Australia – the latest blockbuster art exhibition at the Royal Academy has got everyone talking about the country’s vast landscape and ancient heritage.
Saga can go one better than talking - and that’s taking its passengers to see the real thing from £4099 for 19 nights.
Explore cosmopolitan Perth before flying to Alice Springs, the ancient heartland of the indigenous people. Travel through the outback to Uluru (Ayers Rock) to sip champagne as the sun sets over the world’s largest monolith.
Fly to dynamic Cairns and stay near the waterfront, with time to explore the city and, of course, visit the art galleries.
Spend a day at the Great Barrier Reef to marvel at the world’s most extensive coral reef system, before travelling to Sydney to see the opera house, Rocks District, Harbour Bridge and botanical gardens or take further excursions to the Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley.
Next stop, Melbourne, to visit Captain Cook’s cottage and Queen Victoria market. An excursion to see the penguins on Philip Island and a cruise, with dinner, along the Yarra River will round up a once-in-a-life Australian Adventure.
Price from £4099 for 19 nights, departing Heathrow from January to May and September 2014, January to March 2015. Extend the holiday by 3 nights in Melbourne from £379 or Dubai for two nights from £179.
Price includes VIP door-to-door chauffeur service, return flights and transfers, airport taxes, accommodation, most meals, tour manager, tourist visa, travel insurance and cancellation cover.
For details call free on 0800 414 383 or visit saga.co.uk/australia
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