Cairns & Townsville Combo
8 Days – $1,340*
*PP Twin Share, Single add $320
*Plus Applicable Discount Rail Fare
Take in the best of the Far North with these 2 wonderful citys. While they are close togther, each is very differnt from the other and has there own uniuqe aumbiance and excitment with lots tyo discover and enjoy
- May 25th, 2019
- June 22nd, 2019
DAY 1 – Brisbane to Cairns
Depart on the Spirit of Queensland Train in your Premium Economy Seats or upgrade to Deluxe Rail Beds with all meals included
(All meals on the train for Rail Beds) Plus Applicable Discount Rail Fare (Please see Rail Fares)
Note: Flights to Cairns in place of the Rail Service can be arranged.
DAY 2 – Arrive Cairns
This morning the train will pass through Townsville and then make its way along the picturesque Cassowary Coast , arriving in Cairns mid afternoon. You will then be met by our friendly tour host and transferred to Cairns Queenslander. You will have time to freshen up before enjoying dinner.
(D) Overnight Cairns Queenslander
DAY 3 – Mossman Gorge, Daintree River, Port Douglas, Palm Cove
Today we adventure into the Mossman Gorge. The Gorge has a very accessible and scenic section of the World Heritage listed Daintree National Park. Here the Mossman River tumbles its way over and around huge granite boulders that line the gorge creating cool clear freshwater swimming holes. We then make our way to the Daintree River for a River Cruise spotting crocs and other wildlife. Then into Port Douglas with time to explore the town before returning to Cairns via Palm Cove.
(B, MT, D) Overnight Cairns Queenslander
DAY 4 – Skyrail, Kuranda, Atherton, Tablelands
We board the Skyrail that makes its journey up and over the Rainforest below. Then arriving in colourful and quirky Kuranda. The village in the rainforest has earned a reputation as the arts and crafts nexus of Tropical NQ. You will have time to wander through the markets before we meet our coach and travel to Mareeba on the Atherton Tablelands arriving at the Australian Coffee Plantation. The Plantation is situated along side the spring waters of Emerald Creek and is furnished with 25,000 young and fully producing Arabica Coffee trees. After enjoying a coffee and tasty alfresco lunch, we will tour the plantation. We will then make our back to Cairns in time for our Dinner this evening.
(B, L, D) Overnight Cairns Queenslander
DAY 5 – 26th Paronella Park
Departing Cairns this morning, we make our way along the Great Green Way which extends from Cairns to Cardwell and passes through World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforests arriving at Paronella Park. The Park is a magical and unforgettable place nestled amongst heritage gardens and 13 acres of lush tropical rainforest. We will tour through the Castle Ruins, then enjoy a lunch before departing to Townsville arriving in time for dinner at the Cowboys.
(B, L, D) Overnight Madison Plaza Townsville
DAY 6 – Magnetic Island
Departing to board the ferry to Magnetic Island for our discovery coach tour of this beautiful Island . It only takes 25 minutes on a ferry to arrive in paradise. Magnetic Island sits within the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, but the landscape here is different to the usual tropical rainforest found on many of the Great Barrier Reef islands. Enjoying a lunch at Horseshoe Bay before returning for dinner this evening.
(B,L,D) Overnight Madison Plaza Townsville
DAY 7 – Explore Townsville Museum of TNQ, Depart for Brisbane
This morning we depart on our City Tour including a stop at Castle Hill Lookout. Right in the heart of Townsville, the lookout that offers panoramic views from where you will have a lovely photo opportunity. Then a scenic drive along The Strand then make our way to the Museum of TNQ for a guided tour of the many exhibits including HMAS Pandora . Following lunch, we depart to meet the Spirit of Queensland for our relaxing journey home.
(B, All meals on the train for Rail Beds)
DAY 8 – Arrive Brisbane
This morning you will wake to the breakfast service and pass through Proserpine and on to Brisbane. You will arrive at your home station after enjoying a charming rail journey from Nth Queensland with your new found friends.
- All Accommodation
- All Meals as per itinerary
- Coach touring and commentary
- Mossman Gorge, Daintree River Cruise
- Port Douglas Township, Palm Cove
- Mareeba, Mount Molly, Black Mountain
- Palmer River Roadhouse
- Cooktown Museum & Cemetery
- Grassy Hill Lookout, Botanical Gardens
- Endeavour River Dinner Cruise
- Lions Den Hotel, Annan River
- Jacques Coffee Plantation
QPCV : Premium Economy Seat Return – $50 / First Class Rail Bed Return – $378
SENIOR : Premium Economy Seat Return – $370 / First Class Rail Bed Return $658
ADULT : Premium Economy Seat Return – $630 / First Class Rail Bed Return $835
Applicable Discount Rail Fare Applies (See Rail Fares Above)
Tour is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. A $450 non refundable deposit is due upon booking with the remainder payable 60 days prior to departure. Full payment is also non refundable with in 45 days of departure. We highly recommend taking Travel Insurance. Please contact our office for a quote if you require travel insurance.