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CANON COLLECTIVE 'DIVE, SNORKEL, FLY'STAY 5 PAY 4 – ONE FREE NIGHT! REEF 2 RAINFOREST – 4 NIGHTSSOUTHERN ECO ESCAPE


CANON COLLECTIVE 'DIVE, SNORKEL, FLY' (NOV 2018)

We’re excited to unveil our newest photography workshop 'Dive, Snorkel, Fly' with Canon Collective!

7 - 12 November 2018

From $2,469 per person (twin share)

Join the Canon Collective Team on Lady Elliot Island for 5 days of diving, snorkelling and aerial photography. Grab your bathers, mask, snorkel and disconnect from the world for a week on the pristine Southern Great Barrier Reef. Don't have a camera? Don't worry, we've got enough land & underwater loan gear to cover everyone, every day for the duration of this specialised small-group adventure!

Package includes the following:

  • Flights ex Hervey Bay or Bundaberg
  • 5 nights accommodation in an Eco Cabin
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily
  • 1 glass bottom boat/guided snorkel tour
  • Loan of snorkel equipment (mask, snorkel & fins)
  • 9 dives, incl. tanks and weights (additional hire gear is extra ie. BCD, regs, dive computer, wetsuit etc)
  • Workshop tuition from Canon Collective Ambassadors Greg Sullavan and Colin Baker
  • Access to over 100kg of pooled loan gear (huge selection of lenses and full frame bodies)
  • Your very own full time dive & snorkel camera for the duration of the workshop
  • 2 x professionally mounted A3 prints
  • Special final night surprise event

Optional Extras:

  • Depart from Gold Coast or Redcliffe airport $401 per passenger return (must be known at time of booking, sole passenger surcharge ex Redcliffe additional $100)
  • 30 minute aerial photography experience with expert tuition and loan gear $400 per passenger (must be known at time of final payment, 1 month prior to travel)
  • Room Upgrade to Garden Unit $440 per person twin share (covers all 5 nights)
  • Room Upgrade to Reef Unit $560 per person twin share (covers all 5 nights)
  • Beverages from the bar and souvenirs

This is a really exciting opportunity for a week of dive focused workshops, which will see us in the water to blow bubbles 9 times over the 5 day event. Partners are welcome to travel with you and if not partaking in the photography activities there is a reduced rate, which doesn't include all the activities. Please speak with Lady Elliot Island Reservations to explore these options.

Canon Collective Ambassadors

Greg Sullavan – Based in Brisbane, Greg is an AIPP Master Photographer who loves travel and nature photography

Colin Baker – Based in Brisbane, Colin’s an adventurous photography educator with an addiction to shooting sport

Please note: The event is suitable for people with a PADI/SSI dive certification with a minimum qualification of ‘open water’. Don't worry if you don't have a license - contact your local dive shop today and get certified. It's a simple process of theory, practical & open water testing and it's a lifetime certification. It will take a life time to explore the world below the waterline, so what are you waiting for?

Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
  • Offer valid for new reservations only
  • Cannot be combined with other packages or specials
  • 20kg per person luggage limit on all flights to/from Lady Elliot Island

Please note:

  • Sole rate available
  • Cancellation conditions apply
  • All activities are subject to weather and tide conditions
  • Additional night rates available
  • Travel insurance is highly recommended
  • Sightings of marine life cannot be guaranteed

Getting there:

Flights depart daily from Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast and Bundaberg. Flights are also available from the Gold Coast (Coolangatta) or Brisbane (Redcliffe) to Lady Elliot Island. For more information, please visit our flight access page.

Cancellation conditions apply, please refer to Deposit/Cancellation Policy. A deposit of $600.00 per room is required at the time of booking. Full payment is due 1 month prior to arrival.

Please call Lady Elliot Reservations event specialist Larissa on Ph: 1800 072 200 and ask for the ‘November package with the Canon Collective’


STAY 5 PAY 4 - ONE FREE NIGHT!

'Stay 5 Pay 4' Package from $740.00pp (twin/triple share) in an Eco Cabin

Enjoy 5 nights to explore Lady Elliot Island and the wonders of the Southern Great Barrier Reef!

Includes:

  • 5 nights accommodation in an Eco Cabin (shared bathroom facilities)
  • Full buffet breakfast and dinner daily
  • One free combined glass bottom boat/guided snorkel tour per person
  • Free use of snorkel equipment (mask, snorkel & fins)
  • Range of free Island activities/tours
  • Environmental management charge

Upgrade to a Garden Unit $1180.00 (twin/triple share)

Upgrade to a Reef Unit $1300.00 (twin/triple share)

Conditions:

  • Cannot be combined with other packages or specials
  • Child age is 3-12 years
  • Not valid during Peak Season 30 MARCH - 30 APRIL 2018 & 15 DEC 2018 - 28 JAN 2019

Please note:

  • Based on Eco Cabin accommodation with shared facilities (other accommodation options are available)
  • 15kg luggage limit on all flights to/from Lady Elliot Island
  • All activities are subject to weather and tide conditions
  • Travel insurance is strongly recommended

Getting there:

Flights depart daily from Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast and Bundaberg. Flights are also available from the Gold Coast (Coolangatta) or Brisbane (Redcliffe) to Lady Elliot Island. For more information, please visit our flight access page.

2019/2020 Package Rates

STAY 5 PAY 4 - ONE FREE NIGHT!

'Stay 5 Pay 4' Package from $760.00pp (twin/triple share) in an Eco Cabin

Enjoy 5 nights to explore Lady Elliot Island and the wonders of the Southern Great Barrier Reef!

Includes:

  • 5 nights accommodation in an Eco Cabin (shared bathroom facilities)
  • Full buffet breakfast and dinner daily
  • One free combined glass bottom boat/guided snorkel tour per person
  • Free use of snorkel equipment (mask, snorkel & fins)
  • Range of free Island activities/tours
  • Environmental management charge

Upgrade to a Garden Unit $1180.00 (twin/triple share)

Upgrade to a Reef Unit $1300.00 (twin/triple share)

Conditions:

  • Cannot be combined with other packages or specials
  • Child age is 3-12 years
  • Not valid during Peak Season 6 – 29 APRIL 2019 & 14 DECEMBER 2019 – 27 JANUARY 2020

Getting there:

Flights depart daily from Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast and Bundaberg. Flights are also available from the Gold Coast (Coolangatta) or Brisbane (Redcliffe) to Lady Elliot Island. For more information, please visit our flight access page.

Cancellation conditions apply, please refer to Deposit/Cancellation Policy.


REEF 2 RAINFOREST – 4 Nights (Kingfisher Bay Resort) ex Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast

From $1479.00 per person/twin share

Experience the wonders of Lady Elliot Island on the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage Fraser Island in this unique 4 night package

The Barrier Reef Island

At Lady Elliot on the Great Barrier Reef, step off the beach and snorkel, swim or dive in an underwater world of brilliantly coloured marine life. Tour the reef in a glass bottomed boat, learn to scuba dive, feed the fish, take a guided reef walk or stroll to a deserted beach and live the dream. The lagoon protects and nurtures the curiosity of beginners while further out experienced snorkellers and divers can descend into the stunning Coral Sea. There is direct flight access onto Lady Elliot which is famous for its amazing coral gardens and resident population of 40 Manta Rays. Year round encounter turtles, dolphins, and a great variety of fish, coral and other marine life, while in season see birds nesting, turtle hatchlings or migrating humpback whales.

World Heritage Fraser Island

Queensland's World Heritage Fraser Island is the world's largest sand island and the ultimate island wilderness supporting beautiful fresh water lakes, massive sandblows, towering rainforest, spectacular cliffs of coloured sands and 120km of continuous ocean beach. Explore Fraser from the comfort of award-winning Kingfisher Bay Resort where expert guides lead walks and 4WD tours. Enjoy Australian bush foods, relax with a cocktail by the pool, play tennis, bubble in the spa or indulge at the natural therapy clinic. Watch the sun set over the sea, sip champagne, go cruising to find dolphins or from August to October, see magnificent humpback whales in Hervey Bay.

Reef & Rainforest Package Includes:

  • Return Scenic 35 minute flight from Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) to Lady Elliot Island
  • 2 Nights in a Reef View Room at Lady Elliot Island
  • 2 Nights in a Resort Hotel Room at Kingfisher Bay Resort
  • Return ferry transfers to/from Hervey Bay to Kingfisher Bay Resort, Fraser Island 
  • 4 x full buffet breakfasts
  • 2 x full buffet dinners at Lady Elliot Island 
  • Combined glass bottom boat/guided snorkel tour and nature talks at Lady Elliot  
  • Ranger Guided Fraser Island Beauty Spot Tour including lunch and refreshments
  • Ranger guided resort walks and nature talks at Kingfisher Bay Resort
  • Environmental Management Charge (Lady Elliot Island)
  • National Park Fee (Fraser Island)

Rates & Costs

SOLE - $1878.00 per person

TWIN SHARE - $1479.00 per person

TRIPLE - $1409.00 per person

CHILD (3-12 YRS) - $584.00 per person

Additional Costs:

  • Optional scuba diving activities on Lady Elliot Island
  • Ranger guided activities at Kingfisher Bay Resort

OFFER VALID from 30 March 2018 - 31 March 2019

EXCLUDING -  30 March - 30 April 2018 & 15 December 2018 - 29 January 2019

Please Note:

  • All activities subject to weather and tide conditions
  • For easy access to Hervey Bay there are daily trains, planes and bus services from Brisbane and daily flights from Sydney. Contact Lady Elliot Island reservations for more information
  • Additional night rates available
  • Luggage restriction for flights from Hervey Bay to Lady Elliot Island (return) at 15kg per person. Excess baggage can be stored at Hervey Bay Airport
  • Triple and child costs are based on sharing existing bedding in hotel rooms
  • Maximum 3 people per room
  • Travel insurance is strongly recommended

Cancellation conditions apply, please refer to Deposit/Cancellation Policy.

Itinerary

DAY 1: Hervey Bay - Lady Elliot Island (D)

The trip begins with a 40 minute scenic flight from Hervey Bay to Lady Elliot Island. At Lady Elliot you will be met by an Island Activity Staff member for an "Island Orientation". Collect your snorkel, flippers and mask from the Dive Shop. Afternoon at leisure to snorkel in the lagoon or coral gardens. Enjoy a buffet dinner before evening activities, which may include presentations in the Education Centre, games and Turtle Viewing (in season Nov to April).

DAY 2: Lady Elliot Island (B, D)

Take an early morning snorkel or walk around the island before a full buffet breakfast on the deck overlooking the coral lagoon. Free activities during the day include Reef Walking Tour (tide dependent), Island Discovery and History Walks, and combined Glass Bottom Boat Tour/Boat Snorkel. You can also try Scuba Diving. Equipment and complete instruction provided at the PADI Dive Shop (subject to additional cost and medical survey).

DAY 3: Lady Elliot Island - Hervey Bay - Fraser Island (B)

After a full buffet breakfast and return flight to Hervey Bay, meet Hervey Bay Limousines in the Arrivals Hall at the Hervey Bay Airport for your transfer to River Heads to meet a marine transfer direct to Kingfisher Bay Resort, Fraser Island (transfers are available ex River Heads 12.30pm, 3.30pm, 6.45pm). Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to explore the resort or join some of the Ranger-guided walks and talks, try your luck at fishing or just relax by the pool. Each evening the resort offers Ranger-guided activities such as spotlighting tours, star gazing or a talk and slide show about Fraser Island’s dingoes, which are among the purest on the east coast of Australia. (Some walks and talks are free and, for others, some additional charges apply.) Consult the Kingfisher Bay Resort “What’s On Guide” for more information on arrival.

DAY 4: Fraser Island (B, L)

Enjoy a hot buffet breakfast at the Maheno Restaurant, before meeting at the Village Square at 7.45am for your full day 4WD Beauty Spots Tour of Fraser Island. On tour you will witness some of Fraser Island's awesome natural sights. Swim in the crystal clear blue water of Lake McKenzie with its pure white sandy shores. Visit the lush rainforest at Central Station and renowned Wanggoolba Creek with its rare king ferns. You will marvel at the tall satinay trees of Pile Valley and stop for a wander around the boardwalks at Eli Creek. Enjoy the commentary of your Guide as they explain the island's flora and fauna, the history of the shipwreck “SS Maheno", formation of the fascinating coloured sands on 75-Mile Beach as well as the Aboriginal and European history of the island.

DAY 5: Fraser Island - Hervey Bay (B)

Full hot buffet breakfast served at Maheno Restaurant. Marine transfers depart Kingfisher Bay Resort, Fraser Island at 7.50am, 10.30am, 2.00pm, 5.00pm daily (approx. 50 minute journey) to River Heads. Tour Ends at River Heads/Hervey Bay. Courtesy coach to Hervey Bay Airport is available.


SOUTHERN ECO ESCAPE

From AU $1,458.00 per person (twin share)

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse yourself in not one BUT two World Heritage National Parks!

O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat and Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort.

Experience the lush rainforests of Lamington National Park, and snorkel/dive with our majestic manta rays of the Southern Great Barrier Reef.

Other rates:

Sole                            AU $1,956.00 (EU €) per person
Twin                          AU $1,458.00 (EU €) per person
Triple                        AU $1,378.00 (EU €) per person
Child (3-12 yrs)      AU $    476.00 (EU €) per person

Rate Includes:

  • Return scenic flight to Lady Elliot Island
  • 2 Nights in a Reef Room on Lady Elliot Island
  • 2 Nights in a Mountain View Room at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat
  • 4x buffet breakfasts and 2x buffet dinners at Lady Elliot Island
  • Snorkel and Glass Bottom Boat Tour and nature talks on Lady Elliot Island
  • Guided bird walks at O’Reilly’s
  • Tours and animal shows available
  • Morning and afternoon tea at O’Reilly’s
  • Snorkelling lesson (if required) 
  • Snorkel equipment (mask, snorkel & fins)
  • Environmental management charge

Additional costs:

Optional scenic flight from the Gold Coast available at an additional cost

Adult                         $401.00
Child                        $231.00

OFFER VALID from 1 May 2018 – 31 March 2019

Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
  • Offer valid for new reservations only
  • Cannot be combined with other packages or specials
  • 15kg per person luggage limit on all flights to/from Lady Elliot Island

Please note:

  • Sole rate available
  • Cancellation conditions apply
  • All activities are subject to weather and tide conditions
  • Additional night rates available
  • Triple and child costs are based on sharing existing bedding in hotel rooms – max 3 people per room
  • Travel insurance is highly recommended
  • Sightings of marine life cannot be guaranteed

Getting there:

Flights depart daily from Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast and Bundaberg. Flights are also available from the Gold Coast (Coolangatta) or Brisbane (Redcliffe) to Lady Elliot Island. For more information, please visit our flight access page.

Cancellation conditions apply, please refer to Deposit/Cancellation Policy.