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Cairns, Daintree, Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge

Queensland

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Eco
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Tour summary

EARLY BIRD DEAL - Save $300 per couple or $150 sole for MAY 2022. Book by 31 December 2021. Conditions apply.

Unpack once for 6 nights in 5-star luxury at the Pullman International Cairns. Experience an authentic welcome ‘smoking’ ceremony with our indigenous guide through Mossman Gorge. We’ll dive into Green Island on a half-day tour including a Glass Bottom Boast cruise; embark on an outback trip on a full day tour to Chillagoe Caves; relax on a cruise along the Daintree River and stroll the white sandy beaches at Cape Tribulation. Finish the tour feeling refreshed whilst cruising along the Barron River in Kuranda and enjoy your last night with an exclusive private twilight tour at the Cairns Aquarium.

Departure location:
Cairns Airport
Return location:
Cairns Airport
Tour duration:
7
days
Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
Departure dates:

8 May 2022 15 May 2022 5 June 2022

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Cairns, Daintree, Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge

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Deposit:
$1000pp. If Covid restricts travel, deposit is refundable or money held in credit (terms and conditions apply).
Sole Use:
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All prices are in AUD. If Covid restricts travel, deposit is refundable or money held in credit (terms and conditions apply).

Additional information

DEPOSIT

$1000pp required within 14 days of making booking to secure your reservation.

N.B. Full payment is required 60 days prior to departure.

This package is subject to an additional levy for coach/air component that may be imposed and is out of Fun Over Fifty’s control.

Tour inclusions

  • Return economy airfares to Cairns from
  • Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, or Melbourne
  • Unpack once staying 6 nights 5 star in Cairns
  • Mossman Gorge indigenous guided walk and welcome ‘smoking’ ceremony
  • Port Douglas
  • Half day Green Island with Glass Bottom Boat cruise
  • Travel outback tracks to Dimbulah
  • Royal Arch Chillagoe Caves guided tour
  • Balancing Rock
  • Daintree River Cruise
  • Cape Tribulation
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail journey from Cairns to Kuranda
  • Kuranda Riverboat cruise; Kuranda Markets
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Cairns Aquarium twilight tour
  • Comfort plus third party touring coach
  • 16 meals

Additional information

This package is subject to an additional levy for coach/air/rail component that may be imposed and is out of Fun Over Fifty’s control. Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.

Physical rating

2 - Moderate
Passengers must be able to:
  • Participate in walking tours with time to rest at least every 10 minutes
  • Walk confidently on bush tracks and soft sand – mostly level ground
  • Stand for 15 minutes without needing to sit down
  • Tackle a flight of stairs or incline
  • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
  • Manage your own luggage
Learn more about our fitness levels

Physical rating

2 - Moderate
Passengers must be able to:
  • Participate in walking tours with time to rest at least every 10 minutes
  • Walk confidently on bush tracks and soft sand – mostly level ground
  • Stand for 15 minutes without needing to sit down
  • Tackle a flight of stairs or incline
  • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
  • Manage your own luggage
Learn more about our fitness levels
Flight included
Flight included
Cruise
Cruise
Rail
Rail
Cable car
Cable car
Heritage
Heritage
Eco
Eco
Walking component
Walking component
Local guide
Local guide
Indigenous experience
Indigenous experience
Swimming
Swimming
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience

Itinerary

Departs
Cairns Airport
Returns
Cairns Airport

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1

Cairns

Flight included
Flight included

Flights arrive in Cairns where we meet our Fun Over Fifty host and take our transfers to our hotel for check-in. This evening we enjoy welcome drinks and dinner in 5 star luxury.

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2

Mossman Gorge

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Local guide
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Eco
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Walking component
Indigenous experience
Indigenous experience
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience

This morning we immerse ourselves in the local indigenous culture with a visit to the lush Mossman Gorge, where we meet our indigenous guide and set off through the enchanting rainforest on a guided nature walk. Learn about the ecosystem through the lens of Aboriginal culture as your guide relates Dreamtime stories and local tribal customs while pointing out plants used for traditional medicine and bush tucker. Witness the traditional welcome ‘smoking’ ceremony and enjoy traditional bush tea and damper. Next, we travel to Port Douglas where we enjoy lunch and time to wander the main street.

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Green Island

Local guide
Local guide
Eco
Eco
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Swimming
Boat
Boat
GGP
GGP

Discover the treasures of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on this half-day tour to Green Island, a protected coral cay. Cruise from Cairns aboard a luxury catamaran and enjoy ample time on the island to spend as you wish. Observe the underwater world where you might spot giant clams, tropical fish, and coral gardens aboard a glass-bottom boat. The waters around the island are home to a large population of sea turtles who are often found in the seagrass and reefs close to shore. This tropical island paradise is also home to over 120 plant species and vibrant bird life. After exploring the reef and island we return to Cairns where you can enjoy an afternoon at leisure.

** Lunch is at own expense today

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Chillagoe Caves

Local guide
Local guide
Eco
Eco
Indigenous experience
Indigenous experience
Walking component
Walking component
Heritage
Heritage

Embark on an outback trip on a fullday tour to Chillagoe Caves. We break for morning tea at the township of Dimbulah before making our way to Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park. Join a ranger guided tour and explore the Chillagoe Caves discovering fossilized remains of the ancient coral reefs over 400 million years old. Once an inland sea, these limestone labyrinths are a spectacular sight to see. We then visit the remains of the Chillagoe copper smelters and stop at Balancing Rock before our return to Cairns.

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Daintree National Park and Cape Tribulation

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Local guide
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Eco
Indigenous experience
Indigenous experience
Boat
Boat
GGP
GGP

Today we venture into the Daintree National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, part of one of Australia’s largest remaining stands of tropical rainforest with a last refuge for some unique plants and animals which have evolved here over many millions of years. Sit back and relax on a cruise along the Daintree River, spotting saltwater crocodiles, reptiles, exotic birds, and butterflies that make their home in the mangrove wetlands. Crossing the Daintree River by vehicular ferry, we make our way to Cape Tribulation. We stop and take in the spectacular views from Mount Alexandra Lookout, where on a clear day you can see all the way to the Great Barrier Reef. From here it’s on to Daintree Heritage Lodge for lunch before our afternoon offers leisure time to stroll along the white sandy beaches and boardwalk at Cape Tribulation.

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6

Cairns

Local guide
Local guide
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Travelling on the Kuranda Scenic Railway, learn about regional history as the train winds through Barron Gorge National Park and wraps around mountain curves for spectacular vistas. On arrival at Kuranda village, we join the Kuranda Riverboat for a 45-minute rainforest river cruise among Kuranda’s wet tropics. Sit back and relax as your guide point out flora and fauna along the Barron River. Enjoy time at the village markets before returning to Cairns via the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, offering an aerial view of the rain forest as you glide above the treetops. Tonight, we visit the Cairns Aquarium without the crowds, with special after-hours access. With a personal guide take in the best views of the sharks, rays, and tropical fish. We return to our hotel for farewell drinks and dinner.

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Cairns

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Enjoy one last Far North Queensland breakfast, maybe take some time to walk through the esplanade markets before we transfer to the airport for our respective flights home.

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