Down Under Family Escapade
From scaling the heights of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, to snorkelling amongst the magnificent coral bommies and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef, your family vacation to this wonderful country will be filled with adventures that you will celebrate about for years to come. Jungle surf (zipline) through the mighty Daintree Rainforest and experience the unique landscapes and wildlife of Kangaroo Island with Latitude South.
Accommodation: Three nights at The Langham Sydney in a Deluxe Harbour Room
Following arrival in this exciting and vibrant ‘pinch myself, I’m actually here’ worthy city, you will be met on arrival and privately transferred to your beautifully located accommodation.
From the famous Bondi Beach and Tamarama and Bronte Beaches where you will get a real feel for Australian swim and surf culture to funky Paddington and Centennial Park and so much more in between, this fun, fast paced and exclusive day tour of Sydney will leave you feeling like a truly connected local.
From its fascinating underbelly to its summit, 134m above the Harbour, the Bridge is the pride of Sydney and climbing it is an unforgettable and uniquely Sydney experience.
Spending approximately two hours on the bridge itself, you will weave through catwalks, up ladders and then to the most spectacular point of all – the upper arch Climb. At this point you will not only have a bird’s eye view of the beautiful Sydney Harbour and city but have the exhilaration of a truly amazing experience – reaching the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Accommodation: Four nights at Coconut Grove in a Two Bedroom Balcony Apartment
Following your private transfer to Sydney Airport, you will board your flight to Cairns in tropical North Queensland, where upon arrival, your private transfer north to the spectacular and unique location of Port Douglas ‘where the Rainforest meets the Reef’ will take you to your very comfortable accommodation.
(Lunch included today)
A bucket list destination for snorkellers and scuba divers, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is the largest reef system on the planet, offering more than 2,900 reefs and 900 islands to explore.
The Great Barrier Reef has some of the highest marine life diversity in the world and today you will explore the wonders of this spectacularly beautiful underwater part of the world. The onboard marine biologists’ wealth of knowledge of the over 1500 fish and 400 coral species to see will add value to an already priceless experience.
A day for your family to relax and enjoy at leisure in this beautiful location
(Lunch included today)
A wildlife cruise on the mighty Daintree, keeping an eye out for the elusive Saltwater Estuarine Crocodile, rainforest frogs, birdlife and flying fruit bats begins your adventure today. Learning about this ancient landscape on a guided nature walk through the rainforest, you may also encounter Cassowary and the elusive Tree Kangaroo.
Accommodation: Two nights at Mayfair Hotel in a Deluxe Room
Today, following your private transfer to Cairns Airport where you will board your flight for Adelaide in South Australia. Upon arrival you will be met and privately transferred to your centrally located delightful accommodation.
Enjoy a full day exploring the hills, wines and vineyards of South Australia’s McLaren Vale by bike. You will explore Kuitpo Forest or Onkaparinga River National Park, roll down stunning Wickhams Hill, discover some of the region’s finest wineries, enjoy a tasty local produce lunch platter, and explore the beautiful trails through the vineyards in McLaren Vale.
(Lunch and dinner included today)
Accommodation: Two nights at Luxury, Fully Catered, Oceanside Vacation Home
Today, following your private transfer back to Adelaide airport, you will take the short flight to the beautiful southern wilderness of Kangaroo Island, one of Australia’s premier experience destinations.
On arrival on the Island you will be met by your guide for your first day of excellent, small group guided touring of this amazing location.
From the Seal Bay Conservation Park, where you will stroll among the colony of bulls, cows and pups as they rest on the beach, to the vast sand dunes of Little Sahara, the Parnadana Wildlife Park, a nature walk through the drooping she-oaks of Lathami National Park with roaming kangaroos and wallabies, Kangaroo Island will deliver an unforgettable day for your family.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included today)
Your second day on Kangaroo Island will find you at Flinders Chase National Park where kangaroos laze and Cape Barren geese graze. Watch the New Zealand fur seals at the ancient limestone formation of Admirals Arch and explore Remarkables Rocks via the spectacular coastline of Cape du Couedic, where the forces of nature have carved modern sculptures out of the granite. A visit to Koala Avenue and a trip out to Point Ellen where you may sight a penguin in its rookery will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.
(Breakfast included today)
Accommodation: Two nights at Quay West Suites in a Family Suite or Apartment
Today you will depart Kangaroo Island with your short flight back to Adelaide where you will connect to your onward flight to the beautiful, gastronomically rich city of Melbourne.
(Lunch included today)
Your last day in this remarkable country and what better way to spend it than eating your way through one of the world’s most wonderful and diverse culinary cities!
Australians have a penchant for borrowing and recreating with great irreverence. This is especially true when it comes to the creatively competitive culinary arts. Experience inventive cultural fusion and stunning seasonal produce while unravelling some of Melbourne’s most vibrant local neighbourhoods, iconic lanes and arcades.
Today you will be collected from your accommodation for your private transfer to Melbourne Airport, where you will board your flight home after saying goodbye to this wonderful country.