Cairns to Melbourne Express Tour

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  • City sightseeing
  • Sightseeing tour
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing, kitesurfing etc.
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  • duration 19 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18-50 yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Cairns, Australia
  • Ends Melbourne, Australia
  • Enjoy a 4WD safari trip on Fraser Island
  • Explore the amazing Whitsunday Islands on a sailing adventure
  • Dive into the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Learn to surf in the iconic Byron Bay
This awesome, 19-day guided tour package is great for those who have a very limited timeframe but are hoping to see the main highlights along Australia's east coast. Starting from Cairns, this trip will take you through the Great Barrier Reef, Fraser Island, Brisbane, Byron Bay and Sydney before coming to an end in Melbourne.

Explore the amazing Blue Mountains and learn to surf in Byron Bay, one of the most stunning coastal destinations in the world. Go out on a 4WD safari trip on Fraser Island and visit some of its incredible lakes. Enjoy 2 nights of sailing in the Whitsundays.

Walk on the pristine sands of Whitehaven Beach and dive into the water in the Great Barrier Reef. With some of the most beautiful coastal destinations in the world on the itinerary and tons of included activities, this trip is sure to give you memories for a lifetime.
  • Day 1: Cairns arrival
  • Day 2: Great Barrier Reef cruise
  • Day 3: Cairns - Airlie Beach
  • Day 4: Whitsundays sailing adventure
  • Day 5: Whitsundays sailing adventure
  • Day 6: Return to Airlie Beach
  • Day 7: Airlie Beach - Rainbow Beach (overnight bus)
  • Day 8: Rainbow Beach
  • Day 9: Fraser Island 4WD camping tour
  • Day 10: Fraser Island 4WD camping tour
  • Day 11: Return to Rainbow Beach
  • Day 12: Optional activity & bus to Brisbane
  • Day 13: Brisbane - Byron Bay
  • Day 14: Byron Bay - Nimbin - Byron Bay
  • Day 15: Byron Bay surf lesson & overnight bus to Sydney
  • Day 16: Sydney arrival
  • Day 17: Blue Mountains tour
  • Day 18: Sydney - Melbourne (overnight bus)
  • Day 19: Melbourne arrival & end of your trip
  • Hop-on, hop-off bus from Cairns to Melbourne (we will provide you with tickets. You will have to travel by yourself)
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • All activities except those mentioned in the 'What's Excluded' section
  • An experienced tour guide in every destination
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Skydive Fraser Island
  • Whitsundays Scenic Flight
  • Everglades
  • Koala Cuddle, Currumbin
  • Dolphin Kayak
  • Great Ocean Road
  • Phillip Island
  • Excluded activities: Fraser Island 4WD driving insurance levy: AUD15. Dolphin experience: AUD5
  • Meals except those as per the itinerary
  • Expenses that are personal in nature
  • Anything not mentioned in the 'What's Included' section
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20% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.


A deposit of 20% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

Travel Insurance

We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.

Other Practical InformationThese packages are only suitable for those over age 18, and it is only possible to drive on Fraser Island if you are over 21 and have held a drivers license for 1 year. It is still possible to partake if you are not over 21, or if you have not held your license for 1 year, you are just not able to drive.
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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