Contiki | Beaches and Reefs with Sailing  (Start Sydney)(Multi Share,Start Sydney, End Cairns)

Ahh, the famous East Coast, where you can expect wildlife tours and bushwalks between beaches and sunsets.

Kicking things off in Sydney, you'll sleep at an Eco Camp in the Noosa Everglades, learn to surf at Byron Bay and sail the Whitsundays from Airlie Beach. This is a one way ticket to wanting to live in Aussie for good.


Tour Operator: Contiki
  • What's Included

    • Hostel-style accommodation with a special stay at an Eco Camp in Noosa Everglades (complete with kangaroos), as well as two nights on a sailing yacht. With accommodation this centrally located you'll be right in the action and ready to enjoy your days after a comfy night's sleep.
  • Pricing

      • Start Date
      • End Date
      • Price
        (Twin)
      • 27 Oct 19
      • 8 Nov 19
      • $3,780
      • 3 Nov 19
      • 15 Nov 19
      • $3,934
      • 24 Nov 19
      • 6 Dec 19
      • $3,934
      • 1 Dec 19
      • 13 Dec 19
      • $3,934
      • 15 Dec 19
      • 27 Dec 19
      • $3,934
      • 22 Dec 19
      • 3 Jan 20
      • $3,934
      • 29 Dec 19
      • 10 Jan 20
      • $3,934
      • 5 Jan 20
      • 17 Jan 20
      • $3,934
      • 12 Jan 20
      • 24 Jan 20
      • $3,934
      • 19 Jan 20
      • 31 Jan 20
      • $3,934
      • 26 Jan 20
      • 7 Feb 20
      • $3,934
      • 2 Feb 20
      • 14 Feb 20
      • $3,934
      • 9 Feb 20
      • 21 Feb 20
      • $3,934
      • 16 Feb 20
      • 28 Feb 20
      • $3,934
      • 23 Feb 20
      • 6 Mar 20
      • $3,934
      • 8 Mar 20
      • 20 Mar 20
      • $3,934
      • 22 Mar 20
      • 3 Apr 20
      • $3,934
    Please note: while prices are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to currency fluctuations and currency surcharges may apply.Please check price at time of booking
  • Itinerary

    Day 1 - Sydney

    Welcome to Sydney! Meet up with your brand new travel family and hit the road and head on a day trip to one of Australia's finest: the majestic Blue Mountains (which aren't actually blue, but are still beautiful all the same). Out here in the great Aussie Outdoors we'll be learning about the legends behind the famous Three Sisters rock formation as well as exploring the Jamison Ridge area. We'll head back to Sydney and the evening is yours to make the most of. Why not get a group together for a signature "Cook your own BBQ" dinner at Phillips Foote heritage restaurant in the heart of The Rocks, with freshly-caught seafood or succulent steak just like the locals.

     

    Day 2 - Sydney

    This morning set out to explore this sun drenched, cosmopolitan and eternally cool city. Your Trip Manager will give you the low down on all of Sydney's best bits as you get a tour of the highlights. Catch the ferry to Watsons Bay to experience the iconic skyline from a different perspective, then venture over to Bondi Beach where you can spend the afternoon lazing about in the sunshine.

     

    Day 3 - Sydney

    With a full free day to choose your own adventure, we have plenty of Free Time Add-Ons for you to pick from. Wine-lovers can sign up for an Australian wine tasting experience; water-lovers can opt for a sunset cruise or jetboat on the harbour.

     

    Day 4 - Sydney to Byron Bay

    With Sydney satisfaction levels at a high this morning we jump on a plane to Byron Bay where all your hippie dreams can come to life.Landing in Byron Bay, we'll drop off our bags at the accomodation and start as we mean to go on, heading straight to the beach. Here in Byron we'll unleash our secret talent for surfing with an included lesson. You'll be a pro in no time!Afterwards, why not finish the afternoon with some beer tasting at a famous Byron Bay Brewery?

     

    Day 5 - Byron Bay

    We'll continue the surf vibes today with the option to kickstart our morning with sunrise at Australia's most easterly point followed by yoga on the beach. Then you have the rest of the day free to explore like a local. Start by finding the best smashed avo Byron has to offer - there's no shortage of tasty and organic cafes here. With the afternoon stretched out ahead of you, there's kayaking, relaxing on the beach and whale watching (seasonal) all on offer - your time here will be nothing short of magic.

     

    Day 6 - Byron Bay to Noosa Everglades via Hosanna Farm and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

    It's time to wave goodbye to Byron and head up the coast to Noosa Everglades.On the way north we'll stop at Hosanna Farm, an authentic Aussie working farm where you'll get the chance to try some traditional Australian tucker: damper & billy tea.Next up we'll make our way to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary where you'll see koalas, kangaroos and crocodiles up close and personal.Still buzzing from our farm & wildlife adventures, we'll arrive at our destination, the Noosa Everglades. Here we'll unpack at our Special Stay Eco Camp home for the next two nights and relax with a group dinner in the bistro & bar area, surrounded by the chatter and rustling of local birds and kangaroos.

     

    Day 7 - Noosa Everglades - Fraser Island Day Trip

    Wake up to the sound of birds chirping at our Eco Camp this morning (you might even spot a kangaroo) and grab a quick brekkie before heading out for a day on Fraser Island.Your spirits will be at an all-time high after this day full of sand dunes, scenic lakes and dense rainforests. We'll cruise along the world's longest sand highway before you appease your hunger with a tasty lunch.It's back to the Eco Camp this evening for our final night here. You have free time to tuck into some food at the bistro, sample the offerings at the CootharaBAR boutique brewery, or just relax and enjoy the lush surroundings of this beautiful protected National Park.

     

    Day 8 - Noosa Everglades to the Whitsundays

    What better way to say goodbye to The Glades than with an optional Canoeing Excursion on one of only two Everglades in the world! Afterwards we're on our way to find coastal nirvana at the pristine beaches of the Whitsundays. We'll hop on a plane for a flight to Airlie Beach.Landing in Airlie Beach, you'll notice everything starting to look a bit more tropical. Hello Whitsundays! We'll head to the marina where we'll begin our Whitsundays sailing adventure and meet our crew before bunking down on our sailing yacht for the night.

     

    Day 9 - Whitsundays Sailing

    How often do you get to wake up in paradise? Today we'll spend the whole day cruising the Whitsundays with our crew. Swim, snorkel, eat and repeat as we make our way around the 74 islands that make up the Whitsundays. Do as much or as little as you like - help the crew hoist the sails, snorkel some of the best coral reefs in Australia and laze on the fine sands of Whitehaven beach (cue: more pinch yourself moments). Soak it all in and relish living your best beachcomber life.

     

    Day 10 - The Whitsundays to Cairns

    What can top the Whitsundays? Not much…except the Great Barrier Reef, and luckily it's the next stop on our journey.After a scenic train ride along the East Coast of Queensland, we'll arrive in sunny Cairns - a haven for vibing restaurants, bouncing clubs and endless tropical feels. This town is the gateway to the reef and is buzzing with energy, you won't be short of things to do here.

     

    Day 11 - Cairns

    Good morning Cairns you delightful palm tree paradise. Today we'll take you on a Dreamtime walk at Tjapukai where you can explore the rich history of the world's oldest living culture. After getting your culture fix for the day, why not unleash your inner-adrenaline junkie and take a leap of faith at AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping? Or take to the rapids for an action-packed afternoon of white-water rafting on the Barron River.

     

    Day 12 - Cairns

    Make the most of your free day here in Cairns and jump on our optional day trip out to Australia's most famous natural wonder, The Great Barrier Reef. Board a catamaran out to the reef and try your hand at snorkelling, gape at the mindblowingly colourful coral and listen to the marine crew tell you all there is to know about this wonder. This day is a must-do for any trip to Oz!

     

    Day 13 - Depart Cairns

    Your final day is yours to explore and do whatever your heart desires - and the perfect chance to sign up for a day trip on the scenic cable car, Skyrail. Here you can gain a truly unique perspective of Australia's World Heritage listed tropical rainforest, gliding above the canopy before descending to the forest floor to continue your guided explorational journey in the tropical hippie paradise of Kuranda. Known for its appreciation of sustainable living and alternate therapies, Kuranda is a unique village in a world of commercialism. Take the famous Kuranda Railway back to Cairns for a relaxing end to your day before your trip finishes in the late afternoon.

     

    Beaches and Reefs with Sailing  (Start Sydney - Until March 2020)(Multi Share,Start Sydney, End Cairns)
*Terms and Conditions
Offer subject to availability at time of booking. Prices are per person share twin based on best available tour price, inclusive of all discounts unless otherwise stated. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and are based on cash or cheque. Tour deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions may apply. Food fund and airfares may be additional. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry.
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