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  1. 1. Discover Australia
  2. 2. Day 1Four Points Hotel SydenhamLocation. This Sydney hotel is in the citys Central Business District, within one-half kilometer of the Sydney Aquarium, Queen Victoria Building, and the Pitt Street Mall. Hotel Features. Four Points by Sheraton, Darling Harbour, Sydney has a fitness facility. This four-star ... Read More
  3. 3. Day 2The Rocks Port JacksonThe promoters line goes, Choose something you like, somewhere you love. Under a long white canopy, the 150 stalls here are a little on the tacky side of the tracks but are still worth a gander. Maybe what you choose to like will be the buskers and a beer at the pub.
  4. 4. Day 2Circular Quay SydenhamView this itinerary on, explore more details about this trip. You can create your custom plan from this itinerary and book. Circular Quay is built around Sydney Cove and is considered by many to be the focal point of the city. The first European settlement in Australia grew around the Tank Stream, which now runs underground into the harbour here. For many years this was the shipping centre of Sydney, ... Read More
  5. 5. Day 2Royal Botanic Gardens SydenhamThe Royal Botanic Gardens were established in 1816 as the colonys vegetable patch and are now Sydneys favourite communal backyard. Signs encourage visitors to smell the roses, hug the trees, talk to the birds and picnic on the lawns. Take a free guided walk, departing ... Read More
  6. 6. Day 2Art Gallery of New South Wales SydenhamApart from Canberra's National Gallery, this is the best place to explore the evolution of Europeaninfluenced Australian art, as well as the distinctly different concepts that underlie Aboriginal art. All the major Australian artists of the last two centuries are represented in ... Read More
  7. 7. Day 2Manly Beach SydneyManly Beach is "seven miles from Sydney and a thousand miles from care" - a quote penned by the Port Jackson and Manly Steamship Company who were in operation from the late 19th and 20th Century. Manly is everything Australian. Its alive with screeching seagulls, long sandy beach ... Read More
  8. 8. Day 2Sydney Harbour Bridge SydenhamSydney Harbour Bridge is the world's largest steel arch bridge, and, in its beautiful harbour location, has become a renowned international symbol of Australia. Its total length including approach spans is 1149 metres and its arch span is 503 metres. The top of the arch is 134 me ... Read More
  9. 9. Day 3Sydney Opera House Port JacksonThe Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in New South Wales, Australia. It was conceived and largely built by Danish architect Jrn Utzon, opening in 1973 after a long gestation that began with his competition-winning design in 1957. Joseph Cahill's New Sou ... Read More
  10. 10. Day 3Watsons Bay SydenhamIn March 1791 Elizabeth Macarthur described her visit as an early tourist to what would later be called Watsons Bay: 'We passed the day in walking among the Rocks, and upon the sands very agreeable.' There were no longer the Aboriginal people found there three years earlier, but ... Read More
  11. 11. Day 3The Gap Bluff Centre SydenhamThe Gap is an ocean cliff in eastern Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The area, which faces the Tasman Sea, is located in the eastern suburb of Watsons Bay, in the Municipality of Woollahra, near South Head. Although the cliff is a popular visitor destination, it has gained in ... Read More
  12. 12. Day 3Sydney Harbour SydenhamPort Jackson separates Sydney from its northern districts and suburbs. In addition to the Sydney Harbour Bridge there are other bridges spanning the harbor further west. It can also be crossed by ferry from Circular Quay. A cruise round the harbor by boat or ferry is a good way o ... Read More
  13. 13. Day 4The Three Sisters KatoombaThe Three Sisters is the Blue Mountains most spectacular landmark. Located at Echo Point Katoomba, around 2.5 kilometres from the Great Western Highway, this iconic visitor attraction is experienced by millions of people each year. The Three Sisters is essentially an unu ... Read More
  14. 14. Day 4Blue MountainsThe Blue Mountains is a magical place any time of the year. Glowing in autumn, cool in winter, colourful in spring and refreshing in summer. The Blue Mountains is densely populated by oil bearing Eucalyptus trees. The atmosphere is filled with finely dispersed droplets of oil, wh ... Read More
  15. 15. Day 4Jenolan Caves JenolanStalactites, stalagmites, columns, and lacelike rock on multiple levels fill the fascinating Jenolan Caves, a labyrinth of vast limestone caverns sculpted by underground rivers. There are as many as 320 caves in the Jenolan area. Three caves near the surface can be explored on ow ... Read More
  16. 16. Day 5Desert Garden Hotel YularaYulara is the service village for the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and has effectively turned one of the worlds least hospitable regions into an easy and comfortable place to visit. Lying just outside the national park, 20km from Uluru and 53km from Kata Tjuta, the complex i ... Read More
  17. 17. Day 6Uluru Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre UluruThe Cultural Centre is a good starting point for visitors to the park as it offers information about activities and park info as well as an introduction into Anangu culture. Because of the deep spiritual nature of the area and what is contained within the Cultural Centre, visitor ... Read More
  18. 18. Day 6Kata Tjuta PetermannKata Tjuta, meaning many heads to the Australian Aborigines, is a group of more than 30 rounded red conglomerate masses of rock rising out of the desert plain in the Northern Territory of Australia. Some of the rocks are bunched close together with only narrow precipitous crevice ... Read More
  19. 19. Day 7Cairns Wildlife Dome CairnsThe Cairns Wildlife Dome is a spectacular all-weather wildlife exhibit encased by a 20 metre high glass dome on the rooftop of the Reef Hotel Casino, right in the heart of Cairns. Rainforest birds and animals wander and fly freely throughout the enclosure that replicates their na ... Read More
  20. 20. Day 7Hilton Hotel CairnsLocation. Perched on the Cairns esplanade, this waterfront hotel is located in the city center, within 1 km of Cairns Convention Centre, as well as the shopping district. A 10-minute walk from the hotel, Reef Teach offers hands-on learning about The Great Barrier Reef, just 33 k ... Read More
  21. 21. Day 8Great Barrier ReefOne of Australia's most remarkable natural gifts, the Great Barrier Reef is blessed with the breathtaking beauty of the world's largest coral reef. The reef contains an abundance of marine life and comprises of over 3000 individual reef systems and coral cays and literally hundre ... Read More
  22. 22. Day 9Barron Gorge National Park CairnsBarron Gorge National Park is a national park in Queensland. 1,404 km northwest of Brisbane and 2 km from Kuranda. Barron Gorge is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.The Kuranda Scenic Railway line passes through the park with a station at Barron Falls.One train runs fro ... Read More
  23. 23. Day 9Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park CairnsWhether you choose the day or night experience, the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is one of the best chances you'll have to discover the history and culture of the Aborigines without going to Central Australia. However, it is a much different experience from that which you wo ... Read More
  24. 24. Day 9Daintree River KimberleyThe Daintree River runs through the Daintree Rainforest in the Cape Tribulation region of Queensland in northern Australia. It is located about 100 kilometres northwest of Cairns in far north tropical Queensland and drains an area of 2,125 square kilometres. The river, along with ... Read More
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