Discover Australia & New Zealand by Qantas Vacations

More catalogs by Qantas Vacations | Discover Australia & New Zealand | 8 pages | 2006-12-08


Page 7 of Discover Australia & New Zealand

8 ยท a u st ralia discover nights at destinations australia 15 days coach melbourne 3 adelaide 2 kangaroo island 1 ayers rock 2 cairns 3 sydney 3 enjoy the fine shopping dine under a million stars at sounds of silence coach on arrival transfer to your hotel in adelaide overnight adelaide mercure grosvenor hotel standard north adelaide heritage apartments first class or hyatt regency adelaide deluxe b,l highlights melbourne city sights historic melbourne tramcar dinner luxury penguin parade tour guided touring on kangaroo island sounds of silence dinner at ayers rock tjapukai aboriginal cultural tour rainforest skyrail luxury 4wd tour to the blue mountains sydney city sights natural bush to stoniers winery enjoy cheese and dips with wine tasting at the boutique winery head eastward to phillip island the wildlife island penguins come ashore at dusk from their ocean feeding grounds the large penguin colony enters the beach in groups and walk and talk loudly as they work their way into the dunes where their burrow nests are situated boardwalks enable the visitor to gain close contact with the penguins in the dune area enjoy a two-course seafood dinner at the jetty restaurant in the township of cowes at phillip island return to melbourne arriving late evening b,d day 7 adelaide uluru ayers rock this morning you will be transferred from your adelaide accommodation to the airport for your flight to ayers rock resort flight not included the afternoon is at leisure we suggest you visit the art galleries and the informative visitors center tonight experience the romance of the desert the setting of the sun behind the domes of kata tjuta and uluru the haunting sounds of a didgeridoo sumptuous outback fare and the star-filled heavens in the sounds of silence dinner after a feast of northern territory delights you can dream away under a canopy of stars as a resident astronomer points out a plethora of constellations in the vast skies of the outback return to your hotel in the evening overnight ayers rock outback pioneer standard desert gardens first class or sails in the desert deluxe for 2 nights b,d day 4 melbourne adelaide price includes centrally-located hotels in key locations with your choice of preferred accommodation return private car transfers to and from your hotel in sydney melbourne adelaide and cairns shuttle transfers in ayers rock sightseeing as listed 22 meals included 14 breakfasts b 5 lunches l 3 dinners d domestic and international airfare not included day 1 arrive melbourne you will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel the rest of the day is at leisure overnight melbourne grand mercure hotel swanston standard novotel melbourne on collins first class or sofitel melbourne deluxe for 3 nights this morning you ll be transferred to the melbourne airport for your onward flight to adelaide flight not included and escorted by private car to your choice of accommodation this afternoon enjoy brief city highlights as we wind our way up to eagle on the hill en route to the german township of hahndorf at hahndorf there s time to stroll among century-old cork elms to see quaint cottages displaying local crafts other attractions are the hillstowe winery estate and beerenberg strawberry farm afternoon tea is included at muggletons general store before we return to adelaide overnight adelaide mercure grosvenor hotel standard north adelaide heritage apartments first class or hyatt regency adelaide deluxe b day 8 uluru ayers rock at sunrise take a short tour around the base of uluru ayers rock enjoy breakfast with a panoramic view of ayers rock then join your aboriginal guides for the famous liru walk learning the real meaning and history of uluru see demonstrations of traditional aboriginal methods of spear-holding and starting a fire the rest of the day is at leisure b day 5 adelaide kangaroo island travel by coach to cape jervis and board the ferry to kangaroo island your first stop is secluded stokes bay on the north coast accessible only by rock tunnel next head south for parndana wildlife park to feed kangaroos in the afternoon travel on to seal bay for a walk among a breeding colony of australian sea lions visit a honey farm and a bush-engineered eucalyptus distillery after dark discover kangaroo island s little penguins on a guided penguin walk overnight kangaroo island b,l day 9 uluru ayers rock cairns a shuttle will transfer you to yulara airport to connect with your onward flight to cairns flight not included spend the rest of the day at leisure overnight cairns cairns colonial club standard oasis resort first class or sofitel reef casino deluxe for 3 nights b day 2 melbourne city sights tramcar today explore melbourne highlights include yarra river captain cook s cottage queen victoria market fitzroy gardens and albert park home to the formula one grand prix this evening dine aboard a magnificently-restored 1927 tramcar as it trundles the streets of melbourne b,d day 6 kangaroo island adelaide visit kelly hill caves after lunch head on to flinders chase national park a sanctuary for native australian animals including kangaroos wallabies koalas and echidnas see remarkable rocks and admiral s arch experience island pure sheep dairy farm observe sheep being milked and sample delicious yogurt and various cheeses return to adelaide by ferry and day 10 outer great barrier reef cruise journey up the scenic marlin coast to charming port douglas enjoy a full-day cruise to the outer great barrier reef aboard quicksilver a luxurious 120-foot catamaran moor at a special pontoon on agincourt reef dive snorkel view the underwater observatory or ride in the semi-submersible viewer diving own expense cruise includes lunch water sports and an informative talk by a marine biologist b,l day 3 phillip island penguins tour this luxury tour begins around 1:00pm and travels through melbourne s exclusive bayside t o u suburbs to the mornington peninsula for stunning views over port phillip bay at arthur s seat wind your way through vineyards farmland and rlgor smal up