Whitsundays Beach Australia- Horseshoe Bay

Great Barrier Reef and Beyond

Natural & man-made wonders in Australia

Explore the Great Barrier Reef and beyond with your students. “The land down under” is more like “The Land that Time Forgot.” Arrive in Cairns, Australia, meet your Tour Director, and begin exploring. A marine biologist guides you through the amazing underwater world of these exotic reefs. Visit ancient rainforests and it’s nocturnal critters. Fly to Sydney and experience world-class culture with a cruise on Sydney Harbour.

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10 Days
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CairnsCape TribulationSydneyQueenslandGreat Barrier Reef
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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart North America
  • Enjoy Your Overnight Flight to Australia
Day 2 Fly to Australia
  • Cross the International Date Line en route to 'the land down under'.
Day 3 Welcome to Cairns!
  • Arrive in Cairns. Meet your Tour Director and begin exploring.
Day 4 Great Barrier Reef
  • Tour through Reef A marine biologist guides you through the amazing underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Enjoy Lunch Lunch is included instead of dinner today.
  • Snorkel or Ride in a Coral Viewer After lunch, snorkel or ride in a coral viewer to see this exotic reef.
Day 5 Tjapukai Park
  • Visit the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Learn how to use traditional instruments.
  • LEAP Out & Back!
  • Cairns' Beaches Enjoy a free afternoon at one of Cairns' many beautiful beaches.
Day 6 Cape Tribulation
  • Marlin Coast Journey along the Marlin Coast and see the Mossman River Gorge.
  • Daintree River Cruise Cruise the Daintree River and view estuarine crocodiles. Continue to the beach at Cape Tribulation.
  • Naturalist-led Evening Walk This evening, join a naturalist guide to peek at the nocturnal creatures that inhabit this ancient rainforest.
Day 7 Sydney
  • Fly to Sydney Transfer to the airport in Cairns and board your flight to Sydney, the Harbour City.
Day 8 Sydney & Harbor Cruise
  • Discover Sydney Today you will discover Sydney with your local guide. Visit the historical Rocks area. Tour the Sydney Opera House, described as the Eighth Wonder of the World. See St. Mary's Cathedral, Parliament House, Darling Harbour, Chinatown, and Mrs. Macquarie's Chair. Continue through Kings Cross, Rushcutters Bay, Double Bay, and Watsons Bay, then stop at Bondi Beach.
  • Harbour Cruise This afternoon, enjoy a cruise on Sydney Harbour.
Day 9 Blue Mountains
  • Add on: Blue Mountain National Park Blue Mts Wildlife Sanctuary Spend a day at the scenic Blue Mountain National Park. Travel through rainforests and encounter new plants and wildlife. Observe the amazing sandstone rock formation known as the Three Sisters. The Blue Mountains offer a variety of hiking trails and lookout points for you to explore and take in the views.
  • LEAP Boomerangs and Barbie!
Day 10 Return Home OR Extend Your Trip
  • Depart from Australia Board your flight home or extend your travels by visiting New Zealand.
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