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AustraliaNew Year's Celebration in Sydney

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Ring in the new year with a stunning festival of fire, in Sydney. Marvel at one of the greatest fireworks displays in the world at the New Year's Eve Opera House Gala. Take in the highlights of Sydney and Melbourne and immerse yourself in underwater kaleidoscope of color and brilliance of the Great Barrier Reef. Interact with Koalas and Kangaroos in the wild and indulge in a Yara Valley wine exper...

Ring in the new year with a stunning festival of fire, in Sydney. Marvel at one of the greatest fireworks displays in the world at the New Year's Eve Opera House Gala. Take in the highlights of Sydney and Melbourne and immerse yourself in underwater kaleidoscope of color and brilliance of the Great Barrier Reef. Interact with Koalas and Kangaroos in the wild and indulge in a Yara Valley wine experience. These 13 days may just strike a perfect balance between high energy activities & downtime, nature immersion and city life. 

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Trip highlights
  • Snorkeling and diving
    Snorkeling and diving
  • Learning activities
    Learning activities
  • Local culture
    Local culture
  • Nature observation
    Nature observation
  • City
    City

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Day 1: ​Arrival in Sydney

Welcometo the 'land down under'!

Private transfer from Sydney International Airport to your hotel

• Rest up after your journey and take the evening at leisure

Visited:
Sydney

Day 2: Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney

Enjoy the amenities of your stunning award-winning hotel with a reputation as a market leader in service and style

• Make the most of the 2 restaurants, 2 bars, indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, spa, gym, and an excellent central location

• Venture out on your own and begin exploring the city at your own pace

Visited:
Sydney
Accommodation
Amora Hotel Jamison (Sydney)

Day 3: Panoramic Sydney

• Set off on a unforgettable Panoramic Sydney half day tour

• Visit the historic Rocksarea and hear early convict history and enjoy magnificent views of the Opera House and Harbor Bridge

• Visit Sydney’s trendy new Oxford Street

• Check out elegant Paddington

• Go on the superb coast cliff walk around Tamarama and Bronte

• Soak up the sun at the famous Bondi beach

Accommodation
Amora Hotel Jamison (Sydney)

Day 4: The Opera Gala on New Year's Eve

• We've saved some great 'ringside' seats to the greatest show on earth

Be entertained at the Opera Gala, featuring favorites by Verdi, Puccini, Rossini and more

• Marvel at the the stunning fireworks display as the whole world watches

• Make this your most glamorous and memorable New Year celebration

Visited:
Sydney

Day 5: A day at leisure in Sydney

• May be a good idea to leave this day unplanned

Do as little or as much as you like, the choice is yours

Visited:
Sydney

Day 6: Sydney to Cairns

• Private transfer to Sydney Airport

Fly from Sydney to Cairns. Then, transfer to Mossman

Visited:
SydneyCairnsMossman

Day 7: Great Barrier Reef cruise

• Journey to a reef at the very edge of Australia's Continental shelf, to an underwater kaleidoscope of color and brilliance

• Experience firsthand the magic that is the Great Barrier Reef

Dive, snorkel, or stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a semi-sub, just one meter underwater

• Watch the fish feeding from a unique underwater viewing platform and underwater observatory


Day 8: Daintree Rainforest

Cross the Daintree River and explore the ancient Cape Tribulation rainforest

• Keep your eyes peeled for crocodiles and colorful birdlife

• Enjoy an Australian BBQ lunch in a secluded forest

Visited:
Great Barrier ReefDaintree Rainforest

Day 9: Next up, Melbourne!

• Arrive in Australia’s second-largest city

Private transfer from Melbourne Domestic Airport to hotel

• Melbourne boasts great festivals and shopping, a passion for food and wine and fabulous arts

 Discover regional attractions such as the Little Penguins and the Great Ocean Road

Visited:
Daintree Rainforest, CairnsMelbourne

Day 10: A day at leisure in Melbourne 

• Take some time to relax and enjoy everything your stylish and modern Crown Promenade Hotel has to offer

• Explore Melbourne's vibrant Southbank entertainment area

Visited:
Melbourne

Day 11: Yara Valley wine experience

• Enjoy a personalized Yarra Valley tour in our luxury, air-conditioned fun bus (max. 24 guests)

• Indulge in wine tastings at Yering Station, Yering Farm and Rochford

• Enjoy an a la carte lunch at Rochford Restaurant

• Take a special access private tour of Domaine Chandon

Visited:
MelbourneYarra Valley

Day 12: Kangaroos & Koalas in the wild

• See Koalas and Kangaroos in the wild accompanied by an experienced wildlife guide

• Interact with wild animals in their natural habitats on this full day, all inclusive small group eco-tour (max 8 people)

• Help collect important data, remove Boneseed (a weed) and make a difference to koala habitat

Visited:
Yarra Valley

Day 13: Departure day!

• Depending on the departure time, you may have a free morning to enjoy a last minute stroll or some souvenir shopping

Private transfer from your hotel to Melbourne Airport

Safe travels!

Visited:
Melbourne

SydneyBondi BeachCairnsMossmanGreat Barrier ReefDaintree RainforestMelbourneYarra Valley

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 trasfers
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  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

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