Included Holiday Highlights

  • Tour of Perth
  • Discover Adelaide
  • Visit Kangaroo Island
  • Journey along the Great Ocean Road
  • Discover M​elbourne
  • Sydney's iconic sights
  • Visit Uluru (Ayers Rock) at sunset and enjoy a cocktail, then visit again at sunrise
  • See the Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)
  • Authentic Aussie bush barbecue
  • Tour of Alice Springs
  • Kakadu National Park
  • See Aboriginal paintings at Nourlangie Rock
  • Cruise the Katherine Gorge
  • Great Barrier Reef catamaran cruise
  • Discover Brisbane​

Holiday Itinerary Wonders of Australia

Day 1 and 2 UK - Perth

Today Travelsphere’s Private Chauffeur Service collects you from home for your flight to Perth.

Day 3 Perth

On arrival in the beautiful city of Perth early on day 3, we'll transfer you to your hotel. You'll stay here for a further two nights, so there's plenty of time to explore, and a half-day tour of this exciting, cosmopolitan city will get you started. Among your discoveries will be clean, uncrowded beaches and lush green parks all set against a stunning backdrop of modern skyscrapers.

Day 4 Perth at leisure

Perth has so much to offer and you can get out and about to discover its delights just as you wish today. It's one of the world's most envied locations in which to live, with lush parks, excellent restaurants, the stunning Swan River and a lovely warm climate.
As an alternative, you might choose to join an optional excursion to Rottnest Island, which sits just 19km off the coast of Perth. It's home to the friendly quokka, a small wallaby-like marsupial, and beautiful white-sand beaches.

Day 5 Perth at leisure

Today has been left free so you can make further discoveries in Perth at your own pace. From bush walking trails to botanical gardens, there's loads to keep you occupied. Alternatively,​ why not join an optional tour of the lively port city of Fremantle, which you'll reach via a cruise on the Swan River. During free time, coffee-lovers should head to Cappuccino Strip, lined with open-air coffee shops, pubs and restaurants. Other highlights include the fishing boat harbour, a host of interesting museums and the historic Fremantle markets - more than 150 stalls selling everything from local delicacies to jewellery. We'll head back to the hotel by road.

Day 6 Perth - Adelaide

Your next destination is Adelaide, and we'll fly here today. On arrival, an orientation tour will show you the highlights of the city before we transfer you to your hotel. Later, why not join our thrilling optional excursion, an Adelaide Oval Roof Climb. You'll walk across the roof of this iconic sports stadium with an experienced guide, for superb views over the city. A special Roof Climb suit and harness are provided, but make sure you wear closed-toe shoes, then off you head on an exciting adventure.

Day 7 Adelaide - Kangaroo Island

There's an early start today, as we head to Cape Jervis, where we take a ferry over to Kangaroo Island. More than a third of this nature-lovers' paradise is a protected nature reserve, and home to many native wildlife species. As well as kangaroos and wallabies, look out for sea lions basking on the sandy beaches and koalas dozing in the branches of eucalyptus trees. The island is also home to more than 260 speices of birds, many of which can be seen year round, and 52 plant species that are found nowhere else on earth. Its shores play host to many types of whale as well as dolphins, so keep your fingers crossed for a sighting. B, L

Day 8 Kangaroo Island - Adelaide

Your discoveries of Kangaroo Island continue today with a visit to Flinders Chase National Park. Here you'll see Admirals Arch - a beautiful arch of rock which has been shaped by the Southern Ocean - and the sculptured granite boulders known as Remarkable Rocks.
You'll also visit Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, which boasts a notable population of koalas, and Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, where you can get up close to many species of wildlife. Later, we'll travel back to Adelaide.​ B, L

Day 9 Adelaide - Warrnambool

You're going to travel along the Great Ocean Road today as you head to Warrnambool in Victoria. You'll see more of this stunning route tomorrow.

Day 10 Warrnambool - Melbourne

Today en route to Melbourne, you'll see much more of the Great Ocean Road - quite simply one of the most spectacular coastal routes in the world. Highlights along the way include the Twelve Apostles, although only eight of these towering limestone stacks remain, the impressive Arch and many other dramatic rock formations. B

Day 11 Melbourne

Enjoy a lazy morning, before setting off on a tour of Melbourne. Highlights include Federation Square, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Flinders Street Station and the Grand Prix Circuit that circles Albert Park Lake. Another stop is Fitzroy Gardens, which features pathways lined with towering elms, colourful floral displays and the Fairies' Tree sculpture - a centuries-old tree stump featuring delightful carvings.

Day 12 Melbourne - at Leisure

You can slow the pace a little and spend the day at leisure, or you might be tempted to join an optional visit to Phillip Island to see the remarkable penguin parade. At sunset, after a hard day's fishing, hundreds of these delightful creatures - the world's smallest penguin - appear from out of the ocean and waddle their way across the beach to their sand dune burrows. You can take in this marvellous spectacle from special viewing stands and boardwalks, which give you the chance to get up close to nature.​

Day 13 Melbourne - Sydney

We're flying to Sydney this morning, where you'll stay for the next three nights. On your afternoon sightseening tour, you can tick off the gorgeous white sands of Bondi Beach and Hyde Park, which is home to numerous monuments including the ANZAC Memorial. You'll also visit Darling Harbour, which hosts a dazzling array of attractions from bars and bistros to an aquarium and a zoo, as well as Mrs Macquarie's Chair. This huge sandstone rock was hand-carved by convicts into the shape of a bench for Governor Macquarie's wife, Elizabeth, in 1810. Why not sit for a while and take in the views from this wonderful vantage point. Another unforgettable option is to join an optional twilight dinner cruise aboard an authentic timber tall ship complete with billowing sails.

Day 14 Sydney - at Leisure

With a day at leisure, you can discover Sydney at your own pace. As you explore you'll find that its centre is surprisingly compact.
Alternatively, you could choose to discover Sydney Harbour from the water. This hour-long optional cruise will introduce many wonderful sights, from beautiful gardens and parkland to the iconic Sydney Opera House and Bridge.​ For an entirely different perspective, you could take in exceptional views of Sydney Harbour and the surrounding area on a guided Sydney Harbour Bridge climb. Don't worry, you'll get a safety briefing beforehand and will wear a harness at all times. At the end you'll receive a group photo, a cap, certificate and a pass to the Pylon Lookout for further sweeping views.

Another option is to step beneath the sails and enjoy a guided tour of the Sydney Opera House. You'll learn about the history of the building, uncover stories about artists and the shows performed here and have an opportunity to visit areas usually off limits to the general public.​

Day 15 Sydney - at Leisure

Enjoy a further day at leisure, or if you want to join an organised trip, come with us on a thrilling optional excursion. You'll head through the Blue Mountains, past the Three Sisters rock formation and along Jamieson Valley - Australia's answer to the Grand Canyon. Finally, you'll visit Scenic World, where you can opt to take a journey on the world's steepest incline railway into ancient rainforest, or enjoy a cable-car ride over the valley.​

Day 16 Sydney - Uluru

Depart this morning on our flight to Uluru, or Ayers Rock, via Alice Springs. This gigantic sandstone monolith, which is two miles long, 1,000ft high and measures six miles around the base, is located in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. One of the most impressive landmarks in Australia, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a sacred place in Aboriginal culture and features many caves and ancient rock paintings. It's an incredible sight at any time of the day, but at sunrise and sunset it changes colour dramatically with the light. Your sunset visit this evening includes a cocktail.​

This evening you can enjoy an optional visit to the impressive Field of Light installation.​

Day 17 Uluru - Alice Springs

You've an early start today, but it's definitely worth it as you visit Uluru once again, but this time at sunrise. You can also tour the base of the rock and view Aboriginal rock paintings in the caves here. After this we'll head to the mysterious Kata Tjuta, although you may know these 36 domed rock formations better as The Olgas. Located to the west of Uluru, they are thought to have similarly been one huge pie​ce of rock but over millions of years they have been shaped this way by nature.

We then continue by road to Alice Springs, where you'll enjoy an authentic bush barbecue in the Australian Outback this evening. The fun starts at sunset as we take to the road to try to spot kangaroos. Before you eat you can try your hand at boomerang throwing, and afterwards you can indulge in a spot of stargazing.​ B, D

Day 18 Alice Springs - at Leisure

You can spend today as you wish in Alice Springs. If you want to get out and about in the great outdoors, join an optional excursion to the spectacular Western MacDonnell Mountain Ranges. B

Day 19 Alice Springs - Darwin

This morning, head off on a fascinating tour that introduces you to the Flying Doctor Base and the old Telegraph Station, the original site of the first European settlement in central Australia, which is now a museum. You will also visit the famous School of the Air.
Later we'll transfer you to the airport for your flight to Darwin. B

Day 20 Darwin - Kakadu National Park

Your destination today is Kakadu National Park, where you'll discover lush rainforest, scenic rivers and a diverse range of wildlife. It is most famed though for its natural galleries of fascinating Aboriginal rock art.

Before we make our way to our hotel, you've the chance to walk up Ubirr Rock, where you'll see some of the most outstanding examples of rock art in the world. B

Day 21 Kakadu National Park - Katherine

A journey by road this morning takes us to Katherine via the stunning Nourlangie Rock. Here you can set off on a walk to see more Aboriginal rock art. 
Next, head off on a thrilling cruise on the famous Yellow Water Lagoon, where you can look for many species of birds - from whistling ducks to eagles - and crocodiles in their natural habitat.​ B

Day 22 Katherine - Darwin

Today's highlight is a cruise through the Katherine Gorge, to see ancient rocks and caves decorated with Aboriginal paintings. As you sail through this picturesque valley, expert guides will explain the history and geology of the area and tell you all about the flora and fauna you're likely to see. You'll step ashore for a walk before boarding another boat for your return journey.​ B

Day 23 Darwin - Port Douglas

This morning we're heading to Cairns where we will stay, it's your gateway to the Great Barrier Reef! B

Day 24 Great Barrier Reef

Today you have the chance to explore a whole new world on an included trip by catamaran to the outer Great Barrier Reef. You'll see that marine life comes incredibly close to the vessel, and you can experience the reef without getting wet from the comfort of a semi-submersible or an underwater observatory. Of course, you can also go snorkelling in this amazing underwater world – all the equipment and guidance you need is provided, as well as lunch. L

Day 25 Port Douglas - at Leisure

All you have to do now is relax and soak up the sun in Port Douglas. However, if you want to see more, a ride on the Kuranda Railway is an option today to see the Atherton Tablelands. Your first stop will be the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, where you'll glide over and through heritage rainforest. After free time in the village of Kuranda, you'll take a journey on the Kuranda Scenic Railway with the Barron Falls just one of the incredible highlights.​

Day 26 Port Douglas - at Leisure

You can spend today doing just as you wish, exploring at your own pace or simply enjoying the facilities at your hotel.

If you want to get out in the great outdoors, why not come with us on an optional trip to Daintree Rainforest. Daintree is an ecologically unique tropical forest, which is home to an extensive range of flora and fauna. Also included is an environmental wilderness cruise as you go in search of crocodiles with an expert guide. You'll then enjoy lunch at the Daintree Tea House and round off your excursion with a tour of Daintree.​

Day 27 Cairns - Brisbane

Today we'll transfer you to the airport in Cairns for your flight to Brisbane. The capital of the Sunshine State, boasting 293 days a year of sunshine, Brisbane is a modern, bustling metropolis that sits on the banks of the Brisbane River. There is no shortage of things to see and do here including a vast array of restaurants, café​s and shops to explore. The Eat Street Market on the North Shore is always buzzing with activity and the sights, smells and tasty treats are well worth discovering. Head to the cliffs at New Farm Park for beautiful views of the iconic Story Bridge lit up at night, against the backdrop of the sparkling city, or enjoy a drink at one of the city's many rooftop bars. A great way to explore is on a CityCat, which takes you out into the river to explore from the water. The South Bank, Queensland's Cultural Precinct, is also well worth a visit. Here, you'll find Streets Beach, Australia's only beach that is located within a city!​

Day 28 Brisbane - at Leisure

Before flying home tomorrow you might choose to spend a day at leisure. Alternatively, why not join an optional excursion to North Stradbroke Island. Fondly known as Straddie by the locals, it is the world's second largest sand island at about 38km long and 11km wide. Relax on the beach, or maybe head off on a bush walk, keeping an eye out for resident kangaroos, koalas and kookaburras - the largest member of the kingfisher family.

Day 29 Brisbane - UK

We will transfer you to the airport today for your return flight to the UK.

Day 30 UK

You'll arrive back in the UK today. Upon arrival, your Travelsphere Private Chauffeur Service will be waiting for the journey home.

Meals. B - Breakfast. L - Lunch. D - Dinner.

Departure dates and prices 2022 Wonders of Australia

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14 January £6499 16 September £6749
4 February £6749 14 October £6749
4 March £6749 11 November £6999

The holiday price may be subject to change and will be confirmed at the time of booking.  Airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.  Alternative dates may be available but not yet guaranteed, call for details. Prices are based on twin occupancy of a double or twin bedded room. Single occupancy supplements will apply. Travelsphere have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the hotel images provided on this website and images of room types displayed may vary to those offered on your tour. Therefore due to the possibility of inadvertent errors we do not guarantee their accuracy. Hotels, airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents. All holidays subject to Travelsphere Terms & Conditions. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website.

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Wonders of Australia

2022 Holidays by Air 30 Days

Prices from £6499

This all-encompassing tour of Australia introduces you to so many of the highlights of this thrilling destination. Explore beautiful Perth and uncover the nature-lovers' paradise of Kangaroo Island, to see kangaroos, koalas and wallabies. Take a scenic journey along the Great Ocean Road to Melbourne, opt to visit Phillip Island to watch the delightful penguin parade, then take in Sydney's spectacular sights.

Next, you'll see Uluru at sunset and sunrise, as well as the mysterious Olgas. Continue your adventure in Alice Springs, famous for its Flying Doctor Base and the School of the Air, before heading to Kakadu National Park. Here, you'll head off on a cruise in search of crocodiles and get to admire fascinating Aboriginal rock art. Port Douglas in Queensland, is your gateway to the amazing Great Barrier Reef.

Spend lazy days soaking up the sun or discover even more on a range of optional excursions.

Discover Australia

What's Included

  • Travelsphere Private Chauffeur Service
    • Return flights from Heathrow with Qantas via Singapore
    • 27 nights in 3 and 4-star hotels plus 2 nights in flight
    • 14 meals: 10 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 1 dinner and welcome drink
    • Travelsphere Tour Manager
    • Overseas transfers, other transportation and porterage

    Accommodation as specified or similar

    Day 2 - 5: Travelodge in Perth Travelodge Perth is centrally located in the heart of the Perth CBD, and enjoys a picturesque setting in the centre of the city, with access to major Perth attractions, entertainment venues, shopping and dining, Kings Park and the Swan River. Rooms have en suite facilities, air-conditioning, TV, tea/coffee-making facilities, and hairdryer.

    Day 6: The Chancellor on Currie The Chancellor on Currie is located in the Central Business District of Adelaide, providing an easy access to local attractions. Hotel rooms feature en-suite facilities, complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and tea/coffee-making facilities. Other hotel amenities include a heated indoor swimming pool with whirlpool tub, a restaurant and a bar, offering city views and a la carte dining.

    Day 7: Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge is located in bushland overlooking American River Bay and close to Penneshaw Penguin Centre. Hotel rooms feature en-suite facilities, Wi-Fi internet, LCD TVs and tea/coffee-making facilities. Other hotel amenities include outdoor swimming pool, sauna and tennis court. Seasonal local produce and fresh seafood can be sampled in the restaurant located on-site, as well as local beers, ciders and wine can be enjoyed in the hotel's bar.

    Day 8: The Chancellor on Currie The Chancellor on Currie is located in the Central Business District of Adelaide, providing an easy access to local attractions. Hotel rooms feature en-suite facilities, complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and tea/coffee-making facilities. Other hotel amenities include a heated indoor swimming pool with whirlpool tub, a restaurant and a bar, offering city views and a la carte dining.

    Day 9: Mid City Motel Warrnambool. Mid City Motel Warrnambool is located at the western end of the world-renowned Great Ocean Road, only 50 metres from the centre of the town and a short stroll to beautiful beaches nearby. Facilities include Elements Bar & Restaurant, in-room dining, outdoor swimming pool, spa and guest laundry for your convenience. Warrnambool is a friendly and relaxing town with a selection of bars and restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. All rooms feature en suite facilities, air conditioning, TV, phone and internet access.

    Day 10 - 12: Rendevous Hotel Melbourne. The Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne is a heritage listed hotel. Within walking distance you can find shopping, dining and entertainment, perfect for exploring. There is also a bar, restaurant and fitness centre, if you wish to stay at the hotel. Rooms are furnished with air-conditioning, safe, TV and tea and coffee-making facilities.

    Day 13 - 15: Travelodge Wynyard - Sydney. Travelodge Hotel Sydney Wynyard is ideally located in the Central Business District of Sydney within the easy reach of many major attractions. Hotel rooms feature en-suite facilities, free Wi-Fi, tea/coffee-making facilities and flat-screen TVs. Other hotel amenities include a restaurant and a bar.

    Day 16: Desert Gardens Hotel. Situated within an oasis of native gardens, Desert Gardens Hotel offers elegant guestrooms. Each room is air-conditioned and has a TV with movies-on-demand and tea/coffee-making facilities. Other hotel facilities include an outdoor swimming pool and a bar. Arnguli Grill, restaurant located on-site, offers an à la carte menu of traditional Australian cuisine.

    Day 17 - 18: Double Tree by Hilton Alice Springs. Experience eco-friendly settings and enjoy stunning views of the majestic MacDonnell Mountain Ranges when you stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Alice Springs. Conveniently located just off the Stuart Highway, hotel is within walking distance of downtown and provides easy access to many local attractions such as Anzac Hill. All hotel rooms feature air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and tea/coffee-making facilities. Other hotel amenities include fitness centre, outdoor heated swimming pool and restaurant, serving modern Australian cuisine.

    Day 19: Travelodge Resort Darwin. ravelodge Resort Darwin is located close to great shopping areas and many major city attractions. The resort is positioned in the perfect location to experience all the area has to offer. The hotel has a pool and a gym.  

    Day 20: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel. From the marble foyer to the uniquely shaped exterior, the 4-star Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel is a cool retreat in the midst of Kakadu National Park’s wilderness and the ideal base to explore the Ubirr, Nourlangie and Jim Jim areas of Kakadu. Facilities include a restaurant and bar/lounge. All rooms feature en suite facilities, air-conditioning, coffee/tea-making facilities, TV and hairdryer.

    Day 21: Ibis Styles Katherine Ibis Styles Katherine is ideally located in reach of the Katherine town centre. Hotel facilities include a restaurant, bar, tennis court and a swimming pool. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, hairdryer, tea/coffee-making facilities and a TV.

    Day 22: Travelodge Resort Darwin. Travelodge Resort Darwin is located close to great shopping areas and many major city attractions. The resort is positioned in the perfect location to experience all the area has to offer. The hotel has a pool and a gym.

    Day 23 - 26: Nvotel Cairns Oasis Resort

    Day 27 - 28 Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane. Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane, located on George Street, is conveniently positioned for some of Brisbane's fine attractions and numerous dining options of Eagle Street Pier. Contemporary decorated rooms feature en-suite facilities, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, tea/coffee-making facilities and small kitchenettes. Other hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool and a gym, as well a restaurant.  

    Hotels are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.

    Great Barrier Reef

    Optional excursions

    Experience even more of your destination by adding one or more optional experiences to your holiday before you set off. Take a look below at the extra trips you can enjoy on this tour.

    Fremantle Cruise and Swan River Cruise - Perth from £63

    A leisurely one-way cruise to the bustling and dynamic port town of Fremantle. On arrival in Fremantle, you will enjoy a tour around, followed by some free time to explore the port. You could get a coffee from the famous ‘Cappuccino strip’ or take a look around the Fishing Boat Harbour and the many sights and museums Fremantle has to offer. You will return by coach.

    Half Day – Moderate Walking – Highly Recommended

    Uluru Field of Light from £24

    Your Field of Light experience begins with a hotel pick up and transfer to a remote desert location. Guests then have time to immersive themselves in the monumental light installation as they walk through Field of Light.

    Perth - Rottnest Island from £107

    This is the complete tour of Rottnest, and the perfect way to see as much of the island as possible in one day. Start your adventure with scenic ferry ride to the island including Swan River cruise with commentary. 

    Brisbane - North Stradbroke Island from £122

    Leave busy Brisbane for a full-day tour that showcases the natural beauty of North Stradbroke Island. You’ll start with a cruise across Moreton Bay to Dunwich. Spend your morning at Brown Lake and drive through the Blue Lake National Park to Main Beach. This is perfect stop for swimming, shell collecting and photographs.

    Sydney Zoo and the magical Blue Mountains from £49. 

    You will start today driving through the Blue Mountains to the Three Sisters and along the Jamison Valley (Australia's Grand Canyon), before departing for Scenic World where you will have the chance to ride the world's steepest incline railway, as well as take a ride in the scenic cable car with views of the World Heritage listed Jamison Valley. Later you will continue to Sydney Zoo for the chance to see hundreds of species of Australian wildlife from koalas and kangaroos to primates and reptiles.

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