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Sydney & The Great Barrier Reef Holiday

Sydney & The Great Barrier Reef

Your Journey

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Relax on the bright white beaches of Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays

Sydney, Hamilton Island, Port Douglas

Includes return economy airfares

18 Days priced at £ flight and hotel inclusive

Covering two of Australia’s best-loved sights, ... more »
... this varied Journey will take you from Sydney’s twinkling harbour with its iconic Opera House to the underwater wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and the idyllic Whitsunday Islands. You’ll climb the Harbour Bridge, dive beneath the waves and have the opportunity to explore the oldest rainforest in the world.

What's included

  • All international & internal flights
  • 14 nights in 4-4.5* hotels
  • Sydney BridgeClimb Sampler
  • Quicksilver Outer Great Barrier Reef Day Tour
  • Cape Tribulation - Go Wild day tour
  • Transfer from Cairns to Port Douglas
  • Airport transfers
18 Days from £
Plan your holiday

What to expect

  • Take a stroll along Sydney’s Darling Harbour and sample the restaurants and cafés
  • Set sail for the Outer Great Barrier Reef and snorkel, dive or just swim in its warm waters
  • Relax on the bright white beaches of Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays
  • Sit back and relax in the sunny seaside town of Port Douglas

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Need to know

  • Arrives: Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD)
  • Time difference: GMT+11
  • Visa requirements: British passport holders require a tourist visa; please ask your travel consultant for more information
  • Language: English
  • Currency: Australian dollar (AUD)
  • Flying time from UK: around 22 hours
  • Plug type: 3-prong flat blade plug
  • Voltage: 240 volts/50 cycles

Your itinerary

Days 1-2

Fly from the UK to Sydney.

Days 3-7


Explore the sights of Sydney, including the gleaming white sails of the Sydney Opera House and the buzzing restaurants and bars of Darling Harbour. Take a stroll around the peaceful Botanic Gardens, learn to surf on world-famous Bondi Beach or take the ferry to Manly for magnificent views of the Harbour Bridge. While you’re here, you’ll ascend the bridge’s inner arch, see its internal structure and take in fabulous views of the Sydney Opera House.

BridgeClimb Sampler

Days 8-11

Hamilton Island

Fly up to Hamilton Island, one of Australia’s famous Whitsunday Islands. Here on the Great Barrier Reef you’ll find sweeping sandy beaches, crystal clear blue waters and a plethora of underwater life. While you’re here, choose to snorkel among the corals, kayak around the island or visit the impossible white Whitehaven Beach. You can also choose to take a sailing trip or a scenic flight, or perhaps head inland and hike among the forests.

Reef View

Days 12-16

Port Douglas

Continue to Port Douglas and discover the underwater delights of the Outer Great Barrier Reef. You’ll spend the day on the warm azure seas, where you can choose to snorkel or dive among the colourful corals, keeping a look out for clown fish, groupers and parrotfish. Port Douglas is also a great base for trips to Cape Tribulation and its 135 million-year-old rainforest, where you can hike, drive or even zipline through the trees.

Shantara Resort
Quicksilver Outer Great Barrier Reef Day Tour Cape Tribulation - Go Wild day tour

Days 17-18

Depart Port Douglas and return to the UK.

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