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.