5 Day North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef Package


Always wanted to snorkle the Great Barrier Reef? Get up close and personal with our unique Australian native wildlife? Get a healthy dose of relaxation in the Tropics? Then this holiday package to Palm Cove is perfect for you! 

During your 5 day trip, you will travel to some of the must-visit gems located in Queensland. After your Cairns arrival, make your way to Palm Cove (own expense) to begin your 4-night stay at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Palm Cove. This is the perfect start to refresh yourself from the flight, relax, and get used to your new tropical environment. Have a swim and chill at this wonderful hotel. 

Not only will you get a healthy dose of relaxation, but this package also offers you unique and bucket list experiences. From hand-feeding Kangaroos, spotting crocs in their natural habitat, amazing coastal rides to snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef. 

This tour provides you with the best of tropical North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef.

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Reef to Rainforest Package. Explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef one day and the Majestic Daintree Rainforest another on our 5-day holiday package to North Queensland. Staying away from the crowds in the tropical paradise of Palm Cove.

5 Day North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef Package
Tour itinerary - 5 Days

  • Day 1 Arrive at Palm Cove
    Check-in at 2 pm to the Hotel Grand Chancellor. A tropical hotel in Palm Cove, Queensland the resort is the perfect spot for a relaxing holiday, featuring 2 swimming pools, restaurant, bar, alfresco dining, massage, beauty and hair salon, games room, and is within 5 minutes walk to the beach.
  • Day 2 Daintree and Cape Tribulation tour
    Explore the iconic area of the Daintree and Cape Tribulation on this Daintree Tour. Relax in a deluxe, air-conditioned coach and enjoy one of the most scenic coastal drives in the world. Get up close to a myriad of Australian animals in their recreated natural environments at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. See the endangered Southern Cassowary and Lumholtz’s Tree Kangaroo, hand-feed kangaroos and get up close a range of cheeky birds. Brave a plank over crocodile-filled waters on the world’s first Predator Plank. Travel on the Daintree Ferry and deep into the world’s oldest rainforest. Explore the Daintree Rainforest on a guided rainforest boardwalk tour and see the place where the two World Heritage Sites meet at Cape Tribulation Beach. Marvel at stunning Rainforest views at Alexandra Range Lookout and search for wild crocodiles on a Daintree River Cruise. Includes Morning Tea and a Picnic unch.
  • Day 3 Great Barrier Reef Day Tour
    Ocean Freedom is a luxury 20m cruiser, boarding at 7:30 am from A Finger no 5. Enjoy a morning tea or coffee and Danish pastries in the comfortable lounge. Following an initial safety brief, kick back, relax and enjoy the one hour cruise to Upolu Cay on the Great Barrier Reef. FIRST CAY SITE (Please note that sites may be reversed depending on tides): Ocean Freedom is the first boat to arrive at the beautiful Upolu Cay so you can­ enjoy it uninterrupted! Surrounded by stunning turquoise water and many types of corals, reef fishes, stingrays, sea cucumbers, sea stars -­ this makes for a great introduction to the reef. Snorkel and dive here under the watchful eye of our safety conscious staff. All necessary assistance is provided to ensure all guests get to enjoy the reef, regardless of experience levels. Lunch is at approximately 12:30 am and is a self-serve buffet. The large smorgasbord lunch consists of 3 types of meat and chicken platters, prawns, smoked salmon and 3 salads, with a selection of bread. While lunch is being enjoyed we cruise to our second site, whilst you sunbathe on the spacious comfortable deck areas or relax in the air conditioned comfort of the saloon SECOND REEF SITE: The amazing "Wonder Wall" on the Outer Edge of Upolu Reef. View many different types of hard and soft coral in addition to fans, giant clams, turtles, a huge diversity and abundance of reef fish of all sizes, including Nemos everywhere! You have time to snorkel and dive here, as well as enjoy an informative adventure drift snorkel tour with our Marine Naturalist and even complimentary Glass Bottomed Boat tours. Low guest numbers ensure a personal snorkel and dive experience. All guests are assessed for their diving and snorkeling abilities and are appropriately assisted to ensure all are able to experience and enjoy the Great Barrier Reef. After a full 6hrs of un-rushed pleasure on the reef and Cay,­ cruise home while our crew serves a sumptuous selection of tropical fruit, cheese and crackers and the decadent cake platter -­ an ultimate way to wind down after a magical day on the one and only Great Barrier Reef. Ocean Freedom is truly a luxury experience with unsurpassed friendly personal service. Arrive in Cairns from 4.15pm For those of you wishing to Scuba Dive the paperwork and briefs are completed during the journey out, so when we arrive at The Great Barrier Reef you are ready to dive! Please not that some medical conditions may preclude you from diving - please contact us if you have any concerns.
  • Day 4 Relax at Palm Cove
    Whether you fancy catching up on your reading, or want to hang out by the pool at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, set in lush tropical gardens, is an ideal holiday destination with just the right mix of leisure activities and space to chill out. Take the day and enjoy or relax. Or enjoy Radiant Health and Yoga facility which offers a range of body treatments, wellbeing and beauty packages.
  • Day 5 Check out and onward travel
    Check out at 10 am and head onwards to your next destination. We hope you had a wonderful time in North Queensland.
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