TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND

TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND

TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND INCLUDING OUTBACK QUEENSLAND 2018-2019

TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND

Valid 1 Apr 2018 – 31 March 2019. From pristine beaches to lush rainforests and the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef, there’s a unique experience waiting at every corner in Tropical North Queensland. For a bird’s eye view take a ride on the Skyrail gondola and glide through the treetops or walk amongst the rainforest canopy on the Daintree aerial walkway. Discover Cape Tribulation, where the rainforest meets the reef. The Great Barrier Reef is a must for any visitor to the area – snorkel, dive or see it from the air for an experience you will never forget.

Or just chill out at one of the beautiful tropical beaches.

Don’t forget to make time to venture to the Outback and marvel at spectacular landscapes. Qantas Holidays are experts at creating holidays to suit a wide variety of tastes and budgets. Whatever your needs, you can trust our dedicated travel professionals to organise your dream holiday. Let Qantas Holidays take you to Tropical North Queensland Cover Image: Lizard Island Image This Page: Red Peak Station, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Carnarvon Gorge, Outback Queensland Thala Beach Cairns

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3 Navigating This Brochure 4 Travel Tips 6 Top 10 Things To Do 8 Holiday Packages 10 Exploring Tropical North Queensland 12 Car Hire 12 Transfers 14 Fully Escorted Outback Rail Tour 15 Extended Cruises & Tours 16 Sightseeing 19 Cairns 36 Palm Cove & Cairns Beaches 46 Port Douglas 51 Cape Tribulation, Daintree & Cairns Outback 61 Tropical North Queensland Islands 64 Cape York 66 Mission Beach 69 Townsville & Magnetic Island 70 Outback Queensland 74 Accommodation Index 86 Booking Conditions 87 Contents

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  • Australia GOLD COAST 2018-2019 ADELAIDE & SOUTH AUSTRALIA 2018-2019 THE KIMBERLEY BROOME
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  • EXCLUSIVE HIDEAWAYS 2018 – 2019 LUXURY COLLECTION Our Specialty Collection Choose your dream holiday, and let Qantas Holidays take you there! Navigating This Brochure 4 What the Symbols mean Properties offering free Wi-Fi access in common areas and rooms. Properties offering in-room disabled facilities. Properties offering facilities catering for families, which may include kids club, family rooms, child menus, highchairs and cots.

A special bonus offer (e.g. sparkling wine) is available if you are celebrating your honeymoon. Details must be provided at the time of booking. Ecotourism product – uses resources wisely, contributes to environmental conservation and helps local communities. Advanced Ecotourism product – a leading and innovative product that uses resources wisely, contributes to environmental conservation and helps local communities. NOW - BOOK Buy Now Book Later tour options give the flexibility to pay for ‘must do’ tours before you travel and book when you arrive. Just pick the day that suits you and call us up to 24 hours in advance to book.

Accommodation Ratings The ratings featured in this brochure will provide a general indication of the standard of accommodation and may alter throughout the year due to a change of circumstance. These are our views and are not related to any other rating system. We recommend checking with your travel consultant to find the accommodation that best suits your needs and budget.

Comfortable standard of accommodation and facilities ¿¿¿¿ Superior standard of accommodation and facilities ¿¿¿¿¿ Deluxe standard of accommodation and facilities ¯ Denotes additional half rating Pricing Guide Prices in this brochure are based on the lowest available price at the time of print and are a guide only. All prices are subject to availability and subject to change due to factors such as currency fluctuations, taxes or seasonal surcharges.

Accommodation ‘From’ prices are per person per night twin share using the lead-in room type in low season based on the length of stay indicated on the individual property listing.

A minimum stay is generally required. Where a price for more than a one night stay is featured, the nights must be taken consecutively. Ask your travel consultant for the best price available, other room types or travel dates and refer to the inside back cover for our complete booking conditions.

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5 Creating Holidays for Over 40 Years Qantas Holidays has been in the business of creating amazing holiday experiences for Australian travellers for over 40 years. We’re experts at designing holidays to suit a wide variety of tastes and budgets. Our team has exceptional destination knowledge and a passion for travel. Exceptional Product Range Our comprehensive product range includes hotels, flights, sightseeing, cruises, car hire, rail, extended tours and much more! The products in this brochure are just a start. We can book everything you need to make your dream holiday a reality providing great value and unparalleled choice.

Multi-Award Winner Over the years we’ve picked up many travel awards and we were thrilled to win the highly coveted ‘Best Wholesaler – International Product’ at the 2017 AFTA National Travel Industry Awards. We Care We know your holiday experience doesn’t end until you are safely home. That’s why our Customer Care Team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, should you require assistance during your holiday. Bonus Offers Everyone loves a bonus offer! Free nights, free breakfasts and free room upgrades are just a few of the exceptional deals on offer with Qantas Holidays. Look for the BONUS offers through this brochure and ask about our special offers released throughout the year.

We Love It! Look for this symbol to see some of our best selling products and experiences. Our customers love them and so will you! Exclusive Packages Our Product team have crafted a range of fantastic packages exclusively for our customers. Choose one of our Holiday Packages which include our most popular accommodation and ‘must do’ experiences. Just look for the packages displaying ‘Exclusively For You’. Earn Qantas Points Qantas Holidays is proud to be among the select group of companies who offer Qantas Frequent Flyer points on combined air and land packages when flying with Qantas or Jetstar.

See below for full details. The Qantas Holidays Difference ^ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and points are subject to the terms and conditions of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program available at qantas.com/terms. Multiple carriers are permitted, provided one sector is a Qantas or Jetstar service or on a service with a Qantas or Jetstar flight number. # Qantas Holidays Gift Vouchers are available from the Qantas Store. For delivery in Australia only. Valid for 12 months from the date of issue for travel from Australia only.

Store Terms of Use and voucher terms and conditions apply. See qantas.com/store for details. ~Complimentary membership is offered by Qantas Airways Limited ABN 16 009 661 901, and is available with Qantas Holidays bookings but may be withdrawn at any time. Each application is subject to approval by Qantas. T&Cs apply.

Qantas Frequent Flyers can earn 1 point per $1 spent on Qantas Holidays combined air and land packages when flying with Qantas or Jetstar (excludes Jetstar Asia and Jetstar Pacific)^. Plus Qantas Frequent Flyers can also earn points on eligible Qantas and Jetstar flights when booked as part of these packages. That means members can earn twice – once on the flight and again on the package! Redeem your Qantas Points for Qantas Holidays Gift Vouchers Did you know you can use your Qantas Points for a Qantas Holidays Gift Voucher? Visit the Qantas Store at qantasstore.com.au to purchase a voucher using your points, then call Qantas Holidays or see your travel agent to book your holiday package# .

Not a member? Join the Qantas Frequent Flyer program for free at: qantaspoints.com/freejoin/qantasholidays~ Earn 1 Qantas Point per $1 spent with Qantas Holidays EXCLUSIVELY FOR YOU Flying with Qantas With over 95 years’ experience, Qantas has built a reputation for excellence in safety, operational reliability, engineering, maintenance and customer service. As a founding member of leading airline alliance, oneworld™, Qantas gives customers access to almost 1,000 destinations worldwide. Flying with Jetstar Jetstar is Australia’s favourite low fares airline flying to 19 destinations within Australia.

Jetstar is 100% owned by the Qantas Group and famous for always delivering a hassle free experience and great low fares.

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  • 6 Events & Public Holidays April Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival
  • 13th-15th Ten Days in the Towers, Charters Towers
  • TBC May Port Douglas Carnivale
  • 25th-27th June Cooktown Discovery Festival
  • 9th-11th Bramwell Cup Bush Carnival
  • 30th Jun-2nd Jul July Birdsville Big Red Bash
  • 4th-6th Townsville V8 Supercars
  • 7th-9th Cairns Show
  • 19th-21st August Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo
  • 11th-13th Palmer Street Jazz Festival, Townsville
  • 9th-11th The Great Tropical Jazz Party, Magnetic Island
  • 22nd-24th Festival Cairns
  • 25th Aug-3rd Sep September Birdsville Races
  • 1st-2nd Cairns Amateurs Racing Carnival
  • 1st-2nd October Opera in the Outback at Undara
  • 5th-7th Palm Cove Reef Feast
  • 5th Portoberfest, Port Douglas
  • 17th Taste The North, Townsville
  • TBC TBC - Dates for this event were yet to be confirmed at the time of printing. Great Barrier Reef Environmental Management Charge An Environmental Management Charge applies to all visitors aged over 4 years who are entering the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. All visitors pay $6.50 per person per full day and $3.25 per person per part day which is payable direct. Check listings for details.

Weather Guide Temperature average in Tropical North Queensland Summer 23ºC to 31ºC Autumn 21ºC to 29ºC Winter 17ºC to 26ºC Spring 20ºC to 30ºC How to Get There BY AIR Qantas operates daily direct services from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Darwin and Alice Springs to Cairns. Jetstar operates direct services from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Darwin. Qantas operates daily direct services from Brisbane to Townsville. Jetstar also operates direct services from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. QantasLink operates daily services from Brisbane to Longreach, Charleville and Roma.

FLIGHT DURATION FROM / TO CAIRNS TOWNSVILLE Brisbane 2 hrs 20 mins 1 hr 55 mins Sydney 3 hrs 05 mins 2 hrs 45 mins Melbourne 3 hrs 20 mins 2 hrs 55 mins Adelaide 2 hrs 45 mins – Darwin 2 hrs 55 mins 2 hrs 35 mins Perth 4 hrs 20 mins – The above table shows flight durations for direct flights only. Connecting flights from other destinations are also available. Times are a guide only and subject to change. BY RAIL Explore Queensland by rail. Queensland Rail’s Spirit of Queensland services the coastal regions between Brisbane and Cairns. The Spirit of the Outback services regions between Brisbane and Longreach.

Refer to our Queensland Rail Holidays brochure for details. Refer to page 15 for details.

BY CAR Take the time to explore and discover as you make your way through Tropical North Queensland by road. Whether it’s getting there or getting around we recommend Avis and Budget car hire. See pages 12 and 13 for details or ask your travel agent about the great specials on offer. Beach Safety Queensland has some of the world’s best beaches, however care and caution should be exercised at all times. Please remember to swim between the red and yellow flags and listen to instructions from lifesavers and lifeguards. Marine stingers are present in coastal waters from October to June, so please heed warning signs and instructions.

Many beaches have netted enclosures for safe swimming. Winton Travel Tips School Holidays 2018-19 Queensland 30 Mar – 15 Apr, 30 Jun – 15 Jul, 22 Sep – 7 Oct, 15 Dec 18 – 28 Jan 19 New South Wales 14 – 30 Apr, 7 – 22 Jul, 29 Sep – 14 Oct, 22 Dec 18 – 28 Jan 19 Victoria 30 Mar – 15 Apr, 30 Jun – 15 Jul, 22 Sep – 7 Oct, 22 Dec 18 – 30 Jan 19 Australian Capital Territory 14 – 29 Apr, 7 – 22 Jul, 29 Sep – 14 Oct, 22 Dec 18 – 31 Jan 19 Tasmania 14 – 29 Apr, 7 – 22 Jul, 29 Sep – 14 Oct, 21 Dec 18 – 5 Feb 19 South Australia 14 – 29 Apr, 7 – 22 Jul, 29 Sep – 14 Oct, 15 Dec 18 – 28 Jan 19 Western Australia 14 – 29 Apr, 30 Jun – 15 Jul, 22 Sep – 7 Oct, 14 Dec 18 – 3 Feb 19 Northern Territory 14 – 22 Apr, 30 Jun – 23 Jul, 29 Sep – 14 Oct, 14 Dec 18 – 27 Jan 19

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7 CULLEN POINT Lockhart River COEN NORMANTON CHILLAGOE LAURA ATHERTON RAVENSHOE TULLY Mungkan Kandju National Park Lakefield National Park Staaten River National Park Starcke National Park Daintree National Park Mitchell & Alice Rivers National Park CAPE YORK CAPE DIRECTION Burke and Wills Roadhouse Boodjamulla National Park INNISFAIL Shelburne Bay MOSSMAN KARUMBA KOWANYAMA AURUKUN WEIPA INJINOO BAMAGA CROYDON INGHAM BOWEN BURKETOWN LAWN HILL LAKELAND Moreton Telegraph Station Musgrave Telegraph Station GEORGETOWN FORSAYTH MT SURPRISE TOWNSVILLE Jardine River National Park Iron Range National Park Cape Melville National Park RIVERSLEIGH GREGORY DOWNS MAGNETIC ISLAND CHARTERS TOWERS ELLIS BEACH GREEN ISLAND CARDWELL FITZROY ISLAND MISSION BEACH ORPHEUS ISLAND CAPE TRIBULATION SEISIA THURSDAY IS.

CAIRNS PORT DOUGLAS TORRES STRAIT Cape Flattery LIZARD ISLAND Cedar Bay National Park COOKTOWN HOPEVALE Wooroonooran National Park UNDARA Undara Volcanic National Park KURANDA MAREEBA SAVANNAHLANDER SPIRIT OF QUEENSLAND SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN PALM COVE TRINITY BEACH CAPE YORK PENINSULA QUEENSLAND REEF 7 BRISBANE 616 ROCKHAMPTON 1176 687 LONGREACH 1096 482 897 AIRLIE BEACH 1336 722 776 276 TOWNSVILLE 1569 1128 1023 691 427 UNDARA 1682 955 1009 510 235 273 MISSION BEACH 1747 1069 1121 623 348 261 139 CAIRNS 1820 1134 1186 688 413 311 204 66 PORT DOUGLAS 1983 1207 1260 761 486 363 277 139 84 CAPE TRIBULATION 2011 1375 1423 929 654 490 445 329 268 103 COOKTOWN 2682 2068 2120 1623 1348 1192 1140 1027 966 908 857 CAPE YORK Distances should be used as a guide only.

Distances by road (km) BRISBANE CAIRNS Longreach Winton Mount Isa Birdsville INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT REGIONAL AIRPORT NATIONAL PARK RAIL MAIN ROAD No. ACCOMMODATION REFERENCE ATTRACTION

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8 1Kuranda Scenic Railway 2Cape York Peninsula 4Daintree Rainforest 5Lizard Island Top 10 Things To Do 1. Kuranda From Cairns to Kuranda, experience the historic rail journey on the Kuranda Scenic Railway or glide over the rainforest canopy on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Spend the day in Kuranda strolling through the shops, sampling local produce or visit the Rainforestation Nature Park for a unique insight into the local area.

See pages 29, 33. 2. Cape York Stand at the northern most point of Australia and take in the wilderness, sacred Aboriginal sites and rugged mountains of the Peninsula. See pages 66 to 68.

3. Unspoilt Beaches Feel the sand between your toes, soak up the fresh sea air and make a splash at Four Mile Beach. Relax under a coconut palm at Palm Cove, or just soak up the laidback atmosphere of Mission Beach. 4. Daintree & Cape Tribulation With 900,000 hectares of World Heritage Listed rainforests, you can take your pick from Daintree and Cape Tribulation adventures. Join a 4WD safari, spy the predators of the north on a croc-spotting Daintree River cruise or relax at a rainforest retreat. You’ll soon see why the rainforest is one of Tropical North Queensland’s star attractions. See pages 10, 11, 17, 29, 34, 35.

5. Island Getaway Escape to a Tropical North Queensland Island. Treat yourself to an indulgent stay at Lizard or Orpheus Island or laze on the iconic white sandy beaches of Fitzroy Island. Spend the days swimming, snorkelling, fishing or simply being pampered in world class day spas. See pages 64, 65. 3Palm Cove

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9 9Cobbold Gorge 7Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park 6. Great Barrier Reef Take a day trip to the Great Barrier Reef. Explore the world’s largest marine park and check out the underwater wonders while swimming, snorkelling and diving or try something completely different and grab a dive helmet for an undersea walk.

See pages 10, 11, 16, 17, 19 to 28. 7. Indigenous Culture Learn about Australia’s Aboriginal heritage at Tjapukai with dreamtime storytelling, a didgeridoo blessing and cultural performances. Venture to Mossman Gorge and take part in a traditional ‘smoking’ ceremony before gaining exclusive access to Kuku Yalanji land with an Indigenous guide. See pages 28, 29, 33, 34. 8. Adventure Experiences Get your heart racing in Tropical North Queensland. Conquer rapids on the mighty Tully River, hot air balloon over Cairns, enjoy a scenic helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef or jungle surf through tropical rainforest.

If that’s not enough adventure, try skydiving, canyoning or bungy jumping! See pages 27, 28, 32, 61. 9. Outback Queensland Live Australia’s story in Outback Queensland, where pioneers shaped the nation, Banjo Patterson wrote ‘Waltzing Matilda’ and 93 million year old fossils show a dinosaur stampede.

Discover the towering cliffs of Cobbold Gorge or pull up a stool and hear almighty yarns spun by locals. See pages 15, 74 to 85. 10. Townsville & Magnetic Island Wander along the Strand, check out the largest living coral reef aquarium in the world at Reef HQ or enjoy stunning views from Castle Hill. Jump on the ferry and in just 20 minutes you will be on Magnetic Island surrounded by eucalypt forest and peaceful beaches. See pages 70 to 73. 8Tully River 10Magnetic Island 6Great Barrier Reef

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  • *The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per person per package twin share, unless otherwise specified. Please refer to page 4 for an explanation of “From” prices and ask your travel agent for our best price. HOLIDAY PACKAGES Holiday Packages 10 2 Night Jungle Tours Rainforest & Sail the Reef
  • From price based on 2 night package, valid 1 Apr 18 – 31 Mar 19. From $669* per person twin share This two night Rainforest & Sail the Reef package includes the best of Cape Tribulation and the Daintree. The package includes accommodation at Cape Tribulation Beach House with a hot breakfast served daily. The tour begins with a scenic Great Barrier Reef drive from Cairns to Port Douglas, with a visit to the stunning Cape Tribulation Beach.
  • On day two, experience a full day eco-adventure luxury sailing and snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef on board Sailaway. The day includes a delicious lunch, a glass bottom boat tour and marine biologist guide. On day three, fly through the treetops on a Jungle Surfing Canopy tour before embarking on the journey back to Cairns, for drop off at your accommodation. Includes:
  • 2 nights accommodation in an Escape Cabin at Cape Tribulation Beach House
  • Sailaway Eco Adventure cruise, Wildlife Habitat, Jungle Surfing Canopy tour, Daintree River Cable Ferry, Daintree River cruise, guided rainforest walk with Alexandra Lookout
  • 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch
  • Return coach transfers from Cairns accommodation
  • Environmental Management Charge Note: Package available Apr-Oct. St Crispin Cabin option also available. ^Saving is per room. Refer to pages 61, 62.

Planning a holiday to Tropical North Queensland is easy with our selection of great holiday packages. Created exclusively for you, these packages feature a choice of accommodation options and local experiences in the most popular locations. If you’re looking for the best holiday at the best price, our package deals are a fantastic way to discover Tropical North Queensland. Great Barrier Reef 4 Night Palm Cove Experience From price based on 4 night package, valid 1 Apr – 28 May, 1 Nov – 18 Dec 18, 7 Jan – 31 Mar 19. From $869* per person twin share Situated just 25 minutes drive north of Cairns, Palm Cove is the ideal base for your Tropical North Queensland adventure.

Cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef for a full day of swimming and snorkelling. Enjoy the use of a glass bottomed viewing boat as well as a reef presentation from a marine biologist. Venture into the Daintree Rainforest for a river cruise, guided rainforest boardwalk tour and a 4WD journey along the Bloomfield Track. Spend an evening with the Bama people, enjoying an evening of Indigenous dance, music and stories from The Dreaming. Includes:
  • 4 nights accommodation in a Pool View Studio at Paradise on the Beach
  • Full day Reef Cruise
  • Nightfire by Tjapukai
  • Daintree Cape Tribulation 4WD Bloomfield Track tour
  • Return coach transfers from Cairns Airport Note: $7 Environmental Management Charge, payable direct. Deluxe accommodation option also available. ^Saving is per room.

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  • *The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per person per package twin share, unless otherwise specified. Please refer to page 4 for an explanation of “From” prices and ask your travel agent for our best price. HOLIDAY PACKAGES Holiday Packages 11 5 Night Townsville Highlands & Highlights
  • The Ville Resort – Casino Hidden Valley Cabins From price based on 5 night package, valid 1 Apr 18 – 31 Mar 19. From $1049* per person twin share Staying at the renowned Hidden Valley Cabins and The Ville Resort – Casino, this five night escape is the perfect introduction to the north. Join the team from Hidden Valley Cabins and Tours as they show you the best parts of Townsville and its untouched highlands. Home to the World Heritage Listed Wet Tropics Rainforest and Australia’s largest sheer drop waterfall, Wallaman Falls, Townsville and its Highlands are the area’s best kept secret.
  • Includes:
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Resort Hotel Room at The Ville Resort – Casino
  • 3 nights accommodation in a Rustic Cabin at Hidden Valley Cabins
  • 3 day guided tour including Townsville City Sights, Platypus tour, Paluma Rainforest tour and Wallaman Falls tour
  • 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • National park entry fees Departs: 2018:
  • 8 Apr
  • 1, 15 Jul
  • 5 Aug
  • 2, 16, 30 Sep
  • 21 Oct Note: Deluxe accommodation option also available. Refer to page 73.
  • 4 Night Tropical North in Style
  • SAVE UP TO $512^ From price based on 4 night package, valid 1 Apr – 4 Jun, 11 – 26 Jun, 1 Nov – 18 Dec 18, 13 Jan – 31 Mar 19. From $1479* per person twin share Experience the best of the Tropical North’s reef and rainforest in style from the air and sea.
  • Travel to the Great Barrier Reef for the ultimate way to view the coral and marine life, then enjoy a wide choice of reef activities. Take to the skies for a 30 minute scenic helicopter flight and marvel at the remarkable landscapes. Venture on a full day discovery of Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest. Explore untouched rainforest, scenic lookouts and sandy beaches. This promises to be a truly incredible and unforgettable experience. Includes:
  • 4 nights accommodation in a 1 Bedroom Penthouse at Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort & Spa
  • Outer Great Barrier Reef day tour
  • 30 minute Reef Discovery Flight
  • Daintree Wanderer day tour
  • Return coach transfers from Cairns Airport Note: $6.50 per person Environmental Management Charge, payable direct. ^Saving is per room.
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  • From price based on 4 night package, valid 1 Apr 18 – 31 Mar 19. From $925* per person twin share Experience the best of the reef and rainforest with this quintessential four night package. Discover the Great Barrier Reef with a full day cruise. Snorkel and dive among beautiful coral gardens and view the reef from the underwater observatory or semi-submersible. Visit waterfalls and swimming gorges with a day tour to Wooroonooran Rainforest. Located just 40 minutes south of Cairns this tour will also visit wetlands and rainforest. Finally, enjoy specular views of the Great Barrier Reef from the air with an exhilarating helicopter scenic flight.
  • Includes:
  • 4 nights accommodation in a Standard room at Cairns Plaza Hotel
  • Full day Frankland Island Day tour
  • Full day Wooroonooran Rainforest and Waterfalls day tour
  • 30 minute Reef Discovery Flight
  • Return coach transfer from Cairns Airport Note: Superior accommodation option also available. ^Saving is per room.
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The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per vehicle per day, unless otherwise specified. Please refer to page 4 for an explanation of “From” prices and ask your travel agent for our best price. EXPLORING TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND Car Hire 12 Avis Why not add Avis to your travel plans and make the most of your holiday by enjoying the flexibility and convenience that an Avis car rental provides. Situated at all major airport and city locations and offering a wide range of late model vehicles to choose from, all at great rates, renting with Avis is sure to make your holiday escape more enjoyable. All Avis vehicles are air-conditioned and come with 24 hour roadside assistance. Plus you get unlimited kilometres in Metropolitan and Country areas as well as free maps to help you find your destination. Includes:
  • Loss Damage Waiver
  • Administration Fee
  • Vehicle Registration Fee
  • GST
  • Concession Recovery Fee/Premium Location Surcharge
  • Excess Reduction (Zero Excess option)
  • All vehicles include: air-conditioning, ABS, dual airbags and CD/MP3 Car rentals commencing in Metropolitan and Country locations include unlimited kilometres. Rentals commencing in Remote locations include 100 kilometres per day with excess kilometres charged at 27.5c per kilometre.
  • Does Not Include:
  • Excess Reduction
  • Fuel
  • One way rental fees Excess: An Excess of $4,400 applies to drivers of all vehicles, with the exception of Group W, which has an Excess of $5,500. Optional Excess Reduction can be purchased direct for an additional fee of $27.50 per day, or $33 per day for Group W. This fee reduces the Excess to $605, or $1,100 for Group W. Or select the Zero Excess option to reduce the excess to zero. Conditions: All prices are based on a 24 hour rental period (e.g. pick-up 9am the first day; drop off 9am the next day). Any time over the 24 hour period will incur an additional charge. The minimum age for drivers of vehicle groups A, B, C and D is 21 years. Drivers aged 21 to 24 years inclusive are required to pay a $27.50 per day surcharge, which is payable directly to Avis at the time of rental. For all other vehicle groups, the minimum age for drivers is 25 years. Drivers must hold an open licence and have held that licence for at least 12 months.
  • Vehicles in particular groups are subject to availability and may vary by location. A similar vehicle to those pictured may be substituted. Not all vehicle types are available at all locations. All rentals are subject to a deposit at the time of vehicle collection to cover miscellaneous/optional charges e.g. child seats, petrol. A credit or debit card is required. Avis accepts all major credit cards. Debit cards will be accepted if they meet the following requirements: Be issued by a recognised bank, Display the Visa or Master Card logo and hologram, Display the Cardholder Name and Display the Card Number. Prepaid and Reloadable Debit Cards as well as Travel Cards and EFTPOS cards will not be accepted. Cash deposits will be considered upon request. Restricted Access: Vehicles may not be driven on the Birdsville Track, west beyond Chillagoe, south beyond Normanton or north beyond Cooktown. All vehicles may be driven on the main road to Cooktown. Group W only may be driven on the Coast Road from Cape Tribulation to Cooktown. Vehicles may be taken to Magnetic Island. Note: From price based on per vehicle per day valid 1 Apr – 30 Nov 18. Airport Inclusive prices are valid for collection of vehicles from airports. Not all vehicle types are available at all locations. Check with your travel agent at time of booking. Overnight Bag Medium Suitcase Large Suitcase PRICE PER VEHICLE PER DAY FROM STANDARD AIRPORT INCLUSIVE BASIC EXCESS ZERO EXCESS BASIC EXCESS ZERO EXCESS GROUP VEHICLE TYPE 1-3 DAYS 4-6 DAYS 7+ DAYS 1-3 DAYS 4-6 DAYS 7+ DAYS 1-3 DAYS 4-6 DAYS 7+ DAYS 1-3 DAYS 4-6 DAYS 7+ DAYS A Holden Barina $54 $49 $46 $80 $75 $72 $67 $62 $57 $93 $87 $83 B Hyundai i20 $60 $56 $53 $86 $82 $78 $76 $70 $66 $101 $96 $92 C Toyota Corolla $65 $61 $57 $91 $87 $82 $81 $76 $71 $107 $102 $97 D Nissan Pulsar $68 $61 $59 $94 $87 $85 $85 $76 $74 $111 $102 $100 S Mitsubishi ASX $70 $62 $61 $96 $88 $87 $87 $78 $76 $113 $104 $102 E Toyota Camry $73 $65 $62 $98 $91 $88 $91 $82 $78 $117 $107 $104 P Holden SV6 Sports Sedan $85 $76 $73 $110 $101 $98 $106 $95 $91 $132 $120 $117 K Nissan X-Trail $85 $82 $77 $111 $108 $103 $106 $102 $96 $132 $128 $122 H Toyota Kluger $101 $98 $89 $151 $148 $143 $126 $123 $117 $176 $173 $167 W Mitsubishi Pajero $128 $115 $110 $178 $165 $160 $160 $143 $138 $210 $193 $188 Group C – Toyota Corolla (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 5 door hatch
  • 4 cylinder
  • USB
  • Tilt wheel Group D – Nissan Pulsar (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 4 door sedan
  • 4 cylinder
  • AUX/USB
  • Cruise control Group E – Toyota Camry (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 4 door sedan
  • 4/6 cylinder
  • USB
  • Tilt wheel
  • Cruise control Group P – Holden SV6 Sports Sedan (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 4 door sedan
  • 6 cylinder
  • AUX/USB
  • Tilt wheel
  • Power steering
  • Cruise control
  • Traction control Group K – Nissan X-Trail (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 5 door
  • 4/6 cylinder
  • USB
  • Bluetooth
  • Tilt wheel
  • Power steering Group A – Holden Barina (or similar)
  • Auto/manual
  • 5 door hatch
  • 4 cylinder
  • USB
  • Tilt wheel Group B – Hyundai i20 (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 5 door hatch
  • 4 cylinder
  • AUX/USB Group W – Mitsubishi Pajero (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 5 door
  • 4WD
  • 4/6 cylinder
  • AUX/USB
  • Tilt wheel
  • Power steering Group S – Mitsubishi ASX (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 5 door
  • 4/6 cylinder
  • USB
  • Bluetooth
  • Tilt wheel
  • Power steering Group H – Toyota Kluger (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 5 door
  • 4/6 cylinder
  • USB
  • Bluetooth
  • Tilt wheel
  • Power steering

The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per vehicle per day, unless otherwise specified. Please refer to page 4 for an explanation of “From” prices and ask your travel agent for our best price. EXPLORING TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND Car Hire 13 Budget Budget Rent a Car is renowned for meticulously maintained vehicles and quality service. Offering a wide range of cars, 4WDs and minivans Budget has the right vehicle choice for your holiday needs.

Budget’s car hire fleet is constantly being updated to ensure you enjoy the best in comfort and safety in late model vehicles and at competitive prices. Driving is one of the best ways to see the sights of Australia, and Budget offers customers the convenience of having locations at airports and cities Australia wide so you are never far from a pick up point or friendly service. Includes:
  • Loss Damage Waiver
  • Administration Fee
  • Vehicle Registration Fee
  • GST
  • Concession Recovery Fee/Premium Location Surcharge
  • Excess Reduction (Zero Excess option)
  • All vehicles include: air-conditioning, ABS, dual airbags and CD/MP3 Car rentals commencing in Metropolitan and Country locations include unlimited kilometres. Rentals commencing in Remote locations include 100 kilometres per day with excess kilometres charged at 27.5c per kilometre.
  • Does Not Include:
  • Excess Reduction
  • Fuel
  • One way rental fees Excess: An Excess of $4,400 applies to drivers of all vehicles, with the exception of Groups H and W, which have an Excess of $5,500. Optional Excess Reduction can be purchased direct for an additional fee of $27.50 per day, or $33 per day for Groups H and W. This fee reduces the Excess to $605, or $1,100 for Groups H and W. Or select the Zero Excess option to reduce the excess to zero. Conditions: All prices are based on a 24 hour rental period (e.g. pick-up 9am the first day; drop off 9am the next day). Any time over the 24 hour period will incur an additional charge. The minimum age for drivers of vehicle groups A, B and C is 21 years. Drivers aged 21 to 24 years inclusive are required to pay a daily surcharge, which is payable to Budget at time of rental. For all other vehicle groups, the minimum age for drivers is 25 years. Drivers must hold an open licence and have held that licence for at least 12 months.
  • Vehicles in particular groups are subject to availability and may vary by location. A similar vehicle to those pictured may be substituted. Not all vehicle types are available at all locations. All rentals are subject to a deposit at the time of vehicle collection to cover miscellaneous/optional charges e.g. child seats, petrol. A credit or debit card is required. Budget accepts all major credit cards. Debit cards will be accepted if they meet the following requirements: Be issued by a recognised bank, Display the Visa or Master Card logo and hologram, Display the Cardholder Name and Display the Card Number. Prepaid and Reloadable Debit Cards as well as Travel Cards and EFTPOS cards will not be accepted. Cash deposits will be considered upon request. Restricted Access: Vehicles may not be driven on the Birdsville Track, west beyond Chillagoe, south beyond Normanton or north beyond Cooktown. All vehicles may be driven on the main road to Cooktown. Group W only may be driven on the Coast Road from Cape Tribulation to Cooktown. Vehicles may be taken to Magnetic Island. Note: From price based on per vehicle per day valid 1 Apr – 30 Nov 18. Airport Inclusive prices are valid for collection of vehicles from airports. Not all vehicle types are available at all locations. Check with your travel agent at time of booking. Overnight Bag Medium Suitcase Large Suitcase PRICE PER VEHICLE PER DAY FROM STANDARD AIRPORT INCLUSIVE BASIC EXCESS ZERO EXCESS BASIC EXCESS ZERO EXCESS GROUP VEHICLE TYPE 1-3 DAYS 4-6 DAYS 7+ DAYS 1-3 DAYS 4-6 DAYS 7+ DAYS 1-3 DAYS 4-6 DAYS 7+ DAYS 1-3 DAYS 4-6 DAYS 7+ DAYS A Holden Spark $46 $42 $39 $66 $62 $59 $58 $53 $49 $78 $73 $69 B Hyundai Accent $52 $48 $45 $72 $68 $65 $65 $60 $56 $85 $80 $76 C Hyundai i30 $56 $52 $49 $76 $72 $69 $70 $65 $61 $90 $85 $81 D Hyundai Elantra $58 $52 $51 $78 $72 $71 $73 $65 $63 $93 $85 $83 S Mitsubishi ASX $60 $54 $52 $80 $74 $72 $75 $67 $65 $95 $126 $126 E Toyota Camry $62 $56 $53 $82 $76 $73 $78 $70 $67 $98 $90 $87 P Holden SV6 Sports Sedan $72 $65 $62 $92 $85 $82 $90 $81 $78 $110 $101 $98 K Toyota RAV4 $72 $70 $66 $92 $90 $86 $90 $87 $82 $110 $107 $102 H Toyota Kluger $89 $85 $81 $134 $132 $127 $109 $106 $101 $156 $153 $148 W Holden Colorado $108 $97 $93 $155 $144 $140 $136 $121 $117 $182 $168 $163 Group C – Hyundai i30 (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 5 door hatch
  • 4 cylinder
  • Bluetooth Group D – Hyundai Elantra (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 4 door sedan
  • 4 cylinder
  • AUX/USB
  • Bluetooth
  • Cruise control Group S – Mitsubishi ASX (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 5 door wagon
  • AWD
  • 4/6 cylinder
  • Bluetooth
  • Tilt wheel
  • Power Steering Group E – Toyota Camry (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 4 door sedan
  • 4/6 cylinder
  • Bluetooth
  • Tilt wheel
  • Cruise control
  • Central locking Group H – Toyota Kluger (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 5 door
  • 4WD
  • 4 cylinder
  • Bluetooth
  • Power steering
  • Central locking Group P – Holden SV6 Sports Sedan (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 4 door sedan
  • 4/6 cylinder
  • Bluetooth
  • Traction control Group K –Toyota RAV4 (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 5 door
  • AWD
  • 4 cylinder
  • Bluetooth
  • Tilt wheel
  • Power steering
  • Central locking Group W – Holden Colorado (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 5 door
  • 4WD
  • 4/6 cylinder
  • Bluetooth
  • Central locking Group A – Holden Spark (or similar)
  • Auto/manual
  • 5 door hatch
  • 4 cylinder
  • Tilt wheel Group B – Hyundai Accent (or similar)
  • Auto
  • 5 door hatch
  • 4 cylinder
  • Tilt wheel

The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per person, unless otherwise specified. Please refer to page 4 for an explanation of “From” prices and ask your travel agent for our best price. Transfers 14 EXPLORING TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND Trip Shuttle Airport Transfers are exclusive to our customers. EXCLUSIVELY FOR YOU Trip Shuttle Airport Transfers Get your Tropical North Queensland holiday off to a great start with a door to door coach transfer service operated by Trip Shuttle.

Trip Shuttle Airport Transfers provide a personalised and professional coach shuttle service between Cairns Airport and accommodation properties located between Cairns and Port Douglas. The friendly driver will meet you at the luggage carousel and after you collect your bags, will transfer you to your accommodation in modern air-conditioned comfort. This really is the perfect way to start your holiday! Our Meet and Greet service operates seven days a week and will meet all pre-booked customers arriving into Cairns Airport. We look forward to welcoming you to Tropical North Queensland! Includes:
  • Personal meet and greet by your friendly airport concierge or driver on arrival at Cairns Airport, between 4:30am and 11:30pm.
  • Transfers to all accommodation properties located between Cairns and Port Douglas.
  • Meets all pre-booked passengers arriving at Cairns Airport, 7 days a week
  • Smaller coaches designed to access most accommodation driveways, ensuring you receive personalised door to door service
  • Maximum 20 passengers means fewer drop-offs along the way Operator: Trip Shuttle Airport Transfers Note: Price based on per person from Cairns Airport, one way. PRICE TO: ADULT CHILD 2-11 YRS Cairns City $16 $9 Cairns Beaches $23 $11 Port Douglas $46 $23
  • Private Airport Transfers Exemplar Coaches and Limousines offer you higher levels of luxury and convenience.

Renowned for their customer service, Exemplar sets the standard for transport throughout the Cairns region. Reliability, immaculate vehicles, attention to detail and overall professionalism ensure a seamless transfer service. No request is too much trouble for the helpful staff and they will do their best to assist you with your holiday transport requirements. Whether you are a family, a couple celebrating a special occasion or you just want a touch of class, Exemplar is able to assist you. From the moment you make your booking, to your journey’s end you will be delighted by the highly regarded personalised service.

  • All flights are met for pre-booked services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The private transfer service area ranges from Mission Beach to Cape Tribulation. Other services include bespoke, personalised touring, dinner transfers, inter-hotel transfers and golfing transfers. Operator: Exemplar Coaches and Limousines Note: Price from Cairns Airport, per vehicle one way. Toyota Coaster option and transfers from Port Douglas and Palm Cove to other destinations also available. PRICE TO: LUXURY SEDAN 3 PASSENGERS IMAX VAN 7 PASSENGERS HIACE VAN 13 PASSENGERS Cairns City $74 $96 $121 Cairns Beaches $104 $119 $133 Cape Tribulation $501 $573 $669 Mission Beach $374 $421 $480 Port Douglas $224 $251 $287 Silky Oaks $263 $296 $336
The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per person, unless otherwise specified. Please refer to page 4 for an explanation of “From” prices and ask your travel agent for our best price. FULLY ESCORTED OUTBACK RAIL TOUR 15 Ultimate Outback Queensland Adventure Venture into the heart of Queensland’s outback on our fully escorted Ultimate Outback Queensland Adventure. Your journey begins when you board the Spirit of the Outback and travel through the ever-changing scenery and rugged landscape between Brisbane and Longreach. Follow in the footsteps of the early pioneers and get ready for the holiday of a lifetime. Itinerary Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame, Longreach Tuckers Restaurant WINTON LONGREACH BRISBANE ROCKHAMPTON FLIGHT ROUTE SPIRIT OF THE OUTBACK RAILBUS COACH CONNECTION PRICE: TWIN SHARE SOLE USE Adult $3279 $3699 Senior $3199 $3629 Day 1 Saturday: Spirit of the Outback – Brisbane to Longreach Be greeted by your tour leader at Roma Street Railway Station, Brisbane prior to boarding the Spirit of the Outback. Get to know your tour leader and fellow travellers over a refreshment in the Shearers Rest as you venture into the heart of the Queensland Outback. You’ll be captivated by the vast landscapes between Brisbane and Longreach on this fascinating journey. Overnight on board the Spirit of the Outback. (D) Day 2 Sunday: Longreach This morning the train passes through the open landscapes of Outback Queensland. Arrive into Longreach and transfer to your accommodation. In the late afternoon, experience the excitement of the Outback Stockman’s dinner at the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame. Stay the next five nights at Longreach Motor Inn. (BLD) Day 3 Monday: Longreach This morning witness a ‘totally different way of schooling’ at the Longreach School of Distance of Education. Wander the Qantas Founders Museum, step inside a 747 and 707 jet on a guided interpretive tour and also get the opportunity to take an exclusive look of the historic Qantas hangar. This afternoon transfer to Camden Park Station and tour through the historic homestead before sitting down to a barbecue dinner under the spectacular outback night sky. (BD) Day 4 Tuesday: Winton Today embark on a full day tour to Winton. Visit the Australian Age of Dinosaurs perched on the magnificent mesa overlooking the plains where it is said that dinosaurs once roamed. Be guided on an interpretive tour of the laboratory, collection room and the new Dinosaur Canyon by dinosaur enthusiasts. Tour the main street of Winton and see the quirky Arnos wall, the Musical fence and learn the story behind the unofficial national anthem at the Waltzing Matilda Centre. (BL) Day 5 Wednesday: Longreach This morning meet the owners of Strathmore Station on a tour of the property. Wander through their tranquil gardens and indulge in a delicious home baked morning tea at the homestead. Visit the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame to discover the inspiring stories of the men, women and children of the pioneering era of Outback Queensland, then enjoy an exclusive lunch at Dr Barry Yeates Memorial Cottages. In the late afternoon board the MV Explorer for the Drovers Sunset cruise on the Thomson River. Sit back and unwind on board with nibbles and drinks. After the cruise enjoy a two course table service dinner under the stars as you watch the entertaining Smithy’s Outback Dinner and Show. (BLD) Day 6 Thursday: Ilfracombe Take a short drive to the nearby town of Ilfracombe for a town tour and lunch at this historic Wellshot Hotel. Learn about the iconic hat collection and the money on the roof. Enjoy free time in downtown Longreach before a farewell dinner at historic Rosebank Station Homestead. (BLD) Day 7 Friday: Longreach to Brisbane Transfer to Longreach Airport for your flight to Brisbane. (B) Includes:
  • One way travel on the Spirit of the Outback from Brisbane to Longreach – First Class Sleeper
  • One way economy class airfare from Longreach to Brisbane
  • Services of an experienced tour guide from day one to departure from Longreach Airport
  • 5 nights accommodation in Longreach
  • Longreach School of Distance Education
  • Qantas Founders Museum and Guided Tour
  • Exclusive Historic Qantas Hangar Tour
  • Camden Park Station Sunset Dinner Tour
  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs Laboratory, Collection room and Dinosaur Canyon
  • Half Day Winton Tour
  • Strathmore Station Smoko Tour
  • Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and exclusive cottage lunch
  • Outback Stockmans Dinner and Show
  • Drovers Sunset Cruise including Smithy’s Outback Dinner and Show
  • Ilfracombe Tour and Wellshot Hotel lunch
  • Exclusive Rosebank Station Farewell dinner
  • All coach transfers (excluding Brisbane arrival and departure transfers)
  • Meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner) Departs: Sat from Brisbane at 1:55pm 2018:
  • 16 Jun
  • 14 Jul
  • 18 Aug
  • 22 Sep Returns: Brisbane Note: Guaranteed departures based on minimum of 2 passengers. For concession eligibility refer to the Booking Conditions on page 87.
  • ✓ ✓ Fully Escorted ✓ ✓ 6 Breakfasts ✓ ✓ 4 Lunches ✓ ✓ 5 Dinners ✓ ✓ Guaranteed Departures* Spirit of the Outback

The prices in this brochure are intended as a guide only. Prices are in Australian Dollars and are per person twin share, unless otherwise specified. Please refer to page 4 for an explanation of “From” prices and ask your travel agent for our best price. EXPLORING TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND Extended Cruises & Tours 16 PRICE: DELUXE STATEROOM 3 Night Cruise $2280 4 Night Cruise $2980 7 Night Cruise $4780 Let Coral Expeditions introduce you to the Great Barrier Reef on an extended voyage to the pristine outer reefs rarely visited by day trippers. You can swim, snorkel and Scuba dive amidst fish and coral in clear tropical waters.

Or you can join the marine biologist aboard the glass bottom boat, enjoy a barbecue on a remote golden beach, or walk through ancient rainforests. Settle into your own rhythm on board with three, four or seven night voyages where you are not pressured for time and can enjoy some of Australia’s most glorious environments at your own pace.

The atmosphere on this Australian flagged ship is relaxed, with an open bridge policy, open seating at meal times and plenty of space on the sundeck to take in the passing scenery. With only 42 likeminded guests, you are guaranteed personal attention from the crew. The cuisine features fresh local produce and the open bar stocks a range of boutique beers and wines. With 33 years of experience, Coral Expeditions will ensure you don’t just see the Great Barrier Reef, but truly experience it. Vessel Features:
  • Sundeck
  • Lounges (2)
  • Bar
  • Air-conditioning
  • Dining room
  • Comprehensive resource library
  • Maximum 42 guests Cabin Features:
  • Air-conditioning
  • Private en suite
  • Daily service
  • Choice of twin or double beds (at time of booking)
  • Bluetooth iPod docking station 3, 4 & 7 Night Coral Expeditions Cruises
  • Deluxe Stateroom Day 1:
  • Depart Cairns Day 2:
  • Hinchinbrook Channel and Palm Islands Day 3:
  • Dunk Island and Nathan Reef Day 4:
  • Fitzroy Island and Arrive Cairns Day 1:
  • Depart Cairns Day 2:
  • Cooktown and Great Barrier Reef Day 3:
  • Lizard Island and Ribbon Reef #9 Day 4:
  • Ribbon Reef #3 and Escape Reef Day 5: Arrive Cairns 3 NIGHT CAIRNS – PALM ISLANDS – CAIRNS CRUISE 4 NIGHT CAIRNS – LIZARD ISLAND – CAIRNS CRUISE Includes:
  • On board accommodation
  • Use of snorkelling equipment
  • Use of kayaks
  • Guided glass bottom boat coral viewing
  • Access to islands, marine and national parks
  • Marine biologist presentations
  • Introductory Scuba dive experience
  • All meals including morning and afternoon tea
  • Welcome drinks
  • 24 hour tea and coffee
  • Soda fountain soft drinks on board
  • One way transfer from Trinity Wharf to Cairns City accommodation and Cairns Airport Available at an extra charge:
  • Scuba diving by PADI qualified dive instructors
  • Bar and gift shop purchases Operator: Coral Expeditions DEPARTURE INFORMATION: 3 NIGHT CRUISE From Cairns Departs: Fri at 11am (boarding at 10am) Arrives: Mon at 1:30pm 4 NIGHT CRUISE From Cairns Departs: Mon at 5pm (boarding at 4pm) Arrives: Fri at 8am 7 NIGHT CRUISE From Cairns Departs: Fri at 11am (boarding at 10am), Mon at 5pm (boarding at 4pm) Arrives: Fri at 8am, Mon at 1:30pm Notes: Children 0 to 14 years prices available on application. $19.50 per person Environmental Management Charge payable direct on board. Sole use and other cabin prices also available. Due to weather, tides or mechanical reasons, the itinerary may be subject to change without notice.

Save 10% when combining the 3 and 4 night cruise in either order. 7 NIGHT CRUISE

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