Queensland Islands & Rainforest tour from $2,325

 

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS

  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide
  • Airport transfers
  • 5 Full buffet breakfasts
  • 1 Lunch
  • 1 Be My Guest dinner
  • 2 Dinners with wine
  • Snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef
Queensland Islands & Rainforest Tour

This bijou tropical escape features sun-drenched white beaches, crystal-clear waters and lush rainforest. Relax on Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays, snorkel on Whitehaven Beach and cruise to the world-renowned Great Barrier Reef.  Stop at Millaa Millaa Falls & the Curtain Fig Tree in World Heritage listed rainforest. Relax in idyllic Mission Beach. Skirt across the treetops on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Venture inland to discover spectacular rainforests and waterfalls, and complete your journey in tropical Cairns.

 

 

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Day 1 – 2  Welcome to Hamilton Island

Day 1: Welcome to Hamilton Island

One of 74 tropical islands that make up the Whitsunday group in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island boasts pristine beaches and a kaleidoscope of coral and marine life. Tonight, meet your Travel Director at a Welcome Reception.

 

Day 2: Hamilton Island

Cruise to Whitehaven Beach and wander in peace along its 7 kms of pure white sand. Or if you’re feeling energetic, take a walk to Hill’s Inlet for views over the Whitsunday islands and the sparkling waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Back on Hamilton Island, the afternoon is yours in this tropical paradise.

Hotel: Reef View Hotel, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 1: Dinner with wine. Day 2: Breakfast

 

Day 3  Hamilton Island – Mission Beach

Take the ferry back to the mainland this morning and continue along the Bruce Highway, stopping off in Townsville with time for a stroll along the Strand with its views to Magnetic Island. Your next destination is Mission Beach, where your accommodation offers superb views over the Coral Sea.

Hotel: Castaways Resort & Spa

Included Meals: Breakfast and dinner with wine

 

Day 4 – 5  Mission Beach – Cairns – Great Barrier Reef

Day 4: Mission Beach – Cairns

Take some time out this morning to wander along the shores of Mission Beach, before setting out on today’s journey to the high tropical plateau of the Atherton Tablelands, where lush rainforests, spectacular waterfalls and peaceful lakes abound. Visit Millaa Millaa Falls and the heritage-listed 500-yearold Curtain Fig Tree, and keep an eye out for the magnificent Ulysses butterfly. Then, enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the local markets, before travelling on to Cairns via the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.

 

Day 5: Great Barrier Reef

Board a high-speed catamaran today and cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef. You’ll have the opportunity to go snorkelling (equipment provided) to view this natural living wonder at first hand, or view the coral and tropical fish from the underwater observatory and semi-submersible craft. Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch on board before you return to Cairns. Be my guest dining experienceThis evening join a family in their Cairns home for a Be My Guest Aussie BBQ dinner. Spend a leisurely evening enjoying an informal chat with the family and learning about life in the tropics.

Hotel: Hilton Hotel Cairns, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 4: Breakfast. Day 5: Breakfast, lunch and Be My Guest dinner

 

Day 6     Farewell from Cairns

Say farewell to your fellow travelers when your holiday comes to an end this morning after breakfast.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Pricing & Departures

From Jul 30, 2018 $2,325
From Sep 22; Oct 22, 2018 $2,325
From Nov 19, 2018 $2,325
From Dec 17, 2018 $2,325

 

From Jan 14; Feb 11; Mar 11, 2019 $2,325
From Apr 8; Jun 3; Jul 1, 29, 2019 $2,395
From  Aug 26; Sep 23; Oct 21; Dec 16, 2019 $2,395
From Jan 13; Feb 10; Mar 9, 2020 $2,395

 

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Notes:
  • Land only package
  • Prices are per person based on double occupancy
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  • Prices in US dollars unless otherwise noted
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