Visit the pristine rainforests, serene beaches & luxury retreats of Queensland from Brisbane to Fraser Island
Day 1 & 2: Rendezvous Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Upon arrival at Brisbane International Airport, you will collect your hire car and drive to your hotel in the city, Rendezvous Hotel Brisbane.
Over the next two days, you can relax and recover from the long journey and explore the city and surrounding area.
Info: Rendezvous Hotel & Brisbane
Rendezvous Hotel is a modern hotel situated right in the centre of town, opposition the Main Station and next to the Anzac War Memorial. The rooms are extremely comfortable and have all the modern amenities you will need, such as internet, satellite TV, a luxury en-suite bathroom and air-conditioning. The hotel’s chic restaurant, Berkleys on Ann, will provide you with an excellent breakfast in the morning and is open for lunch and dinner as well.
Brisbane has a diverse supply of excellent restaurants and chic bars, as well theatres, museums and other activities, such as a Koala sanctuary and the nearby beaches of the Gold Coast.
Day 3 & 4: Spicers Tamarind Retreat, Maleny, Queensland, Australia
After breakfast you will drive to Spicers Tamarind Retreat in Maleny (1.15hrs), where you will stay for 2 nights. Over the next two days you can enjoy hikes or mountain biking in the forest, a visit to the coast or a brief trip to Montville, the quaint artistic centre of the Sunshine Coast, which has a wide range of art galleries and local stalls. A visit to Kondalilla Falls National Park is always a must because of its exceptional beauty and the enjoyable hike to them, complete with an enjoyable swim in the pool at the top.
Info: Spicers Tamarind Retreat & Maleny
Spicers Tamarind Retreat is an extremely unique spa retreat which offers luxurious accommodation in a carefully managed, relaxing atmosphere. Each separate villa comes with an outdoor balcony complete with a cedar hot tub, a king-size bed, a wood-burning fire, a lavish bathroom and two LCD TVs.
Maleny is a small, rural village perched high above the pristine beaches of the Sunshine Coast overlooking the stunning Glasshouse Mountains and the Queensland rainforest. It is set in the heart of one of Australia’s most beautiful natural areas and has a lot to offer, as you can enjoy various outdoors activities in the rainforest and on the coast, a short drive away.
Day 5: Oceans Mooloolaba, Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia
After a morning at leisure you will drive on to Mooloolaba on the coast (45mins), where you will stay for 2 nights.
You will be able to spend the next two days at leisure, surfing, wandering around town, enjoying the beach or visiting the nearby town of Noosa, which has a lovely beach and river, which you can kayak on.
Info: Oceans Mooloolaba & Mooloolaba
The luxury suites and penthouses of Oceans Mooloolaba are beautifully designed and modern, with smart technology, a tastefully designed, high-tech kichen and comfortable seating area to make your stay more pleasant.
Mooloolaba boasts one of the coast’s best beaches and is a favourite family destination for tourists because of its friendly atmosphere and the beachfront’s bustling esplanade, filled with luxury resorts, designer shop, chic cafés and al-fresco restaurants.
Day 6 & 7: Mercure Kingfisher Bay Resort, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia
After breakfast at the hotel you will travel to Hervey Bay, where you will drop-off your hire car and catch a ferry to Fraser Island. Before departing on the ferry, you may have a chance to see turtles, dolphins and dugongs off the coast, as well as go on a whale-watching trip in the right season (Hervey Bay is the whale-watching capital of the world).
After an evening at leisure on the first day you will spend the second day enjoying a full-day’s 4WD tour around the islands, discovering beautiful lakes, the island’s magical wilderness, uninterrupted views of the sand dunes and sea, as well as stopping off for a swim in the fresh waters of Eli Creek and Lake McKenzie and a picnic lunch en-route.
Info: Mercure Kingfisher Bay Resort & Fraser Island
This luxurious resort complex has been carefull nestled into its natural surroundings, so as to allow guests to feel that they are truly in the wilderness whilst still being able to enjoy the modern lxuruies of the hotel pool, two exquisite restaurants, a beach bar and the comfort of a king-size bed overlooking the rainforest outside.
Fraser Island is a unique part of the Fraser Coast region, and its unusual formation of sand and rainforest makes it a very unique place. Its history and Aboriginal culture gives Fraser Island its individual character, expressed through wonderful, coloured sand cliffs, unique fresh water lakes and diverse flora and wildlife.