Sydney and Cairns on Sale

11 days,

8 nights |

from $2699 per person*


Discover Australia’s East Coast cities on a captivating 8-night vacation that combines the vibrant cityscapes of Sydney with the natural wonders of Cairns.

Spend your first four nights in Cairns where you will ‘dive’ into the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef. Embark on a full-day adventure to Moore Reef. Discover the mesmerizing underwater world through snorkeling or diving, or simply relax on the pontoon. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch while surrounded by the beauty of the reef.

Explore the lush rainforests surrounding Cairns with a full-day excursion to Kuranda. Visit the Rainforestation Nature Park, take a rainforest amphibious Army Duck tour, and learn about Aboriginal culture. Return to Cairns via the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, providing breathtaking views of the rainforest canopy.

Delve into the lush rainforests of Kuranda with a full-day adventure that includes the Rainforestation Nature Park and a scenic Skyrail Rainforest Cableway ride.

Continue to Sydney for four nights and explore the city’s iconic landmarks on a half-day Panoramic Sydney Tour. Discover the city’s iconic landmarks, including the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach, and the historic Rocks district.

Delve into the world-famous Sydney Opera House with a guided tour. Learn about its architectural significance and rich history. Savor a delightful meal at one of the Opera House’s restaurants, enjoying breathtaking views of the harbor.

Set sail on a Sydney Harbour Discovery Lunch Cruise, where you can soak in the stunning cityscape while enjoying a delicious lunch onboard. This cruise offers a unique perspective of Sydney’s landmarks and the chance to relax on the water.

  • Round-trip airfare on United Airlines from Los Angeles to Sydney
  • Round-trip airfare on Virgin Australia from Sydney to Cairns
  • 4-nights Cairns, Crystalbrook Bailey or similar
    • Full-day Outer Barrier Reef – Moore Reef including lunch
    • Full-day Kuranda Rainforesation and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • 4-nights Sydney, Parkroyal Darling Harbour or similar
    • Half-day Panoramic Sydney Tour
    • Tour and Dine Sydney Opera House
    • Sydney Harbour Discovery Lunch Cruise
  • Round-trip private airport/hotel transfers
  • US/foreign Taxes and Fees including September 11 Security Fee

All trips include 24-hour emergency travel assistance.

Book by:

February 21, 2024

Valid for travel between:

April 30, 2024 – June 1, 2024

Additional dates, gateway cities and airlines may be available.

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This package is 100% customizable and no set itinerary is available.

Day 1: Depart USA

This evening make your way to Los Angeles Airport for your overnight flight to Sydney and connecting flight to Cairns. Other gateway cities available, please call for details and pricing.

Day 2: International Date Line

During your flight, you will cross the International Date Line.

Day 3: Arrive Cairns

After you clear Immigration and Customs, transfer to Sydney Domestic Terminal for your flight to Cairns. On arrival, meet your driver for your transfer to your hotel where you will spend the next four nights. The remainder of your day is at your leisure.

Day 4: Cairns

Your journey takes you to the Rainforestation Nature Park, where you’ll be treated to a captivating performance by the Pamagirri Aboriginal Dance Troupe and a Dreamtime Walk, featuring activities like boomerang and spear throwing, as well as mesmerizing didgeridoo playing. Explore the rainforest aboard an amphibious Army Duck, visit the Tropical Fruit Orchard, and get up close to kangaroos and impressive crocodiles at the Koala and Wildlife Park, where you’ll even have the chance for a photo opportunity while cuddling a koala or holding a small crocodile (additional cost applies). Afterward, you’ll be transported to the charming village of Kuranda, offering free time for leisurely exploration or an optional visit to the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (additional cost). Your return journey to Cairns is an adventure in itself as you soar above the rainforest canopy on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, making stops at Red Peak Station and Barron Falls Station along the way. The tour concludes at approximately 5:30 pm, with convenient hotel drop-offs commencing.

Day 5: Cairns (L)

Embark on an air-conditioned catamaran journey from Cairns Marina to our Moore Reef Pontoon, strategically located for your exploration of the vibrant Great Barrier Reef. Spend 4 hours immersing yourself in the reef’s wonders, taking advantage of complimentary offerings such as glass-bottom boat tours, a children’s enclosed ocean pool, snorkeling gear, an underwater observatory, captivating fish feeding presentations, and a delicious buffet lunch. The pontoon also boasts a sundeck for relaxation amidst the turquoise waters and features a unique theme park waterslide. Elevate your adventure by opting for additional experiences like Introductory or Certified diving, Seawalker Helmet diving, Guided Snorkel Safaris, or even a scenic helicopter flight.

Day 6: Cairns

Today is free to explore Cairns at your leisure.

Day 7: Cairns – Sydney

Transfer from your hotel to Cairns Airport for your flight to Sydney. On arrival, you will be met by your driver and transferred to your hotel for a 4-night stay.

Day 8: Sydney

Embark on a captivating half-day Panoramic Sydney city tour from your hotel. Explore historic sites like the Rocks area, city center, and Macquarie Street, featuring stunning sandstone architecture such as NSW Parliament House and St. Mary’s Cathedral. Take in breathtaking views of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge from Mrs Macquaries Point. Venture through Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, stopping for photo opportunities along the picturesque harbor. Pass through Kings Cross, Double Bay, and Rose Bay before reaching Watsons Bay, where you can opt for a short coastal walk along the South Pacific Ocean. Continue to iconic Bondi Beach for a 30-minute stop, witnessing surfers, beachfront promenades, and more. Your journey also includes visits to Tamarama and Bronte beaches, Centennial Park, and Paddington’s trendy district.

Day 9: Sydney (L)

Discover the secrets of one of the world’s most famous and spectacular natural harbours including icons such as Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House, Sydney Botanical Gardens and more from Sydney Harbour on a Harbour Lunch Discovery Cruise. See the city from a new perspective and marvel at the sights that decorate its coastline. Learn something new about Sydney, its history and about each of the sights that you can see from the deck and enjoy a buffet lunch whilst onboard. The remainder of your day is at leisure.

Day 10: Sydney (L)

Today, enjoy an informative one-hour guided exploration of the Opera House, complemented by a meal and drink at House Canteen, featuring breathtaking views of Australia’s iconic landmarks. Your guide will provide insights into the Opera House, and you can also immerse yourself in a captivating digital experience about this architectural marvel. Select your preferred time for the tour, bearing in mind that the restaurant serves delectable meals between 11:30 am and 6:00 pm, ensuring a memorable culinary and cultural experience.

Day 11: Depart Sydney

Transfer to Sydney Airport by private vehicle for your return flight back to the US.

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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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