Australian Safari - 2022

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Australian Safari - 2022
Start:Brisbane QLD, Australia
Finish:Sydney NSW, Australia
Duration:0 Nights
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:None
Meals:20 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 7 dinners
Diets:Vegetarians, Please make Cosmos aware at the time of booking what your requirements are and they will endeavour to assist with your request.
Tour operated in: English

Overview

If your idea of meeting the locals is cradling koalas, hand feeding kangaroos, and laughing with a school of clownfish, then this is the vacation for you. Animal lovers unite on this spectacular safari tour of Australia. From Brisbane’s Australia Zoo, “Home of the Crocodile Hunter,” to Alice Spring’s Kangaroo Sanctuary, “Home of the Kangaroo Dundee,” you’ll get to know Down Under’s most colorful creatures and characters. The furry fun continues with a hop over to Melbourne to witness Phillip Island’s famous heartwarming Penguin Parade. Wombats and wallabies welcome you to the island state of Tasmania, as does the infamous Tasmanian devil—in its own unique way. Going below the surface, this in-depth tour of Australia also leads you to the marine life at the Great Barrier Reef, the whales, seals, and dolphins off the Tasman Peninsula, and the city and harbors of sunny Sydney. .......read more
Highlights
  • BRISBANE Orientation tour.
  • Cairns, “Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.”
  • Visit to the Cairns Aquarium includes a 3-course dinner.
  • OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF Scenic catamaran cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).
  • ULURU Visit with sunset drink at Uluru (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).

Itinerary

Location: Brisbane

Welcome to Brisbane! Hotel check-in available upon arrival. A pre-night is not required for early check-in. Schedule flights to arrive by 4 pm in time for a welcome meeting and dinner.

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Accommodation Name: Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane (or similar)

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Location: Australia Zoo, Brisbane

BRISBANE Orientation tour. Excursion to the Australia Zoo includes a LF behind-the-scenes tour of the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital. Have your photo taken with a koala. Free time this evening.

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Accommodation Name: Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane (or similar)

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Location: Brisbane

BRISBANE Free day.

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Accommodation Name: Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane (or similar)

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Location: Cairns

Fly to Cairns, “Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.”CAIRNS Orientation tour. Visit to the Cairns Aquarium includes a 3-course dinner.

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Accommodation Name: Pullman Cairns International (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,Dinner,

Location: Great Barrier Reef, Cairns

OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF Scenic catamaran cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) includes the option of snorkeling, a glass-bottom-boat tour, an underwater observatory, and watching a fish feeding. CAIRNS Free time this evening.

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Accommodation Name: Pullman Cairns International (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,Lunch,

Location: Cairns

CAIRNS Free day.

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Accommodation Name: Pullman Cairns International (or similar)

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Location: Uluru

Fly to Australia’s red center. ULURU Visit with sunset drink at Uluru (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).

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Accommodation Name: Desert Gardens Hotel (or similar)

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Location: Alice Springs

Scenic drive through the Outback to Alice Springs.ALICE SPRINGS Private guided tour of LF the Kangaroo Sanctuary. ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Uluru with a sunrise camel ride across the rich red sand dunes to view “The Rock.” This and many more options throughout your tour are available with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

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Accommodation Name: Crowne Plaza Alice Springs (or similar)

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Location: Alice Springs, Adelaide

ALICE SPRINGS Guided sightseeing includes the School of the Air and the Old Telegraph Station. Fly to Adelaide. ADELAIDE Orientation tour. Free time the remainder of the day.

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Accommodation Name: Pullman Adelaide (or similar)

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Location: Kangaroo Island, Adelaide

Travel by motorcoach and ferry to Kangaroo Island. KANGAROO ISLAND LF Sightseeing includes Seal Bay Conservation Park with a Park Ranger plus visits to Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park to see native koalas, wallabies, and wombats. Visit Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery before returning to Adelaide this evening.

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Accommodation Name: Pullman Adelaide (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,Lunch,

Location: Adelaide, Melbourne

Fly to Melbourne. MELBOURNE Guided sightseeing includes Federation Square, Parliament House, the Shrine of Remembrance, Queen Victoria Market, and beautiful Fitzroy Gardens. Free time the remainder of the day.

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Accommodation Name: Vibe Melbourne (or similar)

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Location: Phillip Island, Melbourne

MELBOURNE Free time this morning before traveling to Phillip Island.PHILLIP ISLAND Visit the Koala Conservation Center. Observe the famous LF Penguin Parade. Note—Cameras are not permitted during the penguin parade.

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Accommodation Name: Vibe Melbourne (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,Dinner,

Location: Melbourne

MELBOURNE Free day.

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Accommodation Name: Vibe Melbourne (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,

Location: Launceston, Cradle Mountain

Fly to Launceston.LAUNCESTON Stop at an ice creamery for a local treat before driving to Cradle Mountain National Park in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK Wildlife presentation by a Local Specialist this evening.

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Accommodation Name: Peppers Cradle Mountain Hotel (or similar)

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Location: Cradle Mountain

CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK Guided sightseeing includes visit to Ronny Creek Boardwalk and Dove Lake with an optional trail walk. Free time in the park this afternoon. This evening, a behind-the-scenes visit to LF the Devils@Cradle sanctuary to learn about the famous Tasmanian Devil.

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Accommodation Name: Peppers Cradle Mountain Hotel (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,Dinner,

Location: Cradle Mountain, Hobart

CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK Scenic drive en route to Hobart. HOBART Orientation tour. Free time this evening.

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Accommodation Name: The Old Woolstore Hotel (or similar)

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Location: Tasman Peninsula, Hobart

TASMAN PENINSULA LF Scenic cruise includes waterfalls, rock formations, deep-sea caves, and the chance to spot whales, dolphins, and seals. Walking tour with a Local Guide at Port Arthur Historic Site (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) to learn about Australia’s convict past.HOBART Free time this evening.

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Accommodation Name: The Old Woolstore Hotel (or similar)

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Location: Hobart, Sydney

Fly to Sydney.SYDNEY Guided sightseeing includes the financial district, Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, the Botanic Gardens, and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Walking tour with a Local Guide at the Sydney Opera House (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). Free time this evening.

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Accommodation Name: Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney (or similar)

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Location: Sydney

SYDNEY Free day. ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Sydney with a guided tour, surfing lesson, and lunch at famous Bondi Beach. This and many more options throughout your tour are available with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

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Accommodation Name: Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,

Location: Sydney

SYDNEY Free day before a farewell dinner at a local restaurant this evening.

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Accommodation Name: Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,Dinner,

Location: Sydney

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

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What's Included

Included
  • Accommodation
    It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
  • All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)
  • Fully Guided
  • Meals
    20 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 7 dinners

Not Included
  • Tipping and Gratuities
  • International Travel

FAQ

Dates

Prices for sole occupancy are available on request

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Start:Brisbane QLD, Australia
Finish:Sydney NSW, Australia
Duration:0 Nights
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:None
Meals:20 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 7 dinners
Diets:Vegetarians, Please make Cosmos aware at the time of booking what your requirements are and they will endeavour to assist with your request.
Tour operated in: English
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