The Australian Open, Sydney & Fiji

5-star indulgence: Chill in Fiji... See the Australian Open and Sydney.

12 days

Overview

Overview::

Overview

This vacation package includes:
  • Accommodation for 11 nights:
  • Yasawa Island Resort & Spa, including all meals for 4 nights
  • Crown Metropol Hotel Melbourne for 4 nights
  • Shangri-La Hotel Sydney for 3 nights
  • Reserve Seating in the Rod Laver Arena with up to 4 sessions at the Australian Open
  • Small group walking tour of Melbourne
  • Luxury cruise on Sydney Harbour inluding gourmet lunch
  • Tour of the Sydney Opera House & Tasting Plate
  • Round trip scheduled charter flights from Nadi, Fiji to yasawa Island Resort & Spa
  • Private Airport transfers
  • Springboard Vacations’ 24/7 local travel assistance and support
  • 2 free Australian ETAs (visas) for USA or Canadian passport holders ($50 value)
  • Australian & Fijian GST

Land only – Does not include international or domestic flights.

Itinerary

Itinerary

 

FLY LOS ANGELES TO NADI, FIJI

(Flights not included)

DAY ONE - WELCOME TO FIJI!

This arguably the friendliest place on the planet... and a whole lot more. If adventure is in your soul, Fiji is the place to indulge it. Whether you seek romance, relaxation, cultural immersion, the ultimate eco-tour escapade, you'll find fulfillment here. 

On arrival take a scheduled charter flight from Nadi to Yasawa Island.

 

YASAWA ISLAND RESORT!

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa4 nights BURE SUITE BEACHFRONT
Yasawa Island Resort and Spa is an exclusive retreat on one of the most remote and unspoiled islands of Fiji. Just 18 luxury bungalows are hidden among the palms, each just a few steps from a pristine white beach. Swim in crystal clear waters, dive on vividly colored corals, connect with an ancient culture or indulge in Fiji’s first beachfront spa. Includes all meals, all non-alcoholic beverages, all activities (except game fishing, scuba diving, spa, massage and facials), twice weekly 3 hour excursion to the Blue Lagoon Caves, private beach picnics on choice of 11 beaches, snorkeling trips and so much more...

DAY FIVE - FIJI TO MELBOURNE

Fly back to Nadi on scheduled charter. Fly Nadi to Melbourne (international flights not included).

WELCOME TO MELBOURNE!

MelbourneAustralia’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.

Average high / low temperature while you are in Melbourne: 79F / 57F

Private transfer Melbourne International Airport to hotel

CROWN METROPOL

Crown Metropol4 nights LUXE ROOM
Experience contemporary luxury in its purest form at Melbourne's new Crown Metropol hotel. Your senses will be heightened with the many special touches that make every stay both relaxing and memorable. Take a sensory journey at Isika, our exclusive day spa.

DAY SIX - AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Rod Laver ArenaTickets to the morning and afternoon sessions at the Rod Laver Arena - Category 1 Seating.

The eyes of the sporting world turn to Melbourne in January as the world’s best players battle it out for the first Grand Slam® title of the year.  We are the Official International Tour Operator for the Australian Open Tennis held in Melbourne January 19 – Feb 01, 2015.  Be there for the angst, excitement, grace and intensity as more than 500 athletes push each other to the limits in their quest to conquer and walk away with the crown. Summer in Australia IS tennis!  Even if you are not big tennis fans, it really is a lot of fun with concerts, entertainment, bars and restaurants to enjoy!

DAY SEVEN - AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Tickets to the morning and afternoon sessions at the Rod Laver Arena - Category 1 Seating.

 

DAY EIGHT - WALKING TOUR OF DOWNTOWN MELBOURNE

Lanes and Arcades walking tourSee 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. Have you ever been to a city and wondered what all the fuss was about? Or wasted time trying to find that cool local cafe you were told of and ended up missing everything? Melbourne's arcades and laneways hide many of these answers. Join this indulgent morning walk through Melbourne's beautiful back streets and get orientated in the life of the city that locals love. Includes lunch.

DAY NINE - MELBOURNE TO SYDNEY

Transfer to Melbourne Airport for your flight to Sydney (flight not included).

WELCOME TO SYDNEY!

SydneyStylish 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.

Average high / low temperature while you are in Sydney: 78F / 65F

Private transfer Sydney Domestic Airport to your hotel.

 

SHANGRI-LA HOTEL SYDNEY

Shangri-La Hotel Sydney3 nights DELUXE DARLING 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 have breathtaking views of the Harbour and are exquisitely appointed with contemporary furnishings. Rooms feature triple-glazed soundproofed windows, plush duvets and signature bed linens.

The room offers breathtaking views of Darling Harbour, Walsh Bay, Parramatta River and west to the Blue Mountains. Exceptionally comfortable, these rooms are ideal for a peaceful stay.

DAY TEN - YACHT CRUISE ON SYDNEY HARBOUR, TOUR SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

Luxury yacht cruise on Sydney HarbourTreat 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.

This afternoon experience a tour of the Sydney Opera House Tour and then enjoy 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 ELEVEN - DELUXE BLUE MOUNTAIN ECO ADVENTURE

Today you’ll take a real Australian journey into the heart of a unique World Heritage Region. From temperate rainforests to towering sandstone escarpments, you'll see it all. Enjoy meeting Australian animals including kangaroos, koalas and more at Featherdale Park before it opens to regular visitors. Travel up through the northern section of the Blue Mountains National Park, stopping at a number of spots for short walks to enjoy the stunning views of these remote regions and learn about the flora.
 

DAY TWELVE - HOME

Private transfer from your hotel to Sydney Airport for your flight home (flights not included).

 

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Dates & Conditions

Dates & Conditions

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Price is per person and based on twin share

For travel in January/February
Subject to availability
Land only - does not include airfares

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  • Springboard Vacations Travel Protection Plan which provides protection for Trip Interruption, Baggage Delay, Emergency Medical Evacuation and more during your vacation. To read more about what this plan covers click here.
  • Free Australian ETAs (visa) for USA and Canadian citizens when you purchase your international airfare from North America to Australia
  • No surcharges or fees for paying by credit card
  • 24/7 local travel assistance and customer service support while you are on vacation
  • Expert advice from award winning travel designers with on average 15 years experience in personalized travel arrangements.

 

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Vacation package code: 30709SV01

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