Explore the East Coast of Australia in a small group, with a locally owned & operated company that loves nature, food, wine & the friendly faces that we work closely with. Includes nature based activities each day and the chance to relax with some “Me Time” too ... More info ›
Explore the East Coast of Australia in a small group, with a locally owned & operated company that loves nature, food, wine & the friendly faces that we work closely with. Includes nature based activities each day and the chance to relax with some “Me Time” too. Sleep well in hand picked 3 & 4 star accommodation. Must be 18+ to travel on the tour unless an approved minor (8+ years old) is accompanied by an adult. There is not age limit, but all guest must be young in spirit & active enough to participate daily in light to medium walks, some lasting up to 2 hours.
B = Breakfast, L = lunch, D = Dinner
Day 1: Sydney. Check in 2pm, relax for the afternoon. 6pm meet your guide in reception. Multicultural welcome dinner. D
Day 2: Sydney. Walking tour of Sydney. Historic ferry to Watson’s Bay. Fish ’n chip lunch + coastal walk. B, L
Day 3: Hunter Valley and Newcastle. Visit a wildlife park with koalas, kangaroos & more - personal wildlife ranger. Wine, cheese, chocolate & organic vodka tasting tour with gourmet lunch. Local live music. B, L
Day 4: Port Macquarie via Forster. Scenic Lakes Way coastal walk. Sunset cruise with complimentary drinks & snacks - dolphins frequently seen. B
Day 5: Dorrigo National Park. Koala hospital. Dorrigo National Park - sub tropical rainforest & waterfalls. Traditional pub - relax, order food, have a few drinks & even play some pool. D
Day 6: Dorrigo National Park – Byron Bay. Dangar Water Falls. Organic farm visit, pick & prepare a healthy lunch. Byron Bay lighthouse - chance to spot dolphins, whales & other marine life. B, L
Day 7: Byron Bay. Free Day. Beach, Shopping or choose one of our optional activities - Yoga, surfing, kayaking or massage?
Day 8: Noosa. Northbound to Queensland – the Sunshine State – Rest up in the evening, or hit the bustling town for dinner and nightlife. B. Day 9: Fraser Island & Noosa. Fraser Island 4WD adventure - explore the largest sand island in the world, dive into a crystal-clear lake, and spot wild dingo's. The fun needn't stop there; after the tour feel free to enjoy Noosa's vibrant nightlife, or put your feet up in your accommodation. L
Day 10: Noosa to Airlie Beach. Included flight to Airlie beach, hub of the magnificent Whitsundays. B
Day 11: Whitsunday Islands Cruise and Airlie Beach. Day cruise through the postcard-perfect islands of the Whitsundays, including a stop at famed Whitehaven beach. Get a closer look by snorkeling with colourful coral, and an array of playful fish and turtles. B, L
Day 12: Tully. Travel past undulating cane fields to historic Tully. Meet an Aboriginal guide who'll escort us to a swimming spot in the rainforest. Try your hand at Aboriginal art guided by local Jirrbal Aboriginal Artists on traditional techniques at the Ingan Cultural Centre. Discussion on Aboriginal culture, history & contemporary life for Indigenous people in Australia, BBQ dinner. D
Day 13: Cairns via the Atherton Tablelands. Wet tropics. Discover a magnificent plunge waterfall en-route to lake Eacham - crystal clear crater lake. Visit the massive ‘Curtain Fig Tree’. B
Day 14: Cairns - Great Barrier Reef. Cruise, snorkel + marine conservation talk. Farewell dinner. B, L, D