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Explore Australia Cities!
Explore Australia Cities!

Highlights: Sydney - Cairns - Brisbane - Melbourne

Hotel featured:
Vibe Hotel Sydney 4*
Mercure Cairns 4*
Vvoco Brisbane City Centre, an IHG Hotel 4*
Mercure Hotel Welcome 3*

Fri 16 Apr 2027: Sydney
Flights from Glasgow International Airport to Dubai International Airport
Flights from Dubai International Airport to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport

Sat 17 Apr 2027: Vibe Hotel Sydney
Stay at Vibe Hotel Sydney for 4 Nights
Private Transfer Airport to Hotel

Sun 18 Apr 2027: Taronga Zoo Express - Return Rocket Ferry + Zoo
- Return rocket ferry.
- Taronga Zoo entry.
Board your Captain Cook Cruises vessel to commence your cruise. Your express Taronga Zoo ferry ticket includes a return rocket ferry and Zoo entrance, plus you get to bypass the bus with access via the Lower Zoo Entrance which is just a short walk from the wharf. If you prefer, take the public bus (at your own expense) to the Main Entrance at the top and enter through the iconic heritage gates. You can then take your time working your way back down the hill, past all the enclosures, cafe, seal, and/or bird presentations to re-board your rocket ferry at a time to suit you.

Mon 19 Apr 2027: 4-Hour Whale Watch Cruise
- 4-hour whale watch cruise.
- Informative commentary on whales.
- Information fact sheet on whales.
Oz Whale Watching is a perfect half-day experience combining a Sydney Sights luncheon cruise with Whale Watching in the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy a BBQ lunch onboard whilst cruising along Sydney Harbor with full commentary on the Harbour surroundings. After passing through the magnificent Sydney Heads passengers observe whales in their natural environment whilst enjoying expert commentary on their behavior. On the return journey, passengers enjoy the ever-changing moods of Sydney Harbour whilst enjoying a drink from the fully stocked bar (own expense).

Wed 21 Apr 2027: Cairns
Flights from Sydney Kinsford Smith Airport to Cairns International Airport
Private Transfer Airport to Hotel
Stay at Mercure Cairns for 3 Nights

Thu 22 Apr 2027: Silverswift - Snorkelling - ex Cairns
- Up to 5 hours at the reef.
- All snorkel and dive equipment (mask, snorkel, and fins) including wetsuit and Lycra suit.
- Guided snorkel tour.
- High-speed luxury catamaran to the reef.
- Three different Great Barrier Reef locations.
- Snorkel brief at each site.
- Prescription masks are available at no extra cost.
- Transfers to/from Cairns accommodation.
- Environmental Management Charge.
What to Bring:
- Towel.
- Sunscreen.
- Swimwear.
- Hat.
- Credit card/cash for drinks and optional extras.
- Camera.
A Quicksilver representative (Down Under Tours coach) will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to Marlin Wharf Cairns, the departure point of your cruise. At 08:15 am board Silverswift, a 29-metre catamaran designed for safety and comfort, to commence a full-day cruise. Arrive at the first site by approximately 09:50 am. Spend up to five hours of leisurely play, and visit 3 different sites at the Outer Barrier Reef to discover this underwater world. Adventure snorkellers can explore spectacular coral formations and underwater gardens awash with vibrantly colored marine creatures. Locations vary with the conditions however each site is chosen for visual impact, ecological diversity, and the challenge of discovery. Snorkel briefs at each site and a guided free snorkel tour are included in your day. After the water activities, enjoy lunch onboard. Bar facilities are available to purchase drinks. The cruise concludes at approximately 04:30 pm, at which time hotel drop-offs will commence.

Fri 23 Apr 2027: Cape Tribulation, Daintree and Mossman Gorge
Join us on our purpose-built vehicle, exploring the ancient lowland rainforests of the World Heritage-listed Cape Tribulation and Daintree National Parks. This eco-accredited tour is led by experienced guides who have been selected based on their local knowledge and tour guiding experience, ensuring you a most memorable day. This morning, our driver/guide will collect you and start your journey north along the scenic coastal drive of the Captain Cook Highway. Our first stop this morning is Mossman Gorge Centre, where you will enjoy a morning tea before boarding the shuttle bus into Mossman Gorge itself. Discover pristine waters and ancient rainforests on a driver-guided walk through Mossman Gorge. The next stop is the Daintree River Cruise Centre- keep an eye out for the predatory Saltwater Crocodile and other abundant wildlife on a 1-hour river cruise. Enjoy lunch in a beautiful rainforest setting. After lunch, we will visit Cape Tribulation Beach; named by Captain James Cook on his voyage of discovery in 1770. It's then time to turn south and travel back for a stop at the Daintree Ice Cream Company. A refreshing fruit ice cream is included here; made from exotic fruits grown on their on-site fruit orchard. Gluten and dairy-free options are available. The last stop today is the Alexandra Lookout - a great photo opportunity with views across the rainforest canopy out to the Daintree River mouth and the Coral Sea. Sit back and enjoy the journey back after a wonderful day. GPS-activated commentary is available in 6 languages on this tour.

Sat 24 Apr 2027: Brisbane
Flight from Cairns International Airport to Brisbane International Airport
Private Transfer Airport to Hotel
Stay at Voco Brisbane City Centre, an IHG Hotel for 4 Nights

Sun 25 Apr 2027: Koala Cruise - Return River cruise to Lone Pine
- Entry into Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.
- See over 130 koalas, and enjoy the Flight Raptor Show and Sheep Dog Show.
- Return river cruise to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.
What to Bring:
- Hat
- Sunscreen
- Camera
- Water bottle
- Warm clothes in the winter month
This popular scenic river cruise has been taking visitors to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary for over 60 years and is a "must do" experience while in Brisbane. The cruise travels through the city's most historic landscapes, iconic attractions, historical homesites, and interesting wildlife habitats as you listen to an entertaining and informative commentary. The cruise takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes to travel to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Enjoy 3 hours exploring Lone Pine, before re-joining the cruise at approximately 2.15 pm for a relaxing return journey on the river back to the city.

Tue 27 Apr 2027: Dolphin Feeding w/Marine Discovery Day Cruise
- Return boat transfers (journey time 75 minutes each way).
- Day pass access to the resort.
- Full use of the resort facilities including pools, restaurants, and bars.
- Marine Discovery Cruise.
- Eco Ranger experience, subject to change, availability, and animal attendance.
- Discover the World of Dolphin video presentation at the Eco Centre.
- Access to day lounge.
- Access to the dolphin feeding program for the Wild Dolphin Feeding Experience.
What to Bring:
- Hat.
- Sunglasses.
- Sunscreen.
- Camera.
Make your own way to Holt Street Wharf to join your Dolphin Feeding Day Cruise with Marine Discovery. Go further than land can take you and enjoy a cruise along the Moreton Bay Regions protected marine park. Wild Dolphin Feeding. The tour concludes by departing Tangalooma at approximately 7:00 pm*.

Wed 28 Apr 2027: Melbourne
Flight from Brisbane International Airport to Melbourne International Airport
Private Transfer Airport to Hotel
Stay at Mercure Hotel Welcome for 3 Nights

Fri 30 Apr 2027: Phillip Island Penguin Plus Full Day Tour
- Hotel pick up and drop off.
- Small group touring.
- Trained guide to talk and answer questions from passengers (no headphones or iPods).
- Wi-Fi access while on board.
- Moonlight Sanctuary.
- Phillip Island Nature Park (Penguin Plus).
- Recorded commentary in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and German, via a QR code link which needs to be accessed by passenger's mobile phones.
What to Bring:
- Comfortable walking shoes.
- Warm waterproof clothes are recommended.
Let Oceania Tours whisk you away to discover Phillip Island's unique nature experiences and dramatic landscapes. Your small group tour will help to further the protection and conservation of the local fauna and flora. The tour starts with a drive south-east from Melbourne to reach Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park where you will meet endangered species, kangaroos, wallabies, and koalas plus an array of colorful birds and reptiles. Your journey then leads onto Phillip Island, the home of the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix and the famous Little Penguins. Upon arrival on the Island, depending on the time of year and your interests, you will visit Woolamai Beach to see surfers riding the waves. During the daylight savings months, you will travel to the town of Cowes where you will have free time for dinner. In the winter months, you can have something to eat at the Penguin Parade Visitor Centre. Finally, a trip to Phillip Island is not complete without its black-tie gala event the Penguin Parade. Head to the Visitor Centre to shop, have a coffee, and meander along the boardwalk to the viewing platform where you will see the little penguins come ashore, decked out in their tuxedos as they hurry off to find their burrows.

Sat 01 May 2027: Departure

Prices and Departures:
Deposit £650pp
Y49647 Glasgow from £5519pp
Y49641 Manchester from £5519pp
Y49574 Newcastle from £5725pp
Y53509 London Heathrow from £5945pp
Y53543 Birmingham from £6129pp

Terms & Conditions:
Based on 2 adults sharing
Subject to Availability
Prices based on Live Pricing

Offer Includes

  • Internal and International Flights with EK
  • 4 Nights stay at Vibe Hotel Sydney in a Double Room
  • Taronga Zoo Express - Return Rocket Ferry + Zoo
  • 4-Hour Whale Watch Cruise
  • 3 Nights stay at Mercure Cairns in a Double Room
  • Silverswift - Snorkelling - ex Cairns
  • Cape Tribulation, Daintree, and Mossman Gorge
  • 4 Nights stay at Voco Brisbane City Centre in a Double Room
  • Koala Cruise - Return River cruise to Lone Pine
  • Dolphin Feeding w/Marine Discovery Day Cruise
  • 3 Nights stay at Mercure Hotel Welcome in a Double Room
  • Phillip Island Penguin Plus Full-Day Tour
  • Meal plan as Room Only Basis
  • Return Airport Transfers

Meal Plans

  • Room Only