Departure Date: 14/10/2018
See the best of Australia and discover the sights of Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide. Australia is a land of diversity, from its cosmopolitan cities to its natural wonders. It’s a destination full of unique experiences, from interacting with wildlife, enjoying the feeling of wide open spaces, experiencing the brilliant colours of the Great Barrier Reef or even exploring the red sands of the outback.
Spend 1 night at the Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport. This luxurious hotel in Melbourne is characterised by a combination of modern comfort and traditional elements, making it a distinct hotel with a relaxed atmosphere.
Spend 2 nights at the 4.5 Chateau Yering Hotel. A sweeping driveway, through an old world garden, takes you to Chateau Yering Hotel. Once the place for many a Victorian weekend party it is now a gracious luxury hotel. Located on a 250 acre estate, Chateau Yering enjoys an unrivalled position central to the main wineries and attractions of the Yarra Valley.
Visit the Healesville Sanctuary. This is one of Australia's most recognised attractions, showcasing more than 200 Australian wildlife species and renowned as the best place to view Australian wildlife in its native habitat. Located only 70 minutes from Melbourne in the picturesque Yarra Valley, the Sanctuary's 30 hectares (70 acres) of bushland offers a distinctly Australian setting for visitors to experience close-up encounters with some of Australia's unique and endearing wildlife, including koala, Kangaroo, wombat, emus, dingoes, birds of prey and platypus. The Sanctuary features large walk-through habitat exhibits, flight aviaries and nocturnal exhibits that are well designed to show this wonderful natural behaviour of Australian wildlife.
Spend 1 night at the 4 Star Phillip Island Apartment in Cowes. Phillip Island Apartments is located in the heart of vibrant Cowes - a short stroll to beach, shops and restaurants and a short drive to the world famous Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Park, Grand Prix Circuit, surf beaches and other local attractions.
Spend 3 nights at the Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens in Melbourne. This property is located in the CBD and is directly opposite the tranquil Flagstaff Gardens. It is also within walking distance to Queen Victoria markets, the Docklands precinct restaurants and the complimentary city circle tram.
Enjoy a a fully guided tour with an informative driver/guide where you will visit Narana Indigenous Cultural Centre to enjoy a didgeridoo performance. There will be an opportunity to spot emus and kangaroos in the native gardens (Mon - Sat), plus Wildlife spotting, Otway Rainforest & 12 Apostles.
Spend 3 nights at the 4 Star the Abbotsford Country House in Lyndock in the Barossa Valley. It is situated in the iconic Barossa Valley and enjoys arguably some of the best views of the Barossa, but is best placed for it's guests to also tour the Adelaide Hills and Clare wine regions. Abbotsford offers it's guests an intimate stay and high levels of personalized service provided.
Spend 2 nights at the 4 Star Park Royal Darling Harbour. This property is located in the heart of Sydney's Central Business just minutes away from the city's most popular sights and attractions. Guests can take a stroll and experience the excitement of Cockle Bay Wharf, head to The Rocks for an immersion into the city’s history and culture, or to simply enjoy some retail therapy at nearby shopping precincts Harbourside and Pitt Street Mall.
Sydney With Conviction:
Get real! Skip the superficial and dive deep on this Sydney tour that reveals the bizarre backstories and incredible histories of the city's icons. Behind the froth and bubble of sexy Sydney lies the stories of the winners who made it... and losers who didn't.
Discover a new meaning to 'off the beaten path' as stroll through Sydney via a hidden trail Hear a warts and all account of the birth of modern Australia See all of Sydney’s most popular sights from a different perspective. See Sydney new harbourside park, Barangaroo. Get real! Skip the superficial and dive deep on this Sydney tour that reveals the bizarre backstories and incredible histories of the city's icons. Behind the froth and bubble of sexy Sydney lies the stories of the winners who made it... and losers who didn't.
Experience Sydney from a local perspective (which, let's face it, is the best perspective imaginable!). Explore all the city icons, like The Rocks, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and the Sydney Opera House, but explore them in a way most tourists don’t. We’ll take the least-walked path on this Sydney walking tour, and meander through this
fascinating city’s tumultuous history and into the modern day. This historic Sydney walk will introduce you to the old and new of Sydney. We’ll wander past Cadman’s Cottage, the oldest building in Australia, as well as under the Harbour Bridge and along the newest
development in the city, Barangaroo. Then, take a stroll down Argyle Place, Nurses Walk, and other ‘must do’ sites such as the Customs House and the Sydney Opera House, all with a local guide to show you the bits you’d miss on your own!
This Sydney tour is a warts and all account of the birth of modern Australia and the legacies left from decisions made and the people who made them: those who won, those who lost, and everyone in between. Factual, funny, irreverent, and anecdotal – this Sydney walking tour is a great local experience packed full of Sydney
Take a look at what is included:
Return flights ex Johannesburg to Melbourne via Sydney and onto Adelaide and return via Sydney, approx. airport taxes, return airport transfers, a 1 night stay at the 4.5 Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport sharing a double room, 4 days car hire (Hyundai i20, Suzuki Swift or similar) Victoria to Melbourne Airport with unlimited mileage; Collision Damage Waiver; Third Party Insurance; Theft Waiver; Breakdown Recovery; airport Surcharges; all local taxes; GPS; 1 Additional Driver; ERP, a 2 night stay at the 4.5 Chateau Yering Hotel in the Yarra Valley sharing a Melba Suite with breakfast. entry to Healesville Sanctuary, a 1 night stay at the 4 Star Phillip Island Apartment in Cowes sharing a 1 bedroom apartment, a 3 night stay at the 4 Star Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens in Melbourne sharing a guest room, a fully guided tour with informative driver/guide where you will visit Narana Indigenous Cultural Centre to enjoy a didgeridoo performance. Opportunity to spot emus and kangaroos in the native gardens (Mon - Sat), Wildlife spotting, Otway Rainforest & 12 Apostles. Limo chauffeur drive from CBD to Melbourne Airport, 3 days car hire (Hyundai Getz, Hyundai i20 or Similar) in Adelaide with Unlimited mileage; Collision Damage Waiver; Third Party Insurance; Theft Waiver; Breakdown Recovery; Airport Surcharges; All local Taxes; GPS; 1 Additional Driver; ERP,
A 3 night stay at the 4 Star the Abbotsford Country House in Lyndock in the Barossa Valley sharing a Deluxe Suite, Return airport transfer from Sydney airport to Darling Harbour, A 2 night stay at the 4 Star Parkroyal Darling Harbour sharing a Superior Twin Room
Sydney with Conviction: Skip the superficial and dive deep on this Sydney tour that reveals the bizarre backstories and incredible histories of the city's icons.
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12 Nights from R52,625 pps
These offers are brought to you by Travel Counsellors (Pty) Ltd. Valid: 1 - 14 Feb 2018. One way drop off fee payable locally AUD 55.00 (payable locally). Offers are per person sharing. Rates for other periods are available on request. Packages and airfares are subject to availability, airfare increases, seasonal surcharge; high season supplements and currency fluctuations. Supplier's terms and conditions are available on request. Offers include airport taxes. Packages exclude items of personal nature. Additional information available on request. Valid for SA residents only. Terms and conditions apply. Prices and information correct at time of publishing. E&OE.