Family Lap of Luxury Australia

Family Lap of Luxury Australia

An 8 night family vacation that offers the ultimate luxurious stay in Australia. Beginning in iconic Sydney, enjoy a Sydney Opera House tour and explore the city. Continue to the Blue Mountains, one of Australia’s most accessible World Heritage listed wilderness areas. Lastly relax at Orpheus Island a secluded island hideaway, located amidst the magical waters of the Great Barrier Reef.

Itinerary

Day 1

Upon arrival at Sydney Airport you will be met and privately transferred to The Langham, Sydney. Situated within the heart of Sydney’s historic Rocks district, The Langham offers dramatic Harbour views. Guests can enjoy sweeping western harbourside views, and a tranquil yet convenient proximity to some of the city’s most iconic experiences. Rooms are a haven of plush, bespoke furnishings amidst soft panelled walls and a high ceiling, and interconnected rooms are available to keep the whole family together.

Included during your stay is a Sydney half day boating tour of the iconic Sydney Harbour. This is the perfect way to see this beautiful part of the city in style and luxury. You will spend time with a knowledgeable and passionate guide, and be supplied with lunch and a range of local beers and wines to top off this truly memorable experience. This half day tour is just long enough to show you what is special about this beautiful city, and leave you wanting more. This is a great tour for those who have just landed in Sydney on the early morning long-haul flights – a chance to discover Sydney and keep the whole family busy while getting over the jetlag!

Meals: Lunch

Accommodation: The Langham, Sydney

Day 2

After a leisurely breakfast, you will begin your fun-filled day of family adventure. You will be met by your guide at The Langham, Sydney for a half day private Urban Grunge tour of the city. This walking tour is hosted by a passionate local guide, who will take you to morning tea at Single O in Surry Hills, a tour of the White Rabbit Gallery, lunch at Mille Vina, and show you all the hidden gems of the city by foot. Your guide will return you to your accommodation, where you can then spend the rest of your afternoon as you choose.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: The Langham, Sydney

Day 3

This morning you will be met at The Langham, Sydney and transferred to Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley by private vehicle transfer. Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is an ultra-luxury conservation-based resort, located approximately 2.5 hours’ drive from Sydney in the World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains region. Set on 7,000 acres of carbon-neutral conservation and wildlife reserve, the resort combines absolute luxury with a quintessentially Australian bush experience.

The resort features 40 elegantly appointed suites reminiscent of the Federation period, each with its own swimming pool, double-sided fireplace, and private veranda with stunning valley views. The Main Homestead features various dining settings including the magnificent Wolgan Dining Room with panoramic views; The Country Kitchen, a providore-style casual restaurant; the Valley Bar & Terrace; a walk-in wine cellar with over 150 carefully selected wines and the Creekside Room, a private dining area for up to 12 guests.

Offering ultimate relaxation is the resort’s One&Only Spa, with an extensive range of exquisite treatments designed to revitalise the mind, body and soul, the spa incorporates specialised techniques from Australia’s own Sodashi skin care range to offer a unique and enriching experience.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley

Day 4

Home to a unique range of native wildlife and flora, with an ancient geological heritage, guests can enjoy a range of guided tours and exciting activities. Discover the countryside on horseback, tour by 4WD vehicle, mountain bike through the valley, or simply gaze at a canopy of stars in the stillness of the night.

With so many unique experiences to choose from, the resort’s knowledgeable and experienced field guides are happy to recommend activities and experiences to inspire a love for Australia’s great outdoors.

Choose from the 3 tiers of activities including:

  • Scheduled activities (Group experiences shared with other guests and included in all full-board accommodation packages (up to two activities per day)).
  • Signature Experiences (Signature experiences shared with other guests and scheduled daily (at an additional cost)).
  • Private Tours (Exclusive experiences tailored to your preference, hosted by your personal Field Guide and scheduled on request (at an additional cost)).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley

Day 5

Continue to enjoy the selected activities on offer while staying at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, or perhaps choose from one of the optional activities at an additional cost.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley

Day 6

After breakfast, you will be privately transferred by vehicle to the Sydney Airport for the scheduled flight to Townsville (not included), where you will then take a helicopter flight to Orpheus Island.

Located amidst the magical waters of the Great Barrier Reef, Orpheus is a secluded island hideaway accommodating just 28 indulged guests at any one time. Access is either via a 30 minute helicopter journey from Townsville, or a 1.5

hour journey from Cairns. Orpheus showcases a plethora of once in a lifetime experiences. Its principal dive sites boast 1,100 of the 1,500 species of fish on the reef; the local waters are a fisherman’s playground and home to the most sought-after reef fish species in the world; and guests can take the helm of a motorised dingy complete with gourmet picnic hamper and discover the many pristine coves and reefs that fringe Orpheus.

Alternatively, Orpheus provides the perfect backdrop for a more private interlude if guests wish to simply relax and succumb to a unique indigenous-inspired treatment at the Gwandalan Day Spa. Accommodation rates include all gourmet meals, celebrating a bounty of locally-sourced and freshly grown and caught seasonal delights, a selection of Australian wines and beers, and a daily Orpheus experience (snorkelling, fishing, island cruises).

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Orpheus Island

Days 7-8

Continue to enjoy the included activities or perhaps relax and unwind around the lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Orpheus Island

Day 9

Enjoy your last morning on Orpheus Island before boarding your scheduled helicopter flight back to Townsville before departing to your next destination. If you would like to continue your Australia Journey, please contact one of our talented Travel Designers.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: None

Notes

This tour is designed for – Solo travellers/couples/small groups and families with children.

This itinerary can be taken all year round; however we recommend speaking with your Travel Designer as seasonal considerations may apply e.g. from December to March is the wet season in Tropical North Queensland, when you are likely to experience high humidity and rain, particularly in the months of February and March. Please note that Orpheus Island is closed from 30th January to 5th March 2018.

While we endeavour to make the itinerary as accurate as possible, it should be considered as an approximate schedule of activities and guide only, rather than a rigid schedule of events. Trip itineraries are subject to revision due to weather, conditions, government restrictions and other reasons beyond our control.

Prices

Prices start from just AUD $8,175.00 per person, based on 2 adults and 2 children travelling.

The above cost is dependent on availability at the time of booking request and depending on actual dates of travel, may have high/low season considerations, blackout dates may also apply and is subject to change.

Please consult your Travel Designer to check on full terms and conditions, availability and to make and enquiry.

Inclusions

Based on 2 Adults & 2 Children

  • 2 Nights at The Langham, Sydney in 1 x One Bedroom Suite and 1 x Deluxe City (interconnecting) including breakfast, private return transfer from the Sydney Airport to accommodation, half day private harbour boating tour with lunch, and a half day private Urban Grunge walking tour.
  • 3 Nights Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley in 1 x Wollemi Villa, including gourmet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, non-alcoholic beverages, a selected range of local wines and beer with meals, two on-site nature based activities per day and return private vehicle transfers from Sydney to Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley.
  • 3 Nights Orpheus Island in 1 x North Beachfront Villa including all gourmet meals, complimentary inclusion of selected Australian wines and beers, selected Orpheus experience daily e.g. snorkelling, fishing, island cruise, unlimited use of motorised dinghies, paddle boards, kayaks, catamarans, snorkelling equipment and light fishing gear and return scheduled Helicopter flights between Townsville and Orpheus Island.
  • 24 hour access to The Tailor support staff while travelling in Australia.

Exclusions

  • International Flights to and from Australia
  • Domestic Flights within Australia unless stated above
  • Some Meals & Beverages
  • Some Activities
  • Telephone calls
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities

Important Information:

Luggage Restrictions

  • Orpheus Island scheduled helicopter flights – Passengers are restricted to one small bag, to a maximum of 15kg in total. Duffle or cabin bags are preferred as they are easier to load in the helicopter boot. Should you have excess luggage, please advise the pilot as it can be safely stored whilst you are on Orpheus. Please be aware that in some instances the pilot may ask you to re-pack into a supplied duffle bag if your luggage is too large.
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