Our Australia All-in-One holiday packs a punch covering Melbourne, Gold Coast, Tangalooma, Cairns and Sydney. Start in Melbourne, a potpourri of cultures, before moving to Gold Coast, with its unpolluted golden surf beaches and fun for kids with Dreamworld and Movie World (optional). Enjoy dolphin feeding at Tangalooma too! In Cairns, cruise the Great Barrier Reef and end your holiday in Sydney to get a glimpse of the famous Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge and explore the Blue Mountains National Park.
On Day 1, you arrive in Melbourne, Australia by flight and you get to spend the day in leisure.
On Day 2, you go on a half-day Melbourne city tour and later, you get to watch penguins waddling on the beach as part of the Penguin Parade at Phillip Island.
On Day 3, you can spend your day leisurely or choose the optional full-day Great Ocean Road trip.
On Day 4, you leave Melbourne and take a flight to Brisbane, from where you go to the Moreton Island and the Tangalooma Island Resort. The highlight of your visit is the opportunity to hand feed dolphins.
On Day 5, you go on a very exciting Desert Safari and Sand Toboganning Tour. After which, you leave the island and head back to Brisbane/Gold Coast.
On Day 6, proceed on a day tour to Dreamworld, Australia’s largest theme park that is filled with exhilarating rides and movie characters.
On Day 7, you have the day at leisure and you can choose to go on an optional tour to Movie World.
On Day 8, you now bid adieu to Brisbane/Gold Coast, and you head to the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns.
On Day 9, get ready for an excursion to Green Island located in the Great Barrier Reef where you can enjoy a lot of activities such as snorkelling, swimming, diving, etc.
On Day 10, you have the day at leisure and you can even go visiting Kuranda with Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
On Day 11, you now leave from Cairns and take a flight to the largest city of Australia, Sydney. In the evening, you go on a relaxing Sydney Showboat Dinner cruise.
On Day 12, you go on a day’s excursion to the home of the famous Three Sisters, the Blue Mountains National Park.
On Day 13, you go on a local sightseeing trip around Sydney, visiting important landmarks such as Sydney Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, etc.
On Day 14, your trip comes to a close and you return home from Sydney, Australia.
Day 1: Arrival in Melbourne You arrive in Melbourne, the second largest city in Australia and Australia’s Cultural Capital. After checking in to the hotel, you have the day free at leisure.
You stay overnight in Melbourne.
Day 2: Melbourne - City Tour around Melbourne and Phillip Island After breakfast at the hotel, you proceed on a half-day Melbourne city tour. You go to ‘Little Italy’, which is in the north-east corner of the city and here you can check out the many stores, boutiques and restaurants. Marvel at the architecture of the Melbourne University and the Royal Exhibition Building. Later, visit the Fitzroy Gardens. After which, you can walk around some of Melbourne's alleys, streets and arcades.
Later, you will go on the Phillip Island Tour. While here, don’t miss seeing the Little Penguins that have inhabited the island. In fact, during sunset, you can see these Little Penguins coming out of the sea and waddling on the beach and then heading to the sand dune burrows. Incidentally, these Little Penguins are said to be among the smallest of all the penguin species. You return back to your hotel in Melbourne late and you stay the night here.
Day 3: Melbourne You have breakfast at the hotel. The rest of the day is free and you can opt to go on any of our optional tours.
Optional: You can go on a day long trip on the Great Ocean Road that stretches over 200 kms. This tour will take you to the well-known rock formations which are referred to as the 12 Apostles, a Biblical reference. And you will definitely get some time to explore the beaches along the road.
You stay overnight in the hotel in Melbourne.
Day 4: Melbourne - Brisbane - Tanglooma After breakfast, you head to the Melbourne airport for an early morning flight to Brisbane. After landing in Brisbane, you are taken to the Holt Street Wharf. Here you will board the 10.00 hours Tangalooma launch that will take you to Moreton Island. You will reach the Tangalooma Island Resort by 11.15 hours. After checking in, you have the rest of the day at your leisure. You can opt to go on any optional activities on the island. The highlight of your visit to Tangalooma is the opportunity to hand feed one of the wild bottlenose dolphins that visit the shores each evening at sunset.
Day 5: Tanglooma Resort - Gold Coast After breakfast, you go on the Desert Safari and Sand Tobogganing Tour. This is another must-dpo After you return in the evening, you check out and a launch will take you back to Holt Street Wharf in Brisbane. And from here, you are taken to your hotel in the Gold Coast area.
After checking in, you have the rest of the evening free at leisure. You stay overnight in Gold Coast.
Day 6: Gold Coast - Dreamworld After breakfast, you are taken to the Dreamworld, Australia’s largest theme park. Here you can hug Koala bears, come face-to-face with a tiger and there are over 15 rides and attractions, live shows and also many DreamWorks blockbuster movie enactments and shows.
You stay overnight in the Gold Coast area.
Day 7: Gold Coast You have breakfast at the hotel. You have the rest of the day free at leisure or you can choose to go on any optional tours.
Optional: You can choose to visit Movie World, a fantasy movie theme park. This is a theme park operated by the Warner Bros studio. While here, you will get to see many shows and attractions based on a couple Hollywood blockbusters. A not-to-miss is the rides and also visiting the many movie set replicas here.
You stay overnight in the Gold Coast area.
Day 8: Gold Coast - Cairns You have breakfast at the hotel. You check out from your hotel in the Gold Coast area, and an airport transfer takes you to the Brisbane Airport and you take a flight to Cairns. On arrival, you check into the hotel, where you stay overnight.
Day 9: Cairns - Big Cat Great Barrier Reef Cruise to Green Island After breakfast, prepare for an excursion - Big Cat Great Barrier Reef Cruise to Green Island with a lunch buffet. Enjoy a host of reef activities like snorkelling, swimming, viewing corals from a glass bottom boat, etc. You can even take an introductory scuba dive lesson under expert supervision (at an additional cost). Or enjoy the semi-submarine ride where you can watch the animated underwater world without getting wet. After such enthralling but tiring activities, enjoy a sumptuous lunch buffet.
Later unwind at the hotel and stay comfortably overnight.
Day 10: Cairns You have breakfast at the hotel and you have the rest of the day free at leisure and you can go on any optional tour.
Optional: Take a day trip to Kuranda Railway, Skyrail and Rainforestation Nature Park. This is a must do experience which includes a cable car ride and train ride passing through the unique rainforests near Cairns. You will stay overnight at your hotel.
You stay overnight in a hotel in Cairns.
Day 11: Cairns - Sydney After breakfast at the hotel, you check out and an airport shuttle takes you to the Cairns airport, from where you head to your next destination, Sydney. On arrival, you are met by your tour representative in the airport and you are taken to your hotel.
In the evening, you go on your own to the King Street Wharf on Sydney’s waterfront and go on the Sydney Showboat Dinner Cruise.
You stay overnight in a hotel in Sydney.
Day 12: Sydney - Full-day tour of Blue Mountains National Park You have breakfast at the hotel. You head out of the Sydney city limits and embark on a day’s trip to explore the UNESCO nominated World Heritage site, the Blue Mountains National Park. While here, you are out in the wilderness that is filled mountains, cliffs, forestlands, and waterfalls. While here, you will learn a thing or two about the Aboriginal way of life. The day’s trip includes a visit to the nice little mountain town of Leura and visit the Featherdale Wildlife Park and get up, close and personal with the koalas and kangaroos.
After the trip, you return to your hotel in Sydney where you stay overnight.
Day 13: Sydney City Tour After breakfast at the hotel, you embark on a half-day tour around the city. The tour takes you to the well-known Sydney Opera House, the Harbour Bridge and more. You will also get to visit the Manly Beach. Your tour ends in the Circular Quay or the Darling Harbour. At this Harbour, you can exchange a Combo 2 Pass to visit the Sea Life Aquarium + Sydney Tower Eye with 4D experience (the transport to the Aquarium and Tower are not included). Then, you get the afternoon free at your leisure and you are free to do something on your own.
You stay overnight in a hotel in Sydney.
Day 14: Departure from Sydney After breakfast at the hotel, you check out and an airport transfer takes you to the Sydney Airport. You are homeward bound filled with unforgettable memories of your Australia trip.
While on your Australia All in One trip you get to see and visit:
Royal Exhibition Building
Rod Laver Arena
Phillip Island tour - Penguin Parade
Great Ocean Road Day Trip (optional)
In Brisbane/Gold Coast
Holt Street Wharf
Tangalooma Island Resort
Wild Dolphin Feeding session (Moreton Island)
Desert Safari and Sand Toboganning Tour (Tangalooma)
Movie World (optional)
Big Cat Great Barrier Reef Cruise
Green Island visit with buffet lunch
Kuranda Railway (optional)
Rainforestation Nature Park (optional)
King Street Wharf
Sydney Showboat Dinner cruise
Blue Mountains National Park
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Sydney Opera House
The Harbour Bridge
Sea Life Aquarium
Sydney Tower Eye
When to Go
Australia is a destination that can be visited throughout the year. The high tourist season is during summer, spring and autumn that is December to February, March to May and September to November. The weather is warm all through the year, except for a brief winter spell from June to August.
3 Nights accommodation on twin-sharing basis with breakfast in the Gold Coast
3 Nights accommodation on twin-sharing basis with breakfast in Sydney
3 Nights accommodation on twin-sharing basis with breakfast in Cairns
3 Nights accommodation on twin-sharing basis with breakfast in Melbourne
1 Night accommodation on twin-sharing basis with breakfast in Tangalooma Resort