Day 1 Cairns There are no activities planned until the evening welcome meeting.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Cairns/Cape Tribulation (1B, 1L) Head north to Cape Tribulation. Stop en route to explore Mossman Gorge and take an interpretive walk through the Daintree Rainforest.
Aboriginal Interpretive Walk
Travel 1.5 hrs to Mossman Gorge. Later, continue 2 hrs to Cape Tribulation.
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 140km)
Day 3 Cape Tribulation (1B) With a free day, opt for a trip to the Great Barrier Reef or to explore Daintree National Park.
If you've ever dreamt of soaring high above a treetop canopy, now's the time to make it happen. Pre-book the "Jungle Surfing Through The Daintree Rainforest" activity on the checkout page to include this optional on your tour.
Day 4 Cape Tribulation/Cairns (1B) Return to Cairns in the afternoon with free time to explore this laid-back city.
Private Vehicle (3.50 hour(s))
Day 5 Cairns/Airlie Beach (1B) Depart early for a full day of travel to reach Airlie Beach with time to explore the town.
Private Vehicle (9.00-10.00 hours, 623km)
Day 6 Airlie Beach (1L) Set sail for a day in the Whitsunday Islands, visiting the Great Barrier Reef. Opt to swim or snorkel, and hike to an island lookout over Whitehaven Beach, known for its stunning white sand. Return to Airlie Beach for the night.
Whitsunday Islands Sailing Excursion
Barrier Reef Visit
Day 7 Airlie Beach/Byron Bay Fly to Brisbane and transfer to Byron Bay for two nights in this "hippie" paradise.
Please note that due to operational reasons the following departures will be staying in Kingscliff instead of Byron Bay:
Best of Australia - Nov 21, 2019 & Dec 26, 2019
Best of the Red Centre & Eastern Australia - Nov 10, 2019 & Dec 15, 2019
Australia & New Zealand Encompassed - Dec 15, 2019
Australia & New Zealand Discovery - Dec 26, 2019
Plane (2.50 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours, 200km)
Day 8 Byron Bay Spend the day wandering the town or taking part in a multitude of optional activities like skydiving, visiting Cape Byron Lighthouse, or relaxing on the beach.
If staying active is more your speed, why not try sea kayaking? Pre-book the "Byron Bay Ocean Kayaking" activity on the checkout page to include this optional on your tour.
Day 9 Byron Bay/Port Macquarie Hit the waves with an included surf lesson. Head to the coastal township of Port Macquarie, featuring all the beauty of the beach set alongside gorgeous national parks. Enjoy an evening in Port Macquarie.
Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 397km)
Day 10 Port Macquarie/Blue Mountains Opt to visit a koala hospital before travelling to the Blue Mountains Region.
Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours, 500km)
Day 11 Blue Mountains Explore the area around Leura and Katoomba including the Three Sisters. Visit the Jenolan Caves, take a walk in Jamison Valley, and ride on the Scenic Railway, the steepest railway in the world.
Jenolan Caves Tour
Jamison Valley Walk
Blue Mountains Excursion
Day 12 Blue Mountains/Sydney Travel to Sydney and enjoy a free afternoon to explore the city. Opt to rent a bike, stroll the botanical gardens, or visit the iconic Opera House.
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Day 13 Sydney Get a feel for the city. Relax seaside at Bondi Beach. Enjoy an optional final night out with the group.
For a rush of adrenaline, opt to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge or zip through the harbour on a jet boat. Pre-book the "Sydney Bridge Climb" or "Sydney Adrenaline Bundle" activity on the checkout page to add these optionals to your tour.
Day 14 Sydney Depart at any time.