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Australian Highlights Coach Tour

 
 
Australian Highlights
13 Day Luxury Coach Tour

Tour Includes

  Meals as indicated
  Uluru sunrise and sunset
  Hotel
  Cruise to the Great Barrier Reef
  Kuranda Train and Skyrail Cableway
  Sydney Harbour Luncheon Cruise
  Maximum Passengers 44
$4485
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Adlt Sgl Standard Rm Per Person
luxury coach - luxury coach tour 
Departs: Melbourne - Daily at 12.30pm
Finishes In: Sydney - Approx. 9.00am
This tour is available in each direction.
Day 1 Arrive Melbourne - Overnight: Mercure Hotel Welcome (Standard)The Rydges (Superior)Crowne Plaza (First Class)Crowne Metropole (Deluxe)From APR 2012: Mercure Hotel Welcome (Standard)Crowne Plaza (First Class)
Day 2 Melbourne to Phillip Island - Overnight: Mercure Hotel Welcome (Standard)The Rydges (Superior)Crowne Plaza (First Class)Crowne Metropole (Deluxe)From APR 2012: Mercure Hotel Welcome (Standard)Crowne Plaza (First Class)
Day 3 Melbourne to Great Ocean Road - Overnight: Mercure Hotel Welcome (Standard)The Rydges (Superior)Crowne Plaza (First Class)Crowne Metropole (Deluxe)From APR 2012: Mercure Hotel Welcome (Standard)Crowne Plaza (First Class)
Day 4 Melbourne to Alice Springs - Overnight: Aurora Alice Springs (Standard)Crowne Plaza (Superior)Chifley Alice Springs, River Gum Rooms (First Class and Deluxe)From APR 2012: Aurora Alice Springs (Standard)Chifley Alice Springs Resort, River Gum Rooms (First Class)
Day 5 Alice Springs to Uluru - Overnight: Outback Pioneer Hotel (Standard)Desert Gardens Hotel (Superior)Sails in the Desert (First Class and Deluxe)From APR 2012: Outback Pioneer Hotel (Standard)Desert Gardens Hotel (First class), Ayers Rock Resort
Day 6 Uluru and Kata Tjuta - Overnight: Outback Pioneer Hotel (Standard)Desert Gardens Hotel (Superior)Sails in the Desert (First Class and Deluxe)From APR 2012: Outback Pioneer Hotel (Standard)Desert Gardens Hotel (First class), Ayers Rock Resort
Day 7 Uluru to Cairns - Overnight: Rydges Esplanade (Standard)Novotel Oasis Cairns (Superior)Hilton Hotel (First Class)The Pullman Reef Hotel & Casino (Deluxe)From APR 2012: Rydges Esplanade (Standard)Hilton Hotel (First Class)
Day 8 Cairns to Great Barrier Reef - Overnight: Rydges Esplanade (Standard)Novotel Oasis Cairns (Superior)Hilton Hotel (First Class)The Pullman Reef Hotel & Casino (Deluxe)From APR 2012: Rydges Esplanade (Standard)Hilton Hotel (First Class)
Day 9 Cairns to Kuranda - Overnight: Rydges Esplanade (Standard)Novotel Oasis Cairns (Superior)Hilton Hotel (First Class)The Pullman Reef Hotel & Casino (Deluxe)From APR 2012: Rydges Esplanade (Standard)Hilton Hotel (First Class)
Day 10 Cairns to Sydney - Overnight: Park Regis City Centre (Standard)The Grace Hotel (Superior)The Intercontinental, City View Room (First Class)and Harbour View Room (Deluxe) From APR 2012: Vibe Hotel (Standard)Four Points by Sheraton, Darling Harbour, (First Class)
Day 11 Sydney - Overnight: Park Regis City Centre (Standard)The Grace Hotel (Superior)The Intercontinental, City View Room (First Class)and Harbour View Room (Deluxe) From APR 2012: Vibe Hotel (Standard)Four Points by Sheraton, Darling Harbour, (First Class)
Day 12 Sydney to Blue Mountains - Overnight: Park Regis City Centre (Standard)The Grace Hotel (Superior)The Intercontinental, City View Room (First Class)and Harbour View Room (Deluxe) From APR 2012: Vibe Hotel (Standard)Four Points by Sheraton, Darling Harbour, (First Class)
Day 13 Depart Sydney
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Australian Highlights Itinerary


Day 1 Arrive Melbourne

On arrival at Melbourne airport you will be transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. You will have the option to dine aboard the popular Colonial Tramcar Restaurant for dinner.

Overnight: Mercure Hotel Welcome (Standard)The Rydges (Superior)Crowne Plaza (First Class)Crowne Metropole (Deluxe)From APR 2012: Mercure Hotel Welcome (Standard)Crowne Plaza (First Class)


Day 2 Melbourne to Phillip Island

Enjoy a morning tour of Melbourne, before departing for Phillip Island. Stop at the Warrock Cattle Farm to see sheep, cattle, kangaroos and Australian birds.

Visit the Koala Conservation Centre and observe the famous Penguin Parade, as the little penguins march up the sand to their nests.

Overnight: Mercure Hotel Welcome (Standard)The Rydges (Superior)Crowne Plaza (First Class)Crowne Metropole (Deluxe)From APR 2012: Mercure Hotel Welcome (Standard)Crowne Plaza (First Class)

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Day 3 Melbourne to Great Ocean Road

Travel along the Great Ocean Road for dramatic coastal scenery enroute to Port Campbell National Park.

See the seaside resorts of Lorne and Apollo Bay, the stone monoliths of the Twelve Apostles, visit Loch Ard Gorge, and view the rock formation known as London Bridge.
Overnight: Mercure Hotel Welcome (Standard)The Rydges (Superior)Crowne Plaza (First Class)Crowne Metropole (Deluxe)From APR 2012: Mercure Hotel Welcome (Standard)Crowne Plaza (First Class)

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Day 4 Melbourne to Alice Springs

You will be transferred to Melbourne Airport for your early morning flight to Alice Springs. On arrival at Alice Springs Airport you will be transferred to your hotel.

This afternoon, enjoy a tour of this outback town. See the historic Telegraph Station, Royal Flying Doctor Service, School of the Air and the Alice Springs Reptile Centre. Stop to enjoy panoramic views from Anzac Hill.

Overnight: Aurora Alice Springs (Standard)Crowne Plaza (Superior)Chifley Alice Springs, River Gum Rooms (First Class and Deluxe)From APR 2012: Aurora Alice Springs (Standard)Chifley Alice Springs Resort, River Gum Rooms (First Class)

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Day 5 Alice Springs to Uluru

Depart early for Ayers Rock Resort, stopping at a camel farm where you can take an optional ride. This afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the facilities at Ayers Rock Resort.

Enjoy a glass of wine this evening while watching the sunset over Uluru (Ayers Rock) from the special viewing area known as the sunset strip. Travel to your exclusive venue for an Australian barbecue dinner.

Overnight: Outback Pioneer Hotel (Standard)Desert Gardens Hotel (Superior)Sails in the Desert (First Class and Deluxe)From APR 2012: Outback Pioneer Hotel (Standard)Desert Gardens Hotel (First class), Ayers Rock Resort

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Day 6 Uluru and Kata Tjuta

Rise early to view Uluru (Ayers Rock) at sunrise. Tour the caves at the base of Uluru and hear stories of the Aboriginal Dreamtime. Visit the Uluru � Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, before returning to the Resort.

This afternoon travel through desert plains to mysterious Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). Enjoy a 2-3 hour walk through the domes to the Valley of the Winds lookout. Take in a spectacular sunset at Kata Tjuta with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine.

Overnight: Outback Pioneer Hotel (Standard)Desert Gardens Hotel (Superior)Sails in the Desert (First Class and Deluxe)From APR 2012: Outback Pioneer Hotel (Standard)Desert Gardens Hotel (First class), Ayers Rock Resort

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Day 7 Uluru to Cairns

This morning you are free to enjoy the facilities of Ayers Rock Resort or just relax. You will be transferred to Ayers Rock Airport for your flight to Cairns. On arrival at Cairns Airport you will be transferred to your hotel.

Overnight: Rydges Esplanade (Standard)Novotel Oasis Cairns (Superior)Hilton Hotel (First Class)The Pullman Reef Hotel & Casino (Deluxe)From APR 2012: Rydges Esplanade (Standard)Hilton Hotel (First Class)

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Day 8 Cairns to Great Barrier Reef

Cruise on a high-speed catamaran to the Great Barrier Reef. View the coral and tropical fish from the underwater observatory and semi-submersible vessel. Snorkelling gear is included (extra charge for scuba).

Enjoy a reef education presentation on this natural living wonder followed by a buffet lunch.

Overnight: Rydges Esplanade (Standard)Novotel Oasis Cairns (Superior)Hilton Hotel (First Class)The Pullman Reef Hotel & Casino (Deluxe)From APR 2012: Rydges Esplanade (Standard)Hilton Hotel (First Class)

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Day 9 Cairns to Kuranda

Join the famous Kuranda train for a breathtaking rail journey. From the coastal sugarcane fields, travel high into the Tablelands to the picturesque village of Kuranda. Enjoy free time in Kuranda to stroll through the famous Kuranda Markets.

Return to the lowlands by the Skyrail Cableway above the canopy of the rainforest.

Visit the award-winning Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, where the legends of the Dreamtime are brought to life. Learn about this ancient culture through theatres, stage shows and dance demonstrations.

Overnight: Rydges Esplanade (Standard)Novotel Oasis Cairns (Superior)Hilton Hotel (First Class)The Pullman Reef Hotel & Casino (Deluxe)From APR 2012: Rydges Esplanade (Standard)Hilton Hotel (First Class)

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Day 10 Cairns to Sydney

You will be transferred to Cairns airport for your flight to Sydney. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Overnight: Park Regis City Centre (Standard)The Grace Hotel (Superior)The Intercontinental, City View Room (First Class)and Harbour View Room (Deluxe) From APR 2012: Vibe Hotel (Standard)Four Points by Sheraton, Darling Harbour, (First Class)

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Day 11 Sydney

Tour Sydney and see the Sydney Opera House, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Mrs Macquaries Chair and Kings Cross. Visit the famous Bondi Beach, then return to the city for a Sydney Harbour luncheon cruise.

Cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge and stop at Milsons Point for a fabulous photo opportunity of the city skyline. Visit Manly surf beach before returning to the city.

Overnight: Park Regis City Centre (Standard)The Grace Hotel (Superior)The Intercontinental, City View Room (First Class)and Harbour View Room (Deluxe) From APR 2012: Vibe Hotel (Standard)Four Points by Sheraton, Darling Harbour, (First Class)

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Day 12 Sydney to Blue Mountains

Visit Featherdale Wildlife Park, home to koalas, kangaroos, wombats and other wild and wonderful creatures.

Continue to the spectacular Blue Mountains, stopping at the Skyway and Scenic Railway for an optional ride. Enjoy views of the Three Sisters, and pass Homebush Bay, site of the 2000 Olympic Games.

Overnight: Park Regis City Centre (Standard)The Grace Hotel (Superior)The Intercontinental, City View Room (First Class)and Harbour View Room (Deluxe) From APR 2012: Vibe Hotel (Standard)Four Points by Sheraton, Darling Harbour, (First Class)

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Day 13 Depart Sydney

You will be transferred to Sydney Airport to connect with your onward flight.

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Australian Highlights

13 Day Luxury Coach Tour
This tour is available in each direction.

Departs: Melbourne
Finishes In: Sydney

Includes Taxes All rates in AU$ including all taxes.
No Extras No booking fees or credit card fees payable
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01/12/10 to 31/03/11Adult Sgl Standard Rm4485
01/04/11 to 30/06/11Adult Sgl Standard Rm4598
01/07/11 to 30/11/11Adult Sgl Standard Rm4820
01/12/11 to 31/03/12Adult Sgl Standard Rm4598
01/12/10 to 31/03/11Adult TW Standard Rm3405
01/04/11 to 30/06/11Adult TW Standard Rm3499
01/07/11 to 30/11/11Adult TW Standard Rm3615
01/12/11 to 31/03/12Adult TW Standard Rm3499
01/12/10 to 31/03/11Adult Trpl Standard Rm3235
01/04/11 to 30/06/11Adult Trpl Standard Rm3324
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