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Dunk Island, QLD

Dunk Island, the largest of the Family Islands, was known to the first inhabitants as ‘Coonanglebah’ – the Island of Peace and Plenty. Today, Dunk continues to be Australia’s most beautiful rainforest island.

Located 120 kilometres south of Cairns, most of the island is National Park, with unique tracts of virgin rainforests, sweeping arcs of golden sand and turquoise seas.

Guests visiting Dunk Island will gain an immediate sense of being in a tropical paradise delighting in the perfect harmony created by balancing rainforest views with vistas of brilliant blue sky.

Dunk offers an enormous variety of activities. Rainforest walks allow visitors to take in the spectacular views from the summit of Mt Kootaloo. Other activities on offer are guided round island jet ski tours, snorkelling over bommies at Naturalist Beach, tennis, parasailing, squash…the list is endless. There are also day trips available to the Great Barrier Reef, an Artists’ Colony, Spa treatments, horse riding on the beach, and fishing!

Most importantly Dunk Island is a haven of tranquillity, relaxation and beauty.

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Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

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Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


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