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These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Arrive in Cairns today and board an included Qantas flight to Weipa, home to the largest community on the Cape York Peninsula. On arrival, be transferred to your hotel.
Stay: Weipa, Albatross Bay ResortDaily :
Set out on a boat trip in Weipa and relax as you learn about the region’s unique ecosystem, mining industry and Indigenous culture. Keep your eyes peeled for saltwater crocs lazing on the banks. Afterwards, travel to Bramwell Station.
Stay: Bramwell StationDaily :
Observe the towering termite mounds of Bramwell Junction before continuing on with your adventure. Stop at Fruit Bat Falls and cool off with a refreshing swim in the pristine waters of the Elliott River. Cross Jardine River by ferry, then skirt Jardine River National Park and continue through the traditional land of the Injinoo Indigenous people.
Stay: Two Nights, Cape York Peninsula LodgeDaily :
Take a mildly challenging but thoroughly awe-inspiring walk to the tip of the peninsula to experience being at the Australian mainland’s most northerly point. Take in the stunning vistas over the Torres Strait, then afterwards, take to the skies as you embark on a scenic helicopter flight over the tip of Cape York.
Awake this morning to sweeping views of the tip of Cape York and travel along a 4WD track to Frangipani Beach. After your tip of Cape York experience, travel to historic Somerset Hill, the site of a station established by John Jardine in 1863. On Somerset Beach, admire Albany Island, as well as discover the history of ‘Jackey Jackey’ and Frank Jardine.Daily :
Ferry across Endeavour Strait to Thursday Island, which was once a base for pearling luggers. Step back in time with a visit to Green Hill Fort, located atop the island’s highest hill. Once used as ammunitions storage, the fort’s maze of underground tunnels and rooms now house the Torres Strait Museum. You’ll also enjoy time at the Gab Titui Cultural Centre.
Stay: Thursday Island, Grand HotelDaily :
Transfer to Horn Island aboard the local ferry today. On a guided tour, visit the World War II Base and Torres Strait Heritage Museum, and learn how the island became an operational airbase following the bombing of Darwin. Later, board an included Qantas flight from Horn Island over the Great Barrier Reef and marvel at this spectacle from the air before arriving in Cairns. Be transferred from Cairns Airport to your luxurious resort in Port Douglas, where you will enjoy dinner this evening.
Stay: Two Nights, Port Douglas, Sheraton Grand Mirage ResortDaily :
Travel to Mossman Gorge in Daintree National Park and set off on the Ngadiku Dreamtime Gorge Walk, led by local Indigenous guides. Starting with a smoking ceremony, journey along private, gentle tracks, visiting culturally significant sites and traditional bark shelters, meandering past cool rainforest streams. Learn about traditional hunting and gathering techniques, hear stories of the Dreamtime and gain a deeper understanding of how the indigenous people have lived off the land here for thousands of years.
This morning, head out on a guided exploration of Port Douglas to discover more of this relaxed seaside town. Afterwards, a Signature Experience awaits at Mossman Gorge. Later, enjoy a delicious seafood dinner.Daily :
Embark on a Daintree River cruise and keep an eye out for crocodiles, birds, butterflies and a variety of reptile species. Tonight, dine amidst the rainforest in an open-air restaurant at your lodge.
Stay: Daintree National Park, Heritage LodgeDaily :
Board a sailing catamaran and enjoy a glass of bubbly as you set sail for Trinity Inlet on a relaxing sunset cruise. Enjoy onboard entertainment and indulge in a delicious buffet dinner, including fresh seafood.
Today will be spent exploring Cairns, including a visit to the Cairns Botanic Gardens. This lush paradise is home to a diverse array of beautiful tropical flora. The main attraction is the Flecker Garden, which houses plants from the steamy jungles of South America, South East Asia, Africa and of course, Far North Queensland. Wander through these picturesque gardens and see palms, bromeliads, ferns and exquisite orchids. Tonight, a special Signature Experience awaits.
Stay: Cairns, Shangri-La Hotel, The MarinaDaily :
After breakfast this morning, be transferred to Cairns Airport for your onward flight.Daily :
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