It's a double whammy this week with David Attenborough heading down under, as well as I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here bringing the Aussie highlights to our screens. Spend 18 days taking in the East Coast with this incredible itinerary. Island hop by yacht through the Whitsunday Islands, zip over dunes in a 4x4 on a remote sand island, sleep on the banks of the Noosa River. Australia’s East Coast possess a truly otherworldly allure, full of rugged landscapes, crashing surf and Indigenous culture stretching back through time. This itinerary allows you to experience an authentic and comprehensive insight into one of the country’s most popular regions. Sample wines in Hunter Valley, snorkel the Whitsundays and catch a few waves, and when you return home and people ask what you did, simply reply ‘ Everything’.
- Noosa Everglades overnight experience
- Sydney orientation walk
- Whitehaven beach visit
- Whitsunday Islands sailing excursion
Day 1 Sydney
Arrive at any time.
Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group
Day 2 Sydney
Enjoy a free day to explore Sydney. Opt to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge, hop on a jet boat ride through the harbour, or chill out at Bondi Beach.
Day 3 Sydney/Tamworth
Travel to the Hunter Valley for a wine tutorial before continuing on to Tamworth for a taste of Australian country living.
Your Hands-On Moment Wine Tutorial
Breakfast | Dinner
Day 4 Tamworth/Yamba
Travel over the Great Dividing Range to Yamba, a quaint beach town. Go for a swim at the beach, relax, and enjoy the view.
Day 5 Yamba/Byron Bay
Continue up the coast to Byron Bay, an alternative hippie paradise. Hit the beach and enjoy an included surf lesson.
Your Hands-On Moment Surfing Lesson
Day 6 Byron Bay
Enjoy free time to hit the beach, get a massage, or try sea kayaking.
Your Discover Moment
Day 7 Byron Bay/Brisbane
Travel north, and opt for a night out in Queensland's capital.
Day 8 Brisbane/Noosa Everglades
Set off to the Noosa Everglades for an evening surrounded by stunning wilderness.
Breakfast | Lunch
Day 9 Noosa Everglades/Fraser Island
Travel by private vehicle and ferry to reach Fraser Island, the world's largest sand island. Explore the island by 22-seat 4x4 truck.
Day 10 Fraser Island/Airlie Beach
Enjoy a morning of exploring by 4x4 to hit the remainder of Fraser Island's highlights, before hopping an overnight train north to Airlie Beach.
Breakfast | Lunch
Day 11 Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands
Embark on a 3-day maxi yacht sailing adventure. Enjoy beach visits, island bush walks, and time to snorkel the reefs. Anchor off of secluded tropical islands at night.
Day 12 Whitsunday Islands
Hike to an island lookout over Whitehaven Beach, known for its stunning white sand, then enjoy free time on the famous beach. Learn about community efforts to protect and restore coral in the Great Barrier Reef before heading out to snorkel over a Planeterra-supported coral garden. Anchor off of a secluded tropical island at night.
Your G for Good Moment Reef Ecologic Coral Restoration
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Day 13 Whitsunday Islands/Airlie Beach
Continue sailing through the gorgeous backdrop of the Whitsunday Islands. Sail to the resort town of Airlie Beach for a night on the town.
Day 14 Airlie Beach/Cairns
Admire the scenery on the train north to Cairns.
Day 15 Cairns
Enjoy a free day to visit the Great Barrier Reef or get the adrenaline pumping by whitewater rafting or bungee jumping. Cap it all off with a Big Night Out in Cairns.
Your Big Night Out Moment | Your Discover Moment
Day 16 Cape Tribulation
Depart early and head north. Learn about the flora and fauna with local Aboriginals, before exploring Daintree National Park.
Day 17 Cape Tribulation/Yungaburra
Enjoy free time in the morning to further explore the rainforest or chill out poolside. Head towards Yungaburra in the Atherton Tablelands for the night, and enjoy additional free time to explore the area.
Day 18 Yungaburra/Cairns
Stop at Lake Eacham, a volcanic crater lake, before continuing on to visit some of the waterfalls in the Atherton Tablelands, including Josephine Falls and the famous Millaa Millaa Falls. Later, go for a swim in the waters of Babinda Boulders before travelling back to Cairns where the tour ends upon arrival.
Meals included: Breakfast
· Your G for Good Moment: Reef Ecologic Coral Restoration, Whitsunday Islands
· Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
· Your Hands-On Moment: Wine Tutorial, Hunter Valley
· Your Hands-On Moment: Surfing Lesson, Byron Bay
· Your Discover Moment: Byron Bay
· Your Discover Moment: Cairns
· Your Big Night Out Moment: Cairns
· Sydney orientation walk
· Fraser Island 4x4 excursion
· Entrance fees to Cooloola Recreation Area and Fraser Island in Great Sandy National Park
· Noosa Everglades overnight experience
· Noosa Everglades canoeing excursion
· Whitsunday Islands sailing excursion (3 days)
· Whitehaven Beach visit
· All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
· Train, maxi yacht, private vehicle, 4x4 vehicle, ferry
Flights are not included, please speak to your Personal Travel Consultant for more information.
When can I go?
This offer is based on departing on 19th April 2020. For alternative dates, please speak to your Personal Travel Consultant.
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