Cairns, Catamarans, Crocs & Culture

09 March - 13 March 2020

Come along with us and explore the wonders of Queensland’s top end. During our supported holiday, we will be exploring the parks and waterfalls via cableway and scenic rail of the stunning Kuranda Rainforest. The cableway and railway journey will take us past some amazing views and we will enjoy a guided tour of Barron Falls Mid-Station as well as a guided tour of Red Peak.

We will jump aboard the state-of-the-art “Reef Rocket” catamaran and power out to Green Island. Well known for its abundance of marine life and world famous coral reefs. Here we can choose to see what’s below on board a glass bottom boat or for those keen swimmers - snorkelling is available too (optional).

Our group will visit Hartley’s Croc Farm. Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is simply the best place to see crocodiles and local wildlife in Tropical North Queensland. With over 2,100 metres of timber boardwalks and pathways leading you on a journey of discovery through woodlands and rainforest where you can see an array of wildlife including beautiful tropical birds, reptiles, insects and other native fauna.

Enjoy the entertaining and educational wildlife presentations including snakes, cassowaries, koalas, crocodiles, quolls and much more. Take a boat cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon to see crocodiles and other wildlife on our melaleuca wetland. On top of all of this, we will learn about sustainable use and conservation on the Crocodile Farm tour.

Cairns is well known for its indigenous culture. During our time in Cairns we will spend some time at the Tjapukai Cultural Centre. Here we will see indigenous performers bring the world’s oldest living culture to life though traditional dance, art and interactive demonstrations. There will be bush food and medicine presentations, hunting and weapons demonstrations, a Didgeridoo show, boomerang throwing, spear throwing and more.

Cairns is truly a stunning part of our beautiful country and we have packed as much as possible into our supported holiday package. Don’t miss out on this awesome adventure and unforgettable experience.

This package includes staffing support, 5 days/4 nights twin share accommodation in Cairns, return flights from Sydney, all main meals, all activities as per itinerary, all staffing expenses and all transport in Cairns.

All you need to do is pack your bags and come along! Each participant will also receive the option for a hard cover photo book, full of their fun holiday memories.

Total Package Cost $749.00 + NDIS Supports Departure Point: Sydney Domestic Airport

Not an NDIS Participant or don't wish to use NDIS funds? Contact Us for a full cost breakdown.

Day 1

Meeting at Sydney Domestic Terminal we will introduce and welcome participants to our group. We will then board our plane and be on our way to Cairns! On arrival in Cairns, we will collect our hire bus. From there we will travel to our accommodation and check in. There will be time to unpack and settle into our rooms. In the afternoon we will explore the facilities and surrounds before dinner as a group in Cairns. There will be plenty of time to relax and enjoy some free time before bed. We have a busy few days ahead!

Day 2

We will have breakfast as a group at our accommodation. In the morning we will make our way up to Kuranda via the scenic cableway. Included is a guided tour of Barren Falls mid station as well as a guided tour of Red Peak. We will enjoy lunch in Kuranda “Village in the Rainforest”. In the afternoon we’re jumping on board the scenic railway, a photo stop at Baron Falls is included. After an exciting day we will make our way back to our accommodation for some time to chill out before we get ready for dinner. We will have dinner as a group in Cairns then relax and enjoy some free time before bed, another busy day tomorrow!

Day 3

We will have breakfast as a group at our accommodation . Today we explore one of the seven wonders of the natural world, The Great Barrier Reef! After a fun morning splashing about the tropical swimming lagoon and some lunch along Cairns Boulevard we will travel to the departing marina in Cairns . Then we’re jumping on “The Reef Rocket” and off to Green Island we go! Arriving on Green Island we will explore the beautiful wonderland. During our time on Green Island, participants will have the choice to see the reef from a glass bottom boat or for those keen, snorkelling is included too (optional). Then, it’s back onboard “The Reef Rocket” back to Cairns . We will travel back to our accommodation for some feet up time before we get ready for dinner . We will have dinner as a group in Cairns then relax and enjoy some free time before bed, another busy day tomorrow!

Day 4

We will have breakfast as a group at our accommodation. Today is all about Crocs & Culture! After breakfast we will get ready for our day. Travel to Hartley’s Croc Farm, enjoy the animal presentations, and take a viewing cruise and more. We will have lunch at the Croc Farm (Croc burgers anyone?) followed by travelling to Tjapukai Cultural Centre. Our afternoon will be full of indigenous experiences, presentations, music and dance. We will even get to test our boomerang throwing skills! We will then make our way back to our accommodation and after a busy day, some time to chill out before we get ready for dinner. We will have dinner as a group in Cairns then relax and enjoy some free time before bed.

Day 5

We will enjoy our last breakfast together in Cairns. Then we will pack our bags, making sure we’ve not left anything behind. We'll jump in our hire bus and head back to Cairns airport to check into our flight home. On arrival in Sydney, we will collect our luggage then shuttle back to our bus to travel back to our drop off point to meet up with our families and friends.

As listed in our Terms and Conditions - Trusted Travel will endeavor to operate all tours/holidays as planned and to the itinerary advertised. Due to circumstances out of our control, this itinerary may be subject to change.

We understand that not everyone lives near the departure location. If you need assistance getting to and from the meeting point, please contact our friendly Trusted Travel Consultants. They’ll happily give you some helpful tips on how to get from point A to point B. 

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