The Experience

Adventurers of all ages ride on a mountain train, dine on a Colonial Tramcar and visit an underwater observatory at the Great Barrier Reef on this child-friendly journey through the Land Down Under.

Day 1: Melbourne | Admiring the Marvelous City
Upon arrival in Melbourne, you are met and transferred to your hotel. Settle in and then embark on a half-day tour of city landmarks, such as the Block Arcade, where you stop at Haigh,™s Chocolates for a tasting. Later, join your fellow guests and Tour Director for a welcome dinner on board the Colonial Tramcar restaurant.

Grand Hyatt Melbourne | Meals: D
Day 2: Barber Family Ranch | From Sheep to Kangaroos
Travel to the Barber family sheep ranch for an A&K exclusive experience. Watch sheep shearing and learn how to class (examine and value) a fleece. Take lunch with the family and tour the property to spot kangaroos before returning to Melbourne.

Grand Hyatt Melbourne | Meals: B L
Day 3: Yarra Valley | Ride the Rails
Drive through beautiful rural countryside to the magnificent Dandenong Ranges. Take a ride on Puffing Billy,, a mountain steam train on a historic narrow-gauge railway.

Grand Hyatt Melbourne | Meals: B L D
Day 4: Cairns/Port Douglas | White Sands and Sun
Fly to Cairns for a scenic drive along the coast to Port Douglas, where welcome cocktails await. Splash in the pool or stroll the sunny white sands beside the Pacific, and then enjoy a poolside Aussie barbecue.

Peppers Beach Club | Meals: B D
Day 5: Great Barrier Reef | Underwater Wonderland
Board swift, modern catamaran ,˜Quicksilver,™ and cruise to Agincourt Reef. Its renowned, sparkling clear water and vibrant coral formations lie within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Enjoy a buffet lunch and then sunbathe or view the reef up close from an underwater observatory.

Peppers Beach Club | Meals: B L
Day 6: Daintree Exploration | River and Rainforest
Cruise Daintree River to seek the vivid Ulysses butterfly in the canopy above and sight crocodiles basking on its muddy banks. Take a guided walk into the rainforest, viewing myriad plants and wildlife, perhaps even the endangered southern cassowary bird. Walk magical Thornton Beach, while your guide highlights its unique ecosystem, and eat lunch deep in the serene embrace of the rainforest. Visit the Botanical Ark and sample delicious tropical fruits.

Peppers Beach Club | Meals: B L
Day 7: Sydney | The Rocks
Fly to Sydney and transfer to your hotel nestled in The Rocks markets. Rendezvous for dinner at Darling Harbour, and enjoy unrivalled views of Sydney.

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney | Meals: B D
Day 8: Sydney | Cycling and Harbour Cruise
Take a bike tour through the streets of Sydney. Cruise Sydney Harbour on a private charter to marvel at its iconic sights. Learn to prepare an authentic Aussie barbecue and then savor it while anchored in a secluded cove.

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney | Meals: B L
Day 9: Sydney | Opera House Tour
Privately tour Taronga Zoo to observe iconic Australian animal species such as the koala and platypus. Explore the spectacular Sydney Opera House and enjoy lunch in the Opera Kitchen. Visit stunning Bondi and Coogee beaches. Later, dine privately at The Woods Restaurant.

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney | Meals: B L D
Day 10: Sydney | Evening Wine Journey
Celebrate Sydney at your leisure. Meet for an evening farewell dinner with breathtaking views of Sydney from the restaurant on the 47th floor.

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney | Meals: B D
Day 11: Depart Sydney
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and depart.

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