What better way to spend 11 nights in Australia than ticking the Great Barrier reef off your bucket list!! This 11 night flydrive itinerary gives you 2 nights in Cairns, 2 nights in Palm Cove, 4 nights in Port Douglas and 3 nights in Atherton.
You have a Car included for the full duration so you can take to the open road and explore each area at your own pace. We have also included this amazing FREE Trip:
Journey on one of the world's most scenic train routes through hand-hewn tunnels and over bridges spanning spectacular gorges to Kuranda. After plenty of free time to explore the 'village in the rainforest' board Skyrail for the world's most beautiful rainforest experience. As you glide over the rainforest canopy, take advantage of two optional stops to enjoy a guided walk through the rainforest or visit the CSIRO Interpretive Centre.
This morning one of Down Under Tours' luxury coaches will collect you from your accommodation and transfer you to Freshwater Station to board the Kuranda Scenic Rail. At the scheduled time, board the world famous Kuranda Scenic Rail for the One hour and 45 minute journey through the rainforest of the Barron Gorge National Park. Cross the impressive Stoney Creek Bridge and stop for photos at Barron Gorge. Wind through hand-hewn tunnels, across bridges and around curves, all the time appreciating what an amazing engineering feat it is.
Upon arrival in Kuranda, it’s time to explore this fascinating village. The Heritage Markets operate 7 days a week and are full of colourful and interesting arts and crafts. You might also like to visit Birdworld, the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary or Kuranda Koala Gardens (own expense, payable locally).
At the scheduled time, board Skyrail the world’s most beautiful rainforest experience. You will be amazed as you glide silently over the rainforest. There are two stations enroute where you can alight and enjoy a walk through the rainforest to spectacular lookouts or visit the CSIRO Interpretive Centre. Your journey ends at Caravonica Lakes where your coach is waiting to take you back to your accommodation.