Day 1 - Brisbane
WELCOME TO AUSTRALIA
Arrive in Brisbane by 2pm and check in to our hotel located in one of the coolest neighborhoods in the city. That afternoon, we'll head out to explore the gorgeous city on a walking tour passing through stunning sites like the Treasury Casino, Old State Library, Botanic Gardens, and Queens Street Mall.
Afterward, we'll head to off to one of our favorite restaurants that overlooks the water. Spend the evening drinking wine and taking in the beautiful views as you get to know your new, fellow travelmates.
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*Itinerary is indicative for 2019 and is subject to change
Day 2 - Queensland
Wake up with fresh coffee and a delicious Australian brekkie, before heading out for some river boat cruisin'.
With our local guide, we'll float along through Lone Pine Sanctuary getting up close to lorikeets, kangaroos and wallabies, wombats, echidnas, crocodiles. We'll also snap some selfies while holding a Koala or two!
As the sun sets, we'll head a local brewery to get hoppy with the Queensland crowd and enjoy a beer tasting of some of Australia's finest.
Life doesn’t get much better than this.
Day 3 - Mount Tamborine
GET ON IT!
After breakfast, we head to a favorite spot amongst locals, Mount Tamborine.
Spend your afternoon wandering through the local arts and crafts shops, chatting with vendors, and grabbing a bite to eat at the Gallery Walk.
From fine art to culinary delights, you're sure to find something to bring home with you!
Once we're all shopped out, we'll head off to Lamington National Park for a unique dinner experience. We'll spend the evening spotting Brushtail Possums and Sugar Gliders, while we wine and dine.
Day 4 - Tree Top Walk
birds eye view
This morning we'll head out on one of Australia's coolest adventures, a Tree Top Walk. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the rainforest canopy as you walk along a series of suspension bridges 16 meters above the ground.
Time do do some off-roading! We'll travel through diverse eco-systems, venture to magnificent lookouts, and enjoy fire-brewed traditional Billy team and damper with jam.
This afternoon, we'll head down the mountain to the pristine beaches of the Gold Coast. Once we've checked in, the rest of the day is free for you to explore the local nightlife and the many restaurants and bars along the water.
Day 5 - Gold Coast
Day 6 - Byron Bay
sunrise and go!
Grab breakfast with your mates and take some time to check out Byron Bay and the Cape Byron lighthouse, which stands on the most easterly point of the Australian mainland. Take a short walk along the grassland and clifftops to the lighthouse to capture some photos. Pro tip: go to the lighthouse before brekkie at sunrise for a particularly amazing view!
Meet up with the rest of the crew and head to the Gold Coast airport to catch a flight to Sydney.
That evening we’ll cruise the picturesque Sydney Harbour for a private sunset dinner cruise and learn about the rich history of Sydney from our captain.
The morning is free you you to do as you please on the Gold Coast - take a walk on beach, surf with the locals, or get some extra z's.
In the afternoon, we'll pack up and head to Byron Bay. Along the way, we'll take a detour to a local brewery to see how the beer’s made, eat some malt, smell some hops, maybe grab a pint (or two!)
Day 7 - Sydney
Fuel up because we’re hitting the road! We’re off today to see the most well-known sights of Sydney by bike: Circular Quay, the piers at Walsh Bay, Darling Harbour, Hyde Park and the Royal Botanic Gardens.
After the ride, we’ll head down to the famous Sydney Opera House where our local guide will regale us with the history and splendor of this iconic landmark.
Grab your suit and head off to the world-famous Bondi Beach, where we’ll spend the afternoon with time for lounging in the white sands, playing in the curling waves and admiring the sandstone cliffs. After getting our requisite amount of vitamin D, we’ll be treated to a sunset dinner and drink at Bondi Icebergs.
After dinner, hit up some of Sydney’s lively bars and clubs to get your dance on!
Day 8 - Sydney
take it in
Today is our last full day down under and a day of completely free exploration! Make the most of your time by spending it at one of the lovely coffee shops around the Rocks or along the unique eastern beaches to admire the beautiful coastline, dare to climb up the Harbor Bridge, or even take a train out to the beautiful Blue Mountains! It’s totally up to you!
We will meet up again for our farewell dinner at a lovely little Sydney bistro. Spend the rest of the evening sharing your best memories with your new mates over drinks overlooking the harbor.
Day 9 - Home
CATCH YOU later
We will have one last group breakfast before we say farewell and head to the airport or off on our next adventure.
It's not 'goodbye' it's only 'see ya later, mate'
When I have a bad day, I dream about opening up a gelato stand on the streets of Sydney, Australia. Doesn't everyone have a random escape fantasy?
There are three times as many sheep as people living in Australia.
Australia is home to over 10,000 beaches!
Australia's Dingo Fence measures 5600 kilometers. Longer than the Great Wall of China!
The national language is English
The national currency is Australian Dollar (AUD)
Tap water is generally safe to drink
Tipping is not obligatory, but is always appreciated
The closest arrival airport is Brisbane Airport (BNE)
The closest departing airport is Sydney Airport (SYD)
Australian outlets are type I
Australia operates on a 230V voltage and 50Hz
It's good to always have some cash on you at all times.