Melbourne to Cairns Escapade - 28 Days
Melbourne to Cairns Escapade - 28 Days
Melbourne to Cairns Escapade - 28 Days

Melbourne to Cairns Escapade - 28 Days

Regular price £1,375.00 GBP


Looking to travel the whole stretch of the beautiful Australian coast? Then this trip will be right up your street! This tour shows you the best of the best from Melbourne to Cairns, beaches galore, cityscapes and water activities a plenty! Enjoy sailing around the Whitsunday islands, trek through Rainforest, Explore Fraser island and much more! ENJOY!

Is this trip for you?

If you like to do things your own way, but also like for a few things to be organised on your behalf, then this is the trip for you! 

This isn't a organised trip in the traditional sense- you'll do most of the activities on your own accord 

Tour Highlights:

Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef

Sail the beautiful Whitsunday Islands

Relax on the stunning Whitehaven Beach

Explore Fraser Island from your own 4x4 vehicle

Visit the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation

Meet local Aboriginals at Mossman Gorge

Spot wild Crocodiles on the Daintree River

Journey through the Blue Mountains

Spend time sight-seeing in Sydney

Ride the waves with a full and epic Surf Lesson


This is a package tour made up of several different trips with additional accommodation included where needed. You will be traveling on your own, but meeting loads of other like-minded travelers on the way and having a fantastic time. Although this is unguided, we provide you will full information for all pick ups and transfers and is a really easy way to travel. 

What’s included?

Accommodation: 3 nights in Sydney, 3 nights in Byron Bay, 2 nights in Surfer's Paradise, 2 nights in Noosa, 3 nights in Rainbow Beach, 2 nights in Airlie Beach, 2 nights on Magnetic Island (including ferry tickets), 3 nights in Cairns

1 Day tour to the beautiful Blue Mountains

Half day Learn to Surf Adventure

1 Day tour to Nimbin and the surrounding countryside

3 Day, 2 Night Fraser Island camping safari

2 Day, 2 Night Whitsunday Sailing Experience

1 Day Snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef

1 Day Tour to the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation

8 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, 5 Dinners

What’s not included?

Flights (Request a quote)

Travel insurance - We can help you here


Trip Notes

On A Side Note: This package leaves Melbourne on day 1, but if you would like to have a few days in Melbourne organised for you then we can add a 3 day package, which would include a hostel and a few activities!

Day 1 

Jump on the overnight bus from Melbourne to Sydney.

Day 2  

Arrive in Sydney and check into your central accommodation for 3 nights.

Day 3 

Today is awesome! We will check out the Blue Mountains National Park for the day and check out stunning waterfalls, wildlife and so much more!

Day 4  

Spend the day exploring the bustling city of Sydney - check out the The Rocks, why not book a bridge climb? Ask us for details

Day 5 

Another day to check out Sydney, followed by the overnight bus in the evening to the beautiful Byron Bay.

Day 6  

We will arrive in Byron early in the morning and check into your hotel. You will have a free day to explore Byron… You will fall in love with the place!

Day 7  

Surfing day! Time to hit the waves Aussie style. We shall take you to a quiet beach which is perfect for beginners, the day includes plenty of instruction - don’t worry! Equipment provided! 

Day 8

Join an incredible day trip to explore the countryside surrounding Byron Bay and quirky hippy town of Nimbin! Explore shops and cafes, before we head to a gorgeous lake and nature reserve for lunch. Waterfall on the way back to complete the day!

Day 9

Check out of the hostel and board the bus up to the epic Surfers Paradise. You will stay for two nights in a backpackers right in the heart of Surfers Paradise, only 1-block walk to the beach!

Day 10

Free day to explore, chill on the beach or why not check out the famous Theme Parks (optional extra)! After all this is what Surfers Paradise is famous for!

Day 11

Check out of the hostel and jump on a bus to Noosa - What a fantastic place! On arrival, you will check into an awesome hostel for 2 nights.

Day 12

Free day to explore Noosa - The beautiful beaches and National Parks that make Noosa Famous.

Day 13

Jump on the bus from Noosa to Rainbow Beach. On arrival, you will check into your hostel for 2 nights.

Day 14

Take the morning to explore the beach and rainforest that surrounds the town. In the afternoon, you will need to attend the compulsory briefing meeting for your Fraser Island tour tomorrow.

Days 15- 17 

Fraser Island Baby! You are going to love this! 3 days and 2 night Fraser Island 4x4 Safari Tour!! Prepare for an epic adventure!  This amazing tour involves traveling around in a convoy of 8-seater, 4x4 vehicles, following a lead car. You can even drive if you want to - licence needed of course! Explore the stunning rainforests and Unique freshwater lakes thant make this place a world listed heritage site and one of the most top ten visited places in Aussie. This tour includes all food, permits and camping equipment (apart from a sleeping bag which you can hire if you need), so there's nothing extra to pay. Afterwards we will return back to Rainbow beach foreign more night in a hostel. 

Day 18

Check out of the hostel and jump on the overnight bus from Rainbow Beach to Airlie Beach.

Day 19

We shall arrive into Airlie Beach and check into a hostel for 1 night. You must remember to check in for your Whitsundays sailing trip, but apart from that you have a free day to chill/explore/cocktails you know the drill…!

Days 20-22 

Whitsunday Islands! Another incredible adventure on your already incredible adventure! Head out for 2 days and 2 nights sailing the Whitsundays on this amazing boat trip! Sail around the islands, snorkel and visit the AMAZING Whitehaven beach! You will a sleep on the boat in a little cabin, all meals/taxes/snorkel equipment/etc is included so there's nothing extra to pay or worry about.! After your fantabulous trip, you will return to Airlie Beach for one more night. 

Day 23

Jump on the bus from Airlie Beach to Townsville. You will get off the bus right by the Ferry Terminal where you will be taken over to the beautiful Magnetic Island for 2 nights. I know right! Can this trip can any better! The hostel is located right on the beach and includes a couple of meals as well as free snorkel hire so you can see some coral straight from the beach.

Day 24

Free day in Paradise! There are several beautiful beaches and awesome walks on the island for you to enjoy. relax and enjoy your surroundings!

Day 25

Return on the ferry back to the mainland where you will jump on the bus up to Cairns. Cairns is cool! On arrival, you will check into your accommodation for 3 nights.

Day 26

Great Barrier Reef day! Snorkelling day! You will visit two different reef destinations in the day to see a huge variety of reef species.

Day 27 

Join an awesome tour to the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation. Explore the amazing jungle, swim in the stunning Mossman Gorge, meet the local Aboriginals and learn about their culture, spot crocodiles on a river cruise and so much more!

Day 28

Join an epic tour of the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation - Just stunning! Explore the jungle, take a dip in Mossman Gorge, meet the local Aboriginals - learn about their culture, see how many Crocodiles you can spot on a river cruise and much more! Check out of your hostel and leave Cairns at any time.


Departures / Pickups

This package can depart on any day of the year so just let us know when you want to travel and we will check availability for you!