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THALA BEACH NATURE RESERVE AND QUEENSLAND TOURING / Australia 7 Day Reef and Forest Explorer Cruise Whitsundays This package combines two very unique experiences in one. Experience staying in the middle of the rainforest in the Thala Nature Reserve and combine it with a three-day liveaboard experience on the Great Barrier Reef. Highlights (included): • Thala Nature Reserve • Great Barrier Reef Liveboard experience • Daintree Rainforest • Cape Tribulation Day 1: Day 2: Day 3: Day 4: Day 5: Day 6: Day 7: Cairns – Thala Nature Reserve Thala Nature Reserve Thala Nature Reserve – Great Barrier Reef Liveboard Great Barrier Reef Liveboard Port Douglas Daintree and Cape Tibulation Package ends Cruise Whitsundays operates day tours from Airlie Beach, Day Dream Island and Hamilton Island to the Great Barrier Reef and Whitehaven Beach. Great Barrier Reef Adventure: An innovative pontoon at Hardy Reef, your base to discover 1600 species of fish and 1400 species of coral. You can snorkel, take a semi-submarine guided tour or view the reef from the underwater viewing platform. Package includes: 4 nights of accommodation, 3 days/2 nights Liveboard experience, meals during Liveboard experience, sightseeing and attractions as listed above. Pricing from. $1,599 Pricing is per person, double occupancy Reefsleep Experience: A 2 Day/1 night is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to spend a night at the Great Barrier Reef. The reef comes to life in the floodlit waters through the observatory and a million stars are visible from a comfy swag as you fall asleep. Ultimate Whitehaven Beach Hike, Hill Inlet & Lookout: Whitehaven beach is one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Visit this iconic location then travel to Hill Inlet for the hike to the lookout and that picture postcard view. Day and Multi-DayCruising Thala Beach Nature Reserve Discover Tropical Australia’s breathtaking natural beauty at Thala Beach Nature Reserve. Whether you want to explore the Daintree Rainforest or snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, learn about Aboriginal culture, or simply soak up the sun on a stunning tropical beach; a stay at Thala Beach Nature Reserve can help you realise your Australian Travel dreams. Only 15 minutes from Port Douglas – enjoy the best of the tropics without changing accommodation places – Thala provides an island feel experience and sits on top a beachfront headland with panoramic views stretching out from the rainforest clad World Heritage mountain ranges north to the Daintree National Park and overlooking the sparkling Coral Sea waters and the Great Barrier Reef. Thala has proudly achieved the highest accreditation of eco-certification with 83 boutique timber bungalows built on poles and positioned throughout the forest with ocean, mountain and/or forest views, providing an unobtrusive approach to nature. Guests enjoy complimentary onsite walks and talks conducted by our Rangers; including Stargazing at our outdoor observatory, an Indigenous/Cultural talk (including the didgeridoo), Nature Walks, Bird and Butterfly Walks and the unique ‘Coconut Odyssey’ Walk – Australia’s only coconut tour. Magical moments are created at Thala – a special combination of beauty, wilderness and seclusion awaits. Parrots in Port Douglas | Thala Nature Reserve Unique Lodging 68 ANDERSON VACATIONS www.andersonvacations.ca 69