Cairns & The Great Barrier Reef - 4 Days

From AUD $765.00
  • Duration: 4 Days (approx.)
  • Product code: LOKGBR

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Cairns

On arrival at Cairns Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel (flights anytime).

Day 2: Great Barrier Reef

Board a high speed catamaran and cruise to the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Covering approximately 35 million hectares, it is the largest reef structure and marine park in the world and offers an experience like no other. View the spectacular coral and tropical fish from the underwater observatory and semi-submersible craft. You’ll have the opportunity to go snorkelling and experience this natural wonder up-close (equipment provided). Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch before returning to Cairns early evening.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3: Kuranda Railway, Skyrail and Rainforest Tour

Visit the fascinating Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Australia’s largest indigenous cultural park which has been built in a spectacular rainforest setting. Discover this ancient culture through bush food lessons, didgeridoo demonstrations, movie theatres, fire making demonstrations and the famous Tjapukai Dance. A short distance from Tjapukai is the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. This will take you directly above the breathtaking canopy of the Barron Gorge National Park. En route to Kuranda, there are 2 stations where you can enjoy a walk through the rainforest and observe its beauty from spectacular lookouts. On arrival there is free time to explore the ‘village in the rainforest’ and its many attractions, including the Heritage Markets. After exploring, board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a historic journey travelling through some of the oldest rainforest in the world. Passing the spectacular Stoney Creek Falls your journey winds through man-made tunnels, across bridges and around curves to arrive at its final destination, Freshwater Station.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Farewell from Cairns

Your short break concludes this morning after breakfast. You’ll be transferred to Cairns Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

Included Meals: Breakfast

This tour departs daily.

The above prices are the starting prices and only applicable during off seasons. Surcharges are applied for travel between 1/12 to 28/2, during any festival (like Chinese New Year etc), cruise arrival time and on School and Public Holidays in Australia due to the increase in accommodation cost. So contact us on bookings@lokshatours.com before you book to get the right price.


Inclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfasts (3)
  • Lunch (1)
  • Great Barrier Reef Cruise (snorkel equipment provided)
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway & Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Experienced Driver Guides
  • Detailed and informative commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Return shared airport transfers- flight details to be provided 45 days prior to travel-  ('Meet & Greet' private transfer will cost extra. Please contact us if you need private transfer)

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Jacket in the cooler months
  • Swimmers & towel

Fitness requirement

Low level of fitness required.


Departs: Daily
Concludes: After breakfast on day 4