Australia is a country with bright blue skies, immense red deserts, sun-bronzed beaches and vast green wetlands.This vast and diverse country is packed full of wild adventures, and the famous Aussie lifestyle that is envied all over the world. Its cities like Sydney and Melbourne, are cultural hubs that are chock full of incredible restaurants, arts and culture. In short Australia has it all.
Sydney is not just a gateway to Oz, there is so much to see and experience here. A stunning harbour side location, iconic beaches, top end restaurants, fantastic pubs, world heritage sites, terrific shopping and a great weather makes it a very popular city. After check in at hotel the rest of the day is free to explore the city . Our suggestion is to head to the Royal Botanic Gardens where you will get some beautiful harbour views. Its a great way to spend a few hours (free) in Sydney. Walk from the Opera House to Mrs Macquarie’s Chair for one of the best vantage points in Sydney. Take a picnic lunch, a blanket and a bottle of wine and toast to the start of a beautiful holiday.
Post breakfast, proceed for an unforgettable panoramic Sydney half day city tour. On tour you'll visit the historic rocks area and hear early convict history. Enjoy magnificent views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. See the shopping heart of the city, QVB, Centre point. Visit Sydney's trendy new district Oxford Street. Travel through elegant Paddington with its terrace houses before arriving at the Pacific Ocean. See the superb coast cliff walk around Tamarama and Bronte. Drive pass Kings Cross and Mrs Macquarie's point for a final magical viewpoint over the harbour before returning to the city centre. Later, in the evening, you can experience the other half live down at Darling Harbour (on your own) where you can splash out and treat yourself to some fine dining of an evening as you admire the glittering waters in the background. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today, after enjoying breakfast, proceed for a full day tour to Blue Mountains including Feather Dale Wildlife Park and Scenic World. Discover the Blue Mountains region, host to endless mountain views and showcases Australia's unique and beautiful flora and fauna. Get your photo taken with a Koala at the Featherdale Wildlife Park (on direct payment) and don’t forget Scenic World where you can ride the steepest railway in the world! It will be an action-packed day full of nature, sights and exploration and admire the various landmarks and iconic places. Return to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to the airport. Take a flight to Melbourne (on your own). Stylish, arty Melbourne is both dynamic and cosmopolitan, and it's proud of its place as Australia’s sporting and cultural capital. Melbourne's after-hours personality has changed a lot in the last few years. These days, you can take your pick of great restaurants at midnight, see late-night gigs and dance until the wee hours of the morning. Overnight stay at the hotel.
This morning, head for a Melbourne city tour which is the perfect introduction to this beautiful city. Start by heading to the northeast of the city, as we stroll through Melbourne’s “Little Italy” filled with little cafes, terraced balconies and quaint boutiques, buzzing with life. This is the place where the famous café culture was born. Moving on you’ll see the second oldest university in Australia, The University of Melbourne. Next find the Royal Exhibition building, one of the world’s oldest remaining exhibition pavilions. Admire its expansive galleries, the great dome and its immaculately restored interior. Enjoy a perfect photo opportunity in front of St Patrick’s Cathedral, made of bluestone and limestone, this Gothic-revival architecture is really quite stunning. Leave the rush of the city and take a peaceful walk through Fitzroy Gardens, 26 hectares of lush green grass, a beautiful collection of trees, plants and wildlife. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today, get ready for an exciting day of visual wonderment and one of the best coastal drives you will ever experience! Your day tour along iconic Great Ocean Road takes in spectacular coastal views of long sandy beaches, rolling surf, precipitous coastal cliffs and river inlets. An amazing coastline to travel and stunningly breathtaking, the Great Ocean Road is a photographer's delight and it consistently features in the Top 10 greatest scenic coastal drives. Travel through popular resort towns Anglesea, Lorne, Wye River, Apollo Bay and Port Campbell. Stops include a beach walk at Gibson's Steps, Twelve Apostles boardwalk, Loch Ard Gorge and Island Arch. Return to Melbourne. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After a lovely breakfast, gear up for a visit to the Sea Aquarium. Home to thousands of aquatic animals, it takes you on an interactive adventure from the depths of the ocean to the icy waters of Antarctica. The stunning Croc Lair exhibit is just one of 12 zones of discovery at Sea Life Aquarium, where you can wonder at the world's only display of elephant sharks in Bay of Rays, be mesmerized as you experience a rainbow of colours at seahorse pier and marvel at the majestic king and cheeky Gentoo penguins in penguin playground. Next, visit Eureka Skydeck 88 which is Melbourne's must see attraction. It will prepare you for the awe inspiring views from the highest viewing platform in the southern hemisphere. Eureka offers a visual panorama of Melbourne’s humming neighbourhoods, world-class hospitality venues and dazzling urban sprawl. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed towards airport for your onward journey with wonderful memories!!