Melbourne to Cairns 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 Melbourne, Australia
  • Ends Cairns, Australia
  • 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 the iconic Spot X
Join us on this epic, 39-day, guided tour from Melbourne to Cairns and get the chance to explore Australia's east coast like never before. Starting from Australia's cultural capital this more-than-a-month-long guided trip will take you to incredibly beautiful places including Sydney and Hunter Valley, the Blue Mountains, Byron Bay, Fraser Island, the Whitsundays, Magnetic Island and the Great Barrier Reef.

See beautiful coastal towns such as Noosa and Surfers Paradise on the way. 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.

End your trip in Australia's adventure capital with memories for a lifetime. For more about this adventure, please go through the itinerary below.
  • Day 1: Melbourne to Sydney (overnight bus)
  • Day 2: Sydney
  • Day 3: Blue Mountains tour
  • Day 4: Hunter Valley tour
  • Day 5: Sydney
  • Day 6: Sydney - Spot X (Overnight bus)
  • Day 7: Spot X
  • Day 8: Spot X
  • Day 9: Spot X - Byron Bay & kayaking trip
  • Day 10: Byron Bay - Nimbin (day tour) - Byron Bay
  • Day 11: Byron Bay - Surfers Paradise
  • Day 12: Surfers Paradise
  • Day 13: Brisbane
  • Day 14: Brisbane - Moreton Island - Brisbane
  • Day 15: Brisbane - Noosa
  • Day 16: Everglades canoeing trip
  • Day 17: Noosa - Rainbow Beach
  • Day 18: Rainbow Beach
  • Day 19: Rainbow Beach - Fraser Island (4WD camping tour)
  • Day 20: Fraser Island 4WD camping tour
  • Day 21: Return to Rainbow Beach
  • Day 22: Rainbow Beach - Seventeen Seventy (1770)
  • Day 23: Motorbike tour
  • Day 24: Seventeen Seventy (1770) - Airlie beach (overnight bus)
  • Day 25: Airlie Beach
  • Day 26: Whitsundays sailing adventure
  • Day 27: Whitsundays sailing adventure
  • Day 28: Whitsundays - Airlie Beach
  • Day 29: Airlie Beach - Magnetic Island
  • Day 30: Magnetic Island
  • Day 31: Magnetic Island - Cairns
  • Day 32: Great Barrier Reef cruise
  • Day 33: Cairns
  • Day 34: Cape Tribulation & Daintree rainforest tour
  • Day 35: Rainforest hike, bike & canoe
  • Day 36: Rainforest hike, bike & canoe - Cairns
  • Day 37: Cairns
  • Day 38: Cairns
  • Day 39: Cairns departure
  • Hop-on, hop-off bus from Melbourne to Cairns. We will provide you with tickets. You will have to travel 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)
  • Whitsundays Scenic Flight`
  • Koala Cuddle, Currumbin
  • Excluded activities: skydive: AUD35. Fraser Island 4WD driving compulsory insurance levy: AUD15. Moreton Island trip: AUD50. Dolphin experience: AUD5
  • Meals except those mentioned on the itinerary
  • Expenses that are personal in nature
  • Anything not mentioned in the 'What's Included' section
  • Anything mentioned optional on the itinerary
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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.
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