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Sydney to Great Barrier Reef Tour - Discovery Nomads
10 days

Sydney to Great Barrier Reef Tour

From Sydney to Cairns
Tour Highlights
Age range:
18 to 99 year olds
Operated in:
English
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$3,095
-26%
US $2,280
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Places You’ll See

  • Sydney
    Sydney
  • Surfers Paradise
    Surfers Paradise
  • Brisbane
    Brisbane
  • Airlie Beach
    Airlie Beach
  • Whitsunday Islands
    Whitsunday Islands
  • Cairns
    Cairns
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Highlights

Highlights

  • Visit Sydney's iconic sites and explore the top attractions
  • Relax at the beach or go surfing at Surfers Paradise
  • Cruise to Whitsundays and visit the Whitehaven beach
  • Snorkel at the Great Barrier Reef and swim with whales
  • Guaranteed departures

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Sydney
  2. Day 2 Sydney
  3. Day 3-4 Surfers Paradise
  4. Day 5-6 Airlie Beach and Whitsunday Islands
  5. Day 7 Cairns
  6. Day 8-9 Port Douglas
  7. Day 10 Cairns
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Flights
  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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    Customer Reviews

    • Overall Rating
      Excellent
      4.5
    • Itinerary
      Excellent
      4.5
    • Guide
      Excellent
      5.0
    • Transport
      Excellent
      4.5
    • Accommodation
      Excellent
      5.0
    • Food
      Good
      4.0
    • 4.1
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    • MR
      November 20, 2019
      We chose this package for our honeymoon and had a brilliant time! The hotels were great, and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves on the cruises to Whitehaven Beach and snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef. The travel connections between places were a... Show more
      Trip date: November 2019
    • R
      August 28, 2019
      Probably the best trip we’ve ever had! Spectacular places, hotels exceeded any expectations, all of them had great pools! Great Barrier Reef cruise was for long time on our list and it’s absolutely a must see!
      Trip date: July 2019
    • KL
      February 28, 2019
      Great staff, wonderful day, excellent tour and truly enjoyed the reef.
      Trip date: February 2019
    • KL
      February 26, 2019
      Excellent no pain option for a wonderful exploration of East coast Australia for the first timer to the continent. I loved all of our activities and excursions. I really thought however; I would engage with like minded travellers that I would see... Show more
      Trip date: February 2019
    • C
      December 01, 2018
      Our trip was just amazing, great hotels, absolutely beautiful destinations and cruise to Great Barrier Reef and diving there was a dream come true! Our trip was nicely organized and we enjoyed exploring Australia.
      Trip date: November 2018
    • Sydney to Great Barrier Reef Tour reviewer 6
      August 06, 2018
      The accommodation was impeccable. Beautiful rooms and we had a blast. We had trouble on the first day with the meeting point arranged because we did not have the name of the company we were meeting that day. I wish we had just a bit more information... Show more
      Trip date: July 2018
    • JW
      December 11, 2017
      I absolutely loved our trip! Luxury hotels, easy transportation and awesome guides! Very looking forward for the next trip!
      Trip date: November 2017
    • M
      November 16, 2016
      Wonderful trip, beautiful scenery, excellent hotels and perfectly organised tour. Loved it!
      Trip date: November 2016
    • J
      December 01, 2015
      I had an amazing time traveling to Australia, we started at Sydney and moved further exploring the coast to Byron Bay and Brisbane. The highlight of this tour was no doubt sailing to Whitsundays islands! Whitehaven beach was absolutely breathtaking, you... Show more
      Trip date: February 2015

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    Frequently asked questions

      • Where can I find more detailed information about this tour?

        A Voucher which contains essential information about your trip will be given to you. Information such as the daily itinerary, where to meet your guides for sightseeing tours, hotels information, train departure/arrival times, included activities, etc will be mentioned in there. The Voucher is available 10 Days before the departure.

      • How do I get to Hotels?

        Hotels are located close to the train stations so it takes about 10 minutes to get to your hotel from the train station.

      • How do I meet the local guides?

        You will meet the local guide for all the sightseeing tours and activities. Meeting points usually located close to the visited sites eg Eiffel Tower, Colosseum, etc. You need to get to the meeting point by yourself using public transportation.

      • Is it possible to customize the tour and add a few other cities?

        Yes, it’s possible to customize the adventure to fit you just right. We can add more days to the tour and even other cities, just let us know where you would like to go and we will do the rest.

      • Is it possible to add pre and/or post accommodation to the tour?

        Yes, we offer pre/post accommodation for all our tours, please request a quote.

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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.
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        • For any tour departing before 20 February 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 20 February 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Discovery Nomads. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 90 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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