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Explore two of Australia’s most iconic cities: Sydney and Melbourne in style and including the best experiences!
Explore Sydney on a 5-hour private tour that includes a comprehensive city tour, lunch at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia in Rushcutters Bay, and a visit to Bondi Beach. In Sydney, see highlights including the historic Rocks district, Royal Botanical Gardens, Parliament House, Hyde Park Barracks, St Mary’s Cathedral, Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House and more, enjoying informative commentary along the way.
Enjoy a progressive lunch that travels by yacht to the most scenic parts of Sydney Harbour. Get great views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbor Bridge as you cruise to Watsons Bay for your appetizer course at a classic waterside eatery. Continue past Middle Head to Balmoral where you stop at your second waterfront restaurant for your main course. Return to your boat for the dessert and cheese course, then have time to swim, kayak or standup paddle board. Sparkling wine and other drinks are included.
Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge for unrivaled views from a height of 440 feet on this Australian landmark and then experience the Sydney Opera House with a behind the scenes/dinner package. Begin the night with a tour of the iconic, UNESCO-designated opera house and explore its history and architecture with an informative local guide. Then, enjoy a delicious two-course dinner with wine at the opera house’s signature restaurant, Bennelong.
Join a private Blue Mountains experience and discover isolated vantage points away from the crowds, lunch at the historic Hydro Majestic Boilerhouse, and enjoy amazing views of the iconic Three Sisters rock formation. The Blue Mountains National Park is one of seven national parks that make up the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. This wonderland of sandstone outcrops, deep ravines and hazy blue eucalypt forests boasts luxury retreats and stunning views. 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.
Experience Hunter Valley’s delicious food and wine on this guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, learn about the region’s history and culinary delights from an informative local guide. Admire scenic landscapes, get tips on the best spot for a lunch that best suits your taste, and sample complimentary wines and organic cheeses.
Continue to Melbourne (flight not included) for a five-night stay.
Take to the backstreets for a coffee fix somewhere wonderfully local, barter for seasonal produce, local wine and fresh seafood at the Queen Victoria Market, and learn about the fare from local farmers and market characters (only available market days). The Melbourne Street Eats Private Tour allows you to experience the city from a food perspective! Hunt for Chinatown’s most delectable dumplings, Little Saigon ‘banh mi’ or the best buffalo mozzarella in Little Italy. Meet chefs and culinary creatives in kitchens and cooler rooms. This private tour is customizable to suit your taste buds!
No visit to Melbourne would be the same without a journey along one of the most scenic drives in the world – the Great Ocean Road. Your private tour includes a stop at the Aboriginal centre for a gourmet morning tea with an Aussie flavor, and a chance to hear didgeridoo, learn to throw a boomerang and check out indigenous art from around the country. Admire world class surfers in Torquay and be consumed by the scents and sounds of native eucalyptus forests. Enjoy a cafe style lunch in the backstreets of Apollo Bay. Take a guided walk at the Apostles and hear the stories which have granted the ‘Shipwreck Coast’ its perilous title.
Take the backroads for a scenic journey through quiet leafy suburbs and rolling hills as you travel from Melbourne to the Yarra Valley on a full-day private tour. Head behind a few cellar doors to chat with winemakers and sample some of the region’s best local wines, including plenty of wonderful pinots and chardonnays. The region is renowned for farm-to-plate experiences at restaurants and cellar doors. Enjoy a casual lunch (additional costs) or something more elegant among rolling hills and sprawling vineyards. Finish the day with a visit to a state-of-the-art gin distillery, producing some of the world’s best gins using quintessentially Australian botanicals. The local dairy produces some stunning cow and sheep cheese, which makes a lovely alternative for non-gin drinkers or choose to spend the time enjoying a leisurely walk around a stunning local reservoir. Tour can be customized to suit!
10 nights from $7,899 per person
All fares are quoted in US Dollars.
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