12 Nights and 13 Days
Australia is divided into six states and two territories, with Canberra as its capital. The official language of Australia is English, and the currency is the Australian dollar (AUD). Australia also has a large services sector and is a significant exporter of natural resources, energy, and food.
Australia is an extremely popular tourist destination and the tourist industry makes a significant contribution to the national economy. The country is popular with young people who come to study, travel on a gap year or to take a career break. Many tourists visit for the climate and outdoor lifestyle; making the most of the beaches, exploring the ancient geology of the Outback, and diving on the Great Barrier Reef. Australia is a popular choice for water sports enthusiasts with more than 10,000 beaches along its coast and it has a global reputation for good surfing.
Australia has 17 World Heritage Properties, and the country is also home to famous buildings including the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, which are popular with tourists. Wildlife enthusiasts are drawn by the abundance of wildlife that is unique to the continent.
Climate in Australia
Australia has diverse climatic zones. It is tropical in the north, arid in the interior and temperate in the far south and Tasmania. Overall it is an arid country with half of the country receiving less than 300mm of rain per year. Tasmania is the exception experiencing abundant rainfall all year round.
The tropical north of the country is typically warm in all months. The Southern states are wetter with summers which are mostly hot and dry with sea-breezes along the coasts. The south coast experiences cold winters but rarely has temperatures below zero. Snow falls on the higher mountains during the winter months, enabling skiing in southern New South Wales and Tasmania.
As you arrive at Melbourne airport, you will be moved to the hotel. Check-in to your hotel and freshen up. Spend the remainder of the day at relaxation and explore the city's awesome laneways and hidden spaces. Visit the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground, get some goodies at Queen Victoria or investigate the flourishing nightlife of this city. After exploring, head back to the hotel for comfortable rest. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Have a delicious breakfast and after that head out for the Phillip Island visit to explore the working farm at the Churchill Island. Pet koalas, feed kangaroos and wallabies and afterward prepare for the Penguin parade on the Summerland Beach.
After a lovely breakfast and enjoy the wonderful coastal views. Visit the enchanting town of Port Fairy, watch whales at Apollo Bay and invest some energy investigating the Shipwreck coast. On this day you will see the amazing rock structures known as the 12 Apostles. End this day with a walk through the Otway National Park where there are a lot of glorious gorges and shimmering waterfalls. After this amazing day, return to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Have a fabulous breakfast and after that continue towards the airport to catch the flight to Sydney. On landing in Sydney, check-in to your hotel and after that unwind for quite a while. After some relaxation, head out on your own to the Darling Harbor for the Showboat Indian Dinner Cruise of this trip. Enjoy amazing performance, live magic shows, and a lovely dinner while taking in the lovely views of the city. After a lovely day come back to your hotel and comfortable overnight stay. Flight duration from Melbourne to Sydney: Approx 60 minutes
Start the day with an early morning breakfast and after that continue for a city visit. On this day of the trip, you can choose 4 sightseeing from the SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Wildlife Sydney, Sydney Tower Eye, Manly Sea Life Sanctuary and Madame Tussauds. This day will end with a visit to Bondi beach and the remainder of the day can be spent in the hotel and have a comfortable stay.
After a delicious breakfast continue for the Blue Mountains visit. Enjoy a wonderful drive with amazing views of the Wentworth Falls and picturesque locations. Connect with Australia's native culture at the Waradah Aboriginal Center, go for bushwalks and view the notorious Three Sisters rock formation. You can feed kangaroos and pet koalas at the national park. After this amazing day come back to the hotel, get some sleep.
Have a wonderful breakfast and transferred to the airport to catch a flight to Cairns. On landing in the Cairns airplane terminal, you will be moved to the hotel where you can check-in at the hotel and unwind. Spend the remainder of the day at recreation and explore all the picturesque attractions of Cairns or simply relax on one of the beaches of Cairns. After that come back to the hotel and have comfortable stay. Flight duration from Sydney to Cairns: Approx. 3 hours
After a delicious breakfast, start your journey to Green Island. Go for a stroll through the rainforests, get a look at the marine life on a semi-submarine visit and unwind on the beach. After a wonderful experience, return to the hotel and have a comfortable stay.
Begin your day with a delicious breakfast and afterward continue to the Cairns airport for a flight to Brisbane. On landing at Brisbane airport, you will be transferred to the Gold Coast. Check-in to your hotel and after that spend the remainder of the day exploring this location at your own pace. Flight Duration from Cairns to Brisbane: Approx. 2.5 hours Distance from Brisbane to Gold Coast:81 km Travel time (Brisbane to Gold Coast):Approx 60 minutes
Have a delicious breakfast and after that continue for a Sea World visit. Explore fun water slides, snuggle koalas, feed kangaroos and meet your favorite film characters and superheroes on this day. After this amazing experience, return back to the hotel for a comfortable stay.
After a lovely breakfast, head out to the Dreamworld amusement park. Enjoy a tiger cub walk, go on a fun roller coaster ride, try some motorsports and enjoy the wildlife of Australia. After a lovely day, return to the hotel and a comfortable stay.
Begin this day with a delicious breakfast and afterward head out to Byron Bay. explore local markets for some great souvenirs. You can walk the trademark Cape Byron Track to reach the lighthouse or unwind at one of the numerous beaches. Try kayaking with dolphins at your own cost. After a wonderful experience, head back to the hotel and have a comfortable stay.
After a comfortable breakfast, continue to the Brisbane airport. Take a flight back home with wonderful memories and amazing experiences.
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