Sunshine, Sand and Beaches

Sunshine, Sand and Beaches

Follow the sun on this 12-night vacation to Brisbane, Noosa, Fraser Island and Sydney.

Sunshine, Sand and Beaches

Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Queensland > Brisbane > Fraser Island > Sunshine Coast 

15 Days, 12 Nights

Get orientated and refreshed with a two-night stay in Queensland’s capital, Brisbane. Renowned for its sunny weather and abundance or outdoor activities, Brisbane offers everything including art, history, gardens, and laneways. Enjoy a 2-hour guided bicycle tour of Brisbane to learn more about the city and see the highlights.

Collect your rental-car and head north. Stop at Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo. Located 1-hour north of Brisbane and nestled on more than 110 acres, Australia Zoo offers you the opportunity to get up-close with native Australian wildlife.  Cuddle a koala, feed the kangaroos, or walk with a wombat.

Continue north to Noosa, one of Australia’s most popular beachside destinations. Surround by stunning lakes and lush hinterland, Noosa is the perfect place to balance relaxation with exploration. Cruise deep into the tranquil and mirrored waterways of Australia’s only Everglades on an Everglades Eco Tour. This spectacular network of pristine waterways and wetlands are abundant with wildlife and provide ample photo opportunities. 

Travel to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland for a day of sightseeing, and food and wine tasting. Sample award-winning local and international cheese, visit a cellar door for a flight of wine or beer, sample locally crafted chocolates and enjoy a gourmet lakeside lunch.
Travel north to Hervey Bay (approx. 2 hours) and drop your rental vehicle at the secure River Heads Parking (not included, pre-booking recommended). Board the shuttle that will take you to the pier for your ferry transfer to K’Gari -Fraser Island. On arrival, transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay. Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island, where tall rainforests grow on sand dunes and perched lakes fill with rainwater. Your stay includes a full day 4WD ranger-guided tour to the beauty spots on the island.

Return to Hervey Bay, collect your rental vehicle and travel south to Brisbane before boarding your flight to Sydney.  On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a 4-night stay near the iconic Bondi Beach.

Enjoy sightseeing at your leisure and go big in Sydney with Big Bus Sydney Deluxe Plus ticket. Valid for 48-hours of hop-on, hop-off sightseeing and entries to 4 top Merlin attractions: The Sydney Tower Eye, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and Madame Tussauds.

Enjoy a one-hour guided tour of the Sydney Opera House on one day, complemented with a show-stopping meal at Opera Kitchen, Sydney’s newest market food hall by Matt Moran, located beside the famous sails with some of the best views of Sydney Harbour.

Your Australian vacation concludes with a private transfer back to Sydney Airport.

Highlights

  • Brisbane
  • Australia Zoo
  • Noosa
  • Fraser Island
  • Sydney
  • Bondi Beach
  • Sydney Opera House

Inclusions

  • Round-trip airfare on Qantas Airways from Los Angeles to Brisbane and Sydney
  • One-way private transfer from Brisbane Airport to Hotel
  • 2-nights Brisbane, Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane
    • 2-hour Essential Brisbane by Bicycle
  • 6-days Group B Car Hire including unlimited mileage and GPS
  • Admission to Australia Zoo
  • 4-nights Noosa Mantra French Quarter
    • Noosa Everglades Cruise and Canoe
    • Scenic Food and Wine (Tue, Fri, Sun)
  • 2-nights Fraser Island, Kingfisher Bay Resort including return ferry transfer from Hervey Bay (River Heads), breakfast daily, a full-day 4WD ranger guided Beauty Spots bus tour of Fraser Island including lunch, and National Park Entry Fees
  • 4-nights Sydney, Adina Apartment Hotel Bondi Beach
  • Round-trip private airport/hotel transfers, Sydney
    • Big Bus Sydney Deluxe – 48 Hours Bus and Cruise Option
    • Tour & Dine Sydney Opera House
  • US/foreign taxes and fess including September 11 Security Fee

 

Based on departures

Price per person from*

Based on Double Occupancy

August 23 - September 10, 2022 3999
September 11 - November 11, 2022 4499
November 12 - November 21, 2022 4599
November 22 - December 5, 2022 4389

 

Group Size

Independent Vacation

Dates

July 24, 2022 – September 10, 2022

Price

From $3999 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 August 23, 2022 – September 10, 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 may apply. Airlines frequently change their prices because of fare increases. Seats and rooms are limited and subject to availability at time of booking. Prices are current at time of posting (7/16/2022) 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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