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Tropical Cairns and Green Island Getaway

Queensland

Coach
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Eco
Eco

Tour summary

Fly into Cairns and indulge in 2 nights in Reef Suites on pristine Green Island in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Included activities to take at your leisure include snorkelling, guided walks, glass bottom boat, kayaking and more. Back on the mainland there’s 3 more nights in 5 star luxuries at the Shangri-La in Cairns. Visit Mossman Gorge for a Dreamtime cultural walk, ride the Kuranda Scenic Railway, and visit beautiful Port Douglas.

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

14th August 2021

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Tropical Cairns and Green Island Getaway

Tour pricing

Twin Share
$
3850
pp
Sole Use
$
5350
pp
Deposit:
$1000 per person
Sole Use:
Green Guest Policy:
Save $20 Per Person Twin Share or $40 Sole Use
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.

N.B. 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.

Tour inclusions

  • Return economy class flights to Cairns from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide
  • 4 nights 5 star in Cairns
  • 2 nights on Green Island in Reef Suites and including catamaran transfers to and from the island, sunset drinks, snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef, glass bottom boat tours, fish feeding demonstration, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking and guided nature walk
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway in Gold Class with dedicated attendant service, lounge-style chairs in ambient, historical carriage décor
  • Army Duck amphibious vehicle rainforest journey
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway ride over the Barron Gorge National Park, in the Wet Tropics of Queensland’s World Heritage Area
  • Daintree National Park
  • Mossman Gorge indigenous guided walk and welcome ‘smoking’ ceremony
  • Port Douglas visit
  • 15 meals
  • Locally operated comfort plus coach travel

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
Cable car
Cable car
Coach
Coach
Boat
Boat
Eco experience
Eco experience
Flight included
Flight included
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience
Heritage
Heritage
Indigenous experience
Indigenous experience
GGP
GGP
Local guide
Local guide
Rail journey
Rail journey
Walking component
Walking component

Itinerary

Departs
Fly into Cairns Airport
Returns
Fly out of Cairns Airport

Day

1

Cairns

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Coach
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Flight included

Flights arrive in Cairns late afternoon, where we are transferred to our hotel for check in. This evening we enjoy dinner in 5 star luxury.

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2

Green Island

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Enjoy a leisurely start to today. We check out of our rooms and take a short 500m stroll from the hotel to the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal for our launch to Green Island, just 45 minutes across the Coral Sea by fast catamaran. This beautiful island is a coral cay within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park; one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. On arrival, enjoy some free time to wander the island before we regroup for lunch and then check into our Reef Suites. This evening we come together to enjoy a drink at sunset before a sumptuous dinner.

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Green Island

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Today is at your leisure. The resort offers the use of snorkelling equipment, glass bottom boat tours, fish feeding presentations, chairs and umbrellas for lazing on the beach, windsurfing, canoes and kayaks and guided nature walks. Green Island is one place that you can walk off the beach and paddle a very short distance to glide above the colourful reef below. The waters around the island are home to a large population of sea turtles, and this tropical island paradise is also home to over 120 plant species and vibrant bird life.

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Cairns

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Boat
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Eco experience
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Swimming

Wake up to paradise once again and listen to the early morning bird calls that ring out across the island. Take the morning at leisure to soak up the perfect tropical Queensland weather. With an average temperature of 26 degrees, you will surely want to take another dip in the ocean, another opportunity to snorkel and see the abundant sea life. At 12pm, we bid the island farewell and board the catamaran for our launch back to tropical Cairns. On arrival at the marina, we take a short walk back to the hotel, leave our luggage with concierge and then the rest of the day is yours to spend as you wish.

**Lunch is at own expense today

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Cairns

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Travelling Gold Class on the Kuranda Scenic Railway, enjoy a premium experience offering extra comfort and little bit of luxury. Wind your way from Cairns to Kuranda through stunning rainforest, beautiful waterfalls and past steep canyons. We stop at Barron Falls station to view this mighty waterfall. At Kuranda we take a trip of a lifetime and venture through the rainforest on an authentic Amphibious World War 2 Army Duck, where our guide explains about and points out ancient ferns and trees. Our afternoon takes us flying over the rainforest in a gondola back down to Cairns.

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Daintree National Park

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Eco experience
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Food & Wine experience
GGP
GGP
Heritage
Heritage

This morning we travel into the Daintree National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Mossman Gorge is one of the world’s oldest rainforest, dating back more than 130 million years. Immerse yourself in the local indigenous culture and take part in an Aboriginal welcome ceremony, then set out on a fascinating guided Dreamtime walk through the Mossman Gorge, including a traditional bush tea. 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. Next we travel to Port Douglas, where we are given free time to purchase our own lunch and browse the nick-nack shops in the main street.

**Lunch is at own expense today.

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Flights home from 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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Our Gold Class coaches have a seat capacity of between 44 and 46, but we cap Gold Class tours at 40 guests per tour. Our Diamond Class tours have a capacity of just 26 guests. Other tour types may have different capacities depending on the transport and destination. Please get in touch with our team if you have any questions about a specific tour.

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