14 Day Cairns to Sydney Island Suntanner

14 Day Cairns to Sydney Island Suntanner

When it comes to awesome natural attractions, golden beaches and pristine waterways, Australia's popular east coast has the lot. Travelling from Cairns to Sydney - this is the perfect holiday to kick back, relax and enjoy the ride!

Tour Highlights

  • Full-day 4WD experience on Fraser Island
  • Overnight sailing in the Whitsunday Islands
  • Visit to stunning Whitehaven Beach
  • Unique wine tasting experience in the stunning Hunter Valley
  • Surf lesson at Our Surf Lodge
  • Aboriginal Experience at Emu Park
  • 1 Night on tropical Magnetic Island

Tour Info

Code TD-AAISCS
Style
  • Adventure Tour
Duration 14 Days
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Note

From 1st of April 2016 Adult 2995 - ( discounted rate now $2606)

Twin or Double - $3425 ( discounted rate now $2990)

Single supplement - $4280 ( discounted rate NOW $3600)

Vehicle Modern Air-conditioned Vehicle
Suitability 18-39 Years
Start Cairns @ 02.00 pm
Finish Sydney @ 06.30pm
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.

Included today:

-Brisbane city walking tour

Meals:

- Breakfast

Leave the Gold Coast glitz behind you as we head to Springbrook National Park and its major draw card, Natural Bridge. Next, swap the national park for surf vibes in Byron - where you can burn incense, sip chai, become a yoga teacher and win cash for being a Cheeky Monkey all in one day.

Included today:

-Springbrook National Park

Meals:

- Breakfast

Anti-McDonald's and anti-anything mass produced (but pro juice bars, beer gardens and beards), Byron is glitzy on the outside but small town-hearted underneath. Hit the shops, paddle a sea kayak, or watch whales breach from the Lighthouse in winter. This is the town where peace and tranquillity go to relax. You should too. Or jump out of a plane. Byron doesn't care as long as you're happy.

Included today:

-Byron Bay highlights walking trip

Meals:

- Breakfast

Optional activities:

-Dolphin kayaking

-Skydiving

-Scuba diving

-Surf lessons

Let the wave chasing begin as we cruise down the coast to the surfing mecca of Crescent Head. Grab some BBQ lunch before we hit the beach for a private surf lesson on one of the best surfers in the world. Here's your chance to become a bona fide surf master. Kelly Slater, who?

Included today:

-Visit the Big Banana

-Surf lesson

Meals:

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

Try a barrel of a different kind and dip your toes into an oak barrel (literally) in the Hunter Valley today. Swill some vino and taste some of the best grapes in the country before we roll onto the hustle and bustle of Sydney.

Included today:

-Wine tasting and grape stomping

Meals:

- Breakfast

Included

  • 13 breakfasts (B), 4 lunches (L),6 dinners (D)
  • 12 nights in hotels, lodges and cabins and 1 night 'liveaboard' sailing
  • Escorted services of a fully trained  Trip Leader and Driver
  • Modern air-conditioned coach 

Note

  • Quad Share- Accommodation, Twin/Double or Single upgrades are available on request. 
  • Group Size Average 15, maximum 36
  • Optional activities are available 
  • Pick up at Hide Hotel 02.00 pm  Drop off at Wake up Hostel Sydney at 06.30 pm 
  • This trip is for active 18-39 year olds.
  • Travel Insurance is strongly recommended for all travellers on all trips.
  • A luggage limit of 20kgs applies
  • Itineraries may vary and/or attractions be substituted for any cause including seasonal conditions, weather extremes, traditional owner and national park requirements. See terms and conditions for full details.