Brisbane to Glasshouse Mountains
Your adventure begins in the city of Brisbane. With a mix of culture, arts and outdoor adventure, Brisbane is the perfect base for exploring. Today is yours to spend at your leisure. Visit the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Australia Zoo or climb the Story Bridge. Feed dolphins at Moreton Island or spend the day shopping in the city (all at own expense). Travel north to the Glasshouse Mountains. Stay 2 nights.
Two Nights Superior Accommodation: Glasshouse Mountains Ecolodge
Today you will explore the Glasshouse Mountains area. The mountains are the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes which have eroded away. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Sunshine Coast hinterland before setting of on an adventure up Mt Ngungun. Test yourself on a guided climb up 20m high vertical cliffs and then be suspended on a 40m cliff overlooking the Mountains, as you abseil down to the ground.
Glasshouse Mountains to Hervey Bay
Travel to the pristine beaches of Hervey Bay and enjoy an afternoon whale watching cruise (July-Nov) including a buffet lunch and afternoon tea. Experience the ‘Closest Encounters with Humpback Whales‘ that you won’t get anywhere else in Australia. This extraordinary ‘up close & personal’ experience only happens in the calm, sheltered waters between Fraser Island & the Fraser Coast/Hervey Bay mainland. Stay overnight.
One Nights Superior Accommodation: Akama Resort
Hervey Bay to Fraser Island
Leave your rental car at Hervey Bay and experience a 2 day Fraser Island getaway. Swim in Lake McKenzie, the island's most beautiful lake with its clear blue water ringed by white sandy beaches. Explore Pile Valley and the former forestry camp of Central Station. Walk along the banks of Wanggoolba Creek, trek over Hammerstone Sand Blow and swim in emerald-green Lake Wabby. Travel up famous Seventy-Five Mile Beach to see the colored sands of the Pinnacles and the wreck of the cruise ship Maheno. Take in the stunning views of the island beaches and sand blows from Indian Head, spot dolphins, rays, sharks, turtles or even whales swimming in the sea below.
Stay 1 night at Fraser Island and 1 night at Hervey Bay.
Hervey Bay to Noosa
Experience the Noosa River on an unforgettable wilderness cruise that takes you into one of Australia’s most pristine regions. See the river, lakes and the tranquil mirrored waterways of the Noosa Everglades. Take a guided walk to the Kinaba Interpretive Centre as well as enjoying an Aussie BBQ lunch at historic Harry’s Hut. There is then time to take a swim, or get some great photos of the abundant wildlife. Overnight in Noosa
One Nights Superior Accommodation: Noosa Blue Resort
Noosa to Brisbane
Drive down the coast to the city of Brisbane and further to the Gold Coast region where you will play a round of golf at one of Australia’s most prestigious resort golf courses – The Glades Golf Club. Designed by champion Australian golfing icon, Greg Norman, the course is typical of his trademark aggressive layouts offering golfers a challenging round of golf within visually stunning surrounds. This afternoon feel free to explore the modern city of Brisbane and create your own adventures. This section of your holiday concludes in Brisbane.
Note: This self drive tour can be completed in reverse order, the tour cost remains the same. To view tour prices or to make an enquiry, please click on the Enquire Now tab at the top of this itinerary.
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