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What to do in Queensland

Sailaway Reef & Island Tours

Great for
  • Beaches & boats
  • Luxury travel
  • Wildlife & nature

Discover the remarkable Great Barrier Reef on an exclusive sailing and snorkelling trip with Sailaway. Specialising in snorkelling with their expert marine biologists on board, Sailaway reef and island tours take only small groups and use mostly the wind power of the luxury catamaran - the most sustable way to see the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. Book the Low Isles Tour and snorkel in the crystal clear lagoon and relax on the white sandy beach of the idyllic Coral Cay Island. Alternatively, join a romantic Sunset Tour and soak up the tranquility and spectacular mountain views with a refreshing drink, as you sail along and watch the sun melt into the Coral Sea.

The Low Isles day tour includes a guided snorkelling tour, Island Heritage Walk, glass-bottom boat trip, delicious meals, and of course the thrill of sailing on board a luxury catamaran.

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Rainforest and Reef Helicopter Flight

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Great for
  • Adventure

Travel with Great Barrier Reef Helis on this scenic flight which showcases the best of the reef and rainforest. The scale and beauty of the reef is something that can only be fully appreciated from the air. Combined with a flight over the Barron Gorge, Kuranda and Redlynch Valley, this is an experience you'll never forget. 

£429 per adult

Please note: Price is based on 60 minute flight. Ask your travel designer for 30 minute flights to the reef or Rainforest only. A GBR Helicopters vehicle will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to the Port Douglas Heli Centre at Sheraton Mirage, the departure point of your tour. After the all important safety briefing, board your helicopter to commence a 60 or 30 minute flight.

Air Whitsundays: Panorama Tour

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Great for
  • Adventure

Take to the skies over the turquoise waters of the Whitsundays on the half day experience. Fly from Airlie Beach and after a scenic flight over Whitehaven Beach land on the water to spend 2 hours coral viewing, swimming and snorkelling. On the way home enjoy an hour at Whitehaven - with some of the whitest sands in the world.

From £395 per person

Please Note: Tour departs daily and is around 4.5 hours in duration. Departs from Terminal One, Whitsunday Airport

Great Beach Drive 4WD Tours

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Great for
  • Adventure
  • Wildlife & nature

Travel from Noosa up the glorious east coast to Rainbow Beach, an unexplored paradise home to a beautiful stretch of beaches, stunning coloured sand cliffs and clear turquoise oceans. Highlights include stops off at 40 Mile Beach, the coloured sands of Rainbow Beach, Honeymoon Bay and Red Canyon. The local guides know the area inside out, and will share their knowledge and love of the area with guests. 

From £109 per person

Please Note: Tour picks up from Sunshine Coast accommodation at around 8am and includes lunch, refreshments, and National Park fees. Please bring with you suncream, swimmers, towel and camera!

Tangalooma Day Tour

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Great for
  • Beaches & boats
  • Wildlife & nature

If you’re short on time and can’t fit in a stay at fantastic Tangalooma, then why not book a day tour and jump on the ferry to Moreton Island from Brisbane. Enjoy a variety of experiences including the chance to hand feed a pod of wild dolphins, meet the team at the Marine Education Centre, and enjoy full use of the resort pools, beach and restaurant. Travel between June and October and add a whale watching cruise!

From £166 per adult

Please Note: Ferry departs Holt St Wharf Brisbane at 10am - please ask your Travel Designer for details of transfers from Brisbane hotels. includes cruise across Moreton Bay, land-based activities, 4WD desert safari and sand tobogganing, plus wild dolphin feeding at sunset. Lunch voucher will be provided for use at cafe or buffet.

Daintree Walkabout Tour

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Great for
  • Wildlife & nature

After arriving at Mossman Gorge, you will be treated to a guided rainforest walk, visiting special places and culturally significant sites, past traditional bark shelters and over cool rainforest streams. Your experienced Indigenous guide will demonstrate traditional plant use, identify bush tucker sources and share the history of the cave paintings within this unique tropical environment. After your 1.5hr walk, enjoy tea, damper and question time with your guide before enjoying a cruise on the Daintree River.

From £132 per adult

Includes Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea. Tour departs at 7.00am and finishes at 5.30pm. Transfers are included from Cairns, Port Douglas or Northern Beaches accommodation. (DWA)

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