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5 Days • INDEPENDENT • 8Meals

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The Details

  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Tour Available through Journese only.
  • Experienced destination specialist
  • Travel on your own schedule with the option of customized itineraries
  • $100 per booking ACTIVITY VOUCHER valid toward a variety of engaging experiences
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners


Engaging Experiences These special places and experiences are considered tour highlights. Look for them in the daily itineraries.

Day 1-5 - Australia & New Zealand Sample Itinerary

Below is just a sample of the immersive itineraries our Destination Specialists can create.

Day 1 - InterContinental Sydney

Sydney Opera House Tour & Tasting Plate Excursion

After a comfortable flight to Sydney, Australia, board your private transfer to the InterContinental Sydney. Settle into your Club InterContinental city side room with exclusive access to the Executive Club Lounge. Then, explore the great halls of the iconic Sydney Opera House on the Tour & Tasting Plate Excursion. Learn the secrets and stories of this great architectural wonder, its artists and performances. Then, savor chef and artisan-prepared offerings as you delight in a three-tier tasting plate while soaking in Sydney Harbour views.

Day 2 - Sydney On Your Own

Sydney Highlights by Bike Excursion.

The day is yours to explore Sydney and its many attractions on the Sydney Highlights by Bike Excursion. Experience the sights and sounds of the famous Circular Quay and pedal through the piers at Walsh Bay, Darling Harbour, Hyde Park and the Royal Botanical Gardens. Spend the evening on one of Sydney's most popular attractions with the Captain's Club Dinner Cruise. Celebrate stunning harbor views as you cruise into an unforgettable evening featuring an exquisite dinner, live music and dancing under the twinkling stars.

Day 3 - Sydney Wine Region

Tastings in Hunter Valley, A Wine Lover's Adventure.

Rise and shine early as you depart for an exciting day on the Tastings in Hunter Valley, A Wine Lover's Adventure. Visit Australia's oldest wine region and home of acclaimed wineries and vineyards, for private tastings and gourmet samplings prepared from regional produce, and a delicious lunch. The indulgence continues with a visit to charming Hunter Village, exploring boutiques, gourmet delights, more cellar doors and an exceptional chocolate shop for a perfect taste of Australia.

Day 4 - Carns

Night Fire by Tjapukai Excursion

Board your flight to Cairns, then relax in a private transfer to the Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina for your stay in a Horizon Club room, complete with Horizon Club Lounge access with daily breakfast, all-day beverages, evening cocktails and appetizers. In the evening, experience the Night Fire by Tjapukai Excursion. Enjoy dinner as the night comes alive with mythical spirits, live dancers, fire show, traditional face painting and a didgeridoo blessing at this aboriginal celebration of the Tjapukai tribe.

Day 5 - Cairns Final Day

Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise

In the morning, Enjoy a full-day Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise. Ideal for all ages, board a glass-bottom boat for reef activities, enjoy an underwater observatory, snorkel, swim, marine biologist presentations, feed the fish and savor a full buffet.

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