AUSTRALIAN DELIGHTS by THOMAS COOK - 9 days / 8 nights
DAY 1: Welcome aboard Thomas Cook’s ‘Australian Delights’ tour. Arrive into Brisbane (flight cost is not included) and then proceed towards Gold Coast – Australia’s entertainment capital.
Bon voyage! Today, you are off to your exciting tour of Australia – “The Land Down Under”. Embark on your holiday to the vast island which has so much for you to explore, whether you want nature, wildlife, cityscapes, islands, rainforest or reef. It is a heaven of natural beauty, relaxation, adventure, wonderful sights and great shopping. On arrival at Brisbane airport (flight cost is not included), you will be greeted by your friendly and experienced Thomas Cook Tour Manager/ Local Representative outside the baggage hall. Enjoy Lunch. Get ready for some fun and excitement as you experience Gold Coast with the Aquaduck. Your Amphibian land and water tour begins with a bit of ducking and weaving around the streets of Surfers Paradise, followed by a waddle along the glorious Gold Coast beaches and up to the magnificent Versace and Marina Mirage Resorts. You would now proceed and check into your hotel (Standard check in at 1400hrs). Tonight enjoy dinner at a local Indian restaurant. Overnight at Novotel (4*) or Hotel Vibe (3*) or similar in Gold Coast. (L,D)
DAY 2: Have a fun-filled day at the ‘Movie World’ and ‘Sea World’– Hollywood in Gold Coast.
Enjoy an American breakfast at the hotel this morning; we proceed to Gold Coast’s most spectacular theme park – Warner Brothers ‘Movie World’ where movie magic happens every day. It is the only Australian movie-related theme park. Meet your favourite stars and enjoy all the behind-the-scene actions, comedy stunts along with exhilarating rides, shows and attractions. Enjoy thrilling rides like Superman Escape, Batwing Space Shot and many more. Enjoy Lunch. Later you proceed to Sea World. From the moment you enter Sea World, fun, laughter, excitement and entertainment reigns. You can see dazzling and dare-devil stunts by the park’s international ski team. See the highly trained dolphins and sea lions perform in circus-like acts. Also see the Sharks from both above water and underwater at “Shark Bay”. After loads of fun, laughter and entertainment, return to your hotel. Enjoy your delicious dinner at a local Indian restaurant. Overnight at Novotel (4*) or Hotel Vibe (3*) or similar in Gold Coast. (B,L,D)
DAY 3: Today, the day is free at leisure OR chance to enjoy Dream world which provide a one stop shop for thrills, spills and family fun, along with the Sky Point observatory deck. OR Tangalooma OR Mt. Tamborine.
Today after your American breakfast at the hotel, your day is free to explore Gold Cost on your own OR you have an option to enjoy Dream World. You can enjoy the tallest and fastest thrill rides, interactive shows and unique animal attractions; there’s something for everyone at Dream World. Later visit the Sky Point observatory deck. Sky Point takes you to the highest point above the Gold Coast on top of Q1 and offers spectacular 360 degree view from the surf to hinterland and beyond. OR Tangalooma OR Mount Tamborine Enjoy your dinner at a local Indian restaurant. Overnight at Novotel (4*) or Hotel Vibe (3*) or similar in Gold Coast. (B,D)
DAY 4:(FLIGHT TO CAIRNS - flight cost is not included) Arrive into Cairns – The Tropical Paradise. Today experience one way Scenic Skyrail over the World Heritage Rainforest of Kuranda.
After an American breakfast at the hotel, check out & proceed to the airport for your flight to Cairns (flight cost is not included). On arrival into Cairns, enjoy lunch and proceed to Kuranda. The one way Sky Rail journey will take you on an amazing experience over Australia’s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforest canopy and deep into the forest. Later you can relax in the comfort of your hotel or you can visit some of the exciting shops at the ‘Cairns Night Market’ on your own. Tonight dinner at a local Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Cairns (3*) or Colonial Club (3*) or similar in Cairns. (B,L,D)
DAY 5: Join us on an unforgettable experience to the Great Barrier Reef – Green Island, the only living structure visible from space! A chance to enjoy Hot Air Ballooning.
This morning you have an option to go for hot air ballooning (Boxed Breakfast). Later after an early breakfast at your hotel, we proceed to board the cruise liner to the Green Island. Escape into a world of surprises to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. There is an abundance of activities for swimmers and non-swimmers to enjoy. A chance to Snorkel and dive, or you can stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of an air-conditioned semi-submersible that will take you to an underwater world that has a dazzling kaleidoscope of colours. Enjoy continental lunch on board the cruise liner. Return to your hotel with fantastic memories of this living natural wonder. Later in the evening visit Cairns night market on your own. Tonight, a delicious dinner awaits you at a local Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Cairns (3*) or Colonial Club (3*) or similar in Cairns. (B,L,D)
DAY 6: (FLIGHT TO SYDNEY - flight cost is not included) Onto Sydney – The Harbour city.
After an American breakfast at the hotel, proceed to the airport for your flight to Sydney (flight cost is not included). On arrival into the Harbour city proceed to hotel and check in. Enjoy dinner at local Indian Restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Travel Lodge (3*) or Ibis World Square (3*)similar in Sydney. (B,D)
DAY 7: Explore the landmarks of Sydney - the Rocks area, Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach on your exciting city tour. Photo stop at world-renowned Sydney Opera house. Discover stunning underwater life at the Sydney Aquarium. Visit the world famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, Wild life zoo.
After an American breakfast at the hotel, we proceed on an exciting and interactive city tour of Sydney which includes highlights like the Darling Harbour, one of the world’s greatest waterfront destinations, experience a slice of the city’s history at the Rocks area, the busy CBD area, Hyde Park, the Harbour Bridge, Mrs. Macquarrie’s Chair, Eastern suburbs – home to the city’s rich and famous and the world famous Bondi beach. Enjoy photo stop at worlds architecture marvel – Opera House. Enjoy lunch at an Indian restaurant. Later take a journey through the world famous Sydney Aquarium. We later visit the wild life world & find yourself an amazing animal adventure as your journey into Australia’s most famous locations & experience most loved and featured animals that call Australia home. Later experience the world of glamour, glitz, sport, politics and music when you visit the world famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum where you will see the life size wax statues of the famous personalities from around the world. Tonight enjoy a delicious dinner at a local Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Travel Lodge (3*) or Ibis World Square (3*)similar in Sydney. (B,L,D)
DAY 8: Today your day is at leisure to explore this vibrant city OR visit Blue Mountains OR Climb the Spectacular Sydney Bridge. Enjoy the world renowned Sydney Show Boat Dinner Cruise.
After an American breakfast at your hotel, the day is free to explore the city by own OR you can experience the spectacular blue-hazed beauty, dramatic cliffs and deep canyons of the Blue Mountains on a full day excursion. OR see Sydney from above the most iconic bridge in the world – the Sydney Bridge. The fully guided climb takes you to the summit of this world famous bridge, 134meters above Sydney Harbour. You will climb through the inner arch of the Sydney Bridge crossing over catwalks and stairs and make your way to thrilling views that await you at the summit of the bridge. When you reach the top, you will have a sense of achievement that you will remember forever – you have conquered an Australian icon recognized all over the world. Later in the evening, cruise through Sydney Harbour in style on board Sydney Showboat. Glide by landmarks, including the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House and watch the city change colours with the sunset. The evening lights sparkle as you sit down for a 3-course Indian fine dine dinner. Enjoy the views from your table or the viewing deck, and live entertainment on this 2.5 - hour dinner cruise. Overnight at Hotel Travel Lodge (3*) or Ibis World Square (3*)similar in Sydney. (B,D)
DAY 9: Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday (flight cost is not included).
This morning after an American breakfast, check out and transfer to the airport (flight cost is not included), where your memorable Thomas Cook tour comes to an end. Do spare a few minutes to fill in the feedback form and hand it over to your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will be most appreciated. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your “Australian Delights” tour. (B)
 
Package Includes
  • Sightseeing & excursions as per above mentioned itinerary.
  • 03 nights’ accommodation at Novotel (4*) or Hotel Vibe (3*) or similar in Gold Coast.
  • 02 nights’ accommodation Hotel Cairns (3*) or Colonial Club (3*) or similar in Cairns.
  • 03 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Travel Lodge (3*) / Ibis World Square (3*) or similar in Sydney.
  • Daily American buffet breakfasts at the hotel. (Except on Day of Arrival).
  • 05 Basic Vegetarian Lunches.
  • 08 Indian Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian dinners.
 
AUD 1,785*
Per person in double room
*Price starting from.
Departures until March 2018.
Terms and conditions apply.
 
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