East Coast Adventure – Sydney to Cairns from $4,195


  • 20 meals
  • 12 nights premium accommodations
  • All airport transfers
  • Sightseeing tours & cruises
  • Entrance fees as specified
  • Special Welcome & Farewell Dinners
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach travel
  • Tour Director & Experienced Driver
East Coast Adventure – Sydney to Cairns

Get ready for a 13 day adventure of the East Coast from Sydney to Cairns, with two nights at Fraser and a two night stay at Daydream Island. Arrive in Sydney and enjoy a special Welcome Dinner with 360° city views at Sydney Tower. Visit world-renowned Australia Zoo, Stay at the picturesque Daydream Island Resort and Spa, ride over the rainforest aboard the Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, or stroll through the enchanting underwater observatory! The highlight is to cruise, swim and snorkel the Great Barrier Reef. This trip covers everything and more! Perfect for getting to know the eastern coast of Australia.


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Day 1: Arrive Sydney

Your holiday begins in the stunning city of Sydney with a sightseeing tour. This evening, enjoy uninterrupted 360° city views and delicious cuisine as you head to Sydney Tower for a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Sydney, Parl Royal Darling Harbour; Dinner included.

Day 2: Sydney, Gold Coast

Enjoy some leisure time this morning before being transferred to Sydney airport. Fly to the Gold Coast and transfer to the hotel.

Stay: Two Nights: Gold Coast, Mantra on View

Daily: Breakfast

Day 3: Gold Coast

After breakfast this morning, spend the day at leisure exploring beautiful Surfers Paradise. Perhaps wander downtown or walk along the golden sands of Surfers Paradise Beach.

Breakfast included.


Day 4: Gold Coast, Australia Zoo, Noosa

Visit Australia Zoo, made famous by the late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin.

Depart Surfers Paradise and head to the Sunshine Coast. Then Continue to Noosa for the night.

Breakfast & Dinner included.


Day 5: Noosa, Fraser Island

Reach the beautiful World Heritage-listed Fraser Island.

Spend some time this morning exploring Noosa before travelling north. Reach the beautiful World Heritage-listed Fraser Island.

Stay: Two Nights: Fraser Island, Kingfisher Bay Resort

Daily: Breakfast & Dinner


Day 6: Fraser Island

Today you’ll discover this beautiful island with a half-day guided tour. Then, with an afternoon at leisure, perhaps visit the historic wreck of the Maheno – a Trans-Tasman liner that was driven ashore during a cyclone in 1932. Alternatively, make the most of the island’s many walking tracks, or simply relax on a peaceful stretch of white sand with a good book.

Daily: Breakfast


Day 7: Fraser Island, Rockhampton

This morning, enjoy a ferry crossing to picturesque Hervey Bay while keeping an eye out for marine-life. Rejoin your coach for the journey north, travelling through sugar cane country. Later, arrive in the inland city of Rockhampton, known as the beef capital of Australia, farming more than 2.5 million head of cattle within a 250-kilometre radius of the city. Wide streets and fine Victorian architecture reflect the region’s wealthy 19th-century gold and copper mining boom, as well as the successful cattle industry.

Stay: Rockhampton, Central Park Motel

Daily: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 8: Rockhampton, Daydream Island

Stay at the picturesque resort of Daydream Island. In the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, this small island is one of the only inhabited islands in the Whitsundays.

Travel to Airlie Beach where you’ll board a ferry for your journey through the Whitsunday Islands.

Stay: Two Nights: Daydream Island Resort and Spa

Daily: Breakfast & Dinner


Day 9: Daydream Island

See nature at its best on a stunning journey to the pristine sands of Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island.

Today is yours to spend at leisure on spectacular Daydream Island. Perhaps snorkel off the beach and discover the region’s many species of tropical fish; stroll through the rainforest; or simply take the time to relax by one of your resort’s swimming pools.

Daily: Breakfast


Day 10:  Daydream Island, Townsville, Mission Beach

Transfer from Daydream Island to Port of Airlie and re-board your coach and travel to Townsville. On arrival, enjoy a tour of this tropical city, surrounded by rainforest and the world-famous Great Barrier Reef. Depart Townsville for beautiful Mission Beach.

Stay: Mission Beach, Castaways Resort & Spa

Daily: Breakfast & Dinner


Day 11: Mission Beach, Atherton Tablelands, Cairns

Rolling green hills, open farmland and tropical rainforest characterise the Atherton Tablelands, which form part of the Great Dividing Range. Surrounded by tranquil rainforest, experience the peaceful oasis of Millaa Millaa Falls. You’ll also visit the Curtain Fig Tree, a unique example of nature’s unpredictability and wonder.

Stay: Two Nights: Pullman Cairns International

Daily: Breakfast

Insider Experience: Arrive in Cairns this afternoon and enjoy views of the lush mountain-scape from your spacious room at the Pullman Cairns International.


Day 12: Great Barrier Reef

Cruise from Cairns by catamaran to Reef Magic’s exclusive activity platform and enjoy hours amid the colourful coral and marine-life.


Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at Tjapukai by Night.

Discover Dreamtime stories and take part in a corroboree.

Daily: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 13: Port Douglas, Depart Cairns

Drive to Port Douglas for a tour. Later, transfer to the airport.

Daily: Breakfast

Pricing & Departures


Dates from
Sep 6; Oct 4, 2020 $4,195
Nov 1, 2020 $4,195
Jan 10, 2021 $4,195
Feb 7; Mar 7, 2022 $4,195
Additional travel dates are available, call a Travel Team Agent at 1-800-788-0829

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