East Coast Australia Adventure

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 19 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 15-99 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-43580
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Sydney and NSW, Australia
  • Ends Cairns, Australia
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Witness the expansive and iconic Great Barrier Reef on a snorkelling adventure and see colourful corals and tropical fish as you swim with turtles off the Daintree coast.
  • Take a 4WD adventure through the breathtaking landscape of K'gari (formerly Fraser Island). Ride across sand dunes and vast golden beaches in search of the iconic outback creature – the dingo.
  • Visit Daintree Rainforest – the oldest rainforest in the world – and Cape Tribulation on a stunning day that ticks off two UNESCO World Heritage areas (nature lovers rejoice!).
  • Soak up the beachside vibes of Byron Bay with a free day in this surfer’s haven. Go for a dip in the ocean, take a kayaking tour, listen to buskers by the beach, join a yoga class or just hang loose in a quirky café.
  • Embark on a full-day tour of the Whitsundays, where you’ll head out on a bushwalk to Hill Inlet Lookout, go snorkelling among giant tropical fish and corals and then relax on the 7 km stretch of Whitehaven Beach as the sun descends.
The "East Coast Australia Adventure" trip starts in Sydney and NSW and ends in Cairns. It is an explorer tour that takes 19 days taking you through Port Macquarie, Brisbane, Coffs Harbour and 9 other destinations in Australia. "East Coast Australia Adventure" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Start in Sydney, finish in Cairns and leave no stone unturned on this 19-day adventure along Australia’s diverse east coast. You’ll tour all the postcard-perfect spots – snorkel at the Great Barrier Reef and the corals of the Whitsundays, go on a 4WD drive adventure in K’gari (formerly Fraser Island) and immerse yourself in the ancient wonder of Daintree Rainforest. With stops at wineries in the Hunter Valley, the beachside vibes of Byron Bay, Mission Beach, Hervey Bay and more – this is a true-blue intro to everything Australia.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Sydney / Hunter Valley / Cessnock
  • Day 2: Crowdy Bay National Park / Port Macquarie
  • Day 3: Port Macquarie / Dorrigo National Park / Coffs Harbour
  • Day 4: Coffs Harbour / Byron Bay
  • Day 5: Byron Bay
  • Day 6: Springbrook National Park / Gold Coast / Brisbane
  • Day 7: Brisbane / Noosa / Hervey Bay
  • Day 8: K'gari (Fraser Island) / Hervey Bay
  • Day 9: Hervey Bay / Overnight Train
  • Day 10: Airlie Beach
  • Day 11: Whitsunday Islands / Whitehaven Beach / Airlie Beach
  • Day 12: Townsville / Paluma Range National Park / Lucinda
  • Day 13: Mungalla Station / Mission Beach
  • Day 14: Atherton Tablelands / Cairns
  • Day 15: Mandingalbay / Cairns
  • Day 16: Kuranda / Mareeba
  • Day 17: Mareeba / Mossman Gorge / Daintree Rainforest / Cape Tribulation
  • Day 18: Great Barrier Reef / Cape Tribulation
  • Day 19: Daintree Rainforest / Palm Cove / Cairns
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (9 nights), Cabins (6 nights), Overnight train (1 night), Holiday Apartments (2 nights)
Meals
  • 8 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Transport
  • Private vehicle , Ferry , Overnight train , Boat , 4WD
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Hunter Valley - Winery Visit & Wine Tasting
  • Sydney - The Rocks Dreaming Walking Tour with Aboriginal Guide
  • Crowdy Bay National Park - Diamond Head Hike
  • Port Macquarie - Koala Hospital guided tour
  • Dorrigo National Park - Short Hike
  • Dorrigo National Park - Rainforest Centre & Skywalk
  • Coffs Harbour - Red Rock Gumbaynggirr First Nations experience
  • Byron Bay - Lighthouse Walk
  • Springbrook National Park - Natural Bridge
  • Byron Bay - The Farm visit
  • K'gari - Full day 4WD tour
  • Airlie Beach - Full day Whitsunday Islands & Whitehaven Beach Tour with Snorkelling
  • Paluma Range National Park - Crystal Creek
  • Townsville - Castle Hill Lookout
  • Mungalla Station - Nywaigi First Nations Guided Day Tour
  • Cairns - Mandingalbay First Nations tour
  • Atherton Tablelands - Tolga Bat Hospital
  • Mareeba Wetlands - Forever Wild sunset wildlife experience
  • Kuranda - Kuranda Markets
  • Barron Gorge National Park - Din Din Barron Falls lookout
  • Daintree National Park - Mossman Gorge
  • Daintree National Park - Jindalba circuit track
  • Great Barrier Reef - Half Day Cruise & Snorkelling Experience
  • Cape Tribulation - Kulki walk & lookout
  • Cape Tribulation - Mason’s Swimming Hole
  • Daintree National Park - Madja boardwalk
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 Australia Adventure tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this East Coast Australia Adventure tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 15 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 15 September 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

East Coast Australia Adventure tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this East Coast Australia Adventure 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you
  • This trip covers around 2500 km (1550 miles) over fourteen days. There are some long travelling days but it’s all part of the adventure and a great way to get to know your fellow travellers.
  • This trip includes an overnight train, which is super comfortable and features RailBeds, charging stations and USB ports. The overnight train is in RailBed class and is not accompanied by a tour leader. Should the train not operate due to track works or other factors outside of our control, it will be replaced with alternative transportation and an additional night stay in a destination enroute.
  • Multiple activities on this trip are subject to weather and water conditions and on occasion, may be cancelled for safety or operational reasons. In the case of cancellation, we will endeavour to find a suitable replacement activity.
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