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Beaches & Reefs - Sydney to Cairns
Enjoy the big cities and hit the coast heading to the beautiful Whitsundays to relax. Enjoy all that the Aussie East Coast can offer in a tour packed full of highlights.
- Style: Group Journey
- Duration: 14 days/13 nights
- Starts in: Sydney
Guide Price £1825
- Byron Bay
- Fraser Island
Day 1 Sydney
Meet up with your fellow travellers and enjoy a city tour of Sydney’s highlights.
Day 2 Blue Mountains
Head into the majestic Blue Mountains for a spectacular day exploring this incredible natural wonder. Marvel at the Three Sisters and head over to Jamison Ridge for breathtaking views across the valley.
Day 3 Sydney
Enjoy a free day today in Sydney and perhaps explore the nearby wine regions, or take to the water in a sunset cruise around the harbour.
Day 4 Sydney to Byron Bay
Jump on a plane to Australia’s most easterly point, Byron Bay. Drop the bags at the hostel and hit the beach to try the ultimate Aussie pastime, surfing!
Day 5 Byron Bay
Start your day right with optional yoga on the beach. Roam the myriad of sublime organic cafes laid out throughout the town in search for the best smashed ‘avo’ before spending the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 6 Byron Bay to Noosa
Travel along the scenic coastline to the quaint town of Noosa, nestled on the edge of the Everglades. Stop off at a working farm en route and sample some traditional Australian food and get up close to koalas, kangaroos and crocodiles at the Currumbin Wildlife Centre.
Day 7 Fraser Island
Head out to the outstanding sand island, Fraser Island. Littered with towering sand dunes, crystal clear lakes and dense rainforest, this will surely be a day to remember. Cruise along the world’s longest sand highway and spot wild Dingoes lurking in the bushes nearby.
Day 8 Noosa to Whitsundays
Hop on a plane and head up to the crystal waters of the Whitsundays. Immerse yourself in this tropical paradise and explore the endless cafes, bars and ocean views.
Day 9 Whitsundays
With 74 pristine islands and the impossibly beautiful Whitehaven Beach on your doorstep, head out to the water and explore this stunning marine haven.
Day 10 Whitsundays to Cairns
Embark on a scenic train journey to Cairns and stay at the famous Gilligan’s hostel, right in the centre of town. From bars to the lagoon, Cairns is buzzing with life.
Day 11 Cairns
Discover aboriginal culture with a Dreamtime walk at Tjapukai and then perhaps indulge your inner adrenaline junkie with a bungee jump or go white water rafting.
Day 12 Cairns
Enjoy a free day today in Cairns, perhaps head out the Great Barrier Reef and marvel at the plethora of colourful marine life.
Day 13 Cairns
The tour comes to an end today, perhaps travel into the lush rainforest at Kuranda before you leave.
Departs:Selected departures Apr - Dec 2020 & Jan - Mar 2021.
- 12 nights hostel accommodation
- Journey by flights, trains and coach
- 12 breakfast, 1 lunch & 1 dinner
- International flights
Please Note:Optional Excursions: payable locally through your tour director.
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However, to give you a general idea of prices, flights to Sydney currently cost from £744 in Economy, £1,562 in Premium Economy and £2,814 in Business Class
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