9 days tour
Contrasts Of Australia (9 Days)
An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
1 Welcome Reception (WR) 8 Breakfast (B) 1 Lunch (L) 1 Regional Dinner (RD) 1 Farewell Dinner (FD)
Cairns: Join us to plant some trees which will help in the restoration of rainforest in Far North Queensland. Sydney: You'll learn who was the inspiration behind this secret garden on the Sydney Harbor foreshore. : Explore the Sydney Opera House and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures with a Local Specialist : Discover Melbourne, Cairns and Sydney : Visit Melbourne's Laneways, and Wendy's Secret Garden in Lavender Bay : View Sydney Harbor Bridge and Opera House from the water : Scenic Cruise on the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland and on Sydney Harbor : An expert Travel Director and professional Driver : Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted : All porterage and restaurant gratuities : Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals : Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras : All land transport shown. All transfers shown : Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys) : Optional Experiences and free time : A Trafalgar bonus - all Intra-Air Flights: Melbourne to Cairns, Cairns to Sydney An expert Travel Director and professional Driver Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted All porterage and restaurant gratuities Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras All land transport shown. All transfers shown Optional Experiences and free time A Trafalgar bonus - all Intra-Air Flights: Melbourne to Cairns, Cairns to Sydney
Optional Experiences and free time
Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
Crowne Plaza Hilton Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
All guests travelling with Trafalgar through December 31, 2022 are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, which may include a booster shot to keep the vaccination status current and valid, depending on the travel destination. Children not eligible for vaccination and/or booster at the time of travel must provide a verifiable and negative Covid-19 test result, taken within 72 hours prior to the start of the tour (taking time zones into consideration) for all tours departing until December 31, 2022. While highly recommended, COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters are no longer required for guests traveling with us from January 1, 2023 onward. It is your client’s responsibly to comply with specific vaccine and/or booster requirements imposed by airlines and/or authorities in the destinations visited, as well as requirements for accessing restaurants and venues, which may be more restrictive than the above. No refunds will be given if they are unable to undertake some or all of their vacation due to failure to comply with these requirements.
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Itinerary of your trip Contrasts Of Australia (9 Days)
- Day 1 Day 1: Melbourne, Capital Of Victoria
Day 1: Melbourne, Capital Of Victoria
Melbourne extends a friendly welcome! (Flights to arrive prior to 12pm). Lucky for you you’re staying in the heart of it all on the banks of the Yarra River. Check into your hotel and meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers over a Welcome Reception at The General Assembly. At this modern pub on the Yarra River’s South Wharf, you’ll feast on a three-course dinner with specialties such as Fisherman’s bend pie, schnitzel, and mac & cheese croquettes, washing it down with your choice of local wines and 15 beers on tap. It’s a delicious introduction to Melbourne’s cosmopolitan vibe.
- Day 2 Day 2: Uncover Melbourne'S Laneways
Day 2: Uncover Melbourne'S Laneways
Get out and see the sights today on a guided walk with your Travel Director discovering the little lanes, arcades, and café society of stylish Melbourne. Gaze up at the beautiful Victorian façades lining grand boulevards. Stroll past famous, edgy street art that shows a stylish contrast to federation buildings and churches as Melbourne’s coffee aroma wafts overhead. After your orientation, the days is yours to relax back at your hotel, go for a scenic stroll, do a little souvenir shopping, or find a spot on the banks of the Yarra River to grab a drink. Or choose to venture outside of the city on an Optional Experience such as the viewing of the incredible Little Penguins on Phillip Island. On this rare wildlife viewing experience you’ll watch the tiny, adorable penguins make their daily trek from the sea to burrows on the beach.
- Day 3 Day 3: Tropical City Of Cairns
Day 3: Tropical City Of Cairns
Go from city to tropics today as you as you fly north to sunny Cairns. At Hartley's Crocodile Adventures you’ll team up with a Local Specialist for a private, wildlife-rich boat cruise. They will give you the inside scoop on the life and habits of the crocs you’ll see popping up from the murky waters or lazing on the bank. Now that you’ve appreciated the beauty of the area, you can put your passion into practice on a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience helping with a Rainforest Restoration project to protect the natural wonder of the nearby Notophyll Vine Forest, an area older than the Amazon. By jumping in and helping the team plant trees, you’re supporting the protection of this rare type of dry rainforest from development and restoring it to an important wildlife corridor of native birds - a mission you’ll feel good contributing to. After a day in the wild, you’ll travel back to Cairns for a free evening to try some of the city’s famous seafood around the Cairns Marina. If you’re looking to browse among a lot of options, visit the Cairns Night Markets and have your pick of over 70 open-air stalls of local specialties.
Tour leaving from Melbourne
Melbourne is a vibrant city in Australia, known for its laneways and arcades, its arts and cultural scene, its delicious food, and its beautiful botanical gardens. It also offers the opportunity to explore the surroundings, such as the famous Great Ocean Road.
There will be challenging activities such as hiking, biking, canyoning and trekking, but you’re also going to have other means of transportation and relaxed moments to just chill.
This accommodation includes essential services like a hot shower, electricity, and a nice and comfy bed.
You’ll be accompanied by a small group of travelers just like you.
Almost everyone is fit for these activities. Every hike or physical exercise last less than 30 minutes, such as paragliding and horseback riding. Please ask about specific conditions.
Min: 5 / Max: 99
Age range allowed for this experience.
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