Tropical Island Discovery With Reefsleep Upgrade

Marine Life, Sun, Sea and Sand, this 10-day Queensland tour is the tropical island holiday you were dreaming of throughout lockdown. Starting in Brisbane, you’ll travel north to Airlie beach, with overnights in Fraser Island, Great Keppel Island, Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays.

Book and deposit by 31 January and save 5% plus receive free SafetyNet Booking Protection (valued at up to $110), so you can change or cancel your tour, risk-free!*


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Tropical Island Discovery Tour

10 Days | Brisbane to Airlie Beach

Now from $4,263*pp twin share

Inclusions:

  • 9-night Acommodation. Rooms with private bath or shower.
    Includes hotel taxes, porterage, tips and service charges. 
  • 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Touring by private, air-conditioned motorcoach.

Highlights:

  • Lake McKenzie
  • Maheno Shipwreck
  • Reef World
  • Whale Watching
  • Wanggoolba Creek
  • Bundaberg Rum Distillery

Tour Code: 3399



Itinerary

 

Day 1:  Arrive Brisbane

Welcome to Brisbane! Please schedule flights to arrive by 4pm in time for a welcome meeting and drink.


Day 2:   Brisbane - Noosa - Fraser Island

This morning, head to Noosa, one of Australia's most popular beach destinations. Enjoy time to explore on your own, visit the stylish shops, and sample local cuisine. Then, take a ferry to the world's largest sand island, Fraser Island, where you'll spend the next 3 nights.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 3: Fraser Island

Start the day with a wildlife-watching cruise. Sail past the beautiful white sand beaches of Fraser Island and keep your eyes out for whales (seasonal), dolphins, turtles, manta rays, and seabirds as well. After your cruise, enjoy a bush tucker demonstration.

The remainder of the day is at leisure. Why not hike to the top of Indian Head for some breathtaking panoramic views of the island. Keep an eye out for the island's wildlife including dingoes, brushtail possums, flying foxes, and sugar gliders.

Meals: Breakfast



Day 4: Fraser Island

Today, enjoy a four-wheel drive tour of the island taking in some of the island's landmarks including the sand cliffs of the Pinnacles, Wanggoolba Creek, the Champagne Pools, and the Pile Valley Rainforest. Your evening is at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 5: Fraser Island - Bundaberg - Great Keppel Island

Return to the mainland by ferry and visit the Bundaberg Rum Distillery. On your tour, you'll see, touch, and smell your way through the rich history of Bundaberg and then enjoy a tasting. Next, take a ferry to Great Keppel Island, a pristine tropical landscape and home to one of the most beautiful beaches in Australia. Upon arrival, enjoy a short orientation tour with a Local guide. Evening is at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 6:   Great Keppel Island

Enjoy a morning at leisure. This afternoon, visit the historic Leeke Homestead constructed around 1922. This beautiful building is a great spot to snap a few photos and to soak in the island's history. During your free time today, you may choose to take a jet ski safari, go paddle boarding, snorkel off Monkey Beach, see the reef from a glass bottom boat, or just relax with your toes in the sand.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 7:   Great Keppel Island - Sarina - Airlie Beach 

Take a ferry to the mainland and continue to the heart of sugar cane country. Visit the Sarina Sugar Shed for a guided tour of the cane planation and sugar mill. Arrive at Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef. As this evening is at leisure, how about enjoying a swim in the pool or ocean, or getting a bite to eat at one of the many alfresco restaurants.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 8:   Airlie Beach - Great Barrier Reef

Take a scenic cruise through the Whitsundays to the Outer Great Barrier Reef. Spend the next two days exploring the reef, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. While out on the reef, go swimming, snorkelling, ride in a semi-submarine and visit the underwater observatory. Optional activities include guided snorkelling safaris, scuba-diving, and scenic helicopter flights. 

Accommodation Spotlight: Spend the night on the Great Barrier Reef with a unique Reefsleep. After all the crowds are gone, the reef is exclusively yours. Enjoy a sunset drink before a dinner of fresh and delicious local produce. Afterwards, head for the pontoon's top level and slip into your cozy Reefbed - it's just you, the ocean, and a galaxy of stars. It's sure to be a forever memory!

NOTE: Plan to pack an overnight bag with necessities for the overnight Reefsleep including toiletries, change of clothes, swimwear, protective clothing, hat and sunscreen, camera, light jacket or sweater for cool or windy days, cash/credit cards for drinks and optional activities.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 9:   Whitsundays/Great Barrier Reef - Airlie Beach

After breakfast, the reef is all yours to enjoy - relax, snorkel, or return to the underwater observatory and watch the reef come to life. This afternoon, take a return cruise to Airlie Beach. Tonight, join your Tour Director and fellow travel companions for a farewell drink.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 10:   Airlie Beach

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. You may also choose to extend your time in Airlie Beach and explore more on your own. 

Meals: Breakfast


*Terms and Conditions: All care is taken to promote correct pricing, is subject to tour availability and will be confirmed at time of reservation. All prices are per person, twin share and include any applicable charges and the 5% promotion. 5% promotion and Free SafetyNet Protection applies to new bookings made and deposited by 31/01/21. A non-refundable deposit of $250 per person per tour is required within 7 days or by 31/01/21 (whichever comes first) to secure reservation and offers. All discounts based on land-only portion of core tour on twin share price, not including extra night accommodations, taxes/ fees, tips and, supplements/reductions. 5% promotion is not combinable with any other offer except Second Tour discount (multiple tours must be booked at the same time for travel within the same calendar year), Free SafetyNet Protection, Peace of Mind Travel Plan and/or Welcome Back Credit. SafetyNet Protection applies to the tour, associated pre/post accommodation and transfers booked directly with the Globus family of brands. SafetyNet Protection does not apply to any airfares or any products purchased via another wholesale or retail supplier, nor does it apply to any service charge or cancellation fee charged to you by your Travel Agent, which should be discussed with them at time of booking. Free SafetyNet is only available on new bookings, cannot be added retrospectively or applied to a transferred booking credit. Further terms of use apply. Offer applicable to singles - single supplement applies. Offer reliant on space availability and applies to new 2021 bookings only. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Offers may be withdrawn or amended at any time without notice. Additional restrictions may apply. Please contact your travel agent for more information. SUPPLIER: Cosmos