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Australia’s Southern Skies – An Intergenerational Exploration

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Program #16155RJ
18 Days | 17 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 42 total, 15 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 13 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour: Sydney, 4 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Overlooking Darling Harbour, the hotel is located beside Chinatown and the Entertainment & Convention Centres. It is a five-minute walk of the heart of the city.

Contact info:
17 Little Pier Street
Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
phone: +61 2 8217 4000
web: www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-3021-novotel-rockford-darling-harbour/index.shtml

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, television, telephone, hairdryer, refrigerator and internet access.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a safety deposit box, gymnasium, indoor heated lap pool and foreign exchange facilities. Valet laundry service is available or a commercial laundry is located nearby.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: On form in Prep.
The program provider can arrange additional accommodation for participants arriving earlier or departing later than the group. A pre-/post-program accommodation request form is included in the Preparatory Material or participants can contact the program provider, Odyssey Travel, direct by email.

Novotel Twin Waters Resort: Sunshine Coast, 3 nights
Type: Resort

Description: Positioned on one of the Sunshine Coast's most magnificent beaches, the Novotel Twin Waters resort is set amidst lush tropical gardens and surrounds its own private lagoon.

Contact info:
Ocean Drive
Twin Waters, Sunshine Coast QLD 4564, Australia
phone: +61 7 5448 8000
web: www.twinwatersresort.com.au/

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, television, telephone, hairdryer, refrigerator and internet access.

Facility amenities: All resort guests have access to a number of activities within the resort, including canoeing, kayaking or sailing on the lagoon, gymnasium, kids' bicycles, volleyball, bushwalking and daily activities program. Other features and facilities include a heated pool and spa, patrolled surf beach, a clothing and gift boutique, day spa, a six-hectare saltwater lagoon, adult bike hire, tennis or golf lessons, scooter hire, surfboard hire and lessons and archery.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Kingfisher Bay Resort: Fraser Island, 3 nights
Type: Resort

Description: Located on the world’s largest sand island on the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef.

Contact info:
North White Cliffs
Fraser Island QLD 4581, Australia
phone: +61 7 4120 3333
web: www.kingfisherbay.com

Room amenities: Room facilities include air-conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, television, refrigerator, iron/ironing board and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a guest laundry, safety deposit box facilities, four swimming pools,tennis court, water sports, beauty centre and a general store.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort: Cairns, 4 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The resort-style hotel is located within easy walking distance of the stunning waterfront esplanade and the compact city centre.

Contact info:
122 Lake Street
Cairns QLD 4870, Australia
phone: +61 7 4080 1888
web: www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-0534-novotel-cairns-oasis-resort/index.shtml

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, television, telephone, refrigerator, hairdryer, iron/ironing board, in-room safe and internet connection.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include lagoon-style pool with a sand-beach entrance, gymnasium, valet laundry/dry cleaning and guest laundry.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Mercure Hotel Sydney Airport: Sydney, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Situated next to riverfront parkland and overlooking an 18 hole golf course, the hotel is located only 1.2 miles from Sydney’s International and Domestic Airports but is away from the direct flight path.

Contact info:
20 Levey Street
Wolli Creek, Sydney NSW 2205, Australia
phone: +61 2 9518 2000
web: www.mercuresydneyairport.com.au

Room amenities: Room facilities include air-conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities, refrigerator, television, pay-to-view movies, telephone, iron/ironing board and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a laundry/valet service, computer centre, outdoor swimming pool, gymnasium, tennis courts and squash courts.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: On form in Prep.
The program provider can arrange additional accommodation for participants arriving earlier or departing later than the group. A pre-/post-program accommodation request form is included in the Preparatory Material or participants can contact the program provider, Odyssey Travel, direct by email.



The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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15 nights of accommodations
42 meals: 15 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 13 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
26 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
3 Flights during the program
Visas: 1(out of 1 required)

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