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Queensland Coast & Hinterland

brisbane & the gold coast Tours Queensland Coast & Hinterland

Queensland Coast & Hinterland

Discover the bountiful natural beauty of Queensland’s lush hinterland and scenic coastline on this bush to beach adventure. Explore scenic walking trails in the shadow of ancient rainforests, swim with turtles on a remote Barrier Reef coral cay and uncover the secrets of iconic Fraser Island.  

  • Style: Fly Drive Holiday
  • Duration: 15 days/14 nights
  • Starts in: Brisbane
  • Brisbane
  • Lamington National Park
  • Montville
  • Rainbow Beach
  • Lady Elliot Island
  • Noosa Heads

Days 1-2 Brisbane  
Join a fun and easy paced guided bike tour to discover Queensland’s buzzing riverside state capital, stopping for scenic photo opportunities and a picnic in the park.  

Day 3 Brisbane to Lamington NP  
Pick up your car and travel south to Lamington National Park which has a vast area of undisturbed subtropical rainforest, 100 miles of walking tracks and over 500 waterfalls just waiting to be explored.  

Day 4 Lamington NP  
Absorb bird’s eye views from the treetop canopy walk and try some of the many activities on offer including bushwalking, bird watching and glowworm tours.

Days 5-6 Lamington NP to Montville  
Drive north via the picturesque Glass House Mountains to the charming village of Montville, located in the rural hinterland. Both Montville and neighbouring Maleny feature quaint shops and tearooms and the region is rich with glistening lakes, waterfalls and parklands, home to mobs of kangaroos.  

Day 7 Montville to Hervey Bay  
Rise early and continue to Hervey Bay, where season permitting, you can join a cruise to witness the acrobatic displays of migrating humpback whales (Jul - Oct).

Days 8-9 Hervey Bay to Lady Elliot Island  
Today take a scenic flight to remote Lady Elliot Island, in the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef. World-famous for its pristine setting, abundance of wildlife and strong eco focus, enjoy reef walks and turtle tours, nature talks and glass-bottom boat cruises.  

Day 10 Lady Elliot Island to Rainbow Beach  
Fly back to the mainland today, pick up your car and continue to Rainbow Beach.  

Days 11-12 Rainbow Beach  
Visit the famous coloured sands which soar above the beach, then join a 4WD day tour to spectacular Fraser Island. Dip your toes in crystal-clear lakes and creeks, traverse boundless 75 Mile Beach with its iconic shipwreck and admire untouched rainforest.  

Days 13-14 Rainbow Beach to Noosa Heads  
Drive south to the friendly and cosmopolitan beachside haven of Noosa Heads, peppered with great restaurants, cute boutiques and a glorious beach. Surrounded by estuaries and rivers, join an everglades cruise in search of native wildlife, including playful dolphins.  

Day 15 Noosa Heads to Brisbane
Return to Brisbane airport and drop off your car in time for your onward flight.

Guide Price £2117
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
  • 14 days Compact Inclusive Plus car hire including zero excess insurance, 10% discount (book by 31 Mar 20), unlimited mileage, 24 hour Roadside Assistance & additional drivers
  • 14 nights 3star+ to 4star+ accommodation
  • 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 2 dinners
  • Brisbane by Bicycle
  • Hervey Bay Whale Watch Tour
  • Fraser Island Discovery, from Rainbow Beach
  • Noosa Everglades Discovery
  • Return scenic flight transfers from Hervey Bay to Lady Elliot Island
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/11/2019 to 31/12/2020. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
Queensland Coast & Hinterland

As we can offer you such a flexible choice of flights, we don't include international airfares with our tour prices. The price you pay will be determined by the time of year you travel, your departure airport, airline and availability.

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