Opera on the Beach, Mountain Trails with Sydney

13 Days, 10 Nights starting at $4,899 per person
Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Queensland > Gold Coast

A royal love triangle, a fight for freedom and the famous ‘Triumphal March’ will light up the sky when Aida comes to the beach in 2017.
Experience the Aida on the Beach, Two Weddings and One Bride at the Sydney Opera House Playhouse and three nights relaxing in the rainforest.
It’s a night at the theater, re-imagined for the kind of evening where you couldn’t bear to go inside. Experience Aida on Coolangatta Beach for a limited performance.
A huge cast and orchestra perform Verdi’s famous music in a new production featuring fireworks of the vocal and exploding kind, colorful costumes and local surf life savers parading past you on the sand.
Escape to the Gold Coast hinterland rainforest retreat and participate in daily activities, including nature walks, treat yourself to a Spa day or perhaps join a wine tasting tour to the Canungra Vineyards.
Spend four nights in Sydney taking in the sights. Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge and join a boutique wine tour. Enjoy an evening at the Opera House which includes a tour as well as a ticket to see Two Weddings, One Bridge.

Itinerary

Day 1: Depart USA

Inclusions:

  • Round-trip airfare on Air New Zealand from Los Angeles or San Francisco to Coolangatta, returning from Sydney
  • One-way flight from Coolangatta to Sydney
  • Three nights The Sebel Coolangatta, One Bedroom Ocean View Apartment
  • Premium ticket to Aida on the Beach on one evening
  • Three nights O'Reillys Rainforest Retreat including breakfast daily
  • Four nights Holiday Inn Old Sydney, King Superior Room, including breakfast daily
  • Full-day Boutique Gourmet Wine Tour
  • Sydney Harbour BridgeClimb
  • Sydney Opera House Showcase Package, A Reserve including tour and Opera Performance on one evening
  • Round-trip private transfers throughout
  • US/foreign taxes/fees including Sep 11 Security Fee

This evening make your way to Los Angeles or San Francisco International Airports for Air New Zealand flight to Auckland and connecting flight to Coolangatta.


Day 2: Cross International Date Line
During your flight, you will cross the International Date Line.


Day 3: Coolangatta
On arrival at Coolangatta Airport, you will be met and transferred to your accommodation where you will spend the following three nights. The remainder of your day is free to relax and explore.


Day 4-5: Coolangatta
Experience Australia's Gold Coast at your leisure. On one evening, experience Aida on the Beach. A huge cast and orchestra perform Verdi’s famous music in a new production featuring fireworks of the vocal and exploding kind, colorful costumes and local surf life savers parading past you on the sand.


Day 6: Coolangatta to Lamington National Park
Transfer from your accommodation to O'Reillys Rainforest Resort, a true nature-lovers paradise. The Resort enjoys cool mountain air and spectacular views where guests can immerse themselves in nature, relax and enjoy the rainforests and spectacular natural setting


Day 7-8: Lamington National Park
O'Reilly's is famous for its Tree Top Walk which offers visitors a close up view of the rainforest canopy and its wildlife. Explore on your own or take advantage of the guided Discovery Program. The Discovery Program includes guided walks, four wheel drive bus trips, nocturnal walks and glow worm walks, flying fox rides, slide shows and much more. Walk through lush rainforests, past waterfalls, under tree gardens of ferns and orchids, and into the unspoilt world that is yours to explore. At the end of a busy day exploring, pamper yourself at O'Reilly's Lost World Spa, a haven for rejuvenation and relaxation.

Day 9: Lamington National Park - Sydney
Transfer to Coolangatta Airport for your flight to Sydney. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel where you will spend the next four nights.


Day 10: Wine Tour
Relax and enjoy some fabulous food and wine in Australia's oldest wine growing region, the Hunter Valley. Located just two hours north of Sydney, the Hunter combines world renowned wines, gourmet produce and stunning countryside. The focus today is on boutique wineries where the passion of the wine makers is obvious. The flexible itinerary gives you access to a range of excellent wineries and the opportunity to meet the wine makers. Also take a behind-the-scenes tour at one of the wineries, then enjoy a gourmet lunch at one of the Hunter's best restaurants.

Day 11: Sydney
Absorb a 360 degree panorama of Sydney as you journey to the summit on the original BridgeClimb experience. Like an exposed spine, the outer rim delivers you to the peak, as the sky remains just beyond your outstretched fingertips.

Day 12: Sydney
Discover the Sydney Opera House on a tour during the day and this evening, attend an Opera performance of Two Weddings, One Bride. Gather for a fun night out at the Sydney Opera House and let the sumptuous costumes, pretty sets and joyful melodies take you all the way to French Morocco.

Day 13: Depart Sydney
After breakfast, you will be met and transferred to Sydney International Airport for you return flight back to the US.



  • Terms & Conditions:

    Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplements apply. Valid for weekday departures September 18, 2017 - September 28, 2017. Advertised price reflects low season travel dates. Seasonal supplements apply outside low season. Must be booked by June 30,2017. Black-out dates may apply. Prices are current at time of posting (4/24/2017) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed, due to fare increases and currency fluctuations. All pricing is strictly subject to availability. All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to change without notice. Visas are required to travel to Australia. Please call for our current prices

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