Tour Code: TQ9R

Travelmarvel East Coast Adventure 9 days Cairns to Brisbane

Join Travelmarvel for 9 days as you discover the Tropical Far North of Cairns and Port Douglas. Cruise, swim and snorkel the Great Barrier Reef before visiting the stunning Queensland Islands of Daydream and Fraser Island.


Tour Highlights:

  • Tour Rockhampton
  • Cruise through the sparkling Whitsundays to Daydream Island
  • Be revitalised by the sheer natural beauty of Fraser Island
  • Take part in a traditional corroboree and indulge in delicious regional delicacies at Tjapukai
  • Ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway over Cairns

Tour Points

Accomodation: Stay in superior accommodation throughout Australia
Bring: Camera, hat, water bottle, walking shoes, swimwear
Inclusions: 1 Feature Dinner

Meals:

Breakfasts:8
Lunches:1
Dinners:4


Tour Information

Day 1. Arrive Cairns, Port Douglas
Be met on arrival in Cairns and head north to the coastal town of Port Douglas for a tour. This patch of paradise is the meeting point of the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. This evening enjoy a special Welcome Dinner at Tjapukai By Night this evening. Discover the Dreamtime, take an interactive part in a corroboree, then be guided along a flame-lit pathway to a dinner of local produce.
Stay: Two Nights: Pullman Cairns International
Daily Meals Included: • Dinner
Day 2. Great Barrier Reef
Cruise from Cairns by fast catamaran to Reef Magic’s exclusive reef activity platform and enjoy five hours amidst the colourful coral and marine life. Snorkel in the sheltered coral lagoon, walk through the underwater observatory, join a tour on the semi-submersible or glass bottom boat, or relax on the sundeck. This 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.
Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch
Day 3. Atherton Tablelands, Kuranda, Mission Beach
Today, ride the Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway above the treetops to Caravonica Lakes. This experience will take you over Australia’s World heritage-listed Tropical Rainforest canopy and deep into the forest, whilst providing the ideal opportunity to learn about one Australia’s most botanically fascinating and diverse areas. Later, visit the Atherton Tablelands, a 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, an iconic natural Australian icon.
Stay: Mission Beach, Castaways Beach Resort
Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Dinner
Day 4. Townsville, Daydream Island
Travel from Mission Beach to Townsville and enjoy a tour of this tropical city, surrounded by lush tropical rainforest hinterland. Then transfer to Airlie Beach and cruise to Daydream Island and realise your dreams of an island paradise as you indulge in a feast for the senses surrounded by natural beauty, dotted with secluded, palm-lined beaches and a vast array of marine life.
Stay: Two Nights: Daydream Island Resort and Spa
Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Dinner
Day 5. Daydream Island
Enjoy breakfast overlooking your resort’s Living Reef Lagoon this morning. The entire day is then at leisure to do as little or as much as you like. Perhaps discover the many species of tropical fish when 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; enjoy some of the available water sports or indulge in some pampering with a soothing signature spa treatment at the relaxing Rejuvenation Spa (own expense). Alternatively, enjoy a half-day Whitehaven Beach excursion, exploring the crystal-clear aqua waters and the never-ending pristine sands of Whitehaven, providing the greatest sense of relaxation and escape (own expense).
Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast
Day 6. Rockhampton
This morning, cruise back to the mainland and rejoin your coach for the journey south to Rockhampton, the beef capital of Australia.
Stay: Central Park Motel Rockhampton
Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Dinner
Day 7. Rockhampton, Fraser Island
Tour Rockhampton's provincial gardens. Then enjoy an island resort stay on Fraser Island. Located at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, Fraser Island offers a rare and beautiful paradise. The rugged untamed wilderness will entice you from the moment you arrive, providing adventure and excitement, but also a relaxing atmosphere from your base here at the eco-friendly Kingfisher Bay Resort.
Stay: Two Nights: Fraser Island, Kingfisher Bay Resort
Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Dinner
Day 8. Fraser Island
Discover this beautiful island today with a half-day tour of Fraser Island. This afternoon is yours to relax or explore. Slip into island living and perhaps explore the hundreds of walking trails which criss-cross the island. Immerse yourself in the ancient rainforests or explore the coloured sand cliffs on Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Fraser Island is a popular location for spotting various marine life, including Humpback whales as they make their journey north for the winter, between June and November. Perhaps visit the wreck of the Maheno, a trans-Tasman liner that was driven ashore during a cyclone in 1935. Or, you may simply wish to relax on a stretch of powdery white sand with a good book, before donning snorkelling gear to discover one of the island’s many pristine freshwater lakes.
Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast
Day 9. Australia Zoo, Brisbane
Exploring world-famous 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. Here, you will be given the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of conservation and see many native species up close. Then travel via Brisbane where your tour concludes.
Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast
The price displayed does not include the fees for flights, travel insurance, additional transfers; and pre and post accommodation