Tropical Escape

7 days,

6 nights |

from $2249 per person*


Relax amongst the tropical rainforest in Port Douglas as you explore the highlights of the region and learn more about the oldest living culture on Earth. Immerse yourself in an authentic, Aboriginal cultural experience like no other. Unravel the ancient stories of the Kuku-yalanji people to learn more about Australia’s Indigenous history, a culture that has been continuously active longer than any other culture on the planet!  Explore the Great Barrier Reef, a natural wonder that can be seen from outer space.

  • One-way private transfer from Cairns Airport to Thala Beach Nature Reserve
  • 5 nights in Port Douglas at Thala Beach Nature Reserve in a Jungle Walk Bungalow, including breakfast
    • Full-day Ngana Julaymba Dungay Experience including lunch
    • Full-day Outer Reef Mackay Cay with Sailaway
  • One-way private transfer from Thala Beach Nature Reserve to Cairns hotel
  • 2 nights in Cairns at Crystalbrook Flynn, in an Urban Room including breakfast
    • Hartley’s Breakfast with the Koalas
  • One-way private transfer from Crystalbrook Flynn to Cairns Airport

All trips include 24-hour emergency travel assistance.

Book by:

March 31, 2024

Valid for travel between:

April 1- June 13, 2024 and December 14 – March 31, 2025

Additional dates, gateway cities and airlines may be available.

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Day 1: Arrival in Cairns

As you touch down at Cairns Airport, your adventure in tropical North Queensland begins. A private one-way transfer awaits to whisk you away to the enchanting Thala Beach Nature Reserve. Your home for the next several days is a Jungle Walk Bungalow, a rustic yet comfortable hideaway nestled amidst the ancient rainforest. Upon arrival, the tranquil ambiance of Thala Beach Nature Reserve embraces you, setting the tone for your upcoming tropical retreat.

Day 2: Thala Beach Nature Reserve

The second day dawns with the soothing sound of the rainforest. After a restful night’s sleep, you’ll savor a delicious breakfast at Thala Beach Nature Reserve. With the sun overhead, you have the entire day to explore the resort’s exquisite natural surroundings. Stroll along the private beach, where the Coral Sea meets the lush rainforest, or wander through the jungle on one of the nature trails. Whether you seek adventure or tranquility, this day is yours to enjoy.

Day 3: Ngana Julaymba Dungay Experience

Today, your day is dedicated to the Ngana Julaymba Dungay Experience, a captivating journey into the rich indigenous culture of the region. Guided by knowledgeable locals, you’ll immerse yourself in traditional activities, stories, and art. A sumptuous lunch featuring local flavors enhances this cultural experience. Return to the Thala Beach Nature Reserve in the evening, where the day’s discoveries settle in your heart and soul.

Day 4: Outer Reef Mackay Cay with Sailaway

After a delectable breakfast, join a full-day adventure to the Outer Reef Mackay Cay with Sailaway. This is your chance to explore the wondrous underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef. With snorkel gear in hand, you’ll discover vibrant coral gardens and swim alongside colorful marine life. A well-deserved lunch on board the Sailaway yacht provides sustenance for more underwater exploration. As the sun begins to set, you’ll return to Thala Beach Nature Reserve, your senses saturated with the reef’s beauty.

Day 5: Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Your fifth day offers a gentle interlude. Breakfast is served in the midst of nature, setting the mood for a day of leisure. Whether you prefer to lounge on the private beach, indulge in spa treatments, or participate in one of the resort’s optional activities, this day invites you to embrace relaxation and rejuvenation amidst the stunning backdrop of the reserve.

Day 6: Departure from Thala Beach Nature Reserve

As your time at Thala Beach Nature Reserve nears its end, savor one last breakfast amidst the jungle. A private transfer takes you to your next destination, the urban oasis of Crystalbrook Flynn in Cairns. Check-in and make yourself comfortable in an Urban Room, and the vibrant city of Cairns unfolds at your doorstep.

Day 7: Cairns

In Cairns, you start your day with the Hartley’s Breakfast with the Koalas experience, where you’ll get up close and personal with Australia’s iconic wildlife. The afternoon is yours to explore Cairns at your own pace, whether you want to explore the city’s vibrant esplanade, visit local markets, or simply unwind.

Day 8: Departure from Cairns

As your North Queensland adventure concludes, relish a final breakfast at Crystalbrook Flynn. A private one-way transfer ensures a smooth journey to Cairns Airport, where you bid farewell to the tropical paradise that has filled your days with unforgettable memories.

This itinerary presents a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and relaxation, ensuring a truly memorable journey through the wonders of North Queensland.

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For departures: June 14 – December 13, 2024: from $2299/person based on double occupancy.

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*Terms & Conditions: Pricing is per person based on double occupancy. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting for travel during specified travel dates. Single supplements, black-out dates and seasonal supplements may apply. Airfare is not included unless indicated. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. Airline and hotels frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases and/or fuel surcharges. Prices may increase before full payment for those and other reasons. Package is not combinable with any other offer or discounted vacation package. After full payment, prices are guaranteed except only due to an increase in government-imposed taxes or fees. By paying your deposit, you affirmatively agree to the possibility of such increases. Package is strictly subject to availability, not retroactive and not combinable with any other special or vacation package offer. Minimum night stays or required room types may apply. All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices. CST#2001136-20

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