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Sydney to Great Barrier Reef Tour - Discovery Nomads
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10 days

Sydney to Great Barrier Reef Tour

From Sydney to Cairns
Tour Operator:
Discovery Nomads
Age range:
18 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
84967
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US $2,524
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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
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Itinerary

Start in Sydney and end in Cairns! With the independent tour Sydney to Great Barrier Reef Tour, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Sydney, Australia and 6 other destinations in Australia. Sydney to Great Barrier Reef Tour includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, transport and more.
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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
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Where You'll Stay

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.2
  • 4.1
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  • M
    · January 15, 2020
    We did our Sydney to Great Barrier Tour on New Year 2020 and honestly had the best experience. Hotels were top and very good service. Sailing to White heaven beach is the most stunning adventure of all! We also loved surfing! Overall very comfortable... Show more
    Trip date: January 2020
  • 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 7
    · 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

Dates & Availability

10 days
Sydney to Great Barrier Reef Tour
From Sydney to Cairns
No credit card fees
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FAQs

    • 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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    Good to Know

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      Vaccines

      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.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before November 7th, 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after November 7th, 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 prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Discovery Nomads will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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