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Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef Short Break

Cairns Roundtrip


Itinerary: Cairns - Great Barrier Reef - Tjapukai - Skyrail - Kuranda - Cairns
Departure Date: Multiple dates MAR - APR 2022
Nights: 3 Nights
From: $810 Per Person Twin Share 

Package Includes:
★ 3 nights accommodation at the Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
★ Breakfast Daily + Lunch on one day 
★ Snorkel equipment for your Great Barrier Reef Cruise
★ Experienced Driver Guide
★ Comprehensive commentary
★ Travel in comfort in your air-conditioned coach
Low level of fitness required

Packing List:

★ Enclosed walking shoes
★ Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
★ Water bottle
★ Warm layers in cooler months
★ Swimmers & towl 


Day 1 - Arrive Cairns

On arrival at Cairns Airport, make your own way to your hotel (flights anytime). The rest of the day can be spent at your leisure.
Hotel: Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, 3 nights.

Day 2 - Great Barrier Reef

Board a high-speed catamaran to cruise through sparkling turquoise waters to the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Extending over 35 million hectares, it’s the largest reef structure and marine park in the world and offers an experience like no other. View spectacular coral and tropical fish from the onboard underwater observatory and semi-submersible craft, or go snorkelling and experience this natural wonder up-close (equipment provided). Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch before returning to Cairns.
Hotel: Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, 3 nights.
Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3 - Tjapukai – Skyrail – Kuranda

Visit the fascinating Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, which has been built in a spectacular rainforest setting. Discover this ancient culture through bush food lessons, didgeridoo demonstrations and the famous Tjapukai Dance. A short distance away is the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. This will take you directly above the canopy of the Barron Gorge National Park. En route to Kuranda, there are 2 stations where you can enjoy a walk through the rainforest and observe its beauty from spectacular lookouts. On arrival there is free time to explore the ‘village in the rainforest’, including the Heritage Markets. Later, board the Kuranda Scenic Rail for a historic journey travelling through some of the oldest rainforest in the world. Your journey winds through man-made tunnels, across bridges and around curves to arrive at its final destination, Freshwater Station. Return to Cairns in the late afternoon.
Hotel: Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, 3 nights.
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 - Depart Cairns

Your Short Break concludes this morning after breakfast. Make your own way to Cairns Airport (flights anytime).
Hotel: Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, 3 nights.
Included Meals: Breakfast

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Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person based on twin share, land only and include all savings. Prices are correct as of 08 September 2021 and subject to availability until confirmed. *From price is based on departures from October 2021. Surcharge may apply to alternative departure dates. Itinerary may be subject to change. AAT Kings reserves the right, to modify or cancel any holiday (definite or not), accommodation, in-destination activity, or arrangement at any time. Additional/optional experiences are available on your holiday and can be purchased for an extra charge during your holiday. Tips/gratuities are included for services on guided holidays, except to your Motorcoach Driver and Travel Director (and your Local Host and Local Guides) whose tips/gratuities should be extended on a voluntary, individual basis at the end of your holiday. Included tips/gratuities cover all services provided by dining-room waiters, housekeeping staff and porters at hotels. Some holidays are based on a minimum number of persons travelling. If a holiday fails to satisfy minimum numbers, the holiday may be cancelled or rescheduled. AAT Kings strives to improve holiday itineraries, services, and features. If improvements can be made, or if circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary, we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods multiple departures may operate, sometimes in reverse order; accommodation may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages. Departures in early and late season are potentially operated in cool weather conditions. As a result, itinerary variations may occur. Certain activities may not be precisely as described or may not be available due to seasonality or weather conditions or other circumstances beyond our control. We will try to notify you of changes. Please contact us for full terms and conditions.

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