Adelaide & Australia East Coast Trip

Explore Adelaide and Australia’s scenic East Coast for an unforgettable adventure of natural beauty and cultural wonders!

Booking Code: AA-31086

This two week Adelaide and East Coast Australia trip package offers a perfect blend of urban exploration and coastal serenity. Ideal for culture enthusiasts, nature lovers, and adventure seekers. Discover Adelaide’s cultural landmarks, cuisine, and wine. Then, explore the breathtaking East Coast with beaches, rainforests, and iconic Australian highlights.

Marvel at the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, Sydney’s bustling streets, and the laid-back coastal lifestyle. Embark on this unforgettable journey and experience the best of Australia, from Adelaide to the East Coast. Perfect for newcomers to Australia!

Travel Adelaide & Australian East Coast

Adelaide & Australia East Coast Trip<br />

Day 1: International Flight to Sydney
Days 2 – 5: Sydney
Days 5 – 8: Melbourne
Days 8 – 10: Adelaide
Days 10 – 14: Cairns
Days 14 – 16: Brisbane
Day 16: International Flight from Brisbane

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Travel Adelaide & Australian East Coast Journey

What’s included in your
Travel Adelaide & Australian East Coast Journey


Sydney (3 Nights), Melbourne (3), Adelaide (2), Cairns (4), Brisbane (2)


International – Los Angeles to Sydney, Brisbane to Los Angeles
Australian Domestic – Sydney to Melbourne, Melbourne to Adelaide, Adelaide to Cairns, Cairns to Brisbane


Shuttle – Cairns Airport to Accommodation (Return), Brisbane Airport to Accommodation (Return)
Private – Sydney Airport to Accommodation (Return), Melbourne Airport to Accommodation (Return), Adelaide Airport to Accommodation (Return)

Day Tours

Sydney – Guided Sydney Opera House Tour
Adelaide – Kangaroo Island 1 Day Experience
Cairns – Outer Reef Cruise Adventure

All Taxes and
Fuel Levies

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International Flight, Los Angeles to Sydney

The estimated cost for this package includes the average international airfare from Los Angeles. Request a quote for your preferred routing and travel dates. Your flight will cross the international date line overnight, putting you 1 day ahead in Australia. So according to a calendar it will take you 2 days to get to Australia, but really, it’s just an overnight flight!

As you board your flight, indulge in an evening meal while en route to your destination. Take advantage of the onboard amenities, whether it’s enjoying a refreshing drink, catching up on movies, or simply unwinding and reviewing your itinerary.

DAYS 2 – 5

Sydney – Experience Down Under Delights!

Bondi Icebergs Pool

Upon arrival in Sydney, a private transfer awaits to transport you to your accommodation, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free transition. Unwind and settle in at your 4-star hotel nestled in the heart of Sydney. With its sleek and contemporary design, the hotel offers a stylish retreat equipped with modern amenities and breathtaking rooftop views of the city skyline.

During your stay, immerse yourself in Sydney’s vibrant culture with a guided tour of the iconic Sydney Opera House. Explore the intricacies of this architectural masterpiece, learning about its fascinating history and design elements.

During your free time, discover the wonders of Sydney at your own pace. Whether you choose to wander through the bustling Darling Harbour, embark on a scenic ferry ride to Taronga Park Zoo or Manly Beach, or soak up the sun at world-famous Bondi Beach, the city offers an array of captivating experiences to suit every traveler’s preferences.

For the ultimate adrenaline rush, consider climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge. If heights aren’t your thing, you can still enjoy a leisurely walk or bike ride across the bridge to soak up the breathtaking views of the harbor and city skyline.

Steeped in history, The Rocks is a historic neighborhood filled with cobblestone streets, heritage buildings, and bustling markets. Explore the area’s galleries, shops, and restaurants, or join a walking tour to learn more about Sydney’s convict past.

For a dose of retail therapy, head to the Queen Victoria Building, a stunning heritage building that houses a mix of luxury boutiques, designer stores, and specialty shops. Browse for unique souvenirs, fashion, and gifts while admiring the building’s intricate architecture. Nature lovers, you might enjoy a trip out to the Blue Mountains. If wine is your thing, a Hunter Valley day trip is calling your name! 

With boundless opportunities for exploration and relaxation, your Sydney adventure promises to be nothing short of extraordinary.

Bondi Icebergs Pool
Sydney Opera House

Photo Credit: Tourism Australia

Melbourne Artist

Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

Port Campbell

DAYS 5 – 8

Melbourne – Where Culture, Cuisine, and Style Collide

Melbourne Artist

Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

Begin your day with a seamless journey from Sydney to Melbourne. Your adventure starts with a private transfer from your Sydney accommodation to the airport, allowing you to relax and unwind before your domestic flight to Melbourne. Upon arrival at the Melbourne airport, a private car transfer will be ready to chauffeur you to your opulent accommodation in Melbourne.

For the next three nights, immerse yourself in the lavish surroundings of a 5-star hotel in Melbourne’s bustling city center. From the moment you step foot in your deluxe room or suite, you’ll be greeted with unparalleled comfort and elegance.

With two free days to explore Melbourne, the vibrant cultural hub of Australia, you’ll have the opportunity to discover its eclectic blend of shopping precincts, boutique cafes, and bustling markets. Whether you’re strolling through laneways adorned with street art or indulging in world-class dining, Melbourne promises endless delights for discerning travelers.

You may like to explore Federation Square. This iconic cultural precinct in the heart of the city is home to galleries, restaurants, shops, and a bustling events calendar. Take a stroll through the square and soak in the vibrant atmosphere.

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and relax in the peaceful surroundings of the Royal Botanic Gardens. Admire the diverse collection of plants and flowers, take a leisurely walk around the gardens, or enjoy a picnic on the lush green lawns.

Melbourne is famous for its hidden laneways filled with street art, boutique shops, and cozy cafes. Explore laneways like Hosier Lane, AC/DC Lane, and Degraves Street to discover Melbourne’s unique urban culture.

Or consider a trip on the Great Ocean Road, one of the most scenic coastal drives in the world. Prepare to be blown away by epic cliffs, beautiful beaches, and famous rock formations like the Twelve Apostles.

DAYS 8 – 10

Adelaide – Gateway to Unique Wildlife Adventures

Adelaide Central Market

Photo Credit: South Australia Tourism Commission

Today you’ll head to Adelaide, the capital of South Australia. A private car transfer will take you directly from your Melbourne hotel to the airport, where you’ll board your flight to Adelaide.

Upon arrival in Adelaide, a private car transfer will take you to your accommodation. Indulge in luxury at a 4-star hotel in the heart of the city. Adelaide’s vibrant downtown and culinary delights are right at your doorstep.

Then, get ready for an extraordinary adventure with a thrilling day tour to the breathtaking Kangaroo Island! You’ll immerse yourself in the wonders of nature as you come face to face with native Australian wildlife undisturbed natural habitat. Spot sea lions frolicking at the picturesque Seal Bay and explore the majestic Remarkable Rocks. .

During this Kangaroo Island journey, a knowledgeable guide will provide expert commentary, giving you valuable insights into the island’s unique flora and fauna. And to top it all off, you’ll also get to indulge in a delicious two-course lunch, making sure that every aspect of this island escapade is just perfect.

Sydney Opera House

Glenelg Sunset

Photo Credit: Tourism Australia

Skyrail over Kuranda

Photo Credit: Tourism Australia

Cairns Great Barrier Reef Several Snorkelers

Photo Credit: Tourism Australia

DAYS 10 – 14

Cairns – Reef Adventures & Tropical Escapes

Cairns Great Barrier Reef Several Snorkelers

Photo Credit: Tourism Australia

Travel in style from your Adelaide accommodation to the airport with a private car transfer. Then, soar on an exciting Australian flight from Adelaide to Cairns, where the adventure continues. Upon arrival in Cairns, a shuttle transfer will take you from the airport to your vacation accommodation.

For the next four nights, indulge in a comfortable stay at your 4-star Cairns accommodation. Nestled in the tropical paradise of Cairns, this remarkable hotel offers warm hospitality, exceptional service, and breathtaking views.

The excitement peaks with a full-day outer reef cruise adventure on the Great Barrier Reef. Cruise aboard Cairns’ fastest and most luxurious super-yacht, exploring two spectacular outer reef locations. With unlimited snorkeling, a delicious BBQ lunch, and the chance to encounter marine life, this adventure is sure to be a highlight of your trip.

As you explore Cairns over the next two days, take in the beauty of this tropical wonderland. With an array of activities and attractions, including the vibrant Esplanade and diverse nightlife, Cairns offers something for everyone to enjoy.

Just north of Cairns there are several towns, home to beautiful beaches where you can relax, swim, and soak up the sun. Some popular beaches to visit include Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, and Clifton Beach.

For a unique experience, consider taking a ride on the Kuranda Scenic Railway, a historic train that takes you through the rainforest to the village of Kuranda. On the way back, you can take the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for panoramic views of the rainforest canopy.

DAYS 14 – 16

Brisbane – Your Final Destination

Kangaroo in Brisbane Australia

Photo Credit: Tourism Australia

On your last day in Cairns, a shuttle service will take you from your accommodation to the airport. You can relax and enjoy the scenic journey, knowing that you’ll arrive at the airport in time for your flight to Brisbane.

Upon reaching Brisbane, another shuttle service awaits you at the airport to take you to your vacation accommodation. This hotel is in a prime location in Brisbane’s downtown, offering stunning views and easy access to the city’s top attractions.

During your two-night stay in Brisbane, you’ll have ample time to explore the city at your own pace. Whether you’re interested in cultural experiences, outdoor adventures, or simply relaxing, Brisbane has something for everyone. You can visit the South Bank precinct, known for its riverside restaurants and cultural institutions, or take a leisurely stroll through the picturesque Botanic Gardens.

No trip to Australia is complete without seeing some of its iconic wildlife, and the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the perfect place to do just that. Here, you can get up close and personal with koalas, kangaroos, and other native Australian animals. You can even hold a koala for a once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity!

One of the best ways to see Brisbane is from the water, so consider taking a river cruise along the Brisbane River. You can choose from a variety of cruise options, including sightseeing tours, dinner cruises, and even kayaking adventures.

Take a stroll along the Brisbane River, relax on the beach at Streets Beach, or visit the Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art. There are also plenty of cafes, restaurants, and shops to explore in the area.

Kangaroo in Brisbane Australia

Photo Credit: Tourism Australia

Brisbane Couple

Photo Credit: Tourism & Events Queensland

DAY 16

Internationial Flight from Brisbane

After enjoying your time in Brisbane, the shuttle service will be available to transport you from your accommodation to Brisbane Airport for your international flight back to Los Angeles. It’s worth noting that due to the time difference, you’ll actually arrive in the USA on the same day you leave Australia, giving you an extra day to reminisce about your wonderful vacation Down Under!

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