Sydney to Cairns Best of Australia – 17 Day Boutique Tour

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  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher
  • duration 17 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 18-89 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-43783
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Sydney and NSW, Australia
  • Ends Cairns, Australia
  • Explore the mesmerizing underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Meet Australia's unique wildlife in thier natural habitats
  • Go on a once-in-a-lifetime 4WD adventure in K’Gari
  • Whitsunday Islands & Whitehaven beach day trip & snorkelling
Seventeen days of exploring the stunning Sydney to Cairns route sounds like a dream. From the bustling energy of Sydney to the mesmerizing underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef and the pristine sands of Whitehaven Beach, this tour offers sights and experiences that you will cherish forever.

And who could resist the charm of meeting Australia's unique wildlife? Each encounter, whether with koalas, platypus, or the untamed creatures of the bush, becomes a brushstroke in the canvas of this immersive journey. It's a chance to witness the raw beauty of nature and forge connections with the inhabitants of this diverse land.

Then there is world-class wine and mouthwatering seafood to add a delectable layer to the adventure. Imagine savoring the rich flavors of locally produced wines, each sip telling the tale of sun-soaked vineyards and meticulous craftsmanship. The seafood feasts promise a culinary odyssey, a celebration of the coastal bounty that defines this region.

This journey is more than a mere trip; it's a sensory exploration—a tapestry woven with the colors of the coastline, the aromas of the sea, and the echoes of diverse landscapes.

See the itinerary section for more details.

  • Day 1: Sydney
  • Day 2: Hunter Valley and Newcastle
  • Day 3: Port Macquarie and Koala Hospital
  • Day 4: Byron Bay
  • Day 5: Byron Bay
  • Day 6: Noosa & Rainbow Beach
  • Day 7: K’Gari (Fraser Island)
  • Day 8: Brisbane
  • Day 9: Brisbane to Airlie Beach
  • Day 10: Airlie Beach and Whitsunday Islands
  • Day 11: Mission Beach
  • Day 12: Cairns via the Atherton Tablelands
  • Day 13: Snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Day 14: Kuranda and Port Douglas
  • Day 15: Mossman Gorge & Immersive First Nations Experience
  • Day 16: Daintree Rainforest Walk, Cape Tribulation & Nature/Cro
  • Day 17: Port Douglas to Cairns
  • 15 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches and 3 Dinners
  • All transport (Private buses, domestic flight & boat trips)
  • All accommodation (Mix of boutique, 4 and 5 star hotels/resorts)
  • Friendly & experienced local guide
  • Great Barrier Reef day cruise including snorkeling & glass bottom boat
  • K'gari (Fraser Island) 4WD Experience - the largest sand island in the world
  • Hunter Valley wine, cheese, chocolate tour
  • Conservation Wildlife Park visit- Get close to koalas, Emus and more
  • Gumbaynggirr First nations experience
  • Koala Hospital Visit with Volunteers in Port Macquarie
  • Visit Cape Tribulation
  • Visit Kuranda & Gondola Ride over the oldest rainforest in the world (The Daintree)
  • Daintree rainforest walk - Off the beaten track interpretive, sustainable walk with a local passionate expert
  • Nature cruise - Spot crocodiles, birds, fish in the wild
  • Mossman Gorge entry and soft walk
  • 2-hour local wetland & native title experience with local first nations family
  • Byron Bay sights
  • 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 Sydney to Cairns Best of Australia – 17 Day Boutique Tour tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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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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