21 days tour

21 Day Emu East Coast Tour: Sydney To Cairns

This tour includes:

Guide

So much more than just your tour guide - expect entertaining anecdotes, great recommendations, extra support and local insider knowledge. They know every inch of this country. You can't get this from a google search!

Meals

24 meals included: 13 Breakfasts 4 Lunches 7 Dinners

Others

Discover your inner wine connoisseur at Hunter Valley and taste award-winning samples fresh from the vineyard Catch a glimpse of local wildlife and snap the amazing views at Port Stephens Get a closer look at Australia's laziest (and cutest) marsupials at the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital Visit the hippy towns of Bellingen and Eumundi for a taste of alternative lifestyles Connect and gain an understanding of the incredible Aboriginal Culture through a bush walk and cultural experience Centre yourself with a yoga class in laid-back Byron Bay Drop into the iconic Surfers Paradise and enjoy views of kilometres of golden sand beaches Spend a night exploring the buzzing riverside city of Brisbane Embark on a 3-day 4WD Safari to K'Gari/Fraser Island. Camp under the stars, visit a shipwreck and swim in crystal clear waters before enjoying sundowners on deck Visit the relaxed town of Bargara and taste some of Bundaberg's famous rum Explore the breath-taking Whitsunday Islands during a 2-days/2-night sailing trip. Snorkel over vibrant fringing reefs and visit some of the world's most pristine beaches Discover the magic of the Atherton Tablelands - from amazing waterfalls and lush rainforest to a pristine crater lake! Enjoy the relaxed Cairns lifestyle and the fun nightlife that it’s famous for! *From Oct 1st 2023 we'll also visit beautiful Magnetic Island

Transport

Take the pressure off, kick back, relax, soak up the scenery and let someone else do the driving. You'll travel by private, air-conditioned bus.

Accommodation

20 nights included. Accommodation is in 4-6 shared dorms in a range of hostels, backpacker resorts, eco-lodges, apart from 2 nights K’Gari/Fraser Island (safari tents or cabins) and 2 nights Whitsunday Sailing (shared dorms/sections onboard yacht)

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Itinerary of your trip 21 Day Emu East Coast Tour: Sydney To Cairns

  • Day 1 Day 1: Arrive In Sydney
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 1: Arrive In Sydney

      G’day and welcome to your epic East Coast adventure. Your tour begins in Sydney with a day to yourself to explore the city sights and world famous landmarks. If you’ve just flown in, we recommend taking the train from the airport to Central Station, your accommodation is conveniently located straight across the road. Check into the hostel anytime after 2pm and if you’d like to begin your trip with a delicious cocktail (because wine-not?), head down to Circular Quay and the Opera Bar. Located at the base of the Opera House, with views of the Harbour Bridge, you’ll get all the iconic Sydney pics you can dream of. At 6.30pm head down to the hostel reception to meet your Stray guide and travel mates for the next few weeks.

  • Day 2 Day 2: Sydney To Port Stephens
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 2: Sydney To Port Stephens

      We depart the harbour city this morning and make our way north to the Hunter Valley wine region where we’ll taste some of the local wine and cheese before continuing through to Port Stephens, our destination for the night. We’ll be staying at the Surfside hostel, set on 6 acres of natural bushland, with kangaroos and wallabies on site. This boutique accommodation is about creating a relaxing experience in an environmentally conscious way. They’ve used wood and glass to maximise light and ensured all development encompasses the natural flora and fauna. Once we’ve checked in, you can explore the area, relax, or head to the beach for a swim. Tonight, we’ll enjoy a classic Aussie BBQ dinner and get to know each other - anyone have a good icebreaker?

  • Day 3 Day 3: Port Stephens To Port Macquarie
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 3: Port Stephens To Port Macquarie

      Depending on the conditions, we will go for a walk to the summit of Tomaree Head, which stands at 161 metres above the Port Stephens entrance. This short 2.2km return track offers breathtaking views of the coastline and panoramic views of Yacaaba Head, Cabbage Tree and Boondelbah islands, as well as Zenith, Wreck and Box Beaches, Fingal Island and Point Stephens Lighthouse - you might even be lucky enough to see some dolphins (and if it’s May - September, you could see Whales!).This morning either enjoy a relaxing sleep in, head to the beach for a swim, or get up bright and early and jump in a 4WD bus to partake in some first-class sandboarding down the Stockton Sand Dunes (optional expense). The local guide will teach you how to safely sandboard as well as inform you all about the amazing area and the rich aboriginal history of the region. Depending on the conditions, we will go for a walk to the summit of Tomaree Head, which stands at 161 metres above the Port Stephens entrance. This short 2.2km return track offers breathtaking views of the coastline and panoramic views of Yacaaba Head, Cabbage Tree and Boondelbah islands, as well as Zenith, Wreck and Box Beaches, Fingal Island and Point Stephens Lighthouse - you might even be lucky enough to see some dolphins (and if it’s May - September, you could see Whales!). Late morning, we’ll pack up and move on to our next overnight stop, Port Macquarie. We’ll have lunch on the way before visiting the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital, where we’ll get a closer look at Australia’s laziest (and arguably cutest) marsupials. Check out the information centre to learn all about the hospital’s efforts to rehabilitate, protect and preserve the koalas.

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Tour leaving from Sidney

Sydney is the largest and most populated city in Australia and Oceania. In this city stands one of the most emblematic buildings in Australia: the Opera House. This is one of the principal destinations for immigrants in Australia. From Sydney you can visit beaches and forests, having several beautiful landscapes.

Experience Style

Experience Style

Mixed

There will be challenging activities such as hiking, biking, canyoning and trekking, but you’re also going to have other means of transportation and relaxed moments to just chill.

Accomodation level

Accomodation level

Medium

This accommodation includes essential services like a hot shower, electricity, and a nice and comfy bed.

Experience Type

Experience Type

Small Group

You’ll be accompanied by a small group of travelers just like you.

Physical Rating

Physical Rating

Basic

Almost everyone is fit for these activities. Every hike or physical exercise last less than 30 minutes, such as paragliding and horseback riding. Please ask about specific conditions.

Age range

Age range

Min: 18 / Max: 35

This experience is exclusive for travelers from 18 years old, ID must be showed.

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