Seabourn Journey — Sydney, The Red Centre & Great Barrier Reef

Get familiar with lovely, lively Sydney, and experience the timeless beauty and majesty of Australia’s Red Centre and its towering, 500-million-year-old monoliths known as The Olgas and Uluru. Then explore the natural splendors of the Tropical North, the UNESCO-cited Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef.

Pre-Cruise Itinerary Overview (8 days, 7 nights):

PRE TOUR Arrive in Sydney. Transfer to hotel, day at leisure. Meals: None
Hotel: The Langham Sydney

DAY ONE Sightseeing around Sydney Harbour including the Opera House, The Botanical Gardens, and Bondi Beach. Walking tour of the Harbour front. Evening at leisure. Meals: B/L
Hotel: The Langham Sydney

DAY TWO After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to Ayers Rock. Private coach tour of Kata Tjuta National Park (the Olgas). That evening enjoy the "Sound of Silence Dinner". Meals: B/L/D
Hotel: Sails in the Desert Resort

DAY THREE Watch the dawn on Uluru (Ayer's Rock) with a picnic breakfast. Explore Uluru’s sacred places and hear their creation stories. Spend the afternoon at leisure. This evening, experience a camel safari to watch the sunset on Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Meals: B/D
Hotel: Sails in the Desert Resort

DAY FOUR After breakfast, take a breathtaking helicopter flight over Kata Tjuta and Uluru, fly to Cairns and transfer to Port Douglas and the deluxe Thala Beach Resort scenically sited between the rainforest and a beach. Meals: B/D
Hotel: Thala Beach Nature Reserve

DAY FIVE After breakfast, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Daintree National Park and Botanical Ark. Meals: B/L/D
Hotel: Thala Beach Nature Reserve

DAY SIX After breakfast, transfer to the Low Isles of the Great Barrier Reef for a full day of snorkeling and coral viewing. Meals: B/L/D
Hotel: Thala Beach Nature Reserve

DAY SEVEN After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight back to Sydney, then your transfer to the ship. Meals: B

Post-Cruise Itinerary Overview (7 days, 6 nights):

PRE TOUR Arrive in Sydney. Transfer to hotel, day at leisure. Meals: None
Hotel: The Langham Sydney

DAY ONE Sightseeing around Sydney Harbour including the Opera House, The Botanical Gardens, and Bondi Beach. Walking tour of the Harbour front. Evening at leisure. Meals: L
Hotel: The Langham Sydney

DAY TWO After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to Ayers Rock. Private coach tour of Kata Tjuta National Park (the Olgas). That evening enjoy the "Sound of Silence Dinner". Meals: B/L/D
Hotel: Sails in the Desert Resort

DAY THREE Watch the dawn on Uluru (Ayer's Rock) with a picnic breakfast. Explore Uluru’s sacred places and hear their creation stories. Spend the afternoon at leisure. This evening, experience a camel safari to watch the sunset on Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Meals: B/D
Hotel: Sails in the Desert Resort

DAY FOUR After breakfast, take a breathtaking helicopter flight over Kata Tjuta and Uluru, fly to Cairns and transfer to Port Douglas and the deluxe Thala Beach Resort scenically sited between the rainforest and a beach. Meals: B/D
Hotel: Thala Beach Nature Reserve

DAY FIVE After breakfast, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Daintree National Park and Botanical Ark. Meals: B/L/D
Hotel: Thala Beach Nature Reserve

DAY SIX After breakfast, transfer to the Low Isles of the Great Barrier Reef for a full day of snorkeling and coral viewing. Meals: B/L/D
Hotel: Thala Beach Nature Reserve

DAY SEVEN After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight back to Sydney, then your transfer to the airport or own hotel. Meals: B