The route up Australia’s East Coast has earned its rep as one of the seemingly endless supply of must-do experiences in the country. The classic Sydney-to-Cairns route introduces you to both sides of modern Australia—the bright lights of the big city and the raw beauty of the Outback. You’ll get to try your hand at dozens of atypical activities—everything from wine-tasting to sailing and snorkelling. And when you travel in small groups like we do, you really get out there into the wild to meet the locals and experience the land like they do. That amazing new frontier you’ve been looking for? Here it is.
Hunter Valley wine tasting. Sheep shearing demonstration. Gold panning and mine tour. Surf and yoga lessons. Private 4×4 excursion on Fraser Island. Sailing in the Whitsundays. Visit to Whitehaven Beach.
14 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 7 dinners. (Allow AUD200-250 for meals not included)
Hostels (10 nts), swag/canvas bedroll (1 nt), maxi yacht (2 nts), beachside permanent tented camp (2 nts). All nights multi-share.
Private bus, train, maxi yacht, 4×4 safari vehicle, ferry
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Small group experience; Max 20, avg 16