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  • Best Sydney Harbour lunch cruises

    Explore unique Australian cuisine and enjoy delicious al fresco cuisine on board a Sydney Harbour lunch cruise all the while indulging in roving views of the city. Watch the world-renowned Opera House and other eminent structures as you sip down your selection of beverage.

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  • Valentine’s Day Experiences In Sydney

    With Valentines Day fast approaching, it’s natural to be confused on what to get your partner, who undoubtedly deserves nothing but the best. Listed below are some luxury experiences that you can enjoy in and around Sydney on the coming February 14th.   Experience the best of Sydney 360°- that is, from every possible angle. Begin your day by seeing Sydney from an eagle-eye view and then move on to see the rugged Australian terrain on board a luxury Valentines Day cruise on Sydney Harbour.   Trigger an early launch to the day and enjoy the sunrise with your partner differently from a hot air balloon for an eventful start to your celebration. It goes without saying that there’s something undeniably fairytale-like about the entire experience. Pack a picnic and add in some champagne to toast to your love as you gently soar through Sydney skies while taking in the vivid Sydney sunrise. Wonder at all natural and architectural marvels that the city has to offer from your vantage point before you get down.   Go on a hike through one of the numerous bush walks and hiking tracks in Sydney that’s sure to get your adrenaline pumping! This experience also comes with the promise of being a great bonding time for couples who love adventure. Tip: Add binoculars to your bag and you can also indulge in some couple birdwatching. Go for a hike that matches your preference and remember to stay hydrated. Follow it up with a couples’ spa day for you and your partner and enjoy a relaxing experience. Revive your sore muscles with a rejuvenating couple’s massage which you can follow up with a relaxing swim in a luxury spa hotel.   If adventure doesn’t get you kicking, may be a game of croquet will turn out to be right thing for you. Move back into the past, land at one of the few croquet clubs in the city to swing that mallet and enjoy a game or two. Your loved one is sure to appreciate the gesture as it is the perfect recipe for an enjoyable and unique activity.    We’ve left the the best for last, that is a Clearview dinner cruise! Offering the perfect solution for your evening along the coast, there’s no better way to sweep your partner off their feet than this indulgent gesture. This limited-guests premium dinner cruise stays true to all standards and decorum required of a romantic setting to result in an exemplary serenade.   The idyllic combination of a gourmet 3-course dinner on board a luxury glass boat with unmatched views of Sydney Harbour is exactly what your partner deserves on your special day of romance. A Valentine's Day dinner cruise also offers an intimate setting that is sure to reignite spirits and revive the glory of romance for older couples.    It's the stunning opulence offered by the 360° views on the glass boat that makes the entire experience unrivalled. Add to it the retractable roof of the Sky Deck from where you can stargaze while enjoying canapés and a beverage in hand and top it off with some incredible photo-ops with your partner, and you have the perfect day. Let your eyes take in the architectural marvels all along the stunning Sydney Harbour. With the cruise operating for three hours, you are sure to savour every moment of the night with your loved one.   Once you are done with first course on Sky Deck, get ready for the gastronomical treat that awaits you two. With an incredible service by the wait staff who ensure that you and your partner are pampered, you are sure to be wanting for more. Also, the delicious and well-planned menu is sure to cater to most palates. Add a hint of wine to your dinner to elevate your culinary experience even more.   With all great options, nothing can stop you from make this Valentine’s Day a night to remember!  

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  • Adelaide, For The Love Of Cars!

    Like any other cities in Australia, Adelaide too is obsessed with a sport, formula one racing! The city and the tourists on Adelaide day tours come together every year for the famous Adelaide Motorsport Festival. Want to know what the hype is all about…read on to find!

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  • Don’t Miss On The Field Of Lights!

    Know all that’s there to about the Field of Light and visit this attraction before it closes down in 2020. A must-visit spectacle without doubt!

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  • When Ryrie Brothers led the way

    The history of Victoria’s first wine growing region has a European legacy behind, like any other wine regions of Australia. Yarra Valley, the unbeatable wine tasting region in Melbourne and one of the world's leading cold-climate wine growing regions with internationally renowned wine labels such as Domaine Chandon, St Huberts, De Bortoli, Yering Station, Oakridge and Coldstream Hills has a history dating back to long 180 years. Explore this region on top Melbourne day tours that take you to all popular hotspots and learn more about its history. Struggling for employment due to migration, economic conditions and the scourges of nature wrote great wines and vineyards in Australia and Yarra Valley was no different. Ryrie Brothers became the pioneer of wines in this land in 1840. Later on, the valley blossomed with Swiss settlers who were well versed in winemaking and viticulture. The wife of the first Governor of Victoria, Charles La Trobe, Sophie who was very close with Hubert de Castella, informed him about the wine industry growing in Yarra. In 1854, Hubert began the famous St. Hubert’s winery and another of his countrymen, Baron de Pury, founded Yeringberg in 1862. In 1880, St. Hubert’s Winery won the German Emperor’s Grand Prize for the Best Australian Wine Exhibitor in the Great Melbourne Exhibition, for which the grand Exhibition Buildings in Melbourne were built. The prize, indeed had to be dedicated to the authentic Swiss winemaking styles and the fertility & weather conditions of this small town. With this win, vineyard areas in the Yarra Valley expanded rapidly and by the late 1860’s, they covered around 150 hectares. Fashion of taste change was prevalent, especially for wines. Around 1890, fortified wines became the norm around the world and fine table wines from Yarra Valley started dying out in global market. Hence most wineries in the valley ceased operation by early 20th century, with the last vintage Yeringberg produced in 1921. The re-birth of Yarra Valley wineries took more than 40 years when in 1968-69 St. Hubert’s, Fergussons and Yeringberg all got underway with planting. When most wineries in the country got affected by phylloxera, Yarra Valley was one of the few areas not attacked and decimated by this disease. Chateau Yaariyan (now de Bortoli) and Seville Estate took advantage of this situation by opening their wineries in 1971 and more lately by Yarra Burn and Warramate in 1976. Many other ventures have been successfully launched since then. Domaine Chandon, the offshoot of the French Möet and Chandon Champagne company, started a wine tourism bonanza in the area by building restaurant and galleries. Now, Yarra Valley is more of an experience than just wineries with many hospitality adjuncts to complement. The Fergussons became one of the forerunners on this move by combining their winery experiences with the spectacular Yering Station complex, the state of the art Eyton on Yarra and the restaurant at Lilydale Vineyards. Home to over 40 wineries and more than 85 vineyards today, wine tourism has gripped in Yarra Valley. With festivals like the annual Grape Grazing in March, excellent restaurants and cellar door hospitality, this region attracts thousands of keen wine lovers and vintners from around the world every week! So have you made your wine tasting in Melbourne experience at Yarra Valley yet! If not book a Melbourne bus tour for a day and discover all the hidden secrets of the area!

    Published: 2 months ago by racheldawson1987

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  • Marvellous Melbourne

    Get Bowled Away This Boxing Day In Marvellous Melbourne! Aaaand it’s a sixxxx….It’s that time of the year in Marvellous Melbourne again! The love that ‘Melburnians’ harbour for cricket has them celebrating the time that falls right in between Christmas and New Year with their favourite sport… yes you guessed it right…Cricket! And just like everything else characteristic to this city, the world-renowned Melbourne Cricket Ground hosts this sport the classic way annually… with a five-day test match commencing on Boxing Day!   By long tradition (as old as 1950s mind you!), Boxing Day sees the country’s favourite cricketers come on field and battle out an age-old rivalry with the world’s best! Heightening the passion for cricket that the Melbournians fondly nurture, this event is the perfect way to spend a day out with your family and friends too! With over 80000 spectators in attendance at the grand G every year for the start of the match, this is one Boxing Day event you simply can’t miss! Are you also on the lookout for some sightseeing action to fill up your time alongside watching the Aussies battle the international best to defend the urn? Here’s a list of some spots just an arm’s length away (almost literally!) from the MCG for some Melbourne sightseeing day tours /destinations to go with the match:   Great Ocean Road You will never hear of Melbourne without a mention of Great Ocean Road. Stealing the crown jewel of all Aussie road trips, this coastal driveway boasts of not one but numerous attractions all along! With amazing sights to behold unlike anywhere else in Australia, there’s reason enough to go on this one while in the city! You’ll be bombed with back-to-back picturesque sights and great routes throughout your Great Ocean Road tour… so much so that that it’ll hurt to take your foot of the pedal and end it! See why it tops our list of Melbourne must-do’s with a spectacular bus tour on this route!   Melbourne CBD Just a half-kilometre away from the stadium visit the heart of the city, Melbourne CBD. Though high-rise buildings dot this bustling core, see how Melbourne retains the treasures from the past with great gusto when here! Discover everything from 19th century architecture, neoclassical buildings, Gothic-style churches and unique buildings with cast-iron terraces while here! Wait… you have also hit the shopping jackpot! Melbourne CBD is widely known for not one but numerous designer boutiques and outlets that line the city thoroughfares. Splurge on!   National Sports Museum & Behind-the-scenes stadium tour Let us not miss on spots near home in the midst of our quest for top sightseeing tours in Melbourne! Right by the MCG is the tourist destination that talks of its history – the National Sports Museum! See sporting artefacts dating back to early Aussie sporting days! With everything from Don Bradman’s green cap to Ian Thorpe’s swimsuit, it’s one helluva splendid experience for any sport enthusiast! Add an exploration of cricket’s inner sanctum to your list with a behind-the-scenes tour at the G and you’ve definitely seen it all!   End the season of merrymaking and get geared up to welcome the New Year with a sportive spirit, when in Melbourne with these sightseeing day tours and activities! Don’t forget to book the best seats at the G for the renowned Boxing Day Test well-in-advance either! Book today and get bowled away… literally!

    Published: 2 months ago by racheldawson1987

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  • A Guide For Your First Sydney NYE Cruise

    Planning to celebrate the New Year’s Eve aboard a Sydney Harbour cruise for the first time? Well, many others like you bag a ticket to go aboard to avoid the crowd of over 80,000 admirers who gather in the city to see the visual extravaganza of the world-famous fireworks and other NYE festivities! Making your ‘New-Year-on-a-cruise’ dream come true isn’t very easy when it comes to the harbour city. So here are some tips to get ahead of the throng. Plan WELL ahead! If you are planning to book a luxury Sydney cruise in December or even a month before, ‘SOLD OUT’ is probably the only signage you’ll see. Not just the cruise, hotels, flights and ticketed events; everything sells out as soon as they open for booking. So make sure that you have made a decision on your cruise much early and book them as soon the reservations opens. Also, get your accommodation arranged for the entire stay and flights booked both ways, as they get extremely expensive towards the peak of festive season. Get moving early Public transport will be your best travelling option to get to the cruise as most wharf and public parking spaces are likely to be filled as early as morning itself. More than a thousand extra services will be running for New Year celebrations in Sydney. Make sure you keep track of the shuttle timing as most of it will change. Anyway, it is better to have a backup transport plan if you’re not an admirer of heavy crowds. Make sure to take all the essentials As almost every Sydney Harbour cruise will be fully reserved and like you, hundreds will be crowding in the wharfs for boarding their cruise, it is best to carry everything you need for the day with you. So make sure you have a copy of your ticket ready at hand (at least a digital reprint) to avoid any shambles on entry. Also, make sure you check the clothing recommendations as many cruises require you to be in formal attire. Don;t forget to take your camera with you too, as a view like this is worth capturing every second. P.S : Make sure your phone is fully charged (you will know why as you read on). Enjoy being at Sydney’s best NYE vantage point If you are out in the morning on NYE, you’ll find thousands of people trying to get a spot at the many viewing locations in and around the city, and that's one hassle you don't have to worry about if you book a cruise. New Year’s Eve dinner cruise come with the privilege of providing you with an ultimate dining experience and unrestricted views of all harbour events. If you are on a cruise which takes part in the Harbour of Light parade or can dock in the exclusion zone, there’s no better New Year welcoming you can ever ask for! It’s not just about the Midnight Fireworks! The celebration is not just about the fireworks that set ablaze the midnight sky. Starting at 6:00pm with aerial displays and fire tug water display, followed by the 9pm family fireworks display and the multiple flame and light shows, Sydney will present you with a visual extravaganza every second from sunset to the final countdown by midnight. Most cruises also host many events that are sure to amuse you. With a plethora of fun events, the evening will surely be an unforgettable experience from the word go! Take out your mobile phones Remember we asked you to charge your mobile phones? Well it’s for you to tune into the various radio stations that play synchronised soundtracks for both 9pm and Midnight Fireworks. Post your favourite pictures and videos with trending hashtags and celebrate the year’s biggest celebration or go live and show-off your luxury cruise! (if photography is allowed on board)!

    Published: 2 months ago by racheldawson1987

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  • The Hidden Pulchritude Near Uluru

    A vacay to Australia’s Northern Territory is not complete without an Uluru tour. Most people visit Alice Springs for the very same reason. But if you’re looking for an off-beat holiday, travel the opposite way and you’re to find a hidden gem! West Macdonnell Ranges, around an hour drive from Alice Springs, is a paradise with many hiking trails, beautiful gorges, waterholes and a great variety of flora and fauna. This ancient landscape is a protected national park stretching 161 kms with scenic lookouts, gorges and creeks from where you can take in best views of the majestic ranges. Embark your journey from Alice Springs, following the Larapinta Drive and then Namatjira Drive to reach Glen Helen Gorges. If you are driving, Glen Helen would probably be unknown to GPS, but since there is no diversion on road, you cannot really go wrong. A towering sandstone wall is the first thing you’ll see once you reach here. The ranges make way for Finke River and are home to the famous Finke River waterhole. The area's traditional owners believe that this inviting swimming spot is the home of an ancient and powerful Rainbow Serpent. Spend some time here, take a cool dip and lookout for some amazing local wildlife! Ellery Creek Big Hole is recognised as an internationally significant geological site. High red cliffs, a large waterhole and a sandy creek fringed by gums make this one of the most popular and picturesque picnicking spots in the ranges. Explore the creek on a three-kilometre Dolomite walk to see the rocky formations around or shelter overnight in the picnic areas of Red River or Ghost Gums for a night amid the outback! If you have a 4WD vehicle and a good GPS connection or a map, then Palm Valley is a must-explore site. Situated between Glen Helen and Kings Canyon, Palm Valley homes scenic gorges and relics of a bygone era of tropical forests. A little away from other sites, Palm Valley resides in the Finke Gorge National Park and noted for the diverse range of plant species that grow here. Palm Valley is also the only place in the world where you’ll find Red Cabbage Palms! Adding to these are many other gorges that you cannot miss. Ochre Pits and Roma Gorge present wonderful Aboriginal sites with displays of spectacular rock art. Redbank is a stunning gorge and chasm, that is a refuge for many threatened plant and animal species. If you’re a serious rambler, then covering the Larapinta Trail to see the whole of Macdonnell Ranges can be your greatest achievement! Extending over 223 kilometres, the trail passes through gaps and sheltered gorges, rugged ranges, and many spectacular landscape before rewarding you with 360° vistas from Mt Sonder – the highest point and end of the trail. So don’t dwindle your Red Centre itinerary with just an Uluru day trip. Spend at least a day exploring the most beautiful parts of West MacDonnell ranges for an Outback adventure like never before!

    Published: 2 months ago by racheldawson1987

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  • Sightseeing in Adelaide with TourChief

    Adelaide is all about wine, food and scenic views and so are its sightseeing day tours! Explore the city of churches and go sightseeing in Adelaide the right way with TourChief! See all popular destinations right from Barossa Valley, Adelaide Central Market, Cleland Wildlife Park, McLaren Vale, Port Lincoln National Park & more on crowd-favourite Adelaide day tours! Choose from half-day or full-day tours from the city and discover sights both in and around the area! With so many options and great deals, pick and book today!

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