Looking for a Honeymoon with a Difference?
The name, Holidays with a Difference, says it all.
For those seeking an energetic adventure, complete relaxation,
a romantic interlude, or a honeymoon combining all these features,
this new program of tailor-made itineraries will be particularly
There are 16 Holidays with a Difference packages
offering inspiration for travellers. Choose an itinerary that
combines exploring the rainforest and the reef and includes an
assortment of activities, or perhaps island hopping is more appealing?
And for those looking for pampering and relaxation there are spa
holidays with a high ahhh factor and escapes that deliver serious
Each itinerary is a complete package and best of
all once a booking is made all that's left is the packing. All
connecting flights, transfers and other arrangements including
accommodation and most meals are included.
'Explore the Tropics'
Five adventure-filled days including hot air ballooning over the
Atherton Tablelands, 4WD tours taking in the Daintree National
Park and Cape Tribulation and a day cruising and snorkelling the
Great Barrier Reef. This itinerary also includes plenty of time
to explore the magnificent Mossman Gorge region with guided walks
and opportunities for canoeing and wildlife tours. For a change
of pace, a refreshing spa treatment at Silky Oaks Lodge's Healing
Waters Spa is also included. Accommodation, breakfast and dinner
daily and activities, return chauffered car transfer from Cairn
to Silky Oaks Lodge all from $1750 per person twin share.
'The Rainforest Meets the Sea Experience'
A soothing experience for those who wish to restore, replenish
and rejuvenate their mind, body and spirit at two very special
spas. The first, the Spa of Peace and Plenty, is surrounded by
the lush tropical rainforest on Dunk Island, the other the Healing
Waters Spa at Silky Oaks Lodge on the edge of the Daintree National
Park. The 6-night package includes tailored treatments for "him"
and "her", time to explore Dunk Island as well as the
attractions of Tropical North Queensland. *Prices start from $5200
per couple and include many meals and activities, return flights
Cairns to Dunk Island and return private chauffered car transfer
from Cairns to Silky Oaks Lodge.
'Pure Tropical Indulgence'
Five idyllic days at two of Australia's most prestigious award-winning
island resorts, Bedarra Island and Lizard Island, followed by
three days at the beautiful Silky Oaks Lodge - a seamless blend
of what can only be described as unadulterated, blissful indulgence.
Add in first-class meals showcasing the finest local produce,
premium wines, not to mention 24-hour access to Bedarra's legendary
Open Bar, a selection of activities, charter flights to the islands,
private chauffeured car transfers and other five star touches
which make for a memorable holiday. *Priced from $6500 per person
'Reef & Rainforest in Style'
A very special way to explore Queensland in style, starting at
Heron Island, a World Heritage-Listed coral cay right on the Great
Barrier Reef. After three days of fabulous snorkelling, island
walks and activities or just enjoying sensational beaches, the
pace changes on the fourth day when guests board the award-winning
Queenslander for the overnight train trip north to Cairns. The
next three nights are spent enjoying the delights of Silky Oaks
Lodge. Many activities and meals are included, from *$2900 per
person twin share.
'Remarkable Reef & Rainforest'
Enjoy the dual delights of World Heritage-Listed rainforest and
the marine wonder-world, the Great Barrier Reef. A superb holiday
begins with three nights Treehouse accommodation at Silky Oaks
Lodge and culminates with three nights in a private villa at Lizard
Island, right on the reef. A day tour with Australian Wilderness
Experience to the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, chauffeured
transfers to and from Silky Oaks Lodge, private air charter to
Lizard Island, many meals and activities are included. *Priced
from $4100 per person twin share.
'Heart of Tasmania'
With pristine lakes and rugged mountain peaks as a backdrop, a
visit to Cradle Mountain Lodge is an exciting, holiday experience
with plenty to do at all times of the year. Days filled with simple
pleasures like walking, fishing and canoeing and relaxed evenings
where enjoying Tasmanian foods and wines is high on the agenda.
Three-nights accommodation, full mountain breakfasts, guided National
Park walk to Dove Lake, wine and cheese tastings are included.
Price starts from *$330 per person twin share.
'Tropical Island Escape'
What better way to recharge the batteries than by casting aside
all urban cares and worries and relaxing on two idyllic tropical
isles? Three nights on Dunk Island, a ainforest fringed paradise
located close to the Great Barrier Reef, followed by two unforgettable
nights on secluded Bedarra Island. Includes a day trip to the
Great Barrier Reef, all meals and access to Bedarra's 24-hour
Open Bar service, from *$2800 per person twin share.
'The Rainforest, Reef & Islands of Tropical North Queensland'
Spend seven days in North Queensland exploring the islands of
the World Heritage -Listed Great Barrier Reef, the beauty of Daintree
National Park as well as enjoying four days at sea cruising between
Townsville and Cairns on board the luxury ship Coral Princess.
Many activities, some optional tours and most meals are included.
*Priced from $2400 per person twin share.
The Holidays with a Difference program also incudes some specialist
packages such as Learn to Dive on Heron Island from *$1656, Bird
Watching at Silky Oaks Lodge from *$1450 and an Ocean and Reef
package that combines accommodation at Silky Oaks Lodge and the
Sebel Reef House at Palm Cove, from *$1500. All packages subject
to conditions and valid until 31 March 2003.