Wildlife Warrior & Australian Wonders - Brisbane, Port Douglas & Sydney

Wildlife Warrior & Australian Wonders - Brisbane, Port Douglas & Sydney

Immerse yourself in the laid-back city or Brisbane before venturing to Australia Zoo for an overnight experience, before traveling to Port Douglas for a tropical retreat. Discover Sydney with an overnight stay at Taronga Zoo, where you’ll awaken to the sights and sounds of wildlife against the iconic before a short city stay.

Wildlife Warrior & Australian Wonders - Brisbane, Port Douglas & Sydney

Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Queensland > Brisbane > Port Douglas 

12 Days, 9 Nights

Begin your Australian vacation in Brisbane, where the bustling streets and tranquil gardens await your exploration. Wander through the city’s iconic landmarks and hidden gems on a private walking tour, immersing yourself in the rich culture and history that Brisbane has to offer. Venture out to Moreton Island for a full-day Island Eco Safari, where you’ll cruise past stunning Moreton Bay Islands and discover the famous shipwrecks at Tangalooma. Dive into the crystal-clear waters of the Blue Lagoon, hike to Cape Moreton Lighthouse for breathtaking views, and soak up the beauty of Honeymoon Bay Beach and the Champagne Pools.

Continue your journey to Beerwah, home of The Crocodile Hunter, where you’ll spend the night at The Crocodile Hunter Lodge. Explore the fascinating world of wildlife at Australia Zoo and get a sneak peek at the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital.

Fly to Cairns and then transfer to Port Douglas, the gateway to the ancient Daintree Rainforest and the spectacular Great Barrier Reef. Engage with local Aboriginal guides to learn about the cultural heritage and traditions of the Kuku Yalanji people. Trek through lush rainforests, hunt for bush tucker, and cool off in pristine freshwater streams.

Experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef with a full-day cruise aboard Sailaway VII. Snorkel among vibrant coral gardens, spot exotic marine life, and marvel at the beauty of Mackay Cay. Indulge in a tropical buffet lunch on board before exploring the coral cay and soaking up the sun on sandy beaches.

Conclude your Australian odyssey in Sydney, where you’ll unwind at the luxurious Wildlife Retreat at Taronga and the opportunity to meet with the local wildlife. Enjoy lunch and cruise on Sydney Harbour before discovering the architectural marvels of the Sydney Opera House on a guided tour before bidding farewell to Australia.


  • Brisbane: City Walking Tour, Moreton Island Eco Safari
  • Beerwah: Australia Zoo
  • Port Douglas: Great Barrier Reef, Indigineous Experience
  • Sydney: Taronga Zoo, Sydney Opera House, Harbour Cruise


  • Round-trip airfare on United Airlines from San Francisco to Brisbane, returning from Sydney
  • One-way airfare on Virgin Australia from Brisbane to Cairns and Sydney
  • 2-nights Brisbane at Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane, Guest One Bedroom
    • Best of Brisbane 3-hour Private Walking Tour
    • Full-day Moreton Island Eco Safari Tour including a picnic lunch
  • 1-night Beerwah, Crocodile Hunter Lodge, 1 Bedroom including a welcome gift on arrival, breakfast, entry to Australia Zoo, a sneak peek entry to the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital and complimentary shuttle service between The Crocodile Hunter Lodge and Australia Zoo
  • 3-nights Port Douglas, Thala Beach Nature Reserve, Jungle Walk Bungalow including scheduled guided talks and walks with onsite rangers, stargazing at Thala’s onsite outdoor observatory, buggy transfers, and weekly evening cultural presentations
    • Full-day Outer Reef to Mackay Cay including use of snorkeling equipment, guided snorkel tour, glass bottom boat tour, island heritage walk, morning and afternoon tea, and a buffet lunch
    • Half-day Ngana Julaymba Dungay Experience
  • 1-night Sydney, Wildlife Retreat at Taronga, Ultimate Animal View Room including breakfast, a shared feast dinner at Me-Gal Restaurant, Taronga Zoo admission and a sanctuary tour
  • 2-nights Sydney, The Grace Hotel, Signature Superior King
    • Tour & Dine Sydney Opera House
    • Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise including a 2-course lunch
  • Round-trip private transfers throughout
  • US/foreign taxes & fees including September 11 Security Fee


Based on Departures

Price per person from*

Based on Double Occupancy

May 1 - May 31, 2024 5449
June 1 - June 28, 2024 5399
June 29 - July 23, 2024 5749
July 24 - September 20, 2024 5449
September 21 - December 5, 2024 5499


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

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Group Size

Independent Vacation


June 1 - June 28, 2024


From $5399 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 June 1 - June 28, 2024. Other date ranges available, however seasonal surcharges apply. A weekend surcharge of US$50 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 airfare rules. Down Under Answers terms and conditions apply to change fees and cancellations. Packages must be booked by May 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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