Wallabies, walkabouts and authentic cultural immersion are some of the many highlights awaiting you during this 12-day cruise along Australia’s eastern coastline. Master spear throwing fundamentals and discover the traditional fishing techniques of the Kuku Yalanji tribe during a trek into the mangroves and coastal flats along Cooya Beach outside Port Douglas. Slip beneath the shady canopy of the world’s oldest surviving rainforest, where colorful birds, quiet possums and rock wallabies await your discovery. Slip a kayak blade into the turquoise sea near Shute Harbour as you learn about unique marine life throughout Airlie Beach’s shore and scenic islands. Bite into tangy quandongs and spicy, raisin-like bush tomatoes during an authentic tour of Australian bush life survival, then savor refreshments paired with grilled emu, crocodile, and kangaroo. Sample sweetly intense ginger candies and local macadamias dipped in chocolate at beach shacks lining Noosa’s sandy shores—key elements for a quintessential Australian vacation destination.