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Melbourne to Cairns Adrenaline East Coast Tour Package – 29 days

$2,735.00$3,185.00

Transport:
Mixed (Bus, 4X4, Boat)
Difficulty:
Medium
Accom:
Mixed(Dorm Share and Camping)
Duration:
29 days, 28 nights
Food:
Some Meals
Guided?:
While on activities/tours
Departs:
Daily
Arrives:
Cairns, day 29
Feel the thrill with the 29 day Melbourne to Cairns Adrenaline East Coast package!

You will get your blood pumping with this action packed journey from Melbourne to Cairns! Jumping from an aeroplane up to 15,000ft high in the sky, bungy jumping off Australia’s highest bungy tower and white water rafting down the mighty Tully River. The adrenaline does not stop there, you will have the chance to live a unique experience of indoor skydiving!

Starting in Melbourne, nominated the best city of the world several years, this adventure also includes a city harbour tour of Sydney on a jet boat, a surf lesson in Byron Bay, a sailing trip on the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsundays as well as four wheel driving on the famous Fraser Island and becoming a biker in 1770!

This great value package includes all accommodation, tours and most meals while on tours! What are you waiting for? Explore the East Coast of Australia Today!

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*You can do this trip in the reverse direction, click here*

“Our East Coast packages offer the best tours, trips and accommodation at an amazing price! We’ve been sending people up and down the East Coast of Australia for years and are 100% confident you will have an amazing time on any of our packages. You can keep all your tours, buses and accommodation open dated or give us the date you want to start and we’ll book everything for you! If you want to add or take anything out just contact us for a custom quote!” Liz – One Stop Adventures Travel Expert

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Description

  • Experience the top Adrenaline experiences of Australia
  • Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef
  • Sail and cruise around the Whitsundays
  • 3 hour Motorbike Tour in 1770
  • Explore Fraser Island
  • Discover the unique Indoor Skydive with IFLY
  • Learn to surf in the chilled out town Byron Bay
  • Explore Sydney Harbour on an action packed jet boat!
  • Discover Melbourne with all its restaurants and bars in the laneways

Below is an example calendar and written itinerary. However, your itinerary will depend on the availability of tours and accommodation from your start date.

One Stop Adventures will always endeavour to make sure you have the best itinerary and time possible.

Melbourne to Cairns East Coast itinerary

Day 1 –  Melbourne

Arrive in Melbourne at your convenience and explore the city as you please!

Day 2 – Melbourne

Today s a free day, you can explore more suburbs around the city or add an activity like Great Ocean Road.

Day 3 –  Melbourne to Sydney 

Today you have a full day in Melbourne before hopping on an overnight bus to Sydney

Day 4 – Sydney

Arrive in Sydney in the morning, check-in to your accommodation and discover the city.

Day 5 – Sydney  -Jet Boating

Discover the Sydney Harbour with high adrenaline on a 30 minutes jet boat! You will see the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, the Taronga Zoo while spinning on the jet boat.

Day 6 –  Sydney to Byron Bay

It is your last day in Sydney. You will catch a late night bus to Byron Bay.

Day 7 – Byron Bay

Arrive in Byron Bay in the morning and spend the rest of the day to explore this hippy town at your leisure. You can go for an adventure and enjoy a scenic walk to the lighthouse.

Day 8 – Byron Bay  -Surf lesson

Today you will familiarise with the local sport: SURF! You will have a group lesson with an instructor giving you the best tips to become a good surfer.

Day 9 – Byron Bay to Gold Coast (Surfer Paradise)

Travel from Byron Bay to the Gold Coast – the afternoon is yours to relax or explore!

Day 10 – Gold Coast (Surfer Paradise) – IFLY Indoor Skydiving

Today you will experience the mind blowing indoor skydiving!!  No parachute or plane needed, you will walk into the giant glass wind tunnel and let the wind soar you effortlessly into the air. It is an experience you will never forget!

Day 11 – Gold Coast (Surfer Paradise) to Rainbow Beach 

Travel from Gold Coast to Rainbow Beach, the afternoon is yours to relax or explore!

Day 12 – Rainbow Beach

Spend the day to explore the town and its beautiful beach. You will need to be back at your accommodation for a safety briefing at 4:00pm regarding your Fraser Island tour.

Day 13 – Fraser Island (Lunch, Dinner)

Today you begin your Fraser Island tour! The morning of departure is a pretty hectic time, with excitement everywhere, we will again split you up into your groups and ask you to work together in checking off all your food to make sure it is all there before you go. You will pack your food into the eskies, alcohol into cool boxes, do a full vehicle inspection including checking all camping and cooking equipment is provided and then do a full driver briefing outlining the most important aspects of driving on soft sand and how to use the gears. Then it’s off you go!!

Day 14 – Fraser Island (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Due to tide times and changing conditions, the itinerary of the tour will forever change in terms of where you go, on what days but know that the experience of the lead driver will ensure you get to see the most important and beautiful sights on Fraser Island. Some of these should include Lake McKenzie, Lake Wabby, Eli Creek, Champagne Pool, Indian Head and The Maheno Shipwreck to name but a few. You will only set up camp the one time and travel back to this area every evening so you can sit down, relax with a drink and cook your evening meals without the hassles of having to relocate every time.

Day 15 – Return to Rainbow Beach

Due to tide times and changing conditions, the itinerary of the tour will forever change in terms of where you go, on what days but know that the experience of the lead driver will ensure you get to see the most important and beautiful sights on Fraser Island. Some of these should include Lake McKenzie, Lake Wabby, Eli Creek, Champagne Pool, Indian Head and The Maheno Shipwreck to name but a few. You will only set up camp the one time and travel back to this area every evening so you can sit down, relax with a drink and cook your evening meals without the hassles of having to relocate every time.

On the third and final day, you will arrive back into Rainbow Beach approximately around 4:00pm (depending on tides).

Day 16 – Rainbow Beach to Agnes Water/1770 

Make your way to Agnes Water/1770 and check-in to your accommodation. You can spend the rest of the day to relax on the beach or go exploring.

Day 17 – Motorbike Tour with Scooteroo 

Check-in at Southern Cross Backpackers to start your quick training before to get on your bike. Hit the country roads around Agnes Water and see kangaroos in the wild. Watch the start of the sunset and cruise back to enjoy a fun night with newfound friends!

Day 18 – Agnes Water/1770 to Airlie Beach 

Relax in 1770/Agnes Water for the day before hopping on the overnight bus to Airlie Beach

Day 19 – Airlie Beach 

Arrive in Airlie Beach, check-in at your accommodation and also check in with the operator for the Whitsundays (you will have all the instruction on your voucher). Spend the rest of the day to explore the town.

Day 20– The Whitsundays (Lunch)

Do an early check-in for your Whitsunday tour. Begin 2 days 2 nights Whitsundays sailing around the magnificent 74 tropical islands!

Day 21 – The Whitsundays (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 

Continue exploring the Whitsundays!

Day 22 – Return to Airlie Beach (Breakfast)

Arrive back to Airlie Beach and celebrate being back on dry land!

Day 23 – Airlie Beach to Magnetic Island (Dinner)

Travel to Townsville and catch the ferry to Magnetic Island. Your stay includes the ferry return, 2 nights of accommodation, 1 breakfast, 1 dinner, 1 complimentary drink

Day 24 – Magnetic Island (Breakfast)

The second day on Magnetic Island. You can relax, hire a topless convertible car or visit the Koalas Sanctuary.

Day 25 – Magnetic Island to Cairns

Catch the Ferry from Magnetic Island to Townsville and travel to Cairns.

Day 26 – The Great Barrier Reef (Lunch)

Enjoy a magnificent day cruise on the Great Barrier Reef with snorkelling, intro dive and lunch included

Day 27 – Tully White Water Rafting (Lunch)

Wake up early to be picked up at your accommodation and experience a full day of White Water Rafting on the Tully River!

Day 28 – Bungy and Skydive

Yes, that is correct, you will bungy jump off a 50-metre tower and skydive 15,000 ft in the same day! Pickup and drop off to your accommodation included.

Day 29 – Cairns

It is the end of your journey, check out of your hostel and you are free to travel onward at any time.

 

The Adventure Boat

A maxi sailing adventure on the British Defender, Condor, Boomerang, Broomstick with 28 guests maximum

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Click here to learn more about the Adventure Boat 

The James Bond Boat

The Powerplay is a sleek catamaran with a spa on deck and neon lights on the bottom to attract dolphins and squid with a maximum of 18 guests

Whitsundays Powerplay Catamaran Powerplay Whitsundays Jumping off Powerplay Blue lights

Click here to learn more about the James Bond Boat

The Party Boat

The Atlantic Clipper is a tall ship with an inflatable slide, spa on deck, dive board and a maximum of 55 guests

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Click here to learn more about the Party Boat

The Budget Boat

We usually choose between Wings or Tongarra as budget boat depending on the availability. They are both cool catamarans with an awesome crew and a maximum of  21 to 23 guests.

whitsundays TongarraWings Whitsundays Cabin on TongarraNational Parks Whitsundays

Click here to learn more about the Budget Boat

These are our favourite boats to include on your East Coast adventure though you can do the trip on any boat you want!

Click here to check out all the Whitsunday Boat Options

*To drive on Fraser Island you must be 21 years of age or older (please note if you don’t have a drivers licence or don’t want to drive you can be a passenger)

What to bring:

  • Water
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Warm and cool clothing
  • Flashlight
  • Toiletries
  • Rain jacket
  • Camera
  • Towel
  • Insect repellent
  • A sense of adventure!

Luggage restrictions: 20 kg max

Q: Is this a fully guided tour?

A: No, This is a combination of accommodation and separate tours that we organise for you. You need to choose how you travel between your destinations whether by bus or driving. You can then choose to have open dated tickets or select a starting date and we’ll organise everything and send you an itinerary!

Q: Can I change anything?

A: Of course, just call or email us and we can organise a custom package in no time and set you on your adventure.

Q: Will I meet lots of people this way?

A: Definitely, this is the most popular way of travelling and experiencing Australia’s East Coast, so no matter if you’re on tour or on a bus or in a hostel you’ll make lots of new friends.

Q: What’s the difference between Greyhound and Premier Buses?

A: Greyhound has new buses with Wi-Fi, USB plugs for charging devices and up to 3 departures per day, Premier has older buses with usually 1 departure a day.

Q: What accommodation will I be staying at? 

A: You will be staying in dorm rooms at the accommodation we book for you, we use accommodation that we know are awesome because we’ve been sending people there for years. If you would like to stay somewhere in particular just let us know and we will do our best to make it happen.

If you would like to stay in private rooms, get in touch with us and we can make a custom package for you.


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