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Ultimate West to East Explorer Tour

16 days 15 nights
Perth to Cairns
from NZD$6,400pp
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Embark on an epic tour that begins in Western Australia. Your first stop is the capital city of Perth, where you'll have the opportunity to cruise the Swan River and visit the renowned Rottnest Island. On Rottnest Island, you will run into the happiest animal in Australia - the smiley Quokkas. Next, head to the vibrant capital of Victoria - Melbourne. This modern city is bursting with culture, indigenous art, and bustling laneways, offering an authentic Aussie city experience. Explore the legendary Great Ocean Road and its stunning coastline. Finally, you'll visit the famous Australian city of Sydney, where you'll be treated to majestic sights & historic places. 

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Ultimate West to East Explorer Tour - Day 1
Perth

Perth sits on the west coast and is Australia’s sunniest capital city. Soak up the sunshine at one of the white sand beaches, take a walk in leafy Kings Park - one of the world’s largest inner-city parks, or visit nearby Rottnest Island to meet the resident quokkas. For a more cultural experience head to the museum and gallery precinct, or go a little further afield to Swan Valley to experience its vineyards, art, food and history.

Private transfer Perth Airport to your accommodation

On arrival, you will be met by a private driver outside customs exit and delivered to your Perth accommodation.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Perth Bar & Street Art Tour with Oh Hey WA

During this Perth walking tour, you will discover many hidden gems, laneways, and Perth's secrets with friendly and fun-loving guides. You will visit three of Perth's best quirky bars, explore colorful laneways to see murals & graffiti, and hear quirky stories and fun facts along the way. You will explore parts of Perth you would never find on your own and gain many insider tips and suggestions of great cafes, bars, restaurants, and more to visit in the city. It is a perfect way to enjoy a night out in Perth, and also learn about other great bars to visit another time. You will pay for your own drinks but enjoy exclusive discounts.

Your accommodation: Rendezvous Hotel Perth Central

Rendezvous Hotel Perth, Central is a modern and comfortable hotel located at the top end of St. Georges Terrace, in the heart of Perth’s CBD. Vibrant bars, dining options and growing shopping precincts are only a casual stroll away. Kings Park is only a two minute walk from the hotel.

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Ultimate West to East Explorer Tour - Day 2
Perth

Perth is the capital city of Western Australia developed on the Swan River, which is a sacred place for its traditional landowners, the Noongar people. The city has a rich history, from indigenous culture through to colonial architecture. The city is a hub for indigenous and modern art and award-winning restaurants, while a short drive will take you to some of the best beaches in Australia with white sand and crystal blue water. Just 19km off the mainland is Rottnest Island, also named Wadjemup by the Noongar people. The island is a protected nature reserve and one of the few homes to the native marsupial the Quokka, but also boasts a range of activities including skydiving, kayaking, snorkelling and historical points of interest.

One Day in Perth Tour with Perth Explorer

The One day in Perth tour is the perfect option for those who want to see the best of this beautiful city in just one day. You will start your day at The Bell Tower, one of the largest instruments on Earth. Enjoy the Bell Tower Experience and soak up the magnificent views over the Swan River and Elizabeth Quay. After, you will jump on board the comfortable Perth Explorer bus to enjoy the best sights of Perth & Kings Park atop the iconic double-decker bus. Visit the Perth Mint and experience the Gold Exhibition tour, and meander at your leisure through the beautiful Botanical Gardens and treetop walkway in Kings Park.

Your accommodation: Rendezvous Hotel Perth Central

Rendezvous Hotel Perth, Central is a modern and comfortable hotel located at the top end of St. Georges Terrace, in the heart of Perth’s CBD. Vibrant bars, dining options and growing shopping precincts are only a casual stroll away. Kings Park is only a two minute walk from the hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Ultimate West to East Explorer Tour - Day 3
Discover Rottnest Tour with Rottnest Express - Includes Lunch

See the whole of Rottnest in a day with a return ferry trip combined with a full-island bus tour. The 90-minute tour visits the island’s most spectacular locations, with insightful commentary shining a light on "Rotto’s" unique flora, fauna, history, and culture. The bus stops at two key vantage points – Wadjemup Lighthouse and the rugged West End, where passengers can hop off, take a short walk, and soak up the views. You might even meet a quokka or two along the way.

Your accommodation: Rendezvous Hotel Perth Central

Rendezvous Hotel Perth, Central is a modern and comfortable hotel located at the top end of St. Georges Terrace, in the heart of Perth’s CBD. Vibrant bars, dining options and growing shopping precincts are only a casual stroll away. Kings Park is only a two minute walk from the hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

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Ultimate West to East Explorer Tour - Day 4
Fremantle Lunch Cruise

There is no better way to combine a delicious lunch and a wonderful cruise on the magnificent Swan River than on this Fremantle Lunch Cruise. This unique cruise includes a buffet of Western Australia’s abundant seasonal fresh produce as well as full bar facilities on board.
Enjoy Captain's commentary during the cruise downstream to the port city of Fremantle. Upon the return journey, you are invited to enjoy the hot buffet complimented by seasonal salads, all followed by a scrumptious dessert buffet.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Skydive Perth City - 14,000 ft with Skydive Australia

Skydive Perth City is in the heart of Perth CBD in Langley Park, making it the closest Skydive in the city! Exit the plane from up to 14,000ft as you freefall over the Western Australia coastline. Then, float under canopy for 5-7 minutes to take in the unbeatable views of Perth CBD, Rottnest Island, Swan River and more. Our friendly crew will give you the experience of a lifetime as you freefall over Perth CBD and coastline.

Your accommodation: Rendezvous Hotel Perth Central

Rendezvous Hotel Perth, Central is a modern and comfortable hotel located at the top end of St. Georges Terrace, in the heart of Perth’s CBD. Vibrant bars, dining options and growing shopping precincts are only a casual stroll away. Kings Park is only a two minute walk from the hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

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Ultimate West to East Explorer Tour - Day 5
Private transfer from accommodation to Perth Airport

You will be picked up from your Perth accommodation and taken to the Perth Airport.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Own Arrangements Domestic Flight - Perth to Melbourne

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

Arrive into Melbourne

Melbourne is the coastal capital of the state of Victoria. At the city's centre is the modern Federation Square development, with shopping, bars, and restaurants by the Yarra River. In the Southbank area, the Melbourne Arts Precinct is the site of Arts Centre Melbourne and the National Gallery of Victoria, with Australian and indigenous art. As the cultural capital of Australia, Melbourne has a hidden gem around every corner - Rich history, bustling laneways, rooftop bars, and world-class restaurants are just the beginning!

Private transfer Melbourne Airport to your accommodation

On arrival, you will be met by a private driver outside customs exit and delivered to your Melbourne accommodation.

Melbourne City Circle Tram - suggestion

The City Circle Tram service provides a free and convenient way to get around central Melbourne. Tourists, shoppers, office workers and families can use the City Circle Tram to travel to major attractions, shops and city events. An audio commentary provides details of city landmarks and major attractions such as the City Museum, Parliament House, Docklands, Federation Square, Melbourne Aquarium and the Princess Theatre. You can spend all day, or stay one hour - this is a perfect free version of a hop on-hop off service so that you can enjoy each of Melbournes sites with the added bonus of traditional Melbourne transportation. 

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Melbourne Skydeck

At Melbourne Skydeck, the Southern Hemisphere’s highest viewing attraction, the city of Melbourne comes alive in front of your eyes when you take it all in from nearly 300 metres high. It’s Melbourne on another level. The Skydeck experience features Bar 88, in association with Bollinger, operated by the Eureka 89 team. With 360° panoramic views all day and night, you can relax and enjoy all of Melbourne’s legendary views with a delicious snack and cool drink.

Your accommodation: Vibe Hotel Melbourne

Discover the changing and unchanging face of Melbourne’s streetscape with a stay in the heart of the CBD. Vibe Hotel Melbourne dominates the intersection of Melbourne’s iconic Flinders and Queen Streets and allows guests to lose themselves in the city’s famed laneways and historic arcades – all of which are in striking distance from the hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Ultimate West to East Explorer Tour - Day 6
Explore Melbourne

Melbourne is the cool, artsy capital of the state of Victoria. Renowned for its laneway art, cafes, bars, restaurants and museums, there is no shortage of things to do, see, eat and drink. Grab a coffee in Degraves Street, see the murals on Hosier Lane or Blender Lane, pop over to St Kilda and stroll along the promenade or visit one of the many museums. For a spot of retail therapy, catch the 86 or 96 tram from the CBD to the bohemian Brunswick Street shopping district for an eclectic mix of second hand vintage and high-end boutique stores. On the opposite side of the city, the Docklands open-air entertainment precinct boasts a myriad of public artwork, family fun activities such as glow in the dark mini golf, and a variety of dining options lining the marina. Get there easily on the free City Circle tram, or wander over the Bourke Street footbridge. To make the most of your time in Melbourne, we recommend taking a city tour to get true local insight into this vibrant city.

Complete Melbourne Walking Tour with Depot Adventures

Experience the best of Melbourne in just three hours. This “complete” experience is meant to tell the whole story of Melbourne in an economical time - from how we got to be known as the world’s coffee capital, to where the find the best street art.
Your guide will entertain you with stories of Melbourne’s humble beginnings to the Gold Rush era that changed everything. Explore Chinatown and discover Melbourne’s multicultural edge. Hear the guide brag about the Melbourne cafe scene and then deliver the goods, as they buy you a famous Melbourne coffee! Finish up like a “fair dinkum” Aussie – at a pub of course! Let your guide grab you a cold beer (or soda/cider) and take questions and give advice on other Melbourne highlights.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Hidden Bars of Melbourne Walking Tour with Depot Adventures

The Melbourne hidden bar culture is a unique part of Australia’s cultural capital. The difficult thing is just that – they’re hidden! This city makes you work to find its best bits, which is why you’ll find some of the best bars behind other venues, underneath laneways, or tucked into repurposed spaces.
Join an experienced guide and uncover four of these fascinating venues in one afternoon, and learn what makes each one special over a drink, or four (at your own expense). Speak with talented bartenders during this small-group experience, making sure to chat with them about what kinds of drinks you like to personalise your Melbourne Hidden Bars Tour even more.

Your accommodation: Vibe Hotel Melbourne

Discover the changing and unchanging face of Melbourne’s streetscape with a stay in the heart of the CBD. Vibe Hotel Melbourne dominates the intersection of Melbourne’s iconic Flinders and Queen Streets and allows guests to lose themselves in the city’s famed laneways and historic arcades – all of which are in striking distance from the hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Ultimate West to East Explorer Tour - Day 7
Great Ocean Road Day Tour with Oceania Tours

Experience this majestic coastal drive in style with this small group and enjoy time to relax and fully appreciate the wonders of this world-famous touring route. Stay on the lookout for some very special animals including whales, dolphins, echidnas and bandicoots, you’ll also be taken to the best hiding spots for koalas and kangaroos in the wild. The first stop will be at Apollo Bay, a tranquil seaside town which is most noteworthy for its setting among the soft rolling hills. It offers a great selection of cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy some lunch (not included). Following this, you will enjoy a walk in the forest in the Otway Ranges. Cap the day off with a visit to the famous 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge.

Your accommodation: Vibe Hotel Melbourne

Discover the changing and unchanging face of Melbourne’s streetscape with a stay in the heart of the CBD. Vibe Hotel Melbourne dominates the intersection of Melbourne’s iconic Flinders and Queen Streets and allows guests to lose themselves in the city’s famed laneways and historic arcades – all of which are in striking distance from the hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Ultimate West to East Explorer Tour - Day 8
Farewell from Melbourne

Your tour comes to an end today, but if you are itching to explore more amazing sights, we can customise your holiday to include more days or additional destinations. Our trusted travel specialists can book transfers to your onward flight, and even assist in booking these flights for you. Our team can't wait to help you design your ultimate getaway!

Private transfer from accommodation to Melbourne Airport

You will be picked up from your Melbourne accommodation and taken to the Melbourne Airport.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Own Arrangements Domestic Flight - Melbourne to Sydney

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

Private transfer Sydney Airport to your accommodation

On arrival, you will be met by a private driver outside baggage carousel and delivered to your Sydney accommodation.

Arrive into Sydney

Sydney is Australia's most famous city and with almost 20% of the country's population, is also Australia's largest city. Situated on the east coast of Australia it has beautiful white sand beaches, including the famous Bondi Beach and Manly Beach as well as the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and of course, the Sydney Opera House. Rich in history, art, and food Sydney has something for everyone.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Evening Dinner Cruise on Sydney Harbour

Sydney harbour is like a sunset painting in progress. The aquamarine colours of Summer give way to the warm orange hues of Autumn before deepening to a magical Winter twilight blue. Year-round, sun-up or sun-down and everything in between, the colours of Sydney Harbour will welcome you onboard the evening Dinner Cruise. This is the perfect start to an evening or stunning end to an amazing day in the greatest city in the world.

Your accommodation: Vibe Hotel Darling Harbour

Zen is a state of mind, and you’ll find yours at Vibe Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour. This property offers guests a new side to Sydney, one that celebrates an eclectic blend of hole-in-the-wall restaurants and world-class sites in close proximity.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Ultimate West to East Explorer Tour - Day 9
Sydney & The Rocks Historic Walking Tour with The Rocks Walking Tours

There is no better way to get up close and personal with the living history and heritage of Sydney than on foot with Sydney’s most experienced tour guides on a 90-minute leisurely walk around Sydney’s historic Rocks district. Hear the story of Sydney from the beginning as you stroll along the shoreline of sparkling Sydney Harbour with views of the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, past Campbell’s Cove, and Cadman’s Cottage. Wander down hidden alleyways, into shady courtyards, and along cobbled lanes. Discover the nooks and crannies and get up close and personal with the living history and heritage of Australia’s first British settlement.
Be amazed by stories of the First Fleet 1788, Nurses Walk, the Rum Rebellion 1808, Suez Canal, the Argyle Cut 1840, the plague 1900, the Sydney Harbour Bridge 1920s, the diabolical 1970s plan to demolish The Rocks, and the green bans that saved it. And of course, hear of the characters and rogues who called it home. Today, The Rocks is renowned for having the oldest streets in Sydney which are dotted with beautifully restored nineteenth-century buildings.

Sydney Opera House Tour

Step inside an iconic landmark. The Sydney Opera House is one of the world’s most recognisable landmarks and this is your chance to truly get up-close. Run your hands over the world-famous shell tiles, take a seat in the elegant custom-made white birch timber chairs and marvel at the vaulted ceilings. Visit areas off-limits to the public and capture photographs from rare vantage points. Watch unforgettable moments from past Concert Hall performances, learning about the history and future of this world-famous hall in an immersive digital experience. Experience the future within a  purpose-built venue that boasts heritage-inspired interiors, and state-of-the-art technology, including 270-degree visuals and surround sound.
From the jaw-dropping sweep of the sails to our soaring cathedral interiors, it is impossible to complete a tour of the Sydney Opera House without being compelled to look up.

Sydney Living Museums - suggested activity

Created in 1980 as part of the protection, care and maintenance of the historic sights throughout Sydney and New South Wales, the Sydney Living Museums allow an insight into Colonial Sydney and how modern Australia began back in 1788 and continued well into the early 1800s. It consists of 14 different locations from central Sydney to locations West, South and North of the city centre. These sites range from heritage-listed residences to gardens that have now been used as museums. Have some spare time on your hands for a day or half-day, most of these iconic locations are all within a stone’s throw of Circular Quay.
Entrance fees for each of these attractions vary and can be paid directly upon entry.

The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney - suggestion

Located on the lands of the Cadigal Peoples, the Royal Botanic Gardens of Sydney are Australia's oldest scientific institution and one of the oldest botanic gardens in the Southern Hemisphere. Located just a short walk from Circular Quay and Hyde Park, the garden looks out over Sydney Harbour and has thousands of plant specimens. Wildlife in the garden includes colourful birds, fruit bats and water dragons. The Calyx is a world-class horticultural space, with changing exhibitions designed to capture your imagination.

Your accommodation: Vibe Hotel Darling Harbour

Zen is a state of mind, and you’ll find yours at Vibe Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour. This property offers guests a new side to Sydney, one that celebrates an eclectic blend of hole-in-the-wall restaurants and world-class sites in close proximity.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Ultimate West to East Explorer Tour - Day 10
Explore Sydney

Often mistaken as Australia's capital city, Sydney is a vibrant coastal city with plenty to see and do. Starting in Circular Quay you will catch your first views of the two big icons, Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. From here you can catch one of the quintessential harbour ferries over to Manly Beach or Taronga Zoo, catching a glimpse of Kirribilli House, the Prime Minister's official Sydney residence, on the way over. Kirribilli is also home to one of Sydney's oldest markets at the Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre twice a month. It is known for its stalls of vintage clothing, arts, delicious street food and its lively community atmosphere - so if you are in town on a market day, you can't miss it. For a relaxing end to your day of exploration, your dinner options are aplenty. From high-end restaurants around Circular Quay that offer amazing views, to the Chinatown food courts and a broad range of eateries at Barangaroo, you will be spoiled for choice.

Hop On Hop Off Harbour Explorer 1 Day Pass

When in Sydney travel like the locals do, on the harbour highway. The best harbour destinations have been combined into one easy to follow ferry timetable. This pass gives you the flexibility to hop-on and hop-off as you like, with the expert local guidance of our onboard crew.

Taronga Aussie Backyard Tour

Aussie Backyard Tour is 1.5 hour walking tour with a Zoo guide including photo opportunities and access to Australian native animals. The tour also includes Zoo entry.

Your accommodation: Vibe Hotel Darling Harbour

Zen is a state of mind, and you’ll find yours at Vibe Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour. This property offers guests a new side to Sydney, one that celebrates an eclectic blend of hole-in-the-wall restaurants and world-class sites in close proximity.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Ultimate West to East Explorer Tour - Day 11
Blue Mountains Deluxe Day Tour, including lunch, with AEA Luxury Tours

The Blue Mountains National Park is one of seven national parks that make up the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. This wonderland of sandstone outcrops, deep ravines and hazy blue eucalypt forests boasts luxury retreats and stunning views. This guided day tour will take you off the beaten track to visit remote lookout locations and discuss the history, flora, and fauna of this magnificent region.

Your accommodation: Vibe Hotel Darling Harbour

Zen is a state of mind, and you’ll find yours at Vibe Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour. This property offers guests a new side to Sydney, one that celebrates an eclectic blend of hole-in-the-wall restaurants and world-class sites in close proximity.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

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Private transfer from accommodation to Sydney Airport

You will be picked up from your Sydney accommodation and taken to the Sydney Airport.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Domestic Flight - Sydney 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 your accommodation

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

Port Douglas

Welcome to the relaxed, tropical sea-side village of Port Douglas, the perfect getaway location. There are plenty of restaurants, bars and boutique stores, beach spots to relax, and tours of some of Australia's iconic natural wonders. With the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest on your doorstep, you can easily go snorkelling or diving, adventure on a mountain bike tour or learn about Indigenous country and culture through immersive experiences.

Your accommodation: Shantara Resort Port Douglas

The Shantara Resort Port Douglas is a boutique resort-style complex, that provides luxury self-contained apartments in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. It is situated in one of Tropical North Queensland's most desirable holiday destinations, just a short walk to the famous Four Mile Beach and several cafes, restaurants, and shops.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Ultimate West to East Explorer Tour - Day 13
Daintree Rainforest Tour - Lunch Included

A full day Daintree Rainforest tour including Daintree River cruise, Emmagen Creek, Cape Tribulation Beach and more.
Spot crocodiles on a Daintree River cruise, learn about flora, fauna, and the history of the Daintree on a guided boardwalk tour, take a 4WD ride through a World Heritage-listed rainforest on the rugged Bloomfield Track, savour a traditional Aussie barbecue, sample traditional ‘Aussie’ billy tea, damper and tropical fruits in the company of wallabies and enjoy a homemade Daintree ice-cream on the journey home.

Your accommodation: Shantara Resort Port Douglas

The Shantara Resort Port Douglas is a boutique resort-style complex, that provides luxury self-contained apartments in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. It is situated in one of Tropical North Queensland's most desirable holiday destinations, just a short walk to the famous Four Mile Beach and several cafes, restaurants, and shops.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

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Ultimate West to East Explorer Tour - Day 14
Explore Port Douglas

Port Douglas is a chic, yet relaxed seaside village with a plethora of restaurants and bars, as well as fantastic boutique shopping. The village is also the ideal base to explore three of Australia's most iconic natural attractions - the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest, and Cape Tribulation with an abundance of tours and day trips available.

Walking Tracks Around Port Douglas

Flagstaff Hill lookout track
1.5km. Allow 15 minutes.
If you need a picture worth framing (or posting) look no further than the Flagstaff Hill Lookout. Located at the summit of Island Point Road, it is an easy walk, bike ride or even short drive to the lookout viewing area. From here you will witness sweeping, majestic views of Four Mile Beach and the rainforest-clad mountain ranges to the south. Venture along the Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail down to Four Mile Beach and walk the plank (or viewing platform) and take in the 180-degree views to the Coral Sea, Low Isles, and Snapper Island to the north. Find the hidden Low Isles Lighthouse viewing platform located on the corner where Wharf and Island Point Roads meet.
Mossman Gorge
Embark on your own adventure through the Gorge with a voyage through the lush green rainforest. Soak up the wonders of the national park at your own pace as you navigate walking tracks and trails, including the popular Gorge Circuit. Pack a picnic lunch to savour at one of the many water holes, where you can find a quiet place to sit back, catch your breath, and appreciate the wonders of your surroundings. Find yourself under the towering canopy of the rainforest, beautifully framed by the striking mountains.
All of the walking tracks are clearly signposted and maps are also provided upon entry. Seasonal track closures may occur from time to time due to localised flooding or track maintenance. Please note, shuttle bus fees apply to the below Mossman Gorge walks. For a guided experience, we recommend joining a Mossman Gorge Dreamtime Walk, where an experienced interpretive Indigenous guide demonstrates traditional plant use, identifies bush food sources, and provides an enchanting narrative of the rainforest and their special relationship with this unique tropical environment.
Baral Marrjanga
270 metres. Allow 5-10 minutes.
Baral Marrjanga leads through the rainforest from the shuttle bus stop to a lookout with views of the Mossman River and the mountain ranges beyond. The track includes two sections of elevated boardwalk that pass through the lower rainforest canopy. The track is suitable for wheelchairs, strollers, and the vision-impaired.
Lower River Track
300 metres. Allow 5-10 minutes.
This track starts at the shuttle bus stop and winds along the Mossman River before joining Baral Marrjanga. Several small lookouts along the track provide views of the river. Although most of the lower river track is easy walking, the steps can be slippery. Please take care and use the handrails provided.
Rex Creek Bridge
460 metres. Allow 10 minutes.
To reach the Rex Creek suspension bridge, follow Baral Marrjanga to the lookout and take the short, signposted track to the left.
Rainforest Circuit Track (from Rex Creek Bridge)
2.4km return. Allow 45 minutes.
This track begins on the far side of Rex Creek bridge. On the left, 80m from the bridge, a small lookout provides views of Manjal Dimbi (Mount Demi). A little way past the lookout, the track divides to form a circuit that meanders through the rainforest.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Swim with Salt Water Crocs and Admission to Wildlife Habitat, Port Douglas

Dive into the aquatic territory of the mighty Estuarine Crocodile. It allows you to swim eye-to-teeth with these terrifying predators and live to tell the tale. It is an opportunity to delve into the depths just centimetres away from these man-eating beasts and engage in the most terrifying (but safe!) experience that comes from watching these apex predators. As you come close to croc's sharp teeth, the survival instinct and adrenaline are sure to kick in! Today's experience includes also exploring the park. Wildlife Habitat is an eco-certified wildlife sanctuary that allows you to interact with wildlife in five unique habitats. It provides a chance to experience the animals of Wetlands, Rainforest, Savannah and Woodlands environments. Explore the Rainforest Habitat from forest floor to canopy, as you make your way along the boardwalks and admire the wildlife that call this environment home, including the southern cassowary. Savannah Habitat offers you the opportunity to hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies, as well as admire emus and the Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo. If you are looking for an unforgettable Australian wildlife experience, this is the place for you!

SUGGESTED ACTIVITY - Wildlife Habitat - General Admission + Breakfast with the Birds Upgrade

Wildlife Habitat is an eco-certified wildlife sanctuary that allows you to interact with wildlife in five unique habitats. It provides a chance to experience the animals of Wetlands, Rainforest, Savannah and Woodlands environments. Today, you will start with the iconic Breakfast with the Birds, which has been a must-do for visitors who are seeking a unique breakfast experience. The Curlew Cafe team will be serving up scrumptious breakfast platters, and you can interact and feed Koala’s, colourful birds and more, whilst chatting with the friendly, knowledgeable keepers about their passion for wildlife and conservation. After that, explore the Rainforest Habitat from forest floor to canopy, as you make your way along the boardwalks and admire the wildlife that call this environment home, including the southern cassowary. Savannah Habitat offers you the opportunity to hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies, as well as admire emus and the Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo. If you are looking for an unforgettable Australian wildlife experience, this is the place for you!

Your accommodation: Shantara Resort Port Douglas

The Shantara Resort Port Douglas is a boutique resort-style complex, that provides luxury self-contained apartments in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. It is situated in one of Tropical North Queensland's most desirable holiday destinations, just a short walk to the famous Four Mile Beach and several cafes, restaurants, and shops.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Outer Barrier Reef Cruise with Quicksilver Cruises - Lunch Included

For your experience of a lifetime, Quicksilver’s wave-piercing catamaran and friendly crew will take you to a reef at the very edge of Australia’s Continental Shelf, to an underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour and brilliance.
Choose to dive, snorkel, or stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a Quicksilver semi-sub, just one meter underwater. Watch the fish feeding from Quicksilver’s unique underwater viewing platform and underwater observatory. Whichever way you choose, you’ll bring home a lifetime of memories from this living natural wonder.

Your accommodation: Shantara Resort Port Douglas

The Shantara Resort Port Douglas is a boutique resort-style complex, that provides luxury self-contained apartments in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. It is situated in one of Tropical North Queensland's most desirable holiday destinations, just a short walk to the famous Four Mile Beach and several cafes, restaurants, and shops.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Private transfer from your accommodation to Cairns Airport

A private transfer will collect you from your Port Douglas accommodation and transfer you to the airport in time for your departing flight.

Farewell from Australia

Farewell Australia today. If there is more of Australia or New Zealand you would like to explore, talk to your sales consult about planning your next stop!

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