East Coast Discovery

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Fly to Australia’s sunshine state for a 2-week mega holiday along the country’s Great Barrier Reef coastline.

Suggested itinerary:
Your fully equipped motorhome is your ‘home on wheels’ for the duration of your stay. Its many features include:
• Fully equipped kitchen with microwave and gas cooker
• All cutlery, crockery and kitchenware
• 80 litre fridge
• Large double bed
• TV, radio and CD player
• Air conditioning

You also get:
• Unlimited kilometres
• 24 hours roadside assistance
• Maps and motorhome park information

You are free to travel where you want as you discover fabulous Eastern Australia, but a suggested itinerary taking in most of the sights, might be:

Day 1 - Brisbane
Arrive into Brisbane where there is no hurry to pick up your motorhome. We suggest you spend a night in the city to explore Queensland’s sunny capital. Climb the Story Bridge, relax on fashionable Southbank, and enjoy the vibrant café culture.

Day 2 - Noosa
Collect your motorhome this morning and head north on the Bruce Highway. This road travels inland from Caloundra to Noosa on the Sunshine Coast. Spend the afternoon exploring the trendy seaside town of Noosa, relaxing along the iconic Hastings Street. Take a refreshing swim on the Main Beach, or walk along the lush bushy headlands through the Noosa National Park to witness an abundance of wildlife with stunning views along the way.

Day 3 - Hervey Bay
This morning continue north to the seaside town of Hervey Bay. Often referred to as the ‘Jewel’ in Queensland’s crown and the Whale Watching Capital of the World, it is also the departure point to the iconic Fraser Island. Here you may get a chance to spot some whales, and if you are feeling adventurous, head across to the world’s largest sand island itself for a thrilling 4WD tour, before heading back to Hervey Bay for the night.

Day 4 - Agnes Water
This morning head back north along the Isis Highway towards Agnes Water, your journey will take you through Bundaberg and the lush green cane fields before you arrive in the quaint Agnes Water town. Agnes Water will be the ideal place to spend the afternoon relaxing on the water’s edge and enjoying the welcoming hospitality.

Day 5 - Rockhampton
This morning make your way to Rockhampton. Here you can enjoy the Botanical Gardens, Capricorn Caves and Keppel Bay, or if time permits, explore the Eungella National Park. Enjoy a night in Rockhampton before making your way to the palm fringed shores of Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands.

Day 6 - Airlie Beach
Today continue north on the Bruce Highway towards Airlie Beach. Here you can spend your time at leisure enjoying your surroundings. We suggest you take a cruise out to one of the beautiful islands; the Whitsundays are not to be missed.

Day 8 - Townsville
Leave the crystal waters of Airlie Beach behind you as you make your way to Townsville, a modern, tropical city in North Queensland. Here you can visit the world’s largest aquarium or get up close to some of Australia’s great wildlife at the Billabong Sanctuary. In the evening be sure to enjoy the long beach front esplanade known as the ‘Strand’.

Day 9 - Mission Beach
Continue this morning following the picturesque Queensland coast line to Mission Beach. Stretching 14 kilometers, this beachside town is made up of golden beaches and will be the perfect base to explore this unspoilt natural environment. Here you can enjoy fine eateries, boutiques and art galleries nestled against lush tropical rainforest, and the tumbling Wallaman and Millaa Millaa Falls and Lake Barrine.

Day 11 - Cairns
Today your drive will take you through the country town of Innisfail to the tropical seaside town of Cairns to where your journey comes to an end. A trip out to the Great Barrier Reef is a must and will be the perfect opportunity to snorkel and dive amongst the brightly coloured marine life. If time permits head north to explore the palm fringed shores of Palm Cove and Port Douglas, or simply enjoy all Cairns has to offer. Dine on the esplanade, take an indulging shopping trip, or visit the small town of Kuranda for some outstanding views across Cairns.

Day 13 - Farewell
After a night in a city centre hotel, bid the sundrenched shores of Cairns farewell as you make your way to the Cairns Airport for your onward flight back to the UK.

13 day East Coast Discovery holiday from £329

with flights from £1315

Be sure to enjoy:

• A relaxing afternoon in South Bank 
• Main beach in Noosa
• Sailing on the Whitsunday Islands
• The Capricorn Caves
• The world’s largest aquarium 
• The golden sands of Mission Beach 
• A cable car ride to the Village of Kuranda
• Snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef
• A stroll along the Cairns Esplanade
• The Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

You may also wish to add day tours and activities and a worldwide stopover

Guide prices shown are per person based on two sharing standard accommodation and include full ABTA/ ATOL protection. Prices vary according to season and standard of accommodation chosen. To plan your own holiday Downunder call Freedom Australia on 0333 234 2889.

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  • Add day tours and activities in the places you visit
  • Extend your stay in any of the locations
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