Tour A - 12 Days
Tour B - 12 Days
Tour C -10 Days
Tour D - 8 Days

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Itinerary - 8 days (Tour D)
Sydney, Cairns
Land price from $3,690/person sharing
Single Supplement from $1,315
Airfare from Los Angeles (guideline only) - $1,550 + $400 tax

Nov 9: Arrive Sydney
Arrive in Sydney and transfer to VIBE HOTEL SYDNEY, a unique hotel offering chic accommodation in the heart of Sydney. (B)

Nov 10: Blue Mountains Excursion
Enjoy an excursion to the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park, a natural wonderland of untamed bush, spectacular rock formations and native wildlife. See magnificent steep valleys, canyons and the famous cliff formation “The Three Sisters”. Ride the steepest incline Railway in the world down to a lush and hidden valley to explore the townships of Leura and Katoomba with its range of boutiques, art and antique galleries and cafes.
Following lunch return to Sydney passing Homebush, the site of the Sydney 2000 Olympics, and Featherdale Wildlife Park where you can hand feed a kangaroo, wallaby or emu - or enjoy a face-to-face encounter with one of
our friendly koalas - among one of Australia’s largest private collections of Australian native animals and bird life. (BL)

Nov 11: Sydney Sightseeing
Enjoy a highlights tour capturing the history of Sydney, stunning architecture, spectacular harbour views and the world famous Bondi Beach. View the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge from Mrs Macquarie’s Chair. Travel
through Chinatown, Darling Harbour, and the nightlife district of Kings Cross as well as passing through exclusive suburbs of Double Bay and Rose Bay. Later, a Sydney Harbour Cruise offers a panoramic view of important landmarks with an exquisite buffet that serves an array of fresh local seafood, hot& cold dishes, salads, desserts, cheeses & fruit. (BL)

Nov 12: Sydney / Cairns
Fly to Cairns and transfer to the NOVOTEL CAIRNS OASIS. Rest of the day at leisure. (B)

Nov 13: Kuranda Tour
Ride on the Kuranda Scenic Railway is a magnificent feat of engineering, and explore some of the great characters involved in the construction of this great railway. Enjoy a delicious lunch at Frogs Restaurant and descend by
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, a unique rainforest experience offering a birds eye view over Australia’s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforest, followed by a visit to Tjapukai, Australia’s first Aboriginal dance theatre which showcases the culture of the rainforest people of Tropical North Queensland, using the latest in illusion theatrics and technology. (BL)

Nov 14: Eclipse Viewing
Early this morning board the catamaran to Green Island. The North-Eastern beach is the preferred location to get a perfect view of the Eclipse! First contact is at 5:44 am local time with the sun 2 degrees above the horizon. The total phase starts (2nd contact) at 6:38 local time with the sun 14 degrees above the horizon. Total phase is over (3rd contact) at 6:40 and the eclipse is over (4th contact) at 7:40 am. Following breakfast, return to Cairns
where the balance of the day is at leisure. (B)

Nov 15: Great Barrier Reef Cruise
Today’s Great Barrier Reef Adventure with Great Adventures starts with a catamaran cruise to the reef where you will be able to spend three hours at an outer reef pontoon. The tour also includes coral reef viewing tour in a semi submersible, reef education presentation, morning tea and a buffet lunch and much more. It is an unforgettable day on the reef with lasting impressions of this fabulous environment. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant. (BLD)

Nov 16: Depart Cairns
Transfer to the airport for your homebound journey. (B)

November 2012
Tour D (8 Days) - Nov 9-16
Sydney, Cairns
Land price from $3,690/person sharing
Single Supplement from $1,315
Airfare from Los Angeles (guideline only) - $1,550 + $400 tax
Prices above are estimated and subject to change when 2012
rates become available in mid-2011.
Tour Includes:

• See the splendor of Melbourne & Phillip Island penguin parade.
• Witness the magnificent colors of Ayers Rock at sunrise & sunset.
• Option for a sumptuous Sounds of Silence dinner under the stars.
• Experience the Great Barrier Reef on a luxury catamaran.
• Travel by Kuranda Rail and Skyrail to/from Kuranda
• Immerse yourself in the Aboriginal culture at Tjapukai
• Revel in the rugged beauty of the World-Heritage listed Blue Mountains
• Visit Featherdale Park for a unique wildlife experience
• Capture the history of Sydney on a city tour
• Take in the splendor of Sydney Harbour on a lunch cruise.
• Taste Australia’s finest seafood at The Waterfront Restaurant.
• Study the stars at Sydney Observatory.  
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