Tropical Discovery

Cairns is the perfect jumping off point for lovers of all things nature on land & under the water. Think beaches, rainforests, plantations & islands. You’ll see crocs & cassowaries, fish & fauna, wild wallabies & even the odd platypus. If you want to get active, you won’t be disappointed with ziplining, skydiving & whitewater rafting being just a few of the things on offer.
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Price:
R7 140
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DETAILS
Starting fromR7 140
Package ValiditySet departure dates between 27 NOV 2017 - 26 MAR 2018
Duration5 days
DestinationAustralia
Starts inCarins
Ends inCairns
Age GroupThis is a group tour for ages 18 - 38 years

Description

- 4 nights lodge & hostel accommodation
- 4 breakfasts & 1 dinner
- Touring by air-conditioned coach
- Assistance of a Trip leader
- Touring & sightseeing of all sites as per itinerary

 

Day 1

Cairns to Cape Tribulation

After motoring out of Cairns via a few coastal beaches, we're off for an Aboriginal Bush Tucker Walk. This afternoon it's time to get wet & steamy in the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park. After a busy day of travelling it's time for a filling feast & maybe a 'coldie' at the local bar.

Included today: Wildlife habitat & Daintree Rainforest

Meals: Dinner

Optional Activites: Jungle Night Walk

Day 2

Cape Tribulation

Cape Trib is all yours for exploring. Got a head for heights? There’s the optional Jungle Surfing Zip Line. Want to be beach-based? You could pick to go horse riding or ocean safari snorkeling. There’s a crocodile cruise for nature-lovers. But if you just need to chill out, you could opt for a beach massage. Round out your day on a deserted beach with glass of bubbles in your hand, new mates to your side.

Included today: Use of resort facilities & Walking trails

Meals: Breakfast

Optional activities: Jungle surfing zip line, Beach horse riding, Ocean safari snorkeling, Crocodile cruise, Beach massage

Day 3

Cape Tribulation to Atherton Tableland

Hungry for more rainforest action? You’re in luck, we’re off to Mossman Gorge. Waterfalls, flora & fauna & some 30,000 plant & animal species to spot. Now there’s a challenge. Like a nice cup of joe? See where your lattes start life at a coffee plantation before moving on to try some tropical fruit wines or local spirits. Yungaburra is home for the night – see if you can spot the elusive platypus. Head out to spot platypus at dusk, & check out even more wildlife on an optional night time canoe trip.

Included today: Mossman Gorge, Food & wine tastings & Platypus spotting

Meals: Breakfast

Optional activities: Night kayaking

Day 4

Atherton Tableland to Mission Beach

Today cool off with a swim in a volcanic crater lake. At lunch, take in the beauty that is Millaa Millaa Falls, then it’s back towards the coast, via a few swimming spots. Tonight we stay in the heart of Mission Beach.

Included today: Lake Eacham & Waterfalls

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5

Mission Beach to Cairns

Start off with a beachside breakfast before exploring this oh-so-pretty part of the world. Raft your way down Tully River or take boat trip to explore Dunk Island. Or you could choose to pop on a parachute & see the scenery from 14,000ft up in the air. On the way back to Cairns we’ll take the Cassowary Coast trail with stops at Innisfail & another spot of swimming at Boulders. This tropical journey closes out as we venture back into the city of Cairns.

Meals included: Breakfast

Included today: National Park entry, Waterfalls

Optional activities: Skydiving, White water rafting, Dunk Island