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Everyone loves Sydney, Australia's largest and best-known city. Explore Sydney Harbour, the world-famous Opera House, surfing and sunbathing on gorgeous beaches and getting to know koalas, kangaroos and other unique, down-under animals at the Taronga Zoo.
Day 2: En Route. Cross the International Date Line and lose one day en route.
Day 3: Arrive Sydney. Morning arrival in spectacular Sydney, Australia's oldest and most vibrant city. A guided tour takes in the old and the new. See the Harbor Bridge, Sydney's famous beaches, the Botanical Gardens, the celebrated Opera House and the historic Rocks area. Later, join a welcome briefing at your hotel. Corus Hotel Sydney
Day 4 - 7: Sydney. Four days at leisure to explore fascinating Sydney, host to the 2000 Olympics. Your first class hotel is ideally located in the city center near the scenic Sydney Harbor and the renowned Opera House within easy access to restaurants, shopping and many other city attractions. Your local host can suggest optional tours or ideas for independent exploring and dining. You may join an optional Coffee Cruise or a dinner cruise on the spectacular Sydney Harbor. On another optional excursion you'll visit the scenic Blue Mountains and Australia Wildlife Park where you can cuddle a koala! Breakfast provided..
Why not take advantage of your already included international airfare and add a 2-night visit to the magical island paradise of Tahiti? Experience the legendary Polynesian hospitality as you savor Tahiti's main island. Here, you'll enjoy time to relax or swim in the warm waters along the scenic coast.
Day 8/Day 7: Depart Sydney, Arrive Tahiti. Late Morning you'll bid farewell to Sydney and fly to the beautiful paradise islands of Tahiti. Cross the International Date Line and regain the day "lost" at the beginning of your trip, arriving in Tahiti on the evening of day 7. It seems as though you're going back in time when you arrive one day earlier! You'll be welcomed with a traditional floral lei and escorted to your deluxe beachfront resort hotel. Radisson Plaza Resort Breakfast provided.
Day 8: Tahiti. Admire the amazing ocean views as you enjoy a day at leisure in Tahiti. Relax at the beach or the pool, or take advantage of optional guided tours of the island, the colorful central market in the capital, Papeete, the lovely James Norman Hall Home, dedicated to the co-author of The Mutiny on the Bounty, and other sites. You may also take a 30-minute catamaran ride across the bay to Tahiti's stunning sister island, Moorea. Radisson Plaza Resort Breakfast provided.
Day 9: Tahiti/Evening Departure. Enjoy another full day on Tahiti to relax, explore and shop for island treasures. Later this evening, transfer to the airport to board your overnight return flight to the USA. Breakfast provided.
Day 10: Arrive USA. Arrival in the USA later today.
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