Tropical Trails Cairns

Tropical Trails Cairns

Departure Dates:

Departs Daily from April to November 2017
Tour Code: QLD04

Discover the best of Far North Queensland. From Cairns City to the Great Barrier Reef to the World Heritage Daintree Rainforest.

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Holiday Highlights

  • Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Daintree River Cruise & Indigenous presentation
  • Spectacular World Heritage rainforest scenery
  • Crocodile Attack Show
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail
  • Ride the Skyrail Cableway
  • Rainforestation Nature Park

Holiday Inclusions

  • Return airfares to Cairns
  • Return airport to Hotel Transfers
  • 6 nights accommodation with daily breakfast – 2 hotel choices
  • 2 Lunches
  • Daintree River Cruise
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Hartley’s Crocodile Adventure
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail & Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

*7 day package
cost per person
Including return Airfare
QLD04

DoubleTree
by Hilton

Hilton Hotel Cairns

*Airfare included in Package price

Adelaide from $1743 $1853 $528
Brisbane from $1572 $1682 $357
Canberra from $1840 $1950 $625
Hobart from $1844 $1954 $629
Launceston from $1850 $1960 $635
Melbourne from $1680 $1790 $465
Perth from $1912 $2022 $697
Sydney from $1665 $1775 $450
Single supplement $515 $555
7 day land only $1215 $1325

*Twin share cost per person including return airfares. *The fares used in the package price are based on the best available instant purchase air fares at the time of print and are subject to change without notice and are also subject to availability. No guarantee can be given by Aussie Getaways that these fares will be available on any specified day and we will always offer the cheapest fare available for your nominated days of travel. Please use the airfares quoted as a guide only and ask your travel consultant for more details.

 

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Cairns
On arrival at Cairns Airport you will be transferred to your hotel. Your day is at leisure for you to explore this vibrant tropical city. Take a stroll along The Esplanade or simply relax by the beach or in one of the many cafés and watch the world go by. The Pier Marketplace overlooking Trinity Bay offers a local shopping experience and is home to a number of shops, bars and waterfront restaurants that create an exciting atmosphere. Come nightfall check out the night markets, a unique entertainment and shopping experience with over 70 different stalls
Overnight: Double Tree by Hilton or Hilton Hotel

Day 2: Cape Tribulation & Daintree Tour (B,L)
Today you’ll journey through the rainforests and awe-inspiring landscapes of Cape Tribulation, located in the heart the Daintree National Park. Visit the Mossman Gorge Gateway Centre and enjoy an indigenous presentation by the traditional owners of the gorge, the Kuku Yalanji people, before boarding your eco shuttle for the transfer into Mossman Gorge. With special access at a private rainforest property, enjoy a short walk along a delightful forest creek before a delicious tropical lunch. Wind through the Alexandra Range and stop at a spectacular lookout for views of Snapper Island and beyond to the Coral Sea before a Daintree River Cruise.
Overnight: Double Tree by Hilton or Hilton Hotel

Day 3: Great Barrier Reef (B,L)
Board a high speed catamaran and cruise to the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Covering approximately 35 million hectares, it is the largest reef structure and marine park in the world and offers an experience like no other. You’ll see spectacular coral and tropical fish from the underwater observatory and semi-submersible craft and you’ll have the opportunity to go snorkelling and experience this natural wonder up-close (equipment provided). The Great Barrier Reef is home to more different species of animals and plants in a cubic metre than any other environment in the world. Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch, with full bar facilities, change rooms, freshwater showers and sundeck on board. Return to Cairns early evening.
Overnight: Double Tree by Hilton or Hilton Hotel

Day 4: Cairns “Free Time” (B)
Today is all yours to do as you choose. You may like a lay in and a leisurely breakfast before simply relaxing by your hotel pool or you may like to explore the tropical Botanic Gardens. It’s all up to you!
Overnight: Double Tree by Hilton or Hilton Hotel

Day 5: Hartley’s Crocodile Adventure (B)
Today in the late morning, visit Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, the best place to see crocodiles in Tropical North Queensland. Join us for a unique eco experience on the lagoon cruise through the ecologically significant Melaleuca wetlands, the domain of the saltwater crocodile. Explore the rest of the park with its abundance of wildlife, including water birds, turtles, wallabies and cassowaries. You can also see the Crocodile Attack Show and discover the world’s most venomous snakes at the Snake show
Overnight: Double Tree by Hilton or Hilton Hotel

Day 6: Kuranda Scenic Railway & Skyrail Cableway (B)
First up you’ll enjoy the spectacular views over the rainforest aboard the Skyrail Cableway, which takes you directly above the breathtaking canopy of the Barron Gorge National Park. En route to Kuranda, there are 2 stations where you can enjoy a walk through the rainforest and observe its beauty from a series of lookouts. On arrival in Kuranda there’s free time to explore the ‘village in the rainforest’ and its many attractions, including the Heritage Markets and art and craft stores. After exploring, board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a historic journey travelling through some of the oldest rainforest in the world. Passing the spectacular Stoney Creek Falls your journey winds through manmade tunnels, across bridges and around curves to arrive at its final destination, Freshwater Station.
Overnight: Double Tree by Hilton or Hilton Hotel

Day 7: Farewell from Cairns (B)
The tour concludes after breakfast. Free until time for your transfer to Cairns Airport (flights anytime).

Doubletree by Hilton

Boasting uninterrupted views of the Coral Sea, and a stunning natural setting amidst landscaped tropical gardens, the oceanfront DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns is just a short walk from the city center, and Cairn’s business, retail and entertainment districts. The hotel overlooks the picturesque Cairns Esplanade, and is just moments from Cairns Lagoon and Cairns Casino. Enjoy easy access to Cairns Convention Center and lots of attractions, including the World Heritage listed Daintree Tropical Rainforest and the Atherton Tablelands. The Great Barrier Reef departures terminal is 100m away, and Cairns I Airport is only 10 minutes’ drive . Savour Mediterranean-inspired cuisine in The Atrium, which overlooks the hotel’s striking rainforest atrium. Energize in the complimentary 24-hour fitness centre and refresh in the sparkling swimming pool as you enjoy wonderful waterfront views. Stylish and comfortable, our guest rooms and suites are flooded with natural light through floor-to-ceiling windows. Enjoy modern amenities, including a refrigerator, a flat-screen TV, a Sweet Dreams® by DoubleTree bed, a large desk and WiFi (fee applies).

Hilton Hotel Cairns

The Hilton Cairns hotel boasts a unique tropical setting, enjoying spectacular scenery and surrounded by lush gardens. This contemporary Cairns hotel offers unparalleled style and outstanding service. The Hilton Cairns hotel offers bright accommodation with spacious bathrooms and private balconies with stunning waterfront views of Trinity Inlet, the Cairns Esplanade and blue-green mountains beyond. All rooms offer high-speed wired and wireless internet access and 37-inch LCD HD TVs. Dine at the two acclaimed restaurants. Incorporating traditional Italian cuisine with fresh local produce, Donnini’s creates a relaxed atmosphere for lunch and dinner catering for all occasions from family get-togethers, corporate lunches, intimate dinners to a great night out. Enjoy al fresco dining, waterfront views and local musical talent at the award-winning Mondo Café Bar and Grill. Relax over a light meal or cocktail in Six Degrees Bar and Lounge. Work out in the fitness centre and swim in the lagoon style heated outdoor pool.

*Meal Code: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

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