North Queensland is home to some of the most enviable coastlines in the world, spectacular coral reefs and lush natural rainforests. On this journey you will experience these natural wonders including the World Heritage Listed forest region of Daintree National Park, be transported to another world as you snorkel the stunning Great Barrier Reef and immerse yourself in the authentic cultural experiences at Cape Tribulation. You journey is complete with exquisite accommodation including Thala Beach Resort.
Our Queensland - Reef to Rainforest tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.
Set sail for the pristine Outer Reef to enjoy guided snorkelling excursions at two incredible coral reef sites.
Enjoy a delicious tropical BBQ lunch set amongst the rainforest before finally sinking your feet into the sand on famous Cape Tribulation Beach.
A 7 dish banquet set in the candlelit forest.
Sample some of the most unusual and interesting tastes and sights imaginable in the heart of the Daintree Rainforest.
Enjoy a guided walk with a member of the local Aboriginal tribe who will explain about their indigenous customs and survival techniques.
Enjoy a scenic voyage from the comfort of your vehicle through a variety of contrasting landscapes while sampling some of the best food and wine the region has to offer.
Enjoy a 2-course dinner at Thala's Treetop Restaurant, Osprey.
On arrival into Cairns, transfer to your hotel. This evening enjoy a 3-course welcome dinner tonight at the Paper Crane.
Transfer to the Marina and set sail for the pristine Outer Reef as you enjoy morning tea and guided snorkelling excursions at two incredible coral reef sites. After lunch, sail to Cairns where afternoon tea and informative talks from your Sea Rangers will be hosted before you arrive back at Marlin Jetty in the late afternoon.
Enjoy your morning at leisure before travelling north to Port Douglas. On arrival, check in to your luxury eco-lodge, one of National Geographic's Unique Lodges of the World, and spend the day at leisure utilising the resort's facilities. This evening enjoy a 2 course dinner at Thala's Treetop Restaurant, Osprey, before a star gazing experience.
Travel through the rich farming areas toward the World Heritage Listed forest region of the Daintree National Park. Stop at Mossman Gorge and enjoy a guided walk with a member of the local Aboriginal tribe. Continue south for a delightful afternoon at the Botanical Ark, a private ethno-botanical garden in the heart of the Daintree Rainforest. Enjoy an interpretive garden tour with the founder of this tropical oasis.
Depart on your full day trip to stunning Cape Tribulation. Arrive at Cooya (Kuyu Kuyu) Beach for your Coast & Cultural Walk with a Kubirri Warra clan member. Enjoy a delicious tropical BBQ lunch set amongst the rainforest before finally sinking your feet into the sand on famous Cape Tribulation Beach. En-route back to Port Douglas, enjoy a delicious exotic fruit ice cream cup at the Daintree Ice Cream Company and a scenic photo stop at the iconic Alexandra Lookout.
This unique food and wine experience allows you to sample some of the best food and wine that this region has to offer. Enjoy a scenic voyage from the comfort of your vehicle through a variety of contrasting landscapes. Make stops along the way at Mount Uncle's Distillery, Gallo Dairyland for cheese tasting, The Humpty Market, Golden Drop Winery and Platypus Hut Vineyard. This evening dine in tropical North Queensland in style with the 'Flames of the Forest' Aboriginal Cultural Experience for a very special farewell dinner.
Today you will be transferred to Cairns airport for your onward journey.
We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.
Modern quarters in an upscale hotel offering an outdoor pool, a chic rooftop restaurant & sea views.
Sleek tropical property with suites and bungalows on a nature preserve, with dining, a spa and pool.
Places Visited: Cairns (2N) - Port Douglas (4N)
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