Day 1: MELBOURNE – CAIRNS – PORT DOUGLAS
Depart for your flight to Cairns. Upon arrival, you will be transferred from Cairns airport to Apartment in Port Douglas. Free at your own time by enjoying the beautiful beach and shopping along the Macrossan Street.
Day 2: CAPE TRIBULATION, DAINTREE AND MOSSMAN GORGE (L)
You will be travelled in air-conditioned comfort in one of Down Under Tours’ luxury purpose built vehicles to Cape Tribulation, through World Heritage listed Daintree and Cape Tribulation National Park. Included is a Daintree River cruise, tropical lunch set amongst the rainforest and a walk on the famous Cape Tribulation beach, named by Captain James Cook in 1770. Enjoy an indigenous presentation and a driver/guided tour at the Mossman Gorge Centre before the homeward journey.
On the one-hour Daintree River Cruise, learn about this wildlife environment, habitat of birds, tree snakes, unique plants and of course the estuarine crocodile. At the Alexandra Lookout enjoy spectacular views over the Daintree River estuary, Snapper Island and beyond to the Coral Sea. Tropical Lunch is served at a private rainforest property. Here you can also take a short walk along a rainforest creek.
At Cape Tribulation, take a walk on this world-renowned rainforest beach and admire the coastline and fringing coral reef from the Kulki Lookout. The Mossman Gorge Centre highlights include 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. Your driver guide will take you for a guided walk, sharing knowledge and secrets of this enchanting environment, one of the world’s oldest rainforests.
Day 3: QUICKSILVER OUTER REEF CRUISE (L)
For your experience of a lifetime, discover a world of beauty, vibrant coral gardens and diverse marine life when you cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef with Quicksilver. Quicksilver’s highspeed wavepiercing catamaran will take you
in airconditioned comfort to an exclusive activity platform moored at the renowned Agincourt Reef, a jewel-like ribbon reef on the edge of Australia’s Continental Shelf. The Agincourt ribbon reef systems showcase spectacular coral formations, colourful marine life and exceptional underwater visibility.
From the spacious activity platform guests of all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers alike, can experience this stunning reef world in comfort, whether you choose to get wet and snorkel or stay dry and observe. Friendly and attentive crew, including professional marine biologists, is on hand to ensure you enjoy and gain the most from your day. Explore the reef from the comfort of a semi-submersible, discover in the underwater observatory, watch the fascinating Fish School fish feeding and ID session or snorkel and dive in the beautiful coral gardens.
Day 4: PORT DOUGLAS – CAIRNS AIRPORT- MELBOURNE
You can enjoy the rest of your time until pick up to Cairns Airport for your flight back to Melbourne. Welcome back to Home Sweet Home.
Note: Price is based on twin share accommodation. Airfare is not included. Full payment must be collected upon time of booking. Children price is applied for children from age 4 to 14. High season (18Dec-30Jan) extra $20 per night per adult and $10 per night per child.