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

First stop, Fraser Island. Only the biggest sand island in the world. Next, get a true taste of the outback on an Aussie farm before switching down a gear as you sail The Whitsundays. Then, prepare for the fun and games of Cairns. This trip will give you a great sunny snapshot of Oz.

Inclusions

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
10
Price From
AUD $2,159
Start Location
End Location
Age Range
Avg. 39+
Group Size
1 to 48
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
18-39
Physical Rating
Mild
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
05 Apr 201814 Apr 20186AUD $2,267
03 May 201812 May 20186AUD $2,267
31 May 201809 Jun 20186AUD $2,267
28 Jun 201807 Jul 20186AUD $2,267
05 Jul 201814 Jul 20186AUD $2,267
26 Jul 201804 Aug 20186AUD $2,267
02 Aug 201811 Aug 20186AUD $2,267
23 Aug 201801 Sep 20186AUD $2,267
30 Aug 201808 Sep 20186AUD $2,267
20 Sep 201829 Sep 20186AUD $2,267
27 Sep 201806 Oct 20186AUD $2,267
18 Oct 201827 Oct 20186AUD $2,267
25 Oct 201803 Nov 20186AUD $2,267
15 Nov 201824 Nov 20186AUD $2,267
22 Nov 201801 Dec 20186AUD $2,267
09 Dec 201818 Dec 20186AUD $2,267
13 Dec 201822 Dec 20186AUD $2,267
20 Dec 201829 Dec 20186AUD $2,267
10 Jan 201919 Jan 20196AUD $2,267
17 Jan 201926 Jan 20196AUD $2,267
27 Jan 201905 Feb 20196AUD $2,267
07 Feb 201916 Feb 20196AUD $2,267
14 Feb 201923 Feb 20196AUD $2,267
24 Feb 201905 Mar 20196AUD $2,267
07 Mar 201916 Mar 20196AUD $2,267
14 Mar 201923 Mar 20196AUD $2,267
ItineraryExpand
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 (or a motorbike if that’s more your scene). 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 -Motorbike lesson
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
Included today: -Magnetic Island Hopper Pass -Bush walking Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 8: Magnetic Island to Cairns
Get stuck into 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 (all optional). 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 Optional Activities: -Cuddle a koala -Wildlife tour
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