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Tropical Adventure (ex. Brisbane) 2018-19 (10 Days, Brisbane to Cairns or reverse)

From the fun and games of Cairns to the dreamy paradise of sailing the Whitsundays, a true taste of the Outback on an Aussie farm to rallying around Fraser Island it's all here. This trip will give you a great sunny snapshot of Oz. Ready for it?


Overnight sailing in the Whitsunday Islands
Visit Whitehaven Beach
Full-day Fraser Island 4WD experience including Lake McKenzie
9 Breakfasts
9 Lunches
9 Dinners
Tour Provider Topdeck
Number of Days
Price From
AUD $2,399
Start Location
Brisbane, Australia
End Location
Brisbane, Australia
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 48
Tour Style
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Day 1: Brisbane to Fraser Island
First up: meet your new trip mates in BrisVegas (aka Brisbane). Today we'll discover Noosa and the breathtaking Glasshouse Mountains, then board the ferry bound for Fraser Island. UNESCO World Heritage listed and the world's largest sand island, this place is pretty special. We ask that you have packed a small overnight bag to take to Fraser Island with you as luggage space is limited. Pack items like swimmers, beach towel, chargers, hat, sunscreen, camera, jacket, toiletries, sandals/flip flops and casual clothes for 2 days. Meals: -Dinner
Day 2: 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 forests. Embark on an included four-wheel drive along the beach highway and explore Lake McKenzie, Eli Creek, the Maheno Shipwreck and so much more. Included today: -Full-day Fraser Island 4WD experience -Lake McKenzie -Maheno Shipwreck -Eli Creek Meals: -Breakfast -Lunch Optional activities: -Scenic flights from the beach
Day 3: Fraser Island to Myella Farm
Time to swap the beach for the bush and make a beeline for a home-cooked meal and cattle station visit. Along the way, we'll stop off at the iconic Bundaberg rum distillery for a tour and tasting sesh in the heart of sugar cane country. Then: onwards to the farm. Think dusty plains and wide open spaces. Included today: -Bundaberg rum distillery & tastings -Farm sunset Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 4: Myella Farm
Embrace your inner cowboy and prepare for some whip cracking and lassoing - today there's a full day on the farm to sink your teeth into. Opt in for the chance to explore on horseback. This evening, enjoy a moment with nature as you watch the sun set over the wide open plains. Meals: - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner Optional activities: -Horse riding
Day 5: Myella Farm to Airlie Beach
Please note: We ask that you pack a small overnight bag to take onboard with you as space on the overnight sailing is limited. Pack items like swimmers, beach towel, chargers, hat, sunscreen, camera, jacket, toiletries, sandals/flip flops and casual clothes for overnight and the next day. Leave the bus and board your own private yacht for our overnight (two days, one night) 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. Cue feasts, swim stops and plenty of snorkelling. Included today: -Overnight sailing in the Whitsunday Islands Please note: The twin / double / or single upgrade is not applicable to the Overnight Sailing in the Whitsunday Islands. Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 6: Airlie Beach
Today, we'll set sail for sandy beaches, snorkel over coral reefs and soak up the sun. 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 reef fish at our snorkelling spot. Back on board, practise your seafaring skills by helping to set the sails or steer at the helm. Make the most of this paradise before we head back to shore tonight. Included today: -Visit Whitehaven Beach -Snorkelling -Overnight sailing in the Whitsunday Islands Meals: - Breakfast - Lunch
Day 7: Airlie Beach to Magnetic Island
Ready for the island life? Magnetic Island will give it to ya. This place is a little slice of paradise. Head out hiking, get Instagramming or just chill at the beach. The choice is yours.         Included today: -Magnetic Island Hopper Pass -Bush walking Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 8: Magnetic Island to Cairns
Back on the Bruce Highway and colourful Cairns in the far north tropic region is our next destination. We'll pass palm tree-lined streets this afternoon as we make our way into Cairns, nestled between the Coral Sea and the Great Dividing Range. After checking into our centrally located hotel, head out to grab some dinner - you're spoilt for dining choices here. After dinner the revelry is up to you - check out the famous Night Markets or soak up the local nightlife at one of the many bars and clubs. Meals: -Breakfast
Day 9: Cairns
You have two days to crack Cairns! Why not start with an optional Great Barrier Reef trip? It's like a kid's gone crazy with their paint set down there. Keep your eyes peeled for some awesome animals; we're talking turtles, reef sharks, rays and more. Please note: 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
Day 10: Cairns
After breakfast, say g'bye to your trip buddies. But with whitewater rafting, bungy jumping and skydiving on offer in Cairns, we won't blame you for sticking around. Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Bungy jumping -Skydiving -Whitewater rafting