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This 10-Night tour may be the perfect answer to your Australia travel dreams. You’ll begin in Sydney, a city guaranteed to renew your sense of curiosity. Join a small group for a gourmet lunch cruise around Sydney Harbor—feel the sun glint off clear waters. Take a walking tour of gardens and learn about native plants. A local guide will also take you through the city’s museum and tell you about the magic behind the art. On a day trip out of the city, you’ll discover the remote, and incredible, Blue Mountains Region.

On the fifth day, you will leave Sydney behind and head to the Outback for Uluru and Kata Tjuta National Park. Sacred to the Anangu, the local Aboriginal group, this is a living, cultural landscape. It is believed these special formations hold secrets of the Dreamtime, the ancestral period when the world was being created. A local guide will tell you the stories, and you are invited to fall under their spell.

Your last nights are spent in Port Douglas, a chic and relaxed seaside village. And, it is the base for discovering the Great Barrier Reef. Head up the coast for a fascinating tour of the Daintree Rainforest. Then go to the ocean on an eco-sailing cruise and swim among the largest, living structure on earth—the Great Barrier Reef. This is the authentic Australia vacation you’ve been imagining!

PLAN AND BOOK

Included Unique Activities

  • Enjoy a truly local experience aboard a small group cruise of Sydney Harbour, enjoy a groumet BBQ with regional wines and local beers
  • Explore Sydney’s Convict History on a locally led Walking Tour of the Rocks and Cove.
  • Visit a Working Farm, Home to Kangaroos, Emus, Wombats, and Koalas
  • Journey into the heart of the Blue Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, enjoy lunch with magnificent views during your small group tour
  • Spend the Day Exploring Australia’s most famous Monolith; Uluru located in the Red Centre
  • Head to the Base of Uluru With a Park Ranger and Learn About the Geology, Natural Environment, and the Aboriginal Mala People
  • Enjoy the Sunset over Uluru whilst enjoying Sparkling Wine and Appetizers
  • Watch the Sunrise Over Kata Tjuta followed by an Outback Picnic Breakfast
  • Immerse yourself in the Indigenous Culture with a Daintree Dreaming tour of the world's oldest rainforest 
  • Learn how to throw a spear, track and gather your own tucker (food) and be welcomes with a traditional 'smoking ceremony'
  • Join an Eco Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise of the Outer Great Barrier Reef -  the Largest Living Structure on the Planet 
Guided Garden Walk

Guided Garden Walk

Ecology & Museum Tour

Ecology & Museum Tour

Best of Uluru including Sunset

Best of Uluru including Sunset

Transfer from Hotel to Sydney Airport

Transfer from Hotel to Sydney Airport

Transfer from Hotel to Ayers Rock Airport

Transfer from Hotel to Ayers Rock Airport

Transfer from Ayers Rock Airport to Hotel

Transfer from Ayers Rock Airport to Hotel

Transfer from Sydney Airport to Hotel

Transfer from Sydney Airport to Hotel

Local Experience Lunch Cruise

Local Experience Lunch Cruise

Accommodations

4 Nights

Victorian Boutique Hotel

2 Nights

5-Star Destination Hotel

4 Nights

Luxury Boutique Hotel

Transportation and Guides

  • Transfers to/from Airports in Sydney, Uluru, and Port Douglas

Points of Interest

  • Sydney Harbor Bridge
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Darling Harbor
  • The Rocks
  • UNESCO World Heritage Blue Mountains
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
  • Daintree Rainforest and National Park
  • Outer Great Barrier Reef

Hyde Park, Australia

Sydney Royal Botanic Garden, Australia

Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia

Sydney Opera House, Australia

The Rocks, Australia

Chinatown, Australia

Barangaroo Reserve, Australia

George Street, Australia

UNESCO World Heritage sites

Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

Dining Options Included (inclusions)

  • 8 Full Australian Breakfasts
  • Outback Picnic Breakfast
  • 4 Lunch Experiences

2024

Available Dates

Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

ON SALE! From $4,078 $3,878 per person

2025

Available Dates

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

ON SALE! From $4,282 $4,082 per person

Your Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 10 nights at Authentic 4 and 5 Star Hotels

TRANSPORTATION

  • Transfers to/from Airports in Sydney, Uluru, and Port Douglas

DINING OPTIONS INCLUDED (Inclusions)

  • 8 Full Australian Breakfasts
  • Outback Picnic Breakfast
  • 4 Lunch Experiences

INCLUDED TRULY AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCES

  • Enjoy a truly local experience aboard a small group cruise of Sydney Harbour, enjoy a gourmet BBQ with regional wines and local beers
  • Explore Sydney’s Convict History on a locally led Walking Tour of the Rocks and Cove.
  • Visit a Working Farm, Home to Kangaroos, Emus, Wombats, and Koalas
  • Journey into the heart of the Blue Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, enjoy lunch with magnificent views during your small group tour
  • Spend the Day Exploring Australia’s most famous Monolith; Uluru located in the Red Centre
  • Head to the Base of Uluru With a Park Ranger and Learn About the Geology, Natural Environment, and the Aboriginal Mala People
  • Enjoy the Sunset over Uluru whilst enjoying Sparkling Wine and Appetizers
  • Watch the Sunrise Over Kata Tjuta followed by an Outback Picnic Breakfast
  • Immerse yourself in the Indigenous Culture with a Daintree Dreaming tour of the world's oldest rainforest 
  • Learn how to throw a spear, track and gather your own tucker (food) and be welcomes with a traditional 'smoking ceremony'
  • Join an Eco Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise of the Outer Great Barrier Reef -  the Largest Living Structure on the Planet 

**All Small Group locally led tours for the most memorable experience**

POINTS OF INTEREST

  • Sydney Harbor Bridge
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Darling Harbor
  • The Rocks
  • UNESCO World Heritage Blue Mountains
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
  • Daintree Rainforest and National Park
  • Outer Great Barrier Reef
Prices Based On
  • All Taxes & Fees Included
  • Prices are Per Person based on 2 people traveling together and sharing a room.
  • Traveling Alone? No Problem. Just Ask Us for a Single Supplement Price.

"70th Birthday Celebration in Scotland"

Douglas B.

Damascus, PA

Our trip to Scotland exceeded all our expectations. We were fortunate to be the only ones in our group so had the ability to add stops and learn a lot more. This was especially due to our amazing guide May Chen who is now a good friend. She really knows her geography, geology, history and how to show someone new around Scotland. She is a great driver as well and she was so responsive to all our needs and wishes.

"Wonderful Paris & London Trip"

Betsy W.

Modern Travel Pros

I wanted to pass along some feedback from my clients who just came back from their Paris and London trip. I do think they had a wonderful time!

"I wanted to say thank you for all of your hard work and help in making this trip amazing for us. It was truly incredible and exceeded our expectations. Gary was spectacular and I’d recommend him a thousand times over. We were very happy with all of your hotel selections. Locations were great for everything. Let your Disney lover clients know they truly don’t need more than a day at Disneyland Paris. I can’t stress enough how perfect the location was for our hotel in London. Public transportation is soooooo easy to navigate from there and you are truly in the center of everything. Our hotel in Paris was great too. The entire city is just absolutely stunning. Paris is a bit more spread out than London so it’s tougher to be in the middle of everything, but that location was great. Super close to the subway and great food options within walking distance. I wouldn’t have changed anything about any of our hotels."

"Great trip to Paris, Italy and Switzerland"

Betsy W.

Modern Travel Pros

My clients had a great trip! Here is their feedback: "Paris was Hannah’s favorite and I thought Switzerland would be mine, but it ended up being Venice. Switzerland was a close second! Overall, it was an amazing trip with wonderful memories to share. Thank you for all your help!"

"We got to see all of Ireland!"

Craig & Mary

10

It was a great Small Guided Vacation and we got to see all of Ireland. North to South and all the little points and villages. The Wild Atlantic, West coast, Cliffs of Moher, Giants causeway....Galway and Dingle Peninsula were my favorite and the Blarney castle. I never knew all that stuff was still going on in Belfast with the walls and the separation. The black cab tour was excellent. Cork, and Kilkenny were all great. I bought the Aran sweater and the wife got hers plus a Claddagh ring with earrings and a necklace. Don't worry for all 14 days I had my fill of Guinness. Lots of pictures too. Thanks for everything!

"I just LOVE LOVE LOVE working with Authentic!"

Izhar N.

CA

My clients returned from their whirlwind Scottish adventure...loved it !!!...they were able to do everything Bob wanted, and, even Shelly enjoyed the distilleries. Her favourite, actually, was hiking on the Isle of Islay...so, guess it was all worth it!! I, personally, want to say that your ground staff were FABULOUS!!!! Things happen...but, it was all sorted, and both I and my clients were extremely appreciative!! Again, I just LOVE LOVE LOVE working with you and Authentic !!!!

"Our Scotland trip was fantastic"

Steve & Jeanine G.

10

Hi Katie, we wanted to let you know that the trip was fantastic. The accommodations were awesome--particularly Witchery and The Old Manse. All excursions and car rental went smoothly. Thanks for all your help.

"We had an AMAZING time in Italy!"

Tamara L.

Agency

Hi Katie, here is a great feedback from my clients who just came back from Italy:

This was an amazing experience and the trip of a lifetime. We will absolutely return to Italy, and look forward to working with you to help us plan another great itinerary! Even though we are still shaking off some serious jet lag from the trip home, we are still basking in the glow of a wonderful trip and enjoying reflecting on the memories. Thank you so much for your help and making this trip a reality for us!

"Perfect Wales Anniversary Trip"

Jodi J.

CO

Jennifer helped book the perfect trip to Wales for my clients. The guide, Terry, was amazing: knowledgeable, funny and local. He had great insight for my clients that added extra details to everything they saw and did. The hotels were great, the food was amazing with lots of choices. They celebrated their Anniversary on the trip and their small group of 9 got them a card they all signed and made their trip more memorable.

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