Best of Australia G Adventures

Best of Australia

Explore the east coast of the beautiful Land Down Under on this Best of Australia escorted tour. As you travel from Cairns to Sydney you can taste, trek, snorkel, sail and ride the rails through this fascinating area. Highlights include a farm-to-table luncheon, sailing the Whitsunday Islands, enjoy a guided rainforest tour and The Great Barrier Reef for fun beneath the waves.

At Cape Tribulation explore the verdant landscape of Mossman Gorge and join an Indigenous guide for an interpretive trek through Daintree Rainforest. Stroll through Cairns and indulge in a meal in a foodie's paradise, coastal Port Douglas. Visit Airlie Beach, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Sail along the Whitsunday islands, swim in the iconic waters of the world's largest and most spectacular coral reef system. Enjoy a relaxing walkabout in laidback yet hip Byron Bay. A delicious Pick-to-Plate lunch at an organic farm has guests feasting on fresh local produce and more. In the majestic Blue Mountains you can view the Three Sisters rock formation rising high above Katoomba. Stroll through the lush Jamison Valley. Hold onto your hat as you ride the Scenic Railway, the world's steepest passenger railway running straight through the rainforest. Take an orientation tour in Sydney. Unwind on Bondi Beach. This wonderful tour should whet your desire for many return trips to this beautiful destination.


14 Daysfr. $3,374

Tour Highlights & Offers

ARRIVE IN CAIRNS Location Information Description

Cairns, Australia

Arrive at any time. There are no activities planned until the evening welcome meeting.

The Hotel Cairns

CAIRNS/CAPE TRIBULATION Location Information Description

Cairns, Australia

Head north to Cape Tribulation.

Stop en route to explore Mossman Gorge and take an interpretive walk through the Daintree Rainforest.

Take an interpretive walk through the Daintree Rainforest. Follow an Indigenous guide and learn about bush food, medicinal plants and the lasting relationship of the Kuku Yalanji people with their natural environment. Find out how to make bush soap, watch an ochre painting demonstration and sample some bush tea.

Breakfast, Lunch

Cape Tribulation Beach House

FREE DAY CAPE TRIBULATION Location Information Description

Cairns, Australia

With a free day, opt for a trip to the Great Barrier Reef or to explore Daintree National Park.

Breakfast

Cape Tribulation Beach House

CAPE TRIBULATION/CAIRNS Location Information Description

Port Douglas, Australia

Return to Cairns in the afternoon with free time to explore this laid-back city. En route, stop by Port Douglas and opt to have lunch at a local market.

Breakfast

The Hotel Cairns

CAIRNS/AIRLIE BEACH Location Information Description

Airlie Beach, Australia

Depart early for a full day of travel to reach Airlie Beach, enjoying scenic views along the way.

Breakfast

Blue Horizon Resort

AIRLIE BEACH Location Information Description

Airlie Beach, Australia

Whitsunday Islands Sailing: Enjoy a day sailing amidst some of the 74 tropical islands that make up the Whitsunday archipelago. Visit Whitehaven Beach, jump overboard for a quick refreshing dip, and make friends with the tropical fish that thrive within Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Location Information Description

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Barrier Reef Visit: The Whitsunday Islands are in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Spend the day sailing, then when it gets too hot, pull on a mask and snorkel and dive overboard to check out the variety of brightly colored marine plants, coral and fish that thrive right in these warm tropical waters.

Lunch

Blue Horizon Resort

AIRLIE BEACH/BYRON BAY Location Information Description

Byron Bay, Australia

Fly to Brisbane and transfer to Byron Bay for two nights in this "hippie" paradise.

Byron Bay Hotel & Apartments

BYRON BAY Location Information Description

Byron Bay, Australia

Spend the day wandering the town or taking part in a multitude of optional activities like skydiving, visiting Cape Byron Lighthouse, or relaxing on the beach.

Byron Bay Hotel & Apartments

BYRON BAY/PORT MACQUARIE Location Information Description

Byron Bay, Australia

Tour an organic farm in the heart of Byron Bay before sitting down to a delicious lunch featuring local produce. Pick-to-Plate Lunch: Visit an urban garden located on the outskirts of Byron Bay. Tour the grounds, learn about organic gardening, and help gather some ingredients needed to make lunch. Get a true taste of Australia and fuel up for the afternoon with a delicious lunch of fresh, organic ingredients.

Location Information Description

Port Macquarie, Australia

Head to the coastal township of Port Macquarie, featuring all the beauty of the beach set alongside gorgeous national parks. Enjoy an evening in Port Macquarie.

Lunch

El Paso Motor Inn

PORT MACQUARIE/BLUE MOUNTAINS Location Information Description

Blue Mountains, Australia

En route to the Blue Mountains, opt to stop at the Koala Hospital to learn about vital wildlife conservation work in the area.

Leisure Inn Spires

BLUE MOUNTAINS Location Information Description

Blue Mountains, Australia

Travel to the majestic Blue Mountains and experience the natural beauty of this World Heritage Area. Explore the area around Leura and Katoomba and view the Three Sisters. With charming Leura as your base, explore the major attractions of the Blue Mountains from sightseeing to bushwalking to cafés and more.

Take a guided tour of Jenolan Caves, filled with striking limestone rock formations. Jenolan Caves are a protected feature of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. These limestone karst caves are the world's oldest caves and are significant both a scientific and sightseeing perspective. Enjoy a guided tour in the cool climes of this fascinating underworld.

Leisure Inn Spires

BLUE MOUNTAINS/SYDNEY Location Information Description

Blue Mountains, Australia

This morning, take a walk in Jamison Valley, and ride on the Scenic Railway, the steepest railway in the world.

Take in some amazing lookouts over the Jamison Valley, via the iconic Three Sisters. Descend down the 900-step giant staircase to the valley floor. Walk amongst the beautiful forest to the steepest incline railway in the world — The Katoomba Scenic Railway. Opt to ride its 52-degrees angle or take the Scenic Cableway. If you're keen for more walking, and time permits, take the 900 stairs back up.

Scenic Railway: This railway is steep and plunges into the rainforest and through the valley. The ride is scenically stunning. At the end, opt to take a rainforest walk or a cable car back to the visitor's center.

Location Information Description

Sydney/Australia, Australia

Orientation Walk: Enjoy a brief walk with your CEO. He/she will give you some tips on finding things like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in-depth information, an official guided tour is recommended.

Travelodge Hotel Sydney

SYDNEY Location Information Description

Sydney/Australia, Australia

Get a feel for the city. Relax seaside at Bondi Beach or explore one of Australia's most exciting cities. Enjoy an optional final night out with the group.

Travelodge Hotel Sydney

DEPART SYDNEY Location Information Description

Sydney/Australia, Australia

Depart at any time.

Departure Date
Price
Thu, Oct 27, 2022
$3,374.00
Thu, Nov 24, 2022
$3,899.00
Thu, Jan 05, 2023
$3,899.00
Thu, Jan 19, 2023
$3,899.00
Thu, Jan 26, 2023
$3,899.00
Thu, Feb 02, 2023
$4,099.00
Thu, Feb 16, 2023
$4,099.00
Thu, Mar 02, 2023
$4,099.00
Thu, Mar 16, 2023
$4,099.00
Thu, Mar 30, 2023
$4,099.00
Thu, Apr 13, 2023
$4,099.00
Thu, Apr 27, 2023
$4,099.00
Thu, May 25, 2023
$3,899.00
Thu, Jun 22, 2023
$3,899.00
Thu, Jul 20, 2023
$3,749.00
Thu, Aug 17, 2023
$3,749.00
Thu, Sep 14, 2023
$3,749.00
Thu, Sep 28, 2023
$3,749.00
Thu, Oct 12, 2023
$3,749.00
Thu, Oct 26, 2023
$3,749.00
Thu, Nov 02, 2023
$3,899.00
Thu, Nov 09, 2023
$3,899.00
Thu, Nov 23, 2023
$3,899.00
Thu, Dec 07, 2023
$4,099.00
Thu, Dec 21, 2023
$4,099.00
Thu, Dec 28, 2023
$4,099.00
Thu, Jan 04, 2024
$3,749.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

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