Gold Coast to Cairns
11 Day Package
Explore the lush rainforests of Fraser Island, sail the Whitsundays, discover the Great Barrier Reef and much more!
Reef Suntanner Itinerary:
Day 1 Gold Coast - breakfast is included.
Welcome to the Gold Coast - Relax with a few hours of shopping, thrill your inner adrenalin junkie with a visit to the theme parks, or make some new friends with a visit to Australia Zoo.
Day 2 Gold Coast to Fraser Island - breakfast and dinner included.
Stopping off at Brisbane today, enjoy a walking tour of the city, indulge in a spot of shopping or just relax over a coffee. Passing the Glasshouse mountains before catching the ferry across to Fraser Island, where our stop for the night is.
Day 3 Fraser Island – Great Sandy National Park - breakfast is included.
A World Heritage site and the world’s largest sand island, Fraser Island continues to amaze visitors with its natural beauty. Travel through sand dunes hundreds of metres high, explore rainforests teeming with wildlife. Then join our half-day 4-wheel drive tour that stops at pristine inland lakes ideal for swimming.
Day 4 Fraser Island to Kroombit Park - breakfast and dinner included.
We return to the mainland today, heading for Central Queensland and a taste of “Outback hospitality” on a 10,000 acre working cattle station. Expect to see kangaroos bounding over wide open spaces, with views that stretch on for miles. Perhaps try your luck on the mechanical bull? Then this evening we’ll gather round the campfire and swap stories.
Day 5 Kroombit to Emu Park - breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Try your hand at some optional activities this morning: goat mustering, quad bike riding or trap shooting, before we take off from the farm. Pay a visit to Rockhampton, the beef capital of Australia, before we arrive in the coastal resort town of Emu Park. Swim in the pool, walk along the dazzling beach and prepare yourself for a “reef & beef” dinner.
Day 6 Emu Park to The Whitsundays - breakfast and dinner included.
Today we’re heading for some of the most beautiful islands found anywhere in the world, the Whitsundays. We drive to the lively resort town of Airlie Beach, before boarding the yacht we’ll call home for the next two nights. Prepare to be impressed by the spectacular scenery on show.
Day 7 The Whitsunday Islands - breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
If this isn't truly Paradise, we don't know what is. Sail across azure waters, discovering remote beaches and colourful coral reefs. Soak up the sun, swim in the tropical ocean, take a turn at the helm and indulge in some stargazing by night.
Day 8 The Whitsundays to Cairns - breakfast is included.
Taking our leave from these idyllic islands, we set sail for dry land and Airlie Beach. Then we’ll head north, travelling through Townsville to our final destination of Cairns. Get a feel for the local nightlife with dinner at a local restaurant (own expense) and perhaps a visit to the night markets.
Day 9 Cairns - breakfast is included.
An exhilarating combination of reef meets rainforest, Cairns offers fun for all kinds of visitors. Head into the rainforest, as we visit the nearby village of Kuranda. Then we make our way back to Cairns where we end our voyage together.
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