East Coast Highlights

per person
  • Magnetic Island YHA Bungalow Bay.jpg
    Magnetic Island YHA Bungalow Bay
  • Whitsunday Island White Haven Beach.jpg
    Whitsunday Island White Haven Beach
  • Whitsunday Island Sailing.jpg
    Whitsunday Island Sailing
  • Fraser Ialand Maheno Shipwreck.jpg
    Fraser Ialand Maheno Shipwreck
  • Rainforest Walk Fraser Island.jpg
    Rainforest Walk Fraser Island
  • Fraser Island Dingo.jpg
    Fraser Island Dingo
  • Fraser Island Rainforest.jpg
    Fraser Island Rainforest
  • Magnetic Island Horseshoe Bay.jpg
    Magnetic Island Horseshoe Bay
  • Magnetic Island Bungalows.jpg
    Magnetic Island Bungalows
  • Magnetic Island YHA Koala Sanctuary.jpg
    Magnetic Island YHA Koala Sanctuary

Australia's East Coast

Travel Australia's popular East Coast and visit the 3 must-do attractions - Fraser Island, Whitsunday Sailing and Magnetic Island. Save even more by adding a 10 night YHA accommodation pack to use anywhere en-route!

East Cost Highlights package includes the most popular tours along Australia's East Coast. This saves you over $70 and also gives you peace of mind that you're on the best quality East Coast tours. 

Package includes:

  • 3 Day Fraser Island tour
  • 2 Day Whitsunday Sailing tour
  • 2 nights at Magnetic Island YHA, including ferry transfers and entry to Koala Sanctuary.

The East Coast Highlights package offers the flexibility to add Greyhound’s Hop on/Hop off coach pass from Sydney to Cairns or vice versa (valid 3 months from date of travel). You can also choose to add a 10 or 15 night YHA accommodation pack. (valid 3 and 4 months from date of purchase)

To help plan your trip, we have included a suggested Southbound Itinerary (Cairns to Sydney) and Northbound Itinerary (Sydney to Cairns) for you to download. This is simply a suggestion, the package is designed to be flexible so you can hop on and off wherever you like along the route.

It is recommended you pre-book dates, especially for the Fraser Island and Whitsunday tours, as they can be booked out during the peak season. Please put your preferred date for each of the 3 trips in the comments when making a booking as well as your YHA/HI membership number.


  • 3 day/2 night Fraser Island guided tour including accommodation and meals on tour
  • 2 day/1 night Whitsunday Sailing tour including accommodation and meals on-board
  • 2 nights Magnetic Island YHA including return ferry transfers, entry to Koala Sanctuary - Cuddle a Koala with souvenir photo, full day snorkel hire, 30 minutes wifi, rock wallaby food to feed the locals plus a beer or cider at the Deck Bar.
  • Optional 10 or 15 night YHA multi share accommodation pack
  • East Coast Highlight - Southbound Itinerary
  • East Coast Highlight - Northbound Itinerary


From 01/04/2017 until 30/09/2017
Options Nights Price (AUD) Select
Tours only 5 $959
Tours +10 YHA nights and Greyhound Sydney/Cairns pass 15 $1642
Tours +15 YHA nights and Greyhound Sydney/Cairns pass 17 $1742

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Things You Should Know


Package non-refundable due to the discounted nature of this package. Must hold a YHA membership card. YHA 10 or 15 night accommodation pack can be used at most YHA hostels across Australia. Simply redeem in person at reception, over the phone or online. Conditions for 10 and 15 night accommodation ePacks are: • Valid for largest multi-share dorm accommodation only. • Limited to a maximum of 3 consecutive nights per stay at any one hostel. • Valid for 2 months from date of issue. • Non-refundable and non-transferable. • Not to be used in conjunction with any other promotions per stay at any hostel. • Not valid at Thredbo YHA in ski season, Wilderness hostels (Hawkesbury Heights, Coles Bay-Freycinet & Mt Lofty), Ayers Rock YHA, Kings Canyon YHA or YHA Explore properties. • Only available to YHA/HI members.

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