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AUSTRALIA Australian Adventure 19 nights from £4949^ including optional travel insurance or from £4794^ without insurance§ Savour Sydney and its world-famous landmarks, discover the Great Barrier Reef and see the sun set over Uluru. This unforgettable tour offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore the highlights of Australia, from the dynamic cities of a modern nation to the ancient heartland of Aboriginal culture. Marvel at the great monolith of Uluru ACTIVITY LEVEL Day 1: UK-Perth. Fly to Perth. Day 2: Perth. Arriving in the afternoon you'll be met from the airport and taken to the hotel for a three-night stay. Day 3: Perth. Join an included sightseeing tour of this `new frontier city', then take a short cruise to Fremantle. Enjoy a welcome drink and dinner tonight. B, D Day 4: Perth. Explore Perth at your leisure or choose to join optional excursions to the Pinnacles Desert or Rottnest Island. B Day 5: Perth-Alice Springs. Fly to Alice Springs, originally founded as a staging point for the overland telegraph line in the 1870s, for an overnight stay. B, D Day 6: Alice Springs-Ayers Rock. Journey through the outback to Uluru (Ayers Rock) where you'll stay overnight. B, D Day 7: Ayers Rock-Cairns. Perhaps take to the skies on an optional helicopter flight to experience the natural wonder of Uluru from the air. Fly to Cairns for a four-night stay within walking distance of the city's art galleries and shops. B Day 8: Cairns. Perhaps join an optional excursion to the village of Kuranda where you can ride the Historic Scenic Railway through the rainforest. B 9: Great Barrier Reef. Travel by catamaran to Green Island on today's included excursion. Take the opportunity to go snorkelling or see the marine life on a trip by glass-bottom boat and learn all about the largest marine park in the world. After a buffet lunch, you might then want to simply relax on the sandy beach before heading back to the mainland. B, L Day 10: Cairns. A variety of optional excursions are available today. B Day 11: Cairns-Sydney. Fly to Sydney where you stay for four nights. B, D Day 12: Sydney. You will see the very best of the city on today's included full-day tour. Discover the elegant quarter of Paddington and the Rocks, a beautifully-restored area of cobbled streets where the first European settlers stepped ashore on January 26, 1788. Continue to the Sydney Opera House for a guided tour, and then on to Circular Quay for a sightseeing cruise around Sydney harbour. B, L Day 13: Sydney. Spend the day at leisure or join an optional excursion into the wine-growing region of the Hunter Valley. B Day 14: Sydney. Perhaps explore the UNESCO-listed Blue Mountains on an optional excursion. B Day 15: Sydney-Melbourne. Fly to Melbourne for a four-night stay. B Day 16: Melbourne. Melbourne is an intriguing blend of skyscrapers, elegant Colonial-style buildings, stately churches and leafy avenues. Today's included full-day tour will encompass Queen Victoria Market, Captain Cook's cottage, historic Williamstown and more. B Day 17: Melbourne. Spend the day at leisure, perhaps by soaking up the atmosphere of Federation Square, or you could join an optional excursion to Phillip Island to see the penguins! B Day 18: Melbourne. You have more free time to explore this exciting city or you could join an optional trip along the scenic Great Ocean Road. Enjoy a dinner cruise this evening on Melbourne's Yarra River. B, D Days 19-20: Melbourne-UK. Travel to the airport for your overnight return flight to the UK, arriving the next day. B Accommodation... Rendezvous Grand Perth (4*) · Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters (4*) (for 2019 ­ Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Alice Springs) · Desert Garden Hotel, Uluru (Ayers Rock) (4*) (for 2021 ­ Desert Gardens Hotel, Uluru or Sails in the Desert Hotel, Uluru) · Novotel Oasis, Cairns (4*) · Vibe Hotel, Sydney (4*) · Crown Promenade, Melbourne (4*). Australia Alice Springs Pinnacles Desert Rottnest Island Cairns Great Barrier Reef Uluru nights in hotel Perth Sydney Melbourne 222 To book, please visit your Travel Agent