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Fraser Island

Day Tours

If you are looking for a fun-packed trip away, why not consider going on our exciting tour trips? Experienced tour guides are at hand to make it an enjoyable and fulfilling experience.

Take a visit to the Glow Worm Cave to see tiny creatures amazingly glow by night inside Natural Arch Cave located at the heart of Springbrook National Park, Gold Coast.

Join the Croc Express Tour to and from Australia Zoo – where Steve Irwin's legacy and wild life conservation efforts live on. Be thrilled by shows of crocodile feeding and snake handling plus more.

Spend a day out at Fraser Island to explore the islands main attractions, including freshwater perched lakes, expansive golden sand hills and stunning rainforest. For more breathtaking views see our range of Skyrail experience offers, World Heritage Tour, City sights of Brisbane, Sunshine Coast & Noosa trip ideas.

Fraser Island Day Tour

A spectacular day out

Fraser Island in a day is certainly not long enough to see all that Fraser has to offer. It is however long enough to get a glimpse of just how spectacular Fraser really is.

This one-day tour is a long but rewarding day trip for all. Take the opportunity to explore the islands main attractions, including freshwater perched lakes, expansive golden sand hills and stunning rainforest.

Your experienced eco guide will pick you up and drop you off at your accommodation in Hervey Bay.

Photo, swim or relax at Lake McKenzie or Lake Birrabeen - crystal clear white sand beaches. 4WD through forest to Lake Boomanjin - world heritage red lake and largest perched lake or walk Pile Valley. Experience the aboriginal culture & history of Fraser Island, hear stories of sand mining and timber cutters. Enjoy a picnic lunch at famous Lake McKenzie or in the rainforest.

Inclusions:

  • Personalised Full Day Fraser Island Tour
  • Transfers from Hervey Bay accommodation
  • Eco guide and expert driver with beach experience
  • Fresh picnic lunch at Lake McKenzie or the Rainforest
  • All park fees

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Glow Worm Cave

In the cool dark environment of the Natural Arch Cave, millions of glow worms make their home. These tiny creatures invisible to the eye during daylight create a spectacular display at night.

An experienced guide will take you on a short walk through the rainforests of Springbrook Plateau into the Natural Arch. There is also the opportunity for some star gazing in the unpolluted night sky. See the city highrise lights of the Gold Coast. (Note. It is advisable to wear walking shoes and bring warm clothing as it can become quite cool in the rainforest in the evenings)

Inclusions:

  • Return coach transfers
  • National Park fees
  • Guided walk
  • Use of torches
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You can also do the Glow Worm Night Tour with Dinner.


After your Glow Worm adventure enjoy a scrumptious 3 course dinner and discuss your evenings sightings with your fellow companions before returning to your hotel.

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Tastes of Paradise

Enjoyed by all ages this multi-award winning Catch a Crab tour is a truly unforgettable experience. Go wild! Feed the fish, hand feed the friendly wild pelicans, pump for yabbies and experience the Australian outdoor lifestyle - it's so much fun.

Then...

Take a fresh look at fun! Climb aboard a guided tractor train tour and explore lush orchards of rare and exotic fruits at working farm, Tropical Fruit World. You'll also sample delicious fresh fruits all year round. Ride the miniature rail and enjoy an exotic jungle river cruise. Make friends with kangaroos, emus and farm animals in the fauna park. Great shopping with natural skincare, cosmetics, gourmet fruit juices, condiments, ice-creams and bric a brac.

Inclusions:

  • Return coach transfer
  • Catch a Crab Cruise
  • Crab & oyster tasting
  • Morning tea
  • Guided Tropical Fruit World tractor tour
  • Fauna Park and exotic fresh fruit tasting

Sunshine Coast & Hinterland

The Sunshine Coast is the holiday destination for many Australians. Its magnificent beaches and relaxed yet sophisticated lifestyle has also made it a magnet for international visitors.

This tour showcases the diversity and beauty of the Sunshine Coast. You will visit Noosa Heads and Hastings Street before following the coast to Mooloolaba. Mooloolaba is derived from the aboriginal word meaning "Schnapper Fish" and has its own unique attractions and cosmopolitan atmosphere with numerous sidewalk cafes, bars and of course Underwater World.

Sunshine Hinterland

It has a rich heritage of spectacular hinterland scenery combined with exciting man-made attractions. Montville is the creative heart of the craft villages and towns that make up the Blackall Range Region. Enjoy stunning views over the coastline and an interesting variety of craft shops and charming restaurants create a truly memorable day trip.

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O'Reilly's, Lamington National Park & Tambourine Mountain

Take in the spectacular panoramic views of the Gold Coast

As you enter the Lamington National Park and discover the world of O'Reillys you will be begin to see why the park is World Heritage Listed. A nature guide will explain the delicate balances of the rainforests ecological systems, as you walk the exhilarating OReillys Tree Top Canopy bridge and easy walking tracks, suitable for all ages. Visit Tamborine Mountain township to enjoy a Hinterland lunch and explore the towns renowned art and craft galleries, plus much more.......

Inclusions:

  • Return coach transfers
  • Full commentary
  • 2.5 hours to explore Tamborine Mountain
  • Wine cellar tasting
  • All National Park fees
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Byron Bay & Crystal Castle Tour

Cape Byron Lighthouse - the most easterly point in Australia

Standing on a bald rocky headland with a precipitous cliff on the east side, and a sheer drop of approximately 100 metres, Cape Byron Lighthouse is the most easterly light in Australia, and one of the most powerful.

Byron Bay famous not only for its position as Australia's most easterly mainland point but also as the "alternate lifestyle" capital of Australia. Meet the locals, soak up the atmosphere. If some retail therapy is necessary, there is a great range of original crafts, clothing and gift ideas. Have lunch (own expense) in one of the local cafes, the beachfront pub or have take away by the beach.

In the afternoon we visit the Crystal Castle, an oasis of vision and serenity.

Inclusions

  • Return coach transfers
  • Cape Byron Lighthouse fees 
  • National Park fees
  • Crystal Castle entry 
  • Visit Lighthouse
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World Heritage Tour

Spectacular waterfalls, lush rainforest, ancient trees, impressive views, unique ecological importance and natural beauty make this World Heritage listed tour an outstanding day out. (Flat walking shoes required).

Visit Mount Tamborine and explore the many arts and crafts shops on Gallery Walk. Journey to the spectacular Rainforest Skywalk. This amazing elevated walkway allows you to walk through the beautiful middle and upper canopies of the rainforest. The walkway is a stable, high tech steel structure enabling visitors to explore these canopies in a safe and secure way.

Enjoy a stop at Witches Falls Winery for a delicious wine tasting before heading to Springbrook National Park. See the spectacular Purlingbrook Falls and enjoy the views from Canyon Lookout. This is a fantastic tour with some very special scenery and one not to be missed!

Inclusions

  • Return coach transfers
  • Entry to the Rainforest Skywalk
  • Wine tasting at Witches Falls Winery
  • Visit Springbrook National Park
  • See Purlingbrook Falls
  • Admire Canyon Lookout

Springbrook, Natural Arch & Tropical Fuit World

Experience the Gold Coast Hinterland's spectacular beauty and fun

Head into the cool rainforests of Springbrook National Park and the appeal of the endless natural beauty of the Hinterland.

Natural Arch is nestled in the World Heritage listed Springbrook National Park, with spectacular panoramic views and magnificent rainforests. This region provides the opportunity to see the natural beauty of Southern Queensland. Be guided through the sub-tropical rainforest to the Natural Bridge Falls. Travel through the beautiful Numinbah Valley.

Inclusions

  • Return coach transfers
  • Fruit tasting at Tropical Fruit World 
  • Guided rainforest walk
  • Visit Natural Arch
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Skyrail & Tjapukai Experience

Skyrail including Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Most awarded attraction in Australia, dedicated to preserving and presenting authentic Aboriginal culture with the aid of technology. An internationally acclaimed experience with three indoor theatres, a five star restaurants, museum, art gallery, spear and boomerang throwing.

Tjapukai combines dance, history and legends to create a dynamic interpretation of 40,000 years of Aboriginal culture.

Skyrail & Wildlife Experience

Skyrail including the Kuranda Wildlife experience

This offer includes return Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and entry to three attractions compromising Kuranda Wildlife Experience. This includes entry into, the Kuranda Koala Gardens, Birdworld and the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. Not only can you enjoy the World's Most Beautiful Rainforest Experience on Skyrail, but also cuddle a koala, get close to a kangaroo, see and feed one of the world's largest birds, the Cassowary, and be surrounded by the graceful motion of over 1,500 butterflies, all native to the rainforest region.

Skyrail & Scenic Railway

Skyrail - Train Experience

With all the inclusions as Skyrail Experience but with an additional one way by Skyrail and one way by Kuranda Scenic Rail. Combine your Skyrail journey with the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway. The train station is conveniently located adjacent to Skyrail's Kuranda Terminal to aboard this historic train built over 100 years ago. The journey takes you through the tropical mountain ranges from Cairns to Kuranda.

With all the inclusions as Skyrail Experience but with an additional one way by Skyrail and one way by Kuranda Scenic Rail. Combine your Skyrail journey with the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway. The train station is conveniently located adjacent to Skyrail's Kuranda Terminal to aboard this historic train built over 100 years ago. The journey takes you through the tropical mountain ranges from Cairns to Kuranda.

Skyrail Experience

Just 15 min from Cairns City and 50 min from Port Douglas is the world's most beautiful rainforest experience.

Gliding just above the treetops of World Heritage Listed tropical rainforest, Skyrail gives spectacular scenery with views of Cairns and the Coral Sea on the way to Kuranda. Spanning 7.5km, Skyrail has comfortable six person gondola cabins which glide just metres above the canopy providing uninterrupted views of the rainforest.

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All information was correct at the time of writing but may change without notice.

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