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A sensational circle around the whole of Australia. This captivating journey encompasses cosmopolitan cities, beautiful beaches, spectacular scenery and is a definite tick on the bucket list.
- Style: Cruise
- Duration: 37 days/36 nights
- Starts in: Sydney
Guide Price £4531
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- Great Barrier Reef
- Port Lincoln
Days 1-3 Sydney
‘The most beautiful harbour in the world’ – Sydney’s bay boasts stunning architecture, a vibrant harbour and magnificent beaches. Discover Sydney’s oldest neighbourhood on an intriguing walking tour through the charming and historic area known as ‘The Rocks’, and enjoy a visit to the most iconic Opera House in the world.
Day 4 Cruise embarkation
Day 7 Townsville
Townsville boasts diversity in landscape and lifestyle. Experience snorkelling fringing reefs around Magnetic Island or enjoy a spot of bird watching at the surrounding wetlands.
Days 8-9 Cairns & Cooktown
Arrive into Cairns – where the Great Barrier Reef meets the rainforest. Swim, snorkel, sail, surf or discover the host of endemic plants resident in the Daintree Rainforest. Continue onto Cooktown, named after Captain James Cook, who beached his ship here in 1770.
Days 10-12 Great Barrier Reef scenic cruising
The world’s largest coral reef is staggeringly beautiful. The Great Barrier Reef is a haven for a huge variety of plants and marine life. Take time to explore this wonderfully diverse ecosystem by diving, snorkelling or swimming among the colourful coral.
Day 13 Darwin
After cruising the Great Barrier Reef you will reach Darwin, a relaxed town home to waterfront bars and restaurants and the gateway to rugged national parks.
Day 16 Bali
Explore beautiful temples and shrines dotted across the island, unwind on one of Bali’s famous beaches or explore the art and food scene in charming Ubud.
Day 19 Broome
Explore the legacy of Broome’s pearling days or wander along Cable Beach, a 13 mile strand of power white sand.
Day 21 Exmouth
Exmouth is known for the Ningaloo Reef. It stuns with its miles of superb fringing reefs, offshore shipwrecks and vital bird habitats.
Day 23 Geraldton
Tour the original homestead, shearing shed, stables and blacksmith shop of the Wajarri people. This is also wine country, so you’ll want to stop by the local wineries!
Days 24-25 Fremantle for Perth
Perth is a bustling sun drenched city of soaring high-rises. Soak up the city views on a river cruise or meet the adorable Quokkas on nearby Rottnest Island.
Days 26-27 Bunbury & Albany
Albany is the first European settlement in Western Australia and was also its last whaling station. Bunbury is best known for the pods of bottlenose dolphins that swim in the waters of Koombana Bay.
Days 30-31 Kangaroo Island & Adelaide
On the Australian continent’s third-largest island, the Kangaroo enchants visitors with its mellow rhythms. Adelaide, a graceful city, boasts tree-lined boulevards and tranquil parks.
Day 32 Port Lincoln
The seafood capital of South Australia, Port Lincoln is nestled at the tip of the peninsula surrounded by nutrient-rich waters and sheltered bays, full of diverse marine life.
Day 34 Melbourne
Australia’s ‘Capital of Culture’. Wander the historic laneways or explore one of the many world-class museums.
Day 35 Burnie
The gateway to scenic northwest Tasmania, an area rich in picturesque old villages and the rugged beauty of Cradle Mountain.
Day 37 Sydney
Disembark in Sydney for your onward arrangements.
Departs:16 Nov 2020.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- 33 night cruise aboard Maasdam including full board and most on board entertainment
- 3 nights 4 Sydney hotel
- All transfers
- Sydney Opera House Tour
- The Rocks Walking Tour
- International flights
Please Note:Days not listed are spent relaxing at sea.
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However, to give you a general idea of prices, flights to Sydney currently cost from £744 in Economy, £1,562 in Premium Economy and £2,814 in Business Class
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