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Luxe Queensland Beach Hopper Getaway

9 days 8 nights
Sunshine Coast to Cairns
from AUD$7,675pp
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The Sunshine Coast boasts stunning stretches of beach fringed by trendy eateries and boutique stores, so spend your first day exploring Mooloolaba before venturing into the hinterland to sample some of the region's best wine & produce. Then it's time to take off to the tropical paradise of the Whitsundays. Nestled on Long Island awaits your luxury eco retreat where your only worry will be deciding whether to start your day with yoga or a lie-in. Explore the Great Barrier Reef from above in your private helicopter and beachcomb on the pristine sands of Whitehaven Beach. Return to the mainland and venture north to sail the outer reef, where the wildlife is abundant and the coral gardens flourish. Lap up the luxury of your beachfront boutique hotel and the signature experiences on offer, or perhaps enjoy an early morning hot air balloon experience over the tropics.

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Luxe Queensland Beach Hopper Getaway - Day 1
Mooloolaba

Located in the Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba is adorned for its white beaches and sparkling blue waters. During whale migration, Mooloolaba is a popular departure location for scenic humpback experiences. Visit Sea Life Sunshine Coast to get a closer look at the marine mammals that reside in the nearing Pacific Ocean including sharks, jellyfish, turtles, and seals. Cafes, restaurants, and shops dot the esplanade, satisfying the foodies and making for the perfect location to explore after a day spent on the sand.

Private Transfer from Sunshine Coast Airport to your accommodation

On arrival, a private transfer will collect you from the Sunshine Coast Airport and transfer you to your accommodation.

Your accommodation: Coco Mooloolaba

Located in the heart of Mooloolaba, Coco Mooloolaba offers self-contained accommodation within short walking distance to cafes, restaurants, and the beautiful Mooloolaba Beach. This hotel features an outdoor pool, balconies in each apartment and an outdoor barbecue area. Perfect for couples or small families, Coco Mooloolaba is your own slice of paradise.

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Luxe Queensland Beach Hopper Getaway - Day 2
Sunshine Coast Hinterland Scenic Food & Wine Day Tour with Coast to Hinterland Tours - Includes Lunch

This Sunshine Coast Hinterland Day Tour combines the stunning scenery of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland with some of the region’s finest local produce. Taste your way through the region with a local cheese tasting in Maleny, a fabulous 2-Course lunch, cellar door wine tasting and a visit to the quaint Hinterland village of Montville, and finally a touch of luxury with a sample box of handmade Belgian Chocolate.

Your accommodation: Coco Mooloolaba

Located in the heart of Mooloolaba, Coco Mooloolaba offers self-contained accommodation within short walking distance to cafes, restaurants, and the beautiful Mooloolaba Beach. This hotel features an outdoor pool, balconies in each apartment and an outdoor barbecue area. Perfect for couples or small families, Coco Mooloolaba is your own slice of paradise.
Meals included: Lunch

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Luxe Queensland Beach Hopper Getaway - Day 3
SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Own Arrangements Domestic Flight - Sunshine Coast Airport to Proserpine Airport

The cost for this flight is additional to your tour. We can book this flight for you.

Private Transfer from Proserpine Airport to Shute Harbour with Heart of Reef Shuttles

You will be met at Proserpine - Whitsunday Coast Airport and transferred to Shute Harbour.

Boat Transfer Shute Harbour to Elysian Luxury Eco Island Retreat

Your luxury island getaway begins with this 30-minute boat ride over to Long Island, home of Elysian Luxury Eco Island Retreat.

Long Island, QLD

Even though the cluster of Whitsunday islands are close to the mainland, escaping to Long Island still feels like you are a world away. Covered largely by Molle Islands National Park, the island boasts lush tropical vegetation, native wildlife, and approximately 17km of walking trails. Surrounded by pristine coral reefs and secluded bays, the island showcases ideal snorkelling locations and beaches to lay back on.

Your accommodation: Elysian Luxury Eco Island Retreat

The most secluded all-inclusive island retreat in the Whitsundays and the first 100% solar-powered resort on the Great Barrier Reef. With only 10 free-standing private villas and a maximum of 20 adult guests, this blissful escape has everything you could want.
Meals included: Dinner

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Luxe Queensland Beach Hopper Getaway - Day 4
Included activities at Elysian Luxury Eco Retreat

Yoga
Yoga classes run twice daily so you can awaken your body & mind with calm, flowing movements, and end your day with a tranquil meditation to bring your body back to a state of relaxation after the day's adventures.

Snorkelling
Use of snorkelling equipment is unlimited throughout your stay so that you can explore the stunning and secluded beaches.

Paddleboarding & Kayaking
Paddle through the tranquil waters and keep an eye out for the green turtles within the sheltered bay. There are even double kayaks so that you can share your adventure!

Guest Library
Books, board games and art supplies are available to rest and rejuvenate your mind on a quiet evening.

Sunset Cocktails & Canapes
Enjoy a beautiful sunset over Conway National Park with complimentary canapes from 6pm on the deck next to the resort pool or around the firepit.

Your accommodation: Elysian Luxury Eco Island Retreat

The most secluded all-inclusive island retreat in the Whitsundays and the first 100% solar-powered resort on the Great Barrier Reef. With only 10 free-standing private villas and a maximum of 20 adult guests, this blissful escape has everything you could want.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Luxe Queensland Beach Hopper Getaway - Day 5
Whitehaven Beach Private Helicopter Tour with Beach Landing from Elysian

Departing from Elysian, soar in your private helicopter to the world-renowned Whitehaven Beach. You'll feel like you're in a dream as you gaze over breathtaking vistas of the Whitsunday Islands and the swirling azure waters of Hill Inlet as you come in to land. Arriving on the beach in sheer style, you will have 1.5 hours to beachcomb and relax on the pristine white sands, before your chariot returns you to your luxury retreat to continue your rejuvenating vacation.

Your accommodation: Elysian Luxury Eco Island Retreat

The most secluded all-inclusive island retreat in the Whitsundays and the first 100% solar-powered resort on the Great Barrier Reef. With only 10 free-standing private villas and a maximum of 20 adult guests, this blissful escape has everything you could want.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Luxe Queensland Beach Hopper Getaway - Day 6
Boat Transfer Elysian Luxury Eco Island Retreat to Shute Harbour

Bid farewell to Elysian Luxury Eco Island Retreat and return to Airlie Beach on this 30-minute journey.

Private Transfer from Shute Harbour to Proserpine Airport with Heart of Reef Shuttles

You will be met at Shute Harbour and transferred to Proserpine - Whitsunday Coast Airport

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Own Arrangements Domestic Flight - Proserpine Airport to Cairns

This cost for this flight is additional to your tour, we can book this flight for you.

Private transfer from Cairns Airport to Palm Cove with Exemplar

A private transfer will meet you on arrival at the airport and transfer you to your Palm Cove accommodation.

Your accommodation: Reef House Boutique Hotel Spa

Located just 25 minutes north of Cairns in the secluded Palm Cove of the Northern Beaches, The Reef House offers a warm, personalised luxury experience. As an adults-only property, it is the perfect getaway location for couples seeking romantic bliss, or simply a holiday in sheer relaxation.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Luxe Queensland Beach Hopper Getaway - Day 7
Mackay Cay Outer Reef Cruise with Sailaway Port Douglas - Lunch Included

Immersed in the northern frontier of Great Barrier Reef, this is the perfect snorkelling and sailing adventure for a conservation-minded visitor. Ideally suited to those who can swim and have a spirit of fun and adventure. Enjoy an inspiring full-day experience at the absolutely stunning Mackay Coral Cay on the Great Barrier Reef in the most sustainable way, including guided snorkelling and a glass-bottomed boat tour.

Your accommodation: Reef House Boutique Hotel Spa

Located just 25 minutes north of Cairns in the secluded Palm Cove of the Northern Beaches, The Reef House offers a warm, personalised luxury experience. As an adults-only property, it is the perfect getaway location for couples seeking romantic bliss, or simply a holiday in sheer relaxation.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

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Luxe Queensland Beach Hopper Getaway - Day 8
Cairns Classic Ballooning with Hot Air

This morning you will be collected from your accommodation before dawn and taken to the launch site to begin your adventure. Watch on as the balloon inflates and be amazed at its sheer size. Your guide will have you in the balloon ready for launch as the sun begins to rise, setting the scene for your breathtaking experience as you gaze out the views of the Atherton Tablelands and the Great Barrier Reef that greet you. As the flight is coming to an end, your pilot will slowly guide the balloon back to the landing point where the fun continues. Once you have landed, experience the pack down of the balloon and come together with the pilot and crew to share a toast with a glass of bubbly to celebrate your unforgettable experience.

Signature Inclusions at The Reef House Boutique Hotel & Spa

Your stay at the Reef House Boutique Hotel & Spa is inclusive of these revitalising & luxurious experiences:

  • Luxury Concierge
  • Drink on arrival
  • Daily breakfast overlooking the Coral Sea
  • Daily poolside sorbet
  • Daily punch & canapes
  • Wine appreciation class with a sommelier
  • Beachfront yoga
  • Stretch & Breathe classes twice weekly
  • Aqua aerobics classes twice weekly
  • Aboriginal Dreamtime interpretation
  • Poolside butler services
  • Bicycles to explore the town
  • Yoga mats & blocks in-room
  • Reef conservation talk by marine biologist
  • Board games & library
  • Tranquility & mineral pools
  • Heated spa

Your accommodation: Reef House Boutique Hotel Spa

Located just 25 minutes north of Cairns in the secluded Palm Cove of the Northern Beaches, The Reef House offers a warm, personalised luxury experience. As an adults-only property, it is the perfect getaway location for couples seeking romantic bliss, or simply a holiday in sheer relaxation.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Luxe Queensland Beach Hopper Getaway - Day 9
Private transfer from Palm Cove to Cairns Airport with Exemplar

A private transfer will meet you at reception and transfer you to Cairns Airport.

Farewell from Cairns

Farewell Cairns today. If there is more of Australia you would like to explore, talk to your sales consultant about planning your next stop!

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