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Grand Australian Discovery

17 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: TQC17R
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

The One And Only Australia Zoo

Made famous by the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, this world-renowned zoo features many native species.

Sunset At Uluru

Seated under the desert stars, take in a stunning sunset over Uluru with a glass of wine.

Australias great wonder

Experience the colourful coral and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef through a number of activities.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Immersive Insider Experiences
  • 16 nights in premium accommodation
  • Expert tour director plus local guides in select locations
  • Flight from the Gold Coast to Sydney
  • 12 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch and 7 Dinners

Itinerary

Alice Springs to Sydney

Reverse Trip

Designed exclusively for our guests

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a range of included special or unique excursions and events

Arrive in Alice Springs where your adventure of the Red Centre of Australia commences.

Stay: Mercure Alice Springs Resort

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Head to your resort and enjoy a glass of wine at sunset at a viewing platform overlooking Uluru (Ayers Rock).


Drive along the West MacDonnell Ranges and stop at a camel farm for an optional camel ride (own expense).

Stay: Ayers Rock Resort, Desert Gardens Hotel

Tour the base of Uluru at sunrise. Visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and walk to Walpa Gorge.

Stay: Kings Canyon Resort

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Choose between two walks at Kings Canyon.

Stay: Mercure Alice Springs Resort

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Settle in to your room at Pullman Cairns International.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a special Welcome Dinner at Tjapukai by Night.


Depart Alice Springs and travel to Cairns. Later, take in an Insider Experience.

Stay: Two Nights: Pullman Cairns International

Daily :
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Cruise from Cairns to Reef Magic’s exclusive platform and enjoy hours among the spectacular coral and marine life.


Spend the day exploring the Great Barrier Reef.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Ride the Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.


Visit the beautiful Atherton Tablelands. Experience the serene atmosphere of Millaa Millaa Falls and marvel at the unusual formations of the Curtain Fig Tree.

Stay: Mission Beach, Castaways Resort and Spa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

From Airlie Beach, cruise to Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays for a special stay.


Travel from Mission Beach to Townsville for a tour of this tropical city.

Stay: Two Nights: Hamilton Island, Reef View Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy today at leisure on beautiful Hamilton Island. You might like to snorkel off the beach and discover the abundance of tropical fish or simply relax by one of the resort’s many swimming pools.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

This morning, cruise back to the mainland and rejoin your coach for the journey south to Rockhampton. Here, you’ll see wide streets lined with Victorian-style buildings.

Stay: Rockhampton, Central Park Motel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Then, enjoy a stay on World Heritage-listed Fraser Island.


This morning, travel to Hervey Bay while keeping an eye out for marine-life.

Stay: Two Nights: Fraser Island, Kingfisher Bay Resort

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy a half-day tour of Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand island. This afternoon is yours to relax on the beach or perhaps explore the island’s walking tracks.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Take in the stunning views and enjoy dinner at the iconic Noosa Surf Club.


Today, you’ll depart Fraser Island and travel to the beautiful resort town of Noosa for a relaxing one-night stay.

Stay: Sebel Noosa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit Australia Zoo, made famous by the late Crocodile Hunter, Steven Irwin.


Travel to the Gold Coast for a beautiful two-night stay.

Stay: Two Nights: Gold Coast, Mantra on View

Daily :
  • Breakfast

After breakfast this morning, spend the day at leisure exploring beautiful Surfers Paradise. Perhaps wander downtown or walk along the golden sands of Surfers Paradise Beach.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a spectacular dinner while cruising the harbour this evening.


Transfer to the Gold Coast airport today for your flight to Sydney. On arrival, you will undertake a city sights tour and see icons such as the Sydney Opera House.

Stay: Sydney, PARKROYAL Darling Harbour

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Spend some leisure time this morning before your transfer to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Dinner at Tjapukai

Join a Rainbow Serpent circle to learn traditional language songs before a dinner of Australian meats, seafood and salads

An Island Gem

Discover why Kingfisher Bay Resort on Fraser Island has won six Australian and nine Queensland Tourism Awards.

Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise

Enjoy million dollar views of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as you devour a delicious dinner.

We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home