Discover Brisbane, Sydney & Cairns with Qantas

Discover Brisbane, Sydney & Cairns with Qantas

Have you always wanted to visit Australia? Experience Australia on this 11-night vacation that includes visiting Brisbane, Cairns and Sydney. Get up close to Australian native wildlife and explore Moreton Island and the famous Shipwrecks. Discover the Great Barrier Reef and ride the rails to Kuranda. Uncover the history of the Sydney Opera House and cruise Sydney Harbour!

Discover Brisbane, Sydney & Cairns with Qantas

Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Queensland > Brisbane > Cairns 

13 Days, 11 Nights

Say Yes to a vacation to three amazing Aussie cities - Brisbane, Cairns and Sydney, and discover some unique experiences during your 11-night Aussie vacation.

Get close to Australian native wildlife at Brisbane’s Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.  Experience marine life on with a visit to Moreton Island and the famous Tangalooma Shipwrecks. Glide above the rainforest canopy and enjoy a rail journey to the quaint village of Kuranda and snorkel amongst colorful fish and coral on the Great Barrier Reef. Cruise Sydney’s renowned harbor and explore what lies under the majestic sails of the Sydney Opera House.


After arriving in Brisbane, you’ll have the remainder of the day to yourself to relax and explore the city at your leisure.

Take a leisurely river cruise to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary to get up-close to native Australian wildlife. This half-day tour departs from Southbank and cruises along the Brisbane River with views of iconic landmarks on the way to Lone Pine. Upon arrival, enjoy ample time to hand-feed kangaroos and emus. Experience an authentic Australian sheep dog show or view the shy platypus.

For a full day of adventure, experience Moreton Island and the Tangalooma Wrecks. Transfer to the Port of Brisbane and cruise the Brisbane to Moreton Bay Marine Park where you can spot dolphins, fish, sometimes whales, dugong, and turtles. Travel with your guide by 4WD across Moreton Island National Park to the eastern surf beach of Moreton Island for a 6-mile beach drive - spotting sea eagle, hawks, pelicans, and oyster catchers with your local guide giving stories both old and new. At the Blue Lagoon, join a short coastal forest walk to the sand filtered fresh waters (window lake) where you can relax, swim, photo, or snorkel. After a picnic lunch drive to aboriginal midden site and ancient fish trap and on to wild Cape Moreton Lighthouse and breathtaking views to Flinder’s Reef. Travel to Tangalooma Shipwrecks for beach walk, photos, and afternoon sunset, before returning to Brisbane by sea ferry.

Your next stop is tropical far north Queensland for a full-day experience to Upolu Cay and the Reef. Ocean Freedom is the only boat in Cairns offering a full six hours on the reef, meaning there’s absolutely no rush in the day. You get to enjoy all the complimentary water activities, whilst still having time to relax and enjoy a long lazy lunch. Experience an adventure drift snorkel tour with our attentive crew and jump on board for an informative glass bottom boat tour.

Get a good night’s sleep because you’re off on a journey on one of the world’s most scenic train routes stopping at Barron Gorge to view the Falls before arriving at beautiful Kuranda. Use your discounted entry to see Birdworld, Kuranda Koala Gardens, The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary or Rainforestation. Jump aboard the Skyrail for the world’s most beautiful rainforest experience, gliding through the rainforest canopy.

After flying to Sydney, enjoy the morning at leisure before joining the ultimate sightseeing cruise to experience Sydney Harbor and its secluded beaches. Your 3-hour cruise includes an Aussie style BBQ buffet lunch. After lunch you can disembark at one of Sydney Harbor’s secluded National Park beaches for a walk or to enjoy a swim with views of Sydney Opera House and the harbor bridge.

Visit the Sydney Opera House for a unique tour and dining experience.  Get a behind-the-scenes look inside the theatres and foyers.

We’ve allowed plenty of leisure time on this Australian vacation so you can kick back and relax or customize your trip. Chat with one of our Destination Experts about various touring options to enhance your stay.
to enhance your stay.

Highlights

  • Brisbane
    • Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
    • Moreton Island and Tangalooma Shipwrecks
  • Cairns
    • Great Barrier Reef
    • Kuranda Rail and Skyrail
  • Sydney 
    • Sydney Harbour
    • Sydney Opera House

Inclusions

  • Round-trip airfare on Qantas Airways from Los Angeles to Brisbane, returning from Sydney
  • Domestic Flights within Australia, Brisbane – Cairns – Sydney
  • Three nights Brisbane, Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane
    • River Cruise to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
    • Full-day Moreton Island Eco Safari with light lunch
  • Four nights Cairns, Hilton Cairns
    • Ocean Freedom Cruise to Upolu Cay and Reef including Lunch
    • Kuranda, Skyrail and Scenic Rail
  • Four nights Sydney, Vibe Hotel Darling Harbour
    • Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise
    • Sydney Opera House Tour
  • Round-trip airport/hotel shuttle transfers in each city
  • US/foreign taxes and fees including September 11 Security Fee

 

Based on Departures

Price per person from

Based on Double Occupancy

September 11 - November 11, 2022 3499
November 12 - November 25, 2022 3959

Group Size

Independent Vacation

Dates

September 11 - November 11, 2022

Price

From $3499 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 September 11 - November 11, 2022 and based on weekday departures. Travel Thu-Sat incurs a US$55 weekend surcharge each direction . Other date ranges available, however seasonal surcharges apply. Black-out dates apply and tour itinerary may vary based on availability and schedule. 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 (7/13/2022) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. All pricing is strictly subject to availability. Packages must be booked by August 31, 2022. All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices. Visas are required for travel to Australia. CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531 | LA-1282498

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