Why I love Queensland & The Great Barrier Reef

Growing up in chilly southern Australian towns, the very notion of Queensland – with its beaches, islands, sunshine and swaying palms – was irresistible in our imaginations. Towns like Mission Beach, Noosa and Port Douglas assumed near-mythical status, demanding to be investigated at the first opportunity. Then, when the time came to actually explore the Sunshine State, the reality didn't disappoint. And we haven't... Read More

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$384.26 Water sports

2-Day Best of Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef

Spend two days exploring the very best of Cairns. Enjoy a full day in tropical Kuranda and on your second day discover why the Great Barrier Reef is one of the world's a natural wonders. Including a reef cruise and a scenic helicopter flight, this two day package is the ultimate reef and rainforest experience, leaving you with plenty of time to fully appreciate Australia's tropical north.

$280.45 Water sports

2-Day Reef and Rainforest Package Combo: Green Island Cruise and Kuranda Day Trip

Your 2-Day Reef and Rainforest Package Combo will take you to the two extremes of Tropical North Queensland during your stay in Cairns. Spend a day discovering the Great Barrier Reef on a cruise to Green Island. Your second day sees you exploring the rainforest with a trip on the Kuranda Scenic Rail and the Skyrail.

$383.10 Sightseeing tours

Ultimate 3-Day Great Barrier Reef Cruise Pass

For the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience, grab an Ultimate 3-Day Great Barrier Reef Pass. Save money and see the reef from every angle on three cruises over seven days. Sail to Low Isles or Green Island, or explore the reef from below on a snorkel and scuba diving catamaran cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef. The Ultimate 3-Day Great Barrier Reef Cruise Pass is your great value ticket to the reef.

$46.48 Other

Gold Coast Airport and Theme Park Travel Pass

Gold Coast Roo Pass is the most convenient Gold Coast Airport and Theme Park transfer pass. The Roo Pass combines meet and greet pick up service and return transfers to Gold Coast Airport with the choice of one up to seven Theme Park/Attraction return transfers. Choose from Movieworld, Dreamworld, Wet'n'Wild, Seaworld, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and Harbour Town.

$4759 Photography

Complete Australia

Are you ready to completely slather yourself in all things Australia? Travel to the Land Down Under and spend a month exploring everything this island nation has to offer. Start in Melbourne and move on from there to national parks, wine tastings, the Outback, beach days, sea kayaking, sailing, and loads more. Get the total Oz experience with this all-encompassing tour, who knows, you might even acquire a taste for Vegemite by the end.

$340.88 Small group tours

2-Day Great Barrier Reef Reefsleep Experience

Experience the Great Barrier Reef for two days and one night. By day, enjoy all the activities on offer at Reefworld, a pontoon moored on one of the most spectacular areas of the Great Barrier Reef, including snorkeling, semi-sub rides and viewing parts of the world’s largest coral-reef system in an underwater chamber. Later, spend the night at Reefsleep—on the upper deck of the pontoon—to sleep under the stars, 40 nautical miles (74 km) from shore. You can choose to fall asleep under twinkling stars in a swag (tent), or in the comfort of an air-conditioned double room. Round-trip transport and most meals are included. It’s the only place in Australia where you can sleep on the Great Barrier Reef!