From Sydney, Australia’s largest and most famous city, to Perth, Western Australia’s capital city, this tour through Australia-stopping first in Fiji-is a once-in-a-lifetime vacation. You’ll spend three nights each in Nadi, Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth; two nights in Adelaide; and two nights aboard the Indian Pacific train traveling across Australia.A highlight of this Australia tour is your train journey from Adelaide to Perth in Gold Service on the legendary Indian Pacific, one of the world’s few truly transcontinental trains. On the world?s longest straight stretch of railway track, sit back, relax, and marvel at the changing landscapes as you travel through the Nullarbor Plain, offering a glimpse into Australia’s remote region. Enjoy dinner under the stars at a remote and beautiful outpost that borders a “small” sheep station of 2.5 million acres-a special experience Globus had included to make sure your Australia vacation is unique.Other highlights of this Australia tour include an excursion to Kangaroo Island to see Australian sea lions, koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, and New Zealand fur seals in one of the world’s last unspoiled habitats. In Adelaide, wander among kangaroos, wallabies, emus, and water birds at Cleland Wildlife Park. Explore Melbourne on a walking tour through the city’s famous lanes and arcades-another unique experience Globus includes-and cruise on Sydney Harbour. In Fiji, wander among tropical orchids at Garden of the Sleeping Giant. This Australia tour also includes free time in each city, so you can explore on your own. Just be sure to bring your camera to capture all the memories you?re sure to create.Included Features:FIJI Sightseeing tour; visit the Garden of the Sleeping Giant and stop at Vuda Lookout; Globus Local Host service SYDNEY Sightseeing; visit the Opera House, botanic gardens, and Bondi Beach; Sydney Harbour cruiseMELBOURNE [LF] Walking tour of Melbourne?s lanes and arcades; sightseeing including Fitzroy Gardens; Colonial Tramcar Restaurant lunchADELAIDE Sightseeing; [LF] tasting at Haigh?s Chocolates; excursion to Kangaroo Island; visit to Cleland Wildlife Park; dinner at the National Wine CenterHAHNDORF [LF] Wine tasting at a local vineyardADELAIDE?PERTH Travel in Gold Service on the legendary Indian Pacific Train; [LF] dinner under stars at RawlinnaPERTH City sightseeing including visit to Fremantle; farewell dinner
Included Features:Sightseeing as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary; inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE
Oz. When Dorothy was there, she encountered munchkins, flying monkeys, witches, and a yellow brick road. On your vacation to Oz, as Australia is commonly nicknamed, you’ll encounter exciting cities, friendly people, and amazing natural scenery. And Monograms makes it easy for you to go. On this 13-day vacation, we’ve arranged your hotel reservations, sightseeing, daily breakfast, and private transfers from/to your hotels to/from the airports for your intra-vacation flights. We’ve also arranged for you to have a Local Host?-someone who is there for you throughout your stay to answer questions, offer suggestions, and ensure your vacation runs smoothly-in Sydney, Cairns, and Melbourne.Your vacation begins when you arrive in Sydney, as we can seamlessly get you from baggage claim to your selected hotel. There, your Local Host will provide a warm welcome greeting and a set of materials to help you get settled and personalize your vacation. In fact, your Local Host will provide you with information. We’ve also arranged for you to enjoy a guided sightseeing tour with a local expert in each city. In Sydney, hear what it’s like to live in this friendly city as you visit famous Bondi Beach and see the must-see attractions, such as the Opera House. And don’t worry; we?ve scouted out the best place to take photos of Sydney?s Harbour Bridge. In Melbourne, we?ll show you Queen Victoria Market, the Royal Botanic Gardens, and much more. A free day in each city-Sydney, Cairns, and Melbourne-lets you explore on your own. Your Local Host will have plenty of suggestions, such as a trip to the Blue Mountains outside of Sydney or to the quiet mountain village of Kuranda near Cairns. Or you may just want to wander around shopping for local specialties. In addition to the great cities, we’ve also arranged for you to visit some of Australia’s most amazing natural sights. We?ll take you on a cruise to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. You’ll be able to snorkel, take a semi-submersible watercraft tour, or attend a presentation by a marine biologist. Similarly, we’ve arranged for you to visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Culural Centre with its amazing collection of Aborginal arts. You’ll also enjoy drinks and canap?s, as you witness the sunset at Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). From the luxuriant water of the Great Barrier Reef to the awe-inspiring, arid monolith of Ayers Rock, these sights are nothing short of spectacular!Did we mention we’ve also included sightseeing of Alice Springs? We?ll show you what life is like in this remote region and show you the must-see attractions, including the Royal Flying Doctor Service. With the sightseeing we’ve included and the transportation we’ve arranged, and the time you save by trying to arrange this all yourself, you?ve got yourself a vacation of a lifetime!Included Features:Sightseeing as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary; inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE
Included Features:Sightseeing as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary; inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE.
Vibrant cities, spectacular scenery, unique and adorable animals, and the world-famous Sydney fireworks on New Year's Eve…this Australia and New Zealand tour-with Fiji-has it all! You'll overnight in Sydney, Cairns, Uluru (Ayres Rock), Alice Springs, Melbourne, Auckland, Rotorua, Mount Cook, Queenstown, and Nadi. Along the way, enjoy sightseeing and free time in the cities, opportunities to learn about the local cultures, and visits to some of the world's most scenic areas.
Tour highlights include the amazing Great Barrier Reef, an underwater world that explodes with brilliant colors, beauty, and fish. Visit Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), where you'll witness an amazing sunset and watch the colors change on sacred Uluru. In New Zealand, take a cruise through some of the world’s most stunning scenery of Milford Sound at Fiordland National Park and marvel at sheer cliffs, massive waterfalls, glaciers, and rainforest. Witness breathtaking beauty as you wander through a stunning collection of tropical orchids in Fiji and on your visit to Mount Cook National Park, home to New Zealand's tallest mountain, glaciers, and beautiful lakes.
To make your Australia and New Zealand tour unique, Globus has included many special experiences, including an animal encounter at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo. This fun opportunity lets you get close to some of the zoo's resident animals. In New Zealand, a kiwi encounter at Rainbow Springs gives you a behind-the-scenes tour to learn about the life of New Zealand's iconic native bird before it is released into the wild.
All of this and much more-including a New Year’s Eve cruise on Sydney Harbour with fireworks at midnight-are included on this once-in-a-lifetime tour through Australia and New Zealand!
Sightseeing tour; visit the Opera House and botanic gardens, enjoy a guided [LF] Australian Walkabout Tour at the Taronga Zoo; [LF] New Year’s Eve harbor cruise with fireworks
Great Barrier Reef cruise with choice of activities
ULURU (AYERS ROCK)
Sightseeing tour around the base of the rock, visit Kata Tjuta (the Olgas); sunset toast
Sightseeing tour; visit the School of the Air and the Old Telegraph Station; [LF] Outback barbecue
Sightseeing tour including Fitzroy Gardens; Colonial Tramcar Restaurant lunch
Visit Fiordland National Park and cruise on Milford Sound; gondola ride to the top of Bob’s Peak for a scenic dinner
Sightseeing in Mount Cook National Park
Enjoy a traditional Hangi dinner and Maori cultural performance; visit Rainbow Springs; visit the Agrodome and Te Puia
Visit Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Sightseeing; [LF] farewell dinner atop Sky Tower
Sightseeing tour; visit the Garden of the Sleeping Giant, Viseisei Village, stop at Vuda Lookout, Namaka Market, and Sri Siva Subramaniya Hindu Temple; Globus Local Host service
Tailor Made Australia: Uluru, Lizard Island & Beyond
Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.
Immerse yourself in an epic Australian adventure as you experience the insider's Melbourne and Sydney, marvel at the Outback's monolithic wonder of Uluru, explore the Great Barrier Reef from your own island hideaway, and take in Blue Mountains National Park's stunning vistas.