CAIRNS AQUARIUM & CRUISE ESCAPE
3 Nights

Duration:
3 Nights
Offer:
Escape to Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns with Full Day Reef Cruises, Cairns Aquarium, Breakfast Daily + More
Travel Dates:
10/05/22 to 24/06/22
10/07/22 to 31/03/23
Offer Expires:
31/05/22
Reference Code:
MQ-3661

From

AU$749

Price per person

Package Details

Overview

7 Nights in a mountain view room
Breakfast daily
Outer Reef Cruise
Green Island Discovery
Cairns Aquarium Entry
Kids Stay Free*

Details

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

A popular place to relax, close to local attractions with views of the Coral Sea, Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns is tropical holiday bliss.

Mountain View Room

Spacious rooms with a modern feel averaging from 32sqm, Mountain View Rooms include private balconies featuring stunning views of the rainforest-covered mountain ranges surrounding Cairns. Rooms also boast ensuite bathrooms with shower over bath. Bedding consists of either a Queen Bed and an optional rollaway bed (charges may apply for a rollaway bed) or two double beds.

Inclusions

7 Nights In A Mountain View Room
Spacious rooms with a modern feel averaging from 32sqm, private balconies featuring stunning views of the rainforest covered mountain ranges surrounding Cairns.

BONUS Guaranteed Room Upgrade
Everyone loves an upgrade, and this one is on us. Enjoy more luxury with a complimentary double upgrade from a Garden Room to a Mountain View Room.

Breakfast Daily
Start your mornings the right way, with a stomach full of delicious breakfast foods.

Complimentary Wifi
With access to wifi, you can remain connected throughout your stay.

BONUS Full Day Great Barrier Reef Experience
Make the most of your time in Cairns with this once in a lifetime experience! Spend a full day at the Great Barrier Reef and have a magical time coral viewing, watching the crew fish feeding, and feasting on a delicious hot and cold tropical buffet lunch.

BONUS Full Day Green Island Discovery*
Green Island is a beautiful 6000-year-old coral cay located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park – a premier world heritage site and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Grab your snorkel gear and head to the Lifeguard patrolled beach to explore the marine world off the beach, take a stroll through the unique tropical rainforest, laze on the white coral sand beach or take part in some of the optional activities that Green Island has to offer.

BONUS Cairns Aquarium Entry*
Enjoy all day admission to Cairns newest attraction! See the animals and habitats endemic to Tropical North Queensland and learn about the importance of the Wet Tropics Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. Ecosystem talks, animal presentations, live diver feeds and marine and reptile touch n talk shows are all available daily. Note: please present your Ignite itinerary on arrival to the Aquarium.

BONUS Kids Stay Free*
Bring your blessings. Up to 12 children (0 – 12 years) can stay free of charge when sharing the same room as their parents, using existing bedding.

BONUS Bottle of Sparkling Wine
Enjoy something a little special on your holiday. The drinks are on us with a complimentary bottle of Australian sparkling wine on arrival.

BONUS Welcome Drink
Slip right into holiday mode with a complimentary drink per person on arrival to help you sit back and relax. Choose between a house beer, wine or soft drink.

BONUS Complimentary Parking
Rest assured that there will always be a place for your car this holiday.

BONUS Complimentary Tapas
Get a taste of the Cairns foodie scene with a complimentary tapas plate.

BONUS Privileges Dining Card
Enjoy exclusive and rewarding experiences at a variety of popular restaurants and cafes with a limited-edition, award-winning, Privileges Dining Card, that offers you 25% (and more) off the bill, for you and your accompanying guests – increasing your spending power at participating venues.

BONUS Local Experience Passes
Your holiday includes an exclusive collection of My Holiday Experience Passes, offering you discounts across a range of amazing local experiences.

Peace of Mind Guarantee If Things Change, So Can Your Holiday`
There’s no place for worries on a holiday. That’s why when you book with us, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that whatever the future may hold, your travel plans can be changed. If your holiday plans are impacted by government restrictions, we’ll work with you to find a suitable date in the future to rebook your well-deserved holiday, guaranteed. Terms & Conditions apply click here to find out more.

Terms

Valid for travel: 06 May – 23 June 2022; 04 October – 21 December 2022; 09 January – 31 March 2023

Add from $100 per person for travel: 10 July – 03 October 2022; 22 – 30 December 2022; 01 – 08 January 2023

Blockout Dates: 24 June – 09 July 2022; 31 December 2022

Surcharges & block out dates may apply during peak travel periods.

*Kids Stay Free
Kids up to and including 12 years of age stay for free when dining with a full paying adult when using existing bedding

*Full Day Green Island Discovery

Includes:
Up to 6 hours to explore Fitzroy Island
45 minute ferry transfer – one way
Depart Cairns 9am – Depart Fitzroy 4pm
Choose between hiring snorkelling equipment OR joining a glass bottom boat tour
Swim at various beaches
Walk through the rainforest
Picture perfect scenery

Information:
Please note – Infants must be pre-booked and lunch is NOT included. Make your own way to the Reef Fleet Terminal at 1 Spence Street, Cairns City for check in at 8:30am

Full Day Green Island Discovery
Please contact Great Adventures at least 24 hours prior to departure on (07) 4044 9944 to reconfirm your booking. For current operating days and times, please refer to

Includes:
Both use of snorkelling gear and an informative glass bottom boat tour to discover and fully experience this beautiful Great Barrier Reef island fo up to seven hours on Green Island. An Environmental Management Charge of $6.50 is levied on all adults and children entering the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. This charge is included in the rates. Please Note: Hotel transfers are not included. All passengers will be required to make their own way to the check-in location.

Outer Great Barrier Reef Adventure
Please contact Great Adventures at least 24 hours prior to departure on (07) 4044 9944 to reconfirm your booking. For current operating days and times, please refer to

The beauty of the Great Barrier Reef is yours to experience when you cruise to our multi -level reef activity platform. Situated on the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef, our spacious platform features undercover seating and tables to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch, full bar facilities, a swimming enclosure for children, change rooms with freshwater showers, sundeck, and scuba diving facilities with a semi-submerged platform. Children 4-14 years, prices as shown, 3 years and under free of charge.

Includes:
Morning & afternoon teas, 3 hours at Outer Barrier Reef platform, snorkelling equipment, hot & cold buffet lunch, eco reef talk, semi-submersible coral viewing, underwater observatory.

Return air-conditioned fast catamaran cruise
Morning tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns
Morning tea cake selection
Three (3) hours at Outer Reef Activity Platform. Platform Aerial Shot
Snorkelling equipment
Use of buoyancy vests
Reef education presentation
Hot and cold buffet lunch
Semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour
Underwater Observatory
Guided Eco Reef Talk in the underwater observatory
Afternoon tea and coffee available whilst at the platform, cheese and biscuits on return journey.

An Environmental Management Charge of $6.50 is levied on all adults and children entering the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. This charge is included in your tour. Please Note: Hotel transfers are not included. All passengers will be required to make their own way to the check-in location.

*Cairns Aquarium Entry
All day Admission to the Cairns Aquarium – Eco system Talks and Animal Presentations – Marine and Reptile Touch Tanks – Live Diver Feeds

Enjoy all day admission to Cairns newest attraction! See the animals and habitats endemic to Tropical North Queensland and learn about the importance of the Wet Tropics Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. Ecosystem talks, animal presentations, live diver feeds and marine and reptile touch n talk shows are all available daily. See Australia’s only 10m Deep Reef Tank, 360 degree Oceanarium, 20m underwater tunnel, mangrove boardwalk and the giant River Monsters exhibit. Get up close to freshwater fish, pythons, emerald tree monitors, crocodiles, colourful reef fish and huge sharks and rays! Cairns Aquarium where your Great Barrier Reef journey begins.

Please present your Ignite itinerary on arrival to the Aquarium

Departing Info: Aquarium opens at 10:00am
Returning Info: Aquarium closes at 3:00pm (last admission 1 hour prior to closure)
Days of operation: Monday – Sunday

Pricing

All prices are person twin share unless otherwise stated, are in New Zealand dollars, are correct at the time of publication & are subject to change without notice. Flights are not included unless otherwise stated & if included, are economy class unless otherwise stated. Price includes any stated bonus nights, upgrades & package savings, if applicable.

Cancellation Charges
Please note, cancelled bookings will incur charges. Our travel service providers are entitled to impose cancellation charges, which can be up to 100% of the amount paid to them for the relevant service, regardless of whether travel has commenced. If any refunds are received from travel service providers, they will be passed on to you, less a minimum cancellation fee of $150 per person.

‘Peace of Mind Guarantee
Applies to new bookings only. We can offer you the option to amend your booking date up to 24 hours prior to arrival, should any of the below criteria impact your holiday:

  • You or an immediate family member is diagnosed with COVID–19
  • You are forced into self-isolation
  • You are awaiting the results of a COVID–19 test
  • A Government directive is issued and means you are no longer able to travel to or from your destination.

General Terms & Conditions
In addition to the specific terms and conditions outlined above, upon purchase, this package is subject to general terms & conditions

Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is not included but is strongly recommended. Ask your Holiday Expert about our great value coverage options.

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