Sunny, sexy and sophisticated,
Sydney is the shining star of the southern hemisphere. The
white-sailed Sydney Opera House over the waters of Sydney Cove, and
the Sydney Harbour Bridge are the pride and joy, but there's far
more on offer. Discover the harbour, the city's historic enclaves,
restaurants and cafes, beaches, museums and art galleries.
Fly to Cairns, the center of the tropical north. Experience the soothing sights and sounds of the rainforest at Silky Oaks Lodge & Healing Waters Spa, nestled on the edge of the World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park. The Lodge blends casual and contemporary design, amongst the most tranquil surrounds. Stay at the Shantara Resort & Spa, a contemporary, small boutique, resort-style complex offering up-market apartment accommodation with personalized service in a friendly and relaxed environment.
- Round-trip International Economy airfare from Los Angeles
- Add-on airfares available from other cities
- Internal Australia flights
- Private transfers in Sydney & Cairns, seat in coach Silky Oaks to Port Douglas
- 4 nights, 5-star accommodation, Sydney
- 2 nights at the 5 Star Silky Oaks Lodge & Healing Waters
Spa in a Treehouse
Inclusions: Daily breakfast and two-course a la carte dinner each. Kuku Yalanji Dreamtime guided walk through Mossman Gorge. Afternoon Tea for Two in the Jungle Perch or riverside. All other complimentary Lodge inclusions
Please ask an Aspire expert for the Silky Oaks Spa
- 4 nights at the Shantara Resort & Spa, Port Douglas
- ** Sightseeing options and packages are available **
Day 1 - Depart
Ask about our options with Premium Economy and Business class airfare.
Day 2 - Cross International Date Line
Day 3 - Arrive
Blessed with a temperate climate, Sydney is Australia’s favorite city with the world’s most beautiful harbor. On arrival you will be met by your private chauffeur who will assist with your private transfer to your 5 star accommodation.
Days 4 - 6 -
Explore Sydney at your leisure or consider adding one of our boutique tour options, see our e-brochure or speak with an Aspire expert.
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Day 7 - Sydney to
Private transfer to Sydney airport and your flight to Cairns. Upon arrival in Cairns you will privately transferred to Silky Oaks Wilderness Lodge. Included in your stay – Daily breakfast and two course a la carte dinner each. Kuku Yalanji Dreamtime guided walk through Mossman Gorge. Afternoon Tea for Two in the Jungle Perch or riverside. Canoeing & snorkelling on the Mossman River, bicycles, tennis and courtesy transfer service to and from Port Douglas scheduled daily.
Experience the soothing sights and sounds of the rainforest at Silky Oaks Lodge & Healing Waters Spa, nestled on the edge of the World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park. The Lodge blends casual and contemporary design, amongst the most tranquil surrounds. 50 Treehouses and Riverhouses each feature wide verandahs and spa baths. You will spend two nights at this superbly situated lodge.
Day 8 - Silky Oaks
Relax and explore Silky Oaks Lodge. Please ask an Aspire expert for the Silky Oaks Spa Menu.
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Day 9 -
Silky Oaks Lodge - Shantara Resort & Spa, Port
Coach transfer from Silky Oaks to Port Douglas. You will spend the next four nights at the Shantara Resort & Spa, a contemporary, small boutique, resort-style complex offering up-market apartment accommodation with personalised service in a friendly and relaxed environment.
Shantara Resort & Spa is located 400 metres to Port Douglas’ famous Four Mile Beach with its palm fringed beach, relax or swim in the warm calm waters. Take a stroll to Macrossan Street (400metres) that offers an array of trendy gourmet restaurants, cafes and boutique shopping to suit all tastes. With a choice of spacious studio rooms or large comfortable one bedroom self-contained apartments, Shantara is an adult haven, ideal for couples looking for a tranquil, romantic and relaxing getaway.
Days 10 - 12
- Port Douglas.
Explore at your leisure or consider adding one of our boutique tour options, see our e-brochure or speak with an Aspire expert.
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Day 13 -
Private transfer from Port Douglas to Cairns and flights back to Los Angeles.
Note: Daily departures, this package is an independent itinerary with flexible departures (not a group tour)
ETA to enter Australia $25 per person. Before committing to your trip please ensure you hold a valid passport with at least six months’ validity from the date you plan to return to the USA.
Add on airfares (coach) available from most major airports - Add $200 from San Francisco, Add $250 from Dallas, Seattle, add $300 from New York, Denver, Chicago, Houston, Minneapolis, add $400 from Boston, Miami, Add $450 from Washington DC, Atlanta - ask an Aspire consultant for a quote from your local airport.
- Upgrade to premium economy from $700 per person each way*
- Upgrade to business class from $2,000 per person each way* Can take the upgrade one way or round trip and combine premium/business classes on same ticket
* Starting from pricing based on Monday through Thursday departures - ask an Aspire consultant for the upgrade fee for travel Friday through Sunday
Package from pricing are per person based on double occupancy departures from Los Angeles. Add-on fares are available from other cities. Certain black out dates apply on the accommodation and tour value add offers - check with your Aspire consultant. Seats are limited and may not be available on every flight. Hotels are subject to availability. All prices reflect a discount for purchases made by cash/wire transfer/check, please see terms and conditions for credit card payments. There are no discounts for payment made by credit cards. Cancellation penalties and other restrictions apply.