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Sydney to Cairns Northbound

sydney Tours Sydney to Cairns Northbound

Sydney to Cairns Northbound

Take in the iconic sights of Australia’s stunning east coast from the glittering lights of Sydney and vineyards of the Hunter Valley, to the tropical rainforests and pristine waters of Tropical North Queensland.    

  • Style: Guided Small Group Adventure Tour
  • Duration: 14 days/13 nights
  • Starts in: Sydney
Guide Price £3150
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
  • Sydney
  • Newcastle
  • Dorrigo NP
  • Byron Bay
  • Noosa Heads
  • Airlie Beach

Day 1  Sydney    
Arrive in to Sydney and meet your fellow travellers for a welcome meeting.    

Day 2  Sydney to Newcastle    
Depart for the wine region of the Hunter Valley. With a wildlife ranger, head out in search of koalas and kangaroos, before enjoying a gourmet lunch with cheese, wine and chocolate for which this region is famous. Continue to Newcastle to enjoy an evening of live music in a friendly local pub.      

Day 3  Newcastle to Port Macquarie
Enjoy a coastal walk along the scenic Lakes Way and climb up to the lookout for exceptional views across the water. Afterwards, continue to Port Macquarie for a sunset cruise.    

Day 4  Port Macquarie to Dorrigo NP    
Visit the local koala hospital and meet some of the patients before travelling to Dorrigo National Park, famed for its lush rainforest and waterfalls.  

Days 5-6  Dorrigo NP to Byron Bay
After a refreshing dip in the cascading waters of Dangar Falls, travel to the surfer hub of Byron Bay. Visit the local lighthouse sitting on Australia’s most easterly point, perhaps spotting dolphins and whales off the coast. Day 6 is free to explore Byron Bay at leisure.    

Day 7  Byron Bay to Noosa Heads    
Cross the border into Queensland to sun-kissed Noosa. Explore the national park and head to the coast to take in a spectacular sunset, before perhaps enjoying the vibrant nightlife.    

Day 8  Fraser Island    
Discover the world’s largest sand island on a 4WD adventure. Swim in a crystal-clear lake and keep your eyes peeled for the resident dingoes on a nature walk before heading back to Noosa this evening.    

Days 9-10  Noosa Heads to Airlie Beach    
Fly from Brisbane to Proserpine and travel on to Airlie Beach this morning, the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. On day 10, enjoy a leisurely cruise around the Whitsundays and stop at the beautiful Whitehaven Beach.      

Day 11  Airlie Beach to Mission Beach    
Pass through the rolling cane fields en route to Mission Beach, where an afternoon at leisure awaits in this tropical paradise.    

Day 12  Mission Beach to Cairns
Continue your journey north through the wet tropics of Tropical North Queensland. Discover a plunge waterfall and take a dip, visit Lake Eacham and admire the famous Curtain Fig Tree as you pass through the Atherton Tablelands en route to Cairns.

Day 13  The Great Barrier Reef
Cruise the famous Great Barrier Reef and explore this magical underwater world, filled with amazing coral and tropical fish. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner with your fellow travellers.    

Day 14  Cairns    
After breakfast, your tour comes to an end.    

Frequent departures, Jan - Dec 2020.    

Guide Price £3150
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
  • Domestic flight in Australia
  • 13 nights simple accommodation
  • 10 breakfasts, 3 lunches & 3 dinners
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/01/2020 to 31/03/2021. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.

As we can offer you such a flexible choice of flights, we don't include international airfares with our tour prices. The price you pay will be determined by the time of year you travel, your departure airport, airline and availability.

However, to give you a general idea of prices, flights to Sydney currently cost from £745 in Economy, £2,396 in Premium Economy and £4,613 in Business Class

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