This tour of Australia takes you to well-known cities like Melbourne, Gold Coast, Sydney and into the Great Ocean Road for an ultimate ride. We start in Melbourne and begin our holiday with some regular sightseeing places in Melbourne and whizz off to Great Ocean Road. Along the way, we will have plenty of attractions to be dazzled. We travel further to Gold Coast to give the kids a good time. We are definitely touching Sydney, as we know that you have hopes pinned on spotting Kangaroos and the amazing wildlife and to unwind on the quaint beaches of Australia. You will delve into the best hotel rooms everynight. This is classic Australia and the kind of holiday you should be going with your family.
Trip in a Nutshell:
MELBOURNE - Fitzroy Garden, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Royal Exhibition Building, Federation Square, Arts Centre, Shrine of Remembrance, Town Hall, Parliament House, and the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Phillip Island.
GREAT OCEAN ROAD - Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and London Arch, Grotto and Bay of islands, Port Phillip.
GOLD COAST - Aqua duck tour, Movie World
SYDNEY - Bondi Beach, Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour, The Rocks, King Cross, Chinatown & Opera House (view) & Mrs. Macquarie's Chair, Blue Mountains, Kootamba and Echo Point Lookout, Featherdale Wildlife Park.
Arrive in Melbourne. Transfer to the hotel with your tour leader. Check-in and fresh up. Take a guided tour of Melbourne that includes the major highlights. Free from the hustle and bustle of the city is Fitzroy Garden, a well-maintained park, You’ll see the Cook’s cottage, miniature village, the fairy tree, expansive lawns, and glorious ponds. St. Patricks Cathedral is a must-visit for its gothic architecture. Royal Exhibition Building is a UNESCO Heritage site. With its great interior, extensive galleries and hall and elevated domes, it hosts trade shows, fairs, cultural and community events. Federation Square is where major local cultural attractions to world-class events take place. It's a popular tourist attraction with restaurants, specialty stores and bars lined-up. Arts Centre is the treasure of Melbourne, the leading venue for art, music, dance, and theatre. The shrine of remembrance is a memorial garden for WW1 and WW2 servicemen. You can get a good view of Melbourne skyline from the roof. Town Hall is an iconic building of Melbourne where important events have taken place, many of the crucial decisions that have shaped Melbourne has been made, momentous events like concerts of the famous Beatles and Abba has been staged here. Visit the Parliament House, the architecturally distinguished public building that lets visitors see Parliament in action. The Melbourne Cricket Ground is one of the largest which seats over 1 lakh people for Cricket and football matches. St.Pat’s is a must-visit in Melbourne. Its stained glasses and architecture will constantly leave you in awe. In the evening proceed to Phillip Island to have a good time watching those little penguins come out when the sun goes down. Overnight in Melbourne.
Gear up for a full-day tour of Great Ocean Road. The Great Ocean Road is a kind of place that you do at least once in your life time for its scenic coastline and the stunning views. We have the entire day here to hit all the landmarks in your drive like Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and London Arch, Grotto, and Bay of Islands. Enjoy the drive along Port Phillip and see amazing panoramic views of the city. Overnight in Melbourne.
Board flight to Gold Coast and check into the hotel. Have time at leisure until evening. Later, proceed for the Aqua duck tour. Aqua Duck tour gives you a tour of the Gold Coast on road and by water in an amphibious vehicle. It is a tour made very informative and fun for all ages. Overnight in Gold Coast.
Proceed for a full-day excursion to Movie World, a Warner Bros movie related theme park. The place is lots of fun and magic as the characters you know from Warner Bros movies walk around the park. There are plenty of rides that would interest you, stunt shows, Parade of the characters, souvenir shops and good places to grab a bite or and chill. Overnight in Gold Coast.
Board flight to Sydney. Arrive and check-in. Take a guided city tour of Sydney featuring the major highlights. Sydney is the largest city in Aussie that will charm you with its splendid harbors and beaches. Bondi beach is a very touristy place to have a drink and relax over the spectacular sea. Open to traffic and spread over the city center to the North Shore is the harbor bridge, an impressive structure for the daring ones to do the Bridgeclimb and anyone can relish a walk for free, plus the great view of Opera House. Darling Harbour is a picturesque place to spend a couple of hours at leisure looking at the moored boats. It has some of the best restaurants and beautiful gardens and walkways. The Rocks is a historic area-preserving its old buildings and pubs as it was in the early days amid the present-day Sydney. King Cross is an upscale place in Sydney which can be really enjoyed in the evenings. The most interesting experience is the neon lights and an array of local food joints and bars. Chinatown gives you the amazing vibe of East Asia in Sydney with the food, culture, decor and the hustle and bustle. Finally, a visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens to see Mrs. Macquarie's Chair carved out of sandstone for Governor Lachlan Macquarie's wife, Elizabeth. Overnight stay in Sydney.
Proceed for a full-day tour to the Blue Mountains via Homebush Olympic Site. Little away from the city is the Blue Mountains that has the most stunning viewpoints. They have cable cars to give you a bird's eye views. Visit Kootamba and Echo Point Lookout- see the 3 sisters. Afterward, visit Featherdale Wildlife Park. Featherdale a small park but the collection of Australian animals is great. You can pay for a Koala experience which lets you pet them and take pictures. Overnight in Sydney.
Have free time until departure. Transfer to airport to connect flight back home. Relish your amazing Australian experience way back home.
Australia - Fail not to fall in love
If you have always dreamed of walking with the kangaroos, feeding the Koala Bears, meeting few exotic animals like Kiwis, Kookaburras, Dingos and Platypus, Australia, the biggest country on Oceania, will deliver an encounter to remember. Sydney is the Epicenter of the action, where you’ll enjoy watching the wildlife.
The country is best known for its natural wonders like beaches, deserts, the red outbacks, the Great Barrier Reef and of course, the aboriginals. Australia seems purpose-built for action lovers and those who can’t get enough of the outdoors. Whether it’s surfing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing, snorkeling or swimming, there are a number of ways in which you can explore this continent’s coast. If you fancy venturing further afield, plunge into the Great Barrier Reef, which is among nature’s most stirring encounters. Australia has long proved a magnet for the road trip junkies. Any trip to Australia should include the nation’s charming, Great Ocean Road and pass into the best surf beaches in the world, to thick rain forests where you can spot wild Koalas to rugged coastlines. Aussie is a world of food and flavors. It gets more exotic when you travel down south to Tasmania where you can slurp fresh Oysters and sample the local wine. Overall, the country is easy to travel and there is no bad time to visit.
Situated on the east coast of Australia, hemmed by a scenic stretch of National Parks, this city is ideal for those who want to team outdoor pursuits with a spot of city sightseeing. Sydney is outright fun with world-class beaches, an amazing cityscape and a bustling neighborhood housing the famous Opera House and the Sydney Harbour bridge. It has been lauded with a reputation as one of the most beautiful and most livable cities in the world. On the wild side, nature comes brazen and boundless right into the heart of the city; ensure you don’t miss a thing- the flying foxes passing overhead in the blue hours, right after the sunset, or the Cockatoos perched, etc.
Melbourne, the second-largest city of Australia, is famous for its European connections, with its old colonial infrastructure. From its Victorian-era architecture to its luxurious and sleek shopping malls, Melbourne draws you in with its weave of contrast. Melbourne has a lot to shout about- World-renowned art galleries and museums, the host city for a range of major international sporting events such as the Australian Open, Melbourne Cup Carnival and Formula 1 Grand Prix. The city also offers a multitude of temptations for the culture seekers: street art, coffee culture, pubs, live music and hip restaurants offering endless options, all tucked away in well-ordered laneways.
Gold Coast is a summer paradise that hugs East Australia's glorious coastline. It's capital Surfers Paradise is an ideal spot along those lines. It’s nestled on high rise apartments, bars, and cafe-lined coast and frequented by surfers for the busy nightlife.
Onward and Return Airfare.
Internal airfares: Melbourne – Gold Coast – Sydney
Accommodation - 6 nights in 3-star hotels on twin/triple sharing basis
Meal Plan: as indicated in the itinerary
Breakfast on your stay
Lunch and dinner at Indian/local Restaurants
Entrance fees and transfers to sightseeing places by Air Conditioned coach
English speaking guide
Airport transfers and pick up
GST on Total Package Cost
Personal expenses: Laundry, telephone calls, tips, mineral water, use of mini bar in the room, shopping expenses etc.