Grab your camera, pack your bags and set off to beautiful, tropical Cairns for a sun- and fun-filled adventure that’s not to be missed! Your action-packed DreamTrip starts right away with a visit to the Atherton Tableland, an unspoiled landscape of parkland, farmland, forest and lakes, including Lake Barrine, formed from ancient volcanic activity. From there, you’ll take a city sightseeing tour in Cairns and visit the the Cairns Night Markets. There you’ll find abundant stalls selling everything from coffee to pearls — why not stroll around and shop for the perfect souvenir?
The following day, you’ll travel north along the coast, stopping in 2 picturesque town, Palm Cove and Port Douglas. Both exude waterfront charm with beaches, markets and eateries. Then, get ready for a change of scenery! Your third excursion brings you to an adventure park that offers bungee jumping and giant swings.You're off next to Kuranda in the Wet Tropics of Queensland — one of the oldest rainforests in the world — where you’ll take in breathtaking views of roaring waterfalls and lush canopies from the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
You’ll spend your last day exploring the impressive beauty of Australia’s famed Great Barrier Reef, the world’s biggest coral kingdom. You’re sure to be mesmerized by the incredible marine life of colorful fish and serene coral gardens!
What we love:
• The Wet Tropics of Queensland rainforest, famous for its rich biodiversity, was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.
• Spanning more than 1,300 miles (2,092 kilometers) in the Coral Sea off northeastern Australia’s Queensland coast, Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system.
• From your downtown hotel, take a short walk to busy Esplanade, which is dotted with restaurants and souvenir shops — you and your family will have instant access to a host of local dining and entertainment!
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