This program is designed as the starting tour to explore Australian east.
From Sydney, one of three best cities in the world with famous Bondi Beach, artistic town of Manley, Sydney Harbour cruise, Darling Harbour, to Australian Desert with Uluru and then end the tour in Cairns, the capital of North-West Territories with Quicksilver catamaran tour through Barrier Reef (submarine ride included)
Day-1. DEPARTURE CITY - SYDNEY: Flight to Vancouver and continue with trans pacific flight to Australia
Day-2. FLIGHT: Crossing the date line.
Day-3. SYDNEY: Arrival Sidney early morning. Go through custom and board the Motor coach for transfer to the city. Then start with guided tour of one of the best cities in the world. See: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Lady Macquarie's Chair lookout, Paddington, King's Cross, Circular Quay, and famous Bondi Beach. Then to your hotel just 10 min. walk to famous Darling Harbour, the main entertaining zone of Sydney. Later join your tour director on walking tour to Little China and Aquarium.
Day-4. SYDNEY: Walking tour to Darling Harbour. View the mono-rail sky-tram which cover Darling Harbour and Southern down town and then board Captain Cook ship for panoramic cruise inside the Sydney Harbour. See some great sites like Double Bay, Exclusive Point Piper, Bradley Head, and Balmain). In the afternoon explore the Rock, where Australia's first fleet of European settlers landed in 1788. Then board the ferry for ride to Manly, known as the artistic centre with great beaches, surfers and traditional Coast Guard.
Day-5. BLUE MOUNTAINS EXCURSION:Full day excursion to Blue Mountains National Park (the name is coming from the reflection of the eucalyptus leafs)and Featherdale Wildlife Park. Visiting Featherdale will be one a memorable journey and close encounter with Australian animals and species. Feed the Kangaroos, pet the Koala, see the Parrots, Cockatoos, Lizards, Snakes, Crocodiles, Tasmanian Devils, Wombats, Dingo and Snakes. And a rare opportunity and learn how to throw the boomerang. Late return to Sydney.
Day-6. SYDNEY-CAIRNS:Transfer to the airport for 3,5 hours flight to Cairns following over 2,500 km. of Australian east Coast. Upon arrival to your four star hotel just two blocks form the shore. After check in, walking tour along Cairns Esplanade the city's main attraction, with a lovely oceanfront promenade.
Day-7. GREAT BARRIER REEF: A highlight of your tour during the full day on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Travel by Motor coach on Northern shore to reach Port Douglas. Then board the legendary Quick Silver catamaran for two hours ride to Barrier Reef Marine Station I. After the safety instructions spend your day in snorkelling, diving,(it's 100% safe), riding the submarine, feeding the tropical fish, and sun tanning on the sun decks. A big lunch buffet included. Late return to Cairns.
Day-8. CAIRNS:Relax day in Cairns. Stay longer in the bed, or take a walk along the shore day to explore the beaches of Cairns and unique pool on the shore. Or take the optional steam train excursion to Kuranda National Park or boat tour to Green Island.
Day-9. CAIRNS-AYERS ROCK:Transfer to the airport for flight to Ayers Rock the centre of Australian red desert. Upon arrival transfer to the outpost-colony (Ayers Rock is not the city) for accommodation and relax. In the evening board the Motor coach for ride to Kata Tjuta, to see unforgettable sunset over the red rock formation.
Day 10. AYERS ROCK:An early morning wake up call (4 am) and board the Motor coach for excursion to Olgas to see a sunrise over the Uluru, another great and memorable experience. Learn about this sacred place, about the aboriginal people which live there, about the desert and the animals. Rest of the day is free. In the evening make your own crock or kangaroo BBQ. Then sit around the swimming pool and listen Australian country music.
Day-11.DEPARTURE: Morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Sydney. Then transfer to international airport for your return flight home. based on reverse time-zone, arrival on the same day in the afternoon.
Our Tour hotels are never far from where you need to go. We choose only the best hotels in centralized locations so you can get on with your tour.
With every group tour we provide you will see all the best attractions and some you might not even know. These attractions are just steps away from your hotel:
Bondi Beach - Darling Harbour - Manley - Harbour Cruise - Australia Zoo - Opera House - Ayers Rock
Crock & Kengoroo BBQ - Uluru sunrise climb - Cairns Esplanade - Quicksilver catamaran ride - Barrier Reef
Mariden Station excursion
Your tour is important to us and we provide the most inclusive tour possible. This student group tour includes the following: