Best of Australia with Evita at the Sydney Opera House!

11 days from $5,395

Melbourne, Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, Sydney - and Evita at the Sydney Opera House!

The Deal

Highlights

This vacation package includes:
  • Luxury 5-star accommodation for 10 nights in:
  • Crown Towers, Melbourne (3)
  • Silky Oaks Lodge including breakfast and dinner daily, Mossman (3)
  • Shangri-La Sydney (4)
  • Dinner aboard the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant
  • Guided eco tour to see kangaroos, koalas, emus in the wild
  • Private guided tour of the Great Ocean Road
  • Great Barrier Reef cruise
  • Daintree & Cape Tribulation rainforest tour
  • Private guided tour of Sydney
  • A Reserva seating at the Opera Australia's presentation of Evita at the Sydney Opera House
  • Tour of the Sydney Opera House
  • Luxury yacht cruise on Sydney Harbour
  • Includes 3 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Private airport transfers
  • Springboard Vacations’ 24/7 local travel assistance and support
  • Complimentary Australian ETAs 
  • Springboard Vacations’ complimentary Travel Protection Plan

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. 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.

Private transfer Melbourne Airport to hotel.

CROWN TOWERS

Crown TowersBeautifully 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. 

TRAMCAR RESTAURANT

Colonial Tramcar RestaurantDining in Melbourne can be a fabulous experience, especially aboard the fleet of historical trams that have become The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant. These glossy, burgundy restaurants on wheels are the first traveling tramcar restaurants in the world and ensure a delightful innovative approach to dining. Enjoy fine cuisine and drink the very best of Australian wines or make a selection from our fully stocked bar - fully inclusive. 
 

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

See Koalas and Kangaroos in the wild! 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. Join wild mobs of Kangaroos on the plains and in open forests. Their natural instinct is to flee humans, but with care we often get close enough to take photographs and observe their complex social life. 

DAY THREE - A PRIVATE TOUR OF THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD

Victoria’s Great Ocean Road is an amazing experience on this private tour. One of the most beautiful coastal roads in the world. You will discover some of the world’s most inspiring scenery, an ever-changing hinterland and charming towns and hamlets. Marvel at the huge cliffs, roaring seas, tranquil coves, magnificent waterfalls and secluded beaches. Get an insight into Australian surfing culture at Bells Beach, with rugged cliffs and big waves. Discover seaside villages such as the popular town of Lorne, where you can stroll on the stunning beach.
 

DAY FOUR - MELBOURNE TO MOSSMAN

Private transfer from your hotel to Melbourne Airport. Fly Melbourne to Cairns. (Flights not included)

Private transfer Cairns Airport to Silky Oakes Lodge.

SILKY OAKS LODGE & HEALING WATERS SPA

Experience the ancient wonders of the Daintree at Silky Oaks Lodge & Healing Waters Spa, an oasis of elegance and beauty, nestled on the edge of a World Heritage-listed wilderness. The Lodge blends contemporary design and casual sophistication, where the sights and sounds of the rainforest surround you. From the moment you arrive, you feel the aura of the Daintree with its vast and pristine surrounds; it is the oldest living rainforest on Earth.

Includes full gourmet breakfast for two each morning; 3 course a la carte dinner each evening in the Treehouse Restaurant

DAY FIVE - GREAT BARRIER REEF

Today you’ll journey to a reef at the very edge of Australia's Continental Shelf, to an underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of color and brilliance. Agincourt Reef is a magnificent ribbon reef where you can experience first hand the magic that is the Great Barrier Reef. You can choose to dive, snorkel, or stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a semi-sub, just one meter underwater.

DAY SIX - DAINTREE & CAPE TRIBULATION

Together with our experienced guides cross the Daintree River and explore ancient pristine rainforests Cape Tribulation swimming at Miall Beach crocodile and bird spotting on the Daintree River and an Australian BBQ lunch beside a secluded forest billabong.

DAY SEVEN - MOSSMAN TO SYDNEY

Private transfer Mossman to Cairns Airport. Fly Cairns 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.

Private transfer Sydney Airport to Shangri-La Hotel Sydney

SHANGRI-LA HOTEL SYDNEY

Shangri-La Hotel Sydney 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. All rooms are exquisitely appointed with contemporary furnishings.

DAY EIGHT - PRIVATE LUXURY TOUR OF SYDNEY

Your informative and knowledgeable guide take you on our private journey of Sydney. We begin by visiting the Rocks, Sydney’s birthplace, where we’ll explore fascinating relics and buildings of the city’s turbulent past, beautifully restored. We’ll view the Sydney Opera House from the base of Sydney Harbour Bridge, then continuing to see the Conservatorium of Music and Parliament House. We’ll stop superb view of the Harbour, and then continue east through Rushcutters Bay, Double Bay and Rose Bay.

DAY NINE - PERFORMANCE AT SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

OPERA AUSTRALIA presents Evita - A Reserve Red Carpet Package - Meet And Greet, Tour, 3 Course Dinner, Performance
Meet our guest liaison representative, your evening starts with The Essential Tour for an insight into Australia's most recognized landmark, followed by dinner at either Guillaume at Bennelong or Aria.

The original Broadway and West End production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical EVITA will open at the Sydney Opera House in September 2018, directed by legendary Broadway director Hal Prince. In the Joan Sutherland Theatre.

DAY TEN - YACHT CRUISE ON SYDNEY HARBOUR

Yacht cruise on Sydney Harbour 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. Immerse yourself in all the activities that a private vessel offers including, swimming, fishing and kayaking – or sit back, relax and do nothing at all.

DAY ELEVEN - HOME

Private transfer to Sydney Airport for your flight home. (Flights not included)

 

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Dates & Prices

Dates & Prices

$5,395 for travel 3 to 17 September 2019
$5,875 for travel 18 to 24 September 2019
$6,395 for travel 25 September to 23 October

Price is per person based on 2 adults traveling together

Subject to availability

Price is USD based at today's foreign exchange rate

Starts in Melbourne, ends in Sydney 

Evita is presented by Opera Australia at the Sydney Opera House from 13 September to 7 October 2019

Land only - does not include airfares

Currency data courtesy coinmill.com

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