Cairns to Brisbane Freestyle Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours, Tour Starts: Cairns to Tour Ends: Brisbane

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The Cam Freestyle Tour takes you on an epic tour through Queensland from Cairns to BrisbaneWith the Cam Tour your first night's accommodation, some meals and heaps of activities are included to make planning your trip easy and convenient and ensure you spend more time enjoying and less time stressing. Our unique Freestyle Tours combine the best elements of a guided tour with the same freedom and flexibility of a hop-on hop-off pass. You can finish your trip in the minimum number of required nights or you can hop-off anywhere along our route and extend your stay in the places you love most for up to a year!
Day 1: Cairns (Arrival Day)  Check into your central located hostel and get ready for your epic East Coast adventure. Day 2: Cairns to Magnetic Island We travel by train south to Townsville, getting in around mid-afternoon and then take the ferry out to tropical ‘Maggie Island’ Day 3: Full Day Magnetic Island Free day to do what you please! Day 4: Magnetic Island to Airlie BeachIn the morning your guide will join you on the Fort’s walk, where you might spot some koalas in the wild. In the afternoon we travel back to the mainland on the ferry, then jump on the train to Proserpine, with a transfer to Airlie Beach arriving approx. 7pm.Day 5: Airlie Beach to Whitsunday Islands 2-day, 1-night adventure through the breathtaking Whitsunday Islands. Set sail on the Great Barrier Reef and check out Whitehaven Beach. Day 6: Whitsundays / Airlie Beach to Emu Park (Strademark Stop)We wake early and enjoy more snorkeling and stunning beaches before returning to Airlie mid-afternoon. Depending on which day you depart, you may have a extra day in Airlie Beach to relax, otherwise early evening we head back to Proserpine train station and then travel to Rockhampton. From there we have a quick transfer to the cool, little coastal town of Emu Park where we spend 2 nights.Day 7: Full Day Emu ParkThis morning we head to a tropical paradise like nowhere else on our Treasure Island Adventure. Our destination Great Keppel Island is located on the southern of the Great Barrier Reef with untouched coral, turtles, reef fish and manta rays all straight off the beach. Relax or have a go at snorkelling or kayaking (additional cost) before exploring the island. Late afternoon we head back to our hostel for dinner and to share photos from our big adventure.Day 8: Emu Park to Rainbow Beach Rainbow Beach is the departure point for your Fraser Island day trip (make sure you’ve booked in the dates in advance with Stray). We recommend walking up to Carlo Sand Blow to see the amazing sunset. Day 9: Fraser Island Day TripWake up early on Rainbow Beach and head out for your Fraser Island adventure. Whilst on Fraser you’ll experience the largest sand island in the world, explore the island, swim in lakes, walk through forests and check out incredible sites to snap epic pictures.Day 10: Rainbow Beach to BrisbaneWe have the morning to relax or do your choice of activities (extra cost), before heading south to the resort town of Noosa. You have to option to hop off here or continue on to Brisbane where you’ll spend your final night of your East Coast adventure.Note: depending on which day you depart, you may have an extra day in Rainbow Beach.

What’s included

  • All transport including the Stray bus between Sydney and Rainbow Beach/Cooroy, fast trains between Cooroy and Cairns, local transfers and return Magnetic Island ferry
  • 7 meals, 10 nights’ accommodation (2N Magnetic Island, 2N Emu Park, 2N Rainbow Beach)
  • Guidance from local guide
  • Access to Stray Mate App
  • Forts Walk at Magnetic Island
  • 2 Day, 1 Night Whitsunday Sailing Tour
  • Airlie Orientation Walk
  • Treasure Island Adventure
  • Bluff Point walk at Emu Park
  • 1 Day Fraser Island tour
  • Carlo Sand Blow Walk, Rainbow Beach
  • We've included some epic, off the beaten track spots, your first night's accommodation at each stop, and some meals. Note that not all your meals are included but this gives you a great start to build a trip that's perfect for your travel style.
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

What’s not included

  • Although some meals are included on this Tour, not all meals are. Depending on which day you depart you may need to pay for additional nights accommodation in some locations. The cost of additional accommodation outside of the 11 nights is not included, but can easily be booked with your guide or on the Stray Mate app.

Itinerary

Day 10: Rainbow Beach to Brisbane We have the morning to relax or do your choice of activities (extra cost), before heading south to the resort town of Noosa. You have to option to hop off here or continue on to Brisbane where you’ll spend your final night of your East Coast adventure. Note: depending on which day you depart, you may have an extra day in Rainbow Beach.
Day 1: Cairns (Arrival Day)   Check into your central located hostel and get ready for your epic East Coast adventure. 
Day 2: Cairns to Magnetic Island  We travel by train south to Townsville, getting in around mid-afternoon and then take the ferry out to tropical ‘Maggie Island’ 
Day 3: Full Day Magnetic Island  Free day to do what you please! 
Day 4: Magnetic Island to Airlie Beach In the morning your guide will join you on the Fort’s walk, where you might spot some koalas in the wild. In the afternoon we travel back to the mainland on the ferry, then jump on the train to Proserpine, with a transfer to Airlie Beach arriving approx. 7pm.
Day 5: Airlie Beach to Whitsunday Islands  2-day, 1-night adventure through the breathtaking Whitsunday Islands. Set sail on the Great Barrier Reef and check out Whitehaven Beach. 
Day 6: Whitsundays / Airlie Beach to Emu Park (Strademark Stop) We wake early and enjoy more snorkeling and stunning beaches before returning to Airlie mid-afternoon. Depending on which day you depart, you may have a extra day in Airlie Beach to relax, otherwise early evening we head back to Proserpine train station and then travel to Rockhampton. From there we have a quick transfer to the cool, little coastal town of Emu Park where we spend 2 nights.
Day 7: Full Day Emu Park This morning we head to a tropical paradise like nowhere else on our Treasure Island Adventure. Our destination Great Keppel Island is located on the southern of the Great Barrier Reef with untouched coral, turtles, reef fish and manta rays all straight off the beach. Relax or have a go at snorkelling or kayaking (additional cost) before exploring the island. Late afternoon we head back to our hostel for dinner and to share photos from our big adventure.
Day 8: Emu Park to Rainbow Beach  Rainbow Beach is the departure point for your Fraser Island day trip (make sure you’ve booked in the dates in advance with Stray). We recommend walking up to Carlo Sand Blow to see the amazing sunset. 
Day 9: Fraser Island Day Trip Wake up early on Rainbow Beach and head out for your Fraser Island adventure. Whilst on Fraser you’ll experience the largest sand island in the world, explore the island, swim in lakes, walk through forests and check out incredible sites to snap epic pictures.
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