The Australian Open, the Reef & Sydney

See the 2017 Australian Open, the Great Barrier Reef and Sydney

10 nights - from $1,845

Overview

Overview

This vacation package includes:
  • Accommodation for 10 nights in Melbourne (4), Cairns (3) and Sydney (3)
  • Reserve Seating in the Rod Laver Arena with up to 4 sessions at the Australian Open
  • Small group walking tour of Melbourne
  • Full day Great Barrier Reef cruise including lunch
  • Cruise on Sydney Harbour
  • Tour of the Sydney Opera House and Tasting Plate
  • Airport transfers
  • Springboard Vacations’ 24/7 local travel assistance and support
  • Australian GST

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. You’ll be transferred from the airport to your hotel, Batmans Hill on Collins.

DAY TWO - WALKING TOUR OF DOWNTOWN MELBOURNE

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.

DAY THREE & FOUR - THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Take in all the tennis action of the Australian Open with your Reserved Seating in the Rod Laver Area!

DAY FIVE – Fly MELBOURNE to CAIRNS (Flights not included)

On arrival you’ll be transferred to your hotel, the Bay Village Tropical Retreat.

DAY SIX - 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. 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 SEVEN - AT LEISURE
 
DAY EIGHT – Fly CAIRNS to SYDNEY (Flights not included)

WELCOME TO SYDNEY! Stylish Sydney…a cosmopolitan international city filled with vibrant life, character and a sense of daring. 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.

One arrival you’ll be transferred to your hotel, the Wynyard Travelodge in downtown Sydney - walking distance to shops, restaurants, the Rocks and Circular Quay.

DAY NINE – SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

See inside the world's most recognizable sails. Experience this miracle of architecture and engineering. A work of art that came into existence against impossible odds - to become one of the busiest performing arts centers in the world.

Enjoy a three-tier gourmet Tasting Plate before or after your tour for lunch or return for dinner.

DAY TEN – SYDNEY HARBOUR CRUISE

Cruise to spectacular Middle Harbour is a must for all visitors to Sydney. This world renowned cruise to the upper reaches of Sydney Harbour, featuring magnificent waterfront homes and parklands, gives a comprehensive view of what Sydney is all about.

DAY ELEVEN – JOURNEY HOME

(Flights not included)

Dates & Conditions

Dates & Conditions

$ 1,845 for travel and tickets to 4 sessions of 1st Round matches

$ for travel and tickets to 4 sessions of 2nd Round matches
$ for travel and tickets to 4 sessions of the 3rd or 4th Round or Quarterfinal matches
$ for travel and tickets to the Semifinal matches
$ for travel and tickets to the Women's and Men's Final matches

Price is per person and based on twin share

For travel in January/February 2017
Departs from Melbourne ends in Sydney
Subject to availability
Price is USD based at today's exchange rate

Land only - does not include airfares

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Vacation package code: 20829AU01

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