Experience the charm of wildlife and sandy beaches on Kangaroo Island, Australia

Wildlife & Elegance: Touring the Great Barrier Reef, Red Centre & South Australia

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Places Visited

Sydney, Blue Mountains National Park, Cairns, Port Douglas...

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Suggested Duration

12 Days

Indulge in the ultimate Australian luxury tour combining diverse landscapes, vibrant wildlife, welcoming culture, and unforgettable legends for a custom-tailored adventure bordering on the divine. Dive into the Coral Sea to swim with rainbow-colored fish. Witness the glowing sands of the Red Centre at dawn. Sip seductive wines at a seaside winery and watch kangaroos bounce across the plains. From the beachside cafes of Sydney to the white sand shores of a private island resort, you will find the...

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover the thrilling underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef accompanied by a marine biologist who helps explain unique characteristics
  • Enjoy a sunrise tour of Uluru to watch the marvelous colors shift with the returning daylight
  • Bask in the natural beauty of Blue Mountains National Park during a private guided tour to see the eucalyptus trees, sandstone ridges, and waterfalls
  • Indulge in the cosmopolitan beach culture of Sydney embodied in the famous shores of Bondi Beach
  • Relax in secluded comfort on a private eco-friendly island resort located inside a national park
  • Taste gorgeous wines on a vineyard overlooking the shores of Kangaroo Island, where the coastal breeze adds unique flavors to the vines
  • Witness the splendor of Australia’s iconic Sydney Opera House on a private tour around the perimeter and inside the main concert halls
  • See the largest sea lion colony in Australia at Seal Bay on Kangaroo Island
  • Learn the stories of Dreamtime while sitting beneath the endless starlight at a lavish resort in Australia’s Red Centre
  • Find the unique properties of the Remarkable Rocks on Kangaroo Island, which the elements shaped to resemble a Salvador Dali painting

Detailed Description

Live a life of luxury during your 12-day Australian excursion. The lavish lifestyle begins with your arrival in Sydney, home to the iconic Sydney Opera House and arching lattice frame of the Harbour Bridge. Your private transfer meets you upon your arrival and escorts you to a stunning hotel overlooking Darling Harbour and Circular Quay. Step out into the city for an introductory tour embracing the history of Sydney’s oldest neighborhood at the Rocks. Stroll along the vivacious petals blossoming in the Royal Botanic Gardens and relax with the remainder of the day at your leisure.

The following day, your guide leads you through the culture of the city emanating from the distinctive neighborhoods of the Central Business District, Newtown, and Bondi Beach. Visit local markets and sensational museum and art galleries. In the afternoon, you enter the Sydney Opera House with a private tour of the concert halls, taking in the exceptional architectural style and consideration. Your guide leads you into the wonders of Blue Mountains National Park for a full day tour amongst the eucalyptus forest, Jamison Valley, and stunning sandstone plateaus. Traverse the trails, discover waterfalls, and return to Sydney with the marvelous images lingering in your mind.

Next, your private transfer collects you at the hotel and escorts you to the airport for your flight to Cairns. You board a small scenic plane after your arrival to continue to a remote island off the northeast coast. Settle into the magnificent luxuries of the resort, offering you a private view of the white sand beaches and tropical rainforest terrain. Afterward, you travel by boat to the Great Barrier Reef, touring with a marine biologist to better understand the enchanting biodiversity beneath the sea. Spend the day snorkeling or scuba diving before returning to the resort. Spend a day at your leisure to delight in the splendors of the resort or return to the marvels of the Great Barrier Reef. Take to the trails of the island or bask in a relaxing massage at the celebrated resort spa.

You have a morning flight Cairns before continuing onwards to the Red Centre at Uluru. You check into the magnificent resort overlooking the inspiring monolith of Uluru in the distance. In the evening, you listen to tales of Dreamtime to learn about the beginnings of the universe. Wake up before dawn for a sunrise tour of Uluru to watch the colors of the desert change. In the afternoon, you have a private tour of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Visitor Center and the trails around the Olgas also referred to as the domes of Kata Tjuta. In the evening, you dine under the stars for a special gourmet dinner in the cool desert air.

Then, you fly from the Red Centre to Kangaroo Island, which is located off the South Australia coast near Adelaide. Your private transfer greets you at the airstrip and escorts you to an eco-friendly resort offering a private view of the waves lapping at the shoreline. Spend the day around the island with a private guide to witness the magnificent wildlife and landscape, from koalas to kangaroos, sea lions to elusive platypuses. The following day is at your leisure to bask in the charms of Kangaroo Island at your leisure. Visit the numerous wineries for a wine tour or walk along the coastal cliffs for unparalleled views. On the final day, your private transfer escorts you to Kingscote Airport for your flight home.

Starting Price

$3,895 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.

What's Included

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  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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