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Australia Australia's Best Beaches, the Reef and Sydney

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Our Agency has created this fully customizable trip specifically for the traveler looking to get the most out of the trip to Australia. We highlight what we believe are some of the best that the country has to offer. Take a look day by day and let us know if this is for you!
Tour itinerary includes
  • Seaside
  • City
  • Snorkeling and diving
    Snorkeling and diving
  • Beach

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to ​Palm Cove!

Palm Cove offers a serene vacation experience. Set amidst an idyllic stretch of beach and luxurious resorts, Palm Cove is a haven for the indulgent. Spend your days lazing away on the beach or take a stroll along the esplanade through the many boutique shops and cafes.

Palm Cove
Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa (Palm Cove)

Day 2: Great Barrier Reef Cruise

Today you’ll journey to a reef at the very edge of Australia's Continental Shelf, to an underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of color and brilliance. Agincourt Reef is a magnificent ribbon reef where you can experience firsthand the magic that is the Great Barrier Reef. You can choose to dive, snorkel, or stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a semi-sub, just one meter underwater.

Great Barrier Reef

Day 3: Kuranda Scenic Rail, skyrail and Hartley's crocodile adventure

Enjoy breathtaking views aboard Kuranda Scenic Railway traveling up the mountain rainforest to Kuranda. Take Skyrail, the world's most beautiful rainforest experience, stopping enroute to explore the two stations.

​Then transfer to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures - the best place to see crocodiles in Tropical North Queensland. Explore the rest of the park with its abundance of wildlife, including water birds, turtles, koalas, wallabies and cassowaries.

Great Barrier Reef

Day 4: Welcome to ​Gold Coast!

Fly Cairns to Brisbane (flights not included). Pick up your Intermediate 4 Door Sedan and drive to the Gold Coast.

The famous Gold Coast is Australia at its best. This is where Australians go to vacation. With miles of beautiful sandy beaches, great shopping, superb weather and a host of natural and manmade attractions in the region.

QT Hotel (Gold Coast)

Day 5: Free day

Enjoy your full day at leisure.

Gold Coast
QT Hotel (Gold Coast)

Day 6: Gold Coast to Byron Bay

Drive from the Gold Coast to Byron Bay.

The Byron at Byron Resort and Spa (Byron Bay)

Day 7: Day at leisure

Nice free day in Byron Bay.

Byron Bay
The Byron at Byron Resort and Spa (Byron Bay)

Day 8: Byron Bay to Sydney

Drive to the Gold Coast Airport, fly Gold Coast to Sydney (flight not included).

​Stylish Sydney…a cosmopolitan international city filled with vibrant life, character and a sense of daring. The multiculturalism means a wealth of amazing dining experiences.

Byron BaySydney
The Grace Sydney Hotel (Sydney)

Day 9: Escorted city bicyle tour

We will take you to all of the iconic sights, and tons of other sights you may miss on your own. Our expert guides will give you the information you need to get the most out of your trip to Sydney. We'll take you to see the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour (right next to the yachts themselves), the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour, the Royal Botanic Gardens and more.


Day 10: Half day Bondi tour with surf lesson and lunch

Enjoy a day at world famous Bondi Beach & spend time doing what the locals do with your own friendly Bondi guide. Get your gear off, get your toes in the sand, hang out at the beach, and enjoy a relaxed & interactive tour inside Australia's oldest Surf lifesaving club learning about surf and beach culture & Bondi's surprising traditions & history.

Then... hit the waves with your Pro Bondi surf instructor for a surf lesson or for the less energetic a guided swim between the flags... we'll supply all the gear even sunblock you provide the energy & laughs. Finally reward all your efforts with a gourmet BBQ seafood lunch or dinner right on Bondi Beach front.

​BridgeClimb is Australia's most exciting and accessible adventure on one of the world's most modern wonders: The Sydney Harbour Bridge. Experience the incredible adventure that will take you to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge some 440 feet above the Harbour. The Climb is a 3 ½ hour guided journey to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Day 11: Departure

Transfer from your hotel to Sydney Airport for your flight home.


Palm Cove Great Barrier Reef Cairns Brisbane Gold Coast Byron Bay Sydney Bondi Beach

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.

Approx. $1,870 / 11 days
Excluding international flights
2 Pax
Price per person for travel 1st April 2018 to 30th June 2018$1,930
Price per person for travel 1st July to 30th Sept 2018$2,070
Price per person for travel 1st Oct to 31st March 2019$2,210

Included in price:

  • Luxury accommodation for 10 nights in Palm Cove (3), Gold Coast (2), Byron Bay (2) and Sydney (3)
  • Full day cruise to the Great Barrier Reef including lunch
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail, Skyrail and Hartley's Crocodile Adventure
  • 4 day Intermediate car rental
  • Guided bicycle tour of Sydney
  • Half Day Bondi Beach tour with surfing lesson
  • Bridgeclimb
  • Airport transfers
  • Australian GST
  • Springboard Vacations’ 24/7 local travel assistance and support

Not included in price:

  • International and national airfares

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