SYDNEY, ROCK AND RAINFOREST

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TOTAL SUGGESTED NIGHTS: 9 nights

Plus a night or two on route where required.

Australia is a welcoming and accessible place. It is also a vast land with enormous diversity of inspiring travel destinations. The experiences offered within this itinerary are a seamless introduction to a remarkable continent and offer a very personal connection to the Australian landscape, culture and an authentic sense of place.

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2.5HR DRIVE FROM SYDNEY TO EMIRATES ONE&ONLY WOLGAN VALLEY

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley

Blue Mountains, New South Wales (3 Nights)

Easily accessible from the cosmopolitan city of Sydney, experience the breathtaking beauty of the Australian wilderness at the conservation-led
Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley. With 40 stand-alone villas, each with its own private swimming pool and 7,000 acres of nature to explore, this is the quintessential Australian bush experience.
A selection of must do’s
• 4WD Tour of the Reserve – An all-encompassing tour of the reserve, guests can observe Australia’s native wildlife including the rare white wallaroo. The tour concludes with canapés accompanied by a glass of sparkling wine as you watch the sun disappear over the horizon.
• Guided mountain bike tour – Following tracks and trails over largely level terrain with only the occasional small hill, the exhilarating mountain bike rides skirt a picturesque freshwater dam where wildlife is commonly seen.
• Trail ride – Horse riding in Australia’s Blue Mountains is the ideal way to become familiar with the land, while encountering the reserve’s wildlife.

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2.5HR DRIVE TO SYDNEY. OVERNIGHT IN SYDNEY TO EXPLORE THE SPECTACULAR HARBOUR AND THE CITY’S SEDUCTIVE OUTDOOR
AND BEACH LIFESTYLE. THEN TAKE A 3.5HR FLIGHT TO AYERS ROCK AIRPORT AND A 15MIN HOSTED DRIVE TO ARRIVE AT LONGITUDE 131°

Longitude 131°

Ayers Rock (Uluru), Northern Territory (3 Nights)

Facing majestic Uluru (Ayers Rock), Longitude 131° offers a uniquely personal experience of this Australian icon from 15 luxury tents (canopied suites) with unrivalled private views of the changing colours of Uluru as the sun rises and sets.
A selection of must do’s
• Uluru Sunrise Guided Base Walk – Experience the remarkable changing colours of the entire desert landscape and the spectacular sight of Uluru and Kata Tjuta at dawn.
• Table 131° – Dine under the stars and as you arrive to your dinner setting, be greeted by the deep acoustics of the didgeridoo while Indigenous performers welcome you with a cultural dance.
• Sunset Camel Ride – Explore the great Central Australia desert at a slow and relaxed pace, accompanied by an expert guide.

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15MIN HOSTED DRIVE TO AYERS ROCK AIRPORT, 3HR FLIGHT TO CAIRNS AIRPORT, 70MIN PRIVATE VEHICLE TRANSFER TO SILKY OAKS LODGE

Silky Oaks Lodge

The Daintree, Queensland (3 Nights)

Silky Oaks Lodge and Healing Waters Spa is located in a stunning riverside location adjoining one of the oldest living rainforests, the World Heritage listed Daintree National Park. The eco-lodge comprises the renowned open sided Treehouse restaurant offering fine dining surrounded by rainforest, contemporary accommodation encompassing both custom designed and furnished Billabong, River and Treehouses and the highly lauded Healing Waters Spa.
A selection of must do’s
• The Billabong is excellent for snorkeling and is home to freshwater turtles, eels, Jungle Perch as well as a resident Platypus.
• Enjoy a guided Sail onboard a luxurious catamaran to the Great Barrier Reef.
• The Mossman River – unique to the Lodge is its riverside location, lagoon snorkeling, swimming, canoeing and private rainforest walks through pristine surrounds.
• Simply relax and rejuvenate, using the power of water and the tranquility of the surrounding rainforest at the Healing Waters Spa.

Antipodean Luxury Travel are devoted to connecting their guests with a sense and experience of place. It is their signature experiences that make a visit to any of these Australian regions genuine and memorable. The total number of suggested nights are a guide based on daily available scheduled flights and may vary. Prior to arrival, or upon arrival, at each lodge or camp, a bespoke personalised itinerary can be created with the expertise of an intuitive and knowledgeable team of hosts.

 

Many of the lodges offer a rate that includes accommodation, food and beverages, and importantly, signature experiences to really connect guests with an outstanding Australian region.