9 Day: Chase the Sun Queensland!

The Aussie Adventure of a Lifetime!


Trip Introduction

This awesome 9 night / 9 day Spring Break Australia experience takes in the absolute best of Queensland. From canoeing through pristine waterways to driving along a 75km long beach, swimming in crystal clear inland lakes to warm tropical waters. You’ll zoom along the ocean waves to one of the world’s best beaches, chill out on an island tropical paradise, experience the magical underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef, swing through the jungle and party on in the crazy nightlife of Cairns!

#Trip Inclusions

•Friendly and experienced tour guide
•Informative commentary
•Air conditioned vehicle transfers from Brisbane to Cairns
•Rainbow Beach Resort
•Fraser Island 4WD tour
•Whitsundays Ocean Rafting
•White-water Rafting
•Great Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise
•Ultimate Party Night
•AJ Hackett Minjin Swing
•9 Nights Accommodation
•15 Meals
•Ferry transfers to Fraser Island and Magnetic Island
•All park entry fees & levies
•Organisation of optional activities


Brisbane Welcome

Fly up to Brisbane from Sydney and make your way to our accommodation in Brisbane. Check in, grab a bite to eat and meet your tour leader and the rest of your group 7pm for a meet and greet. Let’s get this adventure started!
Included: 1 x dorm accommodation

Day 1 – Rainbow Beach
North to Rainbow Beach for free time to explore the beach and chill besides the pool in this cool Aussie destination. Off to the dunes for sunset then after dinner it’s time for tunes, meeting other travellers and enjoying the amazing clear night sky and stars.
Included: 1 x dorm accommodation, sand dune walk, dinner

Day 2 – Fraser Island
Over to Fraser Island to experience the excitement of the worlds’ best beach drive in the toughest and most comfortable 4WD vehicles on Fraser. You’ll travel along the spectacular Seventy Five Mile Beach and take in the natural beauty of this magnificent wilderness. After we take a guided rainforest walk, we jump into Lake McKenzie for a refreshing swim. An authentic Aussie lunch tops off a perfect day exploring world’s largest sand island! We take the night ferry back to the mainland for a dinner stop (own expense) before our overnight coach travel to Airlie Beach.

Included: 1 x overnight coach transfer, Fraser Island 4WD tour, ferry transfers, breakfast & lunch

Day 3 – Explore the Whitsundays
Wake up in paradise Airlie Beach, gateway to the 74 islands of the beautiful Whitsunday Islands. Today we join the crew on an exhilarating ride to world famous Whitehaven Beach. Get ready for an awesome day of snorkelling pristine reefs, guided Whitsunday Island National Parks walks and hanging out on the most beautiful beach you’ll ever go! Our semi rigid inflatable vessels are super fast allowing you to experience a fun ride, adventure and education amongst the natural beauty of the Whitsundays.
Included: 1 x dorm accommodation, ocean rafting Whitsundays day trip, lunch

Day 4 – Tropical Island Getaway
We drive north to Townsville and take a ferry across to Magnetic Island where we will stay at a spectacular island travellers resort. We will spend two days here and have plenty of time to chill out, swim, sunbathe, snorkel, visit secluded beaches and party at night!
Included: 1 x dorm accommodation, ferry transfers, dinner

Day 5 – Fun & Sun
Sleep in! Besides the plenty of (optional) activities on offer, you can also do your own thing and exploring this tropical paradise island! Magnetic Island has one of the largest koala populations in Australia and offers the chance to see them in their natural environment. On this day be as lazy or as active as you like!
Included: 1 x dorm accommodation, breakfast & dinner

Day 6 – Tropics of Far North Queensland
Onto Tropical North Queensland, to the land of sugar cane fields, rainforest covered mountains and the warm waters of the Coral Sea. On arrival in Cairns we check into our accommodation, then for those adventurous travellers we give you the option skydiving!! (own expense). Back on the ground, it’s time to head into the jungle for the only multi-person Jungle Swing in Australia swooping through the rainforest from 45 metres down to 1 metre in 3.5 seconds, reaching speeds up to 120km/h!
Included: 1 x dorm accommodation, minjin swing, breakfast & dinner

Day 7 – White Water Fun
Raft the famous Tully River, known for the best rafting rapids in Australia. Yell and scream down the mighty rapids on a full day of rafting* before it’s back to Cairns and our awesome accommodation. The fun continues…
Included: 1 x dorm accommodation, rafting adventure, breakfast & lunch

*Rafting sandals to be hired for $5

Day 8 – Great Barrier Reef & Ultimate Party
Experience one of the Seven Wonders of the World – The Great Barrier Reef! We sail to two unique locations and give you plenty of time to snorkel or dive! Encounter sea turtles, colourful tropical fish (is that you, nemo?) and see an amazing variety of corals. All snorkelling gear is included and introductory dives are available on request (own expense).

Back on the mainland we come together for our Chase the Sun Farewell Party where we board the Ultimate Party bus! Sleep is not option as we say farewell with dinner and party beats into the night. Your exclusive nightclub pass gives you free entry to bars and clubs in Cairns to celebrate one of the most amazing trips of your life!
Included: 1 x dorm accommodation, Great Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise, Ultimate Party, breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 9 – Free Day
Depending on your return flight time you have today free to do as you wish. Grab a souvenir, chill out in the lagoon pool or just sleep in and get a late flight back to Sydney.
Included: breakfast