Aerial of the great barrier reef in Australia

Best of Australia Tour: Sydney, Great Barrier Reef, Melbourne

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Australia

Places Visited

Sydney, Great Barrier Reef, Melbourne, Cairns...

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Suggested Duration

12 Days

Follow kangaroos hopping across island plains and soak in turquoise waters lapping at powdery white sands during your 12-day best of Australia tour. Your customizable excursions will explore Sydney, the Great Barrier Reef, and Melbourne for a dynamic experience in Australia's contemporary culture and celebrated natural beauty. You will cruise around pristine Islands, witness lounging koalas, and wander historic cobbled alleys lined with cafes to discover Australia’s captivating diversity.

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Trip Highlights

  • Dive into the warm waters of the South Pacific to snorkel or scuba dive along prime locations of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Delight in a scenic cruise to Whitehaven Island and traverse the nature trails to view the idyllic turquoise waters set against white sand beach
  • Witness koalas lounging in their natural habitats of the eucalyptus canopy while wandering the aerial boardwalk of the Koala Conservation Centre
  • Spend time on the beach of Phillip Island to watch the little penguins return from the Tasman Sea
  • Traverse the historic lanes and arcades of Melbourne to settle into the inviting, vivacious culture of shops, cafes, and art
  • Enjoy a private tour of the iconic Sydney Opera House for a deeper understanding of the architectural style and detail
  • Visit the famous sands of Bondi Beach for an immersive look at the beach culture of Sydney
  • Explore the Rocks district in Sydney to view the oldest European neighborhood in all of Australia
  • Traverse the trails of the Blue Mountains to find waterfalls, verdant forests, and deep gorges
  • Indulge in luxurious accommodations across Australia, including a lavish resort overlooking the white shores of Hamilton Island

Starting Price

$9,595 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.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • 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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