Famiglia Sullivani
Trip to Australia
July, 2008




Due to the loss of Tuesday on our itinerary, the remainder of the trip will vary. Mostly all events will still take place, but the order may change due to time management.

Sunday, July 13, 2008 – Belmont -

6:00pm Ms. Pfeifer arrives at San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
6:30pm Chaperones arrive at San Francisco International Airport
7:00pm Students arrive at San Francisco International Airport (with a sandwich for dinner
– no drink!)
10:40pm Depart San Francisco via Quantas Airlines Flight #74

Monday, July 14, 2008 – in transit -

Cross international date line

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - SYDNEY -

6:30am Arrival in Australia at Sydney International Airport (SYD)
Orientation tour of Sydney including Watson’s Bay
9:50am Arrive Circular Quay Jetty 6
10:00am Magistic Cruise Smart begins
11:00am Cruise concludes
11:10am Depart
11:30am Arrive The Rocks
Explore The Rocks precinct
Lunch [on own]
12:30pm Depart
1:00pm Arrive World Youth Day Registration
1 Grafton Street
Chippendale NSW
Collect Registration and Accreditation Passes
2:15pm Depart
3:00pm Transfer to Barangaroo
4:30pm Attend opening mass for World Youth Day
Dinner (at own convenience)

6:30pm Mass concludes
7:30pm Depart Barangaroo
8:30pm Arrive hotel: Travelodge Blacktown
170 Reservoir Road
+61 2 8822 2000
10:00pm Lights out and go to bed!

Wednesday July 16, 2008- Sydney
8:00am Arrive Sydney Opera House
8:30am Sound check
9:00am Sound check concludes
9:30am Depart Macquarie Street
9:30-2:50 to be announced
2:50pm Arrive Macquarie Street
Move to Opera House security
3:10pm Enter through security at stage door
Move to allocated dressing area
Prepare for performance
4:55pm Perform onstage at Sydney Opera House Concert Hall
5:25pm Performance concludes
5:45pm Depart Opera House
6:30pm Arrive Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour
Dinner: Blackbird Restaurant
Address: Level 1, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney
Telephone: 02 9283 7385
7:30pm Depart restaurant
8:30pm Return to hotel
11:00pm Lights out

Thursday July 17, 2008 - Sydney
9:00am Breakfast at hotel
9:50am Assemble in foyer
10:00am Depart Hotel
11:15am Arrive at Bondi Beach
Explore Bondi beach and take costal walk to Bronte Beach and back
Lunch [on own]
12:45pm Depart Bondi Beach
1:45pm Arrive Barangaroo
2:45pm Papal arrival
6:30pm Depart Barangaroo
7:30pm Return hotel
11:00pm Lights out

Friday July 18, 2008 - Sydney
8:30am Breakfast at hotel
9:20am Assemble in foyer
9:30am Depart Hotel
10:45am Arrive Congress Hall
11:00am Rehearsals with Geoff Bullock
12:30pm Rehearsal concludes
Lunch own arrangements
1:45pm Depart
2:15pm Arrive Paddington Town Hall
2:30pm Rehearsals with Margaret Ulrich and Jackie Love
Ulrich: http://www.margareturlich.com/
Love: http://www.globalspeakers.com.au/viewspeakercomplete.php?id=313
4:00pm Rehearsals conclude
4:10pm Depart
4:45pm Arrive Stations of the Cross Venue
5:00pm Participate in the Stations of the Cross
6:30pm Depart
7:15pm Arrive Dinner: Una’s Café
Address: 340 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst
Phone: 02 9360 6885
8:30pm Depart restaurant
9:30pm Arrive Hotel
10:30pm Lights out

Saturday July 19, 2008 - Sydney
4:30am Wake up call
5:30am Collect breakfast box
6:20am Assemble in foyer
6:30am Depart Hotel
7:30am Arrive Randwick Racecourse
Gate 11 UNSW
Botany Street, Randwick
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randwick_Racecourse - but scroll to “venue”)
Move through security
9:30am Rehearsals and sound check
10:30am Rehearsals conclude
Participate in vigil mass activities
Lunch [on own]
Enjoy Festival entertainment
5:00pm Assemble at performance area
5:27pm MC Intro Serra Chorus!
5:28pm Serra Chorus performs one selection
5:32pm MC Intro Notre Dame Australian Tour Choir!
5:33pm Notre Dame performs one selection
Individual performances from Margaret Ulrich and Jackie Love
Combined performances with Margaret Ulrich, Jackie Love and Geoff Bullock - Great Southland
Combined performances with Geoff Bullock – This Kingdom and Power of Your
6:00pm Performance concludes
7:00pm Vigil Mass
9:00pm Mass concludes
9:45pm Arrive Gate 11 UNSW
Botany Street, Randwick
10:00pm Depart
11:00pm Arrive Hotel
11:30pm Lights out

Sunday, July 20, 2008 – Sydney
5:30am Wake up call
6:00am Collect breakfast box
6:35am Assemble in foyer
6:45am Depart hotel
8:00am Arrive Randwick Racecourse
9:00am Papal motorcade commences
10:00am Papal Mass
12:00pm Angelus (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angelus)
12:15pm Announcement of next WYD venue
12:30pm Youth Festival events commence
Lunch [on own]
2:30pm Assemble at Gate 11
4:35pm Individual Performance in Youth Festival
4:55pm Performance concludes
7:00pm Depart Randwick
8:00pm Arrive dinner: Nick’s Bondi Restaurant
Address: Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach, Syndey
Phone: 02 9365 4122
9:00pm Depart restaurant
10:00pm Arrive Hotel
11:00pm Lights out

Monday, July 21, 2008 – Sydney
9:00am Breakfast
9:50am Assemble in foyer
10:00am Depart Hotel
10:30am Arrive Featherdale Park Wildlife Sanctuary
Address: 217-229 Kildare Road, Doonside
Phone: 612 9622 1644
12:00pm Depart Featherdale
1:00pm Arrive Darling Harbour (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darling_Harbour)
Lunch [on own]
2:30pm Depart Darling Harbour
2:45pm Arrive Paddy’s Market
4:30pm Depart Paddy’s Market
5:00pm Arrive Costello’s Opal Discovery Centre
6:00pm Costello’s Opal Discovery Centre concludes
7:00pm Depart
8:00pm Return to the hotel
11:00pm Lights out

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 – Sydney
9:00am Breakfast
9:50am Assemble in Foyer
10:00am Depart Hotel
The Blue Mountain trip is currently unconfirmed. If they cannot fit us in we will be exploring Sydney and its amazing variety!
11:30am Arrive Leura (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leura)
Lunch [on own]
Continue on to Blue Mountains
See the Three Sisters
Ride the Scenic Railway and Cableway
4:30pm Depart Blue Mountains
5:30pm Arrive hotel
6:00pm Dinner
11:00pm Lights out

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 – Sydney – LAX – SFO
9:00am Breakfast at hotel
Bring luggage to breakfast!
9:50am Assemble in Foyer
10:00am Depart Hotel
11:00am Arrive airport
check in
1:25pm Depart Sydney for Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) via Quantas flight 11

9:45AM Arrive Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
12:25pm Depart LAX for SFO via Southwest Airlines flight 816
1:40pm Arrive SFO

Finlayson AND Sullivan: Wednesday, July 30
1:55pm Depart Sydney for SFO via Quantas flight 73
10:15am Arrive SFO

Email: sterling@famigliasullivani.com