The Best of Cairns

THE BEST OF CAIRNS

7 Days / 6 Nights

DAY 1 – ARRIVAL DAY CAIRNS (D)

Today is your arrival day into Cairns. Whether you are arriving by car, bus, train or plane a warm welcome awaits you. Once we have you checked into the hotel take some time to relax, unpack and make yourself at home. Tonight we have a wonderful evening planned for you at your welcome dinner.

DAY 2 – KURANDA SKYRAIL & SCENIC RAILWAY (B,D)

We start today by boarding Cairn’s famous Skyrail Gondola. Enjoy the spectacular views as our journey takes us to Red Peak and then Barron Falls Station before arriving in Kuranda,

‘The Village in the Rainforest’. Upon arrival at Kuranda we have free time to explore the wonderful atmosphere of the village markets. This afternoon from the top of the range we board one of Australia’s most famous railways, the Kuranda Scenic Railway for the trip down the range. Have your camera at the ready as the waterfalls, cliffs and views off the coast to the Great Barrier Reef are simply breathtaking.

Day 3 – AUSTRALIAN SUGAR MILL MUSEUM, LAKE BARRINE CRUISE and PARONELLA PARK (B,L,D)

We start our day with a visit to an enchanting lake, hidden in World Heritage Rainforest. Renowned for its informative wildlife cruise and morning tea at the famous Lake Barrine Tea House prior to enjoying the cruise on the calm waters of an ancient crater lake. After the cruise we will travel to Milla Milla Falls then onto Paronella Park for a tour and lunch.   Jose’s dream was to build a castle he chose a special part of Australia and created Paronella Park. On your way home there will be a brief stop at the Australian Sugar Museum. Being an important resource that has shaped the lives of many Queenslanders, the Sugar Museum was opened in 1977 to show case the artifacts and history of the Australian sugar industry during the pioneering days through to present day.

Day 4 – HARTLEY’S CROCODILE FARM (B,L,D)

Departing Cairns this morning we head to Hartley’s Creek Adventures.  This popular wildlife park offers an incredible collection of Australian Wildlife.  We provide you with free time here to explore the many displays and shows including the Cassowary Walk, Hartley’s Lagoon and the Crocodile River Cruise.  You’ll be amazed. Lunch today will be served at the Crocodile Farm.On your way home we will stop at Palm Cove for a leg stretch and a walk along this idyllic foreshore with its palm’s and golden sand. Tonight, we are off on a Cairns Harbour Trinity Inlet Sunset Cruise.

DAY 5 – PORT DOUGLAS MARKETS, ST MARY’S CATHEDRAL (B,D)

This morning we board the coach and make our way to the iconic holiday destination of Port Douglas. On arrival we provide you with time to explore the local markets before venturing into the township. Take some time to walk down famous Macrossan Street for a light lunch and explore the beautiful St Mary’s by The Sea Cathedral.

DAY 6 – JAQUES COFFEE PLANTATION, GALLO DAIRY (B,L,D)

Today we climb the range into the cool climate of the Atherton Tablelands. Our first stop this morning is at the renowned Jaques Coffee Plantation. With the ever growing enthusiasm

for coffee around the world, the Jaques Family decided to open up their private plantation to the world. Giving travellers, locals and coffee lovers an enchanting insight into the finer details of coffee from the tree to the cup, we take some time to enjoy a guided tour of the plantation and if you like, a tasting of the famous Jaques coffee. From here we make our way to the renowned Gallo Dairy Centre. Set against a backdrop of rolling green hills, world heritage listed rainforests and amazing waterfalls the Dairy Centre proudly supports locally grown produce such as coffee, tea, fruit, vegetables, meats, cheese and chocolate. As this is our lunch stop today you have the unique opportunity to sample some of the delicious produce when dining in the restaurant. Following lunch, we will travel home via the famous, Curtain Fig Tree for a short walk and short stop in Yungaburra Township.

 DAY 7 – DEPARTURE DAY (B)

Today is your departure day, we hope you enjoyed your holiday.

Key: B = Breakfast; MT = Morning Tea; L= Lunch; D = Dinne

  • Tour Highlight’s & Inclusions
  • 6 Night Stay at the Novotel Oasis Resort Cairns
  • Skyrail Gondola
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Village in the Rainforest
  • Cairns City Sights
  • Palm Cove
  • Port Douglas
  • Port Douglas Craft Markets
  • St Mary’s Cathedral
  • Daintree River Cruise
  • Atherton Tablelands
  • Jacques Coffee Plantation
  • Gallo Dairy Centre
  • Australian Sugar Museum
  • Lake Barrine Cruise
  • Curtain Fig tree
  • Paronella Park
  • Trinity Harbour Sunset Cruise

Dates: 21-27 July 2020

 

Price

 $2,510.00 Per Person Twin Share                $3,005.00 Single

Non-refundable deposit required to secure your booking $300 PP

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