Australia Family Holiday

Australia Family Holiday

This two-week guided Australia holiday is full of activities for families. Climb the harbour bridge in Sydney; explore stunning Aboriginal rock art sites in the Red Centre; search for koala and kangaroo in the wild; and glide through the trees in Daintree Rainforest. The itinerary also aims to provide a detailed overview of Australia's core regions and can easily be adapted to suit older travellers.

Outline Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Arrive Sydney

    You will be met on arrival at Sydney International Airport and transferred to Quay Grand Suites for four nights in a 2-bedroom harbour view suite, overlooking the Circular Quay and Sydney Harbour Bridge.

  2. Day 2: Get to Know Sydney

    You will be picked up from your hotel at approx. 9am for a morning of touring in the company of an experienced guide.

  3. Day 3: Wildlife in the Wild

    Depart the city this morning for Australia’s beautiful Southern Highlands, where you’ll embark on a shared bushwalk tour hosted by an expert naturalist guide.

  4. Day 4: At leisure to explore Sydney

    Sydney, the biggest, oldest and, many would argue, most beautiful city in Australia, is notable for much more than its famous landmarks – the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Built around its dazzling harbour, the city has a relaxed but vibrant character, and is a pleasure to explore on foot.

  5. Day 5: Uluru

    Transfer to Sydney Domestic Airport this morning for the flight to Ayers Rock. You will be met on arrival at the airport and transferred to the Sails in the Desert Hotel for 2 nights in a Terrace (Family) Room.

  6. Day 6: Kata Tjuta

    An early start this morning as you embark on a sunrise tour of Kata Tjuta. Breakfast is provided during the excursion, so you can set off as early as dawn.

  7. Day 7: Darwin

    You will be collected from your hotel after breakfast and transferred to the airport for the late morning flight to Darwin. On arrival in Darwin, meet with your driver for the short transfer to Mantra Hotel on the Esplanade, where you check in for one night in a 2 bedroom apartment.

  8. Day 8: Camping safari in Kakadu and Arnhem Land

    Journey into Australia’s remote northern territories, on a 2-night private camping safari taking in Kakadu National Park and Arnhem Land, and led by legendary guide, Sab Lord. All meals, accommodation, transfers, guiding services and entry permits are included.

  9. Day 9: Kakadu & Arnhem Land

    After breakfast at the campsite, head to Arnhem Land, an important centre of Aboriginal life, for a walk up Injalak Hill with a local elder.

  10. Day 10: Darwin

    Travel south to Darwin. During the return trip you will have time to visit a number of the sights in the Kakadu region that you may have missed during the journey into the Park—such as the spectacular Katherine Gorge, and Gunlom Falls, where you can stop for a swim.

  11. Day 11: Port Douglas

    Morning flight to Cairns, where you will be met on arrival by your driver and driven to Port Douglas (approx. one hour’s drive time). Check into Niramaya Villas and Spa for four nights in a 2 bedroom Villa.

  12. Day 12: Daintree Adventure Day

    Embark on a full-day private tour of Daintree, one of the oldest rainforests in the world, and setting for a whole host of exciting adventure activities. Included in the tour are a Daintree river cruise, ‘Jungle Surfing’ activities, and all transport and guiding services. Please remember to pack a hat, sun lotion and insect repellent!

  13. Day 13: Great Barrier Reef

    You will be collected from your villa early this morning and driven to the marina at Port Douglas for a full-day Great Barrier Reef cruise.

  14. Day 14: At leisure to explore Port Douglas

    Today you are free to explore Port Douglas and Far North Queensland independently.

  15. Day 15: International departure

    Morning or afternoon private car transfer from Port Douglas to Cairns Airport to connect with your return flight home.

Price guide

Price based on a family of four (2 adults/2 children from 10-18 years), and subject to availability at the time of booking.
Pricing

15 days from £3975pp

Pricing

15 days from £3975pp

Testimonial

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