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15-Day DownUnder Family Adventure

Great Barrier Reef/Daintree Rainforest/Ayers Rock/Sydney/Tasmania

This family adventure takes you around Australia exploring this wondrous land with all its unique features, animals and heritage. Our trip focuses on unique experiences in iconic areas where activities for all the family are available to suit many ages. Each destination highlights a unique aspect of Australia. From huge forest stands to beautiful beaches and unique animals, this itinerary is an awesome adventure for the senses in seeing the beautiful land of Australia!

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Day 01+02: USA to Australia
Depart the USA on your flight to New Australia.
Cross the International Date Line and lose a day.

Day 03: Cairns – Port Douglas
Arrive in Australia and connect with your flight to Cairns in Tropical Queensland and gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy a visit to Hartley’s Crocodile and let a local welcome you to Australia.
Overnight at Sea Temple Resort & Spa (B)

Day 04: Port Douglas – Great Barrier Reef
Spend the day exploring the Great Barrier Reef aboard your sailing vessel!
Overnight at Sea Temple Resort & Spa (B)

Day 05: Port Douglas – Aboriginal Culture & Wildlife – Cairns
Today you will have a full day with a private guide to take you around to see many special things including a visit to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway car and to get your picture taken holding a very cuddly koala at the Cairns Zoo.
Overnight at Shangri-La Hotel at the Marina (B)

Day 06: Ayers Rock
Fly to Australia’s Red Center for a visit the spiritual center of aboriginal culture in Australia. Private evening tour of Kata Tjuta followed by a special dinner served at sunset overlooking Uluru with a local storyteller captivating you with stories of aboriginal history, language, spirituality and culture.
Overnight at Desert Gardens Hotel (B)

Day 07: Ayers Rock – Sydney
Enjoy a sunrise tour or Uluru (Ayers Rock) before flying onwards to Sydney. Remainder of the day at leisure.
Overnight at Intercontinental Hotel (B)

Day 08: Sydney Touring
Today is an awesome day as you explore Sydney on a bike tour seeing all the sights including the Sydney Opera House. Later this afternoon you will have a special VIP tour of Australia Taronga Zoo getting up close and personal with Australian wildlife.
Overnight at Intercontinental Hotel (B)

Day 09: Sydney Touring
Start the day off by going out on a Sydney Harbour cruise exploring the city in a 52-foot cruiser. Later this afternoon you will head to the Sydney Harbour Bridge for a special Twilight Climb up this monument and watch the city’s lights come on!
Overnight at Intercontinental Hotel (B)

Day 10: Tasmania – Launceston
Fly to Australia’s Tasmania. On arrival you will collect your rental car and start your visit by enjoying some of Tasmania’s pristine forest on a zip line tour. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.
Overnight at The Sebel Launceston (B)

Day 10: Tasmania – Wildlife Focus
Today you will be collected by your specialist guide for a very special day of wildlife touring in Australia, home of the Tasmania Devil and also known for great platypus encounters. Your day includes a Bush Dinner with Australian delicacies and local wines.
Overnight at The Sebel Launceston (B)

Day 11+12: Tasmania – Freycinet
Self-drive to Tasmania’s Freycinet area known for their spectacular beaches. This is a great place to enjoy nature walks in the forest or on the beach and swimming of course. Spend one full day with a private guide to help you explore this region including a morning of sea kayaking.
Overnight at The Freycinet Lodge (B)

Day 13+14: Tasmania – Hobart
Continue down to Hobart for your last night in Australia. There is plenty see and any last minutes souvenir shopping can be done here.
Overnight at Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart (B)

Day 15: USA
Depart Australia on your onwards flights home.

2023 Land Arrangements:
from $5,995.00 per adult sharing x2
from $4,995.00 per child U16 sharing x2

Program based on 2023 rates, pricing subject to change for 2024.
Based on family of 4, pricing subject to change if group size changes.

Note: If Australia rate of exchange changes from 1.4 the program will need to be re-costed.

(B) = Breakfast (L) = Lunch (D) = Dinner