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Inspiring Australia Summer 2021

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A 13-Day Luxury Gold by Insight tour starting from $6,772.50

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Documents
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.


* International travel often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1. * Please contact the consulate/embassy and family doctor for further details on medical vaccinations that may be required for specific countries. * A valid passport with at least six months validity after your return date is required. * Canadian passport holders require a visa for Egypt. Visa can be obtained prior to departure or upon arrival. Applications for the e-visa are available online or travellers can bring approx. U$25pp (subject to change) to obtain their visa upon arrival. Please see important visa details sent with your invoice. * If travellers have not booked their flights with Luxury Gold Vacations, flight details must be provided at least 60 days prior to departure. They can be added to the reservation at any time through My Luxury Gold on our website: https://www.luxurygold.com/ca or call our Sales Centre. * Internal Flights - Luggage allowance is limited to 1 suitcase per person (maximum of 23kg/50Ibs) and 1 hand luggage per person (maximum of 7kg/15lbs). Full passport details are required prior to final payment. * Smaller motorcoaches without toilet facilities may be used.

All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Escorted Tour Highlights

Countries Visited:

Australia

Cities Visited:

Cairns, Cairns, Cairns, Cairns, Alice Springs, Alice Springs, Alice Springs, Sydney, Sydney, Sydney, Sydney,


Sightseeing Highlights

Exceptional Dining:
Palm Cove: Savour a meal made from local seasonal ingredients, as you overlook the stunning crystal-clear water of the Coral Sea at Reef House Restaurant.
Alice Springs: As the sun sets over the otherworldly landscapes of the Outback, prepare for dinner in a bush setting. Join your Alice Springs hosts for a barbecue around a campfire, as the Milky Way lights up the sky.
Curtin Springs: Enjoy a BBQ lunch at a family-owned ranch, home to 4,000 head of cattle, and talk to the locals about what life is like in the unforgiving Outback.
Ulu?u: As the sun sets and darkness falls, listen to the sounds of a didgeridoo and enjoy a feast of fine local cuisine during the award-winning Sounds of Silence dinner.
Hunter Valley: Discover one of Australia 's most famous wine regions, as you enjoy a privately hosted wine tasting at a boutique winery, followed by an exquisite light lunch.
Dining Summary: 12 Breakfasts (B), 4 Lunches (L), 1 Lunches with Wine (LW) and 7 Dinners with Wine (DW) all with tea or coffee.

Journey Highlights:
Daintree Rainforest: Join your Local Expert to learn about the relationship the indigenous Kuku Yalanji people have with their land in the Daintree National Park.
Great Barrier Reef: Take to the water and discover spectacular coral formations and a world of unique marine creatures, as you snorkel around underwater gardens.
Alice Springs: Explore Alice Springs with your Local Expert.
Kings Canyon: Take a walk with your Local Expert to explore the red rock cliffs of Kings Canyon.
Kings Canyon: Rise with the sun and embark on a vigorous 6 kilometre Rim Walk at Kings Canyon with awe-inspiring views from Cotterill 's Lookout.
Ulu?u: Arrive at the Ulu?u-Kata Tju?a National Park and watch the sun dip beyond the horizon, as you enjoy canapes and wine.
Kata Tjuta: Join your Travelling Concierge as you take a guided walk through the sacred Walpa Gorge.
Ulu?u: Watch the magical sunrise over Uluru as you are enchanted by the magical 'Field of Light' art installation.
Blue Mountains: Enjoy the natural wonder that is the Blue Mountains, known for its dramatic landscapes.
Hunter Valley: Enjoy the natural landscapes as you head north to the wine region of the Hunter Valley.
Sydney: Join a skilled sailing crew onboard a sailing yacht and take in views of Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the secluded coves surrounded by multimillion-dollar mansions.

Luxury Hotels:
Rural Hotels: In the remote areas of Australia, Luxury Gold stays at the best available properties. Hotels are simpler in style with clean rooms and private facilities.
Cairns: The Reef House is a tropical hideaway set against a backdrop of coconut palms and turquoise waters.
Ulu?u: Situated in the heart of Australia 's Red Centre, this five-star hotel is a beautiful oasis amid the raw beauty of the Outback. It comes with a wellness spa, swimming-pool, gourmet restaurants and an impressive collection of indigenous artworks.
Sydney: Placing you in the heart of The Rocks district with its cobbled streets and historic buildings, The Langham, Sydney embodies timeless style and boasts stunning views of the iconic Sydney Harbour.
Blue Mountains: Set amid two acres of manicured gardens, Lilianfels Resort & Spa overlooks the most spectacular scenery. Designed to celebrate its Victorian origins, the ambiance of this resort reflects the romance of a bygone era.
Hunter Valley: Set amidst acres of rolling hills, this boutique hotel offers the ultimate country escape with a variety of walking trails leading on from its gardens. It also boasts a Grecian-style heated indoor pool, spa and sauna, fitness centre, and tennis courts.

VIP Experiences:
Sydney: Embark on a VIP tour of the famous Sydney Opera House, before enjoying a Celebration Dinner at Peter Gilmore 's Bennelong restaurant, set in the building's iconic sails.

Overview

From the Great Barrier Reef to the Red Centre of the Outback, Australia boasts a plethora of extraordinary natural wonders. This immersive journey is a showcase of vast tropical rainforests, otherworldly rock formations and ancient indigenous culture. Listen to the sounds of the didgeridoo at a hosted starlit dinner in Ulu?u and take in the iconic sights of Sydney aboard a yacht.
Inspiring Australia Summer 2021

Day 1: Welcome to Cairns.
On arrival at the airport, you 'll be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. In the evening meet your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner at the Reef House Restaurant, where you will enjoy a meal made from seasonal ingredients as you overlook the crystal-clear water of the Coral Sea.(Dinner with Wine)

Day 2: The Ancient Daintree Rainforest and Indigenous Culture.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Daintree National Park is the largest continuous area of tropical rainforest on the Australian continent. Join your Local Expert for a fascinating exploration into this ancient rainforest and learn about the close relationship the indigenous Kuku Yalanji people have with their land. Lunch is served in the quaint Daintree village. Return to your hotel, where you have the evening at your leisure.(Breakfast / Lunch)

Day 3: Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef.
Visible from space, the Great Barrier Reef is a place of great ecological value and beauty. Experience its magic as you cruise out to the Outer Reef to enjoy the day relaxing onboard, or take to the water to discover spectacular coral formations and a world of unique marine creatures, as you snorkel around underwater gardens. Lunch is served outdoors on the pontoon.(Breakfast / Lunch)

Day 4: Into the Outback.
Depart the holiday hotspot of Cairns, flying to Uluru, the heart of Australia. The domes of Kata Tjuta are your first stop. Join your Travelling Concierge for a guided walk deep through whistling Walpa Gorge, tracing the cultural significance of Kata Tjuta 's ancient rocky domes. In the late afternoon, venture into the spiritual midst of Uluru in time to enjoy sparkling wine and a spectacular sunset.(Breakfast)

Day 5: Ulu?u and Kata Tju?a.
Experience the renowned Field of Light - 50,000 hand-crafted glass spheres of coloured light - a magical sight to behold. Wander through the paths and then, from the dune-top, watch as the dawn creeps across the desert plain and lights up Uluru. Later, spend time at the base of Uluru 's red slopes, embracing the timeless stories of the Anangu people, whose rock art you 'll have the opportunity to view. Visit the Mutitjulu Waterhole, home to the Anangu 's wanampi, an ancestral water snake. Then venture to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, where you 'll learn about the strong connection shared over millennia between the Anangu and this ancient land. Explore the Tjukurpa Tunnel and read about the history and flora and fauna of the park. This evening meet the magical stars of the Southern Hemisphere at the sensational Sounds of Silence Dinner.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

Day 6: Spectacular Sunrise.
Witness a mesmerising sunrise over Uluru before returning to your hotel for breakfast. From here you 'll travel towards Kings Canyon. Your next stop is Curtin Springs Station. Learn about the legacy of the Severin family and their wrangling heritage and then kick back in true Aussie-style at a barbecue lunch. Continue to your destination, Kings Canyon Resort.(Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)

Day 7: Desert and Canyons.
Perfect for observing the changing colours of the landscape, today you're off on a sunrise 6km rim walk exploration of spectacular Kings Canyon. Highlights include the domed 'Lost City ', and the luscious 'Garden of Eden '. If you 'd prefer a more relaxed walk, you can explore the boulder-strewn Canyon Creek Bed, getting up close to the native plants and birdlife that call this part of the world home. Afterwards you 're travelling past the vast outback landscape towards Alice Springs at the foot of the MacDonnell Ranges. Join your Alice Springs hosts this evening for a barbecue dinner around a campfire.(Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)

Day 8: Alice Springs to Sydney.
Spend some time at the School of the Air to learn about the technology used to teach children in these remote areas, and the Royal Flying Doctor Service to see how this organisation is saving lives in the outback. Later, you 'll fly to Sydney, where you have a free evening to explore this vibrant city.(Breakfast)

Day 9: Blue Mountains National Park.
Travel to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Blue Mountains National Park, known for its dramatic landscapes. See the Three Sisters rock formations, marvel at Bridal Veil Falls and embark on a peaceful wilderness walk. Enjoy lunch at your leisure, before arriving at your hotel. Later meet your fellow travellers for a delicious dinner made from spectacular local produce.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

Day 10: Hunter Valley Wine Country.
Take in vistas of pristine landscapes, as you travel north towards the Hunter Valley for a day of fine cuisine and wine. On arrival, you'll enjoy a private wine tasting at one of the region 's renowned wineries, followed by an exquisite tasting lunch. Spend the rest of the afternoon at your leisure at your boutique hotel, perhaps opting for a massage at the spa? Enjoy dinner this evening at your hotel.(Breakfast / Lunch with Wine / Dinner with Wine)

Day 11: Set sail on Sydney Harbour.
Prepare for a day of sailing on iconic Sydney Harbour. Join a skilled crew for a sailing experience on Sydney Harbour and take in views of Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the secluded coves surrounded by multimillion-dollar mansions. Enjoy the evening at your leisure, perhaps dining at one of the city 's popular restaurants?(Breakfast)

Day 12: Sydney Sightseeing and the Opera House.
With your Travelling Conceirge, see the city 's beachside Eastern Suburbs and take a stroll along the scenic coastal path. In the afternoon, enjoy a VIP tour of the famous Sydney Opera House, before enjoying a Celebration Dinner at Peter Gilmore 's iconic Bennelong Restaurant, set in the sails of the Sydney Opera House.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

Day 13: Farewell Sydney.
After breakfast, bid farewell to your fellow travellers and transfer to the airport for your onward journey.(Breakfast)



All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Luxury Gold by Insight

Inclusive Luxury Gold Services:
You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
Luxury Gold is proud to offer various modes of transportation, from luxury coach to Outback Luxury 4WD coach and more, so that you always travel in comfort and experience your journey and destination in the best possible and most appropriate way.
Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary, available on departures with 15 or more guests.
At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
Complimentary, private airport transfers are included on start and end dates, on Days 4 and 8 for your required internal-holiday flights that have been booked separately and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold. Guests will be transferred with fellow Luxury Gold Travellers that arrive on the same flight.



All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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