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Opera Australia’s Carmen on Cockatoo Island

5 Days

$3899 pp
4 Seats Left!

Opera Australia’s Carmen on Cockatoo Island

Departures

  • November 24, 2022
Only 4 Seats Left!

Prices

  • $3899 share twin from Auckland/Wellington or Christchurch

What's included?

  • Economy class airfares inclusive
    of taxes
  • 4 nights share twin or double accommodation at our central Sydney hotel.
  • Cooked Breakfasts Daily
  • Dinners (except Day 3)
  • Day trip to Northern beaches with cruise on Hawkesbury River including morning tea and lunch
  • Premium tickets to Opera on Cockatoo Island—CARMEN
  • Return coach/Ferry transfers to Opera
  • Sightseeing tour of Sydney suburbs including Light lunch Sunset Dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour including drinks
  • All transfers Sydney to and from airport /opera/cruise/
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager from Auckland back to Auckland
  • FREE home pick up & return in the greater Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch areas. (25 k from airport)
Day 1: New Zealand to Sydney (D)

Today we are picked up from our home addresses anywhere in the greater Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch areas and taken to the airport to join our short flight to Australia. On arrival in the cosmopolitan city of Sydney we are met and transferred to our central accommodation Tonight we join our Tour Manager for dinner at the hotel.

Day 2: Hawkesbury River (B MT LL D)

Enjoy breakfast and then we join our coach and travel up the Northern Coast to Brooklyn. Here we join the famous Riverboat Postman and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the lower Hawkesbury River as they deliver the mail and other essentials (the odd bottle of whiskey or rum) to the river access only settlements upriver from Brooklyn. We enjoy a morning tea with delicious home made Anzac biscuits and a very Aussie Ploughman’s lunch. The boats are fully licensed so you can enjoy a glass of wine or beer with lunch (own expense). The first Riverboat Postman started the run in 1910 and the tradition continues today. The skippers are locals who have lived in this area the whole of their lives and will keep you entertained with stories whilst cruising in comfort. Be assured that 95% of what they say is true!!We will return to our hotel mid afternoon in time for a relax before dinner. Tonight we enjoy dinner at our central hotel.

Day 3: Sydney (B LL D)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. We then join our coach for a tour of Sydney including the Opera House, Rocks, Double Bay, Bondi along with that famous icon, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and northern beaches. We will enjoy a light lunch before returning to our hotel with time to relax. 5.00 p.m. Meet Vikki in the foyer and we are transferred to our Ferry across the harbour to Cockatoo Island. We have PREMIUM seats for some of the best views in the house to this brand new island performance in the middle of Sydney Harbour. Sit back as Carmen tosses her hair, stamps her feet and the whole world falls under her spell!! Be spellbound by those irresistible Spanish tunes, sultry story and dark undercurrent of Carmen. Hear the flirty Habanera and the famous Toreador song amid a spectacle that features fire-twirling, car crashes and fireworks. You can purchase a light dinner from an array of pop up bars and eateries on the foreshore before settling in for an unforgettable night out. We are transferred back by Ferry to the city where we join our coach for the short trip back to the hotel.

Day 4: Sydney (B HT)

A late breakfast if you like this morning after your exciting evening. Time to enjoy some shopping or additional sightseeing. Your Tour Manager  will be there to assist with any options.

2.45p.m.  Join your Tour Manager at Check in for our Captain Cook Cruise.  Start with a glass of bubbles and then enjoy a superb High Tea as we glide past the beautiful Harbourside homes and the Sydney Opera House.  The perfect way to end of tour.

4.30p.m.  Return to Darling Harbour.  This evening dinner is on your own arrangements.

Day 5: Sydney (B)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning. Time for some last minute shopping before being taken to the airport for our homeward flight. Note: passengers travelling from Wellington or Christchurch may have different departure times to the Auckland arrival and departure times. Please check with Supreme when you making your booking.

  •  B = Breakfast
  • LL = Light lunch
  • D = Dinner
  • SP = Special Dinner