Back
Web Page Book Now

Island Suntanner (ex. Cairns) 2017-18 (14 Days, Cairns to Sydney)

Surf, sail and island hop your way along the East Coast. Leave all things urban behind to visit beautiful beaches, a proper Aussie farm, a national park and the odd World Heritage site. Fill up your camera roll and make new friends as you tick off this side of Oz.

Inclusions

Full-day 4WD experience on Fraser Island
Overnight sailing in the Whitsunday Islands
Visit to stunning Whitehaven Beach
Unique wine tasting experience in the stunning Hunter Valley
Surf lesson at Topdeck's Surf Lodge
Aboriginal Experience at Emu Park
1 Night on tropical Magnetic Island
13 Breakfasts
13 Lunches
13 Dinners
Tour Provider Topdeck
Number of Days
14
Price From
AUD $2,879
Start Location
Cairns, Australia
End Location
Cairns, Australia
Age Range
Avg. 39+
Group Size
1 to 48
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
18-39
Physical Rating
Mild
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
19 Nov 201702 Dec 2017Fully BookedAUD $3,500 
26 Nov 201709 Dec 201714AUD $3,500
07 Dec 201720 Dec 2017Fully BookedAUD $3,500 
17 Dec 201730 Dec 20171AUD $3,500
21 Dec 201703 Jan 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,500 
24 Dec 201706 Jan 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,500 
14 Jan 201827 Jan 201823AUD $3,500
21 Jan 201803 Feb 201812AUD $3,500
01 Feb 201814 Feb 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,500 
11 Feb 201824 Feb 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,500 
18 Feb 201803 Mar 201820AUD $3,500
01 Mar 201814 Mar 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,500 
11 Mar 201824 Mar 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,500 
18 Mar 201831 Mar 201826AUD $3,500
29 Mar 201811 Apr 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,500 
ItineraryExpand
Day 1: Cairns
Just like a double-shot macchiato in the morning, two days in Cairns will get your heart started. Meet and greet the crew this morning, and get acquainted with some of Cairns' hotspots. This afternoon is free for you to check out some of Cairns' best adventure activities. Included today: -Cairns walking tour Optional activities: -White water rafting -Horse riding -Quad biking -Skydiving -Bungy jumping -Zip lining -Hot air ballooning
Day 2: Cairns
Like the thought of spending a whole day exploring the only place in the world nestled between two World Heritage areas? Go on then. Take an optional day trip up to the Daintree Rainforest, or join us on our most popular day trip to the Great Barrier Reef and take home that elusive selfie with a photobombing fish. *Pre-book your Great Barrier Reef day-trip at the time of booking to secure your spot. Meals: - Breakfast Optional activities: -Great Barrier Reef day trip -Daintree National Park day trip
Day 3: Cairns to Magnetic Island
Leaving Cairns for Magnetic Island and you have the afternoon to trip around this amazing piece of paradise. Discover secluded beaches, National Park walking trails or just laze by the pool with a cocktail. Included today: - Visit the Big Mango - Magnetic Island Hopper Pass Meals: - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 4: Magnetic Island to Whitsunday Sailing
A private tour of the local wildlife park where you can kiss a baby Crocodile, smooch a Blue Tongue Lizard, and even cuddle a Koala*, is included into our morning before we leave the island. Feeling like you need more air in your hair? Leave the bus and board your own private yacht for our overnight sailing trip in the beautiful Whitsunday Islands. Normally a toy for the rich and famous, today it's all yours to learn the ropes while sailing in paradise. Otherwise, relax and let the crew do the work whilst you feast, swim and snorkel Included today: -Private tour of the local wildlife park -Whitsunday sailing Meals: - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 5: Whitsunday Sailing to Airlie Beach
Keep those sunglasses on as the blinding white sands of Whitehaven stretch before you like a 7km sea of diamonds and swim with the resident Maori Wrasse at Blue Pearl Bay. Back on board, keep adrift of your seafaring skills by helping to set the sails or steer at the helm, this afternoon set course for our return to land where we'll spend the night in Airlie Beach, pool - shower - dinner - dancing all in that order! Included today: -Whitsunday sailing -Whitehaven Beach -Snorkelling Meals: -Breakfast -Lunch
Day 6: Airlie Beach to Emu Park
Get out of the hammock and follow in the footsteps of Captain Cook as we head south to Emu Park. Then spread out on the sand, crack a "cold one"(beer) and confuse yourself with the rules of beach cricket with your mates. This afternoon chill by the pool, check out the coastal walk to the point or a game of beach cricket. Included today: Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 7: Emu Park to Myella Farm
Trade the beach for the bush. Take a selfie as you pass by the Tropic of Capricorn. This afternoon enjoy an authentic outback experience at a 2,500-acre cattle station. Embrace your inner jackaroo and prepare yourself for an adventure-packed afternoon of horse riding, motor biking and cow milking. Or go walkabout on a real Aussie farm to find that right spot for the perfect outback sunset. Enjoy a hearty home cooked farm style dinner before you take to whip cracking and lassoing. Included today: -Farm sunset -Tropic of Capricorn selfie Meals: - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner Optionals: -Horse riding -Motorbike lesson
Day 8: Myella Farm to Fraser Island
Wake up and smell the coffee. Kick off your day with a farm breakfast before catching a ferry bound for the UNESCO World Heritage listed, Fraser Island. The world's largest sand island, with the longest beach in Queensland - all 75 Miles (120kms) of it. Meals: - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 9: Fraser Island
Fraser is literally one huge pile of sand - as if someone dropped the Sahara Desert into the Pacific Ocean and scattered it with dings and rainforests. Four-wheel-drive along the beach highway to mingle with the Pinnacles Coloured Sands (considered a place of good luck for the Indigenous Butchulla women), Eli Creek and the Maheno Shipwreck before testing out your stand up paddling skills on the crystal clear waters of Lake McKenzie. Included today: -Fraser Island 4WD tour -Lake MacKenzie -Central Station -Coloured Sands -Maheno Shipwreck -Eli Creek Meals: - Breakfast - Lunch Optional activities: -Scenic flights from the beach
Day 10: Fraser Island to Gold Coast
Next stop: BrisVegas (aka Brisbane). Don't let its namesake fool you - there are no late-night wedding chapels in the sunshine state capital. Get your bearings on a walking tour of the city centre, before cruising to the golden sandy beaches of Surfers Paradise. Included today: -Brisbane city walking tour Meals: - Breakfast
Day 11: Gold Coast to Byron Bay
Leave the Gold Coast glitz behind you as we head to Springbrook National Park and its major draw card, Natural Bridge. Next, swap the national park for surf vibes in Byron - where you can burn incense, sip chai, become a yoga teacher and win cash for being a Cheeky Monkey all in one day. Included today: -Springbrook National Park Meals: - Breakfast
Day 12: Byron Bay
Anti-McDonald's and anti-anything mass produced (but pro juice bars, beer gardens and beards), Byron is glitzy on the outside but small town-hearted underneath. Hit the shops, paddle a sea kayak, or watch whales breach from the Lighthouse in winter. This is the town where peace and tranquillity go to relax. You should too. Or jump out of a plane. Byron dsn't care as long as you're happy. Included today: -Byron Bay highlights walking trip Meals: - Breakfast Optional activities: -Dolphin kayaking -Skydiving -Scuba diving -Surf lessons
Day 13: Byron Bay to Crescent Head
Let the wave chasing begin as we cruise down the coast to the surfing mecca of Crescent Head. Grab some BBQ lunch before we hit the beach for a private surf lesson on one of the best surfers in the world. Here's your chance to become a bona fide surf master. Kelly Slater, who? Included today: -Visit the Big Banana -Surf lesson Meals: - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 14: Crescent Head to Sydney
Try a barrel of a different kind and dip your ts into an oak barrel (literally) in the Hunter Valley today. Swill some vino and taste some of the best grapes in the country before we roll onto the hustle and bustle of Sydney. Included today: -Wine tasting and grape stomping Meals: - Breakfast