Seated under the desert stars, take in a stunning sunset over Uluru with a glass of wine
Experience the colourful coral and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef through a number of activities
Made famous by the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, this world-renowned zoo features many native species
Enjoy a range of included special or unique excursions and events
Enjoy a dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour tonight.
Explore this stunning city on a half-day sightseeing coach tour this afternoon, including the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Stay: 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 stroll along the famous soft golden sands of Surfers Paradise Beach, before enjoying the evening at leisure.
Stay: Two Nights, Gold Coast, Mantra on View HotelDaily :
Today you have a full day to explore at your leisure. With 52 kilometres of golden beaches at your doorstep, you won’t have trouble finding a patch of sand. Perhaps learn to surf, see what’s on the menu at one of the restaurants along the waterfront or head into the lush hinterland for a day amidst the subtropical wilderness.Daily :
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.
Enjoy dinner at the iconic Noosa Surf Club.
Departing the Gold Coast this morning, you’ll head north to the Sunshine Coast. Visit the world-renowned Australia Zoo, then continue to the chic resort town of Noosa.
Stay: Sebel NoosaDaily :
Travel north to beautiful World Heritage-listed Fraser Island.
Spend some time this morning exploring Noosa before an Incredible Insider Experience.
Stay: Two Nights: Fraser Island, Kingfisher Bay ResortDaily :
Located at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, Fraser Island is a rare and beautiful paradise. The untamed wilderness will entice you from the moment you arrive, providing adventure and excitement, but also a relaxing atmosphere from your base here at the eco-friendly Kingfisher Bay Resort. Discover this beautiful island today with a half-day tour.Daily :
This morning, enjoy a ferry crossing to picturesque Hervey Bay while keeping an eye out for marine life. Rejoin your coach for the journey north, travelling through sugar cane country. Later, arrive in the inland city of Rockhampton, known as the beef capital of Australia, farming more than 2.5 million head of cattle within a 250-kilometre radius of the city. Wide streets and fine Victorian architecture reflect the region’s wealthy 19th-century gold and copper mining boom, as well as the successful cattle industry.
Stay: Central Park Motel RockhamptonDaily :
Stay at the picturesque resort of Hamilton Island. In the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, this small island is one of the only inhabited islands in the Whitsundays.
Travel to Airlie Beach where you’ll board a ferry for your journey through the Whitsunday Islands for an Insider Experience.
Stay: Two Nights: Hamilton Island, Reef View HotelDaily :
Today is yours to spend at leisure on spectacular Hamilton Island. Perhaps snorkel off the beach and discover the region’s many species of tropical fish; stroll through the rainforest; or simply take the time to relax by one of your resort’s swimming pools.Daily :
Transfer from Hamilton Island to the Port of Airlie and re-board your coach and travel to Townsville. On arrival, enjoy a tour of this tropical city, surrounded by rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. Depart Townsville for beautiful Mission Beach.
Stay: Mission Beach, Castaways Resort and SpaDaily :
Visit the scenic village of Kuranda, where you’ll board the Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
Enjoy views of the lush mountain-scape from your spacious room at the Pullman Cairns International.
Rolling green hills, open farmland and tropical rainforest characterise the Atherton Tablelands, which form part of the Great Dividing Range. Surrounded by tranquil rainforest, experience the peaceful oasis of Millaa Millaa Falls. You’ll also visit the Curtain Fig Tree, a unique example of nature’s unpredictability and wonder. Later, Arrive in Cairns this afternoon for a rewarding Insider Experience.
Stay: Three Nights: Pullman Cairns InternationalDaily :
Cruise from Cairns by catamaran to Reef Magic’s exclusive activity platform and enjoy hours amid the colourful coral and marine-life.
Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at Tjapukai by Night.
Discover Dreamtime stories and take part in a corroboree.Daily :
Fly from Cairns to Alice Springs today. (flight not included)
Stay: Mercure Alice Springs ResortDaily :
Enjoy sunset and a glass of wine at Uluru.
Discover the majesty of Uluru.
Stay: Ayers Rock Resort, Desert Gardens Hotel
Visit Kata Tjuta, then travel to Kings Canyon.
Stay: Kings Canyon Resort
Choose one of two walks at Kings Canyon.
Stay: Mercure Alice Springs Resort
Transfer to the airport for your return flight home.
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
Join a Rainbow Serpent circle to learn traditional language songs before a dinner of Australian meats, seafood and salads
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.