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AUSTRALIAN SPLENDOURS 09 Nights| 10 Days
Melbourne, Cairns, Gold Coast & Sydney

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A complete value for money tour with quality sightseeing and minimum travelling time
  • Stay in conveniently located hotels
  • Enjoy daily American breakfast in your hotel
  • Enjoy daily Indian Jain/ vegetarian/ non-vegetarian dinners
  • Stay 02 nights’ in Melbourne – The capital of Victoria
  • Chance to experience a full day excursion to the Great Ocean Road
  • Guided city tour of Melbourne
  • 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 Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
  • Stay 03 nights’ in Gold Coast – Australia’s 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 Dream world
  • Stay 02 nights’ in Sydney – the most vibrant of all cities
  • Enjoy a guided city tour of Sydney
  • Visit the famous Sydney Tower – the tallest tower in the Southern Hemisphere and experience the 4D show.
  • Visit 04 cities in 10 days in a relaxed and leisurely manner
  • Services of a professional and experienced Tour Manager travelling with you throughout your holiday in Australia

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Itinerary - AUSTRALIAN SPLENDOURS

Day 01 

Welcome aboard! Today enter the world of Vacations Exotica as you begin your memorable journey to the Land Down Under – Australia.  Fly to Melbourne– the sporting and cultural capital of Australia. City tour of Melbourne

  • Today, enter the world of Vacations Exotica as you embark on your tour to Australia. On arrival at the Melbourne airport you will be met by our professional and experienced tour manager/local representative in the arrival area outside the customs hall. Transfer to your hotel and check in (after 1500 hrs). You can relax in your hotel. Later, proceed on a city tour of Melbourne. Visit the beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens, Town Hall, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, National Tennis Centre, the 1956 Olympic venue, the Shrine of Remembrance, Bourke Street Mall and some beautifully-restored Victorian houses.

Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner

Overnight at Mercure/ Travelodge or similar in Melbourne. (D)

 

Day 02 

Day at leisure OR join us for an excursion to The Great Ocean Road – Australia’s most spectacular coastal drive with lunch.

  • After an American breakfast, the day is at leisure for you OR you have an option of joining us on an excursion to the Great Ocean Road. Enjoy spectacular views over golden surf beaches, sheer cliff faces and magnificent stands of Eucalyptus. The Great Ocean Road hugs the coastline along the entire length of Port Campbell National Park. See the famous ‘Twelve Apostles’ – huge stone pillars rising from the surf, remnants of the London Bridge. Your optional excursion would also include a local lunch.

Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner

Overnight at Mercure/ Travelodge or similar in Melbourne. (B, D)

 

Day 03

Fly to Cairns – one of the best tropical cities in the world. An opportunity to visit Kuranda – a picturesque rainforest village. Experience the Skyrail Rainforest cableway – where you will be just metres above the rainforests and soak in the spectacular and uninterrupted views of tropical Cairns.

  • After an American breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight to Cairns. 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 taking you on an unforgettable journey through Australia’s world heritage listed Tropical Rainforest. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. 

Overnight at Cairns Queenslander Hotel/ Hotel Cairns Colonial club or similar in Cairns. (B, D)

 

Day 04 

An unforgettable experience to Green Island – a beautiful coral cay on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

  • 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 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 lifetime of memories. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. 

Overnight at Cairns Queenslander Hotel/ Hotel Cairns Colonial club or similar in Cairns. (B, L, D)

 

Day 05 

Fly to Gold Coast – the fun capital of Australia.

  • After an American breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight to Gold Coast. Later transfer to the hotel and check in. Today you have chance to opt for unique activities like Paradise Jet Boating or Fire Truck tour.

Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner

Overnight at Islander Resort/ Vibe Hotel or similar in Gold Coast. (B, D)

 

Day 06

Visit Movie World – the only Australian Movie related theme park where you will experience the glitz and glamour of Hollywood.  Also experience the Aussie farm life on your visit to the Paradise Country Farm.

  • After an American breakfast, today Enjoy Fire Truck Tour. Board your Fire Truck for a unique tour aboard an authentic Fire Truck & later transfer to the Warner Brothers ‘Movie World’ - a fun place for all and sure to delight kids of all ages, and adults too. 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. Today, included is a visit to the Paradise Country Farm, the Gold Coast’s authentic Aussie homestead, which provides an opportunity to experience farm life and outback adventure.

Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner.

Overnight at Islander Resort/ Vibe Hotel or similar in Gold Coast. (B, L, D)

 

Day 07

Day at leisure. You can experience the many adventures in Gold Coast on your own OR Chance to Visit Dream World – home to Tiger Island, Nick Central and Australian Wildlife Experience with some of the tallest, fastest thrill rides in the world

  • After American breakfast at the hotel, you have the opportunity to spend time at your own or you have an option to Visit Dream World one of Gold Coast’s best theme parks. The DreamWorks Experience is 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 your favourite DreamWorks Heroes, the DreamWorks Experience is a place where kids can run wild in the lands of ‘Madagascar Madness’, ‘Shrek’s Faire Faire Away’ and ‘Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness’. Also visit the White Tiger Island – home of the white Bengal Tiger. Enjoy the thrilling rides in the park. Enjoy Indian vegetarian lunch inside the theme park. After a fun-filled day, return to the comforts of your hotel.

Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner

Overnight at Islander Resort/ Vibe Hotel or similar in Gold Coast. (B, D)

 

Day 08

Fly to Sydney – a fabulous city on the banks of the Darling River. Chance to enjoy the spectacular Showboat Dinner Cruise along the famous Sydney harbour.

  • After an American breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight to Sydney. Later transfer to the hotel and check in. The evening is at leisure OR get set for the time of your life on board the Showboat Dinner Cruise. 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 Great Southern Hotel Sydney/ De Vere Sydney or similar in Sydney. (B)

 

Day 09

Guided city tour of Sydney. Visit the famous Sydney Tower & 4D Experience.

  • After an American breakfast, proceed on a guided city tour of Sydney. Explore the sights of this beautiful city. See the Hyde Park, Opera House, Parliament House, Royal Botanical garden, the famous Bondi Beach are just some of the attractions you will see on your city tour.
  • Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. 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 - a perfect way to get to know the inspiring city of Sydney.

Overnight at Great Southern Hotel Sydney/ Devere Sydney or similar in Sydney. (B, D)

 

Day 10    

Fly back home with wonderful memories of your holiday

  • Today after an American breakfast, proceed to the airport for your flight back home. Return home with great experiences and wonderful memories of your holiday with ‘Vacations Exotica’. (B)

Inclusions - AUSTRALIAN  SPLENDOURS

WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

SIGHTSEEING

Melbourne      : Guided city tour

Cairns              : Visit Green Island – a beautiful coral cay on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Gold Coast     : Movie World

Sydney            : Guided city tour

                         : Sydney Tower and 4D experience

                    

                      

HOTELS

  • 02 nights’ accommodation at Hotel at Mercure/ Travelodge or similar in Melbourne
  • 02 nights’ accommodation at Cairns Queenslander Hotel/ Hotel Cairns Colonial club or similar in Cairns
  • 03 nights’ accommodation at Islander Resort/ Vibe Hotel similar in Gold Coast
  • 02 nights’ accommodation at Great Southern Hotel Sydney/ De Vere Sydney or similar in Sydney

 

 

MEALS

  • Daily American buffet breakfast in the hotel
  • Indian Jain/ vegetarian/ non-vegetarian lunches as specified in the itinerary
  • Indian Jain/ vegetarian/ non-vegetarian dinners as specified in the itinerary

 

 

TRANSFERS

  • All transfers will be conducted by a deluxe air-conditioned coach.

 

 

AIRFARE, VISAS AND OVERSEAS TRAVEL INSURANCE

  • Return economy class group airfare as per the itinerary
  • Cost of ticket taxes
  • Cost of overseas travel insurance for the duration of the tour
  • Cost of Single-entry Australian visa
  • Cost of Internal Flights (Melbourne – Cairns, Cairns – Gold Coast, Gold Coast – Sydney)
  • All local taxes as on date.

 

 

 

 

VISAS REQUIRED TO TRAVEL ON YOUR TOUR

  • Single entry Australian visa

Cost of Single Entry Australia visa is included in your tour cost

 

TOUR MANAGER

  • Services of a professional and experienced tour manager or a local representative throughout your tour. (Subject to minimum 15 full paying passengers)

 

NOTE

Offered discounts cannot be clubbed or used with any other ongoing discounts, vouchers, offers and promotions.

Exclusions - AUSTRALIAN SPLENDOURS

WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • 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 the time of booking or at least 30 days prior to departure date
  • Tour Cost is subject to GOI/RBI regulations under Liberalized Remittance Scheme (LRS).
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as Porterage, laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, mini bar, telephone calls, pay channels etc.
  • Meals other than what is mentioned in your itinerary
  • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in ‘What your tour price includes’
  • Tips to drivers, guides, etc. of AUD 03 per person per day for the duration of the tour.
  • Taxes as applicable.

NOTE

Offered discounts cannot be clubbed or used with any other ongoing discounts, vouchers, offers and promotions.

Tour Costs dates - AUSTRALIAN SPLENDOURS

 

    TOUR COST – AUSTRALIAN SPLENDOUR

    Per Person on 
    Twin Share
    Per Child without Bed
    (Below 12 years)
    Ex-Mumbai / Delhi / 
    Bangalore / Chennai /Ahmedabad
    INR 1,29,000 + AUD 1,825 INR 1,05,000 + AUD 1,220

    Single Room Supplement:  AUD 650

    Triple Room Reduction:      Nil


    Note:

    • In case of a triple room, the 3rd person in the room will get a rollaway bed. The room size may be the same as the double room
    • A person below 12 years is considered a child
    • The above prices are valid for travel until 30th September 2017. Prices from October 2017 –March 2018, please contact our sales staff
    • Govt. of India Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 9% on both INR & AUD component
    Optional Cost
    ADULT
    CHILD 
    (Below 12 years)
    Full day Great Ocean Road with Lunch AUD 170 AUD 130
    Half day Kuranda with Skyrail experience AUD 135 AUD 125
    Paradise Jet Boating AUD 75 AUD 75
    Fire Truck Tour AUD 55 AUD 55
    Dream World With Lunch AUD 120 AUD 110
    Showboat Dinner cruise AUD 165 AUD 135
    Note: - The above tours will operate based on minimum 15 full paying passengers


    VISAS REQUIRED TO TRAVEL ON YOUR TOUR

  • Single entry Australian visa
  • Cost of Single Entry Australia visa is included in your tour cost
  • DEPARTURE DATES

    April                : 18, 25

    October         : 10, 17, 24

    May                : 09, 16, 23, 30

    November      : 07, 21, 28

    June               : 06, 13, 27

    December     : 05, 12, 24

    July                 : 11, 25

    January          : 09, 16, 30

    August           : 08, 22

    February        : 13, 20, 27

    September     : 12, 26

    March            : 06, 20


    OVERSEAS TRAVEL INSURANCE

    It is extremely important to possess an overseas travel insurance policy before you travel on your tour. Keeping your convenience in mind, we have included the cost of overseas travel insurance for the duration of the tour. However for any passengers above the age of 60, and those who extend their holiday, additional charges would apply


    IMPORTANT POINTS TO NOTE:

  • Passengers will have to travel to/from the hub city at their own expense.
  • The cost of air fare included in the above tour cost is based on the fare structure existing as on 01st January 2016 Any further increase in the air fare due to an increase in the fuel price, change in Government regulations, taxes, etc., charged by the airline will have to borne by the passengers. Vacations Exotica will not be held responsible for the same.
  • Any damages caused to the hotel rooms/coach during your stay, shall be payable by the passengers. Vacations Exotica will not be liable for the same.
  • The Company shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damages, loss, injury, accident, death, delay, breakdown or irregularity which may occur in carrying out of the tour arrangement.
  • Management reserves the right to claim any additional expenses due to delay or changes in train, plane, bus, ship or other services, weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause whatsoever and all such loss or
  • expenses must be borne by the passengers.
  • We reserve the right to amend, alter, vary or withdraw any particular departure, excursion advertised or substitute a hotel of similar class if deemed advisable or necessary.  For the convenience of our passengers, we will sometimes amend the itinerary, however all the other services will remain the same.
  • Vacations Exotica will not be liable in any loss of baggage by the Airline.
  • Tours operated are subject to RBI/GOI regulations.  Part of the tour cost will be paid in AUD/NZD. The same will be out of your BTQ.
  • In case the payment in made in Indian Rupees, the AUD/NZD component will be calculated at the prevailing rate of exchange on day of payment
  • Please refer to the booking form for detailed ‘Terms and Conditions’.
  • Govt. of India Goods and Services Tax (GST) as applicable on both INR & Foreign Component.
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