Island and Rainforest with Sailing (Start Whitsundays)

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Island and Rainforest with Sailing (Start Whitsundays) - Contiki
Island and Rainforest with Sailing (Start Whitsundays) - Contiki
Whitsunday Islands
+2 Destinations
Great Barrier Reef


  • Try kangaroo fillets in Townsville
  • Explore the buzzing markets of Cairns
  • Dive in the iconic Great Barrier Reef
  • Zip line through the rainforest
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Hostel, Berth / Cabin, Lodge, Resort
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus, Ship
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Start in Whitsunday Islands and end in Cairns! With the in-depth cultural tour Island and Rainforest with Sailing (Start Whitsundays), you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Whitsunday Islands, Australia and 2 other destinations in Australia. Island and Rainforest with Sailing (Start Whitsundays) includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1 - 3: Whitsundays Sailing
  2. Day 3: The Whitsundays to Cairns
  3. Day 4: Cairns to Cape Tribulation
  4. Day 5 - 7: Cairns
  5. Day 7: Cape Tribulation to Cairns

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  • April 1, 2017

    Is the maximum age 35 or can older people go on this trip?

    Contiki operates tours exclusively for travellers between ages (18-35).

    They are geared towards active, budget-minded young travellers who want to meet other people from all over the world, and tend to be very popular with students and backpackers.

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    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 8 January 2018 the full payment of $1,434 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 $1434 for Island and Rainforest with Sailing (Start Whitsundays), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 698 km.
    • Whitsunday Islands (Australia)
    • 500 km
    • Cairns (Australia)
    • 99 km
    • Cape Tribulation (Australia)
    • 99 km
    • Cairns (Australia)

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