Luxury Escorted Touring

Inspiring Australia

Inspiring Australia.from $14,299.00pp

Depart Cairns | Arrive Sydney | From the Great Barrier Reef to the Red Centre of the Outback

Adventure across Australia on this two-week guided tour. Just outside of Cairns, explore the tropical rainforest of Daintree National Park with a Local Expert, who will teach you about the indigenous Kuku Yalanji who live there. Fly to Uluru, where a guide will lead you through the Walpa Gorge and past its red, rocky domes. Later, watch as 50,000 solar powered lights illuminate the desert during its Field of Light display. See Alice Springs your way: visit the School of the Air to learn about the technology used to teach children, or the Royal Flying Doctor Tourist Service, which helps to save lives in the Outback. Sail the Sydney Harbour, then go inside its infamous Opera House for a VIP tour. Celebrate your incredible trip with dinner at Bennelong Restaurant, set inside the opera house’s iconic sails.

Journey Highlights

Daintree Rainforest: Join your Local Expert to learn about the relationship the indigenous Kuku Yalanji people have with their land in the Daintree National Park.
Great Barrier Reef: Take to the water and discover spectacular coral formations and a world of unique marine creatures, as you snorkel around underwater gardens.
Alice Springs: Explore Alice Springs with your Local Expert.
Kings Canyon: Take a walk with your Local Expert to explore the red rock cliffs of Kings Canyon.

Inclusive Luxury Gold Services

  • You will be escorted by a fine Travelling Concierge, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend away from home.
  • Luxury Gold is offers various modes of transportation, from luxury coach to Outback Luxury 4WD coach and more, so that you always travel in comfort and experience your journey and destination in the best possible and most appropriate way.
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local
  • Expert’s fascinating commentary, available on departures with 15 or more guests. At every hotel, you’ll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included – you’ll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency.
  • All taxes and porterage charges at hotels are included.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • Complimentary, private airport transfers are included on start and end dates, on Days 4 and 8 for your required internal-holiday flights that have been booked separately and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold.
  • Guests will be transferred with fellow Luxury Gold Travellers that arrive on the same flight.

Inclusions

  • Accomodation
  • Airport Transfer
  • Breakfast
  • Internal Domestic Flights
  • Some Dinners
  • Some Lunches
  • Transportation

Itinerary

Day 1 - Welcome To Cairns.

Your complimentary, private transfer takes you to your local departure airport. On arrival at the airport, you’ll be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. In the evening meet your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner at the Reef House Restaurant, where you will enjoy a meal made from seasonal ingredients as you overlook the crystal-clear water of the Coral Sea.
Meals Included: Dinner with Wine
THE REEF HOUSE PALM COVE, CAIRNS.

Day 2 -The Ancient Daintree Rainforest And Indigenous Culture.

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Daintree National Park is the largest continuous area of tropical rainforest on the Australian continent. Join your Local Expert for a fascinating exploration into this ancient rainforest and learn about the close relationship the indigenous Kuku Yalanji people have with their land. Lunch is served in the quaint Daintree village. Return to your hotel, where you have the evening at your leisure.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
THE REEF HOUSE PALM COVE, CAIRNS.

Day 3 -Snorkel The Great Barrier Reef.

Visible from space, the Great Barrier Reef is a place of great ecological value and beauty. Experience its magic as you cruise out to the Outer Reef to enjoy the day relaxing onboard, or take to the water to discover spectacular coral formations and a world of unique marine creatures, as you snorkel around underwater gardens. Lunch is served outdoors on the pontoon.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
THE REEF HOUSE PALM COVE, CAIRNS.

Day 4 -Into The Outback.

Depart the holiday hotspot of Cairns, flying to Uluru, the heart of Australia. The domes of Kata Tjuta are your first stop. Join your Travelling Concierge for a guided walk deep through whistling Walpa Gorge, tracing the cultural significance of Kata Tjuta’s ancient rocky domes. In the late afternoon, venture into the spiritual midst of Uluru in time to enjoy sparkling wine and a spectacular sunset.
Meals Included: Breakfast
SAILS IN THE DESERT HOTEL, AYERS ROCK RESORT, ULURU.
Situated in the heart of Australia’s Red Centre, the five-star Sails in the Desert, Ayres Rock Resort is a beautiful oasis amid the raw beauty of the Outback. It comes with a wellness spa, swimming-pool, gourmet restaurants and an impressive collection of indigenous artworks.

Day 5 - Uluṟu And Kata Tjuṯa.

Experience the renowned Field of Light – 50,000 hand-crafted glass spheres of coloured light – a magical sight to behold. Wander through the paths and then, from the dune-top, watch as the dawn creeps across the desert plain and lights up Uluru. Later, spend time at the base of Uluru’s red slopes, embracing the timeless stories of the Anangu people, whose rock art you’ll have the opportunity to view. Visit the Mutitjulu Waterhole, home to the Anangu’s wanampi, an ancestral water snake. Then venture to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, where you’ll learn about the strong connection shared over millennia between the Anangu and this ancient land. Explore the Tjukurpa Tunnel and read about the history and flora and fauna of the park. This evening meet the magical stars of the Southern Hemisphere at the sensational Sounds of Silence Dinner.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
SAILS IN THE DESERT HOTEL, AYERS ROCK RESORT, ULURU.

Day 6 - Spectacular Sunrise.

Witness a mesmerising sunrise over Uluru before returning to your hotel for breakfast. From here you’ll travel towards Kings Canyon. Your next stop is Curtin Springs Station. Learn about the legacy of the Severin family and their wrangling heritage and then kick back in true Aussie-style at a barbecue lunch. Continue to your destination, Kings Canyon Resort.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine
KINGS CANYON RESORT.

Day 7 - Desert And Canyons.

Perfect for observing the changing colours of the landscape, today you're off on a sunrise 6km rim walk exploration of spectacular Kings Canyon. Highlights include the domed ‘Lost City’, and the luscious ‘Garden of Eden’. If you’d prefer a more relaxed walk, you can explore the boulder-strewn Canyon Creek Bed, getting up close to the native plants and birdlife that call this part of the world home. Afterwards you’re travelling past the vast outback landscape towards Alice Springs at the foot of the MacDonnell Ranges. Join your Alice Springs hosts this evening for a barbecue dinner around a campfire.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine
ALICE SPRINGS LASSETERS.

Day 8 - Alice Springs To Sydney.

Spend some time at the School of the Air to learn about the technology used to teach children in these remote areas, and the Royal Flying Doctor Service to see how this organisation is saving lives in the outback. Later, you’ll fly to Sydney, where you have a free evening to explore this vibrant city.
Meals Included: Breakfast
THE LANGHAM, SYDNEY.
Placing you in the heart of The Rocks district with its cobbled streets and historic buildings, The Langham, Sydney embodies timeless style and boasts stunning views of the iconic Sydney Harbour.

Day 9 - Blue Mountains National Park.

Travel to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Blue Mountains National Park, known for its dramatic landscapes. See the Three Sisters rock formations, marvel at Bridal Veil Falls and embark on a peaceful wilderness walk. Enjoy lunch at your leisure, before arriving at your hotel. Later meet your fellow travellers for a delicious dinner made from spectacular local produce.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
LILIANFELS RESORT AND SPA, KATOOMBA.

Day 10 - Hunter Valley Wine Country.

Take in vistas of pristine landscapes, as you travel north towards the Hunter Valley for a day of fine cuisine and wine. On arrival, you'll enjoy a private wine tasting at one of the region’s renowned wineries, followed by an exquisite tasting lunch. Spend the rest of the afternoon at your leisure at your boutique hotel, perhaps opting for a massage at the spa? Enjoy dinner this evening at your hotel.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch with Wine, Dinner with Wine
VOCO KIRKTON PARK HUNTER VALLEY.

Day 11 - Set Sail On Sydney Harbour.

Prepare for a day of sailing on iconic Sydney Harbour. Join a skilled crew for a sailing experience on Sydney Harbour and take in views of Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the secluded coves surrounded by multimillion-dollar mansions. Enjoy the evening at your leisure, perhaps dining at one of the city’s popular restaurants?
Meals Included: Breakfast
THE LANGHAM, SYDNEY.
Placing you in the heart of The Rocks district with its cobbled streets and historic buildings, The Langham, Sydney embodies timeless style and boasts stunning views of the iconic Sydney Harbour.

Day 12 - Relaxed Start - Sydney Sightseeing And The Opera House.

With your Travelling Conceirge, see the city’s beachside Eastern Suburbs and take a stroll along the scenic coastal path. In the afternoon, enjoy a VIP tour of the famous Sydney Opera House, before enjoying a Celebration Dinner at Peter Gilmore’s iconic Bennelong Restaurant, set in the sails of the Sydney Opera House.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
THE LANGHAM, SYDNEY.

Day 13 - Farewell Sydney.

After breakfast, bid farewell to your fellow travellers and transfer to the airport for your onward journey. On arrival at your home airport, your driver will greet and escort you to your waiting car for your private transfer home.
Meals Included: Breakfast


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*Terms & Conditions Apply. Offer is limited, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotion is correct and valid at the time of publication. Travelfix and supplier full booking terms and conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only and not combinable with any other offer (unless stated). All prices are in Australian Dollars based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated.

Hotels may charge resort fees or a security bond not included or mentioned in this package, payable direct upon check in. Price is based on a twin-share room type for 2 adults.

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