CRUISETOUR

Australian Outback – Tour 3A (20 Days)

Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
Sydney, Australia to Sydney, Australia
Dates: 18 Feb 2020 - 08 Mar 2020

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ARRIVE DEPART
DAY 1
18 Feb 2020
Sydney, Australia

Arrive in spectacular Sydney, Australia, and enjoy a seamless transfer by motorcoach to your comfortable hotel accommodations where you'll spend the night gearing up for an exciting tour ahead. Overnight at the Hyatt Regency Sydney.

DAY 2
19 Feb 2020
Sydney, Australia
Air travel
Cairns, Australia
Kuranda, Australia
Tjapukai, Australia
Cairns, Australia

Enjoy seamless travel as you board a plane to Cairns. Tour the rainforest village of Kuranda before a one-way Skyrail journey for aerial views of Barron Falls. Overnight at the Pullman Cairns. (B)

DAY 3
20 Feb 2020
Cairns, Australia
Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Cairns, Australia

Today's activities are among the most exciting - unwind aboard a reef cruise to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's most phenomenal UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Dive or snorkel among the colorful corals and unusual fish beneath the water's surface, and don't worry about breakfast or lunch - we'll make sure you get fed! Overnight at the Pullman Cairns. (B,L)

DAY 4
21 Feb 2020
Cairns, Australia
Air travel
Ayers Rock, Australia

Wave goodbye to Cairns as you soar into the clouds and fly to iconic Ayers Rock in the Outback. This evening, you'll be introduced to the culture and 40,000-year history of Australia's Aboriginal people on an enlightening campfire tour. Walk along the base of Uluru and watch the colors on the rock shift at sunset. Overnight at the Desert Gardens Hotel. (B)

DAY 5
22 Feb 2020
Ayers Rock, Australia
The Olgas, Australia
Ayers Rock, Australia

Rise early and travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area to watch the first rays of the sun rise over the desert landscape. Be mesmerized by the changing colors of Uluru at first light and experience the wonder of the Australian Outback as the dawn emerges. Visit the cultural center in the National Park where you can learn more about the indigenous history and culture, and see traditional arts and crafts on display. After a tour of Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), the rest of the afternoon is at your leisure to do as you please. Perhaps enjoy a guided garden walk at the hotel, watch the Wakagetti Cultural Dancers perform in the town square or wander the Indigenous Art Markets. Overnight Desert Gardens Hotel. (B)

DAY 6
23 Feb 2020
Ayers Rock, Australia
Air travel
Sydney, Australia

Fly back to Sydney for another stay in this fabulous city. Overnight at the Hyatt Regency Sydney. (B)

DAY 7
24 Feb 2020
Sydney, Australia
4:00 PM

Wake up and satisfy your appetite with breakfast on us, then embark on a guided morning tour of Sydney. You'll take in the renowned architecture of the iconic Sydney Opera House and have a chance to photograph the impressive Sydney Harbour Bridge, known locally as "The Coat Hanger" for its arched hanger-like shape. Dig your toes into the soft sands at the most popular beach in New South Wales, Bondi Beach, and even tour The Rocks, a historic district with well-preserved colonial architecture, trendy restaurants, museums, shops, and an abundance of Old World charm. Embark Majestic Princess or Ruby Princess and sail away for more incredible sights in Australia and New Zealand! (B)

DAY 8
25 Feb 2020
Day-at-Sea
DAY 9
26 Feb 2020
Day-at-Sea
DAY 10
27 Feb 2020
Bay of Islands, New Zealand
9:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 11
28 Feb 2020
Auckland, New Zealand
7:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 12
29 Feb 2020
Tauranga, New Zealand
6:30 AM 5:45 PM
DAY 13
01 Mar 2020
Napier, New Zealand
10:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 14
02 Mar 2020
Wellington, New Zealand
7:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 15
03 Mar 2020
Akaroa, New Zealand
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 16
04 Mar 2020
Port Chalmers, New Zealand
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 17
05 Mar 2020
Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 18
06 Mar 2020
Day-at-Sea
DAY 19
07 Mar 2020
Day-at-Sea
DAY 20
08 Mar 2020
Sydney, Australia
6:00 AM
Australian Outback – Tour 3A map

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