Tour: PF - 2014 (PF) - 2014

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Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be offered. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; you can use our online currency converter for exchange rate information.

Once you have booked your vacation, Globus provides the ability to pre-purchase excursions, register for your vacations and provide emergency contact information online.

Great Adventure Green Island & Great Barrier Reef Full Day Upgrade The complete reef and island experience awaits with this exciting cruise. A fast 45 minute catamaran ride will take you to beautiful Green Island to enjoy 2 hours on this unique reef and rainforest coral cay. A day of adventure and discovery continues on the spacious activity platform moored on the majestic Outer Great Barrier Reef. Here you'll have three hours to snorkel (gear included), visit the underwater observatory, take a guided tour or choose from a host of other fun activities to take advantage of the Great Barrier Reef.

Approximate value: $152 AUD per person


Kuranda Scenic Railway & Skyrail - Private Excursion This excursion package combines the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway with the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway. The Skyrail will take you on an amazing adventure above the World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforest canopy. The duration of the Skyrail experience is approximately one and a half hours and includes spending time at the two rainforest mid-stations where you can participate in a Ranger guided boardwalk tour, visit the Rainforest Interpretation Centre or take in the vistas from one of the lookout areas. The famous Kuranda Scenic Railway was built over 100 years ago and winds its way through the tropical mountain ranges between Cairns and Kuranda. This package includes time to explore Kuranda 'The Village in the Rainforest'. There are rainforest walks, markets, cafes, restaurants, and galleries for you to visit.

Approximate value: $120 AUD per person


Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park by Night Including Dinner Meet the Tjapukai performers before the show and enjoy a welcome drink in the retail gallery where authentic Aboriginal art including didgeridoos and boomerangs can be found. After your welcome drink, it is time for your journey into the world of the rainforest people. The Tjapukai performers will lead you into the Magic Space for an emotive didgeridoo blessing ceremony and the mystical Quinkan spirit performance. Your initiation continues with traditional face painting as the Tjapukai performers escort you to the lake. With clapsticks in hand you add to the pulsating rhythm of the corroboree while Tjapukai warriors use traditional fire sticks to create fire. Suddenly a spear is launched and a spectacular fire ball explodes into the night sky. Enjoy dining in the Boomerang Restaurant with an international buffet of hot and cold dishes plus delicious desserts. Relax after dinner while the world famous Tjapukai dancers perform live on stage. Join the cultural celebrations and learn traditional dances from the people of the rainforest.

Approximate value: $131 AUD per person


Great Ocean Road The Great Ocean Road drive is on the bucket lists of many and guaranteed to take your breath away. Unwind as you journey through scenic coastal terrains, viewing the Twelve Apostles and many other magnificent natural wonders. Along the way enjoy an exclusive lunch with magnificent ocean views and country hospitality.

Approximate value: $175 AUD per person


Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour Enjoy a casual stroll, with a passionate guide, through the back streets and beautiful historic lanes and arcades of Melbourne. Discover the architectural highlights, street art, and historical tales. Like many cities throughout the world there are fabulous malls and department stores, but Melbourne has a unique charm that is clearly evident. This tour is about seeing the smaller independant retailers that are often only found in the city. Hiding in basements or in seemingly private buildings are many of the country's emerging creative talents, where one off pieces are not uncommon. Melbourne is thriving with small businesses, and you will be amazed at what they offer - fashion, food, art, music, chocolate, accessories, vintage and more!

Approximate value: $120 AUD per person


Penguins Up Late This evening you can enjoy freshly prepared local fish and chips from the cafe just delicious! Next head down to Summerland Beach to witness a Little Penguin magic. Just as the sun sets over the ocean, the Little Penguins emerge from the sea and waddle up the beach to their sand dune burrows. These Little Penguins are the smallest of the penguin species and Phillip Island is fortunate enough to be home to the largest colony in the world. From your viewing platform you are placed in the heart of 'penguin central' where a Local Guide is on hand to tell you all about these gorgeous little creatures and their lifestyle.

Approximate value: $160 AUD per person


Hunter Valley Wine & Wildlife Spend the day exploring Hunter Valley whilst being able to enjoy and sample many wines and local cheeses. Also make a stop at a unique wildlife park to meet native Australian animals

Approximate value: $242 AUD per person


Sydney Aquarium & Wildlife World Combo Embark on an amazing underwater journey as you walk through Australia's unique aquatic environments. Get up close to Aussie animals in the heart of Sydney, including koalas, kangaroos and one of the world's largest crocs.

Approximate value: $54 AUD per person


Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb The Bridge Climb is a 3 1/2 hour climb where you will ascend 4 ladders to the start of the upper arch, surrounded by the hum and buzz of Sydney's traffic. With the summit in your sight, your journey continues along the Bridge's outer arch on the Opera House side until you hit the top. After a summit celebration with your group, you cross the spine of the Bridge to the Darling Harbour side and make your descent.

Approximate value: $263 AUD per person


Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb The Bridge Climb is a 3 1/2 hour climb where you will ascend 4 ladders to the start of the upper arch, surrounded by the hum and buzz of Sydney's traffic. With the summit in your sight, your journey continues along the Bridge's outer arch on the Opera House side until you hit the top. After a summit celebration with your group, you cross the spine of the Bridge to the Darling Harbour side and make your descent.

Approximate value: $263 AUD per person