Great Barrier Reef & Sydney with Fiji (IPKE)

12 Day Package from Port Douglas to Coral Coast

Monograms has created all-in-one packages a cut above going on your own, while leaving the group behind. Each package comes with hand-selected hotels, plus "they really do that?" service of a Monograms Local Host®-a local expert available throughout your stay. We've arranged sightseeing, exclusive to Monograms guests, complete with VIP access into some of the most incredible attractions (that means you skip the lines). We've arranged transportation and we offer a selection of special excursions. With Monograms, you travel in style independently without going it alone.


Insider Benefits

Monograms is all about connecting you to your destination with unmatched insider guidance and support to make travel a pleasure. With a team of local experts in each destination, your Monograms vacation includes local assistance and tips that only a local would know. In addition to an expertly-planned vacation with great hotels and included sightseeing, Monograms means you'll get the VIP treatment from a team of local insiders who help you put your signature on your vacation.

Arrival & Hotel Transfer

Monograms greets you like a VIP when you arrive at your destination then whisks you off to your hotel with a friendly Monograms operated transfer, complimentary for guests who have purchased their flights through Monograms.

Hotel Check-In

Once you arrive at your hotel, your own Monograms Local Host® is there to greet you, help you get checked in, and share lots of destination insights with you to get your vacation started.

Sightseeing

Get an insider's look at the must-see sights with the insight and knowledge of an expert Monograms Local Guide. Delight in the stares of regular tourists as they slide you past the line and right into the doorway with VIP access.

Free Time

Your Monograms Local Host® can provide tips and suggestions and even help you book activities & excursions to make the most of your time at your destination, helping you drink in the local culture in just your style.

Dining

What better restaurant recommendations can you find than from a local who knows? From haute cuisine to hidden cafes, from street food to Michelin Stars, your Local Host® can give you the inside scoop on finding your favorite fare.

MonogramsGO App

To help you feel even more comfortable in your destination, Monograms offers access to our MonogramsGO app where guests can check flight, hotel and transfer information and customize their trip with a host of local suggestions.

City Connections

When your vacation includes traveling from one city to another, we'll get you to your train or plane, stress free with door-to-gate service. Your local Monograms team awaits your arrival at your next destination.

Activities & Excursions

Monograms offers a range of amazing experiences you can add to your trip, vetted by our team and perfectly coordinated with your Monograms package. Add them before you leave or on trip with the help of your Local Host®.

Airport Departure

Parting is such sweet sorrow. When you've explored all that you can explore and it's time to head home, your Local Host® will ensure a smooth departure, on time and on point, stress-free.

Your Local Host

What is the Role of a Local Host?

Monograms provides travelers access to a Local Host®, so you will have someone on hand to answer those vacation questions pertaining to Port Douglas. No waiting in line at the concierge desk or trying to ask your waitress at breakfast directions to the shopping district. Simply ask your Local Host about Port Douglas and you'll be on your way in no time. Plus, your Local Host will share local Port Douglas insights and share suggestions for getting off the beaten path, leaving you more time to create lasting vacation memories that are yours alone.

Local Host Recommendations

Meet One of Your Local Hosts

Tina

Hi, I’m Tina. I am so lucky to live and work in Paradise, Port Douglas! I have experienced the Reef and Rainforest on many occasions, so I can definitely give you all the best locals tips and suggestions for things to do while here. One of my favorite local gems is a trip on the Lady Douglas, a 1.5 hour excursion on an old paddle steamer that cruises the local waterways. A crocodile is always spotted on the banks and you often see other birds and wildlife too.

Guides


In Port Douglas, Sydney & Coral Coast

Meals


American breakfast daily; 2 lunches

Day-By-Day 2020 / 2021

With Monograms, we handle the details so you can focus on the sights, experience new cultures and new destinations. From arranging the right hotels and seamless transportation to providing your own Local Host® and included sightseeing, we've thought of-and included-everything you need in an all-in-one package.

Select a Departure Date for Itinerary and Available Excursions:

Local Host

DAY
1
ARRIVE IN CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA–PORT DOUGLAS

25-Oct-2020

Upon arrival in Cairns, transfer to Port Douglas, a beachside town surrounded by rainforest and the Coral Sea.

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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DAY
2
PORT DOUGLAS

26-Oct-2020

Spend the day as you wish. Relax by your resort’s pool, or shop for souvenirs at the unique boutiques and galleries in Port Douglas. Other activities to consider: fishing, strolling on a sandy beach, a memorable sunset sail, or trying some of the downtown area’s many great restaurants and bars. Your Local Host will have suggestions.

Breakfast Breakfast

Excursions Available:

Skyrail & Kuranda Scenic Railway

Price: Starting From: $133/person

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Skyrail & Kuranda Scenic Railway

Tropical North Queensland awaits on this memorable day trip that combines the scenic Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and the world-famous Kuranda Scenic Railway.

Rainforest River Drift Snorkeling

Price: Starting From: $75/person

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Rainforest River Drift Snorkeling

Within an ancient rainforest, step into the cool, crystal clear river and drift with the current as you explore life under the water's surface. Watch fish dart in and around the river stones and keep your eyes out for the occasional turtle. This family friendly tour is a perfect way to stay cool in the hot tropics and is a great introduction to snorkelling.

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DAY
3
PORT DOUGLAS EXCURSION TO THE OUTER GREAT BARRIER REEF

27-Oct-2020

Today, prepare for the experience of a lifetime when you board a catamaran for a cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Explore this underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of color and brilliance. Choose to snorkel, take a semi-submersible watercraft tour, or attend a presentation by a marine biologist. Late this afternoon, arrive back in Port Douglas.

Breakfast Breakfast
LunchLunch

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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DAY
4
PORT DOUGLAS

28-Oct-2020

A full day at leisure. You might enjoy a trip into the Daintree Rainforest, the world’s oldest living rainforest, and to beautiful Cape Tribulation. Other possibilities: hiking, or exploring nearby Mossman Gorge to learn more about the region’s Aboriginal people.

Breakfast Breakfast

Excursions Available:

Skyrail & Kuranda Scenic Railway

Price: Starting From: $133/person

Learn More

Skyrail & Kuranda Scenic Railway

Tropical North Queensland awaits on this memorable day trip that combines the scenic Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and the world-famous Kuranda Scenic Railway.

Rainforest River Drift Snorkeling

Price: Starting From: $75/person

Learn More

Rainforest River Drift Snorkeling

Within an ancient rainforest, step into the cool, crystal clear river and drift with the current as you explore life under the water's surface. Watch fish dart in and around the river stones and keep your eyes out for the occasional turtle. This family friendly tour is a perfect way to stay cool in the hot tropics and is a great introduction to snorkelling.

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DAY
5
PORT DOUGLAS–CAIRNS–SYDNEY

29-Oct-2020

Transfer to Cairns for your flight to Sydney. The remainder of the day is at leisure to start exploring this exciting city.

Breakfast Breakfast

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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DAY
6
SYDNEY

30-Oct-2020

This morning, enjoy a guided sightseeing tour that includes a photo stop at the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, and a visit to stunning Bondi Beach, one of Sydney’s most beautiful beaches. The remainder of the day is yours to explore this vibrant city. Your Local Host will have suggestions for additional sightseeing, dining, and shopping.

Breakfast Breakfast

Excursions Available:

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

Price: Starting From: $219/person

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Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

Get ready for the climb of your life! This exhilarating excursion at the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb is a unique way to enjoy incredible views of the city and its beautiful harbor.

The Rocks Pub Tour

Price: Starting From: $68/person

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The Rocks Pub Tour

Walk in the footsteps of the Australia's early convicts, mischievous gangs and locals of the past, as you share a drink in four of Sydney's oldest pubs. A unique, fun tour that highlights the history, stories, and characters that helped shaped Sydney.

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DAY
7
SYDNEY

31-Oct-2020

Today, you can explore on your own or choose from a selection of optional activities. You may wish to climb to the top of Sydney Harbour Bridge for unrivaled views; spend the day in Hunter Valley, sampling some of Australia’s best wines; or join a guided backstage tour of the Sydney Opera House.

Breakfast Breakfast

Excursions Available:

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

Price: Starting From: $219/person

Learn More

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

Get ready for the climb of your life! This exhilarating excursion at the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb is a unique way to enjoy incredible views of the city and its beautiful harbor.

The Rocks Pub Tour

Price: Starting From: $68/person

Learn More

The Rocks Pub Tour

Walk in the footsteps of the Australia's early convicts, mischievous gangs and locals of the past, as you share a drink in four of Sydney's oldest pubs. A unique, fun tour that highlights the history, stories, and characters that helped shaped Sydney.

Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise

Price: Starting From: $68/person

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Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise

Grab your camera and step aboard a luxury catamaran for a sumptuous seafood buffet lunch and a relaxing cruise around the famous Sydney Harbour.

The Sydney Opera House Tour

Price: Starting From: $30/person

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The Sydney Opera House Tour

See inside the world's most recognizable sails. Experience this miracle of architecture and engineering while learning the history of this iconic landmark.

Blue Mountains Deluxe Tour

Price: Starting From: $209/person

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Blue Mountains Deluxe Tour

Join us for a full day excursion to the famed Blue Mountains, a journey into the heart of a unique UNESCO World Heritage Region.

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DAY
8
SYDNEY

1-Nov-2020

Another day to do as you wish in this beautiful city. You may want to enjoy a cruise on Sydney Harbour and admire stunning views of the city from the water; visit Taronga Zoo to see some of Australia’s native animals, such as koalas, kangaroos, and platypuses; shop for souvenirs; or relax on nearby Manly Beach.

Breakfast Breakfast

Excursions Available:

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

Price: Starting From: $219/person

Learn More

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

Get ready for the climb of your life! This exhilarating excursion at the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb is a unique way to enjoy incredible views of the city and its beautiful harbor.

The Rocks Pub Tour

Price: Starting From: $68/person

Learn More

The Rocks Pub Tour

Walk in the footsteps of the Australia's early convicts, mischievous gangs and locals of the past, as you share a drink in four of Sydney's oldest pubs. A unique, fun tour that highlights the history, stories, and characters that helped shaped Sydney.

Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise

Price: Starting From: $68/person

Learn More

Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise

Grab your camera and step aboard a luxury catamaran for a sumptuous seafood buffet lunch and a relaxing cruise around the famous Sydney Harbour.

The Sydney Opera House Tour

Price: Starting From: $30/person

Learn More

The Sydney Opera House Tour

See inside the world's most recognizable sails. Experience this miracle of architecture and engineering while learning the history of this iconic landmark.

Blue Mountains Deluxe Tour

Price: Starting From: $209/person

Learn More

Blue Mountains Deluxe Tour

Join us for a full day excursion to the famed Blue Mountains, a journey into the heart of a unique UNESCO World Heritage Region.

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DAY
9
SYDNEY–NADI, FIJI–CORAL COAST

2-Nov-2020

Today, fly to the Nadi, Fiji. Arrive in Nadi and transfer to your resort on the Coral Coast. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Breakfast Breakfast

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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DAY
10
CORAL COAST

3-Nov-2020

This morning’s highlight is a half-day Sigatoka River Safari. Be transported into the heart and soul of Fiji, aboard a custom-built jet boat. Cruise your way up the magnificent Sigatoka River to visit an authentic Fijian village and experience a day in the life of the real “Kaiviti” (Fijian). The remainder of your day is yours to explore the beautiful beaches or perhaps sample some local cuisine.

NOTE:
If your included sightseeing is schedule to take place on a Sunday, it will operate on Monday instead. Your Local Host will have full details upon your arrival.

Breakfast Breakfast
LunchLunch

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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DAY
11
CORAL COAST

4-Nov-2020

Today is at leisure. Make sure to check the daily activities offered at your resort. You may wish to take a dip in the pool, enjoy a Fijian handicraft demonstration, spend some time in the water with kayaks or paddleboards, or simply enjoy an amazing sunset with a cool tropical drink.

Breakfast Breakfast

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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DAY
12
CORAL COAST–NADI

5-Nov-2020

Transfer from the Coral Coast to Nadi International Airport where your vacation ends.

Breakfast Breakfast

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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Transportation

From City-to-City

When your vacation includes traveling from one city to another, your local Monograms team makes it an absolute breeze! We'll get to your train or plane, stress free and on time with door-to-gate service. And your local Monograms team awaits your arrival as soon as you pull into your next destination.


As outlined in the day-by-day itinerary and transfers to/from all intra-vacation flights (intra-vacation flights not included)

Hotels

Monograms offers an impressive choice of hotels pre-selected for their location, amenities and service. When booking your package check to see what other hotels are available for your dates. Some hotels may not be available for this package.

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Port Douglas
Sydney
Coral Coast

Port Douglas

Ironbar Restaurant

Locally owned and operated since 1994, The Ironbar Restaurant’s rustic Australiana theme and lively atmosphere make it a hit with locals and tourists alike. For a fun night out, check out their live and local music talents on stage each night.

Four Mile Beach

No visit to Port Douglas is complete without a walk along Four Mile Beach. Listen to the palm trees in the breeze as you walk along four miles of white sandy beach without a hint of civilization in sight. Choose to laze in the sun on the warm sand, swim in the calm waters of the Coral Sea, or gaze along the coastline for spectacular views of the ocean and rainforest.

Bally Hooley Steam Railway

Meet Speedy and Bundy, two 55-year-old coal-fired steam locomotives - the very last ones used by the Mossman Sugar Mill before switching to diesel locomotives for hauling the sugar cane from the fields to the region's mill. Take a ride on these historic little steam trains on a track that has been in existence for over a century. Train operates daily 9:30 am to 3:30 pm including most public holidays.

Fine Dining by the Sea

The Reef Marina offers a diverse range of dining options. Overlooking the magnificent Coral Sea, this is the perfect place to unwind even further and take in the atmosphere of this stunning seaside town.

The Clink Theatre (Douglas Theatre Arts Group)

Filled with history and life, this beautiful auditorium, with perfect acoustics, and the best little bar in town, plays host to local and travelling artists alike and makes for a great night on the town.

Sydney

Manly Beach

Catch the ferry from Circular Quay to this iconic Sydney beach. Stroll through the corso while enjoying an ice cream or treat yourself to a beer at the Hotel Steyne overlooking the ocean. You may wish to walk along the beachfront to Little Manly Beach.

Walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Enjoy spectacular views of Sydney Harbour and the city surrounds as you take an easy stroll across the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and back.

Queen Victoria Building and Strand Arcade

These shopping arcades are both architectural beauties in their own right. Even if you aren’t interested in shopping, they are worth a glimpse.

Clifftop Coastal Walk

This walk hugs the coastline from Bondi to Coogee and is 6 kms in length. Walk all or part of it for amazing views and perhaps stop for a swim at one of the beaches along the way.

Altmann & Cherny Opal Store

Located on Pitt St. at Circular Quay, this family-owned and operated business offers an impressive range of opal jewelry.

Paddy’s Market

If you want to bring home inexpensive, kitschy souvenirs, this Chinatown market is the place. Kangaroo oven mitts and Opera House shot glasses abound.
Note: Paddy's Market is not open on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Museum of Contemporary Art

Stroll the MCA and experience the work of today’s artists from across Australia and around the world on your own or take part in one of the free daily guided tours. Getting hungry? Stop at the MCA Cafe on Level 4 for spectacular harbor views, site-specific art and a fresh daily menu. On Wednesdays, make sure to check out their contemporary art after dark when the galleries, cafe, and store are all open until 9 pm.

Sydney Opera Bar

Found at the water’s edge of the Sydney Harbour and base of the famous Sydney Opera House, the Opera Bar promises an experience to remember. Toast to unforgettable views, new friends and new experiences in the afternoon sun.

Explore The Rocks

Get a sense of Sydney's past exploring The Rocks' cobbled laneways, cozy cafés and oldest pubs in the country. Major highlights within this area are: Sydney Observatory, Argyle Gallery, Cadman's Cottage, Sydney Theatre Company, Lord Nelson Brewery, and The Rocks Markets where Sydneysiders flock to on Fridays and over the weekend.

Island hopping on Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour Islands Fort Denison, Shark, Clark, Rodd, Goat, and Cockatoo are among some of Sydney's most popular natural attractions. Catch one of the regular ferry services from Circular Quay during summer and take in the sparkling scenery.

Thai Town

Thai Town, located in Haymarket on Campbell Street bordering Chinatown, is a neighborhood in Sydney with a Thai theme. While not as elaborate as Sydney's Chinatown, it has quickly become to best place to go in Sydney for great Thai Restaurants as well as Thai grocery stores.

Coral Coast

Kula Wild Adventure Park

Spend the day exploring the park, a combination nature preserve and eco-tourism destination. Take a nature walk through the forest on elevated boardwalks, hand feed sea turtles, and get your photo taken with the resident iguanas. Or, you may wish to pump up the adrenaline with a zip line or water slide ride. There’s even a café where you can enjoy a snack or a cool drink.

Visit Fiji’s Capital City

Discover the sights of Suva, Fiji’s capital city, on a day trip that introduces you to cultural sites and provides time to shop at the local flea market. See landmarks such as Parliament House and the President’s House and visit the Fiji Museum to see displays of archaeological artifacts, jewelry, instruments, and more.

Go Beaching at Natadola Beach

One of the top-rated beaches in Fiji is located on the Coral Coast. With beautiful white sand and turquoise waters, the beach is sure to lure you in for the day. All the typical beach activities can be done here. There are a couple of resorts nearby if you’re looking to get some drinks or a bite to eat.

Go Scuba Diving or Snorkeling

It’s called the Coral Coast for a reason. Either hire some snorkel or scuba gear from one of the local shops or your resort or join a tour to get to all the best spots. Tours will take you by boat to some of the outer reefs where you’ll discover some breathtaking underwater scenery and tropical fish.

Discover Naihehe Caves

This hidden gem on the Coral Coast is one that few get to discover but once you make the effort to get to these majestic limestone caves, you’ll realize it was well worth the journey. Take a 4WD tour to get to the caves – the road and rivers to get to the caves are an experience in themselves. Your guide will explain the Fijian history of these caves and there will also be the opportunity to enjoy some cave swimming too.

Visit the Namana Art Gallery

This art gallery is not only a great place to browse but it’s also a place to get crafty yourself. Join local artists and learn about Fijian art through the Namana Art Gallery workshops. The art gallery is also a great place to pick up authentic souvenirs for family, friends, and yourself.

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