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  • Go on a 4WD safari trip on Fraser Island
  • Explore the amazing Whitsunday during a sailing trip
  • Discover the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Learn to surf in Byron Bay
Book this 24-day, guided trip and discover some of the most scenic locations on Australia's east coast. Starting from Cairns, this guided tour will take you to the Great Barrier Reef, Magnetic Island, the Whitsundays, Fraser Island, and Byron Bay before coming to an end in Sydney.

Participate in tons of activities in different destinations along the way. Enjoy cruising on the Great Barrier Reef, a stunning, 2,300km-long ecosystem made up of reefs and islands made of over hundreds of different types of corals. Explore the Whitsundays during a sailing trip and go on a 4WD safari on Fraser Island.

See beautiful coastal towns such as Noosa and Surfers Paradise and make the most of your time during the tour by participating in various optional activities. For more about this trip, please go through the itinerary below.
Hostel
Arrive in Cairns at any time and check in at your centrally located hostel where you'll be spending the next few days. Sleep well tonight - you've got a big couple of weeks ahead of you!
Hostel
It's here. The day you've been waiting for. Head out to explore the Great Barrier Reef today. Get the chance to see 2 stunning reef sites. Spend 6 full hours exploring the reef with plenty of diving opportunities, awesome lunch and knowledgeable guides.
Meals
  • Lunch
Hostel
Spend the day visiting the oldest living rainforest in the world! This tour will show all of the highlights that Daintree and Cape Tribulation have to offer. Meet with one of the indigenous owners of Mossman Gorge and learn more about local traditions while soaking in the stunning views of the surrounding rainforest!

Return to Cairns in the afternoon.
Meals
  • Lunch
Hostel
Check out of your hostel and make your way to Townsville. Board the ferry that will take you to Magnetic Island, where you will spend the next 2 days.
Hostel
Explore the island on your own. There's plenty to do on the island, but our personal favourite is to do nothing. Just kick back and relax. Once you soak in the views of the ocean and swaying palm trees, you'll know exactly what we're talking about.
Hostel
Check out of your hostel and board the ferry back to Townsville. Continue onto Airlie Beach. Check in at your hostel and then head out to explore the area on your own.
boatstay
You're off to the Whitsundays today. Board your vessel at Abel Point Marina from where you'll be taken to your first snorkelling location - no time to waste! As you head to one of the northern islands of the Whitsundays, you will cross the Whitsunday Passage and pass the Mole group of islands before arriving at either Hook or Hayman Island.

Its time to take the plunge into the blue tropical waters and see the stunning underwater world of fascinating creatures. After the snorkelling is over, you are back on board and cruising to your overnight anchorage.

The crew will invite you to view an eco slide show after dinner. Look out for shooting stars or sit on the back deck and watch the fish swim in and out of the water.
Meals
  • Dinner
boatstay
Head for the magnificent Whitehaven Beach after breakfast. Walk on the white silica sands of the beach. You will be taken on a short bush walk to a lookout from where you can see the entire beach and the inlet in their finest glory.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Hostel
Take the final plunge in the Whitsundays before you make the journey back to Airlie Beach.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Overnight
Check out of your hostel and take an overnight bus to the Rainbow Beach.
Hostel
This morning is yours to explore! Why not catch the morning sun over Carlo Sand Blow? Soak in the views at your leisure. You've got a couple of big days to come!
Hostel
You can join us on an optional dolphin-watching experience today. Leave the hostel at 6:30 in the morning if you have booked this activity. On arrival, visitors are welcome to join volunteers in the water and get to know these beautiful mammals.

Fish for feeding the dolphins is available on site. Dolphin feeding does mean getting wet, at least up to your knees. So come prepared! This evening, you will attend your compulsory safety briefing to prepare for your next couple of days on the stunning Fraser Island.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Camping
Head for Fraser Island at 9.30 in the morning. Drive approx 10 minutes to the barge (ferry) and spend another 10 minutes on the water to reach the world's biggest sand island. Drive for 1 hour to the Eurong Resort along 75 Mile Beach Road - Fraser Island's own highway with speed limits!

Your big adventure begins from here as you drive to the famous Lake McKenzie - arguably the most popular and picturesque highlight of Fraser! Stop for lunch and spend sometime playing in the amazingly clear waters with your new-found friends! Drive up to your campsite at around 3:00 PM.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Camping
Get up in the morning for a quick breakfast before you begin your busiest day on Fraser Island. First, head off to see Eli Creek, a beautifully clear creek perfect for a relaxing swim. Travel north and stop at the Maheno wreck for some photos and a short history lesson about this famous Fraser Island icon.

Shortly after that, travel up to Indian Head, Fraser Island's highest point. From here you may be lucky enough to see whales and sharks in the ocean, before you travel to the island's champagne pools for a dip! Travel back to your camp in the afternoon.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Hostel
Have your breakfast, then drive to the starting point of Lake Wabby Circuit. Enjoy walking on sand dunes. Lunch follows your trip to Lake Wabby before you drive down the beach back to the barge. Tonight, enjoy a well-deserved rest on Rainbow Beach before checking out in the morning.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Hostel
Wave goodbye to Rainbow Beach and say hello to the darling of the Sunshine Coast, Noosa! Check in at your hostel then head out to enjoy some stunning coastal views. The best way to experience Noosa is to go with the flow. We're talking lazy afternoon drinks, sunset beach walking and all the other good stuff.
Hostel
Take a stroll along the waterfront. Book the optional Everglades tour or simply wander through the shops stuffed full of charm. Today is yours to explore!
Hostel
Wave goodbye to Noosa as you make your way to Surfers Paradise on the stunning Gold Coast. The place is all about stunning beaches, towering skyscrapers and some of the country's best nightlife spots.
Hostel
You have a full day to explore the area. There are heaps of local shops to explore, secluded spots to work on your tan or hipster cafes with the best views in town.
Hostel
You'll arrive at the iconic coastal town of Byron Bay in the morning. Once you have checked in at the hostel, you are free to hit the town.
Hostel
Learn to surf from the pros while the stunning Byron Bay coastal scenery acts as your backdrop!
Hostel
Head for Nimbin. Spend the morning meeting dreadlocked locals and exploring the colourful streets before a fun-filled afternoon of waterfall hopping. Head back to Byron Bay after that.
Meals
  • Lunch
overnight bus
You've got a free day today. Why not take your newly acquired surfing skills and put them to the test? Or else talk a stroll to the iconic lighthouse for some fresh air and seriously stunning views. Tonight you'll hop on your overnight bus to Sydney.
Arrive in Sydney bright and early. Your trip officially comes to an end here. Don't worry, there's plenty more to explore in the land Down Under.
what’s included
  • Hop-on hop-off buses from Cairns to Sydney
  • 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)
  • Skydive Fraser Island
  • Whitsundays Scenic Flight`
  • Dolphin Kayak
what's excluded
  • 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
  • Anything mentioned optional on the itinerary
  • Pickup and drop off
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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.
Cancellation20% 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.
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