It can sometimes be confusing knowing how to tackle an expansive country such as Australia. With its vast land, diverse cities and glorious beaches, it’s a destination that can be overwhelming to many travelers. Head on a well-planned journey of discovery and uncover the highlights of Australia with Luxury Gold.
Here are 10 things you can look forward to on our Inspiring Australia adventure:
1) Sydney Opera House
No trip to Sydney would be complete without a visit to the world-famous Sydney Opera House. Embark on a VIP tour of this famous venue with your Traveling Concierge and a Local Expert, before enjoying a Celebration Dinner at Peter Gilmore’s iconic Bennelong restaurant, set in the building’s iconic sails.
You’ll also take in the building’s grandeur from a luxury yacht, as you join a skilled sailing crew on a journey along Sydney’s harbor.
2) The Great Barrier Reef
Experience the world’s largest reef system with your new travel friends and take to the water to discover the spectacular coral formations and a world of unique marine creatures, as you snorkel around underwater gardens. Fun fact – 10% of the world’s total fish species can be found just within the Great Barrier Reef.
3) Kings Canyon
Move from Australia’s clear, turquoise waters to the striking, sandstone walks of Kings Canyon, in the western end of the George Gill Range. Once here, rise with the sun and embark on an invigorating 6-kilometer rim walk to take in awe-inspiring views from Cotterill’s Lookout.
4) Daintree Rainforest
This UNESCO World Heritage site is not a destination to miss on your trip Down Under. Known as the largest continuous area of tropical rainforest on the Australian continent, it offers an agreeable mix of lush land, unique traditions and ancient ecosystems. Join your Local Expert for an exclusive tour to learn about the close relationship the indigenous Kuku Yalanji have with their home.
One of Australia’s most recognizable natural landmarks, Uluru is an impressive location, stretching 3.6 kilometers long and towering high above the red desert that surrounds it. On arrival at the Uluru-Kata Tjuṯa National Park, watch the sun dip beyond the horizon, as you enjoy canapes and wine. Later, listen to the sounds of a didgeridoo and enjoy a feast of fine local cuisine during an award-winning Sounds of Silence dinner.
6) Hunter Valley
Wine connoisseurs rejoice, as you head on a trip to one of Australia’s most famous wine regions, Hunter Valley. On arrival enjoy a private wine tasting at one of the region’s most renowned wineries, followed by an exquisite tasting lunch.
7) Alice Springs
From metropolitan Sydney to the Great Barrier Reef, it’s time to finally explore Australia’s outback. Take in its otherworldly landscapes as you indulge on a traditional Aboriginal dinner in the wilderness, set beneath the Milky Way. See how your host, Bob, prepares your meal in a bush camp and learn about traditional Aboriginal food.