Day 11 October
This morning we fly from Brisbane to Sydney. First we head to our accommodation to check in. We explore the Rocks historic area which still has some original colonial buildings then walk to Circular Quay to take a thrilling, high speed Jet Boat Ride, with 360 turns, be prepared to get wet! To help dry off we walk around the Opera House, and explore the Botanical Gardens including a visit to Mrs Macquaries Chair for stunning views of the city, Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Early evening we return to the hostel for dinner.
Today we travel to Taronga Zoo. On arrival you enter the Zoo and begin your journey around one of Sydney’s famous attractions. As you visit the exhibits, see the animals and listen to the informative animal talks, don’t forget to look across the water to one of the best view’s in Sydney. Lunch is at your own expense today.
This afternoon there is free time to explore the city centre including the many shops at Pitt Street Mall and Queen Victoria Building, before heading to China Town Markets – a vibrant and colourful area with lots of restaurants to choose from (dinner at your own expense).
Day 33 October
This morning we explore more of Sydney and see Sydney Harbour from the highest vantage point – walking the Bridge Climb. Absorb a 360 degree panorama of Sydney as you journey to the summit of the bridge. You ascend 4 ladders to the upper arch, below you the busy Sydney traffic. At the summit celebrate with your group before descending this magnificent bridge. You will receive a group photograph, BridgeClimb cap and certificate of achievement.
We now visit the Pylon Lookout and learn about the history of this fascinating structure.
This afternoon we visit Darling Harbour – perhaps visit the Chinese Gardens ($8 at own expense), with plenty of shops to buy the perfect gift before we head back to Circular Quay to enjoy dinner at City Extra restaurant with lovely views of Sydney Harbour at night. We walk back to our hostel to relax after a fun filled day.
Meals: Breakfast and dinner
Day 44 October
This morning we visit one of Sydney’s famous beaches. First stop is Bronte Beach where we take a coastal walk to Bondi Beach, where the lifesavers are kept alert on Australia’s busiest beach. Lunch is at your own expense today. We farewell Bondi and head to Watsons Bay for a walk up to the Gap and stunning views across to Manly.
Finally it’s time to say goodbye to your new friends and we catch the 3pm flight back to Brisbane arriving at 4.30pm.
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