Queensland Outback, Coast & Caves


    enquire now From NZD $5,214 pp twinshare
    Terms & Conditions apply

    To/From: Cairns Return
    Duration: 8 Nights/ 9 days
    Departures: 12 Aug & 07 Oct 2021
    From Price: AU$4,849pp *Share twin

    PACKAGE HIGHLIGHTS/INCLUSIONS:
    • Kuranda Village visit with free time and Sky rail tour
    • Twilight tour and welcome dinner at the Cairns Aquarium
    • Full day locally guided cruise of Frankland Island with
    snorkelling on Great Barrier Reef
    • Behind the scenes at Cairns Aquarium
    • Scenic waterfront dinner in Cairns
    • Lunch at the Millaa Millaa Falls Teahouse
    • Visit to Big Millstream Falls in Millstream National Park
    • Full day locally guided tour of Undara including Lava Tubes
    • Unique accommodation at Undara Resort
    • Evening campfire experience at Undara with BBQ dinner
    • Chillagoe National Park limestone cave tour
    • Dinner & star gazing at the Observatory at Chillagoe Eco Lodge
    • Locally guided tour of Royal Arch Caves
    • Tour and tasting at Jacques Coffee Plantation
    • Traditional country pub lunch in Mareeba
    • Mango wine tasting and discussion at Golden Drop Winery
    • Two-night stay in luxurious Peppers Beach Club, Port Douglas
    • Full day locally guided Daintree Rainforest tour
    • Dreamtime Gorge Walk and lunch at Mossman Gorge
    • Farewell dinner at waterfront restaurant, Cairns

    ITINERARY
    DAY 1 – CAIRNS: Enjoy an afternoon exploring Kuranda Village with an included Sky rail journey over the stunning rainforest. You then depart for an evening guided behind the scenes tour of the Cairns Aquarium, where you will enjoy a relaxed dinner and see some captivating
    creatures from The Great Barrier Reef. (D) Overnight: Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort

    DAY 2 – CAIRNS. EXCURSION TO FRANKLAND ISLAND: Cruise down the Mulgrave River on calm waters. From the mouth of the river it’s
    only a short 10km to the pristine Frankland Island which is home to a diverse array of marine life being a natural wildlife haven. (B,L,D)
    Overnight: Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort

    DAY 3 – CAIRNS TO UNDARA: This evening marvel at the golden sunset with sparkling wine and cheese while you hear stories of the local
    land from your Savannah Guide. (B,L,D) Overnight: Undara Resort

    DAY 4 – UNDARA: Wake up this morning to bird song and discover the natural geological wonders of the lava tubes by day with your full
    day guided tour with a local Savannah Guide. Tonight, enjoy an outback BBQ and later sit around the campfire and enjoy some country
    entertainment from your Savannah Guide. (B,L,D) Overnight: Undara Resort

    DAY 5 – UNDARA TO CHILLAGOE: After a leisurely morning at Undara you head north towards the township of Chillagoe. You will discover
    more secrets of the outback with a visit to the Chillagoe Observatory for some spectacular stargazing under the clear outback skies. (B,L,D)
    Overnight: Chillagoe Eco Resort

    DAY 6 – CHILLAGOE TO PORT DOUGLAS: This morning you visit the stunning limestone karst caves within the Chillagoe National Park. On
    your way back to the coast you stop at Mareeba to visit a coffee plantation and learn about the harvesting and roasting of the iconic coffee
    bean. (B,L,D) Overnight: Peppers Beach Club Port Douglas

    DAY 7 – PORT DOUGLAS – DAINTREE RAINFOREST: Cross the “Mighty Daintree River” on a cable ferry to the Daintree National Park and
    travel to Cooper Creek for a leisurely and informative croc cruise! Take a walk along the picturesque Thornton Beach before lunch at a local
    outdoor restaurant. (B,L,D) Overnight: Peppers Beach Club Port Douglas

    DAY 8 – PORT DOUGLAS TO CAIRNS: This morning you visit Mossman Gorge where you’ll experience a Dreamtime Walk with a member of
    the local indigenous community. enjoy traditional bush tea and damper. Return to Cairns for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant. (B,L,D)
    Overnight: Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort

    DAY 9 – CAIRNS: Your tour ends today with a transfer to the airport. (B)

    Thursday Island Extension—3 Nights/4 days—Cairns Return

    Departure: 20th August 2021 (Extension to Outback, Coast & Caves 12AUG departure)
    3 Breakfasts (B), 3 Lunches (L), 3 Dinners (D)
    Price from AU$2,599

    Itinerary:

    DAY 1 (9) – CAIRNS TO THURSDAY ISLAND: Fly to Australia’s northernmost point to Horn Island. Upon arrival visit the Torres Strait Heritage Museum and
    hear stories about the WWII on a guided base tour. After a relaxed lunch you will board a ferry for a scenic transfer across to Thursday Island. (B,L,D)
    Overnight: Thursday Island Motel

    DAY 2 (10) – THURSDAY ISLAND TO CAPE YORK: Today you take an early ferry ride to the tip of Australia and you will enjoy a full day touring in Cape York
    with its stunning tropical landscapes. In the afternoon you return to Thursday Island for a final group dinner. (B,L,D)
    Overnight: Thursday Island Motel

    DAY 3 (11) – THURSDAY ISLAND TO FRIDAY ISLAND: After a relaxed morning we take a ferry to Friday Island for guided tour of the Kazu Pearl Farm which
    is the last remaining pearl farm in Queensland. On return to Thursday Island you have the option to join a visit to a local design studio or spend the afternoon at leisure before your leisurely group dinner. (B,L,D) Overnight: Thursday Island Motel

    DAY 4 (12) – THURSDAY ISLAND TO CAIRNS: After breakfast take a final scenic ferry ride across the turquoise waters to Horn Island for your return flight
    back to Cairns, where your tour concludes. (B)
    Thursday Island Extension—3 Nights/4 days—Cairns Return
    PACKAGE HIGHLIGHTS/INCLUSIONS:
    • Locally guided tour of WWII Base and Torres Strait Heritage Museum
    • Scenic Ferry journeys between islands
    • Tour of Thursday Island with local guide
    • 3-night stay at the scenic Thursday Island Motel Torres Strait
    • Full day Kazu Pearl farm tour with a delectable Japanese lunch
    • Full day locally guided tour of Cape York with picnic lunch
    • Special farewell dinner at the Grand Hotel Thursday Island

    Terms & Conditions: Package fares are AUD, per person, share twin, based on current promotional fares which are subject to change without notice. Package is subject to availability at the time of booking. Refer to full quote for detailed terms & conditions.

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