The Best of Australia, Escorted Holiday
Available November 2015
The price for this Escorted Tour is priced from €4,975 per person sharing, which includes
Day 1 FLIGHT TO SINGAPORE
We begin this once in a lifetime experience with an intercontinental flight to Singapore.
Day 2 SINGAPORE
Arrive in Singapore and transfer to our hotel. Freshen up before we explore this magnificent city with world-class sights, shopping, food and entertainment. Overnight in Singapore.
Day 3 SINGAPORE – MELBOURNE
Morning tour of Singapore, including Old Chinatown, The Botanic Gardens and much more. Late afternoon flight to Melbourne
Day 4 ARRIVE MELBOURNE
Upon arrival we will be transferred to our hotel. Time at leisure before a welcome drink and a city tour, including Cook’s Cottage, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Parliament House and more. Our hotel in Melbourne for the next 3 nights is The 4* Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne.
Day 5 MELBOURNE
After breakfast, enjoy a full day of sightseeing in the magnificent Yarra Valley. We will ride The Puffing Billy Steam train and enjoy lunch and a tour at Fergusson’s Winery.
Day 6 MELBOURNE
Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore Melbourne at your own pace.
Day 7 MELBOURNE – ULURU (Ayers Rock)
Today we will be transferred to Melbourne Airport for a morning flight to Ayers Rock Airport. On arrival, we will transfer to our hotel, Desert Gardens Hotel. We will view these unique rock formations at sunset with a glass of bubbles!
Day 8 ULURU
Rise early to view Uluru (Ayers Rock) at sunrise. Tour the caves and hear stories of the Aboriginal Dreamtime. Later, visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. This afternoon, we travel through the desert plains to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). Walk through Walpa Gorge and gaze down the central valley of Kata Tjuta.
Day 9 ULURU – CAIRNS
Enjoy some free time at Ayers Rock Resort for shopping and relaxation. Then we will be transferred to Ayers Rock Airport for our lunchtime flight to Cairns. On arrival in Cairns, we will transfer to our hotel for the next 4 nights, The Pacific Hotel Cairns.
A full day of sightseeing, including The Kuranda Scenic Railway and the award-winning Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park.
Day 11 CAIRNS
A full day at leisure to enjoy this great beach city.
Day 12 CAIRNS
This morning cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef. See a myriad of coral and tropical fish from the underwater observatory and the semi-submersible craft. There is the opportunity to go snorkelling and view this natural living wonder up close. We will enjoy a buffet lunch, before we return to Cairns for the night.
Day 13 CAIRNS – SYDNEY
Today we will transfer to Cairns Airport for our flight to Sydney. On our arrival at Sydney, we will transfer to our home for the next 4 nights, The Grace Hotel, which is located in the heart of the city.
Day 14 SYDNEY
This morning enjoy a guided tour of the Sydney Opera House and later see the Royal Botanic Gardens, Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair and Kings Cross. After, we are off to Watson’s Bay and The Gap, before we stop for a stroll along famous Bondi Beach.
Day 15 SYDNEY
Enjoy a full day at leisure in this great city.
Day 16 SYDNEY
In the morning we will enjoy a cruise of Sydney Harbour. The afternoon is at leisure. In the evening, Cyren at Harbourside is the venue for our farewell dinner.
Day 17 FLIGHT HOME
Time for last minute sightseeing and shopping. Transfer to the airport for our flight back to Ireland.
Day 18 ARRIVE HOME
THE BEST OF AUSTRALIA prices per person sharing
PRICE PER PERSON SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
SPECIAL STEIN TRAVEL ESCORTED GROUP 04 Nov 2015
Booking deposit of €350 per person is due at the time of booking.
The balance is due 8 weeks before departure.