Day 1: Sydney, Australia / Blue Mountains
Arrive in Sydney and transfer to the Blue Mountains. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.
Day 2: Blue Mountains
Explore the wildlife, gorges, and escarpments of the Blue Mountains area with your private guide. Taste Australian barbeque under the canopy of the Australian bush.
Day 3: Blue Mountains / Ayers Rock
Fly to Ayers Rock, the great red heartland of Australia. Marvel at the sunset over Uluru and Kantju Gorge.
Day 4: Ayers Rock
Visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Cultural Centre and see the aboriginal art on display. Explore Kata Tjuta and Waipa Gorge, comprising of 36 majestic domes.
Day 5: Ayers Rock / Alice Springs / The Ghan
Fly to Alice Springs, home to the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Board The Ghan train and begin one of the most fascinating train journeys in the world.
Day 6: The Ghan / Adelaide / Kangaroo Island
Disembark the train in Adelaide, and fly to Kangaroo Island. More than one-third of the island is a National or Conservation Park, making it arguably Australia’s best place to see wildlife in a natural habitat.
Day 7: Kangaroo Island
On guided excursions, encounter abundant wildlife and discover the island’s unique natural attractions. Sample the local produce and seafood.
Day 8: Kangaroo Island / Adelaide / Melbourne
Fly to Adelaide and enjoy a private tour of Adelaide’s sights and wineries. Fly to Melbourne and enjoy the evening at leisure.
Day 9: Phillip Island
Enjoy a penguin parade today. Phillip Island is home to wonderful native wildlife including penguins, fur seals, and koalas.
Day 10: Melbourne
Spend the day at leisure to explore the city. This evening, dine in style on a historic tram.
Day 11: Melbourne / Hamilton Island
Fly to Hamilton Island and transfer to your resort on the Great Barrier Reef. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure.
Day 12: Hamilton Island
Explore the Great Barrier Reef on a snorkeling boat excursion.
Day 13: Hamilton Island
Spend the day at leisure, discovering secluded, pristine beaches. Alternatively, opt for bushwalking, sailing, or a glass bottom boat trip.
Day 14: Hamilton Island / Sydney
Fly to Sydney. Explore the city on your own.
Day 15: Sydney
Create your own unique work of art with some of Australia best pearls and opals. Embark on a Sydney Harbor cruise and enjoy a barbeque lunch on board.
Day 16: Sydney
Gain access to backstage areas of the Sydney Opera House and enjoy breakfast in the private domain of performers and staff. Visit Taronga Zoo and enjoy a tour led by a zookeeper. Take photos with koalas, kangaroos, and echidnas.
Day 17: Sydney / Depart for Home
Bid farewell to Australia and depart for home.