Kathy Loper presents

    Australia's Gold Coast Marathon Tour
            June 27 - July 13, 2008


Australia's Gold Coast Marathon/ Half Marathon/ 10K
with Kathy Loper and Kurt Bodmer
includes:  Sydney, Great Barrier Reef, Ayers Rock - 16 Days


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Great Barrier Reef

Michaelmas Cay

Gold Coast Basic and Short Tours Include:

  • Trans-Pac air fare non-stop to/from Sydney on Qantas Airways, coach class. Includes weekend surcharge.
  • Intra-Australia air fare, i.e. Sydney - Gold Coast and Brisbane-Cairns-Ayers Rock-Sydney, coach class.
  • 14 nights accommodations for basic tour (8 nights accommodations for short tour) at First Class Hotels as shown, basis sharing double/twin room.
  • Full Buffet Breakfast daily at hotels/resorts.
  • Special Lunches and Dinners as shown.
  • In-flight meals at appropriate meal hours.
  • Group transfers from/to airports, including baggage handling at hotels (1 piece pp).
  • Sightseeing and excursions as shown, including entrance fees to places visited.
  • English-speaking local driver-guides.
  • 10% Australia Goods and Services tax on included services.
  • Tipping to local driver-guides on included services.
  • Earn American Airlines miles on Qantas miles flown. 50% of Qantas miles flown in Coach.
  • Gold Coast Marathon/Half Marathon/10K official Registration Fee which includes: course marshals all along the run route, refreshment and water stations, finisher medal, certificate, etc., as well as special Pasta Loading Dinner.
    Note: We will automatically register you for the event.
  • Timing chip which must be returned at the end of the race.
  • City maps and shopping information.
Official race website: www.goldcoastmarathon.com.au.

Castaway Island
snorkeling in Fiji

Optional Fiji 4-Day Extension to Basic Tour includes:

  • Air stopover in Fiji.
  • 4 nights at Deluxe Westin Resort & Spa basis sharing room, Ocean View Room.
  • Buffet breakfast daily.
  • Day Tour to Castaway Island by express boat and seaplane, including buffet lunch.
  • Airport/pier transfers.
  • Late hotel check-out on departure day.
  • Welcome Drink and Farewell Drink by Sunset Pool Bar.
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Not included in Tours or Options:

  • Fuel surcharge and US and overseas International airport taxes (amounts fluctuate).
  • Australia Visa Fee of $25 (we will process for you electronically).
  • Tips to driver/guides on Optional Tours.
  • Items of personal nature, and any items not specifically listed as included herein.
Inoculations: None required.
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