East Coast Experience -Melbourne, Cairns & Sydney

15 days,

12 nights |

from $3589 per person*


Come & Say G’day to three of Australia’s most popular East Coast destinations, Melbourne, Cairns and Sydney. Explore the city of Melbourne and drive the Great Ocean Road. Get wet on the Great Barrier Reef and discover the indigenous secrets of the Daintree. Explore the Sydney Opera House and discover the city at your leisure with a Hop on Hop off experience.

From the moment you land in Melbourne, you will discover a modern city with historical elements. On arrival you will be taken by shuttle bus for your 4-night stay in this beautiful city.

Travelodge Docklands provides the perfect base for you to explore all of Melbourne’s exciting attractions. The shining jewel of the Docklands precinct is the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, but the area is also popular for its high-end shopping and waterside dining.

Be dazzled by the wondrous sights of Australia’s most vibrant city and learn about Melbourne’s fascinating history with your expert guide included in this package. Join a small group tour with Oceania to make the most of your stay as you zoom in and around the city. Visit world famous Albert Park, home of the Formula One, Australian Grand Prix as well as the inner-city sports precinct, home to the famous MCG and Melbourne Park where the Australian Tennis Open takes place. Your tour will finish by visiting Eureka Tower.

We have also included a spectacular Great Ocean Road with your small group operator Oceania Tours. You will be collected by your tour guide directly at your hotel. Travel with a maximum of 11 people so you can relax and enjoy the personalized service and the time to fully appreciate the wonders of this world-famous touring route. Stay on the lookout for some very special animals including whales, dolphins, echidnas, and bandicoots. Your camera will get a good workout along this exciting journey where we will stop for plenty of photo opportunities. In the afternoon discover the truly magnificent Twelve Apostles, one of the most iconic natural formations in the world: as well as infamous Loch Ard Gorge along the wild and unpredictable Shipwreck Coast before returning to Melbourne.

As we say goodbye to Melbourne, we fly non-stop to Cairns for 4 nights. Cairns is a popular tourist destination because of its tropical climate and access to the rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef, one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

Bring your sunscreen and camera, as you enjoy a full day Outer Great Barrier Cruise including lunch. Enjoy one of Cairns’ most unique & exclusive Great Barrier Reef tours. Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel invites you to step back into the Great Barrier Reef’s Dreamtime with Indigenous Sea rangers on a day tour to two spectacular outer Great Barrier Reef sites. Reef sites visited may include Milln, Flynn, Hastings, Saxon, Norman or Thetford Reef.

We have allowed you some time to explore, don’t let that small-town vibe fool you. With its distinctive multicultural mix, Cairns buzzes with innovative eateries, on-trend bars, stylish boutiques, and galleries. Visit laneway bar Three Wolves to taste one of the 50 types of whiskey on the menu, or check out Prawn Star, a prawn trawler turned floating restaurant that serves up some of the freshest local prawns and seafood in the city – with a cold brew, of course!

On the tail end of this itinerary – we are greeted by the lights and charm of Sydney, capital of New South Wales and one of Australia’s largest cities. On arrival you are transferred to your hotel for 4-night stay in Darling Harbor, this area offers museums, nightlife, shopping, and water front restaurants.

No visit to Sydney would be complete without a tour of the Sydney Opera House. Step beneath the sails and discover what makes the Opera House so inspiring. Discover insider secrets and stories of the Opera House artists and performances, and step inside the iconic theatres and foyers that bring to life over 1800 performances each year!

Grab a hat and camera as you enjoy your 2-day Hop-on-Hop Off flexible day pass included in this package. Explore Sydney and Bondi Beach on an open-top bus with our 2-day Premium Ticket. Enjoy a flexible hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus tour that takes you to all the best Sydney landmarks and attractions, that include Circular Quay, Taronga Zoo, Watsons Bay and Manly Beach.

This vacation can be customized to make your dream a reality, call to one of our destination experts, many of whom call Australia home to start planning today.

  • Round-trip airfare on Qantas Airways from Los Angeles to Melbourne, Cairns & Sydney
  • 4 nights Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Docklands or similar
  • Half-day Melbourne City tour
  • Great Ocean Road tour
  • 4 nights Rydges Esplanade Cairns or similar
  • Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel Great Barrier Reef
  • 4 nights Parkroyal Darling Harbour
  • Sydney Opera House Tour
  • 2 Day Hop One Hop Off Sydney Explorer tour
  • Round-trip airport/hotel shuttle transfers throughout
  • US/foreign taxes and fees including September 11 Security Fee

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Gateway Add-ons
$175 San Diego, Sacramento
$260 Boise, Las Vegas, Phoenix, San Francisco, Salt Lake City
$305 Anchorage, Denver, Austin, Dallas, Houston, New York, Oklahoma City
$395 Seattle
$435 Memphis, St Lois, Washington, Baltimore, Chicago, Cleveland
$525 Boston, Charlotte, Minneapolis, Orlando, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh

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All trips include 24-hour emergency travel assistance.

Book by:

July 31, 2022

Valid for travel between:

July 24 – September 10, 2022

Additional Departure Rates (Based on Double Occupancy)
June 29 – July 23, 2022 from $3799/person
September 11 – November 11, 2022 from $3929/person
November 12 – December 5, 2022 from $3929/person

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This package is 100% customizable and no set itinerary is available.

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*Terms & Conditions: Pricing is per person based on double occupancy. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting for travel during specified travel dates. Single supplements, black-out dates and seasonal supplements may apply. Airfare is not included unless indicated. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. Airline and hotels frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases and/or fuel surcharges. Prices may increase before full payment for those and other reasons. Package is not combinable with any other offer or discounted vacation package. After full payment, prices are guaranteed except only due to an increase in government-imposed taxes or fees. By paying your deposit, you affirmatively agree to the possibility of such increases. Package is strictly subject to availability, not retroactive and not combinable with any other special or vacation package offer. Minimum night stays or required room types may apply. All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices. CST#2001136-20

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