Australia at a Glance

Australia

Overview

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This island nation features spectacular landscapes, diverse cultures, pristine islets, lush tropical forests and metropolitan cities. The country is home to a large number of indigenous tribes and exotic wildlife. While touring the country, enjoy thrilling rides at one-of-a-kind theme parks like Dreamworld and Sea World. Also, visit some of the iconic structures in the world, such as the Opera House and Sydney Tower Eye. Located in the Southern Hemisphere, Australia is often called The Land Down Under, due to its extreme southern position.

Detailed Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival in Brisbane
Arrive at Brisbane or Gold Coast Airport, transfer on seat-in-coach (SIC) basis to your hotel and check-in for an overnight stay.
Brisbane is the state capital of Queensland with lively riverside neighbourhoods. The coffee house, restaurants, colourful nightlife, lush parks and historic buildings add charm to the picturesque landscape of the city.
Day 2 – Visit to Dreamworld (Optional Tour)
Have breakfast and then head out for a visit to Dreamworld (Optional Tour).
Open since 1981, Dreamworld is the biggest theme park in Australia. Located in Gold Coast, this place features animal exhibits and thrilling rides. Some of the animals on display here are crocodiles, snakes, koalas and tigers. If the rides are too adventurous for you, then you can entertain yourself with the various shows performed here and explore the food outlets in this place.
After spending the day here, return to the hotel for a good night’s sleep.
Day 3 – Visit to Jet Boating & Sea World (Optional Tour)
Following breakfast, transfer to experience the Jet Boating (Optional Tour) Gold Coast, Departing directly into the Broadwater and missing the slow 6 knot areas allows you to give much longer rides, more ‘Full-On’ 360 degree spins, high speed drifting and other exciting Jet Boat manoeuvres sometimes in as little as 10 cm of water..…and provides the best value jet boating experience in Australia. After the adventures morning transfers to Sea World (Optional Tour) on SIC basis.
A theme park based on the marine mammal, Sea World was opened in 1971. This huge park, located in Gold Coast, offers various water-based rides and animal exhibits for tourist’s entertainment. The shows that are regularly performed here give you the opportunity to witness the interactive nature of marine creatures, such as penguins, polar bears and seals.
Day 4 – Brisbane to Melbourne
Arrive at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, transfer (seat-in-coach basis) to the hotel and check-in for an overnight stay.
Melbourne, the second largest city in Australia, experiences a mild oceanic climate. The unique ambience of this vibrant city is created by the combination of street art, rooftop bars, restaurants and cosmopolitan lifestyle. Often called the cultural capital of the country, Melbourne has loads of art galleries, museums, theatres, concert halls and public libraries.
Day 5 – Half-day City Tour | Visit to Phillip Island (Optional Tour)
Post breakfast, embark on a half-day city tour of Melbourne. Located in the south-eastern corner of mainland Australia, it is a vibrant city filled with restaurants, cool cafés, unbeatable art galleries and hip suburbs. Melbourne has been conferred with the title of the Most Liveable City in the World. It has various tourist attractions like Federation Square, Queen Victoria Market and Royal Botanic Gardens. After the city tour ends at the Federation Square, depart for Phillip Island.
Phillip Island (Optional Tour), located approximately 140 km from Melbourne, is a tourist destination with more than 3 million people visiting it annually. Rich in wildlife, this island provides ample spots for whale and bird watching. It features some spectacular beaches that are famous for activities like surfing and swimming. While you are here, see koalas, kangaroos and penguins in their natural habitat. Later, travel back to Melbourne and reach the hotel for some rest.
Day 6 – Great Ocean Road Adventure Tour (Optional Tour)
Have a delicious breakfast, and then go out for an excursion on the Great Ocean Road.
Great Ocean Road is approximately 240 km long, stretching along the south-eastern coast of the country. Built by the soldiers as a memorial to the martyrs of World War I, this long road connects places like Lorne, Apollo Bay and Port Campbell. On the Great Ocean Road Adventure Tour, enjoy scenic views of the Pacific Ocean, and see attractions like Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge.
After the long and wonderful journey, travel back to the hotel and rest.
Day 7 – Melbourne to Sydney
Arrive at Sydney Airport, transfer (seat-in-coach basis) to the hotel and check-in for an overnight stay.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales that features the world’s largest natural harbours and iconic tourist destinations like Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
Upon arrival in Sydney, transfer to the hotel on SIC basis. Check-in at the hotel, and enjoy a good night’s sleep.
Day 8 – Sightseeing in Sydney | Visit to Sea Life Aquarium | Sydney Showboat Cruise (Optional Tour)
Have a delicious breakfast and then go out for a sightseeing tour. In the morning, you can enjoy the views of the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and a visit to Bondi Beach.
Sydney Opera House is perhaps the most famous tourist attraction in Sydney as well as Australia. Opened in 1973, this place is among the greatest constructions of the 20th century. Its structure resembles a sailing yacht in appearance, and serves as a venue for dance, music and opera performances.
From here, move to Harbour Bridge, a gigantic steel arch bridge that was opened to the public in 1932. It weighs more than 50000 tonnes and has a height of around 134 metres above the harbour.
Proceed to Bondi Beach, a sea side neighbourhood in the eastern Sydney. It is an ideal place to soak up the sun or a session of surfing on gentle waves.
Thereafter, reach King Street Wharf near Darling Harbour on your own and exchange Combo 4 Pass voucher for admissions to Sea Life Aquarium, WildLife Sydney, Madame Taussads, and Sydney Tower Eye.
Sea Life Aquarium displays more than 700 species, in around 14 different themed zones. This public aquarium provides an insight into the marine life of Australia. The animals on display here are sharks, octopus, dugong, penguins and platypus.
Exchange your Combo Pass for admission in Sydney Tower Eye.Standing approximately 300-metre tall on Darling Harbour, it provides panoramic views of the surroundings from its viewing gallery. Indulge in a unique 4D experience here. It includes 3D video of underwater and aerial view of the city with in-theatre physical effects, such as showers, winds and lightings.
In the evening, reach King Street Wharf number 5 on your own to join Sydney Showboat cruise (Optional Tour). During this cruise experience, enjoy a show featuring ballet dance, and performances by magician and cabaret singer.
Return to the hotel and relax with a sound sleep.
Day 9 – Blue Mountains Tour| Port Stephens Dolphin Tour & Dolphin Watch Cruise & 4WD Sand Boarding| Hunter Valley Wineries (Optional Tour)
After breakfast, travel to the Blue Mountains for exploring the regional flora and fauna of this place.
The Blue Mountains is a part of the Greater Blue Mountains Area – a World Heritage Site. It features scenic waterfalls, deep gorges, lush eucalyptus forests, high rising cliffs and ancient caves. It is a biodiversity hotspot and an appropriate personification of the endemic flora and fauna of the country.
You can see and admire the diverse wildlife in a nearby Wildlife Park. Also visit Scenic World, and enjoy adventurous rides that offer breathtaking views of Katoomba Falls, Three Sisters and Jamison Valley. During this tour, you will be served a delicious lunch.
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You may also opt to Visit picturesque coastal town of Port Stephens(Optional) heading out over iconic Sydney harbor bridge with expert commentary from driver cum guide and travel through beautiful Hawkesbury ranges. Dolphin Watching at Port Stephens’ quiet golden beaches is surrounded by crystal clear water and never ending blue skies.
Stretching for 32 kilometres, this surreal landscape is barren of vegetation and has dunes that climb up to 40 metres high. You’ll travel on a purpose built 4WD to Stockton Bite where you can sand-board at your own pace or experience the thrill of high speed down the enormous dunes
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Experience a full day with spectacular scenery in the beautiful Hunter Valley. With over 100 wineries set amongst picturesque landscape, the Hunter Valley region offers great food and amazing wines to excite your taste buds. Enjoy the company of our experienced guide while they show you the best the Hunter has to offer! Sample great Australian wines and port with cheese and crackers at the world renowned Draytons Family Wines.
Feast on a wood fired pizza lunch over a glass of wine with your new friends. Taste some fine wines as we visit Savannah Estate. Why not buy a bottle to take home! Our small group allows us to visit boutique wineries for an intimate tasting experience.
Spend the afternoon relaxing at the Hunter Valley village. Dont miss the delights in the chocolate shop. Our fun filled day is done! Relax as we travel back to the city with a smile on our face.
Later in the evening, return to Sydney and reach the hotel and sleep.
Day 10 – Departure from Sydney
Have a filling breakfast and then transfer to the airport on SIC basis for departure. Tour Ends.

Inclusion

Half day city tour of Melbourne (Drop Off at Federation Square)
Half day city tour of Sydney with Bondi Beach (Drop Off at Bondi Beach)
Return Economy class airfare on QF/MH/CZ /AI
Internal International Airfare Brisbane – Melbourne // Melbourne – Sydney
3 nights accommodation in Gold Coast with breakfast
3 nights accommodation in Melbourne with breakfast
3 nights accommodation in Sydney with breakfast
Return Melbourne Airport transfers
Return Brisbane Airport transfers
Return Sydney Airport transfers
Australia Visa Charges
Visa Requirement
Passport valid for minimum 6 months from the date of expiry of the desired visa.
Old Passports (if any).
Copies of IT papers of last 3 yrs.
Copies of last 03 months salary slip.
Copies of Last 6 months updated bank statements with bank telephone number forVerification
(Bank balance should be minimum 3- 4 lakhs per person apart from the paying the tour cost).
Copies of Fixed deposits, share certificates / RBI Bonds / mutual funds / PPF account / NSC /
KVP / Demat account / property papers (to be put as a support in case the bank balances is Not strong).
Covering letter on business letter head (if dealing in business).
Covering letter on plain paper if salaried accompanied with leave letter from company.
Copy of retirement letter/ pension proof if retired.
If passenger Director, company memorandum, if deals in business.. Partnership deal required /Business Registration (Copy)
Marriage certificate if spouse name not mentioned on passport (copy)
Wedding card for honeymoon passengers + NOC from girls parents on plain paper with photoIdentity
Proof of parents for verification.
School ID / leave letter from school on letterhead with stamp (copy)
Visa forms to be filled & signed by passenger only.
4 photographs each (3.5 cm by 4.5cm, white background & matt finish, 70 – 80% facial image), without specs and avoid white clothing).
Filled up passenger data form by passenger
If Child / adult traveling alone, NOC from parents / spouse along with photo identity proof ofParents / Spouse for Verification
If visiting relatives in Australia need sponsorship letter along with the passport copy and visa copy of the sponsor. In case sponsor is paying for the trip then need their financial proofs also.

Exclusion

Service Tax (9.00%) as applicable.
Tips – AUD 2 per person per day
Costs of meals on internal domestic flights are not included in the tour price.
The package does not include any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, wines, mineral water,
Food and drinks and other things not mentioned in our itinerary.
The package cost does not include porter services at hotels, tips, or insurance charges.
Any Meals apart from what is mentioned in your itinerary.
Cost of excursions, sightseeing tours, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than what is mentioned in the package inclusions
NOTE :-
Porterage Services not included
Yatra holds the right to change the airline, routing of itinerary, Hotels and travel date (any point of time before the departure of the tour; alternate options will be advised in case this happens)
INR 30, 000 per person non-refundable deposit
The third person sharing the room to be provided with an additional mattress or a rollaway bed
Booking once done will be auto-reconfirmed and automatically will attract cancellation
Itineray is subject to change / reverse without any prior notice
Hotel standard check-in time 1400 hours, early check-in will be subject to availability.
Check-out time at the hotel is 1200 hours (If your flight is in the evening, we request you to deposit your luggage at the hotel Lobby and leave your room before the check-out time)
The travel tour components mentioned here are subject to change at last minute variation that may occur due to factors beyond control of the Yatra.
Child with age 11 or above will be considered as adult
The cost is based on current government and airline taxes and any increase in the same in future will be collected as per actual
Above-given rates are valid only for Indian nationals
Maximum of 3 persons allowed in a room
Itinerary is subject to change without any prior notice
Payment & Cancellation policy may vary.

Payment Policy

Rs. 30, 000/- per person at the time of Booking (Non-refundable)
25 % of the Balance amount 60 days prior to the departure.
50 % of the Balance amount 45 days prior to the departure.
Balance amount to be paid 30 days prior to the departure.

Cancellation Policy

If you Cancel your Holiday
45 Days or more prior to the date of departure Deposit Amount
44 – 30 Days 50 % of Tour Cost
29 – 15 Days 75 % of Tour Cost
Less than 14 Days or No Show 100 % of Tour Cost

Goalcoast

Gold Coast is a beautiful coastal city located in the south-eastern corner of the Australian state of Queensland. The state capital, Brisbane lies to its north and the state border of New South Wales lies to its south. The city has always been a high-profile tourist destination, primarily because of its amazing beaches, including the famed Surfers Paradise. With its sunny climate, shimmering skyscrapers, numerous theme parks, vibrant nightlife and thriving, subtropical hinterland of rainforest, Gold Coast has something for everyone. In fact, it is Australia’ s leading regional holiday destination, and rates fifth among the country’ s top tourism economies. Surfers Paradise is the main tourist magnet and is an entertainment playground with beachfront markets, exciting nightlife venues, indoor skydiving arena, Paradise Centre, restaurants and a pulsating atmosphere. The theme parks and other attractions in Gold Coast are the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Sea World, Tropical Fruit World, Warner Bros Movie World, Australian Outback Spectacular, Gold Coast Hinterland, etc. The city offers a range of dining options like quirky cafes, food carts, seaside diners, fancy International restaurants and sleek bars.

Sydney

Known as the Harbour City, Sydney is stretched across sandy beaches and miles of ocean coastline. History, culture, tradition, art, fashion, cuisine and nature are in their prime in Sydney. From great opera houses to the serene and calm harbours and beaches, Sydney houses various forms of natural beauty and exquisiteness. Sydney is one of the ethnically and culturally diverse cities in Australia. Sydney is a home to many immigrants and various tribes. The monuments and historical artefacts of Sydney also catch the eyes of many. It is also the home to Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge which are an iconic structure of not only Sydney but the world. It also has a very compact city centre and sprawling suburbs that together form the mesmerising silhouette of this city. The beaches, exotic wildlife and extensive flora are very famous amongst the tourists. From the rugged Pacific coastline to the hospitable Sydneysiders and from the lively food scenes to the exuberant nightlife, everything about this fabulously enticing city is inviting. There is always something adventurous going on in this city and if you are looking for a thrill, this city has a lot to offer you.

Melbourne

The mesmerising city of Melbourne is known for its lively culture, charming Victorian-era architecture, friendly people and amazing infrastructure. It is not surprising that this Australian city has been continuously named as ‘ the most liveable city of the world’ . The residents of the city pride themselves in being an integral part of the ‘ culture and sports capital of Australia’ . From animated sporting events to a vibrant music scene, the city exudes a vibe full of positivity and creativity. The world-class transport network ensures that people find it easier to explore new aspects of the city. Take a stroll around the City Centre and entertain yourself with abundant art galleries, restaurant and theatres. Immerse yourself in history as you marvel at the stunning architecture of the Flinders Street Station. Cheer for your favourite players at Melbourne Cricket Ground or Melbourne Park. The majestic Eureka Tower provides stunning views of the city at night. Venture off the city and be astounded by the natural beauty from the Great Ocean Road. The city of Melbourne always provides it visitors with something new to discover.