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Hilton Cairns

7 Nights with Hot Air Balloon, Reef Cruises, Daintree Tour & $2500 Bonus Value

Package Code: MQ-31028

Select dates Aug 22 - Mar 23

from $... per Person
Book by June 30, 2022

Exclusive Inclusions

  • 7 Nights in a Deluxe Room
  • Breakfast Daily
  • $99 Deposit - Secure Your Holiday Today'
  • Peace of Mind Guarantee`

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • Hot Air Balloon Experience
  • Full Day Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour
  • Full Day Outer Barrier Reef Tour
  • Bottle of Wine on Arrival

Why We Love It

  • Sensational Waterfront Views
  • Spectacular On-Site Restaurants
  • Short Walk to Esplanade, Shopping & Dining
  • Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

My Queensland Package Inclusions

  • 7 Nights in a Deluxe Room

Take in the gorgeous views of the Cairns cityscape, the mountains and the rainforest from the Hilton Deluxe Rooms. The balconies are accessible via a wide angle door meaning your stunning view can be seen inside too. Choose your bedding configuration and make the most of modern amenities such as air conditioning, bathrobe, TV with on-demand movies and games, complimentary toiletries and internet access.

  • Breakfast Daily

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

  • Complimentary Parking

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

  • Kids Stay Free*

Bring your blessings. Up to 2 children (up to 17 years) can stay free of charge when sharing the same room as their parents, using existing bedding.

  • $99 Deposit Secure Your Holiday Today’

$99 per person deposit secures the promotional package. A second deposit (part payment) will be required, with the date and amount to be advised by our Holiday Experts at time of booking. Please see the important info tab for more detail.`

  • 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. Please see the important info tab for more detail.`


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$2500 BONUS Value

  • Hot Air Balloon Experience for 2

Experience the fun & unique sensation of being in a Hot Air Balloon, flying gently high above the Atherton Tablelands, Australia. The balloon takes off from Mareeba on the Atherton Tablelands. Enjoy the picturesque landscape at dawn, floating in your Hot Air Balloon, time to really breathe in the wide-open spaces! We have Australia’s largest fleet of Hot Air Balloons and a fun and highly trained crew to maximise the enjoyment of your balloon flight. It’s just like a balloon festival, every day!

  • Full Day Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour*

Discover where the rainforest meets the reef on your Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation tour. On this full-day tour from Cairns, you will explore all the region has to offer. Journey in comfort in a custom-built air-conditioned 4WD vehicle as you ride through a World Heritage-listed rainforest. As one of the only tour operators to travel on the Bloomfield Track, trust that your experience will be like no other. Swim in the rainforest at pristine Emmagen Creek, spot crocodiles on a river cruise, learn the history of the Daintree on a guided boardwalk tour, visit Cape Tribulation Beach and enjoy a homemade Daintree ice cream on your journey home.

  • 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.

  • $20 credit per day at The Pool Bar*

With a $20 credit per room per day, enjoy a delicious feast and a drink (or two) without breaking the bank.

  • Welcome Charcuterie and Cheese Board in Gin Social

Sip and slip into holiday mode with a complimentary Charcuterie and Cheese Board in Gin Social on your first day.

  • Bottle of Wine

Enjoy something a little special on your holiday. The drinks are on us.

  • 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.

  • Local Experience Passes 

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

Valid for travel: 01 August – 16 December 2022; 09 – 21 January 2023; 30 January – 31 March 2023

Blockout dates: 17 December 2022 – 08 January 2023; 22 – 29 January 2023
Surcharges & block out dates may apply during peak travel periods. 

Deluxe Room
Take in the gorgeous views of the Cairns cityscape, the mountains and the rainforest from the Hilton Deluxe Rooms. The balconies are accessible via a wide angle door meaning your stunning view can be seen inside too. Choose your bedding configuration and make the most of modern amenities such as air conditioning, bathrobe, TV with on-demand movies and games, complimentary toiletries and internet access. Sleeps up to 3 Adults.


Executive Room – Upgrade from only $450pp
Stay in total luxury in a Hilton Executive Room. Perfect for a business traveller, these air-conditioned rooms are complete with modern features such as a work desk with an ergonomic chair, Wi-Fi, 37” TV with on-demand movies and a mini bar. A bonus feature of the Hilton Executive Rooms is the access to the Executive Lounge where you can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. The rooms also feature a private balcony for you to relax and take in the stunning city and mountain views.

Hilton Cairns
Situated in the heart of the city, the Hilton Cairns is located on the picturesque waterfront overlooking Trinity Inlet. With luxury accommodation offering water views, deluxe amenities, central location and 5-star elegance and comfort, there is no better option for your holiday in Queensland. Read more about Hilton Cairns here!

Resort Facilities
Please Note: Some resort facilities may incur additional charges.

  • Business Centre & Services
  • Babysitting Services
  • Children Activities
  • Mailing Services
  • Baggage Storage
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Car Rental Assistance
  • Concierge Services
  • Gift Shop
  • Laundry Service
  • Lounge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Newsstand
  • On-Site Convenience Store
  • Room Service
  • Snack Shop
  • Tour Desk
  • Fitness Room
  • Health Club
  • Swimming Pool
  • Accessible Features and Facilities

PACKAGE TERMS

*$20 credit per day at The Pool Bar
Voucher is not combinable across days. Valid only at The Pool Bar.

*Hot Air Balloon Experience for 2
Inclusions:
Transfers, inflight photos and a glass of bubbly upon landing.
Note: tour does not operate 25 December and 01 January. Anyone 17 years and under must travel with an adult. Minimum age for flying is 3. Please advise hotel/pick up location at time of booking

*Full Day Great Barrier Reef Experience
Itinerary:
7:30am: Check-in at the Reef Fleet Terminal – 1 Spence St, Cairns
8.15am: Evolution departs Cairns for the first reef location
11:30am: Enjoy a BBQ buffet lunch onboard
1:00pm: Evolution arrives at the second reef location
3:00pm: Evolution departs for Cairns
4:30pm: Evolution arrives back in Cairns

Your Great Barrier Reef day tour begins by boarding award-winning superyacht Evolution and being met by our professional and expert dive crew who will make sure you are comfortable and ready for an adventure-filled day.
Relax onboard your 35-metre luxury superyacht for the day, as you cruise from Cairns to two exclusive outer Great Barrier Reef sites. Guests enjoy the longest amount of time on the reef in a day tour, with a total of five hours on the outer reef visiting stunning and diverse reefs such as Norman, Saxon and Hastings. These locations are chosen for their exceptional coral density and prolific marine life. Upon arrival at your first reef location, either Saxon or Norman Reef, it’s time to snorkel and dive! Hop in the water with your provided equipment and discover the underwater world full of multicoloured fish, coral, and other marine life. Instruction is provided for beginners, and your knowledgeable dive crew are on hand to encourage and help you if need.
During your time on the reef, you will enjoy a BBQ lunch prepared onboard with fresh fish, steak, a variety of salads, and prawns.
At the second reef location, North Hastings Reef, you can snorkel or dive again. If you prefer to stay dry, you can check out this World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef from above with an optional 10-minute scenic helicopter ride (additional cost) over North Hastings Reef. (We are still not operating our Semi-Submarine).
On the return cruise back to Cairns, sit back and relax as you snack on cheese and biscuits with a glass of wine to celebrate the end of your day tour on the Great Barrier Reef.

What to bring:
Sunscreen & Hat
Travel voucher
Change of Clothes
Swimmers and a towel
Cash or Credit Card for bar and souvenir purchases

Please note guests are to make their own way to Reef Fleet Terminal – 1 Spence Street, Cairns. Transfers are not included

A booking has been made for you for your tour, for the date confirmed on your documents. If you would like this changed, please contact Down Under Cruise & Dive directly. Please note that a $20 per person on board levy applies to all passengers, to be paid prior to your day of departure. Our friendly reservations team will be in contact to collect this levy payment.

*Full Day Daintree and Cape Tribulation Tour
Your Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation 4WD Bloomfield Track full-day tour from Cairns begins with being met by your friendly accredited guide at your accommodation between 6:50am and 7:15am, depending on location.

After introductions, we drive north along the magnificent scenic coastal route along the Captain Cook Highway learning about the history of the area and admiring spectacular views of the coastline and the Azure waters of the Coral Sea.

Stop 1: Daintree Rainforest River Cruise & Morning Tea – our first stop is at the Majestic Daintree River for morning tea (tea, coffee & biscuits) before enjoying an informative guided River Cruise on the Daintree River. Relax and enjoy the splendour only the Daintree Rainforest can offer as you learn of Estuarine Crocodiles, mangrove forests and endemic wildlife, this is nature at its best!

Stop 2: Alexandra Range Lookout – we make our way up over the Alexandra Range and pause for a panoramic view of World Heritage, Wet Tropics, and Tropical Rainforest merging with the azure colours of the Coral Sea.

Stop 3: Guided Boardwalk and natural rainforest walk – a reasonable level of fitness is required to complete the short 1km approx. circuit with most of the trail being on a raised, timber boardwalk but with some of the trail being on rocky and uneven surfaces. Your experienced guide will take you on a wonderful journey through this ancient rainforest whilst giving you an interpretation of flora and fauna and you will have ample time for photographs and questions as we search for the elusive, rare and totally unique Southern Cassowary and other wildlife species within this particular habitat.

Stop 4: Lunch – Enjoy lunch at a local cafe in the Daintree Rainforest region.

Stop 5: Emmagen Creek Wildlife Spotting & Swim – we will take you beyond the famous Daintree Tea Plantation, past spectacular mountains and through spectacular World Heritage Rainforest as we pass Cape Tribulation and continue along the 4WD Bloomfield Track through to pristine Emmagen Creek. Billy Tea Safaris is the only tour operator that goes to this secret Jewel in the Rainforest, and now it is time for a refreshing rainforest stream swim, in crystal clear fresh waters and without the crowds of people.

Stop 6: Cape Tribulation Beach – we then make our way to Cape Tribulation Beach after most of the crowds are gone, stroll along the beach and boardwalk to the photographers’ platform overlooking the mountains and coast where the ‘Rainforest meets the Reef.’
Stop 7: Ice-cream stop – we stop for a sweet treat on the way home from your fabulous day out in the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation.

A booking has been made for you for your tour, for the date confirmed on your documents. If you would like this changed, please contact Down Under Cruise & Dive directly.
Tour is not available on 4 October, Christmas Day and New Years Day.

*Kids Stay Free
Children under 18 years of age stay free in parent’s room when using existing bedding. If additional bedding is required, third person charges apply. Children 0-5 eat breakfast free.

GENERAL TERMS

Pricing
All prices are person twin share unless otherwise stated, are in Australian 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.

$99 Deposit – Secure Your Holiday Today’
$99 per person deposit secures the promotional package. A second deposit (part payment) will be required, with the date and amount to be advised by our Holiday Experts at time of booking. Only available for bookings travelling in 60 days or more, within 60 days full payment will be required. Please note, if your package purchase includes flights, an additional deposit to secure your flight will be required, with the amount to advised by our Holiday Experts at the time of booking`

Peace of Mind Guarantee – If Things Change, So Can Your Holiday`
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.

Please note:

  • If you need to make changes to your holiday dates for reasons other than government restrictions, a fee of $55 per person will apply; noting that airlines and other third parties may impose different change policies and penalties. Does not apply to Cruise or Tour Holidays.
  • Date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates.
  • Any difference in booking value will need to be paid.
  • Where requested you must provide proof of COVID-19 impact as listed above.
  • Any cancellation which is deemed not applicable will need to comply with standard cancellation terms and conditions.
  • Further conditions may apply, ask our Holiday Experts for more detail.

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

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

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