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AUSTRALIA: 14 Day Sydney to Cairns Tour For Two

Cruise the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays.

Overview

Marvel at breathtaking sunset views over Port Macquarie, treat your palate to fine wine and chocolate in Hunter Valley, explore Byron Bay and be mesmerised by the Great Barrier Reef over 14 spectacular days.

  • 12 Nights of Boutique Accommodation and 1 Traditional Pub Stay for Two with Plenty of Meals as per the Itinerary
  • Dive into a Crystal Clear Lake and Go Dingo Spotting on a Fraser Island 4WD Jeep Safari
  • Sail the Translucent Waters of the Stunning Whitsundays and Sink Your Toes into the Caster-Sugar Sands of Whitehaven Beach
  • Solo Travellers Option Available – See the Fine Print for Details!

INCLUSIONS

  • 12 Nights of Handpicked Boutique Accommodation and 1 Traditional Pub Stay for Two
  • Domestic Flight from Brisbane to Airlie Beach for Two
  • 11 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches & 3 Delicious Dinners for Two
  • All Transport as per the Itinerary
  • 1 x Port Macquarie Sunset Cruise with Food & Drinks
  • 1 x Fraser Island 4WD Adventure Tour
  • 1 x Whitsundays Island Cruise
  • 1 x Great Barrier Reef Cruise

HOTELS

  • Sydney – The Macleay Hotel or similar
  • Newcastle – The Lucky Hotel or similar
  • Port Macquarie – El Paso Motor Inn or similar
  • Dorrigo – Heritage Hotel Motel Dorrigo or similar
  • Byron Bay – Byron Bay Hotel & Apartments or similar
  • Noosa – Noosa Lakes Resort or similar
  • Airlie Beach – Mantra Croc Club or similar
  • Mission Beach – Mission Beach Castaways Resort or similar
  • Cairns – Pacific Hotel or similar

TRAVEL DATES

  • Available for departure on one of the following dates:
2019:
  • 6, 13, 20 April
  • 4, 18 May
  • 1, 15, 29 June
  • 13, 27 July
  • 10, 24 August
  • 7, 21 September
  • 5, 12, 19 October
  • 2, 9, 16, 30 November
  • 7 December

2020:

  • 4, 1, 25 January
  • 8, 22 February
  • 7, 14, 21, 28 March
  • Book early to secure your preferred dates!

HOW TO BOOK

  1. Select your preferred package option, click on Add to Cart and follow the payment prompts
  2. Once you have completed your purchase, you will be emailed a confirmation and online booking form
  3. Complete your booking form as soon as possible to lock in your holiday!

For any other assistance or enquiries please contact support@kogantravel.com or call us on 1300 517 210.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The perfect boutique getaway for two, this spectacular 14 day tour takes you to some of Australia’s most iconic hot spots and little-known gems with boutique stays in the heart of Newcastle, Byron Bay and beyond.
  • Treat your palate to Hunter Valley’s smorgasbord of fine wine, chocolate and organic vodka on a private tasting tour.
  • Get up close with an all-star cast of kangaroos and koalas at Hunter Valley Wildlife Park and visit a local koala hospital in Port Macquarie.
  • Sip a glass of wine on a breathtaking Port Macquarie sunset cruise, admiring the brilliant sun setting over the water while looking out for dolphins in the glistening water.
  • Take a refreshing dip in Dangar Falls, discover a plunge waterfall nestled in Far North Queensland’s rainforest and visit Lake Eacham, a crater lake filled with crystal clear water.
  • Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime Fraser Island 4WD adventure, the world’s largest sand island.
  • Melt into tropical bliss with a mesmerising Whitsundays cruise, floating along azure waters and past lush, bottle-green forest, capped off with a snorkel! Topped only, perhaps, by the Great Barrier Reef cruise.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive Sydney (D)

Explore Sydney’s gorgeous harbour at your leisure today before making your own way to your hotel for check-in. At 2pm, you’ll be met by your guide for a welcome meeting and walking tour of the area before a multicultural welcome dinner.

Day 2: Sydney – Hunter Valley – Newcastle (B)

The Hunter Valley has become synonymous with verdant wine valleys, boutique chocolateries and world-class distilleries, and today you’ll get to treat your palate to a selection of fine wine, chocolate and organic vodka following your private Hunter Valley Wildlife Tour where you’ll see Kangaroos and Koalas.

Round out your day with some local live music in Newcastle.

Day 3: Newcastle – Forster – Port Macquarie (B)

Slip into some comfy shoes today as you hit the scenic Lakes Way for a coastal walk and lookout climb. Afterwards, you’re off to Port Macquarie for a stunning sunset cruise with complimentary snacks and drinks included – keep your eyes peeled for dolphins!

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Meet some volunteers at a local koala hospital this morning, before tearing yourself away from the cuddly critters for a unique Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal experience at Nambucca Heads. Here you’ll learn about the traditional custodians of this land, their lore and ancient cultural knowledge.

Finish off the day in Dorrigo National Park where you can sit back, relax and enjoy a pub meal and afternoon tipple at the local pub (own expense).

Day 5: Dorrigo National Park – Byron Bay (B, D)

It’s off to Dangar Falls for a refreshing dip in its cascading waters today, followed by a visit to Dorrigo National Park, known for its lush, sub-tropical rainforests.

Next, you’re off to Byron Bay, a laid back surf paradise filled with boundless coastlines, fine sand and trendy restaurants. On arrival, you’ll get to soak up the views from the local lighthouse, before stopping by an organic farm where you’ll pick and prepare a delicious dinner!

Day 6: Byron Bay

Today is yours to soak up all the relaxation Byron Bay has to offer; yoga on the beach, hitting the swell at dawn, or perhaps relaxing in a cozy, beachside cafe.

Optional Activity:

  • Ocean kayak experience (AUD $70 per person).

Day 7: Byron Bay – Noosa (B)

Cross into the sunshine state today via one of Australia’s top surf spots enroute to sun-kissed Noosa. Before settling into your accommodation for the evening, you’ll get to enjoy koala spotting at a national park and a mesmerising sunset overlooking the Sunshine Coast hinterland from a coastal lookout.

Day 8: Noosa – Fraser Island (L)

Explore Fraser Island by 4WD today, discovering some of Queensland’s most renowned lookouts, diving into a crystal-clear lake and going dingo spotting.

Day 9: Noosa – Airlie Beach (B)

It’s up, up and away today as you board your flight to Airlie Beach, your gateway to the mesmerising Whitsundays. On arrival, you’ll take the reins with a whole afternoon to stroll through town, perhaps sip gin in a trendy bar or explore the local swimming hole.

Day 10: Airlie Beach – Whitsunday Island Cruise (B, L)

Melt into utter relaxation today as you watch stunning white sands transform into azure waters and bottle-green forest with a Whitsundays cruise, including a visit to the iconic Whitehaven Beach.

Watch as the coral colours burst to life beneath the surface with a snorkel, maybe even coming face to face with turtles and vibrant sea life. Afterwards, check out Airlie Beach’s hip food scene on your own.

Day 11: Airlie Beach – Mission Beach (B)

Wade through undulating cane fields to picturesque Mission Beach today, where glorious rainforest meets the Coral Sea. On arrival, why not pick up a book and relax by the pool, or simply revel in the tropical bliss.

Day 12: Mission Beach – Atherton Tablelands – Cairns (B)

Dig into breakfast at a local cafe this morning before heading into far North Queensland’s wet tropics. Enroute to Atherton Tablelands, you’ll get the chance to take a dip in a plunge waterfall and visit Lake Eacham, a crater lake filled with sparkling water, followed by the immense Curtain Fig Tree.

Day 13: Cairns – Great Barrier Reef Cruise (B, L, D)

Revel in nature’s splendour today with a Great Barrier Reef cruise. Onboard, you’ll get to listen to a marine conservation commentary and even take a snorkel in one of the world’s largest coral reefs on an optional tour. After this extraordinary experience, freshen up at the hotel before a farewell dinner with your travel buddies.

Optional Activity:

  • Great Barrier Reef scuba dive (AUD $70 per person).

Day 14: Cairns (B)

Your tour ends today after breakfast.

B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

FINE PRINT

Buying and Booking:

  • Buy now – limited time offer!
  • Top Tip: Book early to secure your preferred dates!
  • 14 day booking guarantee – if you can’t book your preferred dates within 14 days we will refund you in full. See T&Cs here
  • Bookings are non changeable & non refundable once your travel dates are confirmed

Flight Information:

  • Flight departs from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
  • Flight is economy class with Virgin Airlines, subject to availability

General:

  • Not valid with any other offer
  • Valid for 2 people, twin share
  • Group size – minimum 1, maximum 16
  • Travelling solo? Contact Kogan Travel on 1300 517 210 for single traveller prices

Package Excludes:

  • Travel insurance – compulsory
  • Flights to Sydney and from Cairns

Travel Advice:

  • For the latest travel advice for your holiday please visit www.smartraveller.gov.au
  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after your trip overseas
  • A visa may be required for your destination or any countries you are transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you obtain a valid visa. Please visit http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/ to assist you with any requirements.
  • For information about how we calculate the savings and values of our deals, click here

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Deal end dates are subject to change and may be extended at any time.

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If, within 14 days of purchasing Your Kogan Travel offer (Guarantee Period) You have been unable to secure Your preferred travel dates, and have not confirmed a booking, We will issue You with a full refund to the face-value of Your voucher purchase.

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