Brisbane to Cairns Experience

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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11 reviews
+4 Destinations
Great Barrier Reef


  • Wade through rainforests and relax on pristine beaches
  • Explore Fraser Island during an exhilarating jeep ride
  • Watch the sunset as you sail the Whitsundays Islands
  • Make life-long bonds and party the night away in Cairns
  • Opt to visit the legendary Great Barrier Reef
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
Physical Rating
Travel style
Adventure, In-depth Cultural
Start in Brisbane and end in Cairns! With the adventure tour Brisbane to Cairns Experience, you have a 10 day tour package taking you from Brisbane to Cairns and through Brisbane, Australia and 5 other destinations in Australia. Brisbane to Cairns Experience 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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  • JK
    Written on November 3, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Best trip of my life !

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Amazing! Thanks Jan.
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  • JK
    Written on October 23, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Best holiday experience of my life so far

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Jan!
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  • Brisbane to Cairns Experience reviewer 3
    Written on July 20, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Had a great time. The stops, food, accommodation and company was just amazing

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for sharing, We're really happy to hear that you enjoyed adventuring with us!
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  • Brisbane to Cairns Experience reviewer 4
    Written on June 8, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour was fantastic. Keilie is an awesome guide and even better travel partner. I would do the tour again

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Queensland has so much to offer - so happy you chose to experience some of it with us. Thank you.
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  • NP
    Written on March 5, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    My tour finished 10 days ago now and I'm still having withdrawal symptoms!! It was the first time I'd ever travelled with a group and I wouldn't hesitate to go on another tour with G - I absolutely loved it. I was with an amazing group and Karly our CEO was... Read more

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  • SP
    Written on February 19, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    The trip was excellant. The locations that we went to were awesome. Lots of incredible moments and adventures to be had on this trip. Weather was the only problem with lots of clouds and rain during the summer wet season. Some didn't seem to like it, but It... Read more

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  • Brisbane to Cairns Experience reviewer 7
    Written on December 29, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Everything was amazing on this tour! I was positively surprised by the accommodations, the way of transportation (private bus, boat, and train) and the food! Our tour guide Kat was fantastic, seeing to everyones personal needs and sharing great information... Read more

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  • Brisbane to Cairns Experience reviewer 8
    Written on January 31, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    The itinerary was amazing. I had the most fantastic time with an excellent group of people. The accommodation was basic but very good and added to the adventure. The distance that we covered and the number of brilliant activities included was just fab. I... Read more

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  • Brisbane to Cairns Experience reviewer 9
    Written on December 29, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    The tour was great, so much variety each day. At first I was optimistic about going on an organised tour but I'd recommend it to anyone, our CEO took care of everyone and everything. It was great not having to organise or plan anything yourself. The sailing... Read more

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  • D,
    Written on December 6, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    I had the best time of my life it was Brilliant made Freinds for life and memories. My tour guide made it all the better tho Jono great fun

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Brisbane
  2. Day 2 Brisbane/Fraser Island (1B, 1L)
  3. Day 3 Fraser Island/Noosa Everglades (1B)
  4. Day 4 Noosa Everglades/Airlie Beach (1L)
  5. Day 5 Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands (1D)
  6. Day 6 Whitsunday Islands (1B, 1L, 1D)
  7. Day 7 Whitsunday Islands/Airlie Beach (1B)
  8. Day 8 Airlie Beach/Cairns
  9. Day 9 Cairns
  10. Day 10 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

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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.


    Brisbane 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 24 January 2019 the full payment of $1,434 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 $1434 for Brisbane to Cairns Experience, 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 1,456 km.
    • Brisbane (Australia)
    • 231 km
    • Fraser Island (Australia)
    • 615 km
    • Mackay (Australia)
    • 101 km
    • Whitsunday Islands (Australia)
    • 25 km
    • Airlie Beach (Australia)
    • 485 km
    • Cairns (Australia)

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