There’s more to Queensland than paradisiacal surf beaches, tropical islands and pineapples (especially that big one in Nambour). Scratch the surface and the sunshine state reveals indigenous culture and a rainforest millions of years in the making.

Hear the story of how the Olkola people, traditional owners of more than one million hectares in Northern Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula, had their land returned to them after years of negotiation or get your hands dirty helping out local wildlife on a conservation mission in the Daintree Rainforest.

Travelling to the Olkola region and conducting conservation trials in the Daintree are pretty special experiences – so special that they only operate on a handful of departures each year. Unlike our other trips, minimum numbers are required.

These special interest trips involve quite a bit of ‘hard yakka’ (that’s Australian for ‘work’) and are for travellers who like their learning interactive.

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Our Queensland trips

6 Days From $2,845

Set out from Cairns and head into northern Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula and be...

14 Days From $4,491

Travelling from Sydney to Cairns, soak up the best of Australia’s east coast beaches,...

7 Days From $3,190

Discover Fraser Island, the Whitsundays, Great Barrier Reef, Tully Gorge National Park...

7 Days From $1,390

Get a fix of tropical Australia in Cairns and the Atherton Tablelands, then hit the...

7 Days From $1,390

This Rock to Reef is tailored for those people wanting to get off the beaten track and...

7 Days From $1,390

This Rock to Reef is tailored for those people wanting to get off the beaten track and...

10 Days From $3,141

Travelling from Sydney to Brisbane, soak up the best of Australia’s east coast beaches,...

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20 Oct 2017
Australia's East Coast Encompassed, Sydney to Cairns
14 $4,990
$4,491
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20 Oct 2017
Australia's East Coast Explorer, Sydney to Brisbane
10 $3,490
$3,141
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