Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef 4 Days from £525pp Ref: CC11 Book Now Explore magnificent Cairns before boarding a catamaran to discover the breathtaking coral and tropical fish of the Great Barrier Reef on this four day mini-stay. Your Mini-Stay includes: Hotel accommodations at Hilton Hotel Cairns Airport transfers in Cairns Four days including Great Barrier Reef (ex Cairns), Kuranda Railway and Skyrail and Aboriginal Culture Buffet breakfast daily and lunch on Day 2 Day 1 ARRIVE CAIRNS (3 NIGHTS) On arrival at Cairns Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (flights anytime). The afternoon is free for you to explore this vibrant city. Day 2 GREAT BARRIER REEF Board a high-speed catamaran and cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy a reef education presentation by a marine naturalist and view the spectacular coral and tropical fish from the underwater observatory and the semi-submersible craft. There is the opportunity to go snorkeling and view this natural living wonder up-close (equipment provided). Enjoy a delicious tropical buffet lunch. Return to Cairns early evening. Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Lunch) Day 3 TJAPUKAI – SKYRAIL – KURANDA RAILWAY Visit the fascinating Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Upon arrival you will be greeted by your Indigenous Guide who will escort you through the park as you discover this ancient culture through theaters, stage shows and demonstrations. Later, travel on the Skyrail Cableway that takes you high above the canopy of the Barron Gorge National Park. On arrival in Kuranda there is free time to explore the ‘village in the rainforest’ and its many attractions, including the Heritage Markets. Board the Kuranda train for a historic journey traveling through some of the oldest rainforest in the world, passing the spectacular Stoney Creek Falls before arriving at Freshwater Station, where your coach awaits to return you to your hotel. Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast) Day 4 DEPART CAIRNS You will be transferred to Cairns Airport to connect with your onward flight (flights anytime). Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast) Departure Notes: Mini-Stays start daily 1 November 2013 to 31 March 2015 All prices are per person on a twin share basis. Please note: Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip. Please note that departures between 1 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015 are subject to itinerary and hotel modification. Air: Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Disclaimer These prices are LAND-ONLY and are correct at the time of the website going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however is subject to change, please confirm all details at time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Conditions page. Conditions can be found in the footer under Information. Early Payment Discounts are not available on all Trafalgar trips and exclusions do apply. The Early Payment Discount icon will show on the Pricing and Availability page of the itinerary if applicable. It is important you book your Trafalgar trip from your own country/region. For reasons why, please click here. Hotel Class Key SF= Superior First Class, F = First Class, MF = Moderate First Class, ST = Superior Tourist, D = Deluxe and MD = Moderate Deluxe. Hotels are subject to change. Notes * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. ^Twin-share option not available for trips to South America., Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey.