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Cairns And North Queensland Highlights

Cairns And North Queensland Highlights

Escape to Far North Queensland for this tropical getaway. Explore the World’s oldest living rainforest as we cruise along the iconic Daintree River, visit the breathtaking Paronella Park and see the spectacular Millaa Millaa Falls, a heritage-listed plunge waterfall situated in the Tablelands region. Other highlights include a ride on the Skyrail from Cairns to Kuranda, a visit to the Undara Experience where we will stay in restored rail carriages and take a guided tour of the ancient Lava Tubes

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8 days



  • Stay in restored rail carriages at Undara and take a guided tour of the Lava Tubes

  • Cruise the iconic Daintree River

  • See the spectacular waterfall at Millaa Millaa and the Curtain Fig Tree

  • Visit Hartley’s Crocodile Farm to get up close with these ancient reptiles

  • Smell the sweetness of the Australian Sugar Heritage Centre

  • Guided tour of Paronella park

  • Explore Mossman Gorge


  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

  • Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane area*

  • Flights

  • 18 quality meals

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Modern luxury tour coach

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

  • Morning Tea



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Day 1

Brisbane - Mossman
Your tour begins with a flight to Cairns where your crew will be waiting to greet you. Transfer to the city centre, where time will be time to purchase your own lunch. This afternoon, travel to Mossman for our overnight stay.


Day 2

Daintree - Hartley Crocodiles
After breakfast, we make our way to the Daintree for a river cruise. Take in the wonder of this pristine rainforest and learn about the unique flora and fauna. Next, stop at Mossman Gorge, where there will be time to purchase your own lunch and browse the art gallery and gift shop. The electric shuttle is also included in your fare and allows multiple trips from the centre into the gorge where there are a number of easy walking trails. This afternoon, visit the acclaimed Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. The farm was relocated to a purpose built estuary to make it easy to watch dozens of crocs eager for dinner, from the safety of a croc cruiser. This visit is full of highlights, so be sure to pack your camera. Later settle into our accommodation for the next three nights.

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Day 3

Skyrail - Kuranda - Yorkeys Knob
This morning we board the Skyrail which sends enclosed gondolas above the rainforest canopy from Smithfield to Kuranda. Take in the spectacular views of the rainforest and Coral Sea, as the gondola climbs into the hills of Kuranda. Explore the local produce at the renowned Kuranda markets where time has been allowed for you to purchase your own lunch. This afternoon we visit Yorkeys Knob where we will have afternoon tea on the beachfront before returning to Cairns.

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Day 4

Cairns Free Day
Today is at your leisure. Take time to explore Cairns; go bargain hunting, walk the esplanade, explore the botanic gardens or simply relax and enjoy your day. Alternatively, you may choose to pre-book an optional tour.
Optional Tours available (Additional Cost)
Moore Reef Full Day Cruise
Cape Tribulation, Daintree and Mossman Full Day Tour

Please note that optional tours listed are a guide only. A full list of tours available and pricing will be advised prior to final payment.

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Day 5

Paronella Park - Mareeba
Today we visit one of the most popular tourist attractions in Queensland, Paronella Park. The building and surrounding gardens were the life's work of Jose and Margarita Paronella. Before lunch, take a guided tour to discover the amazing range of 7,500 tropical plants and trees. The park has become an amazing habitat for hundreds of varieties of birds, butterflies, fish and many other animals. This afternoon, visit the Australian Sugar Heritage Centre before returning to our motel to freshen up before dinner.

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Day 6

Mareeba - Millaa Millaa Falls - Ravenshoe - Undara
Today our journey takes us to Millaa Millaa Falls. After morning tea, travel onto Ravenshoe, the highest town in Queensland. Be in awe of the 20 turbines towering above the landscape at Windy Hill Wind Farm before stopping at the Information Centre and Museum. This afternoon, arrive at Undara Experience, known as Australia's Accessible Outback. These renowned lava tubes were formed a hundred thousand years ago when volcanoes erupted in the area, leaving behind a maze of spectacular tunnels as the lava streams cooled. Take a guided, easy access tour of the tunnels before checking into the award winning, unique accommodation - the beautifully restored railway carriages.

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Day 7

Undara - Atherton - Cairns
This morning, we will wake to the relaxing sounds of the bush. After breakfast around the campfire, there will be a walk to the bluff overlooking the Lava Lodge. We then make our way back to Atherton lunch at Gallo Dairyland, followed by a tour and cheese tasting. This afternoon, stop at Jaques Coffee Plantation before making our way back to Cairns for our overnight stay.

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Day 8

Cairns - Home
After breakfast, board our half day Green Island cruise. Early afternoon, we return to the mainland for a picnic lunch in the Botanic Gardens before making our way to Cairns Airport ready for your flight home.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner



Single Supplement available @ $960.00 extra



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