Travel 2 Australia & New Zealand 2018/19

Cairns & Beyond The lively resort of Cairns is the gateway to the tropical north, and offers a bewildering array of excursions and attractions. Just north of the town, bask on the palm-fringed sands of idyllic Kewarra, laid-back Trinity Beach and sophisticated Palm Cove.

Hotels 1 Cairns Plaza Hotel 2 Mantra Esplanade 3 Riley 4 Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Cairns 5 Pacific Hotel Cairns 6 Pullmans Cairns International 7 Shangri-La Hotel The Marina Cairns 8 Kewarra Beach Resort & Spa 9 Amaroo at Trinity

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RIVER DRIFT SNORKELLING Departures & Duration: 3.5 hours, Daily

HOT AIR BALLOONING Departures & Duration: 30 mins/60 mins

If you love nature and the water, then this is the perfect tour for you! Within an ancient rainforest, Step into the cool, crystal clear water and drift with the current as you explore life under the water’s surface. Watch fish dart in and around the river stones and keep your eyes out for the occasional turtle. This family-friendly tour is a perfect way to stay cool in the hot tropics and is a great introduction to snorkelling before heading out to the reefs. NIGHT FIRE BY TJAPUKAI Departures & Duration: 3 hours, Daily (except 25 Dec) Journey into the dreamtime for an evening of food and entertainment. Take part in a welcome ceremony with drinks and canape’s and share in the celebration of authentic music, chanting and dance, as the famous Tjapukai performers take to the stage followed by a spectacular Fire making Corroboree. Enjoy a hot and cold buffet. The night culminates with an intimate chat with the performers by the fire and the chance to take photos. Prices from: Adult £59, Child £51 Departures & Duration: 11 hours, Daily (blackout dates may apply), ex Cairns, Cairns Beaches, Palm Cove and Port Douglas Travel in air-conditioned comfort in your luxury purpose-built vehicle to Cape Tribulation; through some of the oldest rainforest in the world. Included is a cruise on the Daintree River, delicious tropical lunch set amongst the rainforest, and a walk on famous Cape Tribulation Beach. Included also is a driver/ guided tour and afternoon tea at the Mossman Gorge Centre, before returning home. Prices from: Adult £129, Child £83, including lunch & tea. Prices from: Adult £74, Child £45 CAPE TRIBULATION - DAINTREE & MOSSMAN GORGE

A Hot Air Balloon Cairns vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a hot air balloon scenic flight. Choose to get your morning off to a great start, with a spectacular balloon inflation display. Rise up and float over the scenic Atherton tablelands with its rainforest fringed mountains and tranquil country landscapes and enjoy a 30 minute scenic flight. Watch out for local wildlife and afterwards there are balloon pack up games before the coach back. Pickups fromCairns,NorthernBeaches&PortDouglashotels. Price from: Adult £156, Child £138 (30 mins) or Adult £207, Child £156 (60 mins)

KURANDA ALL INCLUSIVE Departures & Duration: 9 hours, Daily At Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, enjoy

DAINTREE WALKABOUT Departures & Duration: 10 hours, Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat On arrival at Mossman Gorge you will be treated to a guided rainforest walk by experienced indigenous guides followed by tea and a delicious barramundi lunch in the rainforest setting. Enjoy a fascinating hour’s cruise along the Daintree River through the wildlife environment that is home to birds, tree snakes, unique plants and the estuarine crocodile — a great photo opportunity. A light afternoon tea is provided after your tour. Tour departs from Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas. Rail, enjoying spectacular views as you journey past spectacular waterfalls. Tour departs daily from Cairns, Cairns Beaches, Palm Cove and Port Douglas. Prices from £146 per person, or Gold Class on Kuranda Railway from £179 per person. indigenous entertainment and a lunch. Next you’ll experience World Heritage Rainforest with Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. After arriving in Kuranda, there’s free time to explore the attractions of this colourful village before boarding the Kuranda Scenic

Prices from: Adult £130, Child £83, including lunch.

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