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Tropical Wonder with Sailing

Try some whitewater rafting, a high-speed catamaran cruise to the Great Barrier Reef, or just take in the local wildlife at the various nightclubs around town. Relax and let the sun soak in while you enjoy days of leisure on Long Island.

Australasia
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Easy
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: NWCWD/160463
  • Starts: Cairns, Australia
  • Finishes: Whitsundays, Australia
You will Visit
  • Cairns
  • Whitsundays

Itinerary

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Day 1: Cairns

Well Good morning Cairns you delightful palm tree paradise. We have two days here to get deep- which may even mean a scuba dive on one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. Whether diving or snorkeling, one things for sure - you’ll be blown away with the beauty of the reed. Spot tiny Nemos, giant Maori wrasse, even reef sharks if you’re lucky. Marie biologists may be on board to answer the inevitable ‘what fish is that’ question.

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Day 2: Cairns

Think you’ve got what it takes to bungy jump or go whitewater rafting? Prove it- we’ve got optionals lined up today that will get your head spinning with adrenaline. #NOREGRETS yo!

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Day 3-4: Cairns to Whitsundays Sailing

Ready for some coach time fun? Damn right you are when your end destination is the whitsundays. Bring it! Tropical Townsville never fails to impress with its colonial buildings and checkered maritime history. We’ll get orientated with the city and grab some launch before kicking on to Airlie. Swim, snorkel, eat and repeat is pretty much today’s vibe as we make our way around the 74 islands that make up the Whitsundays. Do as much or as little as you want- help the crew wince the sails, snorkel some of the best coral reefs in Australia, laze on the fine silica sands of Whitehaven beach (cue more pinch yourself moments) – today is all about soaking in the moment and relishing the finer things in life.

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Day 5: The Whitsundays

You could get up to watch that last Aussie sunrise or stay in bed and contemplate this short and sweet trip to the lush tropics. After our last breakfast together with the squad, the trip has come to an end. Grab a pen and do those essential Facebook adds, if you haven’t already, and say farewell to your new friends, promising to meet up for Contiki round two in another amazing destination.

Inclusions:
      Accommodation
    • 5 nights multi-share accommodation: 3 nights in a resort, 2 nights on a yacht
    • Modern, air-conditioned coach with powerpoints for charging
      Staff
    • An experienced and professional Trip Manager & Driver team
    • Sightseeing tours of all major cities
    • National Park fees, local taxes & service charges
      Food
    • 9 meals:
    • 5 breakfasts
    • 1 lunch
    • 3 dinners
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Tour Highlights:
  • Townsville city orientation