Ultimate Australia

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This dream holiday combines Australia’s finest cities, the spectacular Fraser Island and the iconic Red Centre with a relaxed stay in Tropical North Queensland.

Suggested itinerary includes:

  • 2 nights in Brisbane
  • 3 nights in Noosa
  • 2 nights exploring Fraser Island
  • 7 nights in Cairns
  • 3 nights at Ayers Rock/Kings Canyon
  • 4 nights in Sydney
  • 3 nights in Melbourne
  • 6 nights along The Great Ocean Road
  • 3 nights in Adelaide

Day 1 - Brisbane
Arrive into the sunny state to spend two nights in Brisbane. This friendly and relaxed city has beautiful parklands and trendy suburbs, coffee shops, markets and bars, it'll be the perfect start to your Australia adventure. Highlights in the region include the famous Australia Zoo, Nature Coast, Gold Coast and Moreton Island, whatever you decide, there's plenty to see and do over the next few days.

Day 3  - Noosa
After picking up your car hire from the city depot head north this morning to explore the lavish coastal town of Noosa and relax on the water’s edge. Shop and dine on the famous Hastings Street, enjoy the spectacular seaside views or hike through the National Park with great photo stops along the way.

Day 6  - Fraser Island Explorer
Take the ferry transfer over to Fraser Island for a two night stay. Stretching over 70 miles along the southern coast of Queensland, Fraser Island is the world's largest sand island. Teeming with unique wildlife and many native plants, the island boasts uninterrupted beaches, tall lush rainforests and crystal clear freshwater lakes. Spend your days discovering all Fraser Island's hidden gems.

Day 8 - Cairns 
Fly from one end of Queensland to the other as you arrive into the tropical paradise of Cairns for seven nights of rainforest and palm fringed beaches. The laid-back town of Cairns is the main access point to the spectacular Great Barrier Reef and is where you can snorkel amongst the coral and colourful marine life. Here you can explore the lush rainforests, relax under the palms, stroll along the soft sands and dine along the bustling esplanade. 

Day 15 - Ayers Rock/ Kings Canyon
For a complete Red Centre experience, this three day tour will lead you to the Olgas, the iconic Ayers Rock and the awe-inspiring Kings Canyon, before concluding in Alice Springs where there is a night included to explorer this outback town at your lesuire. Walk the edges of Kings Canyon for spectacular views, or delve in to the rich history of the region.

Day 18  - Sydney
Leave the quietness of the outback behind as you fly to Australia's most exciting city, Sydney. Climb the iconic Sydney Bridge for fantastic views of the Opera house and Sydney Harbour. Explore the coastal beaches and lively city life, or head out of the city towards the Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley for some spectacular scenery. 

Day 22  - Melbourne
Following a short internal flight to Melbourne, spend three nights exploring the eclectic culture around the city. From lively bars, coffee strips and cafe's to arts and craft, food and wine, to spectacular scenery, this cosmopolitan city boasts a hive or activity all year round. A must see on the list is Phillip Island or if you have some spare time why not take a drive to Mornington Peninsula.

Day 25  - Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road self drive is possibly the most spectacular in Australia. Sprawling with rugged terrain, grand structures, waterfalls and crystal clear waters, this drive is a photographers dream. Spend your days exploring at your own pace enjoying the views along the way. With Freedom Australia's self drive holidays all accommodation and car hire is all pre booked for you, leaving you more time to relax and explore.

Day 31 - Adelaide
Spend three nights in South Australia’s capital city, Adelaide. Soak up Adelaide’s colonial past. Browse the many museums and leafy streets, relax on the beaches or enjoy the weekend markets. For food and wine lovers head to the nearby Barossa and Clare Valleys, trek the rugged coastline, or cruise the Murray River for fantastic views.

Day 34 - Farewell
Spend your last day enjoying Adelaide before you make your way back to the UK.

34 day Ultimate Australia holiday from £2730

with flights from £3997

Our recommended accommodation:
South Queensland - A choice of great hotels and apartment hotels in and around Brisbane city centre and on the Nature Coast.
North Queensland - For a relaxing holiday select one of our superb beach front resorts or apartments.
Red Centre - A choice of five hotels within Ayers Rock Resort.
Sydney - Choose a centrally located hotel or apartment hotel to be in easy walking distance of Sydney’s top attractions.
Melbourne - A choice of great hotels and apartment hotels in the heart of the city or the suburbs.
Adelaide - For a great selection of hotels and apartments located in the heart of Adelaide.

Be sure to enjoy:

  • The famous Australia Zoo
  • A cruise to the Great Barrier Reef
  • Exploring the Daintree Rainforests
  • A cable car ride to the village of Kuranda
  • An aboriginal culture experience
  • Watching the sun set over Ayers Rock
  • A walk along the rim of Kings Canyon
  • Views of the Sydney Opera House from the Botanical Gardens
  • A ferry ride to Manly
  • The famous Bondi Beach
  • The Great Ocean Road and Twelve Apostles
  • Phillip Island and the Penguin Parade
  • World heritage listed Fraser Island

You may also wish to add day tours and activities and a worldwide stopover

Guide prices shown are per person based on two sharing standard accommodation and include Red Centre tours and full ABTA/ ATOL protection. Prices vary according to season and standard of accommodation chosen. To plan your own holiday Downunder call Freedom Australia on 0333 234 2889.

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This itinerary shows the type of holiday you can enjoy with Freedom Australia. You can change it to suit your individual needs.

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  • Choose the style of accommodation you prefer
  • Add day tours and activities in the places you visit
  • Extend your stay in any of the locations
  • Add other destinations or visit family and friends

 

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