Walking? Wilderness? Wildlife? Wine? Enjoy them all – along with pristine beaches and delicious food – on this active east coast adventure.
Explore Australia’s stunning east coast, taking in the iconic sights of Byron Bay, Fraser Island and the Great Barrier Reef, as you make your way from continental Sydney to tropical Cairns. Sample wine and cheese in the Hunter Valley, get up close to koalas at an animal hospital, splash about in pristine swimming holes, and cruise around the picture-perfect islands of the Whitsundays.
Sleep well in a mix of hand picked 3, 4 star and boutique accommodation
Amazing inclusions such as a Whitsundays Cruise and day trip to Fraser Island
Enjoy delicious local food experiences such as a 'farm to plate' meal in beautiful Byron Bay
See the East Coast by private bus and plane as we travel over 4000km
Visit the Great Barrier Reef on an included day cruise
This trip covers around 2600km / 1615miles over 14 days. There are some long travelling days. (An included flight between Brisbane and Proserpine speeds things up)
The weather can change considerably between Sydney and Cairns. Please check out the weather info in this document and pack accordingly
This trip visits some amazing beaches along the way. Please consider your swimming competency before getting in the water.
This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 April 2018 to 31 March 2019. View the itinerary for departures between 01 April 2019 - 31 March 2020
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1. Day 1 is an arrival day. You can arrive into Sydney at any time and head to the joining hotel. There will be a reservation under your name. Check in is usually after 2pm. There will be a joining meeting this evening at 6pm.
2. This trip finishes after dinner the evening of day 14. You are free to depart on a late flight (please check time with us) or anytime the following day. Please note no accommodation is included on day 14
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