Melbourne to Cairns East Coast Map
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Melbourne to Cairns ULTIMATE East Coast Tour Package – 41 days

$2,895.00$3,401.00

Transport:
Mixed (Bus, 4X4, Boat)
Difficulty:
Easy
Accom:
Mixed(Dorm Share and Camping)
Duration:
41 days, 40 nights
Food:
Some Meals
Guided?:
While on activities/tours
Departs:
Daily
Arrives:
Cairns on day 41
Explore The Ultimate East Coast of Australia with the most popular activities and tours included!

This is the ultimate adventure up the East Coast of Australia with all the must do tours and sightseeing included!

You’ll explore Great Ocean Road, the penguins parade,the Blue Mountains and Learn the Surfing skills you need in Spot X to take with you up the coast!

Visit Movie world, Sea World and Wet and Wild on the Gold Coast before checking out Australia Zoo! Drive a four wheel drive on the famous Fraser Island and Become a Castaway in 1770!

It doesn’t stop there! You’ll Sail around the Whitsunday in style and discover Magnetic Island. Adventure through the Atherton Table lands and snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef!

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

Includes:

**Simply choose below if you want to drive between destinations or add in a Greyhound Bus Pass!

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

Clinton little face “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!”  – Clinton – One Stop Adventures Travel Expert

Want to Customize your trip? Email us at info@onestopadventures.com.au and tell us what you would like to add or remove on this package.

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Description

  • Explore Melbourne, Sydney, Byron Bay, Surfers Paradise, Brisbane, Noosa, 1770/Agnes Water, Rainbow Beach, Airlie Beach, Magnetic Island and Cairns!
  • Visit the Great Ocean Road, One of the top ten drives in the world
  • Visit the little penguins at Phillip Island
  • Visit Australia's most popular national park - the Blue Mountains
  • Learn to Surf at Spot X!
  • Explore Fraser island in a Tag Along Tour!
  • Sail and cruise around the Whitsundays over 2 nights!
  • Visit the Great Barrier Reef!
  • Enjoy the waterfalls and Forest in the Atherton Tablelands!

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

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

Melbourne to cairns tour itinerary

Day 1 - Melbourne

Arrive in Melbourne at any time, check into your hostel and most likely recover from your long flight or if you have the energy go out and explore at your own leisure!

Day 2 - Melbourne

Today is a free day to explore Melbourne at your own leisure.

Day 3 - The Great Ocean Road  (Lunch)

Learn the history of the great ocean road while marveling at the coast line. You will visit Loch Ard Gorge,  see the famous Twelve Apostles and more in this great day tour.

*Tour intinerary may vary slightly due to weather.

Day 4 - Melbourne

Today is a free day to explore Melbourne at your own leisure

Day 5 - Phillip Island Tour (Lunch)

Phillip Island  day tour is a great opportunity to learn more about Austrian wildlife while visiting a conservation park, different lookout and the famous penguins parade.

*Tour itinerary may vary slightly due to weather.

Day 6 - Melbourne to Sydney

Today you have free time to explore Melbourne before taking an overnight bus to Sydney (or you can drive to Sydney this day if self driving)

Day 7 - Sydney

Arrive in Sydney early in the morning, the rest of the day is free to explore at your leisure

Day 8 - Blue mountains tour (Lunch)

You will have the chance to see in this full day tour the Featherdale Wildlife Park, the Blue Mountains National Park, Wentworth Falls the Three Sisters and more!

** a medium level of fitness is required to join this trip

Day 9 - Sydney

Today is a free day to Explore Sydney at your own leisure

Day 10-  Sydney to Spot X Surf Camp 

Enjoy a full day in Sydney before hopping on an overnight bus to Spot X Surf Camp

Day 11 - Spot X Surf Camp (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Arrive and begin Learning to Surf at Spot X Surf Camp

Day 12 - Spot X Surf Camp (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Continue Learning to Surf!

Day 13 - Spot X to Byron Bay

Travel to Byron Bay, it is now time to relax!!!

Day 14 - Byron Bay

Keep relaxing on the beach! If you want you can hire a surf board, go on a kayak tour to see the dolphins or visit Nimbin (extra cost)

Day 15 - Byron Bay

Keep relaxing on the beach! If you want you can hire a surf board, go on a kayak tour to see the dolphins or visit Nimbin (extra cost)

Day 16 - Byron Bay to Surfers Paradise

Checkout of your hostel and make your way to Surfers Paradise where you will spend 3 nights

Day 17 - Surfers Paradise

Today is yours to explore at your own leisure. We suggest visiting theme parks or the beach!

Day 18 - Surfers Paradise

Today is yours to explore at your own leisure. We suggest visiting theme parks or the beach!

Day 19 - Surfers Paradise to Brisbane

Travel to Brisbane and spend the afternoon exploring

Day 20 - Brisbane

Explore Brisbane City!

Day 21 - Brisbane to Noosa

Travel to Noosa and hit the beach!

Day 22 - Noosa

Chill in Noosa

Day 23 - Noosa

Get your tan on at the beach in Noosa!!

Day 24 - Noosa to Rainbow Beach

Travel to Rainbow Beach, Safety Briefing at 4pm

Day 15 - 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 26 - 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 27 - Fraser island (Breakfast, Lunch)

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 4pm (depending on tides).

Day 28 - 1770/Agnes Water

Travel to 1770 and chill out

Day 29 - 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 new found friends!

Day 30 - 1770/Agnes Water to Airlie beach

Checkout of the Hostel and relax on the beach before your departure to Airlie Beach

( We suggest you to choose an Overnight Bus to Airlie Beach to save on accommodation and time)

Day 31 - Airlie Beach

Arrive in Airlie Beach, Chill at the Airlie Beach Lagoon. Check in for Whitsundays tour

Day 32 - The Whitsundays (Dinner)

Begin 2 days 2 nights Whitsundays sailing, Sleep on the boat itinerary will depend on the boat you choose, click the Whitsunday Boat Options tab to check out the boats and their itineraries

Day 33 - The Whitsundays (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Whitsundays sailing, Sleep on the boat itinerary will depend on the boat you choose, click the Whitsunday boat options tab to check out the boats and their itineraries

Day 34 - Return to Airlie Beach (Breakfast)

Return to Airlie Beach this day and celebrate being back on land

Day 35 - Airlie Beach to Magnetic Island 

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

Day 36 - Magnetic Island 

Second day in Magnetic Island. You can relax, go snorkelling or visit the Koala Sanctuary.

Day 37 - Magnetic Island to Cairns

Ferry to Townsville, travel to Cairns where you will spend the next 4 nights in a hostel

Day 38 - Great Barrier Reef (Lunch)

Day Cruise on the Great Barrier Reef with snorkelling and lunch included

Day 39 - Cairns

Free day in Cairns to do as you please!

Day 40 - Atherton Tablelands (Lunch)

1 day tour to the Atherton tablelands. Bring your swimming gear as you will visit loads of Waterfalls and waterslides through the magnificent rainforest.

Day 41 - Trip Complete!

You are free to travel onwards at anytime this day.

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 Catmaran with a spa on deck and neon lights on the bottom to attract dolphins and squid with a maximum 18 guests

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Click here to Learn more about the James Bond Boat

The Party Boat

The Atlantic Clipper is a tallship 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 of the availability. They are both cool Catamaran with an awesome crew and a maximum of  21 to 23 guests.

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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

*All Bookings Subject to Availability One Stop Adventures is unable to book accommodation in Sydney and Byron Bay over the Christmas and New Year Period. Use the live chat or email info@onestopadventures.com.au to check availability and confirm dates.

**To Drive on Fraser Island You Must be 21 years of age or older**

What you need to bring: Water, hat, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, warm and cool clothing, flashlight, toiletries, rain jacket, camera, towel, insect repellent, and a sense of adventure!

Itinerary will depend on 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.

You can also purchase this package open dated and organise the tours and accommodation at your own leisure while you travel.

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 elect 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 Accommodation will i be staying at? 

A: You will be staying in dorm rooms at 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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