Starting in the unique city of Cairns and taking you all the way up the east coast, through the stunning Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef, this wonderful east coast package covers 19 days of pure excitement! Drive 4x4's with an epic Fraser Island tour and snorkel the spectacular Great Barrier Reef! The perfect east coast package for the adventurous student!
Day 1 - Free Day in Cairns / Overnight Cairns
Arrive anytime and check into our central hostel for four nights. Have a free day of exploration and relax before your trip begins!
Day 2 - Free Day in Cairns / Overnight Cairns
Enjoy your second day in this incredible city north Queensland city! Feel the vibes of this party locale and hit the town tonight!
Day 3 - 1 Day Great Barrier Reef Cruise / Overnight Cairns
Today, it’s out to the Great Barrier Reef for a day of snorkelling world heritage protected reefs, lounging on private islands and getting up close to some of the world’s most amazing marine life. This is a great trip that visits two different sites on the reef, includes loads of food and snorkelling equipment hire. Ask us about adding a scuba dive to your Great Barrier Reef experience and view this amazing place from a completely different angle.
Day 4 - Free Day in Cairns / Overnight Cairns
Your last day in Cairns is all about relaxation - which is why we are taking you to some of the areas best beaches. You can also join an optional tour to the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation. Explore the amazing jungle, swim in the stunning Mossman Gorge, learn about Indigenous culture from the regions First People and spot crocodiles on a river cruise.
Day 5 - Bus to Townsville, Ferry to Magnetic Island / Overnight Magnetic Island
Jump on the bus from Cairns to Townsville. You will get off the bus right by the Ferry Terminal where you will be taken over to the beautiful Magnetic Island for two nights. The hostel is located right on the beach and includes a couple of meals as well as free snorkel hire so you can see some coral straight from the beach.
Day 6 - Free Day in Magnetic Island / Overnight Magnetic Island
Free day in paradise! There are several beautiful beaches and awesome walks on the island for you to enjoy. You also have the option to hire a car and really explore the island for the day.
Day 7- Bus to Airlie Beach / Overnight Airlie Beach
Return on the ferry back to the mainland where you will jump on the bus up to Airlie Beach. On arrival, you will check into your accommodation for 1 night. You will also need to check-in for your Whitsundays Sailing trip on this day.
Day 8-10 - 2 Day / 2 Night Whitsundays Cruise
Head out for two days and two nights sailing the beautiful Whitsundays! This tour takes in all the highlights of the Whitsunday Islands, including Whitehaven Beach and several snorkeling spots. The trip is all-inclusive so there is nothing extra to pay for food, reef taxes, snorkeling equipment, etc. Once you return from the trip, you will have one more night in the hostel in Airlie Beach.
Day 11 - Free Day Airlie Beach / Overnight Bus to Rainbow Beach
You have a free day to explore Airlie Beach before heading on an overnight bus trip to Rainbow Beach, where you will stay for 2 nights.
Day 12 - Free day in Rainbow Beach / Overnight Rainbow Beach
You have arrived in Rainbow Beach. While you're here, you can relax on the beach or even add on a Skydive, Kite Surfing or Kayaking. Ask us for information.
Day 13 - Free day in Rainbow Beach / Overnight Rainbow Beach
On this day, you will need to attend a compulsory safety meeting for Fraser Island
Day 14-16 - 3 day/2 Night Fraser Island 4WD camping tour
Join a three day Fraser Island, self-drive tag along Tour. This is an amazing trip around this World Heritage Listed island with a chance to explore, swim in freshwater lakes and creeks such as Lake McKenzie and Eli Creek, camp in the sand dunes and even have a go driving the 4WD vehicles along the beach (providing you have had your full driving license for at least one year and are 21 years old). Once you have finished the tour, you will check back into the hostel in Rainbow Beach for one more night and a farewell gathering with your fellow explorers.
Day 17 - Bus to Noosa / Overnight Noosa
Check out of the hostel and jump on a bus to Noosa. On arrival, you will check into an awesome hostel for two nights.
Day 18 - Everglades Cruise Noosa / Overnight in Noosa
Have a unique Everglades experience in Noosa. Enjoy a morning tea at historic Harry’s Hut to start the day then spend the afternoon canoeing down the ‘’River of Mirrors’’.
Day 19 - Bus to Brisbane
Check out of your hostel in Noosa and catch a bus to Brisbane. Your trips ends!
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This package can be made completely flexible. If you are interested in making any changes to this package, please just Contact Us and we will plan you your perfect custom trip!