Mackay & The Whitsundays Tour – Reef and Beyond Guided Holidays

Airlie Beach, Queensland

An 8 day escape visiting Sugar Mills, rainforest retreats, waterfalls and islands. See the Platypus, & Crocodiles, and enjoy billy tea and damper on the river. Explore t Hamilton Island and relax on Whitehaven Beach
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The perfect destination for a well deserved Escape. This tour showcases some of Australia’s best Rainforest, Wildlife in the wild, Great Barrier Reef, Whitsundays Islands and the World’s Number 1 Beach, Whitehaven Beach. You are not wasting time with a lot of driving packing and unpacking suitcases. We use small buses which makes it a good personalised tour. Meals include fresh local produce.


  • A Welcome Dinner
  • Sights of Mackay
  • Sarina Sugar Shed
  • Walk in Australia Largest Rainforest
  • The best viewing of Platypus
  • Spotlight nocturnal animals in the rainforest
  • Sleep in Australia’s largest rainforest
  • Crocodiles & Wildlife Tour with billy tea and damper
  • Commentary of the Australian Aboriginal
  • Bowen Paddock to Plate Buffet Dinner
  • Sights of Bowen, 360 degrees lookouts and stunning beaches
  • Sights of Airlie Beach
  • Sparkles & Nibbles on a Sunset Cruise
  • Hamilton Island & Whitehaven Tour
  • Cape Gloucester, an Island Paradise
  • Whitsunday Gold Coffee Plantation
  • Cedar Creek waterfalls


Day 1 – Explore Mackay

Pickup at Mackay Airport, free time to explore Mackay. A welcome dinner to meet your new found friends and tour guide.

Welcome Dinner

Day 2 – Mackay & Eungella

Sights of Mackay & Hay Point, one of the largest Coal Terminals in the World. Sarina Sugar Shed a mini Sugar Mill, taste their produce, one been a bouquet Rum. We head up the Pioneer Valley passing the small Sugar Cane towns. Eungella on top of the Great Dividing Range has fantastic views of the Valley. Broken River Mountain Resort is in Australia’s largest Rainforest, there are walking tracks to explore which has the best viewing of the Platypus in the World. After dinner we go spotlighting nocturnal animals in the Rainforest.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 – Crocodile Safari Tour

This tour is on the Proserpine River & Wetlands, it is the most densely populated river system on the East Coast for Salt Water Crocodiles. We have an Australian Bush Billy Tea & Damper Lunch, boat cruise and a tour of the wetlands enjoying the amazing tropical wildlife. Hear about the oldest living culture in the World. The Australian Aboriginal who lived here 70,000 years ago, what they did for bush tucker and medicine.

Airlie Beach is a very pretty town with the Conway National Park as its backdrop and the Coral Sea and the Whitsunday Islands out the front for spectacular views. That afternoon is at your leisure.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 – Explore the Whitsunday Mainland

Explore the Whitsundays mainland highlights, visiting Cedar Creek Waterfalls which flows in the wet season and is a beautiful waterhole in the dry. Our regions own Whitsunday Coffee Plantation and the picturesque Hydeaway Bay. An island paradise on the mainland, your lunch comes with spectacular views of the nearby islands

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5 – Hamilton Island and Whitehaven Boat Tour

A ferry ride through the center of the Whitsunday Islands to the world famous Hamilton Island. Full use of the island bus to explore and the afternoon on the iconic Whitehaven beach, #1 beach in the world with it boasts brilliant white silica sand that is among the purest in the world

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6 – Explore Airlie Beach

A day of leisure to explore the beautiful Airlie Beach, late afternoon sunset cruise with bubbles & nibbles,

Breakfast and Dinner

Day 7 – Bowen Tour and Seafood BBQ Dinner

We will shop for a Seafood BBQ dinner tonight locally caught seafood. Bowen is the Winter Vegetable Capital of Australia and has a large fishing fleet. We will have a picnic lunch overlooking the bay where they filmed a lot of the movie “Australia”. We visit the beautiful beaches, 360 Degree Lookout and Murals on the side of buildings telling the history of the town.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8 – Homeward Bound

A farewell breakfast and a time to say good-bye before your transfer to the Whitsunday coast airport or the Proserpine train station.

Breakfast Included


Airlie Beach, Queensland

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