Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands 2019 - 2021 Destination Planner 2019 - 2020 - Page 34

Australia / INTRODUCTION & INDEPENDENT TOURING Australia Australia Capital Territory – Home to Australia's capital, Canberra. Canberra offers a vibrant mix of galleries, museums, a great food scene and is surrounded by parkland and native bush. Over half the Australia Capital Territory is preserved as national parks and nature reserves. New South Wales – New South Wales has endless unspoilt beaches, breathtaking natural treasures and one of the world’s most famous and vibrant cities, Sydney. Enjoy stunning stretches of coastline, great bushwalks in beautiful national parks, and outstanding dining experiences in spectacular locations. Australia Northern Territory – The Northern Territory is a place unlike any other and a must- do for any fun-loving traveller. Whether looking for an adventure-filled road trip, authentic aborginal cultural experiences or a relaxing getaway there is something for everyone. Queensland – Queensland is a wonderland of adventures. You may find yourself in a rainforest, unwinding on a beach in a tropical paradise, under the sea exploring the one and only Great Barrier Reef, losing yourself in the starry skies of the outback or sailing through the breeze on a yacht in the Whitsunday islands. Australia is the ultimate combination of rugged outback mixed with pristine beaches and captivating coastline. Known for its world famous Great Barrier Reef, Australia offers much more, from tradition, culture and history to unique wildlife. South Australia – South Australia is a state renowned for its abundance of wildlife, outback and wine, easily accessed from the gateway city of Adelaide. Adelaide offers natural beauty and simple elegance, with a relaxed lifestyle and rich cultural and culinary experiences. South Australia is home to Australia's most interactive wildlife adventure, Kangaroo Island, as well as numerous world-famous wine regions. Tasmania – The island’s diverse and ancient landscapes offer accessible wilderness experiences that are unsurpassed and world renowned. Easily accessible from Sydney and Melbourne, the temperate climate, beautiful scenery and mouth-watering food and wine scene make Tasmania an ideal touring destination. Victoria – Hugging the tip of the Australian east coast, Victoria is Australia’s second- smallest state. Packed into such a compact area is a wealth of diverse regional attractions, from sweeping coastline and home to one of the world's greatest coastal drives, to picturesque wineries and national parks that are teeming with wildlife. Western Australia – Western Australia, the country's biggest state, is famous for long days of sunshine and diverse landscapes and climates. In Western Australia you can experience Australia’s sunniest city, whitest beach, largest expanse of outback, one of the oldest known living cultures on Earth, UNESCO World Heritage reef and rock formations, premium wines – and still have plenty of reasons to return. Uluru | Tourism Australia 14 Day Highlights of Australia Venture to the must-see spots on your journey through Australia. This independent package includes day tours and excursions to experience the culture rich Uluru and Kata Tjuta, the tropical environment of the Daintree or Kuranda national park and the epic landscapes in the Blue Mountains. Highlights (included): • Melbourne and Phillip Island tour including Penguin Parade • Great Ocean Road tour • Kangaroo Island overnight experience • Ayers Rock and Kata Tjuta sightseeing • Kuranda or Daintree National Park excursion • Sydney sightseeing tour • Blue Mountains tour Day 1: Melbourne Day 2: Melbourne and Phillip Island touring Day 3: Great Ocean Road Day 4: Melbourne – Adelaide* Day 5: Adelaide – Kangaroo Island Day 6: Kangaroo Island – Adelaide Day 7: Adelaide – Ayers Rock* Day 8: Ayers Rock & Kata Tjuta touring Day 9: Ayers Rock – Cairns or Port Douglas* Day 10: Kuranda or Daintree excursion Day 11: Port Douglas or Cairns – Sydney* Day 12: Sydney touring Day 13: Blue Mountains day touring Day 14: Depart Sydney Package includes: 13 nights of accommodation (3–4 star), airport transfers, sightseeing and attractions as noted above. * Not included: flights from Melbourne to Adelaide, Adelaide to Ayers Rock, Ayers Rock to Cairns, Cairns to Sydney are not included. This is an independent package. Pricing from. Cairns Marina | Tourism and Events Queensland $4,199 Pricing is per person, double occupancy 2 Daintree Cairns NORTHERN TERRITORY AUSTRALIA QUEENSLAND WESTERN AUSTRALIA 2 Ayers Rock SOUTH AUSTRALIA NEW SOUTH WALES Adelaide Kangaroo Island KEY TO MAP 2 Blue Mountains 1 3 Sydney VICTORIA Great Ocean Road Flight (not included) 3 Melbourne Phillip Island By Road No. of nights stay Whitehaven Beach | Tourism & Events Queensland TASMANIA Byron Bay | Tourism Australia ANDERSON VACATIONS 33