For travellers long on ambition but short on time, this extensive and compact journey up the East Coast of Queensland is nothing short of ideal. Employing a diverse range of transport—yachts, trains, 4x4s and buse - you’ll visit Fraser Island and the Whitsundays, go snorkelling and camp out under the stars in an authentic Australian 'swag.' Your time here may not last long, but your memories will last forever.



Day 1 Brisbane
Arrive at any time.

Day 2-3 Fraser Island
Travel by private bus, private 4x4 and ferry to reach Fraser Island, the world's largest sand island. Settle into the group's exclusive permanent tented camp in the bush by the beach. Enjoy a little over a day's worth of exploring by 4x4 to hit all of the highlights.

Day 4 Cattle Country
Visit rural Queensland and learn about cattle station history. Bed down in a swag (canvas bedroll) under the Outback sky.

Day 5-6 Whitsunday Islands Sailing
Embark on a 3-day maxi yacht sailing adventure from Mackay to Airlie Beach through the Whitsundays, a unique route only used by G Adventures. Enjoy beach visits, island bush walks and time to snorkel the reefs. Anchor off of secluded tropical islands at night.

Day 7 Whitsundays/Whitehaven Beach/Airlie Beach
Hike to an island lookout over Whitehaven Beach, known for its stunning white sand, then enjoy free time on the famous beach. Sail to the resort town of Airlie Beach for a night of dancing.

Day 8-9 Cairns
Admire the scenery and rest on a full-day train ride through Queensland. Enjoy a free day to visit the Great Barrier Reef or get the adrenaline pumping by skydiving, whitewater rafting or bungee jumping.

Day 10 Cairns
Depart at any time.


What's Included

  • Private 4x4 excursion and exclusive camp on Fraser Island
  • 3-day sailing excursion (Whitsunday Islands)
  • Visit to Whitehaven Beach
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners. (Allow AUD140-190 for meals not included)
  • Private bus, maxi yacht, boat, train, 4x4, ferry
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 20, avg 16
  • Hostels (4 nts), beachside permanent tented camp (2 nts), 'swag' (1 nt), maxi yacht (2 nts). All nights multi-share.


Trip Specifics 

  • Duration: 10 days
  • Trip Code: OABC
  • Price: £1049 (available to book in other currencies)