Best of Australia — Plus

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  • Explorer
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  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Group
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Cairns, Australia
  • Ends Sydney and NSW, Australia
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Follow an Indigenous guide through the Daintree Rainforest.
  • Opt to visit the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Sail around the scenic Whitsundays.
  • Enjoy an included PicktoPlate experience in Byron Bay.
Start in Cairns and end in Sydney and NSW, the tour Best Of Australia — Plus is a guided explorer trip that takes 14 days. You will travel through Blue Mountains, Sydney, Cairns and 5 other destinations in Australia. Best Of Australia — Plus is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Part of our new Travel with Confidence Plus Collection, this trip features a smaller group size, private transportation, en-suite bathrooms, and a discounted rate for My Own Room. In case you hadn’t noticed, Australia is an awfully big place. So big, in fact, that you’d need to come back a few times to see it all. Don’t have that kind of time? Hop aboard this 14-day trip down Australia’s east coast and make the most of the time you do have. Offering a solid mix of must-do experiences and uncommon adventures, you’ll enjoy a Pick-to-Plate lunch on an organic farm in Byron Bay, sail the Whitsundays, and trek through Mossman Gorge in the Daintree Rainforest. The best part: there’s still plenty more to come back for.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT G ADVENTURES
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 100 reviews
  • Merilyn
  • From Australia
  • On Oct 05 2019
4 - Very Good
Merilyn's review for another G Adventures tour
“Very Good”
  • James
  • From Australia
  • On May 31 2018
5 - Excellent
James' review for another G Adventures tour
“Truly loved Spain and Portugal. Morrocco was exciting as well, but more from a cultural perspective. Really pleased with the overall tour - it was fab! Thanks-”
  • Erik
  • From USA
  • On May 07 2019
4 - Very Good
Erik's review for another G Adventures tour
“Very Good”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Cairns
  • Day 2: Cairns/Cape Tribulation
  • Day 3: Cape Tribulation
  • Day 4: Cape Tribulation/Cairns
  • Day 5: Cairns/Airlie Beach
  • Day 6: Airlie Beach
  • Day 7: Airlie Beach/Byron Bay
  • Day 8: Byron Bay
  • Day 9: Byron Bay/Port Macquarie
  • Day 10: Port Macquarie/Blue Mountains
  • Day 11: Blue Mountains
  • Day 12: Blue Mountains/Sydney
  • Day 13: Sydney
  • Day 14: Sydney
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (11 nts), rainforest cabin (2 nts).
Meals
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches
    Note: Allow USD700-910 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private vehicle, sailboat, plane, walking
Staff & experts
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Discover Moment: Byron Bay
  • Guided rainforest walk
  • Whitsunday Islands sailing excursion
  • Blue Mountains stay with hikes
  • Jenolan Caves visit
  • Scenic Railway
  • Jamison Valley walk
  • Orientation walk in Sydney
  • Free time in Cairns, Byron Bay, and Sydney
  • Internal flight
  • Pick-to-Plate lunch
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Cairns and from Sydney and NSW are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Best of Australia — Plus tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of Australia — Plus tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 23 August 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 August 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Best of Australia — Plus tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Best of Australia — Plus tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : ClassicAll of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : StandardComfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 2 - LightLight walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 4. Merchandising : Travel with Confidence PlusThis Collection of 37 incredible small group tours features everything we’re doing as part of our Travel with Confidence Policy on all of our tours, PLUS added steps that go that extra, physically distanced mile.
  • 5. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • This tour has been limited to a group size of 12 participants to protect against COVID-19. The tour will furthermore adhere to any local government restrictions on group sizes to ensure that everybody are kept safe.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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