Travel 2 Australia & New Zealand 2018/19

DA I NTREE & ATHERTON TABL E LANDS

Day 1: Cairns - Mareeba Drive up the winding Kuranda Range and take the time to stop in at the Kuranda markets before continuing to Mareeba. Day 2: Mareeba - Mt Surprise Drive through pockets of rainforests and open farmland; keep an eye out for delicious farm gate product along the way. Highlights include the Mount Hypipamee Crater, Innot Hot Springs and Millstream Falls. Day 3: Mt Surprise - Atherton Tablelands Leave the Queensland Outback behind and head to the tropical rainforests of the Southern Tablelands. Drive the iconic Waterfall Circuit and be sure to stop at Australia’s most photographed waterfall, Millaa Millaa Falls. Day 4: Atherton Tablelands Today is at your leisure to explore the Atherton Tablelands and surrounds. Discover bushwalks in rolling ranges, spectacular waterfalls, coffee plantations, tropical fruit farms, fascinating rural history, stunning National Parks, World Heritage — listed rainforests and markedly cooler temperatures. Day 5: Atherton Tablelands - Cairns On your return journey to Cairns make sure to include stops at the iconic crater lakes; Eacham and Barrine, as well as the Curtain Fig Tree, located near the picturesque town of Yungaburra. Your car is booked until tomorrow and should be dropped off at the city or airport, by the same time as it was picked up on Day 1, to avoid any additional charges. PRICES INCLUDE • 4 nights’ hotel accommodation • Avis car rental for the tour duration. We’ve included a compact car on our ‘Standard’ tour, and an intermediate car on our ‘Superior’ tour • Self-drive kit, including maps & instructions Day 1 Travel north to Port Douglas stopping at Wildlife Habitat to view unique fauna and flora. Cross the Daintree River by vehicular ferry and travel through Daintree National Park. Enjoy lunch then free time for a swim or walk along the spectacular Cape Tribulation Beach, followed by a guided rainforest walk along the boardwalk. (L) Day 2 Today, enjoy an exciting 25-minute ride out to snorkel the pristine untouched Great Barrier Reef with Ocean Safari. This half-day eco tour visits 2 different snorkel destinations at Mackay and Undine Reefs, each with an extraordinary array of marine life and coral species. Often the coastal rainforest of the Daintree can be seen along the beach whilst snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, 2 world heritage areas side by side. Return to the mainland to spend the afternoon with free time to explore. (B,L) Day 3 This morning you will be taken into the heart of the Daintree Rainforest on a guided ziplining experience through 6 tree platforms, with breathtaking views into the canopy, over the treetops, down to cascading streams and out to the Great Barrier Reef. The tour is fully guided with interpretive walks on each platform, and the guides control your flight throughout the tour so there’s no experience necessary. After lunch (own expense) board your coach and stop at Alexandra Lookout for views of the Daintree River and Coral Sea, then embark on a Daintree River Cruise to search for crocodiles and wildlife as you cruise through the mangroves. (B) PRICES INCLUDE • 2 nights’ accommodation & meals as specified: (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch) • Transfers & small group touring as specified (excludes anything described as ‘optional’) Pricesareperpersonbasedon twinshare Standard from  Singlesupplementsavailableupon request £369

3 day Rainforest Meets the Reef Departures: Daily

5 day Atherton Tablelands Departures: Daily

Pricesareperpersonbasedon twinshare Standard from  Singlesupplementsavailableupon request

£499

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