Big Cities & Big Lights

12 Day • Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane

Big Cities & Big Lights

12 Day Classic Vacation - Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane

New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland

Don’t Go Small, Go Australia!

Hold onto your hats folks…this is the BIG ONE.  The 3 largest Australian Cities in one package.  Iconic Australia at every glance.  The Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, The Historical Rocks area, Melbourne’s Great Ocean Road and famous lane ways and arcades, Climb Brisbane’s Story Bridge, See Crocs and Koalas at near by Australia Zoo and walk the endless miles of golden sand on the Gold Coast.  We bring this all together in one package.  The ultimate highlights of Australia trip for you to take in.  You will be sure to meet some friendly Aussies along the way too, always willing to give a warm G’day and big smile.  Think of this as a long first date, getting to know Australia intimately,  more and more with every minute.

Valid for travel: August 1st 2022 to November 15th 2022 OR February 1st 2023 to 31st March 2023

Price Per Person
Based on double occupancy
  • Subject to availability. Land price only.
  • Airfares available – contact us.
  • Package Includes:
  • 4 nights accommodation in Mebourne, 4 nights accommodation in Sydney, 4 nights accommodation in Brisbane, Sydney Harbour Cruise, Blue Mountains Tour, Great Ocean Road Tour, Melbourne Hidden Secrets Tour, visit to the Australia Zoo, all airport transfers and all taxes & fees.
  • Looking for airfare? Here are some Vancouver departures:
    • Economy Airfare C$2,586 per person including taxes & fees
    • Premium Economy Airfare C$4,839 per person including taxes & fees
    • Business Class Airfares C$11,109 per person including taxes & fees
  • (Addons available from all major Canadian Cities – ask your Downunder Travel Destination Specialist for the airfare from your closest city)

Trip Details

Included in your trip

Hotel Accommodations
Airport Transfers
Cultural Experience


Travel Insurance


  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane
  • Great Ocean Road
  • Blue Mountains
  • Australia Zoo


Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane

12 Day Adventure

Day 01 – Sydney

Welcome to Sydney! Upon arrival you will be transferred to your accommodation where you will check in for 4 nights. The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 02 – Sydney Harbour Morning Tea Cruise

Your morning routine sets the tone for the rest of the day – this Morning Tea Cruise on Sydney Harbour is a 1.5 hour of pure peace and serenity. You will embark on a complete harbour experience with the advantage of live commentary and delicious morning tea served on board. Enjoy one of the most widely-praised private charter services in the Sydney area. As you sit back and relax, the live commentator will help you discover the secrets of one of the world’s most famous and spectacular natural harbours including icons such as Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House, Sydney Botanical Gardens and more. This cruise is the perfect way to spend the morning on the water taking in Sydney and its skyline from a unique vantage point. With plenty of photo opportunities and a full tummy, you will return to Circular Quay by lunchtime.

Day 03 – Blue Mountains National Park

Today you will be collected by a tour guide from your hotel and head to 1.5hr west to Blue Mountains to explore the stunning lookouts, valleys, rainforest areas, and bush walks.  You’ll wander through a mountain village for lunch, and get up close to iconic Australian animals at Featherdale Wildlife Park!

Day 04 – Day at Leisure

Day at leisure today.

Day 05 – Sydney to Melbourne

You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Melbourne. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel where you will check in for 4 nights. The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 06 – Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Tour

Have you ever been to a city and wondered what all the fuss was about? Or wasted time trying to find that cool local café you were told about and ended up missing everything else on offer? This walking tour brings guests to many of these treasures, and it is the ideal way to discover and learn about the enchantment of Melbourne!  On your tour of Melbourne’s signature lanes and arcades, your guide will unveil local designers and specialty retailers that often are only found in the city. The tour will reveal some of the quirkiest cafes, independent designers, street art, architecture, with historical tales of Melbourne along the way.
 There is something for everyone, locals and visitors alike!

Day 07 – Great Ocean Road Tour

Escape the crowds and experience the spectacular scenery of the Great Ocean Road on this small group tour!  You tour will depart and head towards the Surf Coast with frequent scenic stops, including an opportunity to visit the beach at the Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch. Along the way you will see pristine beaches, pass through idyllic seaside villages and stop to look for some of Australia’s iconic wildlife including wild koalas and colourful parrots.  Journey onwards to the Shipwreck Coast, where you’ll visit the scene of Australia’s most famous shipwreck at Loch Ard Gorge. Learn the story of the two teenage survivors, who escaped with their lives while 52 others were lost. Descend the Gibson’s Steps where you will be dwarfed by the high cliff line and the enormous offshore limestone stacks.  For an unforgettable climax to the day, arrive at the 12 Apostles in time to watch the sun set over this spectacular coastline.

Day 08 – Day at Leisure

Day at leisure today.

Day 09 – Melbourne to Brisbane

You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Brisbane. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel where you will check in for 4 nights. The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 10 – Koala Cuddle Adventure

Travel in style and comfort in our luxury air-conditioned vehicle.  Your adventure includes: Pick up & drop off from your Brisbane Hotel or Accommodation, day Admission into Australia Zoo, at Least 6 hours to Explore Australia Zoo, koala Cuddle inclusive of an 8×10 photograph within the Wildlife Studio and a Sneak Peek Ticket into the amazing Wildlife Hospital.

Day 11 – Sunshine Coast & Australia Zoo

Take a scenic trip to the Sunshine Coast and visit world-famous Australia Zoo, home of the Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin. Australia Zoo is a must-see holiday highlight for Australians and international visitors with more than 1200 animals from around the globe, daily wildlife shows and the busiest wildlife hospital in the world where you can see vets saving native Australian animals.

Day 12 – Day at Leisure

Day at leisure today.

Day 13 – Depart

You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home. Why not stay longer? Ask your Destination Specialist about customizing your trip to explore more of what Australia has to offer.


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