Day 1 - Bus to Rainbow Beach/Overnight bus Rainbow Beach
Jump on the bus from Brisbane to Rainbow Beach, where you will check in for 1 night.
Day 2-4 - 3 day/2 Night Fraser Island 4WD camping tour
Join a 3 day Fraser Island, Self Drive, Tag Along Tour. This is an amazing trip around this World Heritage Listed island with a chance to explore, swim in freshwater lakes and creeks, camp in the sand dunes and even have a go driving the 4WD vehicles (providing you have had your full driving licence for at least 1 year). This tour is all inclusive so there is nothing to pay for food, ferries, petrol, etc. Once you have finished the tour, you will check back into the hostel in Rainbow Beach for 1 more night. Please note that to join this tour you must be at least 21 years old, and have held a full manual drivers license for 6 months. Please bring your license with you to be able to join!
Day 5 - Overnight Bus to Airlie Beach
Today you have the day free to explore Rainbow Beach. Tonight, jump on the overnight bus from Rainbow Beach to Airlie Beach.
Day 6 - Arrive Airlie Beach/ Overnight Airlie Beach
Arrive in Airlie Beach and check into the hostel for 1 night. You will also need to check in for your boat trip on this day. Explore the tropical paradise and Airlie Beach. Soak in some summer sun or pickle your liver with some beach-side cocktails.
Day 7 - 2 day/2 Night Whitsundays Sailing Adventure
This tour offers time to explore the islands, including time to relax at the magnificent Whitehaven Beach, walk to famous Hill Inlet Lookout and experience two snorkelling stops on the fringing coral reefs which extend right from the edge of the islands. This itinerary will cover around 100kms around the islands and is achieved in this time due to the sailing performance and ability of your Maxi Yacht to sail faster than other charter yachts can go, even when they use a motor, which is also really friendly for the environment as we use wind power. You'll be fed well with afternoon tea, pre-dinner snacks and dinner today. Bring Your Own alcohol so long as it's not glass. Spend your first night of fun under the stars of the Southern Hemisphere.
Meals Included : Dinner
Day 8 - Whitsundays Sailing Adventure
Not only will you visit the famous Whitehaven Beach on this trip but you will also get to the Northern end of the Whitsundays where the best fringing coral reefs in the Whitsundays are found - namely Langford Reef and Mantaray Bay. For guests who want to be involved, help the crew set the sails, have a turn on the wheel and get some amazing sailing photos. The Captain and crew will provide you with plenty of information on the Whitsunday Islands and the Marine Park. Meals today include breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, pre-dinner snack AND dinner. Are you full yet?
Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 9 - Whitsundays Sailing Adventure
Wake up on your final morning to that clear sea air before it's time for more thrilling sailing back to Airlie Beach. Pass along the western coast of Whitsunday Island, through Hook Passage and follow the eastern coast of Hook Island, passing the Molle Islands allowing you further opportunity for snorkelling and swimming. Arrive back to Airlie Beach at approximately 11am.
Meals Included : Breakfast
Day 10 - Bus to Cairns/Overnight Cairns
Board the bus up to Cairns. On arrival in Cairns, you will check into a central hostel for 2 nights.
Days 11 - 1 Day Great Barrier Reef Cruise/Overnight Cairns
Cruise to first Outer Barrier Reef Location Passions of Paradise has a selection of more than 24 superior outer reef locations to choose from. Each day we will select the two best sites tailored to the weather conditions to give our guests the best possible experience. Lunch is served on-board; enjoy a sumptuous hot and cold buffet lunch including a selection of fresh salads and tropical fruits. Lunch is prepared daily by our chef on-board the vessel for maximum freshness and taste. Vegetarians are catered for daily. 12:45pm Depart First Outer Barrier Reef Location. Spending from 1pm - 2:45pm at the second Outer Barrier Reef Location. Between 3pm and 4:45pm (approx) is time to enjoy a cold beverage on the way home as we hoist the sales and sail back to Cairns. Enjoy our marine life presentation in our air conditioned saloon or soak up the sun on our boom nets
Meals Included : Lunch
Day 12 - Check out, trip ends
Check out of the hostel to finish your trip!