Ultimate Australia

Ultimate Australia

The best of Australia on a single, sensational tour

This immersive tour has it all. Two nights in Sydney sets a civilized tone with visits to the city’s most famous attractions on a guided tour. Then, you’ll fly deep into the Outback to Uluru National Park where you’ll be treated to the memorable experience of seeing Mt. Olga and Ayers Rock at sunset. In Litchfield National Park, you’ll see Australian wildlife. You’ll take a skyway cable ride into the Kuranda Range and finally in Port Douglas, you’ll board a high-speed catamaran, setting out for an unforgettable day at the Great Barrier Reef.

Day 1 Sydney
Arrive in Sydney, where you’ll get to know your fellow travelling companions at a festive Welcome Reception with your tour director. Overnight Four Seasons Sydney.

Day 2 Sydney
This morning, embark on a guided tour of Sydney. You'll see the iconic Sydney Opera House, the impressive Sydney Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach and The Rocks, a historic district with well-preserved colonial architecture, trendy restaurants, museums and shops. The remainder of your afternoon and evening are yours to do as you please. Overnight Four Seasons Sydney. Breakfast included.

Day 3 Sydney/Ayers Rock
A morning flight takes you deep into the heart of the Outback to Ayers Rock. Learn about the culture of Australia's Aborigines on a guided campfire tour and enjoy Ayers Rock at sunset. Overnight Sails in the Desert Hotel. Breakfast included.

Day 4 Ayers Rock/Darwin
After a picturesque sunset at Ayers Rock you'll fly to Darwin. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight Hilton Darwin. Breakfast included.

Day 5 Darwin
After breakfast, start the day with a stop at Crocodylus Park for an opportunity to witness the largest reptiles on the planet. Follow your crocodile experience with a scenic drive to the beautiful Litchfield National Park featuring numerous waterfalls, rainforests, magnetic termite mountes and historical sites. Before leaving the National Park, savor a delicious Aussie style buffet lunch. Overnight Hilton Darwin. Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 6 Darwin/Cairns
Enjoy seamless travel as you board a plane to Cairns. Tour the rainforest village of Kuranda before a one-way Skyrail journey for aerial views of Baron Falls. End the day with dinner featuring a local Aboriginal Didgeridoo performance. Overnight Shangri-La Hotel. Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 7 Cairns
This morning, a high-speed catamaran delivers you to a full day exploring the Outer Great Barrier Reef. Dive or snorkel among the colorful corals and unusual fish beneath the water's surface (additional cost). Overnight Shangri-La Hotel Cairns. Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 8 Cairns/Sydney/Embark Ship
Fly from Cairns to Sydney, where your land tour ends and a spectacular Princess voyage begins. Breakfast included.

Day 8 – 18/19 Cruise