East Coast Encompassed–Sydney to Cairns

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East Coast Encompassed–Sydney to Cairns - G Adventures
East Coast Encompassed–Sydney to Cairns - G Adventures
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East Australia


  • Enjoy a lamb dinner with the locals
  • Visit to a historic gold mine
  • Walk to the Australia's most easterly point
  • Sail to the resort town of Airlie Beach
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Hostel, Camping, Berth / Cabin, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Jeep & 4WD, Ship, Boat, Private Vehicle, Ferry
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure, Christmas & New Year
Start in Sydney and end in Cairns! With the discovery tour East Coast Encompassed–Sydney to Cairns, you have a 18 day tour package taking you from Sydney to Cairns and through Sydney, Australia and 10 other destinations in Australia. East Coast Encompassed–Sydney to Cairns is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • East Coast Encompassed–Sydney to Cairns reviewer 1
    Written on February 23, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    The tour covered all the areas of the East Coast that I wanted to see. Travelling in a group made it a lot more affordable and having a guide meant we were able to recoup during the travelling, have no stress of organising and really enjoy the sites. The... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Sydney
  2. Day 2 Sydney
  3. Day 3 Sydney/Tamworth (1B, 1D)
  4. Day 4 Tamworth/Yamba (1B)
  5. Day 5 Yamba/Byron Bay (1B)
  6. Day 6 Byron Bay
  7. Day 7 Byron Bay/Brisbane (1B)
  8. Day 8 Brisbane/Fraser Island (1B, 1L)
  9. Day 9 Fraser Island/Noosa Everglades (1B)
  10. Day 10 Noosa Everglades/Airlie Beach (1L)
  11. Day 11 Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands (1D)
  12. Day 12 Whitsunday Islands (1B, 1L, 1D)
  13. Day 13 Whitsunday Islands/Airlie Beach (1B)
  14. Day 14 Airlie Beach/Cairns
  15. Day 15 Cairns
  16. Day 16 Cape Tribulation
  17. Day 17 Cape Tribulation/Yungaburra (1B)
  18. Day 18 Yungaburra/Cairns (1B)

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Average by past passengers
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  • Does this tour stop at the Steve Irwin Zoo on Day7?

    "East Coast Encompassed –Sydney to Cairns" itinerary, on day 7 the group will be driving towards Brisbane, spend the night there and leave for Fraser Island the next day.

    If the whole group would like to stop at the Steve Irwin Zoo, the Tour Leader might include it in the itinerary and stop there but we cannot guarantee it before booking the trip as it depends on the preferences of the whole group.

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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.


Sydney is the starting point and Cairns is the endpoint.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 16 February 2019 the full payment of $3,071 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3071 for East Coast Encompassed–Sydney to Cairns, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
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Covering a total distance of approx 2,761 km.
  • Sydney (Australia)
  • 449 km
  • Bingara (Australia)
  • 325 km
  • Byron Bay (Australia)
  • 143 km
  • Brisbane (Australia)
  • 231 km
  • Fraser Island (Australia)
  • 707 km
  • Whitsunday Islands (Australia)
  • 25 km
  • Airlie Beach (Australia)
  • 485 km
  • Cairns (Australia)
  • 99 km
  • Cape Tribulation (Australia)
  • 33 km
  • Daintree (Australia)
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