Guided Australia

9 Day • Explore Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns & Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

Hidden Laneways, Melbourne

Sydney Harbour, Australia

Cairns, Australia

Guided Australia

9 Day Guided Tour - Explore Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns & Great Barrier Reef

Guided Australia Travel Package

This exciting guided tour gets travellers to explore the many exciting aspects that make up Eastern Australia’s coast! Visit the cosmopolitan city of Melbourne, home to delicious food, fantastic shopping and much history. Head to Northern Queensland, to the city of Cairns, for some cultural and natural experiences. See the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef and learn about the Indigenous people of the rainforest. Travel to Sydney and see the iconic sights including The Sydney Opera House and Bondi Beach.

VALID FOR TRAVEL: select dates from Oct 2020 – 30 Mar 2021

(Some blackout dates may apply.  Prices are land-only)

per person, based on double occupancy
  • 2020 Departures:
  • 15 Oct 2020, 12 Nov 2020, 03 Dec 2020, 10 Dec 2020, 17 Dec 2020, 31 Dec 2020
  • 2021 Departures:
  • 07 Jan 2021, 14 Jan 2021, 21 Jan 2021, 28 Jan 2021, 04 Feb 2021, 11 Feb 2021, 18 Feb 2021, 25 Feb 2021, 04 Mar 2021, 11 Mar 2021, 18 Mar 2021, 25 Mar 2021
  • All accommodations have a 4-4.5-star rating
  • Prices based are based on double occupancy.  Subject to availability.
  • Included: Quality accommodation, travel by luxury coach, experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide, Airport transfers (internal and external flights at own cost).

Trip Details

Included in your trip

Cultural Experience
Tour Guide
Hotel Accommodations
Some Meals
Airport Transfers
Taxes & Fees
Travel Visa


Motor Sports
Travel Insurance


  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Cairns
  • Bondi Beach
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Tjapukai Cultural Park
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures
  • Colonial Tramcar Restaurant
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Sydney Sunset Dinner Cruise


Arrive in Melbourne, Depart from Sydney

9 Day Adventure

DAY 1: Depart Canada

Depart Canada today. Airfare is NOT included with this package: connect with us to book your flight!

Day 2: International Dateline

Cross the International Dateline and lose a day. You will gain this day back on your return journey.

Day 3: Arrive Melbourne

On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. This evening join your Travel Director for a welcome reception and dinner on board the famous Colonial Tramcar Restaurant. It’s a great opportunity to get to know everyone in a unique setting.

Day 4: Melbourne

Join your Travel Director for a city sights tour that includes a private walk through Melbourne’s famous hidden laneways. You’ll discover the city’s eclectic little lanes, arcades, café society and fascinating street art. There’s time afterwards to explore the city on your own, enjoy an optional experience or simply relax and watch the world go by.
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5: Cairns

This morning you will be transferred to Melbourne Airport for your flight to Cairns, Queensland (Note: internal flights are NOT included in this package. Chat with us on booking all internal airfare). On arrival join a private wildlife journey at Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. Enjoy a boat cruise and encounter koalas, wallabies, birds, crocodiles and more! This evening is free for your to choose from the numerous restaurants that Cairns has to offer.
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6: Great Barrier Reef

Get ready for an experience of a lifetime – board a high speed catamaran and cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef. You can snorkel and view this natural living wonder up close (equipment provided) or stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a semi-submersible craft, just one metre underwater.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7: Cairns

Day at leisure today.
A great option is the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Kuranda, be amazed as you travel over and through World Heritage rainforest, explore quaint Kuranda village and later board the Kuranda Scenic Rail for this historic rail journey. If you’d prefer to spend the day relaxing by your hotel pool or sitting back at a local café you can do that too!
In the evening rejoin your travelling companions for a Be My Guest dining experience at Tjapukai Cultural Park. Hear dreamtime stories, witness a high impact dance performance and enjoy dinner with your local host to the sounds of the didgeridoo.
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9: Sydney

This morning you’ll fly to Sydney! (Note: internal flights are NOT included in this package. Chat with us on booking all internal airfare)
On arrival there’s time to relax at your hotel or explore this exciting city before boarding a Captain Cook Sunset Dinner Cruise. Enjoy a contemporary two course a la carte meal and the mesmerising views of Sydney at night. You’ll pass magnificent waterfront homes, beaches and parklands and all the main harbour attractions including the Harbour Bridge and Opera House.
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10: Sydney

Kick off this highlight day of sightseeing on a guided tour of iconic Sydney Opera House. Later, your destination is famous Bondi Beach, for an iconic Australian experience. You’ll be greeted by a local surf lifesaver before enjoying a delicious lunch at an Aussie institution, the Returned Servicemen’s Club, with its views over the sparkling Pacific Ocean. Your host will take you on an exclusive tour through Australia’s oldest surf lifesaving club and share with you the history of Bondi and surf lifesaving. Later enjoy some free time to do some shopping, enjoy and Optional Experience or maybe just take a stroll along the harbour front.
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11: Sydney

Today is a day at leisure.
Why not take a day trip to the spectacular Blue Mountains for fresh mountain air and stunning scenery. You’ll visit the charming village of Leura, see the famous Three Sisters rock formation and visit a Wildlife Park to get up close and personal to some of Australia’s cuddly native animals. If you’ve always wanted to climb Sydney Harbour Bridge, today could be your chance on a thrilling ‘Bridgeclimb’.
Meals included: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 12: Depart

You will be dropped off at the airport for your departure flight home (arrive in Canada Day 13).  Why not stay longer?


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