Thomas Cook Tours is offering last-minute discounts of up to 10% on its popular Highlights of Australia Tour, due to depart London, Heathrow on 29 January 2013.
The Highlights of Australia Tour
is a 14-day tour of Australia’s east coast, from the city of Melbourne in the south to the city of Kuranda in the north.
Departing in late January, the tour offers a welcome escape to warmer climes during the peak of the European winter.
London to Melbourne
A courtesy driver from Thomas Cook Tours will ferry tour members from their front doors to Heathrow Airport. From there, they’ll depart on a flight to the city of Melbourne, with a stop off in Singapore en route.
The Highlights of Australia
Tour includes visits to some of Australia’s great cities, and to a selection of the country’s most beautiful and fascinating natural attractions.
Notable features of the tour include
• a visit to Michaelmas Cay, a sandy cove where crystal clear waters house a coral garden teeming with a stunning variety of sea-life; tour members will explore the area on the Ocean Spirit, with the option of joining an escorted snorkelling expedition
• a journey to the Dandenong Ranges, with a ride on the Puffing Billy steam train and a stop at the Healseville Wildlife Sanctuary, where tour members will have the opportunity to glimpse some of the 200 indigenous wildlife species that inhabit the area
• a trip to the tropical forests of Kurana in north-eastern Australia, with an unforgettable gondola ride above the rainforest canopy and a visit to the aboriginal cultural centre at the Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park
• tours of two of Australia’s most famous cities – Sydney, with its iconic harbour, and cosmopolitan Melbourne, including the beautiful Fitzroy Gardens
Book Now to Avoid Disappointment
The Highlights of Australia Tour makes for the ideal winter escape. With the discounts on offer, remaining places on the tour are likely to be snapped up fast – travelers should book soon to avoid disappointment.
Additional information on this tour, including a full tour itinerary and details of tour pricing, is available on the Thomas Cook Tours web site.