Sydney skyline at sunset in Australia

Experience the Essentials of Australia for 14 Days

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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

Port Douglas, Cairns, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Melbourne...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

See the colorful underwater scenes of the Great Barrier Reef, explore the ruby desert of Uluru, and discover the state capitals of Melbourne and Sydney on this 14-day essential tour of Australia. From the charming Mediterranean-style scenes of Port Douglas to the Mars-like desert around Kata Tjuta National Park, the glamorous neighborhoods of Melbourne, and the stunning harbor of Sydney, there is something for everyone to discover in the country.

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore the flourishing rainforest surrounding Port Douglas during an authentic Aboriginal cultural experience led by indigenous locals who will show you their village, where ancient culinary and cultural customs are preserved
  • Snorkel Opal, Tongue, and St. Crispin’s Reef on a dazzling underwater discovery of three iconic Great Barrier Reef destinations
  • Discover the breadth and depth of Australia’s wilderness diversity as you wander through the Daintree Rainforest and cruise the river in search of fascinating flora and fauna
  • Escape to Australia’s Red Center for days of rugged adventure around Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, including a tour of Mutitjulu Waterhole, ancient Aboriginal rock-art sites, and Talinguru Nyakunytjaku
  • Wander to the best-kept secrets of Melbourne on an insider's tour of the glamorous boutiques, charming cafés, street-art murals, designer stores, and historic districts
  • Stroll through Sydney’s The Rocks historic district to explore the sailors quarters, working-class cottages, and generational architecture that retains its impressive old-world charm
  • Set sail across the Darling Harbor on an evening cruise to see the Sydney Opera House, Harbor Bridge, and other stately landmarks peppering the capital of New South Wales’ cityscape
  • Step behind the curtains of the Sydney Opera House on an exclusive tour of the landmarks famous hall, orchestra pit, and backstage areas, typically reserved for the greatest artists in the world

Starting Price

$5,455 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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