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East Coast Australia in Style

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Aboriginal dreamtime walk through the Daintree Rainforest at Mossman Gorge
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East Coast Australia in Style
This comfort-minded journey up Australia’s eastern shore delivers the wonders of the region in fine style.

Highlights

Some of the highlights included are:

  • Sydney harbour yacht ride
  • Sydney orientation walk
  • Surfing lessons with a local in beautiful Byron Bay
  • Full-day Whitsunday Islands sailing trip
  • Scenic train journey to Cairns
  • Aboriginal dreamtime walk through the Daintree Rainforest at Mossman Gorge

Holiday Type

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What's included
  • International and internal flights
  • 9 nights in comfortable hotels
  • 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches
  • Transport: Private bus/van, plane, local bus, ferry, yacht, train
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout and local guides
Need to know
  • Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 12
  • Speak to your consultant about extending your trip pre or post tour
Your route
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Itinerary

Day 1
Sydney

Sydney

Arrive into Australia's most famous city, Sydney. If you arrive early, head into the city to visit the Botanical Gardens or the famous Opera House. There are no planned activities during the day, so check into the hotel and explore the city.

Day 2
Sydney

Sydney

Have an early lunch before boarding a sleek former Americas Cup racing yacht for a thrilling 2.5hr sail on one of the world’s finest harbours. The sailing excursion today is a fast paced and authentic sailing experience on a racing yacht. If you are not interested in sailing, you can opt out and enjoy your afternoon on your own. After spending the day exploring Sydney, meet your group in the early evening for an optional drink or dinner. Perhaps visit vibrant Bondi Beach where there are plenty of excellent dining options.

Day 3
Sydney - Byron Bay

Sydney - Byron Bay

Meet mid-morning to catch a flight to the north coast of New South Wales. Arrive early evening into beautiful Byron Bay. On the way to the hotel, stop for a walk to the Cape Byron lighthouse located at the most easterly point of the Australian continent. The night is yours to discover.

Day 4
Byron Bay

Byron Bay

Practice paddling and then pop up to balance on the wider, softer beginner boards. The rest of the day is yours to explore - you may like to walk along the long stunning beach, play in the surf, or simply hang out at the beach hotel and people watch. Optional activities in the area include whale watching (seasonal), kayaking, or a day tripping to the beaches.

Day 5
Byron Bay - Airlie Beach

Byron Bay - Airlie Beach

This morning, leave Byron early to head to Brisbane Airport to catch a morning flight to Proserpine. Transfer to Airlie Beach, your home for the next two nights.

Day 6
Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach

Today, embark on a full-day yacht excursion, sailing around the Whitsunday's with included lunch, snacks, snorkel and visit to Whitehaven beach.

Day 7
Airlie Beach - Cairns

Airlie Beach - Cairns

It's an early start this morning - travel to the train station for a relaxing and scenic journey by rail to Cairns. Embark on a scenic train journey through sugar cane country and rainforest as you head north to Cairns. Arrive early evening and check-in to a centrally-based hotel before exploring the town and opting for a group dinner and drinks.

Day 8
Cairns - Port Douglas

Cairns - Port Douglas

Arrive mid-afternoon in the colourful resort town of Port Douglas.

Day 9
Port Douglas

Port Douglas

Day 10
Port Douglas - Cairns

Port Douglas - Cairns

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