G ADVENTURES – QUEENSLAND SAND, SAILING & DREAMTIME
Arrive in Brisbane at any time. There are no planned activities during the day, so check into the hotel and explore the city. If you arrive early enough, you'll have time to head into the city to visit City Hall, the Treasury Building or relax on Streets Beach.
BRISBANE TO FRASER ISLAND
Travel by private bus, private 4x4 and ferry to reach Fraser Island, the world's largest sand island. Explore the island by 4x4. Once on the island, enjoy a 4x4 tour of Fraser Island, driving along over 100km of beach. Go for a swim in Lake McKenzie, and enjoy a rainforest walk along the way.
FRASER ISLAND TO NOOSA RIVER
Enjoy a morning of exploring by 4x4 to hit the remainder of Fraser Island's highlights, then set off to the Noosa Everglades. Canoe upstream to an exclusive riverside camp for an evening surrounded by stunning wilderness. Walk through coastal vegetation along a gentle trail that leads to the Cooloola Sand Patch.
NOOSA RIVER TO ROCKHAMPTON
Canoe downstream, then hop on board a northbound train. Visit rural Queensland and learn about cattle station history. Bed down in a swag (canvas bedroll) under the Outback sky. Catch a train up the 'Capricorn Coast' which is well-known as 'Cattle Country'. Arrive at a remote farm and stay the night. The workers from the property are excellent hosts as they teach about the history of the farm, the cattle industry, and some of the challenges of raising cattle in such a harsh environment.
ROCKHAMPTON TO WHITSUNDAY ISLANDS
Embark on a 3-day maxi yacht sailing adventure. Enjoy beach visits, island bush walks and time to snorkel the reefs. Anchor off of secluded tropical islands at night. After a traditional Outback-style breakfast, transfer to the town of Airlie Beach and embark on a maxi yacht which will be our home for the next three days. Set sail to a secluded cove in the Whitsunday Islands where you will drop anchor for the night.
Continue sailing through the gorgeous backdrop of the Whitsunday Islands. There will be time to snorkel the reefs. Anchor off of a secluded tropical island at night. The sailing route today allows us to follow part of Captain Cook's route up through the Whitsunday Islands. There is the option for certified divers to scuba dive. Again we drop anchor in a secluded bay for the night.
WHITSUNDAY ISLANDS TO AIRLIE BEACH
Hike to an island lookout over Whitehaven Beach, known for its stunning white sand, then enjoy free time on the famous beach. Sail to the resort town of Airlie Beach for a night of dancing. After three days at sea, we sail to the resort town of Airlie Beach for a night on land in a local beach hostel resort. Feel free to relax by the pool at the end of the day.
AIRLIE BEACH TO CAIRNS
Admire the scenery on the train north to Tully. Upon arrival, enjoy lunch and a tour of the Ingan Cultural Museum. Participate in either a weaving or painting activity with traditional Jirrbal Aboriginal artists before continuing on to Cairns.
Enjoy a free day to visit the Great Barrier Reef or get the adrenaline pumping by skydiving, whitewater rafting or bungee jumping.
CAIRNS TO CAPE TRIBULATION
Depart early from Cairns, then head north. Learn about the flora and fauna with local Aboriginals, then cool off in a waterfall in Daintree National Park.
Head north to Cape Tribulation. Stop en route to explore Mossman Gorge, take an interpretive walk through the Daintree Rainforest and swim in a remote waterfall within the Daintree NP.
CAPE TRIBULATION TO YUNGABURRA
Enjoy free time in the morning to further explore the rainforest or chill out poolside. Head towards Yungaburra in the Atherton Tablelands for the night, stopping at a local winery to sample mango and fruit wines.
YUNGABURRA TO CAIRNS
Stop at Lake Eacham, a volcanic crater lake, before continuing on for a swim in the waters of Babinda Boulders. Continue on to visit some of the waterfalls in the Atherton Tablelands, including getting the perfect hair flip at the famous Millaa Millaa Falls. Travel back to Cairns where the tour ends upon arrival.
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