Go Study Norway - Chase the Sun :: The Aussie adventure of a lifetime!

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Concession price: A$1,975.00

A$1,975.00 per person
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This awesome 9 night / 9 day Spring Break Australia 2017 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. If you want an amazing Aussie East Coast Spring Break at an all inclusive price, this trip is for you!

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Brisbane Welcome - Friday 20 October

Fly up to Brisbane from Sydney and arrive any time on Friday 20 October then make your way to our accommodation in Brisbane. Check in, grab a bite to eat and meet your tour leader at the bar at 7pm for a welcome and to get the adventure started.
Includes: Accommodation

Day 1 - Noosa Everglades

North to Noosa for some free time to explore the beach and chic shops of this cool Aussie destination. Then we take a 4WD transfer through the Cooloola National Park to the heart of the Noosa Everglades to jump in your canoe for a wilderness canoeing safari through the ancient landscapes and sub-tropical rainforests of these pristine waterways. Tonight you sleep in riverside cabins and enjoy a BBQ dinner under the stars.
Includes: Lunch, 4WD transfers, canoeing safari, dinner, cabin accommodation, coach transport, guide

Day 2 - Sands of 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 to explore the natural beauty of this magnificent wilderness with a guided rainforest walk. On for a refreshing Lake McKenzie swim and a authentic Aussie lunch tops off a perfect day of discovery on the 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.
Includes: Breakfast, lunch, Fraser Island 4WD tour, ferry transfers, coach transport, guide

Day 3 - Exploring the Whitsundays

Wake up in Airlie Beach, gateway to the 74 islands of the beautiful Whitsunday Islands, to join the crew on an exhilarating ride to world famous Whitehaven Beach, pristine snorkelling reefs and guided Whitsunday Island National Parks walks, all in one day! 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.
Includes: ocean rafting Whitsundays day trip, lunch, accommodation, coach transport, guide

Day 4 - Tropical Island Getaway

Drive north to Townsville and a ferry across to Magnetic Island, a spectacular island resort for young travellers. Two days here for chilling out, swimming, sunbaking, snorkelling, water activities, secluded beaches and nocturnal activities late into the night!
Includes: Accommodation & ferry transfers, dinner, coach transport, guide

Day 5 - Fun & Sun

Sleep in! There are plenty of activities (own expense) to do on the island as well as exploring and enjoying the most of this tropical paradise. 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 want!
Includes: Breakfast, Dinner & accommodation, coach transport, guide

Day 6 - Tropics of Far North Queensland

Onto the tropics of sugar cane fields, rainforest covered mountains and warm waters of the Coral Sea. On arrival in Cairns we check in then for those adventurous travellers the option of seeing all this magnificence from above with the option of skydiving. Back on the ground it's then 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!
Includes: Breakfast, dinner, minjin swing, accommodation, coach transport, guide

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 onto our final destination of Cairns and our awesome accommodation. The fun continues…
Includes: Breakfast, lunch, accommodation & rafting adventure, coach transport, guide. NOTE: Rafting sandals to be hired for $5

Day 8 - Great Barrier Reef & Ultimate Party Farewell

Experience one of the Seven Wonders of the World – The Great Barrier Reef - by snorkelling, diving and sailing to two unique locations. The two locations are selecetd on the day to take into account weather, wind and underwater visability to best encounter turtles, colourful fish 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 you’ll ever do!
Includes: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, Great Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise, Ultimate Party, accommodation, guide

Day 9 - Free Day & Check out - Sunday 29 October

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.
Includes: Breakfast

Price of A$1,975.00 includes...

  • Noosa Everglades Canoeing Safari
  • Fraser Island 4WD tour
  • Whitsundays Ocean Rafting
  • White-water Rafting
  • Great Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise
  • Ultimate Party Night
  • AJ Hackett Minjin Swing
  • All Accommodation (9 nights)
  • All Coach Transport
  • Ferry transfers to Fraser Island and Magnetic Island
  • All levies
  • 16 Meals
  • Professional Tour Leader
  • Organisation of optional activities

 
Make sure you bring:   Booking confirmation - printed or on screen
Water bottle
Camera
Spending money
Comfortable walking shoes
Warm/wet weather clothing
Insect Repellant
Sun protection
Beach gear / swim wear
Photo ID
Towel & Toiletries
Torch
Pillow

Pick-up Points: Brisbane - Chase the Sun
Note: One-way trip! Please make your own return travel arrangements
Tour ends:Cairns
Duration:9 days / 9 nights

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