11-Nights Brisbane & Coastal Wine & Wildlife Escape from $3,689

Travel Answers (Formerly Travel2)

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Discover Brisbane and the golden beaches of the Noosa and the Gold Coast. Created for those dreaming of golden beaches, a curiosity of Australia’s native wildlife and enjoy trying local food and wine experiences.

Your first stop is Brisbane - a city that will truly delight any visitor. Queensland’s laid-back capital is a vibrant city sitting on the Brisbane River and surrounded by soft hills and an idyllic climate. This modern metropolis is the perfect city to explore the riverside promenades, cultural centres including expansive museums, world-class dining, and the opportunity to meet the native wildlife.

Journey from Brisbane to Moreton Island, a short cruise from the city, allowing you to relax as you keep your eye out for dolphins, dugongs, and turtles. Travel to the Tangalooma Wrecks, a cluster of sips scuttled by the government to a provide safe anchorage spot for boat owners. The Wrecks now provide a haven for over 100 species of fish and attracted the formation of coral, making it an ideal place to snorkel in the shallow waters. Enjoy a 10-kilometer beach drive on Moreton Island, visit the Blue Lagoon, enjoy a short coastal walk, swim in the Champagne Pools, and learn about the history of the island before returning to Brisbane.

Delve into the region’s food and wine scene on a full-day tour visiting local boutique wineries. Your guide will take you to some of Queensland’s best local wineries and enjoy a gourmet 2-course local winery lunch. Enjoy scenic vistas along the way as you swirl, sniff and sip throughout the day on a laid-back tour of the region.

Collect your rental vehicle and drive one hour north to Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo for a five-star experience, The Hire a Caddie experience offers a unique experience as you travel throughout the park with a guide and experience animal interactions including feeding the kangaroos, viewing the Wildlife Warriors Show and meeting local wildlife including koalas, wombats, and emus.

After this amazing experience, drive out to the coast for a four-night stay in Noosa, where balmy beach days and breathtaking coastal walks reside. Listed as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, one of the best ways to appreciate the region’s natural beauty is to pack a pair of walking shoes and a ‘cossie’ ( Australian for swimsuit ) and explore. Spend time swimming in the sparkling blue sea, snorkeling amongst the fish and dolphins that call this glorious spot home, surfing the perfect waves or walking the coastal tracks.

Discover the small towns of the hinterland as you join a guided tasting and wine tour. Join a private wine tasting at Flame Hill Vineyard with a platter of local cheese, followed by a stop at Maleny Cheese Factory, before enjoying a two-course lunch at Brouhaha Brewery and Restaurant. Stop is at the Big Barrel for a wine tasting flight before making our way back down the range to the coast.

Park the car and enjoy a fully guided tour and Noosa and Rainbow Beach. Visit the world famous Coloured Sands, the Red Canyon, Honeymoon Bay, and Cooloola National Park Recreation Area. The experienced guides will demonstrate how the aboriginals used the world famous Coloured Sands for painting and decorating boomerangs. An exclusive drive access will take you to the Lighthouse at Double Island Point for breathtaking 360-degree views across the Pacific Ocean and scenic surrounds of the Great Sandy National Park. Journey through rainforest growing in the sand dunes and experience this natural playground before returning to your hotel.

Take a leisurely drive from Noosa to Broadbeach on the Gold Coast. The star attraction of the Gold Coast region are the beaches, including the world-renowned stretch of sand at Surfers Paradise. Beyond the beaches, discover laid-back neighborhoods, a booming culinary scene and the Gold Coast’s famous theme parks. Take a drive to the subtropical hinterland for rainforest walks and waterfalls. Do as much or as little as you want!

Experience an exciting nighttime tour with stargazing, delicious dessert at a local restaurant and a fully guided rainforest walk to the waterfall. Journey to the peaceful and picturesque Gold Coast hinterland. A local mountain top cafe awaits us to serve tea, coffee or hot chocolate accompanied by a selection of delicious cakes. With the knowledge of your guide, discover the lush forests of the Mount Tamborine National Park and spot native nocturnal wildlife. At the end of the trail emerges Curtis Falls, a subtropical waterfall and habitat to the stars of the show, the ever fascinating, glow worms.

On one morning, join a half day Ballooning with O’Reilly’s Vineyard Breakfast tour. Begin the day by floating gently above the spectacular Gold Coast Hinterland. Watch the sun rise over the rolling hills and enjoy sweeping views of Mt Tamborine, Lamington National Park and to the shimmering tall towers of the Gold Coast skyline as they enjoy a classic balloon flight. Afterwards enjoy breakfast in the gracious ambience of O’Reilly’s Grand Homestead with its wide verandahs and high ceilings. Take a stroll in the tranquil grounds or enjoy a wine tasting at the Cellar Door before returning to your hotel.

Extend your stay and travel north to one of Queensland’s stunning islands, or head outback to small communities to meet the locals and see the sights.

11 nights from $3,689 per person

Featured Destinations
Gold Coast

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Valid Date Ranges
12/21/2022 - 12/31/2024
from $3,689 per person

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