From Sydney to the Barrier Reef


East Coast Adventure


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This tour showcases Australia’s finest, offering vibrant cities, sun-drenched beaches, tropical rainforests and an abundance of wildlife. The best part of your ‘Aussie road trip’ is there’s no driving to do, so you can sit back, relax and take in the amazing scenery.


  • Experience the magic of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Vibrant Sydney

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12 Days
From £3195 Per Person

East Coast Adventure
From £3195 Per Person

Your Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7 & 8
  • Day 9
  • Day 10
  • Day 11
  • Day 12

Day 1 : Arrive Sydney

Be met on arrival in Sydney and transferred to your hotel. Explore this stunning city on a memorable half-day sightseeing coach tour this afternoon, soaking up the famous historic landmarks, including the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. This evening cruise Sydney Harbour for a Welcome Dinner; and enjoy fantastic views of the city.

Hotel: PARKROYAL Darling Harbour

Day 2 : Gold Coast

Enjoy free time before taking a flight to the Gold Coast (included).

Hotel: Voco Gold Coast

Day 3 : Sunshine Coast

Departing the Gold Coast this morning, you’ll head north to the Sunshine Coast. Visit the world-renowned Australia Zoo, made famous by the late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin. Here you will be given the opportunity to gain an indepth understanding of conservation and see many native Australian species up close. Continue to the Sunshine Coast and check in to your resort.

Hotel: Novotel Twin Waters Resort

Day 4 : Fraser Island

Travel to Hervey Bay and join your cruise transfer to the world’s largest sand island, World Heritage-listed Fraser Island. Here, settle in to your room at Kingfisher Bay Resort. This evening, enjoy dinner in the company of your fellow travellers. 

Hotel for 2 nights: Kingfisher Bay Resort Fraser island

Day 5 : Fraser Island

Located at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, Fraser Island is a rare and inviting paradise. The untamed wilderness will entice you from the moment you arrive. Discover the island today with a half-day tour then enjoy time at leisure this afternoon. 

Day 6 : Rockhampton

A morning cruise takes you across Hervey Bay before travelling to the inland city of Rockhampton.

Hotel: Central Park Motel Rockhampton

Day 7 & 8 : Hamilton Island

Explore Rockhampton, then travel to Airlie Beach. Take a ferry to Hamilton Island, a true paradise. Enjoy dinner this evening. The next day is at leisure.

Hotel for 2 nights: Reef View Hotel, Hamilton Island

Day 9 : Mission Beach

Take an early morning ferry transfer from Hamilton Island to the Port of Airlie, where you will reboard your coach and travel to Townsville. On arrival, enjoy a tour of the city. Continue to Mission Beach where two World Heritage-listed areas meet; the Wet Tropics Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef.

Hotel: Castaways Resort and Spa Mission Beach

Day 10 : Cairns

Discover the lush Atherton Tablelands, including magnificent Millaa Millaa Falls, known to be some of the most photographed falls in Australia. Visit the Curtain Fig Tree, a natural Australian icon and board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway in Kuranda and ride above the treetops to Caravonica Lakes.

Hotel for 2 nights: Bailey, a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel

Day 11 : Great Barrier Reef

Cruise to Reef Magic’s exclusive activity platform on the Great Barrier Reef and enjoy five hours amid the coral and marine life. Later, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at Tjapukai By Night.

Day 12 : Port Douglas Departure

Visit Port Douglas for a guided tour with spectacular views as the coastal road winds its way from Cairns to Port Douglas. Afterwards, be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

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