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Travelmarvel

East Coast Adventure

Trip Code: TQ12
12 Days
19 Meals
  • Travel & Accommodation
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Similar Trips

Trip Inclusions

  • 11 nights in premium accommodation in comfortable hotels and stylish resorts
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and an experienced Driver
  • 19 delicious meals - 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 7 dinners
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach travel
  • Special Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • All airport transfers, sightseeing tours, cruises and entrance fees as specified

Travel & Accommodation

Aerial view of island in blue water, Australia

Stay on Hamilton Island

Relax and enjoy this beautiful island.

Exterior view of resort meeting the edge of the water, Australia

An Island Escape

Relax amid subtropical wilderness at Fraser Island's premiere eco-resort, Kingfisher Bay Resort.

The splendors of Sydney, the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge

Sydney Harbour Cruise

Savour a sumptuous dinner and take in iconic scenery like the Sydney Opera House as you cruise Sydney Harbour.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Itinerary operates in reverse, from Cairns to Sydney (TQ12R)
  • Seniors Card holders and Australian/New Zealand pensioners deduct $50 per person
  • Itinerary effective 6 September 2020 to 19 March 2021. Tours outside these dates may follow a different itinerary. Please enquire for details.
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included (unless specified)
TM QLD 20/21 Brox Map TQ12

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

This evening, enjoy uninterrupted city views as you enjoy a Welcome Dinner while cruising Sydney Harbour.


Arrive in Sydney and enjoy a sightseeing tour, before your Insider Experience this evening.

Stay: Sydney, PARKROYAL Darling Harbour

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  • Dinner

Enjoy some leisure time this morning before being transferred to Sydney airport. Fly to the Gold Coast and transfer to the hotel. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring Surfers Paradise. Perhaps wander downtown or walk along Surfers Paradise Beach

Stay: voco Gold Coast

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit world-renowned Australia Zoo, the legacy of the late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin


Depart Gold Coast and head to the Sunshine Coast to visit Australia Zoo. After your Insider Experience, continue to the Sunshine Coast for the night.

Stay: Sunshine Coast, Novotel Twin Waters Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a stay at World Heritage-listed Fraser Island


Spend some time this morning exploring the resort before travelling north to beautiful World Heritage-listed Fraser Island for your Insider Experience.

Stay: Two Nights, Fraser Island, Kingfisher Bay Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today you’ll discover this beautiful island with a half-day guided tour. Then, with an afternoon at leisure, perhaps visit the historic wreck of the Maheno – a trans-Tasman liner that was driven ashore during a cyclone in 1932 (own expense). Alternatively, make the most of the island’s many walking tracks, or simply relax on a peaceful stretch of white sand with a good book.

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  • Breakfast

This morning, enjoy a ferry crossing to Hervey Bay while keeping an eye out for marine life. Rejoin your coach for the journey north, travelling through sugar cane country. Later, arrive in the inland city of Rockhampton, known as the beef capital of Australia, farming more than 2.5 million head of cattle within a 250-kilometre radius of the city. Wide streets and fine Victorian architecture reflect the region’s wealthy 19th-century gold and copper mining boom, as well as the successful cattle industry.

Stay: Rockhampton, Central Park Motel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a two-night stay at the picturesque resort of Hamilton Island, in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.


This morning, travel to Airlie Beach, which is known as the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands, Here, you’ll board a ferry for your journey through this tropical archipelago, before arriving at Hamilton Island, one of the only inhabited islands in the Whitsundays. Settle into your hotel and relax this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Hamilton Island, Reef View Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today is yours to spend at leisure on spectacular Hamilton Island. Perhaps snorkel off the beach and discover the region’s many species of tropical fish, or simply take the time to relax by one of your resort’s swimming pools.

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  • Breakfast

Transfer from Hamilton Island to the Port of Airlie where you’ll reboard your coach and travel to Townsville. Here, tour this tropical city, surrounded by rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. Then depart Townsville for Mission Beach.

Stay: Mission Beach, Castaways Resort and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Ride over the rainforest aboard the Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Stay at the Bailey, a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel in Cairns


Rolling green hills, open farmland and tropical rainforest characterise the Atherton Tablelands, which form part of the Great Dividing Range. Surrounded by tranquil rainforest, experience the peaceful oasis of Millaa Millaa Falls. You’ll also visit the Curtain Fig Tree. Later, at the scenic village of Kuranda, board the Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for your Insider Experience. This afternoon, arrive in Cairns and enjoy views of the city skyline from your spacious room at the Bailey, a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Cairns, Bailey, a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Cruise from Cairns by catamaran to Reef Magic’s exclusive activity platform and enjoy hours amid the colourful coral and marine-life.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at Tjapukai by Night. Discover Dreamtime stories and take part in a corroboree.


Enjoy two Insider Experiences today, to round of your Queensland adventure.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Drive to Port Douglas for a tour. Later, transfer to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

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