9 DAY BRISBANE TO CAIRNS PACKAGE


Details

Take in all the excitement of epic East Coast towns like Rainbow Beach, Airlie Beach and Cairns. Join an awesome 4x4 tag along tour and experience the magic of Fraser Island! Travel in self-driven 4x4’s to Lake McKenzie, the Champagne Pools, Indian Head and much more. Next, sail through the Whitsundays on an unforgettable boat trip stopping off at incredible snorkelling locations and stunning Whitehaven Beach

This awesome package includes: 

  • 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 3 dinners
  • 2 nights Rainbow Beach hostel accommodation
  • 3 day/ 2 night Fraser Island Tag Along Camping Safari
  • 2 nights Airlie Beach hostel accommodation
  • 2 day/1 night Whitsundays Sailing Trip

Itinerary

Day 1: Brisbane - Rainbow Beach 

Spend your day exploring the vibrant city of Brisbane before boarding your bus to the dreamy East Coast town of Rainbow Beach from the Roma Street Transit Centre. The bus will drop you right outside your Rainbow Beach hostel where you will check in for a night before setting out to explore the town!

Included: 

  • 1 night Rainbow Beach hostel accommodation 

Optional Extras: 

  • Hostel accommodation: private room. (Check with our travel experts the options and rates available).

Bus time: 

  • Departure: 2pm
  • Arrival: 7pm

Note: 

  • Bus times are subject to change, please check the exact time on your ticket.

 

Days 2, 3 and 4: Fraser Island 

Today you will set out on an unforgettable trip of a lifetime on magical Fraser Island. Your awesome 4x4 tag along tour is world renowned and the ultimate way to discover Fraser Island. The next 3 days are spent in a tour group of young adventurous backpackers driving 4x4’s along the beach to swim through crystal clear Lake McKenzie, dive into the Champagne Pools float down Eli Creek. Hike Indian Head to take in 360-degree views of the island, stop off at world-renowned icons like Maheno Shipwreck and trek through the tranquil, ancient rainforests. Nights will be spent with your group telling tales beneath the stars in your own private campsite, just metres from the beach. What better way to experience this gem of a location? On the last day, return to Rainbow Beach via ferry for a farewell gathering and one more night.

Meals: 

  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4 - Breakfast, Lunch

Included:

  • 3 day/ 2 night Fraser Island Tag Along Camping Safari
  • 2 nights camp accommodation
  • 1 night Rainbow Beach hostel accommodation  

Optional Extras: 

  • Hostel accommodation: private room. 

 

Day 5: Rainbow Beach  

Enjoy a relaxing day to kick back and recover from your Fraser Island adventure before boarding your overnight bus to Airlie Beach from outside your hostel. 

 Meals: 

  • Day 5 - Breakfast 

Optional Extras: 

  • 3 hour Surf Lesson - $65pp
  • Dolphin Kayaking - $79pp
  • 15,000ft Tandem Skydive - $334pp + $35 APF Levy fee

Bus time: 

  • Departure: 7pm

 

Day 6: Airlie Beach 

Arrive at tropical Airlie Beach check into your hostel for 1 night and set out to explore this awesome coastal town. Head off to the lagoon to relax before your Whitsundays adventure ahead.

Included: 

  • 1 night Airlie Beach hostel accommodation 

Optional Extras: 

  • 15,000ft Tandem Skydive - $299pp + $35 APF Levy fee
  • 60 min Scenic Flight - $219pp
  • Ultimate Bay Blast Jet boat - $69pp
  • Hostel accommodation: private room. (Check with our travel experts the options and rates available).

Bus time: 

  • Arrival: 9:30am 

 

Days 7 and 8: Whitsunday Sailing 

The day has arrived! Today you will begin to sail through the spectacular Whitsundays. The next few days will be action-packed with snorkelling stunning reefs like Blue Pearl Bay and Mantaray Bay with, of course, a stop off on stunning Whitehaven Beach. Meet young, fun travellers, enjoy a flexible schedule and sleep under the stars if you wish! Arrive back in Airlie Beach in the afternoon on day 8 for one more night in Airlie Beach.

Meals: 

  • Day 7 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8 - Breakfast, Lunch

Included: 

  • 2 day/1 night Whitsunday Sailing Trip 
  • 1 night Whitsundays sailboat accommodation 
  • 1 night Airlie Beach hostel accommodation  

Optional Extras: 

  • Hostel accommodation: private room. 

 

Day 9: Airlie Beach - Cairns 

Check out of your Airlie Beach accommodation and head to the Bus Terminal at the Port of Airlie for your bus to the next destination. Arrive at Cairns Central Railway Station and check out all this awesome town has to offer. 

Optional Extras: 

  • Cairns hostel accommodation - $24 per night
  • Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise + Introductory dive - $249pp
  • Cape Tribulation Day Trip - $169pp
  • Waterfalls Day Trip - $109pp
  • 15,000ft Tandem Skydive - $299pp + $35 APF Levy fee
  • Bungy Jump - $169pp + $10 Insurance Levy fee
  • White Water Rafting Day Trip - $179pp + $30 insurance Levy fee
  • Cairns hostel private room – price available upon request.

Bus time: 

  • Departure: 9:30am
  • Arrival: 7:30pm

Notes: 

  • An introductory dive requires no previous experience. The dive instructors on Ocean Freedom boat are specialists in first time diving – guaranteed 1 instructor per 2 divers on your first dive (normal ratio 1:4)!
  • To be able to dive, you must have no medical condition/not be taking any medication that interferes with diving. If you have a medical condition/are taking medication that interferes with diving you are able to change from including 1 introductory dive to snorkelling instead which would reduce the price of your package by $44. 

Pickups / Departures

Pick ups/Departure

This package can depart Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 


Extras

  • Please note that this package includes dorm hostel accommodation however you are able to upgrade the accommodation to private
  • Fraser Island accommodation can’t be upgraded as it is camp accommodation
  • Apart from the $15 levy for Fraser Island which needs to be paid directly on the day of travel, there are no other compulsory extra costs for this package.
  • Please be advised that the price advertised includes this levy but when you proceed to checkout, the price you pay does not include the levy.
  • There is an optional $10 sleeping bag hire on Fraser Island. 
  • Extra accommodation can be purchased for the following fees: 

-      1 night Brisbane hostel accommodation $18/night

-       1 night Cairns hostel accommodation  $24/night

  • Please note that surcharges may apply to holiday periods, Christmas and New Years.

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