Tailor Made Best of Australia

An independent private luxury tour of Australia!

14 days from $

Overview

Overview

This 5-star independent vacation package includes:
  • Luxury accommodation for 13 nights in Melbourne (2), Kangaroo Island (2), Ayers Rock (2), Cairns (1), Lizard Islands (3) and Sydney (3)
  • Private guided walking tour of Melbourne
  • Private guided tour of the Greatr Ocean Road
  • Wildlife eco-tournig on Kangaroo Island
  • Uluru Sunset Tour
  • Kata Tjuta Tour
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Behind the scenes tour of Taronga Zoo
  • Tour of Sydney Opera House & Tasting Plate
  • Private airport transfers (shared transfers in Ayers Rock)
  • Flight to/from Adelaide to Kangaro Island and Cairns to Lizard Island
  • Includes 7 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Australian GST (10%)
  • Springboard Vacations’ 24/7 local travel assistance and support
  • Springboard Vacations’ complimentary Travel Protection Plan

Land only - does not include international or domestic flights

Itinerary

Itinerary

 

DAY ONE - WELCOME TO MELBOURNE!

Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne boasts great festivals and shopping, a passion for food and wine, and fabulous arts. Outside Melbourne, you’ll find a host of regional attractions, from the Little Penguins to the spectacular Great Ocean Road. Melbourne is set around the shores of Port Phillip Bay. The city itself, laid out in a large rectangle and boasting a lively and cosmopolitan pulse, sits on the northern banks of the Yarra River.

CROWN TOWERS

 

3 nights DELUXE 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.

WALKING TOUR OF MELBOURNE
Lanes and Arcades walking tour

See Melbourne the way few people ever do: from the perspective of a passionate Melbournian who will take you on a guided walking tour of the heart of the city. Join this indulgent morning walk through Melbourne's beautiful back streets and get orientated in the life of the city that locals love. Discover local designers and specialty retailers that often are only found in the city. Lunch is included.

 

 

DAY TWO - PRIVATE TOUR OF THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD

One of the most beautiful coastal roads in the world, the Great Ocean Road stretches 550 km along the southern coast of Victoria. Travel it and you will discover some of the world’s most inspiring scenery, an ever-changing hinterland and charming towns and hamlets.

DAY THREE - MELBOURNE TO KANGAROO ISLAND

This morning you'll be transferred to Melbourne Airprot for your flight to Adelaide. (Flight not included)

From Adelaide fly to Kangaroo Island (included).

WELCOME TO KANGAROO ISLAND!
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island is regarded as the best location to see Australian wildlife in the wild. It is a destination of stunning scenery such as the Remarkable Rocks. It is a place you can come face to face with iconic Australian landscapes and friendly locals.

SOUTHERN OCEAN LODGE

2 nights FLINDERS SUITE Including all meals & guided adventures
Perched on a dramatic cliff top above the wild Southern Ocean, the Lodge comprises 21 deluxe suites, each with breathtaking coastal panoramas. Include all dining, open bar with premium wines and spirits, in-suite bar, and island airport transfers.

DAY FOUR - EXPLORING KANGAROO ISLAND

Enjoy selected guided Kangaroo Island experiences.

DAY FIVE - KANGAROO ISLAND TO THE RED CENTER!

Fly to Adelaide this morning (flight included). And connect with your flight to Uluru/Ayers Rock (not included).
The Red Center is more than the center or middle of Australia. The sheer size of Uluru/Ayers Rock, the strong sense of spirituality and culture you will find here, combined with amazing stories means a visit here is an encounter with the very heart of the country.

VOYAGES LONGITUDE 131

2 nights Luxury Tent including all meals and touring
Luxurious, eco-sensitive and romantic, Longitude 131 offers immersion in the wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, complete with 5 star luxury and private views of the sun rising and setting over Uluru (Ayers Rock). Your luxurious tent is a private place to rest, relax and refresh.

DAY FIVE AND SIX - TOURING ULURU AND KATA TJUTA

At Longitude 131° guests take the road less travelled, sharing exclusive and authentic experiences with only a few others. An exceptional touring program designed exclusively for guests, is included in your luxury wilderness experience at Longitude 131°. For those looking for a custom and personalized itinerary, optional tours are also available.

DAY SEVEN - ULURU/AYERS ROCK TO CAIRNS

This morning you will be transferred to Uluru/Ayers Rock Airport for your flight to Cairns. (Flight not included)

SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, THE MARINA, CAIRNS

1 night SUPERIOR CITY OR GARDEN VIEW ROOM
Ideally located in the heart of Cairns, Shangri-La Hotel The Marina gently frames the city's foreshore, overlooking the Marlin Marina, Trinity Bay and surrounding mountain ranges.

DAY EIGHT - CAIRNS TO LIZARD ISLAND

This morning transfer to Cairns airport for your flight to Lizard Island (included).

LIZARD ISLAND

Lizard is the most northerly of the resort islands. It is surrounded by the most breathtaking under-water world the Great Barrier Reef has to offer. Unlike most islands, Lizard is close to the inner and outer Reef and is a fisherman's paradise with world record Black Marlin being caught nearby. Scuba dive, snorkel, windsurf or simply relax and be pampered.

Located in a tropical garden setting with easy access to Anchor Bay and the beach, Garden Rooms have a private balcony. Includes gourmet meals, unlimited non alcoholic beverages, selected fine Australian and New Zealand Wines, beer, spirits and Champagne during meal periods at Osprey's Restaurant and Bar, picnic hampers, in room mini-bar, use of non motorised water sports and motorised dinghies. Additional charges apply for Cocktails, the Cellar Master list and Degustation menus.

DAY NINE AND TEN - AT LEISURE

Spend you days exploring the Reef and Lizard Island

DAY ELEVEN - LIZARD ISLAND TO SYDNEY

This morning fly to Cairns (included) and connect with your flight to Sydney (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.

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL SYDNEY

3 nights DELUXE CITY HARBOUR VIEW ROOM
The Four Seasons Sydney captures all of Sydney's most celebrated icons – from the Harbour Bridge to the Opera House. Combining a premier location with fabled standards in service and amenities, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney has gained a position among the finest hotels in the world.

DAY TWELVE - TARONGA ZOO

An excellent introductory to Australia’s wildlife that brings you close to the animals in a small group led by an expert guide. There’ll be plenty of photographic opportunities with kangaroos, wallabies, birds, wombats, echidnas and reptiles.

DAY THIRTEEN - SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE
Sydney Opera House

Experience our Tour and delicious Tasting Plate that combines The Sydney Opera House Tour with world-class alfresco dining at Opera Kitchen. Begin your journey by exploring underneath the sails with a spectacular Sydney Opera House Tour, taking you inside one of the world’s greatest buildings of all time. You will see inside the theatres, discover the stories, history and magic of the House and learn of how architect Jorn Utzon’s heritage-listed masterpiece came to life.

DAY FOURTEEN - JOURNEY HOME

You will be transferred to Sydney Airport for your flight home.

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Dates & Conditions

Dates & Conditions

$ for travel 01 April to 30 September 2016
$ for travel 01 October to 15 December 2017
$ for travel 01 January to 28 February 2017
$ for travel 01 to 31 March 2017

 

Price is per person based on 2 people traveling together

Independent travel - departs daily

Begins in Melbourne, ends in Sydney

Subject to availability

Prices in USD based on today's exchange rates

Additional surcharges apply for travel during special events such as New Year's Eve in Sydney, Australian Open Tennis is Melbourne. Please call for details.

Currency data courtesy www.coinmill.com

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