East Coast Encompassed: Sydney to Cairns

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 18 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18-39 yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Sydney and NSW, Australia
  • Ends Cairns, Australia
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Island hop by yacht through the Whitsunday Islands.
  • Zip over dunes in a 4x4 on a remote sand island.
  • Sleep on the banks of the Noosa River
Start in Sydney and end in Cairns, the tour East Coast Encompassed: Sydney To Cairns is a guided photography tour that takes 18 days. You will travel through Yungaburra, Brisbane, Airlie Beach and 8 other destinations in Australia. East Coast Encompassed: Sydney To Cairns is a small group tour which includes accommodation in hostels, transport, meals and others.

Now's the time to explore Australia on your terms with this tour that's affordable for young travellers. Rugged landscapes, crashing surf, and Indigenous culture stretching back through time — Australia’s East Coast possesses a truly otherworldly allure. This trip offers you a comprehensive, authentic, and bank account-friendly experience in one of the country’s most popular regions. Raw thrills and refined pleasures abound out here. In the space of a few days, you’ll sample wines in the Hunter Valley, snorkel the Whitsundays, and catch a few waves. When people back home ask what you did on your trip, just tell ‘em: “Everything."
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  • Anonymous
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  • On Sep 15 2019
“It's hard to believe this trip was only 6 days, as so many activities and sights were fit in. Tour guides excellent and very knowledgeable. Highly reccommend!”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Sydney
  • Day 2: Sydney
  • Day 3: Sydney/Arrawarra
  • Day 4: Arrawarra
  • Day 5: Arrawarra/Byron Bay
  • Day 6: Byron Bay
  • Day 7: Byron Bay/Brisbane
  • Day 8: Brisbane/Noosa Everglades
  • Day 9: Noosa Everglades/Fraser Island
  • Day 10: Fraser Island/Airlie Beach
  • Day 11: Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands
  • Day 12: Whitsunday Islands
  • Day 13: Whitsunday Islands/Airlie Beach
  • Day 14: Airlie Beach/Cairns
  • Day 15: Cairns
  • Day 16: Cape Tribulation
  • Day 17: Cape Tribulation/Yungaburra
  • Day 18: Yungaburra/Cairns
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • Hostels (13 nts, multi-share with 4-8 people), cabin (1 nt), maxi yacht (2 nts, open cabin multi-share), overnight train (1 nt). All nights are multi-share on this trip.
Meals
  • 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
    Note: Allow USD415-540 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Train, maxi yacht, private vehicle, 4x4 vehicle, ferry
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your G for Good Moment: Reef Ecologic Coral Restoration, Whitsunday Islands
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends
  • Your Hands-On Moment: Surfing Lesson, Spot X
  • Your Discover Moment: Byron Bay
  • Your Discover Moment: Cairns
  • Your Big Night Out Moment: in Cairns, Cairns
  • Sydney orientation walk
  • Fraser Island 4x4 excursion
  • Entrance fees to Cooloola Recreation Area and Fraser Island in Great Sandy National Park
  • Noosa Everglades overnight experience
  • Noosa Everglades canoeing excursion
  • Whitsunday Islands sailing excursion (3 days)
  • Whitehaven Beach visit
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Sydney and NSW and from Cairns are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this East Coast Encompassed: Sydney to Cairns tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this East Coast Encompassed: Sydney to Cairns tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit may be required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 61 days before departure.

Travel Insurance

East Coast Encompassed: Sydney to Cairns tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this East Coast Encompassed: Sydney to Cairns tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

Minimum age of 18 years for this trip.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : 18-to-ThirtysomethingsFast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.
  • 2. Service Level : BasicSimple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 3 - AverageSome tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
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