Island And Rainforest (Start Whitsundays)

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Island And Rainforest (Start Whitsundays) - Contiki
Island And Rainforest (Start Whitsundays) - Contiki
Whitsunday Islands
+9 Destinations
Great Barrier Reef


Start in Whitsunday Islands and end in Cairns! With the discovery tour Island And Rainforest (Start Whitsundays), you have a 7 day tour package taking you from Whitsunday Islands to Cairns and through Whitsunday Islands, Australia and 9 other destinations in Australia. Island And Rainforest (Start Whitsundays) includes accommodation in a hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Hostel, Lodge, Resort
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus
Physical Rating
Travel style
  • Jasmine Ranasinghe's review about another Contiki tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Had the best time of my life and would book another contiki trip again in a heartbeat

  • Garvan's review about another Contiki tour
    4.0 - Good

    The places and sites we visited, along with the activities were all very good. The bus driver and the tour director were cool guys, but I think that the company really needs to work on making the group cohesive. The atmosphere and air at the end of the trip... Read more

  • caoimhe brown's review about another Contiki tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    The trip itself was amazing.. accommodation was great.. definitely ticked loads of the bucket list. Bus driver was lovely. Transportation was comfortable.. did not find tour guide helpful she picked who she wanted to help and everyone else could do what... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive the Whitsundays
  2. Day 2: The Whitsundays
  3. Day 3: The Whitsundays to Cairns via Townsville
  4. Day 4 - 6: Cairns
  5. Day 6: Cairns to Cape Tribulation
  6. Day 7: Cape Tribulation to Cairns

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

Not included

  • Flights


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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • Where is the meeting point of the tour?

    This tour will leave from Airlie Beach. It's a coach tour, so you'll be on a bus for majority of the trip unless you have activities which require boat.

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  • Deborah31st October 2018
    The selection of tours is amazing. TourRadar provided every bit of information we could have possibly needed. We did lots of searching and TourRadar was by far the best value for the trip we wanted. Thank you TourRadar for making this trip of a lifetime, a breeze to find and book!



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    Dec 25, 2018
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    Dec 31, 2018
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    Mar 19, 2019
    from Whitsunday Islands
    7 Days
    Mar 25, 2019
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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go



Plugs & Adapters



Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Australia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Australia. Ideally 1 month before travel.


Whitsunday Islands is the starting point and Cairns is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Contiki to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 30 January 2019 the full payment of $1,365 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1365 for Island And Rainforest (Start Whitsundays), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express


Covering a total distance of approx 871 km.
  • Whitsunday Islands (Australia)
  • 15 km
  • Long Island (Australia)
  • 246 km
  • Townsville (Australia)
  • 282 km
  • Cairns (Australia)
  • 19 km
  • Kuranda (Australia)
  • 53 km
  • Atherton (Australia)
  • 90 km
  • Mossman Gorge (Australia)
  • 43 km
  • Cape Tribulation (Australia)
  • 33 km
  • Daintree (Australia)
  • 31 km
  • Port Douglas (Australia)
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