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9 day tour – Whitsundays to Cairns adventure

2,750

This tour follows the spectacular Coastline of North Queensland, show casing Australia’s most beautiful locations

.….The Great Barrier Reef

….. Mountain bike riding

….. Absailing 

….. White water rafting 

…..Tropical Islands

…..The #1 beach in the World, Whitehaven Beach

…..Colourful marina life

…..Tropical rainforests

…..Heritage listed parks plus so much more

We use small buses which makes a good personalized tour.

Highlights

  • Airlie Beach
  • Island Cruise
  • Whitehaven Beach, #1 beach in the world
  • Hill inlet, one of the most photographed places in Australia
  • Snorkelling fringing reefs
  • Island mountain bike riding or Jetski ride and Sunset cruise
  • Magnetic Island Koalas in the wild
  • Kayaking
  • Whitewater rafting on the Barron River
  • Abseiling over Behana Canyon
  • Great Barrier Reef Boat Cruise

Itinerary

We will pick you up at the Whitsunday coast airport and head into Airlie Beach for your check-in. Then enjoy an afternoon walk along the bicentennial boardwalk which is roughly 4 km long waterfront walk, showcasing wonderful ocean views. Meandering along the shoreline, giving walkers some of the best coastal views to be found anywhere in the world. We will all meet for a welcome BBQ dinner along the boardwalk

Overnight – Airlie Beach

Today we play on the water, tour the whitsunday islands to Whitehaven Beach, voted #1 beach in the world, which boasts brilliant white silica sand that is among the purest in the world.  A bush walk to a viewing platform that overlooks Hill Inlet, one of the most photographed place in Australia.  Snorkel the fringe reefs of the Whitsunday Islands, you may be lucky and snorkel with a turtle or see the majestic humpback whale during the migration season.

Meals – Lunch

Overnight – Airlie Beach

Today you have a choice on how you explore the region

Either take a Mountain bike ride on South Molle Island.

Ride the only mountain bike trail in the Whitsunday Islands National Park. This flowing easy to ride trail is situated in the heart of the Whitsunday Islands on South Molle Island. Starting with a short boat transfer to the island, this feels like adventure in the Whitsundays from the get go. We will then ride to three of the most spectacular views of the Whitsunday Island group, Mt. Jeffery’s, Spur on Cob and Balancing Rock. Along the way we will experience some of the areas most interesting cultural sites, history, natural wonders and wildlife. Available to the first 5 to book

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Enjoy a Jetski tour followed by an evening sunset cruise.

A great tour for the more adventurous traveller who wants to maximise their time on the water. This is one of the best Whitsunday tours you can choose for a mix of scenery and adventure…explore the beautiful Whitsunday Islands including the scenic waterways around Daydream and South Molle Islands. Then relax for an evening sunset cruise, sit back and relax with a glass of bubbly whilst you cruise around Airlie Beach as the sun sets. Twin share / additional cost for singles

Overnight – Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach to Magnetic Island 

Today we head further north, passing through Bowen where we will explore her beautiful beaches,  town and point out locations where parts of the famous movie ‘Australia’ was filmed. Before we leave Bowen we will take in the scenery at the 360° lookout over looking Gloucester Islands, The coral Sea and the beautiful inland region.

As we pass through Townsville on our way to the ferry we will cruise down the Strand, a 2.2km world-class beachfront promenade custom-built for enjoyment. Along this palm tree lined stretch are bike and walkway paths, safe swimming beaches, picturesque picnic spots, playgrounds, exercise stations, a water park and restaurants and bars with to-die-for water views.

Magnetic Island, our tropical island paradise awaits. Boasting a unique natural environment of palm-fringed beaches, large granite boulders, hoop pines, sandy beaches and fringing coral reefs.

Overnight – Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island’s relaxed tropical lifestyle, quiet, secluded beaches, rugged nature and abundant wildlife, makes it a wonderful place to relax and unwind.

Today you have the option of a morning or afternoon kayak tour.

Morning Kayak – Join the fun and excitement of a half-day sea kayak adventure with the island’s only accredited eco-tour!

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Sunset Kayak – Enjoy the beautiful Magnetic Island sunset from the water on this sea kayak tour! Take a leisurely paddle out to Horseshoe Bay Point before drifting back over seagrass beds and coral gardens to watch turtles come to the surface to breathe close by and see the wildlife prepare itself for the night’s ritual.

The rest of the day is yours to explore,

natural environment of palm-fringed beaches, large granite boulders, hoop pines, sandy beaches and fringing coral reefs. See the koalas in the wild and spend time relaxing. An easy to get around island with the hop on / hop off buses.

Explore at your own leisure any of the many attractions,

  • During the summer months (December to February) sea turtles nest on the beaches.
  • 24 kilometres (15 miles) of walking tracks.
  • Follow the 1.2-kilometre (0.75-mile) Hawkings Track for views across the island
  • Relax on one of the 23 beaches on Magnetic Island
  • The 1.5-hour Forts Walk includes World War II forts, incredible views and sometimes even a koala or two. Along the way, you may find rock art or shell middens – physical reminders of the Wulgurukaba people, who have lived on the island and mainland for thousands of years.

Overnight – Magnetic Island

Fantastic introduction to white water rafting in the beautiful Barron Gorge National Park. Two hours rafting on up to grade 3 rapids.

The rainforest scenery is beautiful and the ancient granite boulders in the canyon make the rafting a challenge.

Overnight in Cairns

Today we take our adventure to the Behana gorge where we will be abseiling.

We will start at the top of the gorge, where all the best waterfalls are located, and then we canyon our way down the gorge by abseiling, cliff jumping, sliding and swimming.

Overnight in Cairns

Travel on the most luxurious Reef Vessel in Australia and discover some of the most spectacular destinations in the outer Great Barrier Reef at 2 exclusive moorings. 5 hours to snorkel and explore the famous national park. Includes a Aussie buffet lunch, glass of wine and canpaes’.

Meals – Lunch

Overnight in Cairns

Today you may relax or explore before your flight out.

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Prices and Bookings

9 day tour

8 Nights’ Accommodation

2 Meals

$2,750 per person twin share $250 single supplement

Next tour departs – Contact us

– 1st October 2021

– 5th December 2021

– 16th October 2022

Airport & Train transfers

Experienced Driver Guide

Tour commences in the Whitsundays

Tour concludes in Cairns

3+ star hostel accommodation in the heart of Airlie Beach, upgrade options available, please call.

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