Australia, Queensland Port Douglas
Australia, Queensland Port Douglas
Celebrity Solstice sailing from Sydney, Australia
Celebrity Solstice sailing from Sydney, Australia
Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef
Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef

Best of Australia

Mixed Board Basis 13 nights from £3,999 per person Including Flights


Australia's vastness is truly awe-inspiring, making it a destination that beckons for multiple visits. If time is of the essence, embark on a 14-day journey along its stunning east coast. This trip combines quintessential experiences with unique adventures.

Enjoy a surfing lesson in Byron Bay, a captivating boat tour around the Whitsundays, and an immersive trek through Mossman Gorge in the Daintree Rainforest. Alongside these highlights, you'll encounter vibrant cities, indigenous cultures, and diverse wildlife.

This journey not only covers iconic sights but also leaves you with a list of compelling reasons to return and explore even more of Australia's endless wonders. This is a true Australian Adventure Holiday (G OACS)


  • Hike around some of the Valley's and Rainforests the east coast has to offer
  • Spend some free time at the iconic: Byron Bay, Sydney and Cairns
  • Get a free surf lesson in Byron Bay
  • Go on a Whitsunday Islands boat excursion
Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
  • ATOL protection
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Arrive in Cairns

Arrive in Cairns and meet up with the group for your following adventure at the welcome meeting in the evening.

Accommodation: Ramada by Wyndham Cairns City Centre or similar

Day 2

Cairns- Cape Tribulation

This morning, you will head up north to Cape Tribulation. En route, stop to explore the Mossman Gorge and take a walk through the Daintree Rainforest before heading back en route to your accommodation in Cape Tribulation.

Accommodation: Cape Tribulation Beach House or similar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3

Cape Tribulation

A free day, with your spare time why not opt for some of the optional activities that are a must do! Such as visiting the Great Barrier Reef or visit the Daintree National Park before heading back to Cairns the following day.

Accommodation: Cape Tribulation Beach House or similar

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 4

Cape Tribulation- Cairns

Travel back to Cairns in the afternoon with some free-time to explore the laid-back city further. On the way, why not stop at Port Douglas for lunch and take in the beautiful scenery and delicious food.

Accommodation: Ramada by Wyndham Cairns City Centre or similar

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 5

Cairns- Airlie Beach

Set off early for an extensive, full-day journey to Airlie Beach, relishing the captivating scenic views en route. The travel encompasses a mix of serene landscapes and vibrant local life, offering glimpses of quaint towns and lush countryside. This route promises a delightful visual feast, ensuring an enriching travel experience leading to the beautiful Airlie Beach.

Accommodation: Whitsunday Vista Holiday Apartments or similar

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 6

Airlie Beach

Embark on a full-day aquatic adventure around the Whitsunday Islands, with a special visit to the Great Barrier Reef. Choose between swimming or snorkelling in vibrant coral waters. Hike to an elevated viewpoint overlooking the exquisite Whitehaven Beach, famed for its pristine white sands. Conclude the day back in Airlie Beach.

Accommodation: Whitsunday Vista Holiday Apartments or similar

Meals Included: Lunch

Day 7

Airlie Beach- Byron Bay

Take a flight to Brisbane, followed by a transfer to Byron Bay, where you'll spend two nights immersed in its renowned "hippie" culture. This vibrant, free-spirited destination offers a unique blend of relaxation and eclectic charm, promising an unforgettable stay in one of Australia's most iconic coastal towns.

Accommodation: Byron Beachcomber or similar

Day 8

Byron Bay

Start your day at the beach, engaging in a surf lesson with a professional instructor. Spend a few enlightening hours learning, then venture into the waves for practical surfing experience. Additionally, you can choose to pre-book the "Byron Bay Ocean Kayaking" activity beforehand, adding an exciting element to your tour.

Accommodation: Byron Beachcomber or similar

Day 9

Byron Bay- Port Macquarie

Explore the town in the morning, browsing local shops and savouring a final beachside coffee. Then journey to Port Macquarie, a stunning coastal town blending beachfront allure with beautiful national parks. Spend your evening in Port Macquarie, soaking in the scenic blend of natural beauty and tranquil coastal life.

Accommodation: El Paso Motor Inn or similar

Day 10

Port Macquarie- Blue Mountains

Journey from Port Macquarie to Australia's Blue Mountains, renowned for majestic sandstone ridges. En route, encounter quaint mountain towns, ancient Aboriginal rock art, verdant valleys, and rugged cliffs. Regardless of weather, be it cloud-covered or sun-kissed, the route offers endless beauty at every twist and turn.

Accommodation: Leisure Inn Spires or similar

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 11

Blue Mountains

Venture further into the breathtaking Blue Mountains, a World Heritage Site brimming with natural splendour. Discover the picturesque areas of Leura and Katoomba, marvel at the iconic Three Sisters, stroll through the serene Jamison Valley, and experience the thrill of the Scenic Railway, the world's steepest.

Accommodation: Leisure Inn Spires or similar

Day 12

Blue Mountains- Sydney

Depart the Blue Mountains this morning, setting off for Sydney. Upon arrival, embark on an orientation walk, then embrace the freedom to further explore. Options abound: rent a bike for city touring, wander through the tranquil botanical gardens, or visit the famed Sydney Opera House for a cultural experience.

Accommodation: Rydges Sydney Central or similar

Day 13


Immerse yourself in Sydney's vibrant atmosphere. Unwind by the seaside at the iconic Bondi Beach, absorbing its relaxed ambiance. In the evening, consider joining the group for an optional night out, experiencing the city's dynamic nightlife and creating memorable moments with new friends.

Accommodation: Rydges Sydney Central or similar

Day 14

Depart Sydney

Take a transfer to the airport at any time, if you wish to extend your stay then please speak to our agents.

  • International flights
  • Internal travel: Coach, Cruise, flights
  • Hotels/accommodation for your trip as per the itinerary
  • Meals included as per the itinerary
  • Panoramic views from all destinations throughout your journey
  • Tour guide throughout

What's Not Included:

  • External excursions and activties not included in the itinerary
  • Meals as per the itinerary

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