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Australian Express Program Details

11 Days Independent Tour visiting Sydney, Blue Mountain, Canberra, Beechworth, Melbourne

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Day 1 & 2 - Depart USA
Fly over the international date line to Sydney, Australia.

Day 3 - Arrive Sydney (3 nights)
On arrival in Sydney you will be transferred to your hotel. Time at leisure to explore this beautiful city.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza, Darling Harbour (3 nights)

Day 4 - Sydney sightseeing
Our sightseeing tour includes views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House. During the day we enjoy a luncheon luxury cruise on Sydney Harbour. (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch)

Day 5 - Blue Mountains
Enjoy a visit to Featherdale Wildlife Park en route to the Blue Mountains. Stop at Echo Point to view the Three Sisters. Take an optional ride on the Scenic Railway, before returning to Sydney. (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 6 - Sydney - Canberra
We stop for a barbecue lunch at a working sheep station en route to Australia's capital, Canberra. Here, we are taken on a guided tour through Parliament House and visit the War Memorial. Later, we enjoy a welcome drink with our Tour Director. (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Hotel: Crowne Plaza, Canberra

Day 7 - Canberra - Beechworth
Today's journey takes us via Cooma to Kosciuszko National Park. From here it's on to picturesque Therdbo Village before we continue to Beechworth. This evening, you'll stay in a renowned Bed and Breakfast property. (Buffet Breakfast)

Hotel: Bed & Breakfast, Beechworth

Day 8 - Beechworth - Melbourne (3 nights)
This morning enjoy a short guided tour of Beechworth, before departing for Rutherglen. Visit the Rutherglen Wine Experience Centre, for wine tastings and lunch. On through 'Ned Kelly' country to Melbourne arriving late afternoon. (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch)

Hotel: Stamford Plaza (3 nights)

Day 9 - City Sights - Penguin Parade
A morning sightseeing tour of Melbourne includes the Botanic Gardens, Shrine of Remembrance and much more. Later, travel to Phillip Island and witness the famous Penguin Parade. Finally, return to your Melbourne hotel late evening. (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 10 - Great Ocean Road
Today's drive takes us to Geelong, before joining the Great Ocean Road to Port Campbell National Park. See the seaside resorts of Lorne and Apollo Bay, the awesome Twelve Apostles, London Bridge's remains and the Loch Ard Gorge Shipwreck site. A late return to Melbourne along the Princes Highway. (Breakfast Breakfast)

Day 11 - Melbourne - USA

This morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to Melbourne Airport for your return flight home.
(Buffet Breakfast)


Departures & Pricing

Call (800) 990-3454 for reservation