10 Day Cairns to Brisbane Tropical Adventure

10 Day Cairns to Brisbane Tropical Adventure

One hot and sultry trip of Australia dedicated entirely to the charms of the East Coast in tropical Queensland. Travel between the modern metropolis of Brisbane and Cairns, our gateway to the world-renowned Great Barrier Reef. Drifting between beaches and the Outback, this is one Australia travel opportunity you don't want to miss!

Tour Highlights

  • Full-day 4WD experience on Fraser Island
  • Overnight sailing in the Whitsunday Islands
  • Visit to stunning Whitehaven Beach
  • Aboriginal Experience at Emu Park
  • 1 Night on tropical Magnetic Island

Tour Info

Code TD-AAISCB
Style
  • Adventure Tour
Duration 10 Days
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Note

Twin and single accommodation upgrades are available on request.

Vehicle Luxury Coach
Suitability 18-39 Years
Start Cairns @ 09.00 am
Finish Brisbane @ 03.00 pm
Travel Insurance Required

Just like a double-shot macchiato in the morning, two days in Cairns will get your heart started. Meet and greet the crew this morning, and get acquainted with some of Cairns' hotspots. This afternoon is free for you to check out some of Cairns' best adventure activities.

* Included today:

-Cairns walking tour

* Optional activities:

-White water rafting

-Horse riding

-Quad biking

-Skydiving

-Bungy jumping

-Zip lining

-Hot air ballooning

Like the thought of spending a whole day exploring the only place in the world nestled between two World Heritage areas? Go on then. Take an optional day trip up to the Daintree Rainforest, or join us on our most popular day trip to the Great Barrier Reef and take home that elusive selfie with a photobombing fish.

*Pre-book your Great Barrier Reef day-trip at the time of booking to secure your spot.

* Meals:

- Breakfast

* Optional activities:

-Great Barrier Reef day trip

-Daintree National Park day trip

Leaving Cairns for Magnetic Island and you have the afternoon to trip around this amazing piece of paradise. Discover secluded beaches, National Park walking trails or just laze by the pool with a cocktail.

* Included today:

- Visit the Big Mango

- Magnetic Island Hopper Pass

* Meals:

- Breakfast

- Dinner

A private tour of the local wildlife park where you can kiss a baby Crocodile, smooch a Blue Tongue Lizard, and even cuddle a Koala*, is included into our morning before we leave the island. Feeling like you need more air in your hair? Leave the bus and board your own private yacht for our overnight sailing trip in the beautiful Whitsunday Islands. Normally a toy for the rich and famous, today it's all yours to learn the ropes while sailing in paradise. Otherwise, relax and let the crew do the work whilst you feast, swim and snorkel

* Included today:

-Private tour of the local wildlife park

-Whitsunday sailing

* Meals:

- Breakfast

- Dinner

Keep those sunglasses on as the blinding white sands of Whitehaven stretch before you like a 7km sea of diamonds and swim with the resident Maori Wrasse at Blue Pearl Bay. Back on board, keep adrift of your seafaring skills by helping to set the sails or steer at the helm, this afternoon set course for our return to land where we'll spend the night in Airlie Beach, pool - shower - dinner - dancing all in that order!

* Included today:

-Whitsunday sailing

-Whitehaven Beach

-Snorkelling

* Meals:

-Breakfast

-Lunch

Get out of the hammock and follow in the footsteps of Captain Cook as we head south to Emu Park. Then spread out on the sand, crack a "cold one"(beer) and confuse yourself with the rules of beach cricket with your mates. Enjoy the Aboriginal experience where you get to learn about totems and artefacts, see some traditional dancing, try your hand at boomerang throwing and make some artwork to take home all before dinner.

* Included today:

-Aboriginal experience and artefact souvenir

* Meals:

-Breakfast

-Dinner

Trade the beach for the bush. Take a selfie as you pass by the Tropic of Capricorn. This afternoon enjoy an authentic outback experience at a 2,500-acre cattle station. Embrace your inner jackaroo and prepare yourself for an adventure-packed afternoon of horse riding, motor biking and cow milking. Or go walkabout on a real Aussie farm to find that right spot for the perfect outback sunset. Enjoy a hearty home cooked farm style dinner before you take to whip cracking and lassoing.

* Included today:

-Farm sunset

-Tropic of Capricorn selfie

* Meals:

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

* Optionals:

-Horse riding

-Motorbike lesson

Wake up and smell the coffee. Kick off your day with a farm breakfast before catching a ferry bound for the UNESCO World Heritage listed, Fraser Island. The world's largest sand island, with the longest beach in Queensland - all 75 Miles (120kms) of it.

* Meals:

- Breakfast

- Dinner

Fraser is literally one huge pile of sand - as if someone dropped the Sahara Desert into the Pacific Ocean and scattered it with dingoes and rainforests. Four-wheel-drive along the beach highway to mingle with the Pinnacles Coloured Sands (considered a place of good luck for the Indigenous Butchulla women), Eli Creek and the Maheno Shipwreck before testing out your stand up paddling skills on the crystal clear waters of Lake McKenzie.

* Included today:

-Fraser Island 4WD tour

-Lake MacKenzie

-Central Station

-Coloured Sands

-Maheno Shipwreck

-Eli Creek

* Meals:

- Breakfast

- Lunch

* Optional activities:

-Scenic flights from the beach

Next stop: BrisVegas (aka Brisbane). Don't let its namesake fool you - there are no late-night wedding chapels in the sunshine state capital. Get your bearings on a walking tour of the city centre, before cruising to the golden sandy beaches of Surfers Paradise. Welcome to the Gold Coast.

* Included today:

-Brisbane city walking tour

Meals:

- Breakfast

INCLUDED

  • 9 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
  • 8 nights in hotels, lodges & cabins and 1 night live-aboard sailing
  • Modern air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi
  • Awesome Trip Leader + Driver

NOTES

  • Accommodation - Quad Share, You may upgrade twin share or Single accommodation. 
  • Group Size -Average 24, maximum 36
  • *Indicates optional activities that are mentioned in the itinerary – these are available at an additional expense and are not included in the trip price, all activities are subject to weather conditions.
  • Itineraries may vary and/or attractions be substituted for any cause including seasonal conditions, weather extremes, traditional owner and national park requirements. 
  • This trip is for active 18-39 year olds.
  • A luggage limit of 20kgs applies