Australia With 'Top End' Extension

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Explore Australia’s larger-than-life natural and man-made wonders, from the sun-baked Outback, lush rainforests and the Great Barrier Reef,to some of the world’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities.

Holiday Highlights

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Premium economy flight upgrades available at a supplement from Heathrow
  • Stay in handpicked three, four and five-star hotels, with breakfast throughout
  • Stay in some of Australia’s greatest cities - Melbourne, Adelaide, Darwin, Cairns and Sydney
  • Enjoy a lunch on the iconic Colonial Tramcar in Melbourne and a ride on the Puffing Billy steam train
  • Drive the full route of the Great Ocean Road, the best coastal drive in Australia
  • Option to see the Twelve Apostles by helicopter
  • Visit the Barossa Valley, including a winery tour and tasting
  • Option for a sunrise hot air balloon flight over the Outback
  • Explore Alice Springs and take a walk in the nearby MacDonnell Ranges
  • Visit the School of the Air and the Royal Flying Doctor Service museum
  • Experience an amazing included Outback dinner under the stars outside Alice Springs
  • See timeless Uluru (Ayers Rock) at both sunrise and sunset and experience a guided walk at its base
  • See the incredible domes of the Olgas
  • Enjoy the unique atmosphere of some of the Northern Territory’s best-known ‘roadhouses’
  • On tours including our three-day ‘Top End’ extension, visit Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks, see ancient rock art and learn about Aboriginal culture, plus enjoy a dinner cruise along the stunning Katherine Gorge
  • Enjoy a full-day catamaran cruise to the Great Barrier Reef
  • Discover the amazing rainforest around Cairns on the Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Experience the amazing landscapes and Eucalypt forests of the Blue Mountains
  • Stay four nights in Sydney, one the world’s great cities and delight in its iconic skyline from our harbour cruise
  • Enjoy plenty of free time at leisure in Melbourne, Cairns and Sydney
  • Escorted by an experienced tour manager

What's Included

  • The price of this holiday is per person, based on two people sharing a twin room. It includes scheduled flights to Melbourne and returning from Sydney and all domestic flights within Australia; all transfers;18 nights nights accommodation on the 21-day tours and 21 nights accommodation on the 24-day tours inthree, four and five-star hotels; daily breakfast and three meals (or four meals on 24-day tour); citysightseeing in Melbourne, Adelaide, Alice Springs and Sydney; Puffing Billy train trip; wine tasting in the Barossa Valley; walk at The MacDonnell Ranges and at the base of Uluru; visit to the Olgas; trip on theKuranda Railway and Skyrail; Ocean Spirit catamaran trip to Michaelmas Cay; trip to Blue Mountains and Sydney Harbour cruise; tours extending to Darwin include Jumping Croc, Yellow Waters and KatherineGorge river cruises, Aboriginal cultural experience & visit to Litchfield National Park; hotel porterage of one item of luggage per person; the services of a Riviera tour manager.
  • VISAS & HEALTH
  • All British passport holders need to obtain an Australian eVisitor visa prior to departure. By using the eVisitor system you will not need to send your passport away for a visa stamp or label. The eVisitor visa is freeof charge and valid for a three-month stay within a twelve month period from the date the eVisitorvisa is granted. It may be applied for only online at www.border.gov.au. Click on to ‘ImmiAccount’ and follow theinstructions; once you have successfully completed the online application form, your approval should be received by email within 24 hours. You should print this and take it with you. When you check-in for yourflight to Australia at the airport, airline staff will use your passport to electronically confirm that you have authority to travel to Australia prior to boarding.
  • There are no current health requirements for Dubai or Australia. However, whilst the travelling schedule shall pose no problems for people of any age in normal physical health, we would point out that we oftenenjoy walking tours (sometimes over unmade paths) so this holiday may not be suitable for clients of greatly impaired mobility. Please bear this in mind when considering this holiday.Whilst care has been taken to ensure that the information provided relating to visa requirements is true and correct at time of publication, changes in requirements after the time of publication may impact on theaccuracy of this information. Therefore, whilst we strive to provide the most up-to-date information, we strongly suggest that you re-confirm requirements with the relevant embassy prior to travel.

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£4,799
Departure Airport:
London Heathrow (LHR)
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