Planning A Trip Down Under? Here Are 3 Fun Itineraries In Australia For Your Next Vacation

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It's no surprise that Australia is a magnet for travellers near and far

Come and say G'day. From famed beaches and attractions to an eclectic range of cuisines and culture, Australia offers some of the most unique experiences there is when it comes to tourism.

On top of that, the Land Down Under is located not too far from us, making the journey relatively short.

If you have your sights set on an Aussie adventure, Apple Vacations has got a few attractive travel packages that might interest you:

1. 8D5N Splendid Sydney and New South Wales

Price: From RM9,999 per person
Early bird discount: RM2,000 per couple
Places included: Sydney | The Blue Mountains | The Hunter Valley | Port Stephens
Departure dates in 2023: Aug 18 | Oct 20 | Nov 24 | Dec 18
Departure dates in 2024: Jan 21 | Feb 19 | Mar 10

Tour highlights include:

Sydney Opera House
The symbol of modern Australia, Sydney Opera House first opened its doors in 1973. The iconic structure sits on Bennelong Point on Sydney Harbour, and is one of the nation's busiest performing arts centre, featuring an array of acclaimed artists and performers from around the world.

Featherdale Wildlife Park
Fancy meeting and petting cute koalas, kangaroos, and wallabies? You'll get to enjoy all that in Featherdale Wildlife Park, home to over 2,000 Australian native animals from more than 260 species.

Scenic World Rides, The Blue Mountains
Considered a World Heritage site, you can experience one of the steepest sightseeing trains in the world to admire the rainforest valley at Scenic World Rides, The Blue Mountains. The place offers travellers a stunning 360° view of the area, which you can admire from its aerial ropeway set 270 metres above sea level!

Sydney Oyster Farm
Not only will you be able to take a boat and learn about the evolution of farming, but you'll also get a taste of fresh oysters from the very waters that will act as your 'classroom'.

Find out more details about the 8D5N Splendid Sydney and New South Wales itinerary here.

2. 8D5N Glorious Gold Coast and Tangalooma Island Resort

Price: RM8,999 per person
Early bird discount: RM1,000 per couple
Places included: Brisbane | Moreton Island | Gold Coast
Departure dates in 2023: Aug 18 | Sept 19 | Oct 20 | Nov 20 | Dec 17

Departure dates in 2024: Jan 22 | Feb 20 | Mar 6

Tour highlights include:

Moreton Island
A wonderful family holiday destination, Moreton Island is an understated yet unique attraction, perfect for guests seeking an educational or nature-based experience. This package includes a two-night stay on the island, featuring activities such as wild dolphin feeding, ATV quad bike tours, desert safari tour with sand tobogganing, and more.

Warner Bros. Movie World
Where movies come to life, Warner Bros. Movie World is where you'll get to experience first-class rides and action-packed shows! Plus, don't miss the chance to meet some of your favourite stars and snap plenty of photos while you're at it to mark the occasion. 

Sea World Gold Coast
Discover a world of fun and adventure at Sea World, which offers lots of thrilling rides, impressive shows, and a chance for you to check out some beautiful marine life. You'll be in for an added treat through this package too — enjoy a stunning view of the Gold Coast skyline in a five-minute, scenic helicopter ride that will leave you with unforgettable memories.

Paradise Jet Boating
With a unique combination of jet boat thrills and adventure mixed with stunning scenery and sightseeing, you can expect 360° spins, high-speed drifting, and other exciting activities in shallow waters. While exploring the beautiful Gold Coast waterways, you may even chance upon dolphins and other wildlife abundant in the area.

Paradise Country Farm
Wanna discover Australia's unique wildlife? At Paradise Country Farm, you can get up close to gorgeous farm animals, in addition to watching incredible Australian shows. Psst, Apple Vacations is even throwing in a personal photo session with a cuddly koala bear for everyone!

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Find out more details about the 8D5N Glorious Gold Coast and Tagalooma Island Resort itinerary here.

3. 8D5N Discover Tasmania - TassieStyle Indulgence

Price: RM12,599 per person
Early bird discount: RM1,600 per couple
Places included: Launceston | Cradle Mountain | Freycinet N.P | Richmond | Hobart | Bonorong Wildlife Park | Curringa Farm | Mt. Wellington
Departure dates in 2023: Aug 18 | Sep 15 | Oct 20 | Nov 18 | Dec 23
Departure dates in 2024: Jan 22 | Feb 27 | Mar 13

Tour highlights include:

Cradle Mountain Lake St. Clair National Park
Visit one of Tasmania's most famous peaks, where alpine lakes are scattered around the landscape, and riverbanks are cloaked in rainforest. If you're lucky, this towering mountain experience may also see you encounter wildlife along the trails and visitor areas.

Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park
Part of the Freycinet Peninsula, Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park is an outcrop of wild, pristine coast land on Tasmania's east coast. It's one of the most photographed views on the island, as it is nestled in the iconic Hazards range, bordered with pink granite peaks.

Bonorong Wildlife Park
Bonorong is a name derived from an Aboriginal word, which means 'native companion'. Run by a passionate team of like-minded people, Bonorong Wildlife Park is a sanctuary for wildlife in the area. Here, you can get close to Tasmanian devils, wombats, koalas, kangaroos, cockatoos, and echidnas.

Sheep Shearing, Curringa Farm
Catch sheep shearing demonstrations, working farm dogs rounding up sheep, an escorted forest walk, and in-depth conversations about crops and land care at Sheep Shearing, Curringa Farm. It boasts a 750-acre cropping farm with about 3,000 real working sheep for meat and wool production too!

Bridestowe Lavender Farm (late December to mid January)
Your visit here will coincide with the bloom season of purple lavender flowers as well as maroon blooms, promising a breathtaking experience. Plus, witness how lavender oil is processed, enjoy the yummy lavender ice-cream, and browse for products including the famous Bridestowe lavender heat pack bear, Bobbi.

Find out more details about the 8D5N Discover Tasmania - TassieStyle Indulgences itinerary here.

So, are you ready for the ultimate Australian adventure? Find out more about Apple Vacations' travel itineraries on its website today!

Apple Vacations have other travel packages that include destinations like Melbourne and Perth, so be sure to check them out too!

What's also exciting is that the travel agency is organising their anticipated Apple Travel Fiesta (ATF 2023) this June and July!

With the tagline 'Travel, Just In Time', ATF 2023 is set to bring you plenty of travel deals, such as super value travel packages and discounts.

Here's all the deets:
Time: 10am - 10pm
Date: 28 June – 2 July 2023
Venue: LG, Oval Concourse (New Wing), 1 Utama Shopping Centre 

You can check out their website here

So, whatchu waiting for? Mark your calendars and get ready to enjoy exciting deals at this upcoming travel fair!

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