Australian Open Bucket List Vacation: Tennis, Reef, and Sydney

From $6,199
per person
10 days
Airfare additional cost
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2 travelers

Savor the thrills and excitement of seeing the world’s top tennis players compete for the champions’ trophies at the 2019 Australian Open! Be amazed by the skill and stamina of the superstars of world tennis when they line up for the first Grand Slam of the year. This is one of only 4 tournaments each year that attracts all of the world’s top male and female players. Secure your tickets through Down Under Endeavours before they become available to the public.

While you’re there, why not cross some other Australia must-do’s off your bucket list? Explore cosmopolitan Sydney, then discover the wonder of the Great Barrier Reef from above and below. Stay at an exclusive island retreat and indulge in a private picnic on the famed Whitehaven Beach. Then head to Melbourne for 2 days of exciting tennis action!


Down Under Endeavours - Australian Open 2018 Official Tour Operator

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Day 1
Welcome to Sydney! Upon arrival, you will be met by a private driver and transferred to The Langham hotel. This luxurious hotel is nestled into a quiet area of the city, but still close to all the major attractions. Spend the day at your leisure in cosmopolitan Sydney.
The Langham Sydney

Day 2
Enjoy a leisurely, private lunch cruise on Sydney Harbour today. Your personal captain and host will share the rich history of Sydney Harbour and its foreshore as you take in the sights of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Sydney Opera House, and the bays and coves of Sydney Harbour. Enjoy a gourmet, 3-course BBQ lunch with regional wines, local beers, and 5-star service.
The Langham Sydney

Day 3
Explore Sydney at your leisure today. Visit beautiful beaches, go shopping at exclusive boutiques, or consider adding some additional touring. The beautiful Blue Mountains or nearby Hunter Valley wine region make perfect day trips. We can also arrange a seaplane ride over Sydney Harbour and lunch at an exclusive waterfront restaurant.
The Langham Sydney

Day 4
Today, enjoy a private transfer to the airport and catch a flight to the exclusive Hamilton Island. Located in the Whitsunday Islands in one of the most pristine areas of the Great Barrier Reef, qualia resort is a unique Australian expression of world-class luxury. You will spend 3 nights at this superbly situated getaway in the Leeward Pavilion. Find yourself in a true sanctuary, where everything has been meticulously considered so it relaxes the mind, yet completely spoils the senses.
qualia resort

Day 5
Enjoy an unforgettable Great Barrier Reef experience! First, take a scenic flight to Reefworld, located 40 nautical miles from the mainland. En route, you’ll see the famous Heart Island. Go snorkeling or diving in the one-and-only Great Barrier Reef, or stay dry and check out the underwater viewing chamber. Once you’ve gotten your fill at Reefworld, enjoy another fabulous flight to the famous Whitehaven Beach, where you can enjoy a gourmet picnic on this exclusive, breathtaking beach.
qualia resort

Day 6
Today is at leisure to enjoy a final, utterly relaxing day at qualia. Soak up your gorgeous surroundings, pack up a private picnic to enjoy on the beach, and perhaps enjoy a rejuvenating treatment at the tranquil spa.
qualia resort

Day 7
Fly to Melbourne today for the 2019 Australian Open! Your private car will pick you up at the airport and escort you to your hotel ideally situated on Melbourne’s beautiful Yarra River. Explore the excellent art, food, and nightlife of Melbourne. The streets will be buzzing with excitement and you’re sure to make some new friends. Tomorrow, you’ll attend the Australian Open!
Crown Promenade Melbourne

Day 8
Today is the beginning of your 2019 Australian Open celebrations! Take a short stroll along the river to Melbourne Park and jump right into the action with a First Round match in the morning. Enjoy access to The Glasshouse restaurant during this match.
Crown Promenade Melbourne

Day 9
Enjoy the beginning of your day at leisure. Melbourne is a wonderful city for wandering and discovering hidden gems. We can also arrange a sightseeing or food and drink tour to get you acquainted with the city. This evening, return to Melbourne Park for a thrilling Second Round match. Watch in awe as the world’s best players square off and test each other’s skill, determination, courage, and endurance.
Crown Promenade Melbourne

Day 10
Say goodbye to Melbourne today as you enjoy a private transfer to the airport and catch your connecting flight back home.

  • Tickets to 2 Australian Open tennis matches
    • First Round match – includes access to The Glasshouse restaurant
    • Second Round match – includes access to Laneway Club
    • All tickets Category 1
  • 3 nights The Langham Sydney – includes breakfast
  • 3 nights qualia resort, Great Barrier Reef
  • 3 nights Crown Promenade Melbourne
  • Sensational Sydney Cruises – Private lunch cruise in Sydney
  • Great Barrier Reef excursion with helicopter sightseeing, Reefworld, and Whitehaven Beach picnic
  • Private airport transfers in Sydney and Melbourne

Sensational Sydney Cruises

Partner Information

  • Location: Sydney
  • Small-Group or Private Tours of Sydney Harbour
  • Tours Held on Private Yacht
  • Local Knowledge of Popular and Offbeat Attractions
  • Friendly Atmosphere

qualia

Partner Information

  • Location: Hamilton Island
  • Type of Accommodation: Resort
  • Comfort Level: Luxury
  • Private Plunge Pools
  • Pebble Beach Restaurant
  • Personal 5-Star Service
  • Day Spa
  • Free WiFi
  • Couples Only (Children 16+ Allowed)

Things To Do

  • Whitehaven Beach Private Picnic
  • Helicopter Over Great Barrier Reef
  • Snorkeling and Diving
  • Beach Drop Offs
  • Golf
  • Cooking Classes