14 days
Sydney, Moreton Island, Rockhampton, Airlie Beach, Cairns
In Sydney’s Rocks District, revisit that historic moment when European settlers first came ashore 200 years ago. Up the scenic coast, learn about Australia’s amazingly diverse marine biology. Feed dolphins on Moreton Island, and see the Great Barrier Reef. This is nature’s largest living organism, home to 400 kinds of coral and 1,500 species of fish.
  • Day 1: Fly to Australia

  • Day 2: Cross the International Date Line

  • Day 3: Sydney

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of The Rocks
  • Day 4: Sydney

    Take a tour of Sydney

    Visit the National Opal Collection

    Enjoy a harbor cruise

    Visit Sydney Tower
  • Day 5: Sydney

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Taronga Zoo and Opera House

    Taronga Zoo and Opera House

    Discover two sides of Sydney on this optional excursion linked by Aboriginal culture. At Taronga Zoo listen to your Aboriginal guide’s personal stories and discover their connections back to the land, animals and nature. Take a tour of the world-famous Opera House where you’ll go behind-the-scenes and see what it takes to get a live production on stage. Enjoy lunch with your group and then learn about the indigenous elements of the Bennelong Point site.
  • Day 6: Sydney • Brisbane • Moreton Island

    Fly to Brisbane

    Travel by ferry to Moreton Island

  • Day 7: Moreton Island

    Participate in activities at Tangalooma Marine Education and Conservation Centre

  • Day 8: Moreton Island • Brisbane • Rockhampton

    Take a ferry to the mainland

    Travel to Rockhampton
  • Day 9: Rockhampton • Airlie Beach

    Travel to Airlie Beach
  • Day 10: Airlie Beach

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Whitsunday Island cruise

    Whitsunday Island cruise

    Enjoy a full-day cruise through the beautiful Whitsunday Passage and behold views of the archipelago’s rugged islands. On June 3, 1770, or Whit Sunday according to the Christian Church, Captain Cook guided the Endeavor through the passage and named it after the Christian holiday. Your cruise includes a stop at White Haven Beach, home to Australia’s purest white sand, for an included barbeque lunch.

  • Day 11: Airlie Beach • Townsville • Cairns

    Travel via Townsville to Cairns

    Take a tour of Townsville
  • Day 12: Cairns

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Kuranda

    Kuranda

    Your full-day excursion begins with a scenic train ride to the rainforest village of Kuranda. Pass through the lush Atherton Tablelands, a tropical rainforest home to waterfalls and dramatic mountain lookouts. After free time, descend via a gondola and visit the Tjapukai Aboriginal Park, where you’ll learn about traditional Aboriginal culture and customs through live dancing and boomerang throwing.

  • Day 13: Cairns

    Take an excursion to the Great Barrier Reef
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Snorkeling with a Marine Biologist

    Snorkeling with a Marine Biologist

    Enhance your time in the world’s largest reef system by opting for a snorkeling adventure with a marine biologist. Learn about the sights and sounds of the Great Barrier Reef from an expert who can teach you more about the animal and plant life you spot in this interactive, aquatic classroom.

  • Day 14: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly to Australia

  • Day 2: Cross the International Date Line

  • Day 3: Sydney

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of The Rocks
  • Day 4: Sydney

    Take a tour of Sydney

    Visit the National Opal Collection

    Enjoy a harbor cruise

    Visit Sydney Tower
  • Day 5: Sydney

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Taronga Zoo and Opera House

    Taronga Zoo and Opera House

    Discover two sides of Sydney on this optional excursion linked by Aboriginal culture. At Taronga Zoo listen to your Aboriginal guide’s personal stories and discover their connections back to the land, animals and nature. Take a tour of the world-famous Opera House where you’ll go behind-the-scenes and see what it takes to get a live production on stage. Enjoy lunch with your group and then learn about the indigenous elements of the Bennelong Point site.
  • Day 6: Sydney • Brisbane • Moreton Island

    Fly to Brisbane

    Travel by ferry to Moreton Island

  • Day 7: Moreton Island

    Participate in activities at Tangalooma Marine Education and Conservation Centre

  • Day 8: Moreton Island • Brisbane • Rockhampton

    Take a ferry to the mainland

    Travel to Rockhampton
  • Day 9: Rockhampton • Airlie Beach

    Travel to Airlie Beach
  • Day 10: Airlie Beach

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Whitsunday Island cruise

    Whitsunday Island cruise

    Enjoy a full-day cruise through the beautiful Whitsunday Passage and behold views of the archipelago’s rugged islands. On June 3, 1770, or Whit Sunday according to the Christian Church, Captain Cook guided the Endeavor through the passage and named it after the Christian holiday. Your cruise includes a stop at White Haven Beach, home to Australia’s purest white sand, for an included barbeque lunch.

  • Day 11: Airlie Beach • Townsville • Cairns

    Travel via Townsville to Cairns

    Take a tour of Townsville
  • Day 12: Cairns

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Kuranda

    Kuranda

    Your full-day excursion begins with a scenic train ride to the rainforest village of Kuranda. Pass through the lush Atherton Tablelands, a tropical rainforest home to waterfalls and dramatic mountain lookouts. After free time, descend via a gondola and visit the Tjapukai Aboriginal Park, where you’ll learn about traditional Aboriginal culture and customs through live dancing and boomerang throwing.

  • Day 13: Cairns

    Take an excursion to the Great Barrier Reef
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Snorkeling with a Marine Biologist

    Snorkeling with a Marine Biologist

    Enhance your time in the world’s largest reef system by opting for a snorkeling adventure with a marine biologist. Learn about the sights and sounds of the Great Barrier Reef from an expert who can teach you more about the animal and plant life you spot in this interactive, aquatic classroom.

  • Day 14: Depart for home

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  • Meals

    Includes 7 dinners

  • Entrances

    Sydney Tower; National Opal Collection; Harbor Cruise; WILD LIFE. Sydney Zoo; Dolphin Feeding; Crocodile Farm; Great Barrier Reef

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