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Reefs And Rainforests (Start Sydney - Until Mar 2019) - Contiki
Reefs And Rainforests (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

  • Take a surf lesson with a local pro
  • Party in the clubs at Surfers Paradise
  • Go on a 4WD tour of Fraser Island
  • Scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay, Lodge, Guesthouse, Resort
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Discovery
Start in Sydney and end in Cairns! With the discovery tour Reefs And Rainforests (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 (Start Sydney - Until Mar 2019) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

15 Reviews

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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... Read more

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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... Read more

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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... Read more

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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... Read more

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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... Read more

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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... Read more

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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
  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 the Whitsundays
  11. Day 11: The Whitsundays
  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

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

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  • Flights

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour generally concludes at Gilligan`s Backpackers Hostel in Cairns at 4 pm on the last day of the tour. It's time to say farewell to your newfound friends and continue your travels! Please be aware that the drop-off point is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The first day of the tour generally starts from Wake up in Sydney at 7 am. Due to the early start, we recommend arriving at least one day prior to the tour to settle in and get ready for your upcoming adventure! Please be aware the starting hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Unfortunately, airport transfers are not available for this tour and you will, therefore, have to make your own way from and to the airport.

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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..."
    • Ainsley Noon

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    About the countries

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    Visa

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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 31 December 2018 the full payment of $2,430 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 $2430 for Reefs And Rainforests (Start Sydney - Until Mar 2019), 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 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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