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8D Gold Coast The Great Sunshine Way

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Self-Drive Suggested Itinerary
Brisbane → Gold Coast → Tweed Heads → Lamington National Park → Farmstay → Noosa

Self-Drive Suggested Itinerary

Singapore – Brisbane – Gold Coast (80km - 1hr)

Upon arrival, pick-up your car at the airport, head down to explore the city of Brisbane, known for its laidback lifestyle, picturesque city skyline and lush parks. After that visit “Seaworld” one of the most popular theme parks in Australia, you may swim with the dolphins, or step back in time to Dinosaur Island. There's heaps of attractions for the whole family! Evening consider enjoying the stunning 360-degree views of the Gold Coast from QDeck. There are plenty of other attractions and activities you can enjoy in this bustling holiday paradise, renowned for its great surf beaches and its colourful shops many of which stay open until 9pm every night, check out the Surfers Paradise night markets, held along the beachfront every Wednesday and Friday.

Overnight: Gold Coast (Novotel or similar)

Gold Coast - Tweed Heads – Gold Coast

There are plenty of things to see and do on the Gold Coast. This morning head south to the “Tropical Fruit World” Australia’s largest fruit plantation, take a tractor train ride through the orchards, taste all sorts of unusual tropical fruits, including the miracle fruit, chocolate pudding fruit and champagne fruit, or you can trap live crabs • go fishing in the mighty Tweed• hand feed the friendly wild pelicans• Pump for yabbies • visit the Birds Bay Oyster Farm cafe specializing in freshly cooked crab and oyster dishes by the river. At night take a guided tour to Springbrook national park, where you'll discover Australia's largest colony of glow worms.

OvernightGold Coast (Novotel or similar)

Gold Coast –Lamington National Park (70km - 1hr20mins)

This morning; explore the lovely Lamington national park. This lush hinterland of cascading waterfalls, World Heritage rainforest, rock pools, boutique wineries and other hidden treasures are less than an hour from the bustling Surfers Paradise. Spend a night at the charming O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, where you can take a Treetop Walk, and get up close to wildlife.

Overnight: Lamington National Park

Lamington National Park – Farmstay (70km -1hr20mins)

Continue your journey to Beaudesert (central meeting point guest are advised to arrive early for lunch). Welcome by warm and friendly farm host families. Return home with farm host families to begin farmstay and farm activities, Tour of farm, feed horses morning & night, groom horses, counting of cattle, feed hens & collect eggs, bush walk, kangaroo & wildlife spotting at night, harvest fresh vegetables from garden, star gazing, bird watching, stock whip cracking, local sightseeing.

Overnight: Farmstay (L/D/B)

*Farm activities vary depending on the type of farm host you are staying with.

Farmstay – Noosa (181km -2hrs5mins)

After breakfast farewell to the farm host family (recommended to bring along a small farewell gift as a token of appreciation), drive to the town of Eumundi, and browse the hundreds of stalls at the colorful Eumundi Markets, open on Wednesdays and Saturdays. You'll find everything from handmade soaps and oil paintings to gourmet jams and organic fruit. You can also visit the world's largest ginger factory at Yandina, and sample all kinds of ginger goodies including ginger teas, ginger chocolate and even ginger ice cream.Visit some of the farms further inland such as Coolabine Farmstead for its award winning hand crafted goat cheese. Others include Eumundi Noosa Milk, a family owned dairy farm, and Kenilworth Organic Olives, a farm that grows, produces, blends, bottles and distributes organic extra virgin olive oil. Continue north and stay a night in Noosa.

Overnight: Noosa (Noosa Blue Resort or similar)

Noosa

Enjoy a day at coastal town of Noosa, renowned for its award-winning restaurants, elegant resorts and lovely beaches. Explore the chic boutiques that line Hastings Street, dine alfresco at one of the many bistros, and relax at the immaculate beaches. You can also go camel riding along the beach and through the bushland. Or visit the multi award-winning Australia Zoo. Owned by Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, it features all sorts of Australian wildlife including koalas, wombats and dingoes.

Overnight: Noosa (Noosa Blue Resort or similar)

Noosa – Gold Coast

Today, visit one of the best theme parks in Australia or enjoy a free day at leisure, the world-famous Surfers Paradise beach and breathtaking skyline remains a major draw cards for millions of Gold Coast visitors each year. With the emergence of a fresh cultural scene, Surfers Paradise is thriving as a diverse cafe, restaurant, and fashion and nightlife hoday, visit one of the best theme parks in Australia or enjoy a free day at leisure, the world-famous Surfers Paradise beach and breathtaking skyline remains a major draw cards for millions of Gold Coast visitors each year. With the emergence of a fresh cultural scene, Surfers Paradise is thriving as a diverse cafe, restaurant, and fashion and nightlife hub.

OvernightGold Coast (Novotel or similar)

Gold Coast/Brisbane - Singapore

This morning proceed to the airport for your flight back home.

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INCLUSIONS:

  • 6N Accommodation
  • 1N Farmstay Experience with 3 meals
  • 6D car rental 
  • 1 Theme park admission @ Gold Coast on Day 1
  • Tropical Fruit World admission @ Gold Coast on Day 2 morning
  • Glowworm night tour @ Springbrook National Park on Day 2 evening

 

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TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Book & travel by 30Sep'17.
  • Accommodation seasonal surcharge, block out dates, supplements and minimum nights stay apply. Details to be advised at time of booking confirmation.
  • All passengers are responsible for obtaining the appropriate visa, vaccinations, health certificates and carry a passport with minimum 6 months validity.
  • Prices exclude tipping, car rental excess (A$3500), GPS, toll fee and other personal expenses.
  • Suggested itinerary is for your reference only; admissions are not included unless otherwise stated.
  • Prices quoted are per person on twin-share basis, exclude flight ticket.
  • Prices listed here are correct as of date of print and are subject to change without prior notice.