SEPTEMBER 2016 SPECIALS
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Package stay at Country Comfort Adelaide (standard twin room) – S$535
 
Travel Date: 01Oct’16 – 31Mar’17 (Black-out date: 25-31Dec’16, 15-22 Jan’17, 17 Feb’17, 01-04 Mar’17)
 
Includes:
  • 2 way Airport transfers
  • 4 nights stay with breakfast
  • Tour as per itinerary
  • Complimentary Electronic Travel Advisory for Singapore and Malaysia passport holders only
 
Excludes: Air ticket, Visa if required, Insurance and other personal expenses
 
Itinerary:
 
Day 01 : Arrival ADL Airport > Own Arrangement to Hotel *(Private Transfer is available)
Day 02 : Breakfast > Grayline Day Tour – Adelaide City Tour Morning (Departs Daily)
  • Classic Victoria Square – the heart of the city
  • Cosmopolitan Gouger Street – home to Chinatown, great restaurants and bars
  • Grand boulevard of King William Street including Beehive Corner at the head of Rundle Mall
  • The Terraces – north, south, east and west separating the city from the parklands
  • Parks, gardens and kilometres of parklands ranging from botanic garden-like to natural bushland
  • River Torrens – picturesque garden banks
  • Elegant Parliament House
  • State Library
  • Trinity Church, Adelaide’s oldest church
  • Trendy Hutt Street where Adelaide love to eat, drink and relax
  • Visit famous Haigh’s Chocolates* – enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee and fine chocolates after a tour of the factory
  • Stop at St Peter’s Cathedral 
  • Stunning Adelaide Oval, home to the the Bradman collection is one of Australia’s most notable cricket grounds now even more spectacular following the rebuild
  • Colonel Light’s on Montefiore Hill – panoramic views over Adelaide 
  • Beautiful Plane Tree Drive alongside the Botanic Gardens and the Adelaide Zoo 
Day 03 : Breakfast > Grayline Day Tour – Grand Barossa with Wineries & Hahndorf (Departs Daily)
  • View the grand and historic homesteads of North Adelaide
  • The Dry Creek Salt Crystallization Pans and Adelaide’s plains
  • Approach the Barossa Valley through the magnificent Seppeltsfield Estate
  • A Welcome and wine tasting at this historic winery – a chance to see, if not taste their favourite Ports dating back 100 years and more
  • Soak up the art of winemaking on a guided tour of the home of one of the world’s best known wine brands, Jacob’s Creek Visitor Centre and Cellar Door – perhaps even a visit to the famous Creek
  • Uncover the mystery of wines at a tutored wine tasting involving an amazing sensory experience
  • Enjoy a sumptuous two course lunch at Barossa Chateau
  • Stroll through the Southern Hemisphere’s largest rose garden, opened by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
  • Opportunity for wine tasting at Creed Wines
  • Visit Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest German settlement with its Elm tree-lined main street, quaint cottages, inns, cellar doors, craft shops and galleries, artisan cheese and smallgoods makers, bakers and tea rooms
  • Delight in the Adelaide Hills’ villages of Crafers, Stirling, Aldgate and Bridgewater
Day 04 : Breakfast > Grayline Day Tour – Victor Harbor with McLaren Vale (Departs Wed & Sat)
  • Tour through the scenic Mt Lofty ranges dotted with quaint small villages
  • Discover historic Strathalbyn on the Angas River – perhaps enjoy morning tea (own expense)
  • The river Port of Goolwa where the Murray River meets the lakes and sea
  • Picturesque coastal seaside towns including Port Elliot and stunning Horseshoe Bay
  • Victor Harbor on Encounter Bay
  • Free time to explore
  • Take in dramatic views from The Bluff 
  • McLaren Vale Wine region with its vineyards, orchards and old stone wineries
  • Visit McLaren Vale and perhaps taste top local wines at Hardys Tintara Cellar Door
  • Opportunity to sample Medlows confectionery and the Almond Train
Day 05 : Breakfast > Own Arrangement to ADL Airport
Remarks – Tour Transfers may/may not be direct pick-up/drop-off to your Hotel due to road way restrictions. Final meeting place will be advise after booking confirmation. Should be 5-10 minutes walking distance to your place.
Package stay at IBIS STYLE MELBOURNE= THE VICTORIA – S$568
 
Travel Date: 01Oct’16 – 31Mar’17
 
Includes:
  • 2 way airport transfers
  • 4 nights stay with breakfast
  • Tour as per itinerary
  • Complimentary ETA – Visa for Singapore and Malaysia passport holder only
Excludes:
  • Air ticket, Visa if required, Insurance and other personal expenses
Surcharges:
  • Stay on 01, 28-31 Oct’16, 01-03 Nov’16, 16-22Jan’17 and 17-20Mar’17: s$110 per person
  • Stay on 27 Jan – 04 Feb’17: s$83 per person
Itinerary:
 
Day 01 : Arrival MEL Airport > SIC Transfer to MEL Hotel
Day 02 : Breakfast > FREE Grayline Melbourne City Tour  (Choose A or B)***NO Hotel Drop off available after morning city tour
Option A: Grayline 1/2 Melbourne City Tour Depart Daily

Itinerary DAILY except MON and WED:

  • Old Melbourne Gaol
  • Lygon Street – cafe culture and 'Little Italy'
  • Prestigious Melbourne University
  • Royal Exhibition Building and Museum
  • Parliament House and Princess Theatre
  • St Patrick's Cathedral (photo stop)
  • Take a wander in Fitzroy Gardens – there is opportunity to visit Captain Cook's Cottage (own expense)
  • East Melbourne – ornate Victorian terraced homes
  • Collins Street – Paris end
  • Queen Victoria Market* – perhaps enjoy a coffee before you explore (own expense)
  • Look for a bargain, wander around the fresh produce and take in the vibrant cosmopolitan atmosphere 
  • Colourful Chinatown 
  • Take a guided walk through some of Melbourne's best arcades and laneways – Royal Arcade, Block Arcade, Centre Place and Degraves Street
  • Flinders Street Station
  • Federation Square
Itinerary on MON and WED:
  • Old Melbourne Gaol
  • Lygon Street – cafe culture & 'Little Italy'
  • Prestigious Melbourne University
  • Royal Exhibition Building & Museum
  • Parliament House and Princess Theatre
  • St Patrick's Cathedral (photo stop)
  • Take a wander in Fitzroy Gardens – there is opportunity to visit Captain Cook's Cottage (own expense)
  • Tour through the sports precinct including Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
  • Visit the Shrine, Royal Botanic Gardens and cafe 
  • Arts Centre and Southbank
  • Law Courts
  • Take a guided walk through some of Melbourne's best arcades and laneways – Royal Arcade, Block Arcade, Centre Place and Degraves Street
  • Flinders Street Station
  • Federation Square

Option B: Melbourne Highlights (Departs Daily Except Mon, Wed) 

  • Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • Melbourne Park – National Tennis Centre
  • Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Kings Domain Gardens
  • Arts and Cultural Centre
  • Gracious tree lined St Kilda Road
  • Docklands – waterfront development
  • Etihad Stadium at Docklands
  • Bolte Bridge – spectacular city overview
  • Port Melbourne by the sea
  • Travel by the beach to trendy St Kilda
  • Explore Acland Street in St Kilda – a vibrant cosmopolitan mix of funky bars, eateries, shops and world famous patisseries
  • Perhaps enjoy a local favourite – afternoon tea of coffee and continental cake (own expense)
  • Fashionable suburbs of Elwood and Brighton
  • Brighton bathing boxes – a functional remnant of a bygone era (photo stop)
  • Tour through the main street of Brighton
  • Fitzroy Street in St Kilda – lively with its restaurant and bars
  • Albert Park Lake – site of the F1 Grand Prix
Day 03 : Breakfast > The Penguin Parade – Penguins Plus (Departs Daily)
  • Panoramic views of Western Port and French Island
  • San Remo – maritime fishing village
  • Visit Churchill Island for afternoon tea (own expense)
  • Look for birdlife at the island wetlands (seasonal)
  • Opportunity to meet wallabies/kangaroos
  • Phillip Island Nature Park – a natural home for koalas, seals, shearwaters and Little Penguins
  • Koala Conservation Centre – look for koalas in their natural habitat from tree top boardwalks 
  • The Nobbies – a rugged rocky outcrop with an excellent boardwalk where you may spot Little Penguins' homes (shoulder/summer months) 
  • Witness the Penguin Parade on floodlit Summerland Beach from the exclusive Penguins Plus premium viewing area for the best views of the Penguins 
  • See penguin rookeries from an elevated boardwalk
  • Inspect the Visitors Centre – an opportunity to learn about the life of the Little Penguin
  • A dinner stop will be made before or after the Penguin Parade (dependent on season and at own expense)

Day 04 : Breakfast > Choose ONE of Grayline Full Day Tour as below

 
Option 1: Great Ocean Road Adventure (Departs Daily)
  • Views of Melbourne and Port Phillip Bay from West Gate Bridge 
  • Enjoy an Aussie style Bush Billy Tea with lamingtons, Vegemite and crackers – old fashioned hospitality … what a treat! 
  • Spectacular coastal views along the Great Ocean Road
  • Surf beach resort of Lorne
  • Precipitous coastal cliffs, long sandy beaches and rolling surf
  • River inlets and fern gullies
  • Stop at picturesque Apollo Bay for lunch (own expense) – perhaps a walk along the beach
  • Otway National Park – fern gullies and eucalypts make up this beautiful Australian rainforest
  • Port Campbell National Park's rugged coastline, "The Shipwreck Coast"
  • Gibsons Steps* – gain a unique perspective of the stunning Twelve Apostles from the water's edge 
  • Huge stone monoliths of the Twelve Apostles from the boardwalk lookout 
  • You may take an optional helicopter flight over the shipwreck coast (own expense)
  • Tom & Eva and Razorback – grand architecture carved by surf
  • Loch Ard Gorge – site of the tragic shipwreck of the "Loch Ard"
  • Port Campbell – holiday resort and fishing village
  • This powerful coastline provides scope for stunning photography
  • Return directly to Melbourne enjoying an on-board Australian movie "All The Rivers Run – 1"
  • See the spectacular evening lights of Melbourne from West Gate Bridge
Option 2: Sovereign Hill (GL 380 / Departs Mon, Tue, Thu & Sat)
  • Travel the Western Highway – stagecoach route of the 1850's
  • Bacchus Marsh – a landscape of orchards – once a resting place for the Cobb & Co stagecoach
  • Ballarat – enjoy a complete town tour of this gracious city with its exquisite gardens and noble statues
  • Eureka Stockade – site of the 1854 Miner's Rebellion
  • Visit Sovereign Hill – an authentic recreation of an 1850's gold mining town. See & experience…
  • Gold panning in Red Gully Creek
  • Explore the Red Hill mine tour and discover life underground
  • Witness original working conditions and demonstrations of early mining equipment
  • Explore the many original shops …
  • Blacksmiths and traditional craftsmen
  • Perhaps try some homemade boiled lollies! Maybe a Devonshire Tea at the New York Bakery?
  • The Chinese Village – highlighting Chinese involvement in the goldfields
  • Why not ride a stagecoach!
  • Take in the atmosphere of Main St.
  • Watch the Giant Crushing Battery
  • Treat yourself to lunch at the United States Hotel (own expense) 
  • Visit the Gold Museum – an impressive and valuable collection of gold nuggets, gold coins, alluvial deposits and priceless gold artefacts. 
Option 3: Yarra Valley Wineries (Departs Mon, Wed, Fri & Sun) – Please add S$10 per person
  • Ferntree Gully situated at the foot of the ranges 
  • Blue Dandenong Ranges – superb traditional gardens and towering mountain ash forests
  • Sherbrooke Forest, noted for its tall native trees and fern gullies
  • Enjoy a delicious spit roast winery lunch with a glass of wine as guests of Louise Fergusson (Asian cuisine and vegetarian meals are also available on request)
  • Opportunity for wine tasting at Fergusson's Winery, a noted Yarra Valley wine producer 
  • Tour through the Yarra Valley
  • Visit the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery – home to master chocolatiers
  • Complimentary chocolate tastings, opportunity to purchase premium chocolates and observe European Chocolatiers at work
  • Pass through the township of Healesville
  • Taste a selection of fine Australian wines at Rochford Wines 
  • Visit Dominique Portet winery for further wine tasting from this boutique family owned winery with French heritage
  • Take a vineyard, bottling or vintage tour (depending on the activity of the winery)
  • Enjoy a complimentary cheese and cracker with your wine tasting
Option 4: Puffing Billy with Wildlife and Lunch (Departs Mon, Wed, Fri & Sun)  Please add S$30 per person 
  • Melbourne's eastern suburbs
  • Visit Sherbrooke Forest – heart of the Dandenongs; tall eucalypts, kookaburras and bellbirds
  • Share Bush Billy tea of Aussie grown tea and gum leaves, lamingtons, Vegemite and crackers
  • Colourful Crimson Rosellas and King Parrots! (opportunity to hand feed)
  • Enjoy a ride aboard Puffing Billy steam train from Belgrave to Menzies Creek, the most scenic section of the original steam locomotive's journey 
  • Pass quaint villages set amongst the Australian bush and renowned for their restaurants, craft shops and beautiful gardens
  • Panoramic views from Grantulla Road
  • Enjoy a delicious spit roast lunch with wine as guests of Louise Fergusson (Asian cuisine and vegetarian meals are also available on request)
  • Opportunity to taste Australian wines at Fergusson's Winery, a noted Yarra Valley wine producer 
  • Tour through the Yarra Valley
  • Visit Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery – a sweet feast for the senses
  • Delight in complimentary chocolate tastings, displays of premium chocolates and observe European chocolatiers at work
  • Pass through the township of Healesville – set amidst mountain bushland
  • Visit Healesville Sanctuary – home for over 200 species of Australian birds, mammals and reptiles in a natural bushland setting
  • Meet your expert guide for an exclusive VIP close-up experience and photo opportunity with one of Australia's native animals 
  • Stroll through paddocks of kangaroos and wallabies
  • Walk through large aviaries and pond areas that bring birds of the wild so close to hand – the elusive lyrebirds, eagles, ibis and spoonbills
  • Witness the "Spirits of the Sky" demonstration
  • Observe the underwater life of the platypus
  • Come face to face with a koala!
  • Meet a furry wombat!
  • See dingoes, Tasmanian devils, echidnas, snakes and goannas
Day 05 : Breakfast > SIC Transfer to MEL Airport
Package Rate: S$835 per person
Travel Date: 01Sep’16 – 30Apr’17
Surcharge: 16Dec’16 – 20 Jan’17: S$25 per room per night
 
Includes:
  • Meeting at the airport upon arrival and assistance during the stay
  • Private transport in Air con car / coach
  • Bottle of Mineral water on arrival
  • Service of English Speaking Guide (Tamil, Malay, Chinese speaking guides on request, supplements may apply)
  • Accommodation in mentioned hotels or in similar in air condition rooms
  • Meal Plan on full board as mentioned
 
Excludes:
  • International Air ticket
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Extras of personal nature.
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • Extra services other than those specified.
  • Entrance Fees at places of interest. (Given as supplement)
  • Insurance and Visa if requires
 
Itinerary:
DAY 1 : AIRPORT – NEGOMBO (NO MEALS)
Arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport. Welcome by a Sunway Holidays representative, transfer to beach hotel in Negombo. Overnight stay at Hotel in Negombo.
 
DAY 2 : DAMBULLA – POLONNARUWA (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. Leave for visiting Dambulla rock temple built by King Wlagambahu, in the 1st Century B.C. it is a world heritage site, and the most impressive of Sri Lanka’s cave temples.  The complex of five cave caves with over 2000 sq. meters of painted walls and ceilings is the largest area of paintings found in the world. It contains 150 images of the Buddha of which the largest is the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock and spanning 14 meters. Afternoon visit in Polonnaruwa (a World Heritage Site), the second capital city of Sri Lanka built in the 11th and 12th centuries. Visit the ruins of the Royal Palace, Gal Viharaya where the splendid statues of the Budda in ‘Upright’, ‘Sedentary’ and ‘Recumbent’ postures are carved out of rock, Audience Hall, Lotus Bath, statue of king Parakumbahu and Parakrama Samudraya – a lake built by King Parakumbahu. There are also monuments of famous places of worship such as the Shiva Temple, Lankathilake, Watadage, Galpotha, Kiri Vehera and the remains of a former Temple of the Tooth Relic.  Overnight stay at Hotel in Cultural Triangle Area.
 
DAY 3 : SIGIRIYA – MATALE – KANDY (B/L/D)
"After breakfast climb the 5th century Sigiriya Rock Fortress which is a world heritage site, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). ). It’s also known as the Lion Rock, because of the large sculpture of a Lion, at the entrance to the rock fortress. En route at Matale visit a Hindu temple, a batik factory and a spice garden. See how the different spices grown and processed in Sri Lanka. Leave for Kandy which was the last kingdom of Sri Lanka, and the hill capital. Kandy is also the venue for annual perehera, a pagent with over 150 elephants, dance troops, etc., parading the city.  Visit the temple of the tooth relic, lake, upper lake, Kandy Market area. In the evening witness a cultural dance show featuring traditional sri Lankan dances including fire dancing. Overnight stay in Kandy.
 
DAY 4 : KANDY – PINNAWELA – COLOMBO (B/L/D)
After breakfast visit royal botanical gardens in Peradeniya and leave for visit the elephant orphanage in Pinnawela. See the elephants in nature, being fed, working & bathing in the near by river. Leave for Colombo. Evening at leisure. Stay overnight in Colombo
 
DAY 5 : COLOMBO – AIRPORT (B/L)
After breakfast relax in the morning. Afternoon make a sightseeing tour of Colombo. Make a city tour of Colombo. Colombo like many capital cities in developing countries is fast changing its face. Almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood. Yet in some parts, the old world charm is retained. For example, there is a 100-year-old clock tower and several British built colonial buildings. Other places of interest are the Pettah bazaar where one can shop for bargain, a Hindu and Buddhist temple, residential areas where you can find the stately homes of affluent, the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the People’s Republic of China. Thereafter, do a shopping tour of Colombo
• Noritake Showroom – Leading manufacturer, exporter and retailer of high quality porcelain and ceramic products. Noritake export quality / grade porcelain tableware available in tea or dinner sets of various designs. Goldmark (fine China) porcelain or handpainted ceramic tableware and collectables are also available.
•Stone ‘N’ String – A complete collection of fashionable, creative fashion jewellery and accessories
using genuine gemstones,
precious and semi- precious gems, crystals and much more. A work of art intricate details, a profusion of colours and radically different. Selection of over 1000 designs and twice winner of Presidential Export Award.
• Barefoot – Endless possibilities of hand-woven cloth in multi colour, form and texture. 100% hand woven cotton in the most
striking, bold, joyful colours from household, table linen, cushion covers, clothes, shawls, panels, bags, handloom fabrics, toys
and much more.
• Lakmadura – is a very famous it’s rich of silver jewellery, handmade lace, hand embroidered linen, batiks and pottery, masks, leather ware and wood craft.
• Odel Unlimited Fashion – a large four storey mall which has a wide variety of apparels ranging from clothes, sarongs, batiks, shoes, handbags, luggage, home decor and all sorts for adults and kids at very reasonable prices. Known for their factory outlet prices for leading shirt brands for men and kids
• House of Fashion – a large four storey mall which has a wide variety of apparel,handbags,luggage and home décor at very reasonable price.  Transfer to airport for onward flight.
Travel Period: 01Oct’16 – 31Mar’17
Booking Period: on or before 30Oct’16
 
Hotel Name
Twin Rate
Dining Credit
PrimeBiz Kuta [Superior room]
S$175
IDR 50,000/person/stay
The Kana Bali [Deluxe room] or
Risata Bali Resort [Superior room]
S$199
The Kana – 1 x RISTAFFEL Dinner
Risata – IDR 100,000/person/stay 
Uppala Villas Umalas
[One bedroom villa]
S$315
IDR 75,000/person/stay
Hard Rock Hotel Kuta [Delue room]
S$355
1 x JOINT BUFFET DINNER per STAY
 
Black-out period: 22Dec’16 – 05 Jan’17
 
Includes:
  • 2-way airport transfers
  • 3 nights stay with breakfast
  • I LOVE BALI Goodie Bag
  • 1 x 10 hours usage of car or tour with driver only on day 2 with 2 hrs Halo Bali Natural Spa
  • Free dining coupon or dinner as per Hotel above – Valid for 1 room Max of 2 persons. Not valid on children or triple sharing. Valid only during stay and No refund
 
Excludes: Visa if required, Insurance and other personal expenses, tour guide (Tour Guide Additional Rate – S$25/guide/day), entrance fees, meals and parking.
 
Suggested itinerary for 10 hours usage of car
- Tanjung Benoa , TURTLE ISLAND *, WATER BLOW, KRISNA OLEH OLEH OR 
- Coffee Factory , CENTRO, BEACH WALK , HARD ROCK CAFÉ, OR 
- Coffee Factory , UBUD TOUR, Tegallalang  Rice Terrace + Ubud Market  OR 
- Coffee Factory , Little Muslim Village and Market, Lake Beratan *, Jati Luwih *, Tanah Lot