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Queensland Invites You to experience its world-famous marine life. One of the seven wonders of the world, The Great Barrier Reef, is one of Australia's most remarkable natural gifts. Have a look at our 10-night itinerary designed to take in all the best ways to experience the Great Barrier Reef, while visiting some stunning locations that Queensland has to offer.

Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns

Begin this itinerary in Cairns, spending 3 nights in Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns. A world of discovery is waiting, just steps from the hotel's prime location at the end of the Esplanade. This long-established property offers a perfect position for uninterrupted panoramic views of spectacular Trinity Bay, world-class Marlin Marina and breathtaking mountain ranges, showing the tropical north at its best.    

Ocean Free, Cairns

Enjoy a full-day cruise on Ocean Free, offering guests the opportunity to experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef as it was intended. Sail, snorkel and scuba dive aboard personalised tours with a fun and professional crew. The cruise also includes Green Island, a truly tropical haven situated 26km from Cairns on The Great Barrier Reef. Whether or not you have had a previous snorkel or dive experience, discover the incredible underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef and this stunning tropical island paradise. With a maximum of 25 passengers, Ocean Free is the perfect choice for those seeking a more personal touch.

Lizard Island

Fly to your next destination, Lizard Island and enjoy an hour-long scenic flight from Cairns taking in the beauty and scale of the Great Barrier Reef from above. Stay three nights, with all meals included at Lizard Island, home to just 40 suites and villas and 24 private beaches, meaning that each guest, couple or group are able to enjoy their very own private beach. Highlights include over 1,000 hectares of Lizard Island National Park to explore, an array of exquisite restaurants to savour, and an intriguing range of water and land sports to take part in. Relax, rejuvenate and restore at Essential Day Spa. Take part in a range of guided and self-guided activities including diving, snorkeling, swimming, kayaking and hiking.

Outdoor Balcony Beachfront Apartment

Finally, head back to Cairns and transfer to Port Douglas to finish off your trip, stay 4 nights at Mandalay Luxury Beachfront Apartments. Here you can enjoy the tropical ambience of Port Douglas, set in a partially secluded, unique beachfront location. The beautifully furnished one, two and three-bedroom apartments are designed to reflect beach style and relaxed elegance and are ideal for couples and families. Each apartment features high-quality appliances and all the amenities of a five-star experience. The property has two large swimming pools, extensive tropical gardens, BBQ facilities and a tennis court onsite. Access to the seemingly endless stretch of Port Douglas’ Four Mile Beach is through a walkway framed by tropical beach flora.

Embark on the ultimate Queensland adventure with this spectacular 10-night itinerary from £5,359pp. The package includes all flights, accommodation and transfers.