Gilligan's Guided East Coast!
East Coast Australia Guided Travel Package
Day One: Arrival into Cairns
Arrive at any time; Gilligan’s has a 24 hour reception and a free transfer between 8am and 8pm. If you arrive before 8.30pm one of our team can go through your itinerary and tickets and get you completely sorted!
Day Two: Great Barrier Reef Adventure and Dive
Departing nice and early you depart on a luxury vessel out to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for an awesome 5 hours on the outer Great Barrier Reef and have a go at an introductory or certified dive. Buffet BBQ lunch included. On your way back to Cairns enjoy a glass of wine and some live music.
Day Three: Cairns to Magnetic Island
Guided travel starts! Meeting at Gilligan’s, we travel by train south to Townsville, getting in around mid-afternoon and then take the ferry out to tropical ‘Maggie Island’. There is much to explore on the island, as nearly 50% of it is National Park with amazing beaches and abundant wildlife. There’s even wild koalas to see, if you don’t see these little buggers you seriously have got ya eyes shut!
Day Four: Free Day Magnetic Island
A free day to explore and check out the wildlife park which is included in your package as well as koala, snake, croc and bird photos.., do one of the many awesome walks, snorkel or jet ski (additional expense) in your free time in the afternoon
Day Five: Magnetic Island to Airlie Beach
In the morning your guide will join you on the Forts walk, or just relax by the pool. In the afternoon we travel back to the mainland on the ferry, then jump head south with your guide we travel down to the fun party tour on Airlie!
Day Six: Whitsundays Speedboat Adventure!
Get your thrill on an exhilarating speed boat, see all the main highlights of the Whitsundays including Whitehaven Beach, Hill inlet and Langford Reef. Lunch, stinger suit and boat trip all included! * upgrades available to overnight boats.
Day Seven: Travel Days: Airlie Beach to Emu Park
We have most of the day free in Airlie and then in the early evening we transfer to the train and travel to the coastal town of Emu Park
Day Eight: Emu Park Aussie Farm Experience
An all-round Aussie experience, that includes a ‘swagman’s’ dinner and a tour around the property. While at Emu Park you can sit around the resort pool or go on a turtle-spotting walk up to Bluff Point.
Day Nine: Emu Park to Rainbow Beach
We begin the day with an early morning bus transfer to head to Rainbow Beach, which iss a departure point for Fraser Island and has a beautiful beach to chill on, or we recommend walking up to Carlo Sand Blow with your guide for sunset or sunrise.
Day Ten, Eleven and Twelve: Fraser Island – 3 Day Tour
Today we head off for a three day tag along tour. This awesome adventure is a convoy of Toyota Land cruiser vehicles led by a guide, taking you all around this awesome island of lakes, rainforest and awesome sand blows. The point of difference? You drive! Providing you are over 21 with a license, if you don’t, don’t worry you can still go on as a passenger while your fellow travellers drive! You set up your tents as a group, prepare you food as a group and party as a group! This is an all-inclusive tour (except the $20 to hire a sleeping bag if you don’t have one) and it will be a massive tick off Australia’s must dos! Your three day tour will end back at Rainbow Beach for some drinks with your new found travel buddies.
Day Thirteen: Rainbow Beach – Noosa
We travel a bus through to Noosa for two nights, here you stop and can stop to see Noosa national Park as well as Australia Zoo!
Day Fourteen Noosa / Australia Zoo or Rock Pools
Well we have all heard of Steve Irwin right!? Well this is the family home of this legend. Also Australia’s largest wildlife park. See a croc being fed and snake shows and more. (Optional expense) or chill out on the beach or in the Rock Pools
Day Fifteen: To Byron bay
It’s time to part Noosa. We stop for a walk at the Queensland/NSW border crossing at Danger Point to stretch our legs, and check out the view of one of Australia’s best surf spots Snapper Rock, before heading onto our night stop at Australia’s coolest surf town, Byron Bay.
Day Sixteen: Free day Byron Bay
So many things to do so little time. You can walk to the light house for free, Australia’s most easterly point or head to the hippy town of Nimbin, Skydive or even a night vision tour. If all else fails the beach is unbeatable.
Day Seventeen: Byron Bay to Sydney
Time to say goodbye to the awesome seaside town and head to the rat race, but what a beautiful rat race it is! Say hello to the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.
Total Price just $2099
Contact the travel team or 1800 816 781
NOTE: Upgrades are available for the following
- Overnight Whitsunday trips from$180
- Surfers Paradise add on – 2 nights from $56
- Extra nights in Byron Bay – 2 nights from $60
- Spot X Surf Camp – 2 nights from $250
- Blue Mountains Day Tour $79
- Daintree National Park / Cape Tribulation from $159
- Tandem Skydiving from $280
Guided East Coast Australia Package
Starts every Saturday$2099.00
Ultimate guided travel
Overnight sailing, skydive and rainforest$2659.00
Upgrade to an overnight Whitsunday Sailing trip on a racing boat, a 14,000 ft beach skydive and a Cape Tribulation adventure on top of the already awesome guided travel trip!
This tour requires a bit more time in Cairns and its preferable to start/arrive n Cairns on a wednesday
Guided East Coast Dive
With 5 day PADI dive course$2729.00
upgrade from a day tour to an overnight 5 day dive course. Thee is not better place to get certified than the Great Barrier Reef
Please see the terms and conditions for medical questions to do with scuba diving.
Starts every Tuesday (other days available upon request)