From dramatic woodlands to dynamic wildlife, sea turtles to sailing excursions, your 8-day family-friendly Australia tour will immerse you in the adventure of discovery. You will wander through the heart of the Kuranda Rainforest and take private surf lessons on a celebrated beach. Whether cycling through Sydney or snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef, your family will create timeless memories together by celebrating active exploration.
Sydney – Family Cruise Trough Sydney Harbour
All aboard! Kick off your trip with a four-hour boat tour of one of the world’s most spectacular harbors. The whole family will love the fun and friendly local Australians who will be guiding the tour. Your kids will pick up some popular Australian lingo, while learning all about the history and culture of Australia’s most populous city. You’ll have the opportunity to swim, fish, relax, or sunbathe, while taking in all of the incredible sights. You’ll get to see the jaw-dropping Sydney Tower popping up out of the skyline, the stunning architecture of the iconic Sydney Opera House, and lots of picturesque sailboats cruising around the harbor – all from the best seats in town.
You’ll even have the opportunity to go kayaking right under the Sydney Harbour Bridge – the largest steel arch bridge in the world. For lunch, you and your family are sure to enjoy a gourmet Australian BBQ with five-star service. Crack open a cool and refreshing local beer, or sip on your choice of regional wines, while you and your family dig in to a shrimp on the barbie like true Australians! At the end of the day, return home to your comfortable two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment in downtown Sydney.
Sydney – Bicycle Tour of Sydney
Sydney – Taronga Zoo Sydney Overnight Roar and Snore Experience
Sydney – Surfing Bondi Beach
Day 5 - 6
Port Douglas – Outer Barrier Reef Cruise
Port Douglas – Kuranda Scenic Rail, Skyrail, and Hartley’s Crocodile Farm
Cairns – Return Home
- Experience the magnificent Sydney Harbour on a fun and informative four-hour boat cruise
- Explore Sydney from land on a guided bicycle tour that hits more than 30 iconic sights
- Sleep with the animals at Taronga Zoo and enjoy a behind-the-scenes, guided tour of the zoo before the crowds roll in
- Catch some waves with a private surf lesson at one of the world’s most beautiful beaches
- Experience an underwater world while snorkeling, scuba diving, or relaxing on a boat at the Great Barrier Reef
- Tour the Kuranda Rainforest from a scenic Skyrail and learn about all of the different Australian wildlife at Hartley’s Crocodile Farm
With its beautiful beaches, exotic animals, and culture-filled cities, Australia makes the perfect vacation spot for the whole family. From Sydney to the Great Barrier Reef, this 8-day ultimate family vacation offers the perfect opportunity to visit some of Australia’s most famous and fun-filled spots. You and your kids will have the ultimate bonding experience as you explore all of the popular sights and hidden gems that Australia has to offer.
Tour Sydney Harbour on a fun and informational boat cruise and go on a guided bicycle tour of Australia’s most populous city. Experience native Australian wildlife up-close. Learn how to surf at one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Swim with the fish at the Great Barrier Reef – one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Experience an Australian rainforest from the sky on a Skyrail cableway ride. This vacation hits all of Australia’s most exciting attractions and is guaranteed to be a trip the whole family will love.
Australia is beautiful year round, but to avoid the intense heat, huge crowds, and stinger season, plan your trip for the cooler months of April to September. Don’t be hesitant about visiting Australia in the winter because the sun is always shining and it’s still warm enough to enjoy the beach! You’ll be staying in well-appointed two-bedroom apartments in Sydney and will love the scenery from the window of your deluxe ocean view room in Bondi. Experience the fun of Australia in comfort with the whole family!
$2,595 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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