Day 1 : Welcome to Sydney
Upon arrival in Sydney, check-in to your hotel and take some time to settle in. In the evening, join your fellow travelers and tour guide for a welcome dinner. Get to know each other and discuss the itinerary for the next two weeks. Your tour guide will provide you with some tips and recommendations to help you make the most of your time in Sydney.
Meals :Lunch, Dinner
Day 2 : Jervis Bay
Rise with the sun and set off on an exciting full-day adventure to explore the wonders of Jervis Bay. Located approximately 200 km south of Sydney, Jervis Bay is famous for its stunning beaches and national parks, including the renowned Hyams Beach, the world's whitest sand! You'll also have the opportunity to spot some wildlife, such as kangaroos, wallabies, and dolphins. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the park before returning to Sydney.
Day 3 : Explore Sydney
Take advantage of a free day in Sydney to explore the city at your own pace. There are plenty of things to see and do in Sydney, you can visit some of the city's iconic landmarks, such as the Opera House or the Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach, take a ferry to Manly Beach, or wander through the historic Rocks neighborhood. Optional activities include a city tour, a visit to Taronga Zoo, or a climb up the Harbour Bridge.
Day 4 : Surfers Paradise
Fly from Sydney to the Gold Coast to arrive in Surfers Paradise. For the next day, take in the picturesque views from the tallest building in Australia, the city that meets the sea. Surfers is known for its beautiful sandy beaches, high-rise buildings, vibrant nightlife, and a range of entertainment options. Try out surfing, take a day trip to Byron Bay, or spend your time at the best theme parks in the country.
Day 5 : Surfers Paradise
Keep exploring before we leave the next day.
Day 6 : Noosa
Check out of your hotel in Gold Coast and travel to Noosa, a coastal town located in the Sunshine Coast region of Queensland. The journey will take approximately 3 hours, with plenty of stops along the way to stretch your legs and take in the scenery. Arrive in Noosa in the afternoon and check-in to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day exploring the town, relaxing on the beach, or taking a stroll through the national park.
Day 7 : K’gari
K’gari is the largest sand island in the world and is renowned for its diverse ecosystems, including lush rainforests, crystal-clear lakes, sand dunes, and pristine beaches. Take a ferry and spend the day on a 4WD tour with an experienced guide showing you all the best K’gari has to offer. One of its notable attractions is Lake McKenzie, a stunning freshwater lake with striking blue water and fine white silica sand.
Day 8 : Noosa to Airlie Beach
Unwind with a free day in Noosa. Visit Noosa National Park for stunning coastal views and wildlife spotting, browse local shops and markets, or simply lounge on the beach. In the late afternoon, board a 4 pm overnight train sleeper to Airlie Beach.
Day 9 : Airlie Beach
Arrive in Airlie Beach in the morning and check-in to your hotel. Airlie Beach is the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands, and offers plenty of activities and attractions to keep you busy. Spend the day exploring the town, checking out the local markets, or relax by the lagoon.
Day 10 : Whitehaven Beach
Join a full-day tour to Whitehaven Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Located on Whitsunday Island, Whitehaven Beach is known for its pristine white sands and crystal-clear waters. During the tour, you'll have the opportunity to swim, snorkel, and relax on the beach. Enjoy a picnic lunch before returning to Airlie Beach in the evening.
Day 11 : Airlie Beach
Enjoy another free day in Airlie Beach to relax or explore on your own. You can choose to book some of the East Coast's best optional activities like The Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight or Jet Skiing around the Whitsunday Islands. Tonight you will have a group dinner where you can all reminisce about a magical day on Whitehaven Beach.
Day 12 : Cairns
Check out of your hotel in Airlie Beach and board a train to Cairns, which will take you on a scenic journey through the heart of Queensland. The journey takes approximately 12 hours, but there are plenty of stops along the way to break up the trip and enjoy the stunning scenery. You'll arrive in Cairns in the evening and check-in to your hotel.
Day 13 : Cairns
Join a full-day snorkeling tour of the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's most iconic natural wonders. You'll have the opportunity to swim with tropical fish, spot colorful coral, and explore the underwater world of the reef. Enjoy a buffet lunch on board the boat before returning to Cairns in the evening.
Day 14 : Cairns
Enjoy a free day in Cairns to relax or explore on your own. You may choose to add on an optional activity like skydiving or Cape Tribulation. In the evening, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner and reflect on your incredible two-week adventure.
Day 15 : End of tour
Say your goodbyes to your group and tour leader as you check out at 10am, marking the end of an incredible journey together. Rest assured, Ultimate is here to lend a helping hand with any further travel plans and provide ongoing support throughout your remaining time in Australia. Your adventure may be winding down, but the trusted assistance from Ultimate ensures that your Australian experience remains seamless and memorable.
Airport transfer on arrival to Sydney airport can be organised if needed
The group will meet on day 1, more detailed information will be sent to the customer pre-arrival.
LOCAL CHARGES (Paid direct on arrival) Fraser Island Insurance Fee ($20 AUD) - Paid direct on arrival Great Barrier Reef Conservation Levy ($20 AUD) Paid direct on arrival
Optional Activity Levies - Whilst on tour, various local activity operators may charge a levy that is to be paid direct on the day your activity takes place. These will be communicated to you when booking any optional activities. A local 'levy' is generally a tax or administration fee.