10 December 2016

Sydney Tours and Cruises

East Coast Adventure tour - 12 Days

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15 nights fr £3495pp

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East Coast Discovery

Take in Australia's highlights between Sydney and Cairns

Valid for deps 01 Mar - 31 Mar 2017

Other hotels

1 free night

PLUS save £250pp

15 nights fr £3550pp

Includes flights

East Coast Discovery

Take in Australia's costal highlights between Sydney and Cairns

Valid for deps 19 Mar - 19 Mar 2017

Other hotels

1 free night

PLUS save £250pp

15 nights fr £3550pp

Includes flights

East Coast Discovery

Take in Australia's highlights between Sydney and Cairns

Valid for deps 19 Mar - 19 Mar 2017

Other hotels

1 free night

PLUS save £250pp

15 nights fr £3550pp

Includes flights

East Coast Discovery

Take in Australia's highlights between Sydney and Cairns

Valid for deps 19 Mar - 19 Mar 2017

Life's A Beach When You Take a Tour Of Australia's East Coast

Explore Australia’s east coast on this fantastic 12 day tour. You’ll be accompanied by one of our dedicated tour directors as well as a professional driver. See spectacular beaches at Byron Bay, get close to wild dolphins at Tangalooma on Moreton Island and experience the island lifestyle with two nights on Daydream Island. All this, as well as starting your trip in Sydney, visiting the Great Barrier Reef and ending up on the tropical coast of Queensland.

Tour Highlights

  • Sydney    ·
  • Port Macquarie    ·
  • Byron Bay    ·
  • Brisbane    ·
  • Tangalooma    ·
  • Sunshine Coast    ·
  • Fraser Island    ·
  • Rockhampton    ·
  • Airlie Beach    ·
  • Whitsundays    ·
  • Port Douglas    ·
  • Cairns    ·

Full Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Sydney

Be met on arrival in Sydney and transferred to your hotel. Explore this stunning city on a memorable half-day sightseeing coach tour this afternoon, soaking up the famous historic landmarks, including the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. A Taste of Sydney - enjoy uninterrupted 360° city views and delicious cuisine as you head to Sydney Tower for a Welcome Dinner, soaring well above the central business district of Sydney. This iconic venue is the tallest free-standing structure in New South Wales and has been an integral part of the famous Sydney skyline for over 30 years

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Day 2: Sydney- Port Macquarie

After a sumptuous breakfast, your day begins this morning with a drive north across the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge, offering you magnificent views of the stunning harbour. Continuing along, arrive at the beautiful seaside town of Port Macquarie, located on the mid north coast of New South Wales, renowned for its wonderful beaches, scenic hinterland and beautiful waterways. On arrival, enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure to explore your surrounds independently

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Day 3: Byron Bay & Surfers Paradise

Renowned for its surf beaches, Byron Bay is a pretty seaside holiday town that attracts both wealthy city dwellers and bohemian lifestylers. Pass by Cape Byron, before continuing the journey north to the Gold Coast. Perhaps stroll along the famous golden sands of Surfers Paradise Beach as the sun sets before enjoying this evening’s dinner at leisure (own expense).

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Day 4: Brisbane, Australia Zoo, Fraser Island

Depart Brisbane and continue to the Sunshine Coast to visit the world-renowned Australia Zoo. Made famous by the late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, Australia Zoo features a plethora of wild animals from all corners of the globe. From the smallest of reptiles to the largest of mammals, Australia Zoo is home to over 100 different species. Gain an understanding of conservation here. Later, travel north to Fraser Island.

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Day 5: Fraser Island

The largest sand island in the world, Fraser Island is a popular location for spotting Humpback whales as they make their journey north for the winter, between June and November. We discover this beautiful island today with a half-day tour and some time at leisure this afternoon. Perhaps visit the wreck of the Maheno, a Trans-Tasman liner that was driven ashore during a cyclone in 1935. Or, you may prefer to relax on a stretch of white sand with a good book, before donning snorkelling gear to discover one of the islands many freshwater lakes.

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Day 6: Hervey Bay, Rockhampton

A morning cruise takes us across Hervey Bay, back to the mainland, where we rejoin our coach for the journey north. We travel through sugar cane country, crossing some of the many narrow gauge railway lines that transport sugar cane from the field to processing plants in town, an iconic sight of rural Queensland. Later, we arrive in the inland city of Rockhampton, known as the beef capital of Australia.

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Day 7: Rockhampton , Daydream Island

The gateway to the coast and the Outback, Rockhampton, also boasts some of the best provincial gardens in Australia. Enjoy a tour of these beautiful gardens before travelling to Airlie Beach, where we join a cruise through the sparkling Whitsundays to the picturesque resort of Daydream Island

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Day 8: Daydream Island

The whole day is at leisure on Daydream Island today to do as little or as much as you like. Discover the many species of tropical fish by snorkelling off the beach, take a stroll through the tropical jungle to the highest point of the island, relax by one of the many inviting swimming pools or even enjoy some of the available water sports and spa treatments (own expense). Alternatively, enjoy a half-day Whitehaven Beach excursion (own expense, enquire for details

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Day 9: Townsville, Mission Beach

Our journey north continues today with an early morning ferry transfer from Daydream Island to Shute Harbour where we re-board our coach and travel to Townsville. On arrival, enjoy a tour of this tropical city, surrounded by rainforest hinterland and the Great Barrier Reef. Departing Townsville, continue to Mission Beach

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Day 10: Atherton Tablelands, Cairns

Rolling green hills, open farmlands and tropical rainforests define the Atherton Tablelands. The region is part of the Waterfalls Circuit, defined by the magnificent Millaa Millaa Falls, which are some of the most photographed falls in Australia. As you journey towards Cairns, you’ll visit the Curtain Fig tree. Later, board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway in the picturesque village of Kuranda and ride above the treetops to Caravonica Lakes.

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Day 11: Green Island, Farewell Dinner

Tropical and enchanting, Green Island is one of the best destinations on the Great Barrier Reef for viewing the unique species of coral and fish that call the reef home. Whether you’re snorkelling, scuba diving or riding in the comfort of a glass–bottom boat, your morning cruise to Green Island provides plenty of opportunities to make the most of your visit to the reef. This evening, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at Tjapukai by Night. Discover the Dreamtime, take an interactive part in an ancient corroboree then be led along a flame–lit pathway to a dinner showcasing regional food.

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Day 12: Cairns

Your tour concludes today after breakfast. Time for some last minute shopping before being taken to Cairns airport for your onward flight or journey home taking with you a wealth of great memories from this East Coast tour of Australia.

Prices

Premium Touring fr £2684pp

Valid between:

  • 01/04/2015 - 31/03/2017

Rates based on twinshare

Price includes

  • · 11 nights accommodation
  • · 11 breakfasts and 6 dinners
  • · Airport Transfers
  • · Luxury Coach Transportation
  • · Professional Tour Guide
  • · Some excursions

NOT included

  • · Optional excursions
  • · Meals not included on itineraray
  • · Drinks
  • · International & Domestic Flights

International flights not included unless otherwise stated

 
 
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