19-Day Ultimate Great Barrier Reef Trip

18 days +
14 Activities
19 Locations

Trip Summary

Discover Australia’s great natural wonder with Mark’s Ultimate Great Barrier Reef Trip. Mark is an Olympus photographer, travel writer and local Great Barrier Reef ambassador, passionate about showing you his favourite tropical locations and islands not many people have been to.

Fly to the secluded Lady Elliot Island, explore beautiful Lady Musgrave Island - with water so blue you can’t believe your eyes -, snorkel at Great Keppel Island, visit the Museum of Underwater Art featuring spectacular underwater installations and enjoy pristine islands and fringing reefs on an exclusive Frankland Island reef cruise.

With access to your own stylish rental car, you have the freedom to do this trip at your own pace!

Starting from

$3000 USD per person
100% Recommended
Mark Fitz

About Mark

Mark is a photographer, travel writer and Great Barrier Reef expert who specialises in promoting travel and outdoor experiences. He is known for his ability to capture images that inspire people to visit the stunning locations he has photographed and experience those unforgettable moments outdoors.

Trip Highlights

Fly to Lady Elliot Island
Lady Musgrave Experience
Enjoy the island life on Heron Island
Great Keppel Island
Indulge in the ultimate experience of Whitehaven Beach
Sleep in an underwater hotel
Snorkel on Magnetic Island
Included in Price
  • Car hire
  • Mark's exclusive travel guide, including local tips to discover the best of the Great Barrier Reef
  • 18 nights accommodation
  • Domestic flights
  • Lady Musgrave Experience
  • Lady Elliot Island Glamping
  • Ferry to Heron Island (including return)
  • Great Keppel Island Ferry (including return)
  • Cruise Whitsundays - Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet
  • Day trip to Magnetic Island
  • Day trip to Frankland Islands
Not Included in Price
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Entry visas / airport departure tax
  • Personal expenses
  • An actual guide or host of the trip

Trip Overview

Day 1: Brisbane to Bundaberg

Day 1: Brisbane to Bundaberg

Collect your rental car at the vehicle depot in Brisbane and make your way to Bundaberg. This energetic Queensland country town, just minutes from the coast, has plenty to offer. Bundaberg’s most iconic places? The Bundaberg Rum Distillery, Bundaberg Brewed Drinks and Hinkler Hall of Aviation.

Activities

Pick up your rental car [included]
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Pick up your rental car [included]
Collect your rental car at the vehicle depot in Brisbane and make your way to Bundaberg. We've made sure you travel in style!

The Trip in Photos

Pick up your rental car [included]

Day 1: Brisbane to Bundaberg

Pick up your rental car [included]
Flight Bundaberg - Lady Elliot Island [included]

Day 2: Bundaberg to Lady Elliot Island

Flight Bundaberg - Lady Elliot Island [included]
Flight Bundaberg - Lady Elliot Island [included]

Day 2: Bundaberg to Lady Elliot Island

Flight Bundaberg - Lady Elliot Island [included]
Glamping at Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort [included]

Day 2: Bundaberg to Lady Elliot Island

Glamping at Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort [included]
Glamping at Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort [included]

Day 2: Bundaberg to Lady Elliot Island

Glamping at Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort [included]
Flight Lady Elliot Island - Bundaberg [included]

Day 3: Lady Elliot Island to Bundaberg

Flight Lady Elliot Island - Bundaberg [included]
Lady Musgrave Island Day Tour

Day 4: Bundaberg to Lady Musgrave Island

Lady Musgrave Island Day Tour
Lady Musgrave Island Day Tour

Day 4: Bundaberg to Lady Musgrave Island

Lady Musgrave Island Day Tour
Sleep in a Treetop Safari Tent [included]

Day 4: Bundaberg to Lady Musgrave Island

Sleep in a Treetop Safari Tent [included]
Explore the Gladstone Region

Day 5: Bundaberg to Gladstone

Explore the Gladstone Region