Visit the notorious Boggo Road Gaol on a 2 hour ghost tour. Hear historical ghost stories from prisoners and warders. Learn about the gaol’s history, gallows, executions as well as life and death on the inside. One of the most notorious Australian prisons of the 20th century, Boggo is haunted by its often violent past. Ghost stories from warders and inmates date back to the 1930′s – many had experiences they could not explain. This is one of Australia’s premier historical ghost tours. If ever a gaol was haunted, then Boggo Road Gaol would be…
Take a guided tour of Queensland’s famous XXXX Brewery to learn about its history and sample some of its best beers. See the raw ingredients that make up the brews, and walk through the heart of the production area to see the process up close. Wrap up your tour by learning how to pour the perfect pint, then taste four of XXXX Brewery’s fresh beers.In Queensland, XXXX means beer, but how did this iconic brew get its name? Find out on a fun and fascinating 90-minute tour of the XXXX brewery. Your guide greets you in the brewery’s visitor center. Enjoy an introduction to the history of beer making, and learn some of the brewery's techniques.
Learn to surf at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast in Queensland, one of Australia's most iconic surf destinations. With its warm waters and golden beach that streches for 1.9 miles (3 km), Surfers Paradise is the place to learn to surf. You'll learn to surf in waist deep water with fully qualified surf instructors who are also surf life savers. Soft beginner surf board and rash vests or wetsuit are included.Meet at the beach shop at the beach end of Cavill Avenue, at least 10 minutes prior to the lesson start time. Complete the booking form and collect your rash shirt or wetsuit and surf board with legrope. Walk to the beach with your gear (we will look after your clothing and vakuables in the shop). Instruction will begin with a safety talk and basic instruction on the beach. Spend about 30 minutes in the water to catch your first few waves with the instructors help. Return to the beach for additional instruction on stand up techniques. Spend the rest of the time in the water catching waves and standing up with instructors assistance.
This is the ghost tour to begin with. Walk the streets of Queensland’s creepy capital – Brisbane. Despite its modern appearance the River City is an old town – haunted by its past.
Join us on an intimate 90 minute historic ghost tour with an eerie Tour Guide. Hear real ghost stories and visit real haunted sites as you walk through the heart of Brisbane City. This unique tour includes access into the Brisbane Arcade, and takes you as close as possible to other haunted sites along the tour route (due to security and safety concerns the tour is unable to go inside every building).
Hear true tales researched from archives, libraries, former residents & local people – the arcade ghost, a haunted lift, scary church, a possessed press & an undead politician. Maximum group size is 9.
Learn to Surf with the experienced, super fun team at Rainbow Beach Surf School. The original and first surf school in Rainbow Beach offering ultimate learn to surf adventures on many of our ideal exclusive beginner locations around Rainbow Beach.
This thrilling 2 hour surf lesson will give beginners an excellent understanding in surf awareness, board handling, technique and wave riding. Learn to surf with the highly professional, fully accredited surf team that will give you the guidance to stand up on your first surf lesson guaranteed!
Learn to surf at Rainbow Beach on Australia’s longest wave. Our exclusive surf lesson adventure takes you to the amazing Double Island Point, on a thrilling National Park 4X4 beach trip to a super long wave location that on it's best days break for over 2 km's long. First time surfers are often riding waves 100's of meters long on their first surf lesson and your away from the crowds ensuring faster progression in a safe family friendly environment. You're guaranteed to stand up on your first surf lesson with our fully accredited instructors or your next surf lesson is free.Learn to Surf Rainbow Beach at Sunshine Coast’s hidden surfing paradise only accessible by 4WD vehicles through the Great Sandy National Park. We take you on a unique beach 4X4 surf adventure at Rainbow Beach to the spectacular Double Island Point. This ideal surf location features a long sandy point break with waves that seem to go forever and one of the easiest most satisfying waves you can ever learn to surf on. You could be riding waves for 100’s of meters on your first learn to surf lesson.
Experience the rainforest beauty of Far North Queensland on a scenic day trip from Port Douglas. Ride the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway and choose from a variety of options including the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park or the popular Rainforestation Nature Park.Itinerary
Visit local craft beer scene in and around Brisbane including 3 microbreweries. Small groups experience unique flavors and a fun day out sampling new beers and supporting the local community.
Read more and book direct at www.hoponbrewerytours.com.au
Anyone can now experience the thrill of a surfing lesson at one of the area's best surf schools. You'll have fun, be safe and you won’t believe how easy it will be to get up and riding! Learning to surf is an amazing experience and an awesome thing to do while in Surfers Paradise. This surf lesson caters to all ages and levels of fitness and swimming abilities.Lessons will be held at the best location for all skill levels, from someone who has never tried a surf lesson, to both beginners and intermediate surfers.
Visit local craft beer breweries in and around Southern Brisbane, and get behind the scenes! Small groups experience unique flavours and a fun day out sampling new beers and supporting the local community. Change your perception of beer with Hop On Brewery Tours!
For more information or to book directly, visit www.hoponbrewerytours.com.au
Enjoy Australia’s only cocoa tree to chocolate bar experience on this 3-hour tour. Charley’s Chocolate is unique in Australia and one of only a few places in the world where you can experience the whole journey of chocolate from “Cocoa Tree to Chocolate Bar”. It is deliberately not a theme park as they focus on its authenticity and showcasing how one of everyone's favorite foods comes into being. Charley’s guides are passionate about what they do and want you to share the fascinating chocolate story. The tour will be fun, very much “hands on” and hugely informative.Throughout your tour you will take a look at the fascinating 3,800 year history of cocoa, visit the tree nursery and a mature cocoa tree plantation, see the tiny orchid like flowers and ripe cocoa pods.
Enjoy the tranquility of the rainforest as you soar above the canopy aboard the Skyrail on a day trip to Kuranda from Port Douglas. Choose from a variety of options including Kuranda Scenic Railway, Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park or the popular Rainforestation Nature Park.Itinerary
Experience the Australian country lifestyle and visit some of the best country pubs in the region stopping for a beer at each pub and lunch at one.You will be picked up from your Brisbane CBD by limousine and transported to the Ipswich helipad, from there you will be flown by helicopter to 4 country pubs for a drink and lunch before returning to the Helipad and from there taken by Limousine back to your HotelWe Aussies have always had our priorities straight. In country towns across this wide brown land, one of the oldest buildings will almost certainly be the pub. As I said – priorities. In many places the pub will have been preceded only by the railway (thereby enabling us to get to the pub in the first place) and the bank (providing us with funds to buy the next round).
There are many excellent wineries dotted across greater Brisbane, Ipswich, the Scenic Rim, and Somerset Region of Queensland. Some of the best are hidden away and hard to find unless you know where to look. Why travel by car or coach – think helicopter!
GETTING THERE IS HALF THE FUN
We have hand-picked some of the region’s best boutique wineries to show you by helicopter. Our experienced pilots will fly you in comfort while you sit back in the helicopter, relax and enjoy breathtaking views matched by premium quality wines served by the region’s finest wine-makers. Lunch will be provided and you can select a bottle of wine (per couple) from each winery to take home.
You will be picked up from your Brisbane CBD by limousine and transported to the Ipswich helipad, from there you will be flown by helicopter to 3 Wineries and a 19th Century Mansion for lunch before returning to the Helipad and from there taken by Limousine back to your Hotel
Your educated, passionate guide will show you around four local craft beer breweries in Brisbane, and get behind the scenes information and history. We offer tours of the production floors, chat with the brewers and learn about the growing Brisbane beer scene. Small groups experience unique flavours and a fun day out sampling new beers and supporting the local community. Change your perception of beer with Hop On Brewery Tours!
Read more and book direct at www.hoponbrewerytours.com.au
Enjoy a 2-hour surfing lesson from the Cheyne Horan School of Surf in Surfers Paradise, Australia. In a controlled environment with a surfing instructor, learn how to catch and ride waves in waist-deep water. By using a soft surfboard on gentle waves, you'll learn faster. Lessons are available for both beginner and intermediate surfers, making this a suitable activity for families or groups with varying abilities. Select a morning or afternoon lesson time when booking. Hotel transport is included.After hotel pickup in Surfers Paradise, meet your professional instructor, who chooses the best and safest area for surfing on the day of your lesson.
90 minute tour of Sirromet Winery followed by a tasting of 6 award winning wines from the Granite Belt Region.
Located at Mount Cotton, Sirromet is home to more than just premium wine. A family owned and run winery, just a short drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast incorporates state of the art facilities, fine dining, wine tastings, tours and a year-round calendar of entertainment. Boasting over 900 awards for their exquisite wine collection coupled with the stunning Restaurant Lurleen’s offering the ultimate fine dining experience and Tuscan Terrace offering a more relaxed alfresco food experience, both the perfect place to delight your senses. Something for the whole family, you’ll be truly amazed at what you discover at Sirromet.
Watch the sunrise as you glide over the heritage city of Ipswich on a 1-hour hot air balloon flight. Located just 30-minutes west of Queensland's capital city Brisbane, Ipswich offers the best of both worlds with a mix of both country and city views. You'll experience uninterrupted views over the Scenic Rim and Somerset regions with the Great Dividing Range as a backdrop. This unforgettable sunrise balloon flight is topped off with a delicious hot breakfast and a commemorative flight certificate.Itinerary
Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see.Itinerary