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Queensland Luxe

On arrival to Brisbane, transfer by private vehicle to Maryvale, where you will stay in relaxed luxury at Spicers Peak Lodge. Do as little or as much as you wish during your two night stay, before heading back to Brisbane for an urban experience staying at Spicers Balfour. Take a walking tour to discover the hidden gems of the vibrant city as well as a guided vehicle tour to explore further afield. A flight to Cairns, then transfer by private car to the renowned Silky Oaks Lodge.  Experience the Outer Reef on a full day tour, and discover the wonders of the Daintree Rainforest on a privately guided morning excursion, before all too soon your Queensland indulgence must come to an end.

Trip Type: Adventure, Cosmopolitan

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Day By Day

Day 1 – Arrive in Maryvale, Australia

Welcome to Australia!

Upon arrival you will be transferred to Spicers Peak Lodge by private vehicle.

Spicers Peak Lodge
Located one and a half hour's south west of Brisbane and surrounded by listed World Heritage site, Main Range National Park, Spicers Peak Lodge is a luxurious, gastronomic mountain lodge. Stunningly situated on a mountaintop in Queensland's Scenic Rim, Spicers Peak Lodge is as far from the pressure of everyday life as it's possible to be. Let your cares melt away in one of the elegant rooms, enjoy an award-winning gourmet experience, unwind in Spa Anise or choose from a host of invigorating outdoor activities. Here, in Australia's highest non-alpine lodge, relaxation and revitalization come naturally. By day, enjoy bushwalking, mountain bikes and 4WD tours of the area, take a dip in the pool or have a game of tennis. By night, sample fine food and wine, relax by the fire or take in the brilliance of stars in clear mountain skies.

Starting Accommodation: Spicers Peak Lodge
Meals: Dinner


Day 2 – Spicers Peak Lodge

You can do as much or as little as you wish while staying at Spicers Peak Lodge. Myriad adventures await in the sky or on the land. For the active, there’s helicopter scenic flights, nature hikes, 4WD discovery tours and mountain biking. For those wishing for a gentler pace, there’s sunset picnics, star gazing, a guest library, pool table and tennis court. The peerless infinity pool – with yawning views of the mountains – is a temptation impossible to resist for most, as are the indulgent and restorative powers of the Spa Anise Day Spa.

Starting Accommodation: Spicers Peak Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 3 – Brisbane Walking Tour

This morning you will be transferred to Brisbane by private vehicle.

Best of Brisbane Walking Tour
Discover the vibrant city of Brisbane on foot with an expertly crafted walking tour. Immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of this stunning Australian destination as you explore its iconic landmarks, hidden gems, and city landscapes. A walking tour will take you on a journey through the heart of the city, from the lively streets of the central business district to the tranquil gardens and picturesque riverfront. Be guided through the bustling Queen Street Mall, the majestic City Hall, and the serene Botanic Gardens. With a carefully curated route, you'll experience the best of Brisbane, uncover its rich history, and create unforgettable memories.

Starting Accommodation: Spicers Balfour Hotel
Meals: Breakfast


Day 4 – Brisbane City and Lone Pine Koala Tour

See a koala, hand-feed a kangaroo and see hundreds of other unique Aussie wildlife on a private, guided tour through one of the best zoos in the world. This is an informative tour where you can learn about Australia's native fauna and flora in the world's first and largest koala sanctuary, with over 130 koalas. The sanctuary has a large variety of other Aussie wildlife, all in beautiful, natural settings. Drive past some of Brisbane's beautiful sights on the way to and from the zoo. Your knowledgeable guide picks you up from your accommodation and on the way to the zoo, discusses the region's rich history including Brisbane from English prison to modern metropolis. Highlights at Lone Pine include a variety of birds-of-prey in the popular 'Free-Flight Show' and hand-feeding. Popular options include hand-feeding the cheeky, vividly colored rainbow lorikeets, and seeing some of the 'friendly' snakes in the snake show! Some of the many other animals include crocodiles, Tasmanian devils, eastern water dragons, platypus and wombats.

Starting Accommodation: Spicers Balfour Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 5 – Travel to the Daintree Rainforest

This morning you will travel to Cairns by air. On arrival you will be transferred to your accommodation in the Daintree Rainforest.

Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge offers guests a stylish escape in the cool calm of the Daintree Rainforest. Set above the gently flowing Mossman River and among the leafy canopy, the airy, open spaces of the main lodge envelope guests in the sights and sounds of an extraordinary natural theater. Forty luxury treehouses styled with contemporary furnishings and featuring local timbers offer peaceful retreat and views of the Mossman River or the rainforest.

The open-air restaurant and bar welcome in the peaceful sights and sounds of the rainforest, creating an extraordinary backdrop for relaxed fine dining. Menus are contemporary Australian in style with Asian influences, designed to be refreshing and light. Inspired by ancient wisdoms that celebrate water in the Mossman River as a renewing and life-giving force, the multi award-winning Healing Waters Spa offers seven treatment rooms with rainforest or river views, including couples’ rooms and Vichy showers. It is strongly recommended that any additional activity and spa requirements are pre-booked prior to arrival to avoid disappointment.

Starting Accommodation: Silky Oaks Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 6 – Outer Reef Cruise

The adventure starts with an early departure from Port Douglas Marina. Sit back and relax on the beautiful yacht and set sail to the Coral Cays of Mackay or Undine Reefs. You will enjoy an authentic sailing experience, following the coastline and views of the Daintree mountains. Once at the protected sites at the Coral Cays, nature activities will include snorkeling over the pristine coral reef with a qualified marine biologist offering reef interpretation on a guided snorkel tour.The adventure starts with an early departure from Port Douglas Marina. Sit back and relax on the beautiful yacht and set sail to the Coral Cays of Mackay or Undine Reefs. You will enjoy an authentic sailing experience, following the coastline and views of the Daintree mountains. Once at the protected sites at the Coral Cays, nature activities will include snorkeling over the pristine coral reef with a qualified marine biologist offering reef interpretation on a guided snorkel tour.

Starting Accommodation: Silky Oaks Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 7 – Daintree Rainforest Experience

Enjoy a tour over the top of the Daintree Rainforest to the very edge of the 'Outback' to observe the native wildlife. The ecosystems experienced are from the Lowland Wet Tropics of the coastal strip through the upper forests and out to the very edge of the wonderful Eucalypt Savannah Outback. 

Starting Accommodation: Silky Oaks Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 8 – Depart Australia

Ahead of your flight you will be transferred to Cairns Airport by private vehicle. 

Meals: Breakfast


Pricing

Package Level: Luxury

Please note all prices listed are approximations and subject to current rate of exchange adjustments. Each itinerary can be fully customized to your interests and needs.

Twin Share
4/1/2024 - 6/30/2024$7,185
7/1/2024 - 8/31/2024$7,195
9/1/2024 - 3/31/2025$7,290
Single Traveler
4/1/2024 - 6/30/2024$13,930
7/1/2024 - 8/31/2024$13,955
9/1/2024 - 3/31/2025$14,145

Add internal air to this package from $560*


Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person, twin/double share in USD. All highlighted savings are reflected in the price. Price does not include airfare unless otherwise stated. Travel may be limited to certain days of the week. Hotels and tours remain subject to availability. Cancellation penalties and other booking or alteration restrictions may exist. Please note blackout dates may apply to Christmas, New Year and local special event periods. Pricing may increase over Holiday and special event periods and may not be reflected in price grid. Prices indicated remain subject to change without notice. Prices are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. CST #2012413-20 See our full Terms and Conditions: www.swaindestinations.com/terms

Details

Length:

7 Nights

Pricing:

From $7,185 Per Person

Destinations:

Maryvale; Brisbane; Daintree Rainforest

Inclusions:

  • Round trip airport transfers
  • 2 nights at Spicers Peak Lodge
  • 2 nights in Brisbane
  • Brisbane walking tour
  • Brisbane city and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary tour
  • 3 night Silky Oaks Lodge
  • Great Barrier Reef cruise
  • Daintree Rainforest experience
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
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