Luxury Family Tours

Family Tour of Japan
(9 Days)
Tokyo, Hakone & Mt. Fuji, Kyoto & Hiroshima

Family Tour of London, Paris & Rome
(10 Days)
London, Paris, Rome

Active Family Tour of Switzerland
(9 Days)
Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken & Berner Oberland, Zermatt, Lausanne

Family Tour of Southeast Asia
(13 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Siem Reap, Hong Kong

Family Tour of Spain
(10 Days)
Barcelona, Madrid & Toledo, Seville & Cordoba, Marbella

Family Tour of Australia
(10 Days)
Sydney, Daintree Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef

Family Tour of South Africa & Victoria Falls
(10 days)
Cape Town, Victoria Falls, Sabi Sand Reserve

Family Tour of Argentina
(10 Days)
Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, Bariloche

Family Tour of France
(10 Days)
Normandy, Paris & Versailles, Cote d'Azur

Family Tour of Russia
(8 Days)
St. Petersburg, Moscow

Family Tour of China
(12 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Shanghai, Hong Kong

Vietnam for Families
(10 Days)
Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Saigon

Thailand for Families
(10 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Samui

Family Tour of England & Scotland
(11 Days)
London, Edinburgh, Highlands

Family Tour of Mexico: Best of the Riviera Maya
(7 Days)
Riviera Maya with Tulum & Chichen Itza

Family Tour of Dubai & the Emirates
(9 Days)
Dubai & Arabian Desert, Abu Dhabi

Family Tour of the Galapagos
(8 Days)
Quito, Galapagos Islands, Guayaquil

Family Tour of Egypt
(8 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, luxury Nile River cruise

Family Tour of India
(11 Days)
Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Mumbai

Family Tour of Israel
(10 Days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Negev Desert, Tel Aviv

Family Tour of Peru
(11 Days)
Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Amazon

Family Tour of England
(7 Days)
Hampshire, Windsor Castle, London & environs

Family Tour of Italy
(13 Days)
Rome, Florence & Tuscany, Venice, Lake Como

Luxury Family Tour of New Zealand
(11 Days)
Auckland, Taupo & Rotorua, Hawke's Bay, Queenstown & Milford Sound

Family Tour of Greece
(9 days)
Athens, Santorini, Crete

Family Tour of Tanzania
(8 Days)
Arusha, Ngorongoro & Lake Manyara, Serengeti

Family Tour of Kenya
(9 days)
Nairobi, Maasai Mara, Mount Kenya

Belgium & Holland for Families
(7 days)
Brussels & Bruges, Amsterdam

Family Tour of Austria & Germany
(9 Days)
Salzburg, Munich, Baden-Baden

Family Tour of Ireland
(9 Days)
Dublin, Killarney, Adare or Co. Clare, Ashford Castle

Active Family Tour of Sicily
(10 Days)
Sciacca, Agrigento, Noto, Ragusa, Modica, Syracuse, Taormina, Mount Etna

Family Tour of Morocco
(8 Days)
Marrakesh, Atlas Mountains

Family Tour of Kenya & Tanzania
(11 Days)
Nairobi, Maasai Mara, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti

Family Tour of Bali
(8 Days)
Nusa Dua or Jimbaran Bay, Ubud

Family Tour of South Korea
(7 Days)
Seoul, Jeju Island



Australia for Families

(10 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Sydney, Daintree Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef

Australia is a wonderful destination for families. This private family tour of Australia includes private touring, luxury resorts, and family-friendly activities customized to the ages of the travelers, including options such as getting close to koalas and other native animals, sailing in Sydney Harbour, drift snorkeling down a river in the Daintree Rainforest, leaning about indigenous culture; and snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef.

Begin in Sydney, Australia's most beautiful city. Enjoy a private insider tour of the city highlights, including the historic Rocks district, vibrant markets, favorite neighborhoods such as Paddington, the Royal Botanic Garden, Aboriginal art galleries and iconic Bondi Beach. One day, Artisans of Leisure will arrange a private tour of the Sydney Opera House and tickets to a performance. One morning, enjoy an exhilarating Sydney Harbour BridgeClimb experience. One afternoon, take an exclusive private boat ride on Sydney Harbour. During free time, enjoy the city’s sophisticated restaurants, shops and harborside attractions. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can arrange other special interest activities such as a private surfing lesson, a behind-the-scenes wildlife experience, a private tasting tour, kayaking in the harbor and Sydney Skywalk.

Continue to Tropical North Queensland, and stay at Silky Oaks, a luxury lodge in the Daintree Rainforest. During private touring, learn about the unique ecosystem of the ancient tropical rainforest and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take a private boat ride on the Daintree River. Also visit Mossman Gorge, and if desired, enjoy drift snorkeling on the Mossman River. Another day, visit Kuranda and ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Also, enjoy a private Aboriginal craft lesson. Upon request, we can arrange additional activities in the area, such as hot-air balloon rides, sea kayaking along the coast, “breakfast with the birds” at a local wildlife reserve and other family activities, and in-depth tours of the rainforest with a local Aboriginal guide.

Next, spend several days at spectacular Lizard Island, the best luxury resort in the Great Barrier Reef. One day, enjoy a snorkeling excursion to the outer reef. Artisans of Leisure will also arrange a private tour of the island’s coral reef research station. During free time at the resort, enjoy superb cuisine and activities such as snorkeling, swimming, stand up paddleboarding, kayaking, sailing, beach picnics, tennis, motorized dinghy rides, glass-bottom boat rides, nature walks and hikes. Upon request, we can also arrange scuba diving, scuba lessons, sunset cruises, private fishing excursions and more.

Return to Sydney for a final night before your onward flight.

This tour can be further personalized with additional time or destinations in Australia.

 

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Sydney

Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights. Afternoon private Sydney Harbour boat ride

Day 2 Sydney

Full-day private city tour, including private behind-the-scenes Taronga Zoo tour

Day 3 Sydney

Morning Sydney Harbour BridgeClimb or private city touring or activity. Afternoon at leisure. Evening private Sydney Opera House tour, dinner and performance at Opera House

Day 4 Sydney – Cairns – Daintree Rainforest

Private transfer to airport for flight to Cairns. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights with visit to Kuranda en route

Day 5 Daintree Rainforest

Full-day private tour

Day 6 Daintree Rainforest – Cairns – Great Barrier Reef

Private transfer to airport for flight to Lizard Island for 3 nights

Day 7 Great Barrier Reef

Snorkeling excursion to outer reef

Day 8 Great Barrier Reef

Private tour of island's research station and balance of day at leisure at resort

Day 9 Great Barrier Reef – Cairns – Sydney

Transfer to airstrip for flight to Cairns. Private airport connection assistance to flight to Sydney. Private airport transfer to hotel for 1 night

Day 10 Depart Sydney

Private airport transfer


Hotels
Sydney: Park Hyatt Sydney
Daintree Rainforest: Silky Oaks Lodge
Great Barrier Reef: Lizard Island

Cost
$19,865 Per person (based on four travelers/two rooms)
$19,360 Per person (based on three travelers/triple occupancy)
$22,475 Per person (based on two travelers/double occupancy)

Testimonials

We loved every minute of our China trip…The activities for our children were spectacular, and the school visits and home visits were definitely highlights of the trip. Our kids will never forget how much fun they had flying kites on the Great Wall of China!  
~ L.H., Kentfield, CA

We had a wonderful trip to Egypt and Jordan. We were well-cared for at every stop…We were impressed with how knowledgeable the guides are and how accommodating they were to the needs of our three-generation group.
~ L.V. & T.V., New York, NY

Thank you for organizing such a wonderful trip to Italy for our family! Artisans of Leisure makes traveling as a family fun and hassle-free. We can just enjoy our time together creating special memories. We look forward to our next trip with you!
~ P.R., Laguna Niguel, CA

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