EXOTIC AUSTRALIA
11 DAYS 10 NIGHTS | Starting Price: INR 2,63,700*
February: 21. Call us for more dates
Sovereign Hill, Melbourne, Cairns, Gold Coast & Sydney

EXOTIC AUSTRALIA
11 DAYS 10 NIGHTS | Starting Price: INR 2,63,700*
February: 21. Call us for more dates
Sovereign Hill, Melbourne, Cairns, Gold Coast & Sydney
Itinerary
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Day 01

Welcome aboard! Today enter the world of Vacations Exotica as you begin your memorable journey to the Land Down Under – Australia.

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Day 01

Fly to Melbourne. Later drive to Sovereign Hill where you step back in time and experience and Australia’s exciting gold rush days. Visit the Gold Museum. Enjoy the colourful and spectacular ‘Blood on the Southern Cross Show’. 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. Drive to Sovereign Hills & check into the hotel. Step back in time and experience Australia’s 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. Later, see the famous sights of Sovereign Hill. Visit the famous Gold Museum. Tonight see the spectacular sound and light show ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’. Enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Mercure Ballarat Lodge or similar in Sovereign Hill. (D)

Day 02

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

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Day 02

After breakfast, check out & proceed 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. You can also experience a once in a lifetime thrill of a scenic helicopter ride over Port Campbell. Enjoy vegetarian lunch. 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

Proceed on a 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 breakfast at the hotel, proceed on a guided 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. Visit the Melbourne Cricket Ground, an opportunity to relive great sporting memories through a comprehensive guided tour. Enjoy Indian lunch. Later visit Phillip Island. Enjoy to the most popular wildlife attraction, the Penguin Parade, featuring dozens of fairy penguins which shuffle up from the sea at dusk on their way to underground burrows. 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 – one of the best tropical cities in the world. You have an option to visit Kuranda – a picturesque rainforest village and experience the Skyrail Rainforest cableway.

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Day 04

After breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight to Cairns. On arrival, enjoy an Indian vegetarian lunch. Later proceed to 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 Holiday Inn Cairns or similar in Cairns. (B, L, D)

Day 05

Today, you have one of the most unforgettable experience to Green Island – a beautiful coral cay on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

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Day 05

After an early 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 Holiday Inn Cairns or similar in Cairns. (B, LL, 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 breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight to Gold Coast. Check into Sea World Resort. After lunch, visit Sea World - Australia’s most spectacular marine theme park. Visit Shark Bay comprising three main zones all allowing for unsurpassed viewing and interaction, including a touch pool, a snorkel and dive lagoon and a shark lagoon housing the world’s most feared sharks. Visit Sea World’s famous attraction - the Polar Bear shores. Later, enjoy spectacular views of 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 – Experience the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. Visit the Paradise Country Farm. Enjoy stunning views of the Surfers Paradise from the Skypoint Observation Deck.

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Day 07

After breakfast at the resort, check out & transfer to visit 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. 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’ – Gold Coast’s best theme park. Enjoy the Fire Truck Ride. This evening you have an option to join us for the Spectacular Outback Show.

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Day 08

After breakfast, proceed to 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 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 lunch inside the theme park. Get set to return back to the hotel by Fire Truck ride. Enjoy the unique tour aboard an authentic Fire Truck. After a fun-filled day, return to the comforts of your hotel. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner OR you also have an option to see the spectacular Australian Outback show 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. Enjoy the spectacular Showboat Dinner Cruise along the famous Sydney harbour.

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Day 09

After breakfast, check out & proceed to the airport for your flight to Sydney. On arrival transfer to the hotel & check in. Tonight, 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. Overnight at Rydges Sydney Central or similar in Sydney. (B, L, D)

Day 10

Guided city tour of Sydney including Sydney Opera House. Visit the famous Sydney Tower and 4D experience, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, Sydney Aquarium and the Wildlife World.

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Day 10

After 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 degree 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. After an Indian lunch, visit the world famous Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum. Get up close and personal with over 75 of the world’s most iconic celebrities. Walk along the red carpet and revel in the unique atmosphere of glamour, fame and history at Madame Tussaud’s Sydney and go on an interactive star-studded journey through the world of music, sport, culture, film and much, much more! Later, visit the Sydney Aquarium come face to face with over 12,000 all-Australian aquatic animals, including, fearsome sharks, rays and crocodiles. See the adorable penguins and 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 Australia’s largest Great Barrier Reef display! Next, discover an authentic Australian wildlife experience in the heart of Sydney’s Darling Harbour at the Sydney Wildlife World, featuring the largest variety of all-Australian animals under one roof. Get up close to iconic kangaroos, cuddly koalas, colourful butterflies and vivid birds in the remarkable walk-through habitats! Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Rydges Sydney Central or similar in Sydney. (B, L, D)

Day 11

Fly back home with wonderful memories of your holiday OR extend your holiday to New Zealand.

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Day 11

Today after 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)

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
  • Enjoy daily American breakfast buffet in your hotel
  • Enjoy Indian/ local/ Jain/ vegetarian lunches
  • Enjoy 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 - an explosive multimillion dollar sound and light show like nothing you've ever seen before!
  • Travel along the world's 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
  • 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
  • Spend 01 night in Sea World Resort
  • Visit Sea World
  • Enjoy Helicopter ride at Sea World
  • Stay 02 nights' in Gold Coast - Australia's fun capital
  • Visit Movie World & see Aussie farm life at its best at the Paradise Country farm.
  • 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
  • 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 travellling with you throughout your holiday in Australia
Inclusions
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
  • SIGHTSEEING AND EXCURSIONS
    • 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 Sea World with Helicopter Ride
      • Visit Movie World with Paradise Country Farm
      • Entrance to SkyPoint observation deck
      • Visit Dream world
      • Fire Truck Tour
    • 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
      • Enjoy the 4D Cinema experience at the Sydney Tower
      • Visit the Madame Tussauds wax museum
      • Visit Sydney Wildlife World
      • Visit the Sydney Aquarium
  • ACCOMODATION
    • 01 night accommodation at Mercure Ballarat Lodge or similar in Sovereign Hill
    • 02 nights’ accommodation at Oaks on Collins or similar in Melbourne
    • 02 nights’ accommodation at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns or similar in Cairns
    • 01 night accommodation at Sea World Resort in Gold Coast
    • 02 nights’ accommodation at Watermark or similar in Gold Coast
    • 002 nights’ accommodation at Vibe Rushcutters Bay or similar in Sydney
  • MEALS
    • Daily buffet breakfast 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 August 2018
  • VISAS
    • Single entry Australian Visa

    Cost of Single Entry Australia visa is included in your 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. 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 70, and those who 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)
  • Pricing terms and conditions
    • Above mentioned prices are Ex-Mumbai per person on Twin-sharing Basis.
    • Tour cost will be paid partly in INR/AUD. Rate of Exchange taken for calculation purposes: 1 AUD = 52.
    • Rate of Exchange will be calculated at the rate prevailing on the date of final payment.
    • The above is funded by a special promotion budget and can be reviewed at any time.
    • Subject to GOI and RBI regulations. GST as applicable.

     

Exclusions
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
NOTE: Offered discounts cannot be clubbed or used with any other ongoing discounts, vouchers, offers and promotions.
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Penguin Parade

Phillip Island in Australia is one of the biggest colonies of little penguins. The nightly parade of penguins coming back to the shore at sunset is one of the major tourist attractions. The island is home to around 70,000 birds. 

Sovereign Hill

Set in the Australian 1850s, the complex is located on a 25-hectare site that is linked to the richest alluvial gold rush in the world. The site comprises over 60 historically recreated buildings, with costumed staff and volunteers, who are able to answer questions and will pose for photos. 

Melbourne Cricket ground (MCG)

Home to the Melbourne Cricket Club, it is the 10th-largest stadium in the world, the largest in Australia, the largest in the Southern Hemisphere, the largest cricket ground by capacity, and has the tallest light towers of any sporting venue.