This private itinerary visits many of Australia’s highlights while staying in luxurious accommodation. Marvel at the variety of scenery that the country has to offer as you pass cities, deserts, forests and ocean views. At the end of the trip there is the chance to relax and swim in the turquoise waters of the Great Barrier Reef amid an abundance of colourful fish and marine life.
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Transfer to the Four Seasons for 2 nights. (N)
Day at leisure to explore the city’s major sights. Cox & Kings can organise a range of excursions for you including private tours, exclusive day cruises and seaplane flights. (N)
Today, fly directly to Uluru. On arrival, you will be collected from the airport and taken to Longitude 131° where you will stay for 2 nights. On arrival, a glass of champagne will be served followed by a four-course meal matched with premium Australian wines. It is possible to upgrade your dinner tonight to the Tali Wiru experience: dine outdoors on a private dune overlooking Uluru in an intimate setting with less than 20 other guests. (B, L, D)
During your stay you will be given a cultural touring programme. Excursions include visiting the impressive Uluru at sunrise and sunset, or a helicopter trip to see the natural wonders of the Australian outback from the sky – fly over the uninhabited landscape of the Northern Territory and the largest salt lake to be found here. (B, L, D)
Activities on offer:
Discover the dramatic
rock formations from a new perspective
by taking to the air in a helic opter with
durations ranging from 15 minutes to a
full day out. Set off from the lodge’s private
helipad and discover Uluru, Kata Tjuta or
further afield. Alternatively, take a flight to
the outback peak of Mount Conner for a
unique fine dining lunch while enjoying the
impressive views of Uluru and Kings Canyon.
Late this morning you will be transferred to the airport for a direct flight to Cairns. You will then be driven to Silky Oaks Lodge in Daintree rainforest for a 2-night stay. (B)
Day at leisure. Optional activities are provided by the lodge including guided rainforest walks or indulgent spa treatments in the tranquil setting of the rainforest. (B)
Activities on offer:
A range of additional
services can be booked for your stay at Silky
Oaks to enhance your stay in the Daintree.
Helicopter experiences can be tailored for
each guest, whether this is soaring over the
rainforest or heading out to discover the inner
or outer reefs. Go horse riding on deserted
tropical beaches or along rainforest trails,
with all levels of riding ability catered for. Take
a fishing charter out on the open sea or stay
inland exploring the various river systems.
This morning you will be taken to the airport for a direct flight to Lizard Island. Stay 3 nights at the Lizard Island Resort. (B, L, D)
Relax on one of the 24 powdery white private beaches, snorkel over the reef or enjoy one of the complimentary activities. (B, L, D)
Activities on offer:
Experience the Great
Barrier Reef at its finest with a private coral
viewing by boat, or take to the seas in the
early evening with a relaxing sunset cruise
and indulge in fine wines and cheeses. Take
a picnic hamper to a secluded cove or enjoy
a degustation menu on the beach.
Fly to Sydney via Cairns. On arrival, you will be taken to the Four Seasons for 1 night. (B)
Make your own way to the airport, or continue with onward arrangements. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
International and internal flights are not included with this itinerary. If you would like flight options and prices, please call your Cox & Kings tour consultant.
Extra nights can be arranged in Sydney, along with a selection of excursions, or stay at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa for 2 nights with private helicopter transfers from Sydney.
Featuring some of the most luxurious
accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are
based on the standard category, unless indicated
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5042 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
Set in the historic Rocks area, the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney occupies a stunning position overlooking Sydney Harbour. A range of rooms and suites are available, with views of the Sydney skyline, George Street or Sydney Harbour, all well appointed with marble bathrooms. The hotel's restaurant serves locally sourced, seasonal produce and wines.
Features: 531 rooms, restaurant, cafe, bar, heated outdoor pool, spa.
Room amenities: Television, safe, hairdryer, tea & coffee...
Lizard Island, Australia's northernmost island beach resort, 240km north of Cairns and located on the Great Barrier Reef itself, is secluded from the rest of the country. It provides the perfect luxury island escape, with 24 powdery white beaches, over 1,000 hectares of national park and coral reef gardens. Accommodation is available in elegant rooms and suites, featuring interiors designed by Hecker Guthrie, with a two-bedroom villa set at the top of a cliff offering luxury, privacy and uninterrupted views across the Coral Sea. Stays are full board, with a focus on fresh seafood and using superb local produce, complemented by Australian and New Zealand wine. Picnic hampers are available for beachside lunches, or for a special Lizard Island dining experience only metres from the lapping waves, a seven-course degustation dinner menu can be prepared. A range of excursions can be arranged...
Situated on a secluded sand dune, offering fabulous views of Uluru from each tent, Longitude 131° is regarded as one of the world's most luxurious wilderness camps. The individual elevated tents each pay homage to an early Australian pioneer, and facilities include a restaurant and bar, an outdoor pool and library. The intimate atmosphere and exquisite food and wine make this an unforgettable desert experience.
Stay includes breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, selected alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, return airport transfers and a unique touring programme of Uluru and Kata Tjuta. The final touring programme during your stay will be provided by the hotel upon...
Silky Oaks Lodge is situated in the world heritage-listed Daintree rainforest, on the northern bank of the Mossman river. Surrounded by lush rainforest, just downstream from Mossman gorge and 20 minutes' drive from Port Douglas, the property is a perfect way to experience the tropical rainforest in style. The property has 36 treehouses, riverhouses and suites. Treehouses are set beside the rainforest and surrounded by natural gardens, each with a large bathroom and spa bath, and a private veranda with a hammock. Riverhouses are in riverfront locations, with rainforest views and a spa bath. Facilities include a restaurant, bar, spa and car parking. Stays include breakfast daily, selected guided nature walks, a complimentary transfer service once a day to / from Port Douglas, tennis, bicycles, canoeing and snorkelling in the Mossman river.
Features: 36 treehouses, riverhouses & suites...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
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