Best of Australia

9 Days Tour

Melbourne | Cairns | Sydney

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Tour Overview

09 Days - Best of Australia (Code: AUS)


Early Bird Offer


Early Bird Offer

Book 12 weeks in advance and get £100 OFF per adult and child

Book 09 weeks in advance and get £75 OFF per adult and child

Tour Highlights





  • Guided City Tour

  • Melbourne Town Hall

  • Parliament House

  • Treasury Building

  • Philip Island

  • Penguin Parade

  • Great Ocean Road



  • Visit Kuranda

  • Entrance to Rain Forest station

  • Skyrail from Kuranda

  • Great Barrier Reef



  • City tour with Local Guide

  • Sydney Harbour

  • Guided tour of Sydney Opera House

  • Scenic Drive through Blue Mountains

  • Show Boat Dinner Cruise

  • Darling Habour


Tour Cost Includes:


  • Transportation a private AC Coach

  • 08 Indian dinners, 05 Indian Lunches & 02 Continental Lunches

  • Entrances and sightseeing as mentioned in Tour Highlights

  • Internal air tickets

  • All tips and service chargesAll tips and service charges

  • Premium services of a "Star Tours" Tour Manager



Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1: London - Melbourne

Today arrive at Melbourne international airport and met by your tour / airport representative and be transferred to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Check-In: 1500 hrs or later.
Airport pick-up timings: 1200 hrs & 1600 hrs


Day 2

Today after breakfast we depart for the city tour which includes visit to the famous MCG (Melbourne cricket ground). After lunch, we visit the Philip Island - lies just off Australia’s southern coast. Here spectators gather daily at sunset to watch the Penguin Parade, where little penguins come ashore in groups.

B, L, D

Day 3

Today after breakfast we depart for a full day excursion of the Great Ocean Road. The Great Ocean Road is an Australian National Heritage listed 243-kilometre stretch of road along the south-eastern coast of Australia between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Allansford.
B, CL, D

Day 4

Early morning check out and proceed to the airport for our flight to Cairns. On arrival we are transferred to the Skyrail terminal to Kuranda . You will glide just metres above the rainforest canopy before descending through the canopy layers and deep into the heart of the forest at Skyrail’s two rainforest mid-stations for the ultimate tropical rainforest experience. Here enjoy the Pamagirri Aboriginal experience & Army Duck Rainforest Tour. Later drive to your hotel in Cairns.
B, CL, D

Day 5

Early morning we depart for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Green Island is a Marine National Park a coral cay 27 km's offshore from Cairns and located within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park World Heritage Area. The island is surrounded by coral reef. Take in the semi-submarine and enjoy the beauty of the island.
B, L, D

Day 6

Today after breakfast transfer to the airport for our flight to Sydney. On arrival we proceed to Sydney Tower Eye. Uncover breathtaking 360 degree views over Sydney’s
favourite sites and landmarks featuring the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House to the North, the Harbour’s gorgeous shoreline to the East and Botany Bay and the Airport in the South. Later enjoy 4D Cinema Experience where you will be transported through this beautiful city with amazing 4D effects and mind blowing fourth dimension views.
B, L, D

Day 7

This morning we proceed on an orientation tour of the city. We then visit the Sydney Opera House, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the world’s most iconic landmarks with a unique shape. Get to know this iconic building in a better way as you take a guided tour inside, walk through its every aspect and marvel at the vaulted ceilings. Spend some time at the Darling Harbour, which is a splendid waterside location at the heart of Sydney, reserved only for pedestrians. Finally board the Show Boat cruise marvel at the amazing vistas of Sydney’s skyline and Harbour Bridge as you enjoy your 3 course Indian dinner.
B, L, D

Day 8

Proceed on a full day excursion of the unforgettable Blue Mountains experience. No trip to Sydney is complete without a visit to the magical Blue Mountains National Park which offers breath-taking views, wonderful Australian wildlife and the world famous Three Sisters. At Echo Point you will enjoy splendid views of the amazing Jamison Valley and the three Sisters. This magical towering rock formation is a wondrous site to be seen and you will revel in the Aboriginal and Dreamtime stories about this location and the Three
Sisters themselves. On route, we visit Sydney Zoo, the home to over 4,000 animals, including awe-inspiring and endangered species from all around the world.
B, L, D

Day 09

This morning, check out and proceed to the airport for your return flight back home. Airport departure transfer from hotel at 0700 hrs.
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, CL=Continental Lunch, D=Dinner

Other Information

2024 USD Dates & Prices

Departure Dates

Adult From


2-11 years From

Jan - 14



Feb - 11



Nov - 09



Dec 06, 21



Jan (2025) - 18



Price per person based on 2/3 adults sharing a room

Child 2 - 11 years must share a room with 2/3 adults

Infants 0 - 23 months price is From $520 for a seat in coach only

Max occupancy per room is 3 person

Single supplement will be an additional $780

Early bird Offer

Book 12 weeks in advance and

 get $130 OFF per adult and child

Book 09 weeks in advance and

 get $100 OFF per adult and child


Australia is world famous for its natural wonders and wide open spaces, its beaches, deserts, "the bush", and "the Outback". Australia is one of the world's most highly urbanised countries; it is well known for the attractions of its large cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Australia is the sixth-largest country by land area. It is comparable in size to the 48 contiguous United States.


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Electrical sockets (outlets) in the Commonwealth of Australia usually supply electricity at between 220 and 240 volts AC. If you're plugging in an appliance that was built for 220-240 volt electrical input, or an appliance that is compatible with multiple voltages, then an adapter is all you need.


Australia is so large that its climate varies widely. The greater part of the continent is desert or semi-arid. Only the south-east and south-west corners have a temperate climate and moderately fertile soil. The northern part has a tropical climate, varied between tropical rainforests, grasslands, and part desert.

Generally, the north is hot and tropical, while the south tends to be sub-tropical and temperate. Most rainfall is around the coast, and much of the centre is arid and semi-arid. The daytime maximum temperatures in Darwin rarely drop below 30°C (86°F), even in winter, while night temperatures in winter usually hover around 15-20°C (59-68°F). Temperatures in some southern regions can drop below freezing in winter and the Snowy Mountains in the South East experiences metres of winter snow. Parts of Tasmania have a temperature range very similar to England.

As Australia is in the southern hemisphere the winter is June-August while December-February is summer. The winter is the dry season in the tropics, and the summer is the wet. In the southern parts of the country, the seasonal temperature variation is greater. The rainfall is more evenly distributed throughout the year in the southern parts of the East Coast, while in the rest of the south beyond the Great Dividing Range, the summers are dry with the bulk of the rainfall occurring in winter.


Baggage allowance will normally be 20kg – this will be dependent on the airline you are travelling with. Please ensure you adhere to current aviation regulations. Please remember that passengers’ will have to carry their luggage to and from the coach to the hotel room.

Clothing & Accessories

During summer months, it is advisable to wear light garments and perhaps keep a light jacket or sweater handy. It is advisable to carry a light waterproof jacket or umbrella, as well as a hat or cap.

For tours including excursions to mountaintops, it is advisable that passengers carry appropriate clothing warm waterproof jacket and extra layers of clothing.

Passengers should also carry travel adapters so they can charge their electronic items in their hotel room (as the sockets in Australia and elsewhere vary from those in the UK).

Passengers may also want to carry a small travel iron, hair dryer, kettle etc, as many hotel rooms will not have these facilities.

Your mobile phone may be able to receive calls whilst on holiday, you can check with your network operator to switch on the roaming feature of your mobile, there is usually an additional charge to receive incoming calls whilst aboard.

Please ensure you carry all medication you will need on tour as well as names and doses of medications you are taking or copies of prescriptions.


The Australian dollar (AUD) is the currency of the Commonwealth of Australia. Passengers should exchange any spending money for their holiday before they actually travel. Whilst on tour it is very inconvenient and not all places you will visit will have ATM machines or accept credit/debit cards.

Travel Insurance

Star Tours strongly recommends you purchase travel insurance. Passengers are advised not to carry unnecessary valuables and to be vigilant at all times as tourist spots are well known targets for pick pockets. It is advisable to make copies of your visas and passports prior to travel.

Cancellation of Tour

Please note that if you for any reason need to cancel you tour, please let us know as soon as possible, this will help reduce the amount of cancelation charges you may have to pay. Cancelation charges will be as per the terms and conditions which you can find on our website or brochure.

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