East Coast Australia in Style

10 days,Sydney to Cairns

Learn to surf in Byron Bay with a local expert, sail the Sydney harbour in a racing yacht, relax on a full-day Whitsunday Islands cruise, learn firsthand about Aboriginal culture and history in the Daintree Rainforest

This comfort-minded journey up Australia’s eastern shore delivers the wonders of the region to you in fine style. Using a diverse range of transport—trains, yachts, surfboards—and resort-style lodgings, you’ll sample world-class wines, wander through rainforests and even learn how to catch a few waves (and a few fish). Plus, we keep your group size intentionally small so it feels less like travelling with a herd and more like exploring with great new friends.

What's Included

  • Sydney harbour yacht ride
  • Sydney orientation walk
  • Included surfing lessons with a local (Byron Bay)
  • Yoga lesson
  • Full-day Whitsunday Islands sailing trip
  • Scenic train journey to Cairns
  • Aboriginal dreamtime walk through the Daintree Rainforest at Mossman Gorge
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches. (Allow AUD300-400 for meals not included.)
  • Private bus/van, plane, local bus, ferry, yacht, train, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 12.
  • Comfort hotels (5 nts), beach resort/hotels (4 nts).

Add to Your Experience

Byron Bay Skydiving

See beautiful Byron Bay in a unique way, from up to 15,000ft in the air to be exact. Take the skydiving leap and spot gorgeous beaches and mountains from a viewpoint you'll never forget.

Sydney Bridge Climb

Climb to the summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, 134m above sea level, while an expert guide tells you stories about the history and construction of the bridge. The panoramic view of Australia's central city will take your breath away. Soak in amazing panoramic city views of Sydney at the top!


Day 1Sydney

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Sydney(1B, 1L)

Explore Sydney with a walk along the harbour to the iconic Sydney Opera House and the Rocks area. Have an early lunch before boarding a sleek former Americas Cup racing yacht for a thrilling 2.5hr sail on one of the world’s finest harbours.

Day 3Sydney/Byron Bay(1B)

Fly to the famous surf and arts town of Byron.

Day 4Byron Bay(1B)

On Day 4, stretch out with an introductory yoga warm-up before meeting a local surf legend, learn about the culture of surfing in the area, and try it yourself. Enjoy free time for optional sea kayaking, whale-watching, or just relax at the beach.

Day 5Byron Bay/Airlie Beach(1B)

Travel to Brisbane and catch a flight, transferring to our beach resort for two nights. Enjoy free time to relax in a tropical paradise.

Day 6Airlie Beach(1L)

Full-day yacht excursion, sailing around the Whitsunday's.

Day 7Airlie Beach/Cairns

An early start to the train station for a relaxing and scenic journey by rail to Cairns.

Day 8Cairns/Port Douglas(1B, 1L)

Travel up the stunning coastal road, stop to meet local Aboriginals and go on an interpretive walk through the Daintree Rainforest at Mossman Gorge.

Day 9Port Douglas(1B)

Opt to take a Great Barrier Reef snorkelling trip.

Day 10Port Douglas/Cairns(1B)

Travel back to Cairns. Trip ends on arrival. Please book onward travel for after 2pm.

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Australia / Pacific
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Type Small Group Physical Grading 2

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