Enjoy time to stroll the soft golden sand on Surfers Paradise Beach whilst at the Gold Coast.
Visit Australia Zoo in Queensland, home to a range of amazing animals and built by the family of Steve Irwin.
Experience the colourful coral and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef through a number of activities.
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Enjoy a dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour tonight.
Be met on arrival in Sydney. Explore this stunning city on a half-day sightseeing coach tour this afternoon, including the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Stay: Sydney, PARKROYAL Darling HarbourDaily :
Transfer to the airport for your flight to the Gold Coast, famous for its uninterrupted coastline fringed by vibrant communities and lush wilderness areas. After settling in, perhaps explore Surfers Paradise Beach before enjoying the evening at leisure.
Stay: Gold Coast, voco HotelDaily :
Departing the Gold Coast this morning, you’ll head north to the Sunshine Coast. Visit the world-renowned Australia Zoo, made famous by the late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin. Here you will be given the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of conservation and see many native Australian species up close. Continue to the Sunshine Coast and check in to your resort.
Stay: Sunshine Coast, Novotel Twin Waters ResortDaily :
Settle in to your room at Kingfisher Bay Resort on the world’s largest sand island, World Heritage-listed Fraser Island.
With some time at leisure this morning, perhaps enjoy the resort or take a stroll along the stunning beachfront. Later, travel to Hervey Bay and join your cruise transfer to Fraser Island. This evening, enjoy dinner in the company of your fellow travellers.
Stay: Two Nights, Fraser Island, Kingfisher Bay ResortDaily :
Located at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, Fraser Island is a rare and inviting paradise. The untamed wilderness will thrill you from the moment you arrive. Discover the island today with a half-day tour then enjoy time at leisure this afternoon. Slip into island living and perhaps explore the hundreds of walking trails which criss-cross the island. Immerse yourself in the ancient rainforests or explore the coloured sand cliffs on Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Perhaps visit the wreck of the Maheno, a liner driven ashore during a cyclone in 1935 (own expense).Daily :
A morning ferry takes you across to Hervey Bay, where you will discover why this special place is often referred to as the jewel in Queensland’s crown. The journey concludes back on the mainland where you will rejoin your coach to continue heading north. Travel through sugarcane country, crossing some of the many narrow-gauge railway lines that transport sugarcane from the field to processing plants in town, an iconic sight of rural Queensland. Later, arrive in the inland city of Rockhampton.
Stay: Central Park Motel RockhamptonDaily :
Realise your dreams of a tropical island paradise as you arrive at picturesque Hamilton Island.
Explore the charming historical town of Rockhampton, known as the gateway to the coast and the Outback. Founded in 1853, the city is home to historic heritage architecture and a rich, fascinating history. Then, travel to Airlie Beach, the gateway to Queensland’s Whitsunday Islands. Here you will join a ferry through the sparkling Whitsundays to Hamilton Island. Enjoy dinner later this evening at your hotel.
Stay: Two Nights, Hamilton Island, Reef View HotelDaily :
Perhaps join a half-day tour to Whitehaven Beach. Explore the crystal-clear waters and the pristine white sand beach. Please enquire for further details.
You have the entire day at leisure to do as little or as much as you like. Perhaps snorkel off the beach; enjoy a round of golf or hire a buggy to explore this island paradise (all at own expense).Daily :
Take a ferry from Hamilton Island to the Australian mainland and the Port of Airlie, and travel onwards to Townsville to enjoy a tour of the city. Continue north to Mission Beach, where the Wet Tropics Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef. Arrive at your beachfront escape, Castaways Resort & Spa and settle in and perhaps take a walk on the beach, through the village, or relax poolside.
Stay: Mission Beach, Castaways Resort & SpaDaily :
Board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway in Kuranda and ride above the treetops to Caravonica Lakes.
As you continue your journey north, discover the lush Atherton Tablelands and the Waterfalls Circuit, including magnificent Millaa Millaa Falls. As you journey towards Cairns stop at the Curtain Fig Tree. Arriving in Cairns this afternoon check into your hotel.
Stay: Two Nights, Cairns, Bailey, a Crystalbrook Collection HotelDaily :
Cruise from Cairns by fast catamaran to Reef Magic’s exclusive activity platform on the Great Barrier Reef and enjoy five hours amid the coral and marine life. During an Indigenous cultural dinner and performance, you will discover the spiritual concept known as the Dreamtime, witness a corroboree, then be guided along a flame-lit pathway to a dinner of local produce.
Back in Cairns tonight after a trip to the Great Barrier Reef, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at Tjapukai By Night.Daily :
Cruise from Cairns by fast catamaran to Reef Magic’s exclusive activity platform on the Great Barrier Reef and enjoy five hours amid the coral and marine life.
Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at Tjapukai By Night.
Drive to the pretty coastal township of Port Douglas for a guided tour. Return to Cairns and be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.Daily :
Part of the Whitsundays, the award-winning Hamilton Island offers pristine beaches and a kaleidoscope of marine life.
Enjoy million dollar views of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as you devour a delicious dinner.
Discover why Kingfisher Bay Resort on Fraser Island has won six Australian and nine Queensland Tourism Awards.
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.