Rock, Rainforest & Reef

Lodges visited

4

ITINERARY

Rock, Rainforest & Reef

Suggested duration

12 nights, plus a night or two on route where required.

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There's nothing like Australia for sheer diversity of experiential luxury travel destinations... the breathtaking horizons of the desert, the tranquil sounds of tropical rainforest, the unforgettable coast, reefs and islands. Relax into this itinerary and enjoy a sense of timelessness, and the chance to discover our land, our people, and yourself.

From ayers rock airport take a 15min hosted drive to arrive at longitude 131°.

1 Longitude 131° Ayers Rock (Uluru), Northern Territory (3 NIGHTS)

The dual World Heritage listed wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park stretches over 311,000 acres and is Australia’s most famous natural landscape and arguably a journey to Australia’s spiritual and geographic heart. Facing majestic Uluru (Ayers Rock), Longitude 131° offers a uniquely personal experience of this Australian icon from 15 luxury tents (canopied suites) with unrivalled private views of the changing colours of Uluru as the sun rises and sets.

A selection of must do’s

  • Uluru Sunrise Guided Base Walk – Experience the remarkable changing colours of the entire desert landscape and the spectacular sight of Uluru and Kata Tjuta at dawn.

  • Table 131° – Dine under the stars and discover the wonders of the southern night sky. As you arrive to your dinner setting, be greeted by the deep rhythms of the didgeridoo while Indigenous performers welcome you with a traditional dance.

  • Sunset Camel Ride – Explore the great Central Australia desert at a slow and relaxed pace, accompanied by an expert guide pointing out wildlife and plant life, and sharing colourful anecdotes about life in this remarkable region.

  • Discover the massive domes of Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) with a guided tour of Walpa Gorge.

1 Longitude 131° Ayers Rock (Uluru), Northern Territory (3 NIGHTS)

The dual World Heritage listed wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park stretches over 311,000 acres and is Australia’s most famous natural landscape and arguably a journey to Australia’s spiritual and geographic heart. Facing majestic Uluru (Ayers Rock), Longitude 131° offers a uniquely personal experience of this Australian icon from 15 luxury tents (canopied suites) with unrivalled private views of the changing colours of Uluru as the sun rises and sets.

A selection of must do’s

  • Uluru Sunrise Guided Base Walk – Experience the remarkable changing colours of the entire desert landscape and the spectacular sight of Uluru and Kata Tjuta at dawn.

  • Table 131° – Dine under the stars and discover the wonders of the southern night sky. As you arrive to your dinner setting, be greeted by the deep rhythms of the didgeridoo while Indigenous performers welcome you with a traditional dance.

  • Sunset Camel Ride – Explore the great Central Australia desert at a slow and relaxed pace, accompanied by an expert guide pointing out wildlife and plant life, and sharing colourful anecdotes about life in this remarkable region.

  • Discover the massive domes of Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) with a guided tour of Walpa Gorge.

15min hosted drive to ayers rock airport, 3hr flight to cairns airport, 70min private vehicle transfer to silky oaks lodge.

2 Silky Oaks Lodge The Daintree, Queensland (3 NIGHTS)

Silky Oaks Lodge and Healing Waters Spa is located in a stunning riverside location adjoining one of the oldest living rainforests on the planet, the World Heritage listed Daintree National Park. The eco lodge comprises the renowned open sided Treehouse restaurant offering fine dining in scenic surrounds, contemporary accommodation encompassing both custom designed and furnished Billabong, River and Treehouses and the highly lauded Healing Waters Spa.

A selection of must do’s

  • Complimentary mountain bikes – cycle to Mossman Gorge and enjoy a picturesque waterside picnic. Should you run out of steam contact reception and they will collect you and your bike for an easy ride back to the lodge.

  • Join an experienced guide on safari – cross the Daintree River and explore ancient pristine rainforests, visit Cape Tribulation, swim at Miall Beach, partake in crocodile and bird spotting.

  • The Mossman River – unique to the Lodge is its riverside location, lagoon snorkeling, swimming, canoeing and private rainforest walks through pristine surrounds.

  • Simply relax and rejuvenate, using the power of water and the tranquility of the surrounding rainforest at the Healing Waters Spa.

2 Silky Oaks Lodge The Daintree, Queensland (3 NIGHTS)

Silky Oaks Lodge and Healing Waters Spa is located in a stunning riverside location adjoining one of the oldest living rainforests on the planet, the World Heritage listed Daintree National Park. The eco lodge comprises the renowned open sided Treehouse restaurant offering fine dining in scenic surrounds, contemporary accommodation encompassing both custom designed and furnished Billabong, River and Treehouses and the highly lauded Healing Waters Spa.

A selection of must do’s

  • Complimentary mountain bikes – cycle to Mossman Gorge and enjoy a picturesque waterside picnic. Should you run out of steam contact reception and they will collect you and your bike for an easy ride back to the lodge.

  • Join an experienced guide on safari – cross the Daintree River and explore ancient pristine rainforests, visit Cape Tribulation, swim at Miall Beach, partake in crocodile and bird spotting.

  • The Mossman River – unique to the Lodge is its riverside location, lagoon snorkeling, swimming, canoeing and private rainforest walks through pristine surrounds.

  • Simply relax and rejuvenate, using the power of water and the tranquility of the surrounding rainforest at the Healing Waters Spa.

70min private vehicle transfer to cairns general aviation terminal, private 60min scheduled scenic flight direct to lizard island airport, 5min hosted drive to lizard island resort.

3 Lizard Island Great Barrier Reef, Queensland (3 NIGHTS)

The Great Barrier Reef stretches some 1200km along the tropical north Queensland coast and is one of the seven wonders of the natural world and a world heritage listed, natural inspiration. It is larger than the Great Wall of China and the only living thing on earth visible from space. Lizard Island is a beautiful, natural, remote island retreat and the northern-most Great Barrier Reef resort. It offers 24 white powdery sand beaches, five star cuisine, indulgent spa treatments and is an outstanding dive and snorkel destination.

A selection of must do’s

  • Sensational snorkeling and diving opportunities. Dive the famous Cod Hole or snorkel straight from the beach to experience magical coral gardens, a giant clam garden and a colourful array of tropical fish.

  • Take a helicopter tour for a birds-eye-view of the Great Barrier Reef. This guided aerial experience provides a powerful insight to this World Heritage wonder.

  • Enjoy a day fishing out on the surrounding reefs. Expect to hook anything from Spanish Mackerel to Tuna, Coral Trout or Red Emperor, with the added bonus of having the chefs prepare and cook your catch.

  • A Motorised Dinghy will allow you to access Lizard’s secluded beaches all around the island. Ask the team to pack you a picnic hamper so you can spend hours exploring, snorkeling and soaking up the remote and romantic island surrounds. You may well be the only people on the beach the entire day.

**AN ALTERNATIVE GREAT BARRIER REEF EXPERIENCE, ESPECIALLY FOR GOLFERS, SAILORS AND SPA LOVERS, IS IS TO FLY TO HAMILTON ISLAND AND STAY AT AWARD WINNING RESORT, QUALIA.

3 Lizard Island Great Barrier Reef, Queensland (3 NIGHTS)

The Great Barrier Reef stretches some 1200km along the tropical north Queensland coast and is one of the seven wonders of the natural world and a world heritage listed, natural inspiration. It is larger than the Great Wall of China and the only living thing on earth visible from space. Lizard Island is a beautiful, natural, remote island retreat and the northern-most Great Barrier Reef resort. It offers 24 white powdery sand beaches, five star cuisine, indulgent spa treatments and is an outstanding dive and snorkel destination.

A selection of must do’s

  • Sensational snorkeling and diving opportunities. Dive the famous Cod Hole or snorkel straight from the beach to experience magical coral gardens, a giant clam garden and a colourful array of tropical fish.

  • Take a helicopter tour for a birds-eye-view of the Great Barrier Reef. This guided aerial experience provides a powerful insight to this World Heritage wonder.

  • Enjoy a day fishing out on the surrounding reefs. Expect to hook anything from Spanish Mackerel to Tuna, Coral Trout or Red Emperor, with the added bonus of having the chefs prepare and cook your catch.

  • A Motorised Dinghy will allow you to access Lizard’s secluded beaches all around the island. Ask the team to pack you a picnic hamper so you can spend hours exploring, snorkeling and soaking up the remote and romantic island surrounds. You may well be the only people on the beach the entire day.

**AN ALTERNATIVE GREAT BARRIER REEF EXPERIENCE, ESPECIALLY FOR GOLFERS, SAILORS AND SPA LOVERS, IS IS TO FLY TO HAMILTON ISLAND AND STAY AT AWARD WINNING RESORT, QUALIA.

70min private vehicle transfer to cairns airport, 1.5hr flight to hamilton island airport, 10min hosted drive to qualia.

3 qualia Great Barrier Reef, Queensland (3 NIGHTS)

Located on the secluded northern tip of Hamilton Island, surrounded by the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef, this world-class resort immerses you in a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere.qualia, is a truly special place where everything has been meticulously considered to relax the mind yet completely spoil the senses.

A selection of must do’s

  • Signature Sunset Cruise on board qualia’s luxury vessel, Atomic. Let the magnificent palette of colour mesmerize you as the sun sets over the Whitsunday Islands.

  • Best of Both Worlds Experience – Indulge in the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience. This boating tour includes 60 minutes of flying, 2 hours at Reefworld including all facilities and 1 hour on one of the world’s best beaches, ‘Whitehaven Beach’ with sparkling wine and picnic lunch.

  • Escape to a world of relaxation and sensory healing in the tranquil surrounds of Spa qualia.

  • Tee off at The Hamilton Island Golf Course on neighbouring Dent Island. It is the only championship island golf course in Australia and the views are simply… spectacular.

3 qualia Great Barrier Reef, Queensland (3 NIGHTS)

Located on the secluded northern tip of Hamilton Island, surrounded by the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef, this world-class resort immerses you in a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere.qualia, is a truly special place where everything has been meticulously considered to relax the mind yet completely spoil the senses.

A selection of must do’s

  • Signature Sunset Cruise on board qualia’s luxury vessel, Atomic. Let the magnificent palette of colour mesmerize you as the sun sets over the Whitsunday Islands.

  • Best of Both Worlds Experience – Indulge in the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience. This boating tour includes 60 minutes of flying, 2 hours at Reefworld including all facilities and 1 hour on one of the world’s best beaches, ‘Whitehaven Beach’ with sparkling wine and picnic lunch.

  • Escape to a world of relaxation and sensory healing in the tranquil surrounds of Spa qualia.

  • Tee off at The Hamilton Island Golf Course on neighbouring Dent Island. It is the only championship island golf course in Australia and the views are simply… spectacular.

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