Vacation Like a Rock Star!

Melbourne, Great Barrier Reef & Sydney

11 days from $

Experience Australia as few people ever do with this unique adventure!

The Deal

Overview

This vacation includes:
  • Luxury accommodation for 10 nights at Crown Towers Melbourne (3), Qualia Hamilton Island (4) and Shangri La Sydney (3)
  • Private Progressive Degustation Walking tour
  • Full day Kangaroos, Koalas and Emus in the Wild Tour
  • Helicopter tour to the Great Barrier Reef
  • Bridgeclimb
  • Private surfing lesson on Bondi Beach
  • 4 hour yacht cruise on Sydney Harbour
  • Includes 4 breakfast, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Private airport transfers
  • Springboard Vacations’ 24/7 local travel assistance and support
  • Springboard Vacations’ complimentary Travel Protection Plan
  • 2 Australian ETAs valued $60.00 - free

Land only - does not include international or domestic flights.

Itinerary

DAY ONE - WELCOME TO MELBOURNE!
Melbourne

Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne boasts great festivals and shopping, a passion for food and wine, and fabulous arts.

Transfer Melbourne International Airport to hotel

CROWN TOWERS
Crown Towers

3 nights DELUXE KING ROOM
Beautifully located on the southern bank of the Yarra River in Melbourne, Crown Towers sets the benchmark for luxury hotels in Australia. Lavishly appointed and offering an impeccable standard of customer service and attention to detail, Crown Towers is a hotel that truly understands the meaning of opulence.

DAY TWO - PROGRESSIVE DEGUSTATION PRIVATE WALKING TOUR

The Progressive Degustation Walk is a tour of Melbourne’s hidden away and amazing restaurants. We visit three unique venues, with exclusive wine tastings and delicious tastes from their menus. Hear from the passionate wine waiters who share their favorite drops, and restaurateurs who reveal how their distinctive restaurant design, location and menus came to be.

 

DAY THREE - KANGAROOS, KOALAS AND AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE, IN THE WILD

See Koalas and Kangaroos in the wild! Interact with wild animals in their natural habitats on this full day, fully inclusive small group (max 8 people) eco-tour, led by an experienced Wildlife Guide. Walk through natural bushland to meet wild koalas, then learn about each one's history and social life from your Wildlife Guide and Koala Researcher.

DAY FOUR - MELBOURNE TO HAMILTON ISLAND

Fly Melbourne to Hamilton Island. (Flights not included.)

QUALIA

QualiaWINDWARD PAVILLION
Qualia is a unique Australian expression of world-class luxury, situated at the edge of the Great Barrier Reef on the secluded northern-most tip of Hamilton Island. This resort immerses you in a relaxed atmosphere, offering personalized and intuitive service. This is a truly special place where everything has been meticulously considered to relax the mind yet completely spoil the senses. Set among 30 acres of tropical garden landscape, guests are offered the positively indulgent choice of 60 individual pavilions. Each pavilion has been erected with the least possible intervention of the surroundings and maximum privacy.

The north-facing Windward Pavilion give expansive, postcard views of the Coral Sea and Whitsundays. The beautifully appointed pavilion features a living room, separate bedroom with a king bed, ensuite and offers the added indulgence of a private plunge pool. This 4 Night “Reef Discovery Tour” Package includes, a return Heli-tour to the Great Barrier Reef with Hamilton Island Aviation, A la carte breakfast daily at the Long Pavilion or Pebble Beach restaurants, non-alcoholic beverages at qualia (bottled beverages, water, tea & coffee), gourmet dinner at the Long Pavilion or Pebble Beach restaurant on one evening, VIP return Hamilton Island Airport/Marina to qualia transfers, 1 x 2-seater electric golf buggy, VIP chauffeur service around Hamilton Island, use of non-motorized watercraft and complimentary WiFi.

Fly over Hear Reef, visit the floating pontoon 'Reefworld' for snorkeling, then stretch out on the beautiful Whitehaven Beach for refreshments.

DAY SIX & SEVEN - AT LEISURE
DAY EIGHT - HAMILTON ISLAND TO SYDNEY

Fly Hamilton Island to Sydney (flights not included).

WELCOME TO SYDNEY!
Sydney

Stylish Sydney…a cosmopolitan international city filled with vibrant life, character and a sense of daring. The multiculturalism means a wealth of amazing dining experiences. While you will find all the icons you know, such as the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, you will also find interesting people, cultural vibrancy and a positive spirit.

SHANGRI-LA HOTEL SYDNEY

3 nights DELUXE GRAND HARBOUR VIEW ROOM
The Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney is a luxury hotel that offers some of the most spacious and luxurious guest rooms and suites among Sydney hotels. The hotel is impeccably positioned between the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

DAY NINE - BRIDGECLIMB

BridgeClimb is Australia's most exciting and accessible adventure on one of the world's most modern wonders: The Sydney Harbour Bridge. Experience the incredible adventure that will take you to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge some 440 feet above the Harbour.

 

BONDI BEACH SURF LESSON


What better place to learn to surf than on world-famous Bondi Beach? Here you’ll find fantastic waves, year-round sun and the coolest beachside vibe anywhere. Dedicated, fully-qualified staff can help you catch the wave of your dreams, whether it’s your first time setting foot in the ocean or you’re a surf fanatic looking to ride the big one.
 

DAY TEN - YACHT CRUISE ON SYDNEY HARBOUR
Yacht cruise on Sydney Harbour

Treat yourself to Sydney Harbour's most sensational lunch cruise. A unique, luxury four hour cruise experience. Enjoy the company of a small group aboard Ambiance - a 54 foot motor yacht. Your personal captain & host will share the rich history of Sydney Harbour and its foreshore as you take in the sites of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Sydney Opera House and the bays and coves of Sydney Harbour. Enjoy a gourmet 3 course BBQ lunch with regional wines, local beers and 5-star service.

DAY ELEVEN - HOME

Transfer from your hotel to Sydney Airport for your flight home. (Flights not included)

 

 

Dates & Conditions

Dates & Conditions

$ for travel 01 to 31 March 2018
$ for travel 01 to 30 April 2018
$ for travel 01 May to 30 September 2018
$ for travel 01 October 2018 to 31 March 2019

Price is per person based on 2 people traveling together

Departs daily

Begins in Melbourne, ends in Sydney

Subject to availability

Prices in USD based on today's exchange rates

Land only - does not include airfares.

Additional surcharges apply for travel during special events such as New Year's Eve in Sydney. Please call for details.

Currency data courtesy www.coinmill.com

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Package vacation code: 90921AU01