Experience the incredible beauty of Queensland's Whitsunday's Islands by land and sea as you enjoy time in Airlie Beach before setting sail on a 3 night catamaran cruise! The adventure continues as you head south to the bustling city of Sydney, to explore the highlights this amazing city has to offer. This trip also includes a day excursion outside the city to explore a completely different landscape as you explore the incredible Blue Mountains!

Daily Itinerary

Day 1: Whitsunday Arrival - Airlie Beach

Whitsunday Arrival - Airlie Beach
Daily Summary
  • Transportation: Airport Transfer
  • Accommodation: Coral Sea Resort

Upon arrival at the Whitsunday Coast Airport, proceed through the terminal to the Whitsunday Transit & Shuttle Service counter located next to the baggage carousel. Here you will be met by your driver for your shared shuttle transfer to your Airlie beach accommodations. Check in and enjoy the remainder of the day free.

Day 2: Airlie Beach - Sailing Adventure

Airlie Beach - Sailing Adventure
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Whitsunday Getaway Cruise
  • Accommodation: Whitsunday Getaway Catamaran
  • Meals: B, L, D

Whitsunday Getaway Cruise

Enjoy the morning free.

Today, at 4:30pm you will make your own way to the Abel Point Marina to join your 3 night cruise*. Sail the Whitsundays on board your late model stylish catamaran with an air-conditioned saloon, perfect for discerning guests who are looking for a little bit more. Designed to accommodate four couples in private fully air-conditioned en-suite cabins, the stability of a catamaran means you can relax and unwind in comfort as your hostess and skipper guide you around these world famous islands.

* Please Note: All passengers are required to re-confirm their trip between 48 and 24 hours prior to travel by calling 1300 653 100 or 07 4940 2000. Passengers are encouraged to check-in the day prior to departure between 7:30am-5:30pm at Ground Floor Beach Plaza,6 Airlie Esplanade, Airlie Beach. On check in guests will be given a small soft blue bag to re pack clothing into as this is the only bag that can be taken on-board apart from a camera bag (small), excess luggage can be left at their office for the duration of your cruise for $5 per person.

*Please note this Catamaran only offers Tuesday departures. All services on board are on group basis.

Days 3 - 4: Sailing Adventure

Sailing Adventure
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Whitsunday Getaway Cruise
  • Accommodation: Whitsunday Getaway Catamaran
  • Meals: B, L, D

Whitsunday Getaway Cruise

Enjoy these two amazing days at sea as you explore the Whitesunday Islands and beautiful beaches. Experience snorkeling over spectacular coral reefs and then indulge yourself with our great fresh food prepared daily and pampering service.

Day 5: Sailing Adventure - Airlie Beach

Sailing Adventure - Airlie Beach
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Whitsunday Getaway Disembark
  • Accommodation: Coral Sea Resort
  • Meals: B, L

Whitsunday Getaway Disembark

Today you will finish your cruise where you began at the Abel Point Marina. From here you will need to make your own way back to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure.

Day 6: Arlie Beach - Whitsunday - Sydney

Arlie Beach - Whitsunday - Sydney
Daily Summary
  • Transportation: Airport Transfers
  • Accommodation: 1888 Hotel Sydney
  • Meals: B

Today, you will be picked up at your hotel for a shared shuttle transfer back to the Whitsunday Coast Airport. Here you'll board your ongoing domestic flight to Sydney (flight not included available upon request).

On arrival at Sydney Airport you will be met by The Sunbus Driver holding a SUNBUS sign with the logo of a kangaroo with the orange sun. The driver will be waiting at the designated flight carrier luggage carousel. For arrivals there may be a wait of up to 40 minutes before shuttle bus departs due to collecting time of other passengers. You will proceed on a shared shuttle transfer to your Sydney accommodations. Check-in and enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure.

Day 7: Sydney

Sydney
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Panoramic City Tour & Cruise
  • Accommodation: 1888 Hotel Sydney
  • Meals: B, L

Panoramic City Tour & Cruise

Depart this morning for an unforgettable Panoramic Sydney City sights tour. On tour you’ll visit the historic Rocks area and hear early convict history. Enjoy magnificent views of the Opera House and Harbor Bridge. See the shopping heart of the city, QVB and Centerpoint. Visit Sydney’s trendy new district Oxford Street and travel through elegant Paddington with its terrace houses before arriving at the Pacific Ocean. See the superb coast cliff walk around Tamarama and Bronte. Travel on to famous Bondi Beach. Visit the beachfront promenade, enjoy a coffee or cool drink (at own cost) and see bronzed Aussie lifesavers and Sydney’s best panoramic view at Dover Heights.

Return to Sydney via Double Bay, Kings Cross and Mrs Macquaries Point for a final magical viewpoint over the harbor before returning to the city center.

Join your harbor lunch cruise and enjoy stunning harbor views with a comprehensive commentary and a delicious lunch. Disembark at King Street Wharf or Circular Quay & make your own way back to the hotel. (This service is on a group basis).

Day 8: Sydney

Sydney
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Full Day Blue Mountains & Wildlife Exploration
  • Accommodation: 1888 Hotel Sydney
  • Meals: B, L

Full Day Blue Mountains & Wildlife Exploration

Your informative and knowledgeable guide will collect you from your Sydney hotel as we commence our small group deluxe tour into the heart of the unique Blue Mountains World Heritage Region. The Blue Mountains National Park is one of seven national parks that make up the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.

Today your guide will take you off the beaten track to visit remote lookout locations and discuss the history, flora and fauna of this magnificent region. Our first stop this morning is at Featherdale Wildlife Park where we arrive before any other tourists to meet the native Australian animals here – guests can actually get up close and personal, stroke a koala and hand feed kangaroos, wallabies & emus...a great experience.

We continue our drive to the Blue Mountains via the highway, travelling through the picturesque village of Wentworth Falls, home to a good collection of Victorian and other historic buildings and onto the Wentworth Falls Lookout. With spectacular views over the Jamison Valley and the magnificent waterfall for which it is named, this beautiful lookout is our first stop for a leisurely walk to see the waterfalls.

Continuing on we arrive at Eaglehawk Lookout, a remote lookout point away from the crowds for views of the famous 3 Sisters. Here your guide will discuss the legends behind this famous rock formation.

We arrive at our lunch venue - the historic Boiler House Cafe at the stunning Hydro Majestic Property. With spectacular views we enjoy a relaxing 2 course cafe style lunch. All diets are catered for. Beverages can be purchased at your own expense from the Bar.

The afternoon is spent visiting a selection of lookouts. Once you set your eyes on the view from Govetts Leap you’ll know why it’s one of the most famous lookouts in Australia. The magnificent waterfall drops a whopping 180m to the base of the cliff. The last stop is the delightful Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens where we stop to enjoy the sweeping views across to Sydney and

Day 9: Sydney

Sydney
Daily Summary
  • Accommodation: 1888 Hotel Sydney
  • Meals: B

Enjoy this free time at your leisure.

Day 10: Sydney Departure

Sydney Departure
Daily Summary
  • Transportation: Airport Transfer
  • Meals: B

Today at the appropriate time you'll be be pick up at your hotel in Sydney and transferred by shared shuttle bus to the Sydney International Airport for your ongoing departing flight home!

Accommodation

Coral Sea Resort

Coral Sea Resort

Positioned on the absolute ocean front and just a short stroll via seaside boardwalk to the enchanting Airlie Beach resort village; with its relaxed atmosphere and collection of eclectic shops and cafes; lies the Coral Sea Resort, your Airlie Beach Accommodation. A stroll in the opposite direction crossing a separate boardwalk with the sea below is Abel Point Marina, your direct access to the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef.

Whitsunday Getaway Catamaran

Whitsunday Getaway Catamaran

Sail the Whitsundays on board this late model stylish catamaran with an air-conditioned saloon, perfect for discerning guests who are looking for a little bit more. Designed to accommodate four couples in private fully air-conditioned en-suite cabins, the stability of a catamaran means you can relax and unwind in comfort as your hostess and skipper guide you around these world famous islands. Experience snorkelling over spectacular coral reefs and then indulge yourself with great fresh food prepared daily and pampering service.

1888 Hotel Sydney

1888 Hotel Sydney

Built in 1888, 1888 Hotel is a distinct addition to Sydney and a smart choice for travelers. Only 1.8 Miles from the city center, the hotel's strategic location ensures that guests can quickly and easily reach many local points of interest. A well-kempt environment and its proximity to Harbour Jet, Sydney Convention Centre, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre give to this hotel a special charm. At 1888 Hotel, the excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers concierge, meeting facilities, restaurant, bar/pub, smoking area. 1888 Hotel is home to 90 bedrooms, all tastefully furnished to provide comforts such as coffee/tea maker, inhouse movies, television LCD/plasma screen, satellite/cable TV, internet access – wireless (charges apply). Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. 1888 Hotel is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort and convenience in Sydney.

Pricing and Details

Starting from $ 1,998 per person

*Pricing is based on two persons traveling together, based on availability, subject to change.

Price Includes

  • Full support before, during & after your trip
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Accommodation as mentioned
  • Tours/activities as mentioned
  • Transport as mentioned

Price Excludes

  • International & domestic flights
  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • Entrance visas when applicable
  • Other services not mentioned
  • Tips and gratuities to guides, drivers
  • Taxes and fees

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