Most Wicked Family Adventure!

Sydney, Camping Safari in the Red Center, the Top End and the Great Barrier Reef

13 days

Overview

Overview

This vacation package includes:
  • Accommodation for 12 nights in Sydney (3), Uluru (2), Alice Springs (1), Darwin (1), Kakadu National Park (2), Cairns (3)
  • Guided bicycle tour of Sydney
  • Private surf lessons on Bondi Beach
  • 3 day camping safari to Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) including touring and all meals
  • 3 day camping safari to Litchfield and Kakadu National Parks including authentic Aboriginal indigenous experiences, touring and all meals
  • Full day Great Barrier Reef cruise including tropical smorgasbord lunch
  • Airport transfers
  • Springboard Vacations’ 24/7 local travel assistance and support
  • Springboard Vacations’ complimentary Travel Protection Plan

 

Itinerary

Itinerary

DAY ONE - WELCOME TO SYDNEY!

SydneyStylish Sydney…a cosmopolitan international city filled with vibrant life, character and a sense of daring. You'll stay 3 nights in a Two Bedroom Two bathroom apaprtment close to all the action.

DAY TWO - ESCORTED CITY BICYCLE TOUR

We'll take you on a super easy ride featuring stunning harbour views as we pedal past Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Hyde Park, and the Royal Botanic Gardens. There's no better way to get a quick feel for the city!

DAY THREE - 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. With a dedicated instructor, you’re bound to learn at your fastest-possible pace.

DAY FOUR - SYDNEY TO ULURLU/AYERS ROCK

You'll be transfered to Sydney Domestic Airport for your flight to Uluru/Ayers Rock. (Flights not included)

 

ULURU RED CENTER 4WD CAMPING SAFARI

On arrival at the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, we head to the Cultural Centre and the opportunity to learn about the local Aboriginal law and religion (Tjukurpa) before a short guided walk at the base of Uluru. Of course no Uluru tour would be complete without experiencing the famous changing colors of Uluru at sunset, complete with sparkling wine and nibbles. (L., D)

DAY FIVE - ULURU, GEORGE GILL RANGES

From a lookout close to our campsite we can view sunrise over Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) before rolling up the swags and heading off to Kata Tjuta for a leisurely 4 mile walk through the "Valley of the Winds". Then we're off to Kings Creek Cattle Station for our second night bush camping.“Way-outback", complete with unique bush toilet and shower. With nobody else for miles, this camp has stunning views out over the George Gill Ranges and gives you a real feel for the outback. Dinner around the campfire makes for a very social time with another night out under the stars. (B, L, D)

DAY SIX - KINGS CANYON, ALICE SPRINGS

A leisurely start to the day before we head off to Watarrka (Kings Canyon) for a mind blowing 3.5 mile walk through the towering walls, crevices and plateaus of Watarrka. We'll visit the Amphitheatre and the Lost City plus a swim in the tranquil "Garden of Eden" if you wish. Later we start making our way back to Alice Springs. You'll check into your Two Bedroom apartment.

DAY SEVEN - ALICE SPRINGS TO DARWIN

You'll be transfered to Alice Springs Airport for your flight to Darwin. (Flights not inlcued)

Darwin is the gateway to the tropical Northern Territory - the Top End. The city houses many galleries and museums, including many Aboriginal collections. Aboriginal culture is very much etched into the community as it has the largest proportional population of Indigenous Australians. You'll stay in a Two Bedroom apartemnt on Darwin's waterfront.

DAY EIGHT TO DAY TEN - 3 DAY TOP END CAMPING SAFARI

The tour offers an authentic Top End adventure safari with a touch of style and quality - a small group tour with a maximum of 16 people in purpose built 4-wheel drive vehicle. Swim in plunge pools under waterfalls in Litchfield National Park and learn about the Aboriginal Dreamtime from your guide. Explore the landscape and waterfalls of Kakadu National Park (world heritage listed for both its cultural and natural values), travel along rocky 4-wheel drive tracks and search for crocodiles and other wildlife on our private 2 hour cruise in the Mary River Wetlands. Departs Darwin 700A, returns to Darwin at 530P on Day 3 (approximately).

You'll be transfered to Darwin Airport for your flight to Cairns. (Flights not included)

WELCOME TO CAIRNS!

Cairns is the heart of Tropical North Queensland and is the primary gateway to Northern Australia & the Great Barrier Reef. Cairns is framed by the spectacular twin backdrops of rainforest mountain ranges and the sparkling Coral Sea. You'll stay ion a Two Bedroom Two Bathroom apartment on Cairns' Esplanade.

DAY ELEVEN - GREAT BARRIER REEF CRUISE

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. You will experience firsthand 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 TWELVE - AT LEISURE
DAY THIRTEEN - HOME

You'll be transfered to Cairns Airport for your return flights home. (Flights not inlcuded)

 

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Dates &Conditions

Dates & Conditions

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Price is per person based on a family of 4: 2 adults and 2 children (Aged 2 to 12) traveling together

Subject to availability

Starts in Sydney, ends in Cairns

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

Price is USD based at today's foreign exchange rate

Currency data courtesy coinmill.com

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