Melbourne to Cairns Express Tour

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  • City sightseeing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing, kitesurfing etc.
  • Beaches
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  • duration 19 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18-50 yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Melbourne, Australia
  • Ends Cairns, 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
  • Go surfing in Byron Bay. Enjoy its laidback vibe
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 Melbourne, this trip will take you through Sydney, Byron Bay, Brisbane and Fraser Island, coming to an end in Cairns.

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 be give you memories for a lifetime.
  • Day 1: Melbourne - Sydney (overnight bus)
  • Day 2: Sydney
  • Day 3: Blue Mountains tour
  • Day 4: Sydney - Byron Bay (overnight bus)
  • Day 5: Byron Bay surf lesson
  • Day 6: Byron Bay - Nimbin - Byron Bay
  • Day 7: Byron Bay - Brisbane
  • Day 8: Brisbane - Rainbow Beach
  • Day 9: Rainbow Beach - Fraser Island (4WD camping tour)
  • Day 10: Fraser Island 4WD camping tour
  • Day 11: Fraser Island - Rainbow Beach
  • Day 12: Dolphin feeding experience & overnight bus to Airlie Beach
  • Day 13: Airlie Beach
  • Day 14: Whitsundays sailing trip
  • Day 15: Whitsundays Sailing trip
  • Day 16: Return to Airlie Beach
  • Day 17: Airlie Beach - Cairns
  • Day 18: Great Barrier Reef cruise
  • Day 19: Cairns departure
  • Hop-on, hop-off bus from Melbourne to Cairns
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • All activities except those mentioned in the 'What's Excluded' section
  • An experienced tour guide at each destination
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Skydive Fraser Island
  • Whitsundays Scenic Flight
  • Koala Cuddle, Currumbin
  • Dolphin Kayak
  • Great Ocean Road
  • Phillip Island
  • Excluded activities: Fraser Island 4WD driving compulsory insurance levy: AUD15. Dolphin experience: AUD5
  • Meals except those as per the itinerary
  • Expenses that are personal in nature
  • Anything mentioned optional on the itinerary
  • 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.

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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