (flight not included)

• Transfer by coach from the airport to your hotel

Accommodation
Pullman Cairns International Hotel (Cairns)

Day 7: Scenic rail, skyrail & crocodiles

• Your day beings with an historical rail journey on the Kuranda Scenic Railway

• Board Skyrail and enjoy the world's most beautiful rainforest experience

• Continue to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures - the best place to see crocodiles in tropical North Queensland

• Take a cruise on the lagoon through the wetlands - the domain of the saltwater crocodile

• Explore the rest of the park with its abundance of wildlife, including water birds, turtles, wallabies and cassowaries

Visited:
CairnsKurandaQueensland
Accommodation
Pullman Cairns International Hotel (Cairns)

Day 8: Uluru sunset

• Transfer by coach to the airport and fly to Uluru/Ayers Rock (flight not included)

• Upon arrival, Coach transfer your hotel

• Travel into Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park

• See the stunning rock art of the ancients and learn about Uluru's cultural significance

• Marvel at Uluru with Kata Tjuta in the background from the Talinguru Nyakunytjaku viewing area

Visited:
CairnsUluruAyers Rock
Accommodation
Desert Garden (Ayers Rock)

Day 9: Kata Tjuta sunrise

• Wake up early to watch the desert come alive at sunrise

• Explore Kata Tjuta National Park and the 36 domes that comprise this spiritual place

• Then, relax and enjoy a gourmet picnic breakfast

• Transfer to the airport and fly to Melbourne (flight not included) followed by coach transfer to you hotel

• Prepare to explore Australia’s second-largest city, boasting great festivals and shopping, a passion for food and wine, and fabulous arts

Visited:
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Accommodation
Crown Promenade Hotel (Melbourne)

Day 10: Kangaroos and Koalas in the wild

• Go for a small group ecotour with a naturalist guide!

Learn about wildlife and enjoy the wide open spaces of Australia

• Get close to kangaroos, koalas and abundant birdlife

• Your family will also appreciate the delicious bush lunch!

• In the afternoon, stroll among the gum trees

Visited:
Melbourne
Accommodation
Crown Promenade Hotel (Melbourne)

Day 11: Departure day!

• Today is the end of your Australian adventure

Private transfer to airport for your flight home


Safe travels!

Visited:
Melbourne

SydneySydney Opera HouseHamilton IslandHamilton IslandGreat Barrier ReefCairnsKurandaQueenslandUluruAyers RockKata Tjuta / Mount OlgaMelbourne

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in the price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • In-trip flights
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