|Destinations Covered||Queensland cairns and great-barrier-reef|
Arrive Cairns Airport
Tjapukai, Kuranda Rail
After breakfast proceed for a tour of Tjapukai, Kuranda Rail & Skyrail (Cairns return). Visit the award-winning Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Experience the history, creation and dance theatres where the legends of the Dreamtime are brought to life. Ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway above the Barron Gorge National Park to the village of Kuranda, where there is time to stroll through the markets. Board the Kuranda Railway for a breathtaking journey to Freshwater Station.
- Entry to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
- Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
- Kuranda Scenic Rail
- Experienced Driver Guides
- Comprehensive commentary
- Travel in an air-conditioned coach
After breakfast at your hotel, we proceed to board the cruise to Green Island. Escape into a world of surprises to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. There is an abundance of activities for swimmers and non-swimmers to enjoy. A chance to Snorkel and dive, or you can stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of an air-conditioned semi-submersible that will take you to an underwater world that has a dazzling kaleidoscope of colors. Enjoy continental lunch on board the cruise. Return to your hotel with fantastic memories of this living natural wonder.
Early morning breakfast proceeds for a tour of – Daintree Walkabout Tour. Your day starts in Mossman Gorge, where you will be treated to a guided rainforest walk along private, easy graded tracks, visiting special places and culturally significant sites, past traditional bark shelters and over cool rainforest streams. Your experienced interpretive Indigenous guides demonstrate traditional plant use, identify bush tucker sources, share their Dreamtime legends, explain the history of cave paintings and provide an enchanting narrative of the rainforest and their special relationships within this unique tropical environment. After your 1.5 hour walk, enjoy tea, damper and question time with your guide. The next stop is at Mossman where your driver/guide will point out the highlights of Australia’s most northern sugar town. Here you will enjoy lunch overlooking the Mossman River. The tour then continues with a cruise along the Daintree River, home to birds, unique plants and the estuarine crocodile – A great photo opportunity. Next stop is at Scomazzon Fruit and Cane Farm to taste seasonal fruits, or try an exotic tropical fruit ice cream (own expense). The last stop on the tour is at Port Douglas where you will enjoy a short tour of the historical town, before heading back to your accommodation in Cairns.
After breakfast check out of the hotel and transfer to Airport.