Tropical Trails

7 Day Short Break | Cairns Return

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Adult Twin i Two people sharing a room, one of whom must be 18 years and over. All prices are per person, land only.

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Child i A child must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have min. age requirement

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Single i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over).
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Tropical Trails

7 Day Short Break | Cairns Return

Tropical Trails

7 Day Short Break | Cairns Return | Travel Period: 1 Apr 2019 – 31 Mar 2020

See the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy a Dreamtime Walk in Mossman Gorge. Watch a Crocodile Attack Show, board the Kuranda Scenic Railway journey, and ride the Skyrail Cableway.

Departs

Daily from Cairns

Returns

Morning of Day 7, Cairns

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

Hotel: Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort or Pacific Hotel Cairns, Cairns, 6 nights.

On the Daintree River Cruise you’ll reach an understanding of this wildlife environment. Enjoy views over the Daintree River estuary and beyond to the Coral Sea from Alexandra lookout. Take a short walk along a rainforest creek before a delicious tropical lunch. Walk on the beach at Cape Tribulation and admire the coastline from the Kulki Lookout. Visit the Mossman Gorge Gateway Centre for an indigenous presentation by the traditional owners of the gorge, the Kuku Yalanji people. Learn about the secrets of one of the world’s oldest rainforests. Board your shuttle for the transfer into Mossman Gorge. Your Driver Guide will take you for a walk, sharing their knowledge of this enchanting region.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

An underwater wonderland awaits you as you experience first-hand the breathtaking beauty of the Outer Great Barrier Reef. This cruise transfers you to a stable reef-activity platform which is a perfect base for swimmers and nonswimmers alike to explore this natural wonder. Snorkel (equipment provided) amongst beautiful coral gardens or stay dry and discover the reef from the underwater observatory and/or the air conditioned semi-submersible vessel. A tropical buffet lunch is served before you return to Cairns.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

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

This morning is free for you to relax. This afternoon take the scenic drive to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. On arrival, there’s plenty of free time to explore the park, including the unique eco-experience of the wetlands cruise through the ecologically significant Melaleuca wetlands, the domain of the saltwater crocodile. Explore the rest of the park with its abundance of wildlife, including water birds, turtles, wallabies and cassowaries. See the notorious head shake and death roll of a huge crocodile at the Crocodile Attack Show. You'll also have the opportunity to be photographed holding a crocodile (own expense). Discover the world’s most venomous snakes at the Snake Show before your return transfer departs at 4.50pm.

Included Meals: Breakfast

On arrival at Freshwater Station, board the Kuranda Scenic Rail for the journey to enjoy breathtaking views across the cane fields of Cairns, to the tropical rainforest of Kuranda. Wind through hand-hewn tunnels, across bridges and curves, all the time appreciating what an amazing engineering feat it is. In Kuranda it’s time to explore this fascinating village. The Heritage Markets are full of colourful and interesting arts and crafts. You might also like to visit Birdworld, the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary or Kuranda Koala Gardens (all own expense). Later, board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for your 7.5km journey over and through World Heritage protected rainforest to Smithfield. This iconic experience showcases ancient rainforest and spectacular views with time at both Red Peak and Barron Falls Stations for education and interpretation.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Your short break concludes this morning after breakfast. You’ll be transferred to Cairns Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

Included Meals: Breakfast

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.

Travel Date
1 Apr 2019 to 30 Jun 2019
1 Jul 2019 to 31 Oct 2019
1 Nov 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
Adult Twin
$1240
$1315
$1240
Child
$992
$1052
$992
Single
$1830
$1975
$1830
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

Centrally located in the heart of Cairns the multi award winning Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort is situated on 5 acres of tropical gardens and has the largest lagoon style pool in the City Centre, complete with its own white sandy beach and swim up bar. Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort is within walking distance of the Esplanade, Reef Terminal & Marina, Night Markets and Reef Casino.

Please Note: The Novotel Cairns Oasis will be undergoing refurbishment between 11 June - 31 January 2019. Novotel Cairns Oasis will be working to ensure there is little to no disturbance to its operation and guests, however services may be relocated to alternative areas of the hotel if needed.

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort - Room
Travel Date
1 Apr 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
Adult Twin
$1365
Child
$1092
Single
$1910
Pacific Hotel Cairns

Pacific Hotel Cairns is centrally located on the picturesque Cairns Esplanade overlooking Trinity Harbour and the Reef Fleet Terminal, the main departure point to the Great Barrier Reef in Cairns. Opposite the main shopping precinct, casino and the new restaurant area, the Pacific is also a short walk to the Esplanade Lagoon with waterside boardwalks and parklands.

Pacific Hotel Cairns - Room
Need accommodation before or after your tour?

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

  • Accommodation
  • Snorkel equipment provided for Great Barrier Reef Cruise
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Return airport transfers - flight details to be provided 14 days prior to tour departure date

Prices above may vary according to your departure date. This tour is operated by our partners at Down Under Tours & Great Adventures.

What to Bring

  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months
  • Swimmers & towel (if swimming)

Fitness Requirements

  • Low level of fitness required

Dining

  • Breakfasts (6)
  • Lunch (2)

Flight Information

  • Day 1: Flights to arrive anytime into Cairns Airport
  • Day 6: Flights to depart anytime from Cairns Airport

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