Tour Type: Luxury Gold
Brochure Type Luxury Gold Southpac 2025/2026 v1

Adventure across Australia on this 13-day guided tour. Just outside of Cairns, explore the tropical rainforest of Daintree National Park with a Local Expert, who will teach you about the indigenous Kuku Yalanji people who live there. Fly to Uluru, where a guide will lead you through the Walpa Gorge and past its red, rocky domes. Later, watch as 50,000 solar powered lights illuminate the desert during its Field of Light display by Artist Bruce Munro. Explore Melbourne's laneways and visit the Yarra Valley for a chocolate masterclass, winery visit and gin tasting. Cruise the Sydney Harbour, then go inside its famous Opera House for a VIP tour. Celebrate your incredible trip with dinner at Bennelong Restaurant, set inside the opera house's iconic sails.The Activity Level of this tour is Balanced, meaning there is 1 to 3 miles of walking per day which may include some uneven surfaces such as cobblestones and stairs.

Additional Included Highlights
  • Enjoy seamless personal assistance throughout your journey. From securing exclusive reservations, to organising transportation, your Travel Concierge ensures every aspect of your travel is tailored to your tastes and preferences.
  • Enjoy breakfast every morning, and an array of incredible dining options throughout your journey, infused with discovery and adventure.
  • Enjoy complimentary hotel Wi-Fi. And, on select coaches, onboard Wi-Fi may also be available.
  • Hotel taxes, porterage and tips, as well as tips for included dining experiences, are included.
  • In select destinations, our network of Local Expert Guides will illuminate your journey on a deeper level.
  • Included at all hotels.
  • On days where a Relaxed Start (RS) is indicated, you can select to indulge in breakfast in bed.?
  • Transfers are included on your journey start and end dates, and where additional accommodation has been booked in advance through Luxury Gold. Transfers to train stations or alternate hotels, in the same start or end city as the itinerary, may be reques
Choice Highlights
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Great Barrier Reef Dive into one of the seven wonders of the natural world. The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef and one of the most complex ecosystems we have. See incredible aquatic life beneath the surface as you swim.
  • Kuranda Board your SkyRail cable car to ascend through rainforest to reach the mountain village of Kuranda. Take time to explore the vibrant local markets before returning to Cairns via the Kuranda Scenic Railway.
Dining Summary
  • 12 Breakfast (B)
  • 5 Dinner (D)
  • 5 Lunch (L)
Exceptional Dining
  • Hunter Valley Discover the bouquets of one of Australia's most famous wine regions. Arrive to a private wine tasting at a boutique winery, where you can sample the wines that grow here, then enjoy an exquisite tasting lunch with your fellow travellers.
  • Palm Cove Savour a meal made from the finest quality local seasonal ingredients at this award-winning restaurant. Relax in the tropical setting with a glass of wine as you overlook the stunning crystal-clear water of the Coral Sea while nestled beneath M
  • Uluru Experience the magic of this powerful place as the sun sets and darkness cloaks the land. The soulful sound of the digeridoo plays as you feast on fine local cuisine during the award-winning Sounds of Silence dinner.
Magnificent Stays
  • Uluru Situated in the heart of Australia's Red Center, the five-star Sails in the Desert, Ayers Rock Resort is a beautiful oasis amid the raw beauty of the Outback. It comes with a wellness spa, swimming-pool, gourmet restaurants and an impressive collec
Passport Moments
  • Daintree Rainforest Join your Local Expert for an insightful exploration in the oldest tropical rainforest on earth. Learn about the close relationship the indigenous Kuku Yalanji people have with the land here, which they've been connected to for thousa
  • Hunter Valley Marvel at the vastness of untouched landscape on your journey northwards to the Hunter Valley. After miles of pristine natural terrain, the neat rows of vineyards will appear, whetting your appetite for what's to come.
  • Kata Tjuta Join your Travel Concierge for a guided walk through the sacred Walpa Gorge, which is a refuge from the hot desert sun for a variety of flora and fauna. Admire the change in colour on the gorge walls and spot the odd wallaby.
  • Melbourne Indulge in a memorable experience at the family-owned Yarra Valley Chocolaterie in the heart of the picturesque wine-making region. Here, you'll make and taste your own chocolate in an epic masterclass hosted by Ian and Leanne Neeland.
  • Sydney Step on board a luxurious cruiser and sail around the glistening Sydney harbour while you savour a delicious lunch with a strong focus on local produce and wines.
  • Uluru Arrive at the Ulu?u-Kata Tju?a National Park in the afternoon in time to see the sun slipping behind the majestic rock. See the vibrant colours of the landscape lit up as you sip on sparkling wine.
  • Uluru Learn about the strong connection shared over millennia between the Anangu and this ancient land on a visit to the Ulu?u-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.
  • Uluru Visit the Mutitjulu Waterhole, home to the Anangu's wanampi, an ancestral water snake.
  • Uluru Watch the sunrise over Uluru as you are enchanted by the magical 'Field of Light' art installation by artist Bruce Munro.
Personalise your day
  • Great Barrier Reef Dive into one of the seven wonders of the natural world. The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef and one of the most complex ecosystems we have. See incredible aquatic life beneath the surface as you swim.
  • Kuranda Board your SkyRail cable car to ascend through rainforest to reach the mountain village of Kuranda. Take time to explore the vibrant local markets before returning to Cairns via the Kuranda Scenic Railway.

Call (303) 504-0400 for more information or to book today! Mention code 18409767

Tour Operator
Luxury Gold by Insight
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2024
Duration
13 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1CairnsWelcome to Cairns: Meet your Travel Concierge for a Welcome Dinner at the Reef House Restaurant, where you will enjoy a meal made from seasonal ingredients as you overlook the crystal-clear water of the Coral Sea.

Accommodations: The Reef House Palm Cove, Cairns.
Day 2CairnsThe Ancient Daintree Rainforest and Indigenous Culture: Join your Local Expert for a fascinating exploration of UNESCO World Heritage Site Daintree National Park and learn about the relationship the indigenous Kuku Yalanji people have with their land. Enjoy lunch in the quaint Daintree village.

Accommodations: The Reef House Palm Cove, Cairns.
Day 3CairnsCairns Natural Wonders: Choose to cruise the crystal-clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef immersed in the kaleidoscope of colors. Or, take in the local culture visiting the vibrant Kuranda village.

Accommodations: The Reef House Palm Cove, Cairns.
Day 4UluruInto the Outback: Discover the domes of Kata Tju?a, and join your Travel Concierge for a guided walk deep through whistling Walpa Gorge. Tonight, delight your senses over sparkling wine, appetizers and a multi-coloured sunset at Uluru, an icon of Australia.

Accommodations: Sails in the Desert, Ayers Rock Resort, Ulu?u.
Day 5UluruUlu?u and Kata Tju?a: Greet the dawn as renowned Artist Bruce Munro's Field of Light art installation of coloured glass spheres light up Ulu?u. Embrace the ancient stories of the Anangu people before visiting the Mutitjulu Waterhole and enjoying a three-course The Sounds of Silence Dinner.

Accommodations: Sails in the Desert, Ayers Rock Resort, Ulu?u.
Day 6MelbourneOn to Melbourne: This morning, fly to Melbourne, the cultural and food capital of Australia. Later this evening, enjoy a delicious dinner in a local restaurant.

Accommodations: InterContinental Melbourne.
Day 7MelbourneThe Yarra Valley: Venture to the Yarra Valley famous for its boutique local food and wine and breathtaking scenery. Firstly, visit the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie to take a Masterclass. Visit a local winery to learn about their vintages before enjoying lunch. Lastly, visit the famous Four Pillars Gin Distillery and experience a gin tasting before returning to Melbourne for an evening at leisure.

Accommodations: InterContinental Melbourne.
Day 8SydneyMelbourne to Sydney: This morning take a tour of the city seeing the main sights before a walk through the world-famous laneways with their graffiti and art. You will then have lunch at a restaurant specialising in Indigenous food from the Torres Strait region, Big Esso by Mabu Mabu. Later you will fly to Sydney where you will have a free evening to explore the vibrant harbour city.

Accommodations: The Langham, Sydney.
Day 9Hunter ValleySydney Included Choice & Hunter Valley: Enjoy a Sydney sightseeing tour including seeing the famed Mrs. Macquarie's Chair. Customise your day and join an Aboriginal guide for a 90-minute leisurely walkabout through the Rocks District. Or say ?cheers' to your local guide on a historic walking tour of some of Sydney's oldest pubs.

Accommodations: voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley.
Day 10Hunter ValleyHunter Valley Wine Region: Spend the day exploring renowned wineries of the Hunter Valley Wine Region, best known for Semillion and Shiraz. Enjoy private wine tastings at some of the region's top estates and sit down to an exceptional tasting lunch. Visit the cellar doors, a cheese shop and a chocolatier this afternoon before spending the evening at leisure.

Accommodations: voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley.
Day 12SydneySydney at Leisure Relaxed Start: Wake up to a day at leisure in the harbour city of Sydney. You may choose to climb the Sydney harbour Bridge or take the ferry to Manly Beach. Late afternoon, join a VIP guided tour of the Sydney Opera House before a celebration dinner at Peter Gilmore's Bennelong restaurant.

Accommodations: The Langham, Sydney.
Day 13SydneyFarewell Sydney: After breakfast, bid farewell to your fellow travellers and transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

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Dates/Pricing

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04/08/2025$12,595.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/01/2025$12,595.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/30/2025$12,595.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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01/13/2026$12,595.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
01/27/2026$12,595.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
02/24/2026$12,595.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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