Queensland Sand, Sailing & Dreamtime

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: OAQE

From: £1549.00

This is hardly a sleepy trip. Rather, this is the perfect 12-day adventure for sailing buffs that want to experience the blue waters of Australia, as well as off-road lovers looking to explore via 4x4. We’ve got a riverside camp to stay at in the gorgeous Noosa Everglades, and once we’ve left Airlie Beach, you’ll learn about Indigenous artisan crafts from local Aborigines, then check out the swimming holes of the Atherton Tablelands. While “Dreamtime” is a mythology central to Indigenous Australian society, we’re pretty sure you’ll want to be wide awake for this trip.

Day 1 Brisbane

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Brisbane/Fraser Island (1B, 1L)

Travel by private bus, private 4x4 and ferry to reach Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand island. Explore the island by 4x4.

Day 3 Fraser Island/Noosa Everglades (1B)

Enjoy a morning of exploring by 4x4 to hit the remainder of Fraser Island’s highlights, then set off to the Noosa Everglades for an evening surrounded by stunning wilderness.

Day 4 Noosa Everglades/Airlie Beach (1L)

Go canoeing along the calm waters of the Noosa Everglades before hopping an overnight train north to Airlie Beach.

Day 5 Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands (1D)

Embark on a 3-day maxi yacht sailing adventure. Enjoy beach visits, island bush walks, and time to snorkel the reefs. Anchor off of secluded tropical islands at night.

Day 6 Whitsunday Islands (1B, 1L, 1D)

Hike to an island lookout over Whitehaven Beach, known for its stunning white sand, then enjoy free time on the famous beach. Anchor off of a secluded tropical island at night.

Day 7 Whitsunday Islands/Airlie Beach (1B)

Continue sailing through the gorgeous backdrop of the Whitsunday Islands. Sail to the resort town of Airlie Beach for a night on the town.

Day 8 Airlie Beach/Cairns

Admire the scenery on the train north to Cairns.

Day 9 Cairns

Enjoy a free day to visit the Great Barrier Reef or get the adrenaline pumping by whitewater rafting or bungee jumping. Cap it all off with a Big Night Out in Cairns.

Day 10 Cape Tribulation

Depart early and head north. Learn about the flora and fauna with local Aboriginals, before exploring Daintree National Park.

Day 11 Cape Tribulation/Yungaburra (1B)

Enjoy a free morning to further explore the rainforest or chill out poolside. Head towards Yungaburra in the Atherton Tablelands for the night, and enjoy additional free time to explore the area.

Day 12 Yungaburra/Cairns (1B)

Stop at Lake Eacham, a volcanic crater lake, before continuing on to visit some of the waterfalls in the Atherton Tablelands, including Josephine Falls and the famous Millaa Millaa Falls. Later, go for a swim in the waters of Babinda Boulders before travelling back to Cairns where the tour ends upon arrival.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
01/12/2018 12/12/2018 0 £1669.00
29/12/2018 09/01/2019 1 £1669.00
12/01/2019 23/01/2019 3 £1639.00
26/01/2019 06/02/2019 0 £1639.00
23/02/2019 06/03/2019 4 £1729.00
09/03/2019 20/03/2019 0 £1729.00
13/04/2019 24/04/2019 1 £1729.00
18/05/2019 29/05/2019 16 £1639.00
22/06/2019 03/07/2019 15 £1639.00
13/07/2019 24/07/2019 16 £1549.00
03/08/2019 14/08/2019 16 £1549.00
17/08/2019 28/08/2019 14 £1549.00
31/08/2019 11/09/2019 17 £1549.00
14/09/2019 25/09/2019 17 £1549.00
28/09/2019 09/10/2019 13 £1549.00
12/10/2019 23/10/2019 17 £1549.00
26/10/2019 06/11/2019 17 £1549.00
09/11/2019 20/11/2019 16 £1639.00
23/11/2019 04/12/2019 17 £1639.00
21/12/2019 01/01/2020 16 £1729.00
04/01/2020 15/01/2020 17 £1639.00
01/02/2020 12/02/2020 17 £1729.00
15/02/2020 26/02/2020 17 £1729.00
07/03/2020 18/03/2020 17 £1729.00
28/03/2020 08/04/2020 17 £1729.00
25/04/2020 06/05/2020 17 £1729.00
23/05/2020 03/06/2020 17 £1639.00
20/06/2020 01/07/2020 17 £1639.00
11/07/2020 22/07/2020 17 £1549.00
01/08/2020 12/08/2020 17 £1549.00
05/09/2020 16/09/2020 17 £1549.00
19/09/2020 30/09/2020 17 £1549.00
10/10/2020 21/10/2020 17 £1549.00
31/10/2020 11/11/2020 17 £1549.00
21/11/2020 02/12/2020 17 £1639.00
05/12/2020 16/12/2020 17 £1729.00
19/12/2020 30/12/2020 17 £1729.00
02/01/2021 13/01/2021 17 £1549.00

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