Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Brisbane Gold Coast
Day 2 Free Day Gold Coast Gold Coast
Day 3 Gold Coast Gold Coast
Day 4 Cairns Cairns
Day 5 Cairns Day Kuranda Cairns
Day 6 DAY 11 – CAIRNS at Leisure Cairns
Day 7 Cairns Day on The Reef Cairns
Day 8 Daintree and Cape Tribulation Touring Cairns
Day 9 Arrive Sydney Sydney
Day 10 Sydney Day Touring Blue Mountains Sydney
Day 11 Sydney Day Touring and Beaches at leisure Sydney
Day 12 City Sights including Sydney Opera House Sydney
Day 13 Depart Sydney
Day 1 Arrive Gold Coast: After arrival pick up your rental car at the airport. Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast if a hive of activity including great dinning options, hinterland and theme parks.
Accommodation is in two rooms at the Voco Hotel on the Gold coast
Overnight: Gold Coast
Day 2 Free Day Gold Coast
On the Gold Coast there are plenty of activities to enjoy including , Wet and Wild , Movie World and Sea World to name a few attractions. Also explore native wild life at Curumbbin sanctuary. There are also many dining options and some of the best beaches in the World. None of these activities are included but I can easily add them if you have and interest. There is also the nearby Gold Coast Hinterland to explore . Included is your three day Village roadshow pass providing entry to Warner Bros Movie World, Sea World and We and Wild on the Gold Coast
Overnight: Gold Coast
Day 3 Gold Coast
Whilst on the Gold Coast , explore the Hinterland or come up close to some Australian native animals at the Currumbin Bird Sanctuary. Its easy to spend three or four nights on the Gold Coast. There are great restaurants with a vast variety of food as well as the new Star Casino.
Morning Cruise with Crab Trip included in itinerary.
* Return transfers from major hotels of Gold Coast to Marina
* 2 hours cruising in Broadwater with commentary
* Crab catching demonstration
* Crab tasting
3 hours approximately
Daily at 9:00am
Crab Trip Activities: Fish, Seagull or Pelican Feeding, Crab demonstration, Beach landing on Wave Break Island, pumping yabbies and fishing on island. Enjoy Australian life and fun while enjoy looking for soldier crab and pick up shells on the island.
Overnight: Gold Coast
Day 4 Gold Coast to Cairns
Drop off your rental car at Coolangatta Airport on the Gold
Coast for your flight to Cairns
After arrival from the Gold coast your transfers will take you to the Pullman International Hotel in Cairns for free time to explore Cairns
Enjoy 5-star Cairns accommodation in Tropical North Queensland. Swim in the tropical pools, enjoy a relaxing treatment in Vie Spa or dine on the best local seafood in Coco’s Restaurant. This hotel is located in the heart of Cairns
CBD, and close to the departure point for daily trips to the Great Barrier Reef and other natural attractions. With 16 floors of spacious hotel rooms,
Day 5 Cairns Day Kuranda
Today we do the Kuranda half day tour on this day you will be picked up from the hotel and get the skyrail up to Kuranda and the train back where you will be transferred to your hotel.
This option is so flexible you can do the train up or the train down – to suit your timing:-
We can lock in any skyrail up or down – the skyrail takes 45 mins in the air plus time at each of the 2 stops – an info centre and a boardwalk – we usually allow 90 mins in 1 direction for the whole experience!
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Cairns Australia, is a world first in environmental tourism taking you on an amazing experience over Australia’s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforest canopy and deep into the forest.
The Skyrail experience, spanning 7.5kms over pristine rainforest, allows you to explore the wonders of an ancient tropical rainforest and learn about one of the most botanically fascinating and diverse areas on earth.
Gliding just metres above the rainforest canopy in comfortable six-person gondola cabins, the Skyrail journey immerses you in an intimate rainforest experience where you’ll see, hear, smell and become part of the tropical rainforest environment.
Kuranda Scenic Railway
Our world famous railway experience is a must-do when visiting Cairns and Tropical North Queensland, Australia. You will discover the pioneering history of the tropical north from way back in the late 1800’s, be astounded by a magnificent engineering feat and explore some of the great characters involved in the construction of this great railway.
Kuranda has come a long way from its initial origins as a centre for those choosing an alternative lifestyle in the late 60’s. Historic Buildings from the villages past now house a variety of upmarket restaurants, cafes and bars. It is still laid back, but with a style and sophistication that sets it apart from other Cairns Highlands Venues and Attractions. Kuranda’s shops and markets with their exotically handcrafted goods, Aboriginal artifacts, restaurants and coffee shops make Kuranda a well known day destination.
Kuranda is surrounded by World Heritage listed wet tropics rainforest. It includes around twelve hundred species of flowering plants, eight hundred of which are rainforest trees. There are also orchids, ginger plants, strangler figs, palms and an immense variety of climbing plants. At any time of the year you will wonder at the richness and diversity of the lush foliage.
DAY 6 – CAIRNS at Leisure
Cairns at Leisure
Good morning Cairns you delightful palm tree paradise. Today we’ll take you on a Dreamtime walk at Tjapukai where you can explore the rich history of the world’s oldest living culture. After getting your culture fix for the day, why not unleash your inner-adrenaline junkie and take a leap of faith at AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping? Or take to the rapids for an action-packed afternoon of white-water rafting on the Barron River.
Not included EXPERIENCES
Tjapukai – Dreamtime walk with Damper plus Tea
FREE TIME ADD-ONS
AJ Hackett Bungy Jump
White Water Rafting
Day 7 Cairns Day on The Reef
Cairns is the gateway to The Great Barrier Reef.
* Transfers to and from Cairns/Northern Beaches accommodation
* Return wave-piercer cruise from Port Douglas
* Morning & afternoon tea onboard
* Reef presentation by a marine biologist
* Hot & cold tropical buffet lunch
* Snorkelling equipment
* Qualified snorkelling safety officers on hand
* Underwater observatory fish & coral viewing
* Coral viewing by semi-submersible vessels
* Fish feeding (conducted by crew)
Not Included:* Fuel surcharge
Daily at 10:00am
Cruise in comfort aboard a sleek wave piercing catamaran to Quicksilver’s
unique and stunning outer reef destination – the renowned Agincourt Reef situated on the edge of Australia’s Continental Shelf. Here a spacious reef activity platform with semi-submersibles, underwater observatory, heli-tours and exciting in-water activities let
you fully enjoy the Outer Barrier Reef for your personal reef discovery
– whether you are a swimmer or non swimmer.
Meals included: Lunch
Day 7 Daintree and Cape Tribulation Touring
Today we embark on a full day tour of the Daintree Forrest and Cape Tribulation
Enjoy one of the most scenic coastal drives in Australia along the Great
Barrier Reef drive to Port Douglas. Visit Wildlife Habitat. See the
endangered cassowary, along with other wildlife, as well as the
opportunity to hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies. Have your picture
taken with a koala, snake, or crocodile (extra cost). Morning Tea
included. Cross the Daintree River on a cable-driven ferry. Travel along
the rainforest-fringed Cape Tribulation Road through Daintree
Park, a magnificent wilderness region. Enjoy a Tropical Lunch at a
picturesque setting (included). Arrive at Cape Tribulation Beach to
relax or walk the boardwalk to the lookout as well as participate in a
Guided Rainforest Walk. On your return journey back to Port
Cairns, stop at Alexandra Lookout for magnificent views of the
River and Coral Sea. Search for crocodiles, birds and other wildlife as
your guide takes you through the mangroves on a Daintree River Cruise.
Cape Tribulation and Daintree Wilderness
* Return coach transfers from accommodation
* Wildlife Habitat entry with guided tour and morning tea
* Cable-driven ferry
* Tropical lunch
* Guided rainforest walk
* Cape Tribulation Beach
* Alexandra Lookout
* Daintree River Cruise
12 hours approximately DEPARTS at 7:00am
Meals included: Lunch Overnight: Cairns
Day 8 Cairns to Sydney
This morning your private transfer will take you to cairns Airport for your flight to Sydney.Upon arrival at Sydney Airport you will be transferred to your hotel.
Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour is located in one of Sydney’s premier Harbour locations and boasts spectacular views of the city skyline. Our hotel is perfectly situated with the best shopping, entertainment and restaurants right at our doorstep. The hotel’s convenient location is also only a short distance from the hustle and bustle of Chinatown, the boutique shops of Paddington and the delights of Pyrmont, including the famous Sydney fish markets. The Novotel is connected via an undercover walkway to Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, with direct link to the CBD via monorail, plus transport including trams, buses and ferry wharf’s are all a short distance away. Maybe take a ferry ride across the harbour to the lights of Sydney’s Luna Park
Day 9 Blue Mountains
This morning you will be collected for your tour to The Blue Mountains.
Sydney Day Touring Blue Mountains
Today visit Sydney’s famous Blue Mountains a great day trip from Sydney.Escape to the wilderness and enjoy the unsurpassed beauty of the Blue Mountains on this all inclusive tour. Get up-close to native Australian birds and animals. Stroll along the main street of the region’s quaintest village and enjoy lunch in one of its popular cafés. Take in panoramas of rugged cliffs and deep forested valleys on the three spectacular but gentle rides at Scenic World and then top off your day with a cruise down the Parramatta River to Sydney.
• Climb into the mountains via the sleepy townships of
Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth
• View the famous Three Sisters, a trio of rocky pinnacles, from a perfect vantage point. From here you’ll experience amazing views over the Jamison Valley
• Visit popular Scenic World. You could ride the ScenicRailway, Cableway and Skyway, a great way to experience the steep valleys, cliff tops and canyons from different perspectives. Disembark the Scenic Railway at the bottom station to access the Scenic Walkway and stroll through 2.4 kilometres of Jurassic rainforest (see Optional Add-on) • Stop in picturesque Leura at lunchtime. Grab a bite to eat at one of the many cafés or choose our optional lunch (see
• There’s time to explore Leura village, a delightful blend of quaint shops and galleries
• Follow the scenic Cliff Drive and enjoy breathtaking views of the Megalong Valley
• Travel through Katoomba, heart of the resort region withinthe Blue Mountains
• Encounter koalas, kangaroos, wombats and other native
animals at a wildlife park
• Return to Sydney on the coach or cruise down the
Parramatta River into Sydney Harbour
* Entry to Featherdale Wildlife Park
* Rides at Scenic World
Daily at 7:55am
Day 10 Sydney Day Touring and Beaches at leisure
Included is an I venture card
There is so much to do in Sydney today you can take a cruise on the harbour, Go Whale watching ,visit the Sydney Opera House , go to Manly, go for a walk along one of the many harbourside tracks or visit Bondi or one of the many city beaches. We would recommend a harbour cruise and city tour for this day.
Depending on your time table you can easily extend Sydney for two or three nights.
Sydney Flexi 3 in 1 Attractions Pass
* Not Available on Christmas Day
* 3 Tickets valid for single entry
* 30 attractions to choose from
* Pass includes full colour guide complete with maps and
* Save up to 40% on admission fees with an adult pack
3 entry tickets valid for 3 months
Please check in online to have a digital pass sent straight to your email:
Alternatively please contact iVenture Card Australia for collection point locations.
Open 9am to 8pm daily
Phone 1300 366 476 or 02 8594 7200
Phone from outside Australia +61 2 8594 7200
Sydney 3 in 1 Attractions Pack – 3 Tickets
Explore the best of what Sydney has to offer. Your choice of entry to 3 top attractions in and around Sydney.
Featuring: Sydney Opera House, Sydney Aquarium, Taronga
Tower Eye, AAT Kings Half Day City Sights Tours, Madame
Explorer Bus, Captain Cook, Manly Bike Tours, Oz Jet boating,
Majestic Cruise, The Rocks Walking Tour and much more.
* Please note the surcharge for Oz Jet Boating for Weekends,
Holidays and School Holidays is AUD$20.00 per person payable direct.
Day 11 Is at Leisure in Sydney
12 City Sights including Sydney Opera House
* Spectacular Darling Harbour
* Sydney Aquarium
* Sydney Opera House
* The Rocks – Sydney’s birthplace
* Conservatorium of Music
* Parliament House
* Hyde Park
* Art Gallery and the Domain
* Visit Mrs Macquarie’s Chair – superb views of the harbour and city skyline
* Royal Australian Naval Base at Garden Island
* Kings Cross – Sydney’s ‘hot spot’
* Exclusive Double Bay and Vaucluse
* Visit Bondi Beach – Australia’s most famous surf beach
* Historic and trendy Paddington
* Sydney Tower
* Sydney Town Hall
SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE
* Tour inside the world’s most recognizable sails and one of the busiest performing arts centres
* The Essential Tour will introduce you to the innovation, creativity
and controversy that forged this remarkable building
13 Depart Sydney
Today your transfer will take you to Sydney’s Kingsford Smith
Airport for your onward flight