- Take in the beauty of Sydney Harbour aboard a 52-foot luxury motor cruiser
- Stay in a luxury tented pavilion at Longitude 131° and discover the magic of Uluru and Kata Tjuta
- Discover your own private beach, enjoy exquisite cuisine and explore the Great Barrier Reefs underwater world
- Best time to travel DEC - APR
- Accommodation Throughout
- Private Transfers
- Domestic Flights
- International Flights
On our 11-night tailor-made Luxury Sydney, Red Centre and Lizard Island holiday you will take in some of Australia’s most iconic sights, all while living in the lap of luxury.
Spend three nights at Sydney’s most luxurious harbourfront hotel, Park Hyatt Sydney, and soak up the views from your private balcony in your harbour view room. Board a 52-foot motor launch for an intimate luncheon cruise around Sydney’s magnificent harbour, admiring the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Fly to Australia’s Red Centre for two nights in a luxurious tented suite at Longitude 131°, and watch the changing colours of the desert landscape and Uluru as the sun sets and rises.
Enjoy five nights of pure indulgence and relaxation at Lizard Island, the finest resort set right on the Great Barrier Reef; soak up the rays on one of 24 private beaches with a deluxe picnic hamper and watch the sun dip below the horizon on a private sunset cruise
Day 1 UK to Sydney
Depart the UK on your flight to Sydney; stopovers are permitted at several locations on your way to Australia in exotic destinations such as Bangkok, Hong Kong and Hawaii.
Day 2 Arrive Sydney
Upon arrival in Sydney you will be transferred to your harbourfront hotel in Circular Quay. Settle in to your city harbour view room and soak up the views of one of the world’s most magnificent natural harbours. Take a stroll around the Historic Rocks area and through the newly developed Barangaroo Reserve and development to Darling Harbour. Hop on a ferry and sail under Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Day 3 Sydney
Enjoy a morning walk around Sydney’s Harbour shoreline to Sydney Opera House and the impressive Royal Botanic Gardens. Take an intimate luncheon Cruise onboard a 52-foot motor cruiser. Sail around bays and coves and past palatial waterfront mansions on Sydney’s beautiful harbour and take in the sights of Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge while enjoying a casual three-course barbecue lunch served with local beers and regional wines'
Day 4 Sydney
A day of leisure in Sydney exploring the city sights. Head out to the beach suburbs of Bondi, Bronte or Coogee to watch surfers riding the waves. Follow the urban coastal walk that takes in all three beaches and more. Take a ferry from Circular Quay to Watsons Bay for lunch with a view of the harbour and skyline or take a private tour to the spectacular Blue Mountains.
Day 5 Sydney to Ayers Rock
Transfer to Sydney Airport for your flight to Uluru and transfer to Longitude 131°, your luxury desert camp, nestled atop sand dunes overlooking iconic Uluru. Settle in to your sumptuous Luxury Tent, before witnessing the changing colours of the sunset reflecting on Uluru as you sip a chilled glass of champagne. Dine amongst the dunes listening to the nocturnal sounds of the desert during your four-course dinner.
Day 6 Ayers Rock
Discover Kata Tjuta, 36 dome-shaped rock formations on a walk through Walpa Gorge. Travel across the desert to Uluru, and take a guided walk along part of Uluru’s base, learning about the Mala people’s history and viewing cave paintings along the way. Take the Mala Walk to Kantju Gorge at dusk to witness the walls ablaze with colour as the sun sets. Dinner is served at Longitude 131°.
Day 7 Ayers Rock to Cairns
Rise early to experience the remarkable change of colours on Uluru and the desert landscape at daybreak. If time permits we suggest taking an optional guided walk of Uluru’s base before enjoying breakfast back at the desert camp. Transfer to Ayers Rock Airport for your flight to Cairns in Queensland’s tropical north, and transfer to your waterfront hotel.
Day 8 Lizard Island
Fly to Lizard Island, a secluded luxury resort set right on the Great Barrier Reef. Your flight to the island is part of the experience and allows you to witness the true majesty and scale of the reef from the air. Enjoy a cocktail or chilled wine at the bar and decide which of the island’s 24 private beaches you are going to make your own tomorrow.
Day 9 Lizard Island
Start your day with a leisurely breakfast. Collect your deluxe picnic hamper from the Beach Club and steer your motor dinghy to your own private beach. Return to your island accommodation before pre-dinner drinks at Driftwood Bar and Wine Cellar. Dinner is served at Salt Water Restaurant, or for an additional charge you can enjoy a private sunset beachside seven-course degustation menu.
Day 10 Lizard Island
There is always a new adventure for you to discover on Lizard Island, whether on land or the water. Navigate Anchor Bay on a paddle board or explore the reefs and marine life in a glass bottom sea kayak. Hike to the highest point of Lizard Island to Cook’s Look for panoramic views or join a resident naturalist to learn more about the island’s flora and fauna.
Day 11 Lizard Island
Private fishing charters can be arranged at Lizard Island, or if you wish to discover more of the Outer Barrier Reef, join a morning snorkel cruise on the island’s private motor yacht. A wonderful way to end your Lizard Island experience is on a private sunset cruise, while sipping chilled champagne.
Day 12 Lizard Island
A final day to enjoy the luxuries of Lizard Island where you can lounge in the privacy of your own balcony or seek out a secluded beach in your motorised dinghy with your gourmet picnic. Visit Essentia Day Spa where you can enjoy being pampered with rejuvenating body treatments and therapies.
Day 13 Lizard Island to UK
1/29 - uk to sydney
2/29 - arrive sydney
3/29 - Park Hyatt Sydney
4/29 - harbour view room at park hyatt sydney
5/29 - rooftop pool at park hyatt sydney
6/29 - opera view room at park hyatt sydney
7/29 - sydney
8/29 - sydney
9/29 - Sydney to Ayers Rock Resort
10/29 - Longitude 131
11/29 - dune house restaurant
12/29 - dune pavilion views
13/29 - dune pavilion exterior
14/29 - ayers rock resort
15/29 - ayers rock to cairns
16/29 - Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina Cairns
17/29 - Executive Marina View Room at Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina Cairns
18/29 - Executive suite with views of the Marina and Trinity Inlet Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina Cairns
19/29 - North Deck Bar at Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina Cairns
20/29 - lizard island
21/29 - Lizard Island
22/29 - Beachfront suite bathroom, Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef Island
23/29 - Garden view room, Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef Island
24/29 - Activities and experiences, Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef Island
25/29 - lizard island
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28/29 - lizard island
29/29 - lizard island to uk