Australia’s Coastal Treasures: Sydney, Cairns & Gold Coast

Australia’s Coastal Treasures: Sydney, Cairns & Gold Coast

Experience the Australia on a 12-night vacation that takes you from the iconic sights of Sydney to the breathtaking beauty of Cairns, and finally, to the golden beaches of the Gold Coast. With private transfers and guided sightseeing, immerse yourself in the wonders of this diverse and vibrant country.

Australia’s Coastal Treasures: Sydney, Cairns & Gold Coast

Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Queensland > Cairns > Gold Coast 

15 Days, 12 Nights

Embark on an unforgettable Australian adventure with this 12-night itinerary! Begin your journey with United Airlines, flying round-trip from San Francisco to Sydney and returning from Brisbane. Explore the vibrant city of Sydney during your 4-night stay at the Vibe Hotel Darling Harbour, complete with a guided tour of the Sydney Opera House, a scenic lunch cruise in Sydney Harbour, and a half-day panoramic city tour. Discover the natural wonders of the Blue Mountains on a full-day wildlife tour.

Next, hop on a flight with Virgin Australia to Cairns, where you’ll spend 4 nights at the centrally located Novotel Cairns Oasis. Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with a full-day Ocean Freedom Cruise to Upolu Cay & Reef, including a personal eco interpretive snorkel tour. Explore the lush rainforests of Cape Tribulation, Daintree, and Mossman on another full-day adventure, complete with a BBQ lunch.

Your journey concludes with 4 nights on the Gold Coast at the Crown Surfers Paradise, where you’ll enjoy a Superior Ocean View Room. Enjoy a scenic balloon ride and vineyard breakfast and be enchanted by the Evening Rainforest and Glow-worm Experience.

Throughout your trip, enjoy the convenience of round-trip private airport/hotel transfers, making your Australian vacation hassle-free and full of unforgettable memories.


  • Sydney Opera House Guided 1-hour Tour: Explore the iconic Sydney Opera House and learn about its architectural marvels and cultural significance.
  • Full-day Blue Mountains Wildlife Tour: Immerse yourself in the stunning Blue Mountains, where you can witness breathtaking landscapes and encounter unique Australian wildlife.
  • Full-day Ocean Freedom Cruise: Snorkel and explore the Great Barrier Reef with a personal marine interpreter, making it a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
  • Evening Rainforest and Glow-worm Experience: Discover the enchanting world of Australian rainforests and witness the mesmerizing glow-worms in their natural habitat.
  • Classic Balloon and Vineyard Experience: Delight your taste buds with a full-day tour of Tamborine Mountain, known for its wineries, artisanal shops, and beautiful scenery.


  • Round-trip airfare on United Airlines from San Francisco to Sydney, returning from Brisbane.
  • One way airfare on Virgin Australia from Sydney to Cairns and Brisbane
  • 4-nights Sydney, Vibe Hotel Darling Harbour, Guest Room
    • Sydney Opera House Guided 1-hour Guided Tour
    • Sydney Harbour Discovery Lunch Cruise
    • Half-day Panoramic Sydney tour
    • Full-day Blue Mountains Deluxe Tour
  • 4-nights Cairns, Novotel Cairns Oasis, Standard Room
    • Full-day Ocean Freedom Cruise to Upolu Cay & Reef incuding lunch
    • Full-day Cape Tribulation, Daintree and Mossman Experience including BBQ Lunch
  • 4-nights Gold Cost, Crown Surfers Paradise, Superior Ocean View Room
    • Classic Balloon and Vineyard Experience
    • Evening Rainforest and Glow-worm Experience
  • Round-trip private airport/hotel transfers
  • US/foreign taxes and fees including September 11 Security Fee


Based on Departures

Price per person from*

Based on Double Occupancy

May 1 - June 28, 2024 5099
June 29 - July 23, 2024 5649
July 24 - September 20, 2024 5149
September 21 - November 11, 2024 5899


*Prices are not valid over special events or blackout dates.

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Group Size

Independent Vacation


May 1, 2024 - June 28, 2024


From $5099 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on twin share. Single supplements apply. Advertised price valid for departures May 1, 2024 - June 28, 2024. Other date ranges available, however seasonal surcharges apply. A weekend surcharge of US$55 each way applies to travel Thu-Sat (US$100 roundtrip) for Transpacific flights. Black-out dates apply Sydney May 10, Jul 12, Aug 10-11;Cairns 15-16 June and Gold Coast 6-7 Jul. Other dates may be unavailable due to special events. Airlines frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases.  Airlines frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases. Seats and rooms are limited and subject to availability at time of booking. Prices are current at time of posting (1/1/2024) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. Airfare is non-refundable once ticketed as per airfare rules. Travel Answers Group terms and conditions apply to change fees and cancellations. Packages must be booked by March 29, 2024. All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices based on availability. A Visa is required for travel to Australia.CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531

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