The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef

Purpose: Ecology, Relaxation, Discovry, Culture
No. of days: 4 days - 3 nights
First & Last Cities: Cairns
Other cities: Great Barrier Reef, Kuranda
Starting cost: $799


Cairns is a tropical laid-back city in Far North Queensland considered the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef; the world’s most beautiful and largest coral reef. The city is home to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, and the picturesque mountain retreat of Kuranda Village, while a little further northwest of the city is Daintree National Park spanning mountainous rainforest, gorges and beaches.
Day 1: Cairns
Arrive Cairns, private transfer from the airport to the hotel. Accommodation

Day 2: Cairns (Great Barrier Reef Cruise)
Set sail aboard a luxury 105-foot sailing catamaran, Ocean Spirit to pristine Michaelmas Cay in the Great Barrier Reef - a low-lying vegetated sand cay encircled by a spectacular fringing reef, Michaelmas Cay is a National Park and a protected sanctuary for migratory seabirds. Be active and enjoy all the included activities. Snorkel from the cay’s shallow waters and cruise in the semi-submersible for a diver’s view. Homeward-bound enjoy a glass of sparkling wine. Inclusions: Morning and afternoon tea, tropical smorgasbord lunch, EMC, snorkel equipment, informative ecological presentations by qualified Marine Biologists and guided nature tours of the island and bird sanctuary. [B/L]
Day 3: Cairns (Kuranda)
Experience the contrast of the region’s oldest railway and the world’s most beautiful Cableway, knowing that we have taken care of all the details with our Kuranda Boarding Pass. Tjapukai is our first stop this morning and includes lunch. Then board Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for your journey over and through World Heritage protected rainforest, before some free time in Kuranda. Avoid the ticketing lines before boarding the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail, our Kuranda Boarding Pass ensures you will have preferential seating. [B/L]
Day 4: Cairns (Departure)
Private departure transfer from your hotel to Cairns airport. (Flight not included). [B]
[B] = Breakfast | [B/L] = Breakfast and Dinner






Tour includes
  • Private arrival and departure transfers
  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Meals
    • Full breakfast daily.
    • 2 lunches
  • Great Barrier Reef Cruise (Shared with no guide)
  • Excursion to Kuranda
  • Regular Seat-in-Coach touring with Driver/Guide
Not included in tour
  • International or domestic airfares
  • Taxes and fees related to air transportation
  • Excess luggage
  • Optional activities
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips to guides or drivers
  • Meals and services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Early check-in (around 3 pm) or late check-out at the hotels’
  • Expenses of a personal nature

Hotels in your Tour

City Hotel Name Room Type Tripadvisor
Cairns Double Tree by Hilton Deluxe 4

Hotel will be confirmed at time of booking

Tour Pricing

Season Double Single Triple
Dec '19 - Mar '20 $799 $1,135 $795
Prices are per person and may change without notice
Supplements and minimum stays apply during special event periods.
Tour Code: AU06CNS20TE