14 DAYS, 12 NIGHTS

Aussie Coasts, Wildlife & Culinary Delights

FROM $4,125*

A feast for the senses awaits on this journey
through Australia’s stunning scenery,
incredible flavors, and unique wildlife.

BOOK BY: JULY 22, 2024*

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Sydney’s famous Opera House and Bondi Beach give you that postcard-perfect vibe. Hobart’s lovely waterfront and historic buildings offer a peaceful escape amidst the Tasmania mountains and the sea. Adelaide and Gold Coast blend city chic with beach vibes. And don’t miss Kangaroo Island for a wild experience with kangaroos, koalas, and sea lions in their natural habitat.

The best part? You’ll see all of this on this incredible Australia vacation deal!

 

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Trip Inclusions

This Australia vacation package includes all of the following:

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Accommodation

  • Sydney (3 Nights)
  • Hobart (3)
  • Adelaide (1)
  • Kangaroo Island (2)
  • Adelaide (1)
  • Gold Coast (2)

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Flights

  • International: Los Angeles to Sydney, Brisbane to Los Angeles 
  • Australia: Sydney to Hobart, Hobart to Adelaide, Adelaide to Brisbane

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Transfers

  • Private Transfers:
    • Sydney Airport to Accommodation (Return)
    • Hobart Airport to Accommodation (Return)
    • Adelaide Airport to Accommodation (Return)
    • Brisbane Airport to Gold Coast Accommodation (Return)

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Tours

  • Overnight Tour – 2-Day Best of Kangaroo Island
  • Discounted Tour Package Available

Booking Details

To Book: 888-359-2877 (M-F, 8:30am-5pm CT USA)
Booking Code: ST-TA3624A
Book by: July 22, 2024

Permitted US Departures: Select dates July 21, 2024 – March 18, 2025

Lowest Price for Basic & Tours Packages Found: Select Dates, July 21– September 15, 2024.

Lowest Price for Extended Stay & Have it All Packages Found: Select Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays July 21 – September 6, 2024. *See Terms and Conditions for more details.

Experience More & Save More with a Discounted Add-On Package!

Trip Details

Whirlwind Cities, Coral-Framed Coasts, and World-Famous Landmarks...

That’s just the beginning of Australia’s treasures.

Home to some of the world’s top travel destinations and natural wonders, this land is unlike any other.

But there’s far more to this gorgeous country.

Picture this: sipping fine Australian wines in the vibrant city of Sydney, indulging in fresh seafood in the charming seaside town of Hobart, and sampling gourmet cheeses in the famous markets of Adelaide.

Imagine yourself surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty on Kangaroo Island, where you can dine on farm-to-table dishes and meet incredible wildlife roaming freely. And don’t forget the Gold Coast, known for its world-class restaurants and beachfront cafes that will satisfy even the most discerning foodie.

Experience the flavors of Australia like never before and let your palate be your passport to a world of culinary delights.

Indulge in a multi-sensory exploration of Australia’s culinary landscape, where every meal tells a story and every sip of wine transports you to a different place and time. Let your taste buds be your guide as you discover the hidden culinary treasures that await you in Sydney, Hobart, Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, and the Gold Coast.

Get ready to dive Down Under into a world of flavors, wildlife, and natural beauty that will ignite your senses and create unforgettable memories.

DAY 1: FLY TO AUSTRALIA

International Flight, Los Angeles to Melbourne

This Aussie Coasts, Wildlife & Culinary Delights vacation package starts in with an international flight to Sydney. Your flight will cross the International Dateline, meaning you’ll arrive one day ahead in Australia!

DAYS 2 – 5: SYDNEY

The Jewel of Australia’s coast

Sydney Harbour aerial view at sunset

This is where the fun begins. Start your Australia vacation surrounded in the cosmopolitan charm of Sydney, where the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge stand tall against the glittering skyline. Lose yourself in the hustle and bustle of the markets, savor the fusion of multicultural flavors, and dance the night away in trendy bars and clubs.

You’ll stay 3 nights in a 4-Star accommodation right in the heart of the city, with easy access to must-see attractions. Stroll along Darling Harbour to take in some of Australia’s most recognizable sights.

 

  • See the Sydney Opera House, the internationally famed architectural masterpiece.
  • Relax on one of Sydney’s many beaches, often rated as some of the best in the world. Manly Beach and Bondi Beach are favorites for soaking in the sun and catching some waves.
  • Dine in your choice of casual or luxury restaurants, all boasting a range of incredible cuisines.
  • Get your hands on a Sydney Harbour Cruise Express pass to catch all the splendid harbor sights such as Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Shark Island and more.
Sydney Harbour aerial view at sunset
Mrs. Macquaries Point, Sydney Harbour credit Destination NSW

Mrs. Macquaries Point, Sydney Harbour. Photo Credit: Destination NSW

Woman enjoying Sydney Harbour cruise credit Tourism Australia

Sydney Harbour cruise. Photo Credit: Tourism Australia

Upgrade to See Sydney Harbour in Style

Woman enjoying Sydney Harbour cruise credit Tourism  Australia

Sydney Harbour cruise. Photo Credit: Tourism Australia

Imagine this: You’re cruising along the iconic Sydney Harbour, soaking in the stunning views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, with a delicious lunch spread in front of you. The cool breeze in your hair, the sun on your face, and the sound of the water beneath you. Pure bliss.

Upgrade with our Add Tours package to include a stunning Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise that takes you to all the iconic spots and hidden gems along the way.

DAYS 5 – 8: HOBART

Tasmania – Between the mountains & the Sea

Aerial of Hobart, Tasmania

Hobart, Tasmania. Photo Credit: Jarrad Seng and Tourism Tasmania

After the hustle and bustle of Sydney you’ll experience the tantalizing quiet life of Hobart, the capital of Australia’s island state of Tasmania. Here you’ll spend 3 nights in a comfortable 4-star hotel.

The majestic backdrop of kunanyi / Mount Wellington and the well-preserved turn-of-the-century architecture is just the beginning of Hobart’s stunning beauty and character.

With some of the cleanest air and waterways in the world, Hobart boasts the most remarkable produce to delight your taste buds.

  • Indulge in premium catches of oysters, salmon and other delectable seafood in one of many great waterfront restaurants.
  • Sip on single malt whiskies and gin from internationally recognized distilleries right in Hobart’s backyard.
  • If wine or cider is more of your thing, there’s no shortage of bars, cellar doors, beer markets and wineries to tempt you.
Aerial of Hobart, Tasmania

Hobart, Tasmania. Photo Credit: Jarrad Seng and Tourism Tasmania

Couple at kunanyi Mt Wellington credit Tourism Australia

kunanyi / Mount Wellington. Photo Credit: Tourism Australia

Wine tasting in Hobart

Wine tasting in Hobart. Photo Credit: Tourism Australia

Enjoy a Feast for the senses in tasmania’s bruny island

Wine tasting in Hobart

Wine tasting in Hobart. Photo Credit: Tourism Australia

If you’re looking for an epic culinary adventure, look no further than Bruny Island. Picture this: gourmet cheese and honey, freshly shucked oysters, artisan chocolates, and award-winning wines all in one stunning location. It’s a food lover’s paradise.

When you upgrade with our Add Tours Package, we’ll include our favorite Bruny Island food tour departing from Hobart.

Indulge your taste buds as you savor the flavors of Tasmania’s finest produce, all while taking in the breathtaking scenery of Bruny Island at these stops:

  • Bruny Island Cheese Co – meet the makers and learn how they craft their artisan produce.
  • See rare white wallabies as you travel throughout the island.
  • Pennicotts – enjoy lunch with oysters and two glasses of your choice of wine, beer, cider, or juices.
  • Bruny Island Chocolate Company – indulge in some sweet treats.
    Bruny Island Honey – sample a variety of local honey.
  • Hike the Neck – See the narrow isthmus stretch away south in graceful curves and leave your foot prints on a deserted beach.

DAYS 8 & 11: ADELAIDE

A MECCA of Food & Wine

Art Gallery of South Australia

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Photo Credit: Tourism Australia

Your next stop on your Australia journey is to the capital of South Australia. Welcome to Adelaide, where the sun shines bright and the food scene is more delicious than ever. Immerse yourself in the vibrant South Australian culture, from the bustling food markets to the world-class wineries. Adelaide is the ultimate destination for those who crave culinary adventure with authenticity.

You’ll stay 1 night in Adelaide rest before your wildlife adventure in Kangaroo Island.

Art Gallery of South Australia

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Photo Credit: Tourism Australia

Couple looking at a kangaroo in Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island. Photo Credit: Tourism Australia

DAYS 9 – 10: KANGAROO ISLAND

A Wildlife haven

Couple looking at a kangaroo in Kangaroo Island

Imagine rugged coastline vibes, crystal clear waters, and wildlife galore. Kangaroos, koalas, and the whole gang welcoming you to their picturesque paradise. It’s like stepping into a nature lover’s dream come true.

We’ve included a 2-night Kangaroo Island tour with included accommodation, the real deal Aussie adventure waiting for you Down Under.

Marvel at the stunning landscapes, spot unique wildlife, and unwind in the tranquility of the pristine beaches. It’s a sanctuary for the soul and a playground for the adventurous spirit seeking new experiences.

DAYS 12 – 14: GOLD COAST

A Beach lover’s paradise

Couple on the beach in Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise. Photo Credit: Tourism & Events Queensland

Experience the glitz and glamour of the Gold Coast, where golden beaches stretch as far as the eye can see and skyscrapers glitter in the sun. Dive into thrilling water sports, relax on sandy shores, and party the night away in this playground for the young and the young at heart.

You’ll enjoy 2 nights in the Gold Coast at a 4-star hotel just minutes from the beach.

In your free-time, you’ll experience the quintessential Australian lifestyle of the Gold Coast.

Kick off the day with a beachside yoga session or sunrise stroll, get salty with a morning surf, or head for the hills to cool off and browse exciting new menus in al fresco eateries.

You may want to test your courage and venture up the SkyPoint Observation Deck for stunning panoramic views stretching across the Gold Coast skyline. By night the vibrant entertainment scene welcomes the party-loving set, cocktails in hand, at the lounges, laid-back music venues and rooftop bars.

Couple on the beach in Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise. Photo Credit: Tourism & Events Queensland

Close up of koala at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Photo Credit: Destination Gold Coast

Upgrade to meet some exciting locals

Close up of koala at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Photo Credit: Destination Gold Coast

Getting up close and personal with wildlife has never been more intimate than this.

Upgrade your vacation with our Add Tours package to include a visit to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary in Gold Coast.

Featuring over 1500 individual animals from over 200 species and entertaining, immersive shows, you’ll need a whole day to explore the sanctuary.

  • Get your picture taken while holding a koala – this experience is included in your tour!
  • Hand-feed dozens of rainbow lorikeets as they rest on your shoulder.
  • Meet an array of Australia’s reptiles.
  • Feel the stunning white coat of Marrok, a pure white alpine dingo and star of the Sanctuary.

As the sun sets on your final day in Gold Coast, you’ll look back on your vacation filled with fun in the sun, incredible wildlife and essential Australian experiences with a smile on your face.

The memories you’ve made of your Aussie Coasts, Wildlife & Culinary Delights vacation will make for incredible stories everyone will want to hear – and it all went without a hitch!

Whether you’re a foodie, wildlife enthusiast, or adventure seeker, this vacation package has something for everyone. Explore the flavors of Australia and connect with nature in a way that will leave you inspired and fulfilled.

Book your trip now and get ready for an unforgettable journey filled with delicious food and incredible wildlife encounters!

Perth at sunset

Perth, Western Australia

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Perth at sunset

Perth, Western Australia

Every stop along your journey offers a gateway to bucket list Australian experiences.

But it’s hard to see it all in just one trip.

That’s why we’ve added EVEN MORE time to your trip with our Ultimate Package. This package features an extended journey to Western Australia with 4 additional nights in Perth AND a Margaret River Wine Region overnight tour!

Ultimate Package inclusions:

  • 18 Days / 16 Nights Australia
  • 4-Star Accommodation – Sydney (3 Nights), Hobart (3), Adelaide (1), Kangaroo Island (2), Adelaide (1), Perth (1), Margaret River (1), Perth (2), Gold Coast (2)
  • International Flights – Los Angeles to Sydney, Brisbane to Los Angeles
  • Australian Domestic Flights – Sydney to Hobart, Hobart to Adelaide, Adelaide to Perth, Perth to Brisbane
  • Private Transfers – Sydney Airport to Accommodation (Return), Hobart Airport to Accommodation (Return), Adelaide Airport to Accommodation (Return), Perth Airport to Accommodation (Return), Brisbane Airport to Gold Coast Accommodation (Return)
  • Overnight Tours – 2-Day Best of Kangaroo Island Tour, 2-Day Margaret River Food and Wine Tour

Want EVEN MORE?

We’re big fans of making sure you hit everything you want to see on your vacation.

Our Have It All package combines everything in the Add Tours AND Ultimate Packages for an incredible Australia vacation you’ll never forget!

Woman at Little Salmon Bay, Rottnest Island

Little Salmon Bay, Rottnest Island. Photo Credit: Getty Images

Upgrade to our Have It All Package for the best value

Woman at Little Salmon Bay, Rottnest Island

Little Salmon Bay, Rottnest Island. Photo Credit: Getty Images

Package Includes:

  • 18 Days/ 16 Nights Australia
  • 4-Star Accommodation – Sydney (3 Nights), Hobart (3), Adelaide (1), Kangaroo Island (2), Adelaide (1), Perth (1), Margaret River (1), Perth (2), Gold Coast (2)
  • Day Tours – Sydney: Lunch Cruise in Sydney Harbour; Hobart: Bruny Island Foodie Tour; Gold Coast: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary & Koala Photo
  • Overnight Tours – 2-Day Best of Kangaroo Island Tour, 2-Day Margaret River Food and Wine Tour
  • International Flights – Los Angeles to Brisbane, Sydney to Los Angeles
  • Australian Domestic Flights – Sydney to Hobart, Hobart to Adelaide, Adelaide to Perth, Perth to Brisbane
  • Private Transfers – Sydney Airport to Accommodation (Return), Hobart Airport to Accommodation (Return), Adelaide Airport to Accommodation (Return), Perth Airport to Accommodation (Return), Brisbane Airport to Gold Coast Accommodation (Return)

It’s as simple as selecting your trip and traveling.

We’ll take care of the rest. From flight bookings to accommodation, activities, transfers and more—you can simply enjoy your vacation.

As experts in Australian travel, we put trips like these together all day. From the moment you speak to our Destination Specialists to your plane touching down back home, we’ll make sure every aspect of your trip goes without a hitch.

Book your Australian vacation today!

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