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Booking tours in Cairns and Melbourne in advance (for Oct)

Vancouver, Canada
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Booking tours in Cairns and Melbourne in advance (for Oct)

Hi there,

How early in advance is recommended for booking tours to Daintree, GBR (Reef Magic), Great Ocean Road? Travel period would be sometime in mid/end of October.

I'm wondering if it is better to book all the tours now in case they run out of spots, but not sure if weather patterns are unstable and therefore better to book once arriving into Australia.

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1. Re: Booking tours in Cairns and Melbourne in advance (for Oct)

Daintree and GBR - you will be fine to book a few days out, although if you want a small group tour, you are best to book sooner rather than later.

Re the GOR: have you considered a self drive over a few days? The one day GOR tours are extremely long and rushed. DIY over three days, two nights would allow you to see a lot more. There are some overnight tours - if you must take a tour, these would be a far better option.

October is a lovely time for both regions.

Cheers

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