Circuit Australie – Sydney

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13 DAYS / 10 NIGHTS – FREEDOM DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA A new way to discover “the Australian Touch”
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Formalities:

No compulsory vaccine. For European nationals, a valid passport and valid for 6 months after the date of return.

A visa or a mandatory ETA (electronic travel authorisation: valid for 3 months, it is obtained quickly by mail, fax, from the embassy).



Please note that we do not take care of obtaining the visa or the ETA.

Your program

A freedom formula specially created for all those who wish to discover the essence of this wonderful island continent according to their desires.

A complete circuit that will allow you to live the "Australian" dream in 13 days thanks to a mixture of adventure, discovery and relaxation.

On your arrival in Australia, let yourself be guided by the bewitching Sydney then set off on an adventure in the Australian red center for an authentic 3-day safari to discover the mythical Ayers Rock, the Olgas and Kings Canyon.

Your tour will end with 4 days in Cairns to relax near the Great Barrier Reef and the rainforest, two World Heritage sites.

Day 1 – Flight – Hong Kong

Departure from Paris in the early afternoon for Hong Kong on a scheduled Cathay Pacific flight. On board you will be served lunch and breakfast before your arrival in Hong Kong.


Cathay Pacific flights are equipped with individual screens for your entertainment. Snacks are available throughout the flight for your convenience.

Day 2 – Flight Hong Kong – Sydney and evening in Sydney


After a 2 hour stopover, flight to Sydney (arrival at the end of the day). Transfer at your expense to the Sulllivan Hotel located in the heart of historic Paddington.

Many facilities (outdoor swimming pool, fitness room) will allow you to fully enjoy your stay in Sydney. At your disposal on site a multitude of excursions and activities that can be booked at reception.

Within easy reach: Sydney Harbor with the famous Harbor Bridge and its mythical Opera House, the Botanical Gardens and Darling Harbour. All these sites are accessible on foot in 20-30min. Night at the hotel.

Day 3 – Free day Sydney and its region

Free day in Sydney. Opt for a relaxing day strolling between the streets and Victorian houses of Paddington to return to the sources of colonization or set off to discover Sydney Harbor for a cruise to discover its sumptuous bay.

You can also leave Sydney for a day in the Blue Mountains in a 4×4 or discover the famous beaches of Bondy or Manly Beach.
All these activities are available at the reception of your hotel. Night at the hotel.

Day 4 – Flight to the Red Center & free afternoon Alice Springs.

Transfer to Sydney airport at your expense. Flight on the Australian national company Qantas for the “red center” of Australia: Alice Springs.


On your arrival, transfer at your expense, for your hotel the Desert Palm Resort, a real oasis in the middle of the desert. Take advantage of the proximity of the city center (1km) to discover this extraordinary city. Free afternoon. Night at the hotel.


Day 5 – Road to the mythical Ayers Rock

3 days / 2 nights safari in the Red Centre.
3 days of safari in the outback to discover the three most famous icons of the red center (Ayers Rocks, the Olgas mountains and Kings Canyon).

A sensational adventure that will allow you to meet new travel companions and discover a more authentic Australia!
Head south (short stop at the camel farm) to set up camp in Yulara for lunch.

In the afternoon, visit the Olgas before going to Uluru (Ayers Rock, the famous red rock “planted” in the desert).

You will be able to admire a magnificent sunset before enjoying a traditional Australian dinner at the camp. Night of relaxation under the magnificent Australian starry sky.

Day 6 – Ayers Rock and Kings Creek

Wake up early to admire the sunrise over Ayers Rock, a memorable sight and above all the most beautiful Australian shot. Breakfast and visit of the Rock (possibility of ascent).

After lunch, you will travel through red sand dunes and desert oak landscapes to Kings Creek Station Farm where many optional activities are offered.

In the evening, your traditional dinner will be prepared in the "camp oven", and cooked over the embers of the camp fire.


Day 7 – Kings Canyon and return to Alice Springs

In the morning, breakfast and visit the breathtaking Kings Canyon, walk through the canyon observing the surprising landscapes of sites such as the "Lost City", the "Garden of Eden", as well as the steep cliffs of the northern slopes and south of the canyon.


Then return to the Kings Creek Station farm for lunch, before returning to Alice Springs through the landscapes of sand dunes, arriving around 18:30 p.m. Night at the hotel.

Day 8 – Flight to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef

Flight on Qantas to Cairns, a city located between the Great Barrier Reef and the rainforest, two UNESCO World Heritage sites. On arrival in Cairns transfer to the Bay Village Tropical Retreat Hotel, a small family hotel just a few steps from the sea.

Arrival in the early evening, the ideal time to taste the Indonesian dishes of the Bayleaf Restaurant, restaurant of the very famous hotel in Cairns. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9 – Day on a catamaran on the Great Barrier Reef

Tropical breakfast at the hotel then departure for a day on the Great Barrier Reef aboard the `Passion of Paradise II'. This magnificent sailboat will take you to one of the most beautiful sites in the Barrier Reef on a private platform (Paradise Reef).

From there, you can explore the underwater fauna in peace (loan of mask and snorkel). Your lunch in the form of a buffet will have the originality of being served on board the sailboat in the middle of this extraordinary aquatic space.

Return to Cairns at your hotel in the late afternoon. Night at the hotel.

Day 10 – Free day to discover Cairns and its region

Breakfast at the hotel and day left to your discretion. For the most perilous of you we advise you to opt for a day of rafting in the tropical forest and for the wiser a day of excursion by bus, train to Kuranda.

Finally you can also set off to discover the Great Barrier Reef for a day of diving. Night at the hotel.

Day 11 – Free day to discover Cairns and its region

Breakfast at the hotel and free day to end your stay at your own pace. Night at the hotel.

Day 12 – Flight to Hong Kong, then Paris

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Cairns International Airport. Take off for your flight to Paris via Hong Kong in the early afternoon.

Arrival in the evening in Hong Kong for a short stopover. Meals and snacks served on board.

Day 13 – Arrival in France.

Arrival in Paris early in the morning.

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Product Highlights : Freedom, flexibility & authenticity!

Departures on Saturdays to optimize your holidays, an exotic 13-day stay!
An excellent connection in Hong Kong to arrive even faster in Australia.
Comfortable and reputable regular airlines (Cathay Pacific and Qantas) to make you enjoy your stay even more and arrive in Australia in the best travel conditions.

Freedom to discover Sydney, Alice Springs and Cairns at your own pace and according to your desires and your budget.
Flexibility to choose meals, transfers according to your desires.

Authenticity of your accommodation and excursions with typically Australian service providers.
Accommodation *** all air-conditioned and equipped with swimming pool in the heart of tourist centers.

Warm welcomes, few rooms for greater comfort.
Quality excursions with renowned providers who have been awarded in Australia for their professionalism.

Good to know:

This circuit has been developed leaving maximum freedom to the participants so that they can discover the country at their own pace, this implies that:

No specific supervision will be provided during your stay in order to give you complete freedom. However, our French-speaking correspondent on site will provide you with all the necessary assistance 24 hours a day.
When the meals are left to your discretion, it is easy to find restaurants, snacks and cafes on site for all budgets.

Transfers between airports and hotels are economical according to your choice and relatively fast. Sydney airport is located only 20min from the center, 10min for Alice Springs and Cairns. You will be informed in your travel diary which taxi companies to use.

For all excursions in the program, you will be directly picked up/dropped off at your hotel without any need to re-confirm your reservation.

Sydney, Alice Springs and Cairns are easy cities to visit on your own. The tourist offices are well indicated and will provide you with the information essential to the success of your stay.

For the 3-day excursion in the Red Centre, it will be possible for you to leave your suitcase at the hotel in Alice Springs. So remember to take with you a small light bag in addition.

The two excursions mentioned in the program are carried out in English. Providers are not required to translate their commentary but will endeavor to do so if the guide speaks the language.

A complete description in French of these excursions will be sent to you in your travel diary.
The first and last night are in flight.

For safety reasons on the Red Center Safari, we are unable to accept children under 6 years old.

International flights to France/Sydney and Cairns/France are provided by the regular airline CATHAY PACIFIC (subject to changes by the tour operator).
Domestic flights to Sydney/Alice Springs and Alice Springs/Cairns are operated by Qantas (subject to change by the tour operator).

Flight times (information given, subject to modification by the tour operator):

PARIS 14 p.m. HONG KONG 00:07 a.m. the next day

HONG KONG 09:00 SYDNEY 20:05 same day

SYDNEY 09h40 ALICE SPRINGS 12h35

ALICE SPRINGS 14h25 CAIRNS 17h00

CAIRNS 15pm HONG KONG 15pm same day

HONG KONG 23:55 p.m. PARIS 06:50 a.m. the next day

List of hotels or similar for information only:
Accommodation in a standard room: (2 nights at the Sullivan Hotel in Sydney,
2 nights at Desert Palm Resort in Alice Springs and 4 nights at Bay Village in Cairns)

Photo Credit:
Tourism New South Wales
Tourism Queensland
Tourism Northen Territories

This price includes

International flights on regular airline CATHAY PACIFC France/Sydney and Cairns/France. domestic flights Sydney/Alice Springs and Alice Springs/Cairns. standard room accommodation:

(2 nights at the Sullivan Hotel in Sydney, 2 nights at the Desert Palm Resort in Alice Springs and 4 nights at the Bay Village in Cairns) 4 breakfasts in Cairns, day on the Great Barrier Reef including transfers, mask loan and snorkeling and buffet lunch, 3 days/2 nights safari in the red center with the mentioned meals, entrance fees to the mentioned national parks, camping fees, equipment and sleeping bag, tent accommodation).

This price does not include

Insurance, administration fees and airport taxes (including the mandatory fuel increase) and personal expenses.

Please note that we do not take care of obtaining the visa or the ETA. airport/hotel transfers in Sydney, Alice Springs and Cairns (in Cairns free transfers between the airport and the hotel between 7 am and 19 pm). meals and excursions not mentioned the ecological tax for access to the Grande Barrière of $10 per person.

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