Sydney, Cairns and Port Douglas
10 nights from £1,199 per person
- In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
- ATOL protection
This great value holiday experience offers you the chance to visit two of Australia’s most incredible destinations in one 10 night tour. Land in Sydney where you’ll spend four nights exploring the sights and getting to know the city. Next you’ll fly to Cairns, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef where you’ll enjoy time scuba diving, snorkelling and getting out onto the lovely beaches of northern Queensland.
End your holiday with a 3-night short escorted tour taking you to Port Douglas, a Great Barrier Reef Cruise, the fascinating Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park and riding the historic Kuranda train (TM - AA).
- See the Opera House and other iconic sights in Sydney
- Visit the soft sands of Bondi Beach
- Go snorkelling and scuba diving at the Great Barrier Reef
- Chill out in the relaxed city of Cairns
- Visit the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
- Ride the scenic Kuranda train
Tailor-make this holiday:
Our travel specialist can tailor-make this itinerary to your requirements, whether you’d like to extend your stay, change a hotel or perhaps you would like an upgraded stay along the way – our experts will be happy to create a tailor-made holiday for you.
You’ll arrive in Sydney where you’ll be transferred to your hotel, where you’ll be staying for four nights. The central location of the hotel makes it easy to get out and explore the best of Sydney with opportunities to take in the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. You can also find an incredible range of restaurants, cafes and nightlife.
Over your four nights here you’ll have plenty of time to visit different parts of the city including the world famous Bondi Beach as well as the cobblestone streets of the suburbs.
Overnight: Hyatt Regency Sydney or similar (4 nights)
Catch a flight to Cairns today where you’ll check into your hotel of choice. Offering an excellent location in central Cairns, the apartments are perfect as your to explore the area.
Cairns is the gateway to the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, so you can spend the next few days go snorkelling and diving out on the reef. You’ll see multi-coloured tropical fish and some of the world’s most beautiful reef. You can even go on trips including glass-bottom boats if you’re looking for a different way to experience the ocean. Away from the water you can relax in Cairns and get out to the beaches of northern Queensland. Soak up the serene atmosphere and enjoy beautiful sights.
Overnight: Bay Village Tropical Retreat or similar (3 nights)
Today you'll begin an independant guided tour.
Get collected from your hotel and transfer to the town of Port Douglas, where you’ll have the rest of the day free to explore this tropical paradise, relax and enjoy the coastal town.
Overnight: QT Port Douglas
Great Barrier Reef Cruise & snorkel
After breakfast take a cruise to the stunningly beautiful Agincourt Reef, right on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Here you’ll get the chance to explore the incredible underwater landscape of the reef getting up close with tropical fish and other marine life. You can dive, snorkel or enjoy a trip on a semi-submersible craft. After enjoying a tasty tropical buffet on board, you’ll return to Port Douglas.
Overnight: QT Port Douglas (breakfast and lunch included)
Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park/Kuranda
Today you’ll visit the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park for a chance to learn about the history and culture of the aboriginal Australians with your indigenous guide who will take you round the wonders of this fascinating park. You’ll take a journey on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, soaring above the rainforest canopy until you reach Kuranda. While in the town you’ll have some time to explore before you board the famous Kuranda Scenic train and ride over Barron Gorge enjoying views over sugarcane fields and other impressive sights. Later you’ll return to Port Douglas for the evening.
Overnight: QT Port Douglas (breakfast included)
Depart Port Douglas
Today is departure day, after breakfast you'll transfer back to the airport to catch your flight home.
- Internal flights and transfers
- 10 nights accommodation
- Meals as listed
- Take an indpendant guided tour in Port Douglas which includes; Cruise and snorkel around the Great Barrier Reef, Visit the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Board the Kuranda scenic train