Day 1, Sunday – USA/Melbourne
Board your Fiji Airways flight in Los Angeles for Melbourne, Australia.
Day 2, Monday – En route
Cross the International Date Line.
Day 3, Tuesday - Melbourne
Arrive in Melbourne; the city known for its historic architecture and cultural heritage. Take a shuttle transfer to your accommodations.
Day 4, Wednesday – Melbourne Touring
Spend the full day at your leisure in the capital of Victoria. Discover Melbourne’s cultural hub of Federation Square, boutiques and eateries, buzzing bars and, hidden laneways and rooftops. (Travelodge Southbank)
Day 5, Thursday – Melbourne Touring
Take an optional scenic ride on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel ($29 per person). Enjoy the 360-degree views from up above Port Phillip Bay and the Yarra River. Overlook famous landmarks such as the Etihad Stadium and Flemington Racecourse. (Travelodge Southbank)
Day 6, Friday – Australia High Country
Australian High Country Tour with Bunyip tours. Depart Melbourne and begin the scenic journey through Kinglake before arriving at Mansfield, the foothills of the Great Dividing Range. As you travel to Powers Lookout, learn about Australia’s famous bushrangers (outlaws). Continue to the gold mining town of Beechworth where you will stay overnight at an authentic Aussie Farm and experience life on a working farm and dinner with your host family. - Includes all park entrance fees, informative guide, & accommodations with private facilities (D)
Day 7, Saturday – Australia High Country
Australian High Country Tour continues with Bunyip tours. After breakfast, continue the journey through the Australian bush to the Nations’ Capital, Canberra. Take a tour of Parliament House, the city’s national museums, and learn about the home of the Australian Story. Arrive in Sydney, the famous harbor city and capital of New South Wales. (B)
Day 8, Sunday – Sydney touring
Explore Sydney during a Hop-on Hop-off Harbor pass sightseeing tour. Visit many locations including the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbor Bridge, Darling Harbor, Bondi Beach and more. (Travelodge Sydney)
Day 9, Monday - Sydney
Visit the nation’s leading zoological garden, the Taronga Zoo ($45 per person), which is situated along the waterfront of the Sydney Harbor (optional). Providing one of the best view points, you will overlook the Sydney Cove, the Harbor Bridge and the Opera House. (Travelodge Sydney)
Day 10, Tuesday - Sydney/USA
Take shuttle transfer to the airport. Depart Sydney for the US via Fiji Airways.