Enjoy Christmas at home before jetting off to Sydney for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve, followed by the always-fabulous New Year’s Test match at the SCG. Add to that the sheer beauty of Sydney’s harbours and beaches, the wonderful food and wine and the friendliness of the locals and you have the perfect holiday!
|TOUR PRICES (per person, excluding international flights)||Double/Twin||Single|
|Sydney only Tour||£ 4,200||£ 5,600|
Thursday 28 DecemberDepart the UK from your choice of airport, on your choice of airline, in your choice of seat category. Phone us on 01844 343 800 to discuss your requirements and we will get you a quote. You are also free to book your own flights online or with frequent flyer points.
Friday 29 DecemberIn-flight
bBreakfast L Lunch d Dinner cCocktail party
Saturday 30 December cOn arrival in Sydney, transfer to the Amora Hotel Jamison . Remainder of the day is ‘at leisure’ for you to recover from your journey. This evening join us for our ‘Welcome’ Cocktail Party. Canapés and drinks are included.
Sunday 31 December b dThis morning we will go on a half day tour of Sydney’s suburbs (downtown will have lots of road closures) including the famous Bondi. This evening we take you to the Taronga Centre for a fabulous New Year’s Eve Party with a 5-course dinner, beer, wine and soft drinks and a brilliant view back towards the Bridge and Opera House of (arguably) the best fireworks in the world! It’s going to be a great night…
Monday 1 January bEnjoy a lie-in and a day at leisure to recover from the night before. If you have energy there is plenty to do ‘off-the-cuff’, although day trips would need to be pre-booked.
Tuesday 2 January bToday we take you on a half day tour of downtown Sydney including the historic Rocks area, a tour of Sydney Opera House and a cruise on the harbour.
Wednesday 3 January bA day at leisure to further explore Sydney. You might like to take a ferry across to one of the Northern Beaches, climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge (N.B. you will need to pre-book. We can assist), take a day trip to the Blue Mountains or simply have a relaxing lunch watching the world go by.
Thursday 4th – Monday 8th January b
5th Test, Sydney Cricket GroundLike a Test match at Lord’s or Cape Town, the New Year’s Test at the SCG is an event in itself. If all the stars align, it might also be the match that decides the fate of the Ashes! We will take you there and back each day by coach and have you sitting in top category Platinum seats, behind the bowler’s arm and in the shade.
Friday 5 January b cThis evening we will host a private ‘Cricket’ cocktail party/forum where you will have the opportunity to meet and chat personally with our cricket celebrity guest. Canapés and drinks are included.
Monday 8 January b dTonight we say goodbye to Sydney with a farewell dinner, including 3 courses and drinks, as we celebrate retaining the Ashes (hopefully)!
Tuesday 9 January bThis morning we transfer to Sydney airport to catch our flights home or to Cairns to continue on our Port Douglas/Great Barrier Reef extension
Amora Hotel Jamison, Sydney – 5 star
- Excellent location, close to George St, Sydney Harbour and the Rocks
- Large city view rooms (36-38 square metres)
- Amora day spa and indoor heated pool