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ANZCRO (UK) (the Australia New Zealand Central Reservations Office) was initially established in 1990, with the UK office having been open since 2001. With our Head Office based in Southport, Australia, and offices in Queenstown New Zealand, & Truro, the company has successfully grown to become one of the largest tour operators to New Zealand, Australia & the South Pacific.   [read more..]


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13 Day Dual City and Tropical Explorer

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ANZCRO / 13 Day Dual City and Tropical Explorer

13 Day Dual City and Tropical Explorer


per person

An ideal way to see both sides of Australia.

Spend time immersing yourself in two of the country’s most vibrant cities, Sydney and Melbourne, before leaving the hustle and bustle to relax by the famous tropical Great Barrier Reef.

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Tour Inclusions

The following are included in your package tour:

12 nights accommodation

Airport transfers

Hidden Secrets walking tour

4 days car hire with full insurance

Hunter Valley wine tour

Sydney Opera House tour

Phillip Island day tour

Sailaway IV reef cruise

Kuranda Train and Skyrail

Price Excludes: International and domestic flights to Australia, domestic flights within Australia, airport taxes and all meals..

Conditions: Prices are per person, twin/double-share and subject to availability. Prices are correct at the time of submission (Sep 18) but are subject to change without notice. Valid for travel 1 Aug 18 to 31 Mar 19. Blackout periods and surcharges may apply. Advertised price is based on travel in March 2019. Car hire has a NIL excess so they will authorise a deposit bond of AU$100 . This will be imprinted on a credit card upon collecting the vehicle. Car parking fees may apply in some locations.

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Day 1: Welcome to Melbourne

On arrival into Melbourne you will be transferred to your central city accommodation and have the rest of the day at leisure to explore.

Day 2: Explore Melbourne

Melbourne is a truly international city which it prides itself on its arts, culture, architecture, cafes and bars. Within the city laneways this vibrancy is at play and today, your walking tour will give you an appreciation of what daily life is like for Melburnians. You will also get a number of restaurant, bar, and shopping recommendations for the rest of your stay.

Day 3: Phillip Island

Enjoy a day trip to the beautiful Phillip Island. It has a rugged surf coastline with many sheltered beaches and it’s here you will get to enjoy the sights and sounds that make this part of the world a unique haven for Australian wildlife. Experience Moonlit Sanctuary, Churchill Island, Cape Woolamai, and the highlight of course – penguins at dusk. Amongst all the excitement you’ll get to enjoy a BBQ lunch as well.

Day 4: Day at leisure

Today you have free to do whatever takes your fancy. You could catch the tram to St Kilda for lunch by the sea or indulge in some of the world’s best shopping, with many arcades and malls on offer.

Day 5: Farewell Melbourne

Say goodbye to Melbourne and fly north to Sydney.

Day 6: Hunter Valley

Escape to the oldest wine-growing region in Australia. Just two hours north of Sydney, the rich soil in the Hunter Valley produce some of the world’s best wines. Amble your way through serene vineyards and learn about fabulous Australian wines at an intimate cellar door experience.

Day 7: Sydney at leisure

Use today to explore at your own pace. Take the train to Bondi to soak up some sun and enjoy Aussie fish’n’chips, or take the Hop On Hop Off ferry service for a cruise around the harbour.

Day 8: Sydney Opera House

Today you will visit one of the world’s great architectural and cultural treasures. The Sydney Opera House is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and within this most recognisable of Australian landmarks, you will see inside its grand performance halls, theatres and recording studios.

Day 9: Sydney to Palm Cove

Today fly to Cairns, pick up your hire car and make your way to Palm Cove, a tropical paradise in Far North Queensland. Palm trees line its stunning beaches and you can enjoy boutique shopping and great dining in this cosmopolitan village by the sea.

Day 10: Reef day

Sailaway will take you out for a day to remember with a reef and island cruise to Low Isles. Explore this protected area, with white sandy beaches and coconut palms surrounded by magnificent coral gardens and the Coral Sea. Relax on the island, join the guided snorkel tour, take a trip on the glass-bottom boat, or laze on deck before an exhilarating sail back to the mainland.

Day 11: Explore Palm Cove

Enjoy a day of activities in your tropical retreat. Explore reef, rainforest, wildlife, adventure, or indigenous culture. There are endless opportunities, just ask your hotel reception.

Day 12: Kuranda day trip

Australia’s extraordinary landscape is on display as you travel by rail above Australia’s World Heritage-listed tropical rainforest canopy and deep into the forest. The famous Kuranda Scenic Railway was built over 120 years ago, and winds its way through the tropical mountain ranges between Cairns and Kuranda.

Day 13: Depart Cairns

Transfer to Cairns Airport for your next destination or the journey home.

Tour Route

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