Explore East

Get your exploration streak on with Roads Less Traveled this year! Be a part of this tour which takes you through the most amazing, exciting Australian spree. Home to some of the world’s most dazzling beaches, you can surf, dive or tan your way up the coast from Bondi Beach to the remote white sands of White haven Beach in north Queensland. Spot frolicking humpback whales at Hervey Bay, and discover the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef. Cities Covered: Cairns- Mission Beach- Daydream Island- Rockhampton- Hervey Bay- Fraser Island- Noosa- Gold Coast- Sydney train-ride-melbourne-australia

DAY 01:

Arrive Cairns

Welcome to Australia!! On arrival in Cairns y our RLT Tour Representative will transfer you to your hotel. At hotel meet your tour manager and fellow travellers for an orientation tour of this tropical city. This evening get to know your companions at a Welcome Reception and dinner. Overnight stay at Cairns.

Day 2:

Great Barrier Reef

After the hearty breakfast today, Board a high speed catamaran and cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy a reef education presentation and view the spectacular coral and tropical fish from the underwater observatory and the semi-submersible craft. There is the opportunity to go snorkelling and view this natural living wonder up-close through provided equipments. Enjoy a delicious tropical buffet lunch before you return to Cairns in the late afternoon. Overnight stay at Cairns.

Day 3:

Cairns – Mission Beach

Today after breakfast climb the high tropical plateau known as the Atherton Tablelands with our Roads Less Traveled Tour Representative and witness the lush rainforests, waterfalls and lakes abound. You’ll visit Millaa Millaa Falls and the famous Curtain Fig Tree. Stop at the Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway. Elevated walkways, a cantilever and observations tower offers you the exhilarating experience of being high in the rainforest canopy and provides spectacular panoramic views of World Heritage rainforest landscapes. There will be time to feel the golden sand between your toes when you arrive in Mission Beach in the early afternoon. Overnight stay at Mission Beach. australia-beaches

Day 4:

Mission Beach – Daydream Island

After breakfast visit the spectacular Great Barrier Reef. Here we get you invited to a local family at Billabong Sanctuary. Dine on a gourmet lunch at the edge of the billabong and interact with the native animals. Learn how this former cattle property has been brought back to a living eco system thriving with life, making a home for saltwater crocodiles, koalas, wombats, cassowaries and all animals native to Australia. Travel to unique Airlie Beach to catch the ferry to Daydream Island, one of 74 tropical islands that make up the Whitsundays. Overnight stay at Daydream Island.

Day 5:

Daydream Island

A day at leisure to explore Daydream Island. Perhaps explore the beautiful bays, islands and beaches on an optional cruise to Whitehaven Beach. You have the opportunity to take a rainforest walk, play beach volleyball, tennis, water polo or you could go snorkelling or kayaking. Just laze by one of the pools or on a beach or replenish your body and soul at the Daydream Rejuvenation Spa. Overnight stay at Daydream Island.

Day 6:

Daydream Island – Rockhampton

Today after breakfast, return to the mainland and travel south through Mackay, Australia’s sugar capital, before continuing to Rockhampton with the group. Overnight stay at Rockhampton. wildlife-australia

Day 7:

Rockhampton – Hervey Bay

Kickstart your day by crossing the Tropic of Capricorn and stop at Langmorn Station, a fully operational cattle station. A member of the Creed family will treat you to a guided tour of the property including their original family homestead. Enjoy morning tea in the garden in the company of the pet kangaroo! Continue to Hervey Bay, gateway to Fraser Island. Overnight stay at Hervey Bay.

Day 8:

Hervey Bay – Noosa

Today after breakfast cross by ferry to explore the wonders of World Heritage listed Fraser Island. Visit the enchanting Lake McKenzie, ringed with magnificent white sandy beaches. Walk through the ancient rainforest at Central Station with its huge satiny, scribbly gum and kauri trees. Enjoy a barbecue lunch before your 4WD tour takes you to the coloured sands of Rainbow Beach (tidal) and beyond on to the Sunshine Coast resort town of Noosa. Overnight stay at Noosa.

Day 9:

Noosa

Stuff yourself good with a hearty morning breakfast and explore Noosa with Roads Less Travelled. Swim at Noosa Main Beach or venture a little further with an easy walk along the headland through to Noosa National Park. Get your adventure streak on and take a boat ride through the Noosa Everglades. Witness the pristine beaches, lakes, wetlands, mangroves and diverse flora and fauna are among the spectacular scenery. Overnight stay at Noosa. Australia-Hot-air-Balooning

Day 10:

Noosa – Gold Coast

Today after breakfast enjoy a sneak peek of the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital or catch a show in the world famous Crocoseum. The Zoo is the ultimate wildlife adventure and its team of over 500 believes in delivering conservation through exciting education. They will ensure you have a wildlife experience you’ll never forget. Thereafter, you travel to Brisbane for an orientation tour. Tonight is free for you to dine at one of the many restaurants and cafés on the Gold Coast. Overnight stay at Gold Coast.

Day 11:

Gold Coast – Coffs Harbour

Today discover the exotic Cape Byron Lighthouse and enjoy superb views from Australia’s eastern-most point. While travelling toward the coastal resort town of Coffs Harbour, stop in exclusive Byron Bay. Here you can have lunch (Own expense). Celebrate your holiday this evening with your RLT Tour Manager and Fellow traveller at a Farewell Dinner. Overnight stay at Coffs Harbour.

Day 12:

Depart Sydney

ALASS! it’s your final day in this enchanting country! After breakfast you’ll visit Port Macquarie this morning on your way to your final destination of Sydney, from where you will fly back to home. Leave with the memories to cherish throughout life!
Inclusions
  • 11 overnights twin share rooms with private facilities in quality hotels
  • Welcome drink
  • Travel wallet and map
  • Hotel porterage
  • Great Barrier Reef Cruise
  • See the Curtain Fig Tree
  • Visit Millaa Millaa Falls
  • Daydream Island stay
  • Historic Langmorn Station
  • Fraser Island 4WD Adventure
  • Noosa on the Sunshine Coast
  • Visit Australia Zoo
  • Cape Byron Lighthouse
  • Picturesque Coffs Harbour
  • 1 Lunch with a Local Family
  • Tour by luxury air-conditioned coach with 2-door access, restroom, seatbelts, reclining seats, panoramic windows
  • Experienced and professional RLT Tour Manager and Coach Driver
  • Meals: 11-Breakfast, 2-Lunches, 7-Dinners
  • Airport transfers if (Day 1 from Cairns Airport – flights to arrive prior to 2.00pm; Day 12 to Sydney Airport – flights to depart after 7.00pm)
Exclusions
  • Airfare(International/Domestic), airport tax, visa, travel and health insurance.
  • Meals other than those indicated above, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls & expenses of personal nature.
  • Portages at Airport & Sea Ports.
  • Optional Activities – Supplement Charge Applicable
  • Peak Season Surcharge – If applicable
  • Govt. Service Tax of 3.09% on the total billing amount
  • Any items or services not specified under Inclusion.
  • The exchange rate of Euro/USD/ AUD/NZD keeps on fluctuating. Euro/ USD/ AUD/NZD will be charged as per the Forex Card rate of HDFC Bank on the day/date of final payment