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Tropical Trails

  • Great Barrier Reef

    Great Barrier Reef

  • Kuranda Scenic Railway

    Kuranda Scenic Railway

  • Mossman Gorge

    Mossman Gorge

  • Cairns

    Cairns

  • Daintree Rainforest

    Daintree Rainforest

  • Cape Tribulation

    Cape Tribulation

Tour codes: CC22R, CC22S

Prices From

$1029

adult twin ?

$823

child ?

$1425

single ?
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Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Cairns

On arrival at Cairns Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (flight anytime).

Hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns (Standard) or Hilton Hotel Cairns (Superior), Cairns, 6 nights.

Day 2: Cape Tribulation & Daintree

Today you’ll journey through the rainforests and awe-inspiring landscapes of Cape Tribulation, located in the heart the Daintree National Park. Visit the Mossman Gorge Gateway Centre and enjoy an indigenous presentation by the traditional owners of the gorge, the Kuku Yalanji people, before boarding your eco shuttle for the transfer into Mossman Gorge. With special access at a private rainforest property, enjoy a short walk along a delightful forest creek before a delicious tropical lunch. Wind through the Alexandra Range and stop at a spectacular lookout for views of Snapper Island and beyond to the Coral Sea before a Daintree River Cruise.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3: Great Barrier Reef

Board a high speed catamaran and cruise to the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. View the spectacular coral and tropical fish from the underwater observatory and semi-submersible craft. You’ll have the opportunity to go snorkelling and experience this natural wonder up-close (equipment provided). Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch before returning to Cairns.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4: Cairns ‘Free Time’

Today you have a free day in Cairns. Perhaps visit the indigenous art gallery, the Botanic Gardens, go shopping or just relax at your hotel.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures

Visit Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, the best place to see crocodiles in Tropical North Queensland. You can see the Crocodile Attack Show and discover the world’s most venomous snakes at the Snake Show.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Kuranda Scenic Railway & Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Enjoy the spectacular views over the rainforest aboard the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Kuranda. On arrival there’s free time to explore the ‘village in the rainforest’ and its many attractions, including the Heritage Markets. Board the Kuranda Scenic Railway for a historic journey through some of the oldest rainforest in the world to Freshwater Station.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Farewell from Cairns

You’ll be transferred to Cairns Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

Included Meals: Breakfast

Note: This itinerary is valid for travel from 1 April 2016.

7 Day Short Break

Departs

Daily from Cairns

Returns

Morning of Day 7, Cairns

Need Accommodation?

Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts.
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Inclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfasts (6)
  • Lunch (2)
  • Daintree River Cruise & Indigenous presentation
  • Great Barrier Reef Cruise (snorkel equipment provided)
  • Entry to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventure
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway & Kuranda Scenic Railway
  • Experienced Driver Guides
  • Detailed and informative commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Return airport transfers- flight details to be provided 45 days prior to travel

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Jacket in the cooler months
  • Swimmers & towel

Fitness requirement

Low level of fitness required.

Accommodation Standards & Prices

Choose from a range of accommodation standards below. AAT Kings has hand-picked a range of hotels in key destinations to suit all kinds of budgets and we’ve pre-negotiated amazing prices for you.

Tour with Standard Accomodation (CC22R)

Twin Room DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns
Where you'll be staying
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns  
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FROM
$1029
adult twin ?
$823
child ?
$1425
adult single ?

Tour with Superior Accomodation (CC22S)

King Deluxe Room Cairns Hilton Hotel
Where you'll be staying
  • Hilton Hotel Cairns  
> More detail
FROM
$1125
adult twin ?
$900
child ?
$1589
adult single ?

Prices above may vary according to your departure date. This tour has Third Party Operators.



Please Note: Itinerary, departure dates & prices may be subject to change.

Your choice of accommodation standards

Choose from a range of accommodation standards. AAT Kings has hand-picked a range of hotels in key destinations to suit all kinds of budgets and we’ve pre-negotiated amazing prices for you.

  • Standard (R)

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
    121-123 Esplanade, Cairns City QLD 4870
    • Twin Room at DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns
    •  Aerial view of DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns
    • Lobby area at DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns
    • Restaurant dining at DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns

    Boasting uninterrupted views of the Coral Sea, and a stunning natural setting amidst landscaped tropical gardens, the oceanfront DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns is just a short walk from the city center, and Cairn’s business, retail and entertainment districts. The hotel overlooks the picturesque Cairns Esplanade, and is just moments from Cairns Lagoon and Cairns Casino. The Great Barrier Reef departures terminal is 100m away, and Cairns International Airport is only 10 minutes’ drive from our Cairns hotel. Our onsite tour desk will help you explore the wonders of this unique region.

  • Hilton Hotel Cairns
    34 Esplanade, Cairns QLD, 4870
    • Swimming Pool at Cairns Hilton Hotel
    • Bar at at Cairns Hilton Hotel
    • Pool & Deck area at Cairns Hilton Hotel
    • Cairns Hilton Hotel at sunset
    • King Deluxe Room at Cairns Hilton Hotel

    The Hilton Cairns hotel boasts a unique tropical setting, enjoying spectacular scenery surrounded by lush gardens. The hotel offers bright accommodation with spacious bathrooms and private balconies with stunning waterfront views of Trinity Inlet, the Cairns Esplanade and blue-green mountains beyond

    • Features
    • Air Conditioning
    • Radio
    • Phone
    • Private balcony
    • Bathrobe
    • Bathroom Amenities
    • Hair Dryer
    • Internet Access
    • Hair dryer
    • Mini Bar
    • Iron / Ironing Board
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