This package is all inclusive of the following:
7 Night Taste of Australia Vacation for two.
All accommodation as follows:
•4 nights in a riverhouse at Silky Oaks Losge, Daintree Rainforest, Australia
•3 nights in a Anchor Bay Suite, at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
•full breakfast, 4 course table de hote dinner and many lodge activities at Silky Oaks Lodge
•all meals, non-alcoholic beverages, motorised dinghies, paddle skis, sailboards, glass bottom boat
trips and many island activities at Lizard Island
All activities as follows:
•All inclusive activities at Silky Oaks and Lizard Island
All internal air transfers as follows:
•Sydney to Cairns
•Cairns to Lizard Island return
•Cairns to Sydney
Standard hire car for 5 days (Ford Falcon or simiilar) at Silky Oaks
•includes standard vehicle insurance & unlimited km's
•excludes airport pick up/drop off fee and fuel
4 nights and 4 days in the Daintree Forest, Australia
Cairns is the capital city of Far North Queensland. The 16th largest city in Australia, with a population of over 120,000 people, Cairns is continuing to be a favoured destination - for its rare mixture of ecological environments and its cosmopolitan, colourful coastal character. Cairns location is... More details
Experience the soothing sights and sounds of the rainforest at Voyages Silky Oaks Lodge & Healing Waters Spa, nestled on the edge of the World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park. The Lodge blends casual and contemporary design, amongst the most tranquil surrounds. 50 Treehouses and Riverhouses each feature wide verandahs and spa baths. Enjoy fine food and wine at the Treehouse Restaurant - one of Northern Queensland's premier dining experiences. This unique open-sided restaurant features unobstructed rainforest and river views set above the trees. The menu showcases the freshest local produce and Australian wines. Only 20 minutes from Port Douglas, Silky Oaks Lodge provides the perfect base for exploring the Great Barrier Reef, Atherton Tablelands, Cape Tribulation and the Daintree River. Take a relaxing stroll along the lush riverbanks, explore the local area by bike, paddle a canoe on the Mossman River or join a guided rainforest walk. Whichever pursuit you choose, the end of vigorous activity demands rest and rejuvenation at The Healing Waters Spa.
Accommodation Riverhouses; Set in prime riverfront locations, spectacular rainforest views and the soothing sounds of the Mossman River are key elements of the Riverhouses. Generously spacious, with polished timber floors and elegant interiors, room appointments are stylish and comfortable. An oversized spa bath, with uninterrupted rainforest views, is one of the many special inclusions offered in addition to standard room features. Riverhouse guests also enjoy premium sparkling wine and a deluxe tropical fruit basket on arrival. Treehouses; At Silky Oaks Lodge, guests are accommodated in beautiful timber Treehouses. Set into the rainforest and surrounded by lush gardens, each has been carefully designed to offer privacy and maximum comfort. Treehouses have an understated tropical style with natural tones and timbers used to create a relaxed, soothing living space. Floor to ceiling glass doors open onto a wide verandah where a hammock is perfectly positioned to make the most of picturesque views. Air-conditioned, interiors are spacious and attractively furnished with a range of contemporary comforts including a daybed. Large bathrooms, including a spa bath, CD player, phone, coffee and tea making facilities are among some of the in-room features.
Facilities: Reception is open from 7.00am to 10.00pm, Check in time is 2:00pm / Check out time is 11:00am, Healing Waters Spa, Meeting and function facilities available, Foreign exchange and travelers cheques cashed, Tour desk, Scheduled transfer service to and from Port Douglas, Daily activities program, Board games, Pool towels, Flora and fauna reference library, Swimming pool, Gym, Internet Lounge, Tennis court - day & night, Laundry service, Complimentary Self Service Laundry Facilities, Resort boutique, Safety deposit facilities (at reception), Disabled facilities available
Great Barrier Reef, Australia
3 nights and 4 days on Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
The Great Barrier Reef, off Australia's east coast, is one of the wonders of the natural world. It is World Heritage listed and is one of Australia's, and the world's, premier holiday destinations. The combination of glorious weather (be aware that it rains a lot in the wet season! Jan-March), pristine... More details
Lizard Island - a very special experience. Lizard Island Luxury Resort, Great Barrier Reef is one of a kind - a wonderful work of nature's art. Located right on the Great Barrier Reef. It is a private paradise with 24 powdery white beaches. Lizard Island offers a luxury escape; a unique holiday on the Great Barrier Reef's northern most island resort. If you're looking for something out of the ordinary, then Lizard Island should be top of the list. This is without question, one of Australia's premier resorts. Being right on the Great Barrier Reef is rare enough, but this stunning resort offers the full spectrum - both the inner and outer Reef experiences.
Anchor Bay Rooms are located in a tropical garden setting with easy access to Anchor Bay and the beach; Each Anchor Bay room has a private balcony with hammock. The interiors are compact but comfortable, there family Rooms offer two separate sleeping areas. Anchor Bay Suites set in a broad sweeping arc along Anchor Bay, with easy access to the main Lodge, each suite offers captivating sea views and each has a pathway leading directly to the beach. Seamlessly blending indoors and out in an elegant and spacious open plan design, a large verandah with daybed is one of the many designer comforts. Sunset Point Villas are set high on Sunset Ridge amongst native eucalyptus bushland. Providing filtered sea views over Anchor Bay or Sunset Beach, these Villas offer privacy and also easy access to a string of secluded beaches. Each Villa has a private deck with comfortable Australian timber squatter chairs and a hammock. Inside, the mix of colours and textures creates a calm retreat with the surrounding coastal bushland the inspiration for the understated and elegant design. The Pavilion perched high above the Coral Sea and set on the point of Sunset Ridge, The Pavilion combines complete privacy with a spectacular 270 degree panorama of Anchor Bay, Osprey Island and Sunset Beach. An expansive decking area incorporates a private plunge pool, sunlounges and a daybed area, inviting guests to relax and take in the stunning views. Leaving the balcony to stroll down a private path, guests will discover another secluded area where chairs and a table have been perfectly positioned to make the most of the sea breezes and gorgeous views. Inside, the Pavilion offers every comfort. Bollinger and a deluxe fruit bowl greet guests on arrival. A laptop computer for downloading and sending emails and high powered binoculars are among some of the special features.
Facilities: Guest facsimile facilities, book and games library, Island boutique, first aid clinic, freshwater swimming pool, tennis court, daily laundry service (dry cleaning service is not available), safety deposit facilities, Day Spa, gymnasium, guest Departure Lounge (with internet access).
Activities at Silky Oaks Resort
Only 20 minutes from Port Douglas, Silky Oaks Lodge provides the perfect base for exploring the Great Barrier Reef, Atherton Tablelands, Cape Tribulation and the Daintree River. Take a relaxing stroll along the lush riverbanks, explore the local area by bike, paddle a canoe on the Mossman River or join a guided rainforest walk. Whichever pursuit you choose, the end of vigorous activity demands rest and rejuvenation at The Healing Waters Spa. Complimentary activities include: Selected guided rainforest walks through the grounds and adjoining rainforest, Canoeing & snorkelling on the Mossman River, Bicycles, Transfer service to and from Port Douglas scheduled daily, Tennis - day & night.
Lizard Island inclusive activity package
During your time at Lizard Island, you can enjoy the following all inclusive activities. Whether lazing by the pool, taking a picnic to a secluded spot or an afternoon snorkeling is your idea of fun, they have something for everyone at Lizard Island. or
•Catamarans & paddle skis
•Glass bottom boat trips
•Snorkelling equipment and lessons
•Tennis - day & night (equipment supplied)
•Picnic hampers for beachside lunches
•Self-guided island walks and nature trails
•Nature slide presentations
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•Our knowledge, expertise and time in planning, preparing and booking your tailored itinerary
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•Detailed contact information for accommodation, guides, airlines, activities etc.
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