EXOTIC AUSTRALIA
11 DAYS 10 NIGHTS
Sovereign Hill, Melbourne, Cairns, Gold Coast & Sydney

Highlights

EXOTIC AUSTRALIA
11 DAYS 10 NIGHTS
Sovereign Hill, Melbourne, Cairns, Gold Coast & Sydney
Highlights
Highlights of the Tour
  • A complete all-inclusive value for money tour with maximum quality sightseeing and minimum travelling time
  • Stay in conveniently located hotels
  • Daily American breakfast buffet in your hotel
  • Daily Indian/ local/ Jain/ vegetarian lunches
  • Daily Indian Jain/ vegetarian/non-vegetarian dinners
  • Stay 01 night in Sovereign Hill, an outdoor museum representing the story of Australias fabulous gold rush history
  • Visit the Gold Museum
  • Enjoy the Blood on the Southern Cross Show
  • Travel along the worlds most scenic road and home to the 12 Apostles, The Great Ocean Road
  • Stay 02 nights in Melbourne
  • Guided city tour of Melbourne
  • Visit the world famous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
  • Visit Phillip Island to see the Penguin Parade
  • Stay 02 nights in Cairns, one of the best tropical cities in the world
  • Chance to visit Kuranda, a village in the rainforest and also experience the Skyrail
  • An unforgettable excursion to Green Island, a beautiful coral ray on Australias Great Barrier Reef
  • Spend 01 night in Sea World Resort
  • Visit Sea World
  • Enjoy a Helicopter ride at Sea World
  • Stay 02 nights in Gold Coast, Australias fun capital
  • Visit your favourite movie stars and enjoy behind the scenes action at Movie World
  • See Aussie farm life at its best, at the Paradise Country farm.
  • Chance to Visit the Skypoint Observation deck for stunning views of Gold Coast
  • Full day of fun at Dream world
  • Enjoy the Fire Truck Tour
  • Chance to see the spectacular Australian Outback show
  • Stay 02 nights in Sydney, the most vibrant of all cities
  • Enjoy the spectacular showboat dinner cruise along the famous Sydney Harbour
  • Enjoy a guided city tour of Sydney
  • Enjoy guided tour of the famous Sydney Opera House
  • Visit the famous Sydney Tower, the tallest tower in the Southern Hemisphere and enjoy the 4D Experience show here
  • Entrance to the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, Sydney Wildlife World & Sydney Aquarium
  • Visit 05 cities in 11 days in a relaxed and leisurely manner
  • Services of a professional and experienced Tour Manager throughout your holiday in Australia
Itinerary
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Day 01

Welcome aboard! Land Down Under Australia. Fly to Melbourne. Visit Sovereign Hill. Visit the Gold Museum. Enjoy the colourful and spectacular Blood on the Southern Cross Show.

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Day 01

Today, enter the world of Vacations Exotica as you embark on your tour through Australia. On arriving at the Brisbane airport you will be met by our professional and experienced Tour Manager in the arrival area, outside the customs hall. Drive to Sovereign Hills & check into the hotel. Step back in time and experience Australias gold rush days. Set on a former gold mining site, this award winning outdoor museum recreates in fascinating detail, the hustle and bustle of life in the 1850s. After Lunch, see the famous sights of Sovereign Hill. Visit the Gold Museum. Tonight see the spectacular sound and light show Blood on the Southern Cross, an explosive multimillion-dollar sound and light show like nothing youve ever seen before. Enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Mercure Ballarat Lodge or similar in Sovereign Hill. (L, D)

Day 02

Join us for an excursion to The Great Ocean Road Australias most spectacular coastal drive. Onto Melbourne - the sporting and cultural capital of Australia.

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Day 02

After an American breakfast, check out & proceed on an excursion to the Great Ocean Road. Enjoy spectacular views over golden surf beaches, sheer cliff faces and the magnificent stands of Eucalyptus. The Great Ocean Road hugs the coastline along the entire length of the Port Campbell National Park. See the famous Twelve Apostles, huge stone pillars rising from the surf and remnants of the London Bridge. Enjoy a vegetarian lunch. You can also experience a once in a lifetime thrill of a scenic helicopter ride over Port Campbell. Later, drive to Melbourne. Proceed towards the hotel & check in. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at hotel Rydges Melbourne / 4P Sheraton Docklands or similar in Melbourne (B, LL, D)

Day 03

Guided city tour of Melbourne. Visit to the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground. Visit Phillip Island. Marvel at the famous Penguin Parade.

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Day 03

After an American breakfast at the hotel, proceed on a guided tour of Melbourne. Visit the beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens, Town Hall, St. Patricks Cathedral, National Tennis Centre, the 1956 Olympic venue, the Shrine of Remembrance, Bourke Street Mall and some beautifully-restored Victorian houses. Visit the Melbourne Cricket Ground, an opportunity to relive great sporting memories through a comprehensive guided tour. Enjoy an Indian lunch. Later visit Phillip Island. We take you to the most popular wildlife attraction here - the Penguin Parade, featuring dozens of fairy penguins which shuffle up from the sea at dusk on their way to their underground burrows. Experience the magic of little Penguins returning home at sunset to one of the largest penguin colonies in Australia. After this beautiful spectacle, return back and enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Rydges Melbourne / 4P Sheraton Docklands or similar in Melbourne (B, L, D)

Day 04

Fly to Cairns. Opt to visit Kuranda. Experience the Skyrail Rainforest cableway

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Day 04

After an American breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight to Cairns, one of the best tropical cities in the world. Check into your hotel and relax. You can choose to visit Kuranda, a village in the rainforest. Here, experience the Skyrail; a unique rainforest experience that takes you on an unforgettable journey through Australias world heritage listed Tropical Rainforest. Here, you will just be metres above the rainforests while you soak in the spectacular and uninterrupted views of tropical Cairns. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Holiday Inn Cairns or similar in Cairns (B, L, D)

Day 05

An unforgettable experience at Green Island a beautiful coral cay on Australias Great Barrier Reef.

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Day 05

After an early American breakfast, proceed to board the cruise liner to the Green Island. A Marine National Park with unique rainforests, surrounded by white sandy beaches and magnificent coral reefs. Green Island is a true coral atoll and is one of the most picturesque island resorts on the Queensland coast. There are several activities you can indulge in here like snorkelling, diving and swimming in the warm island waters. Enjoy a delicious continental lunch on board the cruise liner. After spending the entire day at the reef, return with a lifetime of memories. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Holiday Inn Cairns or similar in Cairns (B, L, D)

Day 06

Fly to Gold Coast the fun capital of Australia. Visit Sea World. Enjoy Helicopter Ride

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Day 06

After an American breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight to Gold Coast. Check into Sea World Resort. After lunch, visit Sea World, Australias most spectacular marine theme park. Here, visit Shark Bay that comprises of three main zones that allows for unsurpassed viewing and interaction. This includes a touch pool, a snorkel and dive lagoon and a shark lagoon housing the worlds most feared sharks. Also, visit Sea Worlds famous attraction, the Polar Bear shores. Later, enjoy spectacular views of the Gold Coast beaches on a scenic helicopter ride. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Sea Wold Resort in Gold Coast. (B, L, D)

Day 07

Visit Movie World and the Paradise Country Farm. Enjoy stunning views of the Surfers Paradise from the Skypoint Observation Deck.

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Day 07

After American breakfast at the resort, check out & transfer to the Warner Brothers Movie World; the only Australian Movie theme park where you will experience the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. It is a fun place for one and all, kid or adult. Have the time of your life on the suspended roller coaster Lethal Weapon, enjoy thrilling stunts at the Police Academy stunt show and meet your favourite Looney Toons characters. Enjoy lunch inside the theme park. Included later today is a visit to the Paradise Country Farm; the Gold Coasts authentic Aussie homestead, which provides an opportunity to experience farm life and the outback adventure. Later, visit the SkyPoint Observation Deck, a must see for all Gold Coast visitors offering unrivalled 360 degree views from the coast to the hinterland. Check into the hotel. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Novotel Surfers Paradise or similar in Gold Coast. (B, L, D)

Day 08

Visit Dream World & White Tiger Island. Enjoy Fire Truck Ride. Opt for the Spectacular Outback Show.

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Day 08

After an American breakfast, proceed to Dream World. One of the Gold Coasts best theme parks home to Tiger Island, Nick Central and the Australian Wildlife Experience with some of the tallest, fastest thrill rides in the world. The DreamWorks Experience is the only dedicated place in Australia, where all your favourite DreamWorks Animation movies come to life. With over 15 rides and attractions plus live shows and character appearances from everyones favourite DreamWorks Heroes, the DreamWorks Experience is a dreamland for kids. Here they can run wild in the lands of Madagascar Madness, Shreks Faire Away and Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness. Also visit the White Tiger Island, home of the white Bengal Tiger. Experience the thrilling rides in this park. Later, enjoy an Indian lunch inside the theme park. Then get ready to return to the hotel by a Fire Truck ride. Enjoy the unique tour on board an authentic Fire Truck. After a fun-filled day, return to the comforts of your hotel. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner OR you can opt for an evening dinner show filled with Outback music, drama and action. Get to see the spectacular Australian Outback show along with dinner set in a giant 1000 seat arena with a cast of larger than life characters and amazing animals. Overnight at Novotel Surfers Paradise or similar in Gold Coast. (B, L, D)

Day 09

Fly to Sydney. Chance to enjoy the spectacular Showboat Dinner Cruise.

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Day 09

After an American breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight to Sydney, a fabulous city on the banks of the Darling River. On arrival, transfer to the hotel & check in. Tonight, get ready for the time of your life on board the Showboat Dinner Cruise, along the famous Sydney harbour. Enjoy a three course Indian dinner, followed by a spectacular cabaret show, with a cavalcade of glamorous Australian and International artistes to entertain you. Overnight at Rydges Sydney Central or similar in Sydney. (B, L, D)

Day 10

Guided city tour of Sydney. Enjoy a tour of the world famous Sydney Opera House. Visit the famous Sydney Tower & a 4D Experience. Visit the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Visit the Sydney Aquarium and Sydney Wildlife World.

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Day 10

After an American breakfast, proceed on a guided city tour of Sydney. Enjoy a guided tour of one the worlds most spectacular landmarks, the Sydney Opera House. Visit the Sydney Tower, the tallest tower in the southern hemisphere. Here, visit the observation deck for spectacular 360 view of Sydney. Uncover a new dimension to Sydney with the brand new 4D Cinema Experience. See what makes Sydney the city it is, through a whole new perspective with spectacular footage transporting you across Sydney Harbour, its famous coastline, iconic landmarks and events that are integral to the city. The engaging film experience is taken to the fourth dimension with evocative in-theatre effects including wind, bubbles and fire. After an Indian lunch, visit the world famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Get up close and personal with over 75 of the worlds most iconic celebrities. Walk along the red carpet and revel in the unique atmosphere of glamour, fame and history at Madame Tussauds, Sydney; go on an interactive star-studded journey through the world of music, sport, culture, film and much, much more. Later visit the Sydney aquarium where you come face to face with over 12,000 completely Australian aquatic animals, including fearsome sharks, rays and crocodiles. See the adorable Penguins and the secretive Platypus, find Nemo in his colourful coral home and ride the new glass bottom boat floating over hundreds of tropical fish and sharks in Australias largest Great Barrier Reef display! Next, discover an authentic, Australian wildlife experience in the heart of Sydneys Darling Harbour at the Sydney Wildlife World; featuring the largest variety of all-Australian animals under one roof. Get up close to the iconic Kangaroos, cuddly Koalas, colourful Butterflies and vivid birds in their remarkable walk-through habitats. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Rydges Sydney Central or similar in Sydney. (B, L, D)

Day 11

Farewell OR you can extend your holiday to New Zealand.

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Day 11

After an American breakfast, proceed to the airport to board your return flight back home Return home with great experiences and wonderful memories of your holiday with Vacations Exotica. OR extend your holiday to New Zealand. (B)

Inclusions
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
  • SIGHTSEEING AND EXCURSIONS
    • AUSTRALIA
      • Sovereign Hill
        • Visit the Gold Museum
        • Blood on the Southern Show
      • Melbourne
        • Guided city tour
        • Visit the famous Melbourne Cricket ground (MCG)
        • Visit Philip Island ? Penguin Parade
        • Excursion to the Great Ocean Road
      • Cairns
        • Visit Kuranda Rainforest by one way Cable Car
        • Visit Green Island ? a beautiful coral cay on Australia?s Great Barrier Reef
      • Gold Coast
        • Visit Movie World with Paradise Country Farm
        • Visit Sea World with Helicopter Ride
        • Entrance to SkyPoint observation deck
        • Visit Dream world
        • Enjoy a Fire Truck Ride
      • Cairns
        • Visit Green Island ? a beautiful coral cay on Australia?s Great Barrier Reef
      • Sydney
        • Guided city tour
        • Guided tour of the world famous Opera House from inside
        • Showboat dinner cruise
        • Go up to the Sydney Tower to the observatory deck
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        • Sydney Tower and 4D experience
        • Visit the Madame Tussauds wax museum
        • Visit Sydney Wildlife World
        • Visit the Sydney Aquarium
  • HOTELS
    • 01 night accommodation at Ballarat Lodge or similar in Sovereign Hill
    • 02 nights? accommodation at Rydges Melbourne / 4P Sheraton Docklands or similar in Melbourne
    • 02 nights? accommodation at Holiday Inn Cairns or similar in Cairns
    • 01 night accommodation at Sea World Resort in Gold Coast
    • 02 nights? accommodation at Novotel Surfers Paradise or similar in Gold Coast.
    • 02 nights? accommodation at Rydges Sydney Central or similar in Sydney.
  • MEALS
    • Daily American breakfast buffet in the hotel
    • Indian/ Local vegetarian Lunches as specified in the itinerary
    • Daily Indian Jain/ vegetarian/ non-vegetarian dinners including 01 local dinner in Sovereign Hill
  • AIRFARE, TICKET TAXES AND OVERSEAS TRAVEL INSURANCE
    • Return economy class group airfare as per the itinerary
    • Cost of Internal Flights (Melbourne ? Cairns, Cairns ? Gold Coast & Gold Coast ? Sydney)
    • Cost of ticket taxes
    • Cost of overseas travel insurance for the duration of the tour age up to 70
    • Cost of Single entry Australian visa
    • All local taxes as of 1st January 2018
  • VISAS
    • Single entry Australian Visa(included in the tour cost)
  • TRANSFERS
    • All transfers will be conducted by a deluxe air-conditioned coach
  • OVERSEAS TRAVEL INSURANCE
    • It is extremely important to possess an Overseas Travel Insurance policy before you travel on your tour. We have included the cost of overseas travel insurance for the duration of the tour. For any passengers above 70 years of age and those who wish to extend their holiday, additional charges would apply.
  • TOUR MANAGER
    • Services of a professional and experienced tour manager or a local representative throughout your tour. (Subject to minimum 15 full paying passengers)
Exclusions
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

EXOTIC AUSTRALIA

  • Cost of deviation - In case you wish to deviate from the group departure dates mentioned in the brochure i.e. either travel before the departure date of your tour or would like to come back on a later date after the tour ends, there will be an additional charge that will be applicable which will be advised to you by our sales team / partner agent. The same is subject to availability of seats for the given dates & ticket validity. Kindly also note, the deviation request is to be made at
FAQS
frequently asked questions