Mosey through mangrove forests, soak up sunshine on white sand beaches and spend 2-nights yachting around the Whitsunday Islands - this is tropic life at its finest. With plenty of options for the adrenalin junkies and equal down time for the laid back cats, this week long holiday leaving from the Whitsundays will leave you speechless.
Welcome to the Whitsundays, aka total, uninterrupted paradise. Why? How about a year round average temp of 27 degrees C, over 8 hours of sunshine a day, and 74 picture perfect sandy rimmed islands at your disposal. Spend your day soaking up the perfect waters and fine sands around your resort, or if the ocean's calling, jump on board our day’s sailing adventure for a closer look at this paradise destination.
Arrive Whitsundays and jump on board the yacht.Swim, snorkel, eat & repeat is pretty much today’s vibe as we make our way around the 74 islands that make up the Whitsundays. Do as much or as little as you want – help the crew wince the sails, snorkel some of the best coral reefs in Australia, laze on the fine silica sands of Whitehaven Beach (cue more pinch yourself moments) – today is all about soaking in the moment and relishing the finer things in life.
What can top the Whitsundays? Not much...except the Great Barrier Reef, the next stop on our road trippin’ adventure.
Tropical Townsville never fails to impress with its Colonial buildings and checkered maritime history. We'll get orientated with the city and grab some lunch before kicking on to Cairns.
Vibing restaurants, bouncing clubs, & endless tropical feels greet us in the town of Cairns. As the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef this is one of Australia’s most buzzing little towns, and the energy is seriously catchy.
Today is all about ticking off those once in a lifetime bucket list experiences. Think you’ve got what it takes to bungy jump or go whitewater rafting? Prove it – we’ve got optionals lined up that will get your head spinning with adrenaline. #NOREGRETS yo!
Well good morning Cairns you delightful palm tree paradise. We have two days here to get deep - which may even mean a scuba dive on one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. You game?
Today we hit the open road and pay a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage listed Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest, meeting up with a local Aboriginal guide to walk through the rainforest and learn about the culture and traditions of the native people. Want a little adventure in the treetops of the Daintree? Why not experience ziplining through the canopy?
Rise & shine – Cape Tribulation beach is calling, and we’ve got some giant mangroves to explore with our local guide. Nature fix complete, we’ll make our final stop, Cairns, passing through the pretty seaside town of Port Douglas on route.
Tonight we'll be saying our final farewells in Cairns, as our trip ends upon arrival at 4:00pm. Swap social deets, squeeze in last minute hugs, and start making plans for Contiki round 2...
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Trip Name: Island and Rainforest
Duration: 7 Days
From Price: £1,155
Supplier Tour ID: 117.246A/210057
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