13 Days in Australia

This epic trip gives you time to explore the architectural and other wonders of the gorgeous harbour city of Sydney and the rugged Blue Mountains to the west of the city before taking you north to Queensland with its remarkable islands, its boat trips to the Great Barrier Reef and its breathtaking rainforest, Daintree - three times older than the Amazon.

Sydney | Lady Elliot Island | Fraser Island | Port Douglas

13 Days in Australia

Day 1: Arrive Sydney (Warrane)


Set down in the capital of New South Wales and transfer to your hotel to relax or explore the city.


Day 2: Sydney (Warrane)


Take a four-hour tour of Australia’s largest city, then lunch aboard your cruise ship before an afternoon harbour tour.

Day 3: Blue Mountains

Discover this stunning region over a full day, including a visit to a working farm with kangaroos, emus and koalas.

 

Day 4: Sydney to Lady Elliot Island (via Hervey Bay)

Fly to this coral cay on the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, providing a genuine ecotourism experience.

Day 5: Lady Elliot

Appreciate the island’s wildlife via snorkelling and other activities, including its abundant manta rays, turtles and other spellbinding marine creatures.

 

Day 6: Lady Elliot to Fraser Island/K'gari (via Hervey Bay)

Discover bustling Hervey Bay with its access to the world’s largest sand island, Fraser Island, with rainforests, lakes and dunes.

Day 7: Fraser Island/K'gari

Explore Fraser Island including its coloured sand cliffs on Seventy-Five Mile Beach and mirrored lakes ringed with gold.

 

Day 8: Hervey Bay to Port Douglas (via Cairns /Gimuy)

Fly to the laidback, low-key resort town of Port Douglas, your base for exploring spectacular tropical north Queensland.

Day 9: Great Barrier Reef

Board your yacht to set sail to the Coral Cays of Mackay or Undine Reefs for nature activities including snorkelling.

 

Day 10: Daintree

Immerse yourself in this rainforest with a trip to Mossman Gorge for a Kuku Yalanji smoking ceremony and nature walk.

Day 11: Port Douglas

Spot wildlife on the Daintree River from a solar-electric boat and discover Cape Tribulation’s World Heritage listed coastline.

 

Day 12: Port Douglas to Sydney (Warrane)

Return to Sydney by air to spend your final night in Australia in style and comfort in the financial district.

Day 13: Depart Sydney (Warrane)

Meet your drive for your private transfer back to Sydney International Airport and your return flight home.

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