14 Day Highlights of Australia
14 Day Highlights of Australia
Taking in three of the major icons of Australia - Sydney, Ayers Rock and the Great Barrier Reef - this 14 day trip features the chance to visit the 'must see' locations and includes all the local highlights
Tour highlights
  • Visit some of Sydney’s leading attractions, and take in the view from the summit of the Sydney Tower
  • Make the pilgrimage to Ayers Rock and enjoy a unique ‘Sounds of Silence’ dinner served under the stars of the Outback
  • Explore the mighty Kings Canyon on a guided walk to see its breathtaking oasis known as the Garden of Eden
  • Two nights in the lively holiday resort of Cairns, the gateway to Tropical North Queensland
  • Take a trip on Kuranda’s Scenic Railway, and ride back to Cairns via the stunning Skyrail Cableway
  • Travel by catamaran to the Great Barrier Reef, one of nature’s greatest wonders
  • Relax at the end of this amazing journey with two days in laid-back Port Douglas
Tour Only from
£1504
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Tour Inc. Flight from
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Tour Only from
£1504
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Tour Inc. Flight from
£Call
Day 1: Arrive Sydney
This classic holiday starts in Sydney - Australia's most iconic destination. Transfer to your hotel for a four-night stay and spend the day getting to know the city.
  • Standard: Mercure Sydney (Standard Room), or similar
  • Superior: Holiday Inn Darling Harbour (Superior Room), or similar
  • Deluxe: InterContinental Sydney (Superior City Side Room), or similar
Day 2: Sydney
Sydney is packed with sights and attractions, and your Darling Harbour Experience Pass (included) is a great value way to explore. Visit the famous Sydney Aquarium and Sydney Wildlife World, explore the harbour with a hop-on/hop-off cruise, and admire the views from the summit of the Sydney Tower.
  • Standard: Mercure Sydney (Standard Room), or similar
  • Superior: Holiday Inn Darling Harbour (Superior Room), or similar (B)
  • Deluxe: InterContinental Sydney (Superior City Side Room), or similar
Day 3: Blue Mountains
Join a tour to the picturesque Blue Mountains and follow the scenic drive to the Three Sisters rock formation towering above the Jamison Valley. Return via Featherdale Wildlife Park to see kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and other native creatures.
  • Standard: Mercure Sydney (Standard Room), or similar
  • Superior: Holiday Inn Darling Harbour (Superior Room), or similar (B)
  • Deluxe: InterContinental Sydney (Superior City Side Room), or similar
Day 4: Sydney
Full day at leisure; maybe see more of the attractions on your Darling Harbour Experience Pass?
  • Standard: Mercure Sydney (Standard Room), or similar
  • Superior: Holiday Inn Darling Harbour (Superior Room), or similar (B)
  • Deluxe: InterContinental Sydney (Superior City Side Room), or similar
Day 5: Sydney - Uluru (Ayers Rock)
Today, fly to the Red Centre, the heart of the Outback, and transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay. Tonight, enjoy a magical 'Sounds of Silence' dinner; listen to the haunting sound of the didgeridoo as the sunset silhouettes Uluru, then dine under the canopy of stars in the desert sky.
  • Standard: Voyages Outback Pioneer Hotel (Standard Room), or similar
  • Superior: Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel (Standard Room), or similar (B)
  • Deluxe: Voyages Sails in the Desert (Standard Room), or similar
Day 6: Uluru (Ayers Rock)
This morning is at leisure before your driver guide takes you to Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and into Walpa Gorge. Return by coach to the sunset viewing area in time to watch sunset over Uluru whilst enjoying a glass of wine and nibbles.
  • Standard: Voyages Outback Pioneer Hotel (Standard Room), or similar
  • Superior: Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel (Standard Room), or similar
  • Deluxe: Voyages Sails in the Desert (Standard Room), or similar
Day 7: Kata Tjuta - Kings Canyon
Rise early for the Uluru sunrise. Then a walk into Walpa Gorge reveals the amazing domes of Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Next, head to mighty Kings Canyon.
  • Standard, Superior & Deluxe: Kings Canyon Resort, or similar
Day 8: Kings Canyon - Alice Springs
Take an early morning guided walk to the rim of Kings Canyon for breathtaking views of its fascinating rock formations. This afternoon, travel by coach to the Outback town of Alice Springs.
  • Standard: Aurora Alice Springs (Standard Room), or similar
  • Superior: Chifley Alice Springs Resort (Standard Room), or similar
  • Deluxe: Crowne Plaza Alice Springs (Garden View Room), or similar
Day 9: Alice Springs - Cairns
Transfer to Alice Springs for the flight to Cairns, gateway to Tropical North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef. On arrival, a shuttle transfer will take you for a two-night stay at your chosen hotel.
  • Standard: Discovery Cairns (Standard Room), or similar
  • Superior: Rydges Esplanade Resort (Standard Room), or similar
  • Deluxe: Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns (Superior Room), or similar
Day 10: Cairns - Kuranda - Cairns
Ride the Scenic Railway up to the mountain village of Kuranda and return on the Skyrail, hopping on and off as you wish for up-close exploration of this World Heritage forest. Enjoy the afternoon and a buffet lunch at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park.
  • Standard: Discovery Cairns (Standard Room), or similar
  • Superior: Rydges Esplanade Resort (Standard Room), or similar
  • Deluxe: Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns (Superior Room), or similar
Day 11: Great Barrier Reef - Port Douglas
Board a catamaran cruise to the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. From Quicksilver's pontoon enjoy a buffet lunch, some snorkelling and view the coral from the underwater observatory. Back on dry land, transfer to your chosen hotel in Port Douglas for a three-night stay.
  • Standard: Bay Villas (Studio Apartment), or similar
  • Superior: QT Port Douglas (Resort Garden View Room), or similar
  • Deluxe: Sea Temple Resort & Spa Port Douglas (Studio Spa Room), or similar
Days 12 & 13: Port Douglas
Two full days to browse stylish Macrossan Street, or relax on the white sands of Four-Mile Beach.
  • Standard: Bay Villas (Studio Apartment), or similar
  • Superior: QT Port Douglas (Resort Garden View Room), or similar
  • Deluxe: Sea Temple Resort & Spa Port Douglas (Studio Spa Room), or similar
Day 14: Port Douglas - Cairns
Your tour ends with a transfer back to Cairns Airport.
All content and services, including overnight hotels and number of nights, are subject to change and may vary from the inclusions as shown in the itinerary. Specified hotels/content/services are therefore not guaranteed, however we and our suppliers undertake to ensure that any alternatives provided will always be of a similar standard or content/service type.
  • 13 nights’ accommodation as specified
  • Transfers and sightseeing as specified (excludes anything described as 'optional')
  • Meals as specified (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Internal Flights not included in the Tour only price and Tour inc Flights price
  • International flights in tour only prices

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