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The Sun Seeker with Sailing (Start Surfers Paradise)

  • 11 Day(s)
  • Trip Code : COBTSWD

Get down on the farm, enjoy the idyllic island life, smile at the crocodiles, snorkel the Whitsundays, dive the Great Barrier Reef, and then dance the night away in Cairns. This extravaganza shows you all that 'Down Under' has to offer! Get down on the farm, enjoy the idyllic island life, smile at the crocodiles, snorkel the Whitsundays, dive the Great Barrier Reef, and then dance the night away in Cairns. This extravaganza shows you all that 'Down Under' has to offer!

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Surfers Paradise

Meet up with the other Contiki Travellers and your Trip Manager in legendary Surfers Paradise. It-

Surfers Paradise

With a free day, hang out among the bronzed bodies, bikini babes and surfer dudes on the golden sands. Check out what Surfers is most famous for, the three kilometers of gorgeous natural beaches. Kick back and spot some locals showing off their talents in the waves. If you want to get amongst the action there-

Surfers Paradise to Noosa

As we make our way up the coast, we make a stop in Brisbane to see what this city is all about. You-

Noosa to Fraser Island

This morning we make our way north to Fraser Island, a slice of paradise. This UNESCO World Heritage-listed site is the largest sand island in the world and is 800,000 years old. Packed with around 40 freshwater lakes, lush rainforests and diverse wildlife, Fraser Island lives up to its amazing reputation. If you want to explore as much of the island as possible, jump on our included full-day 4WD tour. Meet your Local Guide in the morning and be shown some of the island-

Fraser Island to Farmstay

Back on the mainland this morning, we continue inland to an authentic country homestead, right in the heart of Queensland-

Farmstay to Whitsundays Sailing

Today we drive to Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsundays Islands and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park to board our sailing yacht. Enjoy two nights sailing the stunning Whitsunday islands with your friends. Swim, snorkel, or laze your way around the 74 islands of this tropical paradise, where you will past the lush tropical islands, snorkel or dive the many spectacular coral reefs, laze on the world's best beaches and personally meet an extravagant array of sea life. You can help the crew & learn how to grind the winches & hoist the sails, and try your hand at or just relax and top up your tan in the sun. Please note: Accommodation on board the yacht is multishare only.

The Whitsundays to Cairns

After a ferry back to the mainland, we head deeper into the tropics of Australia today when we hit Townsville for some free time. Check out the colonial buildings and get a feel for its maritime past as we drive along the esplanade and into town where you can grab some lunch. See vistas over Magnetic Island, a National Park and bird sanctuary, before we continue our travels up north. Back on the road, we cruise past waterfalls, waterholes, fruit plantations and thick, tropical rainforests into Tully, home to some of Australia-

Cairns

Wake up to the warm waters of Cairns. For those who are keen for a fun and thrilling ride on the rapids of the Tully River, join our optional white-water rafting adventure activity with our professional Local Guides. There are loads more activities available in Cairns like hot air ballooning, sky diving and bungy jumping -

Cairns

Feed your your inner adrenaline junkie or relax? It-

Finish Cairns

Say a final farewell to your new friends as your trip ends this morning.

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You will visit

  • Australia

What's included?

  • 10 nights multi-share accommodation: 6 nights in resorts, 2 nights on a yacht, 1 night in an eco-lodge, 1 night at a cattle station lodge
  • Modern, air-conditioned coach with powerpoints for charging
  • An experienced and professional Trip Manager & Driver team
  • Sightseeing tours of all major cities
  • National Park fees, local taxes & service charges
  • 17 meals:
  • 10 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 5 dinners
  • Stay at a resort located right by the beach

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