14 days

Sydney, Moreton Island, Rockhampton, Airlie Beach, Cairns

In Sydney’s Rocks District, revisit that historic moment when European settlers first came ashore 200 years ago. Up the scenic coast, learn about Australia’s amazingly diverse marine biology. Feed dolphins on Moreton Island, and see the Great Barrier Reef. This is nature’s largest living organism, home to 400 kinds of coral and 1,500 species of fish.

Day 1: Fly to Australia

Day 2: Cross the International Date Line

Day 3: Sydney

Meet your Tour Director at the airport
Take a tour of Sydney
Take a walking tour of The Rocks

Day 4: Sydney

Visit the National Opal Collection
Enjoy a harbour cruise
Visit the Hyde Park Barracks Museum
Visit Sydney Tower

Day 5: Sydney

Day 6: Sydney • Brisbane • Moreton Island

Fly to Brisbane
Travel by ferry to Moreton Island

Day 7: Queensland Island

Day 8: Queensland Island • Brisbane • Rockhampton

Take a ferry to the mainland

Day 9: Rockhampton • Airlie Beach

Day 10: Airlie Beach

Day 11: Airlie Beach • Townsville • Cairns

Take a tour of Townsville

Day 12: Cairns

Day 13: Cairns

Take an excursion to the Great Barrier Reef

Day 14: Depart for home