Itineraries Attractions - Holiday Gold Coast


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Nature and Foodies Trail

45796 - Toowoomba QLD 4350
Travel through the spectacular Scenic Rim region to Stanthorpe, heart of the Granite Belt. Explore the many bush trails, and stunning landscapes of Girraween National Park. Sample an amazing array of local produce and meet the makers. Follow pretty country road touring to quaint Allora, once home to PJ Travers, author of Mary Poppins. See a magnificent heritage listed pastoral home, frozen in time since the 1800s then enjoy a great pub meal at Nobby’s famous Rudd Pub. Breathe in Toowoomba’s stunning parkland floral displays and find your new favourite coffee shop amongst the many trendy cafes. Take the scenic highlands drive to Ravensbourne National Park, see the timber town of Crows Nest then arrive at Bunya Mountains National Park with its stunning rainforest canopies and ancient Bunya Pines. Delight in the taste sensations of the South Burnett, and call in to a popular Booie Range winery as you journey back to Brisbane....
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Reel in a Trophy - Fishing Adventure in Tropical Queensland!

45616 - Mackay QLD 4740
Drag in a Jewfish along the Serenity Coast, fight a Black Marlin on the Coral Sea or battle a Barramundi on an inland dam. Ideally situated where both northern and southern fish species can be found, the Mackay region boasts some of the best fishing opportunities in Australia. Begin your fishing adventure on the Serenity Coast, where mangrove-lined creeks meet the Coral Sea....
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Romantic Retreat

46806 - Mackay QLD 4740
Sneak off for a long weekend of love. Treat your special someone to a romantic getaway with a secluded island adventure, fine dining, luxurious accommodation and unforgettable experiences. It's the perfect blend of seclusion and surprises. This three day tour will not only be a great time to enjoy each others company, but to experience it with some of nature's most beautiful backdrops....
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Discovery Drive

Landsborough Highway, Longreach QLD 4730
The Discovery Drive will take you on a journey packed to the brim with outback legends, ancient discoveries, and bucket-list adventures. The drive links the Overlander’s Way and Australia’s Dinosaur Trail with the fascinating Channel Country. Expect to witness vast everchanging landscapes; meet eccentric outback characters; see amazing prehistoric discoveries; and connect with Australia’s pioneering communities....
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Falls Drive

46547 - Killarney QLD 4373
The Falls Drive is one of the region’s most popular drives. Leave the small township of Killarney and travel along a winding and lush green road to Spring Creek Road, where the best part of the journey really begins. The road climbs up the mountain, through bushland and rainforest, passing great spots to discover different waterfalls, enjoy a picnic and take in the beauty of the expansive valley below. At the top of the hill is iconic Queen Mary Falls and offers great walking and exploring, plenty of native wildlife, and birdlife aplenty. There is a safe walking track to do the circuit, or you can just view the falls from the top lookout. Queen Mary Falls flows into the nearby Condamine River where it begins at The Head and flows on to the Murray-Darling - Australia’s longest river system. Carr’s Lookout offers breathtaking views over the Head Valley to Mt Superbus, the Scenic Rim and Tambourine Mountain. Information identifies the mountains and tells the story of a plane crash in 1955 on Mt Superbus. This tourist route can form part of a wonderful circle drive taking in Cunningham’s Gap, Warwick, Killarney and Boonah. 4×4 vehicles may choose to return to Warwick via Cambanoora Gorge via the 14 River Crossings of the Condamine River (weather and water levels permitting). Other travellers will enjoy a leisurely drive down the winding road of Spring Creek Road which meets up with the Scenic Rim township of Boonah. Please note, the section of the road between Carrs Lookout and Cambanoora Gorge is quite steep and narrow so is not suitable for large vehicles or caravans....
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Stars, Parks and Legends Drive

Visitor Information Centre, Charleville QLD 4470
Take the Stars, Parks and Legends self drive tour and discover the wonder of the night skies at Charleville's Cosmos Centre. Visit the Boulder Opal town of Quilpie with its opal fossicking and displays, Powerhouse Museum and River Walk. Marvel at Windorah's Solar Farm and climb the stunning red sand hills for unforgettable sunset moments. Explore the magnificent Welford National Park with its red river gum and coolabah lined waters and follow one of the scenic tourist drives. Take a break in Jundah on the banks of the Thomson River - an ideal spot for some scenic fishing and river drives. Explore the Barcoo Shire Museum offering a window into the early pioneering times. En route to Stonehenge, watch for the sign posted Native Well, once a valuable source of water for Indigenous people and call into the friendly Stonehenge Visitor Information Centre. Uncover Longreach's tours and attractions - maybe join a guided tour of the Qantas 747 and 707 jets or ride an authentic Cobb & Co. coach through the scrub....
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Drovers and Pioneers Trail

Landsborough Highway, Longreach QLD 4730
The Drovers and Pioneers Trail includes a mix of sealed and unsealed roads therefore a Four Wheel Drive vehicle is recommended. Begin your journey in Mount Isa city in Queensland's vast North West Outback then follow the Diamantina Development Road through spectacular outback scenery en route to Boulia, capital of the Channel Country. Turn right onto the unsealed Urandangie North Road and follow the 'unusual' signs to the remote township of Urangangie, once an important centre for travellers and drovers on the Georgina and other stock routes. Take time to explore nearby waterholes on the Georgina, ideal for fishing and bird watching before following the unsealed South Road loop to Boulia with its rich grazing heritage, pioneering stories and the mysterious Min Min Light....
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The Outback Way - Australia's Longest Shortcut

50 Elderslie Street, Winton QLD 4735
An epic Road Trip, on Australia’s Longest Shortcut – connecting the Reef, The Rock and the West. The Outback Way takes you from Winton, Queensland to Laverton, Western Australia, 2700 kilometres (1300 kilometres of dirt road). There are fuel, food & sleep stops within 300 kilometres across the entire Outback Way Be captivated by ancient landscapes, dig for fossils, sing Waltzing Matilda, look for the mysterious Min Min lights, fossick for your own dazzling gems, relish the majestic red centre, events, iconic places, heritage and the rich indigenous cultural artwork, immerse yourself in the wildlife, enjoy the wildflowers in natures playground, celebrate courageous explorers, connect to famous four wheel drive tracks and do the world’s longest geocache trail .. and find your own treasures! The best time to travel the Outback Way is during the cooler months: March to November. Traveller's journeying along the Outback Way can enjoy some of Australia’s most remote, interesting and picturesque desert areas. The route is home to querky events, artisans, welcoming communities, mine sites and pastoral stations. It also features some of Australia’s most iconic places, including Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), and the Petermann and MacDonnell ranges....
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Naturally Eco - Great Beach Drive

46176 - Fraser Island QLD 4581
The Naturally Eco Great Beach Drive is for those who value nature based and educational ecotourism experiences. The journey winds its way through the beautiful Glasshouse Mountains, Noosa National Park, Maroochydore, Lady Elliot Island, Hervey Bay, Fraser Island and Rainbow Beach. The trail offers sightseeing, shopping, bushwalking and hiking in some truly stunning natural settings and plenty of opportunities to enjoy eco-friendly tours and accommodation along the way. No 4WD self-driving will be required on this itinerary....
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Cameron Corner Loop

46018 - Brisbane City QLD 4000
The Cameron Corner loop is an ideal way to experience the real Outback. This journey will leave you breathless, passing through open gibber plains where you can see for miles to sandy undulating land. The Cameron Corner loop offers contrasting landscapes and experiences. You can discover the history of the early pioneers, enjoy the wildlife, fish in the Cooper or simply relax and absorb the Spirit of Adventure. Highlights of the Cameron Corner Loop include: The Noccundra Hotel, Wilson River, Cameron Corner, Bollards Lagoon, Innamincka and Cooper Creek, Burke and Wills Dig Tree and Gas and Oil Fields. The Cameron Corner Loop is 831 kilometres and can take up to four days to complete....
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Luxury Country Indulgence

44327 - Stanthorpe QLD 4380
This is a highly indulgent, self-drive luxury getaway taking in some of the finest foods, relaxing experiences, even offering the opportunity to be pampered at onsite spas. This getaway also includes an opportunity to sample some of the finest regional produce and boutique wines. The drive itself takes in some of the most spectacular views of Queensland's High Country....
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Capricorn Way

Scenic Hwy, Rockhampton QLD 4700
The Capricorn Way is home to the "Dig The Tropic" geological drive trail, and it links the Southern Great Barrier Reef to Queensland's Outback. Follow this self-drive trail along the Tropic of Capricorn to uncover history from the Jurassic era to the present day. Explore ancient limestone caverns, discover fossils, visit a gold rush town, uncover thunder eggs, fossick for gemstones and walk through ageless rainforests. Create your own self drive itinerary and take your time exploring several unique tourism destinations along the way. The drive is easily accessible on sealed roads....
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North Western Fishing Trail

44736 - Chinchilla QLD 4413
Queensland Western Country is a unique pocket of Australia rich in culture, agriculture, and heritage. The region begins less than 3 hours drive west of Brisbane and can be explored while touring some of Queenlands major arterial highways. Enjoy a Southern Queensland Country freshwater fishing experience the local way. Follow the footsteps of local fishing enthusiasts and take in the 7 day self-drive fishing tour from Toowoomba to Mitchell. Destinations include: Lake Cooby, Highfields, Dalby, Condamine, Miles, Injune, Roma, Mitchell, Yuleba...
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Epic Cape York

44517 - Mapoon QLD 4874
Spend a week on an adventurous drive into an untamed wilderness area to stand at the very top of Australia. Epic Cape York is a remarkable journey through Cape York Peninsula taking in memorable pubs, ancient rock art and spectacular natural scenery. Drive along red outback roads, explore wetlands brimming with birds and fish, discover gold town ruins and try your luck at isolated fishing spots. Be amazed at the diverse birdlife, admire Aboriginal artists at work or enjoy the hospitality of a country race day. Test your four-wheel driving skills tackling treacherous creek crossings on the Old Telegraph Track and cool off in stunning waterfalls. The adventure doesn't end at the tip of Cape York. Take a ferry to visit Thursday and Horn Islands, two of the 274 islands of the Torres Strait. Discover the diverse history of the Torres Strait Islanders which includes World War 2, the pearling industry, vibrant headdresses, colourful dance, ancient carving and modern printmaking...
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Overlander's Way

Landsborough Highway, Longreach QLD 4730
From the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef and pristine beaches of north Queensland to the rugged rocky outcrops and red sand of north-west Queensland and into the Northern Territory, the Overlander's Way will take you through architecturally rich historic towns, dinosaur centres and to the home of some of the world's most quirky events; without even leaving the bitumen! Follow in the footsteps of Australia's droving heroes, who drove mobs of thousands of cattle from the Northern Territory across Queensland's vast interior to the coastal markets and discover the unspoilt beauty of Outback Queensland....
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Cobb & Co Tourist Drive

Mount Crosby Road, North Tivoli QLD 4305
The Cobb & Co Tourist Drive is a scenic route between between Ipswich and Toowoomba via the Lockyer Valley. The drive celebrates the first mail route awarded to Cobb & Co in Queensland when, on January 1, 1866 the mail service commenced from Brisbane to Ipswich. Passengers and mail heading further west were taken from Ipswich to Grandchester (Queensland's oldest railway station) by train and then by another Cobb & Co coach for the rest of the journey to Toowoomba. The drive follows the railway line and the original Cobb & Co route between Ipswich and Gatton. Just as Cobb & Co's passengers needed occasional stops during their journey, so do modern-day travellers. So, along the Cobb & Co Tourist Drive, three convenient locations in Rosewood, Forest Hill and Gatton have been designated Staging Posts. All Staging Posts are situated where services, such as public toilets and the availability of food and drinks, are accessible seven days a week....
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Simpson Desert Racing Carnival Trail

Herbert Street, Bedourie QLD 4829
Set against the backdrop of the famed Simpson Desert, the Simpson Desert Racing Carnival gives the local community, punters, tourists, jockeys, owners and trainers alike the opportunity to come from near and far and celebrate country racing at its best. This 15 Day itinerary follows the thrills and spills of three Outback Racing events, the Betoota Races (last weekend in August), Birdsville Races (first weekend in September) and the Bedourie Races and Rodeo (second weekend in September)....
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The Burnett Circle

Burnett Highway, Gayndah QLD 4625
This is the stuff Australian landscape paintings are made of. With craggy mountain ranges, bottle and grass trees, waterways, picturesque picnic spots, untouched vast stretches of land and blue sky as far as the eye can see, this is the Burnett Circle. From Paradise Dam at Biggenden, along the many weirs on the Burnett River, through to Cania Dam at Monto, strap on the water skis, throw a line in or pitch a tent for the night. If you are a history buff - historical pit stops such as the Mundubbera Heritage and Information Centre, RM Williams Bush Learning Centre and the Gayndah Museum are well worth the visit. There is lots to taste with Gayndah and Mundubbera famous for their juicy oranges and mandarins and some of the best beef studs in the country call these regions home. You can experience a hands-on organic farm and observe dairying, pork production and small crops at Gleneden. Make sure you stop at the farm gates and pick up some quality local produce for snacks on your road trip. So get the camera ready to snap your own bit of authentic Australian inspiration whilst driving through some of this beautiful country....
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Bundaberg to Eidsvold Weekend Drive

271 Bourbong Street, Bundaberg QLD 4670
The incredible legend of RM Williams lays at the end of this drive which takes you from Bundaberg, past the Boolboonda Tunnel, out towards Mount Perry and onwards to Eidsvold. Measuring some 180 kilometres long, take your time to enjoy this peaceful corner of regional Queensland. Stay overnight to experience true Country charm at its best....
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Sunshine Coast Adventure Drive

Steve Irwin Way, Beerwah QLD 4519
Adventure enthusiasts start your engines. This drive may only be some 70 kilometres in length, but it's a journey packed with adrenalin. You'll start at the glorious Glass House Mountains where you can walk, rock climb or abseil on the newly opened tracks and trails around Mt Tibrogargan, the "father" of the mountains, before you heading on to Australia Zoo for a range of wonderful animal encounters. Then it's on to the Big Kart Track - it gets the adrenalin pumping, Aussie World, which is packed with adventure, before finishing at Caloundra Airport for a spot of skydiving....
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The Sprint Route

43471 - Warwick QLD 4370
Travelling west from Warwick along the Cunningham Highway, the Sprint Route begins at Sandy Creek Road, eight kilometres on the right from Warwick Central Business District. This was once the main road to Goondiwindi and used by the bullock drivers. The route passes through the districts of Allan, Leslie and Cunningham (named after the explorers) and then through the once thriving gold rush townships of Pratten and Leyburn and finally onto Karara. The Drive passes the iconic Sandy Creek Raceway which holds one of the most significant motoring events in Queensland. Next door is The Darling Downs Hotel - known to locals as the Sandy Creek Pub - and is the oldest continually licensed premises in Queensland. With rich historical stories, the route offers an interesting passage in time should you wish to stop at the sites - Memorial Park in Cunningham, the town of Pratten where Gold was first discovered in the area (and fossicking can be done with permits), Old Leyburn Station, Liberator Park and other points of interest for history lovers. The Sprint Route is an easy, leafy drive and travels past some quiet places for picnics, or even for a spot of fishing in Leslie Reserve - on the banks of the Sandy Creek in particular. You will witness quintessential Australian views and stopping at the Darling Downs Hotel is highly recommended for a great country meal experience....
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Settler's Route

72 Palmerin Street, Warwick QLD 4370
Travelling north from Warwick on the Cunningham Highway, this historic route takes you through a number of small villages via stunning scenery and the mountainous backdrop of Main Range National Park. After travelling through beautiful farmland and historical villages, the route criss-crosses the Old Warwick to Killarney railway which was de-commissioned in 1964. Laced with rich history, the route journeys through villages such as Swan Creek, Yangan, Emuvale, Tannymorel and Killarney. There are some stunning scenic backdrops, local produce stands and cafes and country pubs to visit along the way and the journey can head straight back into Warwick, or be extended by taking the beautiful - The Falls Drive to Queen Mary Falls, or Boonah....
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The Cedar Route

Road, Goomburra QLD 4362
This 62 kilometre journey starts at Goomburra Road, which is a turnoff the New England highway, just two minutes south of the small township of Allora, or 10 minutes north of Warwick. It is a gentle, meandering road which takes in the Goomburra Valley, past mountains and lush greenery, typical country scenery depicting dairy farms - large and small, and then across the Cunningham Highway to join on to Freestone Road. The quiet back road of Freestone Road offers a vista of some of the most fertile land in the district and a patchwork of oats, sorghum, wheat and sunflowers. As you travel through the township of Freestone, historic buildings, houses and a church are sights to slow down to see, before the route journeys back into Warwick, via Jack Smith Gully Road....
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Brisbane to Fraser Island Adventure Drive

227 Maryborough Road, Hervey Bay QLD 4655
The majority of the roads are sealed which means it's an adventure suitable for cars as well as four wheel drives however there are a few rough patches along the way so be sure to check conditions before you start. Wild Horse Mountain Lookout can be found 30 kilometres north of Brisbane, just off the Bruce Highway and is well worth checking out. You'll have to walk a little to get to the lookout but you won't be disappointed. Explore Caloundra, Maroochydore and Noosa - where you can find great food and beautiful beaches. Drive to Boreen Point where you can hire a kayak or windsurf to enjoy Lake Cootharaba. From Boreen Point turn off to Elanda Point and enjoy a picturesque drive to Wolvi, then north east towards Tin Can Bay and Rainbow Beach. On your way to the river-port city of Maryborough you'll have a chance to stop at some quaint fishing villages. Then cruise north to Hervey Bay. It's then just a short drive to River Heads to catch the ferry to the unique World Heritage listed Fraser Island....
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9 Day Outback Adventure

Queen Street, Brisbane QLD 4001
Pack your bags and leave the big smoke behind as you take on the 9 Day self drive Outback Adventure. This journey will take you through iconic south west Outback Queensland towns that offer experiences and adventure for every member of the family. Highlights of this suggested journey include the Big Rig Sound and Light Show, taking a dip in natural artesian water, Bonus Downs Farm Stay, fishing, sandboarding, The Cosmos Centre, fossicking for opals in Quilpie and more....
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Outback Heritage and Coal Adventure

42983 - Mackay QLD 4740
From Mackay’s famous Art Deco architecture, to heritage-listed pubs and the remnants of abandoned gold-mining towns, the Mackay region hosts a treasure-trove of historical destinations. Start your historic journey by joining Mackay Visitor Information Centre volunteers on the Heritage Walk, a guided stroll through Mackay’s central business district to view architecturally impressive buildings, many from the 1930’s Art Deco era. After your walking tour, drive to Greenmount Homestead in Walkerston to view one of Mackay’s most loved heritage attractions....
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North West Loop

51 Esplanade, Cairns QLD 4870
A ‘must do’ adventure self-drive route, the North West Loop features spectacular National Parks, timeless gorges, prehistoric discoveries and welcoming communities. The drive links The Savannah Way with the Overlander’s Way via the northern section of the Matilda Way. Expect to indulge your adventurous spirit; be captivated by the open road; sample delicious Gulf seafood; and to immerse yourself in Australia’s cultural heritage....
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WW1 Memorial Drive Journey – Bundaberg to Yeppoon

Information Centre, Bundaberg QLD 4670
The journey from Bundaberg to Yeppoon, north east of Rockhampton, includes a number of different aspects of Queenslanders' war service, including commemorating war nurses at one of the Bundaberg Memorials; a visit to the museum of an early aviation hero and World War One veteran Bert Hinkler; a memorial which doubled as a union rallying point in the mining town of Mount Morgan; and an avenue of trees representing those lost in World War One on the beachside at Yeppoon. Bundaberg, Gladstone and Rockhampton are all access points to the Southern Great Barrier Reef, located just off shore and worth experiencing for yourself while you're in the region....
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Keppel Bay Fishing Adventure

43353 - Yeppoon QLD 4703
Keppel Bay is one of Queensland’s ultimate tourist destinations, but it's also a local fishing hotspot. The white sandy beaches are just a bonus. This fishing journey takes you from Yeppoon to Pumpkin Island in The Keppel Bay where you can chase reef fish, spanish mackerel and trevally. The first leg of the trip takes you to Bluff Rock (locally known as Iron Pot) where you can troll just 10 minutes from the marina. Trolling is the favoured fishing method in The Keppel Bay area, but bait fishing is great for reef fish. June to September is the best time for mackerel. Since the introduction of the Net Free Fishing Zone, the school mackerel are beginning to return to The Keppel Bay as well. If you’re planning a day out fishing this area, always check the weather first. Anything over 15 knots isn’t fishable and there are off shore conditions to consider such as tides and currents. You're not guaranteed to catch a fish following this trail alone. Great fishermen know that you should also do your own research beforehand. Bring your family along and while they spend their day on their own little beach, do some serious guilt-free fishing!...
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Naturally Luxurious - Great Beach Drive

43458 - Fraser Island QLD 4581
This journey offers the chance to see outstanding natural beauty in absolute comfort. You may also choose to follow the interactive food trail that allows visitors to discover the region’s best produce, markets, restaurants, cooking schools and events, with over 400 outlets and produces. Whilst you will be required to have a vehicle to complete the Naturally Luxurious Great Beach Drive, no 4WD self-driving will be required on this itinerary....
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Natural Sciences Loop

44438 - Charleville QLD 4470
It has it all; birds, opals, fossicking, fossils, starry night skies, rivers, geology, lakes, billabongs, artesian waters, bilbies and the famous Dig Tree. It's natural history and heritage all rolled into one. Stand on the bitumen or get off the beaten track to explore. Discover Outback Queensland's natural and manmade heritage, outback towns, outback people, big sky, big country, wildlife habitat [now and prehistoric], rainbow rocks, starry nights and more…….go on explore the loop....
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Sun, Surf and Sand - Blissful Beaches in Mackay

43512 - Mackay QLD 4740
Blessed with an abundance of breathtaking tropical shoreline, Mackay’s Northern Beaches are the perfect day-trip destination to soak up the sun, surf and sand. The Northern Beaches feature beautiful stretches of golden sand and warm waters to enjoy a dip in the ocean. Alternatively, drop a line and try your luck fishing straight off the beach....
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Explore the Mackay Region in Three Days

43513 - Mackay QLD 4740
Explore a land where the sun rises from the clear-blue Coral Sea, and sets behind rugged volcanic peaks of an enchanting hinterland. A world of discovery is illuminated with the dawn of a new day, from the glistening golden sand of one of Mackay’s pristine beaches, to the verdant rainforest-clad mountains, lightly veiled in morning mist. From breakfast on the beach sharing a vivid sunrise with wallabies to dining in a modern marina; it is possible to experience the magic of The Mackay Region in three days....
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Townsville North Queensland Drive Itinerary

43608 - Townsville QLD 4810
The Townsville North Queensland Drive itinerary is the perfect relaxed touring option to experience the tropical North - from the coastal town of Townsville travel 270 kilometres round trip to the historical outback gold-mining town of Charters Towers. Why not buy a kilo of fresh northern prawns and a breadstick in Townsville for a delicious lunchtime picnic in one of the pretty parks when you reach Charters Towers. Stay a few days and enjoy the history, the many quaint old miner's cottages and colonial architecture from the late 1800s. Side tour: Take the turn-off at Mingela and drive 40 kilometres to Ravenswood, a true ghost town, which had 48 hotels and 5,000 residents at its peak until it was deserted in 1912. It is now a heritage listed working mining town with old mullock heaps, tall chimneys and nineteenth century pubs and other buildings. View operations at the open cut mine from the lookout. Continue on from here to the Burdekin Falls Dam which holds four times as much water as Sydney Harbour. It's a gorgeous place for another picnic, fish or camp for a genuine outback Australian experience....
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Couple's Getaway to Maleny and Montville

43796 - Maleny QLD 4552
This Sunshine Coast hinterland drive is for the romantic at heart and those who wish to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Retreat to the havens of Maleny and Montville where you can spend an intimate weekend wandering these two towns, exploring natural wonders and dining on local produce. Spend the night in charming Montville....
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Tourist Drive- Cooloola Coast Fraser Island

43902 - Tin Can Bay QLD 4580
The Cooloola Coast Fraser Island Tourist Drive will take you on a journey from one aquatic playground to another through the UNESCO recognised Great Sandy Biosphere and a unique eco coastal system known as the Great Sandy Straits. Meandering between the seaside towns of Tin Can Bay and Rainbow Beach and acting as the southern gateway to World Heritage listed Fraser Island, the Cooloola Coast Fraser Island Tourist drive is a great nature based drive....
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Day trips from Rockhampton

Scenic Highway, Yeppoon QLD 4703
This delightful drive is a departure from the Beef Capital badge and focuses heritage, history and culture around Rockhampton. Start at the Capricorn Caves before you head south to the Rockhampton Heritage Village and then on to the Dreamtime Cultural Centre. This journey ends in the Central Business District at the Riverside Park. Stretching just over 30 kilometres long, this is an easy half day or full day experience, depending on how long you wish to linger in each destination....
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Cecil Plains to Tara Fishing Tour

44123 - Cecil Plains QLD 4407
Queensland Western Country is a unique pocket of Australia rich in culture, agriculture, and heritage. The region begins less than 3 hours drive west of Brisbane and can be explored while touring some of Queenlands major arterial highways. Enjoy a Southern Queensland Country freshwater fishing experience the local way. Follow the footsteps of local fishing enthusiasts and take in the 7 day self-drive fishing tour from Cecil Plains to Tara. Destinations include: Cecil Plains, Milmerran, Goondiwindi, Nindigully, Thallon, Dirranbandi, St George, Surat, Meandarra and Tara....
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How to Holiday on The Hibiscus Coast with your Family

44141 - Mackay QLD 4740
Above all else, the Hibiscus Coast is a great spot to play I-spy. A big call considering the coast is home to a national park 1012 hectares in size, the site of Australia's youngest volcano and some seriously secluded beaches. All that pales in comparison to the endless game of 'Spotto' on offer in this 30-million-year-old rugged wilderness. In fact, the Hibiscus Coast is home to over 500 plants, 22 mammals and 140 birds to find - also known as grounds for one of Australia's biggest games of I-Spy. In keeping with this theme of good, old-fashioned family fun, you should know this is not a destination of hotels, motels, skyscrapers or boutique digs. It's a place where the whole family can curl up in a tent, cabin or beach hut with mere footsteps between your accommodation, the ocean shoreline and the action of each day....
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Big Sky National Parks

44245 - Toowoomba QLD 4350
Discover the world's largest forest of Bunya Pines and more than 30 rare and threatened species in Bunya Mountains National Park. Bush walk beneath towering white sandstone cliffs in Carnarvon Gorge National Park with its spectacular steep-sided gorge and remnant rainforest. See ochre stencils, rock engravings and freehand paintings, some of the finest Aboriginal rock imagery in Australia. Explore Girraween National Park with it's massive granite outcrops, balancing boulders, clear running streams and spectacular wildflowers in spring....