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Holiday in Australia

Hotels In Australia You Can Book Online Now

While we love to help you with your hotel bookings, we understand sometimes it is convenient to book online in your own time. The Virtuoso booking tool allows you to do just that! You will still receive all of the wonderful amenities we know you love – like breakfast daily, hotel credits to spend during your stay & more.  As always we’ll be there to provide advice & support if you need it. Book now.

Stay In One Of Australia’s Most Luxurious Holiday Homes

There’s no longer any need to take a risk with Airbnb..  Luxico exclusively manages the best hand-picked and home-grown Australian holiday villas across 6 destinations (and counting) and we have access to help you choose the best one for your next holiday.

Just 1 in 8 homes that apply make the Luxico list.  If they are not beautifully furnished, filled with character and in a great location, they won’t be available.

Provisioned to five-star standards by your very own concierge, with all the extra touches, you’re assured of more than just a home stay. Whether you stay for 2 nights or 2 weeks, Luxico’s ‘home hotel’ service is designed to make short stays more than just a holiday.

Now part of Virtuoso Regional Partner Programme, when you book your holiday home with Mary Rossi Travel, you’ll receive these value added extras:

  • Gourmet Welcome Hamper
  • $250 AUD Services Credit – for use towards any in-home or concierge service, including housekeeping, grocery provisioning, in-home dining etc.
  • Early Check-In / Late Check-Out, subject to availability

Australian Walking Tours

There are many fabulous multi day guided walks to choose from in Australia, offering something for everyone in the great outdoors.   Click here for detailed information on Great Walks of Australia.

Mountain, outback or beach? Are you happy to carry your own pack or would you prefer a pack-less option?  Fully catered with luxury accommodation or something a little more rustic?    We’ll help decipher your options and help you find the best walk for your travel preferences.

Gulf to Gulf Private Air Tour

Tour into the heart and soul of South Australia, Outback Queensland and the Northern Territory on-board this private air tour from Bill Peach Journeys with only 8 passengers.
Your highlights are many..   enjoying a beer in the famous Birdsville Pub – one of the most remote hotels in Australia; seeing first-hand the Riversleigh Fossil site, showcasing some of the world’s most important and abundant fossil deposits; exploring the emerald waters and lush vegetation of Lawn Hill Gorge, a beautiful oasis in the outback; landing on the remote Groote Eylandt and learning about the rich Indigenous culture of this island; aerial sightseeing of central Australia and Lake Eyre before landing at Wilpena Pound and exploring the Flinders Ranges & more.  There’s 3 dates to choose from: 11-21 June, 10-20 July & 12-22 September.   $15,750pp twin share. Low single supplement of just $1,100.

Australia in Luxury with A&K

Abercrombie & Kent has a fabulous range of Private Journeys in Australia where you choose your itinerary and your own travel dates.

Some of the fabulous options include:  Australia’s Red Heart – 7 days from $4,280pp, Top End Rock Art & Wilderness – 7 days from $9,224pp, Gourmet Secrets of Victoria – 5 days from $4,693pp, Boutique Barossa & Kangaroo Island – 7 days from $5,499pp, Hidden Canberra – 3 days from $1,395pp & Murray River Eco-Experience 7 days from $4,863pp.

Ask us about these and other Private Journeys.

Missing Cruising? Why Not Charter a Yacht..

Many cruise lovers are really missing the sea right now.  But there’s no need to wait – chartering a yacht or boat is a great alternative and can be enjoyed with just your group of family or close friends.  Options are available around Australia – destinations like the Whitsundays, Great Barrier Reef, the Kimberley, Sydney Harbour and Pittwater and others.  There are options from the ultra-luxe right down to more budget friendly vessels, with a crew or without.  Give us a call to find out more.

Treat your pooch to a holiday in style

Now with all your travels close to home and often made by car, why not take your pampered pooch along for the journey? There are a host of luxury hotels that offer a pet friendly experience – with inclusions like the use of doggy beds, special gourmet treats & more. Some of your fabulous options are the Puppy Package at Pier One Sydney Harbour, The Langham Sydney’s Pampered Pet Programme, Ovolo’s VIP Pooch (available in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra) & Lilianfel’s Bring Your Own Dog Package.
Ask us for details or to make your booking.

New South Wales

Four Seasons Sydney| Great Rates Available

Birthday, anniversary, get-together, or do you simply just need a change of scenery?

We have access to some fabulous rates at the Four Seasons Sydney – especially for mid-week stays.   In addition, all the Preferred Partner amenities you love – like an included breakfast and a USD$100 Food & Beverage credit to be used during your stay (plus more!) are also included.

There really has never been a better time to stay at home.

Sofitel Darling Harbour Luxury Staycation

Enjoy a luxury staycation at Sofitel Darling Harbour, Time Out Magazine’s Best Luxury Hotel in Sydney for 2020. It’s the ultimate urban resort with floor-to-ceiling windows, French bathroom amenities, a stunning outdoor infinity pool, state-of-the-art gym, vibrant bars & restaurant (open Fri-Sun).

Book your weekend stay with us with a great rate and you’ll also receive Virtuoso amenities:
• A room upgrade guaranteed at time of booking, subject to availability
• Complimentary full breakfast daily for two guests
• $150 AUD Food & Beverage credit
• Early check-in, subject to availability
• 4 pm guaranteed late check-out

Shangri-la Hotel Sydney | Virtuoso Stay 3 Pay 2 Offer

Positioned in the dress circle of Sydney Harbour, with panoramic views of Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge Shangri-La Hotel Sydney features elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, award-winning dining experiences, and CHI, The Spa, an urban oasis in the heart of the city.

Book your luxurious short break with Mary Rossi Travel by 27 September 2021 and stay between now and 30 September and stay before before 31 March and you’ll also receive Virtuoso Amenities:
• Upgrade at time of booking, subject to availability
• Breakfast Daily for two guests for single or double occupancy
• A $100 USD equivalent Resort/Hotel credit to be utilized during stay
• Welcome Amenity
• Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

Wolgan Valley, Blue Mountains NSW | Virtuoso Special Stay 3 Nights and Save 30%

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is a chic conservation retreat, located 3 hours’ drive from Sydney in the World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains region. Nestled amongst 7,000-acres of protected wilderness and surrounded by two national parks, 40 freestanding Federation-style villas showcase spectacular views, each with private swimming pool, double-sided fireplace and peaceful verandah.

Stay 3 nights and save 30% with this Virtuoso special offer available until 31 March, 2022.

Coastal NSW | Halcyon House, Cabarita Beach

Since opening its arched doorways a few years ago, Halcyon House has been making waves on the luxury beachfront. The former 1960s motel favored by Cabarita surfers now attracts fashionable Gold Coast converts with its eclectic interiors and easygoing attitude. Just 19 rooms and 2 luxury 2-bedroom suites.

Book your stay online now with Virtuoso amenities

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Complimentary A La Carte Breakfast for two guests per bedroom daily
  • Complimentary one-way private airport transfers (Only from/to Gold Coast Airport to Halcyon House- 20 min drive)
  • Welcome Cocktail on arrival, Prosecco and Chef’s Plate in room on arrival
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

NSW Outback Experience Self Drive Itinerary | 9 Days from $1,795

Explore the NSW outback on this 9 day self-drive itinerary taking you to Dubbo, Cobar, White Cliffs, Broken Hill, Mungo National Park and back home via Wagga Wagga. Discover the friendly outback towns and local pubs, ancient landscapes, unique rock formations and rich Aboriginal culture.   Choose your add-in tours including visiting an opal mine in Cobar, exploring Mutawintji National Park’s culturally significant indigenous artworks, or the starkly beautiful landscape Mungo National Park pictured above.
Pick your travel dates and leave the rest to us.  This Itinerary can also be personally customised to your requirements.
From $1,795 for 2 people twin share.

NSW Sea, Vines & Mountains Self Drive Itinerary | 7 Days from $1,695

The sea, the wine country and the mountains are all included in this 7 day self-drive itinerary.   This holiday includes 2 nights in Port Stephens, 2 nights in the Hunter Valley and 2 nights in the Blue Mountains.  Add in your choice of optional activities such as a quad bike sand dune adventure, a Hunter Valley gourmet or wine tasting tour, or a guided eco bush walk.  Pick your travel dates and leave the rest to us. This Itinerary can also be personally customised to your requirements. From $1,695 for 2 people twin share.

Vintage Rail Journeys in NSW

Step back in time and travel in style aboard this restored 1960s ‘Aurora Australis’ sleeping train.  Celebrate Australia’s diverse history and rich culture with visits to regional towns, gardens and attractions and there’s two fabulous itineraries to choose from:
Riverina Rail Tour – 5 days plus 4 nights, with highlights including stunning sea views from the Illawarra Railway Line, historic Goulburn, Coolamon Cheese Factory, Piccolo Farm, Emeri De Bortoli’s Private Garden, Temora Rural Museum and Ambulance Museum and Blue Mountains Villages. $3,995 pp twin share. No single supplement for solos in single cabins. Dates in Mar & Oct, 2021.
Golden West Rail Tour – 5 days/4 nights. Highlights include a ‘Riverboat Postman’ cruise on the Hawkesbury River, The Hunter Valley, Werris Creek, Orange Heritage, Mayfield Garden, Kandos and the Capertee Valley, Blue Mountains Villages. $3,995 pp twin share. No single supplement for solos in single cabins. Feb, Apr, Sept & Nov dates in 2021.

Self Guided Cycling | Hunter Valley Deluxe

Experience some of the best of the Hunter Valley on this self guided cycle tour. It’s not just the wine on show – artisan olive producers, chocolatiers, chefs and bakers showcase the best of the region at the many farms, cafes and restaurants. Staying in the heart of the valley at Pokolbin, the primary wine-growing area within the Hunter Valley, everything is waiting to be discovered. The beauty of the cycle is that you are free to set your own pace, with time to enjoy a long lunch, sample local delicacies or stop for wine tastings en route. With two days spent cycling in the Valley you can really gain an appreciation for the exceptional wine and produce of the region. Staying in deluxe accommodation allows you to relax at the end of each day, delighting in the surrounding vineyard views. Electric bikes are available at small additional charge. 4 days from $910 pp twin share.

Self Guided Cycling | Mudgee Explorer

What better way to enjoy the wines, food and countryside of Mudgee, than by bike. On this self guided cycle you are free to set your own pace, with time to enjoy a long lunch, sample local cheeses or stop for a wine tasting en route. The choice is yours. There are a number of routes for you mapped out, each of which gives you ample time to appreciate the produce of this region. You’ll stay in Mudgee for 4 nights, with plenty of opportunity to enjoy the delights of the town. With countless wineries, renowned restaurants and lovely cafes, you’ll be spoiled for choice for a well-earned gourmet treat after spending the day cycling through the countryside. Electric bikes are available at small additional charge. 5 days from $910pp twin share.

Australian Capital Territory

Hyatt Hotel Canberra

Enjoy 5 star art deco 1920’s design at Hyatt Hotel Canberra. Weekend rates start at $616 in a King or Twin courtyard view room for two nights. Or treat yourself to a Park Suite from $1,326 for two nights. Both these rates include the Hyatt Prive benefits that you receive when you book your stay with Mary Rossi Travel : Full daily breakfast, up to USD$100 hotel credit, welcome amenity room upgrade priority, early check-in priority & late check-out priority subject to availability.

Ovolo Nishi Canberra

VIP Pooch Package | No need to leave your pampered pooch at home with this great VIP Pooch Package.  Includes a doggy bed, an eating/drinking mat and food bowl, a doggy bag with specially designed dog toys and treats, and dog-friendly staff on hand to provide assistance when you need it. You’ll also enjoy all Ovolo Perks, including continental breakfast, wifi, social hour (first round on Ovolo), in-room minibar and snacks. Rates start from $359 per night.

South Australia

South Australia Road Trip | 9 Day Self Drive Itinerary

Pick up your car in Adelaide and head to the beautiful Adelaide Hills for your first luxurious night at Mount Lofty House.  From there, you’ll travel to the Limestone Coast (home of spectacular natural wonders), the Murray River (where you’ll enjoy 2 nights at multi award winning The Frames) and to the Barossa Valley (one of Australia’s premier wine regions) before heading back to Adelaide.  This 9 day self drive itinerary (click here for itinerary) includes your car hire and starts from $7,595 for 2 people twin share.  Kangaroo Island extensions are available. Interested in exploring other South Australian regions? Let us know your time frame, budget and interests and we’ll customise a driving itinerary especially for you.

Savour South Australia | A food and wine lovers ultimate exploration

Embark on a journey showcasing the best of the Barossa, Adelaide Hills and McLaren wine regions on this 5 day escorted tour. This culinary discovery will connect you to the makers, growers and passionate owners of South Australia’s food and wine scene. Some of the highlights include exploring Adelaide’s Central Market and meeting the stall holders, an award-winning mix of wine, food, craft and design at Seppeltsfield winery, supporting the bushfire recovery in collaboration with the #EmptyEsky movement, and a top floor tasting at D’Arenburg’s Cube with 360-degree views of the vineyards followed by a delicious three-course lunch with wine at the stunning d’Arry’s Verandah Restaurant. Departures October – March. From $2,995pp twin share. Sound great? Ask us for details.

Northern Territory

Traditions of the Top End – An Air Safari

Be spellbound by the ancient wonders of Australia’s Top End on this 8-day immersion.  From the tropical capital of Darwin to the storied plains of Arnhem Land, led by local guides you’ll take a deep dive into Aboriginal lore and traditional stories of living on the land.  Be captivated by the majesty of Kakadu on land and by river cruise, and be immersed in this biodiverse region with a glamping safari in Mary River at the breath taking Bamurru Plains.  An all-encompassing adventure, this journey will see you humbled by history, enthralled by picturesque landscapes and enchanted by a kaleidoscope of wildlife.
30 September, 2021 – 7 October, 2021. 8 days $6,600pp twin share. Single Supplement $1,200.

Queensland

Far North Exploration | A&K Private Journey

Delve into the tropical delights of the far north with its seductive climate where balmy days dissolve into tropical evenings under clear starry skies.  Relax and revitalise in the aquamarine waters of the Coral Sea, the crystal creeks of Mossman Gorge, and on the palm fringed golden sands of Port Douglas’ Four Mile Beach.  Discover Australia’s breathtaking northern tropics through pristine Daintree Rainforest walks and safaris, diving and snorkelling the reef and sailing the waterways.  Be inspired by the myriad natural wonders and revel in its glorious simplicity.

This luxury 6 day private journey can be taken on your choice of dates. From $3,900pp twin share.

Insiders Cairns: An Indigenous Art Immersion

Experience the vibrant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures of Queensland at the 2021 Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) on this exclusive celebration of indigenous art and Tropical North Queensland.  The CIAF is focused on offering an ethical art marketplace, commissioning new work and providing pathways for emerging visual and performance artists.  The works on display are for sale and as part of the journey you have exclusive preview privileges which give you the opportunity to purchase art ahead of the public.

This is a small group tour from Abercrombie & Kent: Aug 17, 2021 – Aug 22, 2021.  6 days, from AU$3,195pp. Single supplement $1,350.

South Australia

Wildlife, Culture & Seafood – Eyre Peninsula, South Australia

Explore South Australia’s remote Eyre Peninsula where you will be privy to the region’s incredible raw beauty, iconic wildlife encounters and ancient indigenous culture. Taste oysters shucked straight from the ocean, savour bush foods, learn of dreamtime stories and connect on a deeper level to the local indigenous community.

4 Days from $3,576 AUD. Single supplement $436.36. Dates available 18 Nov 2021, 10 Feb & 17 Nov, 2022.(Crooked Compass).

Western Australia

The Best of Western Australia with COMO The Treasury and Cape Lodge

This indulgent five night package includes two nights at the COMO The Treasury in the heart of Perth, followed by a three night coastal exploration of the Margaret River Wine Country at Cape Lodge. The package includes Virtuoso amenities at COMO The Treasury (daily breakfast, upgrade & early check-in/late check-out if available, US$100 hotel credit and more), and at Cape Lodge, an upgrade if available, daily breakfast, vineyard tour and wine tasting, sunset picnic hamper and more. The package is available for stays until 17 December. From $3,610 for two guests.
Click here for more details.