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  • 1. Australia New Zealand and South Pacific 2010-2011
  • 2. Qantas Holidays - the travel experts ys provides Qantas Holida ility 4 Choice and flexib ustry d 4 Specialist travel in knowledge 4 Exceptional value 4 Peace of mindAustralian Experts Global SupportThe reason Qantas Holidays knows Australia With representatives in some 140 officesbetter than anyone else is simple - we’re around the world, we provide a completeAustralian with 35 years of experience. service from the start of your holiday rightAll our expert staff have travelled extensively through to your arrival back home. Whereverthroughout Australia, New Zealand, the Far East you are, you won’t be far from our expert staffand around the world and are happy to pass on who will be happy to help, whatever yourthe benefits of their first-hand knowledge to all requirements.our customers. Worldwide ChoiceAs part of the Qantas group we are the team We hope you’ll be inspired by the holidaysto trust with your holiday needs. inside this brochure, but they are just a smallSomething for Everyone part of the complete product range we haveAlthough the products on the following pages available. We aim to give you the widest choicedemonstrate the diversity of holidays that we possible, not only in Australia but worldwide. Stopover en route to Australiacan offer, they are merely suggestions and any You can fly fast and direct to Australia or you Valueelements can be changed. We realise flexibility can stopover along the way. The choice is As one of the world’s largest tour operators, weis important to independent travellers. Qantas yours. Your travel consultant will be happy are able to use our buying power to pass onHolidays’ exciting range of accommodation, not only to provide you with a copy of our great savings to you. This means that we cansightseeing, coach or rail touring, car or ‘Asia and Beyond’ brochure but will also help offer you the very best value for money, rightcampervan hire and cruising offers a huge you plan an itinerary to suit both your time across our comprehensive range of holidays.choice to tailor-make a unique holiday itinerary. frame and budget.The inbound bookings for Qantas Holidays are This ensures you are provided with a completemanaged by Tour East Australia, a joint venture service from the start of your holiday rightbetween the Qantas Group and the Tour East through to your arrival back home. WhereverHTT organisation, a company founded over 30 you are you won’t be far from expert staffyears ago in Singapore. Tour East Australia has who will be happy to help, whatever yourrepresentatives all around the world. requirements.
  • 3. The Pebbles, Northern TerritoryAustralia 4-5 South Australia 110Unique Experiences in Australia 6 Adelaide 112-115 Accommodation ratings*Getting Around Australia 7 Beyond Adelaide 116 These ratings are provided as a guide onlySelf-Drive Holidays 8-9 Kangaroo Island 117-118 and may alter throughout the year due to aCar Hire 10 Tasmania 119 change of circumstance. Ratings may alsoCampervan Hire 11 Tasmania Sightseeing 120-121 vary from room to room.Accommodation Passes 12 Hobart 122-123Coach Touring 13-14 TTTTT Deluxe property providing the Launceston 124Rail Holidays 15 Tasmanias National Parks 125 highest international standards ofNew South Wales 16 accommodation and cuisine, excellent New Zealand 126Sydney 18-28 facilities and outstanding service. Coach Touring 128-129Beyond Sydney 29-31 Self-Drive Holidays 130-131 TTTT Superior property, providing well-Queensland 32 Car Hire & Campervan Hire 132 appointed rooms, a wide range of facilitiesCairns & Cairns Beaches 35-47 Accommodation Passes 133Coastal Queensland 48 and a high standard of service. Ferry Crossing & Scenic Rail Travel 134Queensland Islands & Mini Tours & Cruising 135 TTT Standard property providingThe Whitsundays 49-55 Auckland 136-139 comfortable rooms, pleasant service andSouthern Queensland & Bay of Islands 140 adequate facilities.Fraser Island 56 Rotorua 141-143Cruising The Whitsundays & Eastern North Island 144 TT Moderate accommodation withGreat Barrier Reef 57-58 comfortable furnishings and facilities. Wellington 145-146Sunshine Coast 59-60 Marlborough & Nelson 147 *These ratings are not an official rating.Brisbane 61-64 Christchurch 148-151Gold Coast 65-70 South Island Coast & Glacier Country 152-153Victoria 71 Queenstown 154-158Melbourne 73-80 Wanaka & Dunedin 159Beyond Melbourne 81-82 South Pacific 160Northern Territory 83 Fiji 161Uluru (Ayers Rock) 85-86 Nadi, Lautoka & Denarau Island 162Alice Springs 87-90 Coral Coast 163Kings Canyon & MacDonnell Ranges 91 Island Resorts 164-166Red Centre Mini Tours 92 Cruising 167 This brochure is proudly printed on PEFCDarwin 93-96 certified paper. PEFC is an international Vanuatu 168Beyond Darwin 97 certification programme promoting sustainable PEFC/XX-XX-XX New Caledonia, Western Samoa & Tonga 169 forest management which assures consumers that a forestWestern Australia 98 Cook Islands 170 product can be tracked from a certified, managed forestPerth 100-103 Tahiti 171 through all steps of processing and production in the supplyBeyond Perth 104-109 Booking Conditions 172 chain by a Chain of Custody process.
  • 4. AUSTRALIA Australia Free-spirited Australia is a continent offering endless holiday experiences. Australia will surprise and excite you. The country is young, adventurous, stylish and friendly with unique animals and a fantastic climate. Around 130 nationalities call Australia home making it one of the most multicultural countries in the world. Devils Marbles, Northern Territory Devil’s Marbles, Northern Territory New South Wales South Australia Rich with natural wonders; white sandy beaches and dense sub- Enjoy internationally acclaimed wines, world-famous festivals, art tropical forests, rugged high country and the scorched expanses of galleries and museums; cruise down the Murray River and watch sea the Outback, to name just a few. It also boasts Australia’s largest city, lions at play on Kangaroo Island. You’ll love South Australia’s rich Sydney, where you’ll find great dining, shopping and entertainment. heritage and spectacular natural attractions. Queensland Northern Territory Australia’s ‘Sunshine State’ has is all; the spectacular Great Barrier Australia’s heartland is steeped in mystery. Full of ancient Dreamtime Reef, the virgin rainforest of the Daintree, the beautiful Whitsunday legends, the Territory also boasts balmy tropical beaches, lonely deserts, Islands and, of course, the Outback. Brisbane and the Gold Coast are lush rainforests, stunning gorges, massive monoliths, a huge array of 4 famous for fantastic entertainment, shopping, dining and nightlife. wildlife and colourful outback characters.
  • 5. AUSTRALIA Australia’s icons are many faceted. There is the awesome beauty and wild colour of the natural icons including Uluru (Ayers Rock), the Great Barrier Reef and Kakadu National Park, Then there are the man-made icons such as the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge in Sydney and the glitzy Gold Coast in Queensland.Devils Marbles, Northern TerritoryTwelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road, VictoriaVictoria TasmaniaYou’ll find just about everything in Victoria; untouched eucalypt Breathe the world’s cleanest air, taste the purest water and wanderrainforests, sandy beaches, the Victorian Alps, the dazzling and through pristine, World Heritage-listed wilderness. Tasmania also hascosmopolitan city of Melbourne, some of the best winemakers in the friendly cities, great local food, perfectly preserved historic buildings andworld and towns that offer an insight into Australia’s wild past. a thriving creative culture.Western AustraliaSwim with dolphins in the crystal-clear ocean, explore the untouched A holiday in Australia may transform your life! With an excellentwilderness of the Kimberley, visit the historic town of Fremantle, go transport network and direct flights into all the major regions you canwine tasting in the famous Margaret River region, swim, surf, fish, explore Australia in as little as two to three weeks and create your ownwindsurf and sail in beautiful Perth. unique holiday experience. 5
  • 6. AUSTRALIA - UNIQUE EXPERIENCES Create your own holiday experience Australia is a continent offering endless holiday experiences. On this page we suggest the possible sights to see in just three weeks from either the east or west coast but your holiday can commence from any of the major gateways. Ask your travel consultant to help you create your own unique experience. Sydney Opera House From Sydney (East Coast) From Perth (West Coast) Week 1: Sydney and surrounds Week 1: Perth and surrounds Start in the cobblestone streets of The Rocks where Sydney began. Cruise the Swan River past parks and skyscrapers to 40 vineyards in Explore the harbour on a ferry or sightseeing cruise. Take a guided the Swan Valley, or the Perth Zoo. Visit Rottnest Island, where you can tour backstage at the Opera House. Discover the city’s beach culture explore history and bike ride to secret beaches. Feast on seafood and at Bondi and Manly. Get up close and personal with Australia’s soak up the carnival atmosphere in historic Fremantle. Discover the unique animals at Taronga Zoo. Visit the World Heritage-listed Blue lookouts, landscaped gardens and Aboriginal heritage of huge Kings Mountains and spend the night in a quaint mountain village. Park. Swim, surf, fish, windsurf and sail on uncrowded beaches such Discover the Hawkesbury River and the surf beaches of the Central as Cottlesloe or Scarborough. Then skip between the sunny Coast. Visit the Hunter Valley wineries for gourmet food and wine boardwalks, beaches and marinas of the Sunset Coast. and swim with dolphins in Port Stephens. Week 2: Margaret River and south-west or north – Ningaloo Week 2: Sydney – Melbourne Follow the South-West, Goldfields and Beaches drive to Margaret Fly or drive to Melbourne. Visit Federation Square, Melbourne’s River. Stop to swim with dolphins in Mandurah. Spend the night in landmark cultural space, and wander nearby Southbank. Explore the whale-watching town of Dunsborough. Drive through beachside the city’s laneways for alfresco dining, jazz and wine bars, cafes Yallingup into Margaret River with its 60 wineries. Alternatively, drive and boutiques. Take the tram to St Kilda and stroll the promenade. north from Perth to Ningaloo Reef. Dive or snorkel with a huge range Go shopping on bohemian Brunswick Street or chic Chapel Street. of tropical fish and coral. Stay in the surfing town of Exmouth or idyllic Walk through the Royal Botanic Gardens or catch an AFL game at Coral Bay. Four wheel drive in Cape Range National Park, where red the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Day trip to Phillip Island to watch rock gorges meet Ningaloo’s white beaches and turquoise seas. fairy penguins waddle home en masse. Drive the spectacular Week 3: Perth – Broome, Darwin or Sydney Great Ocean Road to the magnificent Twelve Apostles. Fly from Perth to Broome or get there driving north from Ningaloo, Week 3: Melbourne – Red Centre – Sydney gateway to the Kimberley. Buy pearls in Chinatown or ride a camel Fly to Alice Springs, the outback hub of Australia’s Red Centre. at sunset along Cable Beach. Four wheel drive to Aboriginal Browse Aboriginal art and learn about the town’s pioneers in heritage communities on the Dampier Peninsula. Fly to Darwin from either sites. Drive the Red Centre Way or join a tour across the outback. Perth or Broome if you want to discover Australia’s tropical Top End. In the West MacDonnell Ranges, swim in Glen Helen Gorge and see Swim beneath waterfalls in lush Litchfield National Park, then continue Standley Chasm blaze in the midday sun. Wander the desert oasis of driving the Nature’s Way to World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Palm Valley in Finke Gorge National Park. Trek to the rim of Kings Park. Alternatively, travel from Perth to Sydney on the epic Indian Canyon. See Uluru (Ayers Rock) by foot, camel, helicopter or motorbike. Pacific rail journey, stopping for whistle-stop tours in Kalgoorlie, Learn about its Dreamtime origins. Discover Kata Tjuta on the Valley Adelaide and Broken Hill. 6 of the Winds Walk. Then fly back to Sydney via Alice Springs.
  • 7. AUSTRALIA - GETTING AROUND Getting around Australia You know Australia is a big country, but you may not know how easy it is to get around. The untouched beaches that stretch for miles and deserts that touch the horizon are all within your reach. Want to sail the Whitsundays, cross the continent by car or take a train through the rainforest canopy? There are many ways you can explore this vast and diverse country.Near Proserpine, QueenslandAirAustralia’s domestic airlines - Qantas,Jetstar, Virgin Blue, Rex and theirsubsidiaries - serve all state capital cities andregional centres.Drive Monkey MiaAustralia has a vast network of well-maintained roads and some of the mostbeautiful touring routes in the world.In this brochure you’ll find fixed self-driveitineraries using Hertz cars or you can renta Hertz car or Maui/Britz campervan andtravel where the mood takes you at yourown pace.Accommodation passesThese are a convenient, flexible and cost- e id elaeffective way to travel around Australia and gs ny Ad rin ba SpNew Zealand. They are ideal to combine k Al 2655 oc ice sR 1693 3714 Alwith your Hertz rental car. Australian driving distances er e an ll Ay 1739 3758 468 Hi isb • Distances are in kilometres en 2127 4369 3064 3512 BrCoach ok 510 2752 1790 1834 1617 • Distance to Hobart excludes the Br s irnTour companies offer daily sightseeing ra Melbourne/Devonport ferry journey Ca er 2845 4669 2435 2883 1826 1971 nb intours as well as extended, escorted and 1212 3867 2905 2949 1331 1108 3157 Ca • 1 kilometre equals 0.6 miles rw rt Da 3225 4690 1532 1980 3582 3322 2953 4233 rraindependant itineraries. ba nu Ho 1007 3662 2700 2744 1927 1095 3753 903 4232 nu y e Ku kaRail 3392 3815 1699 2147 3749 3489 3120 4400 875 4399 rn ac ou 2845 5033 2473 2921 1044 2335 786 2365 2991 2971 3158 M Isa elbTrain travel gives you an insight into nt 755 3410 2448 2492 1675 843 3501 651 3580 252 4147 2719 M d ou an seAustralia’s size and diversity. Your travelling 2850 4915 1157 1605 1907 2164 1278 2724 1675 3070 1842 1316 2818 M di dl rth ra He 2713 407 3772 3816 4427 2810 4727 3925 4283 3720 3408 5901 3468 4973 Pe Paoptions range from budget to luxury and a rt rs Po 4531 2225 3289 3737 5339 4628 4710 5743 2465 5338 1590 4748 5286 3432 1818 rferange of rail passes lets you see large ey 2207 4449 3144 3592 80 1697 1906 1251 3662 2092 3829 1124 1840 1987 4507 5419 Su dnsections of Australia at an affordable price. 1422 3922 2960 3004 1027 1170 2853 304 4095 1145 4096 2061 893 2420 4135 5953 947 Sy 7
  • 8. Self-DriveAUSTRALIA - SELF-DRIVE HOLIDAYS Holidays Australia is the perfect place for a driving holiday. Hiring a car is an ideal way to see the real Australia at its best. You can plan your own itinerary, travel at your own pace and stop wherever the mood takes you. Or you can follow one of the itineraries featured on these pages or you can ask your travel consultant to help you put together your own itinerary. It’s your choice. Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia Sydney, Central Coast & Hunter Wine Southern Coastal Explorer Southern Victoria Discovery Region Explorer From Sydney From Sydney From Melbourne 9 days/8 nights 11 days/10 nights 11 days/10 nights Sydney (2), Gosford (1), Newcastle (2), Sydney (1), Wollongong (1), Nowra (1), Batemans Melbourne (1), Geelong (1), Lorne (1), Apollo Bay Muswellbrook (1), Mudgee (1), Orange (1) Bay (1), Merimbula (1), Bairnsdale (2), Foster (1), (1), Warnambool (2), Portland (1), Hamilton (1), Operated by: Choice Hotels Australasia Melbourne (2) Ballarat (1), Melbourne (1) Operated by: Choice Hotels Australasia Operated by: Choice Hotels Australasia Itinerary Days 1 & 2: In Sydney Itinerary Itinerary Sydney, Australia’s gateway city is an amazing place, with Day 1: Sydney Day 1: Melbourne iconic tourist attractions such as the Opera House, Sydney Sydney, Australia’s gateway city is an amazing place, In Melbourne. See pages 74-75 for suggested things to Harbour Bridge and the spectacular Sydney Harbour itself. with many attractions. See pages 19-21 for suggested see and do. Day 3: Sydney to Central Coast - 80km (50 miles) things to do. Day 2: Melbourne to Geelong - 80km (49 miles) The Central Coast is less than an hour’s drive north of Day 2: Sydney to Wollongong - 85km (53 miles) Drive to Geelong, the ‘City by the Bay’. Sydney. Enjoy stunning beaches and wandering Drive to Wollongong, a city perfect for fishing, boating Day 3: Geelong to Lorne - 70km (43 miles) waterways, fresh seafood and soaking up a laid back and swimming. Travel along the stunning coastline of Great Ocean Road lifestyle. Day 3: Wollongong to Nowra - 80km (49 miles) to Lorne, a cosmopolitan seaside resort. Days 4 & 5: Central Coast to Newcastle & Hunter Nowra is a popular resort with stunning beaches. Wreck Day 4: Lorne to Apollo Bay - 45km (28 miles) Valley Wine Region - 90km (56 miles) Bay and Jervis Bay are popular for surfing and fishing. This stretch of the Great Ocean Road is the most Explore the seaside villages and National Parks around Day 4: Nowra to Batemans Bay - 120km (74 miles) picturesque. On arrival at Apollo Bay visit the fishing fleet; Newcastle, then head inland to sample the delights of the Batemans Bay offers local seafood restaurants, cafés and it has become part of the visitor experience. Hunter Wine Country. There are many well-known art galleries, while at Mogo Zoo you can get up close and wineries with cellar door tastings. Days 5 & 6: Apollo Bay to Warrnambool - personal with many exotic species. 165km (103 miles) Day 6: Newcastle to Muswellbrook - Day 5: Batemans Bay to Merimbula - See the Twelve Apostles, giant rock stacks that are a 127km (79 miles) 180km (112 miles) central feature of the spectacular Port Campbell National Travel on to Muswellbrook and get a sense of regional Continue south to the resort and fishing town of Park. Visit The Otway Fly Treetop Walk in the magnificent Australia in the upper Hunter Valley. Merimbula. Take a cruise to Gabo Island or join a whale Otway Ranges. Day 7: Muswellbrook to Mudgee - watching cruise (April to June). Day 7: Warrnambool to Portland - 200km (124 miles) Days 6 & 7: Merimbula to Bairnsdale - 100km (62 miles) Mudgee offers many well renowned wineries to explore. 300km (186 miles) Spend the day in Portland and ride the historic tram or Day 8: Mudgee to Orange - 190km (118 miles) Visit the scenic seaside village of Eden, with its amazing travel 20 kilometres west and take the famous Seals Tour Orange offers a fantastic selection of local foods, wines harbour and fantastic beaches. Continue south and visit the at Cape Bridgewater. and sights to savour. local sights and the Gippsland Lakes region. Day 8: Portland to Hamilton - 86km (53 miles) Day 9: Orange to Blue Mountains and Sydney - Day 8: Bairnsdale to Foster - 190km (118 miles) Travel to the Grampians National Park, famous for its 280km (174 miles) Wilsons Promontory National Park is renowned for its abundant wildlife and pristine waterfalls. On the last leg of your journey back to Sydney, stop and natural beauty and variety of wildlife, including a huge Day 9: Hamilton to Ballarat - 180km (112 miles) admire the spectacular views along the way. Visit the variety of birds. Visit Sovereign, a replica of the rich gold-rush period famous rock formation ‘The Three Sisters’, enjoy the thrill Days 9 & 10: Foster to Melbourne - during the 1800’s and a great day out for the history buff aboard the Scenic Railway or take in the majesty of the 172km (107 miles) or the family. Megalong Valley. Arrive Sydney, where tour ends. Make the most of your stay in Melbourne. See pages 71- Day 10: Ballarat to Melbourne - 113km (70 miles) Price per person: 75 for suggested things to do. Drive back to Melbourne. Standard twin/double share: from A$1,077 Day 11: Tour ends. Day 11: Tour ends. 8 Price per person: Price per person: Standard twin/double share: from A$1,160 Standard twin/double share: from A$1,169
  • 9. AUSTRALIA - SELF-DRIVE HOLIDAYS Price includes • Choice of sta ndard or superio accommodatio r n • Hertz Group C car hire • A selection of maps • A detailed itine rary with tips on see along the w what to ay • 24-hour assis tance NOTE: All prices are in AUD and should be used as a guide only.Seventy Five Mile Beach, Fraser IslandMelbourne to Adelaide via Great South West Wanderer Tasmanian ExplorerGreat Ocean RoadFrom Melbourne From Perth From Devonport11 days/10 nights 10 days/9 nights 10 days/9 nightsMelbourne (2), Geelong (1), Lorne (1), Apollo Perth (2), Mandurah (1), Bunbury (1), Margaret Launceston (1), Georgetown (1), Hobart (2), PortBay (1), Port Fairy (1), Portland (1), Mt Gambier River (2), Albany (2), Perth (1) Arthur (1), Queenstown (2), Devonport (2)(2), Adelaide (1) Operated by: Choice Hotels Australasia Operated by: Choice Hotels AustralasiaOperated by: Choice Hotels Australasia Itinerary ItineraryItinerary Days 1 & 2: Perth Arrive into Devonport on the ‘Spirit of Tasmania’ andDays 1 & 2: Melbourne. Perth is a beautiful city offering an array of entertainment, begin your scenic drive around Tasmania.Make the most of your stay in Melbourne - see pages 71- cultural and culinary experiences. See pages 100-101 for Day 1: Devonport to Launceston -75 for suggested things to do. suggested things to do. 100km (62 miles)Day 3: Melbourne to Geelong - 80km (49 miles) Day 3: Perth to Mandurah - 70km (43 miles) Launceston is Australia’s third oldest city, with much of itsTravel to Geelong, the ‘City by the Bay’. Mandurah is one of the fastest growing beachside 19th century architecture remaining intact.Day 4: Geelong to Lorne - 70km (43 miles) locations in Australia. It is home to the Blue Manna Crab Day 2: Launceston to Georgetown -Travel along the stunning coastline of the Great Ocean and also features the new Australian Sailing Museum. 51km (31 miles)Road to Lorne, a cosmopolitan seaside resort. Day 4: Mandurah to Bunbury - Tour the Tamar Valley wineries and drive north to theDay 5: Lorne to Apollo Bay - 45km (28 miles) 120km (74 miles) coastal town of Georgetown. Visit the quaint townshipsThis stretch of the Great Ocean Road is the most Visit the Dolphin Discovery Centre on Koombana Beach, of Bicheno and Swansea and the spectacular Freycinetpicturesque. On arrival at Apollo Bay visit the fishing fleet; where you may also get the opportunity to swim with the National Park.it has become part of the visitor experience.. dolphins. Day 3 & 4: Georgetown to Richmond andDay 6: Apollo Bay to Port Fairy - Days 5 & 6: Bunbury to Margaret River - Hobart - 247km (153 miles)192km (119 miles) 100km (62 miles) Drive to the historic town of Richmond, where little hasSee the Twelve Apostles, giant rock stacks that are a Visit the renowned Margaret River vineyards and the changed in over 150 years and on to Hobart. See pagescentral feature of the spectacular Port Campbell National stunning coastline. 119-121 for things to do in Hobart.Park. Visit The Otway Fly Treetop Walk in the magnificent Days 7 & 8: Margaret River to Albany - Day 5: Hobart to Port Arthur - 110km (68 miles)Otway Ranges. 380km (236 miles) View spectacular coastal scenery as you travel to theDay 7: Port Fairy to Portland - 75km (47 miles) Travel through the spectacular Karri Forests to Walpole. convict settlement of Port Arthur, a living museum ofSpend the day in Portland and ride the historic tram or Visit the spectacular ‘Valley of the Giants’ and explore this Australia’s convict history.travel 20 kilometres west and take the famous Seals Tour natural wonderland of towering trees. Travell to Albany, a Days 6 & 7: Port Arthur to Queenstown -at Cape Bridgewater. historic maritime city with excellent museums. 330km (205 miles)Days 8 & 9: Portland to Mt Gambier - Day 9: Albany to Perth - 417km (259 miles) Queenstown offers the ideal base to explore the scenic120km (74 miles) Return to Perth. and historic Strahan, where you can cruise the majesty ofVisit the famous Blue Lake at Mt Gambier, which is also a Day 10: Tour ends. the Gordon River.great base to tour the Coonawarra wine region. Price per person: Days 8 & 9: Queenstown to Devonport -Day 10: Mt. Gambier to Adelaide - Standard twin/double share: from A$1,080 200km (124 miles)400km (280 miles) Devonport provides the gateway to Tasmania’s mostAdelaide is the capital of South Australia. See pages recognisable landmark, Cradle Mountain, the epitome of110-118 for more information on South Australia. wilderness, with ancient rainforest and alpine heathlands, icy streams cascading out of rugged mountains andDay 11: Tour ends. ancient pines mirrored in the still waters of glacial lakes.Price per person:Standard twin/double share: from A$1,090 Price per person: Standard twin/double share: from A$1,135 9
  • 10. Car HireAUSTRALIA - HERTZ CAR HIRE Hertz Australia provides a superior service and has over 200 depots nationwide with a great range of vehicles ensuring you get the car of your choice. Hertz has on-location depots at all major international and domestic airports which allow easy and convenient vehicle collection and drop-off. Flinders Ranges, South Australia Price includes Deposits • Hertz car of your choice • All renters require a minimum refundable deposit of • Unlimited kilometres A$400 cash. Cash deposits are only acceptable on car • Damage Cover (DC) classes X, A, B, H, C, S, D and E • Third Party Injury Liability Refunds • 24 hour roadside assistance service • No refunds will be issued on any unused portion of the • Maps available on collection inclusive tour voucher • Local taxes One-way rentals • Vehicle Registration Recovery • One-way rentals are permitted for certain car groups and drop-off charges may apply (details on application) Depots Toyota Yaris Hatch Additional drivers • Hertz has depots conveniently located in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Further details • There is no extra charge for additional drivers on application Included renter protection services Optional equipment • Collison Damage Waiver (CDW) provides Accident • Booster seats/child seats approx A$8.80 per day Damage Cover which is subject to a A$3,300 Accident (maximum rental is A$61.60) Damage Excess. Single Vehicle Accident Excess when • Paraplegic hand controls are complimentary driving in remote areas is subject to an additional A$2,200 (Group D only) • Third Party Property Liability Insurance is automatically Optional equipment must be pre-booked, and is payable covered under a third party property damage Master Policy on collection of your vehicle. executed by Hertz and is subject to the renter complying with all Terms and Conditions of the rental Conditions of hire and payment of the Accident Damages Excess (subject Duration of hire to excess) • Hire based on 24 hour rental period Optional renter protection services Toyota Corolla • Minimum hire period of one day Hertz has a number of optional renter protection services • Hertz offers a grace period of 59 minutes on the last day, packages available at time of hire to reduce Accident after which late return charges are as follows: Damage Excess or personal liability. These are payable 1 hour late - one half of the ‘extra days’ rate will apply direct. You should also check what is covered by your 2 hours late - one full day of the ‘extra days’ rate will apply travel insurance policy. Driver qualifications Mandatory costs payable direct to Hertz • All drivers must be 21 years of age or over with a valid • Airport Concession Fee Recovery (ACFR) for airport driver’s licence held for at least 12 months or an pick-ups international licence. The following age restrictions apply: • Under 25 years, driver surcharge of A$27.50 per day 21 years - Category X, A, B, H, C, S, D, E, G, I, P, F, T, V, R (includes GST). Maximum fee A$192.50 per rental 25 years - Category M (includes GST) • There is no set maximum driving age, however a medical • Location Service Charge certificate is recommended for drivers over 75 years Toyota Camry Engine Max. No.of Category Car Type (or similar) Size Transmission Air-Con. Persons^ Luggage Capacity Doors X Economy Toyota Yaris Hatch 1.3L Manual A/C 4 2 medium 3 A Economy Toyota Yaris Hatch 1.3L Manual A/C 4 2 medium 5 B Compact Toyota Corolla Hatch 1.8L Manual A/C 4/5 1 large/1 small 5 H Compact Toyota Corolla Hatch 1.8L Auto A/C 4/5 1 large/1 small 5 C Intermediate Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.8L Auto A/C 4/5 2 large/1 small 4 S Standard Toyota Camry Sedan 2.4L Auto A/C 4/5 1 large/1 medium 4 D Full size Toyota Aurion 4.0L Auto A/C 5 3 large/1 small 4 E Full size Ford Territory 2WD 4.0L Auto A/C 5 4 large/2 small 5 F Luxury Ford Fairlane Sedan 4.0L Auto A/C 5 4 large 4 T Mini bus Toyota Tarago 2.4L Auto A/C 6/8 1 large/2 small 5 ^This denotes the maximum number of seat belts in the car. Cars will be confirmed by car categories only and not by vehicle type. Vehicle types10 are subject to change. Ford Territory
  • 11. Campervan Hire AUSTRALIA - CAMPERVAN HIRE Campervan Holidays are a fun way to see Australia’s Great Outdoors. Maui and Britz Australia offer the most modern fleet of campervans in Australia. We recommend that when you first arrive in Australia you allow a couple of days to adapt to the climate and time difference before commencing your campervan holiday. Coles Bay, TasmaniaPrice includes Driver qualifications• Campervan of your choice • All drivers must be 21 years of age or over with a valid• Unlimited kilometres driver’s licence held for at least one year or an international licence. For drivers 75 years or over, a• Standard insurance medical certificate stating that the customer is fit to drive• Travel wallet including road maps and travel information is required• Airport transfer on pick-up and drop-off Deposits• Kitchen kit • All rentals are subject to a security deposit of A$7,500,• Personal kit which is to be paid at commencement of each hire by cash or credit card imprint and will be refunded in full,• 24 hour roadside service subject to non-involvement in an accident or damage to the campervan. The A$7,500 security deposit can be Frontier (Britz)Depots reduced by purchasing an excess reduction option from• Branches for vehicle collection and return are located A$22 per day in Adelaide, Alice Springs, Brisbane, Broome, Cairns, One-way rentals Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney • One-way rentals are permitted at a fee of A$350.• Open daily from 8.00am to 4.00pm The one-way fee if applicable is charged per hire• Open all public holidays except Christmas Day, 25 Dec 10 • No fee applies to rentals of 21 days or more• Vehicle collection and/or return outside of branch hours Additional drivers may be available by prior arrangement (fees may apply) • There is no extra charge for additional driversOptional equipment Included insurance• Baby capsules, booster seats and child seats approx. A$25 per rental Standard insuranceOptional equipment must be pre-booked and is payable on • In the event of any damage to the vehicle or third party property, you will be liable for up to the first A$7,500 HiTop (Britz)Toyota Corollacollection of your vehicle.Conditions of hire Optional insuranceDuration of hire Maui and Britz have a number of optional insurance• Hire is based on a daily basis (not 24 hours) packages available at the time of hire to reduce damage excess or personal liability. These are payable direct. You• Minimum hire period of five consecutive days (subject to should also check what is covered by your insurance policy. campervan type and peak periods, details on application) Mandatory costs• One way hires are subject to a 7 day minimum hire requirement • Fuel • Road tolls • Diesel Tax Recovery Fee • Change of location fee A$550 • Cancellation fees may apply • Airport• Minimum rental periods are subject to change during concession fee may apply peak periods Spirit 2 (Maui) 11Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges region Spirit 6 (Maui)
  • 12. AccommodationAUSTRALIA - ACCOMMODATION PASSES Passes Whether you are planning a self- drive holiday or simply prefer to plan as you go, an accommodation pass is a convenient, flexible and cost effective way to purchase accommodation around the country. It is suggested that you pre-book the first night’s stay especially during peak periods. The Nut, Tasmania Choice Hotels Australasia Best Western Go Koala pass TTT – TTTTT TTT– TTTT TTT – TTTTT Choice HotelPass is a convenient, flexible and cost Select from an extensive range of properties to design Select from the many locations available for your pre- effective way to travel. Select from a variety of locations your pre-booked or go-as-you-please holiday itinerary. booked or open-dated itinerary. It is suggested that the across the country for your pre-booked or go-as-you A minimum of two nights passes must be purchased. first night’s stay on an open-dated pass be pre-booked, please holiday. especially in peak periods. How the pass works How the pass works How the pass works Best Western offers motel rooms throughout Australia Purchase your passes prior to departure and simply featuring clean and comfortable moderate • Your hotel pass is easy to use and consists of pre-paid choose to pre-book your accommodation before accommodation specialising in personalised service. accommodation vouchers travelling, or travel with an open-dated pass, giving you Simply purchase your choice of pre-booked and open- • There will be one voucher for each night of the flexibility to travel and stay where you like, when you dated passes prior to departure. accommodation required like. • Accommodation can either be pre-booked or open- Pre-booked pass Pre-booked pass dated If you have a good idea of where you want to travel in If you have a good idea of when and where you want to • Accommodation vouchers must be purchased prior to advance, you may prefer to pre-book pass stay, just match the pass colour to the hotel and we will departure accommodation for either your first night or all nights. reserve your accommodation in advance. • Bed and breakfast options available Simply purchase the grade of your choice and pre-book Open-dated pass each night’s accommodation at the time of making your Pre-booked pass If you prefer to go-as-you-please simply purchase the pass reservation. colour of your choice on an open-dated pass and book If you want to plan ahead for your whole itinerary, then direct with each hotel as you go. If you will be arriving at pre-booking and guaranteeing your accommodation Open-dated pass your hotel late, be sure to call ahead and advise your choice is the best option for you. You may wish to pre- Purchase the pass grade of your choice. Pre-book just book just your first night or all nights. Simply purchase the your first night’s accommodation, at the time of making intended arrival time. category of your choice and pre-book nights required at your reservation. Consult the Choice Hotels directory and Pass Colours (Blue, Yellow, Red, Silver) the time of making your reservation. make your reservations directly with each property as you Perfect for every budget, the Hotel pass offers you the go. If you intend to arrive after 6.00pm, be sure to phone Open-dated pass choice of four levels of accommodation indicated by Purchase the pass category of your choice. Pre-book your ahead with your estimated time of arrival to ensure your colour codes. The colours reflect the price level, while the reservation is not cancelled and given to another guest. first night’s accommodation only, at the time of making location and facilities are highlighted in the Best Western your reservation. Consult the directory and make your Pass options Australia accommodation directory. reservations direct with each property as you go, or Choice Hotels Australasia offers a variety of pass grades Extra hotel pass benefits contact the Central Reservations Office. If you intend to covering a wide range of properties. The different levels arrive after 4.00pm be sure to phone ahead with your • Bed and breakfast hotel pass available are an indication of price: estimated time of arrival to ensure your reservation is not • Yellow - Generally Comfort Inns or hotels found in • Extra person rates available cancelled and given to another guest. suburban or regional locations • Guaranteed Deluxe room option Pass options • Pink - Comfort or Quality Inn hotels in suburban or Max. in room: Standard and Deluxe - 3 adults or regional locations Go Koala hotel pass offers six pass types which cover a 2 adults/2 children. wide range of properties. These pass types are an • Green - Comfort or Quality Inn hotels in city centres or key regional and suburban locations indication of price from standard to superior. • Blue - Generally Quality Inn hotels in city centres, • Bronze - generally good standard budget-style hotels resorts and key regional locations and motels located in regional and/or city locations • Red - Quality or Clarion hotels in city centres, resorts • Silver - Standard quality accommodation with a good and key regional locations range of facilities • Silver - Clarion hotels, resorts and luxury apartments • Gold - First class hotels and resorts with excellent located in city centres services and facilities • Jade - Superior accommodation in many locations Max. in room: Yellow - 3 adults or 2 adults/1 child; Pink throughout Australia - 3 adults or 2 adults/1 child; Green - 4 adults or 3 adults/ • Platinum - Deluxe-style hotels located in city or resort 1 child; Blue - 3 adults or 2 adults/1 child; Red - 3 adults destinations or 2 adults/1 child; Silver - 3 adults or 2 adults/1 child. NOTE: Pre-booked reservations are strongly recommended during peak • Platinum Plus - Excellent hotels in city locations times such as school and public holidays. Max. in room: 4 adults.12 Best Western The Tudor, Melbourne
  • 13. Coach Touring AUSTRALIA - COACH TOURING with APT The APT differ ence - at a glan ce... •80 years of tour ing experience Australian Pacific Touring’s knows Australia - no one better! escorted touring options offer • Widest choice of touring expe riences you the most convenient and • Fully inclusive touring - more comfortable way to explore the one guaran inclusions in teed tour price Australia. All the organisation is • Leisurely pace d itineraries with and three night more two taken care of by APT, leaving you stays free to relax and absorb the • Dedicated an d knowledgeab le staff sights. You’ll enjoy the • Well balanced inclusion of cultu experiences ral touring camaraderie of group travel, guaranteed departure dates and • State-of-the-ar t coaches which you with the ul provide fully inclusive prices, so you can timate in tourin g comfort budget and plan accordingly before you leave. Kings CanyonEssential Australia - Independent From Sydney to Cairns Price includes CAIRNS 10 days/9 nights • Choice of standard, first class or deluxe hotels Sydney (3), Ayers Rock (1), Alice Springs (1), Kings Canyon (1), Cairns (3) • Buffet lunch on the Great Barrier Reef Highlights • Sydney harbour luncheon cruise Kings Canyon Departures: Tour Code: (IT20) Several departures weekly ALICE SPRINGS • Discover the sights of Sydney, the stunning harbour city throughout the year. Uluru (Ayers Rock) • Enjoy a luncheon cruise on Sydney’s harbour, taking in the NOTE: Land content only, airfares not included in tour price. Single traveller must Opera House and Harbour Bridge pay single tour price. Special Event surcharge may apply on some dates. Fuel surcharges may apply, payable direct to operator on tour. • Journey deep into the heart of the spectacular Blue Mountains Price per person: • Visit the sacred Mutitjulu waterhole and take the fascinating Standard twin/double share: from A$2,860 Mala Walk 1 Apr-30 Jun 10, 1 Dec 10-31 Mar 11 • Tour Uluru (Ayers Rock), viewing sacred sites and ancient Standard twin/double share: from A$2,970 SYDNEY rock paintings 1 Jul-30 Nov 10 • Enjoy a walk into Walpa (Olga) Gorge • See spectacular Kings Canyon on one of two guided walksEnjoy the freedom of Independent Touring and discover • Take an unforgettable cruise on the Great Barrier Reef andAustralia’s delights. Enjoy extended stays in Cairns and enjoy a fresh tropical buffet lunch on boardSydney with ample time to explore the iconic attractions. • Ride the Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway over theYou’ll also stay three nights in the Red Centre, for a taste rainforest from Cairnsof Aboriginal culture. This really is the perfect way to see • Watch an Aboriginal corroboree performed by theAustralia’s sights at your own pace. Pamagirri DancersEast Coast Adventure - Escorted From Sydney to Cairns Accommodation Highlights CAIRNS 12 days/11 nights • The beautiful Mantra on Salt Beach, Kingscliff Port Macquarie (1), Kingscliff (1), Moreton Island (2), Hervey Bay (2), Rockhampton (1), Daydream Island (2), • Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort, Moreton Island Daydream Island Cairns (2) • Idyllic Daydream Island in the Whitsunday Islands Rockhampton Highlights Quality Dining • Interact with dolphins at Moreton Island and enjoy the • 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 5 dinners including: Welcome Hervey Bay opportunity to feed them Dinner at Port Macquarie, tropical buffet lunch on your Moreton Island • Visit Australia Zoo and see crocodiles as well as many other cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef and a farewell dinner Australian animals and corroboree at Tjapukai by Night in Cairns Kingscliff • Take a 4WD tour of Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand Combine Your Tour Port Macquarie island If you wish you can commence this tour in Cairns and • Explore the Botanic Gardens in Rockhampton combine it with the tour above. SYDNEY • Cruise to the Great Barrier Reef and see colourful marine life Departures: Tour Code: (TQ12) and coral species 2010: Apr 22; May 4*; Jun 10; Jul 8, 20*; Aug 5, 17*;Depart Sydney to travel north via Port Macquarie with itspristine waterways and magnificent beaches to the popular • Cruise the scenic Whitsunday Passage Sep 2, 14*, 30; Oct 12*, 28; Nov 9*, 28.tourist resorts of Byron Bay and Kingscliff. Continue to the • Explore the townships of Port Douglas and Kuranda 2011: Jan 20; Feb 1*, 24; Mar 8*.stunning Queensland island of Moreton with the *Operates in reverse, Cairns to Sydney (TQ12R).opportunity to get close to wild dolphins, followed by visitsto Fraser and Daydream. Cruise, swim and snorkel the Price per person:Great Barrier Reef aboard a catamaran then finish your Standard twin/double share: from A$3,795holiday in the tropical city of Cairns. A dedicated Tour 13Director as well as a professional driver accompanies you.
  • 14. AAT Kings Differe nce... Coach TouringAUSTRALIA - COACH TOURING • Over 90 years of touring experience. with AAT Kings • Diverse choice of including: Premium touring experiences and Low Cost Escorted Touring, Sm Why not discover Australia and all Group Touring, Short Breaks, Sight New Zealand with one of the seeing Day Tours, Camping Adventur es region’s most respected tour • Dedicated, enthus iastic and operators. AAT Kings reputation knowledgeable Drive rs and Tour Directo has been built on great service, rs • Selection of guara nteed departures on innovative tours, total reliability Escorted tours and value for money. For over • Modern and luxur ious fleet of coache 90 years, the company has been s • The Northern Territ ory specialist operating holidays in Australia • Interactive Aborigi nal Cultural Experie and New Zealand, developing an nces • Multi-award winn ing company unrivalled knowledge of the • Friendly, persona region, its cities, wildlife, lised service • Value guarantee, landscape and people. for peace of mind • More Choice. Mor Great Ocean Road e Freedom. More Tim e Highlights of Australia - Escorted From Melbourne to Sydney 13 days/12 nights • Tour Sydney and see the distinctive Sydney Opera House, CAIRNS Melbourne (3), Alice Springs (1), Ayers Rock (2), Royal Botanic Gardens, Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair, Kings Cairns (3), Sydney (3) Cross and the famous Bondi Beach Highlights Price includes ALICE SPRINGS • Meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a • Sightseeing as detailed in itinerary (available on request) welcome drink in Melbourne • Fully escorted by professional Tour Driver and Tour Director Uluru • Enjoy a morning tour of Melbourne Here culture buffs, sport • Luxury motorcoach with air-conditioning, reclining seats, (Ayers Rock) nuts, fashion lovers and foodies all have their niche restroom and tinted panoramic windows • Tour the unique outback town of Alice Springs. Stop at • Accommodation in centrally-located hotels with private the School of the Air then visit the historical Old Telegraph facilities Station and Royal Flying Doctor Service • 15 meals: 12 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner SYDNEY • Rise early to view Uluru (Ayers Rock) at sunrise Departures: Tour Code: (MS12S) • Tour the caves at the base of Uluru and hear stories of the 2010: Mar 07. 14; Apr 11, 25; Jun 13; Jul 11; Aug 29; Aboriginal Dreamtime Sep 26; Oct 10, 24; Nov 21; Dec 5, 26. MELBOURNE • Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine while watching the 2011: Jan 09, 23; Feb 06, 13, 20; Mar 06 sun set at Uluru Other dates on application. This two week tour shows you cities, the wonders of the outback and the magic of the Great Barrier Reef. An • Travel through the desert plains to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas). Price per person: expert Tour Director will make sure you see more than • View the coral and tropical fish from a semi-submersible you ever imagined. All you need to do is sit back and Standard twin/double share: from A$3,405 craft and snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkelling gear enjoy yourself. 1 Apr-30 Jun 10, 1 Dec 10-31 Mar 11 provided Standard twin/double share: from A$3,535 • Enjoy a luncheon cruise on Sydney’s magnificent harbour 1 Jul-30 Nov 10 Best of Australia - Escorted From Melbourne to Sydney • Join the Guluyambi Cruise along East Alligator River DARWIN 19 days/18 nights • See rock art at Ubirr Kakadu Melbourne (2), Adelaide (1), Kangaroo Island (1), Adelaide • Ride the Skyrail Cableway in Cairns (1), Alice Springs (2), Ayers Rock (2), Darwin (1), Kakadu (1), Darwin (1), Cairns (3), Sydney (3) • Visit Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, where legends of CAIRNS the Dreamtime are brought to life Highlights • View the coral and fish from a semi-submersible vessel in ALICE SPRINGS • Dine on board the popular Colonial Tramcar Restaurant. the Great Barrier Reef • See the stone monoliths of the Twelve Apostles along the • Tour the sights of Sydney including the Opera House, Uluru Great Ocean Road famous Bondi Beach and Manly surf beach (Ayers Rock) • Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Melbourne Price includes • Walk among the nation’s third largest colony of Australian • Expert Drivers and Guides sea lions at Kangaroo Island • Choice of standard, superior, first class or deluxe hotels • Tour Kelly Hill Caves, the Remarkable Rocks and Admiral’s • Buffet lunch on the Great Barrier Reef ADELAIDE Arch and see fur seals, within Flinders Chase National Park SYDNEY • Picnic lunch on Kangaroo Island Kangaroo • Tour the sights of ‘The Alice’ Island • Sydney Harbour luncheon cruise MELBOURNE • Join a 4WD Safari through the West MacDonnell Ranges into Palm Valley • 26 meals: 18 breakfasts, 7 dinners • Enjoy complimentary sparkling wine at sunset at Kata Tjuta Departures: Tour Code: (MS19) Daily This 19 day Best of Australia tour is all that its name suggests. See Melbourne, Kangaroo Island, the Red followed by an Aussie barbecue dinner Price per person: Centre, Kakadu, Cairns and Sydney plus much more. You • Climb with your guide to the rim of Kings Canyon Standard twin/double share: from A$5,015 can depart any day on this holiday and you have a choice • Travel to the sunrise viewing area at Uluru (Ayers Rock) 1 Apr-30 Jun 10, 1 Dec 10-31 Mar 1114 of accommodation depending on your budget. • Cruise on Yellow Water Billabong and visit Nourlangie Rock Standard twin/double share: from A$5,315 In Kakadu National Park 1 Jul-30 Nov 10
  • 15. Rail Holidays AUSTRALIA - RAIL HOLIDAYS Australia’s great train journeys offer you comfort, flexibility and a great social atmosphere. Whichever destination youre keen to explore, we can offer you several rail packages, including one which connects the country’s east coast with the west coast. The SunlanderThe Sunlander The Ghan Indian PacificBrisbane to Cairns Adelaide to Darwin Sydney to Perth2 days/1 night 3 days/2 nights 4 days/3 nightsOperated by: Queensland Rail Operated by: Great Southern Rail Operated by: Great Southern RailItinerary Itinerary Itinerary Day 1: Sydney - Blue MountainsDay 1: Brisbane - North Queensland Coast Day 1: Adelaide - Coober Pedy Board the Indian Pacific at Central Station this afternoonStart from Brisbane, Roma Street Station at 8.55am, where Board the train this afternoon and enjoy the desert scenery travelling Gold Kangaroo service. Travel through theyou will meet your maitre d’hotel and settle into your as you head north. Dinner is served on board this evening. stunning Blue Mountains, then across outback New Southprivate Queenslander Class cabin. Make your way to the Overnight: The Ghan Wales. Enjoy fine dining with waiter service in the stylishLounge Car to meet your fellow travellers, or just sit back restaurant car where wine and beverages are available forand watch the scenery as you pass the Glass House Day 2: Coober Pedy - Alice Springs purchase. Relax in the Gold Kangaroo Lounge beforeMountains and regional centres of Nambour and Gympie. Enjoy breakfast on board The Ghan while viewing a settling into your private sleeper cabin.The afternoon is a perfect time to sip on a refreshing Central Australian sunrise, blue skies, red sand and age-oldcocktail and watch the sun set over the passing vistas. river courses. The Ghan arrives in Alice Springs this Overnight: Indian PacificOvernight: The Sunlander afternoon. Alice Springs Desert Park Tour is available on Day 2: Broken Hill - Adelaide arrival (extra cost). Depart on The Ghan heading north. Travel past the Menindee Lakes to Broken Hill where youDay 2: North Queensland - Cairns Overnight: The Ghan will have the opportunity to explore this unique outbackThis morning, you will be surrounded by walls of city on an optional tour (extra cost, payable direct), beforesugarcane as you pass through Home Hill and Ayr, home Day 3: Alice Springs - Darwin travelling through to Adelaide, arriving this afternoon. Thisto Queensland’s sugar milling industry. On arrival into Enjoy breakfast aboard The Ghan prior to a stopover evening enjoy dinner as you travel through the AdelaideTownsville, the largest city in North Queensland, there is in Katherine. The Ghan arrives in Darwin late this Plains, past the Spencer Gulf and the Southern Flinderstime to stretch your legs before heading further north into afternoon. Ranges.the lush tropics. There is plenty of time to take in thescenery crossing many creek beds before arriving in Cairns. Departs: From Adelaide: Sunday and Wednesday Overnight: Indian Pacific 12.20pm, arriving Alice Springs Monday and Day 3: Adelaide - KalgoorlieDeparts: From Brisbane: 8.55am Sunday and Thursday 1.45pm12.55pm Thursday, arriving Townsville 8.45am Monday Today the salt lake country gives way to the desolate From Alice Springs: Monday and Thursday 6.00pm, Nullarbor Plain and by evening reach Kalgoorlie, site of theand 12.15pm Friday and Cairns 4.00pm Monday and arriving Darwin Tuesday 5.30pm and Friday 6.30pm7.15pm Friday world’s largest open-cut gold mine.NOTE: This itinerary is also available in reverse. Details on application. Overnight: Indian Pacific Day 4: Kalgoorlie - PerthThe Tilt Train Enjoy an early breakfast before morning arrival in Perth. Wednesday and Saturday departures from Sydney arrive Discover Australia’s tropical delights in comfort aboard the Saturday and Tuesday respectively at 9.10am. country’s most innovative train, the Tilt Train. It’s fast becoming the most popular way to explore Queensland’s Departs: From Sydney: Wednesday and Saturday coastal destinations. 2.55pm, arriving Adelaide Thursday and Sunday 3.15pm From Adelaide: on Thursday and Sunday 6.40pm, arriving Departures: From Brisbane: 6.25pm Monday and Perth Saturday and Tuesday 9.10am Friday, arriving Cairns at 7.20pm the next day From Cairns: 8.15am Sunday and Wednesday, arriving Brisbane at 9.10am the next day 15
  • 16. AUSTRALIA - NEW SOUTH WALES New South Wales New South Wales has endless unspoilt beaches, breathtaking natural treasures and one of the world’s most famous and vibrant cities. Whatever you do will be an investment of time you definitely won’t regret. New South Wales... Things to do in World e scenes at the • Go behind th use Sydney Opera Ho Heritage-listed Sydney rbour and watch • Cruise Sydney Ha cruise rly dinner sunset light up on an ea ains the Blue Mount • Bush walk in tive animals to Australian na • Get up close River on e Hawkesbury • Float down th a houseboat rt Stephens ns play from Po • Watch dolphi and Forster lleys and hills, forests, va • Escape to the uthern of the So Byron Bay heritage villages Moree Highlands . the Broken Hill Coffs Harbour ntral Coast or on • Surf on the Ce also see Tamworth here you can Port Macquarie South Coast, w NEW SOUTH WALES Forster Kiama’s fam ous blowhole Hunter Valley h in Port Stephens zen on the beac • Restore your Blue Mountains Byron Bay SYDNEY owfields in Wagga Wagga ke or hit the sn • Horse ride, hi CANBERRA ntains the Snowy Mou Snowy Mountains Batemans Bay untry music r Tamworth’s co • Head west fo as tural artesian sp and Moree’s na16 Blue Mountains
  • 17. AUSTRALIA - NEW SOUTH WALES Icons of New South Wales... • Blue MountSydney Opera House ains You’ll love the blue-hazed beau Blue Mountains ty of the World heritage million hectares area: one of tall forests, sa cliffs, canyons, ndstone waterfalls and bu shland • Byron Bay You can sum up Australia’s easte town by saying rnmost it’s a melting po culture, alterna t of surf tive philosophies hedonistic indu and lgence • Australian A lps On a mostly dry continent, noth challenge like th ing says e snow-clad an mountainous Au d stralian Alps • Namadgi Nat ional Park Explore Namad gi National Park Australian Alps in the , a world of silen bushland, breath t taking vistas an Aboriginal histo d rich ry, just a 45-min from Canberra ute driveHunter ValleyPlaces of interestSydney North Coast underground in the quirky opal mining town of WhiteSoak up the city’s gorgeous harbour, seductive outdoor On the rainforest-fringed North Coast, classic Australian Cliffs or see where exquisite black opal is mined andlifestyle and great natural beauty. Kayak under the Sydney surf culture mingles with World-Heritage-listed national meet eccentric locals in Lightning Ridge. DiscoverHarbour Bridge or wave at the Opera House as you ride a parks, hinterland villages and great food and wine. distinctive light, desert landscapes and an oasis of lakesferry across the harbour to Manly. Learn to surf at Bondi Travel to the new-age beach paradise of Byron Bay around Broken Hill where the true Australian spirit is aliveBeach or swim in the calm waters of Coogee. Lose with its colourful mix of people from around the world. and well.yourself in the cobblestone cul-de-sacs of The Rocks or in Or visit Ballina, a tranquil seaside resort and fun park Snowy Mountainsthe markets, boutiques, cafes and pubs of Paddington. for beach lovers, boaties, anglers and eco-adventurers. Whatever the season, the Snowy Mountains has endlessAs well as a world-famous harbour and more than 70 Scuba dive off the Coffs Coast or fish the Tweed River opportunities for outdoor adventure. In winter, carve upsparkling beaches, Sydney offers fabulous food, festivals in the Tweed Valley. the snow at fields such as Thredbo and Perisher Blue.and 24-7 fun. You’ll soon agree there’s no place in the South Coast In summer, take in the trout-filled streams andworld like Sydney. The South Coast has national parks, marine parks and wildflower-coated plains, go cycling, caving, rafting,Sydney surrounds reserves, as well as gorgeous beaches and rich Aboriginal kayaking, four-wheel driving, horse riding and hiking.Listen to jazz amongst the vines in the Hunter Valley, history for you to explore. See dolphins frolic in sparkling Heart of countrybush walk in the Blue Mountains or float down the water in Jervis Bay. Meet grey kangaroos, cruise the Up near the Queensland border you’ll find Australia’sHawkesbury River on a houseboat. Watch dolphins from pristine Clyde River and enjoy country hospitality and country music capital of Tamworth and Moree’s naturalPort Stephens and Forster and lose yourself in the World charm in Batemans Bay. Try award-winning cheeses at artesian spas. See the volcanic spires of WarrumbungleHeritage-listed wilderness of Barrington Tops. Escape to Bega and watch whales in Eden on the Sapphire Coast, National Park and the World Heritage-listed nationalthe hills, forests, valleys and heritage villages of the near the Victorian border. parks of Glen Innes. West to the outback, climb the redSouthern Highlands. Surf on the Central Coast or on the Outback dunes of the prehistoric Perry Sandhills and explore theSouth Coast, where you can also see Kiama’s famous Don’t miss the colourful iconic characters, history and wineries and citrus orchards of Griffith. To the south, chugblowhole. These mountains, rivers, beaches, parks and horizons of the New South Wales outback. Visit the down the Murray River in a paddlesteamer. Drive therich tablelands are just a short drive from Sydney’s fringes. world’s oldest ceremonial burial site at Mungo National Poacher’s Trail through the Yass Valley and check out Park in the Willandra Lakes World Heritage area. Stay captivating art galleries in Wagga Wagga. 17
  • 18. SydneyAUSTRALIA - SYDNEY Sunny, sexy and sophisticated, Sydney is the shining star of the southern hemisphere. The white- sailed Sydney Opera House overlooking the magnificent harbour, and the Sydney Harbour Bridge are the pride and joy, but theres far more on offer. Sydney Harbour SYDNEY HOTELS AND APARTMENTS 46. THE SEBEL PIER ONE SYDNEY 72 78 74 1. AARONS HOTEL SYDNEY 47. THE SEBEL SURRY HILLS To North Shore AY y Fort Denison err 2. AMORA HOTEL JAMISON SYDNEY 48. THE WESTIN SYDNEY HW Dawes Point Sydney ey - F Sydn our nly HIG 3. BAYVIEW BOULEVARD SYDNEY 49. TRAVELODGE SYDNEY 46 Harbour Harb el Ma SYDNEY ST PIER ONE Bridge To Pylon Lookout Tunn Port 4. BREAKFREE ON GEORGE 50. TRAVELODGE WYNYARD Showing major streets Walsh Jackson HI Bennelong 5. CROWNE PLAZA DARLING 51. VIBE HOTEL RUSHCUTTERS LD CK Bay SO Point DFIE N 30 HARBOUR 52. VIBE HOTEL SYDNEY RD Sydney BRA The Mrs. Garden RD Opera Macquaries 6. DIAMANT HOTEL OTHER HOTELS AND APARTMENTS T GE Rocks N Island OR House SO O Point 7. FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON AVAILABLE ON APPLICATION RF CK RG 29 HI E WE Sydney M COV Mrs. 8. FOUR SEASONS HOTEL SYDNEY 53. BEST WESTERN HOTEL UNILODGE QUAY WEST AR CIRCULAR Visitors EC LO Cove Macquaries F R MILL ST Centre E Chair 9. GRAND MERCURE APARTMENTS 54. CHIFLEY POTTS POINT WIND ST Government CIRCULAR QUAY PL Cadmans Cottage ONE DARLING HARBOUR ARG E ARGYLE ST Circular House 55. CITIGATE CENTRAL SYDNEY YL Quay 3 2 Farm 10. HARBOUR ROCKS HOTEL 56. DEVERE HOTEL D ST KEN RLAN Cove 65 ST 11. HILTON SYDNEY 57. FRASER SUITES ay Sydney T Circular Quay 10 HICK Observatory CUMBE oB Rly. Stn Andrew Boy 12. HOLIDAY INN DARLING HARBOUR 58. GREAT SOUTHERN HOTEL oolo CAHILL EXP. Charlton Pool SON 45 35 ALFRED ST Potts 13. HOLIDAY INN POTTS POINT 59. HOTEL FORMULE 1 KINGS CROSS 69 om TON National Trust 66 8 Point 14. HOTEL IBIS WORLD SQUARE 60. 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RADISSON HOTEL & SUITES SYDNEY in INE GPO Art r PL COWPER W ERSK Y MARTIN ON L Gallery ER r Martin ST K AL of NSW SL RAC Theatre 22. MERCURE SYDNEY 68. RYDGES WORLD SQUARE SYDNEY ST Place O BAR ST Mint G W 56 CLA ST 48 Royal MACLEAY AV CASTLEREAGH Rly. Stn T Museum SUSS AR 23. METRO HOTEL SYDNEY CENTRAL 69. SIR STAMFORD AT CIRCULAR QUAY CR REN To 63 GREENKNOWE ELIZABETH Pitt St Mall RD ST NG 20 Woolloomooloo VICTORIA Lyric HUGHES ST 24. NOVOTEL ROCKFORD DARLING 70. STAMFORD PLAZA DOUBLE BAY EX ST CE King St. ES ST YOU Theatre KING 43 Strand Arcade AM TJ D PRI H McELHONE Wharf NC R ET T E ALBEST. ORWELL RD R AB HARBOUR 71. THE GEMINI HOTEL S HN Pyrmont Sydney Tower M Ra ELIZ Sydney 7 St. James BAY JO ilw AR National Aquarium ST Rly. Stn ay El Alamein 25. NOVOTEL SYDNEY ON DARLING 72. VIBE HOTEL NORTH SYDNEY 40 YS SIR Maritime City Archibald Vi ad uc S T Fountain CentreFountain UR HARBOUR SYDNEY BEACHES HOTELS COLLEGE 39 Museum KET State CATHEDRAL ST t 54 AV Monorail MAR 13 RD H Theatre Cook & To Double G 36 26. OAKS GOLDSBOROUGH 73. CROWNE PLAZA COOGEE BEACH IN Hyde ST Phillip RD Pyrmont 18 Bay ST 11 RL KELLETT 9 Bridge WA DA Park MERINO ST ST Queen Victoria Bldg Park Kings Cross 70 APARTMENTS 74. NOVOTEL SYDNEY MANLY PACIFIC Plaza Australian 3 Rly. Stn BAYSWATER RD 15 ST ST Museum 27. OAKS HYDE PARK PLAZA SYDNEY 75. SWISS-GRAND RESORT & SPA Cockle 38 DR UIT T Town PARK WILLIAM Kings 6 KINGS CROSS RD 51 Bay Hall 31 H 59 Cross 28. OAKS MAESTRI TOWERS BONDI BEACH 25 5 Rly. Stn Park ST CRAIGEND ST East Sydney 29. OLD SYDNEY HOLIDAY INN OTHER BEACH HOTELS AVAILABLE PY Convention Anzac War RM ST STANLEY ST Centre BATHURST 21 57 64 Memorial 30. PARK HYATT SYDNEY ON APPLICATION YURONG ON OR Monorail 42 RD ST ST UT RILEY 26 Darlinghurst AV T RIB Darling Cinemas ST IST Museum OM 31. PARK REGIS CITY CENTRE 76. MEDINA EXECUTIVE COOGEE CROWN PITT ND Harbour 28 Rly. Stn 27 RC Ex ER BA FORBES ST ST ST WE 32. PENSIONE HOTEL SYDNEY 77. NOVOTEL BRIGHTON BEACH hi BLV Tumbalong LIVERPOOL ST bi Park LIVERPOOL tio D 33. QUALITY HOTEL CAMBRIDGE 78. THE SEBEL MANLY BEACH AV PALMER Chinese BOURKE 67 68 60 n HARBOUR Garden BURTON ST T 49 Ce V RY RS 34. RADISSON PLAZA HOTEL SYDNEY SYDNEY AIRPORT HOTEL A OX World 14 ST AR nt HU FO ST QU ST TH 24 RD re ST GOULBURN Square 35. SHANGRI-LA HOTEL SYDNEY 79. STAMFORD PLAZA SYDNEY ING OR M IA 52 HA R Chinatown O PIE ST OR TW ST RY RC RL RR 32 23 36. SHERATON ON THE PARK ST AIRPORT ST CT Entertainment BA DA DA EN IS ELIZABETH DIXO ST Taylor N VI HU R E RD W Y Centre 12 NT 33 Square B OU TER O NR CAMPBELL ST 4 37. 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  • 19. AUSTRALIA - SYDNEY Things to do in Sydney... • Cruise Sydney Harbour for as a long as you lik little or e • Enjoy a symph ony, opera or gu tour of World He ided ritage-listed Sydn Opera House ey • Walk or climb Sydney Harbou r Bridge • Catch a ferry to Taronga Park Manly Beach Zoo or • Have breakfas t with koalas at Wildlife World Sydney and visit Sydney next door Aquarium • Learn to surf or take a leisure along world fam ly stroll ous Bondi Beac h • Take in specta cular 360˚ city vie dine at Sydney ws andStrand Arcade, Pitt Street Tower • Shop the city’s boutiques and galleries • Browse the w eekend craft m The Rocks, Padd arkets in ington and Bond i Beach • Visit Sydney Fis h Markets and a gourmet plat enjoy ter of local seaf delicacies ood • Join a Historic Rocks Walking hear the tales of Tour and its colourful colo nial pastAvalon Beach3 great days in Sydney Other places of interestDay 1: Hug the Harbour Chinatown GlebeWander the cobblestone cul-de-sacs and peruse the Capturing the colour and excitement of Asian street life, Glebe is the bookwormish and often overlooked sisterweekend markets in The Rocks, the historic precinct Chinatown and Haymarket offer an exciting mix of amongst Sydney’s glamorous inner-city suburbs. Don’t misswhere Sydney began. Take a harbour cruise. Hop on a restaurants, food halls, noodle bars and quirky gift shops. the popular Saturday markets, where bargain hunters andbus to Watsons Bay and watch the sun set over Sydney’s Eat yum cha, a brunch/lunchtime tradition. Be a star at a bohemians flock for funky vintage clothes, massages andskyline from the beachfront pub. Later dine at Cockle Bay karaoke bar. Dine at any time of the day at one of 80 tempeh burgers. Dine at one of the many cheap ethnicWharf and watch a performance at the Opera House. Asian restaurants (some cook until 3am). Consult a eateries on Thai, Indian, Japanese, Korean or Nepalese andDay 2: Explore Sydney’s beaches Chinese herbalist for an Eastern remedy. Don’t miss these are just some of the flavours available. You’ll also findTake a bus to Bondi Beach, where you can swim, sign up Paddy’s Market, Sydney’s favourite flea market. lots of upmarket restaurants winning quiet rave reviews.for a surf lesson or just people watch. Browse the back- Darling Harbour Paddingtonstreet boutiques and brunch next to backpackers and A lively waterfront precinct, Darling Harbour throbs with One of Sydney’s most ‘hip’ suburbs, modern Paddingtonfashionistas at one of the funky cafes. Walk the winding, activity day and night. It has developed into one of with its charming restored Victorian terraced houses is onesea-sculpted cliffs from Tamarama to Coogee, stopping Sydney’s largest dining, shopping and entertainment of the places to go for trendy shopping, antique shops andfor a coffee in a busy beachside cafe. Or ride the ferry areas with exhibition and convention centres attracting galleries. Meander through the Saturday markets. Browseacross the harbour to Manly. In the evening, head to large crowds. the fashion boutiques on bustling Oxford Street. Catch aWalsh Bay, home to the Sydney Theatre Company, movie at an art-house cinema or visit the lively, historicSydney Dance Company and Bangarra Dance Company. Double Bay This is the playground of Sydney’s beautiful people. pubs.Day 3: Head to the Hunter ValleyJoin a tour of the Hunter Valley, a vine-lined region just Surrounded by Sydney Harbour, this vibrant retail precinct Palm Beachtwo hours’ north from Sydney. Sample the region’s fine is renowned for its pavement cafes, exclusive boutiques, North of the city, the beautiful stretch of coast from Manlywines in boutique wineries. Alternatively, drive there and jewellery shops, hair salons and beauticians. The village to Palm Beach has a relaxed beachside ambience and lotstour the wineries in a horse-drawn cart or pamper atmosphere feels quite European, perfect for a day spent of opportunities for recreation. With the Pacific Ocean onyourself in a day spa or tee off in one of the region’s three shopping and eating out. one side and Pittwater on the other, the peninsula coversgolf courses. Afterwards browse the galleries, antiques, about 18km of open coastline with great seaside dining,cafes and craft stores in the historic villages. surf beaches, waterways and boatsheds. 19
  • 20. AUSTRALIA - SYDNEY SIGHTSEEING Captain Cook Coffee Cruise The Summit Restaurant Magistic Cruises - Lunch Cruise SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING Operated by: Captain Cook Cruises Operated by: Summit Restaurant Operated by: Magistic Cruises One of the most famous of all the Sydney Harbour A famous icon on the Sydney restaurant scene, the A favourite for locals and visitors alike, this exquisite sightseeing tours, this cruise shows you what public Summit Restaurant and Orbit Lounge Bar is in the heart buffet serves an array of fresh local seafood, hot and cold and private Sydney is really all about. Areas covered of Sydney. Sydney’s best 360-degree view, a revolving dishes, salads, desserts, cheeses and fruit. This cruise also are the main harbour attractions such as the Opera panorama of city skyline, Sydney Harbour Bridge and includes informative commentary as you cruise the world House, the Harbour Bridge and Fort Denison before sparkling harbour waters and back to Sydney Opera famous Sydney Harbour on a luxury $5m catamaran. cruising the magnificent upper reaches of Middle Harbour House in 105 minutes. Sydney’s premier dining Dine in contemporary, air-conditioned surroundings, sip a where luxury waterfront homes, parks, beaches and experience for lunch and dinner, an exciting menu cool drink from the bar and enjoy the breathtaking marinas show Sydney life at its best. The cruise includes presents only the best Australian ingredients and seafood harbour views from the extensive outer decks. This a light morning or afternoon tea to enjoy while you are and finest international wines. exquisite lunch cruise is a great way to experience the on the water. beauty of Sydney Harbour and enjoy a quality dining Duration: 22 hours experience at the same time. Departs: Daily from Jetty No. 6, Circular Quay at Duration: 2 hours 10.00am or 2.15pm Departs: Daily from King Street Wharf and Jetty No. 6, NOTE: Tour does not operate 25-26 Dec 10; 31 Dec 10; 26 Jan 11; Circular Quay 14 Feb 11. NOTE: Minimum 2 passengers for tour to operate. 3 Day SydneyPass Sydney Highlights Tour Sydney Aquarium General Entry SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING Operated by: State Transit Tourism Services Operated by: Bonza Bike Tours Operated by: Sydney Aquarium Enjoy unlimited travel in Sydney for 3 days using the If you prefer to see just see Sydney’s highlights and want Nowhere else in the world will you find a larger collection network of State Transit ferries and buses and also the to do it in the shortest time possible, then this ride’s for of aquatic life than at the Sydney Aquarium, with over CityRail ‘red’ TravelPass. you! Hop on the Sydney Highlights tour to experience the 11,000 Australian aquatic animals. Don’t miss the Open Price includes essentials of Sydney. You will be taken on a super easy Ocean Floating Oceanarium where you will walk beneath ride featuring stunning harbour views as you pedal past the ocean and be surrounded by the world’s greatest • Airport Link (train to the airport) Circular Quay, the piers at Walsh Bay, Darling Harbour, collection of sharks in captivity. The Seal Sanctuary offers • Unlimited travel on the ‘red’ Sydney Explorer bus and Hyde Park, and the Royal Botanic Gardens. There’s no the chance to view one of the world’s first known natural ‘blue’ Bondi Explorer bus better way to get a quick feel for the city, than the seal sanctuaries. Get closer than ever before - by walking • Unlimited travel on all State Transit Sydney buses and Harbour Highlights Tour! through the underwater tunnels to see the seals racing Sydney ferries and on Cityrail ‘red’ TravelPass (CBD) Duration: 21 hours through the water at full speed or just frolicking around. zone. The aquarium is also home to the largest Great Barrier Departs: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday at Reef Exhibit in the world. NOTE: The pass may be used non-consecutively over an 8-day period and 2.15pm includes return Airport Link train transfers. Duration: 3 hours City Sights, Kings Cross and City Sights, Manly, Northern Beaches Blue Mountains with Scenic Bondi Beach World and Cruise SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING Operated by: Australian Pacific Touring Operated by: Australian Pacific Day Tours Operated by: AAT Kings An impressive harbour, beautiful beaches, amazing sights, Explore the beautiful beaches and famous harbour sites Depart the city via Anzac Bridge, stopping for morning fantastic restaurants, alfresco cafes, friendly locals and a of Sydney with magnificent views. Cross the Sydney tea at Featherdale Wildlife park. Working your way up climate that fosters a relaxed atmosphere - Sydney has it Harbour Bridge and stop at Milson’s Point for spectacular the mountains, stop at Govetts Leap lookout for a photo all. This tour is a great way to see its highlights in one views of the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and opportunity. Visit the quaint village of Leura for lunch afternoon. Take in the magnificent views of the harbour, the famous city skyline. Visit the seaside town of Manly (own expense), and then follow the Cliff Drive with views walk along Bondi Beach, see cosmopolitan Kings Cross, and return to Sydney via the trendy suburbs of Neutral over Jamison Valley, Echo Point and the Three Sisters. exclusive Double Bay, Vaucluse, trendy Paddington and Bay and Mosman. Visit Scenic World and get your thrills on the Scenic many landmarks along the way. Duration: 31 hours Railway (the world’s steepest railway) and the Scenic Duration: 4 hours Cableway (rides included). Depart Scenic World for a Departs: Daily from Sydney at 8.30am quick photo stop at Narrowneck Lookout before travelling Departs: Daily at 2.00pm NOTE: Tour does not operate 25 Dec 10. to Sydney’s Olympic site and joining a cruise along the NOTE: Tour does not operate 25 Dec 10. Parramatta River, concluding at Circular Quay. Duration: 9 hours Departs: Daily at 8.45am20
  • 21. Blue Mountains, Australian Wildlife Bondi Surf Experience Red Carpet Experience AUSTRALIA - SYDNEY SIGHTSEEINGSIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEINGOperated by: Australian Pacific Day Tours Operated by: Let’s go Surfing Operated by: Sydney Opera House TrustDiscover the spectacular Blue Mountains and see native Arrive at Let’s go Surfing and take part in a fun and active Arrive at Sydney Opera House at 4.45pm where you willwildlife. This rugged and beautiful region forms part of two hour beginners’ surf lesson. Do what the locals do be met to commence the evening with a guided tour ofthe Great Dividing Range, linking tropical north to and experience surfing world-famous Bondi Beach with the Sydney Opera House. Following this you will enjoy atemperate south. Discover Leura village, a delightful blend year-round sun and the coolest beachside anywhere. three-course dinner at Guillaume at Bennelongof groomed gardens and quaint shops. Stop at Echo You’ll be riding the wave of your dreams with the Restaurant or Aria Restaurant prior to seeing aPoint and see the famous Three Sisters rock formation. friendliest and most professional surf school in Australia. performance of your choice.Travel through Katoomba, enjoy an easy walk or visit Surfing Bondi is a must-do Sydney urban adventure. Duration: 6 hoursEcho Point Lookout. Hear the ancient Aboriginal legends Duration: 11 hoursof this impressive rock formation. Enjoy an afternoon Departs: Daily at 4.45pmencounter at Koala Park, have your photo taken with a Departs: Dailykoala, see kangaroos, wombats, dingoes and fairy NOTE: Tour does not operate 25, 26 Dec 10 and 1 Jan 11.penguins. Lunch is included.Duration: 91 hoursDeparts: Daily at 8.00amTaronga Wild Australian Experience Hunter Valley Vintage Tour Blue Mountains Full Day 4WD Wildlife TourSIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEINGOperated by: Taronga Zoo Operated by: Australian Wild Escapes Operated by: Mount ‘n Beach SafarisSmall personalised group and fully-escorted by expert zoo Travel through the leafy Northern Suburbs and Ku-ring- Travel in luxury 4WD across the Sydney Harbour Bridge,keepers. Get up-close to koalas in their enclosures. See gai National Park to reach the Hawkesbury River. Stop for through exclusive garden suburbs, past the Sydney 2000kangaroos and wallabies and have the opportunity to a traditional Aussie morning tea in the bush and then Olympic Games site and on to the Blue Mountainshand feed. View a real working ‘animal kitchen’ and see continue to the township of Wollombi. From Mt View, National Park at Glenbrook. Continue to the heart of thehow the food is prepared. Visit behind-the-scenes in descend into the Hunter Valley and begin tasting at a few Blue Mountains. Travel through the charming town ofAustralia’s Nightlife house and enjoy encounters with of the very special boutique wineries in the area. Chat to Leura and the Cascades before enjoying your first stop innocturnal creatures. Meet some hand-raised native the owners, admire their cottage locations and let them the high mountains at the Three Sisters. Leavinganimals and reptiles. Includes a round trip on the Sky show off the best of their vintages. Enjoy a sumptuous Katoomba, travel into the bush along back country tracks.Safari cable car and all day zoo access. lunch and then spend the afternoon visiting some of the Continue to your lunch at The Imperial Hotel, BilpinDuration: 2 hours larger vineyards for more superb wine tasting. As the Springs Lodge. Returning to Sydney follow one of the afternoon approaches, return to Sydney via the scenic original trails of the first explorers to cross the BlueDeparts: Daily at 10.00am and 2.00pm freeway to conclude this relaxing and enjoyable day. Mountains, with time to enjoy throwing a boomerang in Duration: 9 hours the bush before arriving at Sydney’s premier wildlife park. Departs: Daily from Sydney at 8.00am Duration: 91 hours NOTE: Tour does not operate 24, 25, 31 Dec 10; 1 Jan 11. Departs: DailyThe Ultimate Sydney Blue Mountains High Country Eco Tour Roar and SnoreSIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEINGOperated by: Australian Wild Escapes Operated by: Australian Wild Escapes Operated by: Taronga ZooThis unique day is the ultimate way to experience the This Ecotour begins at the historical Rocks area of old Spend the night at Taronga Zoo camping out with thebeauty of Sydney. Your guide greets you at your city hotel Sydney. Head across the coastal plain to the Great animals, in the comfort of purpose built safari tents. Itfor a walk around The Rocks precinct, visiting the first Dividing Range of Australia. Here you leave the ‘average’ includes a sumptuous roast feast, drinks in the main tent,church in Australia and the convict-built cottages. Walk to Blue Mountains tourist behind and enter the national up-close animal encounters and the only opportunity toCircular Quay, the Opera House and the Botanical park to unlock a piece of Australia you would never have camp overnight with the views of Sydney Harbour andGardens. Joining the vehicle under the Harbour Bridge, known existed. Visit ancient Aboriginal sites and the city on one side and lions, leopards and meerkats ondrive through Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross and the ritzy outstanding lookouts, examine rock formations and the other. The tents are literally just a few steps awayDouble Bay area. Along the foreshore of the Eastern unusual plants and wildlife. From the village of Leura skirt from the harbour view and include fully-dressed doublesuburbs pass by the up-market homes of the rich and around Cliff Drive to Katoomba and look out over the and single beds. All linen is provided and you also havefamous. Arriving at Watsons Bay on South Head, enjoy a magnificent Jamieson Valley and the Three Sisters. Enjoy the chance to shower while you enjoy the world famousmeal of Doyle’s famous fish and chips in the park with a a barbecue lunch including a selection of fine Australian views from Taronga Zoo. Wake the next morning to thebottle of Australian wine and a cheese platter. Return to wines and cheeses. Before returning to Sydney you drop roar of the lions or an elephant’s trumpet as you preparethe city, visiting Darling Harbour where a yacht awaits for into a hidden valley, seeking out the many kangaroos to experience the zoo before the crowds. Feed a giraffe ora cruise around Sydney Harbour with afternoon tea. that graze in the wild (conditions permitting). pat a seal as you go ‘behind the scenes’ to learn aboutDuration: 6 hours Duration: 9 hours the secrets of this famous and fascinating zoo. Departs: Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6.15pm 21Departs: Daily Departs: Daily
  • 22. Sydney HotelsAUSTRALIA - SYDNEY HOTELS 1. Aarons Hotel Sydney 15. Ibis Sydney Darling Harbour 14. Hotel Ibis World Square Standard room Pyrmont View room Standard room Property rating: TTT Property rating: TTT Property rating: TTT 37 Ultimo Road, Sydney 70 Murray Street, Pyrmont 382-384 Pitt Street, Sydney Location: Haymarket area, adjacent to Paddy’s Markets Location: In the heart of Darling Harbour and adjacent to Location: Within easy walking distance of Town Hall, and Market City. Chinatown is minutes away. the Sydney Convention Centre. Surrounded by Sydney’s Chinatown, Hyde Park and CBD shopping. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • tour desk premier tourist attraction and only minutes from the CBD. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • gym/fitness centre Accommodation: 94 rooms • air-conditioning Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • tour desk • tour desk • business centre • parking facilities • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making • parking facilities Accommodation: 166 rooms • air-conditioning facilities • internet • hairdryer Accommodation: 256 rooms • air-conditioning • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: Clean and comfortable hotel in the Our View: An affordable hotel right on Darling Our View: Great downtown location close to heart of busy Haymarket. The coffee shop Harbour, the entertainment hub of Sydney. Chinatown and the World Square shopping downstairs is great. precinct. 31. Park Regis City Centre 32. Pensione Hotel Sydney 4. Breakfree on George Standard room Premium Double room Studio Apartment Property rating: TTT Property rating: TTT Property rating: TTTh 27 Park Street, Sydney 631-635 George Street, Sydney 653 George Street, Sydney Location: Close to Hyde Park, shopping and the Location: Funky boutique hotel situated within 200 Location: Close to Chinatown, the attractions of Darling restaurants of Oxford Street. metres of Town Hall and Central Railway Stations. The Harbour and major city transport links. Property Facilities: Pool • tour desk • parking facilities hotel sits above the Sussex Arcade, hosting an array of Property Facilities: Restaurant • tour desk Accommodation: 120 rooms • air-conditioning individual boutique shops, resturants and cafes. Accommodation: 159 apartments • air-conditioning • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • tour desk • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Accommodation: 68 rooms • air-conditioning • internet • in-house movies • hairdryer • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: Affordable accommodation in the Our View: Behind a heritage-listed facade, the Our View: Comfortable apartments offering fully heart of the city. Some rooms have spectacular hotel offers an inviting atmosphere where self-contained facilities in a great city location.22 views of the city and harbour. contemporary design is combined with original features and traditional European elegance.
  • 23. 23. Metro Hotel Sydney Central 26. Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments 27. Oaks Hyde Park Plaza Sydney AUSTRALIA - SYDNEY HOTELS Superior Deluxe Queen room Apartment Lounge room Living room Property rating: TTTh Property rating: TTTh Property rating: TTTh 431-439 Pitt Street, Sydney 243 Pyrmont Street, Darling Harbour 38 College Street, Sydney Location: In the Chinatown area, close to Darling Location: Overlooking Darling Harbour and the city. Easy Location: Overlooking Hyde Park and the city, only Harbour, Central Station and Paddy’s Markets. access to the CBD by monorail. minutes to the CBD. Sensational restaurants, fantastic Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • tour desk Property Facilities: Pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk shopping and some of Sydney’s best nightlife are nearby. • business centre • parking facilities • parking facilities • shop Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated Accommodation: 220 rooms • air-conditioning Accommodation: 300 apartments • air-conditioning pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet Accommodation: 85 apartments • air-conditioning • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • interconnecting rooms • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • fully- • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet equipped kitchen • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • mini bar • fully- equipped kitchen • in-house movies • balcony Our View: Great location close to many of Our View: This beautifully restored heritage Our View: The hotel has a great rooftop pool Sydney’s attractions. The on-site restaurant building has retained its original features and boasting spectacular views over the Eastern is superb. classical facade, and is in a great location. Suburbs and city.28. Oaks Maestri Towers 33. Quality Hotel Cambridge 49. Travelodge Sydney Studio Apartment One Bedroom Suite Standard room Property rating: TTTh Property rating: TTTh Property rating: TTTh 298-308 Sussex Street, Sydney 212 Riley Street, Sydney 27 Wentworth Avenue, Sydney Location: Corner of Bathurst and Sussex Streets, close to Location: Minutes from the CBD. A range of shopping Location: Walking distance to Hyde Park, CBD, Darling Harbour and Chinatown. in Surry Hills, Darlinghurst and Paddington is nearby. restaurants, and the nightlife and shopping of Oxford Property Facilities: Pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • indoor pool Street. • parking facilities • heated pool • tour desk • parking facilities Property Facilities: Breakfast service in Guest Lounge Accommodation: 165 apartments • air-conditioning Accommodation: 170 rooms • 25 apartments • air- • 24-hour reception • guest laundry/dry cleaning • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • balcony conditioning • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities Accommodation: 406 rooms • air-conditioning • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • fully-equipped kitchen • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • refrigerator • kitchenette • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • CD player • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: Convenient, central location with well- Our View: Located in a colourful part of town, Our View: A popular hotel providing good value appointed contemporary apartments. with a selection of bars, clubs and restaurants for money with many dining options close by. all within easy reach.50. Travelodge Wynyard 3. Bayview Boulevard Sydney 7. Four Points by Sheraton Darling Harbour Sydney Studio room Superior City View room City Side Twin room Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT 7-9 York Street, Sydney 90 William Street, Sydney 161 Sussex Street, Darling Harbour Location: The heart of the city, within walking distance to Location: In the eastern fringe of the city, overlooking Location: Overlooking Darling Harbour. A short walk to The Rocks, Opera House and Circular Quay. Woolloomooloo Bay and the Domain. the shopping and nightlife of Sydney. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • gym/fitness centre Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • bar • gym/fitness Property Facilities: Restaurant • 2 bars • gym/fitness • tour desk • parking facilities centre • tour desk • parking facilities centre • tour desk • business centre • parking facilities Accommodation: 277 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 269 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • shop bar • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet Accommodation: 630 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • iron/ironing board • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • interconnecting rooms bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • CD player Our View: One of our most popular hotels with Our View: The best of all worlds. Ten minutes and Our View: Right on the harbour, this is one of friendly, efficient service and a great city location. you’re in the city, Oxford Street, Woolloomooloo Sydney’s largest hotels offering first class service. or Kings Cross. 23
  • 24. AUSTRALIA - SYDNEY HOTELS 10. Harbour Rocks Hotel 12. Holiday Inn Darling Harbour 13. Holiday Inn Potts Point Heritage room Deluxe room Standard room Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT 34-52 Harrington Street, Sydney 68 Harbour Street, Darling Harbour 203 Victoria Street, Potts Point Location: In the heart of The Rocks, within walking Location: Adjacent to the Sydney Entertainment Centre, Location: In a tree-lined street of Potts Point, on top of distance of the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Chinatown and the attractions of Darling Harbour. Kings Cross Station. Minutes from the CBD, harbour Circular Quay and central Sydney. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • gym/fitness centre foreshore and restaurants. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • tour desk • tour desk • parking facilities Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • gym/fitness centre • parking facilities Accommodation: 346 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • tour desk • parking facilities Accommodation: 55 rooms • air-conditioning bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet Accommodation: 288 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • overhead fan • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee • hairdryer • iron/ironing board bar • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: This heritage hotel in the heart of Our View: An historic hotel built in an old Our View: Sweeping views over the city, with Sydney’s historic Rocks is the perfect base to woolstore close to the fantastic restaurants sensational bars and restaurants only minutes explore this fascinating area. of Chinatown. away. 18. Mantra on Kent 22. Mercure Sydney 24. Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour One Bedroom Deluxe Apartment Standard Queen room Superior room Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT 433 Kent Street, Sydney 818-820 George Street, Sydney 17 Little Pier Street, Sydney Location: Sydney CBD. Just 100 metres from Darling Location: Close to Central Station and walking distance Location: In the heart of Darling Harbour, overlooking Harbour and Town Hall Station. to cosmopolitan Surry Hills, Chinatown and Darling the Chinese Gardens and adjacent to the Sydney Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • tour desk Harbour. Entertainment Centre. Accommodation: 108 studios and one bedroom Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • 2 bars • indoor pool Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • bar • indoor pool apartmens • air-conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • heated pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • heated pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking • kitchenette • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • business centre • parking facilities • shop facilities • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • CD player Accommodation: 517 rooms • air-conditioning Accommodation: 230 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: Contemporary boutique style property Our View: This contemporary and spacious hotel Our View: Modern-style rooms with a great located near Darling Habour and the city’s is situated close to popular restaurants. location to explore the attractions of Darling shopping and business district. Choose from a Harbour, Chinatown and the city. studio or one bedroom apartment. 25. Novotel Sydney on 38. Somerset Darling Harbour 43. The Grace Hotel Darling Harbour Standard Pyrmont View room Living room Deluxe King room Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT 100 Murray Street, Pyrmont 252 Sussex Street, Sydney 77 York Street, Sydney Location: In the heart of Darling Harbour and adjacent to Location: On the city side of Darling Harbour, between Location: In the heart of Sydney, the hotel is surrounded the Sydney Convention Centre. Only minutes to the CBD. the CBD and popular entertainment spots. by theatres, cinemas, shopping and bars. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • gym/fitness Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • indoor pool Property Facilities: 4 restaurants • 3 bars • indoor pool centre • parking facilities • tennis court • heated pool • gym/fitness centre • parking facilities • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre Accommodation: 525 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 119 apartments • air-conditioning • tour desk • business centre • parking facilities • shop bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet Accommodation: 382 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • in-house movies • balcony • hairdryer • in-room safe bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: One of Sydney’s busiest hotels in the Our View: Well-appointed accommodation in Our View: Elegantly restored 1930’s Art Deco famous Darling Harbour area. an excellent location near the action of Darling hotel. Fantastic bars and restaurants are easily24 Harbour and the city. accessible.
  • 25. 44. The Menzies Sydney 51. Vibe Hotel Rushcutters 52. Vibe Hotel Sydney an Accor Hotel AUSTRALIA - SYDNEY HOTELS Standard room Standard room Standard Hotel room Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT 14 Carrington Street, Sydney 100 Bayswater Road, Rushcutters Bay 111 Goulburn Street, Sydney Location: A well established hotel, in the heart of the city, Location: Overlooking picturesque Rushcutters Bay. Easy Location: On the fringe of Chinatown, within easy close to Circular Quay, The Rocks and the CBD. access by public transport to the city and beaches, and walking distance to Darling Harbour, Oxford Street, Hyde Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • 4 bars • indoor pool close to shops and restaurants. Park and city shopping. • heated pool • gym/fitness centre • parking facilities Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated • shop pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities Accommodation: 446 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 245 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 191 rooms • air-conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • CD player • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: A popular hotel combining classic Our View: With a beautiful harbourside park at Our View: This hotel boasts some of the largest elegance and charm with modern amenities. your doorstep, it’s the perfect retreat from the rooms in Sydney, making your stay that little bit chaos of the city. more comfortable.2. Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney 5. Crowne Plaza Darling Harbour 6. Diamant Hotel Deluxe King room Darling Harbour Outlook room Harbour View room Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTh 11 Jamison Street, Sydney 150 Day Street, Sydney 14 Kings Cross Road, Potts Point Location: In the heart of the city, between Circular Quay Location: On the fringe of the CBD and Darling Harbour, Location: In the heart of vibrant Potts Point, the Diamant and Darling Harbour. close to shopping and restaurants. A short walk to is Sydney’s most desired hotel address. Nearby Victoria Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • 2 bars • indoor pool Chinatown, Powerhouse Museum and Sydney Aquarium. Street and Darlinghurst Road feature a myriad of • heated pool • day spa • gym/fitness centre • tour desk Property Facilities: Restaurant • 2 bars • gym/fitness restaurants, bars and cafes. • business centre • parking facilities centre • tour desk • parking facilities Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • gym/fitness centre Accommodation: 415 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 345 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • tour desk • parking facilities bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet Accommodation: 76 rooms • air-conditioning • mini bar • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: From the moment you arrive, you’ll Our View: A stylish, modern hotel in a prime city Our View: A hotel dedicated to the needs of the experience the Amora difference. Wine, dine, location. leisure and corporate traveller alike, its luxurious relax, meet, explore or play, it’s up to you. accommodations are matched only by spectacular views and world-class amenities.9. Grand Mercure Apartments 17. Mantra 2 Bond Street 19. Medina Executive Sydney Central One Darling Harbour One Bedroom Apartment Studio Lounge Standard One Bedroom Apartment Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTh 50 Murray Street, Pyrmont Cnr George & Bond Streets, Sydney 2 Lee Street, Haymarket Location: On Darling Harbour, close to Pyrmont, Star City Location: In the heart of the CBD and within a short walk Location: Adjacent to Central Station, within easy reach Casino and the restaurants of Cockle Bay. of Circular Quay and the Opera House. of Broadway, Chinatown and Darling Harbour. Property Facilities: Indoor pool • heated pool Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated Property Facilities: Pool • heated pool • gym/fitness • gym/fitness centre • parking facilities pool • gym/fitness centre • parking facilities centre • tour desk • parking facilities Accommodation: 111 apartments • air-conditioning Accommodation: 170 apartments • air-conditioning Accommodation: 98 apartments • air-conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • fully-equipped kitchen • mini bar • refrigerator • kitchenette • tea/coffee • overhead fan • mini bar • refrigerator • kitchenette • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • in-house movies making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • balcony • hairdryer • CD player board • CD player • iron/ironing board • CD player Our View: Beautifully appointed apartments with Our View: Quality accommodation in a great city Our View: Stylish, boutique hotel in this sensational views of the city skyline. location. The rooftop pool is a great spot to relax. magnificently restored building. Superb restaurants and great shopping are all nearby. 25
  • 26. AUSTRALIA - SYDNEY HOTELS Bondi Beach with city skyline 20. Medina Grand Harbourside 21. Medina Grand Sydney 29. Old Sydney Holiday Inn Standard Studio Apartment bedroom Standard room Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTh 55 Shelley Street, King Street Wharf, Sydney 511 Kent Street, Sydney 55 George Street, Sydney Location: Overlooking the Sydney Aquarium and King Location: Looking over Darling Harbour and the city, Location: In the heart of The Rocks, between Sydney’s Street Wharves in Darling Harbour. A few minutes walk minutes from shops, restaurants and Star City Casino. famous Harbour Bridge and Opera House. to Darling Harbour restaurants and the city centre. Property Facilities: Restaurant • pool • heated pool Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities pool • tour desk • parking facilities pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities Accommodation: 45 rooms • 94 apartments • air- Accommodation: 175 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 45 rooms • 42 apartments • air- conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • kitchenette bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • kitchenette • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • iron/ironing board • CD player • bathrobes Our View: Apartment hotel with modern, Our View: Modern apartments and studios in Our View: By day or night, enjoy the magnificent well-appointed rooms and a great restaurant, a superb city location. views of Sydney Harbour and the Opera House all in a fantastic location. from the rooftop pool area. 42. Sydney Marriott Hotel 46. The Sebel Pier One Sydney 47. The Sebel Surry Hills Deluxe Opera View room King Water room Superior room Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTT 36 College Street, Sydney 11 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay 28 Albion Street, Sydney Location: Overlooking Hyde Park on the city’s eastern Location: Built over the water, in Dawes Point near the Location: Just minutes walk to shopping and dining. fringe, minutes to restaurants, shopping and nightlife. historic Rocks precinct and Circular Quay. Close to Darling Harbour and Central Railway Station. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • gym/fitness centre Property Facilities: Restaurants • bars • pool pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • business centre • tour desk • parking facilities • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities • parking facilities Accommodation: 160 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 270 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 241 rooms • 13 apartments • air- bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • kitchenette • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes Our View: Great views over the Eastern Suburbs Our View: A unique hotel, constructed inside an Our View: A great place to experience the trendy and Hyde Park. A perfect base to explore Sydney. historic turn-of-the-century pier. The foyer looks restaurants and cafes in Surry Hills.26 right down into Sydney Harbour.
  • 27. 8. Four Seasons Hotel Sydney 11. Hilton Sydney 16. InterContinental Sydney AUSTRALIA - SYDNEY HOTELS Premier Opera View room Deluxe Plus room Deluxe Harbour View room Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTT 199 George Street, Sydney 488 George Street, Sydney Cnr Bridge & Phillip Streets, Sydney Location: Spectacularly located at Circular Quay, on Location: In the heart of Sydney’s shopping and Location: In the heart of the city, overlooking Circular Sydney Harbour, minutes from the CBD and The Rocks. entertainment districts, only a short walk to famous Quay, with views of Sydney Harbour and the Opera Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated Sydney attractions. House. pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk Property Facilities: Restaurant • 3 bars • indoor pool Property Facilities: 3 restaurants • 2 bars • indoor pool • parking facilities • shop • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre Accommodation: 531 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • tour desk • parking facilities • tour desk • parking facilities • shop bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet Accommodation: 576 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 509 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • hairdryer • bathrobes bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes Our View: Great food, exceptional service and the Our View: Following a complete overhaul, Hilton Our View: Enjoy the best club lounge in Sydney ultimate in luxury. The Four Seasons is a Sydney Sydney boasts an extensive health club, fine with stunning views of the harbour, plus icon, worthy of its reputation as one of the best dining and contemporary styling throughout. luxurious accommodation. hotels.30. Park Hyatt Sydney 34. Radisson Plaza Hotel Sydney 35. Shangri-La Hotel Sydney Atrium room Deluxe Grand Harbour View King room Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTT 7 Hickson Road, The Rocks 27 O’Connell Street, Sydney 176 Cumberland Street, The Rocks Location: On the waterfront in The Rocks, with Location: In the heart of the CBD. Close to Circular Quay, Location: Perfectly located between the Opera House and spectacular views of the Harbour Bridge, city and Opera The Rocks, Martin Place and the Botanic Gardens. the Harbour Bridge in The Rocks area. House. Easy walking distance to the restaurants and Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • bar • indoor pool Property Facilities: 4 restaurants • 3 bars • indoor pool shopping of The Rocks and Circular Quay. • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre Property Facilities: Restaurant • 2 bars • pool • heated • business centre • parking facilities • tour desk • business centre • free internet • parking pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk Accommodation: 362 rooms • air-conditioning • mini facilities • shop • business centre • parking facilities bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet Accommodation: 563 rooms • 2 apartments • air- Accommodation: 155 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • interconnecting rooms facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • bathrobes • CD player Our View: The ultimate luxury experience, with Our View: This historic property offers world-class Our View: If you are looking for luxury, great beautifully appointed rooms and picture-perfect restaurants, a popular bar and a health club with service and fantastic views of Sydney this views of the Opera House. massages and beauty treatments available. is the hotel to stay at. You are guaranteed a wonderful stay!36. Sheraton on the Park 37. Sofitel Wentworth Sydney 39. Star City Hotel and Apartments Hyde Park View room Classic King room Pyrmont View room Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTT 161 Elizabeth Street, Sydney 61-101 Phillip Street, Sydney 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont Location: Overlooking beautiful Hyde Park and the Location: In the heart of Sydney’s central shopping and Location: On the foreshores of Sydney Harbour, only Eastern Suburbs, in the centre of the city. business district. a short walk to Darling Harbour and Sydney’s CBD. Set Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • bar • indoor pool Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • 2 bars • health spa amidst the heart of the Star City entertainment complex. • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre centre • gym/fitness centre • business centre • parking Property Facilities: 7 restaurants • 8 bars • indoor pool • tour desk • parking facilities • shop facilities • shop • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre Accommodation: 557 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 436 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • tour desk • parking facilities • shop bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet Accommodation: 350 rooms • 130 apartments • air- • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • fully- equipped kitchen (apartments) • in-house movies • balcony Our View: Luxury, style and convenience combine Our View: This Sydney icon hotel has recently Our View: Offering modern rooms and at this elegant hotel. Great location for undergone extensive refurbishment, blending apartments, this casino hotel is a great base shopaholics with so many stores nearby. contemporary style with old-world charm. to do it all, or nothing! 27
  • 28. AUSTRALIA - SYDNEY HOTELS 40. Swissotel Sydney 41. Sydney Harbour Marriott Deluxe Twin room King room Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTT 68 Market Street, Sydney 30 Pitt Street, Sydney Location: In the heart of the city on top of Sydney Central Location: Minutes from Circular Quay and The Rocks, Plaza, above shopping, restaurants and transport. overlooking the harbour and downtown Sydney. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated Property Facilities: Restaurant • 3 bars • indoor pool pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • business centre • tour desk • parking facilities • shop Accommodation: 359 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 550 rooms • air-conditioning • mini bar • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • iron/ironing board • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: A modern hotel, with well appointed Our View: With magnificent views and its rooms and an exceptional standard of service. proximity to Circular Quay, it’s the perfect place to explore downtown Sydney. Manly 45. The Observatory Hotel 48. The Westin Sydney 73. Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach Deluxe room Tower Superior King room Ocean View room with balcony Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTT 89-113 Kent Street, Sydney 1 Martin Place, Sydney 242 Arden Street, Coogee Location: In Millers Point, west of the Harbour Bridge, Location: The historic, beautifully restored GPO Building Location: Opposite stunning Coogee Beach, just seven in a leafy residential area. Minutes from The Rocks in Martin Place. kilometres from Sydney’s CBD. and CBD. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • indoor pool Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • 2 bars • pool Property Facilities: Restaurants • bar • indoor pool • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • business centre • parking facilities • shop • tennis court • tour desk • business centre • parking facilities • shop Accommodation: 416 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 209 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • tennis court bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet bar • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer Accommodation: 100 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • CD player • iron/ironing board • bathrobes bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • CD player Our View: Classic European style, elegance and Our View: One of Sydney’s finest. Offering pure Our View: A fantastic alternative to a city hotel charm, sensational cuisine and exceptional style and luxury, sensational dining options and and the perfect weekend escape. Would service. Unwind in the renowned day spa. a different view over Sydney. recommend staying in an Ocean View room. 74. Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific 75. Swiss-Grand Resort & Spa 79. Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport Bondi Beach Deluxe Ocean View Suite Superior room Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTTh 55 North Steyne, Manly Cnr Campbell Parade & Beach Road, Bondi Beach Cnr Robey & O’Riordan Streets, Mascot Location: Overlooking Manly Beach, within minutes of Location: Only 20 minutes from the airport or city, Location: Just minutes from the airport and a 20 minute the restaurants and nightlife of Manly. opposite world famous Bondi Beach. drive to the heart of Sydney. Close to Sydney’s Southern Property Facilities: Restaurant • 3 bars • pool • heated Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • 3 bars • pool • indoor Beaches. pool • gym/fitness centre • parking facilities pool • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • 2 bars • pool Accommodation: 213 rooms • air-conditioning • mini centre • tour desk • parking facilities • shop • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • business centre bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet Accommodation: 203 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • parking facilities • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet Accommodation: 315 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes Our View: Book an Ocean View room for fantastic Our View: Soak up the spectacular views across Our View: Spacious rooms and a convenient views overlooking the stunning coastline. Bondi Beach from the rooftop pool area. Domestic Airport location. Sydney’s best airport28 hotel.
  • 29. Beyond Sydney AUSTRALIA - BEYOND SYDNEY Things to do be yond Sydney... Discover a grand spectrum of • Walk on air 27 0 metres above in a glass-floored the valley delights including sparkling , aerial gondola in the Blue Mountains waterways, World Heritage-listed • Enjoy an unfo national parks, age-old rgettable stay at already hailed as a resort Australia’s mos mountains and ravines, cascading environmentally t responsible tour waterfalls and some of the most destination ist stunning beaches on the planet • Re-energise an d relax at a luxu the Hunter Valle ry spa in and all within two hours of y or Blue Mount ains Sydney. • Taste the wor ld’s best Semillo Hunter Valley as n in the well as the Sout Highland’s cool hern -climate varietie s • Join a private guided tour of Parliament Hous Canberra’s e • Enjoy the favo urite dolphin cr Stephens and sp uise at Port ot the bluenose dolphins Budgewoi Beach, Central Coast • Explore historic villages nestled rainforest and be between ach The Sebel Kirkton Park Hunter • Stop for a pu Valley b lunch in an ou tback hotelDeluxe roomProperty rating: TTTT336 Oakey Creek Road, PokolbinLocation: Set within 75 acres of beautifully manicuredgardens and gently rolling grounds with magnificentviews over tranquil vineyards and the wineries of theHunter Valley.Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • indoor pool• gym/fitness centre • parking facilities • tennis courtAccommodation: 71 rooms • air-conditioning • mini bar• refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet• balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobesOur View: Great location in the heart of theHunter Valley. This is the perfect place to relaxand explore the wine regions. Blue Mountains Peppers Guest House Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa Villa Deluxe roomProperty rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTTEkerts Road, Pokolbin 2600 Wolgan Road, Wolgan Valley Lilianfels Avenue, KatoombaLocation: Nestled in the heart of the vineyards of the Location: Set amid the stunning scenery of the rugged Location: In the Blue Mountains, perched on the edge ofHunter Valley, only a two hour drive north from Sydney. Greater Blue Mountain World Heritage Area, the resort is the magnificent Jamison Valley. Situated at Echo Point.Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • indoor pool built around a fully restored homestead and nestles Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • bar • pool • indoor• heated pool • tour desk • parking facilities • tennis within its own private conservation and nature reserve. pool • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitnesscourt Property Facilities: Restaurants • bar • pool centre • tour desk • business centre • parking facilitiesAccommodation: 48 rooms • air-conditioning • mini bar • spa/health centre • gym/fitness centre • parking • shop • tennis court• refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • balcony facilities Accommodation: 85 rooms • air-conditioning • mini bar• hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • CD player Accommodation: 40 villas • private pools • air- • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes facilities • LCD TV/DVD/iPod Dock • internet • courtyard garden • hairdryer • 2 mountain bikesOur View: A special place to stay and experience Our View: An unforgettable stay at a resort Our View: Indulge yourself with the world-the best wines and restaurants of the beautiful already hailed as Australia’s most renowned elegance and style of Lilianfels.Hunter Valley. environmentally responsible tourist destination. 29
  • 30. AUSTRALIA - BEYOND SYDNEY Canberra Peppers Anchorage Shoal Bay Resort and Spa Rydges Port Macquarie Studio Poolside Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Corlette Point Road, Corlette Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay 1 Hay Street, Port Macquarie Location: At beautiful Port Stephens, only 2.5 hours drive Location: Beachfront amongst shops and restaurants. Location: In the heart of Port Macquarie, with local north of Sydney, or an hour from Newcastle. Property Facilities: 4 restaurants • 5 bars • pool • indoor beaches and shopping centre within easy walking Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated pool • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness distance. Offers delightful views of the Hastings River, the pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities centre • tour desk • parking facilities • shop Pacific Ocean and surrounding mountains. • shop Accommodation: 24 studios • 167 apartments • air- Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • bar • pool • heated Accommodation: 80 rooms • air-conditioning • mini bar conditioning • refrigerator • kitchenette • fully-equipped pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet kitchen (apartments) • tea/coffee making facilities • parking facilities • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Accommodation: 98 rooms • 25 apartments • air- conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: A beautiful resort and the perfect spot Our View: Idyllic setting surrounded by white- Our View: Ideal location with sensational views for beachcombers, whale watchers and dolphin sand beaches and towering headlands. Look out over the beautiful Hastings River and city. lovers. for dolphins swimming by! Crowne Plaza Terrigal The Sebel Resort Hawkesbury Crowne Plaza Canberra Balcony room Superior room Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTT Pine Tree Lane, Terrigal 61 Richmond Road, Windsor 1 Binara Street, Canberra Location: An hours drive from Sydney, set within the Location: In the historic town of Windsor in the foothills Location: In the heart of the nation’s capital, within coastal village on the New South Wales Central Coast. of the Blue Mountains, an easy 45 minutes drive from the minutes walk of the CBD and Convention Centre. Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • 2 bars • pool Sydney CBD and 50 minutes from Sydney International Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre Airport. pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • business centre • parking facilities • shop • tennis court Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • bar • indoor pool • parking facilities Accommodation: 199 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre Accommodation: 295 rooms • air-conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • parking facilities • tennis court bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes Accommodation: 105 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes Our View: A stunning beachfront hotel offering Our View: Three local golf courses, white water Our View: One of Canberra’s best, only minutes quality accommodation plus a day spa. You will rafting, go-karting, horse riding, tenpin bowling, from all the attractions, with Canberra Casino30 not be disappointed. Hawkesbury Harvest Trail, and botanic gardens. located on site! All within 20 minutes drive of the hotel.
  • 31. AUSTRALIA - BEYOND SYDNEYByron Bay Breakfree Eco Beach Lord Byron Resort The Byron at Byron Resort & SpaOne Bedroom - Lounge Area Superior One Bedroom SuiteProperty rating: TTTh Property rating: TTTh Property rating: TTTTh35-37 Shirley Street, Byron Bay 120 Jonson Street, Byron Bay 77-97 Brokenhead Road, Byron BayLocation: Short stroll to either the beach or the boutique Location: Close to the unspoilt beaches and restaurants Location: Five minutes south of Byron Bay township nearshopping district and cafes. of Byron Bay township. Byron Bay Golf Club. Ten minutes walk to Tallow BeachProperty Facilities: Pool • tour desk • business centre Property Facilities: Pool • heated pool • tour desk through the rainforest.• parking facilities • parking facilities • tennis court Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heatedAccommodation: 30 rooms • air-conditioning Accommodation: 30 rooms • 10 apartments • air- pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • business• refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee centre • parking facilities • shop • tennis court• balcony • hairdryer • CD player making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer Accommodation: 92 rooms • air-conditioning • mini bar • iron/ironing board • fully-equipped kitchen • refrigerator • fully-equipped kitchen • tea/coffee (apartments) making facilities • internet • in-house movies • balcony • hairdryer • in-room safe • bathrobes • CD playerOur View: Perfectly placed close to the beach and Our View: Fantastic location in the heart of Our View: Indulge yourself at this tranquila short stroll to all the attractions of Byron Bay. Byron. This property offers comfortable rainforest retreat, just minutes from the shops accommodation with great facilities. and restaurants at Byron Bay. Opal Cove Resort Mantra on Salt Beach Peppers Salt Resort & SpaProperty rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTThPacific Highway, Korora, Coffs Harbour Gunnamatta Avenue, Kingscliff Bells Boulevard, South KingscliffLocation: Absolute beachfront location only 200 metres Location: Just 20 minutes from Gold Coast Airport and Location: Right on Kingscliff’s stunning Ocean Beach.to a secluded beach and lagoon. Located just five minutes 30 minutes from Byron Bay, directly on the beach at Salt. Kingscliff has blossomed into a vibrant beachfront townnorth of Coffs Harbour, directly off the Pacific Highway Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 2 pools • heated without losing its local identity.Property Facilities: Restaurant • 2 bars • pool • heated pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 3 pools • heatedpool • pool with swim-up bar • gym/fitness centre • tour • shop • tennis court pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • parkingdesk • parking facilities • shop • golf course • tennis Accommodation: 317 rooms • air-conditioning facilitiescourt • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making Accommodation: 114 rooms • 136 apartments • air-Accommodation: 135 rooms • 30 apartments • air- facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee makingconditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making board facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironingfacilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobesboardOur View: Ideal beachfront resort located in lush Our View: Located on miles of pristine beaches. Our View: Stunning resort offering a wide rangenatural beauty. Enjoy the array of leisure activities or just relax of facilities. by the pool! 31
  • 32. AUSTRALIA - QUEENSLAND Queensland To truly appreciate the beauty and character of Australia, a visit to Queensland is a must. If it’s year-round warm climate, friendly locals and relaxed way of life aren’t enough to convince you, its stunning beaches, bustling cities, diverse natural wonders and exotic islands certainly will. Queensland... Things to do in s of the golden sand • Sun yourself on Surfers Paradise ur h the technicolo • Snorkel throug G reat Barrier Reef treasures of the ive Fraser Island • Four-wheel dr Rainforest agical Daintree • Explore the m inal guide with an Aborig t to the pristine • Charter a yach ds Whitsunday Islan a laxation in Noos • Enjoy resort re pricorn aches of the Ca • Frolic on the be Daintree Coast Cape Tribulation Winton footprints near Port Douglas • See dinosaur Palm Cove town m the gracious Gre CAIRNS • Go diving fro at of Bundaberg Ba rks ugh national pa rri • Bushwalk thro er Townsville Re near Mackay ef uthern Whitsunday and rodeos in So Airlie Beach • Visit wineries Islands untry Queensland Co Mackay s g on Townsville’ • Go horse ridin QUEENSLAND Magnetic Island Rockhampton Bundaberg Sunshine Coast Maroochydore BRISBANE Gold Coast32 Whitsunday Island
  • 33. AUSTRALIA - QUEENSLAND Icons of Queen sland... • Fraser Island The world’s large st sand island an only place on th d the e planet where rainforest grow the s in the sand. Fo drive, swim in m ur-wheel irrored lakes, pi to turtles, spot cnic next whales and see kangaroos, wall abies and possum • Great Barrie s. r Reef The World Herit age-listed GreatElabana Falls, Lamington National Park Reef is a living m Barrier asterpiece so bi be seen from ou g it can ter space. It stret more than 2,00 ches 0 kilometres alo Queensland co ng the ast, from the m towns of Port Do ainland uglas to Bundab erg.Near MackayOther places of interestBrisbane Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef Central QueenslandMake the most of your holiday in Brisbane - a sunny, Base yourself in cosmopolitan Cairns and take a day trip Bringing together the regions of Capricorn and Gladstone,sophisticated capital on the winding Brisbane River. to the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef. Or head Central Queensland offers you a lovely blend of laidbackAlong with lush parks and laid-back locals, this is a city to the magical, primeval Daintree Rainforest. See a country charm amidst diverse natural beauty. With awith serious cultural credentials and first-class wining, performance by the world-famous Aboriginal dance combination of coastal cities, islands, rainforest anddining and dancing. theatre Tjapukai. Sip cocktails in the vibrant resort town gemfields, you couldn’t ask for anything more.Gold Coast of Port Douglas. Camp, fish and four-wheel drive in the Outback QueenslandTackle the huge waves off Broadbeach, snorkel through a remote wilderness of Cape York Peninsula. Queensland’s outback is hard to beat with its tales andshipwreck off Main Beach or walk golden sand fringed by Whitsundays trappings of yesteryear, awe-inspiring landscapes, rollickinghigh rises in Surfers Paradise. The Gold Coast is known You can sail, swim, snorkel, dive or just relax in the stockmen and quiet fishing spots. It’s a thousand kilometresfor being an action-packed holiday destination. Whether Whitsundays - 74 pristine, palm-fringed islands tucked of nature, and even the odd dinosaur fossil!it is the theme parks, attractions or tours - theres inside the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Enjoy five Mackaysomething for everyone. stars of resort luxury on several of the islands. Visit A laid-back city with lovely Art Deco buildings and streetsSunshine Coast Whitsunday Island and walk the pure white, silica sands lined with palm trees. The surrounding areas are perfect forJust north of Brisbane, Queensland’s Sunshine Coast of Whitehaven Beach. holidaying far from crowds; relaxing at secluded beaches,offers a relaxed, yet sophisticated lifestyle. Encompassing Fraser Coast exploring an ancient rainforest or snorkelling the reef.the coastline from Caloundra to Rainbow Beach and the Four-wheel drive on World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, Townsvillelush countryside of the hinterland, the beauty of this the world’s largest sand island. Or visit Lady Elliot Island Don’t miss Townsville’s sensational sunsets, scenic beachregion will captivate you. And its generous beaches will on the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Cruise next to giant promenade and balmy nightlife. From here the Great Barrierkeep you coming back. humpback whales and their calves from Hervey Bay Reef sprawls to the east, the Outback to the west, islands between early July and late October. and rainforest to the north and sugar cane and mango farming to the south. 33
  • 34. Tropical NorthAUSTRALIA - TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND Queensland Natures theme park and the only place on earth where the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef! Cairns, the international gateway, has a friendly relaxed tropical lifestyle. It is the perfect base to start and finish your tropical Australian adventure. Rock Pool at Mossman Gorge Daintree National Park34 Flecker Botanical Gardens, Cairns
  • 35. Cairns AUSTRALIA - CAIRNS From this international gateway, Things to do in Cairns... the islands, rainforest and reef of • Snorkel, dive or do a day trip tropical North Queensland are on Great Barrier Re to the ef - a World He your doorstep. A modern, listed spectacular ritage- of coral islands marine life and sophisticated city with world-class • Take the scen shopping, dining, entertainment ic railway to the tranquil, butterfly-fringed and cultural facilities, Cairns has village of Kurand • Tour the mag a dozens of restaurants, hotels ical Daintree Ra thought to be th inforest, e planet’s oldest and bars. surviving tropica l rainforest • Go rafting on the Tully River on packed day of w an action- hite water rafting • Experience an evening of cand tropical dining, lelit drama, authentic Abor culture explored iginal through story te music at the Fla lling and mes of the Fore st • Escape to a tro pical paradise su by reef and rain rrounded forest with a da beautiful Green y cruise to Island • Meet and inte ract with the Tja people as they pukai demonstrate th Centenary Flecker To Airport skills and know eir ancient GR Lakes Botanic H ledge of the na EE NS Gardens To Kuranda, Cairns Beaches, tural world LO P ES Palm Cove, Port Douglas and ST 21 Cape Tribulation ARTHUR ST Tobruk Memorial Pool ST A AR NORTH CAIRNS HOTELS AND APARTMENTS M CAIRNS 1. ACACIA COURT NA CA NN 3 AC ON 2. BAY VILLAGE TROPICAL RETREAT & APARTMENTS HWY M ST 3. CAIRNS COLONIAL CLUB RESORT ST 4. CAIRNS QUEENS COURT MANUNDA E 5. CAIRNS QUEENSLANDER TL SMITH ST ADE ANDERSO LIT N ST 6. CORAL TREE INN COOK THE ESPLAN 7. HILTON CAIRNS JAMES ST 42 8. HOLIDAY INN CAIRNS FEARNLEY ST 9. MANTRA ESPLANADE CAIRNS 40 Kuranda Scenic Railway Line ST 10. MANTRA TRILOGY MA McKENZ ENGLISH IE ST 11. MERCURE CAIRNS HARBOURSIDE RTY SEVERIN ST 23 12. NOVOTEL CAIRNS OASIS RESORT 1 CAPTAIN 34 N 13. PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL HOTEL CAIRNS ST 14. PULLMAN REEF HOTEL CASINO 11 T r i n i ty B a y 5 15. RYDGES ESPLANADE RESORT CAIRNS WI CHARLES ST 16. RYDGES PLAZA CAIRNS LKI NS ON 17. RYDGES TRADEWINDS HOTEL CAIRNS ST LAKE ST 18. SHANGRI-LA HOTEL THE MARINA CAIRNS DIGGER ST GROVE ST 19. SOUTHERN CROSS ATRIUM APARTMENTS Cairns 20. THE HOTEL CAIRNS Base 2 Hospital 21. THE LAKES CAIRNS RESORT & SPA GATTON ST 22. THE SEBEL CAIRNS 23. TROPICAL QUEENSLANDER S p o r ts CAIRNS ST ST 4 43 15 24. WATERS EDGE APARTMENTS G ro u n d UPWARD ST OTHER HOTELS AND APARTMENTS ST DUNN ST PARRAMATTA 24 AVAILABLE ON APPLICATION 26 McLEOD MANN ST PARK 33 28 25. ALL SEASONS CAIRNS GATEWAYST DRAPER JONES 26. ALL SEASONS SUNSHINE TOWER 25 MINNIE ST 27. CAIRNS AQUARIUSAUMULLER To Townsville 31 17 37 and Mission Beach 28. CAIRNS PLAZA HOTEL MULGRAVE RD 32 6 20 8 29. CAIRNS REEF APARTMENTS FLORENCE ST 30. CAIRNS TROPICAL GARDENS 29 27 ST WAT 12 31. CASCADE GARDENS S h o w g ro u n d 19 10 THE ESPLANADE 32. COMFORT SUITES CITY TERRACES ER S 30 C a ir n s H SEVERIN 33. DISCOVERY RESORT CAIRNS T APLIN ST Cairns 36 34. FIG TREE LODGE Railway Swimming Lagoon 35. HIDES HOTEL CAIRNS Cairns Station MALL SCOTT ST Central 36. IL PALAZZO BOUTIQUE APARTMENTS SHIELDS ST Shopping 37. PALM ROYAL CAIRNS 35 9 18 ABBOTT ST Centre 38. PARK REGIS CITY QUAYS ST 16 13 41 39. PARK REGIS PIERMONDE Marlin GRAFTON ST SPENCE ST MARLIN 40. REEF PALMS 22 Marina SHERIDAN ST BUCHAN 14 E BUNDA ST PD Reef Fleet 41. THE SEBEL HARBOUR LIGHTS 38 7 LAKE ST Terminal T r i n i ty 42. TROPIC TOWERS S T 39 RF In le t 43. 201 LAKE STREET HARTLEY ST HARTLEY ST Cairns HA Trinity Wharf & W International Convention Centre Cruise Terminal KENNY ST 35 H HERTZ COMPORT ST
  • 36. 5 Day Learn To Dive Green Island Reef Cruise Green Island and Great Barrier Reef CruiseAUSTRALIA - CAIRNS SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING Operated by: Pro Dive Cairns Operated by: Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises Operated by: Great Adventures The first two days of the course will be at Pro Dive’s Green Island, just a few kilometres off the coast of Cairns Cruise from Cairns to the luxury pontoon on the outer training centre in Cairns, which features all the facilities is a beautiful coral cay on the Great Barrier Reef. From reef. First, cruise to Green Island then, after two hours needed to learn to scuba dive. It also has Cairns’ deepest the beach you can spend the day snorkelling the coral of exploration time, head to the pontoon for lunch. The scuba diving training pool. At 4.5 metres in the middle, reefs surrounding the island or, exploring the abundant pontoon features undercover seating, a sundeck, an students get an excellent idea of what diving really feels marine life via a glass-bottom boat or semi-submersible underwater observatory, semi-submersible coral viewing like. Days 3, 4 and 5 are spent on the outer reef on board vessel. This tour is great for families or those just wanting tour, swimming enclosure for children, change rooms Pro Dive’s dive vessel, MV Scuba Pro. Diving is on a to spend the day on one of the Great Barrier Reef’s most with shower facilities and scuba diving with a semi- choice of 16 sites exclusive to Pro Dive. They provide popular islands. submerged dive platform. Morning and afternoon tea, some of the best outer reef diving available and have Duration: Full Day - 8 hours from Cairns buffet lunch, guided eco-reef talk and use of buoyancy been selected for their quality of coral and marine life, as Half Day - 4 hours from Cairns vests are included. well as great visibility. You’ll have the opportunity to do Duration: 9 hours 11 dives, (9 day and 2 night dives), as well as lots of Departs: Full Day: Daily from Cairns at 9.00am snorkelling. All meals are included on board. Half Day: Daily from Cairns at 9.00am and Departs: Daily from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal at 8.30am 1.00pm NOTE: Price includes A$5 per person Environmental Management Charge. Departs: Daily except Sunday Also available from Cairns Beaches and Palm Cove. NOTE: A fuel levy may be applicable, payable direct. Tour available from Cairns Beaches and Palm Cove. Tour does not operate on 25 Dec 10. Quicksilver’s Outer Barrier Reef Cruise The Silver Series Quicksilver’s Silversonic Sail Green Island SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING Operated by: Quicksilver Connections Operated by: Quicksilver Connections Operated by: Ocean Free Cruises Travel to Agincourt Ribbon Reef, at the outer edge The ‘Silversonic’ vessel is designed for snorkelling and Depart at 7.30am and enjoy the motor sail to Green of the Great Barrier Reef, aboard the air-conditioned diving and visits the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Island. For those wishing to scuba dive, the formalities are ‘Wavepiercer’ catamaran. Both water lovers and those The novice diver can enjoy one or two introductory dives completed on the way, so when you arrive at The Great who prefer to stay dry can experience the wonder of the whilst certified divers will enjoy up to three dives at Barrier Reef you are ready to dive! Arrive at a private Great Barrier Reef. Choose from snorkelling, diving, an different reef locations. All dives are at passengers’ own mooring at Pinnacle Reef with Green Island just 700m underwater observatory and a semi-submersible. All expense. The crew will encourage you to relax and enjoy away. After a delicious smorgasbord lunch transfer to the snorkelling equipment and tuition is provided. Morning the comfort of the ‘Silversonic’, with its on-board facilities, island. On Green Island you can wander along the and afternoon tea plus a tropical seafood lunch is including freshwater showers, air-conditioned saloon beautiful beach, walk around the island, view the bird life included. Optional activities include helicopter flights. cabin, large sun baking deck areas and a buffet lunch. and relax in paradise. After 4 hours, set sail for Cairns Duration: 10 hours Duration: 12 hours (wind permitting). Enjoy a glass of wine with your tropical afternoon tea. Departs: Daily from Port Douglas Marina at 10.00am Departs: Daily from Port Douglas Marina at 8.30am Duration: 9 hours NOTE: Local taxes including Environmental Management Charge is included. A fuel levy may be payable direct. Also available from Cairns, Cairns Beaches Departs: Daily from Cairns at 7.30am and Palm Cove. NOTE: An Environmental Management Charge and Port Charge of A$10 is payable on departure. Cruise Upolo Cay Sunlover Outer Barrier Reef Michaelmas Cay Cruise SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING Operated by: Ocean Freedom Operated by: Sunlover Reef Cruises Operated by: Ocean Spirit Cruises This tour is perfect for those who don’t want a big crowd Discover the reef as you join Sunlover Reef Cruises to the Set sail aboard a 5-star catamaran and visit Michaelmas as Ocean Freedom caters for a maximum of 60 guests. outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef by fast, air- Cay, a natural and pristine sand cay. The day is yours to On arrival at the picturesque Upolu Coral Cay, experience conditioned catamaran. There are numerous activities explore. The Michaelmas Cay cruise offers a wide range a glass-bottom boat trip with a marine naturalist, then available and you have 4-5 hours on the Great Barrier of activities including snorkelling, scuba diving (both relax and unwind, snorkel in the crystal azure waters or Reef complete with a buffet lunch with seafood. Activities certified and first time beginner), semi-submersible coral laze on the sparkling white sand. Dinghy transfers, to and include glass-bottom boat cruises, semi-submersible coral viewing, coral cay scientific tours, nature walks among from the boat, are available for those who want to viewing and a marine touch tank. There is a children’s a bird sanctuary, live musical entertainment and a glass sunbathe on the cay. Following a buffet lunch, cruise to wading pool and an underwater observatory. Divers can of sparkling wine on the homeward sail. A 9-1 passenger the outer edge of Upolu Reef and snorkel or dive the partake in introductory and certified scuba diving, and the to crew ratio ensures a 5-star service is delivered to all amazing Wonder Wall. world-famous Seawalker Platform Helmet Diving program guests. Duration: 8 hours (additional expense). Duration: 81 hours Departs: Daily from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal at 7.00am Duration: 81 hours Departs: Daily from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal at 7.15am NOTE: A $10 per person fuel levy is payable direct. Tour does not operate Departs: Daily from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal NOTE: Price includes a A$5 per person Environmental Management Charge. 25 Dec 10. NOTE: All local taxes including the Environmental Management Charge is Also available from Cairns Beaches and Palm Cove.36 included in the price. Also available from Cairns hotels, Cairns Beaches and Palm Cove.
  • 37. Passions of Paradise, Great Barrier Reef Frankland Island Cruise and Dive Flames of the Forest AUSTRALIA - CAIRNS SIGHTSEEINGSIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEINGOperated by: Passions of Paradise Operated by: Frankland Island Cruise & Dive Operated by: Flames of the ForestYour day begins with a sail to Michaelmas Cay - an Begin with a cruise down the Mulgrave River and learn Flames of the Forest is truly a unique rainforest diningunspoilt paradise recognised as one of the most about the area’s unique flora and fauna. Then take a experience. Drive to a secluded area in the rainforest andimportant bird nesting sanctuaries on the Great Barrier short open water crossing to Frankland Islands - a perfect on arrival enjoy canapes and pre-dinner drinks. FollowingReef. Snorkel, dive (own expense) or wander along the location to discover the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef a candlelit pathway you’ll be guided to your rainforestbeach. Lunch is served on board as you depart for with a certified or introductory dive (optional extra) or canopy dining room perched along a sparkling river.Breaking Patches - part of a system of reefs that form the snorkellers can drift over an amazing variety of corals and A delicious three-course meal is served, accompanied byOuter Barrier Reef. The area is host to thousands of small marine life. Alternatively, stay dry and discover this wine and drinks. As your dinner settles, your Aboriginalcolourful reef fish, with the occasional larger pelagic fish underwater paradise from the semi-sumbersible coral hosts will interpret stories of the Dreamtime and explaincruising by. Snorkel, soak up a few rays or simply laze viewer or glass bottom boat. Lunch is served on the the indigenous history of the region.around on the deck. On the sail home enjoy a cold island. The day is then yours to enjoy. Afternoon tea is Duration: 3-5 hoursbeverage from the bar. served on the journey back to Cairns, arriving at approximately 5.15pm. Departs: Thursday, Friday and Saturday from Cairns,Duration: 9 hours Palm Cove and Port Douglas at approximately 6.10pmDeparts: Daily from Cairns at 7.30am Duration: 9 hours NOTE: Tour does not operate 25 Dec 10, 1 Jan 11 and 9 Jan 11-11 Mar 11.NOTE: Price includes A$5 per person Environmental Management Charge. Departs: Daily at 8.00am Tour is not recommended for children 5 years and under.Tour does not operate 1 Jan 11. Also available from Cairns Beaches andPalm Cove - prices on application.Ballooning with Hot Air Tjapukai by Night Rainforest SafariSIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEINGOperated by: Ballooning with Hot Air Operated by: Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Operated by: Wooroonooran SafarisUpon collection from your hotel, experienced guides and Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is a stunning theatrical The Wooroonoran National Park offers stunning pristinepilots take you to the beautiful hinterland of North interpretation of Aboriginal culture from the beginning rainforest and the regions newest attraction - theQueensland for your serene ballooning experience. There of time into the future. Tjapukai is the most awarded spectacular Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway. Visitis a selection of hot air balloon tour options available, Aboriginal cultural attraction in Australia. In Tjapukai by Josephine Falls and plunge down the naturally formedranging from a 30 or 60 minute scenic flight to a Night, you will join the traditional people of the land in rockslide, hand feed the kangaroos or get up close andsumptuous champagne and breakfast luxury option. Your a magical night combining fire explosions, spectacular personal with a crocodile at Johnstone’s Crocodile Farm.early morning ballooning experience also means that you special effects, music and dance as giant spirits come Last stop is Babinda Boulders where you will learn aboutcan be back in time to still do a Barrier Reef day cruise! to life and take you on a Dreamtime journey. Enjoy the the rich Aboriginal heritage of the area and take aDuration: 5 hours licensed restaurant, beautiful buffet dinner and friendly refreshing swim in the fresh waters! Lunch is included. ambient feeling. Duration: 10 hoursDeparts: Daily from Cairns, Cairns Beaches, Palm Coveand Port Douglas from 4.00am Duration: 3 hours Departs: Daily from Cairns and Cairns Beaches fromNOTE: A compulsory Civil Aviation Insurance levy of A$25 per person Departs: Daily from Cairns, Cairns Beaches and 7.30amapplies and is payable direct. Children under 3 years not permitted. Tours do Palm Cove at 6.00pm NOTE: There are numerous weekly departures for tours escorted by German,not operate 25 Dec 10 and 1 Jan 11. Franch, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Manadarin-speaking guides. Details on NOTE: Also available from Port Douglas. application.Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures Cape Tribulation, Daintree and Mossman GorgeSIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEINGOperated by: Down Under Tours Operated by: Down Under Tours Operated by: Down Under ToursThis breathtaking journey on one of the world’s most Take a half-day tour at Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures - Explore the rainforests and landscapes of the Capescenic train routes will take you through hand-hewn the best place to see crocodiles in Tropical North Tribulation Wilderness area. Travel to Cape Tribulationtunnels and across bridges with amazing views. Explore Queensland. Enjoy lunch before joining the unique eco Beach with time to relax, before lunch in a rainforestKuranda at your leisure. Visit the Heritage Markets, the experience on the lagoon cruise through the ecologically setting. Cross the river and join a calm-water cruise alongAustralian Butterfly Sanctuary, Birdworld or the Kuranda significant Melaleuca wetlands; the domain of the the Daintree River whilst observing the wildlife. Keep yourKoala Gardens (own expense). Board Skyrail for the saltwater crocodile. Explore the park with its abundance eyes peeled for the estuarine saltwater crocodile! Theworld’s most beautiful rainforest experience. of wildlife, including water birds, turtles, wallabies and cruise concludes in the Daintree village, before returningYour journey ends at Caravonica Lakes and your coach cassowaries. See the notorious head shake and death roll to Cairns, stopping at Mossman Gorge en route.will transfer you to your accommodation. of a huge crocodile at the Crocodile Attack Show. Duration: 101 hoursDuration: 101 hours Discover the world’s most venomous snakes at the Snake Show before the return transfer to your accommodation. Departs: Daily from Cairns, Cairns Beaches, Palm CoveDeparts: Daily from Cairns, Cairns Beaches, Palm Cove and Port Douglasand Port Douglas Duration: 51 hours NOTE: Tour does not operate 25 Dec 10. A$2 fuel levy per person is payableNOTE: A$2 per person fuel levy is payable direct. Tour does not operate Departs: Daily from Cairns, Cairns Beaches, Palm Cove direct.25 Dec 10. Tour option including a visit to Tjapukai is also available. and Port DouglasAn upgrade to Gold Class on Kuranda Scenic Rail is also available. NOTE: A$4 per person fuel levy is payable direct. Tour does not operate 37 25 Dec 10.
  • 38. Cape Tribulation and Daintree 4WD TourAUSTRALIA - CAIRNS SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING Operated by: Trek North Safaris Drive along one of Australia’s most spectacular coastal drives to the resort village of Port Douglas. On arrival at Mossman Gorge, swim in the cool pristine waters or join a guided rainforest walk. Continue to the Daintree River, enjoy morning tea before taking a river cruise. Travel to the spectacular Alexandra Range Lookout before lunch. Head further north to the isolated Cape Tribulation. There is time to visit the lookout before taking a walk through the National Park followed by afternoon tea. Traverse the Alexandra Range, cross the river by cable barge and enjoy a leisurely drive back to Cairns. Duration: 101 hours Departs: Daily from Cairns, Cairns Beaches and Palm Cove at 7.30am NOTE: This tour does not operate 25-26 Dec 10. Tully River Half Day Tully River White Water Kuranda, Tablelands and Skybury Daintree 4WD Wanderer Rafting Coffee SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING Operated by: Raging Thunder Operated by: Tropical Horizons Tours Operated by: Australian Wild Escapes A must for those with a sense of adventure. The Tully Combine the Kuranda Scenic Train and/or Skyrail and Travel to the World Heritage-listed region of Cape River is regarded as the best rafting rivers in Australia. travel to Kuranda village, a quaint little township in the Tribulation. Cruise on the Daintree River through silent Travel south to the mighty Tully River which snakes rainforest. Beyond Kuranda, travel to the amazing backwaters where crocodiles can normally be seen through stunning World Heritage-listed rainforest. An Tablelands. Visit Skybury, North Queensland’s oldest and basking on the muddy banks. Enjoy morning tea at awesome day out rafting grade 3-4 rapids over five hours largest coffee plantation. Enjoy The Coffee Indulgence Thornton Beach before heading towards Cape Tribulation awaits and at the end enjoy a well earned barbecue Tour followed by a fabulous lunch at the Plantation and the Coral Sea via Alexandra Range Lookout. Arrive at lunch alongside the river bank. Expect the need to hold Restaurant. In the afternoon visit Granite Gorge, where Cape Tribulation and trek to the top of the Cape with its on at times, however no experience is necessary. you have time for either a quick dip in the swimming magnificent views of the bay and crystal clear Coral Sea. Duration: 12 hours holes, feed the wallabies or a walk through the stone Cross flowing creeks to climb up through the Donovan wilderness. The tour is completed with a tropical fruit Range to arrive at the secluded Cowie Beach. Enjoy a Departs: Daily from Cairns from 6.30am tasting before returning to Cairns via the Skyrail canopy. picnic lunch and take a walk along the specially NOTE: A$30 Rafting Levy is payable direct - comprising partial recovery of constructed rainforest and mangrove walk. land management agency prescribed daily client fee, water release fee, public Duration: 81 hours risk insurance premiums and government taxes and charges. Not suitable for Departs: Daily from Cairns, Cairns Beaches and Palm Duration: 101 hours children under 12 years. Tour does not operate 1 Jan 11. Cove Departs: Daily from Cairns NOTE: A fuel levy may also be payable direct. Tour does not operate 25 Dec 10. Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway, Cape Tribulation and Daintree Green Island Fly and Cruise Adventure Misty Mountains Rainforest SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING Operated by: Tropical Horizons Tours Operated by: Tropical Horizons Tours Operated by: Cairns Seaplanes Head south on a path less travelled for a ‘birds eye view’ Discover the unique wilderness of the World Heritage- Experience the spectacular views of Green Island and of the Wet Tropics World Heritage listed National Park. At listed rainforests of Cape Tribulation and Mossman surrounding reefs with a 10 minute one-way scenic the Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway, stand high in the Gorge. Also included is the Daintree Rainforest Aerial seaplane flight, touching down on the clear waters of rainforest on cantilever viewing platforms, and take in the Walkway and Canopy Tower which allows easy access to Green Island. Spend four hours on Green Island including enormity of this beautiful landscape. After a short every part of the rainforest. Enjoy lunch at Cape a semi-submarine coral viewing tour in air-conditioned rainforest walk to Josephine Falls, enjoy a picnic lunch Tribulation Resort & Spa, swim in the resort pool and comfort, snorkelling or diving. Enjoy a delicious Aussie and perhaps a swim. Final stop is Boulders Wilderness explore the beach at the doorstep to the resort. The tour barbecue lunch on board the Big Cat vessel. A fast 45- Reserve for a casual stroll around the boulder circuit. also cruises the Daintree River with a guide who will minute return cruise to Cairns completes an unforgettable Includes: Morning tea, picnic lunch and all National Park reveal the special wildlife of this ancient waterway - the day. entrance fees. domain of the estuarine crocodile. Snakes, water birds Duration: 8 hours Duration: 9 hours and butterflies are also inhabitants of the mangrove-lined riverbanks. Following afternoon tea travel through the Departs: Daily Departs: Daily from Cairns, Cairns Beaches and Palm Daintree Valley and return to your accommodation. Cove. Duration: 111 hours NOTE: Tour does not operate 25 December 2010.38 Departs: Daily
  • 39. AUSTRALIA - CAIRNS HOTELS Trinity Inlet, Cairns1. Acacia Court 3. Cairns Queens Court 23. Tropical Queenslander Ocean View room Studio room Studio room Property rating: TTT Property rating: TTT Property rating: TTT 223-227 The Esplanade, Cairns 167-171 Sheridan Street, Cairns 287 Lake Street, Cairns Location: Just two kilometres from Cairns city centre at Location: Handy location, 500 metres from the city centre Location: Within walking distance to the popular Cairns the north end of The Esplanade. The hotel is a 20 minute and just 300 metres from Cairns Central shopping centre. Esplanade, numerous restaurants and city CBD. walk from the city centre and a 10 minute drive from There is a large choice of rooms to ensure something to Property Facilities: 2 pools • tour desk • parking facilities Cairns Airport. suit. Accommodation: 58 rooms • air-conditioning Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • tour desk Property Facilities: Restaurant • pool • tour desk • overhead fan • refrigerator • kitchenette • tea/coffee • parking facilities • tennis court • business centre • parking facilities making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing Accommodation: 131 rooms • air-conditioning Accommodation: 81 rooms • air-conditioning board • balcony • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • hairdryer Our View: A popular hotel in an excellent Our View: Cairns Queens Court offers an array of Our View: Affordable self-catering waterfront location. The Esplanade walking comfortable accommodation at the right price. accommodation, situated close to The Esplanade tracks and parklands are right at your door. Shopping and restaurants are within easy reach. with shopping and numerous restaurants nearby.2. Bay Village Tropical Retreat 4. Cairns Queenslander 6. Coral Tree Inn and Apartments One Bedroom Suite Hibiscus Suite Standard room Property rating: TTTh Property rating: TTTh Property rating: TTTh 227 Lake Street, Cairns 267 Lake Street, Cairns 166-172 Grafton Street, Cairns Location: One block from the Cairns Esplanade and only Location: Within walking distance to Cairns Esplanade, Location: Right in the heart of Cairns city, Coral Tree Inn a 15 minute leisurely walk to downtown Cairns. numerous restaurants, shops and Cairns CBD. is only a short stroll to The Esplanade and restaurants of Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 2 pools • tour Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 2 pools • tour Cairns. Rooms are set around a central pool area that desk • business centre • parking facilities desk • parking facilities gives the property a quiet, intimate feel, perfect after a Accommodation: 70 rooms • 20 apartments • air- Accommodation: 93 rooms • 20 apartments • air- day of sightseeing. conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • kitchenette conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • kitchenette Property Facilities: Pool • tour desk • parking facilities • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • fully- • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer Accommodation: 47 rooms • 8 apartments • air- equipped kitchen (apartments) • balcony • iron/ironing board conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • balcony • hairdryer Our View: The beautiful restaurant serves Our View: One of our most popular Cairns Our View: A smaller boutique-style property, authentic Balinese cuisine and is a popular spot properties, with its friendly staff and comfortable offering value-for-money accommodation in a for tourists and locals alike! accommodation choices. Enjoy a culinary handy location. 39 experience at Diggers Restaurant.
  • 40. AUSTRALIA - CAIRNS HOTELS 11. Mercure Cairns Harbourside 3. Cairns Colonial Club 8. Holiday Inn Cairns Twin room Premium Ocean View room Property rating: TTTh Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT 209-217 The Esplanade, Cairns 18-26 Cannon Street, Cairns 121 The Esplanade, Cairns Location: Tranquil location on Cairns Esplanade Location: Four kilometres from Cairns city centre, set on Location: Central Esplanade location, barely five minutes overlooking beautiful Trinity Bay and surrounding 11 acres of award-winning, lush tropical gardens. Six walk to City Place and Cairns swimming lagoon. parklands. An easy 15 minute walk along The Esplanade kilometres from Cairns Airport. A beautiful tropical resort Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • gym/fitness takes you into downtown Cairns. offering a range of facilities in a relaxed environment. centre • tour desk • business centre • parking facilities Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • bar • pool • tour desk Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • 2 bars • 3 pools Accommodation: 237 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • parking facilities • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • business centre bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet Accommodation: 173 rooms • air-conditioning • parking facilities • shop • tennis court • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet Accommodation: 345 rooms • air-conditioning • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • mini bar • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making • in-house movies facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: Great property at an affordable price. Our View: Perfect for all travellers, with beautiful Our View: This superb waterfront property has Superb views over Trinity Bay and a quiet tropical gardens and a quiet location. You’ll magnificent views over Trinity Bay and the location make this a popular choice. barely need to leave the resort! mountains. Definitely one of the popular places to stay in Cairns. 10. Mantra Trilogy 9. Mantra Esplanade Cairns 12. Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort Hotel room One Bedroom Ocean View room Standard room Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTTh 101-105 The Esplanade, Cairns Cnr The Esplanade & Shields Street, Cairns 122 Lake Street, Cairns Location: Central city location on the Cairns Esplanade. Location: On the Cairns Esplanade, opposite Cairns Location: Within a few minutes’ walk to shopping, Perfect for restaurants, transport and water-based swimming lagoon and The Pier Marketplace. The Reef restaurants, the Reef Fleet Terminal and Cairns lagoon. activities. Beautifully set above the newly developed Fleet Terminal is just across the road for all cruises to the Having completed a major refurbishment, the new look waterfront esplanade of Cairns. Great Barrier Reef. Oasis is modern and stylish. Property Facilities: Pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk Property Facilities: Pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk Property Facilities: Restaurant • 2 bars • pool • pool • parking facilities • parking facilities with swim-up bar • gym/fitness centre • tour desk Accommodation: 235 rooms • air-conditioning Accommodation: 124 rooms and apartments • air- • parking facilities • shop • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making conditioning • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities Accommodation: 314 rooms • air-conditioning • mini facilities • internet • iron/ironing board • fully-equipped • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet kitchen • balcony • hairdryer • fully-equipped kitchen (apartments) • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: Superb modern apartments right in the Our View: One of the best locations in Cairns, Our View: One of Cairns’ biggest and best centre of town. Great views of Trinity Inlet and with stylish rooms and restaurants and with resorts. City location, great facilities and a huge the Cairns swimming lagoon. One of Cairns’ best shopping nearby! The Courthouse hotel behind free-form swimming lagoon. restaurants lies at the doorstep. the hotel is perfect for an afternoon refreshment. 13. Pacific International Hotel Cairns 15. Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns 16. Rydges Plaza Cairns Deluxe room Deluxe room Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT 43 The Esplanade, Cairns Cnr The Esplanade & Kerwin Street, Cairns Cnr Spence & Grafton Streets, Cairns Location: Downtown Cairns, overlooking the swimming Location: Only minutes to the City Centre along the Location: Central city, ideally located to all that Cairns lagoon, casino, Trinity Inlet and Cairns city. The Reef Fleet Cairns Esplanade. Resort-style tower accommodation has to offer including the Cairns Convention Centre, Terminal, from where the majority of reef cruises depart, with commanding views of Cairns surrounds and ocean. Reef Casino, Reef Fleet Terminal and Cairns Central is across the road. Meat lovers will relish the new Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 3 pools shopping complex. ‘Bushfire’ grill. • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • business centre Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • tour desk Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • tour desk • parking facilities • shop • tennis court • parking facilities • shop • parking facilities Accommodation: 242 rooms • air-conditioning Accommodation: 100 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 176 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • overhead fan • mini bar • tea/coffee making facilities bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • in-house • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board movies • balcony • hairdryer Our View: A true Cairns icon! This family-owned Our View: Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns offers Our View: Convenient downtown location, in the hotel prides itself on its reputation and service, some of the best views along The Esplanade and midst of the shopping, restaurant and tourist40 with one of the most convenient locations. the beautiful Coral Sea. precincts.
  • 41. 17. Rydges Tradewinds Hotel Cairns 20. The Hotel Cairns 19. Southern Cross Atrium Apartments AUSTRALIA - CAIRNS HOTELS Tower King Suite Studio Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT 137 The Esplanade, Cairns Cnr Florence & Abbott Streets, Cairns 3-11 Water Street, Cairns Location: Ideally situated right on Cairns Esplanade Location: Centrally located only minutes’ walk to Location: Opposite Cairns Central shopping centre. overlooking the Coral Sea. Minutes’ stroll to city centre, downtown, The Esplanade and restaurants. This Designed in a modern atrium style, the apartments are shopping and Barrier Reef departures. boutique-style hotel is undoubtedly one of Cairns’ built around a recreational spa, lap pools and landscaped Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • health spa prettiest and most charming properties with beautiful gardens. centre • tour desk • parking facilities plantation-style architecture. Property Facilities: 3 pools • gym/fitness centre • tour Accommodation: 246 rooms • air-conditioning Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • gym/fitness desk • parking facilities • overhead fan • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee centre • tour desk • parking facilities Accommodation: 192 apartments • air-conditioning making facilities • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing Accommodation: 87 rooms • air-conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • kitchenette • tea/coffee board • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing • iron/ironing board board • CD player Our View: Sensational views, relaxing pool area Our View: A lovely property. The hotel’s facade is Our View: Superb apartments in a central and a magnificent waterfront location! It has a truly one of the best examples of Queensland location offering excellent value-for-dollar great day spa on level one. architecture. accommodation!21. The Lakes Cairns Resort & Spa 7. Hilton Cairns 14. Pullman Reef Hotel Casino (formerly The Sofitel Reef Casino) Deluxe Water View room Junior Suite Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTT 2 Greenslopes Street, Cairns 34 The Esplanade, Cairns 35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns Location: Next to Cairns’ magnificent botanic gardens Location: A resort-style hotel adjacent to the Reef Fleet Location: Downtown, only minutes away from the Reef and the city is only a five-minute drive away. A huge Terminal on Trinity Bay Inlet. The tastefully-appointed Fleet Terminal, Cairns lagoon and some of Cairns’ finest resort complex that caters superbly for all holiday makers. rooms all feature a private balcony with stunning views of restaurants. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 4 pools • health either the bay or Trinity Inlet. Property Facilities: 4 restaurants • 3 bars • pool spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • 2 bars • pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities facilities • shop • tennis court • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre Accommodation: 128 rooms • air-conditioning Accommodation: 280 apartments • air-conditioning • tour desk • parking facilities • shop • overhead fan • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee • overhead fan • refrigerator • fully-equipped kitchen Accommodation: 263 rooms • air-conditioning • mini making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • in-house movies bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • spa bath/jacuzzi in • balcony • hairdryer • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes room • CD player Our View: Relax and enjoy the tropical lifestyle in Our View: Enjoy a relaxing drink on the Our View: Stylish, well-appointed rooms, superb these superbly-designed apartments. The large waterfront. This hotel has a superb location, with dining options and an unbeatable location. One outdoor lanais and pool areas are unique to The the Reef Fleet Terminal, casino and great of Tropical North Queensland’s best! Lakes and are ideal for entertaining! restaurants at your door.18. Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns 22. The Sebel Cairns 24. Waters Edge Apartments City Mountain View Twin room Living area Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTT Pier Point Road, Cairns 17 Abbott Street, Cairns 155 The Esplanade, Cairns Location: The Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns is Location: In the heart of Cairns, opposite the casino. Location: Positioned on Cairns Esplanade with nestled on the Marlin Marina in the heart of the city. Walking distance to the Reef Fleet Terminal and Cairns panoramas of Trinity Bay. Opposite parklands and Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • health spa lagoon. Just 15 minutes from the airport. recreational facilities and a short walk along The centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • free internet Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 2 pools • health Esplanade to local facilities. • parking facilities • shop spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • business Property Facilities: 2 pools • heated pool • tour desk Accommodation: 255 rooms • air-conditioning centre • parking facilities • parking facilities • overhead fan • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee Accommodation: 321 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 33 rooms • 12 apartments • air- making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • fully- • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • interconnecting rooms • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes equipped kitchen • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • in-room safe • spa bath/jacuzzi in room • CD player Our View: Location, location, location! On the Our View: The rooms are modern and stylish but Our View: Waters Edge Apartments provide Marlin Marina connected to The Pier shopping still retain their tropical feel. A treatment at the premium Cairns accommodation in the heart of complex and adjacent to the Trinity Bay day spa is highly recommended. paradise. The gorgeous apartments are available 41 Esplanade. at affordable rates.
  • 42. Cairns BeachesAUSTRALIA - CAIRNS BEACHES HOTELS A collection of beachside suburbs that are very tropical and lined with palm trees. All have a relaxed holiday atmosphere and offer an excellent range of accommodation and beachfront restaurants. There are regular bus services to Cairns. Holloways Beach Cafe Amaroo at Trinity Cairns Beach Resort Coral Sands Resort Studio room Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT 92 Moore Street, Trinity Beach Cnr Oleander & Matthew Streets, Holloways Beach Trinity Beach Road & Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach Location: On the coast at beautiful Trinity Beach, only Location: Across from Holloways Beach, just 10 minutes Location: Fifteen minutes north of Cairns, on the ocean 15 minutes’ drive from Cairns city or airport. Just a short north of Cairns. Only a short walk from shops and esplanade in beautiful Trinity Beach, Cairns’ favourite walk away are The Esplanade restaurants and the golden restaurants. Cairns Beach Resort is a fully integrated low- beach. sands of Trinity Beach. There is a lovely pool area and rise retreat offering everything you need to create a home Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • tour desk barbecue area with direct access to the beach. away from home. • parking facilities Property Facilities: Pool • tour desk • parking facilities Property Facilities: Pool • tour desk • parking facilities Accommodation: 56 apartments • air-conditioning • tennis court Accommodation: 73 apartments • air-conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • fully-equipped kitchen Accommodation: 38 apartments • air-conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • overhead fan • refrigerator • kitchenette • tea/coffee facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • hairdryer • in-room safe • CD player making facilities • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing • interconnecting rooms board Our View: These comfortable apartments have Our View: Lovely apartments, with a relaxing Our View: One of Trinity’s most popular an awesome hillside location, with stunning pool area and only metres from the beach. properties. The apartments cater for everyone. views over the Coral Sea and surrounds. Kick back, relax and enjoy. Kewarra Beach Resort Trinity Beach Vue Apartments Deluxe Pandanus Bungalow Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTh Kewarra Beach, Cairns 78-86 Moore Street, Trinity Beach Location: On a palm-fringed, private sandy beach, only Location: Trinity Beach is one of Cairns’ most sought- 20 minutes north of Cairns. All accommodation is in after beaches, only 15 minute drive from Cairns Airport. private bungalows with verandahs, surrounded by lush The Vue is positioned on the Trinity Beach hilltop tropical gardens, natural lagoons and creeks. overlooking the Esplanade, with panoramic views. Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • 2 bars • 2 pools Property Facilities: Pool • tour desk • parking facilities • heated pool • pool with swim-up bar • tour desk Accommodation: 51 rooms • 25 apartments • air- • business centre • parking facilities • shop conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • fully- Accommodation: 50 rooms • air-conditioning equipped kitchen • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • overhead fan • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee • balcony • hairdryer • in-room safe • spa bath/jacuzzi in making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer room • CD player • iron/ironing board • CD player Our View: Though only 20 minutes from Cairns, Our View: Luxury and affordability on one of Kewarra Beach Resort is a quintessential holiday Cairns’ most sought after beaches.42 resort. Kewarra Beach
  • 43. Mantra Amphora Palm Cove AUSTRALIA - PALM COVE HOTELS The gorgeous seaside village of Palm Cove is located only a short 30-minute drive north of central One Bedroom Apartment Cairns. It is a sophisticated and Property rating: TTTT cosmopolitan destination, 45 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove boasting some of the regions’ Location: Central Palm Cove, a 25-minute drive north from Cairns. The resort is right on the esplanade. Mantra finest restaurants, hotels and day Amphora offers spacious apartments, many with fabulous spas yet it still manages to retain ocean views. A sprawling lagoon pool makes it a great choice for families. its low-rise village atmosphere. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • health spa centre • tour desk • parking facilities Accommodation: 168 rooms and apartments • air- conditioning • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • iron/ironing board • spa bath/jacuzzi in room • fully-equipped kitchen • hairdryer Our View: This large resort is one of Palm Cove’s family favourites. The esplanade area at the front of the resort contains some of Palm Cove’s best restaurants. Novotel Rockford Palm Cove The Reef Retreat Grand Mercure Rockford Esplanade Resort, Palm CoveSuperior room Spa Suite Two Bedroom Club Apartment - LoungeProperty rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTThCoral Coast Drive, Palm Cove 10-14 Harpa Street, Palm Cove Cnr Veivers Road & Williams Esplanade, Palm CoveLocation: Only a short stroll to the beautiful palm-fringed Location: In the centre of Palm Cove and only 50 metres Location: On a palm-fringed beach, overlooking the Coralbeach of Palm Cove. The Novotel Rockford is a fully- from Palm Cove Beach. Walking distance to bars and Sea. Only 20 minutes drive north of Cairns. The resortintegrated resort, great for families and couples alike. restaurants. The Reef Retreat is a boutique-style hotel features a choice of luxuriously-appointed studios or oneProperty Facilities: 2 restaurants • bar • 4 pools with rooms tucked amongst the trees and surrounding and two bedroom apartments with large balconies. Set• gym/fitness centre • tour desk • business centre a central pool area. Rooms are spacious and stylish. around a large lagoon pool, this is a stylish retreat.• parking facilities • shop • golf course • tennis court Property Facilities: Pool • heated pool • tour desk Property Facilities: 3 restaurants • bar • pool • healthAccommodation: 192 rooms • 28 apartments • air- • parking facilities spa centre • tour desk • parking facilities • shopconditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • kitchenette Accommodation: 36 apartments • air-conditioning Accommodation: 129 apartments • air-conditioning• tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • overhead fan • refrigerator • kitchenette • tea/coffee • overhead fan • refrigerator • fully-equipped kitchen• hairdryer • iron/ironing board • fully-equipped kitchen making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • in-house movies(apartments) • in-house movies • iron/ironing board • balcony • hairdryer • bathrobes • CD playerOur View: Palm Cove’s largest and best all-round Our View: Sensational, boutique-style property Our View: Grand Mercure Rockford Esplanaderesort. Five minutes’ stroll to the beach and with a beautifully-shaded pool area. further enhances Palm Cove’s choice of beautifulvillage. accommodation. The Sebel Reef House, Palm Cove Angsana Resort & Spa Peppers Beach Club Resort & Spa Great Barrier Reef One Bedroom Pool View Suite Spa roomProperty rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTT99 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove 1 Veivers Road, Palm Cove 123 Williams Esplanade, Palm CoveLocation: The world renowned Sebel Reef House sets the Location: The only five-star resort in Palm Cove situated Location: Oceanfront in the heart of Palm Cove village,benchmark in luxury accommodation. Rooms are on absolute beachfront. All rooms offer panoramic views overlooking the beautiful Coral Sea and Double Island.beautifully appointed and wind around a central oasis. of either the ocean or the beautiful tropical gardens. Property Facilities: 4 restaurants • bar • 3 pools • healthThe day spa at the Sebel Reef House is an experience not Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 3 pools • heated spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parkingto be missed. pool • health spa centre • tour desk • parking facilities facilities • shop • tennis courtProperty Facilities: 2 restaurants • 2 bars • 3 pools • shop Accommodation: 220 rooms • 160 apartments • air-• health spa centre • tour desk • parking facilities Accommodation: 67 apartments • air-conditioning conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffeeAccommodation: 69 rooms • air-conditioning • overhead fan • mini bar • refrigerator • fully-equipped making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer• overhead fan • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee kitchen • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • in- • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • CD player • fully-making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer house movies • balcony • hairdryer • in-room safe • spa equipped kitchen (apartments) • in-house movies• iron/ironing board • bathrobes bath/jacuzzi in room • CD player • bathrobes • spa bath/jacuzzi in roomOur View: A boutique-style property offering Our View: True beachfront luxury! Angsana Our View: Unique architecture, large free-formquality personalised service and class. The features a superb day spa and a sensational lagoon pool and modern, stylish rooms combinerestaurant is one of the best in the region. beachfront restaurant. to make this one of Palm Cove’s best! 43
  • 44. AUSTRALIA - PORT DOUGLAS Port Douglas & The Daintree This international celebrity hotspot and popular film location is characterised by a sophisticated and friendly village atmosphere, surrounded by spectacular scenery. The town boasts the famous Four Mile Beach, award- winning restaurants, and world-class shopping. It is the perfect base for exploring the Great Barrier Reef, the rainforest at World Heritage-listed Daintree and the beaches at Cape Tribulation. s... 10 Top Secret on Four- ly stroll at sunrise • Taking a leisure enchanting hour Mile beach, an aties every est with local bo • Sailing as a gu ster your rnoon - just regi Wednesday afte Yacht Club Port Douglas name with the ld of e wondrous wor • Discovering th tants in the regi on’s inhabi Australia’s first periences al tours and ex quality Aborigin in the vigorating swim • Enjoying an in Mossman stunning rainforest at the e luxurious Silky Gorge, before visiting th Oaks for lunch Dwarf ith magnificent • Swimming w at Barrier Reef on the Gre Minke Whales of wildlife in t spotlight tour • Taking a nigh inforest the Daintree Ra inforest lelight in the ra • Dining by cand g and music at storytellin with Aboriginal Flames of the Forest in the wild ltwater crocodile • Spotting a sa ver cruise on a Daintree Ri rth azing array of No • Seeing an am le enjoying the ildlife whi Queensland W the Birds at the famou s Breakfast with tat Rainforest habi d Daintree world-renowne • Crossing the rry into Daintre e iven fe River by cable-dr National Park44
  • 45. Port Douglas AUSTRALIA - PORT DOUGLAS HOTELS Port Douglas, one of Queenslands premier holiday destinations, is the closest resort town to the reef, rainforests, the Daintree and Cape Tribulation National Park. It lies on beautiful Four Mile Beach and has an unpretentious and relaxed ambience as well as great boutiques and restaurants. It is just under an hour’s drive north of Cairns. Seaside dining, Port Douglas PORT DOUGLAS HOTELS AND OTHER HOTELS AND APARTMENTS APARTMENTS AVAILABLE ON 1. MANTRA PORTSEA RESORT APPLICATION 2. MERCURE TREETOPS RESORT & 13. BAY VILLAS RESORT INSET T MA MU R P SPA 14. BEACHES F S CR H Y OS S T A R S A N 3. OAKS LAGOONS 15. BREAKFREE REEF CLUB RESORT S T S T W H N T 4. PEPPERS BEACH CLUB PORT 16. CAYMAN VILLAS S T IS L R A A N D E N G P O I NT R D Lookout DOUGLAS 17. CENTRAL PLAZA PORT 18 OW MA 5. PORT DOUGLAS PENINSULA DOUGLAS T CR BOUTIQUE HOTEL 18. CLUB TROPICAL RESORT F S O S MU R P H 22 S A N A R Y F ou r W A S T 6. SABAYA RESORT PORT 19. HIBISCUS GARDENS SPA W H beach access R N ER 23 12 S T DOUGLAS RESORT S T 27 14 Golf 21 7. SEA TEMPLE RESORT & SPA 20. MANDALAY SHALIMAR LUXURY 25 ES P LA NA DE Coral PORT DOUGLAS BEACHFRONT APARTMENTS S T 19 11 30 5 R D 9 S T T MO W 8. SHANTARA RESORT & SPA 21. MANTRA AQUEOUS ON PORT A N 28 S T B R A Coral P OR T DOU GL A S Course G R 16 Y S T PORT DOUGLAS 22. MANTRA HERITAGE RESORT EN M i le Sea 8 4 9. SHERATON MIRAGE PORT 23. MANTRA IN THE VILLAGE PORT O W Mirage 17 Sea DOUGLAS DOUGLAS P ark d ’ s DS O N Country beach access B ER 10. THALA BEACH LODGE 24. PEPPERS BALE PORT DOUGLAS nol G A R R I CK S T Club Y LS T R ey 20 11. THE MERIDIAN PORT DOUGLAS 25. PORT DOUGLAS APARTMENTS B e Marina DA V I ac S T Mirage 12. VILLA SAN MICHELE 26. PORT DOUGLAS CORAL h B LA S T S A ND K ES F ou r 6 T APARTMENTS W LO HA MU D 13 26 27. PORT DOUGLAS PALM VILLAS R F 29 2 A S T N GL E Y R D 28. PORT DOUGLAS RETREAT M i le P O R T DO U G LA S R D L 15 29. RENDEZVOUS REEF RESORT 24 R S T 1 30. TROPICAL REEF APARTMENTS NS T BA R R I E To Cairns & 3 B eac h Thala Beach 7 I DS O CR I MMI 10 NS DA V S T3. Oaks Lagoons 6. Sabaya Resort 11. The Meridian Port Douglas Resort Garden View room Studio Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Cnr Langley & Port Douglas Roads, Port Douglas Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas 15-17 Davidson Street, Port Douglas Location: Oaks Lagoons is just a few minutes drive from Location: Set in beautiful landscaped gardens against a Location: Just 50 metres from Macrossan Street, minutes the centre of Port Douglas. Theres a feast of restaurants, backdrop of rainforest and mountains, and a short stroll to the Marina Mirage and spectacular Four Mile Beach is bars and bistros nearby. to the beach. Rydges Sabaya has recently undergone a only 200 metres away. The pool is now heated year Property Facilities: 6 pools • tour desk • parking facilities complete room refurbishment and transformation. 5 round and provides the opportunity for a refreshing visit, Accommodation: 30 apartments • air-conditioning Property Facilities: Restaurant • 2 bars • pool • pool no matter when you visit. • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making with swim-up bar • health spa centre • gym/fitness Property Facilities: Pool • heated pool • tour desk facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing centre • tour desk • parking facilities 22 • parking facilities board Accommodation: 65 rooms • 127 apartments • air- Accommodation: 15 rooms • 18 apartments • air- 4 conditioning • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities conditioning • refrigerator • kitchenette • tea/coffee • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Y R D making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • spa LA NG LE bath/jacuzzi in room • CD player Our View: Choose a courtyard garden apartment, Our View: One of the most popular resorts in Our View: Superb apartment complex in Port or an apartment with ‘swim-out’ access to one of Tropical North Queeensland offering something Douglas. The resort is suited to couples that want two breathtaking lagoon pools. for everyone! A great relaxed atmosphere! to unwind and enjoy the ambience of the tropics 45 R S T 13 B A R R IE with tranquillity and intimacy. To Cook Hwy 3
  • 46. AUSTRALIA - PORT DOUGLAS HOTELS 12. Villa San Michele 1. Mantra Portsea Resort 2. Mercure Treetops Resort & Spa One Bedroom Apartment Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTTh 39-41 Macrossan Street, Port Douglas 76 Davidson Street, Port Douglas 316 Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas Location: In the absolute heart of Port Douglas township, Location: A 10 minute stroll to the restaurants of Port Location: On the beach side of the road into Port metres from restaurants, marina and shops, and the Douglas township and the beach. Enjoy the swim-up bar Douglas, only five minutes’ drive to town. This resort is beach is only five minutes away. An oasis amidst the or relax under a shaded verandah. just a three minute walk to Four Mile Beach. hustle and bustle of Macrossan Street. Property Facilities: 3 pools • pool with swim-up bar Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • 2 bars • pool • pool Property Facilities: 2 pools • tour desk • parking facilities • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk with swim-up bar • health spa centre • gym/fitness Accommodation: 40 apartments • air-conditioning • parking facilities • tennis court centre • tour desk • parking facilities • shop • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making Accommodation: 45 rooms • 100 apartments • air- Accommodation: 300 rooms • air-conditioning facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • in-room safe conditioning • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • overhead fan • mini bar • tea/coffee making facilities • hairdryer • air-conditioning • overhead fan • internet • iron/ironing board • fully-equipped kitchen • refrigerator • hairdryer • spa bath/jacuzzi in room • in-house movies • hairdryer • bathrobes Our View: Popular Mediterranean-style resort Our View: Waterfalls, slides and the lagoon-style Our View: One of Port Douglas’ most popular offering something a little different! Large, pool make this ideally suited to those wanting resorts. A tranquil oasis, ideal to escape from spacious apartments with two pools, right on something a little different. it all. Macrossan Street. 5. Port Douglas Peninsula Boutique 8. Shantara Resort and Spa, 9. Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Hotel Port Douglas Ocean View Suite Hotel Studio Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTh 9-13 The Esplanade, Port Douglas 27-31 Davidson Street, Port Douglas Davidson Street, Port Douglas Location: Port Douglas village is within walking distance, Location: Approximately one hour’s drive from Cairns Location: Absolute beachfront property with an idyllic with a selection of restaurants, cafes and shops. Airport. The resort is within easy walking distance to setting amidst acres of salt-water lagoons. Magnificent Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 2 pools • heated Macrossan Street, the beach and marina. Four Mile Beach is just a sandy step away and the pool • tour desk • parking facilities Property Facilities: Pools • health spa centre township only a few minutes’ drive away. Accommodation: 34 apartments • air-conditioning • gym/fitness centre • tour desk Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • 2 bars • 5 pools • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making Accommodation: 54 rooms • 27 apartments • air- • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk facilities • internet • in-house movies • balcony conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee • business centre • parking facilities • golf course • hairdryer • in-room safe • bathrobes • CD player making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer Accommodation: 294 rooms • air-conditioning • bathrobes • overhead fan • mini bar • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • spa bath/jacuzzi in room Our View: This beautiful boutique hotel is Our View: Shantara is for the discerning holiday Our View: This world-renowned resort offers orientated towards adults only and does not maker looking for a luxurious break and most of guests exceptional standards and service. cater for children under 15 years of age. Four all, serenity. The resort does not cater for children Mile Beach is right outside your door! under 15 years. 10. Thala Beach Lodge 4. Peppers Beach Club Port Douglas 7. Sea Temple Resort & Spa Port Douglas Coral Sea Bungalow Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTT Private Road, Oak Beach, Thala Beach 20-22 Davidson Street, Port Douglas Mitre Street, Port Douglas Location: Forty minutes’ drive north of Cairns and Location: Just a short stroll to the main street. Relax in Location: On the beachfront and just five kilometres from 10 minutes south of Port Douglas, Thala has a two- the sun on your private swim-up pool deck or stroll Port Douglas’ town centre. This beautiful property has kilometre stretch of private beach overlooking the through the resort’s elegant open grounds. been designed with the utmost luxury and sophisticated beautiful Coral Sea. Bungalows are built high on Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated relaxation in mind. timber poles. pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 2 pools • health Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 2 pools • health Accommodation: 100 rooms • air-conditioning spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking spa centre • tour desk • parking facilities • shop • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • shop Accommodation: 83 rooms • air-conditioning facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing Accommodation: 194 rooms • 136 apartments • air- • overhead fan • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee board • bathrobes • CD player conditioning • mini bar • tea/coffee making facilities making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • bathrobes • spa bath/jacuzzi in room • CD player Our View: An exclusive beachfront nature lodge, Our View: Peppers Beach Club Port Douglas Our View: A huge choice of room types ensure with fabulous dining. offers casual sophistication, easy access to the that there is something to suit everyone.46 Great Barrier Reef and local attractions.
  • 47. Daintree and Cape Tribulation AUSTRALIA - DAINTREE AND CAPE TRIBULATION HOTELSCoconut Beach, Cape Tribulation Ferntree Rainforest Lodge Daintree Heritage Lodge & Spa Cape Tribulation Resort and SpaGarden room Lodge room Rainforest RetreatProperty rating: TTT Property rating: TTTh Property rating: TTTTCamelot Close, Cape Tribulation Turpentine Road, Daintree Cape Tribulation Road, Cape TribulationLocation: Set in the heart of a lush coastal rainforest, a Location: The Daintree Rainforest is where ancient Location: Nestled between the the Daintree Rainforestshort stroll from Cape Tribulation’s beach and mangrove rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef. This unique resort and the Great Barrier Reef. The accommodation is dottedboardwalks. The Lodge’s magnificent gardens attract the lies deep within the world’s oldest rainforest. Experience through the rainforest amidst wild surrounds, offeringbutterflies and birds unique to this spectacular region. an area unlike any other, where yours are the only private rainforest views with easy access to the white-You can bush walk, horse-ride, kayak, snorkel, fish in the footprints on an idyllic beach; where you’ll feel that sands of Coconut Beach.estuaries or simply relax. you’ve travelled back millions of years in time. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 2 pools • healthProperty Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 2 pools • tour Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • health spa spa centre • tour desk • business centre • parkingdesk • business centre • parking facilities centre • tour desk • parking facilities facilitiesAccommodation: 28 rooms • air-conditioning Accommodation: 20 rooms • air-conditioning Accommodation: 66 rooms • air-conditioning• overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making • overhead fan • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee • overhead fan • mini bar • tea/coffee making facilitiesfacilities • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board making facilities • balcony • hairdryer • CD player • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • CD playerOur View: Ferntree offers the opportunity to relax Our View: Immerse yourself in the sights and Our View: Perfect for couples, friends andin the heart of the rainforest. Perfect for families, sounds of this ancient forest. Yours will be the families seeking both adventure and comfortcouples and friends to explore the Daintree only footprints on an idyllic beach. in a rare tropical hideaway between rainforestRainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. and reef. Bloomfield Lodge - Silky Oaks Lodge Beautifully RemoteQueenslander roomProperty rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTThWeary Bay, Cape Tribulation Finlay Vale Road, MossmanLocation: In a spectacular natural setting, 140 kilometres Location: An oasis of elegance, nestled on the edge ofnorth of Cairns, where the World Heritage-listed Daintree the Daintree National Park. Just 20 minutes’ drive fromRainforest meets the sea. All meals and transfers are Port Douglas, it provides the perfect base to exploreincluded. Accommodation is in natural timber cabins Tropical North Queensland and Cape Tribulation.which all have en suite facilities and beautiful views of the Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • health sparainforest or the bay. centre • tour desk • parking facilities • shopProperty Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • tour desk Accommodation: 50 rooms • air-conditioningAccommodation: 17 rooms • overhead fan • mini bar • overhead fan • mini bar • tea/coffee making facilities• refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board• balcony • hairdryer • bathrobes • bathrobes • spa bath/jacuzzi in room • CD player NOTE: Children under 12 years are not catered for.Our View: As one of Australia’s most exclusive Our View: The Daintree’s premier rainforestluxury retreats, Bloomfield is a unique way to resort! Walk through the rainforest, sample theexperience this beautiful wilderness. fine cuisine, experience a sensational spa 47 treatment or simply relax in a hammock. Mardha Boardwalk
  • 48. Coastal QueenslandAUSTRALIA - COASTAL QUEENSLAND HOTELS The Elandra at Mission Beach Property rating: TTTT Explorer Drive, South Mission Beach Location: Set amongst the forested headland of South Mission Beach, overlooking Dunk Island and the Coral Sea. The area is a nature lover’s paradise with an abundance of wildlife and spectacular rainforest. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • tour desk • parking facilities • shop • tennis court Accommodation: 54 rooms • air-conditioning • overhead fan • mini bar • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: Mission Beach’s premier property. Magnificent pool area, stunning views, timber walkways and great food. Lash out on a King Queen Suite Deluxe Suite. Seagulls Resort on the Beachfront Property rating: TTTT 74 The Esplanade, Townsville Location: Waterfront location, five minutes’ drive from the airport and city centre. The resort offers a selection of room types and exudes a true holiday feel. Seagulls lies in a quiet suburban area, just a short distance from the city centre. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 2 pools • tour desk • parking facilities • tennis court Accommodation: 55 rooms • 14 apartments • air- conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • in-house movies • balcony Our View: A tranquil seafront oasis! Magnificent shady gardens, a quiet location and a relaxing pool area justifiably make this one of Deluxe Resort room Townsville’s most popular hotels. Jupiters Townsville Hotel and Casino Property rating: TTTTh Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville Location: On the breakwater, overlooking magnificent Magnetic Island, within close proximity to the city centre and local attractions. A huge range of facilities and services including a casino. Property Facilities: 3 restaurants • 5 bars • pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • business centre • parking facilities • tennis court Accommodation: 194 rooms • air-conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: Townsville’s premier waterfront property with unbeatable views! Superb facilities48 and a relaxed atmosphere make this a very Superior room popular choice.
  • 49. Queensland AUSTRALIA - QUEENSLAND ISLANDS AND THE WHITSUNDAYS Islands Where else can you have the choice of over 100 islands for your holiday destination? From unique and exotic islands to the Whitsundays and the remarkable Things to do in the Queenslan Islands... d Northern Islands of the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland will • Feel the sand between your to out the miles of es, check redefine your idea of paradise. pristine beache s • Dive through the Great Barrier Reef • Succumb to th e irresistible pull Magnetic Island, of near Townsville • Enjoy the rom antic seclusion the islands off th offered by e coast of Macka • Indulge in the y Great Barrier Reef creature-comfo world-famous W rts of a hitsundays islan d resort • Get back to na ture with a hike rare island rainfo through rest on the Fras er Coast • Explore the G reat Barrier Reef islands peppered from along the Cent Queensland co ral ast • Indulge in fre sh, local, mouth food and wine -watering as the sun sets water over the • Whatever your pace, the rich, di islands of Queen verse sland will alway lasting impressio s leave a n THURSDAY IS PAPUA NEW GUINEA HORN IS Bamaga TORRES STRAIT Weipa CAPE Island LizardIA YORK NORTHERN QUEENSLAND SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL 4 LIZARD IS ISLANDS ISLANDS Cooktown GRE 1. BEDARRA ISLAND 18. COURAN COVE ISLAND HAYMAN 7 2. DUNK ISLAND RESORT DOUBLE IS AT GREEN IS 3 THE WHITSUNDAY 3. GREEN ISLAND 19. HERON ISLAND FITZROY IS A ISLANDS 4. LIZARD ISLAND 20. KINGFISHER BAY RESORT B R HOOK Cairns R ISLAND WHITSUNDAY ISLANDS 21. TANGALOOMA ISLAND DUNK IS 2 IE 1 BEDARRA IS 1 23 5. DAYDREAM ISLAND AND RESORT R HINCHINBROOK IS 12-17 DAYDREAM RESORT 22. WILSON ISLAND R ORPHEUS IS 26 7 AIRLIE 5 ISLAND EE BEACH 6. HAMILTON ISLAND OTHER ISLAND RESORTS MAGNETIC IS 24 25 SOUTH WHITEHAVEN F MOLLE BEACH 7. HAYMAN AVAILABLE ON SHUTE ISLAND Townsville HARBOUR 8. LONG ISLAND RESORT APPLICATION THE WHITSUNDAY WHITSUNDAY ISLAND 9. PEPPERS PALM BAY 23. HINCHINBROOK ISLAND Proserpine ISLANDS & COAST LONG (Whitsunday Coast Airport) ISLAND 10. QUALIA 24. MANTRA BLUE ON BLUE 9 8 11. VOYAGES BRAMPTON 25. MANTRA ONE BRIGHT Mackay BRAMPTON IS 6 10 ISLAND POINT, MAGNETIC ISLAND 11 HAMILTON ISLAND (Great Barrier WHITSUNDAY MAINLAND 26. ORPHEUS ISLAND Yeppoon Reef Airport) 12. CLUB CROCODILE AIRLIE 27. LADY ELLIOT ISLAND BEACH GREAT KEPPEL IS Tropic of Capricorn Rockhampton 13. CORAL SEA RESORT HERON IS 19 WILSON IS 22 14. PEPPERS CORAL COAST Gladstone 15. TOSCANA RESORT 1770 27 LADY ELLIOT IS P AC IF IC OC EAN 16. WATERFRONT Bundaberg LADY MUSGRAVE IS 20 FRASER IS WHITSUNDAYS Hervey Bay 17. WATERS EDGE RESORT Maryborough QUEENSLAND 1 SUNSHINE Maroochydore COAST 21 MORETON IS Airports BRISBANE GOLD COAST SOUTH STRADBROKE IS 18 49 NSW
  • 50. AUSTRALIA - NORTHERN QUEENSLAND ISLANDS 3. Green Island Resort Property rating: TTTTh Location: Just 27 kilometres off the coast of Cairns, or 45 minutes by fast catamaran operated by Great Adventures. Green Island is a true coral cay and sits on the Great Barrier Reef. It boasts an array of activities providing guests with a insight into the diversity of the region. Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • 2 bars • 2 pools • health spa centre • tour desk • business centre • shop Accommodation: 46 rooms • air-conditioning • overhead fan • mini bar • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes Our View: Superb accommodation, great facilities and when the day trippers leave, the island is yours! Green Island retains its beauty and appeal Reef Suite as one of Tropical North Queensland’s best. 2. Dunk Island Property rating: TTTT Location: Five kilometres off beautiful Mission Beach, two hours south of Cairns or two and a half hours north of Townsville. Property Facilities: Restaurants • bars • pools • shop • laundry • gym/fitness centre • health spa centre • jacuzzi/spa • massage • golf course • tennis court • squash court • tour desk Accommodation: 160 rooms • air-conditioning • overhead fan • balcony • refrigerator • mini bar • telephone • television • tea/coffee making facilities • iron/ironing board • hairdryer • kids’ club Our View: Rainforest-covered mountains, beautiful beaches, activities for all and one of Australia’s best health spas. Dunk Island offers Living area the perfect escape! 1. Bedarra Island Property rating: TTTTT Location: A privately owned tropical paradise, just 45 minutes flight from Cairns and 20 minutes by launch from Dunk Island. Each of the 16 villas is hidden in the rainforest with ocean views, separate living areas and private balconies and a charm all of their own. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • shop • tennis court Accommodation: 416 rooms and villas • air-conditioning • mini bar • tea/coffee making facilities • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • CD player • satellite TV NOTE: Children 12 years and under are not catered for. Our View: An exclusive romantic rainforest retreat where you can savour the finer things of life. Indulge, relax and enjoy the tranquillity and Villa delights of magnificent Bedarra Island. 4. Lizard Island Property rating: TTTTT Location: Australia’s northernmost island resort is only one hour’s flight from Cairns over the Great Barrier Reef. Lizard Island is a national park covering 1,013 hectares with 24 beaches and a lagoon. All rooms are spacious with ocean or beach views. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • health spa centre • tour desk • shop • tennis court Accommodation: 40 rooms • air-conditioning • mini bar • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • CD player NOTE: Children 12 years and under are not catered for. Our View: This multi-award winning resort fuses fine dining, rugged landscapes, white sandy50 beaches and crystal-clear waters teeming with Sunset Point Villa Interior life into an experience to remember.
  • 51. 6 Hamilton Island AUSTRALIA - THE WHITSUNDAYS Location: In the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island offers tropical weather, azure waters, awe inspiring reefs, fascinating flora and fauna, fine food and wine, laid back luxury and plenty of activities. Choose from a range of accommodation options, and dining options are plentiful with more than 10 restaurants and 6 takeaway outlets. The island boasts a bustling marina area with boutiques, convenience and specialty shops. The Hamilton Island Yacht Club has recently opened its doors and the new par-71 championship HamiltonReef View Coral Sea View Twin room Island Golf Course on neighbouring Dent Island has stunning 360-degree views of adjacent islands and the mainland beyond. Accommodation: Palm Bungalows TTT Delightful freestanding accommodation situated in a tropical garden setting. This is the perfect option for those guests who want a romantic, affordable island holiday. Reef View Hotel TTTT The Reef View Hotel features extremely spacious, well appointed rooms, overlooking tropical gardens or the breathtaking vista of the Coral Sea. Enjoy the exclusive 35 metre wet edge pool or soak up the atmosphere inWhitsunday Holiday Apartments the restaurant or lounge. Beach Club TTTTT With sophisticated yet casual elegance, the Beach Club offers an intimate holiday experience for couples. With its absolute beachfront location, the Beach Club offers exclusive facilities including restaurant, lounge and infinity edge pool. Whitsunday Holiday Apartments TTTh Located opposite Catseye Beach, these one bedroom apartments offer the convenience of hotel facilities such as housekeeping and movies on demand with the flexibility of a full size kitchen. Hamilton Island Holiday Properties TTT– TTTTh Dotted around the island these properties range in style and design. Sleeping from 1-8 people, these common walled properties offer a variety of styles and price brackets. Each comes with its own complimentary 4-seater buggy. Hamilton Island also offers a selection of 3 and 4 night package options with a number of inclusions. These packages cater for families, for those wanting a Barrier Reef Experience and those on a romantic escape. Our View: Surrounded by idyllic coral-fringed beaches, Hamilton Island offers a lively holiday- village atmosphere. 10. qualia Property rating: TTTTT Location: qualia is a unique expression of Australian luxury, nestled into the secluded tip of Hamilton Island and surrounded by the unsurpassed beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. Its sun-drenched northern aspect provides the ideal location to appreciate the passing beauty of each day with 60 individual pavilions, some with private plunge pool. All meals are included in the qualia experience.Leeward Pavillion Property Facilities: 12 restaurants • 6 bars • 9 pools • pool with swim-up bar • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities • shop • tennis court Accommodation: 60 rooms • air-conditioning • overhead fan • mini bar • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • CD player NOTE: qualia does not cater for persons under the age of 18 years. Our View: A new level of Australian luxury resorts, qualia’s commitment to uncompromising standards is evident from the moment you arrive. 51Leeward Pavillion
  • 52. AUSTRALIA - THE WHITSUNDAYS 5. Daydream Island Resort and Spa Property rating: TTTT Location: Nestled just off the mainland coast and less than two kilometres long, Daydream Island offers a labyrinth of private spots. Visit the famous Lovers Cove, a private sheltered inlet with a sun-bleached coral shore and a unique fringing coral reef, just a short snorkel from the shore. Daydream is also home to Australia’s largest outdoor cinema, featuring the latest release movies. Learn more about the Great Barrier Reef, and take part in activities such as fish feeding at the man-made Outdoor Aquarium; a complex and stunning network of reef lagoons containing many marine fish species and coral varieties. The island features several restaurants and bars each with its own distinctive taste and style. They offer everything from a quick snack, smorgasbord feast or a special romantic dinner with your private table Daydreamer suite overlooking Mermaids Beach. Illuminated by flaming torches, the moon and the stars, you will savour a meal you’ll remember long after your holiday has ended. Complement your stay at Daydream Island Resort and Spa by indulging in one of several signature pampering therapies. Breathe in tranquility while your body relaxes and stress slips away with a natural range of treatments to smooth, soothe, contour and tone - leaving your body revitalised and nourished at the same time. Property Facilities: 3 restaurants • 3 bars • 3 pools • pool with swim-up bar • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • shop • tennis court Accommodation: 296 rooms • air-conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: Daydream Island Resort and Spa is a fantastic year-round resort. Offering a superb Rejuvenation Day Spa, superior hotel facilities and a relaxing tropical ambience. 7. Hayman Property rating: TTTTT Location: On the northern approaches to the Whitsunday Passage, in a quiet sheltered lagoon, Hayman blends harmoniously into the natural environment. Hayman offers a unique resort experience of adventure, indulgence and natural beauty. Hayman is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World. There is a wide range of accommodation to choose from: Palm Wing With cool tropical decor, rooms are situated above the Hayman Arcade amongst tropical gardens. Pool Wing Overlooking the Hayman pool and tropical gardens, rooms are tiled throughout with Italian marble. Lagoon Wing On levels 1, 2 and 3 of the Lagoon Wing, rooms Beachfront room Pool Wing overlooking the Swan lagoon, lagoon pool and gardens. Retreat Wing Retreat rooms, with verandahs, are situated in the tropical garden area behind the beachfront, featuring indoor and outdoor bathroom. Beach Wing Beachfront rooms with private terraces extend out onto the coral sands at the front of the resort. Property Facilities: 4 restaurants • 3 bars • 3 pools • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • shop • tennis court Accommodation: 212 rooms • air-conditioning • overhead fan • mini bar • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • CD player Our View: Sophisticated, stylish, luxurious yet relaxed, Hayman is one of the world’s most52 acclaimed resorts, presenting a unique private island experience.
  • 53. AUSTRALIA - THE WHITSUNDAYSHeart Reef, The Whitsundays 8. Long Island Resort Property rating: TTTh Location: Just 15 minutes from Shute Harbour, or an hour from Hamilton Island by launch transfer. When you dream of an island holiday, this is what you’re dreaming of; golden sandy beaches and 2,500 acres of tropical rainforest to explore. Property Facilities: Restaurant • 2 bars • 2 pools • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • shop • tennis court Accommodation: 156 rooms • air-conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer Our View: Unbeatable value with beautiful sandy beaches, all meals included, a huge range of watersports and a sheltered swimming lagoon. Beach Front room 11. Brampton Island Property rating: TTTh Location: 32 kilometres northeast of Mackay and 50 kilometres south of Hamilton Island. Brampton Island is an important national park with an abundance of native bush and bird life and walking trails that cross the island. The island is surrounded by 12 superb sandy beaches. Property Facilities: Restaurants • bar • pools • health spa centre • tennis court Accommodation: 108 rooms • air-conditioning • overhead fan • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • balcony • hairdryer NOTE: Children under 12 years are not catered for. Our View: One of the most scenic and naturally beautiful islands in the Whitsunday group. Great food, magnificent beaches, unbeatable views and Premium Ocean View room a relaxed atmosphere. Perfect! 9. Peppers Palm Bay Property rating: TTTT Location: On Long Island, in a sheltered bay just 20 minutes from Shute Harbour. Seclusion is assured with just 21 bungalows, bures and cabins as well as an exclusive Platinum Suite. Relax in a hammock on your balcony or take your own boat to discover secluded beaches. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tennis court Accommodation: 21 rooms • air-conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • kitchenette • tea/coffee making facilities • balcony • hairdryer Our View: Superb dining, private, romantic and secluded. This beautiful boutique resort offers the perfect escape. 53 Bungalow
  • 54. AUSTRALIA - THE WHITSUNDAY COAST HOTELS AND SIGHTSEEING 12. Club Crocodile Airlie Beach 15. Toscana Resort 17. Water’s Edge Resort Standard room Two Bedroom Apartment - Lounge Property rating: TTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTTh Shute Harbour Road, Cannonvale 10 Golden Orchid Drive, Airlie Beach 4 Golden Orchid Drive, Airlie Beach Location: Five minutes from Airlie Beach, in neighbouring Location: Ideally situated 200 metres from Airlie Beach, Location: Waters Edge apartments in Airlie Beach, are Cannonvale. Club Crocodile is an icon of Airlie Beach and shops and restaurants. The resort features four tropical quietly nestled in the hillside amongst lush tropical the Whitsunday Coast offering value-for-money swimming pools including a kids’ pool. gardens, 100 metres from the centre of the bustling accommodation in a relaxed tropical setting. Property Facilities: 4 pools • tour desk • parking facilities cosmopolitan village of Airlie Beach. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 2 pools • tour Accommodation: 26 apartments • air-conditioning Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 3 pools desk • parking facilities • shop • tennis court • refrigerator • fully-equipped kitchen • tea/coffee • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities Accommodation: 160 rooms • air-conditioning making facilities • balcony • hairdryer Accommodation: 50 apartments • air-conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making • refrigerator • fully-equipped kitchen • tea/coffee facilities • internet • balcony making facilities • internet • in-house movies • balcony • hairdryer • in-room safe • CD player Our View: Affordable, comfortable and ideal for Our View: This lovely mediterranean-style resort Our View: If location, tranquillity and comfort are all. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff offers superb views over the Coral Sea. what you are looking for, then Water’s Edge and oasis pool. Resort is for you. Water’s Edge Resort exudes style, sophistication and refinement. 13. Coral Sea Resort 14. Peppers Coral Coast Resort 16. Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat Ocean View room Apartment balcony Luxury Spa Suite Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTh 25 Ocean View Avenue, Airlie Beach 9a Hermitage Drive, Airlie Beach 438 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach Location: Coral Sea Resort is less than a five minute stroll Location: Only a short walk from the resort is the official Location: Adjoining Airlie Beach and nestled on Pioneer along a boardwalk to the main street. Within close gateway to Australias spectacular Whitsunday Islands, Bay. Surrounded by breathtaking rainforest, guests can proximity to all shops, cafes and restaurants. Airlie Beach, boasting the timeless charm of a expect a high level of privacy. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • gym/fitness cosmopolitan seaside village. Property Facilities: Pool • tour desk • parking facilities centre • tour desk • parking facilities • shop Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • health spa Accommodation: 12 apartments • air-conditioning Accommodation: 63 rooms • 14 apartments • air- centre • tour desk • parking facilities • overhead fan • mini bar • refrigerator • fully-equipped conditioning • overhead fan • mini bar • refrigerator Accommodation: 96 apartments • air-conditioning kitchen • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • in- • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • overhead fan • mini bar • refrigerator • fully-equipped house movies • balcony • hairdryer • CD player • iron/ironing board • fully-equipped kitchen kitchen • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • in- (apartments) house movies • balcony • hairdryer • in-room safe • bathrobes Our View: Superb accommodation in an Our View: Peppers Coral Coast Resort Airlie Our View: Suites are serviced daily with an unbeatable waterfront location. Coral Sea Resort Beach offers five-star luxury accommodation, like additional turndown service each evening. The is Airlie Beach’s premier hotel and justifiably the nowhere else on the mainland of the retreat boasts a private sun deck and deep-water most popular! Whitsundays. horizon pool. Day Cruise to Reefworld Camira Sailing Adventure SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING Operated by: Fantasea Cruises Operated by: Cruise Whitsundays Travel by high-speed catamaran to Hardy Reef and Camira is one of the world’s fastest sailing catamarans, Reefworld, the largest Australian owned offshore facility 85 foot of pure adrenalin capable of sailing speeds up to on the Great Barrier Reef. Reefworld consists of two large 30 knots. Its space-age design and spacious deck area floating pontoons with conveniences such as change provides the sail of a lifetime when exploring the rooms, fresh water showers, children’s swimming Whitsunday Islands. Visit magnificent Whitehaven Beach enclosure, large open sundecks and extensive shaded with its white silica sands, explore secluded bays with areas where you can enjoy a lavish buffet lunch. Why not crystal-clear waters and enjoy swimming and snorkelling stay overnight at Reefworld? during the day. Lunch is also included. NOTE: Reef Sleep does not cater for children under 18 years. Duration: 9 3 hours Duration: 9 hours Departs: Daily from Airlie Beach, Daydream Island, Koala Departs: Daily from Shute Harbour, Daydream Island and Adventure Island and Long Island. Return coach transfers Hamilton Island. from local area accommodation to Abel Point Marina. NOTE: Departure times vary (starting from 8am) depending on the departure point.54 Abel Point Marina, Airlie Beach
  • 55. 19. Heron Island AUSTRALIA - CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND ISLANDS Property rating: TTTT Location: Just 72 kilometres northeast of Gladstone, Heron Island is a coral cay right on the Great Barrier Reef. Famous for its marine life, it is known as one of Australia’s premier dive destinations. You can swim straight off the beach to gardens of coral teeming with fish and marine life. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • health spa centre • tour desk • shop • tennis court Accommodation: 109 rooms • overhead fan • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: The Jewel of the Reef! Pristine coral reefs, lush tropical vegetation, abundant bird and sealife and a sublime day spa make this one ofWistari Suite the most beautiful and unique Australian resorts. 22. Wilson Island Property rating: TTTT Location: Fifteen kilometres from Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef. The island’s pristine waters host an unimaginable variety of marine life. Wilson offers comfortable designer-inspired tented accommodation for a maximum 12 guests. The island provides unique access to pristine reef and beach environments including rare turtle and bird breeding grounds. All meals and selected beverages are included. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar Accommodation: 6 tents • bathrobes NOTE: Children 12 years and under not catered for. Our View: An amazing experience! Enjoy exceptional snorkelling, island and reef walks or simply relax in the peaceful natural setting andTent enjoy the stunning views. 21. Tangalooma Island Resort Property rating: TTT Moreton Island Location: On the western side of Moreton Island National Park, 34 kilometres from Brisbane. The resort lies along a 200-square kilometre sand island of the same group as Fraser Island and is famous for bottlenose dolphins that visit each evening. A special and rare experience. Tangalooma also offers more than 30 land-based activities. Property Facilities: 4 restaurants • 3 bars • 2 pools • tour desk • parking facilities • shop • tennis court Accommodation: 150 rooms • 105 apartments • air- conditioning • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • overhead fan Our View: The huge selection of facilities combined with the dolphin experience make for a very memorable holiday.Villa 18. Couran Cove Marine Resort Property rating: TTTT South Stradbroke Island Location: On South Stradbroke Island, 45 minutes from Brisbane or Coolangatta and 40 minutes by ferry from Hope Harbour on the Gold Coast. Property Facilities: 3 restaurants • 3 bars • 2 pools • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • business centre • parking facilities • shop Accommodation: 181 rooms • 44 apartments • air- conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • kitchenette • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • iron/ironing board • mini bar • fully-equipped kitchen • in-house movies • hairdryer • bathrobes • interconnecting rooms Our View: Beautiful beaches, superb dining and facilities and a choice of accommodation styles to please everyone, this magnificent resort is the 55Marina Suite perfect place for that much needed getaway!
  • 56. Mantra Hervey Bay Peppers Pier Resort SouthernAUSTRALIA - SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND AND FRASER ISLAND HOTELS AND SIGHTSEEING Queensland & Fraser Island Hotel room The seaside town of Hervey Bay in Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTTh Southern Queensland with its Buccaneer Drive, Hervey Bay 571 The Esplanade, Urangan swimming, boating, fishing and Location: Absolute marina and waterfront location with Location: Overlooking Urangan Pier and Hervey Bay, crabbing is the gateway to Fraser views of the Great Sandy Straits. Whale-watching tours three hours drive north of Brisbane. depart from the marina. Property Facilities: Restaurant • 2 bars • 2 pools Island, the worlds largest sand Property Facilities: Pool • heated pool • gym/fitness • heated pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre island and a World Heritage site. centre • tour desk • parking facilities • tour desk • parking facilities • shop Accommodation: 152 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 129 apartments • air-conditioning Its diverse and protected forests, bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • overhead fan • mini bar • refrigerator • fully-equipped lakes, beaches and amazing • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • fully- kitchen • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • in- equipped kitchen house movies • balcony • hairdryer • in-room safe • CD wildlife are easily accessed either player on a guided tour or on your own. Our View: An impressive complex in an equally Our View: Peppers Pier Resort offers unrestricted impressive location. Beautifully appointed water views of the bay and Fraser Island. apartments well complemented by a lagoon-style swimming pool. 20. Kingfisher Bay Resort Fraser Island Two Day Wilderness Safari Fraser Island One Day Safari SIGHTSEEING Operated by: The Fraser Island Company Visit many of Fraser Island’s highlights. Marvel at the formations of the Coloured Sands, swim in the pristine waters of Lake Garawongera and take a walk along the boardwalk at Eli Creek. Enjoy a tranquil stroll through Yidney rainforest and inspect the rusting hull of the Maheno shipwreck. Admire the island’s untamed wilderness, unique flora and fauna. Travel in air- conditioned, purpose built 4WD buses featuring luxury seats and panoramic windows whilst learning from your knowledgeable guide. Enjoy a buffet lunch at Fraser Island Wilderness Retreat. Afternoon tea is included. Duration: 9 hours Departs: Daily from Hervey Bay Marina at 8.10am NOTE: Also available 1 Day Exclusive Tour, 2 & 3 Day Safaris - prices on application. Complimentary hotel pick-ups from Hervey Bay are available. Tour departs with minimum of 4 passengers. Resort Hotel room Property rating: TTTT 2 days/1 night Fraser Island (1) Fraser Island Operated by: The Fraser Island Company Location: A relaxed holiday haven in which to experience Price includes the magic of Fraser Island. The resort has won multiple • All meals • Accommodation with private facilities tourism awards and is ecologically friendly. It offers a host • National park and barge fees of interactive activities to teach you about the Fraser Island environment. There are two types of Itinerary accommodation options, including hotel rooms and villas. Day 1: Hervey Bay - Fraser Island Property Facilities: 3 restaurants • 6 bars • 4 pools Cruise across the Great Sandy Straits to Moon Point • health spa centre • tour desk • shop • tennis court where you will travel through the heart of the island, stopping to stroll through the magnificent Yidney Accommodation: 152 rooms • 109 apartments • air- rainforest. Travel to the Fraser Island Wilderness Retreat conditioning • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities for lunch. Afterwards visit Eli Creek, the Maheno • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board shipwreck and the Coloured Sands. Continue up to Indian Head, the view is spectacular. Travel to Happy Valley for overnight. Overnight: Wilderness Retreat at Happy Valley Day 2: Fraser Island - Hervey Bay Following breakfast, head south to the deepest lake on the island, Lake Wabby, continue on to the Central Station, the original logging township, for a picnic lunch and stroll along picturesque Wangoolba Creek to Pile Valley. Enjoy a final swim at Lake Birrambeen before Our View: A beautiful, well-appointed resort departing Fraser Island. designed to blend in with the natural island56 environment. Departures: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday NOTE: Tour is also available from Brisbane with rail transfers. Eli Creek, Fraser Island
  • 57. Queensland AUSTRALIA - QUEENSLAND CRUISING Cruising Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef is the largest and most complex expanse of living coral on the planet, a brilliant archipelago, home to an immense variety of fish, marine mammals, turtles and birds.It is well-known as a diving and boating paradise. Price includes • Accommodat ion on board • All meals • Snorkelling eq uipment • Linen and tow elsReef EncounterFrom Cairns2 days/1 nightOperated by: Reef EncounterExperience the wonder of the Great Barrier Reef, byspending two full days at the reef. Facilities on boardinclude: 21 twin/double staterooms with privatefacilities, air-conditioning, fully licensed bar, freshgourmet meals prepared daily, heated spa, easy accesssnorkel/dive platform, and a sundeck with lounges.ItineraryDay 1: Cairns - Great Barrier ReefFrom Marlin Jetty in Cairns, board ‘Reef Experience’ foryour cruise. On board receive a welcome and orientationbriefing on the vessel. Then the choice is yours. Visit tworeefs where you will have plenty of time to snorkel, sunbake and view the reef with the glass-bottom boat touring.Perhaps you could take a dive or relax before you enjoy asumptuous lunch. Following a delightful dinner you maylike to participate in a night dive or just sit back and enjoy before cruising to Hastings Reef, again there is ample time Departures: Daily from Marlin Jetty, Cairnsyour evening and star gaze. to snorkel, dive or just relax on board your floating resort. NOTE: An Environmental Management Fee and fuel levy of A$20 per personDay 2: Great Barrier Reef - Cairns After lunch, cruise to Breaking Patches, an exclusive reef per day is payable direct. A 3 day/2 night option is available.Early risers can enjoy a morning snorkel or dive or watch site housing forests of staghorn coral, black coral trees andthe sunrise over the reef. Following a delicious breakfast sensational turtle life. In the afternoon, depart for Cairnsyou have more time to explore the reef or soak up the sun with boom netting, and complimentary wine and cheese. 57
  • 58. AUSTRALIA - QUEENSLAND CRUISING Windjammer Coral Trekker Coral Princess Cruise From Airlie Beach or Shute Harbour From Airlie Beach or Shute Harbour From Cairns 4 days/3 nights or 7 days/6 nights 4 days/3 nights or 7 days/6 nights 4 days/3 nights Operated by: Barefoot Cruises Australia Operated by: Barefoot Cruises Operated by: Coral Princess Cruises This sailing holiday offers total relaxation with an Built in Norway in 1939, this traditional sailing ship Itinerary emphasis on good food and friendly personalised service. displays a unique and charming character. With a Day 1: Cairns - Thetford Reef Set your own pace, active or relaxed. Snorkel over coral maximum of only 14 guests, this small group sailing Ship departs Cairns Trinity Wharf for the outer Great reefs, hike national park trails, stroll along secluded adventure offers personalised attention and a hands on Barrier Reef. Visiting Thetford Reef and Sudbury Cay for beaches or just simply relax. experience. fish feeding, snorkelling, coral viewing and scuba diving. Accommodation: Comfortable cabins for eight guests Accommodation is available in double staterooms, twin Day 2: Thetford Reef - Dunk Island only. There are above and below-deck dining areas. On cabins and one four berth. Visit Coates or Nathan Reefs before cruising to Dunk deck guests can enjoy alfresco dining - ideal for long Island Resort for a guided rainforest walk. lunches and dinners under the stars. Sample itinerary Northern Islands Saturday: Depart Abel Point Marina, Airlie Beach. Set sail Day 3: Dunk Island - Palm Islands Sample itinerary for Hook Island for your overnight anchorage. Cruise the Family Group of islands and through the Day 1: Abel Point Marina - Hayman beautiful Hinchinbrook Channel. Stop at exclusive Pelorus Sunday: Snorkelling and scuba diving at Blue Pearl Bay Boarding at 1.00pm at Abel Point Marina. Set sail for Island with its magnificent fringing reef, beach and on Hayman Island before setting sail for the Outer Barrier Blue Pearl Bay on Hayman island for snorkelling and rainforest. Enjoy a beach barbecue. Reef. Overnight at Bait Reef. overnight anchorage. Day 4: Palm Islands - Townsville Monday: Explore the wonders of the Outer Barrier Reef Day 2: Hayman - Hook Island Cruise Halifax Bay, passing Magnetic Island, arriving in before departing for Nara Inlet for your overnight After breakfast, time is available to snorkel or hike to the Townsville at 10.00am. anchorage. top of the island to view the magical Whitsundays. After Tuesday: View the Aboriginal cave paintings before Departures: Saturday from Cairns. This itinerary also lunch set sail for Langford Reef, snorkel, then overnight in taking a hike through the rainforests of the fjord like inlet. operates in reverse departing from Townsville on Tuesday. one of the numerous bays on northern Hook Island. Sail via Whitsunday Passage to Shute Harbour. Disembark Day 3: Hook Island - South Molle Island at 12 noon. Sail to the southern end of Hook Island to Nara Inlet, 5 days/4 nights Itinerary where you can hike through rainforests to view ancient Sample itinerary Southern Islands Day 1: Cairns - Cooktown cave paintings or take a swim in the natural pools. Tuesday: Depart Shute Harbour at 12.30pm for Cataran Enjoy sparkling wine as you watch the sun set. After lunch set sail for South Molle Island for evening Bay on Border Island for snorkelling, scuba diving or a Day 2: Cooktown and Two Isles anchorage. hike to Mosstrooper Peak. Visit one of the remote uninhabited islands of the Great Day 4: South Molle Island - Shute Harbour Wednesday: Set sail for the famous Whitehaven Beach Barrier Reef. Enjoy a swim or glass-bottom boat trip. Later After a leisurely breakfast, hike up Mt Jeffries for a bird’s- on Whitsunday Island for swimming, beachcombing or this morning cruise on to historical Cooktown. eye view of the 74 Whitsunday Islands before setting sail just lazing in the sun. Take a walk to the spectacular Day 3: Lizard Island and Ribbon Reef No. 9 for Shute Harbour where the cruise concludes at midday. lookout at Hill Inlet. Arrive at Lizard Island. Climb the island peak that Captain Departures: Saturday at 1.00pm from Abel Point Thursday: Set sail through Solway Pass via Hamilton James Cook climbed back in 1770 or snorkel off the Marina, Airlie Beach. . Island to South Molle Island. At South Molle you can go beach over coral gardens. Enjoy a glass-bottom boat trip ashore to visit the resort or explore one of the many with a marine biologist or a scuba dive with a dive Departures: Tuesday at 12 noon from Shute Harbour walking trails. instructor. Later cruise to Ribbon Reef No. 9. and Saturday at 12.30pm from Abel Point Marina Friday: Your last sail back to Abel Point Marina, Airlie Day 4: Ribbon Reef No. 3 and Rachel Carlson Reef NOTE: Itinerary is a sample only and may change due to weather conditions or captain’s discretion. Itinerary for 6 night cruise available on application. Beach for disembarkation at 10.00am. Spend the day exploring Ribbon Reef No. 3 and Rachel Night cruises are available on application. Children under 4 years are not Carlson Reef. Combine the two three-night cruises for an extended catered for. Taxes and government charges of A$25 per person including A$5 Environmental Management Charge are payable direct. Whitsunday getaway. Day 5: Cairns Arrive Cairns Trinity Wharf at 8.00am. Departs: Saturday from Airlie Beach; Tuesday from Shute Harbour Departures: Saturday from Cairns. This itinerary also NOTE: Itinerary is a sample only and may change due to weather conditions or operates in reverse departing from Townsville on Tuesday. captain’s discretion. Itinerary for 6 night cruise available on application. Night A one-way fly-cruise option is also available, details on cruises are available on application. Children under 4 years are not catered for. Price includes taxes and government charges of $25 per person including $5 application. Environmental Management Charge payable direct. NOTE: Due to weather, tides or mechanical reasons, the listed itineraries may be subject to change without notice.58
  • 59. Things to do in Sunshine Coast the AUSTRALIA - SUNSHINE COAST Sunshine Coas t... • Soak up sunn Just north of Brisbane, Hasting Street y sophistication on Noosa’s Queensland’s Sunshine Coast • Meet koalas in offers a relaxed, yet sophisticated the coastal rain Noosa National forest of Park lifestyle. Encompassing the • Browse cafes, country pubs, ar coastline from Caloundra to antique gallerie t and s in the sleepy m Rainbow Beach and the lush villages of Mon ountain tville and Maleny Blackall Ranges , atop the countryside of the hinterland, the beauty of this region will • Feast on seafoo d on the Moolo in Mooloolaba olah River captivate you. • Relax on the wide beaches of Maroochydore • Find great surf beaches and es creeks brimmin tuary g with fish in Ca loundra • Jump onboar d the Noosa Ev cruise and expe erglades rience the tranq mirrored water uil, Maroochydore ways of the Noosa Everglad es • Don’t miss th e scene-stealing Glass House M ountains • See seals, shar ks, stingrays, tu seahorses in a pu rtles and rpose-built unde facility at Steve rwater Irwin’s famous Australia Zoo Mooloolaba To Bundaberg Hervey Bay H Kingfisher Bay Resort Fraser Maryborough Island BU RN ET T 1 Rainbow Beach (Coloured Sands) Cooloola PACIFIC National Park OCEAN Gympie QUEENSLAND Noosa Heads H Eumundi Peregian Beach (Sunshine Coolum Kingaroy Coast Airport) Marcoola H Maroochydore Montville Alexandra Headland Bunya Mooloolaba Maleny Caloundra Mountains Glass House Mountains Bribie Bruce Island HIGH Caboolture W AY Moreton Island HIGH Moreton W AY Bay H Hertz depot BRISBANE H North Airports Stradbroke Island 59Beachfront dining, Noosa Heads To Gold Coast H Coolangatta
  • 60. AUSTRALIA - SUNSHINE COAST HOTELS The Islander Noosa Resort Two Bedroom Villa Property rating: TTTh 187 Gympie Terrace, Noosaville Location: Opposite the Noosa River and Noosaville Foreshore Park, on Gympie Terrace in the heart of Noosaville. Surrounded by restaurants and close to shops. Property Facilities: 8 restaurants • bar • 3 pools • heated pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities • shop • tennis court Accommodation: 62 apartments • air-conditioning • overhead fan • refrigerator • fully-equipped kitchen • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • CD player Our View: Great facilities, location and value for a family holiday in a tropical setting. Shops and restaurants are at your door. Noosa Main Beach Australis Noosa Lakes Apartments Breakfree French Quarter Noosa Blue Resort One Bedroom Deluxe Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT 3 Hilton Terrace, Noosaville 62 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads 16 Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads Location: Opposite Noosa Harbour Marine Village, Location: Directly opposite Noosa Main Beach. Offering Location: On Noosa Hill, five minutes’ walk to Hastings on Lake Doonella. The hotel features beachhouse-style privacy and exclusivity, less than 30 metres to the beach Street and Main Beach. Overlooking Laguna Bay, Noosa studios and villas and Noosa’s largest pool complex. Every and minutes from the national park. River and the hinterland. beach house has a view of the lake, river or pool. Property Facilities: 2 pools • heated pool • tour desk Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • 3 pools • heated Property Facilities: 3 pools • heated pool • tour desk • parking facilities pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities • parking facilities Accommodation: 119 apartments • air-conditioning Accommodation: 57 apartments • air-conditioning Accommodation: 126 rooms • 93 apartments • air- • refrigerator • kitchenette • tea/coffee making facilities • overhead fan • mini bar • kitchenette • tea/coffee conditioning • refrigerator • kitchenette • tea/coffee • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • spa bath/jacuzzi in room • CD • iron/ironing board • fully-equipped kitchen player (apartments) Our View: A modern resort-style complex with an Our View: Offering a large central lagoon-style Our View: Contemporary by design, this resort array of facilities making it ideal for families and pool, this resort is minutes to the beach and offers quality features. Upgrading to the one couples alike. shops. Great for the family holiday. bedroom penthouse suites with the rooftop spa is recommended. Mantra Mooloolaba Beach The Sebel Resort Noosa Quay West Resort Noosa Two Bedroom Apartment Lounge room Deluxe Studio Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTT Cnr The Esplanade & Venning Street, Mooloolaba 32 Hastings Street, Noosa 94 Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads Location: Directly opposite the beach at Mooloolaba, Location: In the heart of Noosa, offering the best in Location: 25 kilometres from Maroochydore Airport or close to shops and fantastic restaurants. Twelve location, luxury and lifestyle. Surrounded by cafes, with 2 hours’ drive north of Brisbane. Just 2 minutes from kilometres from Maroochydore Airport and 110 Noosa’s Main Beach on one side and the Noosa River on Hastings Street, overlooking 9 hectares of a protected kilometres from Brisbane Airport. the other. This boutique hotel has cleverly designed conservation sanctuary. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • indoor pool waterways linking the lush tropical landcaped gardens. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • health spa • heated pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking Property Facilities: 2 pools • heated pool • tour desk centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • business centre facilities • shop • parking facilities • parking facilities • tennis court Accommodation: 201 apartments • air-conditioning Accommodation: 70 apartments • air-conditioning Accommodation: 108 rooms • 78 apartments • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • mini bar • fully-equipped kitchen • tea making facilities • air-conditioning • mini bar • kitchenette • tea/coffee • in-house movies • balcony • hairdryer • CD player • internet • in-house movies • balcony • hairdryer making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • bathrobes • spa bath/jacuzzi in room • CD player • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • CD player Our View: Highly recommended for families and Our View: Luxury apartments in the best location Our View: This 5-star resort is situated on Noosa couples alike. The selection of facilities caters for makes this a great holiday choice. Sound and 9 hectares of National Park60 every need. Conservation Sanctuary.
  • 61. Brisbane AUSTRALIA - BRISBANE Things to do in Brisbane... • Experience th One of the most easygoing e thrill of climbi famous Story Br ng the idge capitals in the world, Brisbane’s • Glide down th e river on a maje great character, vibrant paddlesteamer stic personality and friendly people • Laze in the lu sh riverside gard will charm you. South Bank, sw ens of im in its lagoon browse the mar then kets • Explore Fortitu de Valley’s cafe boutique shops s and • Fish, boat, feed wild dolphins an toboggan dow d n the world’s ta dunes on nearby llest sand Moreton Island • Take a high-sp eed ferry to vib city villages like rant inner- Bulimba and Ne w Farm • Wander throug h the art gallerie museums, watch s and a performance Queensland Ba by the llet, Opera or O perform or see rchestra cutting-edge th the Powerhous eatre in eNew Farm Park Rotunda BRISBANE HOTELS AND APARTMENTS OTHER HOTELS AND APARTMENTSWI BOUN To Brisbane 4 CK DARY 1. CONRAD TREASURY BRISBANE AVAILABLE ON APPLICATION HA M LEICHH Airport ST BRISBANE 2. IBIS BRISBANE 15. BRISBANE MARRIOTT HOTEL AR Showing major streets Albert 20 DT 3. MANTRA SOUTH BANK 16. CENTR@L HILLCREST APARTMENTS ST HIGHWAY Park ST 4. MEDINA EXECUTIVE BRISBANE 17. CENTR@L WEST END APARTMENTS W HA TCE 5. NOVOTEL BRISBANE 18. HILTON BRISBANE OT UPPE RF RB Story 6. OAKS FESTIVAL TOWERS 19. HOLIDAY INN BRISBANE TU BERRY Bridge R 7. PARK REGIS NORTH QUAY 20. HOTEL GRAND CHANCELLOR EDW 15 14 8. QUAY WEST SUITES BRISBANE 21. MERCURE HOTEL BRISBANE ARD 5 Brisbane Petrie 9. RENDEZVOUS HOTEL BRISBANE 22. METRO HOTEL TOWER MALL ST ST W Transit IC KH ST Bight 10. SOFITEL BRISBANE CENTRAL 23. RYDGES SOUTH BANK W Central Centre A 22 ick BER M ST Rly. Stn 11. THE MARQUE HOTEL BRISBANE 24. STAMFORD PLAZA BRISBANE A ha T TCE 10 L CR m 12. THE SEBEL CITIGATE KING GEORGE 25. THE CHIFLEY AT LENNONS EE Pa ST HOLMAN ST K SQUARE rk Anzac ED 19 R iv er ST Square 13. THE SEBEL SUITES BRISBANE W AR ROM 9 Qantas ST 14. URBAN HOTEL BRISBANE D A ST E EAGL ST ane H HERTZ ST BRADF IELD ST ST 12 King N ST EE GPO Brisb NKTA QU George Sq ST O T Town Hall, RB ST Art Gallery EAGLE ST N TU AN GE & Museum l 2 al OR NO E ID M 18 GE RT LA MAINRI H 21 E ST V ER AD SI 25 DE FE 7 LIX Q AL ST H U ET A BE ST Y AB ST 13 R IZ T THORNTON EL 24 TE 6 ST OT ST ST Art RL H Gallery 1 CHA R each Y 11 AR W M Lone Pine ST IL 17 LI T EX Sanctuary RE AM PR Launch GA ES AR 8 SW M T ow nQueensland AY Cultural E ST IC Centre AL Botanic Gardens Br isb South Bank an South e ST R iBrisbane 61 E TC v er MAIN ER 23 3 16 Botanic Gardens RIV Domain
  • 62. Brisbane SightseeingAUSTRALIA - BRISBANE SIGHTSEEING Story Bridge Australia Zoo General Admission SIGHTSEEING Operated by: Australia Zoo This is your opportunity to visit one of Australia’s most famous parks - Australia Zoo, in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, one hour from Brisbane. This amazing facility is testament to Steve Irwin’s commitment and dedication towards animal conservation and research. There are over 1000 native and exotic animals and more than 500 dedicated staff. Catch all of the slithering, swooping and jaw-snapping fun at the Crocoseum’s Wildlife Warrior Show, along with a selection of 14 other exciting shows including tigers, koalas and more. Get up close and personal with the wildlife as you wander through the rainforest aviary, kangaroo haven or the koala exhibits. Departs: Admission: 9.00am-4.00pm except 25 Dec 10 Croc Express Tour Full Day Brisbane’s Best One Day Moreton Island Tour SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING Operated by: Australian Day Tours Operated by: Australian Day Tours Operated by: Moreton Bay Escapes Travel directly to Australia Zoo where you will have time Enjoy the best sights of Brisbane. Cruise along the Cruise across beautiful Moreton Bay to Moreton Island. to experience the best of Australia Zoo. This wildlife Brisbane River, see South Bank Parklands and the CBD as Board a 4WD and drive off the ferry directly on to the Theme Park is too good to rush. Spend almost 6 hours you cruise through the city centre. Pass the Kangaroo beach. Moreton Island is the world’s third-largest sand seeing the many shows and demonstrations including Point Cliffs and see some of the spectacular homes that island of which 98% is a protected national park. The first crocodile feeding and snake handling. The handlers even grace the river banks. Stop for morning tea which is activities are sand boarding and tobogganing. Boogy walk the animals through the park so you can get up included, see the view from Bartley’s Lookout and boarding and body surfing are next! After a picnic lunch close and personal. The zoo has a team of over 500 who magnificent Newstead House. After lunch, stop at South head to Cape Moreton lighthouse, an imposing rock believe in conservation through exciting education and Bank Parklands (own expense) travel out to Lone Pine headland 80 metres above sea level. Your last stop is will ensure you have a wildlife experience you will never Koala Sanctuary and have the opportunity to cuddle a Blue Lagoon, one of Moreton Island’s most beautiful forget. koala. Finish the afternoon at Mt Coot-tha lookout before fresh water lakes. Duration: 7 hours returning to the city. Duration: 10 hours Departs: Daily Duration: 7 hours Departs: Daily NOTE: Tour does not operate 25 Dec 10. Departs: Daily except 3 May 10, 25 Dec 1062
  • 63. Brisbane Hotels AUSTRALIA - BRISBANE HOTELS Pool at South Bank2. Ibis Brisbane 3. Mantra South Bank 4. Medina Executive Brisbane Standard Queen room Studio One bedroom apartment Property rating: TTTh Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT 27-35 Turbot Street, Brisbane 161 Grey Street, South Bank 15 Ivory Lane, Brisbane Location: Centrally located in the Brisbane CBD. Within Location: Next to the Brisbane Convention Centre in the Location: Adjacent to the Story Bridge with great views. walking distance to the Queen Street Mall, Treasury vibrant South Bank precinct. Within walking distance to A short stroll to Brisbane’s finest cafes, restaurants and Casino and the Queensland Performing Arts Complex at the Performing Arts Centre, State Art Gallery and the clubs. South Bank. Museum. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • parking facilities Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities Accommodation: 218 rooms • air-conditioning pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • tennis court • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • parking facilities Accommodation: 62 rooms • 99 apartments • air- • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Accommodation: 161 rooms • air-conditioning • mini conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • kitchenette bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • CD player • iron/ironing board • fully-equipped kitchen (apartments) • in-house movies Our View: Excellent location. Value for money. Our View: With the restaurants and cafes of Our View: Relaxed, friendly and near Chinatown. South Bank at your doorstep, this makes for Very popular. the perfect weekend escape.5. Novotel Brisbane 7. Park Regis North Quay 9. Rendezvous Hotel Brisbane Superior room Apartment bedroom Studio Twin room Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTT 200 Creek Street, Brisbane 293 North Quay, Brisbane 255 Ann Street, Brisbane Location: Walking distance to the CBD and Queen Street Location: Walking distance to Suncorp Stadium, Queen Location: In Brisbane’s CBD within walking distance to Mall. Street Mall, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Queen Street Mall and public transport. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • gym/fitness Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • tour desk Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • tour desk centre • tour desk • parking facilities • parking facilities • parking facilities • shop Accommodation: 296 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 17 rooms • 100 apartments • air- Accommodation: 134 rooms • 76 apartments • air- bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet conditioning • refrigerator • kitchenette • tea/coffee conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making • hairdryer • iron/ironing board making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • CD board • CD player • mini bar • fully-equipped kitchen player • refrigerator • fully-equipped kitchen (apartments) (apartments) • in-house movies Our View: Renowned for its superior quality and Our View: Fantastic views of the Brisbane River. Our View: A central hotel with apartment-style comfort, and perfect for business or pleasure. accommodation, just metres to Queen Street Mall. 63
  • 64. AUSTRALIA - BRISBANE HOTELS 13. The Sebel Suites Brisbane 11. The Marque Hotel Brisbane One Bedroom Suite Deluxe room Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTT Cnr Charlotte & Albert Streets, Brisbane 103 George Street, Brisbane Location: Just metres to many of Brisbane’s shops, Location: In the CBD, opposite Conrad Treasury Casino. restaurants and cafes and a short walk to Treasury Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated Casino, Botanic Gardens and South Bank Parklands. pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • business centre Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated • parking facilities pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities Accommodation: 99 rooms • air-conditioning • mini bar Accommodation: 32 rooms • 121 apartments • air- • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet conditioning • mini bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • in-house movies • balcony Our View: Quality accommodation and fantastic Our View: Quality, boutique hotel, a short walk to location from which to explore Brisbane’s shops, Queen Street Mall and South Bank Parklands. bars and dining options. 14. Urban Brisbane 6. Oaks Festival Towers 12. The Sebel and Citigate King George Square Superior room Kitchen and living room Citigate Superior room Property rating: TTTT Property rating: TTTTh Property rating: TTTTh 345 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane 108 Albert Street, Brisbane King George Square, Brisbane Location: A short stroll to downtown shopping and Location: On the famous Festival Hall site in the heart of Location: This landmark hotel is ideally located in the entertainment districts. The hotel offers elevated views Brisbane CBD. heart of Brisbane’s shopping and CBD district. Within over the city of Brisbane and surrounding Mount Coot’tha Property Facilities: Pool • gym/fitness centre • parking walking distance to the Queen Street Mall, South Bank, ranges. facilities casino and the Queensland Performing Arts Complex. Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • tour desk Accommodation: 401 apartments • air-conditioning Property Facilities: 2 restaurants • 2 bars • pool • parking facilities • refrigerator • fully-equipped kitchen • tea/coffee • heated pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk Accommodation: 180 rooms • air-conditioning • mini making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • CD • business centre • parking facilities bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet player Accommodation: 438 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • balcony • hairdryer • iron/ironing board • bathrobes bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: Comfortable accommodation with Our View: Stylish apartments with high quality Our View: Minutes to shops and restaurants, in a friendly service at a great price. appliances and great shopping at your doorstep. central Brisbane location. 1. Conrad Treasury Brisbane 8. Quay West Suites Brisbane 10. Sofitel Brisbane Central Deluxe King room One Bedroom Suite Superior room Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTT Property rating: TTTTT George Street, Brisbane 132 Alice Street, Brisbane 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane Location: In the heart of Brisbane, offering a world of first Location: Overlooking the city Botanic Gardens, Brisbane Location: Just minutes’ walk to the vibrant Brisbane class accommodation and entertainment. River and Kangaroo Point Cliffs. Queen Street Mall. Above Central Railway Station. Property Facilities: 5 restaurants • 7 bars • gym/fitness Property Facilities: Restaurant • bar • pool • heated Property Facilities: Restaurant • 2 bars • pool • heated centre • tour desk • parking facilities pool • gym/fitness centre • tour desk • parking facilities pool • health spa centre • gym/fitness centre • tour desk Accommodation: 130 rooms • air-conditioning • mini Accommodation: 68 apartments • air-conditioning • business centre • parking facilities bar • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • hairdryer • mini bar • refrigerator • fully-equipped kitchen Accommodation: 429 rooms • air-conditioning • mini • iron/ironing board • bathrobes • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • in-house movies bar • refrigerator • tea/coffee making facilities • internet • balcony • hairdryer • bathrobes • CD player • hairdryer • iron/ironing board Our View: A multi-award five-star hotel coupled Our View: Beautifully appointed apartment hotel Our View: A modern hotel, with well-appointed with the excitement of a world-class casino. directly opposite the picturesque Botanic rooms. Located a short walk to Queen Street64 Gardens. Mall, this luxurious hotel has a little something for everyone.
  • 65. Gold Coast AUSTRALIA - GOLD COAST Whether you’re planning a family Things to do on the Gold Coas t... holiday or a romantic escape, the • Ride the world -class waves of Gold Coast has something for Broadbeach, Ki rra and Main Be ach everyone including beaches • Get your thril ls on virtual reali Dreamworld ty rides at renowned worldwide. • Jump in a gian t wavepool at W Water Park et ‘n’ Wild • Swim with do lphins at Sea W orld • Watch movies being made at Bros. Movie Wor Warner ld • Meet hundre ds of multicolou mountain parro red ts in Currumbin Sanctuary • Shop til you dr op in art and cr huge airy malls aft markets, and high-end bo utiques • Get into the G old Coast’s glitz and fun at its ba , glamour Warner Bros. Movie World rs, nightclubs an d events • Explore the hi nterland... visit mountain villag the quaint es such as Mou Tamborine ntMick Schamburg Park Lookout 65Surfers Paradise
  • 66. Main Beach and surroundsAUSTRALIA - GOLD COAST Dreamworld MAIN BEACH AND SURROUNDS HOTELS AND APARTMENTS To Brisbane 3 Couran 1. SEA WORLD RESORT Cove Sanctuary Cove 2. SHERATON MIRAGE GOLD COAST RESORT & SPA OTHER HOTELS AND APARTMENTS AVAILABLE ON APPLICATION Hope SOUTH Island 3. HYATT REGENCY SANCTUARY COVE y Warner Bros. STRADBROKE B a ISLAND 4. PALAZZO VERSACE GOLD COAST a y Movie World 5. THE GRAND APARTMENTS w n a PACIFIC R u Wet ‘n’ Wild OCEAN Water World Sea 1 World 4 2 Nerang Southport Main 5 Beach Surfers Warner Bros. Movie World To Coolangatta Paradise Surfers Paradise Brisbane Main Beach, SURFERS PARADISE HOTELS AND OTHER HOTELS AND and Theme Parks Sea World and 16 HIGMA The Spit APARTMENTS APARTMENTS AVAILABLE ON N ST 6. AUSTRALIS SOVEREIGN HOTEL APPLICATION 6 7. BREAKFREE MOROCCAN 19. AEGEAN APARTMENTS GOLD COA ST HWY 13 8. BREAKFREE PARADISE CENTRE 20. ARTIQUE RESORT BLON DELL 14 39 9. CROWNE PLAZA SURFERS 21. BREAKFREE BEACHCOMBER AV PARADISE 22. BREAKFREE BEACHPOINT 10. HOLIDAY INN SURFERS 23. BREAKFREE COSMOPOLITAN STAGH ORN A 37 SURFERS PARADISE 24. BREAKFREE ENDERLEY V PARADISE 11. MANTRA CIRCLE ON CAVILL GARDENS RESORT 9 22 SURF 30 12. MANTRA LEGENDS HOTEL 25. BREAKFREE IMPERIAL SURF CYPR 49 13. MANTRA SUN CITY RESORT ERS ESS AV 25 14. PARADISE RESORT GOLD COAST 26. BREAKFREE LONGBEACH PAR 45 AD VIEW 15. Q1 RESORT & SPA 27. BREAKFREE PARADISE ISLAND 31 AV IS THO 16. PARADISE MARRIOTT RESORT 28. BREAKFREE PENINSULA EB MAS ST ELKHO 10 7 RN O ULEVARD AV 32 & SPA 29. BREAKFREE WINGS RESORT 17 17. TOWERS OF CHEVRON 30. BUDDS BEACH APARTMENTS Y AV CHEVRON ORCHID AV 18 THE ESPLANADE ISLAND RENAISSANCE 31. CENTREPOINT RESORT FERN 38 18. VIBE HOTEL GOLD COAST APARTMENTS Sea World 11 PACIFIC 32. CHATEAU BEACHSIDE CAVIL L AV OCEAN 33. CLUB SURFERS 23 BEACH RD 35 34. COPACABANA H 8 41 ANLAN ST 35. COURTYARD SURFERS PARADISE 36. CROWN TOWERS RESORT H TRICK 21 ETT S 37. GOLD COAST INTERNATIONAL T LAYC 48 46 38. BEACHFRONT APARTMENTS OCK 27 ST 19 39. HI SURF BEACHFRONT CLIFFO 12 28 RD ST APARTMENTS NORTHCLIFF TCE PARADISE 50 15 E RD ISLAND HA MILTO 40. HOLIDAY NORTH APARTMENTS N AV 41. ISLANDER RESORT HOTEL RIDG MAR 34 KWELL 42. MARI COURT CAMB AV ENDE 47 26 RLEY 43. MARRAKESH RESORT AV 24 44. PALAZZO COLLONADES 20 REM 44 45. QUARTERDECK APARTMENTS GARFIELD TCE VISTA ST EM 46. SURF REGENCY BR THORNTON 47. SURFERS CENTURY OCEANSIDE AN A M CE RO APARTMENTS DR AUBREY VIA 48. TRICKETT GARDENS HOLIDAY 40 GOLD COA ISLE FREDERICK INN OF CAPRI 49. TRILOGY SURFERS PARADISE FERN ST 29 50. WATERMARK HOTEL & SPA ST H OL 33 GOLD COAST D WY BURLE 42 Broadbeach 36 43 and Coolangatta H HERTZ IGH GENO A ST RD MONAC Broadbeach and surrounds OS T Broadbeach and BEACH PDE Gold Coast Airport BROADB E ACH BVD Surfers Paradise BROADBEACH AND SURROUNDS HOTELS AND APARTMENTS and Brisbane S AV AV 51. BREAKFREE SAVANNAH NE AUHARF IA W STRAL C AN RD 52. CONRAD JUPITERS 53. MANTRA SIERRA GRAND 62 BROADBEACH 54. OUTRIGGER TWIN TOWNS RESORT 55. QUALITY HOTEL MERMAID WATERS T.E. P AND AV ETER S DR Q UEENSL 57 56. SOFITEL GOLD COAST BROADBEACH 69 G old Coast 66 ALBERT AV OTHER HOTELS AND APARTMENTS AVAILABLE ON APPLICATION Convention and Kurrawa Surf Ex hibition Centre Life Saving Club 57. BEACH HAVEN RESORT IA AV VICTOR 58. BREAKFREE DIAMOND BEACH RESORT MIAMI KEYS 65 56 Lantern Lit 59. BREAKFREE NEPTUNE RESORT G OLD CO Markets 60. BROADBEACH TRAVEL INN APARTMENTS H AV ELIZ ABET 52 61. CROWNE PLAZA ROYAL PINES OLD BURL 62. FRESHWATER POINT AST HW J upiters SUNSHINE SURF PDE Casino 63. ISLAND BEACH RESORT 64. MANTRA BEL AIR ON BROADBEACH Y EIG 60 BVLD 51 65. MANTRA BROADBEACH ON THE PARK H RD 59 63 AV 66. MANTRA PHOENICIAN HOOKER BVD MARG ARET 61 Pacific F air 64 53 58 67. RADISSON RESORT GOLD COAST DRA AV 68. ROYAL WOODS RESORT Shopping ALEX AN 67 Centre G old Coast Airport 69. THE WAVES RESORT66 68 and Coolangatta GOLD COAST HINTERLAND 54 55 70. O’REILLYS RAINFOREST RETREAT Broadbeach looking north towards Surfers Paradise 70
  • 67. The QDeck Experience Gold Coast Sightseeing AUSTRALIA - GOLD COAST SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING Operated by: Q1 QDeck provides breathtaking 360-degree views from the surf to the hinterland and beyond. Board one of the world’s fastest express lifts which takes you to Level 77 in less than 43 seconds. Relax and soak up the views from the ultra modern, fully licensed QBar, indulge in a coffee or cake during the day or a cheese or antipasto tasting platter in the evening. On Friday and Saturday nights, QBar becomes the Gold Coast’s coolest, high altitude cocktail bar featuring live DJ entertainment from 8pm until midnight. QDeck is an all weather, day and night experience and provides high powered, coin operated binoculars. QDeck is open Sunday to Thursday 9.00am - 9.00pm and Friday and Saturday from 9.00am - midnight.DreamworldAustralian Outback Spectacular Ballooning and Vineyard Breakfast Croc Express TourSIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEINGOperated by: Warner Village Theme Parks Operated by: Ballooning With Hot Air Operated by: Australian Day ToursAustralian Outback Spectacular is the first of its kind in An unforgettable and magical way to witness the Travel directly to Australia Zoo where you will have timeAustralia. This unique and exciting show captures the amazing skyline of Australia’s most famous holiday to experience the best of Australia Zoo. This wildlifegrandeur of the Australian Outback, with spectacular coastline. You will be collected from your hotel (subject to Theme Park is too good to rush. Spend almost five hoursvisual effects and raw energy all of its own. Each night location) from 4.30am and transferred to the Gold Coast seeing the many shows and demonstrations includingthe giant, purpose-built thousand-seat arena thunders hinterland. On arrival at the launch area, the balloons are crocodile feeding and snake handling. The handlers evenwith the hooves of Australian stock horses as an action- inflated in preparation for an hour-long flight across the walk the animals through the park so you can get uppacked performance unfolds. It’s an electric atmosphere majestic Gold Coast hinterland. Upon landing, assist with close and personal. The zoo has a team of over 200 whopresented with state-of-the-art lighting and sound as the fun of the balloon pack-up before sitting down to a believe in conservation through education and will ensureAustralia’s leading stunt riders and stockmen play out a hot breakfast and champagne toast. You can be back at you have a wildlife experience you will never forget.story of two rival cattle stations. During the performance, your hotel in time to hit the beach or a theme park! Duration: 10.5 hoursa traditional 3-course Australian barbecue and drinks will Duration: 5 hours (actual flight 1 hour)be served as the action unfolds! Departs: Daily from 7.00am Departs: Daily from 5.00am NOTE: Tour does not operate 25 Dec 10.Admission: Open nightly from 6.30pm (except Monday NOTE: Tour operates with a minimum of 2 passengers. Price includes aand Christmas Day). Double shows are scheduled over A$30 per person aviation levy payable direct. Tour not suitable for childrensummer, details available on application. under 4 years.WhiteWater World 3 Park Super Pass 2 Hour Group Surfing LessonSIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEING SIGHTSEEINGOperated by: Dreamworld Operated by: Warner Village Theme Parks Operated by: Australian Surfer InternationalFrom family-friendly attractions to the most extreme The Super Pass is the ultimate theme park pass giving Get ready for an adventure into the Aussie surfing lifestylewaterslides ever made, WhiteWater World is an aquatic unlimited entry for 14 days to Sea World, Warner Bros. and book for a learn to surf experience today. Includes: 2feast of fun, jam-packed with world firsts and water- Movie World and Wet‘n’ Wild Water World year round. hour beginner to intermediate lesson; hotel transferspowered WOW! Splash and play at Wiggle Bay, get your NOTE: Ticket is valid for 14 days from the first park visit. On first visit your (Gold Coast Tourist Precinct); all equipment; Surfingfix of Nick at Nickelodeon’s Pipeline Plunge and photograph will be taken and affixed to your ticket. Parks are closed Australia Accredited Instructors (also qualified lifeguards).experience Australia’s first water based rollercoaster ride. Christmas Day and open from 1.30pm on ANZAC Day. Photo Identification What to Bring: Please be prepared and changed into your and pass must be presented when entering each theme park.Expect an action-packed day and get ready for the swimwear ready to put on wetsuits (winter) or surfultimate rush - open right next door to Dreamworld!