Australian Adventure Vacation, Brisbane, Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest from $2,199 USD


  • 2 nights Brisbane
  • 2 nights Tangalooma Island Resort, Moreton Island
  • 4 nights at Shantara Resort Port Douglas
  • Great Barrier Reef snorkeling cruise
  • Walkabout Cultural Adventures – Full-day Daintree Rainforest tour
  • Hot air balloon ride in Port Douglas
  • Private airport transfers
Australian Adventure vacation

Explore the Great Barrier Reef, the magical Daintree Rainforest,  hand-feed dolphins and much more during this Australian Adventure! Spend 2 nights in Brisbane, explore the city on your own, stay 2 nights at Tangalooma Island Resort. Enjoy beautiful views of the beach and Moreton Bay, hand feed bottle nose dolphins and more! Then head to the Great Barrier Reef and stay 4 nights, explore the ancient Daintree Rainforest, take a hot air balloon ride or just relax at the resort.










Day 1
Welcome to Australia! Arrive into Brisbane and enjoy a private transfer to your fabulous hotel on the banks of the Brisbane River. This evening is at your leisure to relax, shake off your jet lag, and dine at one of the many trendy and delectable restaurants in town.
4-star hotel in Brisbane


Day 2
Today is yours to explore Brisbane at your own pace. Combine art and outdoor adventure on the banks of the Brisbane River, where cultural institutions and restaurants meet riverside gardens and a gorgeous lagoon. Take a paddlesteamer ride along the river, ferry over to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, soak up some sun on man-made beaches, or stroll through the City Botanic Gardens.
4-star hotel in Brisbane


Day 3
A private taxi and exhilarating, 75-minute catamaran ride bring you to Tangalooma Island Resort, where wine and chocolates are awaiting you in your room. Located on Moreton Island, this resort boasts fabulous views of Moreton Bay, beautiful beaches just a short walk away, and amazing animal encounters that are simply part of the everyday experience. Once you’ve settled in, take advantage of your gorgeous surroundings by hiring bicycles, strolling along the beach, or taking an ATV tour.
Tangalooma Island Resort


Day 4
Today is yours to spend at your leisure, doing as much or as little as you like. The top attraction at Tangalooma is the wild dolphin feeding experience—it’s one of the only places in the world where you can hand-feed a pod of wild dolphins! You can also snorkel at a coral-filled shipwreck, take a helicopter excursion over the island, go on a whale watching cruise, try your hand at sand surfing, and much more.
Tangalooma Island Resort


Day 5
Another catamaran ride and private car will bring you to the Brisbane airport today. Take a short flight to Cairns and enjoy a private transfer to the beautiful Shantara Resort Port Douglas. Make yourself at home and enjoy 4 fabulous nights in Port Douglas, where 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites meet: the Great Barrier Reef and the ancient Daintree Rainforest.
Shantara Resort Port Douglas


Day 6
Get ready for the experience of a lifetime: exploring the Great Barrier Reef! Quicksilver’s wave-piercing catamarans and friendly crew will take you to a reef at the very edge of Australia’s Continental Shelf. You can choose to dive, snorkel, or stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a Quicksilver semi-sub, just 1 meter underwater. Time to cross the Great Barrier Reef off your bucket list!
Shantara Resort Port Douglas


Day 7
Today, you have the chance to enjoy a truly unique cultural experience with an Aboriginal guide as you explore the ancient Daintree Rainforest (at 135 million years old, it was around before the dinosaurs!). See living examples of ancient plants you’ll find nowhere else and learn about the intimate relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land. You’ll also stop at a secluded swimming spot and try your hand at spear fishing for crabs.
Shantara Resort Port Douglas

Day 8
Rise early this morning for a fabulous hot air balloon ride in the morning light. After your hour-long balloon ride (with complimentary digital photos), enjoy a gourmet beachside breakfast complete with sparkling wine. The rest of the afternoon is free to soak up some sun on Four Mile Beach, enjoy the hip cafes and restaurants in town, or simply relax at your resort.
Shantara Resort Port Douglas

Day 9
It’s time to say goodbye to Australia! Enjoy a private transfer to the airport, where you’ll begin your journey home.




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