The splendour that is Australia has something for everyone; vast desert landscapes, white sandy shores, world class wineries & trains – and an abundance of wildlife in its natural habitat
Flight - 1 night
Adelaide - 3 nights
Darwin - 2 nights
Alice Springs - 1 night
Ayres Rock - 2 nights
Cairns - 4 nights
Melbourne - 4 nights
Sydney - 3 nights
Flight - 1 night
Australia is comprised of six states and three territories, all with their own unique, modern and dynamic, contemporary culture and awe-inspiring landscapes.
The cosmopolitan state capital of Adelaide in South Australia contrasts that of Kangaroo Island, a sanctuary for native wildlife surrounded by bush cloaked national parks.
Arguably Australia’s most recognisable and fascinating icon, is the monolithic size, presence and inherent spirituality of Uluru (Ayers Rock) in the Northern Territory which stands 348 metres high.
Queensland’s clear waters are home to the Great Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage site as well as Kuranda National Park, a tropical forest part of UNESCO’s Wet Tropics World Heritage area.
Melbourne, the metropolitan capital of Victoria boasts grand Victorian architecture evident in buildings such as Flinders Street Station and the Royal Exhibition Building.
Sydney the state capital of New South Wales is home to the iconic Sydney Opera House, a UNESCO World Heritage site hailed as ‘one of the indisputable masterpieces of human creativity’.
Embark on one of the world’s truly great journeys as you travel deep into the heart of Australia, whilst enjoying renowned wineries and authentic cuisine. Truly a once in a lifetime journey!
Wildlife & Natural Wonders
Jules Verne Sightseeing
4 UNESCO Heritage Sites
UK Tour Manager
Group Size: 10 – 30
Day 1 Fly Heathrow to Adelaide via Dubai.
Day 2 Arrive Adelaide. Three nights at 5-star Stamford Plaza Hotel.
Day 3 Visit Kangaroo Island, spend time at Flinders Chase National Park, a sanctuary for native Australian animals. Stroll to Admiral’s Arch boardwalk, a spectacular rock archway, a natural nursery and safe haven for playful long-nosed fur seals. (B, L)
Day 4 Barossa Valley Wine tour – with the opportunity to blend our own wine. Lunch and tour at Jacobs Creek Winery. (B, L)
Day 5 Fly to Darwin for two nights at the 5-star Hilton Hotel. City tour gives an insight of Australia’s only tropical capital city. (B)
Day 6 Visit Kakadu for a cruise on the Yellow Water River, opportunity to see the Saltwater Crocodile and to spot buffalo. (B, L)
Day 7 Fly to Alice Springs, overnight at the 4-star Mercure Resort. A tour of Alice Springs includes School of Air, Royal Flying Doctors and Old Telegraph Station. Enjoy panoramic views of the ranges at ANZAC Hill. (B)
Day 8 Travel to Ayers Rock (6 hrs) for two nights at the 5-star Sails in the Desert Hotel. Enjoy a glass of wine and nibbles as you watch the sun set over Uluru. (B)
Day 9 Sunrise visit to Uluru and visit the Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Optional ‘Sounds of Silence’ barbecue dinner (£150, pre-bookable). (B)
Day 10 Fly to Cairns for four nights at the 5-star Riley by Crystalbrook. (B)
Day 11 Cruise the Great Barrier Reef on a catamaran. Experience the underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour and brilliance. Lunch on board and free time for snorkelling. (B, L)
Day 12 Visit Kuranda village and take a scenic cable car ride over its tropical rainforest. Return on the Kuranda Scenic Rail, through tunnels and hillside tracks. (B)
Day 13 Day at leisure or an optional Daintree Forest, Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge tour (£130, pre-bookable). (B)
Day 14 Fly to Melbourne for four nights at the 5-star Crowne Metropol. (B)
Day 15 In the beautiful heritage listed Fitzroy Gardens, visit Cook’s Cottage built in 1755 and Australia’s oldest building. (B)
Day 16 Journey along the Great Ocean Road through the Otway rainforest to see the giant rock stacks, ‘the 12 Apostles’, the Loch Ard Gorge shipwreck and Gibson Steps. (B, L)
Day 17 Day at leisure or an optional Phillip Island and Penguin Parade tour (£80, pre-bookable). (B)
Day 18 Fly to Sydney for three nights at the 5-star Sydney Harbour Marriott. (B)
Day 19 An incredible tour beneath the world famous sails of the Sydney Opera House. Buffet lunch on a catamaran in Sydney harbour. (B, L)
Day 20 Day at leisure or optional full-day tour to the Blue Mountains including lunch (£130, pre-bookable). Farewell dinner. (B, D)
Day 21 Return flight via Dubai. (B)
Day 22 Arrive London Heathrow.
Optional excursions are pre-bookable.
The 5-star Stamford Plaza Adelaide boasts 3 restaurants, a fitness centre and a heated rooftop swimming pool and hot tub. All accommodation offers views of the city or Adelaide Parklands. Each of the 335 air-conditioned guest rooms have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a minibar and tea/coffee making facilities. All include an en suite bathroom with guest toiletries, a luxurious bathrobe and slippers.
Overlooking Darwin Harbour, The 5-star Hilton Darwin offers fabulous Esplanade views and an ideal location in the heart of the city. The hotel offers innovative Australian cuisine, a 10th floor outdoor pool, gym, stylish bar and restaurants. 236 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities, WiFi is at a charge.
Situated on the banks of the famous Todd River, the 4-star Mercure Resort offers spectacular views of the towering River Red Gum. Just a few minutes' walk away from the city's thriving shopping, dining and entertainment venues, this award-winning Resort provides comfort with friendly service and WiFi (free). 139 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
The 5-star Sails in the Desert hotel beautifully contrasts Uluru's raw natural beauty, soaring white sails crown the hotel shading the 228 luxury rooms.The hotel features an expansive gumtree lined swimming pool, spa and a diversity of modern dining, bar and lounge options. 228 air-conditioned with private facilities, hairdryer, mini-bar, TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
A modern 5-star hotel located on the Esplanade. Restaurants, bar, pool, gym, spa and WiFi (free). 311 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, coffee making facilities and satellite TV.
The 5-star Crown Metropol offers luxury accommodation on Melbourne’s Southbank. Guests have access to an exclusive lounge and bar with panoramic city views. The hotel features two swimming pools, an indoor sun-deck relaxation lounge and a world-class fitness centre. In a city renowned for its cuisine, Crown offers some of the finest and most cosmopolitan dining in Melbourne. Discover Mr. Hive Kitchen & Bar, Crown Metropol Melbourne’s contemporary in-house restaurant, and explore the multitude of dining options Crown has to offer. Each spacious room features stylish modern décor and spectacular views all are air-conditioned with private facilities, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
A central 5-star hotel located in the heart of the city in Circular Quay. Restaurants, bar, indoor pool, gym, spa and WiFi (free). Air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-bar and satellite TV.
per person in a twin/double room
Emirates from Heathrow
Supplements per person
Single supplement £1495
London-Adelaide / Sydney-London
Emirates Business Class from £3995
Extra Nights - Adelaide
Stamford Plaza (per night) £75
Single supplement £60 (Nov £70)
Arrival transfer add £35
Extra Nights - Sydney
Sydney Harbour Marriott
(per night) £155
Single supplement £145
Departure transfer add £45
Extra Nights - Dubai
Hotel Taj Dubai (per night) £110
Single supplement £95
Arrival or departure transfer add £39
Sounds of Silence BBQ dinner £150
Daintree Forest, Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge tour £130
Phillip Island and Penguin Parade £80
Blue Mountains including lunch £130
Arrival transfer add £35
Departure transfer add £45
Air travel and taxes, transfers, 19 nights’ hotel and train accommodation, breakfast daily, 6 lunches and 1 dinner, itinerary as described, UK Tour Manager and services of driver/guide. If our specially negotiated airfares are unavailable at the time of booking, a supplement may apply.
Travel insurance, visa procurement, optional excursions, tipping, porterage, any government taxes or compulsory charges introduced after publication.
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