Sydney to Cairns Northbound
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
- Delicious local food experiences such as a 'farm to plate' experience 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
|Physical||Cultural||Max Group Size||16||Duration||14 days|
|Category||Gold||Trips for those who want a tonne of inclusions, better standard accommodation, larger roomier vehicles.|
Day 1 - Sydney
If you arrive into Sydney a few days early, check out the great range of Urban Adventures on offer.
Day 2 - The Hunter Valley & Newcastle
Hunter Valley. Our own personal wildlife ranger will point out koalas
and kangaroos as we make our way to a gourmet lunch – yes, there
will be cheese, and wine, and chocolate (the Hunter is famous for
it!). Continue to the beach side city of Newcastle, a friendly pub and hopefully an evening of live, local music.
Day 3 - Port Macquarie
the scenic Lakes Way for a coastal walk and lookout climb.
Afterwards, we're off to Port Macquarie in time for a sunset cruise.
Keep an eagle eye out for local pods of dolphins.
Day 4 - Dorrigo National Park
Day 5 - Dorrigo National Park - Byron Bay
Day 6 - Byron Bay
Day 7 - Byron Bay to Noosa
Day 8 - Fraser Island and Noosa
Day 9 - Airlie Beach
Day 10 - Whitsundays Cruise and Airlie Beach
Day 11 - Tully
(approximately 520kms/ 325 miles, 6 hours)