10 or 13 days
Sydney, Coffs Harbour, Surfers Paradise, with extension to Cairns
Cross the International Date Line and get caught up in the sense of adventure that fills Australia. Have a seaside experience in Sydney with a harbour cruise and then come face-to-face with koalas and kangaroos. Visit Surfers Paradise and let the Gold Coast dazzle you with the beauty of its endless beaches and miles of ocean surf.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Australia

  • Day 2: Fly overnight to Australia

    In flight: 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

    Visit Sydney Tower

    Take a tour of Sydney

    Take a harbor cruise

  • 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. Visit the Taronga Zoo, where the Aboriginal people and their connection to animals and plants are on full display. 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 and discover its history as a leading performing arts centre.
  • Day 6: Coffs Harbour

    Travel to Coffs Harbour

  • Day 7: Surfers Paradise

    Travel via Point Danger to Surfer's Paradise

    Visit Currumbim Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Day 8: Surfers Paradise

    Take a 4-wheel drive rainforest tour

  • Day 9: Surfers Paradise

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Moreton Island

    Moreton Island

    Situated across Moreton Bay from Brisbane, Moreton Island is a place like no other. Part of the largest sand structure in the world, the island is a paradisiacal blend of beaches, adventure sports and a beautiful national park. Discover its wonder on today’s optional excursion.

  • Day 10: Brisbane • Depart for Home

    Travel to Brisbane airport

Add 3 more days

  • Day 10: Cairns

    Travel to Brisbane airport

    Fly to Cairns

  • Day 11: 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 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: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Australia

  • Day 2: Fly overnight to Australia

    In flight: 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

    Visit Sydney Tower

    Take a tour of Sydney

    Take a harbor cruise

  • 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. Visit the Taronga Zoo, where the Aboriginal people and their connection to animals and plants are on full display. 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 and discover its history as a leading performing arts centre.
  • Day 6: Coffs Harbour

    Travel to Coffs Harbour

  • Day 7: Surfers Paradise

    Travel via Point Danger to Surfer's Paradise

    Visit Currumbim Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Day 8: Surfers Paradise

    Take a 4-wheel drive rainforest tour

  • Day 9: Surfers Paradise

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Moreton Island

    Moreton Island

    Situated across Moreton Bay from Brisbane, Moreton Island is a place like no other. Part of the largest sand structure in the world, the island is a paradisiacal blend of beaches, adventure sports and a beautiful national park. Discover its wonder on today’s optional excursion.

  • Day 10: Brisbane • Depart for Home

    Travel to Brisbane airport

Add 3 more days

  • Day 10: Cairns

    Travel to Brisbane airport

    Fly to Cairns

  • Day 11: 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 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: Depart for home

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Everything you get

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world–all at an unbeatable value.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    Breakfast daily; 5 dinners (7 with extension); 1 lunch (2 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Sydney Tower; National Opal Collection; Harbor Cruise; Currumbim Wildlife Sanctuary; Rainforest Tour; With extension: Great Barrier Reef

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we’re there too.

  • Peace of Mind Program

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