Combination of island getaways and the city adventure of Sydney. A south Pacific stopover in Fiji and then on to Australia and the contrast of the city and Whitsundays. InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa is located on the beautiful and picturesque Natadola Beach on Fiji's main island of Viti Levu. Experience real Fijian ambiance on palm-fringed white sand beach or swim and snorkel in rolling surf. 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. One thing’s for certain - you’ll run out of time before you run out of things to see and do in Sydney. Perfectly situated on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef, amongst the 74 Whitsunday Islands, Hamilton Island offers an experience like no other: glorious weather, azure waters, brilliant beaches, awe-inspiring coral reefs, fascinating flora and fauna, fine food and wines, and activities almost too numerous to mention. Hamilton Island also welcomes new world-class facilities with the newly opened Hamilton Island Golf Club and the architectural wonder that is the multipurpose Hamilton Island Yacht Club. Spend your final night in Australia with a stroll along the Brisbane river and a relaxing dinner.
- Round-trip International Economy airfare from Los Angeles
- Add-on airfares available from other cities
- Domestic Australia flights
- Round trip transfers to Fiji Intercontinental
- 4 nights Fiji Intercontinental - Garden Room
- 3 nights Sydney, Sebel Pier One
- 5 nights Hamilton Island, Palm Bungalow
- 1 night Brisbane, Sebel Suites
- ** Sightseeing options and packages are available **
Day 1 - Depart US
Ask about our options with Premium Economy and Business class airfare.
Day 2 - Cross International Date Line
Day 3 - Arrive Fiji
You will be met with a traditional lei greeting and transferred to Fiji Intercontinental.
ACCOMMODATION - InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa offers the perfect beachfront location on Natadola Beach along Fiji's Coral Coast just 40 minutes from the Nadi International Airport. This Fiji accommodation is set on 35 acres which boasts manicured tropical gardens and a palm fringed white sand beach perfect for swimming and snorkelling. This luxury 5 star Fiji resort provides breathtaking 360 degree views of Natadola Bay and is ideal for a luxurious romantic escape or tropical getaway with the family.
Days 4 - 6 - Fiji
Time to relax at the Intercontinental. Complimentary use of all non-motorized water sports equipment including catamarans, wind surfers and paddle skis, complimentary use of snorkeling equipment. Or consider adding one of our tour options - Some of our favorites:
- Upper Navua Rafting - Guided rafting adventure and village visit
In the remote highlands of Viti Levu lies one of the most unique river trips on earth. Slicing a deep chasm through the island's tropical interior, the Upper Navua River is our hidden pathway to a pristine tropical wilderness. Shrouded in lush rain forest, fed by countless waterfalls and protected by challenging rapids, the Upper Navua River is Fiji rafting at its best.
- Captain Cook - Tivua Sailing Cruise
Sail to Tivua Island for a day’s adventure aboard the tall ship Ra Marama. This historic Brigantine rig tall ship was built for the Governor General of Fiji in 1957. Tivua Island is surrounded by a circle of white sandy beach, popular with nesting turtles and 500 acres of coral gardens. The cruise includes guided snorkelling & glass-bottomed boat tours, use of canoes, kava ceremony, volleyball, morning and afternoon tea, music and entertainment, tropical buffet lunch.
- Sigatoka River Safari
A half-day eco/cultural adventure into the heart & soul of Fiji, aboard our custom-built safari jet boats. Cruise your way up the magnificent Sigatoka River to visit authentic Fijian villages and experience a day in the life of the real ‘kaiviti’ (Fijian). Your driver and guide will bring the journey to life, introducing you to the rich culture of the people of Fiji and sharing the history, customs and legends of the area with you.
Day 7 - Fiji - Sydney
You will be transferred from the Fiji Intercontinental to Nadi airport. Sydney. 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, beaches, museums and art galleries. Dining out at one of the many fabulous harbor side restaurants is a must. Fresh produce, great views, inspiring chefs and a multicultural flavor turn a meal into a gastronomic delight.
ACCOMMODATION - Three nights accommodation at the Sebel Pier, Sydney. Blending heritage with contemporary chic, Sebel Pier One is one of the few Sydney hotels offering this kind of luxury waterfront experience
Two nights accommodation at the Sebel Pier, Sydney. Blending heritage with contemporary chic, Sebel Pier One is one of the few Sydney hotels offering this kind of luxury waterfront experience... Nestled alongside the Sydney Harbour Bridge and offering panoramic Sydney Harbour views, The Sebel Pier One Sydney Hotel is built on, and over, the water. One of the very few Sydney hotels set in the heart of The Rocks, the boutique hotel allows easy access to this Sydney’s historic dining and entertainment precinct as well as Sydney CBD and Financial District. Guest rooms and suite accommodation follow a nautical theme and feature much of the original timber and ironwork that once were the centrepieces of the working Pier One Wharf, offset by the latest in contemporary interior design and facilities.
Days 8 - 9 - Sydney
Explore Sydney at your leisure or consider adding one of our tour options - Some of our favorites (additional cost applies):
- Panoramic City Sights Tour
Commence your morning Panoramic Sydney Sights tour with a visit to the historic Rocks area, followed by magnificent views of the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Visit Sydney's trendy Oxford Street, then travel through elegant Paddington with its Victorian terrace houses before arriving at the Pacific Ocean. See the superb coast cliff walk around Tamarama and Bronte, then travel to famous Bondi Beach. See bronzed Aussie lifesavers and Sydney's best panoramic view at Dover Heights. Return to Sydney via Double Bay, Kings Cross and Mrs Macquaries Point for a final magical viewpoint over the harbour before returning to the city center.
- Hop On, Hop Off Harbour Cruise
Commence your Hop On Hop Off cruise from Darling Harbour and enjoy a fun and easy way to explore Sydney including commentary from your Captain. Sit back and relax as your vessel cruises around Sydney Harbour and stops at harbourside attractions including Darling Harbour, Fort Denison, Garden Island (including admission to the Naval Heritage Museum), Shark Island, Taronga Zoo, Watsons Bay, Luna Park, Circular Quay and Manly, where you are able to hop on and off over a 24 hour period. Alternatively stay on board the vessel for an enjoyable 90 minute round trip journey.
- Blue Mountains Day Tour
Visit Scenic World and dare yourself to ride the steepest Railway in the world with spectacular views of the Three Sisters and the Valley. Go through the quaint village of Leura showing the beautiful stores, houses and gardens along the way to Reids Plateau. A picturesque view of the Jamison Valley, taking in the rear view of the Three Sisters away from the crowds. Return to Sydney by way of Featherdale Wildlife Park, with a chance to cuddle up to a koala or feed the baby wallabies. Your trip to Sydney is not complete without a cruise on Parramatta River to Sydney Harbour Circular Quay.
- Boutique Harbour Lunch Cruise
Depart Circular Quay to commence a scenic lunch cruise. Your personal host will share the rich history of Sydney Harbour and its foreshore as you take in the sights of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Sydney Opera House and the bays and coves of Sydney Harbour. Enjoy the company of a small group aboard a 52 foot yacht with swimming, kayaking and fishing, or sit back and relax on the expansive sunbed and do nothing at all. Included is a three course barbecue lunch with local beers and regional wines.
- Taronga Zoo
This small group tour led by an expert guide offers an excellent introduction to Australia's wildlife and brings you close to the animals. There are plenty of photographic opportunities with kangaroos, wallabies, birds, wombats, echidnas and reptiles. Another fantastic offering from Taronga Zoo is Roar & Snore – Sydney’s ultimate sleepover. Nestled on the cliff top edge of Sydney’s stunning harbour, Taronga Roar and Snore’s is the only opportunity to camp overnight with views of Sydney Harbour and the city on one side and lions, leopards and meerkats on the other.
- Hunter Valley Wine Tour
Relax and enjoy fabulous food and wine in Australia's oldest wine growing region. Located just two hours north of Sydney, the Hunter Valley combines world renowned wines, gourmet produce and stunning countryside. The flexible itinerary gives you access to a range of boutique wineries and the opportunity to meet the wine makers. Take a behind-the-scenes tour at one of the wineries, then enjoy a gourmet lunch at one of the Hunter's best restaurants.
Day 10 - Sydney - Hamilton Island
Fly to Hamilton Island. Spend 5 nights in the romantic, Hamilton Island Palm Bungalows.
ACCOMMODATION - Palm Bungalows, Hamilton Island - Surrounded by tropical landscaped gardens lush foliage, the bungalows have everything you need for a comfortable island holiday. The freestanding bungalows are simple yet charming, offering a ‘back to nature’ experience. The bungalows offer seclusion in a convenient location, with the island’s main swimming pool and shops and restaurants of Marina Village just minutes away.
Days 11 - 14 - Hamilton Island
Relax and explore at your leisure. Hamilton Island has more than 60 activities to choose from, with sports, adventures, and experiences for every interest and energy level. Cruise to the Great Barrier Reef and nearby Whitehaven Beach, sail a yacht through the Whitsundays, play a round of golf on one of Australia’s premier courses, snorkel the reef ... or relax at a spa or by one of the many island pools and do nothing at all.
Day 15 - Hamilton Island - Brisbane
A leisurely flight to Brisbane and enjoy your last afternoon and evening wandering the beautiful city of Brisbane.
Day 16 - Depart US
Nonstop flight to Los Angeles.
From pricing is valid for departures until 31 March 2017 for purchase by 31 March 2017. Prices 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.