Australia East Coast in Style

Company : G Adventures
Activity: Tours
Country: Australia
Duration: 1 week to 2 weeks
Approx Costs: 1500 to 2000 £ Pound (UK)

Travel up the East Coast of Australia in style from Sydney to Cairns on this 10 day overland trip.

Highlights include visiting the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands, learning to surf, going sailing and seeing spectcular white sandy beaches.



Day 1 Sydney
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Sydney
Explore Sydney with a walk along the harbour, on to the iconic Sydney Opera House and into the Rocks area. Have an early lunch before boarding a sleek former Americas Cup racing yacht for a 2 ½ hour sail on one of the world’s finest harbours.

Day 3-4 Byron Bay
Fly to the famous surf and arts town of Byron. On Day 4 we meet a local legend and try our hand at surfing and learning about the culture of surfing in the area. We also have an included yoga class. Enjoy free time for optional sea kayaking, whale watching or just relax at the beach.

Day 5 Whitsunday Islands
Travel to Brisbane where we catch a flight, then ferry to the Whitsunday Islands. Relax this evening in this tropical paradise.

Day 6 Whitsunday Islands + Airlie Beach
We spend this morning relaxing on the island before embarking on a yacht for an afternoon of sailing and swimming around the islands. We end the day in Airlie Beach at our resort hotel for the evening.

Day 7 Cairns
An early start to the train station for our relaxing and very scenic train journey to Cairns.

Day 8-9 Port Douglas
Travel up the stunning coastal road, stop to meet local Aboriginals and go on an interpretive walk, learning about traditional ways of life and survival techniques. We also have the unique opportunity to try spearfishing. On Day 9, option to take a Great Barrier Reef snorkelling trip.

Day 10 Cairns
Travel to Cairns, tour ends at 1pm.


What's Included

  • Sydney harbour yacht ride. Sydney orientation walk. Included surfing lessons with a local (Byron Bay). Yoga lesson. Whitsunday Islands sailing trip. Scenic train journey to Cairns. Aboriginal village visit with an opportunity to try spearfishing (Port Douglas).
  • 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 1 dinners. 
  • Comfort hotels (3 nts), beach resort/hotel (6 nts)
  • Private bus, plane, local bus, ferry, yacht, train, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.


Trip Specifics

  • Type: Small group experience: Max 18, avg 12
  • Trip Code: OAES
  • Price: From £1919 (for the price in a different currency contact us)

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