North Queensland Getaway – Explore Chillagoe, The Great Barrier Reef, and the Daintree Rainforest

Welcome to a memorable North Queensland getaway where you’ll uncover the natural wonders of the Outback, the Great Barrier Reef, and the ancient Daintree Rainforest. This adventure takes you to two UNESCO World Heritage sites, offering a diverse and unforgettable experience.

Day 1: Outback and Chillagoe Caves


Your journey begins with a step back as you traverse the historic towns and rolling hills of North Queensland’s Outback. Keep your eyes peeled for unique Australian wildlife along the way. The tour takes you through Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park, which is rich in natural beauty and Aboriginal rock art.

Explore the spectacular limestone caves of Chillagoe and delve into the history of the copper smelters. Afterwards, enjoy a hearty lunch at a local outback pub before returning to Cairns.

Days 2 and 3 – Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

Prepare for an unparalleled experience as you embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Stay and live aboard the Reef Encounter, a floating hotel on the reef itself. Witness the reef’s beauty day and night, from stunning sunsets to mesmerising underwater wonders.

Snorkel and scuba dive in the crystal-clear waters, surrounded by vibrant coral and diverse marine life. Reef Encounter moves to different outer barrier reef sites during your stay, ensuring you explore the reef’s various facets. Transfers to Reef Encounter are provided daily via the vessel Reef Experience.

Day 4 – Daintree Rainforest

Daintree Rainforest

On the final day of your North Queensland getaway, venture to the Daintree Rainforest, the world’s oldest living rainforest. As you journey along one of Australia’s most scenic coastal roads, you’ll be treated to magnificent coastal rainforests and pristine tropical beaches.

Stop in charming seaside towns, explore the enchanting Mossman Gorge, and embark on a Daintree river cruise, where you’ll encounter impressive estuarine crocodiles and many wildlife. Enter the lush Daintree Rainforest, marvel at its towering green canopy, and capture the beauty with memorable photographs.

Your North Queensland getaway is an adventure of a lifetime, allowing you to discover this remarkable region’s diverse and breathtaking landscapes. Please note that the package includes one night’s accommodation, and our team is happy to assist you if you require additional lodging during your trip.

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