Multi-Day Tour

Sydney City Getaway With The Ningaloo Reef (8 days)

Monograms - a division of Globus Family of Brands

Sydney, Canada To Perth, United Kingdom

Valid for Departures: 27 Mar 2020 - 24 Sep 2020

Sydney City Getaway With The Ningaloo Reef (8 days)

Day 4

Sydney – Ningaloo Reef (Exmouth)

Day 5

The Ningaloo Reef (Exmouth). Whale Shark Or Humpback Whale Excursion

Day 6

The Ningaloo Reef (Exmouth)

Day 7

The Ningaloo Reef (Exmouth) – Perth

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Sydney, NS Canada
None None
ARRIVE IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA. Welcome to Australia! Your hotel is available for mid-afternoon check-in. The rest of your day is at leisure.
Day 2
Sydney, NS Canada
None Breakfast
SYDNEY. This morning, enjoy a guided sightseeing tour that includes a photo stop at the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, and a visit to stunning BONDI BEACH, one of Sydney’s most beautiful beaches. The remainder of the day is yours to explore this vibrant city. You may want to enjoy a cruise on Sydney Harbour and admire stunning views of the city from the water; visit Taronga Zoo to see some of Australia’s native animals, such as koalas, kangaroos, and platypuses; shop for souvenirs; or relax on nearby Manly Beach. Your Local Host will have suggestions for additional sightseeing, dining, and shopping. (B)
Day 3
Sydney, NS Canada
None Breakfast
SYDNEY. Enjoy a full day at leisure in this beautiful city. You can explore on your own or choose from a selection of optional activities. You may wish to climb to the top of Sydney Harbour Bridge for unrivaled views; spend the day in Hunter Valley, sampling some of Australia’s best wines; or join a guided backstage tour of the Sydney Opera House. (B)
Day 4
Sydney – Ningaloo Reef (Exmouth)
None Breakfast
SYDNEY–NINGALOO REEF (EXMOUTH).Today, fly from Sydney (via Perth) to Learmonth Airport in Western Australia. From here, be transferred to your hotel located at the Ningaloo Reef (Exmouth) for a 3-night stay. (B)
Day 5
The Ningaloo Reef (Exmouth). Whale Shark Or Humpback Whale Excursion
None Breakfast, Lunch
THE NINGALOO REEF (EXMOUTH). WHALE SHARK OR HUMPBACK WHALE EXCURSION. Today enjoy a once-in-a-life time opportunity to glide alongside WHALE SHARKS (April-June) or HUMPBACK WHALES (July-September). Swimming with one of these beautiful creatures is one of life’s most breathtaking experiences. Also be on the lookout for other playful creations like manta rays, turtles, dolphins, dugongs, and tropical fish. Whale watchers are welcome onboard as well (those not wanting to snorkel). Return to Exmouth where the remainder of the day is at leisure. (B,L)

NOTE:
Both Whale Sharks and Humpback whales are wild creatures. Everything will be done to maximize the likelihood you will swim with a whale, but we cannot guarantee it. Since the whales will continually move, swimming is required to do the interaction. You will need to be a confident swimmer and be able to snorkel and swim freestyle. The whales are found in the open ocean so you may be swimming in currents and swells. If you do not wish to get in the water, you may remain on the boat and watch these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.
Day 6
The Ningaloo Reef (Exmouth)
None Breakfast
THE NINGALOO REEF (EXMOUTH). Enjoy a full day at leisure. Take a stroll on the beach or relax at your resort. You may wish to canoe, kayak, or snorkel more of the beautiful Ningaloo Reef on your own. You can also opt to take a guided gorge walk or cast a fishing rod in the nearby waters. Make sure to visit the town’s shops for a favorite souvenir and get your photo next to the town’s giant prawn statue. A must do! (B)
Day 7
The Ningaloo Reef (Exmouth) – Perth
None Breakfast
THE NINGALOO REEF (EXMOUTH)–PERTH. Today, transfer to Learmonth Airport and fly to Perth, Western Australia’s capital city. A transfer is provided to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)
Day 8
Perth, United Kingdom
None Breakfast
PERTH. Your tour ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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Description

8 Days, featuring: The Ningaloo Reef (Exmouth)–perth

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    Sightseeing as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary; inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE

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About Us

Monograms makes traveling the world independently easier – and more fun! Monograms offers you a choice of itineraries. Included is a choice of hand-selected hotels in centrally located neighborhoods & transportation between international cities. Once there, enjoy a half-day of guided sightseeing with VIP access at the must-see landmarks. You will have access to the services of your on-site Local Host®: A local expert who is at your beck-and-call to use as much (or as little) as you want to personalize your vacation.

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Sustainability

Ride-Sharing Before it Was Cool

More than 90 years ago, the Globus family of brands began sharing the world’s destinations with like-minded travelers in an eco-friendly way—motorcoach touring. As veritable inventors of the “carpool,” we’ve learned more than a few things in those nine decades on the road. Our most important lesson is that the privilege of visiting both iconic and lesser-known locales is a true gift we’re grateful to share with you. And while our aim is always to make your vacation experience care free, one goal will always remain—to care for the people and places whose destinations are touched by our visits, so that future generations may be touched by travel for another 90 years!

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Excellent service

By: Ace of diamonds


Reviewed on: 04 Apr 2014

Our trip was extremely enjoyable, our local host was the bomb! Thank you Stephane!  Paris would not have made as much sence with out him. If I was forced to find somthing that needed to improve, it was that American Airlines needed to update their old transcontinental aircraft.

Best of Both

By: Navidad


Reviewed on: 25 Jun 2014

This tour company gave us the best of both worlds.  Group tours AND the freedom of choosing what we wanted to do as well.  We were welcomed by globus at the airports and connected to the places we were going so we were never confused.  The tours they provided in both London & Paris each hit the major highlights of the cities and were very informative  There were globus agents in the lobbies of our hotels so if we wanted to book additional tours or need advise or even a connection to a restaurant or site (without a tour involved) they were able to help. 
Travel Advisor:  Corinne Levine

Highly Recommended

By: Kathleen


Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2014

I recently took a monograms vacation to Peru. I was impressed at every stage of the trip.  Ms. Kim Schneider did a fantastic job finding the right travel Package for me and was readily available  to answer any  questions with her expert travel knowledge.  I was also impressed with the monogram team in  Peru. The guides were friendly and  knowledgable  and the hotels were excellent. I plan to  book future trips with Ms. Schneider using Virtuoso/Monograms. 
Travel Advisor:  Kim Schneider

Awesome Service

By: KC_India2015


Reviewed on: 12 Feb 2015

Our adventure was India and in such a crazy wonderful place it is great to have such personal service. The drivers were just awesome, local hosts and guides friendly and knowledgeable. It was comforting to have on hand when you are in such a place that is just a little out of your comfort zone. We were given great advice on how to maneuver through the crowds and shop keepers.
Travel Advisor:  Sandra Staples

Great service

By: Sunshine


Reviewed on: 17 Oct 2016

Monograms was very organized and always on time to meet me. Excursions were good and informative. Very friendly throughout all the destinations.
Travel Advisor:  Patricia Mankin

Monogram

By: Becky


Reviewed on: 05 May 2017

Monograms was a wonderful source for our trip. Even if they were not part of our guide for a tour, they helped us with where we had to go, what time to be there, etc. went above and beyond the call of duty. Gave us phone numbers to reach them if we needed help.
Travel Advisor:  Hellen Hoffman

London or River cruise?

By: L&K


Reviewed on: 12 May 2017

Monograms for our separate London trip before our Avalon River cruise was OK, but not terrific. We didn't know about all of the London excursions we could have booked through Monograms, and the hotel was not great (rooms were dark, lighting was very confusing, there was a small amount of mold in the shower, and the conversion electric outlet had to be replaced). River cruise was good, but we don't think Monograms had any role in that.
Travel Advisor:  Rob Clabbers

Very good with one reservation

By: Farm girl


Reviewed on: 21 May 2017

The attention paid by the Monograms staff was very good. We enjoyed our tours. Our plane arrived late so our Monograms representative gave us a private tour the next day. We had one problem. When we were bumped off our flight and had to take another one I followed all of the directions that were in the Monograms booklet to alert them to the change and arrange for transport from the airport to the hotel. We were assured that someone would be there to pick us up. When we arrived at the airport no one was there to pick us up. I called the hotel and they contacted the Monograms representative. She had not been informed. We had to take a cab for which we have not been reimbursed. Transport from the airport to our hotel was included in the package. We should not have to pay for it. They need to get a better emergency service.
Travel Advisor:  Kevin Grubb

Monograms Tours

By: Penny


Reviewed on: 26 Jun 2017

I highly recommend Monograms as a travel company. We were met at the airport upon our arrival and transported to our starting point hotel. We were taken to each train station in a timely manner, guided onto the proper train, and met in each city by another Monograms agent. Our local hosts were marvelous, always available to help us along each leg of our trip. The excursions provided by this company were all top notch as well. They were led by professional drivers and local guides, well worth their addition to our trip.
Travel Advisor:  Damien Martin

Highly recommend Monograms

By: Dave & Sue


Reviewed on: 28 Mar 2018

We have taken 2 trips now with Monograms. We especially like the fact that everything is spelled out and lodging is all in very nice hotels with the option to upgrade if desired. They make traveling very easy. Highly recommend Monograms.
Travel Advisor:  Judy Kotkin

Paris!!!

By: Lisa


Reviewed on: 14 Sep 2018

Our Paris tour was amazing! We went on a Seine river dinner cruise was so perfect!
Travel Advisor:  Julie Smothers CTA

Monograms

By: Laura


Reviewed on: 27 Aug 2018

We were pleasantly surprised by Monograms. We have always traveled independently and initially didn’t think we would enjoy this type of trip. It turns out that we thoroughly enjoyed having a bit of an “assist”. With two teenagers, having the little bit of structure that Monograms provided was a great way to get us up and going every day. The excursions were also a nice added touch and I am glad we took advantage of the offerings. We wouldn’t have seen as much as we did without them. I am not sure if it was just luck, but it was also nice that the other families on our “tour” all had teenagers or college aged kids. It meant that we we all moving at roughly the same speed-no toddlers or senior citizens. I think the thing we appreciated most was how organized everything was with Monograms. The local hosts were great and always punctual and good at keeping us informed. The excursions were well organized and went off without a hitch. The transfers between cities also were perfect.
Travel Advisor:  Shelly Lynch

Needs Work

By: JEGNM


Reviewed on: 11 Sep 2018

Overall our trip went very well. There were some problems with Monograms. Communications from the company itself were in general very late and misleading. They said we did not have certain travel arrangements that were very clearly made in advance. We received emails regarding items that had already occurred. For some excursions they sent vouchers saying they were required but not once in ten excursions did we even have to show a voucher. Luckily our travel advisor was able to keep us directed. We were very happy with the on site Monograms hosts in Rome and Venice. They worked very hard, were very helpful and did an excellent job.
Travel Advisor:  Paula Kay Eastham

Trip

By: luck


Reviewed on: 27 Oct 2018

This was my second tour with Monograms. Our trip was good. What would make things better is having more time to enjoy the excursions that we took. We were rushed at the vatican, and also at the Academia museum. We enjoyed the day in Florence when we left the tour and just went out on our own. Time to look, time for the bathroom, time to have a snack if as we wanted. More time for your tours would be nice.
Travel Advisor:  Aline Coleman

Italy for three

By: RJ


Reviewed on: 02 Apr 2019

Monograms was just what we needed. Someone to provide good local hotels and orientation while we had time to do our own local exploring. Very pleased.
Travel Advisor:  Sandra Ortler

Rome Florence Venice

By: Tammy B


Reviewed on: 17 Aug 2019

The Monograms tour was excellent. The travel arrangements, hotels and recommendations of the local hosts were great. The half day tour of each city was given by very knowledgeable local tour guides who really made the tour so awesome. We enjoyed this tour because we liked having time on our own to wander and enjoy the locations.

Paris with Monograms

By: Jo Ann


Reviewed on: 01 Oct 2019

Loved Colleen our Monograms site host, who arranged tours, travel, etc. She was quite friendly and helpful. Our Paris tours were very enjoyable and our accommodations in Paris were outstanding.
Travel Advisor:  Jeanine Grande

Monogram

By: Jan


Reviewed on: 02 Dec 2019

We had monogram in the UK and Paris. They were very professional, courteous and kind. We only had one hitch in Paris which was promptly taken care of.
Travel Advisor:  Sabrina Teyla