Included holiday highlights

Sydney's iconic sights -  Visit to Port Stephens  -   Byron Bay's iconic lighthouse  -  Discover Brisbane  -  Great Barrier Reef catamaran cruise​  -  Uluru (Ayers Rock) at sunrise and sunset  -  See the Kata Tjuta (the Olgas)  -  Tour of Alice Springs  -  Authentic Aussie bush barbecue  -  Discover Adelaide  -  Visit Barossa Valley including lunch and wine-tasting  -  Journey along the Great Ocean Road  -  Discover Melbourne​

Your Holiday Itinerary

Days 1 and 2 - UK to Sydney

Today you will fly to Sydney, arriving in the early hours of day 3.

Day 3 - Sydney

On arrival in Sydney early this morning, we'll transfer you to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, settling in and exploring this vibrant city at your own pace.​

Day 4 - Sydney

Our included sightseeing tour will show you Sydney's highlights, including the world-famous Harbour Bridge and Opera House, which dominate the vast and picturesque harbour. Other memorable sights include Bondi Beach, Hyde Park, Darling Harbour and Mrs Macquarie's Chair. This huge sandstone rock was hand-carved by convicts in the shape of a bench for Governor Macquarie's wife, Elizabeth, in 1810. It's a great vantage point, so take a few minutes to enjoy the view.

This evening, get to know your travelling companions better over a welcome drink and dinner.​ B,D

Day 5 - Sydney at leisure

If you choose to join today's optional excursion, you've a full day of thrills ahead. You 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. B

Day 6 - Sydney at leisure

You can choose from a couple of exciting optional excursions today. If you've a head for heights, 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.​ B

Day 7 - Sydney - Port Stephens - Port Macquarie

We've a lovely journey along the coast this morning as we leave Sydney behind and head to Port Stephens. This idyllic coastal resort, known as the 'blue water paradise', is home to white-sand beaches, picturesque bays lapped by turquoise seas, and immense sand dunes. Enjoy some time at leisure here, lazing on the beach or maybe you'll choose to head off on an optional dolphin-watching cruise. Later, we'll continue to Port Macquarie.​ B

Day 8 - Port Macquarie - Brisbane

This morning, we'll take to the road once again, making our way along the coast to Byron Bay, famous for its beautiful beaches and laid-back surf culture. We'll stop here to admire its iconic lighthouse, which sits on a rocky headland.

We'll then continue along the stunning Gold Coast, renowned for its fabulous beaches, and on to Brisbane.​ B

Day 9 - Brisbane at leisure

You can spend today at leisure in Brisbane, or you could choose to 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. You can relax on the beach, or maybe head off on a bush walk, keeping an eye out for resident wildlife, including kangaroos, koalas and kookaburras - the largest member of the kingfisher family.​ B

Day 10 - Brisbane - Cairns

Enjoy a morning tour of Brisbane, Queensland's cosmopolitan capital, which boasts spectacular architecture and is set on the Brisbane River.

This afternoon we'll fly to Cairns, where we'll stay, it's your gateway to the Great Barrier Reef! B

Day 11 - 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. 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.​ B,L

Day 12 - Cairns at leisure

On this free day you can simply relax and soak up the sun. However, if you want to see more, a ride on the Kuranda Railway is an option 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. B

Day 13 - Cairns

Today is a good chance to take a well deserved rest or to explore more that Cairns has to offer. B

Day 14 - Cairns - Uluru 

This morning we'll fly to Ayers Rock, or Uluru, situated in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. This huge sandstone monolith, which is two miles long, 1,000ft high and measures six miles around the base, is a majestic sight and one of the world's most treasured natural wonders. It is a wondrous sight at any time of day, but even more so at sunrise and sunset, when its colours change dramatically. You will have the chance to admire Uluru at both of these magical times.
This evening you can enjoy an optional visit to the impressive Field of Light installation. B

Day 15 - Uluru - Alice Springs

We will visit Uluru as the sun rises this morning. We will also have the very special opportunity to step into some of the caves at the base of the rock and admire the fascinating Aboriginal art that graces the walls. Off in the distance you will spot the mysterious Kata Tjuta or the Olgas, a range of 36 spectacular rock domes. Later we'll journey to the outback town of Alice Springs. Where we will attend an Aussie bush barbecue sampling local traditional cuisine. B,D

Day 16 - Alice Springs - Adelaide

​Your tour now continues as we fly to Adelaide, South Australia's cosmopolitan capital. B

Day 17 - Adelaide

We'll start the day with a tour of Adelaide's main highlights, including the cricket and football stadium, the Adelaide Oval, broad expanses of lush parkland and the imposing St Peter's Cathedral.
Next, we continue to the Barossa Valley, which is famous for its wines. At the Jacobs Creek visitor centre we'll stop for a tasting and lunch. We'll also taste wines at the award-winning Wolf Blass winery.​

Day 18 - Adelaide - Warrnambool

We'll depart Adelaide today and travel further along the coast to Warrnambool.​ B

Day 19 - Warrnambool - Melbourne

Your journey to Melbourne today takes you along one of the most spectacular coastal routes in the world, the Great Ocean Road. As you go you'll see the Twelve Apostles, although only eight of these towering limestone stacks remain, the Arch and many other fantastic rock formations. B

Day 20 -  Melbourne

Enjoy a tour of Melbourne this morning. 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​. B

Day 21 - Melbourne at leisure

You can spend a further day at leisure, making your own discoveries. Alternatively, you might be tempted to join an optional excursion 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.​ B

Days 22 and 23 - Melbourne - UK

Enjoy time at leisure before your return flight to the UK, arriving the next day. B

Departure dates and prices 2024/2025

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10 February 2025 £8749

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New Zealand add on

Extend to 37 days - Departures from: Nov 2024 - Nov 2025

Explore the beauty and grandeur of New Zealand after your holiday in Australia. Visiting both countries in one trip will certainly make a holiday of a lifetime.

Additional price per person from £5749

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Treasured valiantly by natives and envied by the rest of the planet, Australia is a fascinating land with a welcoming attitude. Sampling life ‘Down Under’ will certainly leave a lingering impression.

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What's Included

  • Just You Holiday Director as your host and Specialist Local Guide
  • Return flights from London
  • Use of an airport lounge in the UK
  • 19 nights in 3 and 4-star hotels plus 3 nights in flight
  • A guaranteed twin or double room of your own
  • 23 meals: 19 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners including welcome drink
  • Overseas transfers, internal flights, other transportation and porterage

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Accommodation as specified or similar

Day 2 - 6: Novotel Sydney City Centre

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 7: Mercure Centro Port Macquarie

Conveniently located in the town centre, Mercure Centro Port Macquarie provides an easy access to beaches, nature walks and shops. Hotel rooms feature en-suite facilities, Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and tea/coffee-making facilities. Other hotel amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a restaurant with a terrace and a contemporary bar.

Day 8 - 9: Royal on the Park Brisbane

Located opposite the City Botanic Gardens and a 5 minute walk from the Queen Street Mall the Royal on the Park is a well reviewed hotel. With facilities including an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, bar and restaurant. Rooms feature floor to ceiling windows for views of the city or gardens, en-suite and coffee machine.

Day 10 - 13: Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

Transformed in 2019 with a new lobby, restaurant & bar, guest rooms and public spaces, discover Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort. This excellent resort has a sandy lagoon style pool boasting a swim up bar and lush tropical gardens.

Day 14: 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, minibar 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 15: 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 16 - 17: Vibe Hotel

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 18: 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 19 - 21: 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.

Optional excursions

  • Sydney Zoo and the Magical Blue Mountains - from £140
  • Port Stephens - dolphin watch cruise - from £25
  • Brisbane - North Stradbroke Island - from £180
  • Uluru - Field of Light - from £26
  • Melbourne - Phillip Island penguin parade  - from £128
  • Syned harbour bridge climb - from £195
  • Syndey Opera House tour  - from £25
  • Cairns - Kuranda railway and skyrail - from £119


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