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Which Australian tour should I do?

25 Nov 2011 Karen asked


Reefs and Rainforests (start Sydney) is 20 days.

Beaches and Reefs is the same tour but for 17 days and excludes Cairn.

Coast and Whitsundays is the same tour but for 14 days and excludes Cairns and Cape Tribulation.

Should I just go for the 20 day and see as much as possible? Help please! :-)

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  • 29 Nov 2011 TEA54!! said


    Hi Karen,
    I’m doing Coast to Whitsundays tour starting Syd 2 Jan. It looks awesome. Because I am going in the middle of summer I decided not to do the longer one as Cairns gets REALLY hot and humid in summer.

    Either tour you will have a blast!


  • 29 Nov 2011 Karen said


    Thanks Nance for responding! I would be going in July so it will be winter there. Do you think its worth doing the longer tour then?

  • 29 Nov 2011 TEA54!! said


    Yes definately!! It will still be quite warm at the top end. Where are you coming from?

  • 29 Nov 2011 Explorer1326280 said


    its cool but I went when I want a child.

  • 29 Nov 2011 Karen said


    I’m coming from NY and I’m a teacher so I only have long vacations in July and August. I’m planning on going to New Zealand after Australia.

  • 1 Dec 2011 TEA54!! said


    You will need your snow clothes for NZ lol. Awesome ski season over there apparently :)

  • 1 Dec 2011 Karen said


    I have a colleague who is from NZ and she is going out there this summer. She agreed to take me in and show me around. I’m so excited that I’m going to have my own tour guide! I’m just wondering how I’m going to take everything I need!

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