Travel 2 Australia & New Zealand 2018/19

Sunshine Coast & Fraser Island

Boasting mile after mile of stunning beaches and crystal-clear waters, the relaxed Sunshine Coast has a spot to suit everyone, and has as its focal point the upmarket resort of Noosa. Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island, a wildlife paradise of freshwater lakes, massive sand dunes and 120km of spectacular beaches. From the Glasshouse Mountains, north of Brisbane, to the iconic Fraser Island, Australia’s Nature Coast is a region truly spoilt by nature.

FRASER EXPLORER TOUR Departures & Duration: 8.5 Hours, Daily Discover the iconic sights of World Heritage- listed Fraser Island on a full day, 4WD off-roading adventure. Immerse yourself in the turquoise depths of Lake McKenzie, and cruise along the golden expanse of 75 Mile Beach. Float along the fresh waters of Eli Creek, visit the rustic ruins of the Maheno shipwreck, and wander through the towering palms for a tranquil rainforest experience. WHALE WATCHING TOUR FROM HERVEY BAY Departures & Duration: 4 hrs minimum, Daily (from Jul-Oct) There is nothing quite like seeing a whale in the wilderness, and you can from Hervey Bay, where you will travel aboard a 16-metre Prices from: Adult £144, Child £78

3 day Essential Fraser Island Adventure

Day 1: Hervey Bay - Fraser Island Depart Hervey Bay (River Heads) on a 50-minute journey across the Great Sandy Strait, to your island accommodation at Kingfisher Bay Resort. Enjoy a selection of complimentary nature-based experiences, with ranger-guided activities included – check the resort’s ‘What’s On Guide’ for weekly schedules. Day 2: Fraser Island Embark on full-day 4WD tour of Fraser – the world’s largest sand island, as our expert guides showcase the pristine World Heritage surrounds. Explore the island’s most spectacular spots, swim in the renowned Lake McKenzie, wander through pristine subtropical rainforest, and drive along the iconic 75 Mile Beach highway. (BL) Day 3: Fraser Island - Hervey Bay In the morning, depart on the ferry back to Hervey Bay, to pick up your car or connecting shuttle transfer for your onward journey. (B) 4 Day Whale Watch package also available from August to October. Both packages are also available departing/returning to Brisbane at an additional cost. Please ask for details. PRICES INCLUDE • 2 nights’ accommodation as specified • Return passenger ferry transfers from/to Hervey Bay • Meals as specified: (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch) • Full-day ranger-guided 4WD tour, including national park entry fees, lunch & morning tea

purpose built and designed vessel. The boat has state-of-the-art technology, and allows viewing on 2 levels. During the tour an experienced guide will provide expert commentary and you will be able to listen to ‘whales sing’ as there is an underwater hydrophone attached to the vessel. Prices from: Adult £66, Child £36 incl. lunch.

GREAT BEACH DRIVE Departures & Duration: 8 Hours, Daily A scenic return 4WD experience from Noosa to Rainbow Beach taking in sightings of dolphins, turtles (and whales in season July-Nov). Guides will demonstrate how the aboriginals used the Coloured Sands for painting and decorating boomerangs. Exclusive access will take you to the Lighthouse for breathtaking views. Journey through rainforest in the sand dunes.

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Prices from: Adult £117, Child £72

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