Tue. Oct 15th, 2019

Australia. Unmissable Australia

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This private itinerary offers the convenience of collective excursions with a guide, to combine freedom at a more limited price. Naturally, this circuit remains 100% customizable both in terms of the type of structure and addition of excursions and/or overnight stays.

The tour is dedicated to those who want to discover the pristine nature of Kangaroo Island, be captivated by the views of the Ocean Road, and be breathless in front of the colours of the mythical Ayers Rock. 

Day 1: Arrival in Adelaide

Arrival in Adelaide. Private transfer to the hotel, accommodation in the reserved room, free dinner. 

Day 2: Discovery of Kangaroo Island

Morning departure to Cape Jervis and boarding of the ferry to Kangaroo Island. the whole day will be dedicated to visiting the island with an English speaking guide. Kangaroo Island is an exciting show of flora and fauna. The best way to admire it is to take one of the many paths that cross the island. 

Watch dolphins from Cape Borda and migratory birds at Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park. You will see wading birds from Siberia, kangaroo puppies fresh out of their mother’s pouch and Cape Barren geese, an endangered species.

In Flinders Chase National Park, admire the stunning coastal scenery along the Cape du Couedic Hike. Alternatively, walk to Admiral Arch to see hundreds of gentle kangaroos and thousands of New Zealand seals playing on the rocks. 

Day 3: Exploration of the island and return to Adelaide

Full day dedicated to visiting Kangaroo Island, with English speaking guide. In the evening, departure by ferry and transfer to the hotel. 

Day 4: Melbourne direction

Free time to visit the city of Adelaide. Don’t miss the botanical garden and the central market. Transfer to the airport and boarding the direct flight to Melbourne. 

Private transfer to the hotel and free dinner. 

Day 5: Excursion on the Great Ocean Road

Full day excursion on the Great Ocean Road. The Great Ocean Road will leave in your mind spectacular coastal views, between stacks and sandy beaches beaten by the Ocean. Your tour will continue on to the 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. 

Day 6: Visit of Melbourne

Full day at leisure to visit the city in freedom. Melbourne is the capital of the State of Victoria and the second largest city in the country. 

It is considered a city of great charm, thanks to the contrast of old and new architectural elements. There are modern skyscrapers next to beautiful Victorian homes, as can be seen by following the “Golden Mile Walk” walking route. Melbourne is also a highly multicultural city, where different ethnic communities coexist: to prove it, the varied offer of international dishes for which the city is renowned. 

Day 7: Flight to Ayers Rock

Private transfer to the airport and boarding on the direct flight to Ayers Rock. Arrival and shuttle transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon you will leave for Kata Tjuta, for a wonderful experience. During the journey, the guide will explain the area’s culture and history. 

Aperitif with Australian wine and appetizers during sunset. 

Day 8: Excursion to Kata Tjuta and Uluru

Awakening in the early hours of the morning to take advantage of the evocative spectacle of the sun rising over Kata Tjuta. Packed breakfast during the excursion. Entrance to the Uluru National Park, which is about 40 km away. In the afternoon you will discover this magnificent site, a symbol of Australia and the Aboriginal population. After sunset, you can enjoy a great BBQ under the starry sky in the middle of the red desert. The whole day will take place with the accompaniment of an English speaking guide. 

Day 9: Exploration of Kings Canyon and Alice Springs

Early morning departure (approx. 04.45 am) towards Kings Canyon. Arrive at Kings Creek station for breakfast. After breakfast, the guide offers the Rim Walk and the Garden of Eden, which requires a propensity to physical activity. Alternatively, you can relax at Creek Bed Walk and take a pleasant 2 km walk. The scenic journey towards Alice Springs. 

Day 10: Travel to Cairns

Shuttle transfer to the airport, boarding on the direct flight to Cairns. Private transfer to the hotel. 

Day 11: Cairns and journey to Hamilton Island

Private transfer to the airport, boarding the direct flight to Hamilton Island. Private transfer to the hotel and time to relax. About an hour’s flight from Cairns is the Whitsunday Marine Reserve, a magnificent corner where the coral reef expresses its maximum beauty, with more than 75 islands of tropical vegetation surrounded by white sandy beaches, all bathed in crystal clear waters and seabed unique in the world for their infinite wealth of marine life. It is the largest marine park in the world, a protected area declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. 

Day 12: Day in Hamilton Island

Full day at leisure to relax. 

Recommended activity: Whitsundays cruise. 

Day 13: Hamilton Island free

Full day at leisure to relax. 

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