Ultimate Down Under Retreat

13 days,

10 nights |

from $12259 per person*


Indulge in the ultimate Australian getaway, a meticulously crafted vacation that promises the perfect blend of urban luxury, desert adventure, and rainforest serenity. This unforgettable journey begins with a 3-night stay at the opulent Capella Sydney, where every detail has been meticulously designed to provide guests with the utmost comfort and elegance. Your experience at Capella Sydney is just the beginning of a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

Capella Sydney is a beacon of sophistication nestled in the heart of the vibrant city. This luxurious hotel offers an incomparable experience. From the moment you step into the lobby, you’ll be greeted with impeccable service and a warm, welcoming atmosphere.

Your stay in Sydney includes a Private Essential Sydney Experience, an exclusive tour that will immerse you in the city’s culture and history. Explore the historic The Rocks district, stroll along the picturesque waterfront, and enjoy a delightful lunch, where you’ll savor the city’s diverse culinary delights.

To complete your Sydney experience, embark on a Sydney Harbour Long Lunch Cruise. Sail across the world-famous Sydney Harbour while savoring a sumptuous meal at select restaurants enroute whilst taking in breathtaking views Sydney Harbour. This cruise is a perfect way to appreciate the city’s stunning skyline from a unique perspective.

From the bustling city of Sydney, your journey takes you to the heart of the Australian outback, where you’ll spend 3 extraordinary nights at Longitude 131. Located near the iconic Ayers Rock, this desert oasis offers signature experiences that connect you with the ancient, mystical landscape.

Each day at Longitude 131 brings new adventures. Witness the mesmerizing sunrise and sunset over Uluru, explore the ancient art and culture of the Anangu people, and venture into the heart of the desert on guided walks and scenic flights. At night, gaze at the star-filled sky from the comfort of your luxurious tent, complete with all the amenities you could desire.

Next, your journey leads you to the lush Daintree Rainforest in Far North Queensland, where Silky Oaks Lodge awaits. Nestled beside the Mossman River, this eco-luxury lodge offers a tranquil retreat surrounded by the pristine rainforest.

During your 4-night stay at Silky Oaks Lodge, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the Daintree Rainforest, one of the oldest rainforests in the world. One of the highlights of your stay is the full-day Low Isles Sailaway cruise, where you’ll sail to the beautiful Low Isles on the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkel among vibrant coral formations, swim with marine life, and relax on pristine sandy beaches.

Back at the lodge, unwind with optional spa treatments, dine on exquisite cuisine, and take leisurely walks through the rainforest, all while listening to the soothing sounds of nature.

  • Round-trip airfare from Los Angeles to Sydney, returning from Cairns
  • Internal Flights: Sydney, Ayers Rock and Cairns
  • 3-nights Sydney, Capella Sydney, Deluxe King Room including early check-in, breakfast daily, exclusive access to the Living Room, access to daily Capelle Rituals, dedicate service of the Capella Culturist team, use of hotel bikes, complimentary non-alcoholic personal bar and pressing of five laundry items per stay
    • Private Essential Sydney Experience including lunch morning tea, bugger lunch, use of snorkeling equipment, guided snorkel tour, Low Isles Heritage Walk
    • Sydney Harbour Long Lunch Cruise
  • Sydney Opera House Bennelong Experience including guided tour and dinner
  • 3-nights Uluru, Longitude 131, Luxury Tent King including all dining and beverages including French Champagne daily, premium in-tent bar with a selection of treats and beverages, replenished daily, Signature guided experiences exploring Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, return airport transfers, a AU$100 lodge credit and a guided Uluru Base Walk
  • 4-nights Mossman, Silky Oaks Lodge, Treehouse Retreat including tropical breakfast and dinner in the Treehouse Restaurant matched with wines daily, Signature sunset drinks hour and snacks daily, in-suite bar with a selection of local treats and beverages, replenished daily, daily morning open air yoga to suit all fitness and experience levels and an AU$100 lodge credit
    • Full-day Low Isles Cruise including
  • Round-trip private airport/hotel transfers Sydney and Cairns
  • US/foreign taxes and fees including September 11 Security Fee

All trips include 24-hour emergency travel assistance.

Book by:

March 29, 2024

Valid for travel between:

April 1, 2024 – July 23, 2024 and July 24, 2024 – September 20, 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

Make your way to Los Angeles Airport for your overnight flight to Sydney. If you require a connecting flight from another US gateway, please let us know and we can quote your airfare accordingly.

Day 2: International Date Line

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

Day 3: Arrive Sydney

On arrival in Sydney, clear Customs & Immigration and transfer to your hotel for a three-night stay. Early check-in allows you the pleasure of freshening up before exploring the city at your leisure or relaxing and enjoying the exceptional service that Capella Sydney offers.

Day 4: Sydney (B,L)

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the iconic city of Sydney! This perfect Sydney, Australia vacation comes with a personal tour with a guide familiar with all its secrets, and take in some spectacular sights such as The Sydney Opera House. Enjoy lunch at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia while admiring the beautiful harbour views. Finish off your day by taking it easy on Bondi Beach – one of Sydney’s favorite spots among locals and visitors alike. An Australian vacation like no other!

Day 5: Sydney (B,L)

Set sail on a luxurious Sydney Harbour cruise, where you’ll dine at iconic harborside restaurants and uncover the harbor’s beauty. Your voyage commences with a warm crew welcome as you board the luxury cruiser. Enjoy a variety of complimentary drinks. Cruise past landmarks like the Harbour Bridge and Opera House while the crew shares harbor history. Admire Woolloomoolloo Bay, Double Bay, and Point Piper, home to Sydney’s most expensive residences. Stop for an entrée at Doyles on the Beach at Watsons Bay before returning to the boat for the main course. Sail through Sydney Heads, explore Middle Harbour, and disembark for lunch at Balmoral Public Dining Room. Enjoy dessert and cheese platters while onboard. Your return journey takes you through Middle Harbour, showcasing Taronga Zoo and the Prime Minister’s house. Weather permitting, there’s a chance for a swim. This long lunch cruise offers a comprehensive view of Sydney Harbour’s beauty, concluding around 3:30 pm.

Day 6: Sydney – Ayers Rock (B,L,D)

After breakfast, transfer to Sydney Airport for your flight to Ayers Rock. On arrival you will be met and transferred to Longitude 131 for a 3-night stay. Timeless and enriching, Longitude 131º lies at the gateway to the dual World Heritage listed wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park offering a personal experience of Australia’s spiritual heartland, a true sense of stillness and beauty in the desert landscape, rich in culture, heritage and history.

Day 7-8: Ayers Rock (B,L,D)

Enjoy an Uluru sunset for the ultimate sunset selfie, view Bruce Munro’s Field of Light installation, enjoy Table 131 and savor a contemporary Australian menu with paired wines served under a canopy of twinkling stars or embark on a guided sunrise expedition to Kata Tjuta and Walpa Gorge, including morning tea and a visit to the Cultural Centre. Your stay at Longitude 131 includes Signature experiences; Bespoke experiences are available at an additional cost.

Day 9: Ayers Rock – Cairns – Mossman (B)

Transfer to Ayers Rock Airport for your flight to Cairns. On arrival, you will be met and transferred by private vehicle to Mossman, 1-hour north of Cairns. Tropical North Queensland hideaway Silky Oaks Lodge offers a stylish rainforest escape. Connect with the region’s First Nations cultures of The Daintree rainforest, swim and snorkel in the spring-fed Mossman River, or simply sway in a hammock on the afternoon breeze.

Day 10-11: Mossman (B)

Two full-days to relax and explore the region and join some of the included Lodge experiences. For an introduction to the rainforest, join the lodge guide on a daily walk around the property’s beautiful grounds. Head off on a full-day safari with a local Kuku Yalanji guide to visit the remote outpost of Cape Tribulation, spot birds and crocodiles on a Daintree River cruise, plus scenic walks and lunch along the way. After your morning yoga, relax at the Healing Waters Spa is a tranquil sanctuary and sink into a mineral rich bath and emerge renewed.

Day 12: Great Barrier Reef (B,L)

Enjoy a full day experience of the Great Barrier Reef with a snorkelling and sailing tour to Low Isles. Relax on the white sandy beach of the island, snorkel over the magnificent coral gardens in the blue lagoon on a guided snorkel tour with a marine biologist and swim with turtles in their natural habitat. Enjoy a trip on the glass bottom boat with reef interpretation by our skipper, and explore the nature and history of Low Isles on an Island Heritage Walk with our expert guides. Enjoy delicious morning and afternoon teas and a buffet lunch and the thrill of pure sailing on Sailaway VI, a luxury Lagoon 560 sailing catamaran. Sailaway is perfect for the discerning traveler looking for a unique, special reef and island experience with a small group of likeminded people.

Day13: Mossman – Cairns – USA (B)

Enjoy a relaxing morning before transferring to Cairns Airport for your return flight to Los Angeles via Brisbane.

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Based on departures April 1 – June 28, 2024 – from $12,259/person based on double occupancy

Based on departures June 29 – July 23, 2024 – from $12,799/person based on double occupancy

Based on departures July 24 – September 20, 2024 – from $12,259/person based on double occupancy

Based on departures September 21 – November 11, 2024 – from $12,799/person based on double occupancy

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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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