Blue mountains and Jenolan stalactite caves
In the Blue Mountains you will admire the mountain slopes and rocky cliffs, walk through the virgin eucalyptus forests, ride on the steepest railway in the world. The observation deck offers a wonderful view of the famous Three Sisters rocks and Jamison Valley. Along a narrow serpentine road you will descend into the valley, where there are entrances to the famous caves with marble-white stallocite columns and underground rivers. Jenolan Caves is a real miracle of nature, amazing formations of stalactites and stalagmites, underground rivers of extraordinary beauty.
This is one of the most interesting excursions on the Gold Coast. On a comfortable jeep you will drive through the savannah along the edge of the crater of the world’s largest ancient volcano, walk through the tropical forest with lianas, palm trees, parasitic trees, see the dry eucalyptus forest. Only in these places, thanks to the ancient volcano, you will be able to cross the clear border between the light eucalyptus forest and the tropical jungle within 1 second. You will also walk on a cable car that stretches through giant trees over mangrove swamps, feed colorful wild parrots, admire the magnificent scenery of Australian nature, see amazing Australian animals and birds in their natural habitat, swim in the cool jets of a waterfall and most importantly – a driver and guide in one person will tell you a lot of interesting things about the area,
Daintree Game Reserve and Port Douglas
In the bend of the Daintree River, there is a reserve covering more than 56 hectares of untouched rainforest, where you can feel like Robinsons in the wild. Those who wish can make an excursion to the Daintree Reserve for a few days in order to be able to spend this time alone. An hour’s drive from Cairns is the small village of Port Douglas, located on the very coast, surrounded by mountains and tropical forests – this is the oldest settlement in the north of Queensland. Until today, Port Douglas retains its original appearance and charm. Thousands of fishing lovers come here every year, local restaurants will satisfy the tastes of any gourmet. It is Port Douglas that is the place from where excursions to tropical forests and reserves begin, as well as from where groups of tourists sail to the islands of the Great Barrier Reef. A fascinating excursion for those who wish to visit as many islands as possible and spend a few days on board a modern comfortable liner. During the entire cruise you will be provided with meals (full board), as well as all equipment necessary for fishing and diving.
Sightseeing tour of Sydney
Sydney, the capital of NSW, is one of the world’s most popular destinations for tourists from all over the world. You will visit the center of Sydney: Hyde Park, The Rocks Historic District, Town Hall, King Cross Entertainment District, Darling Harbor Exhibition Center. See one of the most beautiful buildings – Victoria Building, St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Admire the magnificent views of the Sydney Opera House, the world-famous Harbor Bridge. Also during the tour you can visit the Eastern suburbs of Sydney with amazingly beautiful beaches: Bondi Beach, Vaucluse, Elizabeth Bay, Potts Point. The sightseeing tour ends with a buffet lunch at the Sydney Tower’s revolving restaurant. You will have a unique opportunity not only to taste Australian, European and Asian cuisine, including kangaroo and ostrich meat,
Australian animal park, cruise, aquarium
The tour starts with a visit to the Australian Wild Animal Park. Here you can see kangaroos, ostriches, Tasmanian devils, tiny penguins and other animals and birds in natural conditions, feed them and take pictures with them. You will visit the Sydney Aquarium and learn about the unique underwater world of Australia, admire the richness and brightness of its inhabitants and be able to look into the eyes of huge rays, toothy sharks. You will also take an exciting cruise around Port Jakson Bay. Sydney Bay will appear before you in all its beauty.
Port Darling is a modern center located next to the port.
Excursion to the Outer Barrier Reef
A fast catamaran will take you to the Outer Barrier Reef, where you will have the opportunity to swim, snorkel or just wander through the shallow waters of coral reefs and watch unusually beautiful fish, starfish, corals and other ocean inhabitants.
Excursions in Cairns
Cruise to the coral reef.
Fast comfortable catamaran will quickly take you to the Great Barrier Reef. On the way, you will watch an interesting film about the surrounding nature and listen to a commentary by a specialist for a cup of tea. Having made a stop at Fitzroy Island, you will find yourself in a picturesque National Park with virgin forests and white coral beaches. Here you can go for a walk in the forest accompanied by a guide or swim in the ocean. A buffet, bar, promenade and observation decks are at your service on board the cruise. Lunch is included in the price of the cruise. In the transparent waters of the Reef, you will have the opportunity to snorkel or scuba dive with experienced instructors, as well as admire live corals and colorful fish through the transparent floor or walls of a special vessel. On request, a sightseeing flight by helicopter can be arranged. Similar tours include the same diving, snorkeling and coral viewing opportunities but with a bit more time on the Reef without visiting the island, or a trip to the Green Island where you can sunbathe on the beach or snorkel and snorkel offshore . During one of the cruises you can also visit a pearl farm.
Excursion to Kuranda.
The tour starts with a ride on the world’s longest funicular with a length of 7 km. Gliding smoothly over the tops of the ancient rainforest, you will enjoy views of pristine nature and panoramas of the ocean coast. Along the way, you will make stops for a walk along the forest paths and, finally, you will find yourself in Kuranda, where you can buy products of local craftsmen and natives at the local market and souvenir shops. The trip will continue at the Tropical Station, where you will be driven in a 40s American infantry vehicle through the jungle and a small lake that is home to turtles and water dragons. An aboriginal guide will talk about the culture and life of his people and demonstrate playing the national musical instrument, the didgeridoo, as well as throwing a spear and a boomerang. The dance group will perform traditional dances for you.
Jeep tour of Bellenden Cay National Park.
The trip starts with a visit to Belenden Ker National Park near Cairns. Then you get into the picturesque tropical forests, from where you can see the mountain Bartel Frere, sung in the legends of the natives and shrouded in mystery. You will get a rare opportunity to walk through the tropical jungle away from busy tourist trails, see mountain rivers, mountain rivers and waterfalls, learn a lot of interesting things about the plants and fauna of the Australian tropical jungle, see huge fig trees. Most wild animals are nocturnal, but if you’re lucky, you can see platypuses and woodland turkeys.
Excursion to Cape Tribulation and Daintree National Park.
Cape Tribulation is a unique natural area listed as a Natural World Heritage Site. You will take a cruise on the Daintree River, where a huge number of crocodiles live, pass through the most ancient tropical mangrove forests on Earth. Enjoy an Australian BBQ lunch, walk along white sand beaches or a tropical jungle trail. You will learn a lot about the ancient plants of this unique natural park at a special jungle discovery center and enjoy unforgettable views of all levels of the rainforest from the observation tower. Those who wish can extend their acquaintance with the tropics and spend the night in cozy Ferntree Villas, located right in the forest.
Fishing enthusiasts, of course, know that Cairns is one of the centers where fishermen come from all over the world. The famous sawfish (Marlin), huge grubbers and tunas, various sharks and other large ocean fish will be your prey if you take part in fishing on the Reef or in the open ocean. For those who prefer a more relaxed fishing experience, take a motorboat down a tropical river in search of the famous barramundi and other Australian river fish. Fishing can be organized on the basis of an exclusive charter of a boat or together with other fishermen. You choose the duration of fishing yourself: for 5, 10 hours or for several days.
If you want to go down to the depths of the ocean to admire the corals and the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef, you will be given every opportunity to do so. You will be able to do one dive during a regular Reef cruise, and in order to make several dives, it is better to go on a special cruise (for one or more days). You can also rent a boat that will provide you with all the diving, snorkeling and fishing equipment you need.
Excursions on the Gold Coast
Sea World is an amusement park with unforgettable performances of dolphins and fur seals, a spectacular show of water skiers, as well as interesting and unexpected attractions. Those wishing to swim and ride on a variety of water slides will find a cozy water park.
Movie World Warner Brothers – the magical world of Hollywood on the Gold Coast. Here, fantasies become reality: you can take part in a bank robbery or become an action hero; take a ride in Batman’s car or take a walk in an embrace with Daffy the Duck or Bunny the Rabbit. Always finding yourself in the epicenter of events, you will meet your favorite movie and cartoon characters. The most popular attractions are rafting on a huge water mountain, as well as a great show with stuntmen based on the movie “Police Academy”.
Dreamworld is an amusement park with a variety of attractions that recreates the spirit of old Australia. Here you can walk through the eucalyptus forest, hold a koala in your arms and feed a kangaroo. You can go sailing on an old steamer or take a ride on a cable car. On Tiger Island you will meet Bengal tigers and their brave trainers. Thrill-seekers will find modern attractions such as the Tower of Terror, where you can experience a free fall from the 38th floor.
Water park (Wet’n’Wild) – numerous water attractions and slides, a water stream that will sweep you at great speed through a 150-meter completely dark labyrinth and a pool that reproduces an ocean storm.
Tropical Fruit World is an amusement plantation park where you can see and taste various tropical fruits.
Big Pineapple is a pineapple and macadamia nut plantation amusement park where you will learn a lot about exotic fruits, nuts and other plants.
Lamington National Park is a realm of subtropical jungle located in the mountains on the west of the Gold Coast. Here, in the conditions of untouched nature, a large number of animals and birds live.
Currumbin Reserve is an Australian nature park where animals and birds are in close to natural habitats.