Welcome to Australia, a country where a casual, outdoor lifestyle intersects with cosmopolitan cities and scenic beauty. It offers you so much—unique wildlife, brilliant colors in the tropics, an Outback adventure, sumptuous restaurants, lively nightlife, fun shopping, and much more—and on this Australia tour, you’ll have a chance to experience it all! Plus, you’ll spend time in beautiful Fiji exploring and relaxing after your grand Australia adventure. </BR></BR>Discover some of Australia’s unique wildlife on an out-of-the-ordinary adventure Globus has arranged…an excursion to Kangaroo Island, where you’ll see rare Australian sea lions, the iconic kangaroo, wallabies, koalas, and New Zealand fur seals. You may see crocodiles on your cruise in Kakadu National Park—another special experience included by Globus. In Tasmania, you’ll see the famed Tasmanian devil, a carnivorous marsupial with the appearance of a small, stocky dog.</BR></BR>A tour highlight is a unique journey on the legendary Ghan Train. This overnight train journey will offer a fascinating perspective of the Outback as you travel from Alice Springs to Darwin. Of course, this Australia vacation also offers you the opportunity to see Australia’s most famous sights, including the remarkable and colorful Great Barrier Reef, where you’ll get to snorkel or take a semi-submersible watercraft tour, and Uluru (Ayers Rock). Also discover its most popular cities, including Melbourne, Cairns, Adelaide, Hobart, Darwin, and Sydney—with plenty of leisure time to explore them on your own.</BR></BR>If you want to explore Australia—and Fiji—and experience the way of life here, this Australia tour is for you. You’re sure to return with lots of photos, memories, and stories to share with friends and family back home.
MELBOURNEWelcome dinner; sightseeing tour; visit Fitzroy Gardens; [LF] Colonial Tramcar Restaurant lunchHOBARTGuided [LF] walking tour of the waterfront district; excursion to Port Arthur; visit the Tasmanian Devil Conservation ParkADELAIDEOrientation tour; [LF] excursion to Kangaroo IslandULURU (AYERS ROCK) Sunset toast; sightseeing tour around the base of the rock; visit Kata Tjuta (the Olgas); [LF] Outback barbecue ALICE SPRINGS-DARWIN Travel in Gold Service on the legendary Ghan trainKATHERINE GORGE [LF] Choice of included sightseeingDARWINOrientation tour; visit the botanic gardens and art galleryKAKADU NATIONAL PARKSightseeing tour; [LF] wetlands cruise; Nourlangie Rock; Windows on the Wetlands Visitor CentreCAIRNS Outer Great Barrier Reef cruise with choice of activities; visit Cairns Tropical ZooSYDNEYSightseeing tour; visit the Opera House, botanic gardens, and [LF] Bondi Surf Bathers’ Life Saving Club; [LF] lunch at the North Bondi Returned Servicemen’s Leagues Club; Sydney Harbour cruise; dinner at Waterfront restaurant overlooking Sydney HarbourFIJISightseeing tour; visit Viseisei Village and Garden of the Sleeping Giant; stop at Vuda Lookout; Host service
American breakfast daily, 7 lunches, 7 dinners including an Outback barbecue at Uluru (Ayers Rock)
NOTE:The May 14 departure will be in Sydney during the annual Vivid Sydney festival. Recognized as the largest event of its kind in the world, combining music, light, and ideas, the city transforms into a breathtaking canvas of creative expression. The festival features an outdoor gallery of extraordinary lighting sculptures, cuttingedge contemporary music, and, of course, the spectacular illumination of the Sydney Opera House sails.