Just add water – School Tour

The universe’s experiment ‘Just add water’ and everything comes alive

A 5 day adventure, just add water and you’ll experience the best tropical North Queensland has to offer.

From the Platypus in the rainforest to enjoying the sun on the open decks of a yacht. This tour showcases the true meaning of  the Tropics.

We use small buses to suit class sizes with onboard microphones.


  • Eungella Rainforest Walk
  • Best place to view a North Queensland Platypus
  • Spotlighting nocturnal animals in the rainforest
  • Sleep in Australia’s largest rainforest
  • Crocodile Safari Tour with bush Billy tea and damper
  • Wetlands Tour
  • Explore a mangrove ecosystem and observe the inhabitants \including birds, fish and crustaceans.
  • Commentary on the culture of the Australian Aboriginal
  • Showcasing beautiful Airlie Beach
  • Cedar Creek Waterfalls
  • Airlie Beach Lagoon
  • Hydeaway Bay/Dingo Beach
  • Snorkel the fringing reefs of the Whitsundays
  • Reef Expert and Photographer
  • Whitehaven Beach, the #1 beach in the world which boasts brilliant white silica sand that is among the purest in the world.
  • 2 day / 1 night sailing trip around the Whitsunday islands.


We will pickup at Mackay airport and head through the Pioneer Valley to Eungella passing the small sugar cane towns and up the Great Dividing Range to Eungella Chalet f

or spectacular scenery and take a short 1.6km walk through the rainforest.

That afternoon we go to Broken River Mountain Resort nestled in Australia largest rain forest. There are rainforest walks beside the resort, which has the best viewing of Platypus in the world.  After a BBQ dinner we go spot lighting nocturnal animals in the rainforest with an experienced guide with wonderful knowledge of living in the bush and all that goes with it.

Includes dinner & overnight at the Eungella Rainforest Retreat

Destination ….. Proserpine River for a Crocodile Safari, Wildlife and Wetlands tour with an Australian Bush Billie Tea, damper and an aussie BBQ lunch.

Nowhere else in Queensland can you experience so much in one location. Explore a mangrove ecosystem and observe the inhabitants including birds, fish and crustaceans. Cruise the calm waters of Proserpine River and watch estuarine crocodiles in their natural habitat. Explore Goorganga Plains on a tractor-drawn wagon train and discover the vegetation and wildlife in a freshwater wetland habitat.

Whitsunday Crocodile Safari offers guests a unique Australian nature experience in natural habitat.

Includes breakfast, lunch & dinner, overnight at the YHA in Airlie Beach

Sailing the Whitsundays Islands is what dreams are made of. Over the next two days you’ll experience the true meaning of paradise visiting sort after destinations such as Whitehaven Beach, # 1 beach in the world which boasts  brilliant white silica sand that is among the purest in the world. A hike to the viewing platform that overlooks Hill Inlet, one of the most photographed places in Australia and snorkel the fringing reefs of the Whitsunday Islands.

Includes breakfast, lunch & dinner, overnight on a sailing yacht

Waking up to the sounds of water lapping at the hull starts the day off on the right keel, excuse the pun. Your sea legs are more stable and your ready for another day sailing, snorkelling and having fun. You may be lucky and snorkel with a turtle or see the majestic humpback whale during the migration season.

Includes breakfast, lunch & dinner, overnight at the YHA in Airlie Beach

A tour to Cedar Creek Falls, it flows in the wet season and is a beautiful waterhole in the dry season, we talk about the oldest living culture in the world that use to live in this area, the Australian Aboriginal and the importance of this region to their way of living

Then off to the airport or train station for the journey home

Includes breakfast and lunch



Prices and Bookings

Book with Confidence, Guests requesting a cancelation due to Covid will be issued a full refund for any tours booked with Reef N Beyond.

5 Day Tour

4 nights’ accommodation

All Meals included

$1,690 per person

Tour departure dates to suit school itinerary

Airport & Train Pickups

Experienced Driver Guide

Tour commences in Mackay

Tour concludes in the Whitsundays

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