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Cape to Coast

with Sailing

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The one that takes you through beaches, bushwalks and reefs, with a sailing trip through the wondrous Whitsundays

14 Days
9 places

Visiting Cairns, Cape Tribulation, Whitsundays, Noosa Everglades, Byron Bay, Sydney, Fraser Island, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Hosanna Farm

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Travel Style

In-Depth Explorer


  • Stop at Alexandra Lookout Photo Stop
  • Jungle Surfing (ziplining)
  • Guided walk - guided walk up to lookout of Rainforest meets the Reef & Marrdja Boardwalk
  • Only $200 deposit to secure your spot today
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What's included?

13 nights accommodation

9 nights in Hostel, 2 nights in Boat, 2 nights in Special Stay - Eco Camp

Hostel-style accommodation with a Special Stay at an Eco Camp in the Noosa Everglades (complete with kangaroos). With accommodation this centrally located you'll be right in the action and ready to enjoy your days after a comfy night's sleep.

19 Meals

13 Breakfast, 4 Dinner, 2 Lunch

We'll provide 19 of your meals and the rest are up to you. Food is an important part of any holiday so we want you to have all of the opportunities to explore modern Australian cuisine and local eats. Our TM's will always be on hand with their must-try meal recommendations.


Expert Trip Manager, Driver and Local Guides

A highly trained Trip Manager who brings your adventure to life. An expert driver who knows foreign roads better than Google Maps. Local Guides who make tourist traps a thing of the past. This is your team. Smart, friendly, fun, and integral to everything we do.


All transport included during the trip

Australia isn't the easiest land to traverse, but we know this wild island better than most. Whether it's internal flights, scenic local trains or air conditioned coaches, our included transport will speed you from A-B in comfort, safety and style.


14 included, 15 optional that you can add


- Go jungle surfing (ziplining) through the world's oldest rainforest at Cape Tribulation*
- Ogle at the postcard setting of Port Douglas, where high-end resorts sit between the jungle and the sea
- Learn about aboriginal culture with a Dreamtime walk and 'bushtucker' survival skills at Tjapukai
- Cruise to the outer barrier and explore the majesty & marine life of the Great Barrier Reef*
- Sail across the spectacular Sydney Harbour on a sunset cruise or by jetboat*
- Spend a night adrift on a sailing boat, stopping at the world renowned beach of Whitehaven

*This experience is a Free Time Add-on and not included in trip costs
Wild nights & wildlife await you on Australia's East Coast. Zip through the rainforest canopies, experience the pristine beauty of sailing the Whitsundays as well as life on a farm, koalas & kangaroos and snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef. Hit up Byron Bay, serving up some of the best surf, sand & beach vibes in the world.

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Cape to Coast with Sailing

14 Inclusions

Experiences that are included with your trip

  • Stop at Alexandra Lookout Photo Stop
  • Guided walk - guided walk up to lookout of Rainforest meets the Reef & Marrdja Boardwalk
  • Lunch time stop Port Douglas (own expense)
  • Tjapukai - Dreamtime Experience
  • Train: Airlie Beach to Cairns
  • Whitsundays Sailing
  • Included Flight: Airlie Beach to Noosa
  • Fraser Island Day Trip
  • Visit Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary - and see native Australian animals including kangaroos, emus, crocodiles, dingoes & Tasmanian devils
  • Visit Hosanna Farm (Morning Tea Damper and Billy Tea)
  • Included Surf Lesson
  • Included Flight: Byron Bay to Sydney
  • Sunset Cruise on Sydney Harbour
  • Visit the Majestic Blue Mountains

15 Free Time Add-Ons

The things that worth to be done on this trip

  • Jungle Surfing (ziplining) A$ 99.00
  • AJ Hackett Bungy Jump A$ 165.00
  • White Water Rafting A$ 135.00
  • Skyrail Day trip & visit the tropical hippie village of Kuranda From A$105
  • Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome Entry plus one ZOOM activity $45
  • Koala photo at Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome $28
  • Great Barrier Reef Cruise A$189
  • Byron Bay Kayaking A$ 58.00
  • Beer Tasting at Stone and Wood (famous Byron Bay brewery) A$ 31.00
  • Phillip Foote Dinner - "Cook your own BBQ" A$ 38.00
  • Australian Wine Tasting at Handpicked Wines Cellar Door A$ 40.00
  • Jetboat on the Harbour A$ 60.00
  • Sydney Bike Tour A$ 80.00
  • Taronga Zoo A$ 47.00
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb pre booked via reservations team A$ 250.00


Nights spent per location
1 night
Cape Tribulation
4 nights
2 nights
2 nights
Noosa Everglades
Fraser Island
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Hosanna Farm
2 nights
Byron Bay
2 nights
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Are flights included in my trip?

International flights to/from the destination your trip starts and ends in are not included in the cost of the trip, and must be purchased separately. You can book these independently if you want to shop around for the best quote, or through your travel agent.

Any flights you take during your Contiki are included in the cost of your trip. On certain Australian trips we use planes to get you from A to B as quickly as possible, and all of this is included.

What documents do I need to travel?

Depending on your nationality, you may require visas to enter Australia & New Zealand. You are fully responsible for obtaining all necessary visas prior to the departure of your trip. Contiki is not legally permitted to knowingly allow anybody who does not have a valid visa (if required) to join a trip. Visa & other entry & exit conditions such as currency, arrival/ departure taxes, customs & quarantine regulations change regularly, so make sure you stay up-to-date before you travel. See here for more info:
It is also essential that you have any necessary vaccinations & comply with all laws of the countries visited.

What are the luggage restrictions?

On our Australia & New Zealand trips, you can bring one bag or suitcase of 73cm x 50cm x 25cm (29” x 20” x 10”), with a max weight of 20kg (44lbs) plus one piece of hand luggage suitable as a carry-on for flights.

What do the Contiki team do?

People are at the heart of everything we do, and our team is what makes our trips the best. Our worldwide On-Road Team, locally based staff & network of Local Guides are all extensively trained & widely travelled, & are the best in the business. But we know it’s not just about training, it’s about passion & our team have it in their blood. 
Your Trip Manager is like your walking, talking guidebook – just for you. They plan your itinerary every day, organise your food and accomodation and book your Free Time Add ons, and because they know everything about where you’re going, you will too. Your Drivers are the experts on getting you from A to B efficiently and safely in Australia & New Zealand. They know their way around like the back of their hands & they’ll drop you at your door & unload your bags for you. Local Guides provide specialist knowledge when you need it, like when you’re journeying into the bush, and will always help you avoid the tourist traps.


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