WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:
SIGHTSEEING AND EXCURSIONS
City tour of Melbourne
Guided tour of the Melbourne Cricket Ground with Lunch served inside
A scenic visit to the Great Ocean Road with Italian Lunch
Helicopter ride on Great Ocean Road
Kuranda rainforest by one way Scenic Skyrail
The Great Barrier Reef on board the Cruise with lunch
Jet Boat Adventure
Dream world and Sky Point with Tea / Coffee/ Beer/Wine
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary with Lunch
01 Fire4Hire transfer
Sydney Showboat Cruise with dinner
City tour of Sydney with Bondi Beach
Guided tour inside the Sydney Opera House
Go up the Sydney Tower
Daily American buffet breakfasts at the hotel. (Except on Day of Arrival)
04 basic lunches, 02 local lunches and 01 packed lunches.
01 Lunch at Melbourne cricket ground and 01 Lunch at Sydney tower.
10 Indian Jain/vegetarian/non-vegetarian dinners.and Lunch at Sydney Tower
Visit the Sydney Aquarium
Visit the World Famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
Visit the Wildlife World
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
Return economy class airfare to Australia.
Accommodations at the hotels specified, or similar
Visa & Airport taxes
Services of a Thomas Cook Tour Manager
Cost of the ticket taxes for the above itinerary as of 30 June 2016.
Medical insurance for the duration of the tour is included in the tour price. However, any passenger above the age of 60 years and those who wish to extend their stay will be required to pay additional charges.
Meals, transfers, entrances, sightseeing and surface transport as mentioned in the itinerary
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
• Tips not included. It is compulsory to pay a nominal amount of 2 AUD per person / per day as Tips to the guide / driver for services rendered.
• Porterage of 01 bag per person at the hotels only included.
• Any increase in the visa fees, airfare, taxes charged by the consulate/airlines etc (Calculated as of 30 June 2016)
• INR 5,000/- the minimum cost of deviation, in case you want to deviate from the group departure dates mentioned in the brochure. The fare difference, if any, will be charged over INR 5,000/-
• The tour cost does not include any POE charges and passport charges.
• Cost of Basic Travel Quota equivalent to USD 10,000/-.
• Any increase in the airfare, visa charged by the airlines/ consulate on your air ticket /visa (presently calculated at rates as of 30 June 2016).
• Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry expenses, wines, mineral water, food and drinks not in the regular menus provided by us.
• Meals other than what is mentioned in your itinerary.
• Taxes as applicable.
• Cost of excursions, sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in the ‘What your Tour Price Includes’ box.
• Single entry Australian Visa.
POINTS TO BE NOTED
• The group tour will operate with a Tour Manager subject to a minimum of 20 full-paying passengers travelling together.
• In the event that the group size is less than 20 passengers, you will be given an option of travelling on FIT basis, by paying an additional supplement on seat in coach basis with local representatives to assist you.
• There will be certain sightseeing which will not be provided when the tour operates on a seat-in-coach basis, due to operational reasons.
• A person below 12 years is considered child and above 12 years, an adult.
• As a 03rd person in a triple room, most hotels use rolls away beds or 02 queen size beds and the room size may be the same as a double room. Taxes as applicable extra.
• Service tax as applicable to be paid extra on tour price.
• For certain departures, we may re-route the itinerary. However all sightseeing & inclusions will remain the same. On some occasions you may have to join another group in case the group does not have adequate members.
• Surcharges due to Local Events applicable on certain departures.
• Optional excursions are subject to minimum 20 paying passengers.
Welcome aboard Thomas Cook’s ‘Australian Grandeur’ tour. Depart for Melbourne.
Bon voyage! Today, you are off to for your exciting tour of Australia. Embark on your overnight flight to the vast island countries which have so much for you to explore; whether you want nature, wildlife, outback adventure, cityscapes, islands, rainforest or reef. It is also a haven of natural beauty, relaxation, culinary experience, adventure, wonderful sights and great shopping. Overnight onboard the flight.
Arrive in to Melbourne – the Victorian Capital.
On arrival at Melbourne airport, you will be greeted by your friendly and experienced Thomas Cook Tour Manager/ Local Representative outside the baggage hall. You will be taken to your hotel for check in (Standard check in at 1400hrs). You also have an option to visit the Eureka Tower. Tonight, enjoy your sumptuous dinner at a local Indian restaurant. Overnight at Oaks on Williams or similar in Melbourne.
Enjoy a memorable excursion to the Great Ocean Road, where you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the ‘Twelve Apostles’. Enjoy the breathtaking “HELICOPTER” flight over the 12 Apostles.
After your delicious breakfast at the hotel, get set to spend your entire day at the Great Ocean Road. Enjoy the spectacular views over golden surf beaches, sheer cliff faces and magnificent stands of Eucalyptus. Enjoy enroute Italian lunch including Pizzas/Pastas. Drive along the coastline on entire length of Port Campbell National Park. The coastline with its twisted shapes of amazing rock formation, the famous ‘Twelve Apostles’ – huge stone pillars rising from the surf, the Loch Ard Gorge, will give a photographer some spectacular pictures this evening. Now experience a breathtaking helicopter flight over the most beautiful scenery in Australia and witness the 12 Apostles. Enjoy a delicious dinner at a local Indian restaurant. Overnight at Oaks on Williams or similar in Melbourne.
Explore the charm, history and character of Melbourne on an exciting city tour. Enjoy a guided tour of the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground with Lunch. Arrive into Cairns – The Tropical Paradise. Experience Kuranda Scenic Sky Rail at the tropical rainforest.
Today post your lavish American breakfast; you will check out from your hotel and proceed to the discover the breathtaking landmarks and monuments of Melbourne on your city tour, which includes a visit to the famous and beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens, Town Hall, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, National Tennis centre, the 1956 Olympic venue, the Shrine of Remembrance, Bourke Street Mall and some beautifully restored Victorian houses. Also, enjoy a guided tour of the spectacular Melbourne Cricket Ground. Enjoy lunch at one of Australia’s greatest assets – Lunch at Melbourne cricket ground (Should there be any events/non-operating days the lunch will be at Indian restaurant instead of MCG.). Post lunch and tour get ready for your transfer to the airport for your flight from Melbourne to Cairns. On arrival into Cairns enroute visit the Kuranda rainforest. You would experience Skyrail Rainforest at Kuranda. Skyrail will take you on an amazing experience over Australia’s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforest canopy and deep into the forest. There are rainforest walks, markets, cafes, restaurants, and galleries for you to visit. Later you can relax in the comfort of your hotel or you can visit some of the exciting shops at the ‘Cairns Night Market’ on your own. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner at a local Indian restaurant.
Overnight at Hotel Rydges Esplanade or similar in Cairns.
Join us on an unforgettable experience to the Great Barrier Reef – the only living structure visible from the moon! A chance to enjoy Hot Air Ballooning.
Today morning you have an option to go for hot air ballooning. After a hearty American breakfast at your hotel, you proceed to board the cruise liner to the Great Barrier Reef – most spectacular underwater experience imaginable. The cruise will take you to a Great Barrier Reef, to an underwater world that has a dazzling kaleidoscope of colours. Escape into a world of surprises to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. There is an abundance of activities for swimmers and non-swimmers to enjoy. A chance to Snorkel and dive, visit the underwater observatory or you can stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of an air-conditioned semi-submersible. Savour a delicious lunch on board the cruise liner. Return to your hotel with fantastic memories of this living natural wonder. Now proceed for your delicious dinner that awaits you at a local Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Rydges Esplanade or similar in Cairns.
Today proceed towards Gold Coast – Australia’s entertainment capital. A unique Jet Boat adventure has been arranged for you.
Post your American breakfast at the hotel; you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Brisbane. On arrival you will be also provided with a packed lunch. Get ready for some fun and excitement as you go on a great water adventure with Gold Coast’s 30 mins Jet Boat Adventure. Jet boating cruises have been described as similar to many theme park roller coaster rides or rally car rides….on the water!! You would now proceed and check into your hotel (Standard check in at 1400hrs). Tonight enjoy a piping hot dinner at a local Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Mantra on View or similar in Gold Coast
Today get set to join on a fun-filled day to “Movie World” - Hollywood in Gold Coast and later meet your aquatic friends at ‘Sea World’.
Today after an American breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Gold Coast’s most spectacular theme park – Movie World. Warner Brothers ‘Movie World’ where movie magic happens every day. Meet your favourite stars and enjoy all the behind-the scene actions, comedy stunts along with exhilarating rides, shows and attractions like the new Superman Escape, the suspended roller coaster ‘Lethal Weapon’ – where you will see your feet against the sky, encounter five complete upside down experiences. Also have a chance of meeting and taking off on the ultimate Batman adventure ride. Continue your fun-filled day with your favourite Looney tunes characters at ‘Looney Village’. Now enjoy International buffet lunch at Rick’s Cafe. Get up close and personal with marine life wonders and experience a whole world of exciting rides, shows, laugh along with the crowd as the clever sea lions solve an environmental crime in a wonderful new adventure – Fish detectives. Experience, an enchanting new interactive Dolphin Show! Today enjoy a transfer on a real time Fire Truck. “Fire4Hire” invites you to ride aboard the real Fire Trucks and share the fun and enthusiasm that both big and little enjoy about the love of Fire Engines! The rest of the evening is for you to enjoy the town. Enjoy a delicious dinner at a local Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Mantra on View or similar in Gold Coast.
Today, enjoy Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary with lunch and onwards enjoy Dream world which will provide a one stop shop for thrills, spills and family fun. Later get a bird’s eye view of the Gold coast city from the Sky Point observatory deck.
Today post breakfast enjoy a close encounter with Australia's native animals at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. You will enjoy the keeper presentations and animal shows, including the popular lorikeet feeding. Admire critters such as the kangaroo, Tasmanian devil, koala, wombat, echidna and reptiles that live in natural-style bush and rainforest habitats. Now enjoy lunch at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Post lunch visit Dream World. Enjoy the tallest and fastest thrill rides, interactive shows and unique animal attractions; there’s something for everyone at Dream World. Rides that are stomach losing, packed with adrenalin, and give you a big dose of fear such as the Giant Drop, Tower of Terror, and Wipe out, Cyclone roller coaster and Dream World’s latest scream machine - The Claw! In the afternoon enjoy Lunch. Experience some more wonderful rides and attractions at Nick Central Wiggle’s World, Flowrider and IMAX Theatre. Later in the evening you will visit the Sky Point observatory deck. Sky Point takes you to the highest point above the Gold Coast on top of Q1 and offers spectacular 360 degree view from the surf to hinterland and beyond where you would have a choice of coffee/tea/juice/beer/wine. Enjoy a delicious dinner at a local Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Mantra on View or similar in Gold Coast.
Welcome to Sydney – one of the world’s easiest and most pleasant cities to visit. Have the time of your life as you get set for the most exciting, entertaining and fun night on a dinner cruise along Sydney Harbour!
After a delicious American breakfast at the hotel, you will check out and proceed to the airport to board your flight to Sydney. Enroute your hotel you will stop by to enjoy lunch at Indian restaurant. Arrive into the Harbour City and check into your hotel. Tonight, get set for a lifetime experience on a board the spectacular Showboat dinner cruise. Be captivated by the breathtaking scenery as you sail through the shimmering Sydney
Harbour with its mesmerizing panorama of bright city lights, Opera House and the famous Harbour Bridge. Delight on a three – course Indian dinner followed by a dazzling sensational theatre cabaret featuring professional Australian showgirls in their glamorous costumes! Join in on the choruses with the immensely talented and charming songstress! Overnight at Hotel Rydges Central or similar in Sydney.
Explore the landmarks of Sydney - the Rocks area, Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach on your exciting city tour. Enjoy a spectacular guided tour of the world-renowned Sydney Opera house. Discover stunning underwater life at the Sydney Aquarium and visit the famous Sydney Tower. Visit the world famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Visit Wildlife World.
After an American breakfast at the hotel, we proceed on an exciting and interactive city tour of Sydney which includes highlights like the Darling Harbour, one of the world’s greatest waterfront destinations, experience a slice of the city’s history at the Rocks area, the busy CBD area, Hyde Park, the Harbour Bridge, Mrs. Macquarries Chair, Eastern suburbs – home to the city’s rich and famous and the world famous Bondi beach. We also take you on a guided tour of one the world’s most spectacular landmark – the Sydney Opera House. See inside the world’s most recognizable sails. Experience this miracle of architecture and engineering. Also, visit the famous Sydney Tower, the tallest free-standing structure in Sydney. Here you enjoy a visit to the observatory deck for the most spectacular 360° aerial view of the beautiful harbour city. Today enjoy an International hot buffet lunch at the revolving restaurant in Sydney Tower. Later take a journey through the world famous Sydney Aquarium.. Later experience the world of glamour, glitz, sport, politics and music when you visit the world famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum where you will see the life size wax statues of the famous personalities from around the world. We later visit the Wildlife World. Find yourself on an amazing animal adventure as you journey into Australia’s most famous locations. Walk through iconic Aussie habitats and encounter some of the most loved and feared animals that call Australia home. Tonight enjoy a delicious dinner at a local Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Rydges Central or similar in Sydney.
Today you have your day at leisure at the most happening city of Australia. You can enjoy the many adventures in Sydney on your own or take an optional day trip to the Blue Mountains OR Bridge climb
After a delicious and leisurely breakfast at the hotel, you have the opportunity to spend time at your own pace by exploring some of the good cafes and restaurants, gardens and parks, museums galleries, dazzling beaches and many more tourist attractions. You can shop at the classic Queen Victoria building – the most beautiful shopping centre in Sydney on your own OR you can experience the spectacular blue-hazed beauty, dramatic cliffs and deep canyons of the Blue Mountains on a full day excursion. OR see Sydney from above the most iconic bridge in the world – the Sydney Bridge. The fully guided climb takes you to the summit of this world famous bridge, 134meters above Sydney Harbour. You will climb through the inner arch of the Sydney Bridge crossing over catwalks and stairs and make your way to thrilling views that await you at the summit of the bridge. When you reach the top, you will have a sense of achievement that you will remember forever – you have conquered an Australian icon recognized all over the world. Enjoy a delicious dinner at a local Indian restaurant later in the evening.
Overnight at Hotel Rydges Central or similar in Sydney.
Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday.
This morning enjoy an American breakfast at the hotel. Later, check out and transfer to the airport, where your memorable Thomas Cook tour comes to an end. Do spare a few minutes to fill in the feedback form and hand it over to your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will be most appreciated. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your Australian Grandeur tour.
|Transportation (mode of travel)|
|Tour Starts At||Melbourne (departure from Delhi)|
|Tour Ends At||Sydney (arrival at Delhi)|
|Cities Covered||Melbourne, Cairns, Gold Coast, Sydney|
|Departure Dates||EX-MUMBAI / DELHI / AHMEDABAD / CHENNAI / HYDERABAD / BENGALURU / KOLKATA / COCHIN October ’16 : 07, 14, 21, 28 November‘16 : 04, 11, 18, 25 December’16 : 02, 09, 16, 23, 30 January’17 : 06, 13, 20, 27 February’17 : 03, 10, 17, 24 March’17 : 03, 10, 17, 31|
|CAIRNS|| Kuranda rainforest by one way Scenic Skyrail The Great Barrier Reef on board the Cruise with lunch|
|GOLD COAST|| Jet Boat Adventure Movie World Sea World Dream world and Sky Point with Tea / Coffee/ Beer/Wine Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary with Lunch 01 Fire4Hire transfer|
|MELBOURNE|| City tour of Melbourne Guided tour of the Melbourne Cricket Ground with Lunch served inside A scenic visit to the Great Ocean Road with Italian Lunch Helicopter ride on Great Ocean Road|
|SYDNEY|| Sydney Showboat Cruise with dinner City tour of Sydney with Bondi Beach Guided tour inside the Sydney Opera House Go up the Sydney Tower and Lunch at Sydney Tower Visit the Sydney Aquarium Visit the World Famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum Visit the Wildlife World|
|Number Of Days||12|
|Hotel Category|| 02 nights’ accommodation at Oaks on Williams or similar in Melbourne 02 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Rydges Esplanade or similar in Cairns 03 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Mantra on View or similar in Gold Coast 03 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Rydges Central or similar in Sydney|
EX-MUMBAI / DELHI / AHMEDABAD / CHENNAI / HYDERABAD / BENGALURU / KOLKATA / COCHIN
October ’16 : 07, 14, 21, 28
November‘16 : 04, 11, 18, 25
December’16 : 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
January’17 : 06, 13, 20, 27
February’17 : 03, 10, 17, 24
March’17 : 03, 10, 17, 31
** NOTE: Surcharges will be applicable on certain departure dates as highlighted above.
INR 2,66,563 per adult on Double Occupancy
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