10 Day Brisbane to Cairns Tropical Adventure

10 Day Brisbane to Cairns 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-AAISBC
Style
  • Bus Tour
Duration 10 Days
Departures
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Vehicle Modern Air-conditioned Vehicle
Suitability 18-39 Years
Start Brisbane @ 01.00 pm
Finish Cairns @ 05.00 pm
Travel Insurance Required

***We ask that you have packed a small overnight bag to take to Fraser Island with you as luggage space is limited. Pack items like swimmers, beach towel, chargers, hat, sunscreen, camera, jacket, toiletries, sandals/flip flops and casual clothes for 2 days.***

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 catching a ferry bound for UNESCO World Heritage listed, and the world's largest sand island Fraser Island.

* Included today:

-Brisbane city walking tour

* 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. Included 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

Live like a local family with a home-cooked meal and cattle station visit. Think dusty plains and wide open spaces - this is the Oz that people dream of. Go walkabout on a real Aussie farm to find that right spot for the perfect outback sunset and enjoy a hearty home cooked farm-style dinner.

* Included today:

-Farm sunset

* Meals:

- Breakfast

- Dinner

Embrace your inner jackaroo and prepare for horse riding, motorbiking, whip cracking and lassoing. Then leave the campfire to follow in the footsteps of Captain Cook as we head back to the coast for Emu Park. Take a selfie as you pass into the Tropic of Capricorn. 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.

* Included today:

-Aboriginal experience and artefact souvenir

* Meals:

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

* Optional activities:

-Horse riding

-Motorbike lesson

***We ask that you have packed a small overnight bag to take onboard with you as space on the overnight sailing is limited. Pack items like swimmers, beach towel, chargers, hat, sunscreen, camera, jacket, toiletries, sandals/flip flops and casual clothes for 3 days.***

Feeling like you need more air in your hair? Leave the bus and board your own private yacht for our overnight (2 day, one night) 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. More of a land-lover? Take the diva option and let the crew do the work whilst you feast, swim and snorkel.

* Included today:

-Overnight sailing

Please note that the twin / double / or single upgrade is not applicable to the Overnight Sailing in the

Whitsunday Islands. This has not been included in when upgrade rates were calculated.

* 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 as we set course for land. Later 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:

-Whitehaven Beach

-Snorkelling

-Whitsunday sailing

Meals:

- Breakfast

- Lunch

Leaving the Whitsundays 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:

-Big Mango

-Magnetic Island Hopper Pass

-Bush walking

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. We'll pass palm tree lined streets this afternoon as we make our way into Cairns, nestled between the Coral Sea and the Great Dividing Range.

Included today:

-Private tour of the local wildlife park

Meals:

-Breakfast

Optional Activities:

-Cuddle a koala

The only place in the world nestled between two World Heritage areas. And you've got two days to take it all in. Why not start with an optional Great Barrier Reef trip? It's like a kid's gone crazy with their paint set down there! Snorkel or scuba to get 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

Ramp up the adventure metre today's optionals. You could be paddling the rapids of the Tully River, zip lining over a crocodile or getting an aerial view of the tropics by plummeting towards it. There's hot air ballooning, horse riding and bungee jumping...or just kick back with a coconut.

Meals:

- Breakfast

Optional activities:

-White water rafting

-Horse riding

-Quad biking

-Skydiving

-Bungy jumping

-Daintree National Park day trip

-Zip lining

-Hot air ballooning

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

  • Group Size Average 24, maximum 36
  • Transport Modern air-conditioned vehicles
  • This is age restricted tour, suitable for 18 to 39 Years old passengers. 
  • 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.  
  • No Hotel pick up only one meeting point for this tour.

Accommodation upgrade

  • same gender multi shared accommodations are included in the tour price , you may opt to upgrade twin share or single room.