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itinerary

Day 1: Spirit of Queensland Cairns to Tully

Join the Spirit of Queensland this morning and travel through picturesque landscapes from Cairns to Tully. On arrival in Tully, transfer from Tully Railway Station to your accommodation in Mission Beach. Stay the next three nights at Castaways Resort and Spa, Mission Beach.

Day 2: Dunk Island

Take a ten minute ride on the water taxi to Dunk Island. Spend the day discovering the natural beauty of the island. (B)

Day 3: Mission Beach

Enjoy a leisurely day exploring Mission Beach. Nestled against lush tropical rainforest, Mission Beach is home to a variety of restaurants, galleries, gift stores and boutiques. Explore the beaches by kayak, fish from the beach or hire a boat to a deserted tropical island (all own expense). (B)

Day 4: Spirit of Queensland Tully to Proserpine

Transfer from your accommodation back to Tully to re-join the Spirit of Queensland. Wind your way down the coast and arrive in the early evening at Proserpine. Transfer by RailBus Coach Connection to your accommodation in Airlie Beach. The gateway to the 74 Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef, Airlie Beach is a lively coastal hub where the atmosphere is relaxed and there’s so much to do every day of the week. Explore the Port of Airlie precinct with a range of shops, restaurants, parklands, marina and the sandy Boathaven Beach. Stay the next three nights at Airlie Beach Hotel. (B)

Day 5: Whitehaven Beach

Sail to Whitehaven on board the heritage yacht Lady Enid. Spend time swimming at Whitehaven Beach and Betty’s Beach, take a guided walk to Hill Inlet and snorkel the pristine Whitsunday Island coral reefs. (L)

Day 6: Airlie Beach

Spend the day at leisure exploring the village of Airlie Beach with its relaxed atmosphere and collection of eclectic shops and cafés.

Day 7: Spirit of Queensland Proserpine to Brisbane

This morning is at leisure, before transferring back to Proserpine on the RailBus Coach Connection to re-join the Spirit of Queensland and continue your southbound trip. Overnight on board the Spirit of Queensland. (D)

Day 8: Brisbane

Arrive into Brisbane this morning where your holiday concludes. (B)

Please note itinerary is subject to change.
Departs: Monday, Friday from Cairns at 9.00am.
Concludes: Brisbane at 9.20am.

dates & pricing

Adult Twin Senior Twin Adult Sole Senior Sole Departs 2018/2019
$1452 $1391 $2039 $1978 Mondays and Fridays
  • Fares Valid 23 Apr 18 – 23 Dec 2018, 7 Jan 2019 – 31 Mar 19
  • Australian Pension Concession Card holders, Government Senior Card holders, Queensland Pension Concession Card holders and Queensland Government Senior Card holders may be entitled to Concession Fares that are partly or fully funded by the Commonwealth or State Governments. To qualify for Concession Fares, an Australian Concession Card must be presented at the time of booking; must be valid at the time of travel and must be carried at all times during travel.

Highlights & inclusions

  • One way travel on the Spirit of Queensland from Cairns to Tully, Tully to Proserpine – Premium Economy Seat
  • One way overnight travel on the Spirit of Queensland from Proserpine to Brisbane – RailBed
  • 3 nights accommodation in Mission Beach
  • 3 nights accommodation in Airlie Beach
  • Return water taxi transfers to Dunk Island
  • Full day Whitehaven Sailing Cruise
  • Return transfers from Tully Railway Station to Mission Beach accommodation
  • Return RailBus Coach Connection from Proserpine Railway Station to Airlie Beach accommodation
  • Meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)

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