• Sunrise over Uluru Outback Australia
  • Australia Snorkelling Great Barrier Reef
  • Sydney harbour bridge Australia
Sunrise over Uluru Outback Australia1 Australia Snorkelling Great Barrier Reef2 Sydney harbour bridge Australia3

7 Day Australia Essentials - Full Itinerary

Australia's Top Places to Visit + Highlights in 7 Days

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Day 1 - Arrival in Sydney with private hotel transfer
Go through the arrival gates at Sydney to meet your private driver. Stay 2 nights in beautiful Sydney to enjoy stunning harbour views, golden beaches, shopping, dining and energetic nightlife.

Day 2 - Sydney City Highlights tour in a small tour group
Be collected from your hotel for a guided half-day city tour. Head east to Sydney's stunning Botanical Gardens. See Australia’s first Parliament House, Mint, Hyde Park Barracks and St Mary’s Cathedral. Walk along the harbour, enjoy magnificent views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. Continue through Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross and into Rushcutters Bay for lunch at Australia’s premier yacht club. Travel through Darling Point, Double Bay, Rose Bay, Vaucluse and Watsons Bay. Stroll along along the esplanade at Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach.

Aussie Travel Tip

Australia has a stable political system and low crime rate on a world scale and so Australians experience a safe lifestyle. It is generally a safe destination with tourists enjoying unhindered travel experiences in terms of their personal safety and security.
Included in Day 1 and 2:
  • Private Sydney airport to city hotel transfer
  • 2 nights hotel  with breakfast
  • ✓ Essential Sydney city tour with highlights
Optional tours at your request
  •  Sydney harbour BridgeClimb
  •  Blue Mountains day tour (with hiking option)
  •  Hunter Valley wine tour
  •  any other tour you wish to do
Day 7 - Domestic flight from Ayers Rock to Melbourne
Return from Ayers Rock via a domestic flight to Melbourne. Fly out of Melbourne to any other destination in Australia or New Zealand. You can easily combine existing sample travel itineraries, or we can design a totally new travel package to include New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

Important to know: every part of this itinerary can be amended to your personal requirements. We can add, delete or amend. Just contact us and it will be done!
Notes with this holiday package
  • ✓ Services have finished for this travel package
  • ✓ You can add more travel dates if you'd wish
  • ✓ We can also design your personal travel  plan
Optional tours
  •  Can be added at your request
  •  Can be added at your request
  •  Can be added at your request
Day 5 - Domestic flight from Cairns to Ayers Rock
Return to Cairns airport and take a domestic flight to Ayers Rock (either direct or via Alice Springs). See nature’s grandeur in the real outback of Australia. This arid environment has skyscrapers made of rock and a spectacular light display of stars. The outback heartland is also home to a large population of unique animals, birds and reptiles.

Day 6 - Guided Outback Tour
Explore the great Australian Outback. (Guests staying at at Longitude 131° will take a privately guided 4-wheel drive outback tour to the spirit heart of Australia. Guests staying at other accommodations, will join a small group tour). Travel in an air-conditioned coach to the Kata-Tjuta (Olgas) for a walk into Walpa Gorge. Visit the Aborginal Cultural Centre to learn about this sacred area. Continue onto the base of Uluru (Ayers Rock) for a guided walk. Listen to the dream-time stories of the Anangu People and see Anangu rock art. Take a guided walk to the Mutitjulu Waterhole. For the grand finale, enjoy a spectacular Uluru sunset, glass of bubbly in hand and a delicious Aussie BBQ.

Aussie Travel Tip

When planning a bush walk or hike, check the length and difficulty of the walk and consider using a local guide for long or challenging walks. If walking without a guide, tell someone where you’re going and when you expect to return. Wear protective footwear, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent and take wet weather gear, a topographic map and plenty of water.
Included in Day 5 and 6:
  • ✓ Transfer from airport to hotel in Ayers Rock villge
  • ✓ 2 nights hotel  with breakfast. All meals with Premium option.
  • ✓ Outback Tour with local tour operator (Standard + Superior)
  • ✓ Privately guided 4WD Outback tour (Premium option)
Optional tours at your request
  •  Sound of Silence dinner
  •  Uluru Helicopter or motorbike tour
  • any other tour you wish to do
Days 3 - Flight from Sydney to Cairns + transfer Port Douglas
Transfer to Sydney Airport and take a direct domestic flight to Cairns (3 hours and 15 mins). From Cairns, transfer to Port Douglas (if self-driving, collect your rental car before travelling to Port Douglas). (1 hour drive). Stay in the tropical holiday town of Port Douglas. Note: the 5-star option, Silky Oaks Lodge, is located in Mossman, 20 minutes from Port Douglas.

Days 4 - Sailing and Snorkelling Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is a kaleidoscope of colour. Sail off in the luxurious and sleek Aquarius Catamaran, a dedicated snorkel-only vessel, with a maximum of 23 passengers. Swim and snorkel in the playground of spectacular marine life, including green turtles, parrot fish and fusiliers. Explore the tranquil waters of the Low Isles lagoon. Enjoy a fresh tropical fruit and seafood gourmet lunch on-board the Aquarius. Join an informative island stroll and hear it's fascinating history. Cruise back to Port Douglas.

Aussie Travel Tip

Australia's beautiful beaches can hold hidden dangers in the form of strong currents called rips. Avoid them by always swimming between the red and yellow flags - they mark the safest place to swim on the beach.
Included in Day 3 and 4:
  • ✓ Private Sydney hotel to airport transfer
  • Coach transfer from Cairns airport to Port Douglas hotel
  • 3 nights hotel  or lodge with breakfast
  • ✓ Great Barrier Reef Sailing & Snorkelling day tour with Aquarius
Optional tours at your request
  •  Private airport collection or rental car option
  •  Diving Great Barrier Reef day tour
  •  Aboriginal half or full day tour with local guide
  •  any other tour you with to do
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Standard

from AU$300
pp/ per day
(Not including international flight)

Included in this holiday

  • 3 star accommodation
  • Motel, Hotel, B&B styles
  • Partly breakfast included
  • Tours with 10-25 Person
  • Coach Transfers
  • Compact Rental Car
  • PDF travel documents
 

Superior

from AU$500
pp/ per day
(Not including international flight)

Included in this holiday

  • 4 star accommodation
  • Lodges, Boutique Hotels
  • All breakfast included
  • Tours with 6-10 Person
  • Private Transfers
  • Intermediate Rental Car
  • Travel App + PDF docs
 

Premium

from AU$800
pp/ per day
(Not including international flight)

Included in this holiday

  • 5 star accommodation
  • Exclusive Resorts + Retreats
  • Full meal plan included
  • Private Tours 2-4 Person
  • Exclusive Transfers
  • SUV / 4WD Rental Car
  • Travel App + PDF docs
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