Lux Sydney, Rock and Rainforest

10 days,

9 nights |

from $8899 per person*

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TOUR CODE: LUXSYDAYQCNS

Explore the icons of Australia in style with stays at luxury resorts along the way and unique experiences along the way. From the sparkling harbors of Sydney to the rich ochre sands of the outback to the historic green canopy of the rainforest, this Australian vacation showcases it all!

On arrival in Sydney, transfer by private vehicle to the newly opened, luxurious Crown Towers Sydney located in the newest harbor front precinct, Barangaroo. Billed Sydney’s first six-star hotel the Crown Towers Sydney ticks all boxes with exemplary service and rooms to match that fit harmoniously within its harbor front surroundings.

Get orientated on the Essential Sydney Private tour. Your orientation starts at the historic Rocks precinct where you can explore the convict-built cottages, pubs and the first church in Australia. Travel through the city seeing the historic sights include Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, which offers stunning views of across Sydney Harbour. Enjoy lunch at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, Australia’s premier yacht club. Your tour continues with stops at Bondi Beach, where you can soak up the atmosphere before returning to your hotel.

Join a long lunch experience on Sydney Harbour where sparkling wine, beer tea and coffee flow from the moment you board.  Cruise past the world-famous landmarks including the Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House and learn about the past and modern-day history of the harbor. Shortly after you will be past Vaucluse for your appetizer and first stop at the renowned Doyles on the Beach at Watsons Bay. Disembark the boat and head down the wharf to the restaurant where you will have a choice of appetizers and a selection of beverages to choose from. After you have finished dining it will be time to head back to the boat where we head off again for main course. The Balmoral Public Dining Room is the next stop for main course. Choose your main course and have a selection of beverages to choose from as well. After lunch, continue cruising and enjoy your time onboard while you have dessert from the dessert and cheese platters before your return, there is even an opportunity to stop for a swim if you choose-time permitting.

You have two free days to explore Sydney at your leisure. Chat to our Destination Specialists about other options to fill your days. Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge, soar above the harbor on a seaplane or take a walking tour to discover Aboriginal Australia.

Fly to Ayers Rock (not included) for an incredible stay in a luxurious tent at Longitude 131. Timeless and enriching, Longitude 131° lies at the gateway to the dual World Heritage listed wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. The Resort offers an essential experience of Australia’s spiritual heartland, a true sense of stillness and beauty in the desert landscape, rich in culture, heritage, and history. In the spirit of the original pioneers, safari-style tented pavilions are recreated for the modern traveler to float over the rust-red dunes. Guests at Longitude 131° embark on a signature itinerary of guided adventures, allowing a personal discovery with the Red Centre’s iconic natural attractions and Aboriginal heritage.  Signature experiences include Uluru Sunset, Field of Light, Walpa Gorge and Kata Tjuta and Table 131 to name a few. Table 131 is the perfect dining experience to discover the wonders of the night sky at an exclusive venue among the dunes. Enjoy the sense of natural theatre over four courses complemented with fine Australian wines.

Your final destination is The Daintree with a stay in the refreshed Silky Oaks Lodge, located in a stunning riverside location adjoining one of the oldest living rainforests the World Heritage listed Daintree National Park. Silky Oaks Lodge offers extensive hiking trails leading from the Lodge into the Daintree National Park offering both adventure and education as well as diverse  and beautiful locations to photograph or picnic. Canoeing, river snorkeling or paddling, goanna spotting, biking, guided walks, or early morning yoga classes followed by a swim in the river are just some of the activities available at the Lodge. There are endless options to explore the diversity of the surrounding region. Take a Dreamtime walk at Mossman Gorge with Kuku Yalanji Traditional Owners, snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef or experience traditional hunting techniques of the at nearby Cooya Beach. Journey to remote Cape Tribulation with Silky Oaks Safaris visiting ancient refugial rainforests and habitats as well as venturing down the Daintree River marveling at the diverse flora and birdlife.

Your Australian vacation concludes with a private transfer to Cairns Airport for onward flight arrangements.

  • Round-trip private transfer from Sydney Airport to the Crown Towers Sydney
  • Three nights Crown Towers Sydney in a Deluxe King Room including breakfast
  • Private Essential Sydney tour including lunch
  • Long Harbour Lunch Cruise
  • Three nights Longitude 131 in a Luxury Tent including breakfast, lunch and dinner, select beverages including premium wines and spirits, in-tent bar, signature excursions, 2 x AU$50 Spa Kinara credits and return airport transfers
  • Round-trip private transfer from Cairns Airport to Silky Oaks Lodge
  • Three nights Silky Oaks Lodge in a Rainforest Retreat including tropical breakfast, dinner and select premium wines, signature evening drinks hour, select in-suite bar, exclusive access to the Fig Tree Rapids walking trails, morning walking class and one return scheduled shuttle to Port Douglas per day

All trips include 24-hour emergency travel assistance.

Book by:

November 30, 2022

Valid for travel between:

July 1 , 2022 – November 30, 2022 and February 1, 2023 – March 25, 2023

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*Terms & Conditions: Pricing is per person based on double occupancy. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting for travel during specified travel dates. Single supplements, black-out dates and seasonal supplements may apply. Airfare is not included unless indicated. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. Airline and hotels frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases and/or fuel surcharges. Prices may increase before full payment for those and other reasons. Package is not combinable with any other offer or discounted vacation package. After full payment, prices are guaranteed except only due to an increase in government-imposed taxes or fees. By paying your deposit, you affirmatively agree to the possibility of such increases. Package is strictly subject to availability, not retroactive and not combinable with any other special or vacation package offer. Minimum night stays or required room types may apply. All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices. CST#2001136-20

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