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Sydney New Year Spectacular

New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory

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Tour summary

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Awarded GOLD at the 2022 Australian Tourism Awards

Enjoy a spectacular New Years Eve celebration - Fun Over 50 Holidays style! With a 4 night stay at the Sofitel Wentworth Sydney, we visit Madame Tussauds, make our way to the Blue Mountains where we enjoy views from Katoomba Falls, visit Shellar Door to learn about the Australian Pearl Farm before making our way onboard the exquisite Gold Dining New Year Eve Harbour crew experiences for a front row view of the spectacular fireworks display.

Departure location:
Sydney Airport
Return location:
Sydney Airport
Tour duration:
5
days
Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
Departure dates:

28 December 2024

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Coach classes:
Diamond
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Tour accreditations:
Tour experiences:

12 Meals Included 2 Eco Experiences 1 Cultural & Heritage Experience

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Sydney New Year Spectacular

Tour pricing

Twin Share
Diamond
Diamond
$
5825
pp
Sole Use
Diamond
Diamond
$
7200
pp
Deposit:
$1200pp
Sole Use:
Green Guest Policy:
All prices are in AUD.

Additional information

Deposit of $1200pp required within 14 days ofmaking booking to secure your reservation.

Flights are arranged to suit the tour as agroup in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guaranteedirect flights.

N.B. Tour subject to fuel levy priceincreases for all transport operators. See T&Cs for details.

Tour inclusions

  • Return economy class Carbon Neutral flights to Sydney ex Brisbane, Melbourne or Adelaide
  • Travel Carbon Neutral on our 100% offset opulent ‘Diamond Class’ coach
  • Fully escorted by experienced Fun Over 50 Holidays tour host and coach captain
  • Welcome lunch at SkyFeast at Sydney Tower
  • 4 nights Sydney CBD
  • Guided walking tour of Sydney Opera House; Lunch at Midden by Mark Olive
  • Visit Madame Tussauds to see celebrity wax figures
  • Blue Mountains; Scenic World; Lunch at Carrington Hotel
  • Visit Broken Bay Pearl Farm for guided tour
  • King Tide Café for lunch
  • Sydney Harbour dinner cruise to ring in the New Year in style, with premium dining and guaranteed window seating
  • 12 meals
  • ‘Diamond Class’ tours include a beverage package each evening with dinner **(standard beer, wine, spirits and soft drink capped to a bar tab not unlimited)

Additional information

Physical rating

2 - Moderate
Passengers must be able to:
  • Participate in guided or unguided small walking tours at a relaxed pace
  • Walk on mostly level ground
  • Tackle an occasional flight of stairs or incline
  • Occasionally need to stand for up to 10 minutes
  • Get on and off transportation unaided
  • Manage your own luggage
  • Participate in walking tours with time to rest at least every 10 minutes
  • Walk confidently on bush tracks and soft sand – mostly level ground
  • Stand for 15 minutes without needing to sit down
  • Tackle a flight of stairs or incline
  • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
  • Manage your own luggage
  • Participate in walking tours without having to stop or sit down to rest for up to 20 minutes
  • Walk up an incline equal to a flight of stairs without stopping
  • Stand for 30 minutes without needing to sit down
  • Walk over uneven ground, tackle cobbled creek crossings & walk through soft sand
  • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
  • Manage your own luggage
  • Be extremely mobile and live an active lifestyle
  • Negotiate inclines, declines and varied terrain confidently
  • Participate in a physical activity lasting up to 5 hours (Trek/walks)
  • Manage your own luggage and be able to carry with you a backpack with items required for the physical activities
Learn more about our fitness levels

Physical rating

2 - Moderate
Passengers must be able to:
  • Participate in guided or unguided small walking tours at a relaxed pace
  • Walk on mostly level ground
  • Tackle an occasional flight of stairs or incline
  • Occasionally need to stand for up to 10 minutes
  • Get on and off transportation unaided
  • Manage your own luggage
  • Participate in walking tours with time to rest at least every 10 minutes
  • Walk confidently on bush tracks and soft sand – mostly level ground
  • Stand for 15 minutes without needing to sit down
  • Tackle a flight of stairs or incline
  • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
  • Manage your own luggage
  • Participate in walking tours without having to stop or sit down to rest for up to 20 minutes
  • Walk up an incline equal to a flight of stairs without stopping
  • Stand for 30 minutes without needing to sit down
  • Walk over uneven ground, tackle cobbled creek crossings & walk through soft sand
  • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
  • Manage your own luggage
  • Be extremely mobile and live an active lifestyle
  • Negotiate inclines, declines and varied terrain confidently
  • Participate in a physical activity lasting up to 5 hours (Trek/walks)
  • Manage your own luggage and be able to carry with you a backpack with items required for the physical activities
Learn more about our fitness levels
Unpack once
Unpack once
Eco experience
Eco experience
Walking component
Walking component
Flight included
Flight included
Coach
Coach
Cruise
Cruise
Cable car
Cable car
Local guide
Local guide
Heritage
Heritage
Festival & Event
Festival & Event
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience

Itinerary

Departs
Sydney Airport
Returns
Sydney Airport

Day

1

Sydney

Flight included
Flight included
Coach
Coach
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience
Unpack once
Unpack once

Fly Carbon Neutral to Sydney and join your friendly Fun Over 50 Holidays tour host for local coach transfers to Sydney Tower. Experience the city from one of the most distinctive vantage points at SkyFeast enjoying a 360-degree view as you dine on a delicious buffet lunch. Large picture windows frame iconic sights like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour, Circular Quay and, in the distance, the Blue Mountains. Following lunch we are transferred to our hotel to check-in. Enjoy some free time to explore the bustling CBD this afternoon before meeting for our welcome dinner.

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Morning Tea
Lunch
Afternoon Tea
Dinner

Day

2

Sydney

Heritage
Heritage
Local guide
Local guide
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience

This morning we join our opulent ‘Diamond Class’ coach, travelling responsibly knowing all coach emissions are 100% offset. Enjoy a leisurley start to the morning before our privately guided walking tour of the Sydney Opera House. Learn what makes this building a World Heritage-listed masterpiece and discover the magic beneath the sails. Embrace indigenous Australian gastronomy and experience a delectable lunch like no other at Midden by Mark Olive. Located directly under the sails of the Opera House this lunch will be one to remember. After lunch we then transfer to Madame Tussauds to meet your favourite celebrities and sports heroes from around the world!

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Day

3

Sydney - Blue Mountains

Cable car
Cable car
Eco experience
Eco experience
Walking component
Walking component
Local guide
Local guide

Admiring the majestic World Heritage listed Blue Mountains, we stop at Echo Point lookout before arriving at Scenic World. Glide between clifftops on the Scenic Skyway with 360-degree views of Katoomba Falls, the Three Sisters and Jamison Valley. Lunch today is at the historic Carrington Hotel, with free time to explore the township before we make our way back to Sydney.

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Afternoon Tea
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Day

4

Sydney

Eco experience
Eco experience
Local guide
Local guide
Festival & Event
Festival & Event
Cruise
Cruise
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience

This morning we make our way to Broken Bay Pearl Farm and follow the story of the Australian pearl from its ancient Indigenous beginnings through to modern farming and grading techniques, all the way to the finished piece of unique pearl jewellery. Experience a tour of the Shellar Door, a cruise to a pearl oyster lease, and an immersive pearl grading session inside the restricted-access Pearl Room. From here we make our way to King Tide Café for some coastal dining over a leisurely lunch. Tonight we have planned the perfect way to ring in the new year! This New Year’s Eve is a once in a lifetime event cruising Sydney Harbour in style. Enjoy an evening of exquisite dining with paired wines as you cruise and enjoy the harbour’s famed fireworks display with guaranteed window seating. We will pass in front of the Sydney Opera House and cruise under the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. Our cruise will anchor in the best location for viewing all New Year’s Eve activities including Harbour of Light Parade of illuminated vessels and the famous Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks.

**Dinner venue caters for gluten free and vegetarian dietary requirements only. Anyone with an allergy must self-manage.

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Lunch
Afternoon Tea
Dinner

Day

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Sydney

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Enjoy a leisurely morning before 10am check-out. We have arranged local transfers to Sydney Airport for your respective Carbon Neutral flights home

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Afternoon Tea
Dinner

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At Fun Over 50 Holidays, we understand the immense value of your dream holiday and the need for comprehensive protection, especially in the current COVID-19 landscape. That’s why we’ve introduced a COVID Refund Secure Policy, so you can have complete peace of mind when booking your next trip with us.

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Fun Over 50 Holidays has been awarded Best of Queensland Experience 2023

Fun Over 50 is proud to announce that we’ve been named as a Best Of Queensland Experience. This means that we come highly recommended by travellers, and provide exemplary tourism experiences through:

  • Exceptional service reflected in customer reviews
  • Best practice industry standards
  • Regional Tourism Organisation accreditations
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How do I book this tour?

To book this tour, all you need to do is get in touch with us. We will take your details and reserve your place over the phone. We can also answer any questions you may have and give you all the information you need.

How much luggage can I take?

Our coach tours have a baggage restriction of 17kg per person (regardless of flight and rail allowances) due to our Occupational Health & Safety standards. You can also bring one small, soft carry-on bag not exceeding 30cm wide, 30cm high, and 15cm thick that may be stowed in the overhead compartment.

What do the fitness ratings mean?

Each of our tours has a fitness rating which describes the level of physical activity involved with the tour. These ratings are very important when choosing your tour to ensure it's right for you.  Our fitness ratings are:

  • 1 Easy
  • 2 Moderate
  • 3 Active/moderate
  • 4 Highly active
What is the average size of tour groups?

Our Gold Class coaches have a seat capacity of between 44 and 46, but we cap Gold Class tours at 40 guests per tour. Our Diamond Class tours have a capacity of just 26 guests. Other tour types may have different capacities depending on the transport and destination. Please get in touch with our team if you have any questions about a specific tour.

Can you cater for my dietary requirements?

In most cases, yes we can. We can accommodate guests who are vegetarian and can assist with diabetic, gluten-free and other medically-recommended diets. Please advise us at time of booking, and we can confirm with our suppliers and restaurants.

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