Multi-Day Tour

Luxurious icons of Australia (11 days)

The Tailor - Australia

Park Hyatt Sydney, Australia To Lizard Island, Australia

Valid for Departures Now Through: 31 Mar 2018

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Park Hyatt Sydney, Australia
Park Hyatt Sydney None

Upon arrival at Sydney Airport you will met and privately transferred to the Park Hyatt Sydney.  Seated majestically in the dress circle to one of the world’s most glittering harbours, Park Hyatt Sydney is located in the historic Rocks district, just five minutes from the central business, cultural and shopping districts of Sydney.


One of a select brand of Park Hyatt hotels known throughout the world for its exceptional design and elegant style, the Park Hyatt Sydney enjoys private balconies with views overlooking Sydney’s spectacular harbour, Opera House and Harbour Bridge.


Included during your stay is a Sydney half day tour. This is the perfect way to get your bearings, spending time with an experienced passionate guide to introduce you to one of the most beautiful cities in the world. This half day tour is just long enough to give you an overall understanding of the history, layout and major icons of Sydney - and leave you wanting to discover more! We’ll introduce you to Sydney’s colourful colonial and aboriginal history, show you the historic Rocks area, the stunning Harbour quarter around Circular Quay, the Botanic Gardens and the Opera House, and take you to our favourite spots to get those killer photos of Sydney. This is a great tour for those who have just landed in Sydney on the early morning long-haul flights - a chance to discover Sydney and get busy, while getting over the jetlag!

Day 2
Park Hyatt Sydney, Australia
Park Hyatt Sydney Breakfast

This morning you are in for a real treat as you make your own way to the Sydney Opera for a one hour privately guided tour. Discover a House of passion, drama and betrayal. More than 60 years ago, Jorn Utzon designed what is now considered one of the greatest buildings of all time. Using state-of-the-art audiovisual technology, your guide will take you on an emotional journey inside this modern masterpiece.  


After lunch at your own leisure, make your way to the BridgeClimb, the ultimate experience of Sydney; reach the summit of the world famous Sydney Harbour Bridge, 134 metres above Sydney Harbour. It takes you along catwalks, up ladders, and steadily to the summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Experience the satisfaction of conquering the upper arch of the Bridge while taking in city surrounds, the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House, the harbour and the Bridge itself beneath your feet.

Day 3
Park Hyatt Sydney, Australia
Park Hyatt Sydney Breakfast

Today you will have at leisure to explore the harbour city of Sydney. Perhaps enjoy some shopping, explore Taronga Zoo or take a trip to Bondi Beach, Sydney’s iconic beach.

Day 4
Ayers Rock, Australia
Longitude 131 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning you will be met at the Park Hyatt Sydney and privately transferred to the Sydney Airport. Board your flight from Sydney to Ayers Rock, where you will be met upon arrival and transferred to Longitude 131°.


The award-winning luxury wilderness camp in Australia’s red centre is a deluxe camping experience that embraces the solitude and serenity of the sand dunes. Stay in one of only fifteen elevated tents and awake to your own private view of the sun rising over Uluru. Luxurious and eco-sensitive, Longitude 131° offers immersion in the wilderness, mystery and spirituality of Uluru.

 

Renowned as the spiritual heart of Australia, the Red Centre in the Northern Territory is rich in Aboriginal culture and rugged outback beauty. Dual World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is a living cultural landscape, covering an area over 311,000 acres. Australia’s most recognisable natural icon and one of the world’s largest monoliths Uluru (Ayers Rock) is the region’s gem and the iconic, sacred red domes of Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) stand nearby.

 

At Longitude 131° guests take the road less travelled, sharing exclusive and authentic adventures with a select few. An exceptional touring program designed especially for guests is included in the wilderness experience and a personalised itinerary is presented upon arrival. Signature Experiences with lodge naturalist guides are shared with fellow guests in custom touring vehicles. Expeditions operate at scheduled times on a rotating basis, dependant on day of arrival, with timing subject to sunrise and sunset times which vary throughout the year, according to the seasons and weather permitting. A menu of Bespoke Experiences offers further exploration and the chance to tailor a special interest itinerary at an additional cost.

Day 5
Ayers Rock, Australia
Longitude 131 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Continue to enjoy the included activities on offer while staying at Longitude 131° or perhaps choose to relax at the Dune House or in your tent.

Day 6
Cairns, Australia
Pullman Cairns International Breakfast

After breakfast transfer to the Ayers Rock Airport for the scheduled flight to Cairns. Upon arrival at Cairns Airport ransfer to the Pullman Cairns International. Overlooking the Cairns Harbour and the lush mountain hinterland, this hotel is spectacularly positioned to take advantage of all the city has to offer. The hotel is located in the heart of cairns just short stroll to Cairns’ best dining, shopping and café’s.

Day 7
Lizard Island, Australia
Lizard Island Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast your private driver will collect you at the hotel and transfer you to Cairns Airport. Upon arrival at Cairns Airport connect with the scheduled flight between Cairns and Lizard Island.


Situated some 240 kilometres north of Cairns, Lizard Island is spectacularly located on the Great Barrier Reef and is fringed with Coral reefs and picture-perfect white beaches. Lizard Island features 40 elegant rooms, with spacious open-plan designs and spectacular views.


The beaches are plentiful, 24 in all, with fine powdery white sand, undisturbed but for the occasional footprints. Naturally many of the options on Lizard Island involve the water. Snorkelling equipment and lessons are provided for trips off the beaches. You can snorkel off a secluded beach to discover a garden of giant clams, many a metre long and some reputed to be 120 years old. Or you can explore Anchor and Watson’s bay on a catamaran or glass bottom paddle ski. There is also the option of taking a self-guided island or nature walk or enjoying a picnic hampers for a romantic beachside lunch.


If you are a tad more adventurous, there are diving and snorkelling trips to the Inner and Outer reef, and fishing enthusiasts can charter the 15.5m “Fascination”, or dive the famous Cod Hole, where you’ll come face to face with the massive, yet curious Potato Cod – for an additional charge.


The Essentia Day Spa invites you to indulge in signature spa rituals, designed to nurture the mind, body and spirit. The Spa was created to enhance your health and wellbeing by embracing the powerful healing qualities of nature.

Day 8
Lizard Island, Australia
Lizard Island Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Continue to enjoy from the selected activities which are included in your stay Lizard Island or perhaps choose from the additional activity options that are on offer.

Day 9
Lizard Island, Australia
Lizard Island Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Continue to enjoy from the selected activities which are included in your stay Lizard Island or perhaps choose from the additional activity options that are on offer.

Day 10
Lizard Island, Australia
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Continue to enjoy from the selected activities which are included in your stay Lizard Island or perhaps choose from the additional activity options that are on offer.

Day 11
Lizard Island, Australia
None Breakfast

Enjoy your last morning on Lizard Island before boarding your scheduled flight to Cairns. Connect with the scheduled flight from Cairns to Sydney (or other departure city).

Tour Features

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Description

A 10 night journey that stops at the icons of Australia – Sydney, Uluru and Great Barrier Reef, staying in luxury all the way! Starting at uber cool Sydney visit all the must see destinations including the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour and of course Sydney Harbour Bridge.  Continue to the majestic Red Centre and wake to views of stunning Uluru. Finally touch down on the white sands of Lizard Island for a truly unforgettable Great Barrier Reef experience.


This tour is designed for - Solo travellers/couples/small groups and families with children over the age of 10yrs.

Lizard Island & Longitude 131° is not suited to children under this age, should the itinerary be of interest and you are travelling with a young family please contact one of our Travel Designers as we can substitute Lizard Island & Longitude 131 with another property to suit a young family.


This Itinerary can be taken all year round; however from December to March is the wet season in Tropical North Queensland, when you are likely to experience high humidity and rain, particularly in the months of February and March.

What's Included

Included

  • Based on 2 Adults

    • 3 Nights Park Hyatt Sydney in 1 x Opera Deluxe Room,  Private Sydney Airport transfers,  Sydney half day private tour, BridgeClimb, Sydney Opera House private one-hour tour

    • Virtuoso amenities are applicable at this property.

    • 2 Nights Longitude 131° in 1 x luxury tent, all dining, open bar with premium wines and spirits (cellarmasters list additional), in-suite bar, signature experiences and return Ayers Rock Airport transfers

    • Virtuoso amenities are applicable at this property.

    • 1 Night Pullman Cairns International in 1 x Harbour View Room, full American breakfast for two guests, Private Cairns airport transfers

    • 4 Nights Lizard Island in 1 x Anchor Bay Suite including gourmet meals, unlimited non-alcoholic beverages, selected fine Australian wines, beer, spirits & sparkling wine, in room mini bar, picnic hampers, use of non-motorised water sports and motorised dinghies. Return scheduled flights between Cairns and Lizard Island. Additional charges apply for Cocktails, the Cellar Master List & Degustation menus.

    • Virtuoso amenities are applicable at this property.

    • 24 hour access to The Tailor support staff while in travelling in Australia

Not Included

  • • International Flights to and from Australia

    • Domestic Flights within Australia unless stated above

    • Some Meals & Beverages

    • Some Activities

    • Telephone calls

    • All items of a personal nature

    • Travel insurance

    • Gratuities

About Us

The Tailor creates hand-crafted luxury Australian experiences for your discerning travellers. You come to us with your clients dreams–diving the turquoise waters of the Great Barrier Reef, exploring the red expanses of the outback, fine dining beside the white shells of Sydney Opera House…making three basic requests: that their time is well-spent, that their travels are authentic & their adventures exclusive. Your clients take delivery of a perfectly-tailored, bespoke holiday experiences that exceed their highest expectations.

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Our dedicated team of Australian travel designers are trained in the fine art of taking your clients aspirations, noting their specific needs and designing something very special.

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By: Betbet


Reviewed on: 20 Mar 2017

Blair Allsopp was a tremendous guide through Brisbane... went the extra mile in finding school husband's father spent 2 years in during WWIII Qualia resort on Hamilton Is was fab resort Only complaint-- had my departure wrong in their written agenda. Compared it to travel agent's booking and caught the discrepancy. Would have missed plane back to the states !
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