10 Day Guided Vacation – Sydney, Reef & Rainforest

$3,950 per person (based on double occupancy)


City style meets sun, surf and natural beauty in this incredible journey! Visit Sydney's historic Rocks, tour the Sydney Opera House, take a cruise along Sydney’s iconic harbour and enjoy lunch at Bondi Beach. Relish in gorgeous tropical waters and sunshine while on Hamilton Island and in Port Douglas, Queensland. Experience Aboriginal culture in the Daintree, relax in Cairns and cruise on the Great Barrier Reef.


Package Includes:

  • 9 full buffet breakfasts, 2 lunches and 4 dinners
  • 9 nights’ of accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Airport transfers
  • All taxes & fees





Day 1-3: Sydney

Day 1: Welcome to Sydney

  • Join your Travel Director to visit the famous Rocks Markets. Explore the narrow lanes and stroll along cobblestone streets.

  • Find your sea-legs as you board a Captain Cook Cruise for your welcome reception and dinner where you'll meet your fellow travellers.

Day 2: Sydney

  • Enjoy a tour of the Sydney Opera House with a local guide. 

  • Later, join your fellow travellers at Bondi Beach for an iconic Australian experience.

Day 3: Sydney 'Free Time'

  • Free day in Sydney seeing the sights of your choice.

Day 4-5: Sydney to Hamilton Island

Day 4: Sydney – Hamilton Island

  • This morning fly to Hamilton Island, one of the 74 sparkling islands in Queensland’s Whitsundays (airfare is not included and must be booked by your Destination Specialist).

  • The rest of the day and evening is at leisure for you to explore the picturesque surroundings.

Day 5: Hamilton Island 'Free Time'

  • Day in paradise: time to let your hair down and relax.

Day 6-7: Hamilton Island to Port Douglas and The Great Barrier Reef

Day 6: Hamilton Island – Port Douglas

  • This morning you’ll fly to Cairns (airfare is not included and must be booked your Destination Specialist).

  • Journey to the resort town of Port Douglas, nestled between two World Heritage listed areas, the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree National Park. This afternoon you can relax by the lagoon-style pool, join in one of the resort's activities or take a stroll around the village of Port Douglas.


Day 7: Great Barrier Reef

  • Board a Quicksilver catamaran for your cruise to renowned Agincourt Reef, at the very outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Choose to snorkel (equipment provided) or you can stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a Quicksilver semi-sub.

Day 8-9: Port Douglas to Cairns

Day 8: Port Douglas – Cairns

  • Your first stop is Mossman Gorge for a Ngadiku Dreamtime Gorge Walk. Your indigenous guide will help you identify bush food sources and provide an enchanting narrative of the rainforest and their special relationship with this unique tropical environment.

  • Experience World Heritage rainforest with the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.

Day 9: Cairns 'Free Time'

  • Spend today at leisure. Farewell dinner in the evening at a restaurant on the Cairns waterfront.

Day 10: Farewell from Cairns

  • Farewell to fellow travellers after breakfast and onward travel.

*Price is per person, based on double occupancy. 

*Valid for travel: 01 Apr 2017 – 31 Mar 2018.




Terms & Conditions:-

Valid for departures as outlined above. Any flights referred to in the itinerary are at the client’s expense and are not included in the land content price. All bookings are subject to availability at time of booking.  Prices advertised are subject to change without notice until such time as the package is booked and paid for.  Price advertised is land-only and does not include international airfare or internal airfare.  Cancellation penalties apply, ask your Downunder Travel Specialist for full details of cancellation penalties.  Downunder Travel Ltd. is the agent/broker in this equation and for that reason is not responsible for any issues or incidents which result in clients expenditure outside of the package booked paid for and agreed upon. All passengers traveling to Australia must have an Australian travel Visa.  Itinerary, departure dates & prices may be subject to change.  Please advise your Downunder Travel Specialist should you be traveling on anything other than a Canadian or U.S. passport.  All Canadian Citizens must re-enter Canada on a valid Canadian Passport.  We highly recommend that all passengers protect themselves with cancellation / interruption insurance which will cover them against cancellations due to non pre-existing medical conditions which cause them penalties or other expenses. We also highly recommend medical insurance for any travel outside of your home province. Your Downunder Travel Specialist can assist with both Cancellation/Interruption Insurance and Medical Insurance.