Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda.from $810.00pp
Various Dates | Includes Hotel, Breakfast & Transfers
Cairns, considered the gateway to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, is a city in tropical Far North Queensland.
Its Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park tells the stories of indigenous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with music and dance.
Cairns Esplanade, lined with bars and restaurants, has a swimming lagoon. Northwest of the city, Daintree National Park spans mountainous rainforest, gorges and beaches.
Visit the Great Barrier Reef & Kuranda
• Catamaran on Great Barrier Reef incl. lunch
• Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
• Kuranda Scenic Rail • Kuranda Heritage Markets
• World Heritage Rainforest
- 4 Star Accommodation
- Airport Transfer
- Some Breakfasts
- Some Lunches
Day 1: Arrive Cairns
On arrival at Cairns Airport, private transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 2: Great Barrier Reef
After a 2-hour motorised sail on board the 32-metre sailing Catamaran, Ocean Spirit, you will arrive at Michaelmas Cay where there is so much to see and do. Enjoy snorkelling in the cay’s protected shallow waters, try an introductory scuba dive in the fringing reefs, cruise in the semi-sub for a diver’s view of the reef, watch the fish feeding presentation, observe the bird life or just chill out on Ocean Spirit’s spacious decks or on the beach. A tropical lunch served on the deck. Throughout the day, the ‘beach buggy shuttle’ will transfer you between Ocean Spirit and the beach.
Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch
Day 3: Kuranda, Scenic Railway & Skyrail
On arrival at Freshwater Station, board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a historical rail journey enjoying breathtaking views across the cane fields of Cairns and the tropical rainforest. Wind through hand-hewn tunnels, across bridges and curves, all the time appreciating this amazing engineering feat. In Kuranda, it’s time to explore this fascinating village. The Heritage Markets are full of colourful and interesting arts and crafts. You might also like to visit Birdworld, the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary or Kuranda Koala Gardens (own expense). Later, board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for your 7.5km journey over and through World Heritage protected rainforest to Smithfield. Your 90-minute iconic rainforest experience showcases ancient rainforest and spectacular views, with time at both Red Peak and Barron Falls Stations for education and interpretation.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 4: Depart Cairns
Your Short Break concludes this morning after breakfast. Private transfer to Cairns Airport.
Meals Included: Breakfast
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