Australia

Aussie Family Adventure

Sample ItineraryAustralia

 Day 1-3 Brisbane

3 night stay at the Quay West Suites Brisbane

Day2

Croc Express to Australia Zoo

The Sunshine Coast, home of Crocodile Hunter and Australia Zoo, has been a popular holiday playground for Australians and visitors alike. This tour goes directly to and from Australia Zoo, made famous by the antics of Steve and Terri Irwin and their global documentaries and now a living legacy to Steve. You will have time to experience the best of Australia Zoo. This wildlife “Theme Park” is too good to rush. Spend almost 6 hours seeing the many shows and demonstrations including crocodile feeding and snake handling. The handlers even walk some animals through the park so you can get “up close and personal”. The Zoo has a team over 500 who believe in “conservation through exciting education”, and will ensure you have a wildlife experience you’ll never forget. View the majestic Glasshouse Mountains bordered by pineapple farms and pine forests as you travel along the Steve Irwin Way scenic route.

Day3

Dolphin Adventure Day Tour

Today you will take a wonderful day tour to Tangalooma Island Resort in the beautiful Moreton Bay and the Islands region. Once at the resort you can partake in any of the 30 free activities. For the adventurous, you may want to try sand tobogganing or a ATV quad bike tour or simply relax by one of the pools. The highlight is the unforgettable experience of hand-feeding playful bottlenose dolphins at sunset.

Day 3-5 Gold Coast

2 night stay at the Mantra Sun City Surfers Paradise Resort

Day4

Day at Leisure

Today enjoy a full day at leisure. You may like to do some additional sightseeing, shopping, or simply relax.

Day 5-8 Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef

3 night stay at the Park Regis City Quay Hotel

Day6

Quicksilver Cruises Outer Barrier Reef Cruise ex Cairns

For an experience of a lifetime, Quicksilver’s wave piercing catamarans and friendly crew will take you to a reef at the very edge of Australia’s Continental Shelf, to an underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour and brilliance. Agincourt Reef is a magnificent ribbon reef where you can experience first-hand the magic that is the Great Barrier Reef. Choose to dive (extra cost), snorkel, or stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a semi-sub, just one metre underwater. Watch the fish feeding from a unique underwater viewing platform and underwater observatory, or fly in a helicopter over the reef (extra cost). Whichever way you choose; you’ll bring home a lifetime of memories from this living natural wonder.

Day7

Kuranda Classic Tour with Train Skyrail and Rainforestation

The Classic Kuranda Experience includes the main attractions of Kuranda, but gives you more free time to explore Kuranda. You will travel to Kuranda by scenic railway and then spend some free time in the village. Wander through the many shops and local markets, which offer a full range of local handicrafts, souvenirs, and gifts.

You will then be transferred to Rainforestation Nature Park, where you will enjoy a delicious Australian BBQ lunch, a guided tour of the rainforest on board an amphibious Army Duck, and the Pamagirri Aboriginal Dance performance, followed by the Dreamtime Walk. You will learn how to throw a boomerang, see a spear-throwing demonstrations, and learn about aboriginal culture.

A guided tour of the Koala and Wildlife Park will commence at the Cultural Centre. Your coach will then transfer you to Kuranda Skyrail Terminal for the 7.5 kilometre Skyrail journey down the mountain. Your coach will then return you to your accommodation.

Day 8-11 Sydney

3 night stay at the Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney

Day9

Downtown Sydney, Bondi and Kings Cross

In the afternoon you will get to know the bustling city of Sydney. You can walk along the beautiful sands of the world-renowned Bondi Beach, see cosmopolitan Kings Cross, exclusive Double Bay and Vaucluse as well as trendy Paddington with its beautiful lace fronted Victorian Terraces. Your tour will also take in views of Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair, one of Sydney’s most visited and photographed views, The Rocks, Sydney Opera House, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney Tower, Darling Harbour and much more. Return to Circular Quay or request a hotel drop off.

Blue Mountains and Australian Wildlife including Lunch

You’re off over the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, the world’s largest steel arch bridge in the world, nicknamed ‘the Coathanger’ because of its arch-based design. Head along the Bradfield Highway towards the Blue Mountains. Entering the National Park, you’ll take in spectacular views of Megalong Valley before arriving at Echo point, perched on the edge of a 170 metre cliff face. Echo Point has views stretching across to the Three Sisters – a trio of rocky pinnacles.

Next stop is the Waradah Aboriginal Centre. Imagine witnessing Australian Aboriginal culture in a contemporary gallery. Experience traditional dance, take part in an interactive didgeridoo performance and examine authentic artworks. Next is a stop at the picturesque and quaint town of Leura. Stop and enjoy a delicious 2 course lunch in this delightful village. You’ll stop at Featherdale Wildlife Park, one of Australia’s largest private collections of Australian native animals and bird life. Here you will be able to hand feed kangaroos, wallabies and emus or enjoy a face-to-face encounter with one of the friendly koalas. You will return to Sydney at approximately 5.45pm.

Day10

Day at Leisure

Today enjoy a full day at leisure. You may like to do some additional sightseeing, shopping, or simply relax.

Day 11 Depart for Home