Uluru in Australia

TO BE DELETED: "Field of Light" in Australia Tour: Sydney, Outback & Great Barrier Reef

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Countries Visited

Australia

Places Visited

Sydney, Alice Springs, Ayres Rock, Kings Canyon...

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Suggested Duration

13 Days

The mystical splendor of Australia emanates from the timeless land and sea, captivating visitors and locals alike. On this custom tailored "Field of Light" tour, experience 50,000 lights slowly illuminate the Australian skyline, a remarkable exhibition produced by world renowned artist Bruce Munro. Tour the majesty of Uluru and the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, the cosmopolitan culture of Sydney and the traditions of an Aboriginal...

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Trip Highlights

  • Dive and uncover the breathtaking marvels of the Great Barrier Reef, taking in the vibrant colors and the dynamic subaquatic world
  • Experience The Field of Light, a limited time art installation by world-renowned artist Bruce Munro, that illuminates Australia’s spiritual heartland
  • Discover the mystical ambiance and magnificent natural scenery around the Red Centre and the famous monolith of Uluru
  • Ride the steepest railway in the world while exploring the forest and cliffs of the Blue Mountains outside Sydney
  • Enjoy a scenic train ride through the dense rainforest in northeastern Queensland
  • Wander along a stunning walkway framing the coastline of Sydney at Manly
  • Witness the sensational architecture of the celebrated Sydney Opera House and the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Immerse yourself in the epic stories of Dreamtime and the creation myths of Aboriginal tribes from the Red Desert to the rainforest 

Detailed Description

Experience the unparalleled natural splendor of Australia on your 13-day vacation of Sydney, the Red Centre, and Queensland. This tour takes you to the heart of the desert by offering you a complimentary flight from Sydney to Ayers Rock to discover the Field of Light and its connection with the landscape, sculpture, and tradition. Your journey begins with your arrival in Sydney. Your transfer greets you at Sydney Airport and takes you into the heart of the city to an opulent hotel. The following day, you can enjoy the city on a remarkable sightseeing tour, visiting the Sydney Opera House and the elegant streets of Paddington.

Next, traverse the seas, utilizing the hop on, hop off cruise system that could take you from Darling Harbour to Garden Island. You could even explore Manly, where you can stroll along the incredible coastal walkway. You make your way outside of the city to witness the stunning scenery of the Blue Mountains. See the Three Sisters, visit the crisscrossing trails underneath the forest canopy, and travel on the steepest railway in the world. Then, relish your complimentary flight and fly directly to Ayers Rock, traditionally known as Uluru. In the evening, you immerse yourself in brilliant display of light at “A Night at Field of Light” art installment, with the backdrop of the monolith.

Witness the stunning changing colors of Uluru at sunrise with a picnic breakfast and tour the rock base. In the afternoon, you can venture to Kata Tjuta to embrace the spiritual qualities of the natural dome formations. You travel to Kings Canyon and settle into a deluxe resort in view of Watarrka National Park. Follow the trails around Kings Canyon to see the staggering heights of the cliffs and sensational vegetation inside the gorge, referred to by locals as the Garden of Eden.

Settle into the town of Alice Springs in the evening. You have the morning at your leisure. Visit the unique museums around town or experience a morning camel ride. Explore Desert Park to see the wildlife of the desert and learn traditional Aboriginal survival techniques. In the afternoon, you fly to Cairns. Your transfer escorts you to your lavish accommodation in the town of Port Douglas. You step aboard a catamaran to explore the unforgettable experience of the Great Barrier Reef.

Travel on the scenic Kuranda railway. Enjoy the charming streets of the town of Kuranda before returning to the coast with a panoramic view of the rainforest and shoreline on the Skyrail. Then, you discover the wildlife of the rainforest and the stories of ancient culture at the Mossman Gorge on a Dreamtime Walk. Your private transfer meets you at the hotel on your final day and escorts you to the airport for your flight home. 

Consider extending your stay in Australia, and browse some of our other Australia vacations to continue your adventure of a lifetime. 

Starting Price

$4,220 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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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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