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Contrasts of Australia

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Contrasts of Australia - Trafalgar
Contrasts of Australia - Trafalgar
Starts
Melbourne
+7 Destinations
Great Barrier Reef
Ends
Sydney
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Highlights

  • City tour in Melbourne and Sydney
  • Cruise on the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland
  • View Darling Harbour from your Sydney hotel room
  • Visit Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Queensland
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Trafalgar
Start in Melbourne and end in Sydney! With the discovery tour Contrasts of Australia, you have a 9 day tour package taking you from Melbourne to Sydney and through Melbourne, Australia and 6 other destinations in Australia. Contrasts of Australia includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Melbourne (2 Nights)
  2. Day 2: Melbourne Sightseeing
  3. Day 3: Melbourne - Cairns (3 Nights)
  4. Day 4: Great Barrier Reef
  5. Day 5: Cairns Free Time
  6. Day 6: Cairns - Sydney (3 Nights)
  7. Day 7: Sydney Sightseeing
  8. Day 8: Sydney Free Time
  9. Day 9: Depart Sydney

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

  • Ann Farrant's review about another Trafalgar tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Ideal for somebody from the UK wishing for a helpful introduction to a particular part of Australia.

  • Helen Payne's review about another Trafalgar tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had an amazing time in Autralia, made so much better by the excellence of Trafalgar tours. Every step of the way from pickup at the airport to hotel check in to Hotel and excursions. Flawless and very professional. Nothing was to much effort. We felt like... Read more

  • Monica Brandl's review about another Trafalgar tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    We loved virtually everything about our tour. Our guide, Isobel and driver, Monica were absolutely the best. I think that having these 2 really made our trip even better. Thank you so much....we loved it!

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • What is the cost of flights between cities?

    As we specialise in organising the best tours around the world for you, we are unable to advise on flight prices or book flights on your behalf. If you haven't already booked your flights we recommend checking out the following link which is powered by Skyscanner https://flights.tourradar.com. You should be able to see approximate costs there.

    We are unable to assist with flights to and from the starting/ending point, however, Trafalgar do offer assistance with internal flights for this tour. If you would like assistance with booking these then please contact our Travel Experts. Alternately you can book internal flights of your own accord.

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About the countries

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Australia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Australia. Ideally 1 month before travel.

Policies

Location
Melbourne is the starting point and Sydney is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Trafalgar to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 12 September 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 12 September 2019, a minimum payment of $99 is required to confirm your booking with Trafalgar. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 50 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
Cancellation policy
TourRadar is an authorised Agent of Trafalgar. Please familiarise yourself with the Trafalgar payment, cancellation and refund conditions.
Payment methods
The following cards are accepted for Trafalgar tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 4,856 km.
  • Melbourne (Australia)
  • 2,325 km
  • Cairns (Australia)
  • 12 km
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park (Australia)
  • 7 km
  • Kuranda (Australia)
  • 278 km
  • Great Barrier Reef - Tropical North (Australia)
  • 259 km
  • Cairns (Australia)
  • 1,962 km
  • Sydney (Australia)
  • 7 km
  • Bondi Beach (Australia)
  • 7 km
  • Sydney (Australia)

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