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The Sun Seeker (Start Cairns)

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The Sun Seeker (Start Cairns) - Contiki
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Antonia "Such an amazing experience. So many amazing friends made and so many amazing opportunities were given. Really encouraged to travel with no regrets. So many great experiences and was able to tick things off the bucket list. Trys was such a great help and so friendly. Felt good to have a guide that you could actually form a relationship with. This trip led me to book with contiki again with future t..."
Excellent
8 reviews
Starts
Cairns
+5 Destinations
Australia East Coast
Ends
Surfers Paradise
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Highlights

Start in Cairns and end in Surfers Paradise! With the discovery tour The Sun Seeker (Start Cairns), you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Cairns, Australia and 6 other destinations in Australia. The Sun Seeker (Start Cairns) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Home-stay, Lodge, Resort
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus
Travel style
Discovery

8 Reviews

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  • G
    Written on February 6, 2018
    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

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  • IR
    Written on January 10, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    What a trip! It's hard to describe in just a few words how incredible this experience was. It was my very first Contiki trip, but definitely not my last. From de places we visited, the tour manager (Chloe

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  • LR
    Written on April 15, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    I had previously traveled alone in Australia and found it to be more difficult than I had originally thought. A fellow traveler suggested Contiki and 3 months later, I joined the group in Cairns to begin my short but sweet tour. If I had known about Contiki... Read more

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  • JA
    Written on April 10, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    The tour guide was Tryss Eddy. The trip was incredible, it was very well organized by our guide who also went out of his way to provide lots of historical and cultural context about the sites and locations we travelled to. The sites and activities were well... Read more

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  • J
    Written on April 10, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    My trip was spectacular! Super relaxing but also exciting. I met amazing people and had an incredible contiki crew.

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  • AT
    Written on April 1, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Such an amazing experience. So many amazing friends made and so many amazing opportunities were given. Really encouraged to travel with no regrets. So many great experiences and was able to tick things off the bucket list. Trys was such a great help and so... Read more

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  • HH
    Written on April 1, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Had an incredible time, it was my first few weeks in Australia and I loved it. Had Trys Eddy as my tour guide, he was great, very informative, helpful, fun and took great photos of our trip!

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  • CM
    Written on April 1, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    The trip was better than I was expecting! My guide made everything so easy and so much fun. Very knowledgable and contagious positive energy

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Cairns
  2. Day 2: Cairns
  3. Day 3: Cairns to The Whitsundays
  4. Day 4: The Whitsundays
  5. Day 5: The Whitsundays to Farmstay
  6. Day 6: Farmstay to Noosa
  7. Day 7: Noosa
  8. Day 8: Noosa to Surfers Paradise
  9. Day 9: Surfers Paradise
  10. Day 10: Surfers Paradise

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

Not included

  • Flights

Videos

  • Discoverer
  • Travel Isn't About Where You Go...
  • Contiki Experiences
  • Contiki Munch
  • Europe Summer Team
  • Contiki Accomodation
Discoverer

Questions & Answers

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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..."

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  • Angela, 56 years old17th April 2017
    Very efficient and reliable. It is a pleasure doing business with this organization.

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The Sun Seeker (Start Cairns)

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    Feb 23, 2019
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    10 Days
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    Mar 4, 2019
    to Surfers Paradise
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    Mar 23, 2019
    from Cairns
    10 Days
    Monday
    Apr 1, 2019
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About the countries

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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
Cairns is the starting point and Surfers Paradise 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 4 April 2019 the full payment of $1,849 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 $1849 for The Sun Seeker (Start Cairns), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,542 km.
  • Cairns (Australia)
  • 282 km
  • Townsville (Australia)
  • 250 km
  • Whitsunday Islands (Australia)
  • 707 km
  • Fraser Island (Australia)
  • 112 km
  • Noosa (Australia)
  • 119 km
  • Brisbane (Australia)
  • 71 km
  • Surfers Paradise (Australia)

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