Cairns to Melbourne Ultimate Tour

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  • City sightseeing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing, kitesurfing etc.
  • Beaches
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  • duration 39 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18-50 yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Cairns, Australia
  • Ends Melbourne, Australia
  • Go on a 4WD safari trip on Fraser Island
  • Explore the amazing Whitsundays during a sailing trip
  • Discover the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Learn to surf in the iconic Byron Bay
Join us on this epic, 39-day, Cairns to Melbourne tour and get the chance to explore Australia's east coast like never before. Starting from Cairns, this more-than-a-month-long guided trip will take you to incredibly beautiful places including the Great Barrier Reef, Magnetic Island, the Whitsundays, Fraser Island, Byron Bay, Sydney and Blue Mountain before coming to an end in Melbourne.

Enjoy cruising on the Great Barrier Reef, a stunning, 2,300km-long ecosystem made up of reefs and islands that are home to hundreds of different types of corals. Explore the Whitsundays during a sailing trip and go an adrenaline overdrive during a 4WD safari trip on Fraser Island. Learn to surf from the pros in Spot X.

See beautiful coastal towns such as Noosa and Surfers Paradise. Exploring major sights in and around Sydney, including the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and the awesome Blue Mountains. This trip comes to an end in Melbourne. For more about this adventure, please go through the itinerary below.
  • Day 1: Arrive in Cairns
  • Day 2: Great Barrier Reef cruise
  • Day 3: Rainforest hike
  • Day 4: Bike & canoe in Atherton Tablelands & return to Cairns
  • Day 5: Cape Tribulation & Daintree rainforest tour
  • Day 6: Cairns
  • Day 7: Cairns
  • Day 8: Cairns - Magnetic Island
  • Day 9: Magnetic Island
  • Day 10: Magnetic Island - Airlie Beach
  • Day 11: Airlie Beach - Whitsundays
  • Day 12: Whitsundays sailing adventure
  • Day 13: Whitsundays - Airlie Beach
  • Day 14: Airlie Beach - Seventeen Seventy
  • Day 15: Seventeen Seventy (1770)
  • Day 16: Motorbike tour
  • Day 17: Seventeen Seventy - Rainbow Beach
  • Day 18: Rainbow Beach
  • Day 19: Rainbow Beach - Fraser Island (4WD camping tour)
  • Day 20: Fraser Island 4WD camping tour
  • Day 21: Fraser Island - Rainbow Beach
  • Day 22: Rainbow Beach - Noosa
  • Day 23: Everglades canoeing trip
  • Day 24: Noosa - Brisbane
  • Day 25: Brisbane - Moreton Island - Brisbane
  • Day 26: Brisbane - Surfers Paradise
  • Day 27: Surfers Paradise
  • Day 28: Surfers Paradise - Byron Bay
  • Day 29: Day tour of Nimbin
  • Day 30: Byron Bay - Spot X
  • Day 31: Spot X
  • Day 32: Spot X - Sydney (overnight bus)
  • Day 33: Sydney
  • Day 34: Sydney
  • Day 35: Blue Mountains tour
  • Day 36: Hunter Valley tour
  • Day 37: Sydney
  • Day 38: Sydney - Melbourne (overnight bus)
  • Day 39: Melbourne arrival & end of your trip
  • Hop-on, hop-off bus from Cairns to Melbourne
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • All activities except those mentioned in the 'What's Excluded' section
  • Experienced tour guides in every destination
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Whitsundays Scenic Flight`
  • Koala Cuddle, Currumbin
  • Excluded activities: Cairns skydiving: AUD 35, Fraser Island 4WD driving insurance levy: AUD15, Moreton Island: AUD50, 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
  • Pickup and drop off
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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.

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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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