11 Day Sample Itinerary

Sydney and the Cook Islands Multi Centre

City life down under & island paradise

Experience a trip of a lifetime as you embark on an adventure to iconic Sydney, Australia seeing famous landmarks and city before heading to soak up paradise in the Cook Islands.

When you first set your eyes on Sydney's stunning harbour you'll be left pinching yourself at the picture perfect backdrop. Get up close and personal with the Sydney Opera House and marvel at the architecture and materials that makes this mesmerizing landmark, and head inside for a tour. Take a stroll around the colourful Royal Botanic Gardens with their outstanding collection of exotic plants.

West of Sydney you will discover dramatic beauty and walking trails in the Blue Mountains. Named because of the blue mist that rises from the forests of eucalyptus after the old blends with the sunlight, these mountains boast vertical cliff drops and waterfalls to be explored. There are hundreds of trails to adventure down where you can spot an abundance of wildlife, craggy peaks and cavernous gorges.

Follow on from this adventure to the luxurious beauty of the Cook Islands. Relax and soak up the warm rays as you marvel at the island paradise views that surround you. Cool off in the crystal clear waters and go on a snorkelling tour to seek sharks, rays, exotic fish and colourful corals. Compliment your beach stay by boarding a boat to explore the inner lagoon of Rarotonga and enjoy a barbecue on the beach with freshly caught fish and a chance to beach-comb and relax.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • The perfect duo for a city and beach stay
  • Discover iconic landmarks before relaxing in island paradise
  • Explore the Blue Mountains
  • Embark on a lagoon cruise of Rarotonga

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
11 days
Guide Price
£2,969 per person
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown

Itinerary Breakdown

Check into your hotel and relax after a long journey, before you walk out to Sydney's breathtaking Harbour. Spend a day wondering around the Harbour, before entering the famous Sydney Opera House for a tour, and find out the history and hard work that went into this stunning marvel. Wake up early for your trip to the jaw-dropping Blue Mountains, situated West of Sydney, spent your day walking along the many trails, looking out for wildlife and finding dramatic waterfalls and sheer cliff edges.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Amora Hotel Jamison

After an overnight flight, land in utter paradise in Rataronga. Spend days doing as little or as much as you want. Recline on the deck by the infinity pool and sip a cocktail as you take in the island views and mountainous back drop surrounding you. Boasting some of the best snorkelling spots in the South Pacific, we highly recommend embarking on a snorkelling tour of the spectacular coral reefs in Rataronga. Rise early for a day spent on a Captain Tama's Lagoon Cruise where you will snorkel in the inner lagoon of Rarotonga. Discover an abundance of sealife, before heading to the island of Koromiri for a beach barbecue serving freshly caught fish, and after spend time beachcombing and relaxing on the silky white sands.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Little Polynesian Resort
  • Sydney

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Take a stroll around the Royal Botanical Gardens
    • Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge for breathtaking views
    • Explore the wonders of the Blue Mountains
    • Learn to surf on Bondi Beach
  • Cook Islands

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Snorkel in the crystal clear lagoon
    • Enjoy a couple's spa treatment
    • Join a tour of the inner lagoon of Rarotonga
    • Hike up one of the mountains for spectacular views