Australia Great Barrier Reef Daintree Rainforest Holiday
Day 1 - Arrive Cairns
Day 2 - Cairns
Day 3 - Depart for Great Barrier Reef
Day 4 - Great Barrier Reef return to Cairns
Day 5 - Cairns to Daintree
Day 6 - Daintree
Day 7 - Daintree to Cairns and Depart
|Day - Cairns|
Take the Kuranda Scenic Railway to access
the dense rainforest, view steep ravines and picturesque
waterfalls. Spend time around the scenic Kuranda village
watching for birdlife, platypus and butterflies as well
as browsing the markets and galleries. Descend from the
village, across the treetops on the spectacular Skyrail
cable car. This evening visit the Tjapukai Cultural Park where you can learn about the
history, culture, arts and skills of the Tjapukai people.
|Day 3 - Great Barrier Reef overnight cruise|
This morning depart Cairns to join Reef
Encounter, a 35 metre luxury catamaran designed for the
utmost stability & comfort at sea. The vessel is air-conditioned
throughout & features spacious decks as well as roomy
dining & recreation areas to dine and relax in, there
is even an onboard SPA.
Some time to relax, dive or snorkel before moving on to
other excellent reef locations.
This evening there is the opportunity for a night dive and
a delicious dinner freshly prepared by the on-board chef.
|Day 4 - Great Barrier Reef (finish Cairns)|
The magic begins each day when the reef
awakens. Perhaps an early morning dive, a revitalising swim
or relaxing spa. Stay with Reef Encounter until early afternoon
- with lots more opportunities to dive and snorkel before
re-joining your transfer boat back to Cairns. Return approximately
|Day 5 - Cairns to Daintree|
Leaving Cairns by rental car travel just
over an hour north along the beautiful Captain Cook Highway.
Nestled on the edge of the Mossman Gorge in the Daintree
Rainforest, Silky Oaks Lodge is the Daintree's ultimate
resort where this rare wilderness can be enjoyed in elegance
and ease. Vast and pristine the Daintree area contains the
oldest living rainforest on Earth. Take a relaxing stroll along the lush riverbanks, explore
the local area by bike, paddle a canoe on the Mossman River
or join a guided rainforest walk.
|Day 6 - Daintree|
Join Billy Tea Safaris for a day tour featuring incredible coastal and rainforest
scenery, visit a variety of different environments throughout
the day including estuary, mangroves, rainforest and beach.
Stop at Mill Walk in Cape Tribulation National Park, and
learn about the ecology and fauna from your expert naturalist
guide. Visit Myall Beach that offers spectacular views of
the Cape Tribulation and the Great Dividing Range. A traditional
Australian BBQ lunch is provided at a private bush camp
followed by a revitalising swim in a freshwater swimming
hole. In the afternoon enjoy a crocodile and wildlife spotting
tour on the picturesque Daintree River and return to Silky
Oaks Lodge for afternoon tea. Alternatively, spend the day exploring the Mossman Gorge
and visiting the tropical coastal township of Port Douglas.
|Day 7 - Daintree to Cairns and end trip|
This holiday can be customised to suit your interests,
golf, wine, hiking, art, culture... just let us know. You can also have all
or part of this holiday combined with a holiday in New Zealand. Price will be
determined by accommodation choices, activities to include and flight costs.
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