Dual Delight: Sydney and Cairns

Dual Delight: Sydney and Cairns

Immerse yourself in the beauty and diversity of Australia’s landscapes, from the vibrant city of Sydney to the Great Barrier Reef and the ancient wonders of the Daintree Rainforest. With private transfers, guided tours, and carefully selected accommodations, this itinerary promises an unforgettable Down Under experience.


Dual Delight: Sydney and Cairns

Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Queensland > Cairns 

11 Days, 8 Nights

Australia, the land of contrast and beauty, beckons you to embark on a 10-day journey that will take you from the iconic Sydney Opera House to the breathtaking Great Barrier Reef and the ancient Daintree Rainforest. This carefully curated itinerary encompasses the essence of Australia, promising a blend of urban sophistication, stunning landscapes, and wildlife encounters.

Your adventure commences as you touch down in Sydney, Australia’s largest city. A private airport transfer will swiftly transport you to the heart of Sydney, where the Parkroyal Darling Harbour awaits. Nestled along the picturesque Darling Harbour, this 4-star haven will be your home for the next four nights, offering comfort and convenience in the heart of the city.

An exciting morning awaits as you embark on a guided Panoramic Sydney Tour. From Bondi Beach to the historic Rocks district, you’ll explore the city’s most celebrated sites. Capture mesmerizing photos and learn about the city’s vibrant history and culture from your knowledgeable guide.

Be introduced to the iconic Sydney Opera House, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed architectural masterpiece. Your guided afternoon tour will take you behind the scenes, unveiling the secrets of this modern marvel. Prepare for a delightful day as you board a luxury vessel for the Sydney Harbour Discovery Lunch Cruise. As you dine on sumptuous cuisine, enjoy panoramic views of Sydney’s skyline, the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, and the Opera House.

Venture beyond Sydney’s bustling cityscape to the tranquil Blue Mountains. Home to dramatic cliffs, lush eucalyptus forests, and stunning waterfalls, the Blue Mountains provide a tranquil escape. You’ll also have the chance to get up close and personal with iconic Australian wildlife, such as kangaroos and koalas, in their natural habitat.

Bid farewell to Sydney and board a flight to Cairns in tropical North Queensland. Upon arrival at Cairns Airport, a private transfer will swiftly transport you to the exquisite Crystalbrook Bailey, where you’ll spend the next four nights.

Discover the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef from all angles on this action-packed tour. Cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef on board a high-speed catamaran and enjoy up to three introductory or certified scuba dives at two different dive sites. After marveling over the colorful corals and marine life from underwater, hop aboard for a 10-minute helicopter flight and see the islands and reefs from above.

Explore a lush world teeming with biodiversity on an afternoon tour of the Daintree. This afternoon tour allows you to immerse yourself in the magic of this UNESCO World Heritage site, home to unique flora and fauna. Keep an eye out for saltwater crocodiles and diverse birdlife.

Journey to Kuranda, a charming village nestled within the lush rainforest. Travel on the scenic railway to Kuranda where you will have the opportunity to visit the Kuranda Koala Gardens, explore the markets, and soak in the village’s laid-back atmosphere.

Bid farewell to Cairns and embark on a private transfer to Cairns Airport. From there, your flight will carry you back to Los Angeles, leaving you with cherished memories of an incredible adventure.


  • Sydney: Sydney Opera House, City Tour, Harbour Lunch Cruise, Blue Mountains
  • Cairns: Great Barrier Reef, Kuranda, Daintree


  • Round-trip airfare from Los Angeles to Sydney, returning from Brisbane
  • Internal Australian flights: Sydney to Cairns and Brisbane
  • 4-nights Sydney, Parkroyal Darling Harbour, Deluxe Room
    • Sydney Opera House Afternoon Tour
    • Morning Sydney Panoramic Tour
    • Sydney Harbour Discovery Lunch Cruise
    • Blue Mountains Wildlife Tour
  • 4-nights Cairns, Crystalbrook Bailey, Urban Room
    • Get High Package Reef and Heli Tour
    • Daintree Afternoon Tour
    • Grand Kuranda Tour including Skyrail and Kuranda Rail
  • 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

April 1 - June 28, 2024 4299
June 29 - July 23, 2024 4699
July 24 - September 20, 2024 4499
September 21 - November 11, 2024 4659


Rates not valid over special events or blackout dates. Please call for pricing.

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Group Size

Independent Vacation


April 1, 2024 - June 28, 2024


From $4299 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 April 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 may apply. 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 Qantas airfare rules. Down Under Answers terms and conditions apply to change fees and cancellations. Packages must be booked by January 31, 2024. All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices based on availability. Visas are required for travel to Australia.CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531

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