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Priced from $1995

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$2560

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$1795

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From 1 April 2017

$1995 adult twin $2560 single $1795 child

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$2075 adult twin $2650 single $1875 child

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  • Whitsunday Islands

    Whitsunday Islands

  • Whitehaven Beach

    Whitehaven Beach

  • Hamiilton Island

    Hamiilton Island

  • Milaa Milla Falls

    Milaa Milla Falls

  • Atherton Tablelands

    Atherton Tablelands

  • Snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef

    Snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef


Tour code: QHC

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$1995

adult twin ?

$2560

single ?

$1795

child ?
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Luxuriate in a tropical paradise on Hamilton Island in the glorious Whitsunday Islands, take a once-in-a-lifetime lunch cruise to the Great Barrier Reef, snorkel on famous Whitehaven Beach, admire the beauty of the rainforest at Millaa Millaa Falls and then soak up the sun and relax in tropical Cairns.

Itinerary

1 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 ?
Day 1-2
Welcome to Hamilton Island
Day 1: Welcome to Hamilton Island

Welcome to Hamilton Island, one of 74 sparkling tropical islands that make up the Whitsundays. You'll be surrounded by pristine beaches and a kaleidoscope of coral and marine life. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a welcome reception and get to know them over a delicious meal.

Day 2: Hamilton Island

Take a cruise to explore famous Whitehaven Beach, voted Australia’s best! Feel the sand between your toes and if you're up to it, take a walk to a lookout for views over the beautiful waters and islands of the Coral Sea. This afternoon you're free to enjoy paradise. You could choose to discover native Australian animals at the island's wildlife park or grab a bite to eat at one of the island's restaurants and watch the world go by. Whatever you do, at some stage, sit back and relax by the resort pool with a good book.

Hotel: Reef View Hotel, Hamilton Island, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 1: Dinner. Day 2: Breakfast

Day 3
Hamilton Island – Mission Beach

This morning you'll board a ferry to the mainland and continue north along the Bruce Highway for a stop at lunchtime in Townsville, where you'll have the opportunity to take a stroll along the Strand with views to Magnetic Island. Your destination for the night is Mission Beach, where you'll stay with views over the ocean. Magic.

Hotel: Castaways Resort & Spa, Mission Beach

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4-5
Mission Beach – Cairns – Great Barrier Reef
Day 4: Mission Beach – Cairns

This morning there will be time to take a walk along the shore and feel the golden sand between your toes before you depart Mission Beach. Today you’ll travel through the high tropical plateau known as the Atherton Tablelands, where lush rainforests, waterfalls and lakes abound. Visit Millaa Millaa Falls and see the famous Curtain Fig Tree. Keep an eye out for the spectacular Ulysses Butterfly while you’re there. Continue to Kuranda where you’ll stop around lunch time. Enjoy some free time to explore ‘the village in the rainforest’. You may choose to journey to Cairns on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.

Day 5: Great Barrier Reef

Board a high speed catamaran and cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef. The world heritage listed reef is the only living organism you can see from the moon. You’ll have the opportunity to go snorkelling and view this natural living wonder up-close (equipment provided) and view the spectacular coral and tropical fish from the underwater observatory and the semi-submersible craft. Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch before you return to Cairns in the late afternoon. This evening join your Travel Director and companions for a farewell dinner. Share a few laughs over a drink or two and a delicious meal created with fresh seasonal produce.

Hotel: Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 4: Breakfast. Day 5: Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner

Day 6
Farewell from Cairns

Your wonderful holiday comes to an end after breakfast when you bid farewell to your new-found friends. You'll be transferred to Cairns Airport for your onward flight.

Included Meals: Breakfast

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6 Day Guided Vacation

Tour departs from Hamilton Island and returns to Cairns

Highlights

  • Tropical paradise Whitehaven Beach
  • Stay on Hamilton Island – everyone has a view over the Whitsundays from their balcony
  • Indulge in the fresh produce for morning tea at Mungalli Creek Dairy in the Atherton Tablelands
  • Stop at Millaa Millaa Falls in the World Heritage listed rainforest
  • Snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide

Inclusions

  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Airport transfers (see flight information below)

Dining

  • Full buffet breakfasts (5)
  • Lunch (1)
  • Dinners (2)
  • Farewell dinner (1)

Flight Information

Any flights referred to in the itinerary are at the client’s expense and are not included in the land content price.

Day 1   Flights to arrive prior to 2.00pm
into Hamilton Island Airport
Day 6   Flights to depart anytime
from Cairns Airport

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Jacket in cooler months
  • Swimwear and beach towel

Ways to Save

Departures from 1 April 2017
Early payment discount
Pay by 14 April 2017    Save up to $200
Pay by 02 June 2017    Save up to $150
Pay by 31 July 2017    Save up to $100
 
Kings Club early payment discount
Pay by 14 April 2017    Save up to $300
Pay by 02 June 2017    Save up to $250
Pay by 31 July 2017    Save up to $200
 
Triple share    Save up to $100
Kings Club    Save up to $100

All savings are per person.

Quality accommodation

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.

The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

  • Reef View Hotel
    12 Resort Dr, Hamilton Island, QLD 4803

    Hamilton Island, 2 nights

    • Reef View Hotel - Balcony
    • Reef View Hotel - Coral Sea View Twin Room
    • Reef View Hotel - Coral Sea View Twin Room
    • Reef View Hotel

    With large, comfortable, modern rooms, the Reef View Hotel offers a perfect getaway for couples, families or groups of friends. Spacious, comfortable and with most rooms boasting incredible sea views, the Reef View Hotel offers stylish and family-friendly Hamilton Island accommodation.

    • Features
    • Private balcony
    • Air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Clock Radio
    • Ensuite
    • Bathtub and shower
    • In-room safe
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Phone
    • Refrigerator
    • In-room Movies (fee applies)
    • Wireless Internet access
    • Mini-bar (surcharge)
    • Room service
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • TV
    • iPod connectivity
  • Castaways Resort & Spa
    2 Pacific Parade, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852

    Mission Beach

    • Castways Resort & Spa Mission Beach - exterior
    • Castways Resort & Spa Mission Beach - sunset
    • Castways Resort & Spa Mission Beach - pool
    • Castways Resort & Spa Mission Beach
    • Castways Resort & Spa Mission Beach - pool
    • Castways Resort & Spa Mission Beach - room

    Castaways Resort & Spa is your ultimate beachfront escape in the tropics. Idyllically bound by the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage Wet Tropics Rainforest, Castaways resort is the perfect destination for couples, families or groups of friends. Positioned absolute beachfront with direct access to the 14 km long beautiful, white sandy beach you have found your own tropical little paradise right here! 

    • Features
    • Free wireless internet access
    • Flat Screen TV
    • Foxtel
    • Clock radio
    • Direct Dial Telephone
    • Air-conditioning
    • Refrigerator
    • Hairdryer
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
    122 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD 4870

    2 nights

    • Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort - Bar
    • Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort - Exterior
    • Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort - Room
    • Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort - Pool
    • Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort - Lobby

    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.

    • Features
    • 220/240 V AC
    • Air-conditioning
    • In-room safe
    • Radio
    • Work Desk
    • Satellite/cable colour TV
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
    • Direct Dial Telephone
    • Manual temperature control
    • Iron
    • Mini-bar (surcharge)
    • Bathtub and shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Operator wake up call
    • Automatic wake up call
    • Alarm Clock
    • Private balcony