2018 - Australian Post Familiarisation Tours

ESCAPE TO SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND 


DURATION: 3 Nights / 4 Days 

TOUR COMMENCES: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 | FROM: Sydney Airport 

TOUR CONCLUDES: Saturday 22 September | AT: Sydney Airport (arrive at 4:05pm) 

Explore Brisbane, Queensland’s buzzing riverside capital city located between the ocean and rugged national parks. Brisbane is a cosmopolitan hub for arts, culture and dining but still retains a close connection with nature and a classic laid-back Queensland attitude. It’s also the gateway to the wonders of Southern Queensland including rainforest walks and waterfalls, as well as award-winning wineries and restaurants.

Check-in to the truly luxurious Sofitel Hotel located in Brisbane’s city centre for three nights and be transported in style to experience the tastes of locally grown produce on the Scenic Rim, discover the beauty of the ancient subtropical rainforest in the Gold Coast Hinterland and indulge in Brisbane’s foodie scene or get close to nature and cuddle a koala at Lone Pine Sanctuary.

COST: Nil 

This familiarisation tour is proudly sponsored by Tourism Australia and Tourism and Events Queensland


EXPLORING THE EYRE PENINSULA


DURATION: 4 Nights / 5 Days 

TOUR COMMENCES: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 | FROM: Sydney Airport 

TOUR CONCLUDES: Sunday 23 September | AT: Sydney Airport (arrive at 1:20pm) 

Visit the Eyre Peninsula, the seafood hub of Australia. You will travel to the Gawler Ranges National Park which featur4es vast hills and gullies, rocky gorges and seasonal water flows. The wildlife is as diverse as the land with large kangaroos, emu and wombats populations. Here you will stay at Kangaluna Camp, visit Lake Gairdner a giant salt lake and you’ll also have the opportunity to swim with dolphins and sea lions at Baird Bay.

COST: Nil 

This familiarisation tour is proudly sponsored by Tourism Australia and the South Australian Tourism Commission


THE BREATHTAKING BAROSSA


DURATION: 3 Nights / 4 Days 

TOUR COMMENCES: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 | FROM: Sydney Airport 

TOUR CONCLUDES: Saturday 22 September | AT: Sydney Airport  (arrive at 1:20pm) 

Travel to the Barossa, the heart of Australia’s wine industry. Stay at The Louise, a luxury retreat surrounded by the vineyards of the Barossa. Enjoy the unique experience of breakfast with the kangaroos, a wine masterclass and have the opportunity to taste port from your birth year. The final evening is in Adelaide.

COST: Nil 

This familiarisation tour is proudly sponsored by Tourism Australia and the South Australian Tourism Commission


DISCOVER KANGAROO ISLAND


DURATION: 3 Nights / 4 Days 

TOUR COMMENCES: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 | FROM: Sydney Airport 

TOUR CONCLUDES: Saturday 22 September | AT: Sydney Airport  (arrive at 5:50pm) 

After the arrival night in Adelaide, fly to Kangaroo Island to discover which promises abundant wildlife, dramatic coastlines, secluded beaches, brilliant seafood and a small friendly population.

COST: Nil 

This familiarisation tour is proudly sponsored by Tourism Australia and the South Australian Tourism Commission


MELBOURNE 


DURATION: 3 Nights / 4 Days 

TOUR COMMENCES: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 | FROM: Sydney Airport 

TOUR CONCLUDES: Saturday 22 September | AT: Sydney Airport  

Experience the sights and delights of this buzzing and vibrant city. During this three night stay you will enjoy food, wine and the hidden gems of Melbourne. 

COST: $700 approx. to be confirmed. 

The familiarisation tour is proudly brought to you by Accor Luxury Hotels. 


EXPERIENCE WILD BUSH LUXURY 


DURATION: 4 Nights / 5 Days 

TOUR COMMENCES: Thursday, 20 September 2018 | FROM: Sydney Airport 

TOUR CONCLUDES: Monday, 24 September 2018 | AT: Sydney Airport (arrive at 7:00pm) 

There aren’t many places in the world which showcase tropical weather, picture-perfect sunsets, rich Aboriginal culture, magnificent gorges, crystal clear waterholes and dramatic landscapes. Darwin, the Northern Territory’s distinctly modern and multicultural capital city, has an outdoor lifestyle that’s enjoyed year-round at its open-air restaurants, beachside markets and harbour cruises.

With this metropolis at your doorstep, you can discover the nature, culture and adventure of the Northern Territory’s World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park and remote Arnhem Land whilst staying in a Luxury Lodge of Australia. Bamurru Plains is a safari Lodge on the edge of Kakadu with exclusive access to 300 km2 of floodplains and savanna woodland. A profusion of bird and wildlife are at the doorstep of this unique bush experience that exudes ‘Wild Bush Luxury’ and brings a touch of style to the discovery of a remote and beautiful wilderness.

COST: Nil 

This familiarisation tour is proudly sponsored by Tourism Australia and Tourism Northern Territory