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Reefs And Rainforests With Sailing (Start Sydney - Until Mar 2019)

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Reefs And Rainforests With Sailing (Start Sydney - Until Mar 2019) - Contiki
Reefs And Rainforests With Sailing (Start Sydney - Until Mar 2019) - Contiki
Jaime "the trip was amazing, but I don't think it would have been half as incrediblewithout Trys. My wife and I took our trip to Australia and Trys did everything within his power to make our stay extra special. At every Stop he inquired about upgrading our room since we were on our honeymoon and at one stop there was a bottle of wine on the bed with a handwritten note saying enjoy your stay, whether tha..."
Excellent
15 reviews
Starts
Sydney
+8 Destinations
East Australia
Ends
Cairns
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Highlights

Start in Sydney and end in Cairns! With the discovery tour Reefs And Rainforests With Sailing (Start Sydney - Until Mar 2019), you have a 16 day tour package taking you from Sydney to Cairns and through Sydney, Australia and 8 other destinations in Australia. Reefs And Rainforests With Sailing (Start Sydney - Until Mar 2019) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay, Berth / Cabin, Lodge, Guesthouse, Resort
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ship
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus

15 Reviews

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Good
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  • LS
    Written on December 11, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Everything about it was amazing! Jill our guide was Great, Rhys the driver was a great laugh. Wonderful group of people. Just was everything i expected and more!
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  • PP
    Written on April 10, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    The trip was really good fun and met a lot of good fun people, the activities were exactly what I wanted to do. Our tour guid was passionate about his job and created a fun environment for the group and helped if we had any problems. The coach we drive on was very good, nice, clean and comfortable.
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  • MM
    Written on April 4, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Fantastic tour, had the best time ever!! Starting in Sydney was great as we could acclimatise to the heat gradually as we drive up the coast.
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  • KS
    Written on April 2, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    trys was absolutely amazing as our tour guide! everything he did was incredible and it was a big part of my trip!
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  • SB
    Written on April 2, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    I've taken many tours but this one was the high light of my life. Went on our honeymoon with my pregnant wife and every accommodation was made for us by this amazing tour guide. Even though tour was for a younger crowd still felt that we belong. He made the extra effort to make sure everyone was taken care of. Had endless enthusiasm even when talking about places he had been at countless times before. Even answering my silly questions with a humorous wit. He didnt make this just a tour but a vacation with long lasting friends and memories that will keep me smiling for the rest of my life. I can't think of another person that deserves this nomination more. I wish him the best of luck in his long life journey where ever that may take him.
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  • M
    Written on April 2, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    Amazing tour, great people even better tour guide. Quite a few thing went wrong on the tour that were completely out of the control of our tour guide, for example our transport broke down on our way to fraiser island and we were left stranded for over 3 hours but Tyrs made the experience some of the best memories My friends and I had of the whole trip. No matter the obstacles Trys was able to handle it smoothly most of the time without us realising there was even an issue. The accomodation was fantastic at every location never an issue that I was aware of. Trys knowledge and relationships with the people we met at every stop made us feel welcome and confident to enjoy everything each location had ti offer. I am writing this review because although the trip was an outstanding experience I beleive it would have been severly hampered if it wasn't for the constant good spirits, lighthartedness, optimism and professionalism of Trys. He definatley deserves a medal for the things he had to put up with from the 45+ 18-35 year old toddlers he had to herd for the 3 weeks we had with him.
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  • LW
    Written on April 1, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was the best experience I could of ever imagined. It exceeded my expectations and more. The people I met will be friends for life and my tour guide was one in a million. Such a down to earth guy who does so much for other people. I wouldn't have wanted anyone different to have taken my tour of a lifetime..
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  • KP
    Written on April 1, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Absolutely amazing trip ! Did so much in the space of 16 Days and Try's never failed to keep us all entertained ! If we had a question or literally anything, Try's would know the answer or find out for us straight away! Such a fun trip and I'd go back in an instant!!!!
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  • JK
    Written on April 1, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    the trip was amazing, but I don't think it would have been half as incrediblewithout Trys. My wife and I took our trip to Australia and Trys did everything within his power to make our stay extra special. At every Stop he inquired about upgrading our room since we were on our honeymoon and at one stop there was a bottle of wine on the bed with a handwritten note saying enjoy your stay, whether that was Trys' doing or not he had a hand in it. And as thoughtful and generous as he was to my wife and I, his compassion and generosity to other members of our tour was clearly evident as well. Trys was and without a doubt will most likely be the best tour guide I will ever have in my travels. My only regret is that I was spoiled with such an amazing tour guide so early in my life and travels that I may never feel the same about a trip again.
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  • A
    Written on April 1, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was an amazing experience - the views were beautiful and I got the opportunity to do things I never thought I would.
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Arrive Sydney
  2. Day 2: Sydney
  3. Day 3: Sydney to Coffs Harbour via Port Macquarie
  4. Day 4: Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay
  5. Day 5: Byron Bay to Surfers Paradise
  6. Day 6: Surfers Paradise incl Currumbin
  7. Day 7: Surfers Paradise to Noosa via Brisbane
  8. Day 8: Noosa and Fraser Island
  9. Day 9: Noosa to Farmstay
  10. Day 10: Farmstay to Whitsundays Sailing
  11. Day 11: Whitsundays Sailing
  12. Day 12: The Whitsundays to Cairns via Townsville
  13. Day 13: Cairns
  14. Day 14: Cairns
  15. Day 15: Cairns to Cape Tribulation
  16. Day 16: Cape Tribulation to Cairns

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
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  • Flights

  • Optional Extras
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Questions & Answers

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  • What is the age demographic of this tour?

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Guides who have led this tour

  • Trys Eddy
    "I'm a born and bred Aussie, who has been living this crazy nomadic lifestyle of a Tour Manager for the..."

What are people saying about TourRadar?

  • Carlos4th June 2018
    Was very pleased with the ease that I was able to understand, and navigate your website. Have actually been looking at several other tour companies, some have played phone tag with me. Others have not bothered to return calls. Their websites have been difficult, to work and understand. Am super excited to be working with you. Am now working on finding affordable airfare. Thanks again. Looking forward to a wonderful adventure. Have already been giving several friends your info.

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Vaccinations

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.

Policies

Location
Sydney 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.
Deposit
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 9 November 2018 the full payment of $3,099 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 $3099 for Reefs And Rainforests With Sailing (Start Sydney - Until Mar 2019), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 2,399 km.
  • Sydney (Australia)
  • 437 km
  • Coffs Harbour (Australia)
  • 190 km
  • Byron Bay (Australia)
  • 74 km
  • Surfers Paradise (Australia)
  • 182 km
  • Noosa (Australia)
  • 112 km
  • Fraser Island (Australia)
  • 707 km
  • Whitsunday Islands (Australia)
  • 500 km
  • Cairns (Australia)
  • 99 km
  • Cape Tribulation (Australia)
  • 99 km
  • Cairns (Australia)

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