Australia Adventures by Disney

Australia

This comprehensive tour of Australia begins in Sydney and continues on to Ayers Rock, the Great Barrier Reef and Australia's Gold Coast. Highlights include beautiful beaches, tropical rainforests, snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef, and learning about the Aboriginal culture.

The 11 Day Australia tour from Adventures by Disney is a fantastic family vacation for all ages and levels of travel experience. Explore the wide variety of landscapes that Australia is know for as you take in the experience of life Down Under. Book your 11 Day Australia tour from Adventures by Disney now and take in the view as you crisscross this fun country.


11 Daysfr. $7,799

Tour Highlights & Offers

  • The services of two Adventure Guides
  • Outstanding accommodations
  • Admission fees to attractions and performances
  • VIP access and private events
  • Most meals during trip
  • Cultural experiences with local experts
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Sydney Harbor Lunch Cruise
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
  • Mount Tambourine Experience
  • Skyrail to Caravonica
  • Red Desert Sunrise Camel Ride
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Explore Scenic Sydney
  • Tobruk Sheep Farm
  • Kuranda Village
  • Taronga Zoo
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park
  • Hartley's Crocodile Adventure
  • Kayak in the Gold Coast
  • Gratuities have been taken care of on your behalf for all services included in the itinerary except for the Adventure by Disney guides. There is no need for you to worry about tipping the bellmen, housekeepers, waiters, drivers and local experts.
  • The customary gratuity to the Tour Direrctor is not included. Gratuities for your Adventures Guides are not included. If you feel that your Adventure Guides have provided excellent service, we suggest the following discretionary gratuity: Per Guest/Per Adventure guide/Per Day - $9 - $11 USD.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, dry cleaning, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • Airline excess luggage charges, vaccinations, visa fees and services, airport arrival and departure taxes, individual train and airport transfers (when applicable), and other optional or incidental extras are not included.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • 10 breakfasts
  • 7 lunches
  • 6 dinners
  • Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney, Australia (3 nights)
  • Sails in the Desert Hotel in Uluru, Australia (1 nights)
  • Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa in Palm Cove, Australia (3 nights)
  • Sheraton Mirage Gold Coast Hotel in Byron Bay, Australia (3 nights)

Arrive in Sydney, Taronga Zoo, Welcome Dinner at Taronga Zoo

Sydney/Australia, Australia

G’day! Arrive at Sydney Airport. An Adventures by Disney representative will greet and assist you with your luggage. Then, a driver will take you to your hotel in Sydney, where you’ll meet your Adventure Guides.

Arrive at the Shangri-La Sydney. As your Adventure Guides check you in and handle your luggage, settle into your comfortable room and discover all the amenities available to you at this distinctive hotel. Located in the historic Rocks district at the heart of the city, the Shangri-La Sydney offers easy access to many attractions nearby.

Explore this exciting city on your own, beginning with the historic Rocks district where your hotel is located and where settlement in Australia began. Near Circular Quay and the Harbour Bridge, this district features famous pubs, historic buildings, galleries exhibiting renowned Australian artists and many delightful shops, including some featuring fabulous opals!

Take in beautiful views of the city on the ferry crossing Sydney Harbour en route to the famous Taronga Zoo.

Enjoy an aerial view of the zoo and the Sydney Harbour beyond as you head up the hill in a cable car for your welcome dinner.

Be greeted by the zookeeper of Sydney's famous Taronga Zoo, home to over 340 species and 2,600 animals. Delight in a privately guided tour—with a chance to interact with some of the native Australian species that live there!

Savor a delightful dinner while enjoying one of the best views of Sydney Harbour you can find anywhere! Enjoy this exclusive meal where you will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with your fellow Adventurers.

Dinner

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

Harbour Lunch Cruise, Sydney Opera House

Sydney/Australia, Australia

Wake up to a delicious breakfast to help you get this action-packed day started! Take the morning to explore Sydney on your own some more. Ask your Adventure Guides to recommend the museums, shopping districts, parks and gardens and activities that are best suited for your family.

Enjoy lunch aboard a sleek cruise ship as you tour Sydney Harbour, with sights that include Luna Park, Fort Denison and waterfront mansions. This cruise offers quality dining in a luxurious setting—and the views can't be beat!

Go backstage for a tour of one of the most famous architectural wonders in the world, the Sydney Opera House. Discover the remarkable story of how the Sydney Opera House's design was conceived and built and the challenges over the years of hosting world-class performances.

The rest of the day and evening is yours to enjoy on your own in this city filled with wonderful sights and activities. Consult with your Adventure Guides for their recommendations regarding activities and dining venues.

Breakfast, Lunch

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

Tobruk Sheep Farm, Australian BBQ Dinner at Tobruk Sheep Farm

Sydney/Australia, Australia

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast and get ready for climbing and sheepherding adventures ahead.

Pursue your own favorite activity and lunch interests during the first half of this day. Ask your Adventure Guides to help you book a place on the Sydney Bridge Climb, a classic "must do" at the top of many Guests' wish list. With a Sydney Bridge Climb Leader at your side, reach the top of this iconic bridge and enjoy spectacular views of one of the world's great harbors! If climbing isn't for you, ask your Adventure Guides for recommendations for other activities. And, of course, feel free to inquire which dining venues they would recommend for your family. Please note: There is an additional cost for the Sydney Bridge Climb activity.

Maroota, Australia

Live the life of an Australian cowboy at the Tobruk Sheep Farm! After the public goes home, it's your turn to visit this farm in a private experience that shows you some of the duties involved, including watching a demonstration of a sheep being sheared—and, all by yourself, directing sheep dogs to herd sheep!

Now that you've worked up an appetite, relish a barbeque dinner featuring classic Australian dishes in the serene natural setting of the at Tobruk Sheep Farm.

Sydney/Australia, Australia

Overnight in Sydney

Breakfast, Dinner

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Uluru Walking Tour, Star Gazing

Sydney/Australia, Australia

Enjoy a filling breakfast before you set off to Australia's red desert that spans the middle of the continent.

Ayers Rock, Australia

Fly to Ayers Rock and head to the heart of the outback to explore the startling beauty of Australia's Red Centre.

Uluru, Australia

Take a motor coach into Aboriginal land when you visit Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, home to one of Australia's iconic landmarks. Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is a sandstone monolith that stands like a mammoth mesa in the middle of the vast desert. Considered one of the great wonders of the world, it is 1,141 feet high (348 meters), 2.2 miles long (3.6 km) and 1.2 miles wide (1.9 km). The Aboriginals who have inhabited this area over 10,000 years consider Uluru a sacred part of their "dreamtime" creation belief.

Enjoy a boxed lunch at the Cultural Center and hear from a local expert about this magnificent and sacred area. Learn about the plants and animals that live in this environment and the geology that explains how Uluru was formed. Find out about the Anangu people—the Aboriginal tribe owners of Uluru, Kata Tjuta and surrounding lands. And be introduced to Tjukurpa, the law that guides their daily life and is at the foundation of their culture.

Take a private guided walking tour around the base of Uluruike on a trail that wraps around the edge of this massive, 600-million-year-old sandstone rock formation.

Yulara, Australia

After your trek in the outback, experience pure luxury at Sails in the Desert! Located in Australia's Red Centre, this 5-star hotel is a place to pamper yourself in style after a day of exploration. Before dinner, take a moment to enjoy the relaxing spa and delightful pool surrounded by gumtrees, view the gallery filled with indigenous arts and crafts—or simply bask in the splendor of the sun setting over the red desert.

Enjoy international flavors as well as favorite local dishes at the premium Ilkari Restaurant at the hotel and share stories about today's adventures with your fellow Adventurers.

Count your lucky stars tonight—you get a chance to see the night sky lit up in all its sparkling glory! Considered one of the premier places in the world for star watching, the outback invites you to turn your gaze upward and be truly starstruck.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Sails in the Desert

Sunrise Camel Ride, Kata Tjuta Walking Tour, Fly to Cairns

Uluru, Australia

Watch the desert awaken as you ride on a camel across it, stunned by the red landscape and the stillness of its beauty. At the end of the ride, enjoy an early morning snack of beer bread, biscuits and tea or coffee.

Yulara, Australia

Return to the hotel for a delicious breakfast and get ready to see some more amazing rock formations.

Kata Tjuta, Australia

Enter Walpa Gorge at Kata Tjuta—the "sister rock" to Uluru! Kata Tjuta is a geologic wonder consisting of 36 monoliths similar to Uluru, all of which have rich sandstone textures that change colors as the day progresses. Wander between the towering domes and be awestruck by their power.

Yulara, Australia

Take a lunch break at the friendly Gecko's Café, with Mediterranean and Western-style food, including wood-fired pizzas, pastas and salads. Fuel up for the next leg of the trip.

Cairns, Australia

Head for Cairns in Queensland and your coastal home for the next 3 nights.

Palm Cove, Australia

Arrive at the Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa. While your Adventure Guides check you in and handle your luggage, take a good look around this upscale, 5-star AAA rated resort on the beach at the resort village of Palm Cove in tropical Queensland. With 3 spectacular swimming pools & a spa, prepare for a fun time ahead!

Enjoy a delightful dinner with your family and fellow Adventurers at an excellent restaurant in the hotel. Adults can stay and enjoy a leisurely end to the meal, while Junior Adventurers head off for a special movie night. Junior Adventurers join Adventure Guides to see a classic Disney movie in this private experience.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa

Catamaran to Outer Reef, Lunch on Quicksilver Pontoon at Great Barrier Reef

Palm Cove, Australia

Get a good start on the day with a tasty breakfast. And get ready—the Great Barrier Reef is our destination today!

Port Douglas, Australia

Take a motor coach to the Marina Mirage in Port Douglas, where you can board the catamaran that will take you into the Great Barrier Reef.

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Head out on the Quicksilver Catamaran to the Coral Sea and the Great Barrier Reef, a vast living organism that is home to an array of colorful fish, star fish and mollusks as well as turtles, dolphins and sharks. The only living thing on earth visible from space, the Great Barrier Reef contains over 3000 individual reef systems, hundreds of islands and over 600 types of coral. The base of operations for your exploration is an amazing floating pontoon and you will be guided by a marine biologist so you can make the most of your day investigating the outer reef up close by snorkeling. If you don't want to get wet, take a semi-submersible submarine and cruise several feet under water to view it and the array of undersea creatures who call it home!

Enjoy a delightful lunch with fellow Adventurers on a pontoon floating in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef!

Palm Cove, Australia

Enjoy an evening and dinner on your own in Palm Cove. Be enchanted by this tropical village by the sea! Go shopping at fabulous boutiques and stroll through galleries—or simply soak in a little paradise at night on the beach. Choose where to dine from an array of world-class restaurants or ask your Adventure Guides to recommend the restaurant that best fits your family's needs.

Breakfast, Lunch

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Skyrail to Caravonica, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures

Palm Cove, Australia

Begin your day with a delicious breakfast and get ready for a day of discovery.

Smithfield, Australia

Enjoy private activities at Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park. Discover the history of the world's oldest living culture, dating back over 40,000 years! Visit this 25-acre park that celebrates the traditions of the Aboriginals as explained by the local Djabugay, the original inhabitants of the rainforest around Kuranda. Delight in Aboriginal dance, song, storytelling, artwork and artifacts. Participate in privately guided interactive activities: Play a didgeridoo, hurl a spear and paint your own boomerang—and then learn how to throw it!

Kuranda, Australia

Take a motor coach to Kuranda Village, a picture-perfect mountain village, surrounded by a rainforest. With a thriving arts culture, Kuranda offers a variety of shopping opportunities—with shops featuring Aboriginal artifacts and handcrafted goods—and is a sanctuary for butterflies, birds, koalas, bats and snakes. Enjoy lunch on your own and choose from a variety of restaurants that serve international as well as local cuisine in this relaxed environment, surrounded by tropical beauty.

Take the Skyrail across Australia's World Heritage listed tropical rainforest canopy from Kuranda to the Caravonica terminal—and enjoy breathtaking views!

Palm Cove, Australia

Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure at the Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa Swim in one of the beautiful pools or relax in the spa. Whichever activity you choose, this tropical paradise is the ideal spot to unwind!

Wangetti, Australia

Meet some amazing crocodiles and local wildlife in an exclusive experience at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures! Wander through the spectacular woodlands and rainforest at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures where you can get a close look at tropical birds and other native fauna. Then, enjoy an exclusive Australian dinner with your fellow Adventurers and share stories about today's adventures.

Palm Cove, Australia

Overnight in Palm Cove

Breakfast, Dinner

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa

Fly to the Gold Coast, Gold Coast Jet Boat Adventure

Palm Cove, Australia

Fuel up for the trip ahead with a filling breakfast. And then you're off to the Gold Coast!

Gold Coast Region, Australia

Fly to the Gold Coast. Visit the sunny, subtropical Gold Coast with its skyscraper skyline and combination of exciting city life, world-famous surfing beaches and canal systems. Add to that its spectacular tropical rainforest, containing a vast array of flora and fauna with colors so rich they create an otherworldly ambiance.

After arriving in the Gold Coast, you'll head to a scrumptious lunch at one of the area’s amazing restaurants.

After jetting across the country, jet boat across the Gold Coast Broadwater and Moreton Bay Marine Park for an exhilarating activity you’ll never forget. Experience full 360° spins, high speed drifting, incredible beach buzzing and other exciting maneuvers while exploring the local waterways.

Arrive at the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast. As your Adventure Guides check you in and assist with luggage, explore the tranquil Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast.

Find your own serenity on the grounds of the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast—take advantage of its beachfront location and expansive pool. Stroll across the footbridge to the bustling marina for a selection of waterfront restaurants where you can enjoy dinner at your own leisure. Ask your Adventure Guides to recommend the activities and restaurants that best fit your family’s needs.

Breakfast, Lunch

Sheraton Mirage Gold Coast

Kayak Adventure, Afternoon at the Beach or Pool

Gold Coast Region, Australia

Get ready for a day of activity with a tasty breakfast at the hotel.

Wave Break Island, Australia

Head out to the undeveloped Wave Break Island which was created in 1985 to help protect the shores of the Broadwater and is recognized as a visual asset for the Gold Coast community and all those who visit. Kayak out to the island to see what makes it so special.

Gold Coast Region, Australia

Join the locals for lunch and experience one of the Gold Coast's celebrated pubs.

Relish some quiet with an afternoon at the beach or poolside at the hotel.

Continue your day of rest with a relaxing evening of marina strolls and wonderful nightlife activities. Dine on your own in one of the excellent restaurants that grace this beautiful location. Ask your Adventure Guides for recommendations.

Breakfast, Lunch

Sheraton Mirage Gold Coast

Mt. Tamborine Experience, BBQ Lunch at Local Farm, Farewell Dinner

Gold Coast Region, Australia

Enjoy a hearty breakfast and get ready for a morning packed with fun activities.

Mount Tambourine, Australia

Enter the tropical rainforest for a half-day experience at one of the region's secret treasures: Mt. Tamborine. Ride in a 4WD vehicle, looking for native wildlife as you follow an early pioneer route through the national park. Discover one of the park's waterfalls on foot. And take a moment to master your boomerang throwing!

Gold Coast Region, Australia

After working up an appetite from your adventures, visit a nearby farm and enjoy some local fare at a delicious barbeque lunch.

Take one more swim in the pool, show off your boomerang skills on the beach or return to the marina shops for that Australian jewelry you have been eyeing since you arrived. All the while, take in the glorious views of the coastline and mountains!

Share stories about your adventure with your fellow Adventurers and Adventure Guides at a farewell dinner. Wish them a fond “Good on ya, Mate!” until you meet again.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Sheraton Mirage Gold Coast

Transfer to Brisbane Airport

Gold Coast Region, Australia

Enjoy a filling breakfast to prepare for your flight.

Brisbane, Australia

Be transferred to Brisbane Airport (BNE) and bid farewell to Australia—until you return again!

Breakfast

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  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
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  • 45 days or less: 100% of vacation package price per Guest
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  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
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